Tumbling Thoughts

“I am a great believer in luck, and I find that the harder I work, the more luck I have.”
— Thomas Jefferson
“The real things haven’t changed. It is still best to be honest and truthful; to make the most of what we have; to be happy with simple pleasures; and to have courage when things go wrong.”
— Laura Ingalls Wilder
“A lot of my life happened in great, wonderful bursts of good fortune, and then I would race to be worthy of it.”
— Julie Andrews
“There is freedom waiting for you,
On the breezes of the sky,
And you ask “What if I fall?”
Oh but my darling,
What if you fly?”
— Erin Hansen
“People who pride themselves on their ‘complexity’ and deride others for being ‘simplistic’ should realize that the truth is often not very complicated. What gets complex is evading the truth.”
— Thomas Sowell
“You will learn exactly what you are made of in the moments that you think you can’t handle. You will flounder and you will figure shit out, or you will fall flat on your face. The first will teach you perseverance, the second will teach you humility. Both are hard won, valuable gifts.”
So Wonderful, So Marvelous
“Human beings are works in progress that mistakenly think they’re finished.”
— Dan Gilbert
“Three words: Enthusiasm, curiosity, and gratitude.”
— Jenny Rosenstrach
“I’ve never gone to bed thinking, “Man, I sure wish I hadn’t laughed so much today.””
— from “Under the Sycamore
“The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everyone has decided not to see.”
— Ayn Rand