Quotations

Quotations

Anatole France: Dream and Believe

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe. — Anatole France

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Pablo Picasso: Every Child Is an Artist

Every child is an artist. The challenge is to remain an artist after you grow up. — Pablo Picasso

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Mom’s Rules #3: If You Stick Your Tongue Out Again, It Will Fall Off

Mom’s Rules #3: If you stick your tongue out again, it will fall off.

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Two Kinds of People in the World

Dance, Dance, Dance: Two Kinds of People in the World

There are two kinds of people in the world: You and everyone else.

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The Mom Test

The Mom Test: Fail, And You’re the Dad

The Mom Test: All moms know this stuff. It’s on the Mom Test. You have to know it, or they don’t let you be a Mom. If you don’t pass the test, you have to be the dad. I was out walking with my 5-year-old daughter. She picked up something off the ground and started […]

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Poem: I asked God to take away my pain

I Asked God to Take Away My Pain Poem

I asked God to take away my pain. God said, “No.” It is not for me to take away, but for you to give it up. I asked God to make my handicapped child whole. God said, “No.” Her spirit was whole, her body was only temporary. … I asked God to grant me patience. […]

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Mary Oliver: Instructions for Living a Life

Mary Oliver: Instructions for Living a Life

Instructions for living a life. Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it. — Mary Oliver

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Demetri Martin: Be Good at Everything

Demetri Martin: On Being Good at Everything

I used to play sports. Then I realized you can buy trophies. Now I’m good at everything. – Demetri Martin

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Philippians 4:6

Think Before You Speak

Think before you speak. Is it true? Is it helpful? Is it inspiring? Is it necessary? Is it kind? Whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable, if anything is excellent or praiseworthy, think on such things. — Philippians 4:8

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Ruby Dee On Marriage

Ruby Dee: On Marriage

Actress Ruby Dee describes how her 50-year marriage with Ossie Davis survived all those years. A trustworthy marriage has weathered temptation and anger and jealousy and resentment and a little bit of selfishness. When you get over and get through that, then maybe you can see the light of love. — Ruby Dee, actress

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