There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.
—Thich Nhat Hanh (Vietnamese Buddhist Religious Leader)
Many of us spend our lives searching for success when it is usually so close that we can reach out and touch it.
—Russell Conwell (American Baptist Minister)
We have a tendency to romanticize independence. Most business literature still views autonomy as a virtue, as though communication, teamwork, and cooperation were lesser values.
—Keith Ferrazzi (American Author)
If you’ve been beaten up in Rounds 1-9, it’s hard to come out for Round 10.
—Marty Nemko (American Career Coach, Author)
Every organization should tolerate rebels who tell the emperor he has no clothes.
—Colin Powell (American Military Leader)
If you believe that you can damage, then believe that you can fix.
—Nachman of Breslov (Ukrainian Jewish Religions Leader)
Things are as they are. Looking out into it the universe at night, we make no comparisons between right and wrong stars, nor between well and badly arranged constellations.
—Alan Watts (British Buddhist Philosopher)
The greedy man is incontinent with a whole world set before him.
—Sa’Di (Musharrif Od-Din Muslih Od-Din) (Persian Poet)
There is a proper balance between not asking enough of oneself and asking or expecting too much.
—May Sarton (American Children’s Books Writer)
Better is a handful of quietness than both hands full, together with toil and grasping for the wind.
—The Holy Bible (Scripture in the Christian Faith)
A friend is a person who knows all about you but likes you anyway.
Life is what we make it, and the world is what we make it. The eyes of the cheerful and of the melancholy man are fixed upon the same creation; but very different are the aspects which it bears to them.
—Albert Pike (American Military Leader)
One’s true character is most transparent when placed in a position of power.
The highest form of Grace is silence.
—Swami Chinmayananda (Indian Hindu Teacher)