Sunday, February 28, 2010


"Therefore, never go farther in touch than the level of your commitment, and do not forma a commitment beyond the way the other person has proven reliable. And do not look to your partner to meet your needs beyond your tested trust in him/her. And do not trust someone more than what you know about them."

Thursday, February 25, 2010


"If we live with clarity and integrity, how could it conflict with the well-being of others? Our relationship to others has everything to do with the relationship we have with ourselves, as well as the clarity of our vision. In a larger sense, cultivating love and care for all living beings is the only way to live with integrity and purpose."

Elizabeth Mattis-Namgyel is the author of the upcoming book, “The Power of an Open Question” (Shambhala Publications).
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Tuesday, February 23, 2010


"A man's weakness and strength, purity and impurity, are his own, and not another man's; they are brought about by himself, and not by another; and they can only be altered by himself, never by another."

-James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

Monday, February 22, 2010


"The simple fact is that you can change your life by changing your mind. Nothing is impossible for the willing mind! We all have the power to gain control of our lives, reach our goals, and live our dreams. The challenge is locating, nurturing, and believing in your ability to do so..."

-Jillian Michaels

Friday, February 19, 2010


"The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails."

-William Arthur Ward


"Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man's growth without destroying his roots".
-Frank Howard Clark

Tuesday, February 16, 2010


"Do not waste a minute - - not a second - - in trying to demonstrate to others the merits of your performance. If your work does not vindicate itself, you cannot vindicate it.
-Thomas Wentworth Higginson


"So many worlds, so much to do, so little done, such things to be."
-Alfred Lord Tennyson


"Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go."
-T.S. Eliot


"The best way out is always through."
-Robert Frost


"The existence of forgetting has never been proved: We only know that some things don't come to mind when we want them."

-Friedrich Nietzsche

Monday, February 8, 2010


"There is no use trying" said Alice, "One can't believe impossible things." "I dare say you haven't had much practice" said the Queen "When I was your age, I always did it for an hour a day. Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast." - Lewis Carroll

Sunday, February 7, 2010


"All sorrows can be borne if you put them in a story or tell a story about them."
-Karen Blixen

Wednesday, February 3, 2010