Some of My Favorite Quotes

30 11 2009

“Be the change you want to see in the world.” – Gandhi

“Do to others as you would have them do to you.” – Jesus (Luke 6:31)

“The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt.” – Bertrand Russell

“If might is right, then love has no place in the world.” – ‘The Mission’

“Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?” – Abraham Lincoln

“Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.” – Jesus (Matthew 5:44)

“There is enough for everyone’s need, but not for everyone’s greed.” – Gandhi

“Preach the gospel at all times; if necessary, use words.” – St. Francis of Assisi

“While one person hesitates because he feels inferior, another is busy making mistakes and becoming superior.” – Henry C. Link

“When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.” – Mark Twain

“He must become greater; I must become less.” – Jesus (John 3:30)

“An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.” – Gandhi

“The more you know, the more you realize you know nothing.” – Socrates

“If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always gotten.” – Anthony ’Tony’ Robins

“Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.” – Thomas Paine

“Those who stand for nothing fall for anything.” – Alexander Hamilton

“Sir, I do not share your faith. But if I did – if I believed what you say you believed – then although England were covered with broken glass from coast to coast, I would crawl the length and breadth of it on hand and knee and think the pain worthwhile, just to save a single soul from this eternal hell of which you speak.” – Charles Peace

‎”If we were to set out to establish a religion in polar opposition to the Beatitudes Jesus taught, it would look strikingly similar to the pop Christianity that has taken over the airwaves of North America.” – Tony Campolo

“Don’t wish it were easier, wish you were better.” – Jim Rohn

“The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.” – Thomas Edison

“I don’t know the key to success but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.” – Bill Cosby

‎”Have we not reached a point in history where we are ready to embrace a new way of living in the world – expanding not our military power, but our humanity?”

“Christ, in disarming Peter, disarmed every soldier.” – Tertullian

“Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.” – Jim Rohn

“Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street!” – Zig Ziglar

“The poor, the unsuccessful, the unhappy, the unhealthy are the ones who use the word tomorrow the most.” – Robert Kiyosaki

“The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty.” – Zig Ziglar

“It’s better to hang out with people better than you. Pick out associates whose behavior is better than yours and you’ll drift in that direction.” – Warren Buffett

“Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill

“If you can’t pronounce a word on the label, don’t eat it!” – Paul Chek

“Take control of your health!” – Dr. Joseph Mercola

“The less you know, the more you think you know, because you don’t know you don’t know.” – Ray Stevens

“To a worm in horseradish, the whole world is horseradish.” – old Yiddish saying

“Tell me and I forget.  Teach me and I remember.  Involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin

“Great works are performed, not by strength, but by perseverance.” – Samuel Johnson

“People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered;
Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives;
Be kind anyway.
If you are successful, you will win some false friends and some true enemies;
Succeed anyway.
If you are honest and frank, people may cheat you;
Be honest and frank anyway.
What you spend years building, someone could destroy overnight;
Build anyway.
If you find serenity and happiness, they may be jealous;
Be happy anyway.
The good you do today, people will often forget tomorrow;
Do good anyway.
Give the world the best you have, and it may never be enough;
Give the world the best you’ve got anyway.
You see, in the final analysis, it is between you and God;
It was never between you and them anyway.”
– Mother Teresa

“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength. . . Love your neighbor as yourself.  There is no commandment greater than these.” – Jesus (Mark 12:30,31)

“Don’t wait until it’s too late to start caring about what you’re putting into your body.”

“Don’t wait until things go wrong to start doing what’s right.”

“If we try to find intimacy with another person before achieving a sense of identity on our own, all of our relationships become an attempt to complete ourselves. We’re drawn to people who have the strengths, abilities and skills we lack. Rather than working on our own wholeness, we enter into a dating relationship looking for a shortcut to personal growth and maturity. We demand things from the relationship that it can’t give. And we end up believing one of two lies guaranteed to sabotage any relationship: 1) I need this person to be complete or 2) If this person needs me, I’ll be complete.”

“To love is to risk not being loved in return. To hope is to risk pain. To try is to risk failure, but risk must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.”

“We don’t catch diseases, we create them by breaking down the natural defenses according to the way we eat, drink, think and live.” – ‘Hering’s Law of Cure