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It's a Wonderful Life Quotes

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Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed
by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines.
Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.
- widely misattributed to Mark Twain

We live in a wonderful world that is
full of beauty, charm and adventure.
There is no end to the adventures that we can have
if only we seek them with our eyes open.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves
to recognize how good things really are.
- Marianne Williamson

 

Not what we have,
but what we enjoy,
constitutes our abundance.
- Epicurus

I'd rather have thirty minutes of wonderful
than a lifetime of nothing special.
- the movie Steel Magnolias

I say all that happens is wonderful.
- Anais Nin

Everything is a miracle,
not just the beautiful and lovely things.
- Anonymous

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If you want to feel rich,
just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
- Anonymous

Appreciate again and again, freshly and naively,
the basic goods of life, with awe,
pleasure, wonder and even ecstasy,
however stale these experiences may have become to others.
- Abraham Maslow

The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful.
- e. e. cummings

There is beauty and adventure in the commonplace
for those with eyes to see beyond.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

Choose the World You See,
and See the World You Choose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
- William Shakespeare

I live to experience something new each day -
to learn something new, meet a new friend,
bring joy into someone's life,
feel the wind newly on my skin,
touch a new fear, a new anger,
and with focused intent and good fortune,
find an ample measure of my own joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May love and laughter light your days,
and warm your heart and home.
May good and faithful friends be yours,
wherever you may roam.
May peace and plenty bless your world
with joy that long endures.
May all life's passing seasons
bring the best to you and yours.
- Irish Blessing

It is always a good day to be grateful for all of life -
grateful for large blessings and small.
Especially to be grateful for the symbolic blessings -
the rainbows and butterflies that come into our lives
when we least expect and most need them.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I Receive ALL of Life with Thanksgiving -
I have gratitude for EVERYTHING
that has ever occurred to bring me to this moment.
I give thanks for the joys and the sufferings,
the moments of peace and the flashes of anger,
the compassion and the indifference,
the roar of my courage and the cold sweat of my fear.
I accept gratefully the entirety of my past and my present life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our opportunity is to Soar our Spirit.
To see Light and Joy in everything.
To spread our wings and fly boldly.
To give thanks for rainbows and butterflies -
our symbols of renewal and rebirth.
To offer daily Thanksgiving - for ourselves, our family,
our friends, our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You have to leave the city of your comfort
and go into the wilderness of your intuition.
What you'll discover will be wonderful.
What you'll discover is yourself.
- Alan Alda

A wonderful gift may not be wrapped as you expect
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Appreciation is a wonderful thing.
It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
- Voltaire

Remember that not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Smile.
Today would be a wonderful day
not to take life so seriously.
Today may end up the way you prefer -
and it may not.
Happiness is not about being a winner -
it's about being gentle with life -
being gentle with yourself.
Let life be a dance,
and choose the kind of
dance you want for today -
perhaps a gentle loving dance.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is lived in the mists -
little is fully visible, less is certain.
Yet rejoice in the unknowing,
and let all of life be a wonderful adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do something wonderful, people may imitate it.
- Albert Schweitzer

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment
before starting to improve the world.
- Anne Frank

Not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Dalai Lama

I awakened. is that not a wonderful statement?
- Mary Anne Radmacher

To the lover of wilderness,
Alaska is one of the most wonderful countries in the world.
- John Muir

Determine never to be idle.
No person will have occasion to complain
of the want of time who never loses any.
It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
- Thomas Jefferson

It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil.
If they would only expend the same
amount of energy loving their fellow men,
the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.
- Helen Keller

Plant trees for your great-grandchildren -
for future generations.
Create the legacy of a better world.
Leave this world a better place than you found it.
Literally planting trees for
your great-grandchildren is a wonderful idea,
but far more important...
use this symbolism - this imagery -
to represent the kind of legacy
you want to leave to future generations.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Home life's great, man.
The kids are great, happy and healthy.
I've reached this sort of wonderful precipice.
- Ryan Phillippe

The marvelous richness of human experience
would lose something of rewarding joy
if there were no limitations to overcome.
The hilltop hour would not be half so wonderful
if there were no dark valleys to traverse.
- Helen Keller

Marriage is a wonderful invention: then again,
so is a bicycle repair kit.
- Billy Connolly

Marriage is a wonderful institution,
but who wants to live in an institution?
- Groucho Marx

A wonderful thing about a book, in contrast to a computer screen,
is that you can take it to bed with you.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

I've had two proposals since I've been a widow.
I am a wonderful catch, you know.
I have a lot of money.
- Ruth Rendell

Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.
- Ann Landers

Watching your husband become a father is really sexy and wonderful.
- Cindy Crawford

My hope is that 10 years from now, after I've been
across the street at work for a while,
they'll all be glad they gave me that wonderful vote.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

