6.27.2011

May 2011: Inspirational Quotes!

Our lives disconnect and reconnect, we move on, and later we may again touch one another.
~Salman Rushdie ~

A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds.
A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship,
and he who plants kindness gathers love.
~ Saint Basil ~

Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.
~ Juvenal ~

The purpose of life is a life of purpose.
~Robert Byrne ~

In the silence of listening, you can know yourself in everyone,
the unseen singing softly to itself and to you.
~Rachel Naomi Remen ~

Nature is a mutable cloud which is always, and never, the same.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson ~

If you can change your mind, you can change your life.
~William James ~

Follow effective action with quiet reflection.
From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.
~ Peter Drucker ~

Thought is an amazing thing: it can be a mirror, a lens, a bridge, a wall, a window, a ladder or a house. There is nothing in the world that has the cutting edge of a new thought.
~John O'Donohue ~

Every word has three definitions and three interpretations.
~Costa Rican Proverb ~

Everyone is the age of their heart.
~ Guatemalan Proverb ~

Becoming a leader is synonymous with becoming yourself.
It is precisely that simple and also that difficult.
~Warren Bennis ~

Money is not my master. I'm out here for a purpose: to help someone.
~Curtis Jackson, Homeless in Chicago ~

Faith is a withholding of conclusion, so that you allow what is to arise.
~Adyashanti ~

Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
~Margaret Lee Runbeck ~

There's an analog for this in life, where disparate events, spread across years, come together to reveal the path forward. It goes by a nicer name, though: serendipity.
~Robert Lang ~

Everything in life is speaking in spite of its apparent silence.
~Hazrat Inayat Khan ~

In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.
~Miguel de Cervantes ~

Much of what we do is like planting trees under which we may never sit, but plant we must.
~ Brother James Kimpton ~

Learning without reflection is a waste, reflection without learning is dangerous.
~Confucius ~

Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom.
~Thomas Jefferson ~

When you do things from your soul you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
~Rumi ~

If someone gives you negative energy, you give back positive, affirmative energy -- such as forgiveness. [...] This is the giving within for-give-ness.
~Michael Bernard Beckwith ~

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

If you want to change the world, change the metaphor.
~Joseph Campbell ~

Nonviolence means avoiding not only external physical violence but also internal violence of spirit. You not only refuse to shoot a man, but you refuse to hate him.
~Martin Luther King, Jr. ~

It's nice to be important, but it's more important to be nice.
~Author Unknown ~

Adversity introduces a man to himself.
~Albert Einstein ~

Slow travel isn't only about the mode of transportation -- it's also about the way you travel. You settle in. You have to go to the grocery store. You get to know the people who run the cafe. It makes for a completely different trip.
~Pauline Kennedy ~

Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise.
~George Washington Carver ~

Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
~Mark Twain ~

1 comment:

Grace de Castro said...

i always look forward to your inspirational quotes! they DO lift me up!

kaya lang eds, june na, mag-ju-july na! mukhang nalito ka! he he! overwork ba yan?

hope you're doing well!