More Words Of Wisdom

"The power of the word is real whether or not you are conscious of it. Your own words are the bricks and mortar of the dreams you want to realize. Behind every word flows energy." – Sonia Choquette

Discover the difference between doing and being and become.

Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still. - Chinese Proverb

"In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you." - Deepak chopra

"I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today." - William Allen White

"Skillful speech not only means that we pay attention to the words we speak and to their tone but also requires that our words reflect compassion and concern for others and that they help and heal, rather than wound and destroy." - Bhante Henepola Gunaratana

"Reach high, for the stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dreams precedes the goal." - Pamela Vault Starr

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

"All new beginnings require that you unlock a new door." Rabbi Nachman

"Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely." - Auguste Rodin

"Don't settle for less than is possible." - Tom Peters

"When it comes to books the point is not to see how many you can get through, but how many can get through to you." - Mortimer J. Adler

"Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy." - Howard W. Newton

Some people miss the message because they are too busy checking the spelling.

"Whether you plant "seeds" of worry and fear or "seeds" of hope and joy in your mind, your life will bear the fruit of your thoughts." - Lynn A. Robinson, M, Ed.

Maybe it is true that we don't know what we've got until we lose it, but it is also true that we don't know what we've been missing until it arrives.

Don't go for looks; they can deceive. Don't go for wealth; even that fades away. Go for someone who makes you smile because it takes only a smile to make a dark day seem bright. Find the one that makes your heart smile.

"The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek." - Joseph Campbell

"Spread love everywhere you go: First of all in your own house... let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness in your warm greeting." - Mother Teresa

"Everybody can be great.... because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve.... you only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love." - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

"When you believe you can -- you can." - Maxwell Maltz

"Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your gold and good health, have vanished." - Og Mandino

"Life isn't a matter of milestones but of moments." - Rose Kennedy

"Where love is there is God also." - Leo Tolstoy

"I discovered I always have a choice and sometimes it's only a choice of attitude." - Judith M. Knowlton

"Consider each day as another day of life, a gift from God to be enjoyed as fully as possible." - Orville Kelly

"Remember, happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think." - Dale Carnegie

"Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood." - Helen Keller

"Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe. It is not enough that a thing be possible for it to be believed." - Voltaire

"You never know when you are making a memory." - Rickie Lee Jones

"We need four hugs a day for survival. We need eight hugs a day for maintenance. We need twelve hugs a day for growth." - Virginia Satir

"There are two ways of spreading light: To be the candle or the mirror that reflects it." - Edith Wharton

"Live in such a way that those who know you but don't know God will come to know God because they knew you." - Anonymous

"Someone's opinion of you doesn't have to become your reality." - Les Brown

"Little angels up above, Bless our home with lots of love." - Kathryn Schein

Get the last word: Apologize.

"We must be willing to let go of the life we've planned, so we can open to the life we were meant to live." - S. Richardson

"Never obey anyone's command unless it is coming from within you also." "Truth is within you; do not search for it elsewhere." Osho

Three things restore a person's good spirits: beautiful sounds, sights and smells.

"Speaking in general the most difficult barrier is the conquest of lying. A man lies so much and so constantly both to himself and to others that he ceases to notice it. And the first effort required is to conquer lying." - G. Gurdjieff

Remember no man is a failure who has friends." - Frank Capra From the movie "It's a Wonderful Life"

He who angers you controls you.

We are precisely where we are because of the choices we have made in the past.

"It is better to have less if it is with peace of mind than to have abundant wealth but with tormented spirit." - Ecclesiastes

"All receive advice; only the wise profit from it". - Syrus

Sometimes not a miracle, but just believing, takes the greatest faith of all.

What soap is to the body, laughter is to the soul. - Yiddish Proverb

"It is a common characteristic of human nature that a man sees the faults of others more easily than he sees his own." "At the same time on the path of self-study he learns that he himself possesses all the faults that he finds in others." "In order to see himself in other people's faults and not merely to see the faults of others, a man must be very sincere with himself." - G. Gurdjieff

"If I won't be myself, who will?" - Alfred Hitchcock

The mind is like a parachute. It doesn't work unless it's open. - Unknown

"Always be a first-rate version of yourself instead of a second-rate version of someone else." - Judy Garland

"Great thoughts come from the heart." - Lue di Claiers

"There are no shortcuts to anywhere worth going." - Beverly Sills

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

Too many people over value what they are not and undervalue what they are.

