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Quotes August 01, 2018

Claudia Hall Christian Everyday Kindness

 
 
 
 
It’s Wednesday. Have you managed to be kind this week? Kind to them? Kind to you? Let’s be kind today.
 
 
 
 
Sometimes, all you need is a good cup of tea, a beautiful flower, and a moment of peace. Be kind to you.
 
 
 
 
“Beware the barrenness of a busy life” Socrates — Let’s take a beauty break every single day this week. Look at beautiful pictures, get outside and walk in the world, watch lovely films, read good books, absorb the beauty that surrounds us.
 
 
 
 
You are surrounded by love. Being kind is your way of connecting to that flow. Why not try it today?
 
 
 
 
You have permission to rest. You are not responsible for fixing everything that is broken. You do not have to try to make everyone happy. For now, take time for you. It’s time to replenish.
 
 
 
 
Life flows on – be kind.
 
 
 
 
Every kind act matters. Thank you for being kind!
 
 
 
 
No matter what storms lie on your horizon, be kind
 
 
 
 
We’ve lost track of our home — kindness, love, friendship, laughter. Shine your light. Guide them home.
 
 
 
 
Kindness is the missing piece in to a happy life.
 
 
 
 
Be kind. It’s always possible.
 
 
 
 
What kind acts are you planning for this week? Doesn’t have to be big. Doesn’t have to be hard. Simple, everyday kindness changes the world.
 
 
 
 
Love yourself. Reduce the loathing in the world.
 
 
 
 
Feeling blue? Research shows that doing one act of kindness for another person can lift your spirits. Try it!
 
 
 
 
No matter how rough the waves are in your life, be kind wherever and whenever you can.
 
 
 
 
You are made from the elements of the universe — stardust, minerals, and light. You are precious, one of a kind. Be kind to you!
 
 
 
 
The sea may be rough. Kindness is your boat.
 
 
 
 
The world is a little crazy. Don’t give up. Kindness is the way forward.
 
 
 
 
The way forward is kindness and kindness is the way. Be kind
 
 
 
 
Want to run away to some safe beautiful spot? Being kind is like hiding in plain sight. You build the kind world you long for one word, one action at a time. Don’t give up. You’ve got this. Be kind.
 
 
 
 
Flower or thorns? You never know what someone else is experiencing. Be kind.
 
 
 
 
Remember to be kind to everyone you see today
 
 
 
 
Today’s agenda? Be kind. Enough said.
 
 
 
 
This cat is watching your every move to make sure that you’re kind today.
 
 
 
 
You are filled with light. Don’t hide it from the world. Be the light by being kind.
 
 
 
 
It’s okay to shade yourself from the heat & horror of life.
Shade on a hot day is a kindness;
stay too long and you will go dormant.
We are creatures of the light.
Enjoy the shade, but don’t linger there.
 
 
 
 
Somewhere, not far from here, there is a calm and quiet place of peace. Breathe in that peace. You are safe.
 
 
 
 
The storm will pass. Be kind to yourself and others as you prepare to rebuild a new world.
 
 
 
 
It’s not your job to fix the a$$holes in the world. It’s your job to be kind

Quotes July 31, 2018

“That’s all you can do in this world, no matter how strong the current beats against you, or how heavy your burden, or how tragic your love story. You keep going.”
Robyn Schneider, ‘Extraordinary Means’
 
 
 
 
“The human brain is a cultural artifact. We don’t load culture into a virgin brain like software loading into a computer; rather, culture helps to wire the brain. Brains then become carriers of culture, helping to create and perpetuate it.”
Lisa Feldman Barrett
 
 
 
 
“Writing is frustration – it’s daily frustration, not to mention humiliation. It’s just like baseball: you fail two-thirds of the time.”
(The New York Times.)
 
