Good decisions are made in good times; bad decisions are made in bad times
Timing is the source of luck; both of the good and the bad
Luck is another word for fate; they’re opposite sides of the same coin
Every face is a mirror and reflects you your own, in a way no other can
The eyes like a familiar face since long absent
Beauty eases pain
Some rise by sin and some by virtue fall -Shakespeare
How often have the good suffered only because they were within the scope of influence of the bad…
We often dislike those we’ve hurt -Gretchen Rubin
To be good is to be happy; he who is good is happy, and he who is happy is good
After a certain age, the race feels over and every year is a victory lap!
Those at the beginning long to be at the end; those at the end long to be at the beginning
To allow the current to take control, instead of resisting its waves, is to relinquish your destiny; to assert your will is to find your way back home.
What is, is meant to be; what never was, was never meant to be
Carry life on happily
Turn your weakness into your strength.
If you can’t beat the fear, do it while scared! -Will Smith
The self is perceived in meditation; but it is seen more clearly when reflected from another.
Life itself is always one’s greatest accomplishment.
Just as every story needs a happy ending, life must end in heaven.
the dream is ripped away in the beginning and restored in the end
why not realize your world? never mind the defeat, there is victory yet -Emerson
change does not come from washington; change comes to washington -Corey Booker
all storms conclude in sunshine
Not till we are lost do we begin to find ourselves -Thoreau
Wherever there is an excess of good luck there is also an excess of bad luck
God starts the day in the dark -Joel Osteen
fate makes no mistakes
lose small, rather than big; lose in the beginning, win in the end
in times like these, it’s helpful to remember that there have always been times like these-Paul Harvey, American radio broadcaster
In the past, you suffered, persevered, and survived. Like then, today you will suffer, persevere and survive.
One’s objective should be to get it right, get it quick, get it out, and get it over…Your problem won’t improve with age. -Warren Buffett
Always do what you are afraid to do -Emerson
The bold are always lucky -Danish proverb
Do the right thing even when the wrong thing is happening -Joel Osteen
Faith makes things possible, but it does not make them easy -Alonzo Mourning
Patience is the best medicine
No struggle befalls a man but one he can comprehend
Equality is for the afterlife; compensation is for this life
You are what you think, so think positively; you are what you believe, so believe in yourself
Effort and belief in yourself will get you where you think you belong
(I posted this on 29 Jul 2014 on an old blog)
If you think about it, if you have no responsibilities and nothing is expected out of you in life, you are in big trouble. At first, you might think that you’re on easy street, but did you know that an “easy life” soon turns into a “hard life.” Yes, in another sense, an easy life, i.e. a life without responsibilities and expectations, is a hard life. It is your responsibilities that keep you going. If you think, “I have to do this, because it matters and it needs to be done,” you will be much more driven than if you think, “oh, I can do this today, but no one cares if I do it or not.” It is the expectations that others put on you to perform that make you feel important. If nothing is expected out of you, which may happen when a bully expects you to do or be nothing, you lose your sense of self-worth and feel powerless. Self-worth and happiness are often equated with work. Indeed true, we work not only to put bread on the table, but we work to feed our spirits too.
Setbacks check poor foundations; strong foundations check setbacks
Fight to get where you think you belong
One is gifted at what one values
When we feel well we can overcome our faults; when we feel ill, they get the better of us
A good word, even if small, goes a long way
Happiness is to live in the present; to live in the future is to never get there
You will achieve as much as you were meant to achieve, no more no less
A little difference makes a lot of difference
Happiness is the fuel of life
Patience is the best medicine
Everybody’s got something to suffer about; everybody’s got something to be happy about.
Build a new personality!
Return good for evil -the gospel
The worst enemy in life is not a person; it is a place you don’t belong. The best ally is home.
You act your way into a new way of thinking, not the other way around -Pastor Richard Wing
The task poorly begun is better than that left perfectly undone.
Children begin the world anew -Thoreau
I want to live and celebrate my life – Taio Cruz
Life is the journey. Heaven is the destination.
An equal start is everything*
there is momentum to both success and failure*
a small difference makes a big difference*
Man, whom rational we call, is pleased with nothing if not blessed with all -Alexander Pope
Fate never kicks a down and out man into high places
A revolution might land me on top -Fitzgerald
Now there are philosophy professors, but no philosophers -Thoreau
On him whom scorns the world, the scorned world takes its revenge -Emerson
The best revenge is living well -popular
Earn your happiness!
No one is judging you
The bad need fear evil not; while the good need goodness for their protection
We need God most when we’re ill
Scheduling a treat eliminates the need for self control
Cope, manage, deal
I can’t feel happy when I am supposed to. When I am not supposed to, I feel happy!
You already are a success
Being alone teaches self-reliance
It’s not about success; it’s about the effort!
What is too good to be true is also too bad to be true!
Never mind what you missed out on in the past. Focus on the opportunities of today
Be yourself… as if one has a choice to be anyone else but who he is!
You want to be happy? Do not be a philosopher
Don’t do stupid hard things. Do worthy hard things.
Don’t expect to be happy. You have to earn it by doing good things!
Live for today
Cope, Manage, Deal
The good thing about pain is it can never kill you. The bad thing about pain is it can never kill you.
You are never too sick. You are never too old. (anonymous)
You are appreciated where you belong
You have to feel good to create good art
Life uses us for its purposes…
Make a moment with a stranger, for a better day
Do something nice for somebody