Quote SMS Collection

Things turn out best for the people

Things turn out best for the people who make the best out of the way things turn out.  ~Art Linkletter

I dont believe professional athletes should be

I don’t believe professional athletes should be role models.  I believe parents should be role models…. It’s not like it was when I was

Law of the workshop any tool when

Law of the Workshop:  Any tool, when dropped, will roll to the least accessible corner.  ~Author Unknown

The best kind of friend is the

The best kind of friend is the one you could sit on a porch with, never saying a word, and walk away feeling like

The healthy being craves an occasional wildness

The healthy being craves an occasional wildness, a jolt from normality, a sharpening of the edge of appetite, his own little festival of the

Quotations cause all kinds of trouble willis

Quotations cause all kinds of trouble. ~Willis Goth Regier, Quotology, 2010TPV, UWP, p.37

What a man thinks of himself that

What a man thinks of himself, that it is which determines, or rather indicates his fate.  ~Henry David ThoreauCUL

34hear hear34 screamed the jay from a

"Hear! hear!" screamed the jay from a neighboring tree, where I had heard a tittering for some time, "winter has a concentrated and nutty

Time goes you say ah no alas

Time goes, you say?  Ah no! Alas, Time stays, we go. ~Henry Austin DobsonCOE

The bamboo that bends is stronger than

The bamboo that bends is stronger than the oak that resists.  ~Japanese Proverb

If god wanted us to vote he

If God wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates.  ~Jay LenoBTSG

Water flows uphill towards money anonymous saying

Water flows uphill towards money.  ~Anonymous, saying in the American West, quoted by Ivan Doig in Marc Reisner, Cadillac Desert, 1986

Bachelors wives and old maids children are

Bachelors’ wives and old maids’ children are always perfect.  ~Nicholas ChamfortCCDP

They tell us that suicide is the

google_ad_section_start(weight=ignore) They tell us that suicide is the greatest piece of cowardice… that suicide is wrong; when it is quite obvious that there is

If theres a book you really want

If there’s a book you really want to read but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.  ~Toni Morrison

I fell in love with you when

I fell in love with you when you were forming in my womb. Now I carry you in my heart instead of my arms.

I think we risk becoming the best

I think we risk becoming the best informed society that has ever died of ignorance.  ~Reuben Blades

I would rather walk with god in

I would rather walk with God in the dark than go alone in the light.  ~Mary Gardiner Brainard

When you come to the end of

When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.  ~Franklin D. Roosevelt

Waste your money and youre only out

Waste your money and you’re only out of money, but waste your time and you’ve lost a part of your life.  ~Michael Leboeuf

Time is the only thief we cant

Time is the only thief we can’t get justice against.

Many great ideas have been lost because

Many great ideas have been lost because the people who had them could not stand being laughed at.  ~Author Unknown

An environment where people have to think

An environment where people have to think brings with it wisdom, and this wisdom brings with it kaizen [continuous improvement].  ~Teruyuki Minoura

There are a thousand hacking at the

There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root. ~Thoreau, Walden, 1854LCD

If i lose at play blaspheme if

If I lose at play, I blaspheme; if my fellow loses, he blasphemes.  So, God is always the loser.  ~John Donne, 1623CDC

Cats are dangerous companions for writers because

Cats are dangerous companions for writers because cat watching is a near-perfect method of writing avoidance.  ~Dan Greenburg

We labor to make a house home

We labor to make a house a home, then every time we’re expecting visitors, we rush to turn it back into a house.  ~Robert

You know youre an arizona native when

google_ad_section_start You know you’re an Arizona native when… a rainy day puts you in a good mood.  ~Marshall Trimble, quoted in You Know You’re

Be the master of your fate be

Be the master of your fate, be the captain of your soul, but do not hesitate, should the chance befall you, to be the

Poetry is nearer to vital truth than

Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history.  ~Plato, Ion

They who disbelieve in virtue because man

They who disbelieve in virtue because man has never been found perfect, might as reasonably deny a sun because it is not always day. 

