Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Random Quotes I like

"Sometimes it hurts instead..."Someone Like You (recorded by Adele)

"In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing." ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966

"I never knew until that moment how bad it could hurt to lose something you never really had." ~From the television show The Wonder Years

"As soon as forever is through, I'll be over you." ~Toto

"I don't know why they call it heartbreak. It feels like every other part of my body is broken too." ~Missy Altijd

"We treat the lowering of standards as a moral obligation and then, as our consciences darken, we congratulate ourselves on being more enlightened." (Mark Chamberlain, Wanting More - The Challenge of Enjoyment in the Age of Addiction)

Being the nice and predictably boring woman will quickly put you in the "she's sweet but it's just not there" category. (Christian Carter)

"Care about people; not just FOR people and don't let issues get in the way of relationships." Pamela Atkinson at Global Health Conference, Provo, UT 3/18/11

To love another person is to see the face of God." Jean ValJean (line in Les Miserables)

"Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product." ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

"A single man is like half a pair of scissors." ~ Benjamin Franklin

"Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up, doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil; rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth; beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things." ~ I Corinthians 13:4-7 (KJV)

"I would rather have thirty minutes of wonderful than a lifetime of nothing special." from Steel Magnolias (thanks, Nat)

"True love is not so much a matter of romance as it is a matter of anxious concern for the well being of one's companion." ~ President Gordon B Hinckley

"I came here tonight because when you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible." (Harry in When Harry Met Sally)

"Beginnings are scary, endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So, when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will." Hope Floats

"Trying to forget someone you love is like trying to remember someone you've never met."

"Don't cry because its over; smile because it happened."

"Life is too short - laugh when you can, apologize when you should, and let go of what you can't change, love deeply and forgive quickly."

"Trying to find lasting love without obeying God is like trying to quench thirst by drinking from an empty cup—you can go through the motions, but the thirst remains." ~ John H Groberg

"I know of nothing which gives us a greater love of all that is good, than teaching this Gospel of Jesus Christ." ~ Heber J Grant

"We look forward to the time when the power of love will replace the love of power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace." ~ William Gladstone

"America is great because she is good. If America ceases to be good, America will cease to be great." ~ Alexis de Tocqueville

"Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it." ~ Helen Keller

The great Prophet Isaiah, whom the Savior frequently quoted, warned, “Woe unto them that call evil good and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness!” Isaiah 5:20

1 comment:

  1. Lots of great quotes here! The one about 30 minutes of wonderful instead of a lifetime of nothing special is from Steel Magnolias.


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