Friday, March 6, 2009

Some Favorite Quotes

"Love me, please, I love you; I can bear to be your friend. So ask of me anything...I am not a tentative person. Whatever I do, I give up my whole self to it." -Edna St. Vincent Millay

"Many a humble soul will be amazed to find that the seed it sowed in weakness, in the dust of daily life, has blossomed into immortal flowers under the eye of the Lord."  -Harriet Beecher Stowe

"Not reaching success isn't the end of the world; not trying is."  -Tim Wiley

"Love from the center of who you are...be good friends who love deeply...discover beauty in everyone."  -Romans 12, The Message Bible

"I believe in the sun even when it's not shining. I believe in love even when I'm not feeling it. I believe in God even when He is silent."  -Jewish holocaust survivor

"Yours are the eyes through which Christ's compassion for the world is to look out; yours are the feet with which He is to go about doing good."  -Teresa of Avila

"There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you."  -Maya Angelou

"We refuse to wear masks and play games." -2 Corinthians 4, The Message Bible

"Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplaceable spark, in the hopeless swamps of the not-quite... Do not let the hero in your soul perish, in lonely frustration for the life you deserved but have never been able to reach."  -Ayn Rand

"If we only have the will to walk, then God is pleased with our stumbles."  -C.S. Lewis

"Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses... yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door."  -Emma Lazarus (on Statue of Liberty)

"If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain."  -Emily Dickinson

"The psychological equivalent of air is to be understood."  -Stephen Covey

"All the broken and dislocated pieces of the universe- people and things, animals and atoms- get properly fixed and fit together in vibrant harmonies."  -1 Colossians 1, The Message Bible

4 comments:

Linda said...

I love quotes...and these are very special. I particularly like 'I believe in the sun even when it's not shining........'
Thank you for sharing these Michelle.
Linda x

Renee said...

Thank you these are excellent quotes.

Renee

Healing Expressions said...

These just filled my soul this morning! Dont you just love finding deep and meaningful words!

Michelle said...

Thank you for sharing these:) I'll be putting this one at the top of my blog...
"I believe in the sun even when it's not shining. I believe in love even when I'm not feeling it. I believe in God even when He is silent." -Jewish holocaust survivor

Beautiful!

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