01/26/2012 05:08 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Marlo's Favorite Quotes

I have always believed that we can all learn from and be inspired by the wisdom and life experience of others. Just like a picture can paint a thousand words, sometimes a few well-chosen words can change lives. Here are a few of my favorite quotes from some truly inspiring people. -- MT


"People who have faith in life are like swimmers who entrust themselves to a rushing river. They neither abandon themselves to its current nor try to resist it. Rather, they adjust their every movement to the watercourse, use it with purpose and skill, and enjoy the adventure." -- David Steindl-Rast

"A thankful person is thankful under all circumstances. A complaining soul complains even in paradise." --Baha'u'llah

"None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm." -- Henry David Thoreau

"You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life." -- Winston Churchill


"Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning." -- Gloria Steinem

The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity." -- Dorothy Parker

"At first dreams seem impossible, then improbable, then inevitable." -- Christopher Reeve

"The question isn't who is going to let me: it's who is going to stop me." -- Ayn Rand


"The key to a woman's heart is an unexpected gift at an unexpected time." -- Sean Connery

"It is not a lack of love but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages." -- Friedrich Nietzsche


"We don't stop laughing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop laughing." -- Michael Pritchard

"If you can't be a good example -- then you'll just have to be a horrible warning." -- Catherine Aird

"Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive." -- Elbert Hubbard

"Be yourself. Everyone else is taken." -- Oscar Wilde

"When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That's relativity." -- Albert Einstein

"Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope." -- Dr. Seuss

"You can only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough." -- Mae West

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