"Beyond anything else, listen to yourself. You are meant to discover reality from inside and to direct your life in this way. As you begin to live according to your own guidance and your own daring, everything changes completely." - B. Marciniak

"It is best if you stay in your intuition - if you rely on what you feel and, even though it may not make logical sense, operate with trust. Impatience is a trap for many of you because you feel you need to move somewhere." - Barbara Marciniak

"Your life has the potential to be a wondrous journey, filled with exciting moments and astonishing experiences." "It can be a thrilling ride if you are open to exploring all that is available to you." "Adventure is the result of your willingness to live with a spirit of enthusiasm." - C. Carter-Scott

"There is only one Master, and it is neither male nor female. It shines within you as your own Self." - Poonjaji

"A life of meditation is to perceive at any time the beauty of the moment." "Mind and body are always one." - Tong Po

"Discouragement often is the result of listening to people who have their own best interests planned for your life." - Doug Firebaugh

"Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions." "Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great." - Mark Twain

A handful of patience is worth more than a bushel of brains - Dutch Proverb

People were given two ears and one tongue so that they may listen more than they speak. - Jewish Folk Saying

"Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one getting burned." - Buddha

"With faith, there are no questions; without faith there are no answers." - The Chofetz Chiam

"To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart." - Donald Laird

May your neighbors respect you, trouble neglect you, the angels protect you, and heaven accept you. - Irish saying

"When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on." - Franklin D. Roosevelt

"Life does not have to be regarded as a game in which scores are kept and somebody wins." "If you are too intent on winning, you will never enjoy playing." - Thomas Merton, Trappist Monk

A miracle can not prove what is impossible; it is useful only to confirm what is possible.

"Knowing others is wisdom; knowing the self is enlightenment." - Tao te Ching

Give unto others with grace, to be noble is to be humble.

"I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands." "You need to be able to throw something back." - Maya Angelo

The mighty oak was once a little nut that held its ground.

You don't stop laughing because you grow old; you grow old because you stopped laughing.

I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.

"As doctors we are at out best when we give the doctor who resides within each patient a chance to go to work." - Albert Schweitzer

I've learned people will forget what you said, people may forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

"Kind words can be short and easy to speak but there echoes are truly endless." - Mother Teresa

Never be afraid to try something new. Remember, amateurs built the ark, professionals built the Titanic.

"You can not do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Every day begins with new possibilities." "It's up to us to fill it with the things that move us toward progress and peace." - Ronald Reagan

"Losers make promises they often break." "Winners make commitments they always keep." - Denis Waitley

"To find fault is easy; to do better may be difficult." - Plutarch

"People who matter are more aware that everyone else does, too." - Malcolm Forbes

"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The man who views the world at fifty, the same as he did at twenty, has wasted thirty years of his life." - Muhammad Ali

A loving person lives in a loving world, a hostile person lives in a hostile world, and everyone you meet is your mirror.

Don't believe what your eyes are telling you. All they show is limitation. Look with your understanding, find out what you already know and you'll see the way to fly.

The only way past fear is to go through it.

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift, that's why it's called the present.

"The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeing new landscapes, but in having new eyes." - Marcel Proust

The difference between a flower and a weed is a judgment.

"It is good to have an end to journey towards, but it is the journey that matters in the end." - Ursula K. LeGiun

As a rose can not live without the rain; so a heart can't love without the risk of pain.

A life without dreams is like a garden without flowers.

"Keep using my name in vain and I'll make rush hour longer." - God

"No one would ever have crossed the ocean if he could have gotten off the ship in the storm." - Charles Keetering

"Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd have preferred to talk." - Doug Larson

"The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you've gotta put up with the rain." - Dolly Parton

"Some people think it's holding on that makes one strong; sometimes it's letting to." - Sylvia Robinson

Bad habits are like comfortable beds, easy to get into, but hard to get out of. - Anonymous

Treat the earth well. It was not given to you by your parent's, it was loaned to you by your children. We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors we borrow it from our children. - Ancient Indian Proverb

"Life is not a dress rehearsal." "Quit practicing what you're going to do, and just do it." - Marilyn Grey

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

"I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve." - Albert Schweitzer

"A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty." - Winston Churchill

"The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step." - Lao-Tzu

"It is not our abilities that show who we truly are. It is our choices." - J.K. Rowling

"Peace does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble, or hard work." "Peace means to be in the midst of all those things and still be calm in your heart." - Marcel Morin

"Everyday happiness means getting up in the morning; you can't wait to finish your breakfast." "You can't wait to do your exercises." "You can't wait to put on your clothes." "You can't wait to get out - and can't wait to come back home, because the soup is hot." - George Burns

"If you don't have the time to do something right, when are you going to find the time to fix it?" Stephen King

"If I could wish for my life to be perfect, it would be tempting but I would have to decline, for life would no longer teach me anything." - Allyson Jones

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

"Love and time - those are the only two things in all the world and all of life that cannot be bought but only spent." - Gary Jennings

"It takes courage to grow up and turn out to be who you really are." - e.e. Cummings

"Recognize that you have the courage within you to fulfill the purpose of your birth. Summon forth the power of your inner courage and live the life of your dreams." - Gurumayi Chidvilasananda

"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 light within." - Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

