20 FAV tweets (#quotes)

Twitter-LogoHere are 20 of our favourite quotes from the last few weeks, taken from our By George Journal Twitter stream….


  • “The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival.” – Aristotle
  • “Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.” – Vincent Van Gogh
  • “It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” – Aristotle
  • “We are terrorized and flattened by trivialities, we are eaten up by nothing.” – Bukowski
  • “The pursuit of normality is the ultimate sacrifice of potential.” – Faith Jegede
  • “Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.” – Stephen Fry
  • “When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.” – Mark Twain
  • “However bad life may seem, there is always something you can do, and succeed at. While there’s life, there is hope.” – Stephen Hawking
  • “Once you choose hope, anything’s possible.” – Christopher Reeve
  • “We meet no ordinary people in our lives.” – C.S. Lewis
  • “Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Wishing is not enough; we must do.” – Johann Von Goethe
  • “There is a difference between knowing the path & walking the path.” – Morpheus
  • “If the wind will not serve, take to the oars.” – Latin Proverb
  • “So long as you keep on trying, you’re a winner.” – Alex Kassan
  • “A pessimist is somebody who complains about the noise when opportunity knocks.” – Oscar Wilde
  • “Luck? I’ve never banked on it… Luck to me is something else: hard work and realizing what is opportunity and what isn’t.” – Lucille Ball
  • “Be happy in the moment, that’s enough. Each moment is all we need, not more.” – Mother Teresa
  • “Everything that has a beginning has an ending. Make your peace with that and all will be well.” – Buddha
  • “Before enlightenment, chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment, chop wood, carry water.” – Zen proverb
  • “If you are lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it.” – John Irving

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