December 2010: inspirational quotes!

Meditation is the art of being aware and conscious in our day to day living.
Any action done with awareness is meditation.
A meditative person is fully conscious in one action.
~Anonymous ~

Coming together is a beginning.
Keeping together is progress.
Working together is success.
~Henry Ford~

There are people who have money and people who are rich.
~Coco Chanel ~

It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson~

Conquering any difficulty always gives one a secret joy, for it means pushing back a boundary-line and adding to one's liberty.
~Henri Frederic Amiel~

We are not to throw away those things that can benefit our neighbor. Goods are called good because they can be used for good: they are instruments for good, in the hands of those who use them properly.
~Clement of Alexandria~

They who give have all things;
they who withhold have nothing.
~Hindu Proverb~

Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
~Theodore Roosevelt~

When we lose one blessing, another is
often, most unexpectedly, given in its place.
~C.S. Lewis~

When we have arrived at the question, the answer is already near.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson~

If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
~Dalai Lama~

...it would be interesting to find out what goes on in that moment when someone looks at you and draws all sorts of conclusions.
~Malcolm Gladwell~

Trust is kind of this economic lubricant. When trust is high, morale is high. ... Higher trust environments produce individuals who are happier.
~Paul Zak~

Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around.
~Henry David Thoreau~

You've got to get up every morning with a smile on your face, and show the world all the
love in your heart... You're gonna find, yes you will, that you're beautiful as you feel.
~Carole King~

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.
If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
~Dalai Lama~

A teacher affects eternity; she can never tell where her influence stops.
~Henry Ford~

I am neither an optimist nor pessimist, but a possibilist.
~Max Lerner~

There are no strangers here;
Only friends you haven't yet met.
~William Butler Yeats~

If you have much, give of your wealth;
If you have little, give of your heart.
~Kahlil Gibran~

What we think determines what happens to us, so if
we want to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds.
~Wayne Dyer~

There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
~Buckminster Fuller~

Try not to become a man of success,
but rather try to become a man of value.
~Albert Einstein~

Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be
~William Morris ~

One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.
~Robert A. Heinlein~

I find out what the world needs.
Then, I go ahead and invent it.
~Thomas A. Edison~

It's not enough to have lived.
We should be determined to live for something.
May I suggest that it be creating joy for others, sharing what we have for the betterment of personkind, bringing hope to the lost and love to the lonely.
~Leo Buscaglia~

All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.
~Martin Buber~

We will open the book.
Its pages are blank.
We are going to put words on them ourselves.
The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year's Day.
~Edith Lovejoy Pierce ~



1 comment:

Grace de Castro said...

"I find out what the world needs.
Then, I go ahead and invent it." - yabang! he he! joke!

thanks for the inspiring quotes eds!


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