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Guy Johnson Quotes and Sayings

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

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With this first novel, I am just above the foothills,
but I see the path to the top, and it is my desire
to write compelling stories about everything that I find of interest.
- Guy Johnson

I hope to be with you as a writer for a very long time,
and I hope that you will enjoy reading my work,
because readers are the highest form of life on this planet.
- Guy Johnson

Then I thought I was going to be a photographer.
I tried a hand at darkroom technician.
I played in a band.
It took me quite some time to discover that I wanted to write.
- Guy Johnson

 

It is my desire to be a great writer.
I know that I still have a mountain to climb to achieve that.
- Guy Johnson

The great thing about being the son of Maya Angelou
is that I had the good fortune to grow up around some
of the greatest black artists,
dancers, singers, musicians, and actors of our time.
- Guy Johnson

If we have no peace,
it is because we have forgotten
that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa PHOTO

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Mother is the name for God
in the lips and hearts of little children.
- William Makepeace Thackeray PHOTO

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa PHOTO

Enthusiasm is the mother of effort,
and without it nothing great was ever achieved.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Necessity is the mother of invention.
- Proverb

So your father, or your mother,
never thought you were good enough - SO WHAT?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered; ...
Forgive them anyway.
- Kent Keith
(often attributed to Mother Teresa, who kept a copy
on the wall of her orphanage)

The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis,
but rather the feeling of being unwanted.
- Mother Teresa

I want you to be concerned about your next door neighbor.
Do you know your next door neighbor?
- Mother Teresa

We ourselves feel that what we are doing
is just a drop in the ocean.
But the ocean would be less
because of that missing drop.
- Mother Teresa

I am a little pencil in the hand of a writing God
who is sending a love letter to the world.
- Mother Teresa

Kind words can be short and easy to speak,
but their echoes are truly endless.
- Mother Teresa

God doesn't require us to succeed;
He only requires that you try.
- Mother Teresa

Do not think that love,
in order to be genuine,
has to be extraordinary.
What we need is to love without getting tired.
- Mother Teresa

Life is a nurturing mother,
when you just remember to say "thank you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.
- Emily Dickinson

It is a kingly act to assist the fallen.
- Mother Teresa

Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do...
but how much love we put in that action.
- Mother Teresa

I think, at a child's birth,
if a mother could ask a fairy godmother
to endow it with the most useful gift,
that gift should be curiosity.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The miracle is not that we do this work,
but that we are happy to do it.
- Mother Teresa

Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
- Mother Teresa

Every time you smile at someone,
it is an action of love,
a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.
- Mother Teresa

Peace begins with a smile.
- Mother Teresa

Even the rich are hungry for love,
for being cared for, for being wanted,
for having someone to call their own.
- Mother Teresa

Let us touch the dying, the poor,
the lonely and the unwanted
according to the graces we have received
and let us not be ashamed
or slow to do the humble work.
- Mother Teresa

In this life we cannot do great things.
We can only do small things with great love.
- Mother Teresa

Good works are links that form a chain of love.
- Mother Teresa

We can do no great things,
only small things with great love.
- Mother Teresa

The heart of a mother is a deep abyss
at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
- Honore de Balzac

If we want a love message to be heard,
it has got to be sent out.
To keep a lamp burning,
we have to keep putting oil in it.
- Mother Teresa

If you want a love message to be heard,
it has got to be sent out.
To keep a lamp burning,
we have to keep putting oil in it.
- Mother Teresa

Mother's love grows by giving.
- Charles Lamb

Love is a fruit in season at all times,
and within reach of every hand.
- Mother Teresa

Spread love everywhere you go.
Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.
- Mother Teresa

It is not the magnitude of our actions
but the amount of love
that is put into them that matters.
- Mother Teresa

The girl of my dreams is my mother's shadow,
cast upon the distant movie screen of my future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The hunger for love is
much more difficult to remove
than the hunger for bread.
- Mother Teresa

Give the world the best you have
and it may never be enough.
Give the world your best anyway.
- Mother Teresa

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
- Mother Teresa

A mother is not a person to lean on,
but a person to make leaning unnecessary.
- Dorothy Canfield Fisher

We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.
- Mother Teresa

There was never a child so lovely
but his mother was glad to get him to sleep.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The most important thing a father
can do for his children
is to love their mother.
- Henry Ward Beecher

All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
- Abraham Lincoln

Intense love does not measure, it just gives.
- Mother Teresa

I have found the paradox,
that if you love until it hurts,
there can be no more hurt, only more love.
- Mother Teresa

God Loves an Open Mind, Clean Hands, and a Loving Heart.
So does Your Mother.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Mother Teresa Prayer"
People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered;
... Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you
of selfish, ulterior motives;
... Be kind anyway.
If you are successful, you will win some
false friends and some true enemies;
... Succeed anyway.
If you are honest and frank, people may cheat you;
... Be honest and frank anyway.
What you spend years building, someone could destroy overnight;
... Build anyway.
If you find serenity and happiness, they may be jealous;
... Be happy anyway.
The good you do today, people will often forget tomorrow;
... Do good anyway.
Give the world the best you have, and it may never be enough;
... Give the world the best you've got anyway.
You see, in the final analysis, it is between you and God;
It was never between you and them anyway.
We can do no great things - only small things with great love.
- although commonly attributed to Mother Teresa,
who kept a copy of this prayer on
the wall of her Calcutta orphanage,
this prayer was actually written by Kent Keith.

We are all pencils in the hand of God.
- Mother Teresa

One of the greatest cause of unhappiness -
perhaps even the only cause of unhappiness - is comparison.
I remember as a young child hearing my mother say,
"Comparisons are odious."
That is one of the oldest sayings in the English language,
and one of the most important.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What can you do to promote world peace?
Go home and love your family.
- Mother Teresa

We think sometimes that poverty is only
being hungry, naked and homeless.
The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and
uncared for is the greatest poverty.
We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty.
- Mother Teresa

The success of love is in the loving -
it is not in the result of loving.
Of course it is natural in love
to want the best for the other person,
but whether it turns out that way or not
does not determine the value of what we have done.
- Mother Teresa

The interesting thing about being a mother is that everyone wants pets,
but no one but me cleans the kitty litter.
- Meryl Streep

You don't have to deserve your mother's love.
You have to deserve your father's.
- Robert Frost

Middle age is the awkward period when Father Time starts
catching up with Mother Nature.
- Harold Coffin

I have an almost religious zeal...
not for technology per se, but for the Internet which is for me,
the nervous system of mother Earth, which I see as a living creature,
linking up.
- Dan Millman

I've said it before, but it's absolutely true:
My mother gave me my drive,
but my father gave me my dreams.
Thanks to him, I could see a future.
- Liza Minelli

Why do grandparents and grandchildren get along so well? The mother.
- Claudette Colbert

Where there is a mother in the home,
matters go well.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

My mother taught me about the power of inspiration and courage,
and she did it with a strength and a passion that I wish could be bottled.
- Carly Fiorina

The babe at first feeds upon the mother's bosom,
but it is always on her heart.
- Henry Ward Beecher

It is not ignorance but knowledge which is the mother of wonder.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love,
of kindness, of understanding, of peace.
Money will come if we seek first the Kingdom of God -
the rest will be given.
- Mother Teresa

Technology is a gift of God.
After the gift of life it is perhaps the greatest of God's gifts.
It is the mother of civilizations, of arts and of sciences.
- Freeman Dyson


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