Be An Observer Rather Than Just A Watcher - Observation Quotes

~Nothing has such power to broaden the mind as the ability to investigate systematically and truly all that comes under thy observation in life~ Marcus Aurelius

~If I were to prescribe one process in the training of men which is fundamental to success in any direction, it would be thoroughgoing training in the habit of accurate observation. It is a habit which every one of us should be seeking ever more to perfect~ Eugene G. Grace

~All of us are watchers...of television, of time clocks, of traffic on the freeway...but few are observers. Everyone is looking, not many are seeing~ Peter M. Leschak

~Every man who observes vigilantly and resolves steadfastly grows unconsciously into genius~ Edward G. Bulwer-lytton

~The observation of nature is part of an artist's life, it enlarges his form [and] knowledge, keeps him fresh and from working only by formula, and feeds inspiration~ Henry Moore

There Is Never Enough For The Greedy - Greed Quotes

~There is enough in the world for everyone's need, but not enough for everyone's greed~ Frank Buchman

~Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's need, but not every man's greed~ Mahatma Gandhi

~He who is greedy is always in want~ Horace

~If youre not greedy you will go far, you will live in happiness too... like the oompa.... loompa.... doompity do~ Ooompa Loompas

~A Native American grandfather talking to his young grandson tells the boy he has two wolves inside of him struggling with each other. The first is the wolf of peace, love and kindness. The other wolf is fear, greed and hatred. "Which wolf will win, grandfather?" asks the young boy. "Whichever one I feed," is the reply~Native American Proverb

Merry Christmas - Christmas Quotes

~There's more, much more, to Christmas Than candlelight and cheer; It's the spirit of sweet friendship That brightens all year. It's thoughtfulness and kindness, It's hope reborn again, For peace, for understanding, And for goodwill to men~ Author Unknown

~The best Christmas of all is the presence of a happy family all wrapped up with one another~

~Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas~ Calvin Coolidge

~Let us keep Christmas beautiful Without a thought of greed, That it might live forevermore To fill our every need, That it shall not be just a day, But last a lifetime through, The miracle of Christmastime That brings God close to you~ Ann Schultz

~Until one feels the spirit of Christmas, there is no Christmas. All else is outward display - so much tinsel and decorations. For it isn't the holly, it isn't the snow. It isn't the tree not the firelight's glow. It's the warmth that comes to the heart~ Author Unknown

When You Visualize You Materialize - Visualization Quotes

~Visualization and belief in a pattern of reality, Activates the creative power of Realization~ A. L. Linall, Jr

~Make sure you visualize what you really want, not what someone else wants for you~ Jerry Gillies

~Ordinary people believe only in the possible. Extraordinary people visualize not what is possible or probable, but rather what is impossible. And by visualizing the impossible, they begin to see it as possible~ Cherie Carter-Scott

~Visualize this thing that you want, see it, feel it, believe in it. Make your mental blue print, and begin to build~ Robert Collier

~People who soar are those who refuse to sit back, sigh and wish things would change. They neither complain of their lot nor passively dream of some distant ship coming in. Rather, they visualize in their minds that they are not quitters; they will not allow life's circumstances to push them down and hold them under~ Author Unknown

Quitters Never Have A Chance At Success - Quit Quotes

~Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit~ Conrad Hilton

~Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because they quit playing~ Oliver Wendell Holmes

~Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever~ Lance Armstrong

~People who soar are those who refuse to sit back, sigh and wish things would change. They neither complain of their lot nor passively dream of some distant ship coming in. Rather, they visualize in their minds that they are not quitters; they will not allow life's circumstances to push them down and hold them under~ Author Unknown

~Whenever you make a mistake or get knocked down by life, don't look back at it too long. Mistakes are life's way of teaching you. Your capacity for occasional blunders is inseparable from your capacity to reach your goals. No one wins them all, and your failures, when they happen, are just part of your growth. Shake off your blunders. How will you know your limits without an occasional failure? Never quit. Your turn will come~ Og Mandino

True Generosity Is Given Unconditionally - Generosity Quotes

~Generosity is not giving me that which I need more than you do, but it is giving me that which you need more than I do~ Kahlil Gibran

~Generosity during life is a very different thing from generosity in the hour of death; one proceeds from genuine liberality and benevolence, the other from pride or fear~ Horace Mann

~Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present~ Albert Camus

~Really big people are, above everything else, courteous, considerate and generous - not just to some people in some circumstances - but to everyone all the time~ Thomas J. Watson

~Happiness exists on earth, and it is won through prudent exercise of reason, knowledge of the harmony of the universe, and constant practice of generosity~ Jose Marti