 
 
 
Quarrels would not last long if the fault were only on one side.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld,
writer
 
 
 
 
Sometimes when you sacrifice something precious, you’re not really losing it. You’re just passing it on to someone else.
Mitch Albom,
journalist and broadcaster
 
 
 
 
If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace.
Thomas Paine,
philosopher, political theorist and revolutionary
 
 
 
 
“I have a new sociological theory that accounts for most human behavior. It is this: people are idiots.”
Scott Adams
 
 
 
 
It is not because men’s desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
John Stuart Mill,
philosopher and political economist

Quotes July 30, 2018

Remember:

 
 
 
 
“It’s not the days in your life, but the life in your days that counts.”
Brian White
 
 
 
 
“It is never too late to be what you might have been.”
George Eliot
 
 
 
 
“A mind troubled by doubt cannot focus on the course to victory.”
Arthur Golden
 
 
 
 
“What you do, the way you think, makes you beautiful.”
Scott Westerfeld, Uglies
 
 
 
 
“Let no feeling of discouragement prey upon you, and in the end you are sure to succeed.”
Abraham Lincoln
 
 
 
 
“Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.”
Benjamin Franklin
 
 
 
 
“I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.”
Leonardo da Vinci
 
 
 
 
“Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.”
Francis of Assisi
 
 
 
 
“I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.”
Pablo Picasso
 
 
 
 
“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.”
Walt Disney
 
 
 
 
“If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude.”
Charles R. Swindoll
 
 
 
 
“Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.”
Thomas Jefferson
 
 
 
 
“The best way to predict the future is to create it.”
Abraham Lincoln
 
 
 
 
“Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.”
Farrah Gray
 
 
 
 
“As long as you’re going to be thinking anyway, think big.”
Donald Trump
 
 
 
 
“Opportunities don’t happen, you create them.”
Chris Grosser
 
 
 
 
“Work to become, not to acquire.”
Elbert Hubbard
 
 
 
 
“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
 
 
 
 
“The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.”
Ayn Rand
 
 
 
 
“The more you talk about negative things in your life, the more you call them in. Speak victory not defeat.”
Joel Osteen
 
 
 
 
“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.”
Milton Berle
 
 
 
 
“Your only limit is you.”
Unknown

Quotes July 29, 2018

Be kind when you post. You never know who’s heart you might break.
Claudia Hall Christian
 
 
 
 
“It is not despair, for despair is only for those who see the end beyond all doubt. We do not.”
JRR Tolkien
 
 
 
 
“Kindness is just love with its workboots on.”
Karen McCullah and Kirsten Smith
 
 
 
 
“The qualities I most admire in women are confidence and kindness.”
Oscar de la Renta
 
 
 
 
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Orson Welles,
director, actor and producer
 
 
 
 
Give your mind a break from the “world’s a mess” — “Your mind will take the shape of what you frequently hold in thought, for the human spirit is colored by such impressions.”
Marcus Aurelius

Quotes July 28, 2018

George Carlin Quotes

 
 
 
 
“Electricity is really just organized lightning.”
 
 
 
 
“May the forces of evil become confused on the way to your house.”
 
 
 
 
“We have multiplied our possessions but reduced our values. We talk too much, love too seldom, and hate too often. We’ve learned how to make a living but not a life. We’ve added years to life, not life to years.”
 
 
 
 
“Frisbeetarianism is the belief that when you die, your soul goes up on the roof and gets stuck.”
 
 
 
 
“Don’t just teach your children to read…teach them to question everything that they read…teach them to question everything.”
 
 
 
 
“The reason I talk to myself is because I’m the only one whose answers I accept.”
 
 
 
 
“If you try to fail, and succeed, which have you done?”
 
 
 
 
“I like it when a flower or a little tuft of grass grows through a crack in the concrete. It’s so fuckin’ heroic.”
 
 
 
 
“There’s no present. There’s only the immediate future and the recent past.”
 
 
 
 
“By and large, language is a tool for concealing the truth.”
 
 
 
 
“Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?”
 
 
 
 
“When you are born, you get a ticket to the freak show. When you are born in America, you get a front row seat.”
 
 
 
 
“’Meow’ means ‘woof’ in cat.”
 
 
 
 
“Religion is like a pair of shoes…Find one that fits for you, but don’t make me wear your shoes.”
 
 
 
 
“I went to a bookstore and asked the saleswoman, ‘Where’s the self-help section?’ She said if she told me, it would defeat the purpose.”
 
 
 
 
“Men are from Earth, women are from Earth. Deal with it.”
 
 
 
 
“Think of how stupid the average person is, and then realize that half of them are stupider than that.”
 
 
 
 
“One can never know for sure what a deserted area can look like.”
 
 
 
 
“I don’t have pet peeves – I have major psychotic fucking hatreds.”
 
 
 
 
“Some people see the glass half full, others see it half empty. I see a glass that’s twice as big as it needs to be.”
 
