Motivational Quotes


  • "To perform beyond your limits, you must first think beyond them." Unknown
  • "All that I have seen teaches me to believe in the creator I have not seen." Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • "I want to know God's thoughts; the rest are details" Albert Einstein
  • "Thoughts, when properly nourished and internalized, will become a reality in your world of form. Thoughts are extremely powerful things."
    Dr. Wayne Dyer
  • "Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther." Zig Ziglar
  • "A #2 pencil and a dream can take you anywhere." Joyce A. Myers
  • "This became a credo of mine, attempt the impossible in order to improve your work." Bette Davis
  • "Faith can move mountains.  Doubt can create them." Howard Wight
  • "Optimists convert stumbling blocks to stepping stones." W. Howard Wight, Jr.
  • "He who needs nothing can be trusted with everything." From "The Disappearance of the Universe" by Gary Renard
  • "Aerodynamically, the bumble bee shouldn't be able to fly.  But the bumble bee doesn't know it so it goes on flying anyway." Mary Kay Ash
  • "There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds." G. K. Chesterton
  • "Most men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most pick themselves up and continue as if nothing happened." Winston Churchill
  • "Loving people live in a loving world.  Hostile people live in a hostile world. Same world.  How come?"  Dr. Wayne Dyer
  • "Think what you have always thought and you will get what you have always gotten."  Various authors
  • "You can have anything you want if you will give up the belief that you can't have it."  Obvious
  • "Praise does wonders for our sense of hearing."  Arnold Glasgow
  • "I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was 6.  Mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph." 
    Shirley Temple Black
  • "While theoretically, television may be feasible, commercially and financially I consider it an impossibility, a development of which we need waste little time dreaming."  Lee DeForest
  • "What weighs nothing and yet is powerful enough to start a war?  A belief."  Unknown
  • "When was the last time your possibilities gave you goose bumps?"  Ben Feldman
  • "One person with a belief is equal to the force of 99 who have only interests."  John Stuart
  • "A happy face does not come by chance.  It comes by happy thoughts."  Unknown
  • "Psychotherapy is the only form of therapy there is.  Since only the mind can be  sick, only the mind can be healed.  Only the mind is in need of healing.  This does not appear to be the case, for the manifestations of this world seem real indeed."  A Course In Miracles
  • "Whether you believe you can do a thing or not, you are right."  Henry Ford
  • "One can't believe impossible things," Alice said. 
    "I daresay you haven't had much practice," said the Queen.  "When I was your age, I always did it for half an hour a day.  Why, sometimes I've believed as many as 6 impossible things before breakfast."  From Alice in Wonderland
  • "Yesterday's thoughts have created your present.  Today's thoughts are creating your future."  James Newman
  • "Cherish your visions and your dreams, as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements." Napoleon Hill
  • "Our duty as people is to proceed as if limits to our ability did not exist.  We are collaborators in creation."  Pierre Chardin
  • "I am neither an optimist nor a pessimist.  I am a possibilitist."  Max Lerner
  • "Do just once what others say you can't do, and you will never pay attention to their limitations again." James R. Cook
  • "The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible."  Arthur C. Clarke
  • "Nor do I hear in my imagination the parts successively, I hear them all at once. What a delight this is!  All this inventing, this producing, takes place in a pleasing, lively dream."  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • "I dream for a living."  Steven Spielberg
  • "I'm a big fan of dreams.  Unfortunately, dreams are our first casualty in life--people seem to give them up, quicker than anything, for a 'reality'."  Kevin Costner
  • "I dream a lot. I do more painting when I'm not painting."  Andrew Wyeth
  • "Your outer circumstances are but a reflection of your inner thoughts."  Various authors
  • "When everyone thinks alike, no one thinks very much."  Walter Lippmann
  • "Some people see things as they are and say why.  I dream things that never were and say why not?"  Robert F. Kennedy
  • "You must be the change you wish to see in the world."  Mahatma Gandhi
  • "As long as you are going to be thinking anyway, think big."  Donald Trump
  • "Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known."  Carl Sagan
  • "You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love."  Henry Drummond
  • "Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye."  H. Jackson Browne, Jr.
