8.04.2011

July 2011: inspirational quotes!

Forgive us our trespasses, little creatures everywhere.
~ James Stephens ~

Being your own story means you can always choose the tone.
It also means that you can invent the language to say who you are and what you mean.
~ Toni Morrison ~

Wisdom is a love affair with questions.
Knowledge is a love affair with answers.
~ Julio Olalla ~

No matter how sophisticated you may be, a large granite mountain cannot be denied - it speaks in silence to the very core of your being.
~ Ansel Adams ~

Vision is the art of seeing the invisible.
~Jonathan Swift ~

A person becomes wise when they can see what needs to be done and do it successfully without being told what to do.
~Inuit Elder ~

Walk around feeling like a leaf. Know you could tumble any second.
Then decide what to do with your time.
~ Naomi Shihab Nye ~

Service doesn't start when you have something to give -- it blossoms naturally when you have nothing left to take.
~Nipun Mehta ~

If you're really mind-full, and if you underline that aspect of fullness, wholeness, or wholeheartedness, it reveals the gift character of everything.
~Brother David Steindl-Rast ~

Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power.
~ Seneca ~

What we need is more people who specialize in the impossible.
~Theodore Roethke ~

It is the marriage of the soul with nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.
~Henry David Thoreau ~

We can chart our future clearly and wisely only when we know the path which has led to the present.
~Adlai E. Stevenson ~

Stories can conquer fear, you know. They can make the heart bigger.
~ Ben Okri ~

The more you give, the more you live, and it's never too early to start.
~ Blake Mycoskie ~

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.
~Albert Einstein ~

The most important lessons in life can never be expressed in black and white, but must be experienced. Experience is the greatest teacher.
~ Benny Lewis ~

Wisdom is knowing what to do next, skill is knowing how to do it, and virtue is doing it.
~David Starr Jordan ~

What you are is what you have been. What you'll be is what you do now.
~ Buddha ~

Gandhi used the spinning wheel as both physical embodiment and symbol for radical change. Today, the foundation for social justice is healthy food -- our "spinning wheel" for the 21st century.
~ Francisco Ramos Stierle ~

What we need even more than foresight or hindsight is insight.
~Unknown ~

Just create to create. Create to remind yourself you're still alive. Make stuff to inspire others to make something too. Create to learn a bit more about yourself.
~ Frederick Terral ~

We have the power to challenge and redefine beauty every day through our words and actions.
~Ben Barry ~

Self-absorption in all its forms kills empathy, let alone compassion. When we focus on ourselves, our world contracts as our problems and preoccupations loom large.
~Daniel Goleman ~

Patience is the companion of wisdom.
~St. Augustine ~

Time = Life. Therefore, waste your time and waste your life, or master your time and master your life.
~Alan Lakein ~

One day you finally knew what you had to do, and began, though the voices around you kept shouting their bad advice.
~ Mary Oliver ~

Indecision may or may not be my problem.
~Jimmy Buffett ~

Turn your wounds into wisdom.
~ Oprah Winfrey ~

Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself.
~ Desiderius Erasmus ~

Art is the desire of a man to express himself, to record the reactions of his personality to the world he lives in.
~ Amy Lowell ~

3 comments:

witsandnuts said...

Gustung gusto ko yung "forgive us our trespasses, little creatures everywhere". Heeheee. On the other hand, I need more patience. :P

Jeanny said...

very inspirational Eds. Thanks for sharing. :-)

Grace de Castro said...

hi eds! how are you? hope the pregancy's going better! :)