Our doubts and fears are not true in themselves.
Our deepest beliefs about ourselves
and the nature of our world
are not true in themselves,
but our thinking makes them true in our experience.
We can change our thinking and change even our
deepest core beliefs.
-- Marc Allen
32) You have reached the pinnacle of success as soon as you become uninterested in money, compliments or publicity.
-- O.A. Battista
33) Since you are like no other being ever created since the beginning of time, you are incomparable.
-- Brenda Ueland
34) When you paint success pictures in your mind, you initiate an inner process whereby your attitudes, hopes, aspirations, and enthusiasm are elevated in response to an image of a more promising future. Every person who aspires must first sell themselves hope, the promise of a better life.
-- U.S. Andersen
35) Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson
36) Catch a passion for helping others and a richer life will come back to you!
-- William H. Danforth
37) If we couldn't laugh, we would all go insane.
-- Jimmy Buffett
38) In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
-- Albert Schweitzer
39) Find the good. It's all around you. Find it, showcase it and you'll start believing in it.
-- Jesse Owens
40) Character is doing the right thing when nobody's looking. There are too many people who think that the only thing that's right is to get by, and the only thing that's wrong is to get caught.
-- J. C. Watts
41) The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches, but to reveal to him his own.
-- Benjamin Disraeli
42) No matter how small and unimportant what we are doing may seem, if we do it well, it may soon become the step that will lead us to better things.
-- Channing Pollock
43) The greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our disposition, andnot our circumstances.
- Martha Washington
44) How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.
-- George Washington Carver
45) How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.
-- George Washington Carver
46) If you knew how much work went into it, you wouldn't call it genius.
47) The most important thing in life is to stop saying 'I wish' and start saying 'I will.' Consider nothing impossible, then treat possibilities as probabilities.
-- David Copperfield
48) The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.
-- Elizabeth Kubler Ross
49) I used to think that going to the jungle made my life an adventure. However, after years of unusual work in exotic places, I realize that it is not how far off I go, or how deep into the forest I walk that gives my life meaning. I see that living life fully is what makes life - anyone's life, no matter where they do or do not go - an adventure.
-- Maria Fadiman
50) When you're lonely,
I wish you love.
When you're down,
I wish you joy.
When you're troubled,
I wish you peace.
When things are complicated,
I wish you simple beauty.
When things look empty,
I wish you hope.
51) There is really nothing you must be.
And there is nothing you must do.
There is nothing you must have.
And there is nothing you must become.
However it helps to understand that fire burns,
and when it rains the earth gets wet.
-- Ancient Japanese Teaching
52) I want freedom for the full expression of my personality.
-- Mahatma Gandhi
53) It's not the hours you put in your work that counts, it's the work you put in the hours.
-- Sam Ewing
54) If my hands are fully occupied in holding on to something, I can neither give nor receive.
-- Dorothee Solle
55) I do not wish women to have power over men; but over themselves.
-- Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
56) Happiness depends upon the quality of your thoughts. Entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.
-- Marcus Aurelius
57) Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
-- Denis Waitley
58) The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.
-- Marcel Proust
59) Don't worry about anything. Worrying never solved anything. All it does is distort your mind.
-- Milton Garland (at 103, the oldest worker in the U.S.)
60) Fantasies are more than substitutes for unpleasant reality; they are also dress rehearsals, plans. All acts performed in the world begin in the imagination.
-- Barbara Grizzuti Harrison