QUOTES/BLOG….

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Too many people are looking for the right person, instead of trying to be the right person. –Gloria Steinem

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Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
–Helen Keller
A teacher is one who makes himself progressively
unnecessary. –Thomas Carruthers

We have to do the best we can.
This is our sacred human responsibility. –Albert Einstein

He who is outside the door has already a good part
of his journey behind him. –Dutch proverb

Never settle for anything less than your best. –Brian Tracy
Sorrow looks back, worry looks around, and faith looks up. –unknown

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Envy shoots at others and wounds herself. –Costa Rican Proverb
If you dig a grave for others,
you might fall into it yourself. –Irish Proverb

Serenity isn’t freedom from the storm;
it is peace within the storm. –Anon

The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is
expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem. –Theodore Rubin

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Change is inevitable.
Change for the better is a full-time job. –Adlai E. Stevenson

He who is swift to believe is swift to forget. –Abraham Joshua Herschel
Some cause happiness wherever they go;
others whenever they go. –Oscar Wilde

Situations I fear are rarely as bad as the fear itself. –unknown
Growl all day and you’ll feel dog tired at night. –Anonymous

Laughter is as good as jogging for our heart, lungs, and brain.
–Gail Grenier Sweet
If you touch, you feel. If you ask, you learn.
If you look, you see. If you love, you live. –unknown

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Nothing is interesting if you are not interested.
–Helen MacInnes
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty. –Mother Theresa

You can learn many things from children.
How much patience you have for instance. –Franklin P. Jones
Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred. –Martin Luther King, Jr.

I am only one; but still I am one.
I cannot do everything, but I still can do something.
I will not refuse to do the something I can do. –Helen Keller

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One extends one’s limits only by exceeding them. –M. Scott Peck
Three things in human life are important: The first is to be kind.
The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind. –HENRY JAMES

Until you value yourself, you won’t value your time.
Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it. –M. Scott Peck

We cannot solve life’s problems except by solving them. –M. Scott Peck
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually. –M. Scott Peck

Expectation is the greatest impediment to living.
In anticipation of tomorrow, it loses today. –Seneca

The more you teach positive ideas to others,
the better you learn them yourself. –Brian Tracy

To be happy one must risk unhappiness; To live fully one must risk death and accept its ultimate decision. –Judd Manner

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The past has no power over the present moment. –Eckhart Tolle
Life isn’t as serious as the mind makes it out to be.
–Eckhart Tolle

I haven’t understood a bar of music in my life, but I have felt it. –Igor Stravinsky
By fighting, you never get enough, but by yielding, you get more than you expected. –Lawrence G. Lovasik

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The purpose of life is a life of purpose. –Robert Byrne
Extremists think that ‘communication’ means agreeing with them. –Leo Rosten

Life is the dancer and you are the dance. –Eckhart Tolle
Many people are so concerned with adding days to their life that they forget to add life to their days. –Harriet Meyerson

The Oxford group wanted to save the world, and…
I only wanted to save drunks –Bill W.

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Sometimes even to live is an act of courage. –Seneca
Let no one come to you without leaving better and happier. –Mother Teresa

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Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife. –Kahlil Gibran

People do not realize that their opinion of the world  is also a confession of character. –Emerson

Before we can be cured we must want to be cured. Those who really wish for help will get it; but for many people even the wish is difficult. –CS Lewis

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You are a child of God. You are a child of Light. The Soul that is your true identity resides naturally in love and joy. –John-Roger

Message of Peace
May there always be work for your hands to do;
May your purse always hold a coin or two;
May the sun always shine on your windowpane;
May a rainbow be certain to follow each rain;
May the hand of a friend always be near you;
May God fill your heart with gladness to cheer you.

Your talent is God’s gift to you.
What you do with it is your gift back to God. –Leo Buscaglia

The aim of education is the knowledge not of fact, but of values. –Dean William R. Inge

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Live as if you were to die tomorrow.
Learn as if you were to live forever. –Gandhi

The nearer you come into relation with a person, The more necessary do tact and courtesy become. –Oliver Wendell Holmes

Daylight follows a dark night. –Masai Proverb
Even the longest day has its end. –Irish Proverb

A contented mind is a continual feast. –American Proverb

Treat the other man’s faith gently;
it is all he has to believe with. –Henry Hoskins

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You Can’t Change The Wind, But You Can Adjust Your Sails. Make This Day Shine. –Carol Anne

I faithfully, trustfully, have acceptance for God’s will, and I therefore find serenity. –Shelley

A bad decision well implemented is better than a brilliant decision not well implemented. –Peter Schutz

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To change your circumstances you need to change your thinking. –Adlin Sinclair

Happiness is not a place to travel to.
It’s a way of getting there. –Anonymous

Prayer is when you talk to God;
meditation is when you listen to God. –Diana Robinson

Experience is not what happens to a man.
It is what a man does with what happens to him. –Aldous Huxley

What do you think of God, the teacher asked. After a pause, the young pupil replied, “He’s not a think, he’s a feel. –Paul Frost

I must respect the opinions of others even if I disagree with them. –Herbert Henry Lehman

Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity, opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. –Albert Einstein

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If you empty yourself of yesterday’s sorrows,
You will have much more room for today’s joy. –Jenni Young

Sharing what you have is more important than what you have. –Albert M. Wells, Jr.

