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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.


I heard a definition once: Happiness is health and a short memory! I wish I'd invented it, because it is very true. Audrey Hepburn

Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties. Helen Keller

Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions. Dalai Lama

There is no value in life except what you choose to place upon it and no happiness in any place except what you bring to it yourself. Henry David Thoreau

Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. Mahatma Gandhi

There are people who can do all fine and heroic things but one - keep from telling their happiness to the unhappy. Mark Twain

Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits. Thomas Jefferson

"Be glad of life, because it gives you the chance to love and to work and to play and to look up at the stars." -Henry Van Dyke

"I don't know what your destiny will be, but this one thing I do know: The only ones of you who will truly be happy are those of you who have sought and found how to serve." Albert Schweitzer

Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony.Thomas Merton

There is no investment you can make which will pay you so well as the effort to scatter sunshine and good cheer through your establishment.

Orison Swett Marden

Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude. Denis Waitley

It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come. Dalai Lama

No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.

Helen Keller

Happiness is a conscious choice, not an automatic response.

Mildred Barthel

Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.


Man falls from the pursuit of the ideal of plain living and high thinking the moment he wants to multiply his daily wants. Man's happiness really lies in contentment. Mahatma Gandhi

Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a method of traveling. Margaret Runbeck

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.

Albert Schweitzer

For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


"I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed."

Booker T. Washington

Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.

Napoleon Hill

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.

Robert Francis Kennedy

Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person we become. Jim Rohn

The secret to success is to start from scratch and keep on scratching.

Dennis Green

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Success in its highest and noblest form calls for peace of mind and enjoyment and happiness which come only to the man who has found the work that he likes best. Napoleon Hill

To laugh often and love much; to win the respect of intelligent persons and the affection of children; to earn the approbation of honest citizens and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to give of ones self; to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to have played and laughed with enthusiasm and sung with exultation; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have livedthis is to have succeeded.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You have not found your place until all your faculties are roused, and your whole nature consents and approves of the work you are doing.

Orison Swett Marden

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

First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win.

Mahatma Gandhi

Success in life is the result of good judgment. Good judgment is usually the result of experience. Experience is usually the result of bad judgment. Anthony Robbins

Ive missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. Ive lost almost 300 games. 26 times Ive been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. Ive failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. Michael Jordan

As soon as anyone starts telling you to be realistic, cross that person off your invitation list.

John Eliot

I havent failed. Ive found 10,000 ways that dont work.

Thomas Edison, when inventing the first commercial light bulb.

I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I cant accept not trying.

Michael Jordan

Men are born to succeed, not fail.

Henry David Thoreau

The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; the size of your dream; and how you handle disappointment along the way.

Robert Kiyosaki

It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.

Theodore Rosevelt

Failure is not falling down, but refusing to get back up.

Deamsian Wisdom

That some achieve great success is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.

Abraham Lincoln

There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, learning from failure.

Colin Powell

You dont get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.

Jim Rohn

Efficiency, which is doing things right, is irrelevant until you work on the right things.

Peter Drucker

Its been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste.

-Henry Ford

The real measure of your wealth is how much youd be worth if you lost all your money.

~ Unknown


People deal too much with the negative, with what is wrong...Why not try and see positive things, to just touch those things and make them bloom?

Thich Nhat Hanh

And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.Abraham Lincoln

People usually consider walking on water or in thin air a miracle. But I think the real miracle is not to walk either on water or in thin air, but to walk on earth. Every day we are engaged in a miracle which we don't even recognize: a blue sky, white clouds, green leaves, the black, curious eyes of a child -- our own two eyes. All is a miracle.

Thich Nhat Hanh

Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.

William James

Believe with all of your heart that you will do what you were made to do. Orison Swett Marden

Every blade of grass has its angel that bends over itand whispers, 'Grow, grow.'The Talmud

Meditate.Live purely. Be quiet.Do your work with mastery.Like the moon, come outfrom behind the clouds!Shine-Buddha

"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."

Mahatma Gandhi

"If you cannot be a poet, be the poem."

