I am responsible for what I see. I choose the feelings I experience, and I
decide upon the goal I would achieve. Everything that seems to happen to me, I ask
for, and recieve as I have asked. (G.C. Jampolsky)
This instant is the only time there is (G.C. Jampolsky)
If peace, love, and forgiveness is what you want to experience then these are the gifts
that you must give.
Love is letting go of fear.
Happiness consists in activity- it is a running stream, not a stagnant pool (John Mason
Our real problem is not our strength today; it is the vital neccessity of action today
to ensure our strength tomarrow. (Dwight Eisenhower)
Give the best that you have to the highest you know- and do it now (Ralph Sockman)
Conviction is worthless unless it is converted into conduct (Thomas Carlyle)
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do - so do it now.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop
to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, "I lived through
this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along."...You must do the
things you think you cannot do. (Eleanor Roosevelt)
A man's errors are his portals of discovery. (James Joyce)
One doesn't discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very
long time. (Andre Gide)
If at first you do not succeed, you are running about average. (M.H. Alderson)
A hero is one who knows how to hang on one minute longer. (Norwegian proverb)
Retreat, Hell! were are just advancing in another direction. (General O.P. Smith)
At first we hope too much, later on, not enough. (Joesph Roux)
The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing. (Marcus Aurelius)
I walked a mile with pleasure,
She chatted all the way,
But left me none the wiser
For all she had to say.
I walked a mile with sorrow,
And ne'er word said she'
But, oh, the things I learned from her
When sorrow walked with me!
To refuse the invitation to interpersonal encounter is to be an
isolated dot in the center of a great circle....a small island in a vast ocean.
To reveal ourselves openly and honestly takes the rawest kind of
courage. (John Powell)
Most of us feel that others will not tolerate emotional honesty in
communication. We would rather defend our dishonesty on the grounds that it might
hurt others; and, having rationalized our phoniness into nobility, we settle for
superficial relationships. (John Powell)
We first make our habits, then our habits make us.
"Would you tell me please which way I ought to walk from here?"
"That depends a good deal on where you want to get to'" said the Cat.
"I don't much care where-" said Alice. "Then it doesn't matter
which way to walk'" said the Cat. (from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland)
It's not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves. (Edmund Hillary)