Quotes to Start the New Year
Anyone who knows me knows I love quotes. I enjoy finding them and basking in their wisdom so here are a few to start 2018 off well. Enjoy!
“Many of these people worked hard at jobs that no one else wanted and were poorly paid, I was sure. But it seemed to me that there was something resilient in their spirit, some essential quality that kept the music and the dancing and the color alive…..And I thought, as I had so many times before, that what’s important to a human being, any human being, isn’t the wealth that comes from money, but the richness that comes from community, a sense of connectedness to family and to friends and …. to the spirit of the Great Mystery that runs through all creation.” from Sulfur Springs by William Kent Krueger
“Love conquers all.” Virgil
“Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?” Sun Tzu, The Art of War
“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.” Albert Einstein
“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” –Michael Jordan
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover” –Mark Twain
“Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.” –Charles Swindoll
“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” –Steve Jobs
“I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions. “–Stephen Covey
“You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.” –Christopher Columbus
“Who wishes to fight must first count the cost.” Sun Tzu
Happy New Year!