Wisdom from Past to Present

“Have a mind that is open to everything and attached to nothing. ” Tilopa: 10th century scholar

“He that has sense knows that learning is not knowledge, but rather the art of using it.”
— Richard Steele: 17th-18th century English playwright and essayist

“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”— Winston Churchill: British statesman, author, and soldier

“Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.”
— Benjamin Disraeli: British statesman and author

“When you change the way you look at things . . . the things you look at change.” - Wayne Dyer: author and motivational speaker

“You will not be punished for your anger. You will be punished by your anger.” – Buddha

“Sometimes all it takes is a tiny shift of perspective to see something familiar in a totally new light.” From The Lost Symbol (pg 469) by Dan Brown

“Your imagination is your preview of life’s coming attractions.”Albert Einstein: Theoretical Physicist

“Success is not final. Failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”Winston Churchill: British statesman, author, and soldier

“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.” – Brian Littrell

“Change always comes bearing gifts.” – Price Pritchett

“You see, it’s never the environment; it’s never the events of our lives, but the meaning we attach to the events — how we interpret them — that shapes who we are today and who we’ll become tomorrow.” — Tony Robbins: Life-coaching author, adviser, and lecturer

Sages do not accumulate anything, but give everything to others; having more, the more they give. – Lao-tzu

Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned. – Peter Marshall

“Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.”— Napoleon Hill: Was a personal success author

According to recent research two of the fastest ways to improve your mood are to play with children & listen to music – Deepak Chopra

“A man does not choose his future – he chooses his habits, and his habit choose his future” – source unknown

“It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome.” – Dr. William James, psychologist, professor, and author

“There is nothing more powerful than an idea whose time has come.” Victor Hugo

“Common sense comes when there is a sense of what is “common”. – Dave Krupke – educator, literacy & learning consultant

“One size fits all” is devoid of common sense. – Louis Rossetti – author, child development educator & consultant

“The highest form of ignorance is to reject something you know nothing about.” – Wayne Dyer: author and motivational speaker

“The answer is really not in the answer . . . it is in the thinking and the being.” – Dave Krupke – educator, literacy & learning consultant

Fear is the cheapest room in the house.I would like to see you living in better conditions -Hafiz

When work & play become one the result is excellence – Deepak Chopra

Instead of asking “What’s the problem? “Ask” What’s the creative opportunity? -Deepak Chopra

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. – Albert Einstein