The Adventures of Gabriel Celtic

The Adventures of Gabriel Celtic

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

Monday, March 6, 2017

Quote of the day 3-6

You never do find out what makes you tick, and after a while it's unimportant.

Norman Mailer

Friday, March 3, 2017

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Quote of the day 3-2

Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit

Elbert Hubbard

 

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Quote of the day 3-1

Fathom the hypocrisy of a Government that requires every citizen to prove
they are insured.... but not everyone must prove they are a citizen

Ben Stein



Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Monday, February 27, 2017

Quote of the day 2-27

Always go to other people's funerals, otherwise they won't come to yours

Yogi Berra

 

Friday, February 24, 2017

Quote of the day 2-24

Freedom means the opportunity to be what we never thought we would be

Daniel J Boorstin




Thursday, February 23, 2017

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Quote of the day 2-22

Joy multiplies when it is shared among friends, but grief diminishes with every division. That is life.

R.A. Salvatore

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Monday, February 20, 2017

Friday, February 17, 2017

Quote of the day 2-17

The capacity for friendship is God's way of apologizing for our families.

Jay McInerney

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Quote of the day 2-15

There is not always a good guy. Nor is there always a bad one. Most people are somewhere in between.

Patrick Ness

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Monday, February 13, 2017

Friday, February 10, 2017

Quote of the day 2-10

Do not complain beneath the stars about the lack of bright spots in your life.

Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Quote of the day 2-9

All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income

Samuel Butler

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Quote of the day 2-8

Man may have discovered fire, but women discovered how to play with it.

Candace Bushnell

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Monday, February 6, 2017

Friday, February 3, 2017

Quote of the day 2-3

Until we invent telepathy, books are our best choice for understanding the rest of humanity.

Christopher Paolini

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Quote of the day 2-2

Knowledge has to be improved, challenged, and increased constantly, or it vanishes.

Peter F. Drucker

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Quote of the day 2-1

The single most important key to success is to be a good listener.

Kelly Wearstler

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Monday, January 30, 2017

Quote of the day 1-30

Human minds are more full of mysteries than any written book and more changeable than the cloud shapes in the air.

Louisa May Alcott

Friday, January 27, 2017

Quote of the day 1-27

Unreal friendship may turn to real
But real friendship, once ended, cannot be mended

T.S. Eliot

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Quote of the day 1-25

Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won't come in.

Isaac Asimov

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Monday, January 23, 2017

Quote of the day 1-23

[Writing is] like driving a car at night: you never see further than your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.

E.L. Doctorow

Friday, January 20, 2017

Quote of the day 1-20

Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught

Winston S. Churchill



Thursday, January 19, 2017

Quote of the day 1-19

Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see

Mark Twain

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Quote of the day 1-17

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on

 Robert Frost

 

Monday, January 16, 2017

Quote of the day 1-16

Do good to your friends to keep them, to your enemies to win them

Benjamin Franklin

 



Friday, January 13, 2017

Quote of the day 1-13

What I mean by an educated taste is someone who has the same tastes that I have

Edward Albee

 



Thursday, January 12, 2017

Quote of the day 1-12

Learning is like rowing upstream: not to advance is to drop back

Ancient Chinese Saying

 

 

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Quote of the day 1-11

Earth 's crammed with heaven...
But only he who sees, takes off his shoes.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

 



Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Quote of the day 1-10

The problem with people who have no vices is that generally you can be pretty sure they're going to have some pretty annoying virtues.

Elizabeth Taylor

 



Monday, January 9, 2017

Quote of the day 1-9

Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away

Philip K. Dick

 



Friday, January 6, 2017

Quote of the day 1-6

My Sergeant said to me "I didn't see you in camouflage class this morning."
I said "Thank you Sir."

Frank Carson

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Quote of the day 1-4

Love doesn't come from your mind, which knows your age, but from your heart, which knows no age.

 

Unknown

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Quote of the day 1-3

Nothing is more powerful than allowing yourself to be truly affected by things

Zooey Deschanel

Monday, January 2, 2017

Quote of the day 1-2

When everyone else is losing their heads, it is important to keep yours.

Marie Antoinette