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


"Better to trust and be disappointed once in a while, than it is to distrust & be miserable all the time"
~~ Coach John Wooden


"If I'd known I was going to live this long, I'd have taken better care of myself."
~~ eubie blake
; on his 100th birthday


"All personal breakthroughs begin with a change in beliefs..what belief have you held on to that has out lived its usefulness in your life?"
-- Tony Robbins


"Let go of anger - it is an acid that burns away the delicate layers of your happiness."
~~ Anonymous


"Have the courage to act instead of react."
-- Oliver Wendell Holmes


"Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are."
-- Kurt Cobain


"Your destiny is in your hands and don't you forget that."
-- President Barack Obama


"The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it."
-- Moliere


"My Intent this week is to be sensitive to the thoughts and feelings of all those I come into contact with".
-- Deepak Choprah


"Go for it now. The future is promised to no one."
-- Wayne Dyer


"True happiness enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future."
-- Lucius Annaeus Seneca


"A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty."
-- Winston Churchill


"It's always too early to quit."
-- Norman Vincent Peale


"If what you are doing is not moving you towards your goals, then it's moving you away from your goals."
-- Brian Tracy


“Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.”
-- Aldous Huxley


"Goals help you channel your energy into action."
~~ Les Brown


"I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is."
~~ Donald Trump


"Life lived for tomorrow will always be just a day away from being realized."
-- Leo Buscaglia


"Everything you do is infused with the consciousness with which you do it. What you do is not as important as how you do it".
-- Marianne Williamson, (on Twitter 08/10/09)


"Fear is active on the planet, but remember that SO IS LOVE. In every moment, download your assignment for how YOU can further its progress".
-- Marianne Williamson, on Twitter (8/10/2009)


"You cant be mad and eat a cupcake."
-- Alec Mapa, in a FaceBook update


"Each today, well-lived, makes yesterday a dream of happiness and each tomorrow a vision of hope. Look, therefore, to this one day, for it and it alone is life".
~~ Sanskrit poem


"Hurry and busyness are forms of self-will. Deluded by an exaggerated sense of our own importance, we deem it crucial to perform all tasks and activities according to our personal schedule. Impatient with traffic tie-ups, other people's slowness, or unavoidable delays, we make ourselves tense and miserable by our refusal to accept life as it comes".
~ Food for Thought


"Endurance is one of the most difficult disciplines, but it is to the one who endures that the final victory comes."
-- Buddha


"The smallest positive action can overcome the biggest negative doubt".
~~ Ralph Marston


"All you have to do is look for the best in that person, and then show it to them, right then and there. Describe it. Admire it. Thank them for it".
-- Neale Donald Walsch


"It is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all".
~ Laura Ingalls Wilder


"... It's easy to make a buck. It's a lot tougher to make a difference".
-- Tom Brokaw


"A good plan is like a road map: It shows the final destination and usually the best way to get there."
~~ H. Stanley Judd


"Walk lightly through life."
~~ Guy Finley