Friday, September 30, 2011

I wish I'd said that

I have a widget on my Google homepage that delivers famous quotes each time you go to the site. While I contemplated topics for tonights update, I sat staring at the screen, and hitting refresh, refresh, refresh........


I the Internet gods must have realized I needed inspiration because click after click, I got great quotes.
Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm ~ Winston Churchill


Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it ~ Joann Wolfgang von Goethe.


And one that really struck home with me:
I love deadlines. I especially like the whooshing sound they make as they go flying by ~ Douglas Adams (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy)


Let us so live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry ~ Mark Twain


I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world ~ Albert Einstein 


Dang, I wish I'd said that.


When I read some of this stuff, I think to myself, I could have said that! But, I didn't, so when you hit refresh on Google, you probably won't see a quote with my name. 

11 comments:

  1. I'm a sucker for good quotes. I actually kind of collect them in a little book I have. The good ones are so clever, so funny, so wise.

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  2. You are so right Karen.

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  3. Well Rick, as far as I'm concerned you have an entire Book you've written full of Quotes worth repeating! Each line a gem!

    NOW NOT MANY PEOPLE CAN SAY THAT! BUT YOU CAN!
    Hugs~

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  4. Rick, you can be proud of the things you do say, believe me.

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  5. Much of what I have read of your eloquent prose is worthy of being quoted, Rick. I have found myself thinking, 'wish I had such a gifted way with words!' so, you see, it's all relative!

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  6. Quote sare like a wise sentence from a long talk that are filtered out so you know what the 'talker' wanted to say:)
    I love all quotes that you quoted here;)

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  7. I am flattered y'all. Thanks!

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  8. Like these a lot...especially the Deadline quote:)
    I do believe from what I've read here...you could fill a book up with many wise sayings and thoughts!

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  9. As usual, Winston Churchill and Mark Twain touched my heart and funny bone!

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  10. I love great quotes, and these are wonderful. Thanks for sharing :)

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  11. Excellent quotes! And my personal favorite "Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference." Hope to get there one day.

    By the way, your blog is great - always interesting and thoughtful.

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