Wednesday, 24 February 2016

Men Who Do Too Much

Quotes from

Meditations for Men Who Do Too Much 

By Jonathon Lazear (1992)

“People cry, not because they are weak, but because they’ve been strong for too long.” – Johnny Depp.

“Life is an adventure in forgiveness.” – Norman Cousins.

 Zhao Qi (Ming Dynasty 1368-1644): levitation

“I have a new philosophy. I’m going to dread one day at a time.” – Charles M. Schulz.

“The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears rather than with their minds.” – Will Durant.

“For every fine, well-adjusted and smoothly functioning American, there are two who never had the chance to discover themselves. It may well be because they have never been alone with themselves.” Marya Mannes.

“We have to learn to be our own best friends because we fall too easily into the trap of being our own worst enemies.” – Roderick Thorp.

“Anxiety is fear of oneself.” – Wilhelm Stekel.

“Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.” – Hannah Arendt.

“Blessed are they who heal us of self-despising. Of all the services which can be done to man, I know of none more precious.” – William Halewhite.

“Every new adjustment is a crisis in self-esteem.” – Eric Hoffer.

“Compassion for myself is the most powerful healer of them all.” – Theodore Isaac Rubin.

“Life consists of what a man is thinking of all day.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson.

“Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?” – Abraham Lincoln.

“To appreciate nonsense requires a serious interest in life.” – Gelett Burgess.

“When someone is going through a storm, your silent presence is more powerful than a million, empty words.” - Thema Davis.

Bonus (related) quote 

“Patience is not the ability to wait, but how you act while you’re waiting.” – Anonymous.

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