TT # 7 of quotes I like

Thirteen quotes I like

On friendship:

1) The world is round so that friendship may encircle it.
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

2) True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.
- Charles Caleb Colton

On love:

3) Marriage is not a noun; it's a verb. It isn't something you get. It's something you do. It's the way you love your partner every day.
- Barbara de Angelis

On life:

4) Be not afraid of life. Believe that life IS worth living and your belief will help create the fact.
- James Truslow Adams

5) There is a very fine line between loving life and being greedy for it.
- Maya Angelou

On happiness:

6) Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.
- Guillaume Apollinaire

7) Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul.
- Democritus

On death:

8) It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.
- Marcus Aurelius

9) Pain and death are part of life. To reject them is to reject life itself.
- Henry Ellis

On success:

10) I'd rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate.
- George Burns

11) Don't aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally.
- David Frost

On dreams:

12) Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
- Langston Hughes

On character:

13) Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

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Amy Palko said...

I love good quotes. I recently read a good post on reasons to collect your favourite quotes which you might like. My own TT post has just gone up about traits that I admire in my family. Would love to hear what you thought of it!
Happy TT!

Bloggers said...

I love quotes

my 13 is up on

ivan said...

wow! your quotations list! Sometimes, it's really inspiring to read them again and again.

mine's up at Dear Me.

have fun!

WorksForMom said...

Oh how i love quotes. Especially that George Burns quote - perfect! Good list!

Nyla said...

Amy: I love wise quotes and thanks for the link to the post. I love it!

Bloggers: Hi, thanks for visiting my site. I believe quotes are great as they serve as short lessons for us all!

ivan: I have an even longer list but I had to only pick and choose 13! Thanks for dropping by.

worksformom: I have to agree with you that the George Burns' quote is one of my favourites! Thanks for dropping by.

Nicholas said...

Good list. I especially like #11

Nyla said...

Nicholas: thanks!