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Thursday, July 07, 2005

Life Path Quotes

"You make a living by what you get. You make a life by what you give."

- Winston Churchill

"Every person that I have known who has been truly happy, has learned how to serve others."

- Albert Schweitzer

"The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you're still a rat."

- Lily Tomlin

"Life is like a coin. You can spend it any way you wish. But you can only spend it once."

- Miguel de Cervantes

"Be the change you wish to see in the world."

- Mahatma Gandhi

"If the things we believe are different than the things we do, there can be no true happiness."

- Dana Telford

"It is only with the heart one can see rightly. What is essential is invisible to the eye."

- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"For this is the journey that men make: to find themselves. If they fail in this, it doesn’t matter much what else they find."

- James A. Michener

"I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody."

- Bill Cosby

"My objective in life is not to have a spiritual life that is separate from the rest of my life."

- Ed McCracken

"The goal is not to have but to be, not to own but to give, not to control but to share, not to subdue but to be in accord… not to amass, but to face sacred moments."

- Abraham Heschel

"Possessing material comforts in no way guarantees happiness. Only spiritual wealth can bring true happiness. If that is correct, should business be concerned only with the material aspect of life and leave the care of the human spirit to religion?"

- Konosuke Matshushita

"Success means living the life of the heart."

- Francis Ford Coppola

"Where the spirit does not work with the hand, there is no art."

- Leonardo da Vinci

"The size of your success is determined by the size of your belief."

- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"Work can provide the opportunity for spiritual and personal, as well as financial, growth. If it doesn't, we are wasting far too much of our lives on it."

- James Autry

"Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing."

- Theodore Roosevelt

"You see things, and you say, "Why?" But I dream things that never were, and I say, "Why not?"

- George Bernard Shaw

"To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition."

- Samuel Johnson

"Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go."

- T. S. Eliot

"To be successful, have your heart in your business, and your business in your heart."

- Thomas Watson

"All progress depends on the unreasonable man. The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man persists in trying to adapt the world to himself."

- George Bernard Shaw

"Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it."

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"I am looking for a lot of men who have an infinite capacity to not know what can't be done."

- Henry Ford

"It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare. It is because we do not dare that they are difficult."

- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for?"

- Robert Browning

"If you really want to help this world, what you will have to do is teach how to live in it."

- Joseph Campbell

"Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others."

- Winston Churchill

"A musician must make his music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to ultimately be at peace with himself."

- Abraham Maslow

"A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature."

- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"If we don't change our direction, we are likely to end up where we are headed."

- Ancient Chinese Proverb

"If he was to become himself, he must find a way to assemble the parts of his dreams into one whole."

- George Eliot

"To be independent of public opinion is the first formal condition of achieving anything great."

- Georg Wilhelm Hegel

"The world will never starve for want of wonders, but for want of wonder."

- G. K. Chesterton

"The moment that one definitely commits one's self, then Providence moves, too."

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Profit and morality are a hard combination to beat."

- Hubert Humphrey

"Many people have the wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose."

- Helen Keller

"Anyone who proposes to do good must not expect people to roll stones out of his way, but must accept his lot calmly, even if they roll a few more upon it."

- Albert Schweitzer

"This is the true joy in life: The being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one. The being a force of nature…"

- George Bernard Shaw

"There is no security in life, only opportunity."

- Mark Twain

"Two roads diverge in a wood, and I-

I took the one less traveled by,

And that has made all the difference."

- Robert Frost

"To venture causes anxiety. Not to venture is to lose oneself."

- Soren Kierkegaard

"Fortune favors the audacious."

- Desiderius Erasmus

"Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow."

- Norman Vincent Peale

"There is a growing legion of businesspeople who are hungry to build something of enduring character on a set of values they can be proud of."

- Jim Collins

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has."

- Margaret Mead

"The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can't find them, make them."

- George Bernard Shaw

"He broke new ground -- because he had the courage to go ahead without asking whether others were following or even understood."

- Dag Hammarskjold

"All work that is worth anything is done in faith."

- Albert Schweitzer

"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage."

- Anais Nin

"Don't be afraid to follow your bliss, and doors will open where you didn't know they were going to be."

- Joseph Campbell

"If you think you're too small to make a difference, you've never been in bed with a mosquito."

- Anita Roddick


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