"Why should we defend ourselves when we are misunderstood and misjudged? Let us leave that aside. Let us not say anything. It is so sweet to let others judge us in any way they like. O blessed silence, which gives so much peace to the soul!" St. Therese of Lisieux
"A strong Pluto does often allow you to peer into the face of darkness and say, "Is that all you've got?"" Elaine Dawson Kalantarian, Blue Moon Astrology
"Nothing will be quite as I want it, but sometimes we eat the toast that is burned on one side anyway, don't we?" Elizabeth Edwards
Galen Lehman says, "Every time I made a mistake, dad told me, That's the price of tuition. If we learn from our mistakes, we always improve." Galen's father Jay Lehman is the founder of www.lehmans.com
“Father, give us courage to change what must be altered, serenity to accept what cannot be helped, and the insight to know the one from the other.” Reinhold Niebuhr
Pain “is the most personal thing in the world,” Sal Pantano said. “Pain screams out at you, but nobody else hears it.”
"Do not quench the Spirit, do not despise prophesying, but test everything; hold fast what is good, abstain from every form of evil." I Thessalonians 5:19-21
"The devil is any god who begins to exact obedience." John Cooper Powys
"Do you have to read up on leprechology before disbelieving in leprechauns?" Richard Dawkins, after being identified as ignorant of Christian theology.
"You can purchase anything off the Internet except common sense," Jim Harrison, Director of Kentucky Reptile Zoo, said. "A venomous snake isn't a pet. You don't play with it. If you do, you're an idiot."
Words to the Wise from Grandpa Rudy
You'll always spend as much as you make, so plan for savings because you'll never have any of your paycheck "left over".
The best place to hide something is in plain sight.
Take small bites.
Don't fret, sugar.
Quotes as a Matter of Habit
You do not know anyone you don't know.
Sift everything through your belief system. If you're not strong in your own belief system, you will not be able to discern between what is right and what is wrong.
You don't have to be in charge to be a leader.
If you can't make hay when the sun shines, you can always play in the rain.
I'll believe in Darwinism when I see an ape half evolved into something else. Of course, creationism can't be proven either since it exists in the realm of faith. Given the choices, as for me and my household...
Throw out your doctor, but never throw in the towel.
Go outside. Your Mother's calling.
I can't tell what I think I understand from what I believe I've been trained to ignore as being simply incorrect.
I'm a force to be reckoned with during a Migraine attack. I would tell you to go to hell but I wouldn't want you anywhere near me. :)