Daily Archives: February 21, 2016

The 52 Lists Project #8


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List Your Favorite Quotes:

I love quotes, and am always writing them on scraps of paper, in book margins, in my journal or on my calendar. Today, these are my favorite. If asked another day, the response might be completely different.

Argue for your limitations and, sure enough, they’re yours.

~Richard Bach

There is no duty we so much underrate as the duty of being happy.

~Robert Louis Stevenson

Enthusiasm is more important to mastery than innate ability.

~Gretchen Rubin

You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.


Live and create. Live to the point of tears.

~Albert Camus

Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.

~Mark Twain

Everyone needs his memories. They keep the wolf of insignificance from the door.

~Saul Bellow

Spend the afternoon. You can’t take it with you.

~Annie Dillard

Instructions for living a life: Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it.

~Mary Oliver

We must have the stubbornness to accept our gladness in the ruthless furnace of this world.

~Jack Gilbert

The family. We were a strange little band of characters trudging through life sharing diseases and toothpaste, coveting one another’s desserts, hiding shampoo, borrowing money, locking each other out of our rooms, inflicting pain and kissing to heal it in the same instant, loving, laughing, defending, and trying to figure out the common thread that bound us all together.

~Erma Bombeck