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It is our choices ... that show what we truly are,
by J. K. Rowling

It is our choices ... that show what we truly are,
far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets)

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The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing,
and should be treated with caution.
- J. K. Rowling PHOTO

Indifference and neglect often
do much more damage than outright dislike.
- J. K. Rowling

To the philosopher,
death is but the next great adventure.
- J. K. Rowling

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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies,
but even more to stand up to your friends.
- J.K. Rowling

Death is just life's next big adventure.
- J. K. Rowling

To the well-organized mind,
death is but the next great adventure.
- J. K. Rowling

 

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

We all live with the objective of being happy;
our lives are all different and yet the same.
- Anne Frank

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent
about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

Our faith gives us knowledge of something better.
- E. F. Schumacher

We cannot choose our external circumstances,
but we can always choose how to respond to them.
- Epictetus

As we work to create light for others,
we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

"Hurry up" ranks right up there with "you need to"
as a destroyer of our humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take,
but by the moments that take our breath away.
- Anonymous

All our dreams can come true,
if we have the courage to pursue them.
- Walt Disney

Belief fuels our decisions -
even when we are not clearly aware of those beliefs.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The greatest weapon against stress
is our ability to choose one thought over another.
- William James

The world just IS, and we all have our stories about it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We live in a wonderful world that is
full of beauty, charm and adventure.
There is no end to the adventures that we can have
if only we seek them with our eyes open.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors,
we borrow it from our children.
- Native American Proverb

Our stories are the window to our emotions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To a very young child, mommy and daddy are gods.
We spend our lives looking to regain
that sense of being cared for and protected.
Thus religion.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

None of us got where we are solely by
pulling ourselves up by our bootstraps.
- Thurgood Marshall

We disrespect ourselves and our free-will
whenever we say that we NEED to do something.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Dreams are the touchstones of our character.
- Henry David Thoreau

Not what we have,
but what we enjoy,
constitutes our abundance.
- Epicurus

We are injured and hurt emotionally,
not so much by other people
or what they say and don't say,
but by our own attitude and our own response.
- Maxwell Maltz

Exotic or ordinary, glamorous or plain,
exciting or boring - it's all in our point-of-view.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The human mind is our fundamental resource.
- John F. Kennedy

My heart bleeds at the death of every one of our gallant men.
- Robert E. Lee

Our desires always disappoint us;
for though we meet with something that gives us satisfaction,
yet it never thoroughly answers our expectation.
- Elbert Hubbard

We are by nature observers, and thereby learners.
That is our permanent state.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our life is composed greatly from dreams, from the unconscious,
and they must be brought into connection with action.
They must be woven together.
- Anais Nin

The worst sin toward our fellow creatures
is not to hate them,
but to be indifferent to them:
that's the essence of inhumanity.
- George Bernard Shaw

The Principal Causes of Our Suffering
are Our Expectations and Our Assumptions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our only security is our ability to change.
- John Lilly

Our life is frittered away by detail... simplify, simplify.
- Henry David Thoreau

So divinely is the world organized that every one of us,
in our place and time, is in balance with everything else.
- Adam Acone

The importance of history is in it's
educational value for our lives today,
not in regret, resentment, or revenge.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our Joy comes from living our own lives simply -
never from demanding that others live simply -
or from ever making any demands whatsoever upon others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our relationships live in the space between us which is sacred.
- Martin Buber

If we want to direct our lives,
we must take control of our consistent actions.
It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives,
but what we do consistently.
- Anthony Robbins

Heroes act in spite of their fear,
while the rest of us act because of our fear.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe,
our class, and our nation;
and this means we must develop a world perspective.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The common denominator of our heroes
is that each set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must be our own before we can be another's.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do you ever question why our educational system
teaches competition rather than cooperation?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is all in our Perspective.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Each of us dwells in a cathedral of our own BEing
that is created vast enough to encompass Unity with all creation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
- M. Scott Peck

Feeling overwhelmed by apparent demands on our time
is like going to a restaurant,
ordering everything on the menu,
and complaining about indigestion.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is some good in the worst of us
and some evil in the best of us.
When we discover this,
we are less prone to hate our enemies.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

This world is but a canvas to our imagination.
- Henry David Thoreau

We CHOOSE our actions, thoughts, and feelings.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As human beings, our greatness lies
not so much in being able to remake the world -
as in being able to remake ourselves.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We all have our thorns - and blooms.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our unhappiness is triggered by either
having less than yesterday,
or having less than our neighbor.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Recovery begins with embracing our pain
and taking the risk to share it with others.
We do this by joining a group
and talking about our pain.
- John Bradshaw

The universe is full of magical things
patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
- Eden Phillpotts

Once we doubt ourselves, success slips beyond our grasp.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If we like what we do, if we always do our best,
then we are really enjoying life.
We are having fun, we don't get bored,
we don't have frustrations.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Everything we say, do, think, and feel
is a product of our personal history
and the collective history of humankind.
Our name for these histories is "prejudice."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The Principal Causes of Our Suffering are
Our Past, and Our Expectations and Assumptions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our lives are defined not by the challenges we encounter,
but by how we respond to those challenges.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet.
We all breathe the same air.
We all cherish our children's future.
And we are all mortal.
- John F. Kennedy


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