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Anger or hatred is like a fisherman's hook:

Don't get "hooked"

-His Holiness the Dalai Lama
There is nothing in all creation so like God as stillness

-Meister Eckhart
Too many people miss the silver lining

because they're expecting gold

-Maurice Setter
The greatest pleasure I have known,
is to do a good action by stealth,
and to have it found out by accident

Charles Lamb
Life is an adventure in forgiveness

Norman Cousins
Truth is exact correspondence with reality

-Paramhansa Yogananda
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get

-- Dale Carnegie
Our names are labels, plainly printed on the bottled essence of our past behavior

Logan Pearsall Smith
Religion disciplines from the untrained to the trained

-His Holiness the Dalai Lama
The great secret, Eliza,
is not having bad manners or good manners or any other particular sort of manners, but having the
same manner for all human souls:

In short, behaving as if you were in Heaven,
where there are no third-class carriages,
tand one soul is as good as another

-- George Bernard Shaw
The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference

The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference

The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference

And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference

Elie Wiesel
I'm looking forward to looking back on all this

-Sandra Knell
A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds; it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of
serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before we

-- Earl Nightingale
Every man has three characters: that which he shows, that which he has, and that which he thinks he has

-Alphonse Karr
Speed slowly....

Learn to pause ... or nothing worthwhile will catch up to you

-Doug King
Forget mistakes

Forget failures

Forget everything except what you're going to do now and do it

Today is your lucky day

-Will Durant
It's never crowded along the extra mile

-Wayne Dyer
I am happy and content because I think I am.

-Alain-Rene Lesage
I am happy and content because I think I am

-Alain-Rene Lesage
There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom

-Anais Nin
When you are deluded, you are used by your body. When you are enlightened, you use your body

You see many stars in the sky at night, but not when the sun rises. Can you therefore say that there are no stars in the heavens during the day? Because you cannot find God in the days of your ignorance, say not that there is no God

-Sri Ramakrishna
You see many stars in the sky at night, but not when the sun rises. Can you therefore say that there are no stars in the heavens during the day?
To dream of the person you would like to be is to waste the person you are

I pay no attention whatever to anybody's praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings

-Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
As rain penetrates an improperly shingled roof, so passion overwhelms a confused mind

We don't accomplish anything in this world alone, and whatever happens is the result of the whole tapestry of one's life and all the weavings of individual threads from one to another that creates something

Sandra Day O'Connor
Do not distress yourself with dark imaginings

Many fears are born of fatique and lonliness

Anything in life that we don't accept will simply make trouble for us until we make peace with it

-Shakti Gawain
We don't accomplish anything in this world alone, and whatever happens is the result of the whole tapestry of one's life and all the weavings of individual threads from one to another that creates something

Sandra Day O'Connor
You are younger today than you ever will be again. Make use of it for the sake of tomorrow

Avoid loud and aggressive persons -- They are vexations to the spirits

It's important the people should know what you stand for

It's equally important that they know what you won't stand for

-Mary H. Waldrip
As clouds are blown away by the wind,

the thirst for material pleasures will be driven away by the utterance of the Lord's name

-Sri Sarada Devi
Real integrity is doing the right thing,

knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not

-Oprah Winfrey
Patience serves as a protection against wrongs as clothes do against cold...

Leonardo da Vinci
Mile by mile it's a trial;

yard by yard it's hard;

but inch by inch it's a cinch

Experience is a hard teacher

because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward

-Vernon Law
Desire binds you,
Nothing else

-Ashtavakra Gita 10:3-4
Experience is a hard teacher

She gives the test first,
the lesson afterward

-Vernon Law
Prayer is not asking for what you think you want,

But asking to be changed in ways you can't imagine

-Kathleen Norris
The only difference between stumbling blocks and steppingstones is the way in which we use them

-Unknown (submitted by Bambi 870)
Trust everyone, but cut the cards

Finley Peter Dunne
Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have,
and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful
lest you let other people spend it for you

-- Carl Sandburg
What a wonderful life I've had! I only wish I'd realized it sooner

