Audience Participation Required

Just in time for graduation, I’ve finished several note cards in my typography series. The first is just a simple congratulations, but the texture of the vintage lead type really makes an impact with such a simple design. And I love the unique shape — perfect for checks. Not socks, not monogrammed towels, checks!

The next is the first of many note cards I plan to make of famous quotes and sage advice. I did a project about Helen Keller in college and have had this quote stuck in my head ever since — I’m glad I can finally put it to good use!

I have several phrases in mind, but I’d like your help to come up with more! Simply leave a comment below, making sure to include your email address in the designated space, and if I decide to use your quote, I’ll send you a couple cards free! Do not recommend copyrighted material (song lyrics, poems, etc.). If it’s a quote, please include who said it. Feel free to comment as many times as you’d like — can’t wait to see what you come up with!

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4 thoughts on “Audience Participation Required

  1. Knowledge is Power.

    It’s not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
    -Edmund Hillary (New Zealander mountain climber and Antarctic Explorer Famous for being first to succesfully climb Mount Everest b.1919)

  2. “Life’s a bitch. You’ve got to go out and kick ass.”
    Maya Angelou

    “The best is yet to be.” Robert Browning

    “The best ideas come from people who don’t know what hasn’t worked before.” Adam Moss

    “We are not what we know, but what we are willing to learn.” Mary Catherine Bateson

    “The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.” e.e. cummings

    “If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.” Katharine Hepburn

    “Life is a succession of moments. To live each one is to succeed.” Coretta Scott King

    “Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.” Judy Garland

    “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” Sir Winston Churchill

    “The past, the present and the future are really one: they are today.” Harriet Beecher Stowe

    “Love is the only thing that we can carry with us when we go.” Louisa May Alcott

  3. Thanks to Julie and Sarah (wow, Sarah!) for the suggestions! Feel free to keep commenting, there’s no time limit!

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