Good Habits Lead To Excellence - Habit Quotes

~We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit~ Aristotle

~Habit is either the best of servants or the worst of masters~ Nathaniel Emmons

~Bad habits are like a comfortable bed, easy to get into, but hard to get out of~ Proverb

~Any act often repeated soon forms a habit; and habit allowed, steady gains in strength, At first it may be but as a spider's web, easily broken through, but if not resisted it soon binds us with chains of steel~ Tryon Edwards

~Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going~ Jim Rohn

The Divine Art Of Meditation - Meditation Quotes

~Meditation brings wisdom; lack of mediation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what hold you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom~ Buddha

~If we know the divine art of concentration, if we know the divine art of meditation, if we know the divine art of contemplation, easily and consciously we can unite the inner world and the outer world~ Sri Chinmoy

~Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in Eternal awareness or Pure consciousness without objectification, knowing without thinking, merging finitude in infinity~ Voltaire

~No great work has ever been produced except after a long interval of still and musing meditation~ Walter Bagehot

~We could say that meditation doesn't have a reason or doesn't have a purpose. In this respect it's unlike almost all other things we do except perhaps making music and dancing. When we make music we don't do it in order to reach a certain point, such as the end of the composition. If that were the purpose of music then obviously the fastest players would be the best. Also, when we are dancing we are not aiming to arrive at a particular place on the floor as in a journey. When we dance, the journey itself is the point, as when we play music the playing itself is the point. And exactly the same thing is true in meditation. Meditation is the discovery that the point of life is always arrived at in the immediate moment~ Alan Watts

Every Moment Is A Miracle To Be Treasured - Miracle Quotes

~There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; you can live as if everything is a miracle~ Albert Einstein

~One of the great undiscovered joys of life comes from doing everything one attempts to the best of one's ability. There is a special sense of satisfaction, a pride in surveying such a work, a work which is rounded, full, exact, complete in its parts, which the superficial person who leaves his or her work in a slovenly, slipshod, half-finished condition, can never know. It is this conscientious completeness which turns any work into art. The smallest task, well done, becomes a miracle of achievement~ Og Mandino

~Miracles happen everyday, change your perception of what a miracle is and you'll see them all around you~ Jon Bon Jovi

~A miracle is an event which creates faith. That is the purpose and nature of miracles. Frauds deceive. An event which creates faith does not deceive: therefore it is not a fraud, but a miracle~ George Bernard Shaw

~Miracles are God's way of saying, "I'm still here!" Since every moment, every person, and every thing is a miracle, we can be sure that God is ALWAYS here~ Dexter W. Francois(QuoteGuy)

Listening Is A Creative Force - Listening Quotes

~The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. Just listen. Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention... A loving silence often has far more power to heal and to connect than the most well-intentioned words~ Rachel Naomi Remen

~I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen~ Ernest Hemingway

~When I have been listened to and when I have been heard, I am able to re-perceive my world in a new way and to go on. It is astonishing how elements that seem insoluble become soluble when someone listens, how confusions that seem irremediable turn into relatively clear flowing streams when one is heard. I have deeply appreciated the times that I have experienced this sensitive, empathic, concentrated listening~ Carl R. Rogers

~Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand! Author Unknown

~So when you are listening to somebody, completely, attentively, then you are listening not only to the words, but also to the feeling of what is being conveyed, to the whole of it, not part of it~ Jiddu Krishnamurti

One Love - Bob Marley Quotes

~Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don't complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief, and jealousy. Don't bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake Up and Live!~ Bob Marley

~Me only have one ambition, y'know. I only have one thing I really like to see happen. I like to see mankind live together. Black, White, Chinese, EVERYONE. That's all~ Bob Marley

~Emancipate yourself from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds~ Bob Marley

~Don’t gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver or gold~ Bob Marley

~My life is not important to me, but other people life important. Me, life only important if I can help plenty people. If me my life is just me, my one security....then me no want it. My life is for people. That's what me is~ Bob Marley

All We Have Is Today So Forget Yesterday - Yesterday Quotes

~Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow, a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day~ Sanskrit Proverb

~There are two days in the week on which I never worry; One is yesterday and the other is tomorrow~ Robert Burdette

~Yesterday is a canceled check: Forget it. Tomorrow is a promissory note: Don't count on it. Today is ready cash: Use it!~ Edwin Bliss

~Clogged with yesterday's excess, the body drags the mind down with it~ Horace

~If you're still hanging onto a dead dream of yesterday, laying flowers on its grave by the hour, you cannot be planting the seeds for a new dream to grow today~ Joyce Chapman

Judge Not Before You Judge Yourself - Judgement Quotes

~If you judge people, you have no time to love them~ Mother Teresa

~We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started~ Henry Ward Beecher

~I can have peace of mind only when I forgive rather than judge~ Gerald Jampolsky