An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last

Winston Churchill
When difficulties are overcome, they become blessings

Life is pretty simple: You do some stuff.
Most fails
Some works

You do more of what works
If it works big, others quickly copy it

Then you do something else

The trick is the doing something else

-- Tom Peters
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject

Sir Winston Churchill
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late

-Ralph Waldo Emerson
Would you like me to give you a formula for... success? Double your rate of failure

-- Thomas J. Watson, Founder of IBM
Learn as if you were going to live forever. Live as if you were going to die tomorrow

-Mahatma Gandhi
There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all

Peter F. Drucker
The most difficult thing I have ever had to do is follow the guidance I prayed for

-Albert Schweitzer
A committee is a group of the unwilling, chosen from the unfit, to do the unnecessary

Author unknown
Do all your duties, but keep your mind on God. Serve your wife, children, father, and mother, and treat them as if they are very dear to you, but know in your heart that they do not belong to you

The power of the word is real whether or not you are conscious of it. Your own words are the bricks and mortar of the dreams you want to realize. Behind every word flows energy

-Sonia Choquette
As water changes according to the soil through which it flows,
so a man assimilates the character of his associates.

By knowing his thoughts, a man's mind is discovered.
By knowing his associates, his character is revealed

-Tirukkural 46:452-453
Creativity is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift to God

Bob Moawad
Ours is the age of substitutes: Instead of language we have jargon; instead of principles, slogans; and instead of genuine ideas, bright suggestions

Eric Bentley
Not that you lied to me but that I no longer believe you - that is what has shaken me

Friedrich Nietzsche
Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced

James Baldwin
Nostalgia is a seductive liar

George Ball
There are two kinds of people: those who do the work, and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there

Indira Gandhi
You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call 'failure' is not the falling down, but the staying down

Mary Pickford
When you make a mistake, don't look back at it long. Take the reason of the thing into your mind, and then look forward

Mistakes are lessons of wisdom. The past cannot be changed.
The future is yet in your power

Phyllis Bottome
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending

Carl Bard
"If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off
all of your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and

Cesare Pavese
If you let other people do it for you, they will do it to you

Robert Anthony
It is human to think wisely and act in an absurd fashion

Anatole France
The peculiar malaise of our day is air-conditioned unhappiness, the staleness and stuffiness of machine-made routine

Rabbi Eugene B Borowitz
Half an hour's meditation each day is essential, except when you are busy. Then a full hour is needed

St. Francis de Sales
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change
it, change the way you think about it

-- Source Unknown
Patience is also a form of action

Auguste Rodin
Each day comes bearing its gifts. Untie the ribbons

Ann Ruth Schabader
Humor [is] something that thrives between man's aspirations and his limitations. There is more logic in humor than in anything else. Because, you see, humor is truth

Victor Borge
The great gift of family life is to be intimately acquainted with people you might never even introduced yourself to had life not done it for you

Kendall Hailey
Buddha isn’t found by searching.
Look at the characteristic of your mind

Adept Godrakpa, in Hermit of Go Cliffs
Technology is so much fun but we can drown in our technology. The fog of information can drive out knowledge

Daniel J. Boorstin
When all is said and done, more is said than done

Lou Holtz
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so

-Douglas Adams
It is vain to expect our prayers to be heard, if we do not strive as well as pray

There is no greater challenge than to have someone relying upon you; no greater satisfaction than to vindicate his expectation

Kingman Brewster
There is no pillow so soft as a clear conscience
Let go of body and mind, until you reach a state of great rest, like letting go over a cliff ten miles high, being like open space. And don't produce representations of discriminations of random thoughts arising and passing away; the moment a view sticks in your mind, use the sword of wisdom to cut it right off, not letting it continue

Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony

-Mahatma Gandhi
When you die you go alone, and the only light to accompany you derives from the spiritual practice or positive acts you have done

-The Dalai Lama
You must first have a lot of patience to learn to have patience

-Stanislaw J. Lec
Hem your blessings with thankfulness so they don't unravel

Speak when you're angry, and you'll make the best speech you'll ever regret

-Lawrence J. Peter
How to smile:
The Flooding Smile:

Don't smile right away Instead look at the person face for a second...
Soak in the persona
And then let a big, warm, responsive smile flood over your face and overflow into your eyes

The split second delays convinced people that your smile is genuine and only for them
How to strike anyone with intelligent and insighful using your eyes?
Stricky Eyes:. Pretend your eyes are glued to the conversation partner's nose

Why sticky staffy?

