Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Quotes to Live By

I enjoy inspiring quotes. Reading them are a quick way to get back into a healthy mental and emotional zone. Below is a list of various sayings I have jotted down in margins and spaces of my day timer. Sources when known are quoted.

--All progress depends on the unreasonable man. (George Bernard Shaw) The reasonable person tries to adapt to the world whereas the unreasonable man adapts the world to himself.

--Your body has to go a long way, so make sure you take care of it.

--Retirement -- It's a time to step forward and engage with the world -- on your own terms.

--When attempting to fight fire with fire, remember that the fire department uses water.

--People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they're not on your road doesn't mean they've gotten lost. (Dalai Lama)

--Too many people miss the silver lining because they're expecting gold. (Pablo Casals)

--When I'm anxious, it is because I am living in the future. When I'm depressed, it is because I am living in the past.

--Those who do not know how to fight worry die young. (Dale Carnegie)

--With money you can buy a house but not a home.
With money you can buy a clock but not time.
With money you can buy a bed but not sleep.
With money you can buy a book but not knowledge.
With money you can see a doctor but not good health.
With money you can buy a position buy not respect.
With money you can buy blood buy not life.
With money you can buy sex but not love. (Chinese proverb)

--When we are motivated by goals that have deep meaning, by dreams that need completion, by pure love that need expressing, then we truly live life. (Greg Anderson)

--He who says he never needs help most does.

--You know you are rich when you can afford anything you want and you don't want anything.

--Worry does not empty tomorrow of its troubles...it empties today of its strengths. (Mary Engelbreit)

--Speed is irrelevant, if you are traveling in the wrong direction. (Gandhi)

--Worry and Obsession is a form of mental abuse--stop doing that! (Melody Beattie)

--Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired. (Jules Renard)

--Fear less, hope more; Whine less, breathe more; Talk less, say more; Hate less, love more; And all good things are yours. (Swedish Proverb)

No comments:

Post a Comment