Don’t you just love a good quote? I love quotes and collect them on index cards posted to my bulletin board. When that became out of control, I added to my Rolodex. I need a better system. I thought I would organize a few here. I hope you enjoy them as well.


Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. – Picasso

The only art we can create is that which authentically reflects who we are. – The Artful Soul

Imagination is more important than knowledge. For while knowledge defines all we currently know and understand, imagination leads us to all we might yet discover and create.



It is better to wear out than to rust out. – Bishop Richard Cumberland

May the frosting on your cake runneth over. Happy Birthday! – Joanne Seltzer

Wishing you a happy birthday and a sweet night of birthday dreams.

Wishing you a year filled with love and joy. Happy Birthday!

Have a sunny and happy, bright and beautiful, magical kind of day. Happy Birthday!



A friendship counting nearly forty years is the finest kind of shade tree I know. – James Russell Lowell

Happiness is a moment shared with a friend.


The flower doesn’t dream of the bee. It blossoms and the bee comes. – Mark Nepo



What if the Hokey Pokey really is what it’s all about! – Unknown

Here’s to the guys who love us, the losers who lost us, and the lucky bastards that get to meet us. – Sex in the City

Normal is just a setting on a washing machine.

A day without sunshine is like, you know, night. – Steve Martin



Always leave enough room in your life to do something that makes you happy, satisfied or even joyous. – Paul Hawken

She could never go back and make some of the details pretty. All she could do was move forward and make the whole beautiful. -Terri St. Cloud

Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working. – Picasso



In French you don’t say, “I miss you,” you say “tu me manques” which means “you are missing from me.” -Hannah-Joy Robinson



The most beautiful stones have been tossed by the wind and washed by the waters and polished to brilliance by life’s strongest storms. – Unknown

The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary. -Vidal Sassoon

Not all those who wander are lost. – J. R. R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings

All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost;
The old that is strong does not wither,
Deep roots are not reached by the frost.
From the ashes a fire shall be woken,
A light from the shadows shall spring;
Renewed shall be blade that was broken,
The crownless again shall be king.



A cabin with plenty of food is better than a hungry castle. – Irish Proverb



I know she left loved and lived well.


Words to Live By

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle. – Ian Maclaren

At at the end of the day, your feet should be dirty, your hair messy and your eyes sparkling. – Shanti



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