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“If your teeth are clenched and your fists are clenched, your lifespan is probably clenched.”

~Adabella Radici

 

“Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says... I’ll try again tomorrow.”

~Mary Ann Radmacher

 

“I always wanted a happy ending... Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it without knowing what’s going to happen next. Delicious ambiguity.”

~Gilda Radner

 

“While we have the gift of life, it seems to me that only tragedy is to allow part of us to die - whether it is our spirit, our creativity, or our glorious uniqueness.”

~Gilda Radner

 

“Children learn from what they see.  We need to set an example of truth and action.”
~Howard Rainer, Taos Pueblo

 

“You have to remember that the hard days are what make you stronger. The bad days make you realize what a good day is. If you never had any bad days, you would never have that sense of accomplishment!”

~Aly Raisman

 

“But true love is a durable fire In the mind ever burning; Never sick, never old, never dead; From itself never turning.”

~Sir Walter Ralegh

 

“No individual can ultimately fail. The Divinity which descends into humanity is bound to re-gain its original state.”

~N. Sri Ram

 

“The winds of grace blow all the time. All we need to do is set our sails.”

~Ramakrishna

 

“Wealth is the product of man’s capacity to think.”

~Ayn Rand

 

“You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality.”

~Ayn Rand

 

“Why do they always teach us that it’s easy and evil to do what we want and that we need discipline to restrain ourselves? It’s the hardest thing in the world – to do what we want. And it take the greatest kind of courage. I mean, what we really want.”

~Ayn Rand
 

“Throughout the centuries there were men who took first steps, down new roads, armed with nothing but their own vision.”

Ayn Rand

 

“The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.”

~Ayn Rand

 

“Character is forged in the smallest of struggles. Then, when the big challenges come, we’re ready.”

~Waiter Rant 

 

“What on earth does the world owe you when it comes down to it? Absolutely nothing. Everything is given to you. Even the fact that you are here is a gift. You didn’t bring yourself here, you didn’t buy this life. How did you get here? It is a gift.”

~Brother David Steindl Rast

 

“The real joy of life is in its play. Play is anything we do for the joy and love of doing it, apart from any profit, compulsion, or sense of duty. It is the real joy of living.”

~Walter Rauschbusch

 

“The way in which we think of ourselves has everything to do with how our world sees us and how we can see ourselves successfully acknowledged by that world.”

~Arlene Raven

 

“Only as high as I reach can I grow,

Only as far as I seek can I go,

Only as deep as look can I see,

Only as much as I dream can I be.”

~Karen Ravn

 

“You are never alone. You are eternally connected with everyone.”

~Amit Ray

 

“Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand – melting like a snowflake.”

~Marie Beyon Ray

 

“Sow a thought and you reap an act…

Sow an act and you reap a habit…

Sow a habit and you reap a character…

Sow a character and you read a destiny.”

~Charles Reade

 

“Veterans know better than anyone else the price of freedom, for they’ve suffered the scars of war. We can offer them no better tribute than to protect what they have won for us.” 
~Ronald Reagan

 

“When life gets tough and a crisis is at hand; when we must in an instant look inward for strength of character to see us through, we will find nothing inside ourselves that we have not already put there.”

~Ronald Reagan

 

“Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they’re supposed to help you discover who you are.”
~Bernice Johnson Reagon

 

“Memory is a giggling sprite and will not be tamed. She takes flight the moment the present becomes the past.”

~Real Live Preacher

 

“One thing is clear to me. You can’t know everything you’d like to know. You can’t do everything you’d like to do. You can’t read everything you’d like to read. You must hold onto some things and let go of others. Learning to make that choice is one of the big lessons of this life.”

~Real Live Preacher

 

“In the long run the pessimist may be proved right, but the optimist has a better time on the trip.”

~Daniel L. Reardon

 

“This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.”

~Scott Reed

 

“Once you choose hope, anything’s possible.”

~Christopher Reeve

 

“Either you decide to stay in the shallow end of the pool or you go out in the ocean.”

