"This is what we call love. When you are loved, you can do anything in creation. When you are loved, there's no need at all to understand what's happening, because everything happens within you."
"Take the bride's hand and place your hand over hers. Now, remember this moment and cherish it... because this will be the last time you'll ever have the upper hand!"
"There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature."
"The most precious gift that marriage gave me was the constant impact of something very close and intimate, yet all the time unmistakably other, resistant - in a word, real."
"A beautiful dress may look beautiful on a hanger, but that means nothing. It must be seen on the shoulders, with the movement of the arms, the legs, and the waist."
"Her own bridal bouquet. She wanted to feel the fragility and softness of each petal. And to make the single flowers stronger than they’d been separately. Just as she was stronger now, together with people who loved and accepted her."
-Liz Grace Davis
"Cowgirl is an attitude, really. A pioneer spirit, a special American brand of courage. The cowgirl faces life head on, lives by her own lights, and makes no excuses."
"It was love at first sight, at last sight, at ever and ever sight."
"One person's weed is another person's wildflower."
-Susan Wittig Albert
"For in every adult there dwells the child that was, and in every child there lies the adult that will be."
"Siblings: children of the same parents, each of whom is perfectly normal until they get together."
"The horse, with beauty unsurpassed, strength immeasurable and grace unlike any other, still remains humble enough to carry a man upon his back."
"And when her lips met mine, I knew that I could live to be a hundred and visit every country in the world, but nothing would ever compare to that single moment when I first kissed the girl of my dreams and knew that my love would last forever."
"A cowgirl gets up in the morning,
decides what she wants to do
and does it"
"Love is the passionate dance between two hearts. It is to believe in the dream, and together make it real."
"The best love is the kind that awakens the soul and makes us reach for more, that plants a fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds. And that's what you've given me."
"Once upon a time there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering."
"Never forget that anticipation is an important part of life. Work's important, family's important, but without excitement, you have nothing. You're cheating yourself if you refuse to enjoy what's coming."
"I pray because I can't help myself. I pray because I'm helpless. I pray because the need flows out of me all the time- waking and sleeping. It doesn't change God- it changes me."
"I carry your heart with me (I carry it in my heart)"
"When we feel weak, all we have to do is wait a little while. The spring returns and the winter snows melt and fill us with new energy."
"Time ticks by; we grow older. Before we know it, too much time has passed and we've missed the chance to have had other people hurt us. To a younger me this sounded like luck; to an older me this sounds like a quiet tragedy."
"Nothing behind me, everything ahead of me, as is ever so on the road."
"Even in winter, the cold isn't always bitter, and not every day is cruel."
"You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams."
"Just move to the Internet, its great here. We get to live inside where the weather is always awesome."
"Life is a mirror: if you frown at it, it frowns back; if you smile, it returns the greeting."
-William Makepeace Thackeray
"Adorkable. It's in its own category."
"Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold."
"What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the print I have read in my life."
"A kitten is the delight of a household. All day long a comedy is played out by an incomparable actor."
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer."
"If you never did you should. These things are fun and fun is good."
"When you look into your mother’s eyes, you know that is the purest love you can find on this earth."
“You expected to be sad in the fall. Part of you died each year when the leaves fell from the trees and their branches were bare against the wind and the cold, wintery light. But you knew there would always be the spring, as you knew the river would flow again after it was frozen."
“Coffee - the favorite drink of the civilized world.”
"Computers are useless. They can only give you answers."
“While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.”
“A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts.”
“There's no half-singing in the shower, you're either a rock star or an opera diva”
“And the sun and the moon sometimes argue over who will tuck me in at night. If you think I am having more fun than anyone on this planet, you are absolutely correct.”
"No sight is more provocative of awe than is the night sky."
“When I was a child, all problems had ended with a single word from my father. A smile from him was sunshine, his scowl a bolt of thunder. He was smart, and generous, and honorable without fail. He could exile a trespasser, check my math homework, and fix the leaky bathroom sink, all before dinner. For the longest time, I thought he was invincible. Above the petty problems that plagued normal people."
“Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow. Every job is a self portrait of the person who did it ... Autograph your work with excellence.”
-Vince Lombardi Jr.
“Nothing burns like the cold. But only for a while. Then it gets inside you and starts to fill you up, and after a while you don't have the strength to fight it.”
-George R.R. Martin
“There are days when you’d just like to enter the world of a child’s imagination and never come back.”
“The soul is healed by being with children.”
“Traveling in the company of those we love is home in motion.”
"It is rare to find a business partner who is selfless. If you are lucky it happens once in a lifetime."
"Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength."
-Corrie Ten Boom
"Every little job becomes a dream, and you don't recall it anymore, and maybe you might have a déjà vu moment, but it's like something you dreamed earlier."
"If the doors of perception were cleansed, everything would appear as it is - infinite."
"The water is your friend. You don't have to fight with water, just share the same spirit as the water, and it will help you move."
"The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit."
"When we die, our bodies become the grass, and the antelope eat the grass; and so, we are all connected in the great circle of life."
"After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music."
"Love vanquishes time. To lovers, a moment can be eternity, eternity can be the tick of a clock."
"Of all follies there is none greater than wanting to make the world a better place."
"Life is like a piano. What you get out of it depends on how you play it."
"Kindness is like snow - it beautifies everything it covers"
“If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett
"Even in winter an isolated patch of snow has a special quality."
"The wide world is all about you; you can fence yourselves in, but you cannot forever fence it out."
- JRR Tolkien
“What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.”
― John Steinbeck, Travels with Charley: In Search of America
I took this a few days ago. Its amazing how beautiful just a cold Wisconsin morning can be.