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Friday, August 4, 2017
Favorite Toasts and Quotes

I just had to use this picture of my sister Connie and myself when we were much younger.  Notice the hole in my shoe! Oh Boy!

These are some toasts and quotes I’ve collected through the years, maybe you could use a few yourself!   www.goodreads.com has a ton more quotes if you need more.

It is the friends that you can call at 4 a.m. that matter.  Marlena Dietrich


If it looks good, you’ll see it.

If it sounds good, you’ll hear it.

If it’s marketed right, you’ll buy it.

But….If it’s real, you’ll feel it.     Kid Rock


The trouble with trouble is it always starts out as fun.  Beverage Napkin


No, you never get any fun out of things you haven’t done.  Oscar Wilde


Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy. Anne Frank


Life is ours to be spent, not saved. D.H. Lawrence


May you live long and eat many pickles,

And marry the man who has the most nickles.


“Why not” is a slogan for an interesting life. Mason Cooley


There are many things in life that will catch your eye, but only a few will catch your heart.  Pursue these.  Michael Nolan


The trouble with resisting temptation is you may not get another chance.  Lawrence Peter


Seize the moment!  Remember all those women on the Titanic who waved off the dessert cart.  Erma Bombeck


Getting there isn’t half the fun, it’s all the fun.  Robert Townsend


People are more fun than anybody.  Dorothy Parker


Pure and simple, any person who is enjoying life is a success.  William Feather


May you live as long as you want to.  May you want to as long as you live.  Early American Toast


Do What you Love     Love What you Do


Think big thoughts…but relish small pleasures.


Love the world and the world will love you back.


There are many wonderful things that will never be done if you do not do them.  Charles D. Gill


If you follow your bliss, doors will open for you that wouldn’t have opened for anyone else.  Joseph Campbell


if it doesn’t absorb you, if it isn’t any fun, don’t do it.  D.H. Lawrence


In a very real sense, we are the authors of our own lives.  Mandy Aftel


When we don’t enjoy what we do, we only nick the surface of our potential.  Dennis Wholey


I dream for a living. Steven Spielberg


Life is a great big canvas and you should throw all the paint on it you can.  Danny Kaye


When you hold back on life, life holds back on you.  Mary Manis Morrissey


The highest reward for a person’s work is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.  John Ruskin


Where your pleasure is, there is your treasure;

Where your treasure is, there is your heart;

Where your heart is, there is your happiness.



No one ever said at the end of their

life that they should have spent

more time at the office.


At the end of our lives our questions are simple:

Did I live fully?  Did I love well?  Jack Kornfield


Forgive Quickly—Kiss Slowly


Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do.  Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can ever go wrong.  Ella Fitzgerald


Life doesn’t do anything to you, it just reveals your spirit.  Unknown


Those who have heart have hope.  Those who have hope have everything.  David Armistead


You must take your chance.  William Shakespeare


Our fears must never hold us back from pursuing our hopes.  John F. Kennedy


Fate love the fearless.  Howard Zendell


Give your dreams all you’ve got and you’ll be amazed at the energy that comes out of you.  William James


Chase your Dreams

Have Fun

Do what you Love

Believe in Yourself


You must give your own story to the world.  Carter G. Woodsen


Somewhere someone is looking for exactly what you have to offer. Louise L. Hay


How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.  Annie Dillard


My favorite thing is to go where I’ve never been.  Diane Arbus


I have always wanted an adventurous life.  It took a long time to realize that I was the only one who could make an adventurous life happen to me.  Richard Bach


An original life is unexplored territory.   You don’t get there by taking a taxi – you get there by carrying a canoe.  Alan Alda


Those who wonder are not necessarily lost.  Joseph Stine


The trail is the thing, not the end of the trail.  Travel too fast and you miss all you are traveling for.  Louis L’Amour


He who returns from a journey is not the same as he who left.  Proverb


Be Happy.  It’s one way of being wise.  Colette


The best revenge is living well George Herbert 1593


It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere.  Agnes Repplier


I took the road less traveled by and that has made all the difference.  Robert Frost


You must do the thing you think you cannot do.  Eleanor Roosevelt


Life shrinks and expands in proportion to one’s courage.  Anais Nin


The curious are always in some danger.  If you are curious you might never come home.  Jeanette Winterson


True friends are the ones walking in the door when everyone else is walking out.


When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often

we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one

which has been opened for us.  Helen Keller


Make it a habit to do nice things for

people who will never find out.


Fifty years from now, it

will not matter what kind of

car you drove, what kind of

house you lived in, how

much you had in your bank

account, or what your clothes

looked like.  But the world may

be a better place because you

were important in the life of

a child.  Anonymous


Well behaved women do not make History.  Maria Shriver


You must project that in which you desire. Heidi Buddig


It seemed like a good idea at the time.  Beverage Napkin


May love, laughter and adventure be under your rainbow for the rest of your lives.  Diane Sawyer


You are the leader you’ve been waiting for.  Gloria Steinhan


Pressure is a priviledge.  Billie Jean King


The stronger the wind, the stronger the tree.


Live boldly, laugh loudly, love truly, and explore the world as often as you can.


I’m absolutely positive.   But don’t quote me on this. Cynthia Manos


May your only pain be Champagne.


Hold me tight and tango me home


You had me at Hello. Jerry McGuire


We’ll always have Paris. Casablanca


There’s no place like home.  Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz


Dim the lights and keep moving


“Here’s to the fear of being trapped”  Thomas Crown Affair


And then my heart with pleasure fills and dances with the daffodils Wordsworth


What you give to yourself dies with you, what you give to others lives on forever. My mother-in-laws quote on the back of her funeral program.


Watching you walk in is like watching a flame. Chris Isaak


“I’m only as strong as the coffee I drink and the friends I have.”


“Fun is not overrated”  Meryl Streep in It’s Complicated


If one thinks they are too small to make a difference, try going to sleep with a mosquito.


Stupid is as Stupid does. Forrest Gump


What a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive.  Shakespeare


Living well is the best revenge


No matter where you go….there you are


Life is short, eat dessert first


“There’s no crying in baseball”  Tom Hanks




Be the change that you want to see in the world    Ghandi


“Life is like a box of chocolates, you never really know what your going to get.”  Forrest Gump


“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”  by Confucius


“Everyone has a game plan until they get hit in the face.”  Mike Tyson


“The best things in life are free and the second best things in life are really expensive.” Coco Chanel


“Paris is always a good idea.”  Audrey Hepburn


Tell me, what else should I have done?

Doesn’t everything die at least and too soon?

Tell me shat is it you plan to do

with your one wild and precious life?  Mary Oliver