Sunday, September 30, 2018

September Words of Wisdom

To sit in silence at the shore, watch the waves and hear the surf, is to appreciate the very breath and heartbeat of the earth. --Doe Zantamata

Political correctness is fascism pretending to be manners. --George Carlin

The streets were dark with something more than night. --Raymond Chandler

To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead. --Thomas Paine

Facism, Nazism, Communism and Socialism are only superficial variations of the same monstrous theme: Collectivism. --Ayn Rand

Weep deeply over the life you hoped would be. Grieve the losses. Then wash your face, trust God and embrace the life that he's given you. --John Piper

We are all here for some special reason. Stop being a prisoner of your past. Become the architect of your future. --Robin S. Sharma

Clutter is anything that stands between you and the life you want to be living.
--Peter Walsh

Woke up this morning with a terrific urge to lie in bed all day and read.
--Raymond Carver

To escape and sit quietly on the beach - that's my idea of paradise. --Emilia Wickstead

Nothing is original. Steal from anywhere that resonates with inspiration or fuels your imagination. Devour old films, new films, music, books, paintings, photographs, poems, dreams, random conversations, architecture, bridges, street signs, trees, clouds, bodies of later, light and shadows. Select only things to steal from that speak directly to your soul. If you do this, your work(and theft) will be authentic. Authenticity is invaluable; originality is non-existent. And don't bother concealing your thievery - celebrate it if you feel like it. In any case, always remember what Jean-Luc Godard said: "It's not where you take things from - it's where you take them to. --Jim Jarmusch

Always let your talent do the talking, never your tantrums. --Rasheen Ogunlaru

One day you'll wake up and there won't be any more time to do the things you've always wanted to do. Do it now. --Paulo Coelho

A room without books is like a body without a soul. --Cicero

Writing is a job, a talent, but it's also the place to go in your head. It is the imaginary friend you drink your tea with in the afternoon --Ann Patchett

Being close to water brings me closer to my soul. --Steve Aitchison

We are all here for some special reason. Stop being a prisoner of your past. Become the architect of your future. --Robin S. Sharma

I believe in the ocean curing all bad moods. I believe in the waves wiping away worries. I believe in seashells bringing good luck. I believe in toes in the sand grounding my soul. --Unknown

We must reject the idea that every time a law's broken, society is guilty, rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions. --President Ronald Reagan

Fear begets fear. Power begets power. --Cheryl Strayed

Whatever you are not changing, you are choosing. --Laurie Buchanan

Every time I stand before a beautiful beach, it's waves seem to whisper to me: If you choose the simple things and find joy in nature's simple treasures, life and living need not be so hard. --Psyche Roxas-Mendoza

The elimination diet: Remove anger, regret, worry, resentment, guilt and blame. Then watch your health and life improve. --Charles F. Glassman

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. --Buddha

Don't give up! It's not over. The universe is balanced. Every setback bears with it the seeds of a comeback. --Steve Maraboli

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