Tag: Wisdom

Quotes June 12, 2018

No legacy is so rich as honesty.
William Shakespeare
 
 
 
 
If I take a bump or bruise along the way, that’s nothing compared to the sacrifices that the women whose shoulders I stand upon made along the way.
Valerie Jarrett
 
 
 
 
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy.
Meryl Streep
 
 
 
 
Better to be without logic than without feeling.
Charlotte Bronte
 
 
 
 
Acceptance and tolerance and forgiveness, those are life-altering lessons.
Jessica Lange
 
 
 
 
Don’t let anyone tell you that you can’t do something, but especially not yourself. Go conquer the world, but just remember this: Why not you? You made it this far.
Mindy Kaling
 
 
 
 
The finest eloquence is that which gets things done … the worst is that which delays them.
David Lloyd George,
prime minister
 
 
 
 
“The older we grow, the more shrewdly we draw sound conclusions from minimal clues.”
Mark Harris
 
 
 
 

Quotes May 10, 2018

The task of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.
John Buchan,
historian and political leader
 
 
 
 
We are here not only to transform the world but also to be transformed.
Parker Palmer
 
 
 
 
The path is not long, but the way is deep. You must not only walk there, you must be prepared to leap.
Hildegard of Bingen
 
 
 
 
It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.
Aristotle
 
 
 
 
Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.
Oscar Wilde

Quotes April 28, 2018

Quotes April 23, 2018

“What comes easy, won’t last. And what lasts, won’t come easy.”
Yogi Bhajan
 
 
 
 
“It is worse to stay where one does not belong at all than to wander about lost for a while looking for the psychic and soulful kinship one requires.”
Clarissa Pinkola Estes
 
 
 
 
For life and death are one, even as the river and sea are one.
Khahil Gibran
 
 
 
 
“We do not heal the past by dwelling there. We heal the past by living fully in the present.”
Marianne Williamson
 
 
 
 
“If I want to be loved as I am, I have to be willing to love others as they are.”
Louise Hay
 
 
 
 
“Expectation is the root of all heartache.”
William Shakespeare
 
 
 
 
“If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.”
Thich Nhat Hanh
 
 
 
 
“If you have good thoughts, they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.”
Roald Dahl
 
 
 
 
“Nothing ever goes away until it teaches us what we need to know.”
Pema Chodron
 
 
 
 
“Closure happens right after you accept that letting go and moving on is more important than projecting a fantasy of how the relationship could have been.”
Sylvester McNutt
 
 
 
 
True communication is communion – the realization of oneness, which is love.
Eckhart Tolle

Quotes April 19, 2018

The best use of imagination is creativity.
The worst use of imagination is anxiety.
Deepak Chopra
 
 
 
 
Don’t believe every worried thought you have. Worried thoughts are notoriously inaccurate.
Renee Jain
 
 
 
 
See rejection as a redirection.
www.stoneandstars.com
 
 
 
 
People start to heal the moment they feel heard.
Cheryl Richardson
 
 
 
  
There’s a certain magic in beginnings.
But if you want the magic, you have to take the fear and doubt that comes with it.
Sam Brown @smart twenties
 
 
 
 
Go for someone who is not only proud to have you, but will also take every risk just to be with you.
curiano.com
 
 
 
 
Detox your mind, body & contact list.
They all need it.
Anonymous
 
 
 
 
One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.
Anonymous
 
 
 
 
Like a lotus flower we too have the ability to rise from the mud,
bloom out of the darkness and radiate into the world.
Anonymous

Quotes April 17, 2018

The groundwork for all happiness is good health.”
Leigh Hunt
 
 
 
 
“A man who can’t bear to share his habits is a man who needs to quit them.”
Stephen King
 
 
 
 
“When I loved myself enough, I began leaving whatever wasn’t healthy. This meant people, jobs, my own beliefs and habits – anything that kept me small. My judgment called it disloyal. Now I see it as self-loving.”
Kim McMillen
 
 
 
 
“A healthy self-love means we have no compulsion to justify to ourselves or others why we take vacations, why we sleep late, why we buy new shoes, why we spoil ourselves from time to time. We feel comfortable doing things which add quality and beauty to life.”
Andrew Matthews
 
 
 
 
“The giving of love is an education in itself.”
Eleanor Roosevelt
 
 
 
 
“Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.”
Robert A. Heinlein
 
 
 
 
“Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.”
Anaïs Nin
 
 
 
 
“Loving people live in a loving world. Hostile people live in a hostile world. Same world.”
Wayne Dyer
 
 
 
 
“Love is what you’ve been through with somebody.”
James Thurber
 
 
 
