Simple. I love the thought of repeating what someone said decades (or centuries) ago, and wondering what drove them to write that down.
Quotes are like M&M's. I can't help myself to just one. Here's a handful to begin with, and I'm sure I'll add more later on. If you have a favorite quote of your own and would like to share it, please do so. Just leave it in a comment on this page.
Every experience God gives us, every person He puts in our lives is the perfect preparation for the future that only He can see."~Corrie ten Boom
"Life is the art of drawing without an eraser."~John Christian
"Talent develops itself in solitude; character in the stream of life."~Goethe
"In the rush and noise of life, as you have intervals, step home within yourselves and be still. Wait upon God, and feel His good presence."~William Penn
"The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express." ~Francis Bacon
"For pleasure never comes in what you hold, but in what holds on to you, compelling you to care." ~Calvin Miller
"Climb up on some hill at sunrise. Everybody needs perspective once in a while, and you'll find it there."~Robb Sagendorph
"I am a little pencil in the hand of a writing God who is sending a love letter to the world."~Mother Teresa
"Adults are obsolete children."~Dr. Suess