Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Scapbook Quotes

I keep a book filled with quotes that I have collected or heard over the years. I use them in my cards and scrapbooks. Here are a few:

"Be pretty if you can, be witty if you must, but be gracious if it kills you"- atrributed to Elsie De Wolfe

"All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his." - Oscar Wilde

Father's Day
"It's only when you grow up and step back from him-or leave him for your own home-it's only then that you can meaure his greatness and fuly appreciate it." - Margaret Truman

"Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap on a rope." - Bill Cosby

"Your father, he never loses patience-never doubts or complains- but always hopes, and works and waits so cheerfully that one is ashamed to do otherwire before him." - Louisa May Alcott.

"The older I get, the smarter my father seems to get." - Tim Russert

"There is no remedy for love, but to love more." - Henry David Thoreau

"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person." - Mignon McLaughlin

"There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage." - Martin Luther

"He is husband, she is wife. She fears not him, They fear not life." Robert Frost

Thank Yous
"I can no other answer make but thanks And Thanks." - William Shakespeare

"That best portion of a good man's life; His little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love." - William Wordsworth

"People who give will never be poor." - Anne Frank

"Pleasantest of all ties is the tie of host and guest." - Aechylus

"Tis sweet to know there is an eye will mark our coming and look brighter when we come." - Lord Byron

"There is nothing like a dream to create the future." - Victor Hugo

"Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don't lose faith." - Steve Jobs

"The future holds great opportunities. It also holds pitfalls. The trick will be to avoid the pitfalls, seize the opportunities, and get back home by six o'clock." - Woody Allen

"We want men who will fix their eyes on the stars, but who will not forget that their feet must walk on the ground." - Theodore Roosevelt

"Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten." - B.F.Skinner

"There are two ways to spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it." - Edith Wharton


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