Words to Live By!

I collect my favorite quotes here so that I can re-read them whenever I feel my energy or motivation lagging. Maybe they’ll inspire you too. I credit the wise person who said it, whenever I know, so please contact me at brenda@bcdeeks.com if you can fill in a missing one. 

  • Don’t wait for someone else’s magic. Pick up your own wand and start waving it around. (Buffy Sainte-Marie)

  • Sloppy writing reflects sloppy thinking. (Dr. Milton Friedman)
  • Someone can copy what you’ve done but they can’t copy what you’re going to do. (Marianna Konsolos)
  • I’d rather be a failure at something I enjoy than a success at something I hate. (George Burns)150320_BCD_227.rws.flat_50percent
  • Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working. (Picasso)
  • If the future seems overwhelming, remember that it comes one moment at a time. (Beth Mende Conny)
  • If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience. (Robert Fulghum)
  • Life is too short to blend in! (Paris Hilton)
  • Why are you trying so hard to fit in when you were born to stand out? (From the movie “What a Girl Wants”)
  • Everything you want in life is just one step away; all you have to do is decide in which direction to step.
  • Destiny is not a matter of chance; it is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for; it is a thing to be achieved.
  • I can handle anything that life throws at me. I may not be able to handle it well, or correctly, or gracefully, or with finesse or expediency – but I will handle it.
  • Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we are here we might as well DANCE!
  • The past never stays where you think you left it.
  • Those who judge you don’t matter and those who matter don’t judge you. (Unknown?)

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