David Carradine

"To live content with small means; to seek elegance rather than luxury; and refinement rather than fashion; to be worthy, not respectable; and wealthy, not rich; to study hard, think quietly, talk gently, act frankly; to listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages, with open heart; to bear all cheerfully, do all bravely, await occasion, hurry never; in a word, to let the spiritual, unbidden and unconscious grow up through the common. This is to be my symphony."William Ellery Channing

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.

Albert Einstein

When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.

Alexander Graham Bell

Holding on to anything is like holding on to your breath. You will suffocate. The only way to get anything in the physical universe is by letting go of it. Let go & it will be yours forever.

Deepak Chopra

One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon-instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.

Dale Carnegie

What you are is what you have been. What youll be is what you do now. Buddha

Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones weve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek. Barack Obama

All great changes are preceded by chaos.

Deepak Chopra

Mans mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

I cannot make my days longer so I strive to make them better.

Henry David Thoreau

Dance as though no one is watching you. Love as though you have never been hurt before. Sing as though no one can hear you. Live as though heaven is on earth.


Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.

Benjamin Franklin

I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.

Albert Einstein

We are all functioning at a small fraction of our capacity to live fully in its total meaning of loving, caring,creating and adventuring. Consequently, the actualizing of our potential can become the most exciting adventure of our lifetime.

Herbert Otto


To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.

Anatole France

Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.

Napoleon Hill

There are powers inside of you which, if you could discover and use, would make of you everything you ever dreamed or imagined you could become. Orison Swett Marden

Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire - you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.

Denis Waitley

"Don't ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive."

Howard Thurman

A man can do all things if he will.

Leon Battista Alberti

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

George Bernard Shaw

Stop thinking in terms of limitations and start thinking in terms of possibilities

Terry Josephson

One person with a belief is equal to a force of 99 who have only interests.

John Stuart Mill

Chase your passion, not your pension.

Denis Waitley

It is never too late to be what you might have been.

George Eliot

At first dreams seem impossible, then improbable, then inevitable. Christopher Reeve

All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.

Walt Disney

Dont be afraid of the space between your dreams and reality. If you can dream it, you can make it so.

Belva Davis

No dreamer is ever too small; no dream is ever too big.


20 years from now you will be disappointed by the things you didnt do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover

Mark Twain

I am not my memories. I am my dreams.

Terry Hostetler


Your time is limited, so dont waste it living someone elses life. Dont be trapped by dogma which is living with the results of other peoples thinking. Dont let the noise of others opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most importantly, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.

Steve Jobs

Courage means to keep working a relationship, to continue seeking solutions to difficult problems, and to stay focused during stressful periods.

Denis Waitley

Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path and leave a trail

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.

Wayne Gretzky

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


Faith is taking the first step even when you dont see the whole staircase. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.

Elbert Hubbard

Dont be timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure.

Helen Keller

Youre braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.

A.A. Milne

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction. Albert Einstein

We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

You cannot build character and courage by taking away a man's initiative and independence. Abraham Lincoln

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear. Mark Twain

Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men. Confucius

Who could refrain that had a heart to love and in that heart courage to make love known?William Shakespeare

Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them. Bruce Lee

Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. C. S. Lewis

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. Winston Churchill

He is a man of courage who does not run away, but remains at his post and fights against the enemy. Socrates

One man with courage is a majority. Thomas Jefferson

It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare. Mark Twain

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. Lao Tzu

You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor. Aristotle

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. Winston Churchill

Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men. Confucius

You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor. Aristotle

One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest. Maya Angelou

How few there are who have courage enough to own their faults, or resolution enough to mend them. Benjamin Franklin

Faced with what is right, to leave it undone shows a lack of courage. Confucius


The important thing is this: to be able at any moment to sacrifice what you are for what you could become." Charles Du Bois

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. Anais Nin

Live your daily life in a way that you never lose yourself. When you are carried away with your worries, fears, cravings, anger, and desire, you run away from yourself and you lose yourself. The practice is always to go back to oneself.

Thich Nhat Hanh

We turn not older with years but newer every day.Emily Dickinson

It takes half your life before you discover life is a do-it-yourself project. Napoleon Hill

When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself. It is not in your environment; it is not in luck or chance, or the help of others; it is in yourself alone.

