Category Archives: choice

Isn’t it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different?


Isn’t it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different? – C.S. Lewis What does that mean? This is about things moving slowly but relentlessly. A day doesn’t seem very long, but changes do … Continue reading

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It is important to let people know that they have the source of contentment and happiness within themselves.


It is important to let people know that they have the source of contentment and happiness within themselves. – Dalai Lama What does that mean? I like this quote, as it is a reminder of something we all know, and … Continue reading

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I can be changed by what happens to me, but I refuse to be reduced by it.


I can be changed by what happens to me, but I refuse to be reduced by it. – Maya Angelou What does that mean? Things happen in life. Some of those things change our path in life. Some of them even change … Continue reading

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You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.


You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength. – Marcus Aurelius What does that mean? This quote is about finding a fundamental truth of life. While many quotes focus on happiness coming … Continue reading

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Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.


Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones. – Seneca What does that mean? This is a great quote for the weekend. Consider the pleasure, as some call it, of a few drinks. That can be … Continue reading

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It is not he who reviles or strikes you who insults you, but your opinion that these things are insulting.


It is not he who reviles or strikes you who insults you, but your opinion that these things are insulting. – Epictetus What does that mean? I like this quote. It has an interesting perspective on things, and that is … Continue reading

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Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.


Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. – Alfred, Lord Tennyson What does that mean? This is another one of those classic quotes. Short but sweet, and exactly on point. This quote starts by saying what we all know. “Knowledge comes” it says. Knowledge … Continue reading

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