 
 
 
“Death is caused by swallowing small amounts of saliva over a long period of time.”
 
 
 
 
“Careful, if you think too much, they’ll take you away.”
 
 
 
 
“Just ‘cause you got the monkey off your back doesn’t mean that the circus has left town.”

Quotes July 27, 2018

“SEMPER PREPARATE”
SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND, EUROPE
 
 
 
 
“SINE PARI”
(WITHOUT EQUAL)
U.S. ARMY SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND
Fort Bragg, North Carolina
 
 
 
 
“GUARDIANS OF THE PACIFIC”
SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND, PACIFIC
 
 
 
 
“GUARDIANES DEL SUR”
(SOUTHERN GUARDIANS)
SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND, SOUTH
 
 
 
 
“ASSURED SUPPORT”
U.S. ARMY SPECIAL OPERATIONS
SUPPORT COMMAND (AIRBORNE)
 
 
 
 
“SUA SPONTE”
(Of Their Own Accord)
75TH US ARMY RANGER REGIMENT
 
 
 
 
“Speed, Surprise, and Violence of Action”
US Army’s Delta Force
(According to Robin Moores The Hunt For Bin Laden: Task Force dagger)
 
 
 
 
“The only easy day was yesterday!”
US Navy SEALS
 
 
 
 
“Night Stalkers Don’t Quit”
And “Death Waits in the Dark”
US Army 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment
 
 
 
 
“We come in the dark”
55th Special Operations Squadron (AFSOC)
 
 
 
 
“De Oppreso Liber”
Liberator of the Oppressed
U.S. Army Special Forces
The GREEN BERET’s
 
 
 
 
“One Shot; One Kill”
US Army Special Forces Snipers
 
 
 
 
“IN AIR, ON LAND”
82D AIRBORNE DIVISION
 
 
 
 
“Rendezvous With Destiny”
101ST AIRBORNE DIVISION
 
 
 
 
“Lo Que Sea, Cuando Sea, Donde Sea”
(Anything, Anytime, Anywhere)
7th Special Forces Group (Airborne)
 
 
 
 
“Swift, Silent, Deadly”
1st Recon Batallion
US Marines, USMC
 
 
 
 
“Elite of the Elite”
2nd Force Recon (USMC)
 
 
 
 
“These things we do that others may live”
– USAF Pararescue

Quotes July 26, 2018

I love making friends. I usually prefer to make them out of plaster and give them funny looking hats.
Unknown

Quotes July 25, 2018

Quotes courtesy of Lori Deschene/Tiny Buddha
 
 
 
 
“You must learn to love yourself before you can love someone else.”
Sonja Mylin
 
 
 
 
“The place to improve the world is first in one’s own heart and head and hands.”
Robert M. Pirsig
 
 
 
 
“Our wounds are often the openings into the best and most beautiful parts of ourselves.”
David Richo
 
 
 
 
“The most creative act you will ever undertake is the act of creating yourself.”
Deepak Chopra
 
 
 
 
Reminder:
“I’ve had a lot of worries in my life, most of which never happened.”
Mark Twain

Quotes July 24, 2018

A learned fool is more foolish than an ignorant one.
Moliere,
playwright, actor and poet
 
 
 
 
It is not because men’s desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
John Stuart Mill,
philosopher and political economist
 
 
 
 
If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace.
Thomas Paine,
philosopher, political theorist and revolutionary
 
 
 
 
Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people.
Steve Jobs
 
 
 
 
Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.
Confucius

Quotes July 23, 2018

“Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.”
Napoleon Hill
 
 
 
 
“The tragedy in life doesn’t lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach.”
Benjamin Mays
 
 
 
 
“The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others.”
Hasidic Proverb
 
 
 
 
“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”
Michael Jordan
 
 
 
 
“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.”
Albert Einstein
 
 
 
 
“Everything you want is on the other side of fear.”
Jack Canfield
 
 
 
 
“If not us, who? If not now, when?”
John F. Kennedy
 
 
 
 
“The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.”
Mark Caine
 
 
 
 
“Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.”
Aristotle
 
 
 
 
“The only way to do great work is to love what you do.”
Steve Jobs
 
 
 
 
“Life offers so many great choices, all you have to do is to see them.”

“Life offers you so many doors, it is up to you which to open and which one to close.”
Unknown