You want to see a miracle? Be the miracle. ~God in Bruce Almighty
If someone prays for patience, you think God gives them patience? Or does he give them the opportunity to be patient? If he prayed for courage, does God give him courage, or does he give him opportunities to be courageous? If someone prayed for the family to be closer, do you think God zaps them with warm fuzzy feelings, or does he give them opportunities to love each other? ~God in Evan Almighty
If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance. ~George Bernard Shaw
No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it. ~Albert Einstein
Just follow your heart. That's what I do. ~Napoleon Dynamite
I don't want to be a product of my environment. I want my environment to be a product of me. ~Frank Costello in The Departed
Under certain circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer. ~Mark Twain
This is a doughnut stuffed with M&Ms. That way when you're finished with the doughnut you don't have to eat any M&Ms. ~Dr. Rick Marshall in Land of The Lost
I can't control the cards I'm dealt, just how I play the hands. ~Professor Randy Pausch
Experience is what you get when you didn't get what you wanted. ~Professor Randy Pausch
I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. ~Michael Jordan
I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ. ~Mohandas Gandhi
To be truly radical is to make hope possible, rather than despair convincing. ~Raymond Williams
The San Diego fires are not dangerously close to our house, but are nonetheless surrounding us and the air quality is very bad. Our neighbors have packed and left. Evacuation orders have been issued by the city. As we were packing our house and preparing to evacuate if required, Laura, standing barefoot and in pajamas called out, "Can somebody help me put on my fairy dust necklace?" I heard Kristen reply, "Laura, let's think about our accessories after we're packed and dressed." And then I stopped packing to post this.
On October 11, twenty-three years ago, I looked into the most beautiful brown eyes imaginable and a brand-new feeling hit me like a full force gale and warm summer breeze all at once. For the first time in my life, I knew with absolute certainty what it meant to love another human being unconditionally and eternally.