All Good Things

June 18, 2012


I love this proverb and it’s really something I try to strive for.

I try to see the positive in all things and people. ( Some would say that’s naive.)

I believe in the benefit of the doubt, in the glass half full and things happening for a reason.

I definitely believe we should love more and not hate. What’s the point in it? Hate is exhausting.

I’d much rather give and receive love.

And I believe a smile can cure many ills.

So, smile… ๐Ÿ™‚

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  • Bruna (@beeswithhoney) June 18, 2012 at 10:51 pm

    People should definitely smile more! The world would be a better place. Love the Swedish proverb. Will have to remember it.

    • Susi June 18, 2012 at 10:59 pm

      Yes, smiles make the world go round!

  • Kristen @ The Preppy Girl in Pink June 18, 2012 at 11:26 pm

    I am going to print this out and post it on my wall board. It says so much in so few words.

    • Susi June 19, 2012 at 9:58 am

      That’s why I love quotes. Some of them express what I feel just perfectly!!! Enjoy…

  • Lisa June 19, 2012 at 12:56 am

    I love this quote. All things that mean a lot to me.

    • Susi June 19, 2012 at 9:56 am

      Me, too. ๐Ÿ™‚

  • TBM June 19, 2012 at 3:05 am

    I’m a huge believer in smiles and laughter. I love your positive attitude!

    • Susi June 19, 2012 at 9:16 am

      Thank you. I try very hard to be positive, it’s not always easy!

  • Kimberly June 19, 2012 at 8:03 am

    If I didn’t smile and laugh, I’d be in a ditch somewhere. Seriously.

    • Susi June 19, 2012 at 9:15 am

      Yup. I think, the more positive your attitude, the easier it is to deal with things in life.

  • Bits of Bee June 19, 2012 at 11:41 am

    Very well said! I love this, it should be framed and hung on a wall! I especially like “talk less, say more” – I can be a chatterbox and that line reminds me to think before I speak ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Susi June 20, 2012 at 9:59 am

      I know, what you mean… I get caught up and tend to prattle on and on.

  • Harriet June 19, 2012 at 7:29 pm

    Good reminder. It’s easy to spiral into the negative. I talk too much too Bee!

    • Susi June 20, 2012 at 9:56 am

      Yes, that’s why I like this quote… as a reminder to keep thinking positive. I’m a big talker, too!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Missy | The Literal Mom June 19, 2012 at 10:43 pm

    Love this quote! So simple, yet true. A way to live life (or try)!

    • Susi June 20, 2012 at 9:56 am

      Exactly. Definitely, something to strive for!

  • Kate F. @katefineske June 20, 2012 at 8:40 am

    I too believe it the power of the “glass half full” theory. I also think that when you keep your mind positive, things really do start to reflect more positively all around. Great Quote Susi!

    • Susi June 20, 2012 at 9:54 am

      Thanks, Kate. Very well said!

  • RoryBore June 20, 2012 at 1:13 pm

    smiling ๐Ÿ™‚

    it does feel good!

    • Susi June 20, 2012 at 2:43 pm

      Yes, yes it does. I love smiling with you!!!