Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year. With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Emotions, feelings and desires are the powers that push people to take action.
For God to use your painful experiences, you must be willing to share them.
Until you walk a mile in another man’s moccasins you can’t imagine the smell.
There’s so much pollution in the air now that if it weren’t for our lungs there’d be no place to put it all.
The past exists only in our memories, the future only in our plans. The present is our only reality.
Make your own recovery the first priority in your life.
The greatest motivational act one person can do for another is to listen.
Roy E. Moody
Be grateful for whoever comes, because each guest has been sent as a guide from beyond.
Every day is a messenger of God.
Prayer is the acid test of devotion.
The wise only possess ideas; the greater part of mankind are possessed by them.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
To thine ownself be true.
One feels inclined to say that the intention that man should be happy is not included in the plan of Creation.
Heaven never helps the man who will not act.
If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
St. Clement of Alexandra
Good actions get good results in time.
St.Francis of Asissi
Independent thinking alone is not suited to interdependent reality.
Stephen R. Covey
Our life’s journey of self discovery is not a straight line rise from one level of consciousness to another. Instead, it is a series of steep climbs and flat plateaus, then further climbs. Even though we all approach the journey from different directions, certain of the journey’s characteristics are common to all of us.
When meditation is mastered, the mind is unwavering like the flame of a lamp in a windless place.
The Bhagavad Gita
Walk slowly at a relaxed pace and you will not stumble.
If we all did the things we are capable of, we would astound ourselves.
The acknowledgment of our weakness is the first step in repairing our loss.
I only know how true it is: that love is a chain of love, as nature is a chain of life.
The dead-weight of conservatism, largely a lazy and cowardly distaste for the strenuous and painful activity of real thinking, has undoubtedly retarded human progress…
V. Gordon Childe
Ultimately, man should not ask what the meaning of his life is, but rather must recognize that it is he who is asked. In a word, each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so too.
Most true happiness comes from one’s inner life, from the disposition of the mind and soul. Admittedly, a good inner life is hard to achieve, especially in these trying times. It takes reflection and contemplation and self discipline.
W. L. Shirer
Everything here, but the soul of man, is a passing shadow. The only enduring substance is within.
And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.
Wallace D. Wattles
Strong beliefs win strong men, and then make them stronger.
Our lives are a sum total of the choices we have made.
Spiritual beings do not allow their thoughts and feelings to flow from their actions, they understand that their thoughts create their physical world.
Man was formed for society and is neither capable of living alone, nor has the courage to do it.
Men are apt to offend (‘tis true) where they find most goodness to forgive.
We are spinning our own fates, good or evil, never to be undone.
Everyone is kneaded out of the same dough but not baked in the same oven.
It takes years to develop into the kind of human being you want to be.