I’ve always loved quotes; sometimes they just connect, they move me on a deep level.  Below are a few of my favorites.  What are your favorites?

Ray Bradbury

“You’ve got to jump off cliffs and build your wings on the way down.”  ~   Ray Bradbury


“Muddy water, let stand, becomes clear.”  ~  Buddha


“At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want. .”  ~  Buddha

Will Rogers

“Life is simpler when you plow around the stump.”  ~  Will Rogers

Will Rogers

“After eating an entire bull, a mountain lion felt so good he started roaring. He kept it up until a hunter came along and shot him. The moral: When you’re full of bull, keep your mouth shut.”  ~  Will Rogers

Norman Cousins

“Laughter is inner jogging.”  ~  Norman Cousins

John Wooden

“Success is never final, failure is never fatal. It’s courage that counts.”  ~  John Wooden

Winston Churchill

“Never, never, never give up.”  ~  Winston Churchill

Will Rogers

“Every path has a few puddles.”  ~  Will Rogers

H. L. Mencken

“Penetrating so many secrets, we cease to believe in the unknowable.  But there it sits nevertheless, calmly licking its chops.”  ~  H. L. Mencken


“Be kind for everyone is having a hard battle.”  ~  Plato

Byron Katie

“Arguing with reality is like trying to teach a cat to bark—hopeless.”  ~  Byron Katie

Mary Anne Radmacher

“Courage does not always roar.  Sometimes courage is the quiet  voice at the end of the day saying, “I will try again tomorrow.”  ~  Mary Anne Radmacher

Will Rogers

“If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop diggin’.”  ~  Will Rogers

Winston Churchill

“If you are going through hell, keep going.”  ~  Winston Churchill

Irish Proverb

A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book.  ~ Irish Proverb

Mark Twain

Be careful about reading health books.  You may die of a misprint.  ~ Mark Twain

Lewis Thomas

As a people, we have become obsessed with Health.  There is something fundamentally, radically unhealthy about all this.  We do not seem to be seeking more exuberance in living as much as staving off failure, putting off dying.  We have lost all confidence in the human body.  ~Lewis Thomas, The Medusa and the Snail, 1979