Thursday, February 28, 2013


If I’d observed all the rules, I’d never have got anywhere. 
~Marilyn Monroe

Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs.
~Malcolm Forbes

The fearful are caught as often as the bold. 
~Helen Keller

Your flaws, no matter how hard you work to improve them, will never be as good as your strengths. 
~Amanda Linehan

My favorite fruit is grapes. Because with grapes, you always get another chance. Cause, you know, if you have a crappy apple or a peach, you're stuck with that crappy piece of fruit. But if you have a crappy grape, no problem - just move on to the next. Grapes: The Fruit of Hope.
~Demetri Martin

When you're stuck, and sure you've written absolutely garbage, force yourself to finish and then decide to fix or scrap it - or you will never know if you can.
~Jodi Picoult

I know several amazing people that move forward. Most of the time I don't even know about it. They just do it. They don't talk about it much. They just do it. Move forward. Seems easy as I am writing this out. It isn't. I find this to be a strength and I strive to move forward.

Everything around us moves forward. Winter leaves. Spring comes. The sun shines. The mind thinks; yes it does! Even when you think it thoughtless.

Go get yourself daffodils. I am drinking in their promise. Albeit it slowly.


R. Jacob said...

seems to be a thoughtful morning time today

deb-oh-rah said...

I was at an all-day in-service yesterday and one of the presentations was on self-awareness and included a group of instructors citing their favorite high and lofty quotes from Ann Lindberg, Descarte, and others. Then our veterinarian, Dr. Jeff, says "Figure out who you are and then do it on purpose -- Dolly Parton." Brought a laugh. And then recognition of the truth in it.

T said...

Yes! The daffodils!

Their voice -- though seemingly absent -- is powerfully spoken through their persistence to BLOOM at the bleakest, most unexpected time.

Daffodils. What lovely treasures they hold.

T said...

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