quotable notes | fear v. love

“There are two basic motivating forces: fear and love. When we are afraid, we pull back from life. When we are in love, we open to all that life has to offer with passion, excitement, and acceptance. We need to learn to love ourselves first, in all our glory and our imperfections. If we cannot …

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quotable notes | can you handle it?

“I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish that He didn’t trust me so much.” ~ Mother Teresa

quotable notes | be good

“When people ask me how do you make it in show business or whatever, what I always tell them — And nobody ever takes note of it ‘cuz it’s not the answer they wanted to hear. But I always say, ‘Be so good they can’t ignore you.’” ~ Steve Martin

quotable notes | goodness

“When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That is my religion.” ~ Abraham Lincoln

quotable notes | pleasantries

“Years ago my mother used to say to me, she’d say, “In this world, Elwood, you must be,” — she always called me Elwood — “In this world, you must be oh so smart, or oh so pleasant.” Well, for years I was smart. I recommend pleasant. You may quote me.” ~ Elwood P. Dowd, …

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quotable notes | precedence

“Setting an example is not the main means of influencing another, it is the only means.” ~ Albert Einstein 1879-1955, Physicist

quotable notes | thanks

“If the only prayer you say in your whole life is “Thank you,” that would suffice.” ~ Meister Eckhart

quotable notes | perspective

“One who returns to a place sees it with new eyes. Although the place may not have changed, the viewer inevitably has. For the first time things invisible before become suddenly visible.” ~ Louis L’Amour

quotable notes | discovery

“Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought.” ~ Albert von Szent-Gyorgy

quotable notes | the impossible

“All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim; have fixed their gaze on a goal which was high, one which sometimes seemed impossible.” ~ Orison Swett Marden, 1850-1924, Writer, Physician, Hotel Owner and founder of Success Magazine