27th January 2020
Life is to be lived, not controlled; and humanity is won by continuing to play in face if certain defeat.
– Ralph Elison
I loved her against reason, against promise, against peace, against hope, against happiness, against all discouragement that could be.
– Charles Dickens
It is always important to know when something has reached it’s end. Closing circles, shutting doors, finishing chapters, it doesn’t matter what we call it; what matters is to leave in the past those moments in life that are over.
– Paulo Coelho
We are imperfect mortal beings, aware of the mortality even as we push it away, failed by our very complication, so wired that when we mourn our losses we also mourn, for better or worse for ourselves. As we were. As we are no longer. As we will one day not be at all.
– Joan Didion
We are all fools in love.
– Jane Austen
26th January 2020
There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in.
– Leonard Cohen
I would like to be the air that inhabits you for a moment only. I would like to be that unnoticed and that necessary.
Reading and writing, like everything else, improve with practice. And, of course, of there are no young readers and writers, there will shortly be no older ones. Literacy will be dead, and democracy which many believes goes hand in hand with it – will be dead as well.
I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
– Maya Angelou
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
– Henry David Thoreau
25th January 2020
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
When you change the way you look at things. The things you look at change.
The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.
If you expect nothing from somebody, you are never disappointed.
I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.
– Edgar Allen Poe
24th January 2020
It is important to remember that we all have magic inside us.
One greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
– Thomas. Edison
The sight of an achievement is the greatest gift a human being could offer others.
– Ayn Rand.
Nobody succeeds beyond his or her wildest expectations, unless he or she begins with some wild expectations.
– Ralph Charell.
In a gentle way, you can shake the world.
23rd January 2020
Quotes of Hellen Keller
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen, nor touched….. but are felt in the heart.
The marvelous richness of human experience would lose something of rewarding joy if there were no limitations to overcome. The hilltop hour would not be half so wonderful if there were no dark valley to traverse.
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired and succes achieved.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be loved to be understood.
What we once enjoyed and deeply loved we can never lose. For all that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
22nd January 2020
“Start now, start where you are. Start with fear. Start with pain. Start with doubt. Start with hands shaking. Start with voice trembling, but start. Start and don’t stop. Start where you are, with what you have. Just…. start. “
Never forget who ignored you when you needed them, and who helped you before you even had to ask.
Respect is earned,
Honesty is appreciated,
Trust is gained,
Loyalty is returned.
And in the end, all I learned was how to be strong. Alone.
If you’re not willing to learn, then no one can help you.
If you’re determined to learn, no one can stop you.
21st January 2020
why, why, why can’t people just say what they mean?
Graeme Simsion. The Rosie Project.
The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax.
– Albert Einstein.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
Action expresses priorities.
In the end, only three things matter; how much you loved, how gently you lived, and how graciously you let go of things not meant for you.
20th January 2020
If you are alone, you belong entirely to yourself. If you are accompanied by even one companion, you belong half to yourself or even less in proportion to the thoughtfulness of his conduct, even if you have more than one companion you will fall more deeply into the same plight.
– Leonardo da Vinci
You can’t cross the sea, merely by standing and staring at the water.
– Rabindranath Tagore
Cynical Realism is the intelligent man’s best excuse for doing nothing in an intolerable situation.
– Aldous Huxley
And bodies turn to ash,
But life will always go on.
– Mouloud Benzadi
If you’re serious about change, you have to go through uncomfortable situations and stop trying to dodge the process, it’s the only way to go.
19th January 2020
Be open to learning new lessons, even if they contradict the lessons you learned yesterday.
– Ellen DeGeneres.
The kid who bought his own Toyota, is more successful than the one flexing in his dad’s Range River.
Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.
The quantum field does not respond to what we want, it responds to who we are.
– Dr. Joe Dispenza
The best revenge is not to be like that.
– Marcus Aurelius.
18th January 2020
The sign of intelligence is that you are constantly wondering. Idiots are always dead sure about every damn thing they are doing in their life.
Feel the fear, do it anyway.
– Jillian Michaels.
Our work is the presentation of our capabilities.
Servants who lead and leaders who serve are not the same. The one uses a plan to serve people, while the other uses people to serve a plan.
– Bill Bennot
Imagine if you suddenly learned that the people, the places, the moments most important to you were not gone, not dead, but worse, had never been. What kind of hell that would be?