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Quotable Sunday 1/4/2009

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Hey all, it’s Quotable Sunday again! The first one of 2009! I look forward to getting off work this evening and reading all the wonderful quotes on your page, have some good ones ready for me. Like I even need to tell you all that, ya’ll always have good ones.

The rules (for newbies)
~Go to your blog and post one or more of your favorite quotes.
~Come back here and sign mister linkey with the link to your post and then go visit the other participants and leave some comment love.
~Spread the word of course…we want lots of Quotes to read :)

Here are my quotes for this week:

You cannot get ahead while you are getting even. ~Dick Armey
I live by pray for those you want to get even with, God can do much more for you than you can on your own, even if that getting even is him making you a better person! Getting even does not equal revenge it could be in the simple fact God makes you a better person that the one you want to get even with.

By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.
~Confucius

Yep if we have to experience all the bad things to gain wisdom from it then that is not good, but to learn from reflection is the wisest choice of all.

Turn your wounds into wisdom. ~Oprah Winfrey
Getting hurt is not fun but it’s from that hurt that some of our wisdom comes from, in fact I make more wise choices now from past experiences because of the wisdom gained.

Patience is the companion of wisdom. ~Saint Augustine
How very true, wisdom is often accompained by patience and that is something to be very thankful for.

The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook. ~William James
Overlooking is not always easy but usually it is always for the best.

Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it. ~David Starr Jordan
How very true, what good is it to have wisdom if you aren’t going to put it to use

Now don’t forget to link to you post in mister linky below so I can check out your quotes. Happy Sunday!

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Toni is a professional lifestyle blogger living on the sunny Florida Gulf Coast. She has a passion for Disney, Travel, Fashion, Cooking, Tech, Family Fun Ideas, Reviews, Giveaways and loves being able to share that with her readers!

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  1. 1
    Stacy's Random Thoughts :

    Great quotes again this week, Toni! I can totally relate to them all! Thanks for sharing! :)

  2. 2

    I love the first quote. I learned this lesson years ago. It takes time and energy to plot revenge. If you just sit still, whoever wronged you will get what they deserve.

    I will watching someone who wronged me be sentenced to jail in the near future. Federal agents ensured they will be getting what they deserve, and they invited me to watch.

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    Queenie Jeannie :

    Great quotes!!

    I do my inspiring quotes on Wednesday though, lol!

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    By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.
    ~Confucius

    Love this, and we both know this is very true.

  5. 5

    Wisdom is a great topic for quotes. I relate with each of these. Our “fall outs” may have happened a little differently, but I SO relate with the pain a “friend” can inflict on you. I’m so glad I’ve found someone I can relate with. You help me keep it positive. ;)

  6. 6

    love the first one and the one by st. aug.

    hope you have a happy new year!

  7. 7

    Great quotes!! I especially like the Oprah quote! I’m playing along on my blog, I’m a quote freak (English teacher in me I guess), so this is great!!

  8. 8
    momof3crazykids :

    Love your quotes today!
    Got mine up. I would have earlier but the husband was fixing the router and I had no internet.

  9. 9

    Just wanted to tell you I left an award for you on my blog if you’re interested :)

  10. 10
    Lilith Silvermane :

    Great quotes Toni.. I am late as always, however, that never seems to change!

  11. 11
    Groomer Angie :

    This is my first time participating, look forward to doing it every week, maybe, with practice, I’ll get better at it. ;)
    Angie

  12. 12

    This is also my first time participating. I was thinking about putting up some quotes today to go along with some pictures I took of my kids interacting….and then I found this! Perfect! I will be back for sure!

  13. 13

    My first attempt at this game. Hope you guys like it!

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