Only friends will tell you the truths you need to hear to make … your life bearable.
—Francine du Plessix Gray (Polish-born American Author)
Bad behavior and irrational decisions are almost always caused by fear. If you want to change the behavior, address the fear.
—Seth Godin (American Entrepreneur)
When work is a pleasure, life is joy. When work is a duty, life is slavery.
—Maxim Gorky (Russian Writer)
Love looks forward, hate looks back, anxiety has eyes all over its head.
—Mignon McLaughlin (American Journalist)
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
—Marcel Proust (French Novelist)
We will discover the nature of our particular genius when we stop trying to conform to our own or to other people’s models, learn to be ourselves, and allow our natural channel to open.
—Shakti Gawain (American Author)
The human voice can never reach the distance that is covered by the still small voice of conscience.
—Mohandas K. Gandhi (Indian Hindu Political leader)
Love what you do. Believe in your instincts. And you’d better be able to pick yourself up and brush yourself off every day.
—Mario Andretti (Italian-born American Sportsperson)
Stripped of all their masquerades, the fears of men are quite identical: the fear of loneliness, rejection, inferiority, unmanageable anger, illness and death.
—Joshua L. Liebman (American Jewish Rabbi)