When I stand before God at the end of my life,
I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say,
"I used everything You gave me."
~Erma Bombeck

November 24, 2009

What is your favorite quote?

I am going to be getting back into some calligraphy and hand lettering in the
coming weeks and I need your help...

What is your favorite quote?



14 comments:

  1. I have a quote that I have always liked:

    People of integrity expect to be believed and when they're not, they let time prove them right.

    Stopping from SITS

    Happy Thanksgiving

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  2. One of my favorite quotes is "We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give." -Winston Churchill

    Stopping by from SITS!

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  3. "There are two things we should bequeath our children: one is roots, the other, wings."

    I also love "The days are long but the years are short." That's gotten me through some long days!

    Stopping by from SITS!

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  4. "Be pretty if you can, be witty if you must, but be gracious if it kills you." Elsie de Wolfe

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  5. Live Passionately, hold nothing back" Leigh Standly

    Hello from PEAR & French Picnic!

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  6. Hi! Thanks for stopping by! I was whining to my mom about a work-related problem, and she said, "Illegitimi non carborundum." Which, I guess, means: don't let the you-know-whats grind you down.

    Wish I could think of something more upbeat!

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  7. This quote is part of my blog title and I loved it so much!

    "Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs... since the payment is pure love. ~Mildred B. Vermont"

    Because of this quote, I quit my job to care for my baby boy and has been a SAHM for 5 mths now.

    Stopping by from SITS & Happy Thanksgiving!

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  8. "The world you might be one person, but to one person, you might be the world"

    Just found you on SITS and thought I would say hello! Happy Thanksgiving!

    My personal blog:
    www.finewire.blogspot.com

    If you are ever interested in a new blog design, I would love to work with you!
    www.onefineblogdesign.blogspot.com

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  9. I actually have two:
    Age is mind over matter--If you don't mind, it doesn't matter!

    Growing old is mandatory, Growing up is optional.

    Visiting from SITS. Happy Thanksgiving!

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  10. I just ran across this quote today and I just love it.
    "Gratitude is noticing the extraordinary in the ordinary.
    And then taking the nanosecond to feel it." (K.K. Kaplan)

    Stopped by from SITS to say hi and welcome.

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  11. There's a quote I came up with that I use on my blog that I really like because it holds so much truth for me. I don't know about it being my favorite, but I'll share it:

    The beauty in misguidance is acquiring the ability to pave your own path.

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  12. This is one of my favorites: “But love is the final reality; and anyone who does not understand this, be he a writer or sage, is a man flawed in wisdom.” (Sheldon Vanauken, A Severe Mercy)

    It might be a little too long for your purposes though.

    Have fun!

    stephanie@metropolitanmama.net

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  13. I've found this one to be most true...

    "The cure for anything is salt water -
    sweat, tears or the sea."

    ~ Isak Dinesen

    It reminds me of how to come "home."

    Stopping by from SiTS!

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  14. “If you live to be 100, I hope I live to be 100 minus 1 day, so I never have to live without you.”

    Winnie the Pooh

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