QUOTES TO PONDER
The time is always right to do what is right.
    Martin Luther King, Jr.

The truth is, unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself...you cannot move forward.
      Steve Maraboli 

If you want happiness for an hour -- take a nap. If you want happiness for a day -- go fishing. If you want happiness for a year -- inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime -- help someone else.
      Chinese Proverb 

The greatest challenge to any thinker is stating the problem in a way that will allow a solution.
    Bertrand Russell

Worrying is using your imagination to create something you don't want.
    Abraham

Life is like a game of cards.  The hand you are dealt is determinism; the way you play it is free will.   
   Jawaharlal Nehru

You cannot solve problems with the same level of consciousness that created them.
   Albert Einstein
                             
If we can change our thoughts we can change the world. 
  H. M. Tomlinson 

We make our habits. Then our habits make us. 
  John Dryden 

Instead of talking in the hope that people will listen, try listening in the hope that people will talk. 
  Mardy Grothe 

When solving problems, dig at the roots instead of just hacking at the leaves. 
  Anthony J. D’Angelo 

Being good enough never is. 
  Debbie Fields 

It is not the size of the man, but the size of his heart that matters. 
Evander Holyfield 

No man ever became great except through many and great mistakes. 
  William E. Gladstone 

Whether you believe you can do something or not, you are right! 
  Unknown 

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. 
  Marcel P. 

Great minds have purposes; others have wishes. 
  Washington Irving 

A person does what he does because he sees the world as he sees it. 
  Alfred Korzybski 

Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. 
  Arthur Godfrey 

I have been through some terrible times in my life, some of which actually happened. 
  Mark Twain 

Anyone who is not working toward the truth is missing the whole point of living. 
  Buddha 

It is our duty…to proceed as though the limits of our abilities do not exit. 
  Teilhard de Chardin 

Heaven has given human beings three things to balance the odds of life: hope, sleep, and laughter. 
  Immanuel Kant 

Excellence is the result of caring more than others think is wise, risking more than others think is safe, dreaming more than others think is practical, and expecting more than others think is possible. 
  Unknown 

He who has a “why” to live for can bear almost any “how”. 
  Nietzsche 

Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than material force; that thoughts rule the world. 
  Ralph Waldo Emerson 

A sad soul can kill you quicker than a germ.
    John Steinbeck

You are a living magnet.  What you attract into your life is in harmony with your dominant thoughts.     
    Brian Tracy

None of us can change our yesterdays, but all of us can change our tomorrows.       
    Colin Powell

Our life is shaped by our mind, for we become what we think.
    The Dhammapada

Well done is better than well said.
    Benjamin Franklin

Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
    Mother Teresa

The time is always right to do what is right.
    Martin Luther King, Jr.

All the adversity I've had in my life, has strengthened me. You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.
   Walt Disney

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
   Vince Lombard

It is better to light the candle than to curse the darkness.
   Eleanor Roosevelt

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
   Nelson Mandela

We must become the change we wish to see in the world.
   Mahatma Gandhi

Sayings remain meaningless until they are embodied in habits.
    Kahil Gibran

Success and failure.  We think of them as opposites, but they're really not.  They're companions - the hero and the sidekick.
   Laurence Shames

Habits are first cobwebs, then cables.
    Spanish Proverb

Failure is not fatel, but failure to change might be.
    John Wooden

Kindness is more important than wisdom and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
   Theordore Isaac Rubin

We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
   Sam Keen

Knowing Is Not Enough; We Must Apply.  Willing Is Not Enough; We Must Do.
   Johann Wolfgang von Goeth

Acceptance without proof is the fundamental characteristic of Western religion, 
Rejection without proof is the fundamental characteristic of Western science. 
    Gary Zukav

It is better to believe than to disbelieve; in so doing, you bring everything to the realm of possibility. 
   Albert Einstein 

Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.
   Aristotle

Happiness is an inside job.      
    William Arthur Ward

The art of living well and the art of dying well are one.         
    Epicurus

Security is mostly a supersition.  It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it.  Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure.  Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing. 
    Helen Keller

In order to realize your destiny, you must be willing to release your history.  
     Karl Schmidt

It's not a matter of can or cannot; it's a matter of will or will not.  Everything is a choice; choose wisely.  
     Ed Hillenbrand

Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass...it's about learning to dance in the rain!       
     Vivian Greene

Worrying is using your imagination to create something you don't want.    
      Abraham 

The most precious gift we can offer others is our presence.           Thich Nhat Hanh

The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.   
      Abraham Maslow

The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.   
     Carl Rogers

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.   
     Albert Einstein

Never fear shadow.  They simply mean there's a light shining somewhere nearby.   
     Ruth Renhel

A mistake is simply another way of doing things.   
      Katherine Graham 

The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.   
      Allard Lowenstein

Hold fast to dreams
For if dreams die
Life is a broken-winged bird
That cannot fly.      
      Langston Hughes

Before we can help, we need to understand. Before we can understand, we need to listen. Before we can listen, we need to be quiet.
         unknown

Next time you find yourself worrying and stressing about something, tell yourself over and over, “90 percent of everything I worry about NEVER happens.”
    Jackie Silver

Four steps to achievement: Plan purposefully. Prepare prayerfully. Proceed positively. Pursue persistently.”       
     William A. Ward

I think joy and sweetness and affection are a spiritual path. We're here to know God, to love and serve God, and to be blown away by the beauty and miracle of nature. You just have to get rid of so much baggage to be light enough to dance, to sing, to play. You don't have time to carry grudges; you don't have time to cling to the need to be right"
    Anne Lamott

Be the change you want to see in the world. 
    Mahatma Gandhi

There are two kinds of truth: the truth that lights the way and the truth that warms the heart.  The first of these is science, and the second is art. Neither is independent of the other or more important than the other. Without art 
science would be as useless as a pair of high forceps in the hands of a plumber.  Without science art would become a crude mess of folklore and emotional quackery.  The truth of art keeps science from becoming inhuman, and the truth 
of science keeps art from becoming ridiculous."
    Raymond Chandler (1888-1959)

There are only two ways to live your life.  One is as though nothing is a Miracle.  The other is as if everything is.  
   Albert Einstein 

Live out of your imagination, not your history.
    Stephen Covey 

A man walking is never in balance, but always correcting for imbalance.  
    Gregory Bateson

There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness. 
    Dalai Lama

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
    Benjamin Franklin

We are mosaics. Pieces of light, love, history, stars...Glued together with magic and music and words.
    Anita Krizzan 

You can't see the glory of life if you haven't seen the dark side of life.  
     Bessel van der Kolk

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but, happy.
Enjoy Life - It has an Expiration Date
         unknown


"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience." 
    Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

The best way to predict the future is to invent it, 
    Alan Kay

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
    John F. Kennedy

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