Oh beautiful for smoggy skies insecticided grain

Oh Beautiful for smoggy skies, insecticided grain, For strip-mined mountain’s majesty above the asphalt plain. America, America, man sheds his waste on thee, And

The outward man is the swinging door

The outward man is the swinging door; the inner man is the still hinge.  ~Eckhart

Disease is somatic the suffering from it

Disease is somatic; the suffering from it, psychic.  ~Martin H. FischerFFM

The fishing was good it the catching

The fishing was good; it was the catching that was bad.  ~A.K. Best

Never marry for money yell borrow it

Never marry for money.  Ye’ll borrow it cheaper.  ~Scottish Proverb

In bringing up children spend on them

In bringing up children, spend on them half as much money and twice as much time.  ~Author Unknown

The universal joy of christmas is certainly

The universal joy of Christmas is certainly wonderful.  We ring the bells when princes are born, or toll a mournful dirge when great men

I love the place magnificent books require

I love the place; the magnificent books; I require books as I require air.  ~Sholem AschCUL

Give me a fruitful error any time

Give me a fruitful error any time, full of seeds, bursting with its own corrections.  You can keep your sterile truth for yourself.  ~Vilfredo

Outside the open window the morning air

Outside the open window The morning air is all awash with angels. ~Richard Purdy Wilbur

The real problem is not whether machines

The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do.  ~B.F. Skinner, Contingencies of Reinforcement, 1969SS

No one is more cherished in this

No one is more cherished in this world than someone who lightens the burden of another.  Thank you.  ~Author Unknown

A friend knows the song in my

A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails.  ~Donna Roberts

Success is simply a matter of luck

Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure. ~Earl Wilson

Thats it when you come to know

That’s it!  When you come to know men, that’s how they are:  too sensitive in the wrong place.  ~D.H. Lawrence

To find someone who will love you

To find someone who will love you through success and failure is to discover how little life has to do with either.  ~Robert Brault,

I married the first man ever kissed

I married the first man I ever kissed.  When I tell this to my children they just about throw up.  ~Barbara Bush

There are plenty of people holding flashlights

There are plenty of people holding flashlights casting shadows, offering directions. Perhaps it’s best if you light your own way. ~Jeb Dickerson, www.howtomatter.comhowtomatter.com/wp-content/gallery/postcards/brilliance.jpg

We are not the same persons this

We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love.  It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue

Keep knocking and the joy inside will

Keep knocking, and the joy inside will eventually open a window and look out to see who’s there. ~Rumi

Life be not so short but that

Life be not so short but that there is always time for courtesy.  ~Ralph Waldo EmersonClV

Flatterers look like friends as wolves dogs

Flatterers look like friends, as wolves like dogs.  ~George Chapman

The artists talent sits uneasy as an

The artist’s talent sits uneasy as an object of public acclaim, having been so long an object of private despair.  ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com

I never really look for anything what

I never really look for anything.  What God throws my way comes.  I wake up in the morning and whichever way God turns my

The ardent golfer would play mount everest

The ardent golfer would play Mount Everest if somebody put a flagstick on top.  ~Pete DyeDCD

Happiness is never stopping to think if

Happiness is never stopping to think if you are.  ~Palmer Sondreal

In the spider web of facts many a

In the spider-web of facts, many a truth is strangled.  ~Paul Eldridge

Do not quench your inspiration and imagination

Do not quench your inspiration and your imagination; do not become the slave of your model.  ~Vincent Van Gogh

All problems become smaller if you dont

All problems become smaller if you don’t dodge them but confront them.  ~William F. Halsey

Not to be born at all would

Not to be born at all would be the best thing for man, never to behold the sun’s scorching rays; but if one is

Hes not a republican hes republicant author

He’s not a Republican, he’s a Republican’t.  ~Author Unknown

Love is all fun and games until

Love is all fun and games until someone loses an eye or gets pregnant.  ~Jim Cole

The trees are gods great alphabet with

The trees are God’s great alphabet: With them He writes in shining green Across the world His thoughts serene. ~Leonora SpeyerQSO

Where man sees but withered leaves god

Where man sees but withered leaves, God sees sweet flowers growing.  ~Albert LaightonCOE

How like a winter hath my absence

How like a winter hath my absence been From thee, the pleasure of the fleeting year! What freezings have I felt, what dark days

You will find poetry nowhere unless you

You will find poetry nowhere unless you bring some of it with you.  ~Joseph Joubert

I cling to my imperfection as the

I cling to my imperfection, as the very essence of my being.  ~Anatole France (Jacques Anatole François Thibault), The Garden of Epicurus, 1894MBT

Tis distance lends enchantment to the view

‘Tis distance lends enchantment to the view, And robes the mountain in its azure hue. ~Thomas Campbell, Pleasures of Hope, Part I, line 7;

Fearing to lose what you have is

Fearing to lose what you have is not the same as appreciation. You have to take a step beyond that.