 
“Love is not only something you feel, it is something you do.”
David Wilkerson
 
 
 
 
“To love is nothing. To be loved is something. But to love and be loved, that’s everything.”
T. Tolis

Quotes April 15, 2018

Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death.
Anais Nin,
writer
 
 
 
 
“I found in my research that the biggest reason people aren’t more self-compassionate is that they are afraid they’ll become self-indulgent. They believe self-criticism is what keeps them in line. Most people have gotten it wrong because our culture says being hard on yourself is the way to be.”
Kristen Neff
 
 
 
 
Good or great leadership is rooted in a deep sense of personal accountability.
Vince Molinaro,
Author and Advisor
 
 
 
 
It is knowledge that influences and equalizes the social condition of man; that gives to all, however different their political position, passions which are in common, and enjoyments which are universal.
Benjamin Disraeli,
prime minister and novelist
 
 
 
 

There is nothing stronger than those two: patience and time. They will do it all.
Leo Tolstoy,
writer
 
 
 
 
Invention, strictly speaking, is little more than a new combination of those images which have been previously gathered and deposited in the memory; nothing can come of nothing.
Joshua Rey
 
 
 
 
Ignoring isn’t the same as ignorance; you have to work at it.
Margaret Atwood,
writer
 
 
 
 
“There is no greater discovery than seeing God as the author of your destiny.”
Ravi Zacharias
 
 
 
 
“Love is a better teacher than duty.”
Albert Einstein
 
 
 
 
“One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love.”
Sophocles
 
 
 
 
“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.”
Marcus Aurelius
 
 
 
 
“True love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked.”
Erich Segal
 
 
 
 
“If I had a flower for every time I thought of you… I could walk through my garden forever.”
Alfred Tennyson
 
 
 
 
“Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.”
Oscar Wilde
 
 
 
 
“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity and an understanding of life that fills them with compassions, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.”
Elizabeth Kubler-Ross
 
 
 
 
“The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain. Is not the cup that holds your wine the very cup that was burned in the potter’s oven? And is not the lute that soothes your spirit, the very wood that was hollowed with knives? When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see in truth that you are weeping for that which has been your delight.”
Kahlil Gibran

Quotes March 28, 2018

Be still and the world will turn herself inside out to entertain you. Everywhere you look,
joyful noise is clanging to drown out quiet desperation.
BARBARA KINGSOLVER
 
 
 
 
“Letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness. If, in our heart, we still cling to anything—anger, anxiety, or possessions—we cannot be free.”
Thich Nhat Hanh
 
 
 
 
“There are plenty of obstacles in your path. Don’t allow yourself to become one of them.”
Ralph Marston
 
 
 
 
Honesty saves everyone’s time.
A trophy carries dust. Memories last forever.
shchedrina
 
 
 
 
Elephants have a way of being in this world which transcends what we humans label instinct and survival: they live according to patterns of belonging which are ancient, beautiful, and deeply meaningful.
Eleanor O’Hanlon
 
 
 
 
Thaw with her gentle persuasion is more powerful than Thor with his hammer. The one melts, the other breaks into pieces.
Henry David Thoreau

Quotes March 22, 2018

“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.”
Marcus Aurelius
 
 
 
 
I don’t measure America by its achievement, but by its potential.
Shirley Chisholm,
politician and educator
 
 
 
 
Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we know and understand while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.
Albert Einstein
 
 
 
 
We must cherish our samenesses because we have many more samenesses than we do differences…and our main sameness is they we are all God’s children.
Max Heller
 
 
 
 
Education means emancipation. It means light and liberty. It means the uplifting of the soul of man into the glorious light of truth, the light by which men can only be made free.
We may explain success mainly by one word and that word is WORK! WORK!! WORK!!! WORK!!!!
Frederick Douglass

Quotes March 19,2018

“Only through our connectedness to others can we really know and enhance the self. And only through working on the self can we begin to enhance our connectedness to others.”
Harriet Lerner
 
 
 
 
What people think of you is their business. It has nothing to do with you.
by shchedrina
 
 
 
 
Everything the power of the world does is done in a circle.
Hehaka Sapa (Black Elk)
 
 
 
 
“Unlike self-criticism, which asks if you’re good enough, self-compassion asks what’s good for you?”
Kristin Neff
 
 
 
 
Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.
Stephen Hawking
 
 
 
 
Laws and institutions are constantly tending to gravitate. Like clocks, they must be occasionally cleansed, and wound up, and set to true time.
Henry Ward Beecher,
clergyman and social reformer
 
 
 
 
“Stop thinking in terms of limitations and start thinking in terms of possibilities.”
Terry Josephson