Enter one or two keywords
to search these Inspirational Quotes.

Hint: keep it simple, like life or moving on



Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

Joy Program by Jonathan Lockwood Huie
Positive Thoughts  |  Life is Beautiful  |  Search  |  About
Topics:   A-   B-   Ca-   Co-   D-   E-   F-   G-   H-    I-    J-K-L   M-   N-O   Pa-   Pr-   Q-R   Sa-   Sk-   T-   U-V-W-X-Y-Z

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
by Forrest Gump

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology Positive Sad Feeling-Down Cynical Cute Whimsey

I don't know if we each have a destiny,
or if we're all just floatin' around accidental-like on a breeze.
But I, I think maybe it's both.
- the movie Forrest Gump

My Mama always said you've got to put the past behind you
before you can move on.
- the movie Forrest Gump

Life is like a box of chocolates.
- Forrest Gump

 

Momma always said dyin' was a part of life.
I sure wish it wasn't.
- the movie Forrest Gump

It happens - Sometimes.
- the movie Forrest Gump

Mama and Daddy King represent the best in manhood and womanhood,
the best in a marriage, the kind of people we are trying to become.
- Coretta Scott King

Please sign up for my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email using the form below.
Thank You,
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

Mama exhorted her children at every opportunity to 'jump at the sun.'
We might not land on the sun,
but at least we would get off the ground.
- Zora Neale Hurston

I remember li'l ol' Hank Jr.
- he was just a baby back in them days,
you know - but he used to hang around.
His mama would bring him around.
He was just a natural.
- Mel Tillis

When I was about seven, I started touring the globe
as part of New York's La MaMa theater company -
without my parents!
- Diane Lane

Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion,
love and fearlessness.
If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.
- Stevie Wonder

You loan your friend money.
You see them again, they don't say nothin' 'bout the money.
'Hi, how ya doin'? How's ya mama doing?' Man,
how's my money doin'?
- Chris Tucker

Mama is slowly getting better.
So many people are so fond of her.
- Rocco DiSpirito

I've dated the sweet mama's boy, the musician rocker,
the struggling artist - basically a lot of people without jobs.
- Alyssa Milano

My mama always used to tell me: 'If you can't find somethin' to live for,
you best find somethin' to die for.'
- Tupac Shakur

I know if mama ain't happy, ain't nobody happy.
- Jeff Foxworthy

Mama tried to save us from the streets,
but the streets were too strong.
- Barry White

I know Mama Rose is a great role and I love having a chance to do it.
- Bernadette Peters

We know how powerful our mother was when we were little,
but is our wife that powerful to us now? Must we relive
our great deed of escape from Mama with every other woman in our life?
- Frank Pittman

Maybe I should quit the business.
There's no one left for me to love.
Mama's dead.
Mr. Burns couldn't care less about me.
What's left?
- Bobby Darin

If my mama and daddy would've stayed together,
one of them would've been dead, and the other would
have been locked up for it.
- Trick Daddy

But Patsy, she was a great, great girl.
And Brenda Lee is a wonderful person,
and her mama Grace.
I've known those folks for years and years and years.
- Mel Tillis

Rock 'n' roll offered me a platform to speak what I felt.
It also offered me a platform to support my mama and
my brothers and sisters -
twelve children.
- Little Richard

AUM, the most primordial human sound -
and the sound most connected to Spirit,
is pronounced in these three parts:
A (as in mama) - a throat sound
that vibrates in the abdomen - signifies waking.
U (as in who) - a tongue sound
that vibrates in the chest - signifies dreaming.
M (as in mama) - a lip sound
that vibrates in the head - signifies sleeping.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I've just built a studio in my mama's old bedroom,
which I thought was fitting; she died last year.
We've recorded nine songs recorded in there already;
we're sort of just chipping away.
- Stephen Stills

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn't be done.
- Amelia Earhart

"Sometimes," said Pooh, "the smallest things take up the most room in your heart."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was,
Thank you, that would suffice.
- Meister Eckhart

Well done is better than well said.
- Benjamin Franklin

I want it said of me by those who knew me best,
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

I don't see much sense in that," said Rabbit.
"No," said Pooh humbly, "there isn't.
But there was going to be when I began it.
It's just that something happened to it along the way."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Die when I may, I want it said by those who knew me best
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

There is no subject so old that something new cannot be said about it.
- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

We can only be said to be truly alive in those moments
when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
- Thornton Wilder

"Good morning!" he said at last.
"We don't want any adventures here, thank you!
You might try over The Hill or across The Water."
- J. R. R. Tolkien

"Begin at the beginning," the King said, very gravely,
"and go on till you come to the end: then stop."
- Lewis Carroll