Don't break eyes contact even when he or she finished speaking. When you do look away, do it so SLOWLY, stretching the taffy until finally the tiny string breaks

If the person smiles, you smile a gnat's hair more

Ditto with frowns, et cetera facial expressions
How to use your eye to make someone fall in love with you?
Epoxy Eyes:

Watch the target person even when someone else talking

No matter who speaking, keep looking at the woman you want to impact
How to look like a big winner wherever you go?
Hang by your teeth:

Image you are hanging by your teeth

Every muscle will stretch to a perfect posture
How to win their heart by responding to their "Inner Infant"?
The big-baby pivot:

The instant the two of you are introduced, reward your new acquaintance Instantly reward you new acquaintance:

Give the warm smile, the total-body turn, and the undivided attention you would give a little child

Pivoting 100 percent toward the new person shouts “I think you are very, very special.”
How to make someone feel like an old friend at once?
Hello old friend:

Just image the new person is your old friend

Things will turn out easier
How to come across as 100% credible to eveyone?
Do not twist, scratch when you talk

Don't move hand closer to face

Follow a gnat's hair more their facial expression
How to read people like you have ESP?
"Ladder out" your comments, etc, to gauge your audience before going out too far on the limb
How to make sure you don't miss a single beat?
Watch the scene before you make the scene:

SEE yourself walking around, shaking hand, smilling

HEAR yourself chatting

FEEL the pleasure when everyone is drawn into you

VISUALIZE yourself being a Super someone

Make thisautomatically.
How to start a great small talk?
Take a voice sample to detect state of mind

Just match their mood with their voice

Then respond accordingly.
How to sound like you got super personality? (no matter what you are saying)
Prosaic with passion

80 percent of your listener's impression has nothing to do with your words anyway

Anything you say is fine, as long as it is not complaining, rude or unpleasant

Empathetic mood, positive attitude, and passionate delivery make you sound exciting
12. How to make people want to start a conversation with you?
Always wear a Whatzit. Whenever you go to a gathering, make sure you wear some unusual artifact. So that people who find you delightful strange would have an EXCUSE to approach. "Excuse me, I couldn't help but notice...What IS that?
How to meet people you want to meet?
Ask a party giver about the one you like to meet a few facts or introductions

Then change it into a ice breaker to approach that person.
14. How to break into a tight crowd?
Eavesdrop in. Get close and open your ear. Don't hesitate when the time come. Wait for any climsy excuse and jump in with "Excuse me, I couldn't help but overhear...". They'll get over it, and you're in the conversation.
How to make "Where are you from" sound exciting?
Try to learn some fact about a hometown beforehand if possible

If they can make a clever comment base on your fact, you're successful.
How to comeout a winner everytime they ask "What do you do?"
Never the naked job
Name is not enough
Flesh it out
Tell them some delicious facts about the job that you do
How to introduce people like a host with the most?

Always throw in some cool, special fact about the people you are introducing, so that they're at least chew on that and talk to each other for a first time.
People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character

Ralph Waldo Emerson
How to make alive a dying conversation?
Be a word detective
Keep an ear open to listen to the clue of a topic your partner want to talk about, it often a unusual comment, or key word
Then ask question about that topic
How to keep the conversation interesting?
Switch the spotlight. Let's the other person talk about herself. You'll learn so much about her life, also you captive the talker. They love talking to you. Also they find out interesting because they had not know anything about you.
20. How to never need to wonder "What do I say next?"
Parroting. All you have to do is REPEATING what the partner just say in a amusing tone of voice. She will keep going about that and open real feelings.
How to get them happily chatting so that you can slip away if you want to ?
"Encore it"

Ask the speaker to tell other people again about their interesting story. "Would you tell them about the story that you told me..."
22. How to come across as a positive person?
Show only your positive self. Lock your closet and save the bone for later. When you have good relationship with that person, you can show your vulnable side, and they will understand.
23. How to always have something interesting to say?
The lastest news, don't leave home without it. Anything that happen today is good material.
How to find out what they do (without even asking) ?
What do you do?

