This is a compilation of thoughts and quotes that I have found or written recently, as well as many that I've collected throughout the years. Most thoughts are posted randomly, as I feel inspired. A listing of quotes can be found alphabetically (check the 2008 and 2009 archives listing), or by source.

Feel free to suggest additions!


“For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he.” – Proverbs 23:7

Monday, January 5, 2009

Today Quotes

1. Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning. - Albert Einstein

2. Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn't learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn't learn a little, at least we didn't get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn't die; so, let us all be thankful. - Buddha

3. The problems that exist in the world today cannot be solved by the level of thinking that created them. - Albert Einstein

4. Apparently there is nothing that cannot happen today. - Mark Twain

5. What we are today comes from our thoughts of yesterday, and our present thoughts build our life of tomorrow: Our life is the creation of our mind. - Buddha

6. Live this day as if it will be your last. Remember that you will only find ''tomorrow'' on the calendars of fools. Forget yesterday's defeats and ignore the problems of tomorrow. This is it. Doomsday. All you have. Make it the best day of your year. The saddest words you can ever utter are, ''If I had my life to live over again. ''Take the baton, now. Run with it! This is your day! Beginning today, treat everyone you meet, friend or foe, loved one or stranger, as if they were going to be dead at midnight. Extend to each person, no matter how trivial the contact, all the care and kindness and understanding and love that you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again.” - Og Mandino

7. Today's opportunities erase yesterday's failures. - Gene Brown

8. Today, you have 100% of your life left. - Tom Landry

9. Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” - Maria Robinson

10. Think of the long view of life, not just what's going to happen today or tomorrow. Don't give up what you most want in life for something you think you want now. - Elder Richard G. Scott

11. We crucify ourselves between two thieves: regret for yesterday and fear
of tomorrow. - Fulton Oursler

12. This bright, new day, complete with 24 hours of opportunities, choices, and attitudes, a perfectly matched set of 1440 minutes. This unique gift, this one day, cannot be exchanged, replaced or refunded. Handle with care. Make the most of it. There is only one to a customer. - Unknown

13. You had better live your best and act your best and think your best today; for today is the sure preparation for tomorrow and all the other tomorrows that follow. - Harriet Martineau

14. This is the day which the Lord has made. Let us rejoice and be glad in it. - Psalms, 118:24

15. Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

16. Let us not look back in anger or forward in fear, but around in awareness. - James Thurber

17. Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, and today is a gift; that's why they call it the present. - Unknown

18. The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow. - H.G. Wells

19. If you have one eye on yesterday, and one on tomorrow, you're going to be cockeyed today. - Unknown

20. You can become blind by seeing each day as a similar one.  Each day is a different one, each day brings a miracle of its own.  It's just a matter of paying attention to this miracle. - Paul Coelho       

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