Orison Swett Marden

If you want to reach a state of bliss, then go beyond your ego and the internal dialogue. Make a decision to relinquish the need to control, the need to be approved, and the need to judge. Those are the three things the ego is doing all the time. It's very important to be aware of them every time they come up.

Deepak Chopra quote

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.

Cherokee Expression

Change the changeable, accept the unchangeable, and remove yourself from the unacceptable.

Denis Waitley

The most authentic thing about us Is our capacity to create, to overcome,To endure, to transform, to love,And to be greater than our suffering. Ben Okri

Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.

Denis Waitley

This is what enlightenment is all about - a deep understanding that there is no problem. Then, with no problem to solve, what will you do? Immediately you start living. You will eat, you will sleep, you will love, you will work, you will have a chit-chat, you will sing, you will dance - what else is there to do? Osho

Life's disappointments are harder to take when you don't know any swear words.

Calvin & Hobbes quotes

The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise man. Euripides

A belief is only a thought you continue to think. A belief is nothing more than a chronic pattern of thought, and you have the ability -if you try even a little bit- to begin a new pattern, to tell a new story, to achieve a different vibration, to change your point of attraction.


The final mystery is oneself.

Oscar Wilde

Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.


Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and freedom.

Viktor Frankl

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

Winston Churchill

If the grass is greener on the other side, maybe thats because youre not taking good care of your grass.


Most of the shadows of life are caused by standing in our own sunshine. Ralph Waldo Emerson

You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.

Sri Ram

Whenever anyone has offended me, I try to raise my soul so high that the offense cannot reach it.

Rene Descartes

Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.

Marilyn Monroe

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us

Ralph Waldo Emerson

My life is my message.


Why compare yourself with others? No one in the entire world can do a better job of being you than you.


Be a first rate version of yourself, not a second rate version of someone else. Judy Garland

Your worth consists in what you are and not in what you have.

Thomas Edison

Others can stop you temporarily you are the only one who can do it permanently.

Zig Ziglar

I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.

Oprah Winfrey

Worrying is the same thing as banging your head against the wall. It only feels good when you stop.

John Powers

Little minds have little worries, big minds have no time for worries.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.

Lewis Smedes

Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion.


Angels can fly because they take themselves so lightly.

G.K. Chesterton

When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.

Lao Tzu

Discontent is the first necessity of progress.

Thomas A. Edison

You dont stop laughing because you grow old. You grow old because you stop laughing.

Michael Pritchard

Worrying is like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do but it gets you nowhere.

Glenn Turner

You, as much as anyone in the universe, deserve your love and respect. Buddha


When we are sure that we are on the right road there is no need to plan our journey too far ahead. No need to burden ourselves with doubts and fears as to the obstacles that may bar our progress. We cannot take more than one step at a time. Orison Swett Marden

Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, if I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.

Mahatma Gandhi

Make no small plans for they have no power to stir the soul.

Niccolo Machiavelli

Our destiny changes with our thought; we shall become what we wish to become, do what we wish to do, when our habitual thought corresponds with our desire. Orison Swett Marden

A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.

Lao Tze

Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.

Dale Carnegie

If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.

Thomas A. Edison

Whether you think you can or think you cant you are right.

Henry Ford

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; An optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

If opportunity doesnt knock, build a door.

Milton Berle

Obstacles cant stop you. Problems cant stop you. Most of all, other people cant stop you. Only you can stop you.

J. Gitomer

The world doesnt owe you anything. It was here first.

Mark Twain

Your work is to discover your work and then, with all your heart,to give yourself to it.


Remembering you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.

Steve Jobs.

Do what you love and the money will follow.

Marsha Sinetar

But it aint about how hard you hit. Its about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. How much you can take and keep moving forward. Thats how winning is done!

Rocky Balboa

Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.

Michael Jordan

Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall. Confucius

The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.

Richard Bach

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.

Henry David Thoreau

No matter where you are in life right now, no matter who you are, no matter how old you are it is never too late to be who you are meant to be.

Esther & Jerry Hicks

What the mind can conceive, it can achieve.

Napoleon Hill

I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.

Tony Robbins

The world makes way for the man who knows where he is going.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Your goals are the road maps that guide you and show you what is possible for your life.

