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"Mother Teresa Prayer"
People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered;
... Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you
of selfish, ulterior motives;
... Be kind anyway.
If you are successful, you will win some
false friends and some true enemies;
... Succeed anyway.
If you are honest and frank, people may cheat you;
... Be honest and frank anyway.
What you spend years building, someone could destroy overnight;
... Build anyway.
If you find serenity and happiness, they may be jealous;
... Be happy anyway.
The good you do today, people will often forget tomorrow;
... Do good anyway.
Give the world the best you have, and it may never be enough;
... Give the world the best you've got anyway.
You see, in the final analysis, it is between you and God;
It was never between you and them anyway.
We can do no great things - only small things with great love.
- although commonly attributed to Mother Teresa,
who kept a copy of this prayer on
the wall of her Calcutta orphanage,
this prayer was actually written by Kent Keith.

No one can find inner peace except by working,
not in a self-centered way, but for the whole human family.
- Peace Pilgrim

People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered; ...
Forgive them anyway.
- Kent Keith
(often attributed to Mother Teresa, who kept a copy
on the wall of her orphanage)

A mind at peace, a mind centered
and not focused on harming others,
is stronger than any physical force in the universe.
- Wayne Dyer

 

I am a self-centered spoiled-rotten brat,
Thank you for nurturing me.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I always say centered food equals centered behavior.
- Marilu Henner

Walking is Zen, sitting is Zen.
Then what will be the quality?
Watchfully alert, joyously unmotivated,
centered, loving, flowing, one walks.
And the walking is sauntering.
Loving, alert, watchful, one sits, unmotivated -
not sitting for anything in particular,
just enjoying how beautiful
just sitting doing nothing is,
how relaxing, how restful.
- Osho

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When you become centered, suddenly there is great freedom
because you know you are not the mind and you are not the body.
- Osho

At the center of your being you have the answer;
you know who you are and you know what you want.
- Lao Tzu

At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

A family can develop only with a loving woman as its center.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

Stay at the center
and let all things take their course.
- Lao Tzu

Simply see that you are at the center of the universe,
and accept all things and beings
as parts of your infinite body.
When you perceive that an act done to another
is done to yourself,
you have understood the great truth.
- Lao Tzu

A person is smart. People are dumb,
panicky dangerous animals and you know it.
Fifteen hundred years ago everybody knew
the Earth was the center of the universe.
Five hundred years ago,
everybody knew the Earth was flat,
and fifteen minutes ago,
you knew that humans were alone on this planet.
Imagine what you'll know tomorrow.
- the movie Men in Black

The Establishment center...
has led us into the stupidest and cruelest war in all history.
That war is a moral and political disaster -
a terrible cancer eating away at the soul of our nation.
- George McGovern

The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness.
When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe.
You relinquish that position to your children.
- Jessica Lange

Beyond mind, there is an awareness that is intrinsic,
that is not given to you by the outside, and is not an idea -
and there is no experiment up to now
that has found any center in the brain
which corresponds to awareness.
The whole work of meditation is
to make you aware of all that is "mind"
and disidentify yourself from it.
That very separation is the
greatest revolution that can happen to man.
Now you can do and act on only that
which makes you more joyous, fulfills you,
gives you contentment, makes your life a work of art, a beauty.
But this is possible only if the master in you is awake.
- Osho

What motivated me? My mother.
My mother was an immigrant woman, a peasant woman,
struggled all her life, worked in the garment center.
- Al Lewis

The whole world is a cyclone.
But once you have found the center, the cyclone disappears.
This nothingness is the ultimate peak of consciousness.
- Osho

Government alone cannot solve the problems we deal
with in our correctional facilities,
treatment centers, homeless shelters and crisis centers -
we need our faith-based and community partners.
- Dirk Kempthorne

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

If we have no peace,
it is because we have forgotten
that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa

Individually, we are one drop.
Together, we are an ocean.
- Ryunosuke Satoro

Freedom is the right to live as we wish.
- Epictetus

Winners Dream Big Dreams.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The buck stops here.
- Harry S. Truman

All we are saying is give peace a chance.
- John Lennon

We Can Do It!
- WW II US Government Poster

We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home.
- Edward R. Murrow

If you want to make peace with your enemy,
you have to work with your enemy.
Then he becomes your partner.
- Nelson Mandela

Peace is its own reward.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Power is not alluring to pure minds.
- Thomas Jefferson

Am I not destroying my enemies
when I make friends of them?
- Abraham Lincoln

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.

Freedom is not worth having if it
does not connote freedom to err.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Give me your tired, your poor,
your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.
- written on the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor

Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek,
but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The pursuit of truth does not permit violence on one's opponent.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The best road to progress is freedom's road.
- John F. Kennedy

Only aim to do your duty,
and mankind will give you credit where you fail.
- Thomas Jefferson

In matters of conscience,
the law of the majority has no place.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Education is not the filling of a pail,
but the lighting of a fire.
- William Butler Yeats

The wave of evil washes all our institutions alike.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We will not learn how to live together in peace
by killing each other's children.
- Jimmy Carter

Non-violence and truth are inseparable and presuppose one another.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We must adjust to changing times
and still hold to unchanging principles.
- Jimmy Carter

It is better to displease the people
by doing what you know is right.
- William J. H. Boetcker

A child miseducated is a child lost.
- John F. Kennedy

We may have all come on different ships,
but we're in the same boat now.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

War settles nothing.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

The best way to destroy an enemy
is to make him a friend.
- Abraham Lincoln

Is freedom anything else than the right
to live as we wish? Nothing else.
- Epictetus

Truth is certainly a branch of morality
and a very important one to society.
- Thomas Jefferson

The price of greatness is responsibility.
- Winston Churchill

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

A bad peace is better than a good war.
- Yiddish Proverb

How could man rejoice in victory
and delight in the slaughter of men?
- Lao Tzu

Without forgiveness, there is no future.
- Archbishop Desmond Tutu

When we step on the battlefield, I will be
The First Boots On and the Last Boots Off.
- LtG. Hal Moore

The more laws and order are made prominent,
the more thieves and robbers there will be.
- Lao Tzu

The world moves, and ideas that were
once good are not always good.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Be a yardstick of quality.
Some people aren't used to an environment
where excellence is expected.
- Steve Jobs

You have not converted a man because you have silenced him.
- John Morley

I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true.
I am not bound to succeed,
but I am bound to live by the light that I have.
I must stand with anybody that stands right,
and stand with him while he is right,
and part with him when he goes wrong.
- Abraham Lincoln

If you want to be incrementally better: Be competitive.
If you want to be exponentially better: Be cooperative.
- Anonymous

A house divided against itself cannot stand.
- Abraham Lincoln

The best minds are not in government.
If any were, business would steal them away.
- Ronald Reagan

We must be free not because we claim freedom,
but because we practice it.
- William Faulkner

This is no time for ease and comfort.
It is time to dare and endure.
- Winston Churchill

I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends.
- Abraham Lincoln


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