Search my Quotes DataBase - Enter one or two keywords and/or author last name.

Hint: keep it simple, like life twain




Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

Daily Inspiration - Quotes to Live By
Inspiration  |  Motivational Articles  |  Being Strong  |  Being Positive  |  Links  |  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

I had pro offers from the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers,
by Gerald R. Ford

I had pro offers from the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers,
who were pretty hard up for linemen in those days.
If I had gone into professional football the name Jerry
Ford might have been a household word today.
- Gerald R. Ford

I know I am getting better at golf because I am hitting fewer spectators.
- Gerald R. Ford

Our constitution works.
Our great republic is a government of laws,
not of men.
- Gerald R. Ford

Our great Republic is a government of laws and not of men.
Here, the people rule.
- Gerald R. Ford

 

Tell the truth, work hard, and come to dinner on time.
- Gerald R. Ford

If Lincoln were alive today, he'd be turning over in his grave.
- Gerald R. Ford

Things are more like today than they have ever been before.
- Gerald R. Ford

Please sign-up for my Free Inspirational Daily Email on the form below.

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.


A government big enough to give you everything you
want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have.
- Gerald R. Ford

I had a lot of experience with people smarter than I am.
- Gerald R. Ford

Truth is the glue that holds government together.
- Gerald R. Ford

I watch a lot of baseball on the radio.
- Gerald R. Ford

When a man is asked to make a speech,
the first thing he has to decide is what to say.
- Gerald R. Ford

I would hope that understanding and reconciliation
are not limited to the 19th hole alone.
- Gerald R. Ford

My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over.
- Gerald R. Ford

I love sports.
Whenever I can, I always watch the Detroit Tigers on the radio.
- Gerald R. Ford

I am a Ford, not a Lincoln.
- Gerald R. Ford

History and experience tell us that moral progress
comes not in comfortable and complacent times,
but out of trial and confusion.
- Gerald R. Ford

In all my public and private acts as your president,
I expect to follow my instincts of openness and candor
with full confidence that honesty is always the best policy in the end.
- Gerald R. Ford

My commitment to the security and future of Israel
is based upon basic morality as well as enlightened self-interest.
Our role in supporting Israel honors our own heritage.
- Gerald R. Ford

I have had a lot of adversaries in my political life,
but no enemies that I can remember.
- Gerald R. Ford

An American tragedy in which we all have played a part.
- Gerald R. Ford

All my children have spoken for themselves since they first learned to speak,
and not always with my advance approval,
and I expect that to continue in the future.
- Gerald R. Ford

For millions of men and women, the church has been
the hospital for the soul,
the school for the mind and the safe depository for moral ideas.
- Gerald R. Ford

I am acutely aware that you have not elected me as
your President by your ballots,
so I ask you to confirm me with your prayers.
- Gerald R. Ford

Teddy Roosevelt...
once said, 'Speak softly and carry a big stick.'
Jimmy Carter wants to speak loudly and carry a fly swatter.
- Gerald R. Ford

The pat on the back, the arm around the shoulder,
the praise for what was done right and the sympathetic
nod for what wasn't are as much a part of golf as life itself.
- Gerald R. Ford

There are no adequate substitutes for father,
mother, and children bound together in a loving commitment to nurture and protect.
No government, no matter how well-intentioned,
can take the place of the family in the scheme of things.
- Gerald R. Ford

A coalition of groups is waging a massive propaganda
campaign against the president of the United States.
an all-out attack.
Their aim is total victory for themselves and total defeat for him.
- Gerald R. Ford

Even though this is late in an election year,
there is no way we can go forward except together and
no way anybody can win except by serving the people's urgent needs.
We cannot stand still or slip backwards.
We must go forward now together.
- Gerald R. Ford

It's the quality of the ordinary, the straight,
the square, that accounts for the great stability and success of our nation.
It's a quality to be proud of.
But it's a quality that many people seem to have neglected.
- Gerald R. Ford

The political lesson of Watergate is this:
Never again must America allow an arrogant,
elite guard of political adolescents to by-pass the
regular party organization and dictate the terms of a national election.
- Gerald R. Ford

I cannot imagine any other country in the world where
the opposition would seek,
and the chief executive would allow,
the dissemination of his most private and personal
conversations with his staff,
which, to be honest, do not exactly confer sainthood on anyone concerned.
- Gerald R. Ford

I leave no trace of wings in the air,
but I am glad I have had my flight.
- Rabindranath Tagore

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet

I never accepted the idea
that I had to be guided by
some pattern or blueprint.
- Little Richard

