quote by Barbara Jordan

Just remember the world is not a playground but a schoolroom. Life is not a holiday but an education. One eternal lesson for us all: to teach us how better we should love.

— Barbara Jordan

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Inspirational holiday quote I knew when I met you an adventure is going to happen.

I knew when I met you an adventure is going to happen.

I think everybody's weird. We should all celebrate our individuality and not be embarrassed or ashamed of it.

For it is good to be children sometimes, and never better than at Christmas, when its mighty Founder was a child Himself.

Inspirational holiday quote Just because my path is different doesn't mean I'm lost.

Just because my path is different doesn't mean I'm lost.

Small cheer and great welcome makes a merry feast.

The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.

It is Christmas every time you let God love others through you.

Inspirational holiday quote Fear has two meanings - Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise. T

Fear has two meanings - Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise. The choice is yours.

Remember This December, That love weighs more than gold!

Christ was born in the first century, yet he belongs to all centuries.

He was born a Jew, yet He belongs to all races. He was born in Bethlehem, yet He belongs to all countries.

Christmas is the season of joy, of holiday greetings exchanged, of gift-giving,and of families united.

Inspirational holiday quote One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you'v

One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.

I've never understood activity holidays since we seem to have far too much activity in our daily lives as it is. Find a culture where loafing is the order of the day and where they don't understand our need to be constantly doing things. Find somewhere you can have a hammock holiday.

Christmas is the day that holds all time together.

It is Christmas every time you let God love others through you.

..yes, it is Christmas every time you smile at your brother and offer him your hand.

Inspirational holiday quote You have the power to say - This is not how my story will end.

You have the power to say - This is not how my story will end.

Christmas is a necessity. There has to be at least one day of the year to remind us that we're here for something else besides ourselves.

Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmas-time.

Every piece of the universe, even the tiniest little snow crystal, matters somehow. I have a place in the pattern, and so do you. Thinking of you this holiday season!

Inspirational holiday quote What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

A vacation is what you take when you can no longer take what you've been taking.

I send my thoughts afar, and let them paint your Christmas Day at home.

O Christmas Sun! What holy task is thine! To fold a world in the embrace of God!

Inspirational holiday quote One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.

One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.

To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To you, respect.

The worst gift is a fruitcake. There is only one fruitcake in the entire world, and people keep sending it to each other.

Nothing's as mean as giving a little child something useful for Christmas.

Inspirational holiday quote I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.

I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.

the joy that you give to others is the joy that comes back to you

The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.

There is one day that is ours. There is one day when all we Americans who are not self-made go back to the old home to eat saleratus biscuits and marvel how much nearer to the porch the old pump looks than it used to. Thanksgiving Day is the one day that is purely American.

Inspirational holiday quote Don't let the past steal your present. Your past has not defined, deterred or de

Don't let the past steal your present. Your past has not defined, deterred or defeated you. It has only strengthened who you are today.

There is no ideal Christmas; only the one Christmas you decide to make as a reflection of your values, desires, affections, traditions.

My normal life is like being on holiday.

To many people holidays are not voyages of discovery, but a ritual of reassurance.

Inspirational holiday quote There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the w

There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.

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I have always thought of Christmas time.

.. as a good time; a kind, forgiving, charitable, pleasant time.

Mankind is a great, an immense family... This is proved by what we feel in our hearts at Christmas.

The only real blind person at Christmas time is he who has not Christmas in his heart.

Inspirational holiday quote The pain will leave once it has finished teaching you.

The pain will leave once it has finished teaching you.

Christmas! The very word brings joy to our hearts.

On Thanksgiving Day we acknowledge our dependence.

In the house of God there is never ending festival;

the angel choir makes eternal holiday; the presence of God's face gives joy that never fails.

He who breaks a resolution is a weakling; He who makes one is a fool.

Christmas day is a day of joy and charity. May God make you very rich in both.

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