LIFE ENHANCEMENT QUOTES
"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched —they must be felt with the heart.
"We now live in a nation where doctors destroy health, lawyers destroy justice, universities destroy knowledge, governments destroy freedom, the press destroys information, religion destroys morals, and our banks destroy the economy." ~Chris Hedges
"The new science of epigenetics says the environment (especially our perceptions) are what controls our genes." –Bruce Lipton
"Everyone is a genius. .. but if you judge a fish on its ability to climb a tree—it will live its whole life believing it is stupid." ~Albert Einstein
“One has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws.”
—Martin Luther King Jr.
."It takes conflict for two people to really understand each other. CAREFRONTATION is loving myself and another person enough, to speak my truth and not be attached to the outcomes." ~Jeanine Just
"The ultimate measure of a person is not where they stand
in moments of comfort, but where they stand at times of challenge and controversy." ~M. L. King
"It's not who you are that holds you back ... it's who
you think you are not." ~Anonymous
"The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those
who can't read and write ... but those who can't
learn, unlearn and relearn." ~Alvin Toffler
"The way to make God laugh is to tell God about
your plans." ~Woody Allen
"The most revolutionary act anyone can commit is
to be publicly happy." ~ Patch Adams, M.D.
"If a man does not keep pace with his companions,
perhaps it's because he hears a different drummer.
Let him step to the music he hear, however measured
or far away." ~Henry David Thoreau
"Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing at all."
"All truth passes through 3 stages. First it is ridiculed.
Second it is violently opposed. Third it is accepted as
being self-evident." ~Arthur Schopenhauer
"Let us live so that when we die even the
undertaker is sorry." ~Mark Twain
“Everything is energy and that’s all there is to it. Match
the frequency of the reality you want and you cannot help but get that reality. It can be no other way. This is not
philosophy. This is physics.” ~Albert Einstein
"Science is but a perversion of itself ... unless it has its ultimate goal, the betterment of humanity."
"Don't let schooling interfere with your education."
“Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and
nourish with repetition and emotion will one day
become a reality.” ~Earl Nightingale
"You don't fight for peace. You peace for peace."
"You never change things by fighting the existing
reality. To change something ... build a new model
that makes the existing model obsolete."
~R. Buckminster Fuller
"Thanks to the interstate highway system … it is possible to travel from coast to coast without seeing anything." ~Charles Kuralt
"Here is the test to find whether your mission on earth
is finished. If you're alive, it isn't." ~Richard Bach
"Man can harness the winds, the waves and the tides, but when he can harness the power of love, then for the second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire." ~Teihard de Chardin
"When people show you who they are ... believe
them." ~Maya Angelou
"Citizens are deceived en masse ... but enlightened
one at a time." ~Richard Boddie
"What the caterpillar thinks is the end of life … the
butterfly knows is the beginning." ~Anonymous
"The past is to learn from and not to live in."
~Richard l. Evans
"Life without music would be a mistake."
“If one should desire to know whether a kingdom is well governed, if its morals are good or bad, the quality of its music will furnish the answer.” ~Confucius
"Most people spend their lives in futile rebellion against things they can't change, in passive resignation to things they can ... and never attempt to learn the difference." ~Ayn Rand
"I am the Master of my fate ... the captain of my soul."
~William Conest Henley
“The ultimate weakness of violence is that it's a descending spiral, begetting the thing it seeks to destroy. Darkness cannot drive out darkness—only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate—only love can do that.” ~Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
" We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall
all hang separately." ~Ben Franklin
"We are not victims of the world we see. We're victims
of the way we see the world." ~Shirley MacLaine
"Though I don't always get what I pray for ... I always
get what I pray from." ~Anonymous
"Life is not measured by the number of breaths you
take ... but by the moments that take your breath away." ~Hilary Cooper.
"There comes a time in your life, when you walk away from all the drama and people who create it. You surround yourself with people who make you laugh. Forget the bad, and focus on the good. Love the people who treat you right, pray for the ones who don't. Life is too short to be anything but happy...." ~ José N. Harris
"Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present ... controls the past. " ~George Orwell
"The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes... but in having new eyes." –Marcel Proust
“Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.” –Vincent Van Gogh
"You are never truly rich until you can count the things you have that money can't buy." –Clark Howard
"At first people refuse to believe that a strange new thing can be done, then they begin to hope it can be done, then they see it can be done—then it is done and all the world wonders why it was not done centuries ago."
