Viktor E. Frankl

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 our freedom.

Epictetus

There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.

Buddha

Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.

Stephen Hawking

However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.

Confucius

Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.

Anne Frank

Whoever is happy will make others happy too.

Ayn Rand

A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.

Author Unknown

Anywhere is paradise; it's up to you.

Albert Schweitzer

In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.

Tom Shadyac

You send a message in everything you do. I'm always very conscious about what ideas and what energy I put out there.

Abraham Lincoln

I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.

Khalil Gibran

Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.

Marcus Aurelius

It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.

Mahatma Gandhi

Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love. Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent than the one derived from fear of punishment.

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“Day by day, what you choose, what you think and what you do is who you become.” – Heraclitus. Joe and I recently watched “Tomorrowland”, a Walt Disney production. In the movie, daughter Casey reminds her father of an old Cherokee tale about how each of us possesses the potential for good and for evil. She says, “There are two wolves and …

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Tribute to a Special Friend

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Impact of Being Judgmental

Skunky Jr

“Try to see the good in others. When you’re tempted to judge someone, make an effort to see their goodness. Your willingness to look for the best in people will subconsciously bring it forth.” – Marianne Williamson. We all have a tendency to judge people and we do this without a full understanding of the other person’s situation. We judge others …

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