19 April 2012

A-Z Challenge Day 17 - Q

Q is fo Quotes

Today is another and obvious day for some more quotes, so without further ado, here we go...

If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in bed with a mosquito.  Betty Reese

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.  Aristotle

Everybody is somebody, but nobody wants to be themselves. Gnarls Barkley

There ain’t no rules around here. We’re trying to accomplish something.  Thomas Edison

It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.  Henry David Thoreau

Bureaucracy is the art of making the possible impossible.  Javier Pascual

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.  Reinhold Niebuhr

We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.  Albert Einstein

Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.  JFK

Always forgive your enemies - Nothing annoys them so much.  Oscar Wilde

To an adolescent, there is nothing in the world more embarrassing than a parent.  Dave Barry

Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children and no theories. John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester

Raising kids is part joy and part guerilla warfare. Ed Asner

All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.  Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.  Buddha

There are around 1700 participants this year and you'll find a list HERE 


Patricia Kiyono said...

Love your selection of quotes - especially the one about pretending to be normal!

Sherry Gloag said...

:-) Thanks for coming by Patty, I'm glad you enjoyed them.

Francene Stanley said...

Great quotes. They uplift the soul. Love the one about excellence is not an act but a habit. ;-)


Timothy S. Brannan said...

Great quotes!

I need to copy that kitten picture for my kids to see.

I am trying to read all the A to Z blogs, but coming back to the ones I really like.
Looking forward to seeing what you do all month!

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Sherry Gloag said...

Francene, I like that one too. Thanks for coming by. :-)

Sherry Gloag said...

LOL TImothy, that kitten is something else, isn't it? Thanks for coming by.

Denise Covey said...

There's so many great quotes here. Most put a smile on my face, especially the kitties and the rest inspired me. Thanks!


Paula Martin said...

Great quotes - love the kitten picture, and the one by Buddha. One of my favourites is by Eleanor Roosevelt: No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Donna McDine said...

Wonderful quotes. Love the Moses cartoon! I'm your latest GFC followers through the A to Z Challenge. Happy to have found you!

Sherry Gloag said...

LOL Denise, I kinda went overboard with this lot there were so many to choose from :-) Thanks for coming by.

Sherry Gloag said...

LOL Paula, I'm still trying to work out how tha photographer managed to get or create that image :-) I love it too.

Sherry Gloag said...

Donna, thanks for coming by and following too. Glad you enjoyed all the quotes.