~Christopher Reeve

 

“We all have many more abilities and internal resources than we know. My advice is that you don’t need to break your neck to find out about them.”

~Christopher Reeve

 

“Happiness is an attitude. We either make ourselves, miserable or happy and strong. The amount of work is the same.”

~Francesca Reigler

 

“The biggest advances are not made by being a great teacher; they are made by being a great student.”

~Gary Renard

 

“Failure is not the only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.”

~Jules Renard

 

“Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.”

~Jules Renard

 

“Be modest! It is the kind of pride least likely to offend.”

~Jules Renard

 

“You live longer once you realize that any time spent being unhappy is wasted.”
~Ruth E. Renkl

 

“It is in his pleasure that a man really lives; it is from his leisure that he constructs the true fabric of self.”

~Agnes Repplier

 

“The basic root of happiness lies in our minds; outer circumstances are nothing more than adverse or favorable.”
~Matthieu Ricard

 

“Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.”

~Jerry Rice

 

“Dare to reach out your hand into the darkness, to pull another into the light.”
~Norman B Rice

 

“I have very strong feelings about how you lead your life. You always look ahead, you never look back.”

~Ann Richards

 

“You are what you think. You are what you go for. You are what you do.”

~Bob Richards

 

 ”One of the great lessons I’ve learned in athletics is that you’ve got to discipline your life. No matter how good you may be, you’ve got to be willing to cut out of your life those things that keep you from going to the top. Is not that a great principle for all of living? The people who will really accomplish great things in life are those who are willing to discipline their lives, who maintain their health, their vitality, their efficiency through this process of rigorous disciplining of what they take into their bodies and what they do in life. It’s a very important thing in terms of championship living.”

~Bob Richards, Olympic Pole Vaulting Champion

 

“A knowledge of the path cannot be substituted for putting one foot in front of the other.”

~M.C. Richards

 

“We must be steady enough in ourselves, to be open and to let the winds of life blow through us, to be our breath, our inspiration . . .”

~Mary Caroline Richards

 

“You are essentially who you create yourself to be and all that occurs in your life is the result of your own making.”
~Stephen Richards

 

“The only time you fail is when you fall down and stay down.”

~Stephen Richards

 

“To dream by night is to escape your life. To dream by day is to make it happen.”

~Stephen Richards

 

“The kid in you holds the key to living a full and rich life. Let him or her out to play!”

~Cheryl Richardson

 

“Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.”

~Nick Richardson

 

“Do not wait for extraordinary circumstances to do good; try to use ordinary situations.”

~Jean Paul Richter  

 

“The guardian angels of life sometimes fly so high as to be beyond our sight, but they are always looking down upon us.”

~Jean Paul Friedrich Richter

 

“The conscience of children is formed by the influences that surround them; their notions of good and evil are the result of the moral atmosphere they breathe.”

~Richter

 

“Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous patience.”

~Hyman Rickover

 

“Great minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, small minds discuss people.”

~Adm. Hyman G. Rickover

 

“You manifest what you believe, not what you want.”

~Sonia Ricotti

 

“Be the most positive person you know. The words you use when you communicate with others, reflects your thoughts on the inside.”

~Sonia Ricotti

 

“When nothing seems to help, I go and look at a stonecutter hammering away at his rock perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred and first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not that blow that did it - but all that had gone before.”

~Jacob Riis

 

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but simply moving on with dignity despite that fear.”

~Pat Riley

 

“If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for great challenges.”

~Coach Pat Riley

 

“There are only two options regarding commitment. You’re either IN or you’re OUT. There’s no such thing as life in-between.”

~Pat Riley

 

“My wish is ever strong that you find enough patience within you and enough simplicity to have faith.  May you gain more and more trust in what is challenging and confidence in the solitude you bear.  Let life happen to you.  Believe me: Life is in the right in any case.”
~Rainer Maria Rilke

 

“And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been.”

~Rainer Maria Rilke

 

“The only journey is the one within.”

