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At the center of your being you have the answer; You know who you are and you know what you want.

The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.
Alan Ashley-Pitt

Outlook determines outcome; attitude determines action.
Warren Wiersbe

Some people see things as they are and say "Why."

I dream things that never were and say "Why not."

George Bernard Shaw

A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within, more than the luster of the firmament of bards and sages.

Yet he dismisses without notice his thought, because it is his. In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts; they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The notion that faith in Christ is to be rewarded by an eternity of bliss, while a dependence upon reason, observation, and experience merits everlasting pain, is too absurd for refutation, and can be relieved only by that unhappy mixture of insanity and ignorance called 'faith.'
Robert G. Ingersoll

Several thousand years ago, a small tribe of ignorant near-savages wrote various collections of myths, wild tales, lies, and gibberish. Over the centuries, these stories were embroidered, garbled, mutilated, and torn into small pieces that were then repeatedly shuffled. Finally, this material was badly translated into several languages successively. The resultant text, creationists feel, is the best guide to this complex and technical subject.
Science Made Stupid

Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.
Robert H. Schuller

Expect everything, and anything seems nothing. Expect nothing, and anything seems everything.
Samuel Hazo

The brain is like a muscle. When we think well, we feel good. Understanding is a kind of ecstasy.
Carl Sagan

It's not what happens to you, It's what you do about it.
W. Mitchell

We must become the change we want to see.
Mahatma Gandhi

Life is good when we think it's good. Life is bad when we don't think.
Doug Horton

We are here to add what we can to life, not to get what we can from it.
William Osler

Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret Lee Runbeck

All that we are is the result of what we have thought.

If you treat a person as he is, he will remain as he is. If you treat him for what he could be, he will become what he could be.

Realize that if you have time to whine and complain about something then you have the time to do something about it.
Anthony J. D'Angelo

The fact that a believer is happier than a sceptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one. The happiness of credulity is a cheap and dangerous quality.
George Bernard Shaw

It is grossly selfish to require of one's neighbour that he should think in the same way, and hold the same opinions. Why should he? If he can think, he will probably think differently. If he cannot think, it is monstrous to require thought of any kind from him.
Oscar Wilde

In a pluralistic society, no group, no matter how numerous or powerful, has a right to prescribe a set of beliefs or a code of ethics for all.
Bishop James Armstrong

I know of no book which has been a source of brutality and sadistic conduct, both public and private, that can compare with the Bible.
Sir James Paget

Men have had the vanity to pretend that the whole creation was made for them, while in reality the whole creation does not suspect their existence.
Camille Flammarion

Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few; friend to one; enemy to none.
Benjamin Franklin

The more I study religions, the more I am convinced that man never worshipped anything but himself.
James A. Haught

I have realized that the past and the future are real illusions, that they exist in the present which is what there is and all there is.
Alan Watts

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance -- it is the illusion of knowledge.
Daniel J. Boorstin

Laws alone cannot secure freedom of expression; in order that every man present his views without penalty there must be a spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
Albert Einstein

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
Leo Tolstoy

Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be.
Thomas a Kempis

Believe nothing, O monks, merely because you have been told it ... or because it is traditional, or because you yourselves have imagined it. Do not believe what your teacher tells you merely out of respect for the teacher. But whatsoever, after due examination and analysis, you find to be conducive to the good, the benefit, the welfare of all beings -- that doctrine believe and cling to, and take it as your guide.

Quarrel not at all. No man resolved to make the most of himself can spare time for personal contention. Still less can he afford to take all the consequences, including the vitiating of his temper and loss of self-control.
Abraham Lincoln

Strange is our situation here on earth. Each of us comes for a short visit, not knowing why, yet sometimes seeming to divine a purpose. From the standpoint of daily life, however, there is one thing we do know: that man is here for the sake of other men -- above all for those upon whose smiles and well-being our own happiness depends.
Albert Einstein

When fortune comes, seize her firmly by the forelock, for, I tell you, she is bald at the back.
Leonardo da Vinci

We crucify ourselves between two thieves: regret for yesterday and fear of tomorrow.
Fulton Oursler

Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
Charles Dederich

Laugh at yourself first, before anyone else can.
Elsa Maxwell

Always tell the truth. That way, you don't have to remember what you said.
Mark Twain

The more we learn the more we realize how little we know.
R. Buckminster Fuller

If you are losing your leisure, look out; you may be losing your soul.
Logan Pearsall Smith

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