Thursday, October 18, 2007

Thursday Thirteen #30: ME Quotes

Thirteen new quotes from the Mary Engelbreit (that's the "ME" in the post title) page-a-day calendar.

1. It ain’t where you came from’ it’s where you’re going that counts.
~Ella Fitzgerald

2. Every great dream begins with a dreamer.
~Harriet Tubman

3. The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
~e. e. cummings

4. The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work.
~Emile Zola

5. Friends are people you can be quiet with.

6. Motivation is when your dreams put on work clothes.
~Milton Berle

7. It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
~e. e. cummings

8. Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
~Mahatma Gandhi

9. Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
~Scott Adams

10. Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
~Margaret Lee Runbeck

11. If it were better, it wouldn’t be as good.
~Brendan Gill

12. Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.
~Brendan Gill

13. Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first.
~Ernestine Ulmer

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Adelle Laudan * Jenna * Elle * Savannah Chase * Jennifer S * Cassandra Curtis * Jane E. Jones * Alice Audrey * Morgan St. John * Debbie Mumford * Tara Nichols * Gina Ardito * Jennifer McK * Paige * Ava Rose * Deb Logan * Kaige * Emme Peterson * RG * Jodie Becker * Lia Morgan * Tonni * Shelley Munro

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Adelle said...

I love this list! My fav...

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
~e. e. cummings

Happy T13!

Cassandra said...

I think #3 is my favorite. Gotta have some laughter.

Heather said...

Thanks Adelle and CC!

Alice Audrey said...

I love the Gandhi quote.

Tara S Nichols said...

I agree with them all! Very wise and I think I'll go and sleep happier now.

Gina Ardito said...

Great quotes! I might have to steal one or two of them...

Jennifer Shirk said...

I love 3 and 6!

Jennifer McKenzie said...

Friends are people you can be quiet with.

Oh absolutely. Thanks for these, Heather.

Elle Fredrix said...

I like 3 and 5. I love these inspirational quotes!

Savannah Chase said...

what a great list, they are all such great ones..Happy T13

Debbie Mumford said...

Love #6!

Ava said...

Great list- I live by #13! I'm such a child...

Deb Logan said...

Great list! Thanks for sharing.

Morgan St. John said...

Number 7 is my FAVORITE. a lion.

:D thanks for the great thoughts.

Paige Tyler said...

Great list!


My TT is at

Kaige said...

#13 is my motto! Great list, thanks for sharing, Heather!

Emma said...

I really love this quotes and so many I can apply to my personal and professional life! Great list! Happy TT!

R.G. ALEXANDER said...

Great List!

Jane E. Jones said...

Great list! Looks like you and I had the same idea with doing quotes this week:)I have to say, I love #13 :)

Jenna Allen said...

Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first. is my mantra for life!

Jodie said...

These are great qoutes - very uplifting

Shelley Munro said...

I love the one about dreams and workclothes. They're all great quotes.