Bryan Paul Sullo

Some of My Favorite Quotes (a Number of which are My Own)

In Faith & Religion, Life in General on 10 May 2014 at 2:15 pm

From a list I compiled some 13 years ago:

“In the path of the saint, remain the footprints of the Savior.”

 

“A dream is a priceless gift given to the fortunate few. If you receive one, protect it, nurture it, follow it, live it. But, whatever you do, do not take it for granted! There are those who have never had a dream, and they would give up everything for one of their own.”

 

“The secret of being miserable is to have leisure to bother about whether you are happy or not. The cure for it is occupation.”

–George Bernard Shaw

“You can’t prepare for everything, so be prepared for anything.”

 

“The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their right names.”

–Chineese Proverb

“Just because you’re lost, doesn’t mean to say your compass is broken.”

–Charles Morse, The Edge

“If there is one thing I have learned, it is that there is much more love than not.”

–Elizabeth Rose Dowse

“Dear John,
Who’s more popular now?
I’ve been listening to some of Paul’s new records.
Sometimes I think he really is dead.”

–Larry Norman, Reader’s Digest

“Jargon allows us to comouflage intellectual poverty with verbal extravagance.”

–David Pratt

“What one man can do, another can do.”

–Charles Morse, The Edge

“I have often repented speaking, but never of holding my tongue.”

–Xenocrates

“To sacrifice for a friend is not a sacrifice, but the manifestation of that friendship.”

 

“I can not be expected to run my own life. . . I’ve had no prior experience!”

 

“The less you speak, the more often people will listen.”

 

“Expect success and you will sometimes be disappointed; expect failure and you will always be disappointed.”

 

“You will only see God where you expect him to be. God is everywhere! Look for Him expectantly in every detail and there you will find Him.”

 

“You are an idealist when you hold fast to your beliefs even when they seem foolish. You are naieve when you expect others to do the same.”

 

“It will all work out.”

–Jeff

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