Monthly Archives: May 2011

Our fatigue is often caused…

Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment. – Dale Carnegie What does that mean? To me it speaks of the true causes of fatigue or energy drags in my life.  It probably is … Continue reading

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Everything that happens…

Everything that happens; happens as it should, and if you observe carefully, you will find this to be so. – Marcus Aurelius What does that mean? I debated taking this quote, but decided it was worth doing.  It talks of … Continue reading

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If we reserve ethical conduct…

If we reserve ethical conduct for those whom we feel close to, we may neglect our responsibilities toward those outside this circle. – Dalai Lama What does that mean? To me, it seems a bit self evident.  If we only … Continue reading

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He that does good to another…

He that does good to another does good also to himself. – Seneca  What does that mean? It says to me that the act of doing a service to another rarely, if ever, harms you.  In nearly all cases, when … Continue reading

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…the best you are capable of becoming.

Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming. – John Wooden What does that mean? To me, it speaks to effort, … Continue reading

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Do not want others to know…

Do not want others to know what you have done?  Better not have done it anyways. – Chinese Proverb What does that mean? Translations are such fun.  This saying almost sounds like a stereotypical movie character is saying it.  To … Continue reading

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First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.

First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win. – Mohandas Gandhi What does that mean? This is the block diagram for the path of peaceful resistance. They start by pretending you are insignificant. … Continue reading

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