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Monday, March 31, 2008

Fun Monday - # 30 Inspirational Quotes



Many thanks to Robin @ Pensieve for being the hostess this week. She always has "a way with words" and I am truly envious !!

Her assignment for this week is:
Quotable quotes and words that inspire.


Each morning when I get up (and make that trip to the bathroom - hey, doesn't everyone make that their first stop?), one of the first things I see is -




It hangs right beneath the mirror in the bathroom. A reminder (which I sometimes desperately need ...)


Believe in yourself.
and what others
think won't matter.

-Emerson

Next is one I have learned the hard way ...

A daughter is a daughter
for life.
A son is a son
until he takes a wife.

I have two sons ... who don't always think of their mother first ....

Now ... just a bit of randomness

"Dance as if no one were watching,

sing as if no one were listening,

and live every day as if

it were your last"

- Irish Proverb

May the road

rise up to meet you,

May the wind be always

at your back,

May the sun shine warm

upon your face,

And the rains fall soft

upon your fields,

And until we meet again,

May GOD hold you

in the palm of his hand.

- An Old Irish Verse

May you blessings outnumber the shamrocks that grow,

and may trouble avoid you wherever you go.

My goal in life is to be the person my grandchildren think I am.

Home is where the heart is.

Friendships are tied together with heartstrings.

I don't need love ... just chocolate!

Housework makes you ugly.

I hate 7 letter words - *Cooking* *Washing* *Dusting* *Ironing*

I serve 3 meals - Microwave, Frozen, Take-Out

Cherish today, Dream tomorrow, Live today.

Love, Laughter and Friends are always welcome.

Friendship, like love lasts Forever.

Live well, Laugh often, Love much.

So ... just how many frogs do I have to kiss?

You're never fully dressed til you wear a smile.

Dear GOD, If you can't make me skinny, make all my friends fat!

Do you want to speak to the man in charge or the woman who knows what's going on?

I can only please one person a day and THIS ISN'T YOUR DAY !

Sisters are friends for Life.

The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference.

The game of love is never called on account of darkness or rain.

Most of us need love the most when we're the most unlovable.

Now, some seriousness ...

Love is patient

Love is kind

Love does not envy

Love does not boast

Love is not proud

Love is not rude

Love always trusts

Love always hopes

Love never fails.

Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.

- John F. Kennedy

Today, I pray for peace in the hope that tomorrow I won't have to.

Make sure you take a few moments to visit Robin and see what everyone else has chosen as their favorite quotes and inspirational words.


14 comments:

Wendy said...

Man...Wesley is only 7 and I am already worried that his wife is going to take him away:) LOL!!

SJ said...

You've got some good quotes there! The Irish ones are on the top of my list and so is Sisters are friends for Life!

Alix said...

What wonderful quotes I love them some to hold to and some to make you laugh.
My fave is the irish proverb I wish i could live like that I'll keep trying :)

Sayre said...

I love that you keep that one in the bathroom where you see it first thing every single day. I'll bet it makes a difference in how you greet your mornings!

"J" said...

I think everyone jumped in on this post today!!! I love all the different quotes!

I ***LOVE*** this one:
Housework makes you ugly.

Alison said...

those are wonderful, all of them. thankfully I have a daughter, I have seen that firsthand in our family also...sometimes it is very sad, luckily my husband is not like that.

Nekked Lizard Lady said...

HA! Love the: "So ... just how many frogs do I have to kiss?"

My oldest son is not married, and he still calls me mama....

ellen b said...

You really found a bunch of great quotes! I love what you see when you head to the room first thing in the morning...

janjanmom said...

You have good ones!! Good work. I especially like the one you wake up to as well!

Pamela said...

the "love" from 1st Corinthians has always been a favorite of mine.
The hubby read that at our eldest daughters wedding.
It's always worth repeating --

ChrisB said...

Beth these are all great~ I love your selection.

lisa marie said...

I have three sons and have always dreaded the wife portion.

Have always loved the love. :)

Karina said...

Great list! A little bit of everything, fun, serious, sweet, naughty! ;-)

Joy T. said...

Can you believe I'm STILL catching up on FM posts?! These are great quotes though. The "Housework makes you ugly" is priceless LOL