Wednesday, August 8, 2007

GREAT QUOTES #2

I posted 10 Great Quotes on April 21st. Here are 10 more:

It gives me a deep, comforting sense that things seen are temporal & things unseen are eternal. Helen Keller

I have found the best way to give advise to your children is to find out what they want & then advise them to do it. Harry Truman

True friendship is a plant of slow growth, & must undergo & withstand the shockes of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation. George Washington

What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies. Aristotle

When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. FDR

You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it. Margaret Thatcher

The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. Mahatma Gandhi

Silence is the ultimate weapon of power. Charles De Gaulle

We can do no great things - only small things with great love. Mother Teresa

You can make more friends in 2 months by becoming interested in other people than you can in 2 years by trying to get other people interested in you. Dale Carnegie

28 comments:

Amydeanne said...

I really love the last quote on your list!
and I've signed your guest book already! (I think again by accident!)

pearlie said...

These would represent what means most to you - thanks for posting them so that we can get to know you even better - a single soul in 2 bodies indeed :)
God bless!!!
(((hugs)))

weavermom said...

The Harry Truman quote made me laugh out loud! :)

diana said...

great quotes. my favorite is the last one. thanks for sharing.

Anita said...

I very much like such kind of quotes, thank you for sharing!

I just sent you a little e-mail - could you please check your mail? I hope it won't end up in your spam filter!

There's now a letter with the seeds you won on its way to you!

Best wishes from Germany,
Anita

jennifer said...

Excellent. I love the weak and the strong and forgiveness...so true!!

I will add a quote...'Anger gets you in trouble, Pride keeps you there.'

Bill heard this in one of his lectures, but I do not know who it is credited to.

Thanks for the super quotes!

Susie said...

These are all wonderful..My favorite is the one by Mother Teresa..
Thanks for sharing these!
:)

CONNIE'S THOUGHTS FROM THE HEART said...

Susan, I loved all the quotes. The one that spoke to my heart this morning was, "You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it." Thank you, it was what I was looking for. connie from Texas

kimkay said...

Thanks for sharing the quotes!!

Susie said...

Love the quotes! So inspiring!

PEA said...

Such wonderful quotes and each one touched me so much...I will print them out and put them where I can read them every day!! xox

Momma Roar said...

These are all so good! I love the one about a friend being a single soul dwelling in two bodies!

Michelle-ozark crafter said...

Those are some great quotes!

Karen said...

I can remember my mother saying "When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on." If she said it once, she said it a gazillion times! LOL!

annie said...

Love the quotes Susan!

Tammy said...

I truly appreciated reading each of these quotes...they are powerful! Thank you so much for sharing them! (((HUGS)))

Nadine said...

What great quotes. I love the one by Helen Keller.

Lori said...

Love all of those quotes.

MightyMom said...

great quotes!! And I love that Betty bowling ball!! Sounds like something my clan would do!!

Myrna said...

All good quotes! Today I especially understand the fighting some battles twice sentiment! The freindship ones are also very appropriate.

Missy said...

Thanks for welcoming me back, Susan. These are great words! I think I will be using Dale Carnegie's advice in growing new friendships in New England.

Kitty said...

Profound!!! I love them all!!

Kids and K9s said...

wonderful quotes...~~~ ~Kim

Ruth said...

I love quotes! Hellen Keller and FDR were my favorites. Such wisdom in few words.

justabeachkat said...

Love them all!

Hugs!
Kat

Coach J said...

Gandhi's comment is my favorite. Forgiveness IS for the strong. He also said this, which is very eye-opening, "I like your Christ. I do not like your Christians. They are not like your Christ."

Lindy said...

Thanks for sharing these quotes. They're great!

Lindy :)

Nesting For Natalie said...

Love the Dale carnegie quote, and the one about children! Susan, you aalways inspire!

Amy