Saturday, January 14, 2012

Quotes For you

by Lois Jamieson

I thought it was time to pass on to you some interesting quotes.

“For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.”
Nelson Mandela, South African President and
Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize
Born 1918

“In everything, no matter what it may be, uniformity is undesirable. Leaving something incomplete makes it interesting, and gives one the feeling that there is room for growth.”
Yoshida Kenko
Japanese author and Buddhist monk
Born 1282

“If there were, in the world today, any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have paradise in a few years.”
Bertrand Russell
British philosopher, logician, mathematician,
historian and social critic
Born 1872

“That is the best – to laugh with someone because you both think the same things are funny.”
Gloria Vanderbilt
American designer
Born 1924

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