More good advice to live by

on Tuesday, 27 March 2018. Posted in Columns, Opinions

By: Brenda Harrison

Following are some meaningful quotes that I have discovered and collected:

The time is always right to do what is right. Martin Luther King Jr., 1929-1968.

God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well. Francois-Marie Arouet, 1694-1778, known as Voltaire).

Life is short, and­ we should respect every moment of it. Ferit Orhan Pamuk, known as Orhan Pamuk; born June 7, 1952.

Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. Scottish novelist Robert Louis Stevenson, 1850-1894.

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power. Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1865.

The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things. Henry Ward Beecher, 1813-1887.

A man’s friendships are one of the best measures of his worth. Charles Robert Darwin, 1809-1882.

Don’t gain the world and lose your soul; wisdom is better than silver or gold. Robert Nesta Marley (1945-1981).

Faith is knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof. – Khalil Gibran.

“Whoever is happy will make others happy too.” Annelies Marie “Anne” Frank (1929 -45)

“Too often we...enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.” John Fitzgerald “Jack” Kennedy

“Nothing you wear is more important than your smile.” Connie Stevens (born Concetta Rosalie Ann Ingoglia; August 8, 1938).

Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does. William James (1842-1910).

A somebody was once a nobody who wanted to and did. John Burroughs (1837-1921).

A person is a person no matter how small. Dr. Seuss

There’s a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure the truth. Maya Angelou (1928-2014).

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference. Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill (1874-1965).

God loves each of us as if there were only one of us. Saint Augustine

Easter is meant to be a symbol of hope, renewal, and new life. Janine di Giovanni

Blessings dear readers for a safe and happy Easter weekend!