Jane's Favorite Quotes and Inspiration
"Peace... does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble or hard work... it means to be in the midst of those things
and still be calm in your heart." - Unknown
"Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see." - Mark Twain
"To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing." - Aristotle
"Life is like a wild tiger. You can either lie down and let it lay its paw on your head -- Or sit on its back and ride it." - Lao Tsu
"In the depth of winter I finally learned that within me
there lay an invincible summer." - Albert Camus
"Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courarge is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, "I will try again tomorrow."- M. A.. Radmacher
"...be patient toward all that is unresolved in your heart and to try to love the questions themselves like locked rooms and like books that are written in a foreign tongue. Do not seek the answers, which cannot be given to you because you would not be able to live them.
And the point is, to live everything. Live the questions now.
Perhaps you will then gradually, without noticing it, live along some distant day into the answer." - Ranier Maria Rilke
"Be the change you wish to see in the world." - Mahatma Ghandi
"It's easy to attack and destroy an act of creation. It's a lot more difficult to perform one." - Chuck Palahniuk
"Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, ineffectiveness. Concerning all acts of initiative (and creation), there is one elementary truth, the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans: that the moment one definitely commits oneself, then Providence moves too." - Scottish Himalayan Expedition
"The only difference between a flower and a weed is a judgment.."
- Wayne Dyer
"If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.
If you want to be happy, practice compassion. " - Dalai Lama
"May the sun bring you new energy by day, May the moon softly restore you by night, May the rain wash away your worries, May the breeze blow new strength into your being, May you walk gently through the world and know its beauty all the days of your life." - Apache blessing
"The most effective way to achieve right relations with any living thing is to look for the best in it, and then help that best into its fullest expression." -- J. A. Boon "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 half an hour a day. Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast." - Lewis Carrol
"Love is a space in which all other emotions can be experienced." - R. Prinable
"One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a while." - Andre Fide
"If you do what you love, you'll never work a day in your life." - Marc Anthony
"Do all things with love... keep your love in your heart. Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage."- J. Camacho
"Live as if you are going to die tomorrow and learn as if you are going to live forever." - Muhatma Ghandi
"Even during a conversation, become conscious of the gaps between words, the brief intervals between sentences. As you do that, the dimension of stillness grows within you". - Eckhart Tolle
Everything is gestation and then birthing. To let each impression and each embryo of a feeling come to completion, entirely in itself, in the dark, in the unsayable, the unconscious, beyond the reach of one’s own understanding, and with deep humility and patience to wait for the hour when a new clarity is born: this alone is what it means to live as an artist: in understanding as in creating. ~ Ranier Maria Rilke
"Still, what I want in my life is to be willing to be dazzled - to cast aside the weight of facts and maybe even to float a little above this difficult world. I want to believe I am looking into the white fire of a great mystery. I want to believe that the imperfections are nothing - that the light is everything - that it is more than the sum of each flawed blossom rising and fading. And I do."- Mary Oliver, House of Light
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