Quotations

When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That is my religion.
Abraham Lincoln

Be bold in what you stand for and careful what you fall for.
Ruth Boorstin

Not the power to remember, but its very opposite, the power to forget, is a necessary condition for our existence.
Sholem Asch

Wanting to be someone you’re not is a waste of the person you are.
Kurt Cobain

The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears or the sea.
Karen Blixen

To the complaint, ‘There are no people in these photographs,’ I respond, ‘There are always two people: the photographer and the viewer.’
Ansel Adams

The most profound statements are often said in silence.
Lynn Johnston

Shut out all of your past except that which will help you weather your tomorrows.
Sir William Osler

In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it over, he is superior.
Sir Francis Bacon

There are two kinds of men who never amount to much: those who cannot do what they are told and those who can do nothing else.
Cyrus H. Curtis

Maybe it meant something, maybe not in the long run, but no explanation, no mix of words or music or memories can touch that sense of knowing that you were there and alive in that corner of time and the world. Whatever it meant.
Hunter S. Thompson

Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
Norman Vincent Peale

This is pretty much what journals are all about, at least to me. I knew as I wrote them that even though they provided an excellent place for brain (and heart, and psyche) dump, they were mainly a map of me.
Colleen Wainwright

Genuine beginnings begin within us, even when they are brought to our attention by external opportunities.
William Bridges

Even God cannot change the past.
Agathon

Every day holds the possibility of a miracle.
Elizabeth David

I dote on his very absence.
William Shakespeare

The heart has its reasons which reason knows nothing of.
Blaise Pascal

Sorrow was like the wind. It came in gusts.
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Humor is a rubber sword – it allows you to make a point without drawing blood.
Mary Hirsch

The radical of one century is the conservative of the next. The radical invents the views. When he has worn them out the conservative adopts them.
Mark Twain

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