Thursday, 30 June 2016

Lemons


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Monday, 27 June 2016

Humorous Quotes


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Heartbreak was the impetus to me writing poems and music in the first place. Over the years, I had my heart broken so badly that if I didn’t find a way to get all the pain out, I was going to lose my mind. I was crazy! Like, wanting to slash tires and smash car windows. Crazy! I was so hurt that I had to write. - Jill Scott

When you get old, you can't talk to people because people snap at you.... That's why you become deaf, so you won't be able to hear people talking to you that way. - Edward Albee

You can't be as old as I am without waking up with a surprised look on your face every morning: "Holy Christ, whaddya know  – I'm still around!" - Paul Newman

Show me someone with a skull and crossbones etched on his flesh, and I'll show you someone who doesn't go on a lot of job interviews. - Amy Linden

I told my wife that a husband is like a fine wine; he gets better with age. The next day, she locked me in the cellar. - Unknown

It's unpleasant to play poker with a poor loser, but it's much better than playing with any kind of winner. - Evan Esar

The problem with some people is that when they aren’t drunk, they’re sober. - William Butler Yeats

Christmas is a time when everybody wants his past forgotten and his present remembered. - Phyllis Diller

Getting struck by lightning is like winning the lottery, except of course, not as lucky. - Jarod Kintz

I don’t need anger management. I need people to stop pissing me off! - Unknown

After a man passes sixty, his mischief is mainly in his head. - Edgar Watson Howe

You can’t drink all day if you don't start in the morning. - Unknown

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Sunday, 26 June 2016

Life - Quotes


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How strange it is, our little procession of life! The child says, “When I am a big boy.” But what is that? The big boy says, “When I grow up.” And then, grown up, he says, “When I get married.” But to be married, what is that after all? The thought changes to “When I’m able to retire.” And then, when retirement comes, he looks back over the landscape traversed; a cold wind seems to sweep over it; somehow he has missed it all, and it is gone. - Stephen Leacock

Life is distressing insomuch as we give exaggerated importance to altogether unimportant matters. Drifting along, I have observed that we men and women disturb ourselves about trifles, overlooking in the needless excitement the innumerable beauties which wait upon the way. Every ripple is not a wave, every wind is not a hurricane. Why worry whilst we are still upon the stream? It will be time enough to trouble when we meet the sea. - Charles Edward Jerningham

Life is like patchwork: every day there is a fresh bit to be put on. We must understand more correctly how to fit in better the bits needed day by day in repairing this patchwork life of ours. As it is, the three-cornered bits too often get put into the square places; but it is essential for man's happiness that he comprehends and unhesitatingly accepts as a truism that it rests with us to make this patchwork to our own liking; that we have the power to shape this life of ours more regularly, harmoniously, and blend it more perfectly; and that our life as it is, or as it might be, depends upon whether this be done in the right spirit. - James Platt

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Saturday, 25 June 2016

Quote Worthy


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If you expect the world to be fair with you because you are fair, you’re fooling yourself. That’s like expecting the lion not to eat you because you didn’t eat him. - Unknown

Not only does the wind of accidents stir me according to its blowing, but I am also stirred and troubled by the instability of my attitude. - Michel de Montaigne

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances. -Thomas Jefferson

An identity would seem to be arrived at by the way in which the person faces and uses his experience. - James Baldwin

There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds. - Laurell K.

