My Favorite Quotes

My favorite quotes that inspire me, offer further inquiry and self-reflection.

The Heart

The Heart

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart. - Helen Keller Such a beautiful insight. I would perhaps also say - The best and most beautiful things... - they must be perceived by a positive mind. As...

Beauty in things

Beauty in things

"Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them." - David Hume So much of what we perceive as beauty, is just the mindset we choose to trigger. Two people can see the exact same thing. One will see beauty and the other will see chaos or disorder. Then...

Prosperity

Prosperity

Prosperity "Prosperity depends more on wanting what you have than having what you want." ~ Geoffrey F. Abert. Sometimes the answer to happiness and contentment lies in noticing what you actually have. New things and challenges can be exciting but you can never be...

Habit Steps

Habit Steps

“A habit cannot be tossed out the window; it must be coaxed down the stairs a step at a time.” - Mark Twain Wise words! One of the main themes in my books is that habits cannot be changed overnight. It simply goes against human nature. This is why you can't simply...

Find It Within

Find It Within

Galileo once said, "You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself." You can only go so far when trying to help someone learn a new concept. It is almost like you have to create the spark of the idea or concept, and allow the other...

New Eyes

New Eyes

"The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands but seeing with new eyes." - Marcel Proust Often there is an itch to travel to get away from things or learn about a new way of life. A 'find myself' journey where you find some sort of enlightenment. But...

Do It

Do It

Some people like my advice so much that they frame it upon the wall instead of using it. —Gordon R. Dickson Motivational quotes are wonderful but if you don't put them in action, they just remain motivation. Motivation wanes quickly. If a quote inspires you,...

Subconscious Habit Formation

Subconscious Habit Formation

“Every single feeling, no matter how small it is and even if it is forgotten immediately by the conscious mind, always leaves some sort of impression on the memory." - Accounting of the Soul, M. M. Levin (1749–1826) Habits start off as simple acts, but what turns...

Freedom

Freedom

What is true freedom? "Freedom is the most profound goal for breaking any bad habits and addictions" - The Mind Body Synergy Diet by David Zulberg   Don’t rely on “willpower”; decide you just don’t want it! Asking yourself “why” and reminding yourself of the...

Daily Motivation

Daily Motivation

"People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily." — Zig Ziglar

Habit

Habit

We are what we repeatedly do; excellence, then, is not an act but a habit. — Aristotle

Content

Content

“He is richest who is content with the least, for contentment is the wealth of nature.” - Socrates  

Hope

Hope

"Let a person replace [stress and] anxiety with hope ... It is conceivable that the opposite of what one fears will actually happen as this is (equally) in the realm of possibility." - Maimonides Maimonides explains that anxiety which is the result of worrying about...

Wine & Maimonides

Wine & Maimonides

"If wine is consumed properly, it is a major factor in the preservation of health and the cure of many illnesses." - Maimonides