Life


View change as the one constant in your life. Welcome it. Expect it. Anticipate it. ~ Denis Waitley billwatch.net


Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else. ~ Les Brown


“In the end, only three things matter: how much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you.” - Buddha


Your imagination is your preview of lifes coming attractions. ~Albert Einstein


Six Ethics of Life:
Before you Pray - Believe
Before you Speak - Listen
Before you Spend - Earn
Before you Write - Think
Before you Quit - Try &
Before you Die - Live!!! - Ratan Tata

 


“I dont want to get to the end of my life and find that I just lived the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.” - Diane Ackerman -American writer

 

 


“Set your course by the stars, not by the lights of every passing ship.” - General Omar Bradley (1893-1981); United States Army General

 

 


“There’s always going to be bad stuff out there. But here’s the amazing thing - light trumps darkness every time. You stick a candle into the dark, but you can’t stick the dark into the light.” - Jodi Picoult (born 1966); Author

 

 


Want of foresight, unwillingness to act when action would be simple and effective, lack of clear thinking, confusion of counsel until the emergency comes, until self-preservation strikes its jarring gong, these are the features which constitute the endless repetition of history. ~ Winston Churchill

 

 


Life is really simple... but we insist on making it complicated - Confucius

 

 



Our attitude toward life determines lifes attitude towards us. ~Earl Nightingale

 

 

 



“Our lives are defined by opportunities, even the ones we miss.” - F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940); American author

 

 

 

 



“Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray. ” - Jalal ad-Din Rumi (1207-1273); Persian poet, mystic

 

 

 

 



“Are you bored with life? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours. ” - Audrey Hepburn (1929-1993);actress, humanitarian

 

 

 

 



Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you arent.  ~Margaret Thatcher

 

 

 



“So with imagination, ingenuity and audacity, explore, discover, change the world. And have fun while youre at it. Always take time out to love and to live. Youre going to be busy, but never forget family and friends.” - Daniel S. Goldin (born 1940); Administrator of NASA

 

 

 



“Life is not the way it is supposed to be. It is the way it is. The way you cope with it is what makes the difference. ” - Virginia Satir (1916-1988); American author and psychotherapist

 

 

 

 



Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.  ~J.K. Rowling

 

 

 

 



“The best way out is always through. ” - Robert Frost (1874-1963); poet

 

 

 

 



“Find life experiences and swallow them whole. Travel. Meet many people. Go down some dead ends and explore dark alleys. Try everything. Exhaust yourself in the glorious pursuit of life.” - Lawrence K. Fish (born 1945); businessman

 

 

 

 



Almost everything–all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure–these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.~Steve Jobs

 

 

 

 



“The adventure of life is to learn. The goal of life is to grow. The nature of life is to change. The challenge of life is to overcome. The essence of life is to care. The secret of life is to dare. The beauty of life is to give. The joy of life is to love!” - William Arthur Ward (1921-1994);author, educator, motivational speaker

 

 

 

 



“The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.” - Nelson Henderson

 

 

 

 



“We can live a life full and complete, thinking with our heads but living from our hearts.” - Helen Hunt, M.A.

 

 

 

 



“I do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing at the seashore, and diverting myself now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me. ” - Sir Issac Newton (1642-1727);English physicist, mathematician, astronomer.

 

 

 

 



“It is not the years in your life but the life in your years that counts!” - Adlai E. Stevenson (1835-1914); 23rd U.S. Vice-President

 

 

 

 



“He that embarks on the voyage of life will always wish to advance rather by the impulse of the wind than the strokes of the oar; and many fold in their passage; while they lie waiting for the gale.” - Dr. Samuel Johnson (1709-1784); poet, essayist, lexicographer

 

 

 

 



"Imagination is everything. It is the preview of lifes coming attractions" - Albert Einstein

 

 

 

 



We have no choice of what color were born or who our parents are or whether were rich or poor. What we do have is some choice over what we make of our lives once were here. ~ Mildred Taylor

 

 

 

 



“To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.” - Khalil Gibran (1883-1931); Artist, Poet, Writer

 

 

 

 



"A dream is an inspiring picture of the future that energizes your mind, will, and emotions, empowering you to do everything you can to achieve it. A genuine dream is a picture and blueprint of a persons purpose and potential." ~John Maxwell

 

 

 

 



"It takes courage for people to listen to their own goodness and act on it." - Pablo Casals (1876-1973); cellist, conductor

 

 

 

 



The best day of your life is the one on which you decide your life is your own. No apologies or excuses. No one to lean on, rely on, or blame. The gift of life is yours; it is an amazing journey; and you alone are responsible for the quality of it. - Dan Zadra -Businessman, inspirational writer

 

 

 

 


First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.  Life is a grindstone. Whether it wears you down or polishes you up depends on what YOU are made of. ~ ZigZiglar

 

 

 

 


"Life is but a Chequer-board of Nights and Days
Where Destiny with Men for Pieces plays:
Hither and thither moves, and mates, and slays,
And one by one back in the Closet lays."
From "The Rubaiyat", a collection of verses written by or attributed to Omar Khayyam, the Persian mathematician, philosopher and astronomer who lived from ca. 1048 - 1122."

 

 

 

 



SRI SATYA SAI BABA TO DR.D.J.GADHIA:  "What is realisation?  The moment you see your own beauty and are so filled with it that you forget all else,  you are free from all bonds.  Know that you are all the beauty, all the glory all the power, all the magnitude of the Universe." -  CHITRAVATHI SAI-AMRUTH.

