On September 11, 2001 I started keeping a book of quotes that were meaningful to me. In these books (I now have two), I have also kept things that are meaningful to me. I am going to use this page to share some of those quotes.
You were born an original, don’t die a copy.
If we can take anything from yesterday, it should be the Statue of Liberty still standing amid the smoke and flames. Still shining her beacon of freedom to the rest of the world. NBC Nightly News 9/12/01
What in the ‘Hello God, It’s me Margaret’ were you thinking? Scrubs
There are things we don’t understand and always people we will never understand.
“Who is FIKA and why is he taking all of my money?” Friends
Only two kids enjoy high school, one is the captain of the football team, the other is his girlfriend.
“Even in a new place, if you get out there and meet people, you will always find someone to hang with.”
“We have to settle”
” The colony of Jamestown Virgina….the game!!” Rachel and Chandler
America is too great for small dreams. Ronald Reagan
“I’m a Dimera, there is always another bomb to drop” Days of Our Lives
“You beat each other if you want to, but never let anyone beat your teammate.” Richard Childress
Act your Wage!
A good example is the best sermon.
You get a strange feeling when you are about to leave a place; like you’ll not only miss the people you love, but you’ll miss the person you are at this time and place, because you’ll never be this way again.
“Guns and liquor usually don’t mix.” Rachael Ray
Never put a question mark where God has put a period.
“When you see apples at the top of the barrel, always remember that they are held on top by all those apples you do not see.” A.B. Graham
Tired of being alone, but not tired enough to settle.
If I were a better person, I’d ignore her and get on with my life. But I’m not.
He might have all the pieces to the puzzle but he’s not put together quite right.
If they are dumb enough to walk away, be smart enough to let them go.
If things can’t get worse, it means there nearly over.
Only two defining forces have ever offered to die for you. Jesus Christ and the American Service Member. One died for your soul, the other for your freedom.
“God can’t answer your prayers if you’re not taking time to talk to him every single day.” Dale Jarrett
Caution: Graduation is closer than it appears.
“Leadership is not a spectator sport.” Dr. Barrett
It’s always easier to do things the wrong way, but its always best to do them the right way. CleoMar Dungy
Sometimes you have to ask yourself ‘If I went missing, would anyone think to look for me’? Grey’s Anatomy
The thing that sets the American Christian apart from all other people in the world is he will DIE on his feet BEFORE he will LIVE on his KNEES. George Washington
He who has a fifth on the fourth will not come forth on the fifth.
I ain’t saying I’m perfect, but I promise I’m worth it.
‘We’re going to have a talent show, we have some talent, the rest is just a show.’
Battle, Breathe, Believe- Troy Tanner
Payback- It’s a Kyle Busch!
Decisions are made by those who show up.
If you don’t have the time to do it right, then you must have the time to do it over.
Somebody may beat me, but they are going to have to bleed to do it. Steve Prefontaine
I’m just a goof looking for my ball.
I’m selfish, impatient, and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I’m out of control, and at times hard to handle, but if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best. Marilyn Monroe
Yes, you did…but now you can’t blame Bush anymore.
You can’t take a donkey to the Kentucky Derby. Richard Head
We can’t change what God determines. Marilla Cuthbert
Can’t means you don’t want to.
Thou shall check thyself, before thou wrecks thyself
Do not confuse the urgent with the important. Steven Covey
You don’t have to be crazy, but it helps!
Much of the stress that people feel doesn’t come from having too much to do. It comes from not finishing what they started. David Allen
The results you get in life are a direct result of how you participate.
Hours of boredom punctuated by two seconds of sheer terror.
“If not us, who?
If not now, when?” John Lewis
Silly boys, trucks are for girls.
“Lest I keep my complacent way, I must remember out there a person died for me today. As long as there must be war, i ask and must answer was I worth dying for?” Eleanor Roosevelt
“It’s one thing to make a mistake once, but it is a different thing to make it all of your life.”
Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.
“The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, shall be directly proportional to how they perceived veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by our nation.”