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.

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.

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.

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~


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. :)


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