One of the fondest memories of my Granddad Nelson was trading quotes regularly over email. Sadly I lost the email archive when I went on my mission, but it has continued to be an interest of mine. I hope you enjoy my collection of quotes. A bit of everything from religion to politics to leadership.
I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world.
The trouble with retirement is that you never get a day off.
A sufficient and sure method of civilization is the influence of good women.
Ted: And I wasted it.
I mean, how many places have I ruined forever by being there with the wrong girl?
Lilly: So come back with the right girl.
Ted: I don't know.
I'm starting to think a person gets a certain allotment of lighthouses per lifetime.
And I've used all mine up.
Ted the Narrator: And that, kids, is the kind of stupid thing you say before you've met the person who hits the reset button on the world, who makes everything new again, who makes it seem ridiculous that you ever considered settling...
I love being married. It's so great to find the one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life.
Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
It's easy to play any musical instrument: all you have to do is touch the right key at the right time and the instrument will play itself.
Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love and something to hope for.
Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.