Even More Words Of Wisdom

"Compassion is bringing our deepest truth into our actions, no matter how much the world seems to resist, because that is ultimately what we have to give to this world and one another." – Ram Dass

"The thing you fear most has no power. Your fear of it is what has the power. Facing the truth really will set you free." - Oprah Winfrey

"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony." - Mahatma Gandhi

"A man should not act as a judge either for someone he loves or for someone he hates. For no man can see the guilt of someone he loves or the good qualities in someone he hates."- Babylonian Talmud, tractate Ketubbot

"None of us will ever accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The man who has no imagination has no wings." - Mohammad Ali

"Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born." - Dale Turner

"Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around." - Leo Buscaglia

"Dynamic choices made in the physical, the daring to follow the path set by the heart, are the only prerequisites to ultimate success." - Mentor, Agartha

"I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting system through which God speaks to us every hour, if we will only tune in." - George Washington Carver

"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness." - Dalai Lama

"Spirituality leaps where science cannot yet follow, because science must always test and measure, and much of reality and human experience is immeasurable." - Miriam Simos

"Awareness is given to the newborn, but must be sought by the adult." - Mentor, Agartha

"He who knows others is learned; he who knows himself is wise." - Lao Tzu

"A mind that has been stretched will never return to its original dimension." - Albert Einstein

"All friendly feelings toward others come from the friendly feelings a person has for himself." - Aristotle

"Meditation means learning how to get out of this current, sit by its bank and listen to it, learn from it, and then use its energies to guide us." - Jon Kabat Zin

"Don't be dismayed at goodbyes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends." - Richard Bach

"The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly." - Buddha

"Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed, but with what is still possible for you to do." - Pope John XXIII

"We do not believe in ourselves until someone reveals that deep inside us is valuable, worth listening to, worthy of our trust, sacred to our touch. Once we believe in ourselves we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight or any experience that reveals the human spirit." - e.e. Cummings

"Everything that happens to us is a reflection of who we are." - Deepak Chopra,

"There is no remedy for love but to love more." - Henry David Thoreau

"It is never too late to be what you might have been." - George Elliot

"There is only one happiness in life - to love and be loved." - Amandine Dupin

"Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants." - Epicurus 341 BC-270 BC - ancient Greek philosopher

"Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment." - Benjamin Franklin

"As long as you're actively pursuing your dream with a practical plan, you're still achieving, even if it feels as though you're going nowhere fast. Its been my experience that at the very moment I feel like giving up, I'm only one step from a breakthrough. Hang on long enough and circumstances will change, too. Trust in yourself, your dream and spirit." - Sarah Ban Breathnach

"Don't let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use." - Earl Nightingale

"If we won't be better tomorrow than we are today, then what do we need tomorrow for?" - Rabbi Nahman

"People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in; their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within." - Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

"The very presence of an angel is a communication. Even when an angel crosses our path in silence, God has said to us, 'I am here. I am present in your life'." - Tobias Palmer

"Success may be the symphony in life's sweet rhapsody, but love is the conductor that orchestrates life's every note." - Joseph P. Martino

"Honor your feelings. They tell the truth about how you really experience the world." - Stephen C. Paul

"Life is a merry-go-round, love is the brass ring." - Joseph P. Martino

"The purpose of life is a life of purpose." - Robery Byrne

Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible. - Unknown

"My riches consist not in the extent of my possessions but in the fewness of my wants." - J. Brotherton

"There are three ways to get something done: Do it yourself, employ someone, or forbid your children to do it." - Monta Crane

"Education is when you read the fine print. Experience is what you get if you don't." - Pete Seeger

"The only way to have a friend is to be one." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Don't let the fear of striking out hold you back." - Babe Ruth

Experience is what we call the accumulation of our mistakes. - Yiddish Proverb

"It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out - it's the grain of sand in your shoe." - Robert Service

"Conscious is God's presence in man." - Emanuel Swedenborg

"Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away." - Elvis Presley

"Tomorrow hopes that we have learned from yesterday." - John Wayne

"Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world." - Helen Keller

"We turn to God for help when our foundations are shaking, only to learn that it is God who is shaking them." - Charles C. West

"No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars or sailed to an uncharted land or opened a new heaven to the human spirit." - Helen Keller

"The secret of getting ahead is getting started." - Sally Berger

"One of the secrets of life is to make stepping-stones out of stumbling blocks." - Jack Penn

"There are two kinds of people: those who do the work, and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there." - Indira Gandhi

"You can make more friends in a month by being interested in them than in ten years of trying to get them interested in you." - Charles Allen

