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{May 2, 2011}   Notable Quotables

My mind is running at a million miles an hour at the moment and I’m lacking inspiration for my blog today. All I have seen and heard for the last 24 hours it seems is Osama….here, there and everywhere. Even though he is no longer here. Which I have heard the rumors and conspiracy that he isn’t actually dead. I’m just honestly tired of hearing them at the moment so please spare me your conspiracy theories or political speeches for now. I just would rather not talk about him anymore at the moment….

I’ve decided instead to make a post of quotes. Quotes that I love, some new to me and some old ones that I have just always loved. This will not have ALL the quotes I love in it because that would take up a book possibly, BUT I will share some with you. And if you like, feel free to share your favorite quotes with me! I would love to hear them!

I have heard there are troubles of more than one kind.
Some come from ahead and some come from behind.
But I’ve bought a big bat.  I’m all ready you see.
Now my troubles are going to have troubles with me!
~Dr. Seuss

“I’m selfish, impatient, and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control, and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best.” -Marilyn Monroe

“Well behaved women rarely make history.” -Also Marilyn Monroe

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.  ~Dr. Seuss

Inside some of us is a thin person struggling to get out, but they can usually be sedated with a few pieces of chocolate cake.  ~Author Unknown

Friends are God’s apology for relations.  ~Hugh Kingsmill

At the temple, there is a poem called “Loss” carved into the stone. It has three words, but the poet has scratched them out. You cannot read Loss, only feel it.-From the Movie “Memoirs of a Geisha”

“A woman’s like a rose; if you treat her right, she’ll bloom, if you don’t, she’ll wilt.”-Also from “Memoirs of a Geisha”

A true friend reaches for your hand and touches your heart.  ~Attributed to Heather Pryor

“God doesn’t give us what we can handle….God helps us handle what we are given”-Author Unknown

Tell a man there are 300 billion stars in the universe and he’ll believe you.  Tell him a bench has wet paint on it and he’ll have to touch it to be sure.  ~Murphy’s Law

You can’t wait for inspiration.  You have to go after it with a club.  ~Jack London
Do I love you because you’re beautiful,
Or are you beautiful because I love you?
~Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, Cinderella

A bell is no bell ’til you ring it,
A song is no song ’til you sing it,
And love in your heart
Wasn’t put there to stay –
Love isn’t love
‘Til you give it away.
~Oscar Hammerstein, Sound of Music, “You Are Sixteen (Reprise)”

A long marriage is two people trying to dance a duet and two solos at the same time.  ~Anne Taylor Fleming
More marriages might survive if the partners realized that sometimes the better comes after the worse.  ~Doug Larson

Never go to bed mad.  Stay up and fight.  ~Phyllis Diller, Phyllis Diller’s Housekeeping Hints, 1966

Without music life would be a mistake.  ~Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Music is what feelings sound like.  ~Author Unknown

Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.  ~Victor Hugo

If an optimist had his left arm chewed off by an alligator, he might say, in a pleasant and hopeful voice, “Well, this isn’t too bad.  I don’t have my left arm anymore, but at least nobody will ever ask me whether I am right-handed or left-handed,” but most of us would say something more along the lines of “Aaaaah! My arm! My arm!”  ~Lemony Snicket

The two rules of procrastination:  1) Do it today.  2) Tomorrow will be today tomorrow.  ~Author Unknown

Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.  ~Mark Twain

You can kiss your family and friends good-bye and put miles between you, but at the same time you carry them with you in your heart, your mind, your stomach, because you do not just live in a world but a world lives in you.  ~Frederick Buechner

Sure God created man before woman.  But then you always make a rough draft before the final masterpiece.  ~Author Unknown

You see, dear, it is not true that woman was made from man’s rib; she was really made from his funny bone.  ~J.M. Barrie, What Every Woman Knows

It is every man’s obligation to put back into the world at least the equivalent of what he takes out of it.  ~Albert Einstein

When you start treating people like people, they become people.  ~Paul Vitale

Most of the shadows of this life are caused by our standing in our own sunshine.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Dayle says:

Love these! Many of them are actually some of my own personal favorites. This one sounds vaguely familiar, but still made me laugh out loud! “Tell a man there are 300 billion stars in the universe and he’ll believe you. Tell him a bench has wet paint on it and he’ll have to touch it to be sure.” ~Murphy’s Law



Jackie Paulson Author says:

You have saved the day… I hear ya on the news…they over do it. I am so happy they got obama but I am so tired from work that I missed all the hype.



You mean, Osama? LOL
Don’t worry…you’re not the first to make that accident. A news anchor on CBS News accidentally said Obama instead of Osama as well…



The Hook says:

Very cool post! Some great quotes.



Oh, I love some of these quotes. One of my tasks on my 101 in 1001 list is to put together a list of quotes, so I may still them from you!

One of my favorite quotes comes from a movie, and I think it rings so true…

Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get. – Forrest Gump



Yes, great movie and such a true statement!
I have found the quotes from all over so you are more than welcome to take whatever quotes you like!



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