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W. A. Spooner Quote of the Day

Welcome to these W. A. Spooner Quotes of the Day from my large collection of positive, romantic, and funny quotes.

When our boys come home from France,
we will have the hags flung out.
- W. A. Spooner

Sir, you have tasted two whole worms;
you have hissed all my mystery lectures and been caught
fighting a liar in the quad;
you will leave by the next town drain.
- W. A. Spooner

Tell me, was it you or your brother who was killed in the war?
- W. A. Spooner

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson PHOTO

 

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha PHOTO

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell PHOTO

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama PHOTO


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All our dreams can come true,
if we have the courage to pursue them.
- Walt Disney PHOTO

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray PHOTO

We all live with the objective of being happy;
our lives are all different and yet the same.
- Anne Frank PHOTO

We cannot choose our external circumstances,
but we can always choose how to respond to them.
- Epictetus PHOTO

It is our choices ... that show what we truly are,
far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets) PHOTO

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent
about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr. PHOTO

"Hurry up" ranks right up there with "you need to"
as a destroyer of our humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe,
our class, and our nation;
and this means we must develop a world perspective.
- Martin Luther King, Jr. PHOTO

As we work to create light for others,
we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher PHOTO

Our Joy comes from living our own lives simply -
never from demanding that others live simply -
or from ever making any demands whatsoever upon others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Our faith gives us knowledge of something better.
- E. F. Schumacher PHOTO

The winds of grace are always blowing;
all we need to do is raise our sails.
- Anonymous

May we so love as never to have occasion
to repent of our love!
- Henry David Thoreau

We cling to our own point of view,
as though everything depended on it.
Yet our opinions have no permanence;
like autumn and winter, they gradually pass away.
- Zhuangzi

No love, no friendship can cross the path of our destiny
without leaving some mark on it forever.
- Francois Muriac

It is never too late to give up our prejudices.
- Henry David Thoreau

Our business in life is not to get ahead of others,
but to get ahead of ourselves.
- E. Joseph Cossman

The reason why men do not obey us,
is because they see the mud at the bottom of our eye.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If the misery of the poor be caused
not by the laws of nature,
but by our institutions,
great is our sin.
- Charles Darwin

Non-violence is not a garment to be put on and off at will.
Its seat is in the heart,
and it must be an inseparable part of our being.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Not every difficult and dangerous thing
is suitable for training,
but only that which is conducive to success
in achieving the object of our effort.
- Epictetus

Our mettle is tested by storms,
not by calm.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greater part of our happiness or misery
depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.
- Martha Washington

There is a secret wisdom-of-the-ages
that holds the key to breaking
our cycle of self-imposed suffering.
The secret wisdom is,
"Life is not supposed to be fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We know nothing at all.
All our knowledge is but the knowledge of schoolchildren.
The real nature of things we shall never know.
- Albert Einstein

Adversity can crush our spirit -
or strengthen it - it is our choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We see Life through the fun-house mirrors of our point-of-view.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our compassion and acts of selflessness
take us to the deeper truths.
- Amma

Let's have faith that right makes might;
and in that faith let us, to the end,
dare to do our duty as we understand it.
- Abraham Lincoln

How different our lives are when we
really know what is deeply important to us,
and keeping that picture in mind,
we manage ourselves each day
to be and to do what really matters most
- Stephen Covey

In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves.
The process never ends until we die.
And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Music takes us out of the actual
and whispers to us dim secrets
that startle our wonder as to who we are.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We can change our lives.
We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
- Tony Robbins

We really have to understand the person we want to love.
If our love is only a will to possess, it is not love.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
- Marianne Williamson

See life as ugly and painful - if you choose,
or see it as beautiful and joyful.
There is no inherent meaning in life.
We give life its meaning.
It's our Choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Being part of the natural world reminds me
that innocence isn't ever lost completely;
we just need to maintain our goodness to regain it.
- Jewel

We do not always see what is before our face -
sometimes we see what we hope to see,
or fear we will see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence -
is the key to unlocking our potential.
- Winston Churchill

When we do the best that we can,
we never know what miracle is wrought in our life,
or in the life of another.
- Helen Keller

We tell the real truth of our life
by the stories we repeatedly tell.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Most of the shadows of life are caused
by standing in our own sunshine.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

NECESSITY and URGENCY are twin poisons of our rattlesnake minds.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greater our knowledge increases
the more our ignorance unfolds.
- John F. Kennedy

We cannot solve our problems with the same
thinking we used when we created them.
- Albert Einstein

Our prime purpose in this life is to help others.
And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Why, I'd like nothing better than to achieve
some bold adventure, worthy of our trip.
- Aristophanes

We can't control the impressions others form about us,
and the effort to do so only debases our character.
- Epictetus

There comes that mysterious meeting in life
when someone acknowledges who we are and what we can be,
igniting the circuits of our highest potential.
- Rusty Berkus

We are powerless to redesign the world,
but we have infinite power to create our appreciation of it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
- Soren Kierkegaard

We should take care not to make the intellect our god;
it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.
- Albert Einstein

We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all of our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time
- T. S. Eliot

We must be proactive in our love
in order for it to change our lives.
- Marianne Williamson

Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Who has fully realized that history
is not contained in thick books
but lives in our very blood?
- Carl Jung

The promises we makes to ourselves are the things
that assure us we have the capacity to keep our promises to others.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

It is no use saying, "We are doing our best."
You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
- Winston Churchill

Once we accept our limits, we can go beyond them.
- Albert Einstein

We all have our thorns. We, and Life, have our moments.
Life occurs before our morning coffee.
Life occurs in our bathrobe with our hair uncombed.
Bless and give thanks for All of Life - the bloom and the thorns.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying
about things which are beyond the power of our will.
- Epictetus

It is not our circumstances that create
our discontent or contentment.
It is us.
- Vivian Greene


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