Philosophy

Vegetarian Ideal


Nothing will benefit human health and increase the chances for survival of life on Earth
as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet.
- Albert Einstein

Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world. - Howard Zinn

COMPASSION

Affirmation of life is the spiritual act by which man ceases to live thoughtlessly and begins to devote himself to his life
with reverence in order to give it true value.
— Albert Schweitzer

4/03/2013

Quotes



A man either lives life as it happens to him, meets it head-on and licks it, or he turns his back on it and starts to wither away.
-- Gene Roddenberry

 
True philosophy must start from the most immediate and comprehensive fact of consciousness: I am life that wants to live, in the midst of life that wants to live.
--  Albert Schweitzer


"You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your
thoughts take you."
 --  James Allen



Things turn out best for the people who make the most of the way things turn out.
- John Wooden


“Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want.”
- Jim Rohn


“Enthusiasm spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.”
- Norman Vincent Peale


“If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes.”
- Andrew Carnegie


“You can’t cross a sea by merely staring into the water.”
- Rabindranath Tagore


“Strength does not come from winning.Your struggles develop your strength. When you go through hardship and decide not to surrender, that is strength.”
- Arnold Schwarzenegger

“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.”
- Elbert Hubbard

“Good judgement comes from experience, and often experience comes from bad judgement.”
- Rita Mae Brown


“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.”
- Vicktor Frankl


“If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes.”
- Andrew Carnegie


“The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.”
- William Arthur Ward

“The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.”
- Michael Althsuler

“Don’t be afraid your life will end; be afraid that it will never begin.”
- Grace Hansen

“Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed on an equal or greater benefit”
- Napoleon Hill


“There is nothing good or bad, but thinking makes it so.”
- William Shakespeare

“Reality is merely an illusion, albeit it a very persistent one”
- Albert Einstein

“To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.”
- Confucius


Don't let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
 --  John Wooden


 “Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.”
Napolean Hill “Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.”

“We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.”
Jesse Owens

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”
Harriet Tubman

“There are many things that are essential to arriving at true peace of mind, and one of the most important is faith, which cannot be acquired without prayer.”
John Wooden

For an athlete to function properly, he must be intent. There has to be a definite purpose and goal if you are to progress. If you are not intent about what you are doing, you aren't able to resist the temptation to do something else that might be more fun at the moment
J. Wooden

The heights by great men reached and kept,
Were not attained by sudden flight. 
But they, while their companions slept,
Were toiling upward in the night.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


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

Insist on yourself. Never imitate.
Ralph Waldo Emerson






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



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



Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail. - Ralph Waldo Emerson


Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever. - Lance Armstrong


Constant dripping hollows out a stone. - Lucretius


Determination is the wake-up call to the human will. - Tony Robbins


Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger. - John F Kennedy



To be champ you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.
- Sugar Ray Robinson.






"History will be kind to me for I intend to write it."
--  William Churchill


 

"Be the change you want to see in the world"
-- Mahatma Gandhi

"Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier."
-- Mother Teresa



"You gotta dance like nobody's watching, dream like you will live forever, live like you're going to die tomorrow and love like it's never going to hurt."
-- Meme Grifsters

"I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up, live out the true meaning of its creed - we hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal."
-- Martin Luther King, Jr

"I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character."
-- Martin Luther King, Jr

"How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world."
-- Anne Frank

"I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it."
-- Pablo Picasso


"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 alone are omnipotent. The slogan 'Press On' has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race."
-- Calvin Coolidge


"I have an irrepressible desire to live till I can be assured that the world is a little better for my having lived in it."
-- Abraham Lincoln


"If you're going through hell, keep going."
-- Winston Churchill



"The problems of the world cannot possibly be solved by skeptics or cynics whose horizons are limited by obvious realities. We need men and women who can dream of things that never were..."
-- John F. Kennedy

"Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great."
-- Mark Twain

"Whether you think you can or whether you think you can't, you're right."
-- Henry Ford

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

"Courage is knowing what not to fear."
-- Plato

"An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind."
-- Mahatma Gandhi

"The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person doing it."
-- Chinese proverb

"When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make lemonade."
-- Dale Carnegie

"Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without."
-- Buddha



"It is only our deeds that reveal who we are."
-- Carl Jung

"Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon."
-- E.M. Forster

"Love is all you need"
-- John Lennon



"Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself."
-- Oprah Winfrey

"I realized early on that success was tied to not giving up. Most people in this business gave up and went on to other things. If you simply didn't give up, you would outlast the people who came in on the bus with you."
-- Harrison Ford

"Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life."
-- Sophia Loren

"If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion."
-- Dalai Lama

"Live every day like it's your last cause one day you're gonna be right."
-- Ray Charles



"My greatest point is my persistence. I never give up in a match. However down I am, I fight until the last ball. My list of matches shows that I have turned a great many so-called irretrievable defeats into victories."
-- Björn Borg

"I don't believe in pessimism. If something doesn't come up the way you want, forge ahead. If you think it's going to rain, it will."
-- Clint Eastwood

"Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strength. When you go through hardship and decide not to surrender, that is strength."
-- Arnold Schwarzenegger


"Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them."
-- Aristotle

"Just as a small fire is extinguished by the storm whereas a large fire is enhanced by it - likewise a weak faith is weakened by predicament and catastrophes whereas a strong faith is strengthened by them."
-- Viktor E. Frankl

"Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere."
-- Albert Einstein

"If you find something you really love, you will never work again."
-- Winston Churchill



"The barriers are not erected which can say to aspiring talents and industry, 'Thus far and no farther.'"
-- Ludwig van Beethoven

"I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it."
-- Jonathan Winters

"Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve."
-- Napoleon Hill 


"The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore."
-- Vincent Van Gogh

"The two most powerful warriors are patience and time."
-- Leo Tolstoy




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