Some random thoughts & my collection of quotes…as the kind of magic that words weave…nothing else can!!
A weapon however powerful it may be,
Can be superseded by a superior weapon.
But no weapon in the world can be superior
to forgiveness, non-violence and higher love.
May all the hurt find forgiveness and peace.
May all flow back to it’s source and come home.
“One must work and dare if one really wants to live……………...”
“Life is a tragedy for those who feel, and a comedy for those who think.”
“The whole of life is but a moment of time. It is our duty, therefore to use it, not to misuse it.”
“Inspiration and genius–one and the same…..”
“I made a monument out of my life”!!!!
“Most of the shadows of this life are caused by our standing in our own sunshine……..”
Courage is not the towering oak that sees storms come and go. It is the fragile blossom that opens in the snow.
– Alice Swaim
All men dream but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity; but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dream with open eyes to make it possible.
So often times it happens that we live our lives in chains
And we never even know we have the key
Commitment leads to action. Action brings your dream closer.
Dreams are the touchstones of our character.
Henry David Thoreau
To unpathed waters, undreamed shores.
It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, “Always do what you are afraid to do.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Storms make oaks take roots.
Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
People know each other better on a journey.
A fool and his money are soon parted
The seat of knowledge is in the head, of wisdom,
in the heart.
No man was ever wise by chance.
A loving heart is the truest wisdom.
One who understands much displays a greater simplicity of character than one who understands little.
The man of wisdom is never of two minds;
the man of benevolence never worries;
the man of courage is never afraid.
“People often say that ‘beauty is in the eye of the beholder,’ and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing that you are the beholder. This empowers us to find beauty in places where others have not dared to look, including inside ourselves.”
“The easiest thing to be in the world is you. The most difficult thing to be is what other people want you to be.” ~Leo Buscaglia
Acceptance is not love. You love a person because he or she has lovable traits, but you accept everybody just because they’re alive and human. ~Albert Ellis
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to do.
A good friend is a connection to life – a tie to the past, a road to the future, the key to sanity in a totally insane world. ~Lois Wyse
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success. Henry Ford
Though the circular round-and-round of routine be the bulk of life’s affairs, make an occasional jutting diversion – of fun, love, or something that will outlast you – so the shape and motion of your life shall resemble the round lifegiving sun with bright rays shining forth from all directions. ~Terri Guillemets
Always when judging Who people are, Remember to footnote The words “So far.” ~Robert Brault
“Love has no desire but to fulfill itself. To melt and be like a running brook that sings its melody to the night. To wake at dawn with a winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving.” Kahlil Gibran
God grant me the serenity to accept the people I cannot change, the courage to change the one I can, and the wisdom to know it’s me. ~Author unknown, variation of an excerpt from “The Serenity Prayer” by Reinhold Neibuhr
A day is Eternity’s seed, and we are its Gardeners. ~Erika Harris
Either this wallpaper goes or I do. ~ Oscar Wilde, last words before his death
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them? — Siddhārtha Gautama
By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest. Confucius
A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge. ~Thomas Carlyle
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done. ~Josh Billings
There is no pillow so soft as a clear conscience. ~French Proverb
A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion. ~Chinese Proverb
“Give man his utopia and he will deliberately destroy it with a grin”. – Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Darkness can not drive out darkness only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate only love can do that.–Martin Luther King, Jr
“They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.” Kahlil Gibran
“If you have integrity, nothing else matters. If you don’t have integrity, nothing else matters.” Alan Simpson
Whatever satisfies the soul is truth.
To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable. ~Helen Keller
FAVOURITE QUOTES TO LIVE BY…..
1)The fact is that in order to do any thing in this world worth doing, we must not stand shivering on the bank thinking of the cold and the danger, but jump in and scramble through as well as we can.
2)There are three kinds of people in the world, the wills, the won’ts and the can’ts. The first accomplish everything; the second oppose everything; the third fail in everything.
3)There is no royal road to anything. One thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slowly, endures.
Josiah Gilbert Holland
4)Adversity is the diamond dust heaven polishes its jewels with.
Robert Leighton (WOW! 🙂 )
5)Nurture your mind with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.
6)There is only one success – to be able to spend your life in your own way.
7)Only and only tenacity prevails!