Les Brown

History shows us that the people who end up changing the world the great political, social, scientific, technological, artistic, even sports revolutionaries are always nuts, until they are right, and then they are geniuses.

John Eliot

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.

David Brinkley

The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if youre willing to work.

Oprah Winfrey

There is no one giant step that does it. Its a lot of little steps.

Peter A. Cohen

Every artist was first an amateur.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is no failure except in no longer trying

Elbert Hubbard

Unless youre willing to have a go, fail miserably, and have another go, success wont happen.

Phillip Adams

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.

Dale Carnegie

A Quitter never wins and a Winner never quits.

Napoleon Hill

The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score.

Bill Copeland

If you dont design your own life plan, chances are youll fall into someone elses plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.

Jim Rohn

The person who says something is impossible should not interrupt the person who is doing it.

Chinese proverb

Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.

Les Brown

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

I am always doing things I cant do. That is how I get to do them.

Pablo Picasso

A diamond is a piece of charcoal that handled stress exceptionally well.


Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.

Teddy Roosevelt

Every day do something that will inch you closer to a better tomorrow. Doug Firebaugh

It is not enough to stare up the steps, we must step up the stairs.

Vaclav Havel

We all have ability. The difference is how we use it.

Stevie Wonder

The secret of life isnt what happens to you, but what you do with what happens to you.

Norman Vincent Peale

As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say, I just watch what they do.

Andrew Carnegie

If you dont go after what you want, youll never have it. If you dont ask, the answer is always no. If you dont step forward, youre always in the same place.

Nora Roberts

If you do what youve always done, youll get what youve always gotten. Tony Robbins

In today's society we sometimes forget to balance our hearts and our heads; this is the reason we stop laughing. Yakov Smirnoff

Dont get bogged down with all the details of how its going to come together. Just do the dishes. And watch the momentum build.

Brian J

The secret of getting ahead is getting started

Mark Twain

The person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.

Albert Einstein

The best way to predict your future is to create it.

Abraham Lincoln

Even if youre on the right track, youll get run over if you just sit there. Will Rogers

You drown not by falling into a river, but by staying submerged in it.

Paulo Coelho

If you have time to whine and complain about something then you have the time to do something about it.

Anthony J. DAngelo

Commitment leads to action. Action brings your dream closer.

Marcia Wieder

Do or do not. There is no try.


The elevator to success is out of order. Youll have to use the stairs one step at a time.

Joe Girard

We are made to persist. Thats how we find out who we are.

Tobias Wolff

The secret of getting started is breaking your complex, overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.

Mark Twain

The greater danger lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.


The major difference between the big shot and the little shot is the big shot is just a little shot who kept on shooting.

Zig Ziglar

When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The world aint all sunshine and rainbows. Its a very mean and nasty place and I dont care how tough you are it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it aint about how hard ya hit. Its about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. How much you can take and keep moving forward. Thats how winning is done! Now if you know what youre worth then go out and get what youre worth. But ya gotta be willing to take the hits, and not pointing fingers saying you aint where you wanna be because of him, or her, or anybody! Cowards do that and that aint you! Youre better than that! Rocky Balboa

Most of the important things in the world have been accompanied by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.

Dale Carnegie

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination are omnipotent. The slogan press on has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.

Calvin Coolidge

If you get up one more time than you fall, you will make it through. Chinese Proverb

Dont say you dont have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresea, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein. Lifes Little Instruction Book, compiled by H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


When we come into contact with the other person, our thoughts and actions should express our mind of compassion, even if that person says and does things that are not easy to accept. We practice in this way until we see clearly that our love is not contingent upon the other person being lovable.

Thich Nhat Hanh

If you must speak ill of another, do not speak it, write it in the sand near the water's edge.

Napoleon Hill

The secret of attraction is to love yourself. Attractive people judge neither themselves nor others. They are open to gestures of love. They think about love, and express their love in every action. They know that love is not a mere sentiment, but the ultimate truth at the heart of the universe.

Deepak Chopra

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good. Ann Landers

Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.

