"You've got to walk right into what you want and not look at what you don't want. Stay focused on the goal."
"Love is the ability and willingness to allow those that you care for to be what they choose for themselves without any insistence that they satisfy you."
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"To speak gratitude is courteous and pleasant, to enact gratitude is generous and noble, but to live gratitude is to touch Heaven."
Johannes A. Gaertner
1912-1996, Poet, Theologian, and Author
Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
"I am grateful for all of my problems. After each one was overcome, I became stronger and more able to meet those that were still to come. I grew in all my difficulties."
James Cash Penney
1875-1971, Founder of J.C. Penney Stores
"We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about."
"I am here for a purpose and that purpose is to grow into a mountain, not to shrink to a grain of sand. Henceforth I will apply ALL my efforts to become the highest mountain of all and I will strain my potential until it cries for mercy."
"Let's choose today to quench our thirst for the 'good life' we think others lead by acknowledging the good that already exists in our lives. We can then offer the universe the gift of our grateful hearts."
Sarah Ban Breathnach
"Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
1803-1882, Essayist, Lecturer, and Poet
"Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom."
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