Quotations

With the constant reorganization of Facebook, I thought I’d lost all my quotations, so I’ll record them here for posterity before they permanently disappear.


“Everything you want is on the other side of fear.”

– George Addair

“It is the common fate of the indolent to see their rights become a prey to the active. The condition upon which God hath given liberty to man is eternal vigilance; which condition if he break, servitude is at once the consequence of his crime and the punishment of his guilt.”

– John Philpot Curran: Speech upon the Right of Election, 1790

“I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation, whose purposes are modeled after our own — a God, in short, who is but a reflection of human frailty.”

– Albert Einstein

“The surest way to lose your soul is to believe in a God outside of yourself. There are an awful lot of people who’ve gone to church on a regular basis who’ve been on a one-way trip to losing their soul… Who believe in something that is external to ourselves.”

– Carl Jung

“If you’re ready to change, you’re ready to stop making excuses.”

– Bob Greene, The Get with the Program! Guide to Good Eating

“A miracle is a shift in perception from fear to love.”

– Helen Schucman, A Course in Miracles

“If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” and “Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.”

– Wayne Dyer

“Americans always do the right thing … but only after exhausting all other options.”

– Winston Churchill

“The greatest tragedy in mankind’s entire history may be the hijacking of morality by religion.”

– Arthur C. Clarke

“Beauty is truth, truth beauty, — that is all
Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.”

– John Keats, Ode on a Grecian Urn

“If you want to do something big in your life, you must remember that shyness is only the mind. If you think shy, you act shy. If you think confident, you act confident. Therefore never let shyness conquer your mind.”

– Arfa Karim Randhawa, the world’s youngest Microsoft Certified Professional

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