Category: quotes collective

  • the quotes collective: kathryn

    Okay, I know you’re probably expecting a quote from Ghandi or John Lennon or the Dalai Lama. Or maybe even someone like Nora Ephron, or just one of those quotes that you see painted on colorful canvases at Ikea or World Market. Yeah, that’s not gonna happen. My quote, the quote that unexpectedly changed my […]

  • the quotes collective: erin

    “Blogging prowess”–I ain’t got it. What I do have is a lot of thoughts jumbled up in this ol’ brain of mine–a huge spectrum of emotions and feelings experienced on a daily basis and some years of personal introspection banked in my own vault. When Jenn introduced the idea of featuring favorite quotes, I immediately […]

  • the quotes collective: danielle

    So, I don’t remember ever hearing Winnie the Pooh actually say that…but I love it. One day I saw that on Pinterest, and it was a day when I really needed to have that perspective. Isn’t it weird how Pinterest can kind of be like the Bible that way… I mean you can browse through […]

  • the quotes collective: susannah

    I don’t remember a time when I didn’t love Les Miserables. I grew up singing the songs, learning how to play the music on the piano, and listening to my brothers fight over who got to sing which character’s part (I, of course was ALWAYS both Cosette AND Eponine. No one could take that from […]

  • the quotes collective: meredith

    You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching,love like you’ll never be hurt, sing like there’s nobody listening,and live like it’s heaven on earth. William W. Purkey   This quote encourages us to live our lives with fearlessness and joy. Purkey tells us to live life out loud because we only get one shot at it. […]

  • hard conversations

    sometimes i think, i was a good person once. i was. i’m not now. i drink too much. not so much that i need to be committed somewhere. but enough. just enough that i shouldn’t. i’m too judgmental. and i think too much. too often, what i think… it’s ugly. and i can’t talk about it. i […]

  • the quotes collective: melissa

    ‘Remember,’ Eli said as the Wemmick walked out the door, ‘you are special because I made you. And I don’t make mistakes.’ Many of you are probably unfamiliar with the book You Are Special by Max Lucado. It’s a children’s book, and one I wouldn’t have ever picked up myself if I were to be […]

  • food for thought

    failure at some point in everyone’s life is inevitable,but giving up is unforgivable catherine biden in september of last year, i attended a blogging conference in dallas, texas. it’s about a four-hour drive from here–a northern suburb of houston–to there. i’d meant to leave at about ten that morning so that i could get to […]

  • weeding

    failure at some point in everyone’s life is inevitable, but giving up is unforgivable (catherine eugenia finnegan biden).  ‘there is no use trying,’ said alice; ‘one can’t believe impossible things.’ ‘i dare say you haven’t had much practice,’ said the queen. ‘when i was your age, i always did it for half an hour a […]