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Inspiration

  • “It’s never too late to be who you might have been.” George Eliot
  • “We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.” - Albert Einstein
  • “Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.” - Albert Einstein
  • “There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; you can live as if everything is a miracle.” - Albert Einstein
  • “Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.” - Henry Ford
  • “Do not lose hold of your dreams or aspirations. For if you do, you may still exist but you have ceased to live.” – Henry David Thoreau
  • “Those who try to do something and fail are infinitely better than those who try to do nothing and succeed” - anon
  • “Whether you think that you can, or that you can’t, you are usually right.” - Henry Ford
  • “Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.” - Henry Ford
  • “You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.” - Henry Ford
  • “It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste.” - Henry Ford, lots of Henry Ford
  • “what you feed, you strengthen; what you deny, you weaken; and what you poison, you kill” – true whether it’s your thoughts or your relationships…lesson learned: feed the good stuff and do what makes you happy! - Jenn Hazen
  • “Train yourself to let go of everything that you fear to lose.” - Yoda

Leanne H posts...

  • You won’t do anyone a favor by running away from your dream.
  • Don’t you let regret take place of the dreams you have to chase.
  • others’ actions do not confine you..it’s the reaction that will define you.
  • Unless you break the chains that you’ve gotten used to holding you down, you’ll never be free.

Religion

  • “It is better to accustom ourselves to seek God in everything we do, than to spend a long time in prayer” - St. Ignatius of Loyola
  • “God calls you to the place where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet.” - Frederick Buechner
  • “Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.” - Einstein
  • “The place where God calls you is the place where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet.” - Frederick Buechner
  • “To suffer with the other and for others; to suffer for the sake of truth and justice; to suffer out of love and in order to become a person who truly loves—these are fundamental elements of humanity...” - Pope Benedict XVI

Philosophy

  • “If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.” - Isaac Newton
  • “To put the world in order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must put the family in order; to put the family in order, we must cultivate our personal life; and to cultivate our personal life, we must first set our hearts right” - Confucius.
  • “Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.” - George Washington
  • Reflections on faith, politics, and life in general in the here and now with an eye toward the hereafter: “A theologian who does not love art, poetry, music and nature can be dangerous. Blindness and deafness toward the beautiful are not incidental: they necessarily are reflected in his theology.” - Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger
  • “And can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when we have removed their only firm basis, a conviction in the minds of the people that these liberties are the gift of God? That they are not to be violated but with his wrath? Indeed I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just: that his justice cannot sleep for ever.” - Thomas Jefferson
  • “God calls you to the place where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet.” - Frederick Buechner
  • “Forgiveness: is acted towards that person who harmed you in that you no longer keep ill feelings (of revenge) towards them over their action. It does not mean you accept what has been done or their action, you only forgive the actor. Ultimately, this is out of a sense of concern for the aggressor, out of compassion for their well being... else they will “spoil”. - Dalai Lama (1:09 into the talk The Meaning of Compassion in Everyday Life
  • “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” - ARISTOTLE
  • Most provocatively, he insisted that it was not more meaningful or heroic to die with a gun in one’s hands than to perish in apparent submission to an overwhelming and invincible evil. “These people went quietly and with dignity,” he told Mrs. Krall, speaking of the millions killed in the Nazi gas chambers. “It is an awesome thing, when one is going so quietly to one’s death. It is definitely more difficult than to go out shooting.” - Dr. Marek Edelman
  • “You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.” - Zig Ziglar, “Secrets of Closing the Sale”, 1984
  • “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” - Mark Twain
  • “Running is a big question mark that’s there each and every day. It asks you, ‘Are you going to be a wimp or are you going to be strong today?” - Peter Maher
  • “Our lives are not determined by what happens to us but by how we react to what happens, not by what life brings to us, but by the attitude we bring to life. A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events, and outcomes. It is a catalyst, a spark that creates extraordinary results.” -Carl Zaiss
  • “At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” - Albert Schweitzer
  • “We must rapidly begin the shift from a “thing-oriented” society to a “person-oriented” society. When machines and computers, profit motives and property rights are considered more important than people, the giant triplets of racism, materialism, and militarism are incapable of being conquered.” - Martin Luther King Jr
  • “If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.” - Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • “To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.” - Pre
  • “There are four questions of value in life... What is sacred? Of what is the spirit made? What is worth living for, and what is worth dying for? The answer to each is the same. Only love.” - Don Juan deMarco (1995)
  • “A mind once stretched by a new idea never regains its original dimensions.” - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
  • “Our lives are not determined by what happens to us but by how we react to what happens, not by what life brings to us, but by the attitude we bring to life. A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events, and outcomes. It is a catalyst, a spark that creates extraordinary results.”

-Carl Zaiss

  • “Censorship is telling a man he can’t have a steak just because a baby can’t chew it.” - Mark Twain
  • “It’s never too late to be who you might have been.” - George Eliot
  • “Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat” - F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • “Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.” - Samuel Beckett
  • “We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.” - Albert Einstein
  • “Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.” - Albert Einstein
  • “There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; you can live as if everything is a miracle.” - Albert Einstein
  • “It is a mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” - Aristotle
  • “I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends.” – Abraham Lincoln
  • “I will prepare and some day my chance will come.” – Abraham Lincoln
  • “I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.” – Abraham Lincoln
  • “To know and love one other human being is the root of all wisdom.” - Evelyn Waugh
 
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