Friday, December 18, 2009

The 12 Quotes of Christmas

Hey Gang,

I am working on an inspiration book (Life Lessons We Can Learn From Mother Nature) that features meaningful quotes matched with some of my favorite nature photographs. Here are my top 12 favorite quotes. Think about 1 a day for the next 12 days.

Happy Holidays,
Rick

1
Every animal knows more than you do.
Hindu proverb

2
You don't drown by falling in water; you only drown if you stay there.
Zig Ziglar

3
Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Abraham Lincoln

4
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
Richard Buckminster Fuller

5
Fear an ignorant man more than a lion.

6
You never really know your friends from your enemies until the ice breaks.
Eskimo proverb

7
The only Zen you find at the top of a mountain is the Zen you bring there.
Robert Pirsig

8
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
John Lennon

9
Never mistake motion for action.
Ernest Hemingway

10
Adopt the pace of nature; her secret is patience.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

11
No flower booms for a thousand days.
Chinese Proverb

12
The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
Rabindranath Tagore

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4 comments:

Carolyn Fox said...

Nice quotes, Rick! Good luck with your book. Sold a few of my blurb books for Christmas gifts. Merry Christmas!

Rick Sammon said...

Elizabeth @ the Natural Capital has left a new comment on your post "The 12 Quotes of Christmas":

Nice collection - I especially like the Pirsig quote.

Sherwood said...

My Quote is:
"Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the places and moments that take our breath away"

Which can be captured in a picture ;)

Sherwood411

Kris said...

#11 is my favorite, reminds me I need to take a break every once and awhile.