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  • "Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around."~Henry David Thoreau
  • "Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude."
  • "You are responsible for your life, and doing the best at this moment puts u in the best place 4 the next moment". -Oprah
  • “No person was ever honored for what they received. Honor has been the reward for what they gave.” -Calvin Coolidge
  • "Nature gave us one tongue and two ears so we could hear twice as much as we speak." –Epictetus
  • "In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired"
  • "It does not matter how many times you get knocked down, but how many times you get up" -Vince Lombardi
  • "You cannot be all things to all people. Don’t be afraid to make people mad. Your honesty will inspire your true followers."
  • "Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go." - T.S. Eliot
  • "The one without dreams is the one without wings." - Muhammad Ali
  • "When you choose to forgive those who have hurt you, you take away their power."
  • "I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand."~ Confucius
  • Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.- Mahatma Gandhi
  • Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one’s values.- Ayn Rand
  • Happiness is something that you are and it comes from the way you think.- Wayne Dyer
  • Happiness is essentially a state of going somewhere, wholeheartedly, one-directionally, without regret or reservation.- William H. Sheldon
  • Happiness is not a reward – it is a consequence.- Robert Ingersoll
  • Happiness is different from pleasure. Happiness has something to do with struggling and enduring and accomplishing. - George Sheehan
  • Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.- Aristotle
  • Happiness is not something you experience, it’s something you remember.- Oscar Levant
  • Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.- Margaret Lee Runbeck
  • Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.- Denis Waitley
  • Life isn't measured by the breath we take but the moments that take our breath away.“Seeking what is true is not seeking what is desirable.” ~Albert Camus
  • Life is the art of drawing without an eraser. ~John Gardner
  • True happiness comes from sharing our blessings with others.
  • The man who does more than he is paid for will soon be paid for more than he does. ~ Napoleon Hill
  •  "A SHARP TONGUE Sometimes Cuts... its O W N  Throat." ~Jim Scancarelli 
  • About all you can do in life is be who you are. – Rita Mae Brown
  • Think happy. Act happy. Be happy. – David Baird
  • When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us. –Helen Keller
  • If you have zest and enthusiasm you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind. – Norman Vincent Peale
  • Optimism is the one quality more associated with success and happiness than any other. – Brian Tracy
  • The good life, as I conceive it, is a happy life. I do not mean that if you are good you will be happy; I mean that if you are happy you will be good. –Bertrand Russell
  • For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness. –Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking. – Marcus Aurelius
  • Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. – Albert Schweitzer
  • Happiness is like a butterfly: the more you chase it, the more it will elude you, but if you turn your attention to other things, it will come and sit softly on your shoulder. – Henry David Thoreau
  • The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God, because only then does one feel that all is as it should be. – Anne Frank
  • Being happy doesn’t mean everything is perfect. It means you have decided to look beyond the imperfections. – Unknown
  • Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so. – Robert G. Ingersoll
  • To get the full value of a joy, you must have somebody to divide it with.- Mark Twain
  • Let go of the past and go for the future. Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you imagined. – Henry David Thoreau
  • Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again but expecting different results. – Albert Einstein
  • Never go to sleep without a request to your subconscious. – Thomas Edison
  • Here is a rule to remember when anything tempts you to feel bitter: not, “This is a misfortune,” but “To bear this worthily is good fortune.” – Marcus Aurelius
  • You can be absolutely certain that when you feel you are being most unfairly tested, you are being prepared for great achievement. – Napoleon Hill
  • Security is mostly superstition. It does not exist in nature…Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold. – Helen Keller
  • Sorrow is a fruit. God does not allow it to grow on a branch that is too weak to bear it. – Victor Hugo
  • Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart…. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes. – Carl Jung
  • Far better to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat. – Teddy Roosevelt
  • Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding. – Kahlil Gibran
  • It is by going down into the abyss that we recover the treasures of life. Where you stumble, there lies your treasure. – Joseph Campbell
  • Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. – Harriet Tubman
  • Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly. – Langston Hughes
  • To unpathed waters, undreamed shores. – William Shakespeare
  • The more difficulties one has to encounter, within and without, the more significant and the higher in inspiration his life will be. – Horace Bushnell
  • Life has no smooth road for any of us; and in the bracing atmosphere of a high aim the very roughness stimulates the climber to steadier steps, till the legend, over steep ways to the stars, fulfills itself. – W. C. Doane
  • Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one’s abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them. – Horace
  • There are no classes in life for beginners: right away you are always asked to deal with what is most difficult. – Rainer Maria Rilke
  • Never let the fear of striking out get in your way. – George Herman “Babe” Ruth
  • He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat. – Napoleon Bonaparte
  • Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat. – Anais Nin
  • If I’d observed all the rules, I’d never have got anywhere. – Marilyn Monroe
  • I never looked at the consequences of missing a big shot… when you think about the consequences you always think of a negative result. – Michael Jordan
  • I never lose sight of the fact that just being is fun. – Katharine Hepburn
  • Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows that life delivers. And once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation might be, you can survive it. – Bill Cosby
  • Dreams are often most profound when they seem the most crazy. – Sigmund Freud
  • Don’t look forward to the day you stop suffering, because when it comes you’ll know you’re dead. – Tennessee Williams
  • All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous unpremeditated act without benefit of experience. – Henry Miller

Collected Quotes from Albert Einstein - Copyright: Kevin Harris

  • "Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction."
  • "Imagination is more important than knowledge."
  • "Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love."
  • "I want to know God's thoughts; the rest are details."
  • "The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax."
  • "Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one."
  • "The only real valuable thing is intuition."
  • "A person starts to live when he can live outside himself."
  • "I am convinced that He (God) does not play dice."
  • "God is subtle but he is not malicious."
  • "Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character."
  • "I never think of the future. It comes soon enough."
  • "The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility."
  • "Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing."
  • "Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind."
  • "Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new."
  • "Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds."
  • "Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler."
  • "Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen."
  • "Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it."
  • "The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources."
  • "The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."
  • "God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically."
  • "The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking."
  • "Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal."
  • "Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding."
  • "The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible."
  • "We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them."
  • "Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school."
  • "The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing."
  • "Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater."
  • "Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity."
  • "If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut."
  • "Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the the universe."
  • "As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality."
  • "Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods."
  • "I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones."
  • "In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep."
  • "The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."
  • "Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves."
  • "Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them!"
  • "No, this trick won't work...How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love?"
  • "My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind."
  • "Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever."
  • "The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking...the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker."
  • "Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence."
  • "The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed."
  • "A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeeded be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death."
  • "The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge."
  • "Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion."
  • "You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this? And radio operates exactly the same way: you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat."
  • "One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year."
  • "...one of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought."
  • "He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder."
  • "A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty."
  • "Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts."