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Volume 4: People and Life

Updated 24 March 2008
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AGE

Amien, Daniel
When you're 18, you worry about what everybody is thinking about you; when you're 40, you don't give a darn what anybody things of you; when you're 60, you realize nobody's been thinking about you at all.

CRABS

Arch, Jeff
one thing I discovered is when everyone says you're out of your mind, you might just be on to something.

Casey, Karen
Criticism is never loving; it is never shared for someone's good. It is designed to undermine or create insecurities and doubt in the person to whom it is directed.

Jeffers, Susan
We have been taught to believe that negative equals realistic and positive equals unrealistic.

FORGIVENESS

Holland, Isabelle
As long as you don't forgive, who and whatever it is will occupy rent-free space in your mind.

Mandela, Nelson
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.

INTERACTIONS

Anonymous
Listen a hundred times. Ponder a thousand times. Speak once.

Canfield, Jack
What others think about you is none of your business.

LYING

Haig, Alexander Meigs Jr.
That's not a lie. It's a terminological inexactitude.

SUPPORT

Assaraf, John
I just do not hang around anybody that I don't want to be with. Period. For me, that's been a blessing, and I can stay positive. I hang around people who are happy, who are growing, who want to learn, who don't mind saying sorry or thank you and [are] having a fun time.

Murdock, Mike
Pay any price to stay in the presence of extraordinary people.

Rohn, E. James
You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.

Stein, Benjamin Jeremy
Personal relationships are the fertile soil from which all achievement, all success, all achievement in real life grows.

Wyland
There are two types of people - anchors and motors. You want to lose the anchors and get with the motors because the motors are going somewhere and they're having more fun. The anchors will just drag you down.

 
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