~Rainer Maria Rilke

 

“All emotions are pure which gather you and lift you up; that emotion is impure which seizes only one side of your being and so distorts you.”

~Rainer Maria Rilke

 

“I’m so glad you are here. It helps me to realize how beautiful my world is.”

~Rainer Maria Rilke

 

“The most visible joy can only reveal itself to us when we’ve transformed it, within.”

~Ranier Maria Rilke

 

“The reality is that there’s no way you’re going to get out of this alive, anyway, so why play a conservative game?”

~Robert J. Ringer

 

“Don’t tell me how fast you get out of the starting blocks; I’m only interested in where you are when the race is over.”

~Robert J. Ringer

 

“To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.”

~Anthony Robbins

 

“Remember, a real decision is measured by the fact that you’ve taken action. If there’s no action, you have not truly decided.”

~Anthony Robbins

 

“It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.”

~Anthony Robbins

 

“The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.”

~Anthony Robbins

 

“The path to success is massive, determined action.”

~Anthony Robbins

 

“The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.”

~Anthony Robbins

 

“The road to someday, leads to the town of nowhere. Procrastination is the silent killer.”

~Anthony Robbins

 

“Nothing has any power over me other than that which I give it through my conscious thoughts.”

~Anthony Robbins

 

“Using the power of decision gives you the capacity to get past any excuse to change any and every part of your life in an instant.”

~Anthony Robbins

 

“Affirmation without discipline is the beginning of delusion.”

~Anthony Robbins

 

“We have the ability not only to perceive the world, but to alter our perception of it; we change things by the way in which we look at them.”

~Tom Robbins

 

“To achieve the impossible, it is precisely the unthinkable that must be thought.”

~Tom Robbins

 

 “We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.”

~Tom Robbins

 

“Our beliefs are like unquestioned commands, telling us how things are, what’s possible and impossible and what we can and cannot do.  They shape every action, every thought, and every feeling that we experience.  As a result, changing our belief systems is central to making any real and lasting change in our lives.”
~Tony Robbins

 

“The only impossible journey is the one you never begin!”

~Tony Robbins

 

“Stay committed to your decisions, but stay flexible in your approach.”

~Tony Robbins

 

“Things do not have meaning. We assign meaning to everything.”

~Tony Robbins

 

“People who fail, focus on what they will have to go through; people who succeed, focus on what it will feel like at the end.”

~Tony Robbins

 

“The quality of your life equals the quality of your emotions.”

~Tony Robbins

 

“Regardless of stature, only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution will experience life’s deepest joy: true fulfillment.”

~Tony Robbins

 

“Live fully while you’re here. Experience everything. Have fun. Don’t try to be perfect; just be an excellent example of being human.”
~Tony Robbins

 

“What worries you masters you.”

~Haddon W. Robinson

 

“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.”

~Maria Robinson

 

“To be a champ, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.”

~Sugar Ray Robinson

 

“Character is the ability to carry out a good resolution long after the excitement of the moment has passed.”

~Cavett Robert

 

“You can’t just hope for happy endings.  You have to believe in them.  Then do the work, take the risks.”
~Nora Roberts

 

“Anyone who doesn’t make mistakes isn’t trying hard enough.”

~Wess Roberts

 

“Anxiety is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.”

~Arthur Somers Roche

 

“When we are unable to find tranquility within ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.”

~Francois de La Rochefoucauld

 

“Absence lessens the minor passions and increases the great ones, as the wind douses a candle and kindles a fire.”

~François Duc de La Rochefoucauld

 

“The glory of great men should always be measured by the means they have used to acquire it.”

~Francois de La Rochefoucauld

 

“Quarrels would not last long if the fault were only on one side.”

~François Duc de La Rochefoucauld

 

“Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.”

~John D. Rockefeller

 

“If man is to survive, he will have learned to take a delight in the essential differences between men and between cultures. He will learn that differences in ideas and attitudes are a delight, part of life’s exciting variety, not something to fear.”

~Gene Roddenberry

 

“To succeed you have to believe in something with such a passion that it becomes a reality.”

