"You cannot depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus."
“If you really want to do it, you do it. There are no excuses.”
How is your imagine? Is it in focus or do you need help getting it back in focus? Do you believe that people with disabilities can do whatever they want to do or do you think they can only imagine doing fun things?
“The best day of your life is the one on which you decide your life is your own. No apologies or excuses. No one to lean on, rely on, or blame. The gift is yours — it is an amazing journey — and you alone are responsible for the quality of it. This is the day your life really begins.”
“Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.”
“Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.”
“Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition – they somehow already know what you truly want to become.”
"Curiosity, rationalization, and laziness are no match against courage, self-control, and mental toughness."
~ John Bytheway
“No one, Eleanor Roosevelt said, can make you feel inferior without your consent. Never give it.”
“Love is what we were born with. Fear is what we learned here.”
“It is not the magnitude of our actions but the amount of love that is put into them that matters.”
“The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself.”
There’s only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.
ANNE MORROW LINDBERGH:
“If one is estranged from oneself, then one is estranged from others too. If one is out of touch with oneself, then one cannot touch others.”
“The problem is not the problem…it’s your attitude about the problem that’s the problem!” Captain Jack Sparrow
"When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look
so long at the closed door that we do not see the
one that has been opened for us."
"It is impossible for you to be angry and laugh at the same time. Anger and laughter are mutually exclusive and you have the power to choose either."
“Without forgiveness, we remain tethered to the person who harmed us. We are bound with chains of bitterness, tied together, trapped. Until we can forgive the person who harmed us, that person will hold the keys to our happiness; that person will be our jailor. When we forgive, we take back control of our own fate and our feelings. We become our own liberators. Forgiveness, in other words, is the best form of self-interest. This is true both spiritually and scientifically. We don’t forgive to help the other person. We don’t forgive for others. We forgive for ourselves.”
“The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be.”
“It’s so hard to forget pain, but it’s even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness.”
-Chuck Palahniuk, novelist
"We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them."
"The real mark of the creative person is that the unforeseen problem is a joy and not a
Norman H. Mackworth