  • "Loving people live in a loving world.  Hostile people live in a hostile world.  But it's the same world.  How come?"  Dr. Wayne Dyer
  • "Enjoy life.  There's plenty of time to be dead."  Anon.
  • "Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance."  Confucius
  • "I am imagination.  I can see what the eyes cannot see. I can hear what the ears cannot hear.  I can feel what the heart cannot feel." 
    Peter Nivio Zarlenga
  • "You can make your life into a grand ever-evolving work of art.  The key is your thoughts, the wondrous invisible part of you that is your spiritual soul."  Dr. Wayne Dyer
  • "Honesty is the first chapter in the book of Wisdom."  Thomas Jefferson
  • "The real test of friendship is: can you do literally nothing with the other person? Can you enjoy those moments of life that are utterly simple."  Eugene Kennedy
  • "The only difference between a tax man and a taxidermist is that the taxidermist leaves the skin." Mark Twain
  • "Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain.  It's not something you learn in school.  But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything."  Muhammad Ali
  • "You get the best out of others when you give the best of yourself."  Harry Firestone
  • "You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true.  You may have to work for it, however."  Richard Bach
  • "There are no passengers on spaceship earth.  We're all crew."  Marshall McLuhan
  • "The whole world steps aside for the man who knows where he is going."  Anon.
  • "Imagine the Creator as a stand up comedian -- and at once the world becomes understandable."  H.L. Mencken
  • "Don't let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to start where he was."  Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • "How do you get world peace.  You get world peace through inner peace. If you've got a world full of people who have inner peace, then you have a peaceful world."  Dr. Wayne Dyer
  • "We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them."  Kahlil Gibran
  • "It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot irreverence to their studies; they are not to worship what is known, but to question it."  Jacob Chanowski
  • "Today is yesterday's tomorrow." Rich Bateman
  • "You can complain because roses have thorns or you can rejoice because thorns have roses."  Ziggy
  • "Every exit is an entry somewhere" Tom Stoppard
  • "If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there."  Anonymous
  • "No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit."  Helen Keller
  • "In every culture and in every medical tradition before ours, healing was accomplished by moving energy." 
    Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, Nobel Laureate in Medicine
  • "If you want to be happy for a year, win the lottery.  If you want to be happy for a lifetime, love what you do."  Unknown
  • "He who angers you, conquers you."  Elizabeth Kenny
  • "Advice is like snow--the softer it falls, the longer it dwells, and the deeper it sinks into the mind."
  • "Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.  For, indeed, they are the only ones who ever have."  Margaret Mead
  • "What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us." Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • "A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can let alone."  Henry David Thoreau
  • "I would like to live as a poor man with lots of money."  Pablo Picasso
  • "My richness consists not in the extent of my possessions; but in the fewness of my wants."  J. Brotherton
  • "The real measure of your wealth is how much you would be worth if you lost all your money."  Anon
  • "Nothing is so strong as gentleness."  Ralph W. Sockman
  • "To confine our attention to terrestrial matters would limit the human spirit."  Stephen Hawking
  • "The scientific theory I like best is that the rings of Saturn are composed entirely of lost airline luggage."  Mark Russell
  • "Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results."  Albert Einstein
  • "Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change."  Dr. Wayne Dyer
  • "Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves."  J. Barrie
  • "To be a revolutionary, you have to care about people who have no power."  Anon.
  • "If we don't change direction soon, we'll end up where we're going."  Prof. Irwin Corey
  • "Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world."  George Bernard Shaw
  • "If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent Him."  Voltaire
  • "When they discover the center of the universe, a lot of people will be disappointed to discover that they are not it."  Bernard Bailey
  • "Never look down on a person unless you are helping him up."  Jesse Jackson
  • "We can escape the prison of our own beliefs and enter the Palace of Possibilities when we allow ourselves to be astonished by everything." 
