"What is laid down, ordered, factual is never enough to embrace the whole truth: life always spills over the rim of every cup." -- Boris Pasternak
The most damaging phrase in the language is: 'It's always been done that way.' -- Grace Murray Hopper
The great end of art is to strike the imagination with the power of a soul that refuses to admit defeat even in the midst of a collapsing world. -- Friedrich Nietzsche
"If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we are not really living. Growth demands a temporary surrender of security." -- Gail Sheehy
Whatever you give to life, it gives you back. Do not hate anybody. The hatred which comes from you will someday comeback to you. Love others. And love will comeback to you.
For everything you have missed, you have gained something else and for everything you gain, you lose something else. It is about your outlook towards life. You can either regreat or rejoice.
"The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark." -- Michelangelo Buonarroti, Renaissance sculptor and painter
"Count your blessings. Once you realize how valuable you are and how much you have going for you, the smiles will return, the sun will break out, the music will play, and you will finally be able to move forward the life that God intended for you with grace, strength, courage, and confidence."
-- Og Mandino
"Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation." -- Brian Tracy
"It is up to us to give ourselves recognition. If we wait for it to come from others, we feel resentful when it doesn't, and when it does, we may well reject it." -- Bernard Berkowitz