Instead, ask "How do you spend most of your time?"
How to know what to say when they ask "What do you do?"
Nutshell resume. Ask yourself "What could I do to make help this person's life?" What I do that could interest him. Start by "I help people"
How to sound even smarter than you are?
Make the other person seem smart
How not to show anxious (when you have something in common with someone)
If you have something in common with your friend, the longer you wait to reveal it, the more impress she will be

You appeal as a confident, not lonely, little person, hungry for some quick connection with a stranger

Don't hold it too long, or you'll be addresses as tricky.
How to be a 'You-Firstie' to gain their affection and respect?
Start with YOU to turn on their Pride Button:
"That's a nice dress"-->"You look nice in that dress" "Where is the office"-->"Are you able to tell me where the office is" "That's a good question" --> "You asked a good question" "It is important that..." --> "You see the important of..." "Can I take Friday off?"--> "Can you do without me on Friday?" "You'll love the new Indian restaurant. Will you join me there for dinner?"
How to make them feel that you don't just smile at anybody?
The Exclusive smile. Don't greet everyone with the same smile, it'll lose its value

Reserve the flooding smile for important people
How to avoid sounding like a jerk?
Do not use cliche like "I am tired as a dog" or "She's cute as a bug."

Come up with a clever phrase.
31. How to use your motivational speaker technique to enhance your conversation?
If you want to be notable, think of some crazy quotable. Make them rhythm, make them clever, make them funnu, and above all, make them relevant.
32. How to banter like the big shots do (winner tells it like it is)?
Call a spade a spade. Use word that describe exactly what it meant for?
Know your audience before you cut that joke!
Stereotyping can be deadly with jokes and joking, e.g., you do NOT know who may really be gay
34. How to give them the Bad News (and have them like you even more)?
Keep the receiver in mind. What mood will they be in after hearing this bad news? Adjust your emotion to this. A sad smile, a sigh, a sob. Not according to how you feel about the news, but how the receiver will.
35. How to respond when you don't want the answer (and wish they'd shut the hell up)
The broken record. When someone persist you on an unwelcomed quesition, keep repeating your original respond. Hearing it simply quite them down. It will work keep repeat one more time.
How to talk to a Celebrity
Don't slobber. When you are chatting with one, don't complement their work, just simply say how much pleasure or insight it's given you. If you single out a start accomplishment, make sure you point out the Most RECENT one. If a queen bee had a drone sitting with her, find way to involve him into the conversation. Celebirty are people too, and they like their time off.
How to make a "thank you" count:
Never the naked thank you

Never say thank you alone

Always have a following: Thank you for coming
Thank you for being so understanding
Thank you for waiting
Thank you for being a good customer
Thank you for being so loving
How to be a modern day renaissance man or woman
Scrample therapy. Once a month, scrample you life. Do something you never dream of doing. Participate in a sport, go to an exhibition, hear a lecture about the subject totally out of your experience. You get 80 percent of the right lingo and insider question in just one exposure.
39. How to sound like you know all about their job or hobby.
Lear a little jobbledygook, the language of other profession. It makes you sound like an insider. Don't look on book, ask a friend who into this profession, he will tell you most of the lingo. The words are few and the reward are manifold.
40. How to bare their hot button(elementary Doc- talk)
Find out what is the hot issue in their field. Each industry has a burning concern the outside world know nothing about. Heat up the conversation.
How to secretly learn about someone's life
"Google" them and their job and profession
How to talk when you are in other country
Google a country's taboos or

Get a book about that country and read about the taboo and such
How to talk them into get a insider price (on practically anything you buy)
1) Find several vendor, most to learn from

2) and one to buy from

3) Armed with a few words in the induestryese make your move
How to make them feel you are of the same 'Class'?
Mirror the people you want to impress!
Watch people, look at the way the move,
Fast, Slow, Classy,
Trashy, Jerky, Fluit,
Old, Young...
Match your personality with your product.
You are part of your customer's buying experience
Everyone is a Customer, in a sense
Watch people, look at the way the move, Fast, Slow, Classy, Trashy, Jerky, Fluit, Old, Young... Match your personality with your product. You are part of your customer's buying experience.
45. How to make them feel that you are like 'Family'
Echoing. Listen to their choice of verbs, noun, prepositions, adjectives, and then echo them back. It makes them feel you share their values, interests, and experiences.
How to fool "like-ability"
Evoke your listener's life style and wave your imagination around it