-Frances Hodgson Burnett
"Instinct is something that transcends knowledge."
“You are never given a dream without also being
given the power to make it come true. You may have
work for it, however.” ~Richard Bach
“From this instant on, vow to stop disappointing yourself. Separate yourself from the mob. Decide to be extraordinary and do what you need to do—now.” ~ Epictetus
“Each time a person stands up for an idea, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, they send a tiny ripple of hope and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring—those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance."
~Robert F. Kennedy
"It is your attitude toward the job you are doing that
is important … not what you are doing."
"We're so engaged in doing things to achieve purposes
of outer value that we forget that the inner value, the
rapture that is associated with being alive, is what it's
all about." ~ Joseph Campbell
"Individual excellence and personal integrity are not dependent on corporate, country or family excellence. Standards should not have to be inflicted on businesses or individuals by a government or outside regulators and rules." ~ Jeanine Just
"A leader is like a shepherd. He stays behind the flock, letting the most nimble go out ahead, whereupon the others follow, not realizing that all along they are being directed from behind." ~Nelson Mandela
"The highest reward for a person’s toil is not what they get from it … but what they become by it.”
"Incremental shifts create exponential transformation.
– Jeanine Just
"Be more concerned with your character than with your reputation. Your character is what you really are, while your reputation is what others think you are."
“Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders
are readers.” ~Harry S. Truman
"Lead ... whether or not others follow." ~Anonymous
PHYSICS OF SUCCESS: "Opportunities, ideas and $$$ … flow towards order, harmony, fun and creativity. Opportunities, ideas and $$$ ... flow away from fear, control, chaos, confusion, routine and boredom.
– Jeanine Just
"Some people are born to lead. Others have leadership thrust upon them." ~Anonymous
"A business is a consciousness. It's a living, breathing organism, not a thing or machine. Whoever is at the helm determines the consciousness of the business." ~Jeanine Just, visionary success strategist
LIFE ENHANCEMENT QUOTES
"It is time for humanity to get out of its intellectual and idealistic spirituality—and get on its authentic and natural spiritual journey. It's time to get out of mind energy and be our INFINITE SELF. " ~George Kavassilas
"To know yourself is the first and foremost important step in pursuing your dreams and goals." ~ Stedman Graham
"Life can only be understood backwards ... but must
be lived forwards." ~Søren Kierkegaard
"Don't worry about tomorrow. Live each moment as if it
were your last ... and the future will take care of itself."
"You must be willing to let go of the life you had
planned—so you can have the life that is waiting
for you." ~Joseph Campbell
"You've got to jump off cliffs all the time and build
your wings on the way down." ~Ray Bradbury
"Do not go where the path may lead. Go instead
to where there is no path and leave a trail."
~Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As you do all the things you're capable of doing ... you
would literally astound yourself." ~Thomas Edison
"Whoever said the age of miracles passed long ago
hasn't been paying attention." ~Edgar Mitchell
"Great minds discuss ideas ... average minds discuss
events ... small minds discuss people."
"The two most important days in your life are the day you are born ... and the day you find out why." ~Mark Twain
"If you wish to understand the Universe, think of energy, frequency and vibration." ~Nikola Tesla
"Mediocrity is self-inflicted. Genius is self-bestowed."
“I realized that the story of ourselves as told by science, our cosmology, our religion—was incomplete and likely flawed. I recognized the Newtonian idea of separate, independent, discreet things in the universe wasn't a fully accurate description. What was needed was a new story of who we are and what we are capable of becoming.” Apollo Astronaut, Edgar Mitchell
"Without gratitude, you may focus only on what's lacking in your life, rather than what you appreciate. Gratitude keeps you optimistic, and evidence shows that optimism improves your health."
~Lissa Rankin, M.D.
"We can't solve problems with the same thinking we
used when we created them." ~Albert Einstein
"Experience is what you get when you don’t get
what you want." ~Randy Pausch
"We see things not as they are ... but as we are."
