Phrases & Quotes

Phrases & Quotes

We have a veritable library of phrases and quotes that you are welcome to use for your vinyl and/or plaques. These are organized by category - click the category below to be taken to those phrases. Enjoy!

Home & Family

A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand
A family is a gift that lasts forever
A family is but an earlier heaven
A house is made of bricks and stone, a home is made by love alone.
A messy kitchen is a happy kitchen and this kitchen is delirious
A mother holds her children's hand for a while... their hearts forever
A true friend is the best possession
Anyone can be a FATHER, but it takes someone special to be a DADDY
As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord
At home find comfort
Be a sweetie... Wipe your feeties!
Be Smart-Be Clean-Be True-Be Grateful-Be Humble-Be Prayerful
Bless this home and all who enter here
Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused
Bon Appetite!
Broken cookies don't have calories
Brought up by love
Christ, the Center of our Home, A Guest at every meal, A Silent Listener to every conversation
Countless number of people have eaten in this kitchen and gone on to lead normal lives
Do one thing that makes you happy every day
Enter as strangers, leave as friends
Everyone brings joy to this house. Some when they enter, some when they leave
Families can be Together Forever
FAMILY (Forever & For Always And No Matter What)
FAMILY (is everything)
Family - Life's Greatest Blessing
Family noun. Pl. families: A fundamental social group in society typically consisting of one or two parents and their children* A group of persons sharing a common ancestry *
Lineage, especially derived from a common stock
FAMILY - we may not have it all together, but together we have it all.
Friends and family gather here
Give a man an inch and he thinks he's a ruler
Good Food...Good Friends...Good Company
Grandma's Kitchen... Tasters welcome
Grant me patience to deal with my blessings
Hand over the chocolate and nobody will get hurt
Having somewhere to go is HOME, Having someone to love is FAMILY, Having both is a BLESSING
HOME (where your story begins)
HOME - may our home know joy, each room hold laughter, every window open to great possibilities
Home: Love and Laughter welcome here
Home... where your feet may leave, but not your heart
Houses are made of bricks and beams, Homes are made of love and dreams
I don't care how poor a man is; if he has family, he's rich
I kiss better than I cook
If we are what we eat then, I'm fast, cheap and easy
If you want breakfast in bed, sleep in the kitchen
In our home let love abide, and bless all those who step inside
Live simply, Give More, Expect Less
LOVE (is nice to come home to)
Love is spoken here
Love, Laughter, Friends & Family always welcome
Much of the character of every man may be read in his house
My favorite thing to make for dinner is reservations
My next house will have no kitchen - just vending machines
Never trust a skinny cook
No Empty Chairs
Nothing says lovin' like fresh pies from the oven
Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a MOTHER
Real men wear aprons
So this isn't home sweet home, Adjust.
Spice a dish with love and it pleases every palate
The family is one of nature's masterpieces
The greatest gift that ever fame from Heaven... It's our Family
The love in our family flows strong and deep- Leaving us memories to treasure and keep.
The Love of a Family is life's greatest Blessing
The ornaments of a home are the friends who frequent it
The Smith Family (ESTABLISHED 2003)
This kitchen is closed due to illness, I'm sick of cooking
Today's Menu Choices: Take it or Leave it
Together... A great place to be
Who are all these children and why are they calling me mom?

All About Love

A house is a home when it shelters the body and comforts the soul
A man is not where he lives, but where he loves
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person
All because two people fell in love
Always and Forever
Always kiss me goodnight
Choose your love, love your choice. A friend loves at all times.
Don't spend your life with someone you can live with, spend it with the one you can't live without
Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be
Happiness is the art of making a bouquet of those flowers within reach
Have I told you lately that I love you
I love you just the way you are
I love you. Always have, Always will.
I loved you too much to be your friend, so God let me be your wife
It's never too late for happily ever after
It's not having what you want that counts, its wanting what you have
Jim & Sheila (and they lived happily ever after)
Jim & Sheila (brought together by Him)
Jim & Sheila (Forever and Always)
Love bears all things, Believes all things, Hopes all things, Endures all things
Love comforteth like sunshine after rain (Shakespeare)
Love Conquers All
Love Generously, Praise Loudly, Live Fully
Love gives all and requires nothing
Love is a moment that lasts forever
Love is not blind, it sees more not less. But because it sees more it is willing to see less
Love is not something you look for, Love is something you become
Love is spoken here...
Love isn't about counting the years, it's about making the years count
Love reminds you that nothing else matters
New beginnings...
Of all life's promises, the pledge to love and cherish is most precious.
Once upon a time... happily ever after
Side by side, hand in hand, heart to heart
Success in marriage is much more than finding the right person, it's a matter of being the right person
The heart that loves is always young
The most important things in life aren't things
The years tell us much that the days never knew (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved
Those who give love, gather love
Two hearts, Two lives, One Love
We all grow better with love
We are shaped and fashioned by what we love
When I count my blessings, I count you twice
When we love...we grow
Where there is love in the heart, there is joy in the home
You are what happened when I wished upon a star


