Editor Bob’s Zen Quotes of 2008 – II

Send Winter EcardsHere is the second edition of the list of Zen quotes from my newsletters. In this festive season of Christmas and New Year, you can use these lovely, meaningful quotes to wish your friends and family. Happy reading!

1st Week: John F. Kennedy: “Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.”
2nd Week: Mark Twain: “Keep away from those who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you believe that you too can become great.”
3rd Week: Calvin Coolidge: “If you see ten troubles coming down the road, you can be sure that nine will run into the ditch before they reach you.”
4th Week: None
5th Week: Rita Mae Brown: “Computer dating is fine, if you’re a computer.”

1st Week: Dee Paterson, Arizona: “Friends are for sharing, giving, and caring. Rare and few, I’ve found a friend in you…”
2nd Week: Veronica Chang, The Netherlands: “There is no space for friendship, as long as people just go for anything through egos.”
3rd Week: Kate Hetu, : “A friend is someone who has seen the full spectrum of your life, from the brightest days to the darkest, and loves you for it all.”
4th Week: Nawal Juma, Mombasa, Kenya: “Friendship is the seed of life, sow it well and embrace the joy which lasts more than a lifetime.”

1st Week: Bob Dylan: “A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.”
2nd Week: Winston Churchill: “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”
3rd Week: Josh Billings: “Money will buy you a pretty good dog, but it won’t buy the wag of his tail.”
4th Week: Garfield: “If wrinkles must be written upon our brows, let them not be written upon the heart. The spirit should never grow old.”

1st Week: Anonymous: “Everyone smiles in the same language.”
2nd Week: Oprah Winfrey: “Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.”
3rd Week: Voltaire: “Appreciation is a wonderful thing: it makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.”
4th Week: Stacia Tauscher: “We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today.”
5th Week: Mason Cooley: “Clothes make a statement. Costumes tell a story.”

1st Week: Judy Garland: “Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.”
2nd Week: Henry Ford: “Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.”
3rd Week:Anonymous: “Families are like fudge – mostly sweet with a few nuts.”
4th Week: Edward Sandford Martin: “Thanksgiving Day comes, by statute, once a year; to the honest man it comes as frequently as the heart of gratitude will allow.”

1st Week: Anonymous: “A hug is a handshake from the heart.”


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