Quote Wall

 

Where all the retired “Quotes of the Week” reside in peace and harmony.

Your life is your story. Write well. Edit often.
~Susan Statham

And when it rains on your parade, look up rather than down. Without the rain, there would be no rainbow.
~Gilbert K. Chesterton

Flattery is like chewing gum. Enjoy it but don’t swallow it.
~Hank Ketcham

Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was.
~Dag Hammarskjold

You know, somebody actually complimented me on my driving today. They left a little note on the windscreen, it said ‘Parking Fine.’ So that was nice.
~Tim Vine

Not to engage in the pursuit of ideas is to live like ants instead of like men.
~Mortimer Adler

It is what you do from now on that will either move our civilization forward a few tiny steps, or else… begin to march us steadily backward.
~Patrick Stewart

The road to success is always under construction.
~Unknown

Start strong, stay strong, and finish strong by remembering why you started in the first place.
~Ralph Marston

The greatest sign of success for a teacher… is to be able to say, ‘The children are now working as if I did not exist.’
~Maria Montessori

People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals – that is, goals that do not inspire them.
~Tony Robbins

Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
~Francis Bacon

The beauty of a woman is not in the clothes she wears, the figure that she carries or the way she combs her hair.
~Audrey Hepburn

The great thing about getting older is that you don’t lose all the other ages you’ve been.
~Madeleine L’Englel

You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming.
~Pablo Neruda

Where words fail, music speaks.
~Hans Christian Andersen

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.
~Marcel Proust

Family is like branches on a tree, we all grow in different directions, but our roots remain as one.
~Anonymous

If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you, if the simple things of nature have a message that you understand, rejoice, for your soul is alive.
~Eleonora Duse

The worst wheel of the cart makes the most noise.
~Benjamin Franklin

Siblings: children of the same parents, each of whom is perfectly normal until they get together.
~Sam Levenson

Winners never quit and quitters never win.
~Vince Lombardi

If you saw a heat wave, would you wave back?
~Steven Wright

It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe.
~Muhammad Ali