Here are some inspirational quotes, and one ‘deep thought’ by jack handy

There is something I know about you that you may not even know about yourself. You
have within you more resources of energy than have ever been tapped; more talent than
has ever been exploited, more strength than has ever been tested, and more to give then
you have ever given.

The past is history, the future is a mystery, today is a gift, that is why we call it the present.

Focus on Progress, not on Perfection.
~Dan Sullivan

We see the world not as it is, but rather as we are.
~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

There is no chance, no destiny, no fate that can circumvent, hinder or control the firm
resolve of a committed soul.
~Ella Wheeler Cox

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful
beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us.
~Marianne Williamson

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.
~Marcel Proust

People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
~Dale Carnegie

May you live all the days of your life.
~Jonathan Swift

Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped
possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.
~Dr. Dale Turner

Some men see things the way they are and ask, “Why?” I dream things that never were, and
ask “Why not?”
~George Bernard Shaw

If you’re not sure where you’re going, you’ll probably end up somewhere else.
~unknown

No dreamer is ever too small; no dream is ever too big.
~unknown

You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may
have to work for it, however.
~Richard Bach

The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at
hand.
~Thomas Carlyle

Never live in the past but always learn from it.
~unknown

Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it
again.
~unknown

I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.
~Abraham Lincoln

Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
~Martin Luther King, Jr.

Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

“a feeling is not bottomless. Once felt all the way through, a great peace greets you there.” ~Alanis Morissette


“If God dwells inside us like some people say, I sure hope He likes enchiladas, because that’s what He’s getting” –Jack Handy

A BURIAL by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

A BURIAL
Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Today I had a burial of my dead.
There was no shroud, no coffin, and no pall,
No prayers were uttered and no tears were shed
I only turned a picture to the wall.

A picture that had hung within my room
For years and years; a relic of my youth.
It kept the rose of love in constant bloom
To see those eyes of earnestness and truth.

At hours wherein no other dared intrude,
I had drawn comfort from its smiling grace.
Silent companion of my solitude,
My soul held sweet communion with that face.

I lived again the dream so bright, so brief,
Though wakened as we all are by some Fate;
This picture gave me infinite relief,
And did not leave me wholly desolate.

To-day I saw an item, quite by chance,
That robbed me of my pitiful poor dole:
A marriage notice fell beneath my glance,
And I became a lonely widowed soul.

With drooping eyes, and cheeks a burning flame,
I turned the picture to the blank wall’s gloom.
My very heart had died in me of shame,
If I had left it smiling in my room.

Another woman’s husband. So, my friend,
My comfort, my sole relic of the past,
I bury thee, and, lonely, seek the end.
Swift age has swept my youth from me at last.