Quote Me Wednesday

Let’s break up the work week.

Share one of your favorite quotes with us. It could be from a movie, poem, song or even something you wrote.

I’ll start with one I wrote earlier on my Twitter page:

“Our background and circumstances may have influenced who we are, but we are responsible for who we become”

Your turn

19 thoughts on “Quote Me Wednesday

  1. ‎"I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best." ~ Marilyn Monroe


  2. I've actually written an essay on this quote, because it absolutely describes my life:"I slept, and dreamed that life was joy.I woke, and saw that life was duty.I acted, and behold! Duty was joy."~Rabinirath Tagore


  3. Mess with the bull and you get the horns – from the movie Some Kind of WonderfulI am agog with disinterest – a sarcastic funny one that I heard on TVLife's too short to wear ugly shoes!


  4. ‎"To forgive is to set a prisoner free and realize that prisoner was you." ~Lewis B. SmedesThis is a recent favorite of mine…and in my experience, how true!


  5. "Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent.Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb.Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts.Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."…Calvin Coolidge


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