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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The Human Spirit

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“When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.” – Viktor Frankl. I was telling Joe during one of our morning chats recently something I had read about Victor Frankl–how he was able to hold on to hope in the face of horrific conditions he endured while he was a prisoner in Auschwitz. In …

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The Burden of A Grudge

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“I do not forget any good deed done to me and I do not carry a grudge for a bad one.” – Viktor E. Frankl. If anyone can speak about the value of not carrying a grudge, Victor Frankl is someone to be heard. Frankl endured great hardship while a prisoner of Auschwitz. He lost all his family, except his sister–his wife, mother, father …

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Are You True To Your Values?

“When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That’s my religion.” – Abraham Lincoln. I believe strongly in doing what is right–in being true to my values of honesty, compassion, generosity, authenticity, learning, caring for all life. Though I may at times fail at the learning part, I do well at honouring my other values. …

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