Quotes June 12, 2017

“If one were truly aware of the value of human life, to waste it blithely on distractions and the pursuit of vulgar ambitions would be the height of confusion.”
Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche
 
 
“There’s only one reason why you’re not experiencing bliss at this present moment, and it’s because you’re thinking or focusing on what you don’t have…. But, right now you have everything you need to be in bliss.”
Anthony de Mello
 
 
“Life is not lost by dying; life is lost minute by minute, day by dragging day, in all the small uncaring ways.”
Stephen Vincent Benet
 
 
“Most fears of rejection rest on the desire for approval from other people. Don’t base your self-esteem on their opinions.”
Harvey Mackay
 
 
“In a true you-and-I relationship, we are present mindfully, non-intrusively, the way we are present with things in nature.We do not tell a birch tree it should be more like an elm. We face it with no agenda, only an appreciation that becomes participation: ‘I love looking at this birch’ becomes ‘I am this birch’ and then ‘I and this birch are opening to a mystery that transcends and holds us both.”
David Richo
 
“Good bosses care about getting important things done. Exceptional bosses care about their people.”
Jeff Haden
 
 
There’s nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
Marianne Williamson,
writer
 
 
The best bridge between despair and hope is a good night’s sleep.
E. Joseph Cossman
 
 
Advice is like snow — the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
 
 
“Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.”
Aristotle
 
 
“Patience is the best remedy for every trouble.”
Plautus

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