I am a fan of quotes.
Half the time I quote Sex and the city, but the other half I would like to say I am a little more philosophical.
This post is based on 7 quotes I enjoy and why they are special to me!
- Ever Thine. Ever Mine. Ever Ours.
Taken from Beethoven’s “immortal beloved”.
This was first brought to my attention in the Sex and the City show, where Carrie reads to Big from the book ‘Love Letters of great Men’ (which is a fictional book) and as you can see its gorgeous, the entire letter is, but the last 3 sentences just hold your breath… Ever Thine, Ever Mine, Ever Ours…
The letters basically state how he regrets being so far from her but distance doesn’t keep his thoughts and feelings away. He only feels happy with her and no one else will compare. With this letter he is that much closer to her. He talks about one day being with her solely. Living with her and being lovers. She is his life and will love her unconditionally. He is ever hers as she is ever his… they are ever one.
This resonates with me because my partner and I have been together for 8 years but have lived long distance. I will love him unconditionally for the rest of my life and no one will compare to him. No one is as smart, kind or caring… no one will ever love me as much as he does.
- I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
I am not familiar with when or where Walt Disney spoke these words but it really strikes a cord with me. I do try to be optimistic however at heart I am a realist. I take things as they come and am rarely disappointed because I know things will never go the way they are intended. I do get a surprise if they ever do go well!
- Family is the most important thing in the world
Princess Diana has always had a piece of Britain’s heart and I think her words are true and felt by many.
Family is really important. The family you grow up in, the family that you create, the family you can also choose is most important. I know many people would choose family over a lifetime of wealth.
I had a… different upbringing. I was brought up by my grandma and my auntie.
I spent the most of my life believing my step dad was my actual dad and my actual dad being someone I occasionally waved too on the street. Very Jerry Springer.
I am so thankful to my grandma and auntie for the way I was raised. I can only hope and pray that they are proud of what I have become.
Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom.
Education is so important not only personally to continue to develop your mind but also to allow you to spread your wings and fly.
I tried in primary school, I wasn’t great at everything but I did try, I went to secondary school and I got into the wrong crowds and education was a second thought to having fun. After finishing college I was working jobs that I couldn’t see my self in for years to come. I was bored tired and depressed, spending my weeks working a job I hated and spending my weekends (and cash) on going out partying.
The realization came when I was pushed to continue to continue my studies. I went to university got my degree and now work in a job with the related subject and am in a better place. I now have a chance to build a good life for myself.
Education is great even as an interest or hobby, I will be studying a home course on Animal Care; just for fun! its great to keep your mind active and open all these new doors.
- My Zen teacher also said the only way to true happiness is to live in the moment and not be worried about the future. Of course, he died penniless and single.
Carrie, Sex and the city
This one is a little joke to myself.
My names Kirstie, I am a self confessed control freak.
I am told that I need to live more in the moment and not focus on planning things. Let the chips fall where they may.
I TRY very hard to not be controlling. I have always wanted to get married by 28 (I turned 28 in May, you can see where this is going right?)
I wanted to have a mortgage by 30… not sure that is going to happen.
Been with my partner 8 years and we still don’t live together.
Forget trying to relaxed… Deep down I am embracing the control and now trying to drive myself forward to those goals.
No one else is going to put themselves out to help you achieve your goals! They are too busy on theirs.
Lets face it… no one wants to die penniless and single.
- My dear, religion is like a penis. It’s a perfectly fine thing for one to have and take pride in, but when one takes it out and waves it in my face we have a problem.
So this one makes me chuckle.
Maggie Smith is bloody amazing in every single way.
This quote completely covers my view on religion.
I call myself a modern Day Buddhist, I meditate, chant and believe in cause and effect. At the same time I do not go around forcing my views upon people, causing uncomfortable situations with people. Everyone is entitled to their beliefs but it doesn’t mean you should be forcing people to partake or feel guilty for not doing so.
- The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams
Again this is about believing in yourself and making your dreams a reality. If your dreams are positive and will help people they are beautiful.
People believe that dreams happen by magic but in reality it takes a lot of determination, blood, sweat and tears. You can do it, anyone can do it if you believe it is possible.
I have a dream that one day I will have my own Marketing agency, make my money there and then open up an animal sanctuary to rescue and rehabilitate abandoned animals. We can all dream.
Thanks for reading everyone! Sending lots of love, peace and power to you all!
Have a blessed day