Sunday, August 12, 2007

Sunday Blogger Challenge - 2 Peas & More Blog Candy

Today's blog challenge on 2 Peas is to share your favorite poem or quote. I thought I would share a few quotes I like.
"Without the rain, there would be no rainbow." - Jerry Chin

"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt within the heart" - Helen Keller

"One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar." - Helen Keller

"In spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart. " - Ann Frank
Now for the Blog Candy...

Share your favorite quote with me in the comments section of this post and you will be entered in a drawing to win a set of the Cuttlebug Fancy Corners embossing folders!!!

I will take entries until Friday the 17th.


Anne said...

Ooh Al, I didn't realise till now you have a blog! I'm going off for a potter around and will think up my favourite quote! Thanks for this! ;o)

Pam ~ cococat said...

1- Just to show you how sorry I am for forgetting your birthday... Next year I'll forget mine!
2- A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.
3- A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world.
Alicia, your blog is awesome

Abi (Gail) said...

I will always remember this saying - it hung framed on a wall in our home when I was growing up. I rescued it from the house quite a few years ago when my mom wanted to throw it out.

True friends are like diamonds - precious and rare!

Deb ~ lv2scrap said...

Here are some of my favorite quotes:

"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but
people will never forget how you make them feel."

Maya Angelou

It’s not having what you want, it’s wanting what you have.

"Things turn out the best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out"

“Don’t put off until tomorrow what you can do today, because if you enjoy it today you can do it again tomorrow!”


Elaine said...

To love and be loved.

I don't know if that is my favorite, but I like it!

jodene said...

Here is my all time favorite " Give my patience to handle my little blessing" Thanks for the chance.

Anonymous said...

I have many quotes that I like here are a couple....

Trust your hunches.
They're usually based on facts filed away just below the concious level. Dr. Joyce Brothers

No one can make you feel inferior with your consent.
Eleanor Roosevelt


Anonymous said...

That should have read....
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Eleanor Roosevelt


shmints said...

"Dubito, Cogito Ergo Sum" -
"I think, therefore I am"

This is one of my favorite quotes


Suzy said...

Mine is a bit risque but it always makes me laugh.

You can lead a horticulture, but you can't make her think.

Dorothy Parker

foodpartyfun said...

My all time favorite quote is the one by Helen Keller, The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, they must be felt within the heart.


Joyce(Mama Joy) said...

1. A bulldog can lick a skunk anytime, but it's ont worth it!

2. Adam didn't get along very well with his wife, Eve, and there wasn't a chance in the world that he had married the wrong one.

3. We spend money we dont have, to buy things we don't need, to impress people we don't like.

4. When we are kicked in the rear, at least we know we are out front.

Linda SS said...

Hi Al...This is a fun post:) One of my favorites is:

It's the life in your years,
not the years in your life,
that count.
Abe Lincoln

Debbie G said...

There are so many quotes that I like but this one is one of my favorites:

" No act of kindness
No matter how small
Is ever wasted!"

Lisa said...

So thrilled to have found your blog and I'm drooling over the Card Ezine... very cool! I have a wishblade and am trying to figure out how to cut the tabs with the Wishblade.

My favorite quote:

Trying to raise teenagers is like trying to nail jello to a tree! -unknown

CAKVD said...

Hi Alicia! My favorite quote is an old Irish saying: "may your best yesterdays be your worst tomorrows!"
Cheryl KVD

Wife2TJ said...

My favorite quote is one from a song by Maroon 5.

"It's not always rainbows and butterflies, it's compromise, it moves us along"

riggy said...

1. A real friend is one who walks in, when the rest of the world walks out.
2. He who dose not hope to win, has already lost.
There are so many, but here are two that come to mind.
You have some great ideas on your blog..

Selena said...

mine is

"Life is a journey not a destination like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt, Dance as if nobody's watching"

Jan Scholl said...

My favorite is--"The Miracle isnt that I finished: the miracle is that I had the courage to start". Jhgn Bingham.

Janet Allen said...

I love the quote -

To the world you might be just one person; But to one person you might just be the world.

michaela said...

Friends are the umbrella's in the storms of life.

I have a stamp with a girl with an umbrella which I love to use on my cards with that quote.

Angel Wilde said...

Here is one I like:
A coincidence is when God performs a miracle and decides to remain anonymous!

dasimonds said...

Hi and love your blog..
and thanks for a chance to win blog candy !

"A happy life is made of little things"..Carol Holmes
"We learn to do something by doing it. There is NO other way "...
John Holt

Thanks..Have a great day !

Anonymous said...

Thanks for another chance to win blog candy!! One of my favorite quotes is:

"In those times I can't seem to find God, I rest in the assurance He knows how to find me." ~Neva Cayle

Great blog!

Márcia Mattos said...

I love those embossing folders
Her is my quote
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."


Valerie said...

I love this quote...

"Dream what you want to dream, go where you want to go, be what you want to be; you have only one life and one chance to do all the things you want to do. "

Shirley Smith said...

1. Always know in your heart that you are far bigger than anything that can happen to you.

2.Start every day with a smile and get it over with. W.C. Fields

Jen del Muro ( said...

Take life with a grain of salt...and a wedge of lime!

rebecca said...

Hooray—just what I need—an excuse to possibly buy a Cuttlebug! I’m a quote collector; here are a few favorites:

1. “When you are sorrowful, look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.” (Kahlil Gibran)
2. “Friends are people you can be quiet with.” (unknown)
3. "Perhaps they are not stars in the sky but rather openings where our loved ones shine down to let us know they are happy." (Eskimo verse)
4. “If you don't know where you're going, you might not get there.” (Yogi Berra)

I’m enjoying all the contributions.

Rebecca (

Julie Mutch said...

I really enjoy checking out your blog, your work is wonderful!
Here are a few of my favourite quotes:

Keep smiling, it makes people wonder what you're up to!

They are
not gone
who live on
in the hearts
of others ~Native American Proverb

If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun. ~Katharine Hepburn

Thanks for the chance to play in some blog candy fun.