"Everything you want is just one step ... outside
your comfort zone." ~Anonymous
"Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine
percent perspiration." ~Thomas Edison
"Just as each acorn is encoded to become a giant
oak tree ... greatness is your true destiny."
"Your time is limited, so don't waste it living some else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of other people's opinions drown out your inner voice, and most importantly, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary. You have to trust in something—your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. The dots you encounter in life, will eventually connect. Believing that the dots will connect down the road will give you the confidence to follow your heart, even when it leads you off the well-worn path. That will make all the difference." ~Steve Jobs, Apple Computer (Stanford University commencement speech)
"Imagination is everything. It's the preview of your
life's coming attractions." ~Albert Einstein
"The most important things in life aren't things."
~Anthony J. D'Angelo
"I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what they had to teach, and not when I came to die discover that I had not lived." ~Henry David Thoreau
"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us."
~Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Don't go around saying the world owes you a living.
The world was here first." ~Mark Twain
“Great people talk about ideas, average people talk about themselves, and small people talk about others” ~John C. Maxwell.
"With vision people flourish." ~Anonymous
"And so my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for
your country." ~Robert F. Kennedy
"There is only one thing stronger than all the armies
in the world, and that is an idea whose time has come."
“The ‘New Feminine’ has no gender. It’s a principle that men and women both possess, defined by gentleness, and compassion and heart.” ~ Maria Bello
"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." ~Mark Twain
"The only thing worse than being blind is having sight and no vision." –Helen Keller
“He who knows others is wise; he who knows
himself is enlightened.” ~Lao Tzu
"One of the principal elements to keeping us healthy and young, is being in service. When you get up in the morning and have something to do, whether it’s taking care of other people or taking care of the planet, the chemistry of a brain that's involved with service releases chemicals to keep the body healthy." –Bruce Lipton
"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience."
-Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
“Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgiving, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” –William Arthur Ward
"You're not here to find a new spirituality, you're here to live it. You're not here to uncover a new world, but to create it." ~Anonymous
"Lighthouses don't go running all over an island looking for boats to save; they just stand there shining." ~Anne Lamott
"A business that isn't financially profitable ... is financially bankrupt. A business that is not making a contribution to the community ... is morally bankrupt."
~Ben Cohen, Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream
" We must become the change we want to see in
the world." ~Mahatma Gandhi
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds." ~Albert Einstein
"We are living in one of those rare times in history when divergent forces come together and make change possible. The two essential elements to create corporate transformation are currently in our society ... new values and economic necessity. The time is ripe for translating personal values into institutional change. The time has now come to re-invent the corporation and its relationship to the rest of society." ~John Naisbitt and Patricia Aburdene, Re-Inventing the Corporation
"Coming together is a beginning, staying together is
progress, and working together is success."
"If you are not willing to risk the unusual ... you will
have to settle for the ordinary." ~Jim Rohn
" The time is always right ... to do what is right." ~Martin Luther King
"We haven’t updated our image of business since the days of ‘Robber Barons’ and it’s time we did so. There is a new way to look at capitalism: not as preying upon society but as serving society. An image of capitalism at its best." ~Marjorie Kelly, Founder Business Ethics Magazine"
"Greatness is only attained by the constant thinking of great thoughts. No person can become great in outward personality until he/she is great internally; and no person can be great internally until he/she THINKS. No amount of education, reading or study can make you great without thought; but thought can make you great with very little study. There are too many people who are trying to make something of themselves by reading books without thinking. All such will fail. You're not mentally developed by what you read—but by what you think about what you read." –Wallace Wattles, 1910
"Your 5-Core Values are your rules for how you're supposed to be living your life. They create congruency from your inner self into your outer world life choices. Clarifying and living your values not only reduces stress but create energy, authenticity, integrity, purpose, synergy, laser clear focus and soul-power." ~ Jeanine Just
"We the people are forcing truth to surface.. Don't buy
into 'we the people' are victims." ~Anonymous
"Going within does not necessitate going without.
Being on your spirit’s path doesn’t require living
an impoverished life." ~ Jeanine Just
"When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love has always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they seem invincible but in the end, they always fall; think of it... ALWAYS." ~ 'Mahatma' (Great Soul) Gandhi,