It tells your listener that you think like them and hint to sharing same interest.
How to make them feel "empathized" (without just saying uh huh, yep, yeah)
Employ emphathized

Vocalize that complete sentence to show your understanding:
"I see what you mean"

Sprinkle it with some thing like "That's a lovely thing to say"

Your emphathy impress your listener and encourge them to continue
How to make them think that you feel/hear/see just the way they do
What part of their anatomy your associates talking through?

Their eyes, their ear, or their gut?

Target their way
49. How to make them think We (Instead of You vs. Me)
The premature WE. Create a sensation of intimacy even if you just met just a moment before. Using the magic words we, us, our.
How to create a friendly private joke with them
Instant History. When meeting with a stranger, search for some special moment that you share during the first encounter. Find a few word that make you laugh, a warm smile, the good feeling that you two felt. Now just like old friend. You have a history together.
How to give complement to someone (withoutsounding like you're brownosing)
Grapevine Glory. If you want to complement someone, don't go tell them direcly. Instead, mention it to a friend of her. Soon enough, she will hear it. You also give the recipient a happy fantasy that you're telling their greatnest to the world.
How to be a "Carrier Pigeon" of good feeling
People have a tendency to passing bad things about other (called gossiping)

Instead, pass on a good news about someone, fly to them with complement

Everyone loves a carried pigeon of kind thoughts

Not only thought, forward information you think it would intest your friend. Just another way of saying "I'm thinking of you and your interest."
How to make them feel your admiration just slipped out?
Be slippery!

Throw a few comment in your conversation something positive about them.

"Gosh, girl. Was you a model?"

But be careful of what you said.
How to suck-up like a pro:
Accidential Adulation:

Sneak praise in:

"You are probably too young to remember this..."

"Anyone as fit as you probably can jump these steps in no time"
55. How to make them never forget you with a "Killer Compliment"
Search for one specific, attractive, and uniquely one has. At the end of the conversation, look the individual right into the eye, say her name and the deliver that killer complement. 1) Do it in private. 2) Make it credible 3) Offer one per half year per recipient.
56. How to make them smile with " Itty Bitty Booster"
Little strokes like "Nice job, John", "Well done, Mike", "Hey, not bad, Billy", "Not too shabby, Sara", "Gee, honey, you look great". Cool
How to praise with perfect timing
The knee-jerk WOW!

Right in the moment, just say it "You are terrific"

Don't worry that they don't believe you

They still love to hear a encouragement
How to make them want to complement you
Boomeranging: brag on the other party first

Better still is brag indirectly by commenting on something to someone else, knowing it will get back to that person
How to make a loved one feel like you are THE partner for life
You know, Joe, when all is said and done, what are you most proud of ? What would you like the world to most remember about you? What would you want the world to see carved on your tombstone?” When the right moment comes, just say "I appreciate you..." or "I love you..." and fill the blank with what they has said. It takes people's breath away when you feed their deepest self- image in a complement. "At last", they said to themselves "someone who loves me for who I truly am"
60. How to talk on the phone
Talking guestures. Think of yourself as a personal radio drama everytime you pick up the phone. Turn nods into noise, smiles into sound, all your guestures into something the listen er can hear.
How to sound close
Name Shower. Use name more often on the phone than you would in person to keep their attention.
Anxiety is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind

If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained

-Arthur Somers Roche
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth

Alan Watts
My mind is a garden

My thoughts are the seeds. My harvest will be either flower or weeds

-Mel Weldon
I am too blessed to be stressed!

We are all refugees of a future that never happened

Lee Weiner
Before you speak, ask yourself, is it kind, is it necessary, is it true, does it improve on the silence?

