"The Perfect Man has no self; the Holy Man has no merit; the Sage has no fame." — Liezi
One good teacher outweighs a ton of books. ~ Chinese Proverb
"Doing nothing is better than being busy doing nothing." — Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching
Do not pray for an easy life; pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
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If a man going down into a river, swollen and swiftly flowing, is carried away by the current — how can he help others across? — Sutta Nipata
Blessed are those that can give without remembering and receive without forgetting. ~ Elizabeth Bibesco
"People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it." - Confucius
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance." - Aristotle
Don't compare your progress with that of others. We all need our own time to travel our own distance.
"People may forget what you said but they'll never forget how you made them feel." - Maya Angelou
Sometimes you have to forget what's gone, appreciate what remains, and look forward to what's coming next.
Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others. ~ Cicero
Much wisdom often goes with the fewest words. ~ Sophocles
You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down. ~ Steve Jobs
Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes. ~ Oscar Wilde
"To have a great idea, have a lot of them." - Thomas Edison
Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise. Instead, seek what they sought. ~ Basho
At first dreams seem impossible, then improbable, and eventually inevitable. ~ Christopher Reeve
It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get. ~ Confucius
Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company.
You have to start giving first and expect absolutely nothing. ~ Dalai Lama
All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveller is unaware. ~ Martin Buber
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. - Winston Churchill
True wisdom is to know what is best worth knowing, and to do what is best worth doing. ~ Edward Humphrey
The more I think it over, the more I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people. ~ Vincent Van Gogh
In the silence of night I often wished for just a few words of love from one man, rather than the applause of thousands. ~
When I feel like dancing, I dance. I don't care if anyone else is dancing or if everyone else is laughing at me. I dance.
It should be our care not so much to live a long life as a satisfactory one. ~ Seneca
Let go. Whenever there is any feeling of clinging, we detach from it because we know that very feeling is just as it is. ~ Ajahn Chah
"Obstacles are those frightening things that become visible when we take our eyes off our goals." - Henry Ford
Being miserable is a habit. Being happy is a habit. The choice is yours. ~ Tom Hopkins
We cannot become what we need to be by remaining what we are. -Max De Pree
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things. - Robert Brault
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