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Our compassion and acts of selflessness
by Amma

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

Related topics: Values Service Compassion

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

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. PHOTO

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


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Thank you for joining me on this journey we call life,
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

Only when life is difficult,
are we challenged to become our greatest selves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

We are powerless to redesign the world,
but we have infinite power to create our appreciation of it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

The only limits in our life are those we impose on ourselves.
- Bob Proctor

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

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

Much in life can be seen as ugly or beautiful - it's our choice.
Why would we choose to see any part of life as ugly?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

The best of a book is not the thought which it contains,
but the thought which it suggests;
just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones
but in the echoes of our hearts.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

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

Our Lord has written the promise of the resurrection,
not in books alone, but in every leaf in spring-time.
- Martin Luther

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

We get to CHOOSE the meaning for our lives.
Our lives mean exactly what we say they do - no more, no less.
Each of us chooses their path in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We tell the real truth of our life
by the stories we repeatedly tell.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The main purpose of life is to live rightly, think rightly, act rightly.
The soul must languish when we give all our thought to the body.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

See life as ugly and painful - if you choose,
or see it as beautiful and joyful.
There is no inherent meaning in life.
We give life its meaning.
It's our Choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

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

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

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

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

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
- Marianne Williamson

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

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

The highest possible stage in moral culture
is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts.
- Charles Darwin

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

Our life is what our thoughts make it.
- Marcus Aurelius

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

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

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

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

We censor our actions, but
our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We can never be the better for our religion
if our neighbor is the worse for it.
- Anonymous

Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal,
and then leap in the dark to our success.
- Henry David Thoreau

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

If we would guide by the light of reason
we must let our minds be bold.
- Louis D. Brandeis

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

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


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May the world be kind to you, and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie



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