Category: Quotes

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Perception August 13, 2016

Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness. George Sand

Perception August 12, 2016

People will always try to stop you doing the right thing if it is unconventional. Warren Buffett, businessman, investor and philanthropist “Confidence isn’t ‘They will like me.” It’s ‘I’m perfectly fine if they don’t.’ ” Unknown “Such as are your habitual thoughts; such also will be the character of your mind; for the soul is …

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August 11, 2016

Great things are done by a series of small things brought together. Vincent Van Gogh “Your emotions are meant to fluctuate, just like your blood pressure is meant to fluctuate. It’s a system that’s supposed to move back and forth, between happy and unhappy. That’s how the system guides you through the world.” Daniel Gilbert …

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Perception August 10, 2016

Books have the power to have us feel empathy and have us experience the thrill of a journey of someone else. Laura Moulton “My mind works in idleness. To do nothing is often my most profitable way.” Virginia Woolf There is no education like adversity. Benjamin Disraeli, political leader and writer All cruelty springs from …

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August 9, 2016

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved. Helen Keller, writer and political activist “Yet occasionally we discover in the folds of an old handkerchief a shell or insignificant stone that had once embodied our happiest …

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Perception August 8, 2016

“A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.” Francis Bacon, 1561-1626 “All know that the drop merges into the ocean but few know that the ocean merges into the drop.” Kabir, 1440-1518 “He lives long that lives well; and time misspent is not lived but lost.” Thomas Fuller, 1608-1661 Any fool can criticize, …

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Perception August 7, 2016

When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful. Malala Yousafzai The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work. Emile Zola

August 6, 2016

“I don’t have to chase extraordinary moments to find happiness—it’s right in front of me if I’m paying attention and practicing gratitude.” Brené Brown “May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.” Nelson Mandela “Habit simplifies our movements, makes them accurate, and diminishes fatigue.” William James, The Principles of Psychology “Compassion becomes real when …

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August 5, 2016

He explained to me with great insistence that every question possessed a power that did not lie in the answer.
 Elie Wiesel Courtesy of John Connolly’s A Time of Torment: Oh! how many torments lie in the small circle of a wedding-ring! Colley Cibber (1671–1757), The Double Gallant It was the kind of bar where …

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August 4, 2016

We can’t stop fear or judgment. Ego’s thoughts arrive before we have time to think about them. But we can consciously choose how to respond. Stepping into the present is a gift we can give ourselves anytime, anywhere, any moment. Presence, our inner compass, navigates our choices toward inner peace and freedom. Carolyn Hobbs “When …

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