FAVORITE QUOTES AND MUSINGS
“There are two ways to live your life - one is as though nothing is a miracle, the other is as though everything is a miracle.”
— Albert Einstein
“Instructions for living a life. Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it."
— Mary Oliver
"Everyone needs goals."
— Author Unknown
"If my doctor told me I had only six minutes to live, I wouldn't brood. I'd type a little faster."
— Isaac Asimov
“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take but by the moments that take our breath away.”
— Author Unknown
“Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words.”
— Mark Twain
“Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.”
— Gloria Steinem
“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.”
— Carl Sagan
“We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.”
— Joseph Campbell
“Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart.”
— William Wordsworth
"Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass."
— Anton Chekhov
“If you hear a voice within you saying, 'You are not a painter,' then by all means paint...and that voice will be silenced.”
— Vincent Van Gogh
“Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.”
— John Lennnon
“Give, give, give -- what is the point of having experience, knowledge or talent if I don't give it away? Of having stories if I don't tell them to others? Of having wealth if I don't share it? I don't intend to be cremated with any of it! It is in giving that I connect with others, with the world and with the divine.”
— Isabel Allende
Got a favorite quote? Send the quote and the source, please; if I love it, too, it may find a home on this page.