(C) Coleman (a child of God) - personalized for child's name
A baby is a bit of star dust blown by the hand of God!
A bundle of joy... our little boy (our little girl)
A child's life is like a piece of paper on which every person leaves a mark
A daughter is a love that lasts a lifetime
A dream is a wish your heart makes
A gift from God
A man never stands as tall as when he kneels to help a child
A person's a person, no matter how SMALL
All a girl needs are the right pair of shoes (Cinderella)
All you need is faith and trust and a little pixie dust
Babies are a gift from God
Babies touch the world with love
Be silly - Be happy - Be kind
Be Yourself - whoever you are!
Be yourself... who else is better qualified?
Believe in yourself...
Born to play FOOTBALL (or whatever sport)
Born to shop- forced to work
Boy, n.: a noise with dirt on it.
Children are one-third of our population and all of our future
Children aren't to be molded, they are little people to be unfolded
Count your blessings two by two
Cowboy Up!
Cuddles, kisses, snuggles and LOVE- That is what baby girls are made of
Cute as a bug
Daddy's little princess
DANCE as if no one's watching, SING as if no one's listening, and LIVE every day as if it were your last
Dance yourself silly
Don't dream your life, live your dreams
Don't forget to say your prayers
Dribble, Rebound, Shoot, SCORE!
Follow your dreams
Frogs and things and dragonfly wings, that's what little boys are made of
Frogs are lucky, they eat what bugs them
From small beginnings come great things
Good night, sleep tight!
Has anyone seen my glass slipper?
Having no freckles is like having no stars in the sky
Heaven Sent
Hugs & Kisses
I am a child of God
I believe I can fly
I love you as high as I can hop - little nutbrown Hare
I love you to the moon and back
I see the moon and the moon sees me. God bless the moon and God bless me
I'm a dream come true
If you can dream it, you can do it - Walt Disney
It doesn't matter if you win or lose, it's how you play the game
It wasn't me!
It's not easy being the princess, but if the crown fits?
Keeping my tiara polished is quite the job
Little girls are just angels who haven't spread their wings
Little girls are made of sugar and spice and everything nice
Look beyond the impossible and reach each day for what is yet to be discovered
Mothers of little boys work from son up to son down
Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game
No boys allowed
No girls allowed
Now I lay me down to sleep, I pray Thee, Lord my soul to keep.
Oh, the places you'll go! Dr Seuss
Once upon a time...
Our blessing from up above
Prince/Princess sleeping
Princess of quite a lot
Queen of Everything
Shhh, the Princess is sleeping
Shhh... Baby's dreaming
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll be among the stars
Sisters are for sharing secrets
Sisters by chance, friends by choice
Sisters make the best friends
Sleeping babies must be what heaven is like
Snakes and snails and puppy dog tails... that's what little boys are made of
Snug as a bug in a rug
So many toys, so little time!
Some blessings come in twos!
Someday, my prince will come
Sweet dreams, Sleep tight, I love you, Goodnight!
Sweet Pea
Take me out to the ball game
Thank heaven for little boys (little girls)
The star of the show!
There's no buddy like a brother
Too much TV will rot your brain
Treasure Life's Little Moments
Twinkle, Twinkle little star, do you know how loved you are?
Two cute little faces with matching grins, nothing could be any sweeter than twins
Two peas in a pod
We can't all be stars, but we can all twinkle
What are little girls made of? Sugar, spice and everything nice
What did they do before me?
What you are is God's gift to you, what you become is your gift to God
You are my sunshine
You Go Girl!
You have to kiss a lot of frogs before you find your prince
You're stronger than you seem; Braver than you believe; Smarter than you think you are


A friend hears the song in my heart and sings it to me when I forget the words
A friend is one who believes in you when you have ceased to believe in yourself
A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your successes
A true friend leaves a footprint on your heart
Family - Faith - Friends
Friends are our chosen family
Friends are the most important ingredient in the recipe of life
Good friends are never close enough
However rare true love is, true friendship is rarer
Old friends are the best antiques
Some people come into our lives, leave footprints in our heart, and we are never the same.
The best friend is an old friend
The best thing to hold on to in life is each other
The ornaments of a house are the friends who frequent it
Truly great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget

A Little Inspiration

A family that prays together, stays together
A laugh is simply a smile out loud
A person's true character is revealed by what he does when no one is watching
A ship in port is safe, but that is not what a ship is built for
Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you lost.
As for me and my house, we will serve the LORD
Be true to who you are and the family name you bear
Because I have been given much, I too must give
Believe in miracles
Believe in yourself
Blessed are they who an give without remembering and receive without forgetting
Change your thoughts and you change your world
Cherish Today
Cherish yesterday, Dream tomorrow, Live today
Christ is the center of our home, a guest at every meal, a silent listener to every conversation
Count your blessings
Don't dream your life, live your dreams
Don't forget to say your prayers!
Dream as if you will live forever, live as if you only have today
Faith is daring the soul to go beyond what the eyes can see
Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen (Hebrews)
Find the good in every day
Get on your knees and say a prayer, then et on your feet and go to work
Give the world the best you have to offer and the best will come back to you
God doesn't call the qualified, he qualifies the called
Grant me patience to deal with my blessings
Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others
Happy people make the most of everything they have
I believe in God like I believe in the sun - not because I can see it but because of it all things are seen.
I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me
I have been driven many times upon my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I
had nowhere else to go (Abraham Lincoln)
I never let schooling interfere with my education - Mark Twain
I will go and Do the things the Lord commands
I'll go where you want me to go
I've always wanted to be somebody, I realize now I should have been more specific
If you can dream it, you can achieve it
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it
In order to be irreplaceable. One must be different
INTEGRITY (if it's not right, don't do it... if it's not true, don't say it)
It's all about choices
It's easy to stand with the crowd, it takes COURAGE to stand alone
It's not having what you want that counts, it's wanting what you have
It's the simpler things in life
JOY (is not in things, it is in us)
Just do it!
Laugh Often, Love Much , Live Well
Lead me, Guide Me, Walk beside me
Let us be silent that we may hear the whisper of GOD
Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forward
Life is a song - sing it. Life is a game - play it. Life is a challenge - meet it. Life is a dream -
realize it. Life is a sacrifice - offer it. Life is love - enjoy it.
Life is not a contest, but rather a journey in which we can help one another to a better place
Life is not measured by the number of breaths you take, but by the moments that take your breath away
Life is what we make of it, always has been, always will be
Lighten Up!
Live Simply - Love Generously - Speak Kindly - Care Deeply - Leave the Rest to God
Live, Laugh, Love
Make the most of the best and the least of the worst
Make your life a story worth telling
May the favor of the Lord rest upon you
May you have enough happiness to make you sweet, enough trials to make you strong,
enough sorrow to keep you human, and enough hope to make you happy
No act of kindness however small is ever wasted
No act of kindness however small is ever wasted
Obstacles are Opportunities in disguise
Practice works for some things, but for everything else, there's DESIRE
Pray always
Raise the Bar, from where you are
Remember the days blessings... forget the days troubles
Seek ye first the kingdom of God
Sometimes it is the thing that makes you most different, that makes you most special
Sorrow looks back, Worry looks around, Faith looks up
Success isn't the ability to do, it's the choices you make
Thank God for what you have - Trust God for what you need
The greatest battles are those with our own minds
The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others
The most beautiful things cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart - Helen Keller
The things taught in school are not an education, but a means to an education
The way to know life, is to love many things
The Way, The Truth and The Life
To the world you may be just one person, but to one person, you may be the world
Trust in the Lord with all thine heart - Proverbs 3:5
Try a little harder to be a little better
We can do no great thing - only small things with great love - Mother Teresa
We can't all be stars, but we can all twinkle
We plant the seeds, but God gives the harvest
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us
Whatever you can do or dream you can, do it!
When life gets to be more than you can handle... Kneel
When life gets to be more than you can stand... Kneel
When you can't sleep, don't count sheep - talk to the SHEPHERD


Be your own kind of beautiful
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder
Bubbles, Bubbles Everywhere
Cowboys don't take baths
Good Clean Fun
How long a minute is, depends on what side of the bathroom door you're on
It will all come out in the wash
Laundry Room - Drop your drawers here (drop your pants here)
Our aim is to keep the bathroom clean. Your aim will help
Rub - a - Dub - Dub, who is that in the tub?
Rubber Ducky, you're the one
So many bubbles, so little time
Splish - Splash I was taking a bath
There must be quite a few things a hot bath won't cure, but I don't know many of them
Today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday


Grandchildren fill a place in your heart you never knew was empty
GRANDMA or GRANNY or NANA(some of my greatest blessings call me)
Grandma says that when God made me (us) He was just showing off!
The next best thing to having you for a MOTHER, is knowing that my kids have you for a GRANDMA
What happens at GRANDMA'S house, stays at GRANDMA'S house
When a child is born, so is a Grandmother!
You can't scare me - I have Grandchildren


A real leader faces the music, even when he doesn't like the tune
In music, the passions enjoy themselves
In music, the passions enjoy themselves
In the end, I think of music as saving grace for all humanity
Laughter is the music of the heart
Music is just a means of creating a magical state
Music is love in search of a word
Music is the moonlight in the gloomy night of life
Music is the shorthand of emotion
Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life
The history of a people is found in its songs
Without music, life is just a journey through the desert

