My Favorite Quotations

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.

Reinhold Neibuhr

Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save.

Will Rogers

Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.

Robert Frost

When you have nothing to say, say nothing.

Charles Caleb Colton

Age is strictly a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.

Jack Benny

A woman drove me to drink and I didn't even have the decency to thank her.

W.C. Fields

Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not even sure about the universe.

Albert Einstein

Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.

Roy Goodman

Nothing matters very much, and very few things matter at all.

Arthur Balfour

Success is getting what you want. Happiness is liking what you get.


There are no mistakes, no coincidences. All events are blessings given to us to learn from.

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

The only competition worthy of a wise man is with himself.

Washington Allston

Advice would be more acceptable if it didn't always conflict with our plans.

Arthur Balfour

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.

Margaret Mead

Life is an opportunity, benefit from it.
Life is a beauty, admire it.
Life is a dream, realize it.
Life is a challenge, meet it.
Life is a duty, complete it.
Life is a game, play it.
Life is a promise, fulfill it.
Life is sorrow, overcome it.
Life is a song, sing it.
Life is a struggle, accept it.
Life is a tragedy, confront it.
Life is an adventure, dare it.
Life is luck, make it.
Life is life, fight for it!

Mother Teresa

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