Favourite Quotes

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“Beyond a wholesome discipline, be gentle with yourself. For you are a child of the universe, no less than the trees and the stars.”
Desiderata

“Forever is composed of nows.”
Emily Dickinson

“To know what you prefer instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells you ought to prefer, is to have kept your soul alive.”
Robert Louis Stevenson

“There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; you can live as if everything is a miracle.”
Albert Einstein

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”
Thomas Edison

“Whether you think you can or think you can’t -­ you are right.”
Henry Ford

“So long as you are still worried about what others think of you, you are owned by them. Only when you require no approval from outside yourself can you own yourself.”
Neale Donald Walsch

“Begin challenging your own assumptions. Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in awhile, or the light won’t come in.”
Alan Alda

“Death is beautiful when seen to be a law, and not an accident -­ It is as common as life.”
Henry David Thoreau

“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.”
E.E. Cummings

“Love the earth and sun and animals, despise riches, give alms to everyone that asks, stand up for the stupid and crazy, devote your income and labour to others… and your very flesh shall be a great poem.”
Walt Whitman

“Faith is the bird that sings when the dawn is still dark.”
Abindranath Tagore

“Two men look out through the same bars; one sees the mud and the other one the stars.“
Frederick Langbridge

“Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.”
Chinese Proverb

“I’ve developed a new philosophy… I only dread one day at a time.”
Charlie Brown (Charles Schulz)

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