    Gary Craig
  • "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us."  Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • "Where there is love, there is life."  Mahatma Gandhi
  • "Love builds bridges where there are none."  R. H. Delaney
  • "You don't love a woman because she is beautiful, but she is beautiful because you love her."  Anon.
  • "Imagination is more important than knowledge.  Knowledge is limited.  Imagination encircles the world."  Albert Einstein
  • "There is a boundary to people's passions when they act from feelings; but none when they are under the influence of imagination."  Edmund Burke
  • "We become what we think about all day long.  The question is, what do you think about?"  Dr. Wayne Dyer
  • "Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing.  You get to choose."  Dr. Wayne Dyer
  • "I'll never know whether a woman loves me or Elvis Presley."  Elvis Presley
  • "I strive to be as good a person as my dog thinks I am."  Unknown
  • "Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom."  Thomas Jefferson
  • "It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life than no one can sincerely try to help another without helping their self."  Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • "The best minds are not in government.  If any were, business would steal them away."  Ronald Reagan
  • "Even if you are on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there."  Will Rogers
  • "You get the best out of others when you give the best of yourself."  Harry Firestone
  • "You think that death is of the body.  Yet it is but an idea, irrelevant to what is seen as physical." A Course In Miracles
  • "When everyone thinks alike, no one thinks very much."  Walter Lippmann
  • "Some people see things as they are and say why.  I dream things that never were and say why not?"  Robert F. Kennedy
  • "You must be the change you wish to see in the world."  Mahatma Gandhi
  • "As long as you are going to be thinking anyway, think big."  Donald Trump
  • "Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known."  Carl Sagan
  • "You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love."  Henry Drummond
  • "Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye."  H. Jackson Browne, Jr.
  • "Loving people live in a loving world.  Hostile people live in a hostile world.  But it's the same world.  How come?"  Dr. Wayne Dyer
  • "Enjoy life.  There's plenty of time to be dead."  Anon.
  • "Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance."  Confucius
  • "I am imagination.  I can see what the eyes cannot see. I can hear what the ears cannot hear.  I can feel what the heart cannot feel." 
    Peter Nivio Zarlenga
  • "You can make your life into a grand ever-evolving work of art.  The key is your thoughts, the wondrous invisible part of you that is your spiritual soul."  Dr. Wayne Dyer
  • "Honesty is the first chapter in the book of Wisdom."  Thomas Jefferson
  • "The real test of friendship is: can you do literally nothing with the other person? Can you enjoy those moments of life that are utterly simple."  Eugene Kennedy
  • "The only difference between a tax man and a taxidermist is that the taxidermist leaves the skin."  Mark Twain
  • "Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain.  It's not something you learn in school.  But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything."  Muhammad Ali
  • "You get the best out of others when you give the best of yourself."  Harry Firestone
  • "You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true.  You may have to work for it, however."  Richard Bach
  • "There are no passengers on spaceship earth.  We're all crew."  Marshall McLuhan
  • "The whole world steps aside for the man who knows where he is going."  Anon.
  • "Imagine the Creator as a stand up comedian -- and at once the world becomes understandable."  H.L. Mencken
  • "Don't let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to start where he was."  Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • "How do you get world peace.  You get world peace through inner peace. If you've got a world full of people who have inner peace, then you have a peaceful world."  Dr. Wayne Dyer
  • "We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them."  Kahlil Gibran
  • "It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot irreverence to their studies; they are not to worship what is known, but to question it."  Jacob Chanowski
  • "Today is yesterday's tomorrow."  Rich Bateman
  • "You can complain because roses have thorns or you can rejoice because thorns have roses."  Ziggy
  • "Every exit is an entry somewhere"  Tom Stoppard
  • "If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there."  Anonymous
  • "No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit."  Helen Keller
  • "The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude."  Friedrich Nietzsche
  • "In every culture and in every medical tradition before ours, healing was accomplished by moving energy." 
    Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, Nobel Laureate in Medicine
  • "If you want to be happy for a year, win the lottery.  If you want to be happy for a lifetime, love what you do."  Unknown
  • "He who angers you, conquers you."  Elizabeth Kenny
  • "Advice is like snow--the softer it falls, the longer it dwells, and the deeper it sinks into the mind." 
  • "Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.  For, indeed, they are the only ones who ever have."  Margaret Mead
  • "What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us."  Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • "A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can let alone."  Henry David Thoreau
  • "I would like to live as a poor man with lots of money."  Pablo Picasso
  • "My richness consists not in the extent of my possessions; but in the fewness of my wants."  J. Brotherton
  • "The real measure of your wealth is how much you would be worth if you lost all your money."  Anon
  • "Nothing is so strong as gentleness."  Ralph W. Sockman
  • "To confine our attention to terrestrial matters would limit the human spirit."  Stephen Hawking
  • "The scientific theory I like best is that the rings of Saturn are composed entirely of lost airline luggage."  Mark Russell
  • "Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results."  Albert Einstein
  • "Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change."  Dr. Wayne Dyer
  • "Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves."  J. Barrie
  • "To be a revolutionary, you have to care about people who have no power."  Anon.
  • "If we don't change direction soon, we'll end up where we're going."  Prof. Irwin Corey
  • "Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world."  George Bernard Shaw
  • "When they discover the center of the universe, a lot of people will be disappointed to discover that they are not it."  Bernard Bailey
  • "Never look down on a person unless you are helping him up."  Jesse Jackson
  • "Love builds bridges where there are none."  R. H. Delaney
  • "You don't love a woman because she is beautiful, but she is beautiful because you love her."  Anon.
  • "Imagination is more important than knowledge.  Knowledge is limited.  Imagination encircles the world."  Albert Einstein
  • "There is a boundary to people's passions when they act from feelings; but none when they are under the influence of imagination."  Edmund Burke
  • "We become what we think about all day long.  The question is, what do you think about?"  Dr. Wayne Dyer
  • "Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing.  You get to choose."  Dr. Wayne Dyer
  • "It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life than no one can sincerely try to help another without helping their self."  Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • "The best minds are not in government.  If any were, business would steal them away."  Ronald Reagan
  • "Even if you are on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there." Will Rogers
  • "You get the best out of others when you give the best of yourself."  Harry Firestone
  • "It's always too early to quit."  Norman Vincent Peale
  • "There are no passengers on spaceship earth.  We are all crew"  Marshall McLuhan
  • "All those who have achieved great things have been great dreamers."  Orison Swett Marden
  • "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."  Eleanor Roosevelt
  • "Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain.  It's not something you learn in school.  But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything."  Muhammad Ali
  • "Most people don't know there are angels whose only job is to make sure you don't get too comfortable & fall asleep & miss your life." 
    Brian Andreas
  • "Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away."  Unknown
  • "We do not stop playing because we grow old.  We grow old because we stop playing." Unknown
  • "Look at everything as though you were seeing it for the first time or the last time.  Then your time on earth will be filled with glory." Betty Smith
  • "The only way to have a friend is to be one."  Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • "It's kind of fun to do the impossible."  Walt Disney
  • "Don't let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to start where he was."  Lao-Tzu
  • "The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude."  Friedrich Nietzsche
  • "The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the more clearly we should see through it."  Jean Paul
  • "If they can make penicillin out of moldy bread, they can sure make something out of you."  Muhammad Ali
  • "War does not determine who is right--only who is left."  Bertrand Russell
  • "I'm fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in."  George McGovern
  • "When everyone thinks alike, no one thinks very much."  Walter Lippmann
  • "Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect."  Mark Twain
  • "The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life."  Muhammad Ali
  • "The brain is a wonderful organ.  It starts working the moment you get up in the morning and doesn't stop until you get into the office." 
