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Saturday, 31 March 2012

200/365 - Better Than Your Dreams (Dr. Seuss)

“You know you're in Love 
when you Can't Fall Asleep 
because Reality is Finally Better than your Dreams.” 

- Dr. Seuss

Friday, 30 March 2012

199/365 - Someone Who Knows You (Elbert Hubbard)

“A Friend is someone who Knows all about You 
and Still Loves you.” 

- Elbert Hubbard

Thursday, 29 March 2012

198/365- The Way You Carry It (Lou Holtz)

“It's not the Load that Breaks you down, 
it's the Way you Carry it.” 

-  Lou Holtz

Wednesday, 28 March 2012

Tuesday, 27 March 2012

196/365 - 10 000 Ways (Thomas A. Edison)

“I have not Failed. 

I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.” 

- Thomas A. Edison

Monday, 26 March 2012

Sunday, 25 March 2012

194/365 - Imagination is Stronger than Knowledge (Robert Fulghum)

“I believe that Imagination is Stronger than Knowledge.

 That Myth is more Potent than History.

 That Dreams are more Powerful than Facts. 

That Hope always Triumphs over Experience.

 That Laughter is the Only Cure for Grief. 

And I believe that Love is Stronger than Death.” 

- Robert Fulghum
(All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten)

Saturday, 24 March 2012

193/365 - The Man who Does Not Read (Mark Twain)

“The man who does Not Read 
has no advantage over the man who Cannot Read.” 

- Mark Twain

Friday, 23 March 2012

192/365 - And Then You Win (Mahatma Gandhi)

“First they Ignore you, 
then they Ridicule you, 
then they Fight you,
 and then you Win.” 

- Mahatma Gandhi

Thursday, 22 March 2012

191/365 - Everything Happens for a Reason (Marilyn Monroe)

“I believe that Everything Happens for a Reason. 

People Change so that you can Learn to let Go, 
things go Wrong 
so that you Appreciate them when they're Right, 
you Believe Lies 
so you eventually Learn to Trust no one but Yourself, 
and Sometimes 
Good Things fall Apart 
so Better things can fall Together.” 

- Marilyn Monroe

Wednesday, 21 March 2012

190/365 - Be my Friend (Albert Camus)

“Don't walk behind me; 
I may not lead. 

Don't walk in front of me; 
I may not follow. 

Just walk beside me and be my friend.”

- Albert Camus

Tuesday, 20 March 2012

189/365 - Friendship is Unnecessary (C.S. Lewis)

“Friendship is Unnecessary, 
like Philosophy, like Art.

It has no Survival Value; 
rather it is one of those things
which Give Value to Survival.” 

- C.S. Lewis
(Author of The Chronicles of Narnia)

Monday, 19 March 2012

Sunday, 18 March 2012

187/365 - Irish Blessings

“May the road rise up to meet you
May the wind be always at your back
May the sun shine warm upon your face
And the rain fall soft upon your fields
And until we meet again
May God hold you in the palm of his hand”
― Irish Blessings

Saturday, 17 March 2012

186/365 - Accept the Children (Isabel Allende)

“Accept the children the way we accept trees—
with gratitude, because they are a blessing—
but do not have expectations or desires. 

You don’t expect trees to change, 
you love them as they are.” 

- Isabel Allende
(Author of House of the Spirits)

Friday, 16 March 2012

185/365 - Fear Less (Marie Curie)

“Nothing in life is to be Feared, 
it is only to be Understood. 

Now is the time to Understand More, 
so that we may Fear Less.”

- Marie Curie

Thursday, 15 March 2012

Wednesday, 14 March 2012

Tuesday, 13 March 2012

182/365 - A Friend (William Shakespeare)

“A Friend is one that Knows you as you are, 
Understands where you have been, 
Accepts what you have become, 
and still, gently allows you to Grow.” 

- William Shakespeare

Monday, 12 March 2012

181/365 - Everyone Becomes a Poet (Plato)

“Every Heart sings a song, 
until another Heart whispers back. 

Those who wish to sing always find a song. 

At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.” 

- Plato

Sunday, 11 March 2012

180/365 - Off an Assembly Line (Beatrice Sparks)

“I'm partly Somebody Else trying to Fit In 
and say the Right Things 
and do the Right Thing 
and be in the Right Place 
and wear what Everybody Else is wearing. 

Sometimes I think we're all Trying 
to be Shadows of Each Other, 
Trying to buy the Same records 
and Everything 
even if we don't Like them. 

Kids are like Robots, 
off an Assembly Line, 
and I Don't want to be a Robot!” 

- Beatrice Sparks
(Go Ask Alice)

Saturday, 10 March 2012

179/365 - A Merrier World (J.R.R. Tolkien)

“If more of us valued Food and Cheer above hoarded Gold, 
it would be a Much Merrier world.” 

- J.R.R. Tolkier

Friday, 9 March 2012

178/365 - Reaching his Highest Potential (Elizabeth Gilber)

“I have a History of making decisions very quickly about Men. 
I have always Fallen in Love fast 
and without Measuring Risks. 

 I have a tendency not only to See the Best in everyone, 
but to Assume that everyone is Emotionally Capable 
of Reaching his Highest Potential. 

 I have Fallen in Love more times than I care to count 
with the Highest Potential of a Man, 
Rather than with the Man Himself, 
and I have Hung on to the Relationship 
for a Long Time
 (sometimes Far Too Long)
 Waiting for the man to Ascend to his Own Greatness. 

Many Times in Romance 
I have been a Victim of my own Optimism.”

  - Elizabeth Gilbert 
(Eat, Pray, Love)

Thursday, 8 March 2012

177/365 - On Happiness (Dale Carnegie)

“It isn't What you have 
or Who you are 
or Where you are 
or What you are doing 
that makes you Happy or Unhappy. 

It is what you Think about it.” 

-  Dale Carnegie
(How to Win Friends & Influence People)

Wednesday, 7 March 2012

Tuesday, 6 March 2012

Monday, 5 March 2012

174/365 - Why not? (Pablo Picasso)

“Others have seen What Is and asked Why. 

I have seen What Could Be and asked Why Not. ”

- Pablo Picasso

Sunday, 4 March 2012

173/365 - All the Right Words (Nicholas Sparks)

“You're going to come across people in your life 
who will say All the Right Words 
at All the Right Times. 

But in the End,
 it's always their Actions you should judge them by. 

It's Actions, not Words, 
that Matter.” 

- Nicholas Sparks
(The Rescue)

Saturday, 3 March 2012

172/365 - A Witness to our Life (Susan Sarandon)

“We need a Witness to our Lives.

  There are Billions of people on the planet.
I mean, what does any One Life really Mean?  

But in a Marriage, 
you’re Promising to Care about Everything – 
the Good things, the Bad things, 
the Terrible things, the Mundane things – 
All of it, All the time, Every day.  

You’re saying, 
'Your Life will not go Unnoticed 
 because I Will Notice It.  

Your Life will not go Un-Witnessed,
 because I will be your Witness.’”

- Susan Sarandon
(Shall We Dance)

Friday, 2 March 2012

171/365 - Enough of an Artist (Albert Einstein)

“I am Enough of an Artist 
to Draw freely upon my Imagination. 

Imagination is more important than Knowledge. 

Knowledge is Limited. 

 Imagination encircles the World.” 

- Albert Einstein

Thursday, 1 March 2012

170/365 - Other Plans (John Lennon)

“Life is what Happens to you 
while you're busy making Other plans.” 

- John Lennon