Creative people do not see things for what they are; they see them for what they can be. —Julie Israel

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Creative people do not see things for what they are; they see them for what they can be.

JULIE ISRAEL

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That thing that you do, after your day job, in your free time, too early in the morning, too late at night. That thing you read about, write about, think about, in fact fantasize about. That thing you do when you’re all alone and there’s no one to impress, nothing to prove, no money to be made, simply a passion to pursue. That’s it. That’s your thing. That’s your heart, your guide. That’s the thing you must, must do. —Jes Allen
Instead of thinking about where you are, think about where you want to be. It takes twenty years of hard work to become an overnight success. —Diana Rankin
Hurt people, hurt people. That's how pain patterns get passed on, generation after generation after generation. Break the chain today. Meet anger with sympathy, contempt with compassion and cruelty with kindness. Greet grimaces with smiles. Forgive and forget about finding fault. Love is the weapon of the future. —Yehuda Berg
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement and mystery of the world we live in. —Rachel Carson
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. —Confucius
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
It is the soul's duty to be loyal to its own desires. It must abandon itself to its master passion. —Rebecca West
Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside awakens. —Carl Gustav Jung
A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love. —Saint Basil
Looking at beauty in the world, is the first step of purifying the mind. —Amit Ray
Never look down to test the ground before taking your next step; only he who keeps his eye fixed on the far horizon will find his right road. —Dag Hammarskjold
Touch the earth, speak of love, walk on common ground. —Steven Van Zandt
I don't want to get to the end of my life and find that I just lived the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well. —Diane Ackerman
May you always be blessed with walls for the wind. A roof for the rain. A warm cup of tea by the fire. Laughter to cheer you. Those you love near you. And all that your heart might desire. —Irish Proverb
When you realize nothing is lacking, the whole world belongs to you. —Lao Tzu
If a person seems wicked, do not cast him away. Awaken him with your words, elevate him with your deeds, repay his injury with your kindness. Do not cast him away; cast away his wickedness. —Lao Tzu

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