-Sai Bab
Speak when you're angry, and you'll make the best speech you'll ever regret

-Lawrence J. Peter
Stress, in addition to being itself and the result of itself, is also the cause of itself

-Hans Selye
When we ask for advice, we are usually looking for an accomplice

-Charles Varlet Marquis de La Grange
Flattery is the infantry of negotiation

Lord Chandos
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Today's Quote

When all is said and done, more is said than done

-Lou Holtz
Even God doesn't plan to judge a man till the end of his days, why should you and I?

If you wish to be free,
Shun the poison of the senses.

Seek the nectar of truth,
Of love and forgiveness,
Simplicity and happiness.

-Ashtavakra Gita 1:1-2
Let your capital be simplicity and contentment

If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fear

-Glenn Clark
Don't say you don't have enough time. You have exactly the
same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller,
Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci,
Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein

-- H. Jackson Brown
Not being able to govern events, I govern myself

Michel De Montaigne
True friends are like jewels, precious and rare. False ones are like autumn leaves, found everywhere

-A Favorite School Teacher
Inwardly be free of all hopes and desires, but outwardly do what needs to be done. Without hopes in your heart, live as if you were full of hopes. Live with your heart now cool and now warm, just like everyone else. Inwardly give up the idea "I am the doer," yet outwardly engage in all activities. This is how to live in the world, completely free from the least trace of ego

Don't give way to heedlessness
or to intimacy
with sensual delight--
for a heedful person,
absorbed in jhana,
attains an abundance of ease

-Dhammapada, 2, translated by Thanissaro Bhikkhu.
The concept of total wellness recognizes that our every thought, word, and behavior affects our greater health and well-being

-Greg Anderson
I always felt that the great high privilege, relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing

Katherine Mansfield
Rather than persistence in service, service consists of courtesy
Observance of courtesy in the course of service is better than service itself
Fulfillment of desire is an illusion; desire leads to more desire, not satisfaction

-Kathleen McDonald, "How to Meditate"
Let your capital be simplicity and contentment

Henry David Thoreau
Stress, in addition to being itself and the result of itself, is also the cause of itself

-Hans Selye
True friends are like jewels, precious and rare. False ones are like autumn leaves, found everywhere

-A Favorite School Teacher
Stress, in addition to being itself and the result of itself, is also the cause of itself

-Hans Selye
If you devote your life to seeking revenge, first dig two graves

We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could

Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can

-- Emerson
It is only in appearance that time is a river

It is rather a vast landscape and it is the eye of the beholder that moves

Thornton Wilder
The future lies before you, like paths of pure white snow. Be careful how you tread it, for every step will show

History is the record of an encounter between character and circumstances

Donald Creighton
Life is an adventure in forgiveness

Norman Cousins
We are all pretending ... The important thing is to maintain a straight face

Maurice Valency
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing—that's why we recommend it daily

-Zig Ziglar
Lust is a root of evil, hate is a root of evil, delusion is a root of evil

These are the three roots of evil

Can you accept the moments of anger and fear as guests, be willing to receive them with kindness without feeling obliged to serve them a five-course meal?

-Christina Feldman
Each one prays to God according to his own light

-Mahatma Gandhi, 1930
Don't wait for your ship to come in. Row out to meet it

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so

-Douglas Adams
The race is not always to the swift, but to those who keep on running.

A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and a half times his own weight in other people's patience

John Updike
Sorry looks back,
Worry looks around,
Faith looks up!

It is my own firm belief that the strength of the soul grows in proportion as you subdue the flesh

-Mahatma Gandhi, 1924
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen

Sir Winston Churchill
As our desire is, so is our will. As our will is, so are our acts. As we act, so we become

-Bihadaranyaka Upanishad
Everything comes to pass, nothing comes to stay

-Matthew Flickstein, "Journey To The Center"
Desires achieved increase thirst like salt water

-Milarepa, "Drinking the Mountain Stream"
Things turn out the best for the people who make the best of
the way things turn out

-- John Wooden
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage

-Anais Nin
You will recognize your own path when you come upon it,
because you will suddenly have all the energy and imagination
you will ever need

-- Jerry Gillies
Hearing is one of the body's five senses

But listening is an art

-Frank Tyger
Scoundrels are always sociable

Arthur Schopenhauer
I find that it is not the circumstances in which we are placed, but the spirit in which we face them, that constitutes our comfort

-Dr. Patrick Gentempo