Favorite Quotations ~  Life & Living, 6 Transforming the Mind

"In the absence of wake-up calls, many of us never really confront the critical issues of life." ~ Stephen Covey, First Things First

Portrait by Richard Barlett

Living well and beautifully and justly are all one thing. ~ Socrates

Life is a wondrous phenomenon. ~ Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

Life is not holding a good hand. Life is playing a poor hand well. ~ Danish Proverb

The life that conquers is the life that moves with a steady resolution and persistence toward a predetermined goal. Those who succeed are those who have thoroughly learned the immense importance of plan in life, and the tragic brevity of time. ~ W.J. Davison

Life has meaning only in the struggle. Triumph or defeat is in the hands of the Gods. So let us celebrate the struggle! ~ Stevie Wonder

There is so much in the world for us all if we only have the eyes to see it, and the heart to love it, and the hand to gather it to ourselves. ~ L.M. Montgomery

As I look back at the entire tapestry of my life, I can see from the perspective of the present moment that every aspect of my life was necessary and perfect. ~ Wayne W. Dyer, Real Magic, 1992

When you spend your life doing what you love to do, you are nourishing your Soul. It matters not what you do, only that you love whatever you happen to do. ~ Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

He is blessed over all mortals who loses no moment of the passing life. ~ Henry David Thoreau

To be alive is to be powerful. Every time we think, feel, or act, we exert power and influence the world. ~ Gloria D. Karpinski, Barefoot on Holy Ground

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