“If you can keep your head about you when all about you are losing theirs” –Beth Trissel


An eclectic mix of shared wisdom from some great minds.

“Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it”- Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

“There’s a limit to how many times you can read how great you are and what an inspiration you are, but I’m not there yet.”- Randy Pausch (1960-2008)

“A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.”- Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969), Inaugural Address, January 20, 1953

“If you are going through hell, keep going.”- Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

“Blessed is the man, who having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of the fact.”- George Eliot (1819-1880)

“If you can keep your head about you when all about you are losing theirs, its just possible you haven’t grasped the situation.” ~ Rose Kennedy

“All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.”- Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860)

“In any contest between power and patience, bet on patience.”- W.B. Prescott

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10 responses to ““If you can keep your head about you when all about you are losing theirs” –Beth Trissel

  1. Good quotes, Beth. Beautiful photos.

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  2. beautiful picture made perfect by the lighting

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  3. Absolutely loved Sir Winston Churchill’s quote. Definitely needed this today, Beth. Great post.

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  4. Would love to be in that forest right now. So pretty. This is my favorite quote:
    “If you are going through hell, keep going.”- Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965)
    Love quotes they always make you think.
    Sue B

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