Friday, October 15, 2010

Quotes by Famous People

I have this neat book called "The Book of Positive Quotations" Compiled and Arranged by John Cook. I love flipping through it and reading all the different quotes by such different people. I thought I would write a few on this blog to share with you.

"Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing is at someone else; you're the one who gets burned."
~ Buddha

"All of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today."
~ Dale Carnegie

"Yesterday is a cancelled check; tomorrow is a promissory note; today is the only cash you have-so spend it wisely."
~ Kay Lyons

"Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got."
~ Janis Joplin

"Don't take anyone else's definition of success as your own. (This is easier said than done.)"
~ Jacqueline Briskin



  1. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.
    ~Sylvia Plath