Quote of the Week Index

Well, I’ve been doing a “Quote of the Week” for some time now…so this isn’t a complete collection…but I thought it’d be nice to have them in one place…and maybe it will help me to not repeat any!

December 7, 2014 – present


Feb 7, 2016
“Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day.”
~ Sally Koch

Jan 31, 2016
“A man is not where he lives, but where he loves.”
~ Latin Proverb

Jan 24, 2016
“A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed.”
~ Henrik Ibsen

Jan 17, 2016
“Never place a period where God has placed a comma.”
~ Gracie Allen

Jan 10, 2016
“The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again.”
~ Charles Dickens

Jan 3, 2016
“We meet no ordinary people in our lives.”
~ C.S. Lewis

Dec 27, 2015
“The afternoon knows what the morning never suspected.”
~ Robert Frost

Dec 20, 2015
“Down in a lowly manger the humble Christ was born, and God sent us salvation that blessed Christmas morn.”
~ from Go Tell It on the Mountain by John W. Work

Dec 13, 2015
“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.”
~ William A. Ward

Dec 6, 2015
“The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.”
~ Nicolas Chamfort

Nov 29, 2015
“Life is bitter when there is no sugar at the bottom.”
~ Boris Vian

Nov 22, 2015
“Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.”
~ W.T. Purkiser

Oct 25, 2015
“It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.”
~ Paulo Coelho

Oct 18, 2015
“The map is not the territory.”
~ Alfred Korzybski

Oct 11, 2015
“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.”
~ Albert Camus

Oct 4, 2015
“Some people spend their entire lives indefinitely preparing to live.”
~ Abraham Maslow

Sept 27, 2015
“A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.”
~ John Shedd

Sept 20, 2015
“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”
~ African Proverb

Sept 13, 2015
“Life is either a great adventure or nothing.”
~ Helen Keller

Sept 6, 2015
“Faith is the daring of the soul to go farther than it can see.”
~ William Newton Clarke

Aug 30, 2015
“The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.”
~ Henri Bergson

Aug 23, 2015
“Hope is faith holding out its hand in the dark.”
~ George Iles

Aug 16, 2015
“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”
~ Eleanor Roosevelt

Aug 9, 2015
“If you surrender to the wind, you can ride it.”
~ Toni Morrison

Aug 2, 2015
“A stumble may prevent a fall.”
~ English Proverb

July 26, 2015
“Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit, wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.”
~ Miles Kington

July 19, 2015
“If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old.”
~ Peter F. Drucker

July 12, 2015
“This very moment is a seed from which tomorrow’s flowers grow.”
~ Margaret Lindsey

July 5, 2015
“A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.”
~ Benjamin Franklin

June 28, 2015
“Love is a fruit in season at all times and within reach of every hand.”
~ Mother Teresa

June 21, 2015
“It’s time to start living the life you’ve imagined.”
~ Henry James

June 14, 2015
“To forget how to dig the earth and to tend the soil is to forget ourselves.”
~ Mahatma Gandhi

June 7, 2015
“Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.”
~ Henry Ward Beecher

May 31, 2015
“If you’re not failing every now and again, it’s a sign you’re not doing anything very innovative.”
~ Woody Allen

May 24, 2015
“Sometimes an answer not yet blowin’ in the wind is stirring in the breeze.”
~ Robert Brault

May 10, 2015
“You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.”
~ Golda Meir

May 3, 2015
“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.”
~ Truman Capote

Apr 26, 2015
“If you chase two rabbits, you will not catch either one.”
~ Russian Proverb

Apr 19, 2015
“We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors. We borrow it from our children.”
~ Native American Proverb

Apr 12, 2015
“You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.”
~ William Faulkner

Apr 5, 2015
“Our Lord has written the promise of the resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in spring-time.”
~ Martin Luther

Mar 28, 2015
“Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.”
~ Victor Borge

Mar 22, 2015
“The only limits for tomorrow are the doubts we have today.”
~ Pittacus Lore, The Power of Six

Mar 15, 2015
“Where man sees but withered leaves, God sees sweet flowers growing.”
~ Albert Laighton

Mar 8, 2015
“Under the giving snow blossoms a daring spring. ”
~ Terri Guillemets

Mar 1, 2015
“Life is not about how fast you run or how high you climb but how well you bounce.”
~ Vivian Komori

Feb 22, 2015
“All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.”
~ Francis of Assisi

Feb 15, 2015
“Every wall is a door.”
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Feb 8, 2015
“Laughter is an instant vacation.”
~ Milton Berle

Feb 1, 2015
“Do everything in love.”
~ 1 Corinthians 16:14

Jan 25, 2015
“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.”
~ Henry David Thoreau

Jan 18, 2015
“I wonder how many people I’ve looked at all my life and never seen.”
~ John Steinbeck, The Winter of Our Discontent

Jan 11, 2015
“Dwelling on the negative simply contributes to its power.”
~ Fortune Cookie

Jan 4, 2015
“Don’t let yesterday use up too much of today.”
~ Will Rogers

Dec 28, 2014
“Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life.”
~ Proverbs 13:12

Dec 21, 2014
“Love came down at Christmas,
Love all lovely, Love Divine;
Love was born at Christmas,
Star and Angels gave the sign.”
~ Christina Georgina Rossetti

Dec 14, 2014
“Be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud.”
~ Maya Angelou

Dec 7, 2014
“Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love!”
~ Hamilton Wright Mabie