Friday, October 14, 2011

{ List No. 2 - Borrowed Words }

  1. " Charm is a glow within a woman that cast a most becoming light on others."  J. Mason Brown
  2. " Let the wife make the husband glad to come home and let him make her sorry to see him leave. "  - Martin Luther
  3. " At the worst, a house unkept cannot be as distressing as life unlived". - Rose Macauly
  4. " Time stands still best in moments that look suspiciously like ordinary life." - Brian Andres
  5. " I strongly suspect that if we saw all the difference even the tiniest of our prayers to God make, and all the people those little prayers were destined to affect, and all the consequences of those effects down through the centuries, we would be so paralyzed with awe at the power of prayer that we would be unable to get up off our knees for the rest of our lives." -Peter Kreeft 
  6. " Humor is the spiciest condiment in the feast of existence. Laugh at your mistakes but learn from them, joke over your troubles but gather strength from them, make a jest of your difficulties but overcome them." -L.M. Montgomery
  7. " One reason we struggle with insecurity: we’re comparing our behind the scenes to everyone else’s highlight reel.” -Steven Furtick
  8. " The most important work you and I ever do will be within the walls of our own homes. "-Harold B. Lee 
  9. " The power of finding beauty in the humblest things makes home happy and life lovely." -Louisa May Alcott
  10. " I like light, color, luminosity. I like things full of color and vibrant." Oscar de la Renta
  11. I believe the nicest and sweetest days are not those on which anything very splendid or wonderful or exciting happens, but just those that bring simple little pleasures, following one another softly, like pearls slipping off a string. -L.M. Montgomery 
  12. " Sometimes I need only to stand wherever I am to be blessed. -Mary Oliver
  13. " When life is sweet, say thank you and celebrate. And when life is bitter, say thank you and grow.        - Shauna Niequist 
  14. " All earthly delights are but streams. But God is the ocean."  -Johnathan Edwards 
  15. " Some people are so much sunshine to the square inch.  -Walt Whitman
  16. " It is impossible to give thanks, and simultaneously feel fear.” - Ann Voskamp
  17. " Mere colour can speak to the soul in a thousand different ways." -Oscar Wilde
  18. " The best thing about a picture is that it never changes, even when the people in it do. " Andy Warhol 
  19. "All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming. " Helen Keller
  20. " Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done." C.S Lewis 
  21. " Joy is the infallible sign of the presence of God."  Madeleine L’Engle
  22. "People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed, and redeemed; never throw out anyone." - Audrey Hepburn
  23. " And I learned what is obvious to a child.That life is simply a collection of little lives,each lived one day at a time.That each day should be spent finding beauty in flowers and poetry and talking to animals.That a day spent with dreaming and sunsets and refreshing breezes cannot be bettered.But most of all, I learned that life is about sitting on benches next to ancient creeks with my hand on her knee and sometimes,on good days, for falling in love." -The Notebook
  24. " It was love at first sight, at last sight, at ever and ever sight." -From Lolita 
  25. " We are all ordinary people. But even an ordinary secretary, or a housewife, or a teenager can within their own small ways turn on a small light in a dark room." -Freedom Writers 
  26. "Cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity.  -Joseph Addison 
  27. "Let us all hope that we are preceded in this world by…a love story. " -Sweet Land 
  28. " Ah! Life grows lovely where you are." - Mathilde Blind 
  29. " Some people move our souls to dance. They awaken us to new understanding with the passing whisper of their wisdom. Some people make the sky more beautiful to gaze upon. They stay in our lives for awhile, leave footprints on our hearts, and we are never ever the same. " -Flavia Weedn 
  30. " Joy is the gigantic secret of the Christian."  -G.K. Chesterton


Prairie Rose said...

So many lovely words to read again and again and to hold in my heart and mind.
Thanks for sharing:)

Fairlightday said...

...and I think you are all those things!
(I need everyone of those hanging on my walls as reminders!)

Andrea said...

loved these quotes!