~Anita Roddick

 

“The main thing is to be moved, to love, to hope, to tremble, to live.”

~Auguste Rodin

 

“Only by seeking challenges can we hope to find the best in ourselves.”

~Robert Rodriguez

 

“Often when you think you’re at the end of something, you’re at the beginning of something else.”
~Fred Rogers

 

“The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.”

~Carl Rogers

 

“You know, you don’t have to look like everybody else to be acceptable and to feel acceptable.”

~Fred Rogers

 

“I feel the greatest gift we can give to anybody is the gift of our honest self.”

~Fred Rogers

 

“Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save.”

~Will Rogers

 

“Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.”

~Will Rogers

 

“We are all ignorant. We are just ignorant about different things.”

~Will Rogers

 

“Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.”

~Will Rogers

 

“Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today.”

~William Penn Adair “Will” Rogers

 

“Positive thinking is a constant attention to the details that make up an average day – with the knowledge that how you live this moment may reflect on the rest of your life.”

~Jason Rogerson

“It’s important to learn from your mistakes, but it is better to learn from other people’s mistakes, and it is BEST to learn from other people’s successes.  It accelerates your own success.”
~Jim Rohn

 

“If you’re full of ideas, pour them out. As you do, I promise, more will be poured in.”
~Jim Rohn

 

“Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want.”
~Jim Rohn

 

“The major value in life is not what you get. The major value in life is what you become.”
~Jim Rohn

 

“Happiness is the joy that comes from designing a life that practices the fine art of living well.”
~Jim Rohn

 

“We must all wage an intense, lifelong battle against the constant downward pull. If we relax, the bugs and the weeds of negativity will move into the garden and take away everything of value.”
~Jim Rohn

“Go where the expectations are so strong that they provoke you, push you, urgently insist that you not remain in one place. That way, you will grow and change.”
~Jim Rohn

 

“Success is something you attract by the person you become. For things to improve, you have to improve. For things to get better, you have to get better. For things to change, you have to change. When you change, everything changes for you.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“One person caring about another represents life’s greatest value.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“Love is much deeper than a feeling. Love is a commitment we make to people to always treat that person right and honorably.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“Nothing can bring more joy to life than beautifully fulfilling relationships.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“There is no better opportunity to receive more than to be thankful for what you already have. Thanksgiving opens the windows of opportunity for ideas to flow your way.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“Maturity is the ability to reap without apology and not complain when things don’t go well.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“Our emotions need to be as educated as our intellect. It is important to know how to feel, how to respond and how to let life in so that it can touch you.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keep out the joy.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“Your philosophy determines whether you will go for the disciplines or continue the errors.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“We all must suffer one of two pains: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“The few who do are the envy of the many who only watch.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“The first step on the long journey is still just one step.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“When you know what you want, and you want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“What you become directly influences what you get.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“What is powerful is when what you say is just the tip of the iceberg of what you know.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“I wish for you a life in which you give to yourself the gift of patience, the virtue of reason, the value of knowledge, and the influence of faith in your own ability to dream about and to achieve worthy rewards.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“To attract powerful people, you must be powerful. To attract committed people, you must be committed. Instead of going to work on them, you go to work on yourself. If you become, you can attract.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“Economic disaster begins with a philosophy of doing less and wanting more.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“It doesn’t matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You cannot make progress without making decisions.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“Showing a profit means touching something and leaving it better than you found it.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“The wind blows on as all, but it’s how you set your sail that makes the difference.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“If you are not willing to risk the unusual then you will have no choice, you will have to suffer for the ordinary.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“When the end comes for you, let it FIND you CONQUERING a NEW MOUNTAIN, not sliding down an old one.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“The sleep of a laboring man is sweet.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“The secret to creating wealth is simple: Lower your expenses, raise your income, and invest the difference.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“Don’t wish it were easier, wish you were better.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“If you’ll become what it is that you’re supposed to become, the greatest value in getting is not the getting. It’s the becoming what you need to become in order to be able to get, to be able to pay fair price.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“At the end of each day, you should play back the tapes of your performance. The results should either applaud you or prod you.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“Each of us must experience one of two pains - the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. Which pain will you choose?”

