Monthly Archives: May 2013

Keep feeling the need for being first. But I want you to be the first in love, first in moral excellence, and first in generosity.


Keep feeling the need for being first. But I want you to be the first in love, first in moral excellence, and first in generosity. – Martin Luther King Jr. What does that mean? This is another Twitter friendly version of a … Continue reading

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Control your thoughts; they may break into words at anytime.


Control your thoughts; they may break into words at anytime. – Anonymous What does that mean? This quote is about the things people say. It implies that sometimes that filter between our mind and our mouth doesn’t work as well … Continue reading

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Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody else has thought.


Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody else has thought. – Albert Szent-Györgyi (also attributed to Jonathan Swift) What does that mean? This is an interesting quote, as it is from a Nobel-laureate. The quote is about the … Continue reading

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The key to success is to keep growing in all areas of life – mental, emotional, spiritual, as well as physical.


The key to success is to keep growing in all areas of life – mental, emotional, spiritual, as well as physical. – Julius Erving What does that mean? This quote is from one of greats of Basketball. And he understood … Continue reading

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I have striven not to laugh at human actions, not to weep at them, nor to hate them, but to understand them.


I have striven not to laugh at human actions, not to weep at them, nor to hate them, but to understand them. – Baruch Spinoza What does that mean? I like this quote, and have tried to live by it even … Continue reading

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Most of our problems are related to the mind, so we have to work to reduce our destructive emotions.


Most of our problems are related to the mind, so we have to work to reduce our destructive emotions. – Dalai Lama What does that mean? This quote attempts to take aim at the most easily understood difficulty humans have, the mind. … Continue reading

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The good things of prosperity are to be wished; but the good things that belong to adversity are to be admired.


The good things of prosperity are to be wished; but the good things that belong to adversity are to be admired. –  Seneca What does that mean? To me, this quote is about our focus and about what is truly … Continue reading

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