Saturday, January 28, 2012

Quotation Saturday


The trouble with always trying to preserve the health of the body is that it is so difficult to do without destroying the health of the mind. 
~G.K. Chesterton

I reckon being ill as one of the great pleasures of life, provided one is not too ill and is not obliged to work till one is better. 

~Samuel Butler, The Way of All Flesh, 1903

The power of love to change bodies is legendary, built into folklore, common sense, and everyday experience. Love moves the flesh, it pushes matter around.... Throughout history, "tender loving care" has uniformly been recognized as a valuable element in healing. 

~Larry Dossey

In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired. 

~Author Unknown

Physical ills are the taxes laid upon this wretched life; some are taxed higher, and some lower, but all pay something. ~Lord Chesterfield
Diseases of the soul are more dangerous and more numerous than those of the body. ~Cicero

In minds crammed with thoughts, organs clogged with toxins, and bodies stiffened with neglect, there is just no space for anything else. 

~Alison Rose Levy, "An Ancient Cure for Modern Life," Yoga Journal, Jan/Feb 2002

In a disordered mind, as in a disordered body, soundness of health is impossible. ~Cicero

Health is a state of complete harmony of the body, mind and spirit. When one is free from physical disabilities and mental distractions, the gates of the soul open. 

~B.K.S. Iyengar

In my day, we didn't have self-esteem, we had self-respect, and no more of it than we had earned. 
~Jane Haddam

I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence. ~Frederick Douglass

Self-respect cannot be hunted. It cannot be purchased. It is never for sale. It cannot be fabricated out of public relations. It comes to us when we are alone, in quiet moments, in quiet places, when e suddenly realize that, knowing the good, we have done it; knowing the beautiful, we have served it; knowing the truth we have spoken it. 

~Whitney Griswold

Never violate the sacredness of your individual self-respect. 

~Theodore Parker

I care not so much what I am to others as what I am to myself. I will be rich by myself, and not by borrowing. 

~Michel de Montaigne

If you want to be respected by others the great thing is to respect yourself. Only by that, only by self-respect will you compel others to respect you.

~Fyodor Dostoyevsky


Tiggs said...


I know I haven't been around much--but God is keeping you on my heart and in my prayers--as I know he is doing with me to you.

Know that He has you wrapped in HIS arms and I am also--even when we can't always feel it. I know I struggle sometime to really feel and know that God is holding me through all this--but work hard to continue to believe it--it is people like you praying for me and lifting me up even with your own struggles that keep me remembering--thank you


joni said...

Thank you, Tigs!

I feel the prayer stirring, even as I struggle to feel my legs, I can always feel the love of the people that God has placed in my life, for a reason!
Know, even though you might not be around much, your prayers are felt!!! Always!

God Bless!!! (((big hugs)))