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Merry Christmas - The Christmas Tree of Wisdom

Zoom in or use arrows to see a message. Merry Christmas Everyone!
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Transcript of Merry Christmas - The Christmas Tree of Wisdom

"One man has enthusiasm for 30 minutes, another for 30 days, but it is the man who has it for 30 years who makes a success of his life." - Edward B. Butler "Envision, create & believe in your own universe, and the universe will form around you." - Tony Hsieh "God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; Courage to change the things I can; And wisdom to know the difference." - Reinhold Niebuhr "Happiness is like a butterfly; the more you chase it, the more it will elude you, but if you turn your attention to other things, it will come and sit softly on your shoulder..." - Henry David Thoreau "It is a risk to love. What if it doesn't work out? Ah, but what if it does." - Peter McWilliams "It's OK not to be perfect." - Unknown "You sometimes think you want to disappear but all you really want is to be found." - Unknown "When you have to make a hard decision, flip a coin. Why? Because when that coin is in the air ... You suddenly know what you're hoping for." - Unknown "When life gives you a hundred reasons to cry, show life that you have a thousand reasons to smile." - Unknown "You can close your eyes to things you don't want to see, but you can't close your heart to the things you don't want to feel." - Unknown "Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That's why it's called the present." - Unknown "The real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing at the right time, but also to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment." - Unknown "There comes a time when you have to choose between turning the page and closing the book." - Josh Jameson "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." – Mark Twain "The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and let it come in." – Morrie Schwartz "'It’s impossible' said pride. 'It’s risky' said experience. 'It’s pointless' said reason. 'Give it a try' whispered the heart." - Unknown "When in doubt, choose Love." - Unknown "We need to learn to love ourselves first, in all our glory and our imperfections. If we cannot love ourselves, we cannot fully open to our ability to love others or our potential to create. Evolution and all hopes for a better world rest in the fearlessness and open-hearted vision of people who embrace life" - John Lennon "We must let go of the life we had planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us." - Joseph Campbell. "If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves." – Carl Jung "There’s no next time. It’s now or never." – Celestine Chua "Here is the test to find whether your mission on earth is finished. If you’re alive, it isn’t." - Richard Bach "One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon-instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today." – Dale Carnegie "Remembering you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart." - Steve Jobs "No matter where you are in life right now, no matter who you are, no matter how old you are – it is never too late to be who you are meant to be." – E. & J. Hicks "Don’t be afraid of the space between your dreams and reality. If you can dream it, you can make it so." – Belva Davis "Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change." – Jim Rohn "Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom." - Thomas Jefferson "All our dreams can come true – if we have the courage to pursue them." - Walt Disney In the end everyone will hurt you... it's up to you to decide who is worth the pain. - Uknonwn "The only people you need in life are the ones that need you in theirs." - Unknown "Don't listen or think about anything other people say about you. Just live your life and prove them wrong." - Unknown "Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm." - W. Churchill "All that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost." - J.R.R. Tolkien "Life is full of screwups. You're supposed to fail sometimes. It's required part of the human existence." - Sarah Dessen "Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great ones make you feel that you to can become great." - Mark Twain "Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something." - Plato "The most important things are the hardest to say." - S. King "I think the reward for conformity is that everyone likes you except yourself." - R. M. Brown "All of old. Nothing else ever. Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better." - Samuel Beckett "We are all a little weird and life's a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love." - Dr. Seuss "Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail" - Emerson "Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you'll be ciritized anyway." - Eleanor Roosevelt "Put your ear down to your soul and listen hard." - Anne Sexton "Whether you succeed or not is irrelevant, there is no such thing. Making your unknown known is the important thing." - Georgia O'Keeffe "Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me ... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be." - S. Silverstein "The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek". - Joseph Campbell "Happiness never decreases by being shared." - Buddha "This world is but a canvass to our imagination." - Thoreau "Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence." - George Washington "Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines." - R. H. Schuller "You can never quit. Winners never quit, and quitters never win. " - T. Turner "Wherever you are - be all there." - Jim Elliot "Who seeks shall find." - Sophocles "Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed - there's so little competition." - E. Hubbard "Be happy. It's one way of being wise." - Sidonie G. Colette "There is no right way to do the wrong thing." - Unknown "Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life." -Sandra Carey "Preconceived notions are the locks on the door to wisdom." -Merry Browne "Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit." - Elbert Hubbard "Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace." - Victor Hugo "Have a heart that never hardens, a temper that never tires, a touch that never hurts." - Charles Dickens "Never let a problem to be solved become more important than the person to be loved." - Barbara Johnson "Giving up doesn't always mean you are weak. Sometimes it means that you are strong enough to let go." - Unknown "In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet." - Albert Schweitzer "It wasn't raining when Noah built the ark." - Howard Ruff "Every day is conquerable by its hours, and every hour by its minutes. " - Robert Brault "While seeking revenge, dig two graves - one for yourself." - Doug Horton "Being loved by all is little fun unless you're also loved by one." - Robert Brault "The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away." - Unknown "Beware of a man of one book. " "It is the false shame of fools to try to conceal wounds that have not healed." - Horace "When you lose, don't lose the lesson." - Unknown "The first principle is that you must not fool yourself, and you're the easiest person to fool." - Richard Feynman "My teacher went around the classroom and asked each student what they wanted to be when they grew up. When she got to me, I told her I wanted to be happy. She told me I was missing the whole point of the question. I told her she was missing the whole point of life." - Unknown "In a relationship each person should support the other; they should lift each other up." - Taylor Swift "A day without a laugh is a wasted day." - C. Chaplin "Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams." - Ashely Smith "In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them." - Mark Twain "Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much." - Oscar Wilde "The best things in life are not things." - Unknown "Do not condemn the judgment of another because it differs from your own. You may both be wrong." - Dandemis "A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials." "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 "However long the night, the dawn will break." "A problem well stated is a problem half solved." - Charles Franklin Kettering "Let your heart guide you. It whispers, so listen carefully." "Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life." - Confucius "He who devotes sixteen hours a day to hard study may become at sixty as wise as he thought himself at twenty." - Mary Wilson "Life’s tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late." - Benjamin Franklin "Cleverness is not wisdom." - Euripides "Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength." - Lao Tzu "A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous." - Ingrid Bergman "Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead." - Oscar Wilde "Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself - and especially to feel. Or, not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That's what real love amounts to - letting a person be what he really is." - Jim Morrison "There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning." - Jiddu Krishnamurti "You cannot open a book without learning something." - Confucius "A book that is shut is but a block." - Thomas Fuller "A book must be the ax for the frozen sea within us." - F. Kafka "Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened." ― Dr. Seuss "For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness." ― Ralph Waldo Emerson "Imagination is more important than knowledge." - Albert Einstein "You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life." - Winston Churchill "A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge." - Thomas Carlyle "Knowledge will give you power, but character respect." - Bruce Lee "Data is not information, information is not knowledge, knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom." - Clifford Stoll "Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance." - Confucius "A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers." - Plato "It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are." - E. E. Cummings "Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t." - Jerry Rice "Too many people are thinking the grass is greener on the other side of the fence, when they ought to just water the grass they are standing on." - Amar Dave "The content of your character is your choice. Day by day, what you choose, what you think and what you do is who you become." - Heraclitus "Losers live in the past. Winners learn from the past and enjoy working in the present toward the future." - Denis Waitley "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit." – Aristotle "Learn to appreciate what you have, before time makes you appreciate what you had." - Unknown "When the world says, 'Give up', Hope whispers, 'Try it one more time.'" - Unknown "I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death." - Robert Fulghum "A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve." - Joseph Joubert "A loving heart is the truest wisdom." - Charles Dickens "If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than because he was he, and I was I." - Michel de Montaigne "History is a race between education and catastrophe." - H. G. Wells "A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots." - Marcus Garvey "A man who is a master of patience is master of everything else." - George Savile "Just because you don't understand it doesn't mean it isn't so." - L. Snicket "Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves." ― C.G. Jung "True love is born from understanding." ― The Buddha "Teaching is the highest form of understanding." ― Aristotle "Beware the barrenness of a busy life. " - Socrates "Wisdom begins in wonder." - Socrates "Home is where the heart is." ― Carrie Jones "That which does not kill us makes us stronger." ― F. Nietzsche Let this coming Holiday Season be a time of ... ... Merry Christmas ... Merry Christmas !!!
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