"The tongue is the heart's pen and the minds messenger." - Bahya, Hobot HaLebabot

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

"Angels touch us through writing, meditation, the kindness of strangers, or words of wisdom spoken by a friend." - Susan Santucci

If you want happiness for an hour—take a nap. If you want happiness for a day—go fishing. If you want happiness for a month—get married. If you want happiness for a year—inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime—help others. - Chinese Proverb

"The great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, but in what direction we are moving." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

"Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength." - Sigmund Freud

"Life is like a ten-speed bike. Most of us have gears we never use." - Charles M. Schultz

"We probably wouldn’t worry about what people think of us if we could know how seldom they do." - Olin Miller

"Good people are good because they’ve come to wisdom through failure." "We get very little wisdom from success, you know." - William Saroyan

Angels speak to those who silence their minds long enough to hear. - Proverb

"Real courage is when you know you’re licked before you begin, but you begin anyway." - Harper Lee

"Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working." - Pablo Picasso

"If you don't fail now and again, it's a sign you're playing it safe." - Woody Allen

"Learn to pause ... or nothing worthwhile will catch up to you." - Doug King

Everything works out in the end. If it hasn't worked out, it's not the end. - Unknown

"You can have it all." "You just can't have it all at one time." - Oprah Winfrey

"You don't get harmony when everybody sings the same note." - Doug Floyd

"Courage is being scared to death--and saddling up anyway." - John Wayne

"Always aim for achievement, and forget about success." - Helen Hayes

"The art of acceptance is the art of making someone who has just done you a small favor wish that he might have done you a greater one." - Russell Lynes


"Keep in mind that the essence of your prayers is the faith you have in them that they will be answered." - Rabbe Nachman of Breslov

"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced." - Vincent Van Gogh

"Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off the goal." - Henry Ford

"If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow we aren't really living." - Gail Sheehy

"All you need is deep within you waiting to unfold and reveal itself. All you have to do is be still and take time to seek for what is within, and you will surely find it." - Eileen Caddy

"The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do." - Walter Bagehot

"Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday." - Dale Carnegie

"We have a choice: to plow new ground or let the weeds grow." - Jonathan Westover

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

"Conditions are never just right. People who delay action until all factors are favorable are the kind who do nothing." - William Feather

"There are only two options regarding commitment." "You're either in or out. There's no such thing as a life in-between." - Pat Riley

"Abundance is not something we acquire. It is something we tune into." - Wayne Dyer

"Everything you need you already have. You are complete right now, you are a whole, total person, not an apprentice person on the way to someplace else. Your completeness must be understood by you and experienced in your thoughts as your own personal reality." - Wayne Dyer

"Age is strictly a case of mind over matter." "If you don't mind, it doesn't matter." - Jack Benny

"In times like these it is good to remember that there have always been times like these." - Paul Harvey

"In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different." - Coco Chanel

"Just because a man lacks the use of his eyes doesn't mean he lacks vision." - Stevie Wonder

"What we see depends mainly on what we look for." - John Lubbock

"Nothing in life is to be feared." "It is only to be understood." - Marie Curie

Worrying about something that may never happen is like paying interest on money you may never borrow. - Unknown

"Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it." - Lee Holtz

"Maturity is the ability to do a job whether or not you are supervised, to carry money without spending it, and to bear an injustice without wanting to get even." - Ann Landers

"All I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all I have not seen." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"But how can you say, 'It was only talk, so no harm was done?' Were this true, then your prayers, and words of kindness, would be a waste of breath." - Nachman of Bratslay

"See the world as if for the first time; see it through the eyes of a child, and you will suddenly find you are free." - Deepak Chopra

"The greatest gift that you can give yourself is a little bit of your own attention." - Anthony J. D'Angelo

"The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Whatever appears in your life is the perfect teacher for you. No two lives are the same. Don't get lost in comparing your experiences to anybody else's experiences. Each life is beautifully unique, and each reflects the whole." - Joko Beck

"Every now and again take a good look at something not made with hands - a mountain, a star, the turn of a stream. There will come to you wisdom and patience and solace and, above all, the assurance that you are not alone in the world." - Sidney Lovett

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

"Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced. – James Baldwin

"Change. It has the power to uplift, to heal, to stimulate, surprise, open new doors, bring fresh experience and create excitement in life. Certainly it is worth the risk." — Leo Buscaglia

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

"Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it." - Michael Jordan

"Speak when you're angry, and you'll make the best speech you'll ever regret." - Lawrence J. Peter

"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

"When you arise in the morning, give thanks for the morning light, for your life and strength. Give thanks for your food, and the joy of living. If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies with yourself." - Tecumseh, Shawnee Chief

"Peace does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble, or hard work. Peace means to be in the midst of all those things and still be calm in your heart." - Marcel Morin

"The impossible is often the untried." - Jim Goodwin



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