"Behold the turtle. He only makes progress when he sticks his neck out." - James Bryant Conant

"Life consists not in holding good cards, but playing those you hold well." - Josh Billings

"People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that is why we recommend it daily." - Zig Ziglar

"More people would learn from their mistakes if they weren't so busy denying them." - Harold J. Smith

"The greatest mistake you can make in life is to continually fear you will make one." - Elbert Hubbard

"Self-discipline is when your conscience tells you to do something and you don't talk back." - W. K. Hope

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

"Be like a postage stamp. Stick to one thing until you get there." - Josh Billings

"When solving problems, dig at the roots instead of just hacking at the leaves." - Anthony J. D'Angelo

"Failure is a stepping-stone to greatness." - Oprah Winfrey

Even God doesn't plan to judge a man till the end of his days, why should you or I? - Unknown

"Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible." - St. Francis of Assissi

"Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living the other helps you make a life." - Sandra Carey

"A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort." - Herm Albright

"It's always to early to quit." - Norman Vincent Peale

"Not I nor anyone else can travel that road for you. You must travel it yourself." - Walt Witman

"There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something better tomorrow." - Orison Marden

"The tragedy of life is not that is ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it." - W. M. Lewis

"If you want to know your past life, look into your present condition; if you want to know your future life, look at your present actions." - Padmasambhava

"If you can dream it, you can do it." - Walt Disney

"Never bend your head. Hold it high. Look the world in the eye." - Helen Keller

"If you don't run your own life, someone else will." - John Atkinson

"Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing nobody's going to know whether you did it or not." - Oprah Winfrey

"Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work." - Aristotle

"Adversity is another way to measure the greatness of individuals. I never had a crisis that didn't make me stronger." - Lou Holtz

"No one really benefits from you pretending." - Stephen C. Paul

"When faced with a challenge, look for a way, not a way out." - David L. Weatherford

"The state of your life is nothing more than a reflection of your state of mind." - Wayne Dyer

"Always be nice to people on the way up; because you'll meet the same people on the way down." - Wilsom Mizner

"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work." - Thomas A. Edison

"If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it." - Jonathan Winters

"Rudeness is a weak imitation of strength." - Eric Hoffer

"Too many people spend money they haven't earned to buy things they don't want to impress people they don't like." - Will Rogers

"Forgiveness is a gift you give yourself." - Suzanne Sommers

"Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to a understanding of ourselves." - Carl Jung

"Whenever you see darkness there is extraordinary opportunity for the light to burn brighter." - Bono

"It's not whether you get knocked down; it's whether you get back up." - Vince Lombardi

"Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind." - Dr. Seuss

"Change your thoughts and you can change your world." - Norman Vincent Peale

"Your beliefs select the reality you see." - Stephen C. Paul

"Everyone's a star and deserves the right to twinkle." - Marilyn Monroe

"When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece." - John Ruskin

"A real friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be on your way down." - Wayne Dyer

"Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep." - Scott Adams

"Wise sayings often fall on barren ground; but a kind word is never thrown away." - Sir Arthur Helps

"The greatest thing in this world is not so much where we stand as in what direction we are moving." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"He is great who in not ashamed to admit he does not know." - Judah HaNasi

You can't change the past, and you can ruin a perfectly good present, by worrying about the future. - Anomymous

"Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort." - Franklin D. Roosevelt

"The grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for." - Joseph Addison

"Celebrate the happiness friends are always giving, make every day a holiday and celebrate just living." - Amanda Bradley

"An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind." - Ghandi

"Leadership is doing what is right when no one is watching." - George Van Valkenburg

The best way to knock a chip off of your neighbor's shoulder is to pat him on the back. - Unknown

"It pays to know the enemy - not least because at some time you may have the opportunity to turn him into a friend." - Margaret Thatcher

"Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't." - Erica Jong

"I cannot give you the formula for success but I can give you the formula for failure -- which is: Try to please everybody." - Herbert Swope

Love unlike gold, is treasure that gains value by being spent. - Unknown

"If you could sell your experience for what it cost, you would never need Social Security." - Ben Bergor

"All I need is love, but a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt." - Lucy, Peanuts

"The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it." - Gen. Norman Schwarzkoff

"Ideas are a dime a dozen. People who implement them are priceless." - Mary Kay Ash

"In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities." - Janos Arany

"Fashion your life as a garland of deeds." - Buddha

"In order to be a realist you must believe in miracles." - David Ben Gurion

"It is not the load that breaks you down, it's how you carry it." - Lena Horne

"You can't shake hands with a clenched fist." - Indira Gandhi

"There is no true justice unless mercy is part of it." - Zohar

Coincidence is when God chooses to remain anonymous. - Unknown

"Hearing is one of the body's five senses. But listening is an art." - Frank Tyger

"Be yourself. No one can ever tell you you're doing it wrong." - James Leo Herlihy

Some important words to live by;* What goes around comes around.

