Quoe. 7/31/12

anneliese_32(6)July 31, 2012

I have learned hat I am me, that I can do things that, as one might put it, me can do, but I cannot do the things that me would like to do.

Agatha Christie

There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then are those who turn one into the other.

Douglas Everett

The world cares little about what a man or woman knows; it is what a man or woman is able to do that counts.

Booker T. Washington

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I like the Douglas Everett quote
I think Agatha gave up to quickly, there are many things to "like to do" if one is realistic about it.

    Bookmark   July 31, 2012 at 11:17AM
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That's just it, "If you are realistic about it". I would like to sing, but no matter how much I try, I still sound like a bagpipe with a crack in a pipe:-). I think that she talked about the things one would like to do but the talent or ability is lacking.

    Bookmark   July 31, 2012 at 12:18PM
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