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Words to live by

"There is no great genius without some touch of madness." "The wound is the place where the light enters you." "It's always darkest before dawn." "The only consistency in life is change." "No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings." "If you can look into the seeds of time and say which grain will grown and which will not, speak then unto me." -Shakespeare "The reason for time is so that everything doesn't happen at once." -Albert Einstein

"Some people think it's holding on that makes on strong- sometimes it's letting go." "Slow down and everything you are chasing will come around and catch you." "Holding onto your anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned." "However man holy words you read, however man you speak, what good will they do if you do not act upon them." "God gives every bird a worm, but he doesn't through it into their nest." "I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act, but I do believe in a fate that falls on them unless they act."

"It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell." "It's a mans own mind, not his enemy or foe that lures him to evil ways." "Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without." "Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn't learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn't learn a little, at least we didn't get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn't die, so let's all be thankful." "It is better to travel than arrive." "Everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I'm merely in disguise." -Margaret Atwood "To forgive is the highest, most

beautiful form of love." "Most people would rather be certain they are miserable, than risk being happy." "The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open." -Chuck Palahniuk "Nothing is miserable unless you think it so, on the other hand, nothing brings happiness unless you are content with it." -Boethius "Happiness is like a butterfly; the more you chase it the more it will elude you, but if you turn your attention to other things, it will come and sit softly on your shoulder." -Thoreau “The most effective way to do it, is to do it.” — Amelia Earhart "Art washes away from the Soul the

dust of Everyday Life” -Pablo Picasso “I am the master of my fate…I am the captain of my soul” — William Ernest Henley “Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom” - Aristotle "Noticing a single shortcoming in ourselves is far more useful than seeing a thousand in someone else. When it is our own: we can correct it. – Dalai Lama “We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.” -Teilhard de Chardin “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” – Albert Einstein

“Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.” - Anne Frank “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” - Anne Frank “There is more to life than increasing its speed.” – Mahatma Ghandi “Every individual matters. Every individual has a role to play. Every individual makes a difference.” - Jane Goodall “The body is a sacred garment.” Martha Graham “We do not write in order to be understood; we write in order to understand.” - C.S. Lewis Your task is not to seek love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built

against it.” – Rumi