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Wednesday Mar 2, 2016

Charles Dickens: Heart, temper and touch

Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.

Charles Dickens

Tuesday Mar 1, 2016

Laozi: The root and its stillness

The ten thousand things flourish and then each returns to the root from which it came. Returning to the root is stillness. Through stillness each fulfills its destiny.

Laozi

Monday Feb 29, 2016

Nicholas Sparks: It is your life

You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.

Nicholas Sparks

Friday Feb 26, 2016

Mother Teresa: The paradox

I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.

Mother Teresa

Thursday Feb 25, 2016

Confucius: Don't complain

Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.

Confucius

Wednesday Feb 24, 2016

Jan Jacob Henneman: Smile

A smile is the brightness of love

Jan Jacob Henneman

Tuesday Feb 23, 2016

Laozi: How we see things

To see things in the seed, that is genius.

Laozi

Monday Feb 22, 2016

H.G. Wells: What really matters

What really matters is what you do with what you have.

H.G. Wells

Friday Feb 19, 2016

Confucius: Music

Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without.

Confucius

Thursday Feb 18, 2016

Albert Einstein: Use your brains

Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.

Albert Einstein

Wednesday Feb 17, 2016

Mark Twain: Take care of your ilusions

Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.

Mark Twain

Tuesday Feb 16, 2016

Laozi: Intuitive understanding

The power of intuitive understanding will protect you from harm until the end of your days.

Laozi

Monday Feb 15, 2016

Charles Dickens: Two types of wisdom

There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.

Charles Dickens

Friday Feb 12, 2016

Confucius: How to think

When you see a good person, think of becoming like her/him. When you see someone not so good, reflect on your own weak points.

Confucius

Thursday Feb 11, 2016

H.G. Wells: Your journey

Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.

H.G. Wells

Wednesday Feb 10, 2016

Mark Twain: Priority and option

Never allow someone to be your priority, while allowing yourself to be their option.

Mark Twain

Tuesday Feb 9, 2016

Laozi: You have got the answer

At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.

Laozi

Monday Feb 8, 2016

Charles Dickens: No one is useless

No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.

Charles Dickens

Friday Feb 5, 2016

Ralph Waldo Emerson: The puropse of life

The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Thursday Feb 4, 2016

Victor Hugo: Strength or Will?

People do not lack strength, they lack will.

Victor Hugo