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    What if you slept,
    And what if, in your sleep you Dreamed?
    And what if, in your Dream,
    you went to heaven and there you plucked
    a strange and beautiful flower?
    And what if, when you awoke,
    you had the flower in your hand?
    - Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834)

    If a thing loves, it is infinite.
    - William Blake

    This is love: to fly toward a secret sky,
    to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment.
    First to let go of life.
    Finally, to take a step without feet.
    - Rumi

    Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
    -Albert Einstein

    Men occasionally stumble on the truth,
    but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off
    as if nothing had happened.
    - Winston Churchill

    "Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world."
    - Arthur Schopenhauer, philosopher

    We have sought for firm ground and found none.
    The deeper we penetrate, the more restless becomes the universe;
    all is rushing about and vibrating in a wild dance.
    - Max Born

    It is one of the commonest of mistakes to consider
    that the limit of our power of perception
    is also the limit of all there is to perceive.
    -C.W. Leadbeater

    The map is not the territory.
    -Alfred Korzbyski

    The eye sees only
    what the mind is prepared to comprehend.
    - Henri L. Bergson

    "If the doors of perception were cleansed
    everything would appear to man as it is, infinite.
    For man has closed himself up, till he sees all
    things thru' chinks of his cavern."
    - William Blake

    "Better keep yourself clean and bright;
    you are the window through which you must see the world."
    - George Bernard Shaw

    Man who say it cannot be done
    should not interrupt man doing it.
    - Chinese Proverb

    Quantum particles: the dreams that stuff is made of.
    -David Moser

    "I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery
    than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it."
    - Harry Emerson Fosdick, US Clergyman

    There's a wonder in the way we're always free
    To change the world by changing how we see.
    - Cyndi Craven (from "Love's Shining Peace")

    Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time.
    Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.
    - Betty Smith

    "When learning about life and people,
    make no more assumptions than are absolutely necessary.
    Ask and observe."
    - William of Occam, English Philosopher

    "Though no one can go back and make a brand new start,
    anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending."
    - Carl Bard

    Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed
    is more important than any other one thing.
    - Abraham Lincoln

    "And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count.
    It's the life in your years"
    - Abraham Lincoln

    "Your mental attitude gives your entire personality a drawing power
    that attracts the circumstances, things and people you think about most!"
    - Napoleon Hill, author

    "Life at any time can become difficult:
    life at any time can become easy.
    It all depends upon how one adjusts oneself to life."
    - Morarji Desai, 1896-1995. Prime Minister of India

    Dream as if you'll live forever.
    Live as if you'll die today.
    - James Dean

    "It's kind of fun to do the impossible."
    - Walt Disney

    "Hope... is the companion of power, and the mother of success;
    for who hopes strongly, has within him the gift of miracles."
    - Samuel Smiles

    Shoot for the moon.
    Even if you miss it
    you will land among the stars.
    - Les Brown

    It is never too late
    to become what you might have been.
    - George Elliot

    The impossible is often the untried.
    - Jim Goodwin

    "To the degree we're not living our dreams,
    our comfort zone has more control of us
    than we have over ourselves."
    - Peter McWilliams

    This is the miracle that happens every time to those who really love;
    the more they give, the more they possess.
    --Rainer Maria Rilke

    When one door closes another door opens;
    but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door,
    that we do not see the ones which open for us.
    - Alexander Graham Bell

    "I keep the telephone of my mind open to peace, harmony, health, love, and abundance.
    Then, whenever doubt, anxiety, or fear try to call me,
    they will keep getting a busy signal and soon they'll forget my number."
    - Edith Armstrong

    Problems cannot be solved
    at the same level of awareness
    that created them.
    - Albert Einstein

    "The future belongs to those
    who believe in the beauty of their dreams."
    - Eleanor Roosevelt

    Become a possibilitarian.
    No matter how dark things seem to be
    or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -
    always see them, for they're always there.
    --Norman Vincent Peale

    "This above all: to thine own self be true,
    And it must follow, as the night the day,
    Thou canst not then be false to any man."
    -- William Shakespeare (Hamlet)

    "It's not what you look at that matters,
    it's what you see."
    - Henry David Thoreau

    "The most exciting phrase to hear in science,
    the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!'
    but 'That's funny...'"
    -Isaac Asimov

    "Success doesn't come the way you think it does,
    it comes from the way you think."
    - Robert Schuller

    "There are 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.

