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It is our choices ... that show what we truly are,
by J. K. Rowling

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)

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The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing,
and should be treated with caution.
- J. K. Rowling PHOTO

To the philosopher,
death is but the next great adventure.
- J. K. Rowling

It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies,
but even more to stand up to your friends.
- J.K. Rowling

 

Indifference and neglect often
do much more damage than outright dislike.
- J. K. Rowling

To the well-organized mind,
death is but the next great adventure.
- J. K. Rowling

Death is just life's next big adventure.
- J. K. Rowling


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

Society censors our actions,
but our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

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

We can let circumstances rule us,
or we can take charge and
rule our lives from within.
- Earl Nightingale

Our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions
and not on our circumstances.
- Martha Washington

Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
- Soren Kierkegaard

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

We can change our lives.
We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
- Tony Robbins

We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all of our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time
- T. S. Eliot

Most of the shadows of life are caused
by standing in our own sunshine.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Each of us dwells in a cathedral of our own BEing
that is created vast enough to encompass Unity with all creation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

The wave of evil washes all our institutions alike.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Most everything in life is about our
point-of-view rather than any absolute.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's okay to make mistakes.
Mistakes are our teachers - they help us to learn.
- John Bradshaw

We can't control the impressions others form about us,
and the effort to do so only debases our character.
- Epictetus

When we do the best that we can,
we never know what miracle is wrought in our life,
or in the life of another.
- Helen Keller

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

The reason why men do not obey us,
is because they see the mud at the bottom of our eye.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

If we don't see a failure as a challenge to modify our approach,
but rather as a problem with ourselves, as a personality defect,
we will immediately feel overwhelmed.
- Anthony Robbins

It is not our circumstances that create
our discontent or contentment.
It is us.
- Vivian Greene

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

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

Our grandchildren's grandchildren will shake their heads in shame
at some of the beliefs that we hold most dear today -
the question is, which ones?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors,
we borrow it from our children.
- Native American Proverb

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

How different our lives are when we
really know what is deeply important to us,
and keeping that picture in mind,
we manage ourselves each day
to be and to do what really matters most
- Stephen Covey

If the misery of the poor be caused
not by the laws of nature,
but by our institutions,
great is our sin.
- Charles Darwin

Let's have faith that right makes might;
and in that faith let us, to the end,
dare to do our duty as we understand it.
- Abraham Lincoln

There is a secret wisdom-of-the-ages
that holds the key to breaking
our cycle of self-imposed suffering.
The secret wisdom is,
"Life is not supposed to be fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our mettle is tested by storms,
not by calm.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is the great miracle cure.
Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
- Louise L. Hay

We should take care not to make the intellect our god;
it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.
- Albert Einstein

The opposite of courage in our society
is not cowardice, it is conformity.
- Rollo May

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

Our greatest glory is not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Confucius

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

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

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

We all have our thorns. We, and Life, have our moments.
Life occurs before our morning coffee.
Life occurs in our bathrobe with our hair uncombed.
Bless and give thanks for All of Life - the bloom and the thorns.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Our relationships - love and friendship -
are at the core of the meaning of our lives.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May we so love as never to have occasion
to repent of our love!
- Henry David Thoreau

Some people come into our lives and quickly go.
Some people stay for awhile,
and move our souls to dance.
They awaken us to a new understanding,
leave footprints on our hearts,
and we are never, ever the same.
- Flavia Weedn

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

We must teach our children to resolve
their conflicts with words, not weapons.
- William J. Clinton


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