7.06.2010

June 2010: inspirational quotes!

Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.
~Raymond Lindquist~

I know only that what is moral is what you feel good after and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.
~Ernest Hemingway~

The quality of your life is the quality of your relationships.
~Anthony Robbins~

Think small and act small, and we'll get bigger. Think big and act big, and we'll get smaller.
~Herb Kelleher~

Retire from work, but not from life.
~M.K. Soni~

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
~Mahatma Gandhi~

You've done it before and you can do it now. See the positive possibilities. Redirect the substantial energy of your frustration and turn it into positive, effective, unstoppable determination.
~Ralph Marston~

You only fail if you allow yourself to fail.
~Tom Szaky~

To learn and never be filled, is wisdom; to teach and never be weary, is love.
~Unknown~

The years teach much which the days never knew.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson~

He who works with his hands is a laborer. He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman. He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist.
~St Fancis of Assisi~
The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was: "If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?" But the good Samaritan reversed the question: "If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?"
~Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.~

Teach this triple truth to all: A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
~Buddha~

I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
~Brian Tracy~

Honest hearts produce honest actions.
~Brigham Young~

The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work.
~Emile Zola~

The greatest gift you can give another is the purity of your attention.
~Richard Moss~

The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform to love and to be greater than our suffering.
~Ben Okri~

The word 'energy' incidentally equates with the Greek word for 'challenge.' I think there is much to learn in thinking of our federal energy problem in that light. Further, it is important for us to think of energy in terms of a gift of life.
~Thomas Carr~

The greatest wealth is health.
~Virgil~

I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
~John D. Rockefeller~
Every decision you make -- every decision that you make every second -- is not a decision about what to do, it is a decision about who you are. Every act is an act of self-definition.
~Neale Donald Walsch~

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
~Winston Churchill~

Compassion is not religious business, it is human business, it is not luxury, it is essential for our own peace and mental stability, it is essential for human survival.
~The Dalai Lama~

How much pain they have cost us, the evils which have never happened.
~Thomas Jefferson~

The real measure of your wealth is how much you'd be worth if you lost all your money. ~Unknown~

I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom. ~Bob Dylan~

I am open to the guidance of synchronicity, and do not let expectations hinder my path. ~Dalai Lama~

As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness weakness.
~David Henry Thoreau~

Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
~George Santayana~

2 comments:

Grace de Castro said...

hay eds, truly inspiring! i needed these! :)

witsandnuts said...

I especially liked the thought about the simplification of life. Working on it. :)