August 2010: Inspirational Quotes!

The man who thinks he can and the man who thinks he can't are both right. Which one are you?
~Henry Ford ~

An apology is the most courageous conversation we can have with ourselves.
~John Kador ~

When we were children, we used to think that when we were grown-up we would no longer be vulnerable. But to grow up is to accept vulnerability... To be alive is to be vulnerable.
~Madeleine L'Engle ~

How long should you try? Until.
~Jim Rohn ~

You can move through life seeing nothing as a miracle, or seeing everything as a miracle.
~Albert Einstein ~

Clean out a corner of your mind and creativity will instantly fill it.
~Dee Hock ~

To be rich in admiration and free from envy, to rejoice greatly in the good of others, to love with such generosity of heart that your love is still a dear possession in absence or unkindness - these are the gifts which money cannot buy.
~Robert Louis Stevenson ~

In most cases, we show a kid that there is a trusted adult in their lives that care about them and they just might look to a brighter future and make more good choices than bad.
~Bike Cops for Kids ~

Our very lives depend on the ethics of strangers, and most of us are always strangers to other people.
~Bill Moyers ~

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
~Leo F. Buscaglia ~

You cannot solve a problem with the same mind that created it.
~Albert Einstein ~

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science.
~Albert Einstein ~

What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
~Joseph Addison ~

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
~Anne Frank ~

Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.
~Norman Cousins ~

There is no delight in owning anything unshared.
~Seneca ~

The giving of love is an education in itself.
~Eleanor Roosevelt ~

I've learned that finishing a marathon isn't just an athletic achievement. It's a state of mind; a state of mind that says anything is possible.
~John Hanc ~

A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.
~John A. Shedd ~

Bread for myself is a material question. Bread for my neighbor is a spiritual one.
~Nikolai Berdyaev ~

Let us be silent, that we may hear the whispers of the gods.
~Henry David Thoreau ~

We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that she is someone today.
~Stacia Tauscher ~

You must trust and believe in people or life becomes impossible.
~Anton Chekhov ~

The most important adjustment to be made is not in the thermostat but in our own view of what constitutes comfort.
~Steven Cox ~

Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because they quit playing.
~Oliver Wendell Holmes ~

The answer lies within ourselves. If we can't find peace and happiness there, it's not going to come from the outside.
~Tenzin Palmo ~

Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into.
~Mahatma Gandhi~

Mother's love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.
~Eric Fromm ~

In a time of destruction, create something.
~Maxine Hong Kingston ~

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
~Will Durant (translation of Aristotle)~

Simplicity is making the journey of this life with just baggage enough.
~Charles Dudley Warner~

1 comment:

Grace de Castro said...

love this: Simplicity is making the journey of this life with just baggage enough.

happy september eds! [birthday month mo diba? tama ba?]


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