Wolfgang Mozart

We can judge others or we can love others - but we can't do both at the same time.Author Unknown

It is not how much you do, but how much love you put in the doing.Mother Teresa

Books about relationships talk about how to 'get' the love you need, how to 'keep' love, and so on. But the right question to ask is 'How do I become a more loving human being?' Sam Keen

Great love and great achievements involve great risks.Dalai Lama

Where there is great love, there are always miracles.Willa Cather

There are only four questions of value in life...What is sacred? Of what is the spirit made? What is worth living for? And what is worth dying for? The answer to each is the same... Only love. Don Juan DeMarco

Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.From 'A Course In Miracles' Foundation For Inner Peace

I will reveal to you a love potion, without medicine, without herbs, without any witch's magic; if you want to be loved, then LOVE.Hecato of Rhodes

"The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for God the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire."Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Our job is to love others without stopping to inquire whether or not they are worthy. That is not our business and, in fact, it is nobody's business. What we are asked to do is to love, and this love itself will render both ourselves and our neighbors worthy.Thomas Merton

God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say thank you?

William A. Ward

Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness. Seneca

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.


A generous heart, kind speech, & a life of service & compassion are the things which renew humanity.


If you light a lamp for someone else it will also brighten your path.


There can be no deepdisappointment where there is not deep love.

Martin Luther King, Jr

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.

John Quincy Adams

Hate is like acid. It can damage the vessel in which it is stored & destroy the object on which it is poured.

Ann Landers

Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.


If one wishes to know love, one must live love, in action.

Leo Buscaglia

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.

Helen Keller

The one thing we can never get enough of is love. And the one thing we never give enough of is love.

Henry Miller

One does not fall in or out of love. One grows in love.

Leo Buscaglia


There's room for everybody on the planet to be creative and conscious if you are your own person. If you're trying to be like somebody else, then there is isn't. Tori Amos

The creative individual has the capacity to free himself from the web of social pressures in which the rest of us are caught. He is capable of questioning the assumptions that the rest of us accept. John W. Gardne

The life of the creative man is lead, directed and controlled by boredom. Avoiding boredom is one of our most important purposes.Susan Sontag

Creativity is a lot like looking at the world through a kaleidoscope. You look at a set of elements, the same ones everyone else sees, but then reassemble those floating bits and pieces into an enticing new possibility.

Rosabeth Moss Kanter

But, if you have nothing at all to create, then perhaps you create yourself.Carl Gustav Jung

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.

Scott Adams

Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will.George Bernard Shaw

-You can't just turn on creativity like a faucet. You have to be in the right mood. -What mood is that? -Last-minute panic.

Calvin & Hobbes quotes

No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions, and to build confidence in the creative spirit. Ansel Adams

Be brave enough to live life creatively. The creative is the place where no one else has ever been. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. You cant get there by bus, only by hard work and risk and by not quite knowing what you are doing. What youll discover will be wonderful. What youll discover will be yourself. Alan Alda

The best way to help people to maximize their creative potential is to allow them to do something they love. Teresa Amabile

The creative process is a process of surrender, not control. Julia Cameron

It is in awareness that we bring everything to life that lives within us. There is no time like the present to give birth to creativity. Kathleen Anderson

I believe the most important single thing, beyond discipline and creativity is daring to dare. Maya Angelou

Time is clay. Go make something. Barbara Bach

You cant use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have. Maya Angelou

Enthusaism is excitement with inspiration, motivation, and a pinch of creativity. Bo Bennett

There is no greater joy than that of feeling oneself a creator. The triumph of life is expressed by creation. Henri Bergson

Creativity like human life itself begins in darkness. Julia Cameron

Dont think. Thinking is the enemy of creativity. Its self-conscious, and anything self-conscious is lousy. You cant try to do things. You simply must do things. Ray Bradbury

Creativity, which is the expression of our originality, helps us stay mindful that what we bring to the world is completely original and cannot be compared. Brene Brown

Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts. And never hope more than you work. Rita Mae Brown

The first step to being creative is to get rid of your own unwritten rules. Mary M. Byers

As adults we have quite a bit of work to do, and play seems to function as a protective mechanism against the costs of this work; a buffer against stress, a support during life transitions, a means of forming bonds and alliances, a jump start for creativity and problem-solving. Christine Caldwell

