Words of Wisdom
We are All One
We are the only one in the entire universe that will never leave, or we will never lose - Therefore it is essential that we are completely comfortable with ourselves.
Responsibility - Response - Ability ( The ability to choose our own response. )
We can choose to respond with a negative or with a positive attitude.
When we choose our response, we also choose the consequence.
Spinoza " I saw that all things I feared, and which feared me, had nothing good or bad in them save in so far as the mind was affected by them, "
Albert Ellis " People and things do not upset us, rather we upset ourselves by believing that they can upset us, "
Ralph Waldo Emerson " We become what we think about all day long. "
Shakesphere " There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so. "
Jesus " As you think, so shall ye be. "
Thoreau " 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. "
Mahatma Gandi " God has no religion "
One must have patience - we must accept what comes to us at a given time, and not ask for more.
One of the most difficult things in the world to live with is a person who never expresses his own wishes but asks you what your wishes are.
He who angers you, conquers you.
The most mature man is the one who has the best control of his emotions.
I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving: To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it, -- but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor. Oliver Wendell Holmes
Experience is that marvellous thing that enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again
Forgiveness means thanking or giving thanks for being given a experience.
Irish Proverb - Fear knocked at the door , faith answered, and no one was there.
The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity. Arthur James Balfour
Progress in every age results only from the fact that there are some men and women who refuse to believe that what they know to be right cannot be done . Russell W. Davenport
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb. I have taken a moment here to rest, to steal a view of the glorious vista that surrounds me, to look back on the distance I have come. But I can rest only for a moment, for with freedom comes responsibilities, and I dare not linger, for my long walk is not yet ended. Nelson Mandela
Inner peace is a matter of choice, if only we know what the choices are and how to choose. Learn to distinguish between what causes you to stay fearful and what releases you to experience more joy in your life.
"Fascination is one step beyond interest. Interested people want to know if it works. Fascinated people want to learn how it works." Jim Rohn
Walter Chrysler "The real secret of success is enthusiasm. Enthusiasts are fighters. They have fortitude. They have staying qualities. Enthusiasm is the bottom of all progress. With it, there is accomplishment. Without it, there are only alibis."
Emile Zola -- "If you ask me what I came to do in this world
I will answer you:
"I am here to live out loud."
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. " John Quincy Adams
Anybody with a little guts and the desire to apply himself can make it; he can make anything he wants to make of himself. Bill Shoemaker
Football is like life -- it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication, and respect for authority. Vince Lombardi
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night. Edgar Allan Poe
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence. Vince Lombardi
When the character of a man is not clear to you, look at his friends.
Truth often suffers more by the heat of its defenders, than from the arguments of its opposers. William Penn
The most pathetic man is the man with sight, but no vision Helen Keller
A moment's insight is sometimes worth a lifetime's experience. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.
If everything seems under control, you're not going fast enough."
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself.
Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man. -
George Bernard Shaw
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish. - Michelangelo
Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be
William Jennings Bryan
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Norman Vincent Peale
"Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total of all those acts will be written the history of this generation." Robert F. Kennedy
"The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get rich quick theory of life." - Theodore Roosevelt
Nothing that is worth doing can be achieved in our lifetime; therefore, we must be saved by hope. Nothing we do, however virtuous, can be accomplished alone; therefore, we are saved by love. No virtuous act is quite as virtuous from the standpoint of our friend or foe as it is from our standpoint.
Therefore, we must be saved by the final form of love, which is forgiveness.
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