Monday, October 20, 2014

Create Light

If you would be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams -the more they are condensed, the deeper they burn.  ~Robert Southey

All our words are but crumbs that fall down from the feast of the mind.  ~Kahlil Gibran

But words are things, and a small drop of ink,
Falling like dew, upon a thought, produces
That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.  ~George Gordon Byron

For me, words are a form of action, capable of influencing change. Their articulation represents a complete, lived experience.  ~Ingrid Bengis

Words do two major things: they provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.  ~Jim Rohn

Quotes about words

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Guided by its Light

Communication is a continual balancing act, juggling the conflicting needs for intimacy and independence.  ~Deborah Tannen

Increase your personal power through positive and powerful communication. Recognize and eliminate negative self talk.  ~Caterina Rando

Life is worth being lived, but not being discussed all the time.  ~Isabelle Adjani

Too much agreement kills a chat.  ~Eldridge Cleaver

Put it before them briefly so they will read it, clearly so they will appreciate it, picturesquely so they will remember it and, above all, accurately so they will be guided by its light.  ~Joseph Pulitzer

Quotes about communication

Friday, October 17, 2014

The Best in Ourselves

Love what you do. Believe in your instincts. And you'd better be able to pick yourself up and brush yourself off every day.  ~Mario Andretti

Our way is not soft grass; it's a mountain path with lots of rocks. But it goes upwards, forward, toward the sun.  ~Ruth Westheimer

I've always tried to go a step past wherever people expected me to end up.  ~Beverly Sills

Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment; full effort is full victory.  ~Mahatma Gandhi

When we seek to discover the best in others, we somehow bring out the best in ourselves.  ~William Arthur Ward

Quotes about doing your best

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Abundance Mentality

True abundance isn't based on our net worth, but our self-worth. ~ Gabrielle Bernstein

Abundance is, in large part, an attitude. ~ Sue Patton Thoele

An abundance mentality springs from internal security, not from external rankings, comparisons, opinions, possessions, or associations. ~Stephen Covey

I keep the telephone of my mind open to peace, harmony, health, love and abundance. Then whenever doubt, anxiety, or fear try to call me, they keep getting a busy signal and soon they'll forget my number.  ~Edith Armstrong

Your diamonds are not in far distant mountains or in yonder seas; they are in your own backyard, if you but dig for them. ~Russell H. Conwell

Quotes about abundance

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Full Life

To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders.  ~ Zhuangzi

The western mind is linear, the eastern mind is circular.  ~ Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

Open your eyes to the beauty around you;
open your mind to the wonders of life;
open your heart to those who love you;
and always be true to yourself.  ~ Donna Davis

Associate reverently, and as much as you can, with your loftiest thoughts.  ~Henry David Thoreau

Every thought is a seed. If you plant crab apples, don't count on harvesting Golden Delicious.   ~Bill Meyer

Live the full life of the mind, exhilarated by new ideas, intoxicated by the romance of the unusual.  ~ Ernest Hemingway

Quotes about the mind

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Always There

We have no idea what tomorrow will bring, but today is overflowing with potential.  ~Allan Lokos

Potential is a priceless treasure, like gold. All of us have gold hidden within, but we have to dig to get it out.  ~ Joyce Meyer

Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.  ~Robert H. Schuller

Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -always see them, for they're always there.  ~Norman Vincent Peale

You can't take the sky from me.  ~ Joss Wehdon

Quotes about possibilities, potential

Monday, October 13, 2014

Pay 'In Kind'

Wise people count their blessings; fools their problems.  ~unknown

Who does not thank for little will not thank for much.  ~Estonian Proverb

Thanksgiving was never meant to be shut up in a single day.  ~Robert C. Linter

Thanksgiving is a sure index of spiritual health.  ~Maurice Dometz

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all other virtues.  ~Cicero

One can never pay in gratitude; one can pay "in kind" somewhere else in life.  ~Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Quotes about thankfulness (on this Canadian Thanksgiving)