Sunday, July 31, 2022

July Words of Wisdom

There are only two emotions that belong in the saddle: one is a sense of humor, and the other is patience. --John Lyons
Create safe and beautiful space inside yourself, and grow there. --Dede Hawkins
My happy place is at home, in my little corner. In can wear my comfy PJ's, drink my coffee and have no interaction with negative, rude, and jealous people. --Unknown
And sometimes I have kept my feelings to myself, because I could find no language to describe them in. --Jane Austen 
No matter what society says, it's okay to say, "Nah, that's not for me." --Unknown

The state of your life is nothing more than a reflection of the state of your mind. --Dr. Wayne Dyer
The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests. --Epictetus 
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better. --Socrates
One drop of truth can outweigh an ocean of lies. --Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
I would unite with anybody to do right and with nobody to do wrong. --Frederick Douglas

Old age is no place for sissies. --Bette Davis
We can't be an institution that can be bullied into giving you just the outcomes you want. --Clarence Thomas
The moral test of government is how that government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped. --Hubert Humphrey
Man matures when he stops believing that politics solves his problems. --Nicolas Gomez Davila
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons of history. --Aldous Huxley 

Violence does not spring from a vacuum. It's born out of other men's violence. It gets nurtured and it grows in a soil of prejudice and of hate and of bigotry. --Rod Serling

We make men without chests and expect of them virtue and enterprise. We laugh at honour and are shocked to find traitors in our midst. We castrate and bid the geldings to be fruitful. --C.S. Lewis
Peace if possible. Truth at all costs. --Martin Luther
Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all. --Aristotle 

The secret of freedom lies in educating people, whereas the secret of tyranny is in keeping them ignorant. --Maximilien Robespierre
The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. To be your own man is hard business. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself. --Rudyard Kipling

As long as you know your heart and intentions are pure, don't explain yourself to anyone. --Unknown

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