Inside a Writer's Mind

Inside a Writer's Mind
“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” -- Oscar Wilde

Sunday, 13 November 2011

More Quotes I Like and Hope You Will Too

Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often more accurate than you are willing to believe.
Black, Claudia

Do not fear mistakes- there are none.
Davis, Miles

Nobody can give you wiser advice than yourself.

One learns by doing a thing; for though you think you know it, you have no certainty until you try.

Do the thing you are afraid to do and the death of fear is certain.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

The best thing about the future is that it only comes one day at a time.
Lincoln, Abraham

Many of us spend our whole lives running from feeling with the mistaken belief that you can not bear the pain. But you have already borne the pain. What you have not done is feel all you are beyond that pain.
Kahlil Gibran

Every exit is an entry somewhere else.
Stoppard, Tom

One sees great things from the valley, only small things from the peak.
Chesterton, G. K.

The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely.
Jung, Carl

To know what you prefer instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells you ought to prefer, is to have kept your soul alive.
Stevenson, Robert Louis

Stop thinking and talking about it and there is nothing you will not be able to know.
Zen Paradigm

It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that things are difficult.

There is the risk you cannot afford to take, and there is the risk you cannot afford not to take.
Drucker, Peter

With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.
Nair, Keshavan

Trust that still, small voice that says, "This might work and I'll try it."
Mariechild, Diane

Life shrinks and expands in proportion to one's courage.
Nin, Anais

Saying no can be the ultimate self-care.
Black, Claudia

I was taught that the way of progress is neither swift nor easy.
Curie, Marie

You've got to find the force inside you.
Campbell, Joseph

I need to take an emotional breath, step back and remind myself who's actually in charge of my life.
Knowlton, Judith

You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
Roosevelt, Eleanor

Once we make our decision, all things will come to us. Auspicious signs are not a superstition, but a confirmation. They are a response.
Deng Ming-Dao

The only way to pass any test is to take the test.

If you are not living on the edge, you take up too much room.
Native American saying

When I look at the world I'm pessimistic, but when I look at people I am optimistic
Rogers, Carl

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.
Roosevelt, Eleanor

The giving and receiving of pleasure is a need and an ecstasy.
Gibran, Kahlil

If you just set people in motion they'll heal themselves.
Roth Gabrielle

If anything is sacred the human body is sacred.
Whitman, Walt

Teach us to care and not to care. Teach us to sit still.
T.S. Elliot

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding. Even as the stone of the fruit must break, that its heart may stand in the sun, so must you know pain.
Gibran, Kahlil

A man's true wealth is the good he does in the world. Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror. But you are eternity and you are the mirror.
Gibran, Kahlil

To love oneself is the beginning of a life-long romance.
Wilde, Oscar

Every blade of grass has its Angel that bends over it and whispers, "Grow, Grow."
The Talmud

Nobody sees a flower really, it is so small, it takes time; we haven't time, and to see takes time, like to have a friend takes time.
O'Keefe, Georgia

Fear grows out of the things we think; it lives in our minds. Compassion grows out of the things we are,
and lives in our hearts.
Garrison, Barbara

We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men; and among those fibers, as sympathetic threads, our actions run as causes, and they come back to us as effects.
Melville, Herman

Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Rubin, Theodore Isaac

If you help others you will be helped, perhaps tomorrow, perhaps in one hundred years, but you will be helped. Nature must pay off the debt... It is a mathematical law and all life is mathematics.

To receive everything, one must open one's hands and give.
Deshimaru, Taisen

Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair but manifestations of strength and resolution.
Gibran, Kahil

Kind words can be short and easy to speak but their echoes are truly endless.
Mother Theresa

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