    Robert Frost
  • "Minds are like parachutes; they work best when open."  Lord Thomas Dewar
  • "We are what we think.  All that we are arises from our thoughts.  With our thoughts, we make the world."  Buddha
  • "If 'progress' keeps up, man will atrophy all his limbs except for the push-button finger."  Frank Lloyd Wright
  • "Use what talent you possess.  The woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best."  Henry Van Dyke
  • "Success is how high you bounce after you hit bottom."  General George Patton
  • "There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still."  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • "You must be the change you wish to see in the world."  Mahatma Gandhi
  • "The world is so fast that there are days when the person who says it can't be done is interrupted by the person doing it."  Unknown
  • "Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be President, but they don't want them to become politicians in the process."  John Fitzgerald Kennedy
  • "Money talks, but all mine ever says is good-bye."  Anonymous
  • "If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worried about one year ago today."  A Rotarian
  • "When you go into court you are putting your fate in the hands of 12 people that weren't smart enough to get out of jury duty."  Norm Crosby
  • "Going to a junkyard is a sobering experience.  There you can see the ultimate destination of almost everything we desire."  Roger von Oech
  • "The difference between a boss and a true leader;  a boss says "Go!" - a true leader says, "Let's go!"  E. M. Kelly
  • "Nobody really cares if you're miserable, so you might as well be happy."  Cynthia Nelms
  • "Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that.  Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that."  Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • "If you can't return a favor, pass it on"  Louise Brown
  • "Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others, cannot keep it from themselves."  James Barrie
  • "If you can learn from hard knocks, you can also learn from soft touches."  Carolyn Kenmore
  • "Experience is not what happens to you;  it's what you do with what happens to you."  Aldous Huxley
  • "Choose your friends by their character and your socks by their color. Choosing your socks by their character makes no sense, and choosing your friends by their color is unthinkable."  Anonymous
  • "The way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit for doing them."  Benjamin Jowett
  • "Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect."  Mark Twain
  • "Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."  Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • "The measure of a man's real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out."  Thomas B. Macaulay
  • "Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking."  H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  • "The definition of a beautiful woman is one who loves me."  Sloan Wilson
  • "The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched--they must be felt with the heart."  Helen Keller
  • "Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it within us or find it now."  Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • "A person who aims at nothing is sure to hit it."  Unknown
  • "The real measure of your wealth is how much you would be worth if you lost all your money."  Unknown
  • "A person who aims at nothing is sure to hit it."  Anonymous
  • "Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."  Albert Einstein
  • "Problems are opportunities in work clothes."  Henry Kaiser
  • "Do all things with love."  Og Mandino
  • "The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart."  Helen Keller
  • "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 parable
  • "You can complain because roses have thorns, or you can rejoice because thorns have roses."  Ziggy
  • "I would rather be a could-be if I cannot be an are,
    Because a could-be is a maybe that is reaching for a star.
    I would rather be a has-been than a might-have-been, by far,
    For a might-have-been has never been, but a has was once an are.  Milton Berle
  • "No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway to the human spirit."  Helen Keller
  • "Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there."  Will Rogers
  • "Champions aren't made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them: A desire, a dream, a vision. They have to have last-minute stamina, they have to be a little faster, they have to have the skill and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill." 
