8.02.2010

july 2010: inspirational quotes!

When you love people and have the desire to make a profound, positive
impact upon the world, then will you have accomplished the meaning to live.
~Sasha Azevedo~

Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.
~W. Clement Stone~

...A community needs a soul if it is to become a true home for human
beings. You, the people must give it this soul.
~Pope John Paul II~

If you wish to experience peace, provide peace for another.
~The 14th Dalai Lama~

I can live for two months on a good compliment.
~Mark Twain~

Patience is a kind of love. A love that is its own explanation in bewildered circumstance. It is an old, old woman placing a wrinkledparchment hand against the cheek of a reckless child. Because her heart is too wise to make room for reproach. Too full to find place for offence.
~Pavithra Mehta~

I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul
of the giver.
~Maya Angelou~

Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.
~Rene Dubos~

Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.
~William James~

What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done
for others and the world remains and is immortal.
~Albert Pike~

Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.
~Hippocrates~

If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

~Henry David Thoreau~

It always seems impossible until it's done.
~Nelson Mandela~

Listen a hundred times; ponder a thousand times; speak once.
~Turkish Proverb~

Plants give us oxygen for the lungs and for the soul.
~Linda Solegato~

One little person, giving all her time to peace, makes news. Many
people, giving some of their time, can make history.
~Peace Pilgrim~

People solve problems, and there's no person in this country who
doesn't have something to contribute. Whether you're twelve years old or
ninety-five. The trick is finding the thing that really engages your passion.
And there's so many ways to do that!
~Shirley Sagawa~

Real generosity toward the future lies in giving your all to the
present.
~Albert Camus~

My major allegiance has been to storytelling, not to history.
~Russell Banks~

For a long time it had seemed to me that life was about to begin - real
life. But there was always some obstacle in the way, something to be gotten
through first, some unfinished business, time still to be served, a debt to be
paid. Then life would begin. At last it dawned on me that these obstacles were
my life."
~Alfred D. Souza~

If you wish to experience peace, provide peace for another.
~14th Dalai Lama~

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
~Confucius~

I like to draw because it makes my mind flow.

~Todd, age 10~

The fragrance always stays in the hand that gives
the rose.
~Hada Bejar~

Just as a candle cannot burn without
fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.
~Buddha~

Give a man a fish, he'll eat for a day. Give a woman microcredit and she, her husband, her children and her extended family will eat for a lifetime.
~Bono~

"Freedom isn't worth having if it doesn't include the freedom to make mistakes."
~Mahatma Gandhi~

I think in pictures. Words are like a second language to me.
~Dr. Temple Grandin~

There is the voice that everybody hears... saying to you, "You should do this, you should be this, you ought to, you got to." And then there is the still small voice- for some people not so small- inside every human being that calls you to something that is greater than yourself.
~Oprah~

Through meditation and by giving full attention to one thing at a time, we can learn to direct attention where we choose.
~Eknath Easwaran~

When you start to develop your powers of empathy and
imagination, the whole world opens up to you.
~Susan Sarandon~

5 comments:

Grace de Castro said...

LOVE this:

Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.
~William James~

shengmarie said...

Thanks for sharing!


I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul
of the giver.

~Maya Angelou~

upto6only said...

wow thanks for sharing. dami nito. but this one caught my attention

There is the voice that everybody hears... saying to you, "You should do this, you should be this, you ought to, you got to." And then there is the still small voice- for some people not so small- inside every human being that calls you to something that is greater than yourself.
~Oprah~

家唐銘 said...

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Heart of Rachel said...

Thanks for sharing these inspirational quotes.