Don’t waste time wondering where it will lead. Focus on the present and you will see what the future holds. - Unknown

We would do ourselves a tremendous favour by letting go of the people who poison our spirit. - Dr. Steve Maraboli

You may have a bad past but you don’t have to have a bad future. Leave it behind you and stay positive. - Unknown

Just when the caterpillar thought the world was ending, he turned into a butterfly. - Proverb

The eye of the master will do more work than both his hands. - Benjamin Franklin

You never know what lies right around the corner. - Unknown

The marks humans leave are too often scars. - John Green

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Friday, 24 June 2016

Success - Quotes


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It must be admitted that the pleasure of a long-sought, ardently desired success, dreamed of by night and toiled for by day, is, probably, as complete as anything this side of heaven. - William Mathews

Success is a personal standard — reaching for the highest that is in us — becoming all that we can be. If we do our best, we are a success. Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have. - Zig Ziglar

Success is terrifying. Like happiness, it is often appreciated in retrospect. It's only later that you place it in perspective. Years from now, I'll look back and say, "God, wasn't it wonderful?" - Julie Andrews

Success treads on the heels of every right effort; and though it is possible to overestimate success to the extent of almost deifying it, as is sometimes done, still in any worthy pursuit it is meritorious. - Samuel Smiles

Success: a marvellous stimulant, bubbling with inspiration and incitement. But for all except the few who are strong and steadfast, there lurks beneath the effervescence a subtle poison. - Samuel Hopkins Adams

The best way to ensure success is to start growing today. No matter where you may be starting from, don't be discouraged; everyone who got where he is started where he was. - John Maxwell

The thing I remember best about "successful people" I've met is their obvious delight in what they do. And their delight seems to have very little to do with the trappings of worldly success. - Fred Rogers

Poverty, many can endure with dignity. Success, how few can carry off, even with decency and without baring their innermost infirmities before the public gaze! - Robert Bontine Cunninghame

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Thursday, 23 June 2016

Introverts


Are you an introvert? Here’s good news.


15 Things That Introverts Do Best. Read all about it here

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Monday, 20 June 2016

A Joke


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Husband: I lost my wife, she went shopping and hasn’t come back yet.
Inspector: What is her height?
Husband: I never checked.
Inspector: Slim or healthy?
Husband: Not slim, can be healthy.
Inspector: Colour of eyes?
Husband: Never noticed
Inspector: Colour of hair?
Husband: Changes according to season.
Inspector: What was she wearing?
Husband: Not sure whether it was a dress or a suit
Inspector: Was she driving?
Husband: Yes.
Inspector: Colour of the car? …
Husband: Black Audi A8 with supercharged 3.0 litre V6 engine generating 333 horse power teamed with an eight-speed tiptronic automatic transmission with manual mode. And it has full LED headlights, which use light emitting diodes for all light functions and has a very thin scratch on the front left door … and then the husband started crying …
Inspector: Don’t worry sir, … we will find your car.

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Sunday, 19 June 2016

Happiness - Quotes


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When people say that they are happy with their lives, they do not usually mean that they are literally joyful, or experiencing pleasure, all the time. They mean that, upon reflection on the balance sheet of pleasures and pains, they feel the balance to be reasonably positive over the long term. - Daniel Nettle

So long as men strive for their individual happiness only, so long they shall strive for it in vain, because they strive for something which does not exist. When one will strive for all and all for one, then, and then only, general happiness will be possible. - Norbert Lafayette Savay

It is not the level of prosperity that makes for happiness but the kinship of heart to heart and the way we look at the world. Both attitudes are within our power so that a man is happy so long as he chooses to be happy, and no one can stop him. - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

The journey to true happiness and to happiness now is not a journey of physical distance or time; it is one of personal "self-recovery," where we remember and reconnect consciously to an inner potential for joy – a paradise lost – waiting to be found. - Robert Holden

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Saturday, 18 June 2016

Quote Worthy


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We often want something so badly that we ruin it before it has a chance to grow. Over-thinking, fantasizing, imagining, expecting, worrying and doubting. Just chill and let it evolve naturally.  - Unknown

If you believe in others and give them a positive reputation to uphold, you can help them to become better than they think they are. - John C. Maxwell

The most erroneous stories are those we think we know best – and therefore never scrutinize or question. - Stephen Jay Gould

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

You can’t look back – you just have to put the past behind you, and find something better in your future. - Jodi Picoult