    Muhammad Ali
  • "If you want to feel rich, just count all the things you have that money can't buy."  Anon
  • "People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit.  Most people succeed because they are determined to." George Allen
  • "You can't move forward until you let go of where you are."  Unknown
  • "Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new."  Albert Einstein
  • "It's what you learn after you know it all that counts."  John Wooden
  • "Two things are infinite:  The universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe."  Albert Einstein
  • "To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan.  You should wear it inside, where it functions best."  Margaret Thatcher
  • "Become a possibilitarian.  No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities--always see them, for they're always there."  Norman Vincent Peale
  • "It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up."  Vince Lombardi
  • "You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist."  Golda Meir
  • "Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally."  Abraham Lincoln
  • "The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor" 
    Vince Lombardi
  • "Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."  Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • "Everything should be made as simple as possible--but not simpler"  Albert Einstein
  • "Whether you think you can or think you can't -- you are right." Henry Ford
  • "Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all."  Albert Einstein
  • "Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil and you're a thousand miles from the corn field"  Dwight Eisenhower
  • "My most brilliant achievement was the ability to persuade my wife to marry me."  Winston Churchill
  • "You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you."  Dale Carnegie
  • "There are only two ways to live your life.  One is as though nothing is a miracle.  The other is as though everything is a miracle."  Albert Einstein
  • "For greater peace of mind, resign as General Chairman of the Universe"  Unknown
  • "To hang on to the past is to die a little each day."  Howard Wight
  • "Imagination is more important than knowledge."  Albert Einstein
  • "Being against anything weakens you, while being for something empowers you."  Dr. Wayne Dyer
  • "If a person sweeps streets for a living, he should sweep them as Michelangelo painted, as Beethoven composed, as Shakespeare wrote." 
    Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • "Love is the way I walk in Gratitude"  A Course In Miracles
  • "There is no scarcity of opportunity to make a living at what you love.  There's only a scarcity of resolve to make it happen."  Dr. Wayne Dyer
  • "Psychotherapy is the only form of therapy there is.  Since only the mind can be sick, only the mind can be healed."  A Course in Miracles
  • "As long as you are going to be thinking anyway, think big"  Donald Trump
  • "The choice to judge, rather than to know, is the cause of the loss of peace."  A Course in Miracles
  • "How old would you be if you didn't know how old you were?"  Dr. Wayne Dyer
  • "It is as sure that those who hold grievances will suffer guilt, as it is that those who forgive will find peace."  A Course In Miracles
  • "Nothing will change until you do"  Howard Wight
  • "Argue for your limitations and they are yours.  Argue for your possibilities and they are yours as well."  Various authors
  • "Fear binds the world.  Forgiveness sets it free"  A Course in Miracles
  • "No one can make you feel bad about yourself without your consent."  Howard Wight
  • "True Inner serenity will always elude those who sit in judgment, since they use up their life energy in anger at what is."  Dr. Wayne Dyer
  • "A man is never a failure until he blames someone else."  Charlie "Tremendous" Jones
  • "The most handicapped person in the world is a negative thinker."  Heather Whitestone, Miss America. (she is deaf)
  • "I do not believe. I know.  I have had the experience of being gripped by something that is far stronger than myself, something that people call God."  Carl Jung
  • "What is fear except love's absence?"  A Course In Miracles
  • "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams"  Eleanor Roosevelt
  • "Special-ness always makes comparisons.  It is established by a lack seen in another, and maintained by searching for, and keeping clear in sight, all lacks in can perceive."  A Course In Miracles
  • "It's never too late to have a happy childhood."  Anthony Robbins
  • "The elevator to success is out of order today.  You're going to have to take the stairway one step at a time."  Dr. Wayne Dyer
  • "It is the conscious, thinking mind that decides what the body is capable of accomplishing.  If that part of the mind could be bypassed, apparently there would be no limits to what we could do."  Doug Hooper
  • "You think that death is of the body.  Yet it is but an idea, irrelevant to what is seen as physical."  A Course In Miracles
  • "Let me look on the world I see as the representation of my own state of mind.  I know that my own state of mind can change, and so I also know the world I see can change as well."  A Course in Miracles
  • "The highest form of ignorance is to reject something you know nothing about."  Dr. Wayne Dyer
  • "Pessimists ask why.  Optimists ask why not."  Howard Wight
  • "From judgment comes a world condemned.  And from forgiving thoughts a gentle world comes forth."  A Course in Miracles
  • "This I know.  Those among you who will be happy are those who have sought and learned to serve." Dr. Albert Schweitzer
  • "Let us be glad that you will see what you believe, and that it has been given you to change what you believe"  A Course In Miracles
  • "Perception selects, and makes the world you see.  It literally picks it out as the mind directs.  For what you look for you are far more likely to discover than what you could prefer to overlook."  A Course In Miracles
  • "When you live on a round planet, there's no choosing sides."  Dr. Wayne Dyer
  • "He who would not forgive must judge, for he must justify his failure to forgive."  A Course In Miracles
  • "It is unfortunate that we were not indoctrinated at an early age with the knowledge of the importance of our thoughts."  Doug Hooper
  • "Your reputation is in the hands of others.  That's what a reputation is.  You can't control that.  The only thing you can control is your character." Dr. Wayne Dyer
  • "Understand that you do not respond to anything directly, but to your interpretation of it.  Your interpretation thus becomes the justification for the response."  A Course In Miracles
  • "How you perceive yourself will be reflected in how you perceive others."  Howard Wight
  • "Alone we can do nothing, but together our minds fuse into something whose power is far beyond the power of its separate parts." 
