Monday, August 31, 2020

August Words of Wisdom

Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don't wish it were easier; wish you were better. --Jim Rohn

Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make. --Eckhart Tolle

If it is not right, do not do it. If it is not true, do not say it. --Marcus Aurelius

Any person capable of angering you becomes your master. --Epictetus

We are all equal in the eyes of the stove. --Jacques Pepin

A mistake repeated more than once is a decision. --Paulo Coelho

The deeds you do may be the only sermon some people will hear today.
--St. Francis of Assisi

You must not abandon the ship in a storm because you cannot control the winds...What you cannot turn to good, you must at least make as little bad as you can. --St. Thomas More

To live a life of virtue, you have to become consistent, even when it isn't convenient, comfortable, or easy. --Epictetus

If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old. --Peter Drucker

Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
--Marcus Aurelius

Her soul belongs to summertime;
Graceful footsteps on warm sands.
A heart that leaps in ocean waves;
Sea salt memory in her hands.
--Angie Weiland-Crosby

Some Americans will never appreciate America, until after they have helped destroy it, and have then begun to suffer the consequences. --Thomas Sowell

Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy. Its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery. --Winston Churchill

The little things? The little moments? They aren't little. --John Zabat-Zinn

Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people that you are, you aren't. --Margaret Thatcher

Pay attention to your insecurities. They are not there to taunt you but to show you where to heal. --Unknown

In a world full of trends, I want to be a classic. --Iman

It's your obligation to speak the truth, and everyone can either take it or leave it. But truth must be in us. We live in such a poverty of truth today. --Mother Angelica

The fascists of the future will call themselves anti-fascists. --Sir Winston Churchill

Feel what you need to feel and then let it go. Do not let it consume you.

We don't need to look like men or talk like men to be powerful. We can be powerful in our own way, our own feminine way. --Zooey Deschanel

Just that you do the right thing. --Marcus Aurelius

Capitalism was the only system in history where wealth was not acquired by looting, but by production, not be force, but by trade, the only system that stood for man's right to his own mind, to his work, to his life, to his happiness, to himself. --Ayn Rand

Artists are people driven by the tension between the desire to communicate and the desire to hide. --D.W. Winnicott

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