Thursday, July 9, 2009


Here are some quotes from notables. I am better at practising some then others, but the ideas are nice.

Re-examine all you have been told and dismiss whatever insults your soul.
Walt Whitman

The future is wider then vision and has no end.
Donald G Mitchell

At the centre of your being you have the answer: you know who you are and what you want.
Lao Tzu

We all have our own life to pursue,
Our own kind of dream to be weaving,
And we all have the power
To make wishes come true,
As long as we keep believing.
Louisa May Alcott

There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other.
Desiderius Erasmus

You cannot discover new oceans until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.
Lord Chesterfield

Blame no one, expect nothing, do something!

Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.
St Francis de Sales

One of the most important milestones we'll hit along the way is the moment when we finally find our own unique point of view and realise how priceless it is.
Sara Ban Breathnace

A garden is a great teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all, it teaches trust.
Gertrude Jekyll

Be content with what you have, rejoice in the way things are. When you realise there is nothing lacking the whole world belongs to you.
Lao Tzu

When we seek to discover the best in others, we somehow bring out the best in ourselves.

Have compassion for all beings, rich and poor alike; each has their suffering.

We are each gifted in a unique and important way. It is our privilege and our adventure to discover our own special light.
Mary Dunbar

Water your dreams with optimism and solutions and you will cultivate success. Always be on the lookout for ways to turn a problem into a solution.
Lao Tzu

We do not receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us.
Marcel Proust

Keep company with those who make you better.
English saying

Make new friends,
But keep the old;
These are silver,
They are gold.
Joseph Parry

In order to have friends, you must first be one.
Elbert Hubbard

True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done.
Antoine de Saint Exupery

The greatest thing anyone can do in this world is to make the most out of the stuff that has been given to them. This is success, and there is no other.
Orison Swett Marden

Keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life.
Kahlil Gibran

You are here to enrich the world.
Woodrow Wilson

Of all the people you will know in a lifetime, you are the only one you will never leave or lose.
To the questions of your life, you are the only answer.
To the problems of your life, you are the only solution.

The first step to getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are.
Chauncey Depew

Be thankful for everything that happens to you.

Our lives are not determined by what happens to us but how we react to what happens, not by what life brings us, but what attitude we bring to life.

We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once.
Fredrich Nietzshe

Laugh a lot, and when you're older, the wrinkles will be in the right places.

The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Believe that with your feelings and your work you are taking part in the greatest event; the more strongly you cultivate this belief, the more reality and the world will go forth from it.
Rainer Maria Rilke

To be able to look back on one's life with satisfaction is to live twice.
Kahlil Gibran

Write your name on the face of life with big letters.
Kahlil Gibran

What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
Vincent van Gogh

Confidence never comes from having all the answers; it comes frm being open to all the questions.

To live you have to experiment,
to have the ability to experiment
You have to have confidence,
to have confidence
you have to be loved,
to be loved,
You have to love.

Reflect on your present blessings, of which everyone has many.
Charles Dickens

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson

Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.
Henry Ward Beecher.

Life is short and we never have enough time for gladdening the hearts of those who travel the way with us.
Henri Frederic Amiel

Measure yourself by your best moments, not your worst.
Robert Johnson

Far and away the best prize is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Theodore Roosevelt

Much effort, much prosperity.

Everyone who got where they are, had to begin where they were.
Robert Louis Stevenson

It is never too late to be what you might have been.
George Eliot

The key to wisdom is this - constant and frequent questioning.
Peter Abelard

Thought is the sculptor that can create the person you want to be.
Henry David Thoreau

If your real desire is to be good,
there is no need to wait,
you can do it now,
this very moment,
and where you are.
James Allen

Only as high as you reach can you grow,
Only as far as you seek can you go,
Only as deep as you look can you see,
Only as much as you dream can you be.
Karen Ravn

Give all you have, you may be poor but you will be content; Always forgive, your heart cannot afford not to; Teach what you know and learn what you don't.

Trust others and they will be true to you; treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.
Ralph Waldo Emerson


  1. Anyone who claims to be god is a fool,
    so anyone who believes a fool is a fool
    Sri Prabupad

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  3. And if i see you on the street..i'll run you down with my car
    Ed Flanders

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  6. Dance, All Of You

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