Quotes December 03, 2020

We know the human brain is a device to keep the ears from grating on one another.
Peter Vries
 
 
 
 
The human brain starts working the moment you are born and never stops until you stand up to speak in public.
George Jessel
 
 
 
 
At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.
Albert Schweitzer
 
 
 
 
Life and death matters, yes. And the question of how to behave in this world, how to go in the face of everything. Time is short and the water is rising.
Raymond Carver
 
 
 
 
Love is not about what I am going to get, but what I am going to give. People make a mistake in thinking that you give to those whom you love, the real answer is, you love those to whom you give.
Abraham Twerski
 
 
 
 
Some days (or weeks, or months) my mind feels like a pinball machine. I can almost hear the bells and clatter and feel the vibration. I love to play pinball, but having thoughts and ideas and “things I need to do” bouncing off the inside of my skull and off of each other is confusing, to say the least.
Dana Sanford
 
 
 
 
Above all, do not give up your moral and political autonomy by accepting in somebody else’s terms the illiberal practicality of the bureaucratic ethos or the liberal practicality of the moral scatter. Know that many personal troubles cannot be solved merely as troubles, but must be understood in terms of public issues and in terms of the problems of history making.
C. Wright Mills
 
 
 
 
When you close the door of your mind to negative thoughts, the door of opportunity opens to you.
Napoleon Hill
 
 
 
 
Remember the time you thought you never could survive? You did, and you can do it again.
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