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.
Wine is sunlight, held together by water.
We also would love to hear your favorite quotes.
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.
There is no happiness except in the realization that you have accomplished something.
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.
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.
Dreaming permits each and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night of the week.
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.”
Just find something about everything to be glad about–no matter what…
As long as we live, there is never enough singing.
Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.
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.
Be careful about reading health books. You might die of a misprint.
When I see an adult on a bicycle, I do not despair for the future of the human race.
I speak two languages, Body and English.
Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say and not giving a damn.
Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard.
Through the Goddess, we can discover our strength, enlighten our minds, own our bodies, and celebrate our emotions.
Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.
A grownup is a child with layers on.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
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.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.
Isn’t it strange? The same people who laugh at gypsy fortune tellers take economists seriously.
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!
Stories are the creative conversion of life itself into a more powerful, clearer, more meaningful experience. They are the currency of human contact.
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.
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.
There is only one religion, though there are a hundred versions of it.
~George Bernard Shaw
Never stay up on the barren heights of cleverness, but come down into the green valleys of silliness.
Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.
Not on one strand are all life’s jewels strung.
God has given you one face and you make yourself another.
The true object of all human life is play.
Whenever you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.
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.
I’m just an ordinary Amazon, but I feel that I can do things, so—I can do them!
The task of a writer consists of being able to make something out of an idea.
If you have yet to be called an incorrigible, defiant woman,
Don’t worry: there is still time.
~Clarissa Pinkola Estés