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


"Don't long for the past or put off your life until the future. The time to live is now".
-- Ralph Marston


"You don't have to believe. Aren't you willing to believe that there is a reason for your life, even though you may not know yourself what that reason is, or that you may not sometimes know the right way to behave?"
~ Daily Reflections


"The flow of the universe and its perfect order has room to move in our lives when we get ourselves and our extraneous thoughts out of the way".
~~ Daily Om


"All I really need is love, but a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt!"
~ Lucy Van Pelt (Peanuts)


"The moment you're in is plenty. The place where you are is an ideal place from which to move forward".
~ Ralph Marston


"Free your spirit by facing the unknown".
-- Dr. Wayne Dyer


"Imagination creates your world by simply and naturally directing the enormous creative energy that is your life"
-- Ralph Marston


"It is a skill to give readers what they wish to hear while claiming to present stark, unbiased truth".

-- Quentin Crisp


"Enjoy your own life without comparing it with that of another".
-- Condorcet


"Over achievers have a little more fear of missing out, of not being there, not contributing enough".
~ Tony Robbins


"What is it that drives a higly motivated over-achiever to look at his own potential destruction as excitement and as a potential release?"
~ John Mayer


"Stop seeking to classify and to judge every moment, and you'll start seeing each moment's unique treasure".
-- Ralph Marston


"There's one little corner of the world where you can make a difference right now. Go ahead and be the person to make that difference".
-- Ralph Marston


"When you learn what your weaknesses have to teach, they will become your strengths".
-- Ralph Marston


"Instead of making the stress worse by fighting it, step calmly and confidently forward to make the best of it".
~ Ralph Marston


"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow."
- Albert Einstein


"If a person or a situation causes you to feel insecure, you have forgotten who you really are".
~ Fr Leo


"A goal properly set is halfway reached."
- Zig Ziglar


"Work! Work is a terrible thing. I presume somebody has to do it. And once you do it, then you’re stuck with it. I can’t imagine! I think you should avoid work, if you can. But if you can’t, you have to find a job that you can add what you are to what... you do. That is the essence. But if you can avoid it, avoid it".
-- Quentin Crisp


"I'll play it first and tell you what it is later".
-- Miles Davis


"Never underestimate the power of your presence nor your ability to comfort and encourage".
~ Fr Leo


"This world is but a canvas to our imagination."
- Henry David Thoreau


"You may think this is easy, this Be Who You Really Are business, but it is the most challenging thing you'll ever do in your life".  
 - Meditations from "Conversations With God - Book 1"


"Live fully in the moment while remaining responsible to the positive possibilities that the future holds".
-- Ralph Marston


"While we are postponing, life speeds by."
~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca


"Great people talk about ideas, average people talk about things, and small people talk about wine".
- Fran Lebowitz


"No matter what side of the argument you are on, you always find people on your side that you wish were on the other".
-- Jascha Heifetz


“Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result.”
~ Oscar Wilde


"one of the best gifts you can give yourself is challenge".
-- ralph marston


"Always seek out the seed of triumph in every adversity."
-- Og Mandino


"Apparently there is nothing that cannot happen today."
~ Mark Twain