No, that is the great fallacy: the wisdom of old men. They do not grow wise. They grow careful. - Ernest Hemingway

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. - Winston Churchill

There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in. - Graham Greene

Do not be like the cat who wanted a fish but was afraid to get his paws wet. - William Shakespeare

The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise. - Tacitus

It doesn't matter what they call you. It's the deeds that make the man. - Unknown

It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace. - Aristotle

If you are living out of a sense of obligation you are slave. - Wayne Dyer

A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it. - Oscar Wild

Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm. - Publilus Syrus

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Thursday, 16 June 2016

Confidence


Six Ways to Build Confidence


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Wednesday, 15 June 2016

Spiritual - Quotes


I am in the process of transferring this 'Label' to my other blog - 'Spiritual, not Religious'. 

Spirituality is not religion. Religion divides people. - Rady

The foundation of all spiritual practice is love. - The Dalai Lama

The main thing is that we are part of the reality in ourselves to perfect one’s power of discovery and that leads to the discovery of our organic ourselves without fear of immersing ourselves in the earth, the sea, fire or air. - Pierre Alechinsky 

The Path isn’t a straight line; it’s a spiral. You continually come back to things that you thought you understood and see deeper and deeper truths. - Unknown

The soul becomes dyed with the colour of its thoughts. - Marcus Aurelius

The spiritual path is not a solo endeavour. In fact, the very notion of a self who is trying to free her/himself is a delusion. We are in it together and the company of spiritual friends helps us realize our inter-connectedness. - Tara Brach 

The two hardest tests on the spiritual road are the patience to wait for the right moment and the courage not to be disappointed with what we encounter. - Paulo Coelho 

There are two rules on the spiritual path. Begin and continue. - Sufi Saying

There is no coming to consciousness without pain. People will do anything, no matter how absurd, in order to avoid facing their own Soul. One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious. - C. G. Jung

Thus when I have to summarize naturalized spirituality in a single phrase, it is this: the thoughtful love of life. - Robert C. Solomon

Ultimately you are not a person, but a focal point where the universe is becoming conscious of itself. - Unknown

Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate. - Carl Jung

When people go within and connect with themselves, they realize they are connected to the universe and they are connected to all living things. - Armand Dimele 

When you are evolving to your higher self, the road seems lonely. But you’re simple shedding energies that no longer match the frequency of your destiny. - Unknown

Wherever you go you will find your teacher, as long as you have the eyes to see and the ears to hear. - Shunryu Suzuki

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Monday, 13 June 2016

Humorous quotes


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A team is a mutual protection society formed to guarantee that no one person can be to blame for a botched committee job that one man would have performed satisfactorily. - Russell Baker

The government has discovered a great new way of cutting down on unemployment – they're going to raise the school leaving age to forty-seven. - Jerry Dennis

You may not be able to read a doctor’s handwriting and prescription, but you’ll notice his bills are neatly typewritten. - Earl Wilson 

Love is the answer, but while you’re waiting for the answer, sex raises some pretty interesting questions. - Woody Allen

No woman should ever be quite accurate about her age. It looks so calculating. - Oscar Wilde

They say all marriages are made in heaven, but so are thunder and lightning. - Clint Eastwood

If I knew I was going to live this long, I'd have taken better care of myself. - Mickey Mantle

I know I’ve got Irish blood because I wake up every day with a hangover. - Unknown

Tattoos transform us from raw animals into cooked cultural beings. - Claude Levi-Strauss

We’ve had bad luck with our kids – they’ve all grown up. - Christopher Marley 

Christmas is a baby shower that went totally overboard. - Andy Borowitz 

Men should be like Kleenex; soft, strong and disposable. - Unknown

Food for thought gives some folks indigestion. - Ken Alstad

Money talks. If it's the dollar, it's small talk. - Croft Pentz

Rehab is for quitters! - Unknown

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Sunday, 12 June 2016

Love - Qotes


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I have loved and I have lost and I’m starting to believe; it’s okay. Sometimes what we ‘think’ is best for us, is only the beginning of what is truly ‘meant’ for us. And if I have loved, so deeply the wrong heart; I am content in knowing the greatest love I will ever experience, hasn’t even begun yet. - Nikki Rowe