    "Logic will get you from A to B.
    Imagination will take you everywhere."
    - Albert Einstein

    "The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious.
    It is the fundamental emotion
    which stands at the cradle of true art and true science."
    - Albert Einstein

    "The simple act of paying attention
    can take you a long way."
    - Keanu Reeves

    "Nothing changes more consistently than the past;
    ... the past that influences our lives is not what actually happened
    but what we believe happened."
    - Gerald W. Johnson

    "Just as a picture is drawn by an artist,
    surroundings are created by the activities of the mind."
    - Buddha

    "Just because something doesn't do
    what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless."
    - Thomas Alva Edison

    "It is funny about life:
    if you refuse to accept anything but the very best
    you will very often get it. "
    - W. Somerset Maugham

    "Life isn't about finding yourself.
    Life is about creating yourself."
    - George Bernard Shaw

    You have powers you never dreamed of.
    You can do things you never thought you could do.
    There are no limitations in what you can do
    except the limitations of your own mind.
    - Darwin P. Kingsley

    "Guard the secret theater of your heart.
    See nothing there that you do not want to see happen in reality."
    - Roy H. Williams

    The first principle is that you must not fool yourself -
    and you are the easiest person to fool.
    - Richard Feynman

    A good traveler has no fixed plans,
    and is not intent on arriving.
    - Lao Tzu

    Embrace change.
    True success can be defined by your ability to adapt
    to changing circumstances.
    - Connie Sky

    "Nothing is worth more
    than this day."
    -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

    "Rejoice in the things that are present;
    all else is beyond thee."
    - Montaigne

    "Eternity is not something that begins after you are dead.
    It is going on all the time. We are in it now."
    - Charlotte Perkins Gilman

    Time is a created thing.
    To say ''I don't have time,'' is like saying,
    ''I don't want to.''
    - Lao Tzu

    "An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity;
    a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity."
    - Winston Churchill, British Statesman

    "Destiny is as destiny does.
    If you believe you have no control,
    then you have no control."
    - Wess Roberts

    You are responsible for your life.
    You can't keep blaming somebody else for your dysfunction.
    Life is really about moving on.
    - Oprah Winfrey

    "I learned to make my mind large, as the universe is large,
    so that there is room for paradoxes."
    - Maxine Hong Kingston

    A physicist is just an atom's way of looking at itself.
    - Niels Bohr

    A human being is part of the whole called by us "Universe."
    We experience ourselves, our thoughts and feelings
    as something separated from the rest -- a kind of optical delusion
    of consciousness. This delusion is a prison for us.
    Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison
    by widening our circle of compassion
    to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature.
    - Albert Einstein

    "It is through science that we prove,
    but through intuition that we discover."
    - Henri Poincare

    "Listen to your intuition.
    It will tell you everything you need to know."
    - Anthony J. D'Angelo

    "Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart ...
    Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens."
    - Carl Jung

    You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
    - Mohandas Ghandi

    It would be possible to describe everything scientifically,
    but it would make no sense;
    it would be without meaning,
    as if you described a Beethoven symphony
    as a variation of wave pressure.
    - Albert Einstein

    We must remove the word "impossible"
    from our vocabulary.
    - Bernie S. Siegel

    Anyone who doesn't believe in miracles
    is not a realist.
    - David Ben-Gurion

    The understanding of basic reality is never something we achieve;
    it is only something that can be approached.
    And, in fact, the closer we approach it
    the more we realize we do not understand --
    the more we stand in awe of its mystery.
    - M. Scott Peck

    The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
    - Albert Einstein

    Our vision is more obstructed by what we think we know
    than by our lack of knowledge.
    -Kristen Stendahl

    "All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration is this:
    Act as if it were impossible to fail.
    That is the talisman, the formula, the command of right about face
    which turns us from failure to success."
    - Dorthea Brande

    The next question was - what makes planets go around the sun?
    At the time of Kepler some people answered this problem by saying
    that there were angels behind them beating their wings and pushing the planets
    around an orbit. As you will see, the answer is not very far from the truth.
    The only difference is that the angels sit in a different direction
    and their wings push inward.
    - Richard Feynman, Character Of Physical Law

    Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.
    It turns what we have into enough, and more.
    It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order,
    confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast,
    a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.
    Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today,
    and creates a vision for tomorrow.
    - Melody Beattie

    "My religion is simple, my religion is kindness."
    - Dalai Llama

    All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence,
    and then success is sure.
    - Mark Twain

    "There are only two forces in the world, the sword and the spirit.
    In the long run the sword will always be conquered by the spirit."
    - Napoleon Bonaparte

    "The best memory is that which forgets nothing, but injuries.
    Write kindness in marble and write injuries in the dust."
    - Persian Proverb

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