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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

~inner beauty~

"Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.”                                     
- John Wooden

35 comments:

Allison said...

Yes. This is exactly right!

Hilary said...

Excellent quote, Dawn.. and absolutely gorgeous pics.

Leah J. Utas said...

Yup.

GardenofDaisies (Gayle) said...

Very true. Good to see that some pretty spring/summer colors have arrived!

Farm Girl said...

One of my favorite quotes and I have always admired John Wooden, Since I read "They Call Me Coach."

texwisgirl said...

love it.

Canyon Girl said...

I worked at UCLA for over 30 years. We were all so proud of this great and humble man.

Melissa Jo said...

I've always really loved this quote - so true!

Tim said...

Beautiful flowers and a great quote!

Aimee said...

Great quote! And, those flowers are so pretty!

Lisa @ Two Bears Farm said...

Beautiful flowers! I'm so glad you're seeing colors again! ;-)

Samantha said...

Great post!

Buttons said...

Just beautiful Dawn. B

Elizabeth Grimes said...

That is an amazing quote! Never heard that before. Gonna share it on facebook. :) Thanks!

wayne15575 said...

How perfectly profound.

Clint said...

Words of truth and beauty.

Jack said...

Good pictures and a fine quotation. Congratulations on your bicyle trip.

Tracy said...

Amen to that and Dawn, I love your new header...the phots are fantastic!
The poppy is simply gorgeous!
take good care...deep breaths!

Miz.November said...

Oh, what a great quote. So true.

Deb said...

love it...

mountain mama said...

love it!! =)

Slamdunk said...

Super post and photos Dawn. Coach Wooden's quotes are golden

bon bon said...

beautiful colors, and a wonderful quote!

Alan O'Riordan said...

That second flower is missing a few petals. A suspicious character, if you ask me:-)

Pam said...

Snapshots of natures beauty with a wonderful thought.. a lovely way to start my day. Thanks Dawn!

be well, be Happy ;)
Pam

Peter said...

Must google Wooden, love the close ups.

John McElveen said...

"Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.”
- John Wooden

and AMEN!!!!

Character is who you are when no one is looking!

J

I must have that Flower done in Oil---it would almost be as awesome as the Pic!

Robin Malherbe said...

Very true!

Joe said...

Good thought.

Diane AZ said...

Beautiful and inspiring, thank you!

Judy said...

Thumbs up with this one Dawn!

Jen said...

See, this is why I love visting your blog... all the bright gorgeous photos!!!

Happy Wednesday Darling! xo

Out on the prairie said...

charming post Dawn

Pat Tillett said...

Great words from the "wizard of westwood." Nice pics also!

darlin said...

What an amazing, true quote! I love the flowers, it's about time we had some color in our world eh?