Quotes January 29, 2017

“So divinely is the world organized that every one of us, in our place and time, is in balance with everything else.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe




“We can be sure that the greatest hope for maintaining equilibrium in the face of any situation rests within ourselves.”
Francis J. Braceland




“We come into this world head first and go out feet first; in between, it is all a matter of balance.”
Paul Boese




“A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life.”
William Arthur Ward




“Problems arise in that one has to find a balance between what people need from you and what you need for yourself.”
Jessye Norman




“Wisdom is your perspective on life, your sense of balance, your understanding of how the various parts and principles apply and relate to each other.”
Steven R. Covey





“Work, love and play are the great balance wheels of man’s being.”
Orison Swett Marden





“They are sick that surfeit with too much, as they that starve with nothing.”
William Shakespeare




Responsible global behaviour is ultimately an act of self-preservation of, by, and for the global beast that modern technological humanity has become.
David Grinspoon




“This is the first, the wildest and the wisest thing I know: that the soul exists and is built entirely out of attentiveness.”
Mary Oliver




“When the going gets tough, put one foot in front of the other and just keep going. Don’t give up.”
Roy T. Bennet




“You just can’t beat the person who won’t give up.”
Babe Ruth




Success is what happens after you have survived all your mistakes.”
Anora Lee




“Every master was once a disaster.”
David T.S. Wood





“Balance. The Ultimate Goal.”
Ricky Lankford




“Fortunate, indeed, is the man who takes exactly the right measure of himself and holds a just balance between what he can acquire and what he can use.”
Peter Latham




“Be aware of wonder. Live a balanced life – learn some and think some and draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work every day some.”
Robert Fulgham




“Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance and order and rhythm and harmony.”
Thomas Merton




“Balance, peace, and joy are the fruit of a successful life. It starts with recognizing your talents and finding ways to serve others by using them.”
Thomas Kinkade




“The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise man.”


The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe.
Rudyard Kipling,




“If nothing ever changed, there’d be no butterflies.”




The key to keeping your balance is knowing when you’ve lost it.