Quotes Categories

Anne Morrow Lindbergh Quotes

(1906), American Author

There are no signposts in the sky to show a man has passed that way before. There are no channels marked. The flier breaks each second into new uncharted seas.

Category: Airplane And Aviation

By and large, mothers and housewives are the only workers who do not have regular time off. They are the great vacationless class.

Category: Bosses And Employees

Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.

Category: Communication

It takes as much courage to have tried and failed as it does to have tried and succeeded.

Category: Courage

If you surrender completely to the moments as they pass, you live more richly those moments.

Category: Focus

The wave of the future is coming and there is no fighting it.

Category: Future

America, which has the most glorious present still existing in the world today, hardly stops to enjoy it, in her insatiable appetite for the future.

Category: Future

To give without any reward, or any notice, has a special quality of its own.

Category: Giving

One can never pay in gratitude; one can only pay ''in kind'' somewhere else in life.

Category: Gratitude

Grief can't be shared. Everyone carries it alone. His own burden in his own way.

Category: Grief

The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach-waiting for a gift from the sea.

Category: Patience

One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach. One can collect only a few and they are more beautiful if they are a few.

Category: Scarcity

Only in growth, reform, and change, paradoxically enough, is true security to be found.

Category: Security

When one is a stranger to oneself then one is estranged from others too.

Category: Self-knowledge

Duration is not a test of truth or falsehood.

Category: Truth