On the Twenty-Seventh Day of Christ*&^%$, TiZ reveals to you...
Twenty-seven quotes from 2012...
Gifted doesn't mean giving it away for free. --Christianne Tisdale
Everyone deserves a second chance...maybe. Third and fourth chances...rarely. --Christianne Tisdale
For people like us sometimes the only thing we really own is our dignity, and when I grow old I would like to have as much as Mrs. Matthew Murphy across the street. --Neil Simon
i imagine that yes is the only living thing.--e. e. cummings
Grace, It's Christmas, for goodness sake. Think about the Baby Jesus: up there in that tower, letting his hair down so that the three wise men can climb up and spin the dreidel and see if there are six more weeks of winter.
--Karen Walker from Will and Grace
The first step towards the solution of any problem is optimism.- John Baines
Mary Magdalene, where you at, bitch? --Galileroy...on Key and Peele
wherever you are, be all there.--Jim Elliot
Courtesy is the one coin you can never have too much of or be stingy with.--John Wanamaker
...and a writer without confidence is like a metaphor without something to compare itself to.--Neil Simon
It's all about people, people!--Christianne Tisdale
For the first time in the history of media, those that are able to consume the media are also able to create it. That's a powerful (and thus frightening) choice.--Seth Godin
Creativity can be described as letting go of certainties.--Gail Sheehy
We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.--Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
The artist is not a special kind of person; rather each person is a special kind of artist.--Ananda Coomaraswamy
Last night as I lay sleeping I dreamt that there was a beehive here inside my heart and the golden bees were making white combs and sweet honey from all my failures.--Machado de Assis
Don't be defeatist, dear. It's very middle class.--The Dowager Countess
Always associate yourself with those that know more than you do, who do it better than you, who see more clearly than you.--Dwight D. Eisenhower
A friend hears the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails.--Pioneer Girls Leaders' Handbook
Self-respect is a discipline, a habit of mind that can never be faked but can be developed, trained, coaxed forth.--Joan Didion
It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.--Oscar Wilde
If the angel deigns to come, it will be because you have convinced him, not by tears, but by your humble resolve to be always beginning: to be a beginner.--Rainer Maria Rilke
There is no room for should. There is and is not. There's doing or not doing. Commitment or none at all. There is no room for anything in between. Definitely not should.--Christianne Tisdale
We are here on earth to help others. What the others are here for, I have no idea.--W.H. Auden
We believe as much as we can. We would believe everything if we could.--William James
The more you complain, the more you complain.--Christianne Tisdale
Do less...allow more.--Anonymous (but heard from Julie Reiber Bennett)