 

 

 

 



I think the purpose of life is to be useful, responsible, honorable, compassionate. It is, above all, to matter: to count, to stand for something, to have made some difference that you lived at all.  - Leo Rosten (1908-1997); Writer, teacher

 

 

 

 



Think positively and masterfully, with confidence and faith, and life becomes more secure, more fraught with action, richer in achievement and experience. ~Eddie Rickenbacker,1890-1973, Decorated Aviator and Businessman

 

 

 

 



We are not here merely to make a living. We are here to enrich the world. - Woodrow Wilson

 

 

 

 



We all have to start with ourselves. It is time to walk the talk. Take the journey of making very difficult decisions. Start removing things from your life that are not filling your cup and adding things that bring joy in to your life. ~ Lisa Hammon

 

 

 

 



There is no greater wealth than wisdom, no greater poverty than ignorance; no greater heritage than culture and no greater support than consultation. - Courtesy - Deepika, Singer

 

 

 

 



Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature nor do the children of man as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.  ~Helen Keller

 

 

 

 



"Life is a series of problem-solving opportunities. The problems you face will either defeat you or develop you depending on how you respond to them." - Rick Warren

 

 

 

 



One half of life is luck; the other half is discipline - and thats the important half, for without discipline you wouldnt know what to do with luck. ~Carl Zuckmeyer

 

 

 

 



A great life is born in the soul, grown in the mind, and lived from the heart. ~ Suzanne Zoglio

 

 

 

 



"Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I am permitted to hold for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations." - George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950); playwright, Nobel Prize winner

 

 

 

 


The greatest and most important problems in life are all in a certain sense insoluble. They can never be solved, but only outgrown. - Carl Gustav Jung (1875-1961); founder of analytical psychology

 

 

 

 



Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. - Benjamin Franklin

 

 

 

 



It is not enough to be busy, so are the ants. The question is, What are we busy about?" ~ Henry David Thoreau

 

 

 

 



The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning. - Mitch Albom (born 1958); Author, screenwriter, musician

 

 

 

 



Life does not have to be perfect to be wonderful. ~Annette Funicello

 

 

 

 

 



Be yourself. There is something that you can do better than any other. Listen to the inward voice and bravely obey that. -  Unknown Author

 

 

 

 

 



An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory. - Freidrich Engels

 

 

 

 



Freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, the spirit of men and so it must be daily earned and refreshed - else like a flower cut from its life-giving roots, it will wither and die.-  Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969); 34th U.S. President

 

 

 

 



You dont just luck into things... You build step by step, whether its friendships or opportunities. - Barbara Bush

 

 

 

 



Live your life from your heart. Share from your heart. And your story will touch and heal peoples souls. -  Melody Beattie,(-); author, journalist

 

 

 

 



Remember theres no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end. -  Scott Adams (1957-); creator of Dilbert Comic Strip

 

 

 

 



The best things in life are nearest: Breath in your nostrils, light in your eyes, flowers at your feet...do not grasp at the stars, but do lifes plain, common work as it comes, certain that daily duties and daily bread are the sweetest things in life. - Robert Louis Stevenson

 

 

 

 



Keep a good heart. Thats the most important thing in life. Its not how much money you make or what you acquire. The art of it is to keep a good heart. - Joni Mitchell

 

 

 

 



The best inheritance you can leave your kids is an example of how to live a full and meaningful life. - Dan Zadra

 

 

 

 



If a man does not know what port he is steering for, no wind is favorable to him. - Seneca (4-65); philosopher

 

 

 

 



Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present. - Albert Camus

 

 

 

 



You cant stay in your corner of the forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes. -  Winnie-the-Pooh (A. A. Milne), (1882-1956); author

 

 

 

 



Life is like a ten-speed bike.  Most of us have gears we never use. - Charles Schultz

 

 

 

 



You only live once, but if you work it right, once is enough.  - Joe Lewis

 

 

 

 



View life as a continuous learning experience. - Denis Waitley

 

 

 

 



Our ultimate freedom is the right and power to decide how anybody or anything outside ourselves will affect us. - Stephen R. Covey

 

 

 

 



The best part of life is not just surviving, but thriving with passion and compassion and humor and style and generosity and kindness. - Maya Angelou (1928-);  Poet, Dancer, Producer, Playwright, Director, Author

 

 

 

 



Life resembles a novel more often than novels resemble life. - George Sand

 

 

 

 



We are not here merely to make a living. We are here to enrich the world. - Woodrow Wilson

 

 

 

 



Dig within. Within is the wellspring of Good; and it is always ready to bubble up, if you just dig. -  Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, (121-180); Roman Emperor

 

 

 

 



We all have two choices; we can make a living or we can design a life.-  Jim Rohn

 

 

 

 



You dont have to take life the way it comes to you. You can design your life to come to you the way you want it. - Dan Zadra

 

 

 

 



The vicious count their years; virtuous, their acts. - Samuel Johnson

 

 

 

 



The first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: Decide what you want. -  Ben Stein (1944-); actor, writer, political commentator

 

 

 

 



Life isnt about finding yourself. Lifes about creating yourself. -  George Bernard Shaw

 

 

 

 



It is important to remember that we all have magic inside us. - J. K. Rowling

 

 

 

 



We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give. - Winston Churchill

 

 

 

 



Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement - and we will make the goal. -Jerome P. Fleishman

 

 

 

 



The major value in life is not what you get.
The major value in life is what you become. - Jim Rohn

 

 

 

 



Everyones life is under someones control - it might as well be under your own so that you can direct your destiny. - Harry Tucker

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Life is like a ten-speed bike.  Most of us have gears we never use. - Charles Schultz


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