Quotes April 23, 2017

“The real you, the inner you, is pure, very pure. It understands. It has patience. It will wait forever while your ego trots all over everywhere trying to figure life out.”
Stuart Wilde




The wound is the place where the Light enters you.




Love is the guardian deity of everything.
Morihei Ueshiba




Poetry surrounds us everywhere, but putting it on paper is, alas, not so easy as looking at it.
Vincent Van Gogh




The bee is more honored than other animals, not because she labors, but because she labors for others.
Saint John Chrysostom




The meaning of life is to give life meaning.
Viktor Frankl




Acceptance of one’s life has nothing to do with resignation; it does not mean running away from the struggle. On the contrary it means accepting it as it comes…To accept is to say yes to life in its entirety.
Paul Tournier




There are no limitations to what you can do, have, or be except the limitations you place on yourself by your own thinking.
Brian Tracy,
writer and motivational speaker




They muddy the water to make it seem deep.
Friedrich Nietzsche




Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
Ralph Waldo Emerson




Criticism without suggestion is like trying to stop flood with flood and put out fire with fire. It will surely be without worth.




“The Little House was very happy as she sat on the hill and watched the countryside around her. She watched the sun rise in the morning and she watched the sun set in the evening. Day followed day, each one a little different from the one before . . . but the Little House stayed just the same.”
Virginia Lee Burton, The Little House




“Who looks upon a river in a meditative hour, and is not reminded of the flux of all things?”
Ralph Waldo Emerson,
“Nature,” Selected Essays, Lectures and Poems




Do not now seek the answers, which cannot be given to you because you would not be able to live them. Live the questions now. Perhaps you will then gradually, without noticing it, live along some distant day into the answer.
Rainer Maria Rilke




Man is not a rational animal. He is only truly good or great when he acts from passion.
Benjamin Disraeli,
prime minister and writer




“Everything begins with a decision. Then, you have to manage that decision for the rest of your life.”
“The difference between average people and achieving people is their perception of and response to failure.”
John Maxwell




Don’t worry about hard times, because some of the most beautiful things we have in life come from changes or mistakes.