~Jim Rohn

 

“I find it fascinating that most people plan their vacations with better care than they plan their lives. Perhaps that is because escape is easier than change.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keep out the joy.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“Whatever good things we build end up building us.”

–Jim Rohn

 

“Unless you change how you are, you’ll always have what you’ve got.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“Everything we would ever need to become rich and powerful and sophisticated is within our reach. The major reason that so few take advantage of all that we have is simply, neglect.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“Stress comes from doing less than you can.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“Either you run the day or the day runs you.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“I studied the lives of great men and famous women, and I found that the men and women who got to the top were those who did the jobs they had in hand, with everything they had of energy and enthusiasm.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.”

~Jim Rohn

 

“The more I see of men, the more I admire dogs.”

~Jeanne-Marie Roland

 

“I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.”

~Henry Rollins

 

“Tribulation brings about perseverance; and perseverance, proven character; and proven character, hope.”

~Romans 5:3-5

 

“One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas Day. Don’t clean it up too quickly.”
~Andy Rooney

 

“Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one.”

~Eleanor Roosevelt

 

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.”

~Eleanor Roosevelt

 

“Do what you feel in your heart to be right - for you’ll be criticized anyway. You’ll be damned if you do, and damned if you don’t.”

~Eleanor Roosevelt

 

“We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot.”

~Eleanor Roosevelt

 

“You must do the thing you think you cannot do.”

~Eleanor Roosevelt

 

“One’s philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes...and the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility.”

~(Anna) Eleanor Roosevelt

 

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”

~Eleanor Roosevelt

 

“You have to accept whatever comes, and the only important thing is that you meet it with the best you have to give.”

~Eleanor Roosevelt

 

“It is not fair to ask others what you are unwilling to do yourself.”

Eleanor Roosevelt

 

“Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.”

~Eleanor Roosevelt

 

“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by each experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’”

~Eleanor Roosevelt

 

“When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on!”
~Franklin D. Roosevelt

 

“In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.”

~Franklin D. Roosevelt

 

“Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.”

Franklin D. Roosevelt

 

“Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.”

~Franklin D. Roosevelt

 

“The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.”

~Franklin D. Roosevelt

 

"If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month."
~Theodore Roosevelt

 

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.”
~Theodore Roosevelt

“Do Something Now. If not you, who? If not here, where? If not now, when?”

~Theodore Roosevelt

“We see across the dangers of the great future and we rejoice as a giant refreshed. The great victories are yet to be won. The greatest deeds are yet to be done.”

~Theodore Roosevelt

 

“In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing; the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing; and the worst thing you can do is nothing.”

~Theodore Roosevelt

 

“Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.”

~Theodore Roosevelt

 

“The credit belongs to the one who strives valiantly; who comes up short again and again; who knows great enthusiasm and great devotion; who spends himself in a worthy cause; and who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement; and who, at worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.”

~Theodore Roosevelt

 

“Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.”

~Theodore Roosevelt

 

“There has never yet been a man in our history who led a life of ease whose name is worth remembering.”

~Theodore Roosevelt

 

“In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.”

~Theodore Roosevelt

 

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”

~Theodore Roosevelt

 

“It’s not having been in the dark house, but having left it, that counts.”

~Theodore Roosevelt

 

“I am just an ordinary man without any special ability in any direction, except perhaps this one thing. I do the things I believe ought to be done. And when I make up my mind, I act.”

~Theodore Roosevelt

 

“In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary.”

~Aaron Rose

 

“Goal setting is a learned skill. Practice keeping goals as reachable and concrete as necessary to experience the feelings of achievement.”

~Marianne Rose

 

“The mistake people make is to wait for something to happen to them before they begin searching. They want the voice of God, or something, to tell them to get started. Or maybe they know they should be doing something but they procrastinate, hoping that tomorrow they’ll have more conviction and be more determined. What they forget is there may be no tomorrow for them.”
~Richard Rose

 

“A belief is not an idea held by the mind, it is an idea that holds the mind.”

