Some Random Thoughts and Quotes to Reflect…..
Our lives are like books and each day is a page…We can’t erase what has already been written; but we can always try to make the next page better.
“A failure is not always a mistake; it may simply be the best, one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying.”
— B. F. Skinner
“Try and fail, but never fail to try.”
— Stephen Kaggwa
“All things are difficult before they are easy.”
– Edward Young
No goal is too hard to attain when we persevere.
“When you are inspired by some great purpose, some extraordinary project, all your thoughts break their bounds, your mind transcends limitations, your consciousness expands in every direction and you find yourself in a new, great, and wonderful world.”
– Astaangayoga Sutra-s of Patanjali Muni
Sometimes we have to stop worrying, wondering and doubting. We need to have faith that things will work out, maybe not how we planned, but just how it’s meant to be.
Don’t try to understand everything, because sometimes it is not meant to be understood, but to be accepted.
Don’t curse the darkness, light a candle.
– Chinese proverb
“We are all continually faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as unsolvable problems!”
– John Gardner
“Tragedy itself is an opportunity that teaches us to become kinder and wiser. Unpleasant things happen in life and they happen to everyone. The only difference between a happy person and one who gets depressed is how they respond to disasters.”
– Ajahn Brahm
The same boiling water that hardens the egg will soften the potato! It depends upon individual’s reaction to stressful circumstances.
Everything happens for a reason, live it, love it, learn from it and move on!
“Happiness is not a when or a where; it can be here and now. But until you are happy with who you are, you will never be happy because of what you have.”
– Zig Ziglar
Sometimes we need to step outside, get some air, and remind ourselves of who we are and where we want to be…..
While when we do well, we can always ratchet up one more notch and continue that approach for the next time. It becomes habitual and defines who you are and can be.
“The beginning of wisdom is silence. The second step is listening.”
“Listening has to come before acting….
Action without contemplation is problematic.
Listen first, then act.”
– Fr. Robert Barron, Word on Fire
“It takes more courage to reveal insecurities than to hide them, more strength to relate to people than to dominate them… to abide by well thought-out principles rather than blind reflex.”
– A Karras
One tree makes 100, 000 matchsticks; but one matchstick can burn 100, 000 trees.
Similarly, one negative thought or doubt can burn thousands of dreams…
Be Positive Always!!!
Keeping a smile on our face, when inside, we feel like dying, for the sake of supporting others, means strength.