The Great Outdoors

A bad day fishing is better than a good day at work
An old fisherman lives here with the catch of his life
Explore - Dream - Discover
FARMER (a man outstanding in his field)
Fish tremble when they hear my name
Fishing stories told here
Hummingbirds at play
I dig Dirt
I spend most of my life fishing, the rest I just waste
I'm a sitting here wishin' I was out a fishin'
Keepin' it Rural
Ladybug, Ladybug fly away home
Life began in a garden
May all your weeds be wildflowers
My tractor's sexy, that's how I got a hot wife!
Old fishermen never die, they just loose their bobbers
Old fishermen never die, they just smell that way
One can never have too many flowers
Quail Crossing
So many seeds, so little time
Still playin' with tractors
Take time to smell the flowers
To Fish is to Live
Welcome to my garden
Welcome to our neck of the woods
Will work for tractor parts
Work is for people who don't know how to fish


All I need to know I learned from the Easter Bunny: 1. Don't put all your eggs in one basket 2. There's no such thing as too much candy 3. Everyone needs a friend who is all ears
Bunnies are brown, bunnies are white, bunnies are always an Easter delight. Bunnies are cuddly, the large and the small, but I like the chocolate ones best of all
Plant Kindness - Harvest Love
Think Spring!


AMERICA (Land that I love)
America... it all began as a dream
Home of the free because of the (our) brave
Land of the Free
Land of the free because of our brave
Land that I Love
Let Freedom Ring
One flag, one land, one heart, one hand, one nation
Sweet land of liberty


Blood donors needed. See the Count.
Broom Parking - 5 cents
Broom Parking Only
Carve out some good times!
Caution: Witch Crossing (ghost, goblin)
Come Here my Pretty
Come in for a bite
Don't be a scardey cat
Forget the ghosts - beware of me!
Free Broom Rides
Ghostly Greetings
Ghosts have real spirit
Gone haunting, will return at midnight
Halloween is a real treat
Happy Halloween
Happy Haunting
Happy Hauntings
Have a bootiful Halloween
Have a fang - tastic night
Have a frightfully spooky Halloween
Have a spooktakular good time
I never met a pumpkin I didn't like
It's good to be wicked sometimes
It's Hallo - scream!
Mummy's little monster
No tricks, Just treats
Remember the ghoul times
Stop for a spell
Time for a coffin break
Trick or Treat
Welcome - the witch is in
Witch Parking - 5 cents


A fallen leaf is nothing more than a summer's wave goodbye
Faithful friends that are dear to us gather near to us
Give Thanks
Give thanks with a grateful heart
Gratitude is the heart's memory
Happy Thanksgiving
HARVEST (we gather together)
IN ALL THINGS (give thanks)
Just a bunch of turkeys
Live Thankfully
Small cheer and great welcome makes a merry feast
The Gathering Place


'Tis the Season
...and to all a good night
All hearts come home for Christmas
All is calm, All is Bright
Bah Humbug!
Be Good For Goodness Sake
Be naughty, save Santa the trip!
Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love
Christmas Blessings
Come let us adore Him
Faithful friends that are dear to us gather near to us
Free the Elves
Happy Holidays
Honor Christmas in your heart and try to keep it all year
I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year
I'm a believer!
In the eyes of children we find the joy of Christmas, In their hearts, we find its meaning
In the meadow we can build a snowman
It's a wonderful Life
Jesus is the reason for the season
Joy to the World - Let every heart prepare Him room
Let it Snow
May all your days be merry and bright
Merry Christmas
Peace on Earth! Goodwill toward men!
Santa - I can explain!
Santa - I want it all
Santa, Define Good
Santa, Define Good
Shepherds Saw, Angels Sang, Wise Men Came
Snow Snowmen fall from the sky unassembled
Snowy Days, Frosty Nights, Warm Hearts
Some of my best friends are flakes
The most wonderful time of the year
The Stockings were Hung... (Mom, Dad, Justin, Ty, Coleman, Caden)
Think Snow
This Home Believes
Walking in a Winter Wonderland
What if Christmas, He thought, doesn't come from a store? What if Christmas, Perhaps, means a little bit more? (the Grinch)
WISEMEN (still seek Him)

Everything Else

Dad's Fixing Shop: Broken Toys & Feelings fixed for free
I can resist anything except temptation
I don't repeat gossip, so listen carefully
I may be inconsistent, but not all the time
I've been on a diet now for two weeks and all I've lost is two weeks
It's hard to be nostalgic when you can't remember a thing
Money is the root of all evil. Every woman needs roots.
No Bees, No Honey, No Work, No Money
The house isn't under construction, kids just live here
What if the Hokey Pokey is what it's all about?
Why can't I get a little ahead, instead of a bigger behind