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O Captain. My Captain. our fearful trip is done. ...
by Walt Whitman

O Captain. My Captain. our fearful trip is done.
- Walt Whitman

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Re-examine all that you have been told...
dismiss that which insults your soul.
- Walt Whitman

I no doubt deserved my enemies,
but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
- Walt Whitman

Be curious, not judgmental.
- Walt Whitman

 

I celebrate myself, and sing myself.
- Walt Whitman

Youth, large, lusty, loving -
Youth, full of grace, force, fascination.
Do you know that Old Age may come after you
with equal grace, force, fascination?
- Walt Whitman

I am the captain of my soul.
- William Ernest Henley


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There are times, sir, when men of good conscience
cannot blindly follow orders.
- Captain Picard, STAR TREK: The Next Generation

Friendship must dare to risk, or it's not friendship.
- Captain Jean-Luc Picard in the TV show Star Trek: The Next Generation

The claim "I was only following orders" has been used
to justify too many tragedies in our history.
- Captain Picard of the television series
STAR TREK: The Next Generation

We all live with the objective of being happy;
our lives are all different and yet the same.
- Anne Frank

"Hurry up" ranks right up there with "you need to"
as a destroyer of our humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

All our dreams can come true,
if we have the courage to pursue them.
- Walt Disney

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent
about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

We cannot choose our external circumstances,
but we can always choose how to respond to them.
- Epictetus

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe,
our class, and our nation;
and this means we must develop a world perspective.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha

It is our choices ... that show what we truly are,
far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets)

Our faith gives us knowledge of something better.
- E. F. Schumacher

Our Joy comes from living our own lives simply -
never from demanding that others live simply -
or from ever making any demands whatsoever upon others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As we work to create light for others,
we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Each one of us has our own perspective
on everything we see in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning.
- Winston Churchill

How we spend our days is of course
how we spend our lives.
- Annie Dillard

Could we change our attitude,
we should not only see life differently,
but life itself would be different.
- Katherine Mansfield

We see Life through the fun-house mirrors of our point-of-view.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We really have to understand the person we want to love.
If our love is only a will to possess, it is not love.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

Being part of the natural world reminds me
that innocence isn't ever lost completely;
we just need to maintain our goodness to regain it.
- Jewel

There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying
about things which are beyond the power of our will.
- Epictetus

This is our moment, this is our time.
- Bono

We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them.
- Titus Livius

Our deepest fears are like dragons
guarding our deepest treasure.
- Rainer Maria Rilke

At all times and under all circumstances,
we have the power to transform the quality of our lives.
- Werner Erhard

The universe is wider than our views of it.
- Henry David Thoreau

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.
The most certain way to succeed
is always to try just one more time.
- Thomas A. Edison

The biggest mistake we could ever make in our lives
is to think we work for anybody but ourselves.
- Brian Tracy

Action is our greatest weapon against fear.
Left to molder, fear grows upon itself,
but in the face of action,
fear is left in the dust.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There comes that mysterious meeting in life
when someone acknowledges who we are and what we can be,
igniting the circuits of our highest potential.
- Rusty Berkus

NECESSITY and URGENCY are twin poisons of our rattlesnake minds.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greater part of our happiness or misery
depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.
- Martha Washington

Most of us love, to be sure.
Yet far too often our love is passive.
We must be proactive in our love
in order for it to change our lives.
- Marianne Williamson

The greater our knowledge increases
the more our ignorance unfolds.
- John F. Kennedy

We know nothing at all.
All our knowledge is but the knowledge of schoolchildren.
The real nature of things we shall never know.
- Albert Einstein

Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

We must be proactive in our love
in order for it to change our lives.
- Marianne Williamson

Where ignorance is our master,
there is no possibility of real peace.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

No love, no friendship can cross the path of our destiny
without leaving some mark on it forever.
- Francois Muriac

It is no use saying, "We are doing our best."
You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
- Winston Churchill

Non-violence is not a garment to be put on and off at will.
Its seat is in the heart,
and it must be an inseparable part of our being.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Our compassion and acts of selflessness
take us to the deeper truths.
- Amma

Music takes us out of the actual
and whispers to us dim secrets
that startle our wonder as to who we are.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We hardly ever realize that we can
cut anything out of our lives,
anytime, in the blink of an eye.
- Carlos Castaneda

One's philosophy is not best expressed in words;
it is expressed in the choices one makes...
and the choices we make
are ultimately our responsibility.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The winds of grace are always blowing;
all we need to do is raise our sails.
- Anonymous

Whether we allow external events to
shape our lives at a core level
is very much within our own control.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The worst sin toward our fellow creatures
is not to hate them,
but to be indifferent to them:
that's the essence of inhumanity.
- George Bernard Shaw

The River of Life flows - and all else is our drama.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Why, I'd like nothing better than to achieve
some bold adventure, worthy of our trip.
- Aristophanes

It is never too late to give up our prejudices.
- Henry David Thoreau

What power there is in our service when our actions
line up with our mission, skills and joy.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The key to growth is the introduction of
higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness.
- Lao Tzu

We first make our habits, then our habits make us.
- John Dryden

It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.
- Henry David Thoreau

Once we accept our limits, we can go beyond them.
- Albert Einstein

All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Women are like teabags.
We don't know our true strength
until we are in hot water!
- Eleanor Roosevelt


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