~Men judge us by the success of our efforts. God looks at the efforts themselves~ Charlotte Bronte

~When I am able to resist the temptation to judge others, I can see them as teachers of forgiveness in my life, reminding me that I can only have peace of mind when I forgive rather than judge~ Gerald Jampolsky

Why Worry? - Worry Quotes

~It makes no sense to worry about things you have no control over because there's nothing you can do about them, and why worry about things you do control? The activity of worrying keeps you immobilized~ Wayne Dyer

~There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever~ Mohandas Gandhi

~If you ask what is the single most important key to longevity, I would have to say it is avoiding worry, stress and tension. And if you didn't ask me, I'd still have to say it~ George Burns

~Most things I worry about never happen anyway~ Tom Petty

~Worrying is like a rocking chair, it gives you something to do, but it gets you nowhere~ Glenn Turner

Understanding Leads To Peace Of Mind And Peace With Others - Understanding Quotes

~Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves~ Carl Gustav Jung

~Don't believe what your eyes are telling you. All they show is limitation. Look with your understanding, find out what you already know, and you'll see the way to fly~ Richard Bach

~Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving~ Dale Carnegie

~Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

~Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again~ Og Mandino

Remembering Jim Rohn - Jim Rohn Quotes

~Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming~ Jim Rohn

~Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention~ Jim Rohn

~If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary~ Jim Rohn

~It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You cannot make progress without making decisions~ Jim Rohn

~Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you~ Jim Rohn

Create Yourself Instead Of Trying To Find Yourself - Og Mandino Quotes

~I seek constantly to improve my manners and graces, for they are the sugar to which all are attracted~ Og Mandino

~Obstacles are necessary for success because in selling, as in all careers of importance, victory comes only after many struggles and countless defeats~ Og Mandino

~The person who knows one thing and does it better than anyone else, even if it only be the art of raising lentils, receives the crown he merits. If he raises all his energy to that end, he is a benefactor of mankind and its rewarded as such~ Og Mandino

~To do anything truly worth doing, I must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in with gusto and scramble through as well as I can~ Og Mandino

~I am here for a purpose and that purpose is to grow into a mountain, not to shrink to a grain of sand. Henceforth will I apply ALL my efforts to become the highest mountain of all and I will strain my potential until it cries for mercy~ Og Mandino

Wealth Is In Ideas Not Money - Wealth Quotes

~Wealth is the ability to fully experience life~ Henry David Thoreau

~Wealth is the product of man's capacity to think~ Ayn Rand

~Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly. It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service~ Henry Ford

~All the breaks you need in life wait within your imagination, Imagination is the workshop of your mind, capable of turning mind energy into accomplishment and wealth~ Napoleon Hill

~The only wealth which you will keep forever is the wealth you have given away~ Marcus Aurelius

Be Water My Friend - Bruce Lee Quotes

~If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them~ Bruce Lee

~The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering~ Bruce Lee

~Don't think, feel! It is like a finger pointing away to the moon. Don't concentrate on the finger or you will miss all that heavenly glory~ Bruce Lee

~I am learning to understand rather than immediately judge or to be judged. I cannot blindly follow the crowd and accept their approach. I will not allow myself to indulge in the usual manipulating game of role creation. Fortunately for me, my self-knowledge has transcended that and I have come to understand that life is best to be lived and not to be conceptualized. I am happy because I am growing daily and I am honestly not knowing where the limit lies. To be certain, every day there can be a revelation or a new discovery. I treasure the memory of the past misfortunes. It has added more to my bank of fortitude~ Bruce Lee

~Empty your mind, be formless, shapeless - like water. Now you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup, you put water into a bottle, it becomes the bottle, you put it in a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Now water can flow or it can crash. Be water, my friend~ Bruce Lee

Discover And Develop Your Unique Gift - Unique Quotes

~No matter what age you are, or what your circumstances might be, you are special, and you still have something unique to offer. Your life, because of who you are, has meaning~ Barbara De Angelis

~Let go of your attachment to being right, and suddenly your mind is more open. You're able to benefit from the unique viewpoints of others, without being crippled by your own judgment~ Ralph Marston

~What each must seek in his life never was on land or sea. It is something out of his own unique potentiality for experience, something that never has been and never could have been experienced by anyone else~ Joseph Campbell

~As we grow as unique persons, we learn to respect the uniqueness of others~ Robert H. Schuller

~Our inner strengths, experiences, and truths cannot be lost, destroyed, or taken away. Every person has an inborn worth and can contribute to the human community. We all can treat one another with dignity and respect, provide opportunities to grow toward our fullest lives and help one another discover and develop our unique gifts. We each deserve this and we all can extend it to others~ Author Unknown