Quotes

Quotes are a great way to retain key principles that we need to incorporate into our lives. Here is a selection of my favorites:

“Death is but an aspect of life, and the destruction of one material form is but a prelude to building up of another” Annie Besant

“The reason to be alive is to bless, to love without restraint, to give irrationally”  Ardjuna Ardagh

“The doctrine that the world is made up of objects whose existence is independent of human consciousness turns out to be in conflict with quantum mechanics and with facts established by experiment”  Michael Schermer

“The act of observing a quantum event probabalistically influences its outcome.”  Dean Radin

“There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, Than are dreamt of in your philosophy”  Hamlet, Act I, Scene V

“The intellect has little to do on the road to discovery.  There comes a leap in consciousness, call it intuition or what you will, and the solution comes to you, and you don’t know how or why.”  Albert Einstein

“If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it, even if I do not have it at the beginning”.  Mahatma Gandhi

“If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.”  Thoreau

“You are a living magnet.  What you attract in life is in harmony with your dominant thoughts.”  Brian Tracy

“Some men see things as they are and say “why”; I dream of things that never were and say “why not”?” George Bernard Shaw

“Deep within man dwell those slumbering powers; powers that would astonish him, that he never dreamed of possessing; forces that would revolutionize his life if aroused and put into action”.  Orison Sweet Marden

“You need not leave your room.  Remain sitting at your table and listen.  You need not even listen, simply wait.  You need not even wait, just learn to become quiet, and still, and solitary.  The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked.  It has no choice; it will roll in ecstasy at your feet.”  Franz Kafka

“Karma is the eternal assertion of human freedom….  Our thoughts, our words, and deeds are the threads of the net which we throw around ourselves.”   Swami Vivekananda

“Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.” Napoleon Hill

“If we don’t change our direction, we are likely to end up where we’re headed.” Chinese proverb

“Do the thing you fear, it’s sure to disappear.” Dr Susan Jeffers

“We cannot live only for ourselves.  A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men; and along these fibers, as sympathetic threads, our actions run as causes, and they come back to us as effects.” Herman Melville

“You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as your dominant aspiration.”  James Allen

“Nothing is either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.”  William Shakespeare

“You are like a captain navigating a ship… You must give the right orders, thoughts and images to your subconscious which controls and governs all your experiences.”  Dr Joseph Murphy

“The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind”.  William James, Psychologist

“A man is what he thinks about all day long.”  Ralph Waldo Emerson

“If you can dream it, you can do it.”   Walt Disney

“What lies behind us and what lies before are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”  Oliver Wendall Holmes

“If we don’t like what’s happening to us in the world, all we have to do is change our consciousness – and the world out there changes for us!”  Lester Levenson

“The activities we observe in the outer world are but typical of that which is taking place in man’s inner world of thought and feeling.”  Charles Brodie Patterson

“Mind operates under its own conception of itself.”  AK Mozumdar

“Man is a magnet, and every line and dot and detail of his experiences come by his own attraction.”  Elizabeth Towne

“We must become in our lives the very things that we choose to create in this world.” Greg Braden