Monthly Archives: July 2006

Call me Ishmael.

Call me Ishmael. Some years ago—never mind how long precisely—having little or no money in my purse, and nothing particular to interest me on shore, I thought I would sail about a little and see the watery part of the … Continue reading

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The place where God calls you to is the place where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet. Buechner on Vocation

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What we do in life, echoes in eternity… Maximus in the Gladiator

Three weeks from now, I will be harvesting my crops.     Imagine where you will be, and it will be so.       Hold the line! Stay with me!                 If you find yourself alone…                 riding in green fields with the … Continue reading

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It was the best of times, it was the worst of times… Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times… Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities Continue reading

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Get your things ready, boys, the Boss may come to-day. Endurance survivors on Elephant Island while they waited to be rescued by Sir Ernest Shackleton. ~ 1916

Get your things ready, boys, the Boss may come to-day. Continue reading

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Men wanted for hazardous journey. Small wages. Bitter cold… Sir Ernest Shackleton for one of his Antarctic Expeditions

Men wanted for hazardous journey. Small wages. Bitter cold. Long months of complete darkness. Constant danger. Safe return doubtful. Honour and recognition in case of success. Continue reading

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Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still. – Chinese Proverb

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By necessity, by proclivity, and by delight, we all quote. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson, Letters and Social Aims (1876)

By necessity, by proclivity, and by delight, we all quote. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson, Letters and Social Aims (1876) Continue reading

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Welcome to Quotes for the Journey

For decades I’ve had an addiction to quotes. I use them in writing, speaking, conversation, and correspondence. I’ve cluttered my life with quotes in and on scraps of paper,

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