Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Words of wisdom - August edition

The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination. --Albert Einstein

I drink to make other people more interesting. --Ernest Hemingway

The voice of the sea speaks to the soul. --Kate Chopin

God gives us dreams a size too big so that we can grow into them. --Unknown

Never be defined by your past. It was a lesson, not a life sentence. --Unknown

When things get tough, this is what you should do: Make Good Art. Make it on the bad days. Make it on the good days, too. --Neil Gaiman

Either you decide to stay in the shallow end of the pool or you go out into the ocean. --Christopher Reeve

I think it is possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary. --Elon Musk

It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more then our abilities. --J.K. Rowling.

My wish for you is that you continue. Continue to be who and how you are, to astonish a mean world with your acts of kindness. Continue to allow humor to lighten the burden of your tender heart. --Maya Angelou

Live a life of love, honesty, appreciation, kindness and strength. Sprinkled with a little silliness. --Unknown

The writer is both a sadist and a masochist. We create people we love, then we torture them. --Janet Fitch

Creativity is a drug I cannot live without. --Cecil B. DeMille

Writers aren't people, exactly. Or, if they're any good, they're a whole lot of people trying so hard to be one person. --F. Scott Fitzgerald

We do not heal the past by dwelling there: We heal the past by living fully in the present. --Marianne Williamson

Imagination, its limits are only those of the mind itself. --Rod Serling

We cannot choose our external circumstances, but we can always choose how we respond to them. --Epictetus

All that a man achieves and all that he fails to achieve is the direct result of his own thoughts. --James Allen

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