Food for Thought

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Little nuggets of real life wisdom. Mmm…nuggets…

Life is a combination of magic and pasta.  ~Federico Fellini

Take good care of today; it’s the tomorrow you wished for yesterday.  ~Life’s Little Instructions Calendar

Cultivate patience. By doing so, you also cultivate confidence. ~Morning Mediation with Music on Insight Timer, by Jonathan Lehmann

The more you take, the less you have. ~Master Oogway, Kung Fu Panda 3

No man is lonely while eating spaghetti: it requires so much attention.  ~Christopher Morley

One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.  ~Virginia Woolf

To me, the worst fashion faux pas is to look in the mirror and not see yourself.  ~Iris Apfel

It takes six months to get into shape and two weeks to get out of shape. Once you know this you can stop being angry about other things in life and only be angry about this.  ~Rita Rudner

I don’t make New Year’s Resolutions.  I make decisions.  ~Lori Bruhns of Lori Bruhns, LLC

A homemade gift says more than a store-bought gift. It says you care enough to invest your time and skill in it. It says this is a personal gift, not a generic one. It says you need a bigger allowance.  ~Calvin, in Calvin and Hobbes, by Bill Watterson

I am grateful for what I am and have.  My thanksgiving is perpetual.  It is surprising how contented one can be with nothing definite — only a sense of existence. ~Henry David Thoreau

Let us be thankful to the people who bring us happiness; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. ~Marcel Proust

I always knew that deep down in every human heart, there is mercy and generosity.  No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion.  People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite. ~Nelson Mandela