All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think we become.
You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
When you realize how perfect everything is you will tilt your head back and laugh at the sky
Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.
Have compassion for all beings, rich and poor alike; each has their suffering. Some suffer too much, others too little.
He is able who thinks he is able.
He who experiences the unity of life sees his own Self in all beings, and all beings in his own Self, and looks on everything with an impartial eye.
Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.
In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west; people create distinctions out of their own minds and then beleive them to be true.
It is a man’s own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.
It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.
It is better to travel well than to arrive.
Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.
No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one’s family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one’s own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.
It takes as much courage to have tried and failed as it does to have tried and succeeded – Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed we possessed- Dale Carnegie
To retaliate in kind would do nothing but intensify the existence of hate in the universe. Along the way of life, someone must have sense enough, and morality enough, to cut off the chain of hate. –Martin Luther King Jr
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love. ~ Sophocles
People need love even when they don’t deserve it. ~ Nikki Ledbetter
I wonder how many people never get the one they want, but end up with the one they’re supposed to have- Fried Green Tomatoes
I don’t know. It’s like, there’s this person that you want to be for other people. To make them proud of you. And then there’s you. And sometimes it’s hard to tell where one ends and the other begins. – Dawson’s Creek
Everyone can be okay, but it takes a real person to smile through the pain. – Michaela Marie
Courage is not defined by those who fought and did not fall … but those who fought, fell, and rose again. – Unknown
When you spend your life worrying about how others feel, you lose track of how you feel. – Unknown
I think that somehow, we learn who we really are and then live with that decision. – Eleanor Roosevelt
It’s impossible to please everyone so I suggest we all stop trying. – Jennifer Aniston
The world is so much better when you’re dreaming… – The Youth Ahead
When things are perfect, that’s when you need to worry most. – Drew Barrymore
If you tell the truth, you don’t have o remember anything- Mark Twain
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection. – Buddha
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter –MLK Jr.
Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for the truth- Benjamin Disraeli
Sometimes paper is the only thing that will listen to you. – Unknown
Your life is the sum result of all the choices you make, both consciously and unconsciously. If you can control the process of choosing, you can take control of all aspects of your life. You can find the freedom that comes from being in charge of yourself. – Robert F. Bennett
Laughter gives us distance. It allows us to step back from an event, deal with it and then move on.- Bob Newhart
Forgiving is not forgetting, it’s letting go of the hurt. – Unknown
If you want to hear the truth, listen to the heart, because it doesn’t know how to lie- Gingerale
No matter the consequence those who are honest with themselves get further in life. – Unknown
Life is like fresh fallen snow, be careful where you walk, for every step will show. – Unknown
You never find yourself until you face the truth.- Pearl Bailey
Don’t put too much in any one person…they have a habit of taking more than you may be prepared to give. – Unknown
The most wasted day of all is that which we have not laughed. – Unknown
In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility. – Eleanor Roosevelt
What we call the secret of happiness is no more a secret than our willingness to choose life. – Leo Buscaglia
Once in a while it really hits people that they don’t have to experience the world in the way they have been told to.- Alan Keightley
If youre going to get in trouble for hitting someone, you might as well do it hard. – Unknown
Funny, sometimes it’s the smallest decistions that change your life forever. – Unknown
When I do something great, no one ever seems to remember, but when I do something wrong, no one can ever seem to forget. – Unknown
Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% of how you respond to it. – Unknown
To be persuasive, we must be believable. To be believable, we must be credible. To be credible, we must be truthful.- Hellmut Walters
Truth isn’t always beauty, but the hunger for it is.- Nadine Gordimer
Learn to see things as they really are, not as we imagine they are. – Vernon Howard
There is no shame in finding someone else to be attractive, or good company. Even if they don’t like you, there is still no shame. If you happen to be fond of someone, and they’re not fond of you, it’s OK…You don’t have to wait and see if they’ll love you back. You can announce it…Joy in life comes from expressing ourselves, in taking risks and jumping in. Everyone is not going to like you. But you can like who you like.- Andrew Matthews