valet1010 - Feed http://quotationsbook.com/ Quotations Book Search <![CDATA[More than anything else, I believe it's our decisions, not the conditions of our lives, that determine our destiny.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/10765/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/10765/ <![CDATA[You must know that in any moment a decision you make can change the course of your life forever: the very next person stand behind in line or sit next to on an airplane, the very next phone call you make or receive, the very next movie you see or book you read or page you turn could be the one single thing that causes the floodgates to open, and all of the things that you've been waiting for to fall into place.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/10300/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/10300/ <![CDATA[It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16949/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16949/ <![CDATA[Goals are a means to an end, not the ultimate purpose of our lives. They are simply a tool to concentrate our focus and move us in a direction. The only reason we really pursue goals is to cause ourselves to expand and grow. Achieving goals by themselves will never make us happy in the long term; it's who you become, as you overcome the obstacles necessary to achieve your goals, that can give you the deepest and most long-lasting sense of fulfillment.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/17157/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/17157/ <![CDATA[I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13814/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13814/ <![CDATA[I also remember the moment my life changed, the moment I finally said, I've had it! I know I'm much more than I'm demonstrating mentally, emotionally, and physically in my life. I made a decision in that moment which was to alter my life forever. I decided to change virtually every aspect of my life. I decided I would never again settle for less than I can be.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/10299/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/10299/ <![CDATA[Live life fully while you're here. Experience everything. Take care of yourself and your friends. Have fun, be crazy, be weird. Go out and screw up! You're going to anyway, so you might as well enjoy the process. Take the opportunity to learn from your mistakes: find the cause of your problem and eliminate it. Don't try to be perfect; just be an excellent example of being human.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23834/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23834/ <![CDATA[We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/6541/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/6541/ <![CDATA[A man should always consider how much he has more than he wants...]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16422/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16422/ <![CDATA[The fact that it had never been done before made it even more irresistible.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16429/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16429/ <![CDATA[Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16430/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16430/ <![CDATA[It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/10298/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/10298/ <![CDATA[I have found that most of the things I want from living I must get from people.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/40988/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/40988/ <![CDATA[<b>Love Sonnet XI</b><br/> <br/> I crave your mouth, your voice, your hair.<br/> Silent and starving, I prowl through the streets.<br/> Bread does not nourish me, dawn disrupts me, all day<br/> I hunt for the liquid measure of your steps.<br/> <br/> I hunger for your sleek laugh,<br/> your hands the color of a savage harvest,<br/> hunger for the pale stones of your fingernails,<br/> I want to eat your skin like a whole almond.<br/> <br/> I want to eat the sunbeam flaring in your lovely body,<br/> the sovereign nose of your arrogant face,<br/> I want to eat the fleeting shade of your lashes,<br/> <br/> and I pace around hungry, sniffing the twilight,<br/> hunting for you, for your hot heart,<br/> like a puma in the barrens of Quitratue.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/43069/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/43069/ <![CDATA[Sometimes the best way to figure out who you are is to get to that place where you don't have to be anything else.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/35495/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/35495/ <![CDATA[Some people say they haven't yet found themselves. But the self is not something one finds; it is something one creates.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/35494/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/35494/ <![CDATA[Ninety per cent of the world's woe comes from people not knowing themselves, their abilities, their frailties, and even their real virtues. Most of us go almost all the way through life as complete strangers to ourselves -- so how can we know anyone else?]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/35489/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/35489/ <![CDATA[Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/794/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/794/ <![CDATA[Help others achieve their dreams and you will achieve yours.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11415/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11415/ <![CDATA[Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/1149/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/1149/ <![CDATA[All that I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all I have not seen.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13941/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13941/ <![CDATA[Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through greatness of mind.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/37871/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/37871/ <![CDATA[A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11554/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11554/ <![CDATA[Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand -- and melting like a snowflake.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/724/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/724/ <![CDATA[<b>I do not love you</b> <br/><br/> I do not love you as if you were salt-rose, or topaz,<br/> or the arrow of carnations the fire shoots off.<br/> I love you as certain dark things are to be loved,<br/> in secret, between the shadow and the soul.<br/> <br/> I love you as the plant that never blooms<br/> but carries in itself the light of hidden flowers;<br/> thanks to your love a certain solid fragrance,<br/> risen from the earth, lives darkly in my body.<br/> <br/> I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where.<br/> I love you straightforwardly, without complexities or pride;<br/> so I love you because I know no other way<br/> <br/> that this: where I does not exist, nor you,<br/> so close that your hand on my chest is my hand,<br/> so close that your eyes close as I fall asleep.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/43063/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/43063/ <![CDATA[Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. [Hebrews 11:1]]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13915/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13915/