Once a word has been allowed to

Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled.  ~Horace

The singer has everything within him notes

The singer has everything within him.  The notes come out from his very life.  They are not materials gathered from outside.  ~Rabindranath Tagore

Take care of the minutes for hours

Take care of the minutes, for the hours will take care of themselves.  ~Lord Chesterfield

If you keep your mouth shut will

If you keep your mouth shut you will never put your foot in it.  ~Austin O’Malley

When your inner and outer energies radiate

When your inner and outer energies radiate in harmony, you are blessed and spiritually magnetic.

Cats are rather delicate creatures and they

Cats are rather delicate creatures and they are subject to a good many ailments, but I never heard of one who suffered from insomnia. 

Life is a process by which few

Life is a process by which a few desperate longings morph into a thousand meaningless wants. ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.comtwitter.com/RobertBrault1/status/192221204201996288, 17apr2012 tweet

When you say a situation or person

When you say a situation or a person is hopeless, you’re slamming the door in the face of God.  ~Charles L. AllenMCDD

The best way to stop smoking is

The best way to stop smoking is to carry wet matches.  ~Author Unknown

If inflation continues to soar youre going

If inflation continues to soar, you’re going to have to work like a dog just to live like one.  ~George GobelCUL

The map is not the territory alfred

The map is not the territory.  ~Alfred Korzybski

Im not overweight just nine inches too

I’m not overweight.  I’m just nine inches too short.  ~Shelley Winters

I like the snot to run a

I like the snot to run a little, the tears to accumulate a bit before reaching for the handkerchief. Then I know I’m really

Welcome to the church of holy cabbage

Welcome to the Church of the Holy Cabbage.  Lettuce pray.  ~Author Unknown

There are a thousand ways to kneel

There are a thousand ways to kneel and kiss the earth. ~Rumi

Every woman is wrong until she cries

Every woman is wrong until she cries, and then she is right – instantly.  ~Sam Slick (Thomas Chandler Haliburton)PMB

I say if your knees arent green

I say, if your knees aren’t green by the end of the day, you ought to seriously re-examine your life.  ~Bill Watterson, Calvin &

Christmas is a time when kids tell

Christmas is a time when kids tell Santa what they want and adults pay for it.  Deficits are when adults tell the government what

Sometimes you have to get know someone

Sometimes you have to get to know someone really well to realize you’re really strangers.  ~Mary Tyler Mooreon Inside the Actors Studio, Bravo, qtd

quotations by us presidents

* Quotations by U.S. Presidents *   

Ice cream is happiness condensed jessi lane

Ice cream is happiness condensed.  ~Jessi Lane Adams

Never raise your hand to kids it

Never raise your hand to your kids.  It leaves your groin unprotected.  ~Red Buttons

The present generation wearied by its chimerical

The present generation, wearied by its chimerical efforts, relapses into complete indolence.  Its condition is that of a man who has only fallen asleep

God can heal a broken heart but

God can heal a broken heart, but He has to have all the pieces.  ~Author UnknownBTSG

Be naughty save santa a trip

Be naughty – save Santa a trip.  ~Author Unknown

Better to start up a thousand wrong

Better to start up a thousand wrong roads than to spend your life going nowhere because you know the way. ~Robert Brault2012 twitter.com/RobertBrault1/status/235348035704594432, www.robertbrault.com

I cannot count my day complete til

I cannot count my day complete ‘Til needle, thread and fabric meet. ~Author Unknown

To love you like the midnight storm

To love you like the midnight storm!… To hear the wild beating of your veins; to feel flame shuddering your blood and to agonize

Is life not a hundred times too

Is life not a hundred times too short for us to stifle ourselves.  ~Friedrich Nietzsche