Thought for the day III

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Postby yat_chum » Tue Oct 21, 2008 1:08 am

"You've got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your grandfather was."
Irish Proverb
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Postby yat_chum » Wed Oct 22, 2008 1:39 am

"A man can do all things if he but wills them."
Leon Battista Alberti (1404 - 1472)
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Postby yat_chum » Thu Oct 23, 2008 1:16 am

"To will is to select a goal, determine a course of action that will bring one to that goal, and then hold to that action till the goal is reached. The key is action."
Michael Hanson
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Postby yat_chum » Fri Oct 24, 2008 1:18 am

"I've never quite believed that one chance is all I get."
Anne Tyler
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Postby yat_chum » Sat Oct 25, 2008 3:54 am

"Life consists in what a man is thinking of all day."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Postby yat_chum » Sun Oct 26, 2008 1:48 am

"Man, exert and control your self.
Subdue your self, for, the self is difficult to subdue.
If your self is subdued,
you will be happy in this world and the next."
Lord Mahavira - Uttaradhyana Sutra - 15.1
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Postby yat_chum » Mon Oct 27, 2008 3:17 am

"Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you."
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)
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Postby yat_chum » Tue Oct 28, 2008 2:31 am

"Pain is inevitable; suffering is optional."
Unknown
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Postby yat_chum » Wed Oct 29, 2008 4:07 am

"The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just."
Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865)
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Postby yat_chum » Thu Oct 30, 2008 3:08 am

"The important thing is this: to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are for what we could become."
Charles Du Bos
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Postby yat_chum » Fri Oct 31, 2008 2:40 am

“Given the choice between the experience of pain and nothing, I would choose pain”
William Faulkner
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Postby yat_chum » Sat Nov 01, 2008 4:35 am

"Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new."
Og Mandino (1923 - 1996)
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Postby yat_chum » Sun Nov 02, 2008 3:18 am

"OM MANI PADME HUM"
Tibetan pronounciation - Om Mani Pémé Hung
I invoke the transformation and purification of the six negative emotions of pride, jealousy, desire, ignorance, greed and anger into their true nature, enlightened mind.
Mantra of compassion - Avalokiteshvara
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Postby yat_chum » Mon Nov 03, 2008 2:12 am

"Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is a nobler art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of nonessentials."
Lin Yutang
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Postby yat_chum » Tue Nov 04, 2008 2:26 am

"One must know oneself, if this does not serve to discover truth, it at least serves as a rule of life and there is nothing better."
Blaise Pascal (1623 - 1662)
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Postby yat_chum » Wed Nov 05, 2008 2:50 am

"Know most of the rooms of thy native country before thou goest over the threshold thereof."
Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661), 'The Holy State and the Profane State,' 1642
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Postby yat_chum » Thu Nov 06, 2008 2:49 am

"Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves."
Joseph P. Thompson
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Postby yat_chum » Fri Nov 07, 2008 11:19 am

"I dream, therefore I become."
Cheryl Renée Grossman
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Postby yat_chum » Sat Nov 08, 2008 4:11 am

"Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise."
Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)
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Postby yat_chum » Sun Nov 09, 2008 4:48 am

"O my God, O my Lord, O my Master!
I beg Thee to forgive me for seeking any pleasure save Thy love,
or any comfort except Thy nearness,
or any delight besides Thy good-pleasure,
or any existence other than communion with Thee."
Baha'i writings - The Báb
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