theRoadTaken
Mindfulness. Persistence. Contentment.

The Road Taken is about the choices we have made and will make along the paths we choose in life. Sometimes it helps to find a little encouragement or words of wisdom along the way. Our hope is that you will find some comfort here.

Quotes From Poets and “Philosophers” About Life and the Choices We Make.

Will Rogers

Will Rogers

 I joked about every prominent man of my time, but I never met a man I didn’t like.

Never miss a good chance to shut up.
Will Rogers

Flip Wilson

Flip Wilson

The Devil made me do it.

What you see, is what you get.

Flip Wilson

Yogi Berra

Yogi Berra

When you come to a fork in the road, take it.

If you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.

Yogi Berra

Cesar Chavez

Cesar Chavez

You are never strong enough that you don’t need help.

The fight is never about grapes or lettuce. It is always about people.

Cesar Chavez

Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou

I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels.

Life’s a bitch. You’ve got to go out and kick ass.

Maya Angelou

Mark Twain

Mark Twain

Life is short.  Break the rules.  Forgive quickly.  Kiss slowly.  Love truly.  Laugh uncontrollably.  And never forget anything that makes you smile.
Mark Twain

Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Do one thing every day that scares you.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Robert Frost

Robert Frost

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I, I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.

Robert Frost

Doris Day

Doris Day

I’ve never met an animal I didn’t like, and I can’t say the same thing about people.

Whatever will be will be.

Doris Day