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A Collection Of My Favorite Quotes

Natalie Holland

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February 19th, 2012 - 01:42 PM

A Collection Of My Favorite Quotes

I enjoy reading and collecting quotes. I will be adding my favorite quotes to my blog, and I hope you enjoy them as much as I do. :)

Favorite Quotes:

There is no doubt that creativity is the most important human resource of all. Without creativity, there would be no progress, and we would be forever repeating the same patterns. ~ Edward de Bono


I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it. ~ Pablo Picasso


Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached. ~ Simone Weil

Why torture yourself when life'll do it for you? ~Author Unknown

Some men see things as they are and ask 'why' ? Others dream of things that never were and ask 'why not' ? ~ George Bernard Shaw

A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice. ~ Bill Cosby

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Bob Foster

1 Month Ago

Colorado, NY

Really great collection Natalie! Amazing!

Natalie Holland

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Release what no longer serves you to create space for that which does. And yes, sometimes this even means people. ~ Randy Paul Gage

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Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world. For indeed that's all who ever have. ~ Margaret Mead

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Life is like an ever-shifting kaleidoscope - a slight change, and all patterns alter. ~ Sharon Salzberg Art Prints

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Middlessex County, NJ

A painter should paint as a farmer plows his fields....not for glory, or prizes, or to appear in books, but because this is his function and he cannot help painting. ~ Elmer Schooley

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Middlessex County, NJ

If I could say it in words there would be no reason to paint. ~ Edward Hopper

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No love, no friendship can cross the path of our destiny without leaving some mark on it forever. ~ Francois Mauriac

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The really happy person is the one who can enjoy the scenery while on a detour. ~ Unknown

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Always be proud of yourself and understand that it is your individuality that makes you beautiful. ~ Mark Feehily

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The human body is the best work of art. ~ Jess C. Scott

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Do what you have to do until you can do what you want to do. ~ Oprah

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Fall 7 times and stand up 8. ~ Japanese Proverb

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Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart. ~ Washington Irving

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Nothing will work unless you do. ~ Maya Angelou

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In a cat's eye, all things belong to cats. ~ English Proverb

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City life is millions of people being lonesome together. ~ Henry David Thoreau

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In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. ~ Albert Einstein

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Painting is a faith, and it imposes the duty to disregard public opinion. ~ Vincent van Gogh

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Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time. ~ John Lubbock

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Silence is so accurate. ~ Mark Rothko

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The most visible joy can only reveal itself to us when we've transformed it, within. ~ Rainer Maria Rilke

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Don't let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace. ~ Dalai Lama

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Color is the place where our brain and the universe meet. ~ Paul Klee

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Creative ideas can be sparked by having a constant awareness of seeing situations and objects from an original, unconventional viewpoint. ~ Guy Lipscomb

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When you don't dress like everyone else, you don't have to think like everyone else. ~ Iris Apfel

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If you want to be successful, it's just this simple. Know what you are doing. Love what you are doing. And believe in what you are doing. ~ Will Rogers

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I got my own back. ~ Maya Angelou

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There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not Man the less, but Nature more. ~ Lord Byron

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“Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you” ~ Nathaniel Hawthorne

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"There is something in every one of you that waits and listens for the sound of the genuine in yourself. It is the only true guide you will ever have. And, if you cannot hear it, you will all of your life spend your days on the ends of strings that somebody else pulls." ~ Howard Thurman

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Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you've imagined. As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler. ~ Henry David Thoreau

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Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior. ~ Carl von Clausewitz

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The most important thing is to DARE. ~ Maya Angelou

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What we plant in the soil of contemplation, we shall reap in the harvest of action. ~ Meister Eckhart

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Nature often holds up a mirror so we can see more clearly the ongoing processes of growth, renewal, and transformation in our lives. ~ Mary Ann Brussat

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A smile is the light in the window of your face that tells people you're at home. ~ Author Unknown

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A friend is a shoulder to lean on, an ear to listen, and a heart to comfort. ~ Anonymous

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In youth and beauty, wisdom is but rare. ~ Homer

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Let each man exercise the art he knows. ~ Aristophanes

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Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

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I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

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Style is besides the point. Nobody would pay attention if one always said the same thing, in the same words and the same tone of voice. ~ Pablo Picasso

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Lend your ears to music, open your eyes to painting, and... stop thinking! Just ask yourself whether the work has enabled you to 'walk about' into a hitherto unknown world. If the answer is yes, what more do you want? ~ Wassily Kandinsky

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"A loving person lives in a loving world. A hostile person lives in a hostile world. Everyone you meet is your mirror." - Ken Keyes.

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To be upset over what you don't have is to waste what you do have. ~ Ken Keyes

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Nothing ever goes away until it teaches us what we need to know. ~ Pema Chodron

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Use your imagination no to scare yourself to death but to inspire yourself to life. ~ Adele Brookman

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Do not compare yourself with others, for you are a unique and wonderful creation. Make your own beautiful footprints in the snow. ~ Barbara Kimball

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" I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living." ~ Dr. Seuss