"More people would learn from their mistakes if they weren't so busy denying them." - Harold J. Smith
If God brings you to it, He will bring you through it.
Those who walk with God reach their destination.
When you are down to nothing, God is up to something.
Growing old is inevitable, growing up is optional.
How can anyone ever love you for who you are if you become someone else to be with them?
You can only see others as clearly as you see yourself.
"Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are." - John Wooden
The world reflects what you need to see, not only what you want to see.
"The price of greatness is responsibility."- Sir Winston Churchill
Life isnít about what happens to us. Itís about how we perceive what happens to us.
"Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim; accept no ones definition of your life; define yourself."- Harvey Fierstein
A truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery on a detour.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
"Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain, and most fools do." - Benjamin Franklin
"Everything youíre looking for lies behind the mask you wear." - Stephen C. Paul
"When you give up your own truth to win at someone elseís game everyone loses." - Stephen C. Paul
"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are."- Theodore Roosevelt
"Your relationships reflect your fears and limits. How can anyone ever give you what you wonít allow?" - Stephen C. Paul
Always put yourself in others' shoes. If you feel that it hurts you, it probably hurts the other person, too.
"The happiest of people don't necessarily have the best of everything; they just make the most of everything that comes along their way." - Karen S. Magee
Some men see things as they are, and say, "Why?" Still others dream of things that never were and say, "Why not?"
"People excel and learn, not because they are told to, but because they want to."- Peter Senge
"Live one day at a time and make it a masterpiece." - Dale West
Doubt asks who believes? Faith answers, "I".
Do not undermine your worth by comparing yourself with others.
Happiness lies ahead for those who cry; those who hurt, those who have searched, and those who tried, for only they can appreciate the importance of people who have touched their lives.
Love begins with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.
"You cannot discover oceans unless you have the courage to leave the shore."- Successories
The brightest future will always be based on a forgotten past. You
can't go on well in life until you let go of your past failures and heartaches.
"The first step in achieving prosperity and wealth is learning to appreciate what you already have." - S. Richardson
"Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk."- Dali Lama
"When you lose, don't lose the lesson."- Dali Lama
"Follow the three R's: Respect for self, respect for others and responsibility for all your actions."- Dali Lama
"Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck."- Dali Lama
"Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly."- Dali Lama
"Don't let a little dispute injure a great friendship."- Dali Lama
"When you realize you've made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it."- Dali Lama
"Spend some time alone every day."- Dali Lama
"Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values." - Dali Lama
"Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer."- Dali Lama
"In disagreements with loved ones, deal only with the current situation. Don't bring up the past."- Dali Lama
"Share your knowledge. It's a way to achieve immortality."- Dali Lama
"Be gentle with the earth."- Dali Lama
"Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other."- Dali Lama
"Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it."- Dali Lama
"Anger or hatred is like a fisherman's hook. It is very important for us to ensure we are not caught by it." - Dali Lama
"If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy practice compassion." - Dali Lama
"True spirituality is a mental attitude you can practice at any time." - Dalai Lama
In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, donít try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present.
"The first step toward change is acceptance." "Once you accept yourself, you open the door to change. That's all you have to do." "Change is not something you do, it's something you allow."- Will Garcia
LIVE YOUR OWN LIFE "We don't always know what makes us happy." "We know, instead, what we think SHOULD. We are baffled and confused when our attempts at happiness fail...We are mute when it comes to naming accurately our own preferences, delights, gifts, talents. The voice of our original self is often muffled, overwhelmed, even strangled, by the voices of other people's expectations. The tongue of the original self is the language of the heart." - Julie Cameron
Even if you could live to be 100, it's really a very short time. So why not spend it undergoing this process of evolution, of opening your mind and heart, connecting with your true nature - rather than getting better and better at fixing, grasping, freezing, and closing down.
We are each unique beings with a unique path in life. If we wish to be fulfilled, we need to go to our own hearts for direction.
Master your past in the present, or your past will master your future.
Your mind can only hold one thought at a time make it a positive and constructive one.
People become what they expect themselves to become.
As you begin to live in the present moment, you will experience a subtle but profound change. Your worrying about the future will cease.
The good news: God is a nag. God won't give up, if we are destined to carry out some Divine idea, we won't be able to shrug it off. For me, God doesn't just whisper within. If I'm supposed to get a message, I start to see it and hear it everywhere - books, sermons, television shows, conversations with friends.
Focus on the positive in your life, for what you focus on increases.
Fall seven times get up eight.
Ignorance breeds fear. Fear breeds hate. Hate breeds violence.
"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sail. Explore. Dream. Discover." Mark Twain
Peace, joy, health and well-being can only be found inside us. They exist within us now, waiting to be discovered. Yet we tend to look to the outside world to satisfy our needs and longings.