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PassiontoLearn.com - Power Thoughts_098

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The gospel of the Bible teaches that I am a poor beggar, but if I accept Jesus‘ dea th as my death, and his

resurrection as my resurrection, then, instantly, all th e wealth of heaven becomes mine. -China Sinclair It is common to overlook what is near, by keeping the eye fixed upon something r emote. In the same manner present opportunities are neglected, and attainable go od is slighted, by minds busied in extensive ranges, and intent upon future adva ntages. -Samuel Johnson There are ways that seem right, but they are wrong; there are ways that seem wro ng, but they are right. -China Sinclair If a man could see A thousand years away The effects of one word said He, in all moments, would live And grasp the graphic power God has gifted him -China Sinclair The better you know something, the more risk there is of behaving egocentrically in relation to your knowledge. -Margaret Donaldson, Children’s Minds, 1975. One of the rules of conversation is that you don’t tell people what they already k now. -Peter H. Johnson, Choice Words: How Our Language Affects Children’s Learnin g. Praise the bridge that carried you over. -George Colman Happiness isn t something you experience; it s something you remember. -Oscar L evant There is only one way to defeat the enemy, and that is to write as well as one c an. The best argument is an undeniably good book. -Saul Bellow The men the American public admire most extravagantly are the most daring liars; the men they detest most violently are those who try to tell them the truth. -H. L. Mencken She did not talk to people as if they were strange hard shells she had to crack open to get inside. She talked as if she were already in the shell. In their ver y shell. -Marita Bonner A paranoid is someone who knows a little of what s going on. -William S. Burro ughs It is the theory which decided what can be observed. -Albert Einstein If you believe the doctors, nothing is wholesome; if you believe the theologians , nothing is innocent; if you believe the military, nothing is safe. -Lord Sal isbury I would not waste my life in friction when it could be turned into momentum. Frances Willard The easiest thing in the world to be is you. The most difficult thing to be is w hat other people want you to be. Don t let them put you in that position. -Leo Buscaglia Is nothing in life ever straight and clear, the way children see it? -Rosie Tho mas The first law of ecology is that everything is related to everything else. -Bar ry Commoner It is the bold man who every time does best, at home or abroad. -Homer The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to thi nk clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane. -Nikola Tesla, Modern Mechanics and Inventions. July, 1934. Once you have learned how to really think you will never want to live the mindle ss life again. -China Sinclair Let’s dream boys! What happens is that if one does not hurry to change the world, in the end, it is the world that will change one. -Joaquín Salvador Lavado, Trans lation Kevin Woolsey. Like always: the URGENT doesn’t leave room for the IMPORTANT. -Joaquín Salvador Lav ado, Translation Kevin Woolsey. In this world, each has his own minor or major preoccupation. -Joaquín Salvador Lavado, Translation Kevin Woolsey. Life is beautiful, the problem is that many confuse BEAUTIFUL with EASY. -Joaquín





Salvador Lavado, Translation Kevin Woolsey. Of course, the problem with being president is that if he puts himself to resolv e the problems of the state, he is left with no time to govern it. --Joaquín Salvador Lavado, Translation Kevin Woolsey. Winning can be defined as the science of being totally prepared. -George Allen Linguistic concepts take time to settle in the memory. -Unknown Death cancels all engagements. -Max Beerbohm All fantasy should have a solid base in reality. -Max Beerbohm To the weak I became weak, to win the weak. I have become all things to all men so that by all possible means I might save some. -The Apostle Paul, 1 Corinthi ans 9:22, New International Version. Every increased possession loads us with new weariness. -John Ruskin Let this be my final message to the world. Tell them to enjoy their struggles, t o thrill at the endless possibilities of combination and creation, to live in th e moment while preparing for long hence, and not to exaggerate the importance of momentary failures and disappointments. -Elsa Barker Our Creator never wasted his or her time creating a second-class person. He made us all first class and he provided this earth as our home for all of us, not fo r the black man, the white man, the red man, the yellow man, the brown man, but for the whole human family. -Leroy Eldridge Cleaver Once you change your philosophy, you change your thought pattern. Once you chang e your thought pattern, you change your--your attitude. Once you change your att itude, it changes your behavior pattern and then you go on into some action. As long as you gotta sit-down philosophy, you’ll have a sit-down thought pattern, and as long as you think that old sit-down thought you’ll be in some kind of sit-down action. -Malcolm X Any time you see someone more successful than you are, they are doing something you aren t. -Malcolm X You can t separate peace from freedom, because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom. -Malcolm X If you re not ready to die for it, take the word "freedom" out of your vocabular y. -Malcolm X A good memory is a memory which assimilates. Every one has a good memory for som ething. A good memory rejects and sifts, and does not accept everything offered to it like a pillar-box. -Arthur L. Humphreys, The Private Library. Organization can be seen as the key to better memory. -Unknown The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sh arper. -Eden Phillpots You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm. -Colette We only do well the things we like doing. -Colette It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanisms of friendshi p. -Colette



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