Love is always patient and kind. It is never jealous. Love is never boastful or conceited. It is never rude or selfish. It does not take offense and is not resentful. Love takes no pleasure in other people’s sins, but delights in the truth. It is always ready to excuse, to trust, to hope, and to endure whatever comes. - Unknown

Love those who hurt you the most, because they are probably the ones closest to you. They, too, are on a path, and just like you they are learning to walk before they can fly. Imagine if everybody you hurt in life turned their backs on you? You would be playing a hell of a lot of solitaire. Love them no matter what. - Nikki Sixx 

True love survives all shocks: an affection originally produced by admiration for unusual beauty may not only survive the loss of that beauty, but may become more intense if the beauty has changed into ugliness through causes that bind the lovers together in tender associations. - Arthur Lynch

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Saturday, 11 June 2016

Quote Worthy


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When you squeeze an orange, orange juice comes out – because that’s what’s inside. When you are squeezed, what comes out is what is inside. - Wayne Dyer

There's a dark place inside everyone ... what we do with it depends not on who our teachers are, but what we do with the lessons learned. - Mia Dearden

That thorny path, those stormy skies, have drawn our spirits nearer; and rendered us, by sorrow’s ties, each to the other dearer. - Bernard Barton

The greatest block to a person’s development is his having to take on a way of life which is not rooted in his own powers. - R. May

It is presumptuous to draw conclusions about a person from what one has heard. - Jude Morgan

Making money selling manure is better than losing money selling musk. - Egyptian Proverb

When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this – you haven’t. - Thomas A. Edison

Never reveal the bottom of your purse or the depth of your mind. - Italian Proverb

You cannot disrespect the caterpillar and rave about the butterfly. - Mark Jackson

If things seem under control, you are just not going fast enough. - Mario Andretti

Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak. - Sun Tzu

Wealth and content are not always bedfellows. - Benjamin Franklin

One must not play on the nose of a sleeping bear. - German Proverb

Procrastination only adds stress to your life. - Unknown

You may delay but time will not. - Benjamin Franklin

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Thursday, 9 June 2016

Processed Food


Processed food are bad for you. If you eat a lot of processed food, you need to have a look at this article / video. We might not be able to stop eating processed food, but we can sure cut down our intake of them. 


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Monday, 6 June 2016

Oxymoronic Quotes

  
An oxymoron is a figure of speech that juxtaposes elements that appear to be contradictory. Oxymorons appear in a variety of contexts, including inadvertent errors and literary oxymorons crafter to reveal a paradox.

Be more or less specific. - Unknown

Constant change is here to stay. - Unknown

Don’t be redundant by repeating yourself. - Unknown

Girls have an unfair advantage over men: If they can’t get what they want by being smart, they can get it by being dumb. - Yul Brynner

I'd give my right arm to be ambidextrous! - Unknown

If you are willing to admit you are wrong when you are wrong, you are all right. - Mickey

It takes considerable knowledge just to realize the extent of your own ignorance. - Thomas Sowell

It usually takes me more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech. - Mark Twain

Life should have a purpose, however meaningless. - Unknown

The cleverest of all, in my opinion, is the man who calls himself a fool at least once a month. - Fyodor Dostoevsky

The first and wisest of them all professed to know this only, that he nothing knew. - John Milton

The quickest way to get someone’s attention is to no longer want it. - Unknown

There are some dead who are more alive than the living. - Romain Rolland

There go my people. I must find out where they are going so I can lead them. - Alexandre Ledru-Rollin 

There will come a time when you believe everything is finished; that will be the beginning. - Louis L'Amour

