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Elizabeth Jennings Quotes and Sayings
Quotes by Elizabeth Jennings

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For me, poetry is always a search for order.
- Elizabeth Jennings

I hate a word like "pets": it sounds so much Like something
with no living of its own.
- Elizabeth Jennings

God grant me the serenity
To accept the things I cannot change;
the courage to change the things I can;
and the wisdom to know the difference.
- Reinhold Niebuhr (Serenity Prayer) PHOTO

Let there be peace on earth.
And let it begin with me.
- Jill Jackson Miller PHOTO

 

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Let me bring peace into moments of chaos.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi PHOTO

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Life is 10 percent what happens to me
and 90 percent how I react to it.
- Charles Swindoll

Give me your tired, your poor,
your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.
- written on the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor PHOTO

It gives me great pleasure indeed to see the stubbornness
of an incorrigible nonconformist warmly acclaimed.
- Albert Einstein

Only that in you which is me can hear what I'm saying.
- Ram Dass

I have found out that though the ways in which
I can make myself useful are few,
yet the work open to me is endless.
- Helen Keller

Today is your day to laugh at life,
laugh at what's funny - laugh at what's sad,
laugh loud - laugh often,
laugh at me - laugh at you - laugh at life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

At the end of a matter ask,
"What will I learn from this to make me better?"
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I am not what happened to me,
I am what I choose to become.
- Carl Jung

I Receive ALL of Life with Thanksgiving -
I have gratitude for EVERYTHING
that has ever occurred to bring me to this moment.
I give thanks for the joys and the sufferings,
the moments of peace and the flashes of anger,
the compassion and the indifference,
the roar of my courage and the cold sweat of my fear.
I accept gratefully the entirety of my past and my present life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

If there ever comes a day when we can't be together,
keep me in your heart, I'll stay there forever.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

What is it about sameness that so draws me,
and how could I begin to have
that same kind of attraction to change?
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Truth is absolute, but only to one person.
My truth is absolute to me, and your truth is absolute to you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love me when I least deserve it,
because that's when I really need it.
- Swedish Proverb PHOTO

The gift of fantasy has meant more to me
than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
- Albert Einstein

I want it said of me by those who knew me best,
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

When I examine myself and my methods of thought,
I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy
has meant more to me than
any talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
- Albert Einstein

As for me, all I know is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

If you would lift me up you must be on higher ground.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
- Aristotle

Laugh Loud - Laugh Often
Laugh At What's Funny - Laugh At What's Sad
Laugh At Me - Laugh At You - Laugh At Life
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People understand me so poorly that they don't even understand
my complaint about them not understanding me.
- Soren Kierkegaard

We must, however, acknowledge, as it seems to me,
that man with all his noble qualities...
still bears in his bodily frame
the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.
- Charles Darwin

Farewell My Friend
It was beautiful as long as it lasted
The journey of my life.
I have no regrets whatsoever
save the pain I'll leave behind.
Those dear hearts who love and care...
And the strings pulling at the heart and soul...
The strong arms that held me up
When my own strength let me down.
At every turning of my life
I came across good friends,
Friends who stood by me,
Even when the time raced me by.
Farewell, farewell my friends
I smile and bid you goodbye.
No, shed no tears for I need them not
All I need is your smile.
If you feel sad do think of me
for that's what I'll like
when you live in the hearts
of those you love, remember then
you never die.
- Gitanjali Ghei

Give me a lever long enough
and a fulcrum on which to place it,
and I shall move the world.
- Archimedes

What I am looking for is not out there, it is in me.
- Helen Keller

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

People sort themselves into groups
of happy people and unhappy people
through two different, but complementary mechanisms,
influence and affinity.
I influence those around me
with my emotional state, either happy or unhappy.
At the same time, I feel an affinity
for others who are like me in some way -
in this case by sharing my emotional outlook on life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is no brief candle to me.
It is a sort of splendid torch
which I have got a hold of for the moment,
and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible
before handing it on to future generations.
- George Bernard Shaw

Guilt says I've done something wrong;
... shame says there is something wrong with me.
Guilt says I've made a mistake;
... shame says I am a mistake.
Guilt says what did was not good;
... shame says I am no good.
- John Bradshaw

I have no need to conform to the stereotypes
others have defined for me.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When ordinary life shackles me,
I escape, one way or another. No more walls.
- Anais Nin

What you think of me is none of my business.
- Terry Cole-Whittaker

Grant That I May Radiate Thy Light, Thy Love,
Thy Healing, Thy Joy, and Thy Peace,
to All Those Around Me
and All Those in My Thoughts
This Day and Ever More.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

IF it is to be, it is up to me.
- Anonymous

Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine,
a possession for all time.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't believe me,
don't believe yourself,
and don't believe anyone else.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Once you label me, you negate me.
- Soren Kierkegaard

If I am not for myself,
who will be for me?
Yet if I am for myself alone,
of what good am I?
- Hillel

When one gets angry, it is always angry AT someone -
perhaps a friend or spouse, perhaps a stranger,
perhaps the nameless "they" - "those people at the bank wronged me,"
perhaps God, or perhaps oneself.
In any case, when one gets angry,
they want to find someone to be "responsible" for what happened.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Tell me what company thou keepst,
and I'll tell thee what thou art.
- Miguel de Cervantes

Die when I may, I want it said by those who knew me best
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

Personal importance, or taking things personally,
is the maximum expression of selfishness
because we make the assumption that everything is about me.
- don Miguel Ruiz

If someone had told me I would be Pope one day,
I would have studied harder.
- Pope John Paul I

My happiness depends on me.
- A Course in Miracles

Grant me the treasure of sublime poverty.
- St. Francis of Assisi

A friend is someone who understands my past,
believes in my future,
and accepts me just the way I am.
- Anonymous

No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right;
a single experiment can prove me wrong.
- Albert Einstein

I have lost my seven best friends,
which is to say that God has had mercy on me
seven times without realizing it.
He lent a friendship, took it from me, and sent me another.
- Jean Cocteau

A question that sometimes drives me hazy:
am I or are the others crazy?
- Albert Einstein

The movie character Forrest Gump describing life
as being "like a box of chocolates,"
is such a positive upbeat way of
characterizing the uncertainty of life.
I have no idea what life will give me next,
but whatever it is, it will be sweet.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar,
but I cherish the friend who for me
does not consult his calendar.
- Robert Brault

I love, without condition, myself,
all those around me,
and all those in my thoughts,
this day and evermore. Amen
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I strive toward my vision,
while accepting gratefully whatever life offers me.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am a self-centered spoiled-rotten brat,
Thank you for nurturing me.
- 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

I had forgotten how much light there is in the world,
'til you gave it back to me.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

I Give Thanks for EVERYTHING that has Occurred
to Bring Me to This Instant.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A friend knows the song in my heart
and sings it to me when my memory fails.
- Donna Roberts

My greatest service to others is living happily,
and radiating happiness and joy to those around me.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Give me six hours to chop down a tree
and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.
- Abraham Lincoln

The environment is everything that isn't me.
- Albert Einstein

My childhood should have taught me lessons for my own fatherhood,
but it didn't because parenting can only be learned
by people who have no children.
- Bill Cosby

Peace begins with me.
- Anonymous


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