I have found that hollow,
which even I had relied on for solid.
- Henry David Thoreau

I wept because I had no shoes
until I met a man who had no feet.
- old Persian Proverb

I never had a policy;
I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
- Abraham Lincoln

Anger is a killing thing:
it kills the man who angers,
for each rage leaves him less than he had been before -
it takes something from him.
- Louis L'Amour

Men occasionally stumble over the truth,
but most of them pick themselves up
and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

I have had dreams, and I have had nightmares.
I overcame the nightmares because of my dreams.
- Jonas Salk

We thought that we had the answers,
it was the questions we had wrong.
- Bono

What work I have done I have done because it has been play.
If it had been work I shouldn't have done it.
- Mark Twain

As for accomplishments,
I just did what I had to do as things came along.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Does anybody really think that they didn't get what they had
because they didn't have the talent
or the strength or the endurance or the commitment?
- Nelson Mandela

We occasionally stumble over the truth
but most of us pick ourselves up and
hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

I had forgotten how much light there is in the world,
'til you gave it back to me.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

The only good luck many great men ever had was
being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
- Channing Pollock

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

I had three chairs in my house;
one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society.
- Henry David Thoreau

If i had known... i would have lingered
over my coffee a little longer.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end.
It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing;
it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
- Margaret Thatcher

In the long run, men hit only what they aim at.
Therefore, they had better aim at something high.
- Henry David Thoreau

If I had eight hours to chop down a tree,
I'd spend six hours sharpening my ax.
- Abraham Lincoln

It had long since come to my attention
that people of accomplishment
rarely sat back and let things happen to them.
They went out and happened to things.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Ever had a bad hair day -
a day when everything seemed to be going wrong?
Perhaps today is a day to soothe your ruffled feathers,
take a deep breath, and reaffirm that
the weight of the world is really not on your shoulders,
unless you choose to assume that burden.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is only when we truly know and understand
that we have a limited time on earth
and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up
that we will begin to live each day to the fullest,
as if it were the only one we had.
- Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

If I had no sense of humor,
I would long ago have committed suicide.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Never cease loving a person, and never give up hope for him,
for even the prodigal son who had fallen most low,
could still be saved; the bitterest enemy
and also he who was your friend could again be your friend;
love that has grown cold can kindle
- Soren Kierkegaard

My father always used to say that when you die,
if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
- Lee Iacocca

No stream rises higher than its source.
Whatever man might build, could never
express or reflect more than he was.
He could record neither more nor less
than he had learned of life.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

That's what learning is, after all;
not whether we lose the game,
but how we lose and h
ow we've changed because of it
and what we take away from it
that we never had before,
to apply to other games.
Losing, in a curious way, is winning.
- Richard Bach

When we quarrel, how we wish we had been blameless.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You can learn how to let go of the past.
Whether you have experienced a break up
with someone you cared for deeply,
whether death has taken a loved one,
whether you have had a feud with a friend or family member,
whether you have lost a job.
Move on and let go.
Life can be joyful and rewarding again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart,
it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,
to front only the essential facts of life,
and see if I could not learn what it had to teach,
and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.
- Henry David Thoreau

If the tongue had not been framed for articulation,
man would still be a beast in the forest.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Everyone who got where he is,
had to begin where he was.
- Richard L. Evans

I have lost my seven best friends,
which is to say that God has had mercy on me
seven times without realizing it.
He lent a friendship, took it from me, and sent me another.
- Jean Cocteau

It's YOUR time - it's YOUR life -
YOU get to choose how you use it. T
here is no way that your life is "supposed" to be.
Your parents had their vision for your life.
Your boss, your spouse, your church, your friends,
and even the family next door have their ideas
of how you should live your life.
What about YOUR vision for your life?
What do YOU want?
YES, it matters what you want.
YES you can have what you want.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


Quotes and Sayings

---------


Thank you for visiting: I had pro offers from the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers, by Gerald R. Ford.

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

You can also search my large collection of Quotes and Sayings.

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

 


Sign-up to receive Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes
free via email

Daily inspirational quotes and motivational messages of self-worth, choice,
positive attitude, happiness, forgiveness, and gratitude.
Inspiring motivational sayings plus Jonathan's insights into life,
relationships, and joyful living.

Enter Your E-Mail Address:
Enter Your Name (what you want to be called):
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.

Or Subscribe to the Feedburner feed for Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes.



All materials & writings are copyright ©. You may read about our disclaimer, our privacy policy, our copyright policy, terms of use, participation in affiliate programs, and the list of all our websites.