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.

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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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Getting A Handle On Anger

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“Anybody can become angry – that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way – that is not within everybody’s power and is not easy.” – Aristotle. Catching yourself in the midst of an emotional outburst and trying …

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Finding Peace

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“Learning how to be still, to really be still and let life happen – that stillness becomes a radiance.” – Morgan Freeman. Finding peace in the midst of the hectic lives many people lead can be a challenge. Since I retired, I am learning more about the value of taking the time to be still and appreciate what is going on …

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Our Ever-Changing State of Being

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“No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.” – Heraclitus. It is interesting to think how we change over the course of our lives–how we change even in a day. Physically, our hair and nails grow, our skin sheds and is replaced, and within our body, cells are …

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