The quote bank — Life's events

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

It's most certainly common to be crafting about life's events, because—that is afterall, what brings us our warmest memories.  Here's some quotes directly relating to significant events that occur in our lives.

God danced on the day you were born
Labor of love
Childbirth is more admirable than conquest, more amazing than self-defense, and as courageous as either one —Gloria Steinem
The instant of birth is exquisite. Pain and joy are one at this moment —Madeline Tiger
We are all born mad. Some remain so. —Samuel Beckett
A great joy is coming!
I'm as big as a house. All I want to do is lie in bed and eat pie. —Vivian (Fresh Prince of Belaire)
Birth may be a matter of a moment but it is a unique one. —Frederick Leboyer

Education is that which remains when one has forgotten everything learned in school —Albert Einstein
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest —Benjamin Franklin
Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere —Chinese proverb
Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps  you make a living; the other helps you make a life. —Sandra Carey
You are only young once, after that you have to think of another excuse
The tassel is worth the hassle
The trouble with learning from experience is that you never graduate —Doug Larsen
Oh the places you'll go —by written by Dr. Suess

Being in love is being stupid together
A glimpse of my new beginning
If you want a rainbow, you've got to put up with the rain
Reader, I married him
...because just being together is enough
Hold hands firmly, hearts gently
Love at first sight is easy to understand; it's when two people have been looking at each other for lifetime that it becomes a miracle —Amy Bloom
Marriage is our last, best chance to grow up. —Joseph Barth
Love seems the swiftest, but it is the slowest of all growths. No man or woman really knows what perfect love is until they have been married a quarter of a century —Mark Twain
A good marriage is that in which each appoints the other guardian of his solitude —Rainer Maria Rilke

Over the Hill
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed —Arthur Schopenhauer
You can only perceive real beauty in a person as they get older —Anouk Aimee
To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent. That is to triumph over old age —Thomas B. Aldrich
I'm not interested in age. People who tell me their age are silly. You're as old as you feel. —Elizabeth Arden
Old age is like everything else To make a success of it, you've got to start young —Fred Astaire
I'm over the hill, but the climb was terrific!
Youth would be an ideal state if it came a little later in life —Herbert Asquith
First you forget names; then you forget faces; then you forget to zip up your fly; and then you forget to unzip your fly —Branch Rickey

The trouble with retirement is that you never get a day off —Abe Lemons
When a man retires, his wife gets twice the husband but only half the income —Chi Chi Rodriguez
A retired husband is often a wife's full-time job —Ella Harris
I've been attending lots of seminars in my retirement. They're called naps —Merri Brownworth
I'm retired—goodbye tension, hello pension!
Retirement: world's longest coffee break
Middle age is when work is a lot less fun and fun is a lot more work
Life begins at retirement!
The challenge of retirement is how to spend time without spending money.
Retirement is wonderful. It's doing nothing wihtout worrying about getting caught at it —Gene Perret
I'm not just retiring from the company, I'm retiring from my stress, my commute, my alarm clock, and my iron —Hartman Jule
There's never enough time to do all the nothing you want —Bill Watterson, Calvin and Hobbes
Retirement at sixty-five is ridiculous. When I was sixty-five I still had pimples —George Burns

Just living is not enough. One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower —Hans Christian Anderson
Here is the test to find whether your mission on earth is finished. If you're alive, it isn't —Richard Bach
My life has a superb cast but I can't figure out the plot —Ashleigh Brilliant
I think I've discovered the secret of life—you just hang around until you get used to it —Charles Schulz
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can —Danny Kaye
My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can. —Cary Grant
There is no wealth but life —John Ruskin
Life is not a final. It's a daily pop quiz
To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funnybone —Reba McEntire
Life is a long process of getting tired —Samuel Butler
Life is one grand, sweet song, so start the music —Ronald Reagan

A good snapshot stops a moment from running away
A mother's memories can never be erased from her heart
Don't cry because it's because it happened
Happiness isn't something you experience. It's something you remember
A memory is what is left when something happened and does not completely unhappen —Edward de Bono
Every man's memory is his private literature —Aldous Huxley
God gave us memories that we might have roses in December —J.M. Barrie
A happy childhood can't be cured. Mine'll hang around my neck like a rainbow—that's all—instead of a noose —Hortense Calisher
The past is never dead, it is not even past —William Faulkner
Memory is what tells a man that his wife's birthday was yesterday —Mario Rocco
In memory's telephoto lens, far objects are margnified —John Updike
Life is a rough biography. Memories smooth out the edges —Dante G. Roque
The man with a clear conscience probably has a poor memory
It's surprising how much memory is built around thing unnoticed at the time —Barbara Kingsolver

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