Time is precious. Waste it wisely. - Nordstrom Wasll Art

We must hold in our minds these utterly contradictory thoughts: not one of us matters at all; each of us is infinitely precious. - Jane Emily Bowers

Sunday, 5 June 2016

Friends and Friendship - Quotes


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What sweetness is left in life, if you take away friendship? Robbing life of friendship is like robbing the world of the sun. A true friend is more to be esteemed than kinsfolk. - Marcus Tullius Ciero

Those who have resources within themselves, who can dare to live alone, want friends the least, but at the same time, know how to prize them the most. - Charles Caleb Colton

‘Tis more dishonourable to distrust a friend than to be deceived by him. - Francois de la Rochefoucauld

A best friend is like a four leaf clover, hard to find, lucky to have. - Unknown

A friend who understands your tears is much more valuable than a lot of friends who only know your smile. - Unknown

An honest answer is the sign of true friendship. - Unknown

Equals make the best friends. - Aesop

Friendship can be really tested only in bad times. - Donald Trump

Friendship fills your life with the essence of joy and mutual understanding. And some of the best friends in life have more than two legs. - Veronika Jensen 

If your heart is filled with human sympathy you are sure to have friends. - Lewis F. Korns

There are no faster or firmer friendships than those formed between people who love the same books. - Irving Stone

We can only accept friendship from others to the degree that we give it to ourselves. - Kimberly Kirberger

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Saturday, 4 June 2016

Quote Worthy


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If you spend your time hoping someone will suffer the consequences for what they did to your heart, then you’re allowing them to hurt you a second time in your mind. - Shannon L. Alder 

The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem, it is generally employed only by small children and large nations. - David Friedman

We're all confronted with trials...but the true measure of a man is how he chooses to react in the face of those trials. - Jonathan Kent

You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. Don’t let yourself indulge in vain wishes. - Rabindranath Tagore

To be alive is to totally and openly participate in the simplicity and elegance of here and now.  - Donald Altman

Prosperity depends more on wanting what you have than having what you want. - Geoffrey F. Abert 

I wish I were a little girl again, because skinned knees are easier to fix than broken heart. - Julia Roberts

Don’t give up. Address the challenge. Failure teaches us life’s greatest lessons! - Unknown

As soon as healing takes place, go out and heal somebody else. - Maya Angelou

Our bodies are our gardens – our wills are our gardeners. - Shakespeare

Never has there been a good war or a bad peace. - Benjamin Franklin

The man on top of the mountain didn’t fall there. - Vince Lombardi

Life levels all men. Death reveals the eminent. - Bernard Shaw

Every man loves what he is good at. - Thomas Shadwell

It is easy to kick a person when he is down. - Aesop


Friday, 3 June 2016

Death - Quotes


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Before me now there is only one real fact – Death. The truth I have been seeking – this truth is Death. Yet Death is also a seeker. Forever seeking me. So – we have met at last. And I am prepared. I am at peace. Because I will conquer death with death. - Bruce Lee

Graves are for the living, not the dead. It gives us something to concentrate on instead of the fact that our loved one is rotting under the ground. The dead don't care about pretty flowers and carved marble statues. - Laurel K. Hamilton

How surely are the dead beyond death. Death is what the living carry with them. A state of dread, like some uncanny foretaste of a bitter memory. But the dead do not remember and nothingness is not a curse. Far from it. - Cormac McCarthy

How terrible is Death to one man, yet to another it appears the greatest providence in nature; even to all ages and conditions it is the wish of some, relief of many, and the end of all. It puts us all upon a level; the prince and peasant are doomed to the same fate. - Wellins Calcott

Health care is, at its core, about improving the odds of life in its struggle against death. Of extending that game which we will all lose, each and every one of us unto eternity, extending it another year or month or second. - Keith Olbermann

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Thursday, 2 June 2016

What Happens After We Die


What happens after we die? Whether you are rich or poor, king or pauper, this is how we all end.

( Some might find this morbid )