Deep quotes speak about issues and circumstances of life that are unique, that are of special interest, or those things that seem to remain a mystery in spite of how far humankind has developed. For everything that changes, it can also be argued that everything remains the same. However, the exploration of knowledge, the quest for answers of those things that appear to be unexplainable is one of the hallmarks of one's life.
It is our intention, hope and desire that the offered thoughts and musings will help to spark further investigation of consciousness.
What is the purpose of life? Is it not to give up selfishness, those thoughts and practices that always put self first? Instead, life's purpose is to breathe, think, practice, and to treat and act toward others as if they were your very own flesh and blood? Robert Rivers
In life, the only smooth path is the one that is frozen over with the mounds and vestiges of defeats, sorrows and unpursued dreams. Rosy Lee Anderson
If and only are the mainstays of life for those who fear their own shadows rather than make their own. Kate Summers
For he who holds the joy robs the many. Robert Rivers
Without a purpose in life that sees beyond today, the heart and mind can be mired in the mistakes and failings of the past. Byron R. Pulsifer
The thoughts of the mind are born in the heart; it is these thoughts that can either transform or destroy. B. C. Artworst
Why can't people dispose of hatred? Is it because it is of their innate nature? Or, is it that they choose not to because it is a convenience of selfishness? Rory R. Cuphist
The art of living well stems from the soul rather than from the mind. H. H. Hopalotomus
Time must stand still before human kindness can catch up. Theodore W. Higgingsworth
Failures that are overcome are the hallmark of those who stand as successes in the midst of those who think luck accounts for anyone who is successful. Byron R. Pulsifer
You can't see personal growth without the assimilation of prior experiences. Freddy J. W. Parkes
If you want to grow old, and grow old healthily, you need to nurture your relationships more than any other part of your life. Heidi Tempest
I have come to believe that our own excuses are one of our biggest obstacles to friendship.
Worry is an energy sucker, creates stress, and has no positive effective!
The merit of all things lies in their difficulty. Alexandre Dumas
Passion is born deaf and dumb. Honoré de Balzac
We tend to think that enduring great pain and suffering is the truest mark of courage, but sometimes it is making the choice to walk away from pain that requires the greatest courage—leaving a relationship that has become impossible to repair or revive, a career that has lost its potency, or ideas and institutions that hold us back. Barbara Bonner
Happiness is the feeling that power increases — that resistance is being overcome. Friedrich Nietzsche
The deeper thought is, the taller it becomes. Dejan Stojanovic
Close both eyes to see with the other eye. Rumi
Of all lies, art is the least untrue. Gustave Flaubert
Success is simply the accumulation of small tasks oft repeated with persistence.
Byron R. Pulsifer
To shun fear means to forego the good in order to accomplish the great.
Theodore W. Higgnigsworth
The demonstrated skill of every master is the creation of a daily commission of giving.
There is no value to life without purpose, nor is there any purpose worth pursuing without struggle. Byron R. Pulsifer
Details are important but imagination exceeds all else.
Acceptance means recognizing that there is a better way to work through or around any obstacle.
Rosy Lee Anderson
Good luck to a lazy man is like an opportunity seen and seized by a successful person. Byron R. Pulsifer
Things are not always as they seem; the first appearance deceives many. Phaedrus
I have clawed my way up mountains, and I have muddied and bruised my body and mind on the way down into the valleys but, I have never been accused of ignoring anyone in need on either side of the valleys of life. Theodore W. Higgingsworth
If there is only one thing I've learned throughout the challenges and tribulations of life it is that God has always been with me to guide me forward no matter whether or in spite of any circumstance in life. Byron R. Pulsifer
An optimist is the human personification of spring. Susan J. Bissonette
We want to be brave, and deep inside we know that being brave requires us to be vulnerable.
Be all you can be but not what someone else decides. Byron R. Pulsifer
Why be happy when you can be ecstatically filled with joy and love. Rosy Lee Anderson
Unless I accept my virtues, I most certainly will be overwhelmed by my faults. Robert Coleman
Being the best version of yourself is the most important aspect of your life to master. Zac Dixon
You can't be gracious until you are grateful for what you have been given. Byron R. Pulsifer
Defeat never comes to any man until he admits it. Josephus Daniels
Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.
F Scott Fitzgerald
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first step to something better.
All the strength and force of people comes from their faith in things unseen. Those who believe are strong; those who doubt are weak. Strong convictions precede great actions. Arthur C. Clarke
You can learn a line from a win and a book from a defeat. Paul Brown
Life can be like a grave unless you choose to kick out an end and get moving. Robert Rivers
It's easy to be independent when you've got money. But to be independent when you haven't got a thing - that's the Lord's test.
Challenges are not what we know we can already accomplish. Instead, challenges are those issues or circumstances that defy any known method to conquer unless someone has the strength, daring, and perseverance to attempt. Byron R. Pulsifer
If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius. Joseph Addison
My rule is: If you meet the weakest vessel, attack. If it is a vessel equal to yours, attack. And if it is stronger than yours, also attack. Stepan O. Makarov
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Keeping your judgment to yourself and simply accepting people as they are, you are able to make more friendships on a positive basis.
By believing passionately in something that still does not exist, we create it. The nonexistent is whatever we have not sufficiently desired. Nikos Kazantzakis
Compassion is not sentiment but is making justice and doing works of mercy. Compassion is not a moral commandment but a flow and overflow of the fullest human and divine energies. Matthew Fox
You have to be your own strength because not many people will give you support in your time of needs and trials. Rana Timóteo
God provides for all, but it is the greed of humankind that does not share in provision. Byron R. Pulsifer
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards. Soren Kierkegaard
It isn’t a calamity to die with dreams unfulfilled but it is a calamity not to dream. Benjamin Elijah Mays
In prosperity, our friends know us; in adversity, we know our friends.
John Churton Collins
Always think extra hard before crossing over to a bad side, if you were weak enough to cross over, you may not be strong enough to cross back! Victoria Addino
Those who overcome great challenges will be changed, and often in unexpected ways. For our struggles enter our lives as unwelcome guests, but they bring valuable gifts. And once the pain subsides, the gifts remain. These gifts are life's true treasures, bought at great price, but cannot be acquired in any other way. Steve Goodier
Look at my success. I didn’t achieve it overnight. It has been the product of many years’ struggle, and every year, my times have shown gradual improvement. Mo Farah