Favorite Quotations

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"The Truth Stands So Tall All By Itself That It Does Not Require You To Believe In It" --- Ethena Picard.

“We are all alone, born alone, die alone, and -- in spite of True Romance magazines -- we shall all someday look back on our lives and see that, in spite of our company, we were alone the whole way. I do not say lonely -- at least, not all the time -- but essentially, and finally, alone. This is what makes your self-respect so important, and I don't see how you can respect yourself if you must look in the hearts and minds of others for your happiness.” --- Hunter S. Thompson 

"Set a goal to achieve something that is so big, so exhilarating that it excites you and scares you at the same time. It must be a goal that is so appealing, so much in line with your spiritual core, that you can’t get it out of your mind. If you do not get chills when you set a goal, your not setting big enough goals." --- Bob Proctor.

"Only those who want everything done for them are bored" --- Billy Graham

‎"Being relaxed, at peace with yourself, confident, emotionally neutral, loose, and free-floating- these are the keys to successful performance in almost everything you do." - Dr. Wayne Dyer

“The truth is not always the same as the majority decision.” - Pope John Paul II

“I believe life is constantly testing us for our level of commitment, and life's greatest rewards are reserved for those who demonstrate a never-ending commitment to act until they achieve. This level of resolve can move mountains, but it must be constant and consistent. As simplistic as this may sound, it is still the common denominator separating those who live their dreams from those who live in regret.” --- Anthony Robbins

"It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell." --- Buddah

"Be the change that you want to see in the world." --- Gandhi

“It is better to be at odds with the whole world than, being one, to be at odds with myself." --- Socrates

“Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.” - Norman Cousins (American Essayist and Editor)

"At the close of life the question will be not how much have you got, but how much have you given; nor how much have you won, but how much have you done; not how much have you saved, but how much have you sacrificed; how much have you loved and served, not how much were you honored." — Nathan C. Schaeffer

"I enjoy the company of my own mind, but I still seek out those who will love me, like me, and more important respect me"--- David M. Fullerton