Frankston, Australia

adgray is a writer and a poet / - telling stories all her life / - writing them down once she learnt how / Scribbling! Always...

Inspirations from Words

I have been Bubbling with a fellow artist Mariam Muradian and she recently posted a journal collecting inspirational quotes.
This was my rather greedy [in size] post and I would love to share them with you too and please feel free to add your own too!
The more the merrier! :o)

I love each and every one of these:

“It takes one to know one!” – local school yard! :o)

“This too shall Pass” – E Roosevelt

“Today’s mighty oak is just yesterday’s nut that held its ground!”

“Laughing is good exercise. It’s like jogging on the inside.”

“Most beginnings are small, and appear trivial and insignificant, but in reality they are the most important things in life.”

“Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional!”

’It’s frustrating when you know all the answers but nobody bothers to ask you the questions!”

“If you want to know what god thinks of money, look at the people he gives it to” – New England saying

“Those who give have all things. Those who withhold have nothing.” – Hindu proverb

“Love is the strongest force the world possesses and yet is the humblest imaginable” – Mohandas K Gandhi, Indian spiritual leader (1869 – 1948)

“I would rather be ashes than dust! I would rather that my spark burn out in a brilliant blaze than it be stifled by dry rot. I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow than a sleepy permanent planet” – Jack London (1876 – 1916)

“Be nice to those you meet on the way up the ladder of success, for they’ll be there to help you on your way back down!” June Bronhill [Australian Opera Diva]

Especially :

“A little of what you fancy does you no harm” – Isobell Maud Ey [my Irish maternal great grandmother]
[ not that this is inspirational but – “Be’are ye sins’ll find ye out!” – another of Isobell’s fave sayings lol – she lived to 102 by the way :o) ]
“it’s all very well having these new fandangled machines, but who’s the idiot pushing the button!” – Dora Smart [my maternal grandmother]

“You know something Mummy? Life is like a slide – you climb up the ladder and that’s hard work, you can go “TA-DA!” At the top and then you get the fun of going fast back down! Then you get to do it all over again! And the higher the slide the harder you climb but the longer you get to have fun!” Thomace Muldoon aged 3 [my son]

“Life isn’t meant to be easy – get used to it!” [Thomace again aged 13 :o) ]

“Freedom is having nothing left to do that needs to get done now!” [- Me I think lol]

“Today is the tomorrow you waited for yesterday – do it now!” [to defeat procrastination]

“Being an adult is not an age or a piece of paper, it is when you realise you have the courage to get up and do what you see has to be done first, even if you don’t want to do it.” _ [- me ]

“Smile and the world smiles with you cry and you cry alone,
But if you laugh then it is infectious, Imagine the growth of such an illness sown!”
[the addition is from me for my RB profile lol]

[ Oh and for those struggling with injustices of any kind be that financial, persecution, abuse or just plain suffering the “fed-ups!” … ]

“Don’t let the bastards grind you down!”

KEEP HAPPY!!!! ~ adg :o)

Please go see the other quotes that were posted here on Miriam’s journal entry thank you – Chookas!! :o)

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