Oh… I listen a lot and talk less.
You can’t learn anything when you’re talking. –Bing Crosby

Fair play is primarily not blaming others for anything that is wrong with us. –Eric Hoffer

Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul. –Saint Augustine

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. –Ralph Waldo Emerson

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A good exercise for the heart is to bend down and help another up. Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves. –Carl Jung

Nothing hath separated us from God but our own will,
or rather our own will is our separation from God. –William Law

Relinquish pain and suffering. Experience joy and serenity.
Let go and move forward. –Deborah Ann Smith

Love yourself. Accept yourself. Be honest about what heals and helps you. Then you’ll bring your healing gifts to others. Your life will be a gift to the world. –Melody Beattie

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The value of persistent prayer is not that He will hear us, but we will finally hear Him. –William McGill

Give your friends and family the gift of kindness all throughout the year. Your body is your vehicle through life. Do you take better care of your body or your car?

It seems in life that most of us end up doing things we don’t enjoy. You can turn things that you don’t enjoy into something you do by changing how you do those things AND changing how you view them.

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What a man thinks of himself, that is which determines, or rather indicates, his fate. –Henry David Thoreau

Praying is like riding a bicycle or swimming:
You learn by doing. –Luis Palau

Life is full of internal dramas …
played to an audience of one. –Anthony Powell

One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interest. –John Stuart Mill

Old ways will not open new doors. Whatever you have not done, are afraid to do, or are hesitant to begin….do it now, because now can sometimes become never. –Odette Artime

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What is defeat? …
Nothing but the first step to something better. –Wendell Phillips

What a man thinks of himself, is that which determines, or rather indicates, his fate. –Henry David Thoreau

In any moment of decision, The best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing. –President Theodore Roosevelt

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Love at first sight is easy to understand. It’s when two people have been looking at each other for years that it becomes a miracle. –Sam Levenson

Always be on the lookout for the presence of wonder. –E.B. White
God always provides what we need, but we must be ready to open our eyes and see it. –The Midrash

Learn to listen to your inner voice. Listen to your heart. It’s your connection to God, to people, to the universe, and to yourself. –Melody Beattie

Peace does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble, or hard work. Peace means to be in the midst of all those things and still be calm in your heart. That is the real meaning of peace. –Author Unknown

People travel to wonder at the height of the mountains, at the huge waves of the seas, at the long course of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars, and yet they pass by themselves without wondering. –St. Augustine

There is a hole and empty place within us that we have tried to fill. Today we know that this is a God shaped hole, that only God can fill. A place where acceptance, understanding, love and support are a given. –Author Unknown

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Look for the beauty inside of each person. –I. June Stephenson

The God who calls us into the unknown travels with us.
–Robert W. Rae

Spiritual vision means looking at life as God does. –Lisa D. Wiener

Whatever our future holds for us, we will find God already there. –Patricia Garrison

A baby is God’s opinion that the world should go on –Carl Sandburg

Real difficulties can be overcome, it is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable. –Theodore N. Vail

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You cannot plan the future by the past. –Edmund Burke

Slow down to relish the wonder of God’s creation.
–Glen Childress

God makes possible what we cannot accomplish alone.
–Gary Shank

Faith in God changes our manner of living. –Chester L Schneider

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You cannot be lonely if you like the person you’re alone with. –Wayne Dyer

Keep doing what you’re doing and you’ll keep getting what you’re getting. –Anonymous

Hope is a gift we give ourselves, and it remains when all else is gone. –Criswell Freeman

The only limits to the possibilities in your life tomorrow are the buts you use today. –Les Brown

Stress comes from within; it is your reaction to circumstances, not the circumstances themselves. –Brian Tracy

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Look for God’s image in the people you meet. –Robert E. Lea

It takes no more time to see the good side of life than it takes to see the bad. –Jimmy Buffet

It is easy to dodge our responsibilities, but we cannot dodge the consequences of dodging our responsibilities. –Josiah Stamp

One can easily understand a child’s fear of the dark, but what is the greatest tragedy in life is the grown man who is afraid of the light. –Plato

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