Which is your favourite quote from the book?

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Re: Which is your favourite quote from the book?

Post by Sphanice » 19 Feb 2018, 03:27

kdstrack wrote:
15 Jan 2018, 12:51
My favorite quote was on p. 19, "If a black cat prowls around in your mind, it will stop you from seeing the golden opportunities right in front of you." Attitude is so much of what shapes our character. We have a choice in whatever circumstance or situation we find ourselves - think dark thoughts or see the opportunity.


The character cannot shape the attitude.

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Post by Arrigo_Lupori » 20 Feb 2018, 09:34

daratega11 wrote:
12 Feb 2018, 07:56
My favourite quote from this book is, "if it is to be, it is up to me".
Nice one there, definitely a true statement.
"The abstract sensation of living a lifestyle that hasn't been fully understood."
- The epitome of taste in living disgrace.

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Post by Mekkinism » 21 Feb 2018, 04:31

NeonKay wrote:
06 Feb 2018, 18:29
Sincerely wrote:
17 Jan 2018, 03:15
There were so many quotes in the book and all happen to be my favourite, but if am to choose one, then i'd settle on
'If you ponder but don't take action, your dreams remain dreams. Take action and your dreams can take flight'
'If you ponder but don't take action, your dreams remain dreams.Take action and your dreams can take flight'

I got quite excited when I read this line from the book And Then I Met Margaret. This is kinda important to me. It reminds me of someone who happens to say the same idea long ago in my college days. I very loved this line because it suggests striking importance in dealing our greatest aspirations in life.
This quote really stuck with me, because it's a great reminder for my writing career. I've been spending way too much time just dreaming of stories or imagining a future where I've become a published authors, and not enough time doing the everyday actionable work of writing. My books will remain dreams unless I take action and write them.

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Post by Jrutko » 21 Feb 2018, 20:01

Scrawling Pen wrote:
11 Jan 2018, 20:01
My favorite quote was "We all possess the power of compassion..." Although it is incredibly simple, I absolutely believe it. No matter who you are--rich, poor, successful, struggling, etc.--you have the ability to show compassion. If everyone just showed a bit of compassion, we might truly change the world.
This was my favorite quote as well. Its a simple statement as you said but it is so powerful in how we look at ourselves and how we can improve as human beings.

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Post by V_bansal2912 » 22 Feb 2018, 00:24

'Stop ordinary thoughts from reigning in your mind and extraordinary thinking can begin' This quote stayed with me. It made me stop and think.

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Post by EricaWilson » 22 Feb 2018, 01:04

Raksha Rakhecha wrote:
10 Jan 2018, 07:56
We came across many quotes in the book. My favourite quote is, "when you settle for nothing less than excellence, you become part of a rare species that's in huge demand."

Did you find that one quote which is impactful? What is that :?:
I love this quote! It emphasizes the need for high expectations for oneself and that hard work doesn’t go unnoticed.

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Post by Booklover1606 » 22 Feb 2018, 01:40

My favorite quote in the book has to be this one- "My exterior world reflected material wealth, but my interior world was spiritually bankrupt."
It is so true that we often forget that real happiness does not lie within money or possessions, but rather in that which money cannot buy.

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Post by Emmanuel Michael » 24 Feb 2018, 18:14

Walking my talk and living my life according what is truth and important

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Post by JavaDaBud » 25 Feb 2018, 13:05

the quote that actually made me think was...
If a black cat prowls around in your mind, it will stop you from seeing the golden opportunities right in front of you.
It pretty much describes the human psychology during a dilemma. We focus so much on the down side, we sometimes fail to spot the opportunities ahead.

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Post by Philip Chepsingil » 26 Feb 2018, 11:25

My favorite quote from the book is this: “when my ego declines, I open my mind; and now I find the quickest path to the finish line.” which is what the author learned and corrected the myth he believed: “Sometimes insisting you know is the speed lane to victory.”
This I say is my favorite because it became a very important lesson to me personally.

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Post by SparklesonPages » 26 Feb 2018, 22:20

"And Then I Met Margaret" was eloquently written and there is no shortage of quotes that require a pause, just to appreciate what you've read. That being said, I really liked " "Magic deliberately happens because of me." What an excellent reminder of how powerful thought is in our outlook and in what we attract in life.

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Post by vinodsai » 28 Feb 2018, 23:39

I love this quote. Stop ordinary thoughts from reigning in your mind and extraordinary thinking can begin. It's absolutely true.

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Post by Mailis » 01 Mar 2018, 16:14

Snowflake wrote:
15 Jan 2018, 16:22
I read this book a while ago so no quotes jumped right to mind when I saw this topic. Once I looked through the book again, this one stood out for me, "Magic deliberately happens because of me." What a wonderful reminder to be present in our own lives....
This quote is magic by itself. :) This is something to remind myself every day whenever I feel tired or overwhelmed.

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Post by Kayleigh Brookes » 05 Mar 2018, 00:11

“The reality I discovered: My limits are of my own making and are there for the breaking.”

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Post by ericahs » 07 Mar 2018, 10:55

Sincerely wrote:
17 Jan 2018, 03:15
There were so many quotes in the book and all happen to be my favourite, but if am to choose one, then i'd settle on
'If you ponder but don't take action, your dreams remain dreams.Take action and your dreams can take flight'
This my favorite that I've seen so far
The ships hung in the sky in much the same way that bricks don’t.- Douglas Adams

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