Tumbling Thoughts

“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
“Some people can’t see the color red. That doesn’t mean it isn’t there.”
— from “M is for Malice” (Sue Grafton)
“Dwelling on the negative simply contributes to its power.”
— Shirley MacLaine
“It isn’t the great big pleasures that count the most; it’s making a great deal out of the little ones.”
— Jean Webster
“She is clothed with strength and dignity;
she can laugh at the days to come.”
— Proverbs 31:25
“When you stop complaining and crying and shouting how unfair it all is, when you let go of the idea that you can control anything beyond your attitude, sometimes you’re lucky enough to discover that you already are blessed beyond measure.”
— Ami, bunkers down.
“When you are not feeling particularly friendly…put on a friendly manner and behave as if you were a nicer person than you actually are.”
— C.S. Lewis
“Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those I love, I can: they all make me laugh.”
— W.H. Auden