Friday, June 25, 2010

Quotes About Not Giving Up

"Worry does not empty tomorrow of sorrow - 
it empties today of strength."  
Carrie Ten Boom

"Start by doing what's necessary, then do what's possible; 
suddenly you're doing the impossible." 
St. Francis of Assisi

"Courage is not the absence of fear, 
but rather the judgment that something 
else is more important than fear."
Ambrose Redmoon

"If I keep a green bough in my heart, the singing bird will come."
Chinese Proverb

"Faith is the bird that sings when the dawn is still dark."
Rabindranath Tagore

"Nothing is hopeless, we must hope for everything."
Madeleine L'Engle

"If you look just past the horizon, 
you will see hope rising behind the clouds."
Rita Bourland

"Stay in there in pitch."
Thomas Bourland to his son on many occasions

"Hope is like a road in the country; 
there was never a road, 
but when many people walk on it,
the road comes into existence." 
Lyn Yutang


  1. These are all new to me, and the best I've read -- especially the last one (though I love the others, too). Certainly a perfect post for this blog. xoxoxoxo Judy

  2. Love the quotes. Thank you! Especially the Bourland family ones. :-)