Creativity is our true nature; blocks are an unnatural thwarting of a process at once as normal and as miraculous as the blossoming of a flower at the end of a slender green stem. Julia Cameron

A hunch is creativity trying to tell you something. Frank Capra

All creative people are kids at heart. Youve got to play do stuff thats definitely not work to get off the linear approach to creative work. I keep yo-yos in my office and I play solitaire on my computer. Steve Carmichael

Instead of looking at life as a narrowing funnel, we can see it ever widening to choose the things we want to do, to take the wisdom we've learned and create something. Liz Carpenter

With spiritual growth comes new creative potential, leading to the realization that you are pure potential, able to fill any creative impulse. Deepak Chopra

Enhancing creativity is not only for enrichment; its a vital resource for meeting the challenges and dangers, as well as the opportunities, of the accelerated change climate of the twenty-first century. Shelly Carson

Creativity is the natural order of life. Life is energy: pure creative energy. Julia Cameron

We are all creative. Creativity is the hallmark human capacity that has allowed us to survive thus far. Our brains are wired to be creative, and the only thing stopping you from expressing the creativity that is your birthright is your belief that there are creative people and uncreative people and that you fall in that second category. Shelly Carson

We should not forget to enjoy the experience of daily creativity, whatever that may entail. Diane Carter

Contemplation is the root of awareness and creativity. Sandra Chantry

Losing touch with spirit does nothing to the field of creativity, which is beyond harm; but it can do much to damage a person's chance in life. Deepak Chopra

Creativity is God's gift to us. Using our creativity is our gift back to God. Julia Cameron

Laughter is the best creative medicine. John Cleese

Each of us possesses a creative self. Claiming that is a transformational art. When you begin to act on your creativity, what you find inside may be more valuable than what you produce for the external world. The ultimate creative act is to express what is most authentic and individual about you.Eileen M. Clegg

The difference between famous creators and struggling artists is that the creators know that improving the lives of others deserves the highest reward.Alan Cohen

Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes, and having fun. Mary Lou Cook

Creativity makes a leap, then looks to see where it is. Mason Cooley

In a sense, as we are creative beings, our lives become our work of art. Julia Cameron


Participate joyfully in the sorrows of the world. We cannot cure the world of sorrows, but we can choose to live in joy.Joseph Campbell

Balance, peace, and joy are the fruit of a successful life. It starts with recognizing your talents and finding ways to serve others by using them. Thomas Kinkade

We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves. Buddha

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. Albert Einstein

Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. Mother Teresa

Work is love made visible. And if you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work and sit at the gate of the temple and take alms of those who work with joy. Khalil Gibran

Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties. Helen Keller

Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain. Joseph Campbell

I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy. Rabindranath Tagore

Whatever I do is done out of sheer joy; I drop my fruits like a ripe tree. What the general reader or the critic makes of them is not my concern. Henry Miller

There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward. Khalil Gibran

I will not be just a tourist in the world of images, just watching images passing by which I cannot live in, make love to, possess as permanent sources of joy and ecstasy. Anais Nin

I have no name: I am but two days old. What shall I call thee? I happy am, Joy is my name. Sweet joy befall thee!William Blake

Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough. Emily Dickinson

Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are. Marianne Williamson

Who will tell whether one happy moment of love or the joy of breathing or walking on a bright morning and smelling the fresh air, is not worth all the suffering and effort which life implies. Erich Fromm

Joy is the simplest form of gratitude. Karl Barth

Off with you! You're a happy fellow, for you'll give happiness and joy to many other people. There is nothing better or greater than that!Ludwig van Beethoven

A laugh, to be joyous, must flow from a joyous heart, for without kindness, there can be no true joy. Thomas Carlyle

For happiness one needs security, but joy can spring like a flower even from the cliffs of despair. Anne Morrow Lindbergh

We should all do what, in the long run, gives us joy, even if it is only picking grapes or sorting the laundry.E. B. White

Joy, rather than happiness, is the goal of life, for joy is the emotion which accompanies our fulfilling our natures as human beings. It is based on the experience of one's identity as a being of worth and dignity. Rollo May

The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature. Joseph Campbell