What lies behind us, and what lies before us are but tiny matters compared to what lies within us. —Ralph Waldo Emerson

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What lies behind us, and what lies before us are but tiny matters compared to what lies within us.


Philosopher, Poet, Author, Essayist


we should take time to discover what lies within us!

Collins from Ghana OCTOBER 8, 2016
This is perfectly true. It courage and determination to accomplish anything .

Evelyn MAY 24, 2016
I Truly Love this man .... Ralp Waldo Emwerson ...My Favorite

Tlynn from Sacramento MAY 22, 2016
See that great value within you and own it!

Anonymous APRIL 20, 2016

Believe deep down in your heart that you're destined to do great things. —Joe Paterno
Compassion is not a relationship between the healer and the wounded. It's a relationship between equals. Only when we know our own darkness well can we be present with the darkness of others. Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity. —Pema Chödrön
Sometimes, reaching out and taking someone's hand is the beginning of a journey. At other times, it is allowing another to take yours. —Vera Nazarian
Mindfulness is a way of befriending ourselves and our experience. —Jon Kabat-Ziin
To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal. —A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Sincere compliments cost nothing and can accomplish much.  —Steve Goodier
Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future. —Paul Boese
It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future.  It is a fervent wish that every cup may overflow with blessings rich and eternal, and that every path may lead to peace. —Agnes M. Pharo
For a seed to achieve its greatest expression, it must come completely undone. The shell cracks, its insides come out and everything changes. To someone who doesn't understand growth, it would look like complete destruction. —Cynthia Occelli
Let us see what love can do. —William Penn
Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished. —Lao Tzu
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not. —Theodor Seuss Geisel
The best way out is always through.  —Robert Frost
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort. —Franklin D. Roosevelt
There's something about love that people just have to respond to. —Howard Melchin
Life's most urgent question is: What are you doing for others? —Martin Luther King, Jr.

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