Today´s post is dedicated to Douglas Horton – an American Protestant Clergyman and to his Famous Quotes and Words of Wisdom. (July 27, 1891, Brooklyn, New York – August 21, 1968, Randolph, New Hampshire)
No one can drive us crazy unless we give them the keys. Douglas Horton
We may not always get what we want, but surely we will get what we deserve.
If you love something let it go free. If it doesn’t come back, you never had it. If it comes back, love it forever.
The harder you fall, the higher you bounce.
Drive slow and enjoy the scenery — drive fast and join the scenery.
Growing old is not growing up.
If it looks like shit, smells like shit, mail it to your enemy… he’ll know what to do with it.
Remember only the good, the bad will never forget you.
Thinking good thoughts is not enough, doing good deeds is not enough, seeing others follow your good examples is enough.
Perfection is perfectly simple; fouling things up requires true skill.
Boring people are a reflection of boring people.
Change occurs in direct proportion to dissatisfaction, but dissatisfaction never changes.
The art of simplicity is a puzzle of complexity.
Life is good when we think it’s good. Life is bad when we don’t think.
If wishes were fishes we’d all be throwing nets. If wishes were horses we’d all ride.
As the fly bangs against the window attempting freedom while the door stands open, so we bang against death ignoring heaven.
Desperation is like stealing from the Mafia: you stand a good chance of attracting the wrong attention.
Death is feared as birth is forgotten.
While seeking revenge, dig two graves — one for yourself.
Being sorry is the highest act of selfishness, seeing value only after discarding it.