WHY YOU INCARNATED AGAIN: What conversations or encounters or exchanges have dumped profound life lessons on your head where the message sunk into your noggin’ — those seminal moments which have genuinely changed your life? List them, and keep them at hand — to remember, to revitalize, to keep you on the path of appreciation and rectification.
#1 You can blame your parents for who you are, but you can only blame yourself if you stay that way.
#13 From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and from the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked. — from Luke 12:48
#42 “If it mattered to him, he’d do something about it.” — A person will act upon that which matters to the person.
#50 “More tears are shed over answered prayers than unanswered prayers.” Saint Teresa of Avila
#57 Something is not necessarily better than nothing.
#64 You can’t want something for somebody more than that somebody wants that something for oneself.
#95 Don’t limit yourself, limit your potential, by studying that which you already know.
#96 It’s what you don’t know that you need to be concerned about.
#128 Talk is cheap. But for most people, the work is just too hard. Turns out, most people just don’t wanna work much at all let alone hard.
#150 Is this good enough VERSUS Is this the best I can do
#199 No good deed goes unpunished. — Oscar Wilde
#207 That which is inevitable is invariably predictable. — 33GL
#286 Ya gotta do the work. But for most people, the work is just too hard. Turns out, most people just don’t wanna work much at all let alone hard.
#300 Ya can’t fix stupid.
#313 Are you yapping about want or need?
#329 Immer wenn Du meinst, es geht nicht mehr, kommt von irgendwo ein Lichtlein her. Translated from the German: Always when you believe you can’t go on, there comes from somewhere a light.
#361 When people show you who they are, believe them. — Maya Angelou
#365 A fly is as likely to land on shit as it is on pie. — related by Carrie Fisher