    A Course In Miracles
  • "If you want to be confident, but normally don't act that way, today, just this once, act in the physical world the way you think a confident person would."  Dr. Wayne Dyer
  • "You become what you think about most of the time." Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • "A new idea is delicate.  It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn; it can be stabbed to death by a quip and worried to death by a frown on the right man's brow."  Charles Brower
  • "The mind which means that all it wants is peace must join with other minds, for that is how peace is obtained."  A Course In Miracles
  • "Attitude is to life as location is to real estate" Howard Wight
  • "The mind which serves the spirit is at peace and filled with joy" A Course In Miracles
  • "Your body is the garage where you park your soul."  Dr. Wayne Dyer
  • "When a person changes inwardly--which begins with a change in his thinking--his outer circumstances must change."  Doug Hooper
  • "The mind that serves spirit is invulnerable"  A Course In Miracles
  • "There is not much left to do but bury a man when the last of his dreams is dead."  Doug Hooper
  • "Change is inevitable.  Growth is optional." Howard Wight
  • "If you are ultimately going to do something important that will make a real difference, do it now." Howard Wight
  • "A sense of purpose is not something that you find; it's something that you are."  Dr. Wayne Dyer
  • "There is a place in you where there is perfect peace.  There is a place in your where nothing is impossible." A Course In Miracles
  • "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."  Eleanor Roosevelt
  • "You can come to a beautiful temple every Sunday, and you can practice all kinds of Bible sayings, and you can label yourself with the most fantastic tags that you can come up with, but you won't find your heart in a temple if you don't have a temple in your heart."  Dr. Wayne Dyer
  • "You must do the thing you think you cannot do."  Eleanor Roosevelt
  • "The world is nothing in itself.  Your mind must give it meaning." A Course In Miracles
  • "The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen."  Frank Lloyd Wright
  • "Suffering comes from needing things to be different.  When you stop that, your suffering stops.  You can want things, but it is needing them that must go."   Dr. Wayne Dyer
  • When people ask "How are you?", the usual response is to routinely say, "Fine, thank you."   As a change of pace, I sometimes use the responses below.  Try them and watch how they tend to uplift others.
    "Awesome, and, for me, that's a bad day!"
    "If I was any better, I couldn't stand myself!"
    "I feel sorry for anyone who isn't me!"
  • Q.  Why is everyone so happy here except me?
    A.  Because they have learned to see goodness and beauty everywhere," said the Master
    Q.  Why don't I see goodness and beauty everywhere?
    A.  Because you cannot see outside of you what you fail to see inside.  Anthony de Mello
    My Great Grandmother passed this down.  Little things matter and can make a huge difference at times.
    For want of a nail the shoe was lost.
    For want of a shoe the horse was lost.
    For want of a horse the rider was lost.
    For want of a rider the battle was lost.
    For want of a battle the kingdom was lost.
    And all for the want of a horseshoe nail.