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I haven't a clue as to how my story will end. But that's all right. When you set out on a journey and night covers the road, you don't conclude that the road has vanished. . . . And how else could we discover the stars? - author unknown

 

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Assorted Quotes

On Change:

"I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become." - Carl Jung

"You evolve, not by seeking to go elsewhere, but by paying attention to and embracing what's in front of you." - author unknown

On the Shadow:

"Whatever is rejected from the self appears in the world as an event." - Carl Jung

"If you disown a part of your personality, it'll materialize as an unexpected detour." - Rob Brezney

"Nothing determines who we will become so much as those things we choose to ignore." - Sandar McNab

On Forgiveness:

"People can be more forgiving than you can imagine. But you have to forgive yourself. Let go of what's bitter and move on. - Bill Cosby

On Humor:

"Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows that life delivers. And once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation might be, you can survive it." - Bill Cosby

On Journeys:

"We don't receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us." - Marcel Proust

"The giving up of personality traits, well-established patterns of behavior, ideologies, and even whole life styles...these are major forms of giving up that are required if one is to travel very far on the journey of life." - M. Scott Peck

"We are not human beings on a spiritual journey. We are spiritual beings on a human journey." - Stephen Covey

"Consider a man riding a bicycle. Whoever he is, we can say three things about him. We know he got on the bicycle and started to move. We know that at some point he will stop and get off. Most important of all, we know that if, at any point between the beginning and the end of his journey he stops moving and does not get off the bicycle, he will fall off it."
- William Golding

For Laughs:

"What people forget is a journey to nowhere starts with a single step, too."
- Chuck Palahniuk

"A positive attitude may not solve all of your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort." - Herb Albright

More on Journeys:

"To live is to go on a journey; to die is to come back home." - author unknown

"You are not the child of the people you call mother and father, but their fellow-adventurer on a bright journey to understand the things that are."
- Richard Bach

"When you set out on your journey to Ithaca, pray that the road is long, full of adventure, full of knowledge." - Constantine Peter Cavafy

"Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it." - Greg Anderson

"To get through the hardest journey we need take only one step at a time, but we must keep on stepping." - Chinese Proverb

"A journey is best measured in friends rather than miles." - Tim Cahill

On Success:

"Success is not a place at which one arrives but rather the spirit with which one undertakes and continues the journey." - Alex Noble

"Success and happiness are not destinations, they are exciting, never-ending journeys."- Zig Ziglar

"I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody." - Bill Cosby

On Helping:

"It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can only do little. Do what you can." - Sydney Smith.

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one." - Mother Teresa

"Dare to reach out your hand into the darkness, to pull another hand into the light." - Norman B. Rice