Friday, June 4, 2010

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Happily Ever After

Quotes from Jack Canfield and Mark Hansen's Chicken Soup for the Soul: Happily Ever After :) A must read!!!


If you don't like something, change it. 
If you can't change it, change the way 
you think about it. -Mary Engelbreit

Anywhere is paradise; it's up to you. -Author Unknown

Love is the condition in which the happiness of another is essential to your own. -Robert Heinlein

Make your optimism come true. -Author Unknown

Love is a symbol of eternity. It wipes out all sense of time, 
destroying all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end. -Author Unknown

To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides. -David Viscott, M.D.

Age does not protect you from love, but love to some
extent protects you from age. -Jeanne Moreau

Small deeds are done better 
than great deeds planned. -Peter Marshall

Challenges make you discover things about
yourself that you never really knew. -Cicely Tyson

When the world says, "Give up," 
Hope whispers, "Try it one more time." 
 -Author Unknown

We must be willing to 
get rid of the life we've planned, 
so as to have the life that is waiting for us
 -Joseph Campbell

True love stories never have endings. -Richard Bach

Forgiveness does not change the past, 
but it does enlarge the future. -Paul Boese

Soul-mates are people who bring out the best in you. 
They are not perfect but are always perfect for you. -Author Unknown

See everything; 
overlook a great deal; 
correct a little. 
 -Pope John XXIII

To get to a woman's heart, 
a man must first use his own. 
 -Mike Dobbertin

The first duty of love is to listen. -Paul Tillich

They are not long, the days of wine and roses: 
Out of a misty dream, our path emerges for a while, 
then closes within a dream. 
 -Ernest Dowson

We plant seeds that will flower as results in our lives, 
as best to remove the weeds of anger, 
avarice, envy and doubt. -Dorothy Day

I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck. -Emma Goldman

Flowers are love's truest language. -Park Benjamin

You give but little when you give of your possessions. 
It is when you give of yourself that you truly give. -Kahlil Gibran

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, 
you gotta put up with the rain. -Dolly Parton

Hope is the feeling you have that the feeling you have isn't permanent. -Jean Kerr

Let your love be stronger than you hate or anger. 
Learn the wisdom of compromise, 
for it is better to bend a little than to break. -H.G. Wells

We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh. -Agnes Repplier

You can discover more about a person in an hour of play 
than in a year of conversation. -Plato

Kindness is the greatest wisdom. -Author Unknown

A hundred men may make an encampment,
but it takes a woman to make a home.
-Chinese Proverb

We love because it's 
the only true adventure. -Nikki Giovanni

If you're never scared or embarrassed or hurt, it means you never take any chances. -Julia Sorel

A wise lover values not so much the gift of the lover 
as the love of the giver. -Thomas a Kempis

Do I love you because you're beautiful, 
or are you beautiful because I love you? 
-Richard Rogers and Oscar Hammerstein II

Remember, we all stumble, every one of us, 
that's why it's comfort to go hand in hand. -Emily Kimbrough

The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have. -Leonard Nimoy

I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved. -George Eliot

It's not where you go or what you do, it's who you take along with you. -Anonymous

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