~Elly Roselle

 

“Life is short. You have to be able to laugh at our pain or we never move on.”

~Jeff Ross

 

“Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself and know that everything in this life has a purpose.”

~Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

 

“It is only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth, and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up, that we will begin to live each day to the fullest; as if it was the only one we had.”

~Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

 

“The ultimate lesson all of us have to learn is unconditional love, which includes not only others but ourselves as well.”

~Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

 

“The ultimate lesson all of us have to learn is unconditional love, which includes not only others but ourselves as well.”

~Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, M.D.

 

“It’s good to have an end in mind, but in the end what counts is how you travel.”

~Orna Ross

 

“One must either take an interest in the human situation or else parade before the void.”

~Jean Rostand

 

“I think the purpose of life is, above all, to matter; to count, to stand for something, to have made some difference that you lived at all.”

~Leo Rosten

 

“The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.”

~Jean Jacques Rousseau

 

“To endure is the first thing that a child ought to learn, and that which he will have the most need to know.”

~Jean Jacques Rousseau

 

“We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all the power we need inside ourselves already. We have the power to imagine better.”

~J.K Rowling

 

“Some failure in life is inevitable. It’s impossible to live without failing at something, unless you’ve lived so cautiously you may as not lived at all. In which case, you’ve failed by default.”

~J.K Rowling

 

“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.”

~J. K. Rowling

 

“You sort of start thinking anything’s possible if you’ve got enough nerve.”

~J. K. Rowling

“Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.”

~Theodore Isaac Rubin

 

“I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.”
~Arthur Rubinstein

 

“Of course there is no formula for success except perhaps an unconditional acceptance of life and what it brings.”

~Arthur Rubinstein

 

“When you love, whatever you do is because you want to do it. It becomes a pleasure, it’s like a game, and you have fun with it. When you love, you don’t expect something to happen; whatever happens is okay, and hardly anything disappoints you.”
~Don Miguel Ruiz

 

“Find the courage to ask questions and to express what you really want.”
~Miguel Ruiz

 

“Don’t Take Anything Personally. Nothing others do is because of you. What others say and do is a projection of their own reality, their own dream. When you are immune to the opinions and actions of others, you won’t be the victim of needless suffering.”

~Miguel Ruiz

 

“I no longer agree to treat myself with disrespect. Every time a self-critical thought comes to mind, I will forgive the Judge and follow this comment with words of praise, self-acceptance, and love.”

~Miguel Ruiz

 

“Death is not the biggest fear we have; our biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive and express what we really are.”

~Miguel Angel Ruiz

 

“Whatever happens around you, don’t take it personally... Nothing other people do is because of you. It is because of themselves.”

~Miguel Ruiz

 

“Express your love openly. Life is nothing but a dream, and if you create your life with love, your dream becomes a masterpiece of art.”

~don Miguel Ruiz

 

“To be alive is the biggest fear humans have. Death is not the biggest fear we have; our biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive - the risk to be alive and express what we really are.”

~Don Miguel Ruiz

 

“Every human is an artist. The dream of your life is to make beautiful art.”

~don Miguel Ruiz

 

“You can only be subjugated by another person if you give them permission. If someone insults you, screams at you, or gossips about you, you can listen to them without letting it affect you, because any effect others opinions have requires your permission.”

~Don Miguel Ruiz Jr.

 

“If we only see the world through the filters of our preconceptions, we are going to miss out on actually living.”

~don Miguel Ruiz, Jr.

 

“And you? When will you begin that long journey into yourself?”

~Rumi

 

“Everyone sees the unseen in proportion to the clarity of his heart, and that depends upon how much he has polished it. Whoever has polished it more sees more - more unseen forms become manifest to him.”

~Rumi

 

“Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.”

~Rumi

 

“O, happy the soul that saw its own faults.”

