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The Healing Quotes Thread!
Posted 27 December 2005 - 07:36 PM
Martin Luther King Jr.
Posted 28 December 2005 - 06:36 PM
"The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes of mind."-William James
"A postive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort."- Herm Albright
"Eccentricity is not, as dull people would have us believe, a form of madness. It is often a kind of innocent pride, and the man of genius and the aristocrat are frequently regarded as eccentrics because genius and aristocrat are entirely unafraid of an uninfluenced by the opinions and vagaries of the crowd." - Edith Sitwell
Posted 31 December 2005 - 03:38 AM
"There are three things extremely hard, steel, a diamond and to know one's self" - Ben Franklin
Posted 31 December 2005 - 07:29 PM
Change has considerable psychological impact on the human mind. To the fearful, change is threatening because it means that things may get worse To the hopeful, change is encouraging because things may get better. To confident, change is inspiring because the challenge exists to make things better.
~ King Whitney, Jr.
I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence but it comes from within. It is there all the time.
"Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will."
~ Mohandas Gandhi
"I cannot believe that the purpose of life is to be "happy." I think the purpose of life is to be useful, to be responsible, to be honorable, to be compassionate. It is, above all, to matter, to count, to stand for something, to have made some difference that you lived at all."
~ Leo C. Rosten
Posted 01 January 2006 - 12:05 PM
WHO WILL GRIEVE FOR THIS WOMAN?
DOES SHE NOT SEEM TO INSIGNIFICANT FOR OUR CONCERN?
BUT IN MY HEART, I WILL NOT DENY HER,
WHO SUFFERED DEATH BECAUSE SHE CHOSE TO TURN.
Edited by Horses4Healing, 02 January 2006 - 11:26 PM.
Posted 06 January 2006 - 01:57 AM
Posted 23 March 2006 - 04:42 AM
Posted 25 March 2006 - 11:39 PM
cuz i'm a latin quote dork but--- Alis Volat Propiis---which means---she flies with her own wings --
Posted 01 May 2006 - 12:35 AM
Accept no one's definition of your life, but define yourself .
-- Fierstein Harvey
Posted 01 May 2006 - 07:37 AM
Love… Like you've never been hurt.
Posted 03 May 2006 - 08:12 AM
Posted 04 May 2006 - 12:28 AM
Posted 04 May 2006 - 03:46 AM
"Black bird singing in the dead of night. Take these broken wings and learn to fly. All your life you have only waited til this moment has arrived.
Black bird singing in the dead of night. Take these sunken eyes and learn to see. All your life you have only waited for this moment to be free."
Posted 04 May 2006 - 03:40 PM
"Acknowledge each feeling (as it arises), and then let it go.
If you do not continue with it, then you will be free of that feeling.
Similar thoughts and feelings may come again,
but just treat them the same."
~ Diana St. Ruth
Posted 05 May 2006 - 12:34 AM
for a long time I was mad at God and am just now starting to feel spiritual once more