Friday, May 06, 2005

Attitude Quotes

Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures.  ~H. Jackson Brown, Jr., Life's Little Instruction Book Every thought is a seed.  If you plant crab apples, don't count on harvesting Golden Delicious.  ~Bill Meyer We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.  ~Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere's Fan, 1893 Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.  ~Attributed to both Jonathan Swift and Benjamin Franklin To be upset over what you don't have is to waste what you do have.  ~Ken S. Keyes, Jr., Handbook to Higher Consciousness The only disability in life is a bad attitude.  ~Scott Hamilton If you aren't fired with enthusiasm, you will be fired with enthusiasm.  ~Vince Lombardi My riches consist not in the extent of my possessions, but in the fewness of my wants.  ~J. Brotherton There is nothing so easy but that it becomes difficult when you do it reluctantly.  ~Publius Terentius Afer I don't like that man.  I must get to know him better.  ~Abraham Lincoln Just because you're miserable doesn't mean you can't enjoy your life.  ~Annette Goodheart In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.  ~Albert Camus, Lyrical and Critical Essays Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn't learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn't learn a little, at least we didn't get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn't die; so, let us all be thankful.  ~Buddha There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes.  ~William J. Bennett, The Book of Virtues I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.  ~Abraham Lincoln Got no checkbooks, got no banks, Still I'd like to express my thanks - I got the sun in the morning and the moon at night. ~Irving Berlin, "I Got the Sun in the Morning," 1946 To everyone is given the key to heaven; the same key opens the gates of hell.  ~Ancient Proverb Make your optimism come true.  ~Author Unknown True contentment depends not upon what we have; a tub was large enough for Diogenes, but a world was too little for Alexander.  ~Charles Caleb Colton To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.  ~Confucius I don't think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.  ~Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl The best things in life are unexpected - because there were no expectations.  ~Eli Khamarov, Surviving on Planet Reebok Oft expectation fails, and most oft there Where most it promises. ~William Shakespeare Affectation is a greater enemy to the face than smallpox.  ~English Proverb Say you are well, or all is well w


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