Fave Quotes

"How wrong is it for woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than set out to create it herself." ~Anais Nin 

"The purpose of life is to discover your gift.  The meaning of life is giving your gift away." ~David Viscott

"It is not what we do, but what also we do not do, for which we are accountable." ~Moliere 

"Imagination is the beginning of creation. We imagine what we desire; we will what we imagine; and at last we create what we will. ~George Bernard Shaw 

“Come, Boy, sit down. Sit down and rest." 
And the boy did. 
And the tree was happy.”  ~Shel Silverstein, The Giving Tree 

"I, with deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman." ~Anais Nin

"An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity." ~Martin Luther King Jr.

"I cannot believe that the purpose of life is to be "happy." I think the purpose of life is to be useful, to be responsible, to be compassionate. It is, above all, to matter and to count, to stand for something, to have made some difference that you lived at all." ~Leo C. Rosten 

"Your girl is lovely, Hubbell." ~Katie Morosky, The Way We Were

"Don't wait around for other people to be happy for you. Any happiness you get you've got to make yourself." ~Alice Walker

"Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you." ~Erich Fromm 

“The human contribution is the essential ingredient. It is only in the giving of oneself to others that we truly live.”  ~Ethyl Percy Andrus 

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