Eclectic quotations accumulating in Hell's Kitchen, NY, USA.


"Never worry about the future. The right response to every situation is built into your nature".
-- Deepak Choprah


"My stability came out of trying to give, not out of demanding that I receive".
~ Bill W.


"To see ourself in everybody and everybody in ourself most certainly is love."
-- Deepak Choprah


"Every heart has it's secret sorrows
Which the world knows not,
Often time we call a man cold
When he is only sad".
~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


"What soap is to the body, laughter is to the soul".
- Yiddish proverb


"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us".
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


"Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude."
-Ralph Marston


"Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it".
~ M. Scott Peck

"(This is also my definition of procrastination.)"
~ Scott Woodard


“There are places in the heart that do not yet exist; suffering has to enter in for them to come to be.”
-- Leon Bloy
"You don't need anyone's permission to feel great. In fact, you don't need anything other than to simply let yourself do it".
-- Ralph Marston


"Absolutely, collectively, everyone in Manhattan wants to rule the world! I think that’s why most of them moved here. They won’t rule the world but they may rule a bit of it, and they may have the feeling at the end of their life that they did rule it".
-- Quentin Crisp


“If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to it”
-- Old Adage


"It is far more useful to be aware of a single shortcoming in ourselves than it is to be aware of a thousand in somebody else. For when the fault is our own, we are in a position to correct it."
-- The Dalai Lama


"This moment. Right now. Release all else but love".
-- Marianne Williamson


"You were born not to hide but to live, so do it every day".
-- Ralph Marston


"At the end of every storm is calm. At the end of every argument is silence. At the end of one relationship there is another. Although life is composed of many endings, there are just as many new beginnings".
~ Hazelden


"All is well. Out of this situation only good will come, and I am safe."

- Louise L. Hay


"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony".
-- Mahatma Gandhi


"The journey doesn't stop, you may reach certain parts of your destination... If you were to ask me the best thing that ever happened in my life, I don't think it's happened yet..."
-- Yusuf Islam, formerly Cat Stevens


"Whatever you desire is already connected in some way to who you are and what you now have. Find that way, follow the connection."
~ Ralph Marston


"Spirit is beyond the void of space. This realm beyond the void, is not an empty nothingness; it is the womb of creation".
-- Deepak Chopra


"To live long and achieve happiness, cultivate the art of radiating happiness."
- Malcolm Forbes


"Decide today that you'll have no complaints. And your thoughts can be focused on creative, productive pursuits."
-- ralph marston


"Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light".
~ Albert Schweitzer


"Learn to love the flaws that you see within yourself as they are often the unique characteristics that other people love most about you."
~~ Janelle Johnston


"Free yourself from your burdens by stepping up and doing something positive about them right now".
-- Ralph Marston


"He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life."
-- Muhammad Ali


"It is useful to pay attention to details but it is dangerous be ruled by them."
~ Ralph Marston


"Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement."
-Henry Ford


"How you treat me is your karma, how I react is mine".

-- Unknown


"Point all your actions, large and small, important and seemingly insignificant, in the direction you wish to see your life move. Time will combine all those actions into an increasingly powerful set of results, and now is when you can choose those results".

~ Ralph Marston


"It is not that we don't know the right answers, it is just that we don't ask the right questions."
-- Tony Robbins