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July 15th, 2009  |  Published in Quotes

And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those
who could not hear the music. (Friedrich Nietzsche)

We must learn to distinguish between the peripheral and the essential.

There came a point in our culture and in our society where people stopped differentiating between accomplishment and celebrity.

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The story of two wolves:

One evening an old Cherokee told his grandson about a debate that goes on inside all people.
He said,

“My son, the battle is between two wolves inside us all.
One is Evil. It is anger, envy, jealousy, sorrow, egret, greed,
Arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false
Pride, superiority and ego.
The other is Good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, serenity, humility,
Kindness, benevolence, empathy, generosity, truth, compassion and
Faith.”

The grandson thought about it for a minute and then asked his grandfather,
“Which wolf wins?”

The old Cherokee replied simply, “ The one you feed.”

The way we take care of our children is the way we fashion our world.

Take care of your children
Take care what they hear
Take care what they see
Take care what they feel

No time for your health today
No health for your time tomorrow.

A friend is a gift you give yourself. (Robert Louis Stevenson)

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever (Mahatma Ghandi)

The mind is everything. What you think, you become (Buddha)

We can get everything at the price of an effort (Leonardo da Vinci)

Go out on a limb… that is where the fruit is (Mark Twain)

Only a person who has faith in himself
can be faithful to others (Erich Fromm)

Only a person who is trustworthy
has the ability to trust others.

I can resist everything, except temptation (Oscar Wilde)

“So I would like to warn all of you that time flies. Time is of the essence and there is no time like the present. And although in all likelihood you will agree with this; you will still not alter the way you live. I barely did. No one ever does. If nothing else, at least be aware of the value of time. One thing is certain – when you spend money, it is always possible to acquire more. Once you have spent time, it is gone forever. So make sure that you do the meaningful things while there is still time.
And remember that the harsh reality of age is that you become more choose-able and less desirable!”

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