We’ve Got the Whole World in Our Hands

Be the change you want to see in the world.-Mahatma Ghandi-

New Year’s resolutions usually disappear by the end of January. Try something different this year. Take inspiration from these words. Carry one quote or several throughout the year.

*All the commandments: you shall not commit adultery, you shall not kill, you shall not steal, you shall not covet, and so on, are summed up in this single command: you must love your neighbor as yourself.-Jesus Christ-

*Remember that no matter how cool you think you may be, you’re not cool enough to look down on anyone…ever.-Paul Walker

*Life is a song-sing it. Life is a game-play it. Life is a challenge-meet it. Life is a dream-realize it. Life is a sacrifice-offer it. Life is love-enjoy it.-Sathya Sai Baba-

*You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.-John Bunyan-

*Do all the good you can. By all the means you can. In all the ways you can. In all the places you can. At all the times you can. To all the people you can. As long as ever you can.-John Wesley-

*The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.-Jiddu Krishnamurti

*If you judge people, you have no time to love them.-Mother Teresa-

*He alone is a man who keeps his word: Not that he has one thing in the heart, and another on the tongue.-Guru Gobind Singh-

*Happiness can only be achieved by looking inward and learning to enjoy whatever life has and this requires transforming greed into gratitude.-John Chrysostom-

*Do not use poisonous words against anyone, for words wound more fatally than even arrows.-Sathya Sai Baba-

*We are products of our past, but we don’t have to be prisoners of it.-Rick Warren-

*The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.-Gautama Buddha-

*Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.-Martin Luther-

*If you are honest, truthful, and transparent, people trust you. If people trust you, you have no grounds for fear, suspicion or jealousy.”-Dalai Lama-

*Everyone’s God is one.-Shirdi Sai Baba-

*This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.-Dalai Lama

*When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That’s my religion.- Abraham Lincoln-

*Nothing in life is to be feared; it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more so that we may fear less.-Marie Curie-

*Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you’ll be criticized anyway.-Eleanor Roosevelt-

*There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.-Aristotle-

*When someone criticizes or disagrees with you, a small ant of hatred and antagonism is born in your heart. If you do not squash that ant at once, it might grow into a snake, or even a dragon.-Rumi-

*If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.-Tony Robbins

*When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.-Lao Tzu

*You get what you settle for.-Thelma and Louise-

*If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on.-Sheryl Sandberg

*If you don’t build your dream, someone else will hire you to help them build theirs.-Dhirubhai Ambani-

*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-

*Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.-Robert Louis Stevenson-

*Pearls don’t lie on the seashore. If you want one, you must dive for it.-Chinese Proverb-

*It is never too late to be what you might have been.-George Eliot-

*Always go with your passions. Never ask yourself if it’s realistic or not.-Deepak Chopra-

*Often the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one has better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on one’s ideas, to take a calculated risk and to act.-Andre Malraux-

*Leap and the net will appear.-Zen Proverb-

*Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing.-Denis Waitley-

*The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.-Chinese Proverb-

*Go out on a limb. That’s where the fruit is.-Jimmy Carter-

*A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.-John A. Shedd-

*Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover.-Mark Twain-

*Do one thing every day that scares you.-Eleanor Roosevelt-

*I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.-Michael Jordan-

*Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.-George Addair-

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

*There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.-Nelson Mandella-

*We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.-Winston Churchill-

*If you think you can do a thing or think you can’t do a thing, you’re right.-Henry Ford-

*Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.-John F. Kennedy-

*I’m a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn’t have the heart to let him down.-Abraham Lincoln-

*Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.-Thomas A. Edison-

*Get busy living or get busy dying.-Stephen King-

*Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.-Eleanor Roosevelt-

*It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.-Leonardo Da Vinci-

*It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.-J.K.Rowling-

*It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company.-George Washington-

*If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.-Napoleon Hill-

*We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.-Maya Angelou-

*Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!-Dr. Seuss-

*When asked what surprised him about humanity the most, The Dalai Lama replied, man. Because he sacrifices his health to make money. Then he sacrifices his money to recuperate his health… He lives as though he is never going to die and dies having never really lived.-The Dalai Lama-

*Every man dies, but not every man really lives.-Braveheart-

*The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.-Walt Disney-

 

 

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