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Tuesday, February 28 2012 at 6:20 pm
| I know the price of success: dedication, hard work, and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen.
First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.
There is no end.
There is no beginning.
There is only the infinite passion of life.
— Federico Fellini
There are many paths to enlightenment.
Be sure to take the one with a heart.
— Lao Tzu
Life is too short to play games,
enjoy your life to it's fullest,
but always be honest with yourself about your motives.
Your task is not to seek for love,
But merely to seek and find
All the barriers within yourself
That you have built against it.
The value of life can be measured by how many times your soul has been deeply stirred...
— Soichiro Honda
We are all wanderers on this earth.
Our hearts are full of wonder, and our souls are deep with dreams.
— Gypsy proverb
Our destiny sometimes is not found in faraway places or in grand adventures but merely a place within the depths of our soul.
The best feelings are those that
Have no words to describe them...
What the caterpillar calls the end of the world,
the master calls a butterfly.
— Richard Bach
What we truly and earnestly aspire to be, that in some sense we are. The mere aspiration, by changing the frame of mind, for the moment realizes itself.
— Anna Jameson
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
— Helen Keller
Love is something eternal;
the aspect may change, but not the essence.
— Vincent Van Gogh
The greater a man's soul,
the deeper he loves.
— Leonardo da Vinci
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're alive.
— O.A. Battista
Try to find the beauty and the gentleness in love which remains about and around you, and let this help you through your sorrows. And ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.
— Kahlil Gibran, from The Prophet
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
— Edgar Allan Poe
In the province of the mind what one believes to be true, is.
— John Lily
A person experiences life as something separated from the rest — a kind of optical delusion of consciousness. Our task must be to free ourselves from this self-imposed prison, and through compassion, to find the reality of ONEness.
— Albert Einstein
Humanity needs to listen, until such a time as the voice of the soul is heard throughout the universe as the only voice of compassion and reason that has ever existed. When this occurs, all of humanity will be truly free and the voice of the Soul will sing the end of time.
— Fred Wolf, Physicist/author
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young,
compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving
and tolerant of the weak and strong.
Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
— George Washington Carver
You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back.
Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver.
— Barbara De Angelis
In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.
— Albert Schweitzer
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
— Aldous Leonard Huxley, British writer (1894-1963)
It is hard to fight with anger; for what it wants it buys at the price of soul.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
— Carl G. Jung (1875-1961), Swiss psychologist
Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought.
— Albert von Szent-Gyorgy
Every action of our lives touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity.
— Edwin Hubbel Chapin
Never doubt that a group of people can change the world. Indeed that is all that ever has.
— Margaret Mead
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious.
— Albert Einstein
Love is the only way to grasp another human being in the innermost core of his personality.
— Victor Frankel
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that 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 sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
— Mark Twain
"Come to the edge," he said.
They said, "We are afraid."
"Come to the edge," he said.
They came, he pushed them...
and they flew.
— Guillaume Appolinaire
I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly,
acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all
I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.
— Agatha Christie
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
— Helen Keller
If you are lucky enough to find a way of life you love,
you have to find the courage to live it.
— John Irving
I said to my soul, be still, and wait without hope.
For hope would be hope for the wrong thing; and wait without love,
for love would be love of the wrong thing; there is yet faith.
But the faith, and the hope, and the love are all in the waiting.
And so the darkness shall be the light, and the stillness, the dancing.
— T. S. Eliot
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 within.
— Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
The soul would have no rainbow, had the eye no tears.
A friend is someone who knows the song of your soul and sings it back to you when you've forgotten the words.
Fear is the lock, and laughter the key to your heart.
— Crosby, Stills & Nash
When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characters.
One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
— John F. Kennedy
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 (1803-1882), American essayist and poet
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