Some of Dr. Mom’s Favorite Quotes

“The greatest gift you can give the world is a healthy you.”   Caroline Myss

“Perfectionism is not a quest for the best. It is a pursuit of the worst in ourselves – the part that tells us that nothing we do will ever be good enough, that we should try again.”   Julia Cameron

“Perfectionists are people who take great pains and give them to other people.”   Dr. Marianne Neifert

“No judgment we ever pass in life is as important as the judgment we pass on ourselves.”   Dr. Nathaniel Brandon

“If you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.”   Henry Ford

“Housework is a cinch, provided your standards are low enough.”   Dr. Marianne Neifert

“If you’re not beautiful at 17, it’s unfortunate. If you’re not beautiful at 70, it’s your own fault.”   A Senior Citizen

“My eyesight is getting worse, but my vision is getting better.”   JC Penney at 95 years of age

“Starving man wait long time for roast duck to fly into mouth.”  Chinese Proverb

“If you have a pulse, you’re going to have pain.”  Max Lucado

“Ultimate freedom is the freedom to choose your attitude.”   Viktor Frankl

“Problems are inevitable. Misery is a choice.”   Ann Landers

“We can’t change the direction of the wind, but we each can trim our sails.”   Unknown

“That which does not kill me makes me stronger.”   Friedrich Nietzsche

“Some women have the best husbands. Others make the best of the husbands they have.”   Ann Landers

“Fall down seven times; get up eight.”   Chinese Proverb

“Aloha means to welcome the stranger and seek the good in him or her.”   Reverend Abraham Akaka

“Be of love a little more careful than of anything.”  e.e.cummings

“The best use of life is love. The best expression of love is time. The best time to love is now.”   Rick Warren

“We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.”  Dr. Albert Schweitzer

“I slept and dreamed that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.” Rabindranath Tagone

“Our friends are God’s way of apologizing for our families.”   Unknown

“There’s not much fun in taking medicine, but there’s a lot of medicine in having fun.”   A Senior Citizen

“Fatigue makes cowards of us all.”   Vince Lombardi

“Sleep knits up the raveled sleeve of care.”   William Shakespeare

“Don’t let home be the place you go when you’re tired of taking care of everyone else.”   Dr. Marianne Neifert