                                                  * Work like you don't need the money.

                                                  * Love like you've never been hurt.

                                                  * Dance like nobody's watching.

                                                  * Sing like nobody's listening.

                                                  * Live like it's heaven on earth.

"Trouble is a part of your life, and if you don't share it, you don't give the person who loves you a chance to love you enough." - Dinah Shore

"If you treat every situation as a life-and-death matter, you'll die a lot of times." - Dean Smith

"Too many people miss the silver lining because they're expecting gold." - Maurice Setter

"The space for what you want is already filled with what you settle for instead." - Stephen C. Paul

"Very little is needed to make a happy life; it's all within yourself, in your way of thinking." - Marcus Aurelius

"Envision with your mind, feel with your heart and love with your whole soul." - Joseph P. Martino

"Everything you're looking for lies behind the mask you wear." - Stephen C. Paul

"If the shoe fits, you're not allowing for growth." - Robert N. Coons

"Failure seldom stops you. What stops you is the fear of failure." - Jack Lemmon

"Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go."- T. S. Eliot

"You don't get to control any outcome, only every choice you make along the way." - Stephen C. Paul

"Love is a force that connects us to every strand of the universe, an unconditional state that characterizes human nature, a form of knowledge that is always there for us if only we can open ourselves to it." Emily H. Sell

A clear conscious is the best defense. - Chinese Proverb

"When one teaches two learn." - Robert Half

"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." - Anais Nin

"It's not the honors and not the titles and not the power that is of ultimate importance. It's what resides inside." - Fred Rogers

"Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn't learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn't learn a little, at least we didn't get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn't die; so, let us be thankful." - Buddha

"In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it over, he is superior." - Sir Francis Bacon

"Life is what we make it. Always has been, and always will be." - Grandms Moses

"A greater part of our happiness depends on our dispositions and not our circumstances." - Martha Washington

"Train yourself in this way: from higher to higher, from strength to strength we will strive, and we will come to realize unsurpassed freedom." - Buddha

"Dream as if you'll live forever, live as if you'll die today." - James Dean

"Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition of benevolence, confidence, justice." - Baruch Spinoza

"Those who want much, are always much in need." - Horace

"Always hold your head up, but be careful to keep your nose at a friendly level." - Max L. Forman

"To offer no resistance to life is to be in a state of grace, ease, and lightness. This state is no longer dependent upon things being a certain way, good or bad." - Eckhart Tolle

What is in your heart about your fellow man is most likely in his heart about you. - Book of Deuteronomy

Whether a man really loves God can be determined by the love he bears toward his fellow man. - Unknown

"The whole worth of a kind deed is in the love that inspires it." - The Talmud

"Use what talent you possess: the woods would be silent if no birds sang except those who sang best." Henry Van Dyke

"Action springs not from thought but from readiness for responsibility." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished: If you're alive, it isn't." - Richard Bach

"Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you are a good person is like expecting the bull not to charge you because you are a vegetarian." - Rabbi Harold Kushner

"When you come to the end of all the light you know, and it’s time to step into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing that one of two things shall happen: Either you will be given something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly." - Edward Teller

"My mind is a garden. My thoughts are the seeds. My harvest will be either flower or weeds." - Mel Weldon

"Forgiveness is the economy of the heart... Forgiveness saves the expense of anger, the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits." – Hannah More

"Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use." - Emily Post

"To make the world a friendly place, one must show it a friendly face." - James Whitcomb Riley

"I have a 'Play the Melody' philosophy. It means don't over-arrange, don't make life difficult. Just play the melody-and do it the simplest way possible." - Jackie Gleason

"Make the effort to be conscious of the motives behind your actions." - Stephen C. Paul

"Once you realize that the road is the goal and that you are always on the road, not to reach a goal, but to enjoy its beauty and its wisdom, life ceases to be a task and becomes natural and simple, in itself an ecstasy." - Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

"Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve." – Napoleon Hill

"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Anger or hatred is like a fisherman's hook. It is very important for us to ensure that we are not caught by it." - His Holiness the Dalai Lama

"Our dilemma is that we hate change and love it at the same time; what we really want is for things to remain the same but get better." - Sydney J. Harris

"We either make ourselves happy or miserable. The amount of work is the same." - Carlos Castaneda

"We need to learn to set our course by the stars, not by the lights of every passing ship." - General Omar Bradley

"Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it." - Margaret Thatcher

"To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, to be given the chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life." - Bette Davis

"It takes courage to show your dreams to someone else." - Erma Bombeck

"Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort." - Franklin D. Roosevelt

"The more you practice the three trainings of ethics, meditation, and wisdom, the more difficult it will become for you to act in a way that is contrary to an ethical, compassionate attitude. Ethics arise naturally out of contemplating the three trainings." - Martine Batchelor

"No love, no friendship can cross the path of our destiny without leaving some mark on it forever." - Francois Muriac

"Humility does not mean you think less of yourself. It means you think of yourself less. - Ken Blanchard

"The real power behind whatever success I have now was something I found within myself—something that’s in all of us, I think, a little piece of God just waiting to be discovered." - Tina Turner

When you have nothing left but God, you become aware that God is enough. - Guideposts

"We learn to fly not by becoming fearless, but by the daily practice of courage." - Sam Keen

"The place to improve the world is first in one's own heart and head and hands." - Robert M. Pirsig

"When we develop reverence for food and the miracle of transformation inherent in it, just the simple act of eating creates a ritual of celebration." - Deepak Chopra

"Your actions in life set your course and determine the destination of your travels. Your reactions in life create the climate in which you travel." - Beth Johnson

Knowing and understanding the laws of Life, also called Truth, is not enough. A person must also live the Truth that he or she knows. - unknown

"Courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount." - Clare Boothe Luce

"I gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which I must stop and look fear in the face...I say to myself, I’ve lived through this and can take the next thing that comes along." - Eleanor Roosevelt

"A small act done modestly is a thousand-fold more acceptable to God than a big act done in pride." - Orhot Tzaddikim

"Right is right, even if everyone is against it; and wrong is wrong, even if everyone is for it." - William Penn

"Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth." - John F. Kennedy

"Trust your hunches. They're usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level." - Dr. Joyce Brothers

"If you don't make mistakes, you're not working on hard enough problems. And that's a big mistake." - F. Wilezek

"Anger deprives a sage of his wisdom, a prophet of his vision." - Rabbi Simeon b. Lakish

"The most important thing I have learned is trust. Trust in the knowledge that I do have the ability to make choices and trust that living in the moment will take me through my decision cycle quite naturally." - Lynda Standley Richardson

It is not good for all our wishes to be filled; through sickness we recognize the value of health; through evil, the value of good; through hunger, the value of food; through exertion, the value of rest. - Greek saying

"Snowflakes are one of nature's most fragile things, but just look what they can do when they stick together." - Vesta M. Kelly

"Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around." - Leo Buscaglia

"Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart... Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens." -Carl Jung

"It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong." - Mohandas Gandhi

"Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny." - Frank Outlaw

"Everything that is worthwhile in life is scary. Choosing a school, choosing a career, getting married, having kids--all those things are scary. If it is not fearful, it is not worthwhile." - Paul Tornier

Life is not separate from death. It only looks that way. – Blackfoot Indian proverb

"As long as you’re going to be thinking anyway, THINK BIG." - Donald Trump

Good and evil do not befall men without reason. Heaven sends them happiness or misery according to their conduct. - Confucius

"If you think education is expensive - try ignorance." - Derek Bok

"We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop." - Mother Teresa

"Joy is the feeling of grinning on the inside." - Dr. Melba Colgrove

"The whole of humanity is…one human family. This planet is our only home." - His Holiness the Dalai Lama

"Meditation does not belong to any religion, and meditation is not a belief. It is a pure science of the inner. Learning to be silent, learning to be watchful, learning to be a witness; learning that you are not the mind, but something beyond -- the consciousness -- will prepare you to receive truth." - Osho

"Do all the good you can, in all the ways you can, as long as ever you can." - John Wesley

"If you cling to an idea as the inalterable truth, then when the truth does come in person and knock at your door, you will not be able to open the door and accept it." - Udana Sutta

"Assert your right to make a few mistakes. If people can't accept your imperfections, that's their fault." – Dr. David M. Burns

"Courage is fear that has said its prayers." - Karl Barth

"It is because of our attachment to things that we suffer. By letting go we find that we have not lost anything except our attachment." - Sogyal Rinpoche

"Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering you own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them - every day begin the task anew." – Saint Francis de Sales

"Life is overflowing with the new. But it is necessary to empty out the old to make room for the new to enter." - Eileen Caddy

"Acceptance is a magic key. Accept yourself as you are! And in that acceptance, intelligence arises. In that acceptance, why does intelligence arise? Because whenever you accept, you are no more divided." - Osho

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