Thursday, May 31, 2018

May Words of Wisdom

As we honor their memory today, let us pledge that their lives, their sacrifices, their valor shall be justified and remembered for as long as God gives life to this nation. --President Ronald Reagan

Memorial Day is a time to honor the lives of those who would rather die than take a knee when our national anthem is played. --Robert O'Neill

The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination and brings eternal joy to the soul. --Robert Wyland

I have nothing to offer anybody except my own confusion. --Jack Kerouac

Anti-social behaviour is a trait of intelligence in a world full of conformists.
--Nikola Tesla

A walk on the beach clears your mind, energizes your body, relaxes your spirit, and gives you that easy peaceful feeling. --Unknown

For one to fly, one only needs to take the reins. --Melissa James

When people hurt you over and over, think of them like sandpaper. They may scratch and hurt you, but in the end, you end up polished and they end up useless. --Unknown

It's hard for me to put into words why I like the beach so much. Everything about it is renewing for me, almost like therapy...Beach Therapy. --Amy Dykens

The truth is like a lion. You don't have to defend it. Let it loose. It will defend itself. --Augustine of Hippo

First of all, you have to ask yourself, "Why is there political correctness?" The only answer is because you're afraid to say what you honestly believe. Well, what a fucking shame that you can't say what you believe in America. This place stood for that at one time. --Kurt Russell

I discovered Los Angeles in the late '90's. The city was not at its best at the time, but I fell for it right away. There is something almost haunted about it, a vibrant mythology I find rather inspiring. --Hedi Slimane

The gods are Yankee traders. There are no gifts. Everything has a price, and in bitter moments I have been tempted to cry "Usury!" --Bette Davis

I'm not afraid of werewolves or vampires or haunted hotels, I'm afraid of what real human beings do to other real human beings. --Walter Jon Williams

Because this business of becoming conscious, of being a writer, is ultimately about asking yourself, how alive am I willing to be? --Anne Lamott

Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray. --Rumi

I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.
--John Burroughs

If you fell down yesterday, stand up today --H.G. Wells

Home is the nicest word there is. --Laura Ingalls Wilder

How you love yourself is how you teach others to love you. --Rupi Kaur

The best way to avoid a hangover is to stay drunk. --Dorothy Parker

In order to write the book you want to write, in the end you have to become the person you need to become to write that book. --Junot Diaz

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