Weekend Musings -The power of quoted words

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The power of quoted words sometimes has an extra spark of meaning in our imagination because of who said it. Quoted words are like rose petals beneath our feet, their fragrance whispering to the imagination, as we walk through this sometimes enchanted garden called life. Enjoy.

“If a man can bridge the gap between life and death, if he can live on after he’s dead, then maybe he was a great man.” ―  James Dean

Image by Наталья Тамарли from Pixabay

“The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.” ―  Bruce Lee

“I’m not the greatest; I’m the double greatest. Not only do I knock ’em out, I pick the round.” – Muhammad Ali

Image by Jill Wellington from Pixabay

“Laughter is much more important than applause. Applause is almost a duty. Laughter is a reward.” ―  Carol Channing

“I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they’re right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.” ―  Marilyn Monroe

Rose “Marilyn Monroe” – Credit: Mandana on flickr.com

“Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.” ―  Mother Teresa

“There were people who incorporated melody before me, but I would deem myself the first person to successfully rap and sing.” ―  Drake

Queen Lucia Rose -Image by lapping from Pixabay

“I was always scared to follow my dreams because if I follow my dreams and I fail, I can’t dream about it anymore. It’s easier to settle for less.” ―  Cardi B

“Art is about building a new foundation, not just laying something on top of what’s already there.” ―  Prince

Image by Johann Reinbacher from Pixabay

I never expected to be anybody important.”  ―   Elvis Presley

“The roughest road often leads to the top.” ―  Christina Aguilera

“Remember, people only rain on your parade because they’re jealous of your sun and tired of their shade.” ―  Kim Kardashian

Image by Goran Horvat from Pixabay

“Don’t you ever let a soul in the world tell you that you can’t be exactly who you are.”― Lady Gaga

“If you don’t live your life, then who will?” –Rihanna

“The best time for planning a book is while you’re doing the dishes.” ―  Agatha Christie

“Let us step into the night and pursue that flighty temptress, adventure.” ―  J. K. Rowling

Image by armennano from Pixabay

“I’m just going to write because I cannot help it.” ―  Charlotte Bronte

“I learned this, at least, by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.”― Henry David Thoreau

“Each life makes its own imitation of immortality.” ―  Stephen King

Eight Immortals – Image by naturepost from Pixabay

“Here is the world of imagination, hopes, and dreams. In this timeless land of enchantment, the age of chivalry, magic and make-believe are reborn – and fairy tales come true. Fantasyland is dedicated to the young-in-heart, to those who that when you wish upon a star, your dreams come true.”― Walt Disney

“Genius is 1% talent and 99% percent hard work…”― Albert Einstein

“We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.”― Marie Curie

Image by Erika Varga from Pixabay

“What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.”― Jane Goodall

“For most of history, man has had to fight nature to survive; in this century he is beginning to realize that, in order to survive, he must protect it.”― Jacques-Yves Cousteau

Image by Capri23auto from Pixabay

“One, remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Two, never give up work. Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it. Three, if you are lucky enough to find love, remember it is there and don’t throw it away.” ― Stephen Hawking

“Art is never finished, only abandoned.” ―  Leonardo da Vinci

“It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done.”― Vincent Van Gogh

Image by GLady from Pixabay

“Don’t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets; art deserves that, for it and knowledge can raise man to the Divine.” ―  Ludwig van Beethoven

“There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.” ―  Pablo Picasso

“Let us not take ourselves too seriously. None of us has a monopoly on wisdom.”Her Majesty, Elizabeth the Second (Queen Elizabeth II)

Queen Elizabeth Rose – Credit: redneckrosarian.wordpress.com

“Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.”― John D. Rockefeller

“A library outranks any other one thing a community can do to benefit its people. It is a never failing spring in the desert.”― Andrew Carnegie

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Published by Suzette Benjamin

Positive thinker, inspiration, sometimes writer, faith

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