|Fulfillment@Work: QUOTES OF INSPIRATION
December 22, 2002
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Published by Joel Garfinkle, Dream Job Coaching
Quotes of Inspiration
"We do not believe in ourselves until someone reveals that deep inside us is valuable, worth listening to, worthy of our trust, sacred to our touch. Once we believe in ourselves we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight or any experience that reveals the human spirit."
~ e.e. cummings
"Ideals are like stars; you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny."
~ Carl Schurz
"To die for the revolution is a one-shot deal; to live for the revolution means taking on the more difficult commitment of changing our day-to-day life patterns."
~ Frances M. Beal
"That which we persist in doing becomes easier, not that the nature of the task has changed, but our ability to do has increased."
"I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor."
"The true meaning of life is to plant trees under whose shade you do not expect to sit."
~ Nelson Henderson
"Our main business is not to see what lies dimly in the distance but to do what lies clearly at hand."
~ Thomas Carlyle
"Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf."
"Our greatest battles are those with our own minds."
~ Jameson Frank
"Tell me and I'll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I'll understand."
~ Chinese Proverb
"Every moment in planning saves 3 or 4 in execution."
~ Crawford Greenwalt
"Out of intense complexities, intense simplicities emerge."
~ Winston Churchill
"Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least."
"Bear in mind that the wonderful things you learn in your schools are the work of many generations. All this is put in your hands as your inheritance in order that you may receive it, honor it, add to it, and one day faithfully hand it on to your children."
~ Albert Einstein
"People who laugh actually live longer than those who don't laugh. Few persons realize that health actually varies according to the amount of laughter."
~ James J. Walsh
"How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these."
~ George Washington Carver
"Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself."
~ William Faulkner
"The first and most important step toward...success is the feeling that we can succeed."
~ Nelson Boswell
"Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire."
~ William Yeats
"To touch the soul of another human being is to walk on holy ground."
~ Stephen Covey
"You see things; and you say 'Why?'; But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?'"
~ George Bernard Shaw
"We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can only fly by embracing one another."
~ Luciano de Crescenzo
"You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give."
~ Kahlil Gibran
"A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral."
~ Antoine De Saint-Exupery
"Imagination disposes of everything; it creates beauty, justice, happiness, which is everything in the world."
~ Blaise Pascal
"Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way."
~ Abraham Lincoln
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