Quotes

We have come across some fantastic quotes on our journey and want to share them with you. Many quotes are humorous and some are inspiring. We prefer the ones that capture the spirit of girlfriends. Here are a few we really like:

Dreams are illustrations from the book your soul is writing about you.
~ Marsha Norman

The challenge is not to be perfect…it’s to be whole.
~ Jane Fonda

We make a living by what we get. But we make a life by what we give.
~Winston Churchill

Wine is sunlight, held together by water.
~Galileo Galilei

We also would love to hear your favorite quotes.

Mind

A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions…
~Oliver Wendell Holmes

Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination.
~Voltaire

There is no happiness except in the realization that you have accomplished something.
~Henry Ford

We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.
~George Bernard Shaw

Wine. The intellectual part of the meal.
~Alexandre Dumas

All things must change
To something new, to something strange.
~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Imagination gives you the picture. Vision gives you the impulse to make the picture your own.
~Robert Collier

Dreaming permits each and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night of the week.
~William Dement

There’s very little advice in men’s magazines, because men don’t think there’s a lot they don’t know. Women do. Women want to learn. Men think, “I know what I’m doing, just show me somebody naked.”
~Jerry Seinfeld

Just find something about everything to be glad about–no matter what…
~Pollyanna

As long as we live, there is never enough singing.
~Martin Luther

Body

Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.
~Jim Rohn

Exercising is better than any drug or anything else we have for aging.  There’s no downside.  If this were a drug, it would be the safest, most effective drug in the universe.
~Dr. James Hill

I enjoy cooking with wine; sometimes I even put it in the food I’m cooking.
~Julia Child

Be careful about reading health books. You might die of a misprint.
~Mark Twain

When I see an adult on a bicycle, I do not despair for the future of the human race.
~H.G. Wells

I speak two languages, Body and English.
~Mae West

Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say and not giving a damn.
~Gore Vidal

Soul

Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard.
~Anne Sexton

Through the Goddess, we can discover our strength, enlighten our minds, own our bodies, and celebrate our emotions.
~Starhawk

Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.
~Anonymous

A grownup is a child with layers on.
~Woody Harrelson

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
~Lao Tzu

She drank good ale, good punch, good wine
And liv’d to th’ Age of Ninety-Nine
~Epitaph for Rebecca Freeland at Edwalton Church cemetery, Nottinghamshire, England dated 1741

To speak gratitude is courteous and pleasant, to enact gratitude is generous and noble, but to live gratitude is to touch heaven.
~Johannes Gaertner

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.
~Margaret Mead

Isn’t it strange? The same people who laugh at gypsy fortune tellers take economists seriously.
~Cincinnati Enquirer

A woman’s mind is as complex as the contents of her handbag; even when you get to the bottom of it, there is ALWAYS something at the bottom to surprise you!
~Billy Connelly

Stories are the creative conversion of life itself into a more powerful, clearer, more meaningful experience. They are the currency of human contact.
~Robert McKee

There is hope if people will begin to awaken that spiritual part of themselves, that heartfelt knowledge that we are caretakers of this planet.
~Brooke Medicine Eagle

I want to write, but more than that, I want to bring out all kinds of things that lie buried in my heart.
~Anne Frank

We could all take a lesson from crayons: some are sharp, some are beautiful, some have weird names, and all are different colors, but they still learn to live in the same box.
~Anonymous

There is only one religion, though there are a hundred versions of it.
~George Bernard Shaw

Funny Bone

Never stay up on the barren heights of cleverness, but come down into the green valleys of silliness.
~Ludwig Wittgenstein

Every child is an artist.  The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.
~Pablo Picasso

Not on one strand are all life’s jewels strung.
~William Morris

God has given you one face and you make yourself another.
~William Shakespeare

The true object of all human life is play.
~G.K. Chesterton

Whenever you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.
~Sherlock Holmes

Walking through puddles is my favorite metaphor for life.
~Jessi Lane Adams

Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t.
~Erica Jong

I’m just an ordinary Amazon, but I feel that I can do things, so—I can do them!
~Wonder Woman

The task of a writer consists of being able to make something out of an idea.
~Thomas Mann

If you have yet to be called an incorrigible, defiant woman,
Don’t worry: there is still time.
~Clarissa Pinkola Estés