20/04/2015

Q for Quotes

Sometimes the night is darker than usual and the morning seems gloomy and grey
The sun doesn't shine as bright as it can and you feel you have nothing to say

The flowers look pale and the birds have no song and the trees have their winter cape on
You sit there and wonder where am I today and it looks like your words are all gone

You stare out at nothing, your mind is just blank, the magic is too far away
then what else to do then to read some wise words that can give you the strength to stay

To stay there to write which you love more than life, and to kick all that darkness away
an uplifting quote when you need it the most - and oh joy - it might save your day:-)

Some quotes that makes me inspired and happy:






Do you have a favorite quote? Please share.

1-30 April 2015 I participate in the A to Z blogger challenge, and this post is written as a part of that challenge.My theme for the challenge is Happiness. I hope you enjoy coming along. 

49 comments:

  1. Those are all great. I can relate to Joan Rivers. Sometimes, I laugh out loud, just because I thought of something funny! Here's a good one: “Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” Howard Thurman.
    And, mine: Go. Create. Inspire!
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    1. Thanks Mary - those are great quotes:-) Happy to see you here:)

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  2. Fail while daring greatly. — Theodore Roosevelt

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  3. Yes we all need that extra bit of encouragement from others' words and thoughts. I have a lot of favourite quotes, but today the mood that I am in perhaps this one by Oscar Wilde sums up best - "Life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not."

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    1. Oh, thanks dear Beloo. Happy to see you here. Big hug to you today:-) :-)

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  4. Dearest Eli,
    Excellent choice for Q and I love the meaningful, often indepth message of Quoates!
    Hugs,
    Mariette

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    1. Thank you my dear Mariette, that is true:- )

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  5. Loved the quote by Mark Twain. My fav these days is : “Life is short, live it. Love is rare, grab it. Anger is bad, dump it. Fear is awful, face it. Memories are sweet, cherish it.” :)
    Thanks for inspiring, Eli ♥

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    1. That's a great quote Shilpa:-) Thanks for visiting and sharing

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  6. My favourite there is the one about the future. It reminds me of "Be the change that you wish to see in the world" (Gandhi).
    Anabel's Travel Blog
    Adventures of a retired librarian

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  7. Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace, and the soul who knows it not knows no release from little things. - Amelia Earhart.

    You're doing great w/ the A to Z Challenge. By the way, if you blog hop, please include your link if you comment so that others can find you easily and reciprocate any comments. Also other people who read your comment can find you and visit you.

    Maui Jungalow

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    1. Thanks a lot Courtney, I appreciate your kind words:-)

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  8. I love quotes. I think it depends on the day what becomes my favourite quote. I have such a brain fade today that no quote comes to mind.

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    1. Thanks Suzy- big hugs to you:-)

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  9. I enjoy reading quotes, the uplifting ones always bring a smile . Loved the post :)

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  10. Lovely quotes. I make it a point to share at least one inspirational quote on Facebook every day. :-) And today's A to Z Challenge post deals with love quotes.
    http://www.devikafernando.com/blog/blogging-from-a-to-z-challenge-letter-q-quotes

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    1. That's great, happy to see you here, thanks:-)

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  11. "I tell you, we are here on Earth to fart around, and don't let anybody tell you different."
    - Kurt Vonnegut

    "The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it."
    - Terry Pratchett

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    1. Hehehe - thanks for visiting and sharing:-)

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  12. Amazing poem! And the quotes are brilliant! Loved the post, Eli! :) Keep writing.

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    1. Thank you so much - your kind words makes me so happy:-) Hugs

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  13. Lovely quotes Eli :) I love collecting images with quotes and whenever I am feeling down, I read them. It cheers me :)

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    1. That's great Swathi- thanks for visiting dear:-)

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  14. Loved these quotes. The moon and stars one... we got it made as mementos in school for our outgoing seniors. My all-time favorite quote is "Life is what happens to us while we are busy making other plans." Don't remember who said it though.

    Stopping by from the A to Z. Do visit my blog too sometime. :)
    A to Z Participant
    miss_teerious

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    1. Thank you so much for sharing. Happy you are visiting:-)

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  15. Loved all the quotes and that post.
    I am so fond of quotes that I cannot just pick one..
    One that I keep using is - Miles to go before I sleep..

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    1. Thanks Parul, great one. Happy you enjoyed-)

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  16. Isn't that fun that we both did quotes, Eli? I just love your take on it. So heartfelt and true. Love the poem and the quotes you picked, too. Aren't quotes the best? I find they always lift me up, help me feel less alone or less like feeling sorry for myself. Big Hugs back atcha, Girl!

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    1. That's so true Cathy. Thanks for visiting and for your always so encouraging and kind words. Hugs

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  17. Great quotes and interesting thoughts...thanks for sharing!

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  18. I'm a sucker for quotes and I often look for inspiration from quotes to write around. Although, your post started on a sad note, the quotes left me feeling happy, especially the last one :)

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    1. Thanks for visiting Vinodini:-)

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  19. Love your poem and the quotes Eli! :) I have a few in no particular order: (1) Be the change that you wish to see in the world (Gandhi) (2) Dance like there's nobody watching, sing like there's nobody listening, love like you'll never get hurt, live like there's heaven on earth (Purkey) (3) I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think. (Rumi) (4) Let the beauty we love be what we do. There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground. (Rumi) (5)

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    1. Oh, that's some good quotes Elly. Thanks for sharing the, Happy you liked the poem:-)

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  20. I have some many favorite quotes, it is hard to pick just one. lol

    "The truth will set you free"

    http://www.amaryllisturman.com
    Found from A-to-Z Challenge

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  21. Love your opening poem! When things are gloomy we do need the quotes. There is always one you can find to brighten any moment. Thank you for sharing

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    1. Happy you liked the poem. Thanks for visiting:-)

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  22. Loved all the quotes; the best one for me is "To predict future create it".. thanks for inspiring..

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  23. I too love quotes. A quote a day is what we all need to inspire and encourage us. In the words of A A Milne, 'a quotation is a handy thing to have about, saving one the trouble of thinking for oneself, always a laborious business' Amen to that!

    that was deep or me!

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    1. Haha - great:-) Thanks for visiting:-)

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  24. Lovely choice of quotes. I like "Anything is possible if only you believe".

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    1. That's a great one:-) Thanks Inderpreet:-)

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  25. Another super one, Eli. I have 2 favourite quotes - one for when I'm down - "This too shall pass." and one for when I'm up - "Carpe Diem". :)

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