It is not only what we do, but what we do not do, for which we are accountable.
( Moliere )
Everything we do is based on the choices we make.
It’s not our parents, our past, our job, or our relationships that are to blame.
We are responsible for every decision and action and choice we make.
Don’t take too much notice of what you hear, just trust what you feel.
Every empire, however, tells itself and the world that it is unlike all other empires, that its mission is not to plunder and control but to educate and liberate.
( Edward W. Said )
If I can make someone feel good, or put a smile on their face..
That, to me, is worthwhile.
Do what makes you feel happy and don’t think too much.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
( Anne Frank )
The things most people take for granted, someone else is praying for.
One of the most important lessons in life is learning how to stay calm.
Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously.. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.
( Ralph Waldo Emerson )
Our job is not to judge.. Our job is not to figure out if someone deserves something.
Our job is to lift the fallen, to restore the broken, and to heal the hurting.
Stupid is knowing the truth, but still believing the lies.
Confidence comes not from always being right but from not fearing to be wrong.
( Peter T. McIntyre )
If you believe you are right all the time, then you learn nothing from life.
A society that robs an individual of the product of his effort is not strictly speaking a society, but a mob held together by institutionalised gang violence.
( Ayn Rand )
You are free to choose but you are not free from the consequence of your choice.
Those who are able to see beyond the shadows and lies of their culture will never be understood, let alone believed, by the masses.
( Plato )
Life has taught me to never expect anything from anyone.
I saw many humans on whom there were no clothes.
I saw many clothes in which there were no humans.
( Rumi )
A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures for most things.
Beauty is power.. A smile is its sword.
( John Ray )
No, we don’t always get what we want..
But there are many who will never have what you have right now.
The drums will always beat loudly in our hearts even through the noise of the world, and every time your feet touch Mother Earth our souls will feel the pull of those who walked before us.
( William Wind-Walker )
Never stop doing your best just because someone doesn’t give you credit.
Begin doing what you want to do now.
We are not living in eternity.. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand, and melting like a snowflake.
( Francis Bacon )
As you travel through life you learn a lot of great lessons from stupid people.
The teaching is simple.. Do what is right.. Be pure.
( Buddha )
Not giving a shit is sometimes far better than revenge.
Our conscience is part of our soul, and if not clear, will haunt us for eternity.
( Eileen Hutchison, 1926 – 2008 )
It’s never too late to make a difference.
Abortion may make you ‘unpregnant’..
But it also makes you the mother of a dead baby.
( Florence Emily Hookins, 1896 – 1962 )
The few who do are the envy of the many who only watch.
The actions and words of good people affects others.
The actions and words of evil people infects others.
( Eileen Hutchison, 1926-2008 )
When everything feels like an uphill struggle..
Just think of the view from the top.
I try to do good in the world.
Not out of fear for Hell or reward of Heaven.
But because it feels better than being an asshole.
( Rose Winfold )
When the past calls.. Let it go straight to voicemail.
It has nothing new to say.
My soul is from elsewhere, I’m sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
( Rumi )
If we don’t learn to control our thoughts..
We will never learn to control our behaviour.
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.
( Alice Walker )
Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don’t.
( Bill Nye )
Success isn’t just about what you accomplish in your life..
It’s about what you inspire others to do.
Don’t stop when you are tired.
Stop when you are done.
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
( John F. Kennedy )
The way people treat you is a statement about who they are as a human being..
It is not a statement about you.
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
( Oscar Wilde )
Seek respect, not attention.
Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
( George Bernard Shaw )
Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you do have power over instead of craving control over what you don’t.
When you have done something wrong, admit it and be sorry.
No one in history has ever choked to death from swallowing his pride.
If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain.
( Emily Dickinson )
Listen carefully to how a person speaks about other people to you.
This is how they will speak about you to other people.
Government is not the solution to our problem.. Government is the problem.
Being honest may not get you a lot of friends, but it will always get you the right ones.
If you can get past the fear of looking a little silly or getting a little dirty..
You sure can have a lot of fun here in this thing that we call life.
( Doe Zantamata )
Suicide does not end the chances of life getting worse.
Suicide eliminates the possibility of it ever getting better.
Your life does not get better by chance.. It gets better by change.
Speak your heart.
If they don’t understand, the message was never meant for them anyway.
( Yasmin Mogahed )
Our lives are defined by opportunities, even the ones we miss.
( Eric Roth )
I learned to give not because I had much, but because I know exactly how it feels to have nothing.
That’s one of the great things about music.
You can sing a song to 85,000 people and they will sing it back for 85,000 different reasons.
( Dave Grohl )
The cost of war continues until the last veteran receives the care and the benefits that he or she has earned on the battlefield.
( Bernie Sanders )
Most things we want are on the other side of fear.
The quality of friendships is more important than the quantity of friends.
( Anthony Douglas Williams )
There is a difference between giving up and knowing when you have had enough.
We are all ready to be savage in some cause.
The difference between a good man and a bad one is the choice of the cause.
( William James )
Most people get mad when you treat them how they treat you.
There is only one sin, and that is theft.
When you tell a lie, you steal someones right to the truth.
( Khaled Hosseini )