Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Miscellaneous Quotes

"Peace is not something you wish for; It's something you make, Something you do, Something you are, And something you give away." -- Robert Fulghum

"I often hear people say, 'I have to find myself.' What they really mean is 'I have to make myself.' Life is an endlessly creative experience, and we are making ourselves every moment by every decision we make." -- Kent Nerburn

"Never marry a man who hates his mother, because he'll end up hating you."--Jill Bennett

"The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking places." -- Author Unknown (and Lord knows I've tried to park in a few!)

"The most exciting breakthrough of the 21st century will occur not because of technology, but because of an ever expanding concept of what it means to be human." -- John Naisbitt

"Joy, sorrow, tears, lamentation, laughter -- to all these music gives voice, but in such a way that we are transported from the world of unrest to a world of peace, and see reality in a new way, as if we were sitting by a mountain lake and contemplating hills and woods and clouds in the tranquil and fathomless water." -- Albert Schweitzer

"Conversation is a meeting of minds with different memories and habits. When minds meet, they don't just exchange facts: they transform them, reshape them, draw different implications from them, engage in new trains of thought. Conversation doesn't just reshuffle the cards: it creates new cards." -- Theodore Zeldin

"By mutual confidence and mutual aid -- great deeds are done, and great discoveries made." -- Homer (not Simpson!)

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