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I’m not a fan of BS quotes, but sometimes things really speak to me. Here’s an ongoing collection of the ones that made me stop & think:
From The Alchemist
When each day is the same as the next, it’s because people fail to recognize the good things that happen in their lives every day that the sun rises
People need not fear the unknown if they are capable of achieving what they need and want
If you pay attention to the present, you can improve upon it. And, if you improve on the present, what comes later will also be better. Forget about the future, and live each day according to the teachings, confident that God loves his children. Each day, in itself, brings with it an eternity
One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving
- Every Person on Earth Plays a Central Role in the History of the World
If you think you’re too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito. –African proverb
If you’re the smartest person in the room, you’re in the wrong room.
African Proverb: Cutting down your neighbours crop won’t make yours grow any better
Whatever you do in life will be insignificant, but it is VERY important that you do it. (because nobody else will) – Mahatma Gandhi
The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The second best time is today.
John Steinbeck on America and Americans and our success
We now face the danger, which in the past has been the most destructive to the humans: Success, plenty, comfort and ever-increasing leisure. No dynamic people has ever survived these dangers
If you have a talent, use it in every which way possible. Don’t hoard it. Don’t dole it out like a miser. Spend it lavishly like a millionaire intent on going broke. – Brendan Francis
You don’t want me. I’m filled with Scotch, bitterness and impure thoughts – Peter MacCready, We Bought a Zoo
I love to sing, and I love to drink scotch. Most people would rather hear me drink scotch. – George Burns
Books To Read
- The Alchemist
- The Richest Man in Babylon
- The Secret To Success
- Benjamin Franklin,