Thursday, October 4

Quotes of Note







The real measure of our wealth is how much we'd be worth if we lost all our money.




John Henry Jowett, preacher (1864-1923)








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Do not be too quick to assume your enemy is a savage just because he is your enemy. Perhaps he is your enemy because he thinks you are a savage. Or perhaps he is afraid of you because he feels that you are afraid of him. And perhaps if he believed you are capable of loving him he would no longer be your enemy.







Thomas Merton, writer (1915-1968)

19 comments:

Shephard said...

Last quote is esp. thought-provoking.
~S :)

rosemary said...

Jowett...absolutely correct

Greg Finnegan said...

Thanks for reminding me of Thomas Merton. His book, The Seven Storey Mountain, is wonderful!

Beverly said...

Good thoughts, Judy.

tiff said...

The Thomas Merton quote is totally rocking my world right now. Excellent.

Awareness said...

Thomas Merton's thoughts and quotes never cease to amaze me.

Neither does Maxine. She reminds me of my mother in law.

ps. My parents went to a 50th anniv. party of friends and she was introduced to their grandson named.........."Ocean Blue." My mom thought it was a joke, but luckily she paused before making a comment that would firmly place her foot in her mouth. Can YOU imagine?? Ocean Blue! The kid lives on the west coast in BC lotusland, so I'm sure he fits right into his classroom of other kids named after geographical terms......Douglas Fir, Fluffy Clouds, Cut Grass, and Sunny Bunny. heeheehee

Mike Davis said...

It's nearly always because somebody screwed up!

Here from Michele...

Bernie said...

I like the second cartoon, a lot!!

Thanks for stopping by earlier, and sorry that I 'beat you' to it... tee hee...

burntofferings and more at bernies fotoblog

BreadBox said...

quotes and pictures both: funny and true:-)

N.

OldOldLady Of The Hills said...

LOVE that last quotation, Judy...And I sure do love our Ladyfriend! LOL!

Chancy said...

Judy Thanks for this post with the Maxine cartoons and happy thoughts. I needed this today..

((((((Hugs)))))))

PI said...

Those cartoons! 'Aint they the truth?

PI said...

Both those quotes are thought provoking - especially Merton's. Here again because Michele sent me and it's always a pleasure.

Catherine said...

I love quotes! Michele sent me over to enjoy these ones

LZ Blogger said...

Loved the Preacher's quote Judy! ~ Have a GREAT weekend! ~ jb///

colleen said...

Who IS that lady? She's smart. I once saw a bumper sticker that said "Trees don't grow on money either."

Loren said...

Loved that first one, Judy.

Kay Dennison said...

Excellent, Judy!!!!!!!!! Love it all!!!!!!

honestyrain said...

i tell you this: it is a GOOD thing that i don't like to online shop (am a tactile shopper, the internet does not let me touch the pants before i buy the pants) because sisterfriend we would be in damned dire straits if i did.

michele sends her fond regards. as do i.