And sometimes when I get caught up in things, I need to take a moment and gather inspiration from people who have said things so much more eloquently than I ever could dream of doing.
And so, today, I'd like to share some of my favorite quotes with you...
- To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am. Bernard M. Baruch
- Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read. Groucho Marx
- Bumper Sticker: Si hoc adfixum in obice legere potes, et liberaliter educatus et nimis propinquus ades. (If you can read this bumper sticker, you are both very well educated and much too close.)
- If you can't be a good example, then you'll just have to serve as a horrible warning. Catherine Aird
- I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is ready for the ordeal of meeting me is another matter. Winston Churchill on his 75th birthday
- My second favorite household chore is ironing. My first being hitting my head on the top bunk bed until I faint. Erma Bombeck
- It isn’t for the moment you are struck that you need courage, but for the long uphill climb back to sanity and faith and security. Anne Morrow Lindbergh
- Old age ain’t for sissies. Bette Davis
- You make the beds, you do the dishes, and six months later you have to start all over again. Joan Rivers
- We are not retreating - we are advancing in another direction. General Douglas MacArthur
- I worship the quicksand he walks in. Art Buchwald
- I've had a wonderful time, but this wasn't it. Groucho Marx
- I'm all in favor of keeping dangerous weapons out of the hands of fools. Let's start with typewriters. Frank Lloyd Wright
- Do not look where you fell, but where you slipped. African proverb
- A reporter asked Brigadier General Wilma Vaught: What did you want to be when you grew up?” She answered “In charge.”
- She changed her mind, but it didn’t work any better than the old one. Henny Youngman
- If you can laugh at it, you can live with it. Erma Bombeck
- I refuse to think of them as chin hairs. I think of them as stray eyebrows. Janette Barber
I love the story of former President Lyndon Johnson walking through NASA. He came upon a janitor and asked the man what his job was. The man didn’t even hesitate. He answered, “I’m helping put a man on the moon.” If only we all understood our place in the big picture that clearly…
Just some thoughts for today. Now I'll get back to work...
Christee & the rubber chicken, Elvis