Gladys Taber

Born: April 12, 1899

Die: March 11, 1980

Occupation: Author

Quotes of Gladys Taber

Gladys Taber

Well, any love makes us vulnerable. Whatever we love will give the gift of pain somewhere along the road. But who would live sealed in spiritual cellophane just to keep from ever being hurt? There are...

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Gladys Taber

Happiness of heart can never be measured out and bundled up, it's intangible. We keep running after it, grasping for it, and the heat of our running so seldom brings it closer. But now and then there may...

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Gladys Taber

Christmas is a kindling of new fires.

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Gladys Taber

Faith is a curious thing. It must be renewed; it has its own spring.

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Christmas is a bridge. We need bridges as the river of time flows past. Today's Christmas should mean creating happy hours for tomorrow and reliving those of yesterday.

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Gladys Taber

Perhaps, after all, our best thoughts come when we are alone. It is good to listen, not to voices but to the wind blowing, to the brook running cool over polished stones, to bees drowsy with the weight...

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Gladys Taber

Almost all words do have colour and nothing is more pleasant than to utter a pink word and see someone's eyes light up and know it is a pink word for him or her too.

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Gladys Taber

We need time to dream, time to remember, and time to reach the infinite. Time to be.

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Gladys Taber

The real evidence of growing older is that things level off in importance.

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Gladys Taber

My own recipe for world peace is a bit of land for everyone.

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Gladys Taber

There is a kind of immortality in every garden.

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But housekeeping is fun. It is one job where you enjoy the results right along as you work. You may work all day washing and ironing, but at night you have the delicious feeling of sunny clean sheets and...

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Gladys Taber

I suppose I am a sparrow, a stay-at-home bird.

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Gladys Taber

Traveling is all very well if you can get home at night. I would be willing to go around the world if I came back in time to light the candles and set the table for supper.

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There must be hundreds of unsung heroes and heroines who first tasted strange things growing - and think of the man who first ate a lobster. This staggers the imagination. I salute him every time I take...

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I resolve to be more patient, less selfish, cherish my friends, and in my small way help whoever needs help. I cannot conceivably influence the world's destiny, but I can make my own life more worthwhile....

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Gladys Taber

Catching something is merely a byproduct of our fishing. It is the act of fishing that wipes away all grief, lightens all worry, dissolves all fear and anxiety.

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Gladys Taber

The curious thing about fishing is you never want to go home. If you catch something, you can't stop. If you don't catch anything, you hate to leave in case something might bite.

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Gladys Taber

Dog lovers are a good breed themselves.

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Gladys Taber

Nothing makes a house cozier than cats.

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“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”

― Dr. Seuss