My Favorite Quotes

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

Fear of death

Fear of death

“It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.” – MARCUS AURELIUS ‬(121-180 AD)    

When you wake up

When you wake up

"When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love" - MARCUS AURELIUS (121-180 AD)    

Spirituality

Spirituality

“Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.” ― Carl Sagan  The 5 Skinny Habits includes Quotes from some of the greatest minds of all time about emotional and physical health, mindfulness, and habit...

Last Act

Last Act

“Do every act of your life as though it were the very last act of your life.” ― Marcus Aurelius  

Changing Habits

Changing Habits

“Sow a thought, and you reap an act; Sow an act, and you reap a habit; Sow a habit, and you reap a character; Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.” ― Samuel Smiles  The 5 Skinny Habits includes Quotes from some of the greatest minds of all...

Relationship with your Body

Relationship with your Body

“Health is a relationship between you and your body” ~TERRI GUILLEMETS How can I lose weight quickly? How can I get in shape now? Motivation is great but results require nurturing. In order to gain health permanently, you must work on your relationship with your mind...

Health

Health

"The root of all health is in the brain. The trunk of it is in emotion. The branches and leaves are the body. The flower of health blooms when all parts work together." The root of all health is in the brain - Perceptions and direction are controlled by the brain The...

Something you Love

Something you Love

“You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off of you.” ― Maya Angelou True success in your personal and financial life...

Peace

Peace

'When you're at peace with yourself and love yourself, it is virtually impossible to do things to yourself that are destructive.' - Wayne Dyer  'Destructive things' meaning physical actions and emotional perspectives. Physical actions also include eating...

Emotions

Emotions

"Pay attention and constantly consider your emotions. Maintaining them in equilibrium, during health and illness, must take precedence over any other regimen." - Maimonides The 5 Skinny Habits includes Quotes from some of the greatest minds of all time about...

Life Beauty

Life Beauty

“Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.” ― Marcus Aurelius, Meditations      

Animals

Animals

I am currently in South Africa and had the opportunity to spend a few days on Safari with some Elephants. I kept on thinking about the following quote: "We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals." - Immanuel Kant  

Reality

Reality

"What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality." - Plutarch The 5 Skinny Habits includes Quotes from some of the greatest minds of all time about emotional and physical health, mindfulness, and habit formation, while presenting a practical program in order...