“Waiting for the fish to bite or waiting for the wind to fly a kite. Or waiting around for Friday night or waiting perhaps for their Uncle Jake or a pot to boil or a better break or a string of pearls or a pair of pants or a wig with curls or another chance. Everyone is just waiting.” -Dr. Seuss
Sometimes when I’m bored or procrastinating doing something that needs done, I like to scroll through websites that provide long lists of quotes on different topics. As you may or may not have noticed, I made a couple changes to my blog, including the addition of one of my all-time favorite quotes:
“One day, your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it’s worth watching.” -Unknown
Anyway, thinking about that quote made me want to do some more quote searching, and I decided to look up some inspirational words on time. As I read through them, I realized how overused they are, and I decided that I should share some of the most overused quotes I could find on time. And, without further ado, here they are…
“It matters not whether you win or lose; what matters is whether I win or lose.” -Steven Weinberg
“To be sure of hitting the target, shoot first. And whatever you hit, call it the target.” –Ashleigh Brilliant
Those who criticize our generation forget who raised it.
“If I was given the choice between having the world back and having you, I wouldn’t be able to give you up. Not to save five billion lives.” –Stephenie Meyer, The Host
You know that saying, right? “It’s not where you go, it’s who you’re with.” Anybody who’s gone on a vacation or a trip anywhere for any length of time knows how true that is. Think about it.
Picture this: you go on a week long vacation to see the Grand Canyon*–which would be really cool, by the way–and the group you’re with is quiet, has no personality, and doesn’t want to do anything fun. So the entire time you’re there, seeing amazing canyons and having the opportunity to do a lot of interesting things, you’re bored. And bored is something you shouldn’t be while on vacation. Continue reading