Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Cicero - A thankful heart...

"A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues."

Monday, November 29, 2010

Henry Ward Beecher - The unthankful heart...

"The unthankful heart... discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings!"

Friday, November 26, 2010

Erma Bombeck - Thanksgiving dinners take...

"Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence."

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Thursday, November 25, 2010

Meister Eckhart - If the only prayer...

"If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, "thank you," that would suffice."

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Robert Caspar Lintner - Thanksgiving was never...

"Thanksgiving was never meant to be shut up in a single day."

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

J.A. Shedd - He who thanks but...

"He who thanks but with the lips
Thanks but in part;
The full, the true Thanksgiving
Comes from the heart."

Monday, November 22, 2010

W.J. Cameron - Thanksgiving, after all...

"Thanksgiving, after all, is a word of action."

Friday, November 19, 2010

Arthur Guiterman, The First Thanksgiving - So once in every year...

"So once in every year we throng
Upon a day apart,
To praise the Lord with feast and song
In thankfulness of heart."

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Henry Ward Beecher - Remember God's bounty in the year...

"Remember God's bounty in the year. String the pearls of His favor. Hide the dark parts, except so far as they are breaking out in light! Give this one day to thanks, to joy, to gratitude!"

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

John Fitzgerald Kennedy - As we express our gratitude...

"As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them."

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

E.P. Powell - Thanksgiving Day is a jewel...

"Thanksgiving Day is a jewel, to set in the hearts of honest men; but be careful that you do not take the day, and leave out the gratitude."

Monday, November 15, 2010

Albert Einstein - Not everything that...

"Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted."

Friday, November 12, 2010

Edward Sandford Martin - Thanksgiving Day comes...

"Thanksgiving Day comes, by statute, once a year; to the honest man it comes as frequently as the heart of gratitude will allow."

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Oliver Wendell Holmes - A mind that is...

“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.”

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Frederick Douglass - It is not light that...

“It is not light that we need, but fire; it is not the gentle shower, but thunder. We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake.”

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

George Patton - If you are going to...

“If you are going to win any battle, you have to do one thing. You have to make the mind run the body. Never let the body tell the mind what to do… the body is never tired if the mind is not tired.”

Monday, November 8, 2010

Author Unknown - If everybody’s...

“If everybody’s thinking alike, somebody isn’t thinking.”

Sunday, November 7, 2010

theblairwaldorf(tumblr) - To start a day is...

“To start a day is just like painting. Draw the line with prayers. Erase the error with forgiveness. Dip the brush with lots of patience, and color it with love.”

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Jack Kerouac - Happiness consists...

“Happiness consists in realizing it is all a great strange dream”

Friday, November 5, 2010

T.S. Eliot - I don’t believe one...

“I don’t believe one grows older. I think that what happens early on in life is that at a certain age one stands still and stagnates.”

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Daphne Rose Kingma - Aliveness is energy...

“Aliveness is energy. It’s the juice, the vitality, and the passion that wakes up our cells every morning. It’s what makes us want to dance. It’s the energy that moves a relationship from the status quo to something grander and much more expansive, something that makes our hearts beat faster, our minds, and our eyes open wider than ever before. Everything is of interest to a person who is truly alive, whether it’s a challenge, a loving moment, a bucket of grief, or a glimpse of beauty.”

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Grey’s Anatomy Monologue - There’s something to be...

“There’s something to be said about a glass half full. About knowing when to say “when.” I think it’s a floating line. A barometer of need and desire. It’s entirely up to the individual… and depends on what’s being poured. Sometimes, all we want is a taste. Other times, there’s no such thing as enough. The glass is bottomless.

And all we want… is more.”

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Epicurus - Do not spoil what...

“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.”

Monday, November 1, 2010

Rafiki, The Lion King - Ah yes, the past...

"Ah yes, the past can hurt. But you can either run from it, or learn from it."