Saturday, April 19, 2014

A Warmth and Richness

The living self has one purpose only: to come into its own fullness of being, as a tree comes into full blossom, or a bird into spring beauty, or a tiger into lustre.   ~ D.H. Lawrence

The whole point of being alive is to evolve into the complete person you were intended to be.   ~ Oprah Winfrey

Wisdom is your perspective on life, your sense of balance, your understanding of how the various parts and principles apply and relate to each other. It embraces judgment, discernment, comprehension. It is a gestalt or oneness, an integrated wholeness.  ~ Stephen R. Covey

Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. The consciousness of loving and being loved brings a warmth and richness to life that nothing else can bring.  ~ Oscar Wilde

Quotes about wholeness in life

Friday, April 18, 2014

The Doors We Open and Close

If not now, when?  ~ Hillel

Choices are the hinges of destiny.  ~ Pythagorus 

If you chase two rabbits, both will escape.  ~unknown

Decisions become easier when your will to please God outweighs your will to please the world.  ~ Anso Coetzer 

The doors we open and close each day decide the lives we live.  ~ Flora Whittemore

Quotes about decision making

Thursday, April 17, 2014

The Art of Living

When the waves close over me, I dive down to fish for pearls.   ~Masha Kaleko

To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.  ~ Bertrand Russell

I have woven a parachute out of everything broken.  ~ William Stafford

It's a hard life if you don't weaken.  ~ Stephen King

The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.  ~ Bernard M. Baruch

Quotes about hardship, adversity, difficulty

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Doors Yet to Open

We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise we harden.   ~Goethe

To be tested is good. The challenged life may be the best therapist.  ~Gail Sheehy

A challenge only becomes an obstacle when you bow to it.   ~Ray Davis

Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.  ~Seneca

Bless those who challenge us for they remind us of doors we have closed and doors we have yet to open.   ~Native American Prayer

Quotes about challenges, new beginnings

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The Only Sure Road

An egotist is a person more interested in himself than in me!  ~ Ambrose Bierce

Egotism is the source and summary of all faults and miseries.  ~ Thomas Carlyle

Our own self-love draws a thick veil between us and our faults.  ~ Philip Chesterfield

Egotism is the art of seeing in yourself what others cannot see.  ~ George V. Higgins

Show me someone without an ego, and I'll show you a loser.  ~ Donald Trump

Loving is the only sure road out of darkness, the only serum known that cures self-centeredness.  ~ Roger McKuen

Quotes about ego

Monday, April 14, 2014

Dwell in Possibility

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

The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.  ~ Joseph Campbell

Life is a gift and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.  ~ Tony Robbins

Rank does not confer privilege or give power.   It imposes responsibility.  ~ Peter F. Drucker

Understand that the right to choose your own path is a sacred privilege.  Use it.  Dwell in possibility.  ~ Oprah Winfrey

Quotes about privilege

Saturday, April 12, 2014

As Simple as ABC

You will either step forward into growth or you will step back into safety.   ~Abraham Maslow

The ache for home lives in all of us. The safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned. ~Maya Angelou

For now, I just want things all safe and familiar. My life may not be perfect, but it is what I have known. ~Ann M. Martin

Obedience is the mother of success and is wedded to safety.   ~ Aeschylus

Prepare and prevent, don't repair and repent.  ~ unknown

Safety is as simple as ABC- Always Be Careful.   ~ unknown

Quotes about safety