Examine what is said, not him who speaks.
- Arabian Proverb

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. "Pooh?" he whispered.
"Yes, Piglet?"
"Nothing," said Piglet, taking Pooh's hand.
"I just wanted to be sure of you."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

When I look back on all these worries,
I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed
that he had had a lot of trouble in his life,
most of which had never happened.
- Winston Churchill

Courage is fear that has said its prayers.
- Karl Barth

"When I use a word," Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone,
"it means just what I choose it to mean - neither more nor less."
- Lewis Carroll

One day Alice came to a fork in the road
and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree.
"Which road do I take?" she asked.
His responses was a question: "Where do you want to go?"
"I don't know," Alice answered.
"Then," said the cat, "it doesn't matter."
- Lewis Carroll

"But I don't want to go among mad people," said Alice.
"Oh, you can't help that," said the cat. "We're all mad here."
- Lewis Carroll

"The time has come," the walrus said, "to talk of many things:
of shoes and ships - and sealing wax - of cabbages and kings."
- Lewis Carroll

I unconditionally forgive myself for everything
that I have ever done, said, or thought
that has caused me harm or suffering.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never say or do anything you wouldn't want
to be the last thing you ever said or did.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

When a man you like switches from what
he said a year ago, or four years ago,
he is a broad-minded person who has courage enough
to change his mind with changing conditions.
When a man you don't like does it,
he is a liar who has broken his promise.
- Franklin Pierce Adams

How true Daddy's words were when he said:
all children must look after their own upbringing.
Parents can only give good advice
or put them on the right paths,
but the final forming of a person's character
lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

When all is said and done,
the one sole condition that makes
spiritual happiness and preserves it
is the absence of doubt.
- Mark Twain

A wise one said, "We are most like God when we forgive."
It is easy for us to blame, but hard for us to forgive.
Yet that is what we are called upon to do -
to forgive everyone for everything.
And the reward?
In this life, the reward for forgiveness
is your own happiness.
Unconditional universal forgiveness is
the key to your own happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Overflowing Cup of Tea:
The Zen Master poured his visitor's teacup full, and then kept pouring.
The visitor watched until he could no longer restrain himself.
"It is overfull. No more will go in!"
"Like this cup," the Zen Master said,
"you are full of your own opinions and assumptions.
How can you learn truth until you first empty your cup?"
- Traditional Zen Koan

I unconditionally forgive everyone for all hurt
that I have ever experienced in the presence of their actions.
I unconditionally forgive myself for everything that I have ever done,
said, or thought that has caused me harm or suffering.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Poets have said that the reason to have children is
to give yourself immortality.
Immortality? Now that I have five children,
my only hope is that they are all out of the house before I die.
- Bill Cosby

What if it were only an illusion?
Perhaps life is not as threatening as it appears.
Perhaps the greatest threat to our serenity
is our fear of the future -
our fear of the unknown.
Perhaps, as Franklin D. Roosevelt said,
"The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Rabbit's clever," said Pooh thoughtfully.
"Yes," said Piglet, "Rabbit's clever."
"And he has Brain."
"Yes," said Piglet, "Rabbit has Brain."
There was a long silence.
"I suppose," said Pooh, "that that's why he never understands anything."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Donkey, you HAVE the right to remain silent.
What you lack, is the capacity.
- said by Shrek in the movie Shrek 2

I never said most of the things I said.
- Yogi Berra

As I've said many times, the single most oppressed
class in America right now is the teenager.
- Joe Bob Briggs

John Candy knew he was going to die.
He told me on his 40th birthday.
He said, well, Maureen, I'm on borrowed time.
- Maureen O'Hara

Look your best - who said love is blind?
- Mae West

My mother asked me what I wanted for my birthday,
so I said I wanted to read poetry with her.
- Guy Johnson

I went to the doctor and he said I had acute appendicitis,
and I said compared to who?
- Jay London

I believe in God, but not as one thing,
not as an old man in the sky.
I believe that what people call God
is something in all of us.
I believe that what Jesus and Mohammed and Buddha
and all the rest said was right.
It's just that the translations have gone wrong.
- John Lennon

I had never been able to get a car that said how much
I cared about the environment until I drove electric.
- Alexandra Paul

I'm tired of hearing it said that democracy doesn't work.
Of course it doesn't work.
We are supposed to work it.
- Alexander Woollcott

It has been well said that a hungry man is more interested
in four sandwiches than four freedoms.
- Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.


Thank you for visiting: Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates. by Forrest Gump from life Quotes and Sayings.

Please sign up on the form below to receive
my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

You can also search or browse my large collection of Quotes about Life.

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Quotes from my huge collection




-------



You may read about our disclaimer, our privacy policy, terms of use, participation in affiliate programs, and copyright policy.

All materials & writings are copyright © Jonathan Lockwood Huie, except for quotes and other specifically identified material which belong to their respective copyright holders if applicable.