Wednesday wordplay: Marlene Dietrich’s friends…

Inspirational Quotes

It’s the friends you can call up at four a.m. that matter.
            — Marlene Dietrich

The grass is not, in fact, always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.
            — Robert Fulghum, It Was on Fire When I Lay Down on It

Work is not always required… there is such a thing as sacred idleness, the cultivation of which is now fearfully neglected.
            — George McDonald

The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
            — Thomas A. Edison

Eighty percent of success is showing up.
            — Woody Allen

Human pain does not let go of its grip at one point in time. Rather, it works its way out of our consciousness over time. There is a season of sadness. A season of anger. A season of tranquility. A season of hope.
            — Robert Veninga

I am here for a purpose and that purpose is to grow into a mountain, not to shrink to a grain of sand. Henceforth will I apply ALL my efforts to become the highest mountain of all and I will strain my potential until it cries for mercy.
            — Og Mandino

We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.
            — Albert Einstein