Family life was wonderful.
The streets were bleak.
The playgrounds were bleak.
But home was always warm.
My mother and father had a great relationship.
I always felt 'safe' there.
- Robert Cormier

God creates out of nothing. Wonderful you say.
Yes, to be sure, but he does what is still more wonderful:
he makes saints out of sinners.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Someone who thinks the world is always cheating him is right.
He is missing that wonderful feeling of trust in someone or something.
- Eric Hoffer

The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the
moment you get up in the morning and does not stop
until you get into the office.
- Robert Frost

Isn't it a shame that future generations can't be here
to see all the wonderful things we're doing with their money?
- Earl Wilson

Sandwiches are wonderful.
You don't need a spoon or a plate!
- Paul Lynde

You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world.
But it takes people to make the dream a reality.
- Walt Disney

Marriage is a wonderful institution,
but who would want to live in an institution?
- H. L. Mencken

This is a wonderful way to celebrate an 80th birthday...
I wanted to be 65 again, but they wouldn't let me -
Homeland Security.
- Art Buchwald

I think Madonna is a wonderful performer.
- Patti LuPone

But more wonderful than the lore of old men and the
lore of books is the secret lore of ocean.
- H. P. Lovecraft

I think it should be ambitious and good music does
deal with life and art and all these wonderful things.
- Jonny Greenwood

If people knew how hard I worked to get my mastery,
it wouldn't seem so wonderful at all.
- Michelangelo

There must be a law against forcing children to perform at an early age.
Children should have a wonderful childhood.
They should not be given too much responsibility.
- Maria Callas

Fortunately, when it comes to meat and poultry,
I have the really wonderful situation of having producers
and processors that produce and process a very high-quality product.
- Mike Johanns

I sometimes get that wonderful sympathy between me and the audience,
telling me I've reached their hearts.
And when I do, the thrill is mine.
- Kate Smith

Doyle stokes in a thousand shrewd touches with no effort at all.
Wonderful.
- Rex Stout

It's very likely that graduates, current employees
and retirees have some wonderful pieces of Deer Park
history in their closets or garages.
- Matt Lucas

Yes, I've had some pretty good luck finding wonderful talent.
- Gene Krupa

It is first and foremost very hard work!
But I have a wonderful part and I do have fun.
The company, cast and crew of 'Passions' are wonderful to work with.
- Juliet Mills

I love a challenge and the last four years it has all
come to fruition and it has been wonderful.
- Sarah Brightman

A literary critic is someone who can't write,
but who loves to show he would have been a wonderful writer if only he could!
- Brian Lumley

Everyone should have ten megabits and then the web
will be a wonderful thing.
- Jon Postel

Life could be wonderful if people would leave you alone.
- Charlie Chaplin

I have always looked upon decay as being just as wonderful
and rich an expression of life as growth.
- Henry Miller

If you have enough people sitting around telling you you're wonderful,
then you start believing you're fabulous,
then someone tells you you stink and you believe that too!
- Angelina Jolie

A tree growing out of the ground is as wonderful today as it ever was.
It does not need to adopt new and startling methods.
- Robert Henri

Except a living man, there is nothing more wonderful than a book.
- Charles Kingsley

My parents had a wonderful marriage,
but it was a very dependent relationship.
My mother was entirely dependent on my father because
that's how it was in those days.
- Erika Slezak

Jackie Kennedy was magnificent in the days and weeks
immediately following her husband's assassination.
She was especially wonderful to me.
- Pierre Salinger

When I was very young I was the ugly duckling.
I had a lot of complexes.
My sister was wonderful and I was nothing.
- Nana Mouskouri

I was looking for the people who were making the music inside the cabinet.
I would look in there and see if I could find somebody
who was making all this wonderful music.
- Abbey Lincoln

It's wonderful to be part of a family that cares so much about others.
- Marta Kristen

Wes Craven is a wonderful friend, and we had a really good time together.
- Henry Winkler

I am a huge admirer of Elizabeth I, and this intriguing
biography gives a wonderful picture of the era.
- Barbara Taylor Bradford

Restaurants are a wonderful escape for me.
And are for a lot of people.
- Gay Talese

I wish there was something that - I get all those wonderful
letters and wonderful acknowledgments,
and I wish I could be more appreciative of what I do.
But it's hard for me.
- Harvey Korman

It's a wonderful feeling knowing that people are interested in what I'm doing.
- Rita Mero

I think of life itself now as a wonderful play that I've written for myself,
and so my purpose is to have the utmost fun playing my part.
- Shirley MacLaine

Some of the most wonderful people are the ones who don't fit into boxes.
- Tori Amos

Writers sometimes give up what is most strange and
wonderful about their writing -
soften their roughest edges -
to accommodate themselves toward a group response.
- Mary Oliver

So, I see technology as a Trojan Horse:
It looks like a wonderful thing,
but they are going to regret introducing it into the
schools because it simply can't be controlled.
- Daniel Greenberg


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