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  • #1
    Bernard M. Baruch
    “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.”
    Bernard M. Baruch

  • #2
    William W. Purkey
    “You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching,
    Love like you'll never be hurt,
    Sing like there's nobody listening,
    And live like it's heaven on earth.”
    William W. Purkey

  • #3
    Mahatma Gandhi
    “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
    Mahatma Gandhi

  • #4
    Eleanor Roosevelt
    “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
    Eleanor Roosevelt, This is My Story

  • #5
    Albert Camus
    “Don’t walk in front of me… I may not follow
    Don’t walk behind me… I may not lead
    Walk beside me… just be my friend”
    Albert Camus

  • #6
    Bob Marley
    “None but ourselves can free our minds.”
    Bob Marley

  • #7
    Thich Nhat Hanh
    “Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.”
    Thich Nhat Hanh, Stepping into Freedom: Rules of Monastic Practice for Novices

  • #8
    Pema Chödrön
    “The most fundamental aggression to ourselves, the most fundamental harm we can do to ourselves, is to remain ignorant by not having the courage and the respect to look at ourselves honestly and gently.”
    Pema Chödrön, When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times

  • #9
    Thich Nhat Hanh
    “The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it. (21)”
    Thich Nhat Hanh, Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life

  • #10
    Jack Kornfield
    “In the end, just three things matter:

    How well we have lived
    How well we have loved
    How well we have learned to let go”
    Jack Kornfield

  • #11
    Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.
    “Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.”
    Thich Nhat Hanh, Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life

  • #12
    Louis L'Amour
    “Few of us ever live in the present. We are forever anticipating what is to come or remembering what has gone.”
    Louis L'Amour

  • #13
    “Mindfulness is simply being aware of what is happening right now without wishing it were different; enjoying the pleasant without holding on when it changes (which it will); being with the unpleasant without fearing it will always be this way (which it won’t).” – James Baraz”
    James Baraz

  • #14
    “Yoga practice can make us more and more sensitive to subtler and subtler sensations in the body. Paying attention to and staying with finer and finer sensations within the body is one of the surest ways to steady the wandering mind. (39)”
    Ravi Ravindra, The Wisdom of Patanjali's Yoga Sutras: A New Translation and Guide by Ravi Ravindra

  • #15
    Jack Kornfield
    “As we encounter new experiences with a mindful and wise attention, we discover that one of three things will happen to our new experience: it will go away, it will stay the same, or it will get more intense. whatever happens does not really matter.”
    Jack Kornfield, A Path with Heart: A Guide Through the Perils and Promises of Spiritual Life

  • #16
    “...it is often more difficult to remember to be mindful than to be mindful itself. (p. 47)”
    Donald Rothberg, The Engaged Spiritual Life: A Buddhist Approach to Transforming Ourselves and the World

  • #17
    Dr. Seuss
    “Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”
    Dr. Seuss

  • #18
    Oscar Wilde
    “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #19
    Mahatma Gandhi
    “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
    Mahatma Gandhi

  • #20
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • #21
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”
    Martin Luther King Jr., A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches

  • #22
    Maya Angelou
    “I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”
    Maya Angelou

  • #23
    Allen Saunders
    “Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.”
    Allen Saunders

  • #24
    Bil Keane
    “Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present.”
    Bil Keane



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