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


"It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going."
~~ Brian Tracy


"Your task is not to seek for love but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it."
~~ Rumi


"Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself."
~~ Harvey Fierstein


"Somewhere there is something incredible waiting to be known."
~~ Carl Sagan


"All problems are invitations to look deeper and live higher".
~~ Alan Cohen


"Worry does not empty tomorrow of sorrow - it empties today of strength." 
~~ Corrie Ten Boom


"Insist on yourself. Never imitate."
~~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


"Following another's path leads to who they are, not to who you are."
~~ Harry Palmer


"You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment."
~~ Henry David Thoreau


"When a defining moment comes along, you can do one of two things. Define the moment or let the moment define you."  
~~ Tin Cup (Motion Picture)


"There is no better exercise for your heart than reaching down and helping to lift someone up."
~~ Bernard Meltzer


"Reach out to others and share with them the love in your heart, the love that can transform a moment of pain to a moment of joy, a day of loneliness to a day of possibility. Love your kids, neighbors, co-workers, public officials, friends and anyone else you can communicate with. Allow the Divine and the love that pulses through your precious and irresistible heart to touch another's life."
-- Debbie Ford


"There is only what serves you, and what does not. The terms "right" and "wrong" are relative terms". 
~~ Meditations from "Conversations with God


"The world is full of willing people; some willing to work, the rest willing to let them."
~~ Robert Frost


"It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers."
-- James Thurber


"The man who has no imagination has no wings."
-- Muhammad Ali
"What we must realize is that we cannot see everything. We do not know everything. More important, we must understand that it is impossible for us to control anything. The process of life is a spiritual one, governed by invisible, intangible spiritual laws and principles". 
-- Iyanla Vanzant


Creativity is not limited to artistic or literary pursuits. Creativity can be successfully applied to any undertaking. Make each effort fun and interesting by applying some delightful creativity to it. Get creative, and enjoy more success than ever before.
~~ Ralph Marston


"Winners have simply formed the habit of doing things losers don't like to do".
~~ Albert Gray


“I believe the choice to be excellent begins with aligning your thoughts and words with the intention to require more from yourself.”
~~ Oprah Winfrey


“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.”
~~ Herman Cain


“Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishments”
~~ Jim Rohn


“There is only one success... To be able to spend your life in your own way.”
~~ Christopher Morley


"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek".
~~ Barack Obama


“You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success - or are they holding you back?”
~~ W. Clement Stone


Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
~~ Jose Addison


“When you love, 
things make even more sense.” 
~~ Paulo Coelho


"Kindness is the golden chain by which society is bound together." 
~~ Goethe


"When I was young, I used to admire intelligent people; as I grow older, I admire kind people."
~~ Abraham Joshua Heschel


"Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down". 
~~ Oprah


“Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.” 
~~ Paul Boese


"Remember that everyone you meet is afraid of something, loves something and has lost something." 
~~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.