~ Mevlana Rumi

 

“Giving is a necessity sometimes... more urgent, indeed, than having.”

~Margaret Lee Runbeck

 

“Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.”

~Margaret Lee Runbeck

 

“Christmas — that magic blanket that wraps itself about us, that something so intangible that it is like a fragrance. It may weave a spell of nostalgia. Christmas may be a day of feasting, or of prayer, but always it will be a day of remembrance — a day in which we think of everything we have ever loved.”

~Augusta E. Rundel

 

“I want to spark an internal fire to chase dreams with unwavering boldness, enthusiasm, and persistence.”

~Walker Runnels (Defyfate at http://bodyspace.bodybuilding.com/)

 

“Our lives teach us who we are.”

~Salman Rushdie

 

“We’ll weather the weather,

Whatever the weather,

Whether we like it or not.”

~John Ruskin

 

“What we think, or what we know, or what we believe is, in the end, of little consequence. The only consequence is what we do.”

~John Ruskin  

 

“When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.”

~John Ruskin

 

“Give a little love to a child, and you get a great deal back.”

~John Ruskin

Children are easy to please. Food, clothes, shelter and love are all they need to make them feel whole. Remember their innocence the next time your heart is clouded by some disappointment. Children offer you a priceless gift―a reminder that loving and being loved matter more than anything.

 

“Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so shall you become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall at last unveil.”

~John Ruskin  

 

“The highest reward for a person’s toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.”

~John Ruskin

 

“Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty if only we have the eyes to see them.”

~John Ruskin

 

“Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.”

~Bertrand Russell

 

“In all affairs it’s a healthy thing now and then to hang a question mark on the things you have long taken for granted.”

~Bertrand Russell

 

“To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.”

~Bertrand Russell

 

“Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.”

~Bertrand Russell

 

“Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.”

~Bertrand Russell

 

“The important things are not houses and lands, stocks and bonds, automobiles and real estate, but rather friendships, trust, confidence, empathy, mercy, love and faith.”

~Bertrand Russell

 

“One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important.”

~Bertrand Russell

 

“The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts.”

~Bertrand Russell

 

“Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation can be trusted to act humanely or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.”

~Bertrand Russell

 

“Worry is a form of fear, and all forms of fear produce fatigue. A man who has learned not to feel fear will find the fatigue of daily life enormously diminished.”

~Bertrand Russell

 

“Most people would sooner die than think; in fact, they do.”

~Bertrand Russell

 

“Freedom in general may be defined as the absence of obstacles to the realization of desires.”

~Bertrand Russell

 

“The good life, as I conceive it, is a happy life. I do not mean that if you are good you will be happy - I mean that if you are happy you will be good.”

~Bertrand Russell

 

“To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.”

~Bertrand Russell

 

“The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.”

~Bertrand Russell

 

“Every strike brings me closer to a home run.”

~Babe Ruth

 

“You just can’t beat the person that never gives up.”

~Babe Ruth

 

“Men can live without air a few minutes, without water for about two weeks, without food for about two months and without a new thought for years on end.”

~Kent Ruth

 

“There’s a game scheduled; we have to play it. We might as well win it.”

~Bill Russell

 

“Life is an escalator: You can move forward or backward; you can not remain still.”

~Patricia Russell-McCloud

 

“The rich would have to eat money if the poor did not provide food.”

~Russian Proverb

 

“If you are committed to greatness, join us. If not, get the hell out of the way before you get hurt.”

~James David “Buddy” Ryan

 

“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.”

–Jim Ryan

 

“Oh, I am SO inadequate and I love myself.”

~Meg Ryan

 

“There will be a time when loud-mouthed, incompetent people seem to be getting the best of you. When that happens, you only have to be patient and wait for them to self destruct. It never fails.”

~Richard Rybolt

“In November, the earth is growing quiet. It is making its bed, a winter bed for flowers and small creatures. The bed is white and silent, and much life can hide beneath its blankets.”
~Cynthia Rylant

“Joy is not in things, it is in us.”
~Richard Wagner

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