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It is our choices ... that show what we truly are,
by J. K. Rowling

It is our choices ... that show what we truly are,
far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets)

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The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing,
and should be treated with caution.
- J. K. Rowling PHOTO

Death is just life's next big adventure.
- J. K. Rowling

To the philosopher,
death is but the next great adventure.
- J. K. Rowling

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It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies,
but even more to stand up to your friends.
- J.K. Rowling

To the well-organized mind,
death is but the next great adventure.
- J. K. Rowling

Indifference and neglect often
do much more damage than outright dislike.
- J. K. Rowling


 

What's coming will come and we'll just have to meet it when it does.
- J. K. Rowling

His priority did not seem to be to teach them what he knew,
but rather to impress upon them that nothing,
not even...
knowledge, was foolproof.
- J. K. Rowling

I really don't believe in magic.
- J. K. Rowling

Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself.
- J. K. Rowling

Humans have a knack for choosing precisely the things that are worst for them.
- J. K. Rowling

I will carry on writing, to be sure.
But I don't know if I would want to publish again after Harry Potter.
- J. K. Rowling

There are some things you can't share without ending up liking each other.
- J. K. Rowling

It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies,
but just as much to stand up to our friends.
- J. K. Rowling

The truth.
It is a beautiful and terrible thing,
and must therefore be treated with great caution.
- J. K. Rowling

Hearing voices no one else can hear isn't a good sign,
even in the wizarding world.
- J. K. Rowling

You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
- J. K. Rowling

If you're holding out for universal popularity,
I'm afraid you will be in this cabin for a very long time.
- J. K. Rowling

There is no good or evil: only power and those too weak to seak it.
- J. K. Rowling

Anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
- J. K. Rowling

Jane Austen is the pinnacle to which all other authors aspire.
- J. K. Rowling

The best of us must sometimes eat our words.
- J. K. Rowling

If you want to see the true measure of a man,
watch how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
- J. K. Rowling

Youth cannot know how age thinks and feels.
But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young.
- J. K. Rowling

Never be ashamed!
There's some who'll hold it against you,
but they're not worth bothering with.
- J. K. Rowling

Never trust anything that can think for itself if you
can't see where it keeps its brain.
- J. K. Rowling

Our faith gives us knowledge of something better.
- E. F. Schumacher

As we work to create light for others,
we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent
about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Each of us dwells in a cathedral of our own BEing
that is created vast enough to encompass Unity with all creation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When the vast cathedral of our being
becomes a sanctuary for all creation,
we become the face of God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best cure for our own self-inflicted suffering
is often service to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our Joy comes from living our own lives simply -
never from demanding that others live simply -
or from ever making any demands whatsoever upon others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

Our opportunity is to Soar our Spirit.
To see Light and Joy in everything.
To spread our wings and fly boldly.
To give thanks for rainbows and