Quotes that speak to me…

“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” George Bernard Shaw

“Thirty was so strange for me. I’ve really had to come to terms with the fact that I am now a walking and talking adult.” C.S. Lewis

“Character is like a tree and reputation its shadow. The shadow is what we think it is and the tree is the real thing.” Abraham Lincoln

“To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best day and night to make you like everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting.” E.E. Cummings

“If we couldn’t laugh we would all go insane.”  Robert Frost

“People are often unreasonable and self-centered.  Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives.  Be kind anyway.
If you are honest, people may cheat you.  Be honest anyway.
If you find happiness, people may be jealous.  Be happy anyway.
The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow.  Do good anyway.
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough.  Give your best anyway.
For you see, in the end, it is between you and God.  It was never between you and them anyway.” Mother Teresa

“We know that God is everywhere; but certainly we feel His presence most when His works are on the grandest scale spread before us; and it is in the unclouded night-sky, where His worlds wheel their silent course, that we read clearest His infinitude, His omnipotence, His omnipresence.” Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre

“Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.” Corrie ten Boom

These are some of the many people who I have gotten to know through books either written about them or by them… I saved some of the best for last of course. If you have a chance read The Hiding Place by Corrie ten Boom I would highly suggest it. Until my next post… see you on the flip side!