The Adventures of Gabriel Celtic

The Adventures of Gabriel Celtic

Friday, September 22, 2017

Quote of the day 9-22

What you leave behind is NOT what is engraved in stone monuments, BUT what is WOVEN into the lives of others.

 

Pericles

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Quote of the day 9-21

Life is just action and reaction, rationalizations are added later on

Ibn-e-Safi

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Quote of the day 9-20

It is 'where we are' that should make all the difference, whether we believe we belong there or not.

Chang-rae Lee

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Quote of the day 9-19

Maybe the grass is greener on the other side depends who was standing in it. Sometimes you have to go over there and look.

Lynne Rae Perkins

Monday, September 18, 2017

Quote of the day 9-18

Our memory is a more perfect world than the universe: it gives back life to those who no longer exist.

Guy de Maupassant

Friday, September 15, 2017

Quote of the day 9-15

Life is like a prism. What you see depends on how you turn the glass.

Jonathan Kellerman

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Quote of the day 9-14

Either you deal with what is the reality, or you can be sure that the reality is going to deal with you.

Alex Haley

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Quote of the day 9-13

Much of what was said did not matter, and that much of what mattered could not be said.

Katherine Boo

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Quote of the day 9-12

Maybe that's what we look for in the people we love, the spark of unhappiness we think we know how to extinguish.

Tom Perrotta

Monday, September 11, 2017

Friday, September 8, 2017

Quote of the day 9-8

The only lies for which we are truly punished are those we tell ourselves.

V.S. Naipaul

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Quote of the day 9-6

While a polecat is undoubtedly a comely and graceful animal to look at,

none but an angel can get any real joy out of its company

Mark Twain

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Friday, September 1, 2017

Quote of the day 9-1

If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all

means paint, and that voice will be silenced.

 

Vincent Van Gogh

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Quote of the day 8-31

Do not be afraid; our fate cannot be taken from us; it is a gift.

Dante Alighieri

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Quote of the day 8-30

When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.

Mark Twain

Monday, August 28, 2017

Friday, August 25, 2017

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Monday, August 21, 2017

Friday, August 18, 2017

Quote of the day 8-18

You’re wishin’ too much, baby. You gotta stop wearing your wishbone where your backbone oughtta be.

Elizabeth Gilbert

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Quote of the day 8-15

If you have two friends in your lifetime, you're lucky. If you have one good friend, you're more than lucky.

S.E. Hinton

Friday, August 11, 2017

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Monday, August 7, 2017

Quote of the day 8-7

So many things are possible just as long as you don't know they're impossible.

Norton Juster

Friday, August 4, 2017

Quote of the day 8-4

Many people lose the small joys in the hope for the big happiness.

Pearl S. Buck

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Quote of the day 8-2

You know, Hobbes, some days even my lucky rocket ship underpants don't help.

Bill Watterson

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Quote of the day 8-1

Never attempt to teach a pig to sing; it wastes your time and annoys the pig.

Robert A. Heinlein

Monday, July 31, 2017

Quote of the day 7-31

My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four…unless there are three other people.

Orson Welles

 

Friday, July 28, 2017

Quote of the day 7-28

We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Quote of the day 7-25

Some men are born mediocre, some men achieve mediocrity, and some men have mediocrity thrust upon them.

Joseph Heller

 

Monday, July 24, 2017

Quote of the day 7-24

A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others

Ayn Rand

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Quote of the day 7-20

One day when your life flashes before your eyes, make sure you’ve got plenty to watch

Unknown

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Quote of the day 7-19

A small daily task, if it be really daily, will beat the labours of a spasmodic Hercules

Anthony Trollope

 

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Quote of the day 7-18

You face the greatest opposition in your life when you look in the mirror

Unknown

Monday, July 17, 2017

Friday, July 14, 2017

Quote of the day 7-14

Wisdom is oft-times nearer when we stoop
than when we soar

William Wordsworth

 

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Quote of the day 7-13

Reading made Don Quixote a gentleman, but believing what he read made him mad

George Bernard Shaw



Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Quote of the day 7-11

If you ask what is the single most important key to longevity, I would have to say it is avoiding worry, stress and tension. And if you didn't ask me, I'd still have to say it

George F. Burns

Monday, July 10, 2017

Quote of the day 7-10

You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them

Maya Angelou

 

Friday, July 7, 2017

Quote of the day 7-7

There is no such thing as government money,
 only taxpayer money

William Weld

 

 



Thursday, July 6, 2017

Quote of the day 7-6

Five percent of the people think. Ten percent think that they think; and the other eighty-five percent would rather die than think.

 

Thomas Alva Edison

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Quote of the day 7-5

Many people believe they are thinking when, actually, they are only rearranging their prejudices.

Leonard E. Read

 

 

Quote of the day 7-4

Without freedom of thought there can be no such thing as wisdom; and no such thing as liberty without freedom of speech

Benjamin Franklin



Monday, July 3, 2017

Quote of the day 6-30

There are risks and costs to action. But they are far less than the long range risks of comfortable inaction

 

John F. Kennedy

Quote of the day 7-3

The problem in America isn’t so much what people don’t know; the problem is what people think they know that just ain’t so

 

Will Rogers

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Quote of the day 6-29

Be open to and welcoming of unforeseen events because those unplanned moments are often the seeds of spectacular opportunities in your life

Pat Flynn

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Quote of the day 6-28

The true measure of your worth includes all the benefits others have gained from your success

Cullen Hightower

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Monday, June 26, 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Quote of the day 6-22

All achievements, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.

Napoleon Hill

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Quote of the day 6-21

The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own.

Benjamin Disraeli

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Quote of the day 6-20

From what we get in life, we make a living. From what we give, we make a life!

 

Arthur Ashe

Monday, June 19, 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017

Quote of the day 6-16

No thief, however skillful, can rob one of knowledge, and that is why knowledge is the best and safest treasure to acquire.

L. Frank Baum

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Quote of the day 6-15

Work is about a search for daily meaning as well as daily bread, for recognition as well as cash, for astonishment rather than torpor; in short, for a sort of life rather than a Monday through Friday sort of dying.

Studs Terkel

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Quote of the day 6-14

There's something to be said about a slightly plump person—you have just enough of too much.

Jamaica Kincaid

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Quote of the day 6-13

Never say 'no' to adventures. Always say 'yes,' otherwise you'll lead a very dull life.

Ian Fleming

Monday, June 12, 2017

Quote of the day 6-12

There is no secret to success except hard work and getting something indefinable which we call 'the breaks.

Countee Cullen

Friday, June 9, 2017

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Quote of the day 6-8

Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on.

Louis L'Amour

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Quote of the day 6-7

I've got the guts to die. What I want to know is, have you got the guts to live?

Tennessee Williams

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Quote of the day 6-6

Everyone has talent. What's rare is the courage to follow it to the dark places where it leads.

Erica Jong

Monday, June 5, 2017

Quote of the day 6-5

Without courage we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.

Maya Angelou

Friday, June 2, 2017

Quote of the day 6-2

Despite my ghoulish reputation, I really have the heart of a small boy. I keep it in a jar on my desk.

Robert Bloch

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Quote of the day 6-1

There is not a crime, there is not a dodge, there is not a trick, there is not a swindle, there is not a vice which does not live by secrecy.

Joseph Pulitzer

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Quote of the day 5-31

She was not a slowpoke grownup. She was a girl who could not wait. Life was so interesting she had to find out what happened next.

Beverly Cleary

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Quote of the day 5-29

And the rest is rust and stardust.

Vladimir Nabokov

Quote of the day 5-30

The village of Holcomb stands on the high wheat plains of western Kansas, a lonesome area that other Kansans call “out there.”

Truman Capote

Friday, May 26, 2017

Quote of the day 5-26

There is no scientific study more vital to man than the study of his own brain. Our entire view of the universe depends on it.

Francis Crick

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Quote of the day 5-25

Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing.

August Wilson

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Monday, May 15, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

Quote of the day 5-12

We are inclined to believe those whom we do not know because they have never deceived us

Samuel Johnson

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Quote of the day 5-11

Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example

Mark Twain

 



Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Quote of the day 5-10

If the only thing keeping you alive is your intelligence, acting stupid is committing suicide

Andrew Vachss



Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Quote of the day 5-9

The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.

James Branch Cabell

 

Monday, May 8, 2017

Quote of the day 5-8

My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style

 

Maya Angelou



Friday, May 5, 2017

Quote of the day 5-5

The man who is a pessimist before 48 knows too much; if he is an optimist after it, he knows too little

Mark Twain 

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Quote of the day 5-2

Wisdom is oft-times nearer when we stoop
Than when we soar

William Wordsworth

 

Monday, May 1, 2017

Quote of the day 5-1

Genius is nothing more nor less than childhood recaptured at will

Charles Baudelaire

 

Friday, April 28, 2017

Quote of the day 4-28

Reading made Don Quixote a gentleman, but believing what he read made him mad

George Bernard Shaw



Thursday, April 27, 2017

Quote of the day 4-27

If you ask what is the single most important key to longevity, I would have to say it is avoiding worry, stress and tension. And if you didn't ask me, I'd still have to say it

George F. Burns



Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Quote of the day 4-26

You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them

Maya Angelou

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Quote of the day 4-25

There is no such thing as government money,
only taxpayer money

William Weld

 

 

Friday, April 21, 2017

Quote of the day 4-21

It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life; that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Quote of the day 4-20

Political Correctness is a doctrine, recently fostered by a delusional,

illogical minority and promoted by a sick mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition

that it is entirely possible to pick up a piece of shit by the clean end!

 

A fine quote, falsly attributed to Harry S. Truman

 

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Monday, April 17, 2017

Quote of the day 4-17

I have great faith in fools - self-confidence my friends will call it.

Edgar Allan Poe

 

Friday, April 14, 2017

Quote of the day 4-14

Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point

C. S. Lewis

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Quote of the day 4-12

The greatest use of a life is to spend it on something that will outlast it

William James

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Monday, April 10, 2017

Quote of the day 4-10

Opportunities are usually veiled as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them.

 

Ann Landers

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Quote of the day 4-6

What and how much had I lost by trying to do only what was expected of me instead of what I myself had wished to do?

Ralph Ellison

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Quote of the day 4-5

You never realize how much of your background is sewn into the lining of your clothes.

Tom Wolfe

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Quote of the day 4-4

I suspect the truth is that we are waiting, all of us, against insurmountable odds, for something extraordinary to happen to us.

Khaled Hosseini

Monday, April 3, 2017

Quote of the day 4-1

April 1. This is the day upon which we are reminded of what we are on the other three hundred and sixty-four

Mark Twain

 

Quote of the day 4-3

These woods are lovely, dark and deep,
But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep,
And miles to go before I sleep.

Robert Frost

Friday, March 31, 2017

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Quote of the day 3-30

Money can't buy happiness, but it can make you awfully comfortable while you're being miserable.

Clare Boothe Luce

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Quote of the day 3-29

I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.

Douglas Adams

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Quote of the day 3-28

Humor is laughing at what you haven't got when you ought to have it.

Langston Hughes

Friday, March 24, 2017

Quote of the day 3-24

Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.

Abraham Lincoln

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Quote of the day 3-23

Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.

Charles M. Schulz

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Friday, March 17, 2017

Quote of the day 3-17

They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.

Tom Bodett

Though Tom Bodet is best known for his role as the Motel 6 spokesman, he's also a novelist and essayist.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Quote of the day 3-16

There are too many books I haven’t read, too many places I haven’t seen, too many memories I haven’t kept long enough.

Irwin Shaw

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Monday, March 13, 2017

Quote of the day 3-13

It's amazing how a little tomorrow can make up for a whole lot of yesterday.

John Guare

Friday, March 10, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Quote of the day 3-9

From what we get in life, we make a living. From what we give, we make

a life.

 

 

Arthur Ashe

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Quote of the day 3-7

If a man is to shed the light of the sun upon other men, he must first of all have it within himself.

Romain Rolland