Energetic.

Energetic.
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Sunday Inspiration.     Post by David Joel Miller.

“The world belongs to the energetic.”

― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“It would be a ridiculous and unwarranted presumption on our part if we imagined that we were more energetic or more intelligent than the men of the past—our material knowledge has increased, but not our intelligence.”

― C.G. Jung, Collected Works of C.G. Jung, Volume 5: Symbols of Transformation

“Having faith in God did not mean sitting back and doing nothing. It meant believing you would find success if you did your best honestly and energetically.”

― Ken Follett, The Pillars of the Earth

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Disapproval

Disapproval.
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Sunday Inspiration.     Post by David Joel Miller.

“I try more and more to be myself, caring relatively little whether people approve or disapprove.”

― Vincent Van Gogh

“I thoroughly disapprove of duels. If a man should challenge me, I would take him kindly and forgivingly by the hand and lead him to a quiet place and kill him.”

― Mark Twain

“Few men are willing to brave the disapproval of their peers, the censure of their colleagues, the wrath of their society. Moral courage is a rarer commodity than bravery in battle or great intelligence. Yet it is the one essential, vital quality for those who seek to change a world that yields most painfully to change.”

― Robert F. Kennedy

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Envious

Envious.
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Sunday Inspiration.     Post by David Joel Miller.

Do not feel envious of the happiness of those who live in a fool’s paradise, for only a fool will think that it is happiness.”

― Russell Bertrand

“Don’t envy what people have, emulate what they did to have it.”

― Tim Fargo

“As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion.”

― Antisthenes Pinto

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Disappointment

Disappointment.
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Sunday Inspiration.     Post by David Joel Miller.

“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. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”

― H. Jackson Brown Jr., P.S. I Love You

“Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.”

― Alexander Pope

“Scratch any cynic and you will find a disappointed idealist.”

― George Carlin

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Winning.

Sunday Inspiration.     Post by David Joel Miller.

Winning at creative activities.
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Today is the 1st day of NaNoWriMo, the National Novel Writing Month Contest. Winning doesn’t only apply to sports and wars, it can also apply to writing and the arts. Here are some quotes about winning in your artistic endeavors.

“Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work, one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.”

― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win.”

― Stephen King

“Being a writer is a very peculiar sort of a job: it’s always you versus a blank sheet of paper (or a blank screen) and quite often the blank piece of paper wins.”

― Neil Gaiman

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Arrogance

Arrogance.
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Sunday Inspiration.     Post by David Joel Miller.

“It’s a universal law– intolerance is the first sign of an inadequate education. An ill-educated person behaves with arrogant impatience, whereas truly profound education breeds humility.”

― Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn

“Accomplish but do not boast, accomplish without show, accomplish without arrogance, accomplish without grabbing, accomplish without forcing.”

― Lao Tzu

“If your opponent is of choleric temper, seek to irritate him.  Pretend to be weak, that he may grow arrogant.”

― Sun Tzu, The Art of War

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Amused

Amused.
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Sunday Inspiration.     Post by David Joel Miller.

“Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.”

― Plato

“your body is not a temple, it’s an amusement park. Enjoy the ride.”

― Anthony Bourdain, Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly

“I think hiccup cures were really invented for the amusement of the patient’s friends.”

― Bill Watterson, The Complete Calvin and Hobbes

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Concentration.

Concentration.
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Concentration.

Sunday Inspiration.     Post by David Joel Miller.

“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough”

― Oprah Winfrey

“If you spent your life concentrating on what everyone else thought of you, would you forget who you really were? What if the face you showed the world turned out to be a mask… with nothing beneath it?”

― Jodi Picoult, Nineteen Minutes

“That’s one thing Earthlings might learn to do, if they tried hard enough: Ignore the awful times and concentrate on the good ones.”

― Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five

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Aging.

Aging.
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Aging

Sunday Inspiration.     Post by David Joel Miller.

“Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.”

― C.S. Lewis

“Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.”

― Mark Twain

“When I was your age, television was called books.”

― William Goldman, The Princess Bride

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Carefulness.

Carefulness.
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Carefulness.

Sunday Inspiration.     Post by David Joel Miller.

“We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.”

― Kurt Vonnegut, Mother Night

“Be careful about reading health books. Some fine day you’ll die of a misprint.”

― Markus Herz

“I don’t trust people who don’t love themselves and tell me, ‘I love you.’ … There is an African saying which is: Be careful when a naked person offers you a shirt.”

― Maya Angelou

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