Friday, October 06, 2006

Most Quotable Friday

To fear is one thing. To let fear grab you by the tail and swing you
around is another.
-Katherine Paterson

Behold the turtle. He only makes progress when he sticks his neck out.
-James Bryant Conant

Wise sayings often fall on barren ground; but a kind word is never
thrown away.
-Sir Arthur Helps

If you were born lucky, even your rooster will lay eggs.
-Russian proverb

Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten,
but they may start a winning game.
-Goethe

Embrace your uniqueness. Time is much too short to be living someone else's life.
-Kobi Yamada

4 comments:

Mommy off the Record said...

I've been reading a number of posts lately about the fear of raising daughters in this society. That first quote was a good reminder that we should not let our fear paralyze us. (Easier said than done though.)

Anonymous said...

Behold the turtle. He only makes progress when he sticks his neck out.
-James Bryant Conant

That is one of my favorites. I actually used that to motivate my boyfriend to try something new, take a chance. I love that one.

marsha_tm said...

So THAT'S my problem - my rooster ain't layin' no eggs.

Bonnie B said...

I'm embracing. I'm embracing. Now I hope I'm not doing so much embracing that I get embarrassing