Some favorite quotes:

“To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.” – Bruce Lee

“I don’t think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.”– Abraham Lincoln

“There is only one corner of the universe you can be  certain of improving and this is your own self.” Aldous Huxley

“The mighty oak was once a little nut that stood its ground.” — Unknown

“Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.” – Buddha

“Failures, repeated failures, are finger posts on the road to achievement.  One fails forward toward success.”  — Charles F. Kettering

“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear.” ― Mark Twain

“Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.” ― Corrie Ten Boom

“Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.” – Reinhold Niebuhr

“You can achieve anything you want in life if you have the courage to dream it, the intelligence to make a realistic plan, and the will to see that plan through to the end.” — Sydney A. Friedman

“The ultimate measure of our lives is . . . how much energy we invest in the time that we have.” – Tony Schwartz

“An educated person is not necessarily a person with  an abundance of general or specialized knowledge,  an educated person is a person who has so developed their  mental faculties, that they can acquire anything they want  or its equivalent without violating the rights of others.” Napoleon Hill—from “think and Grow rich” 

“Write the bad things that are done to you in sand, but write the good things that happen to you on a piece of marble.” – Arabic proverb

“Home interprets heaven.” – Charles Henry Parkhurst

“Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you are a good person is a little like expecting the bull not to attack you because you are a vegetarian.”  – Dennis Wholey

“Mind is the Master power that molds and makes, And Man is Mind, and evermore he takes The tool of Thought, and shaping what he wills, Brings forth a thousand joys, a thousand ills. He thinks in secret, and it comes to pass; Environment is but his looking-glass.” James Allen –“as a man thinketh”

“People are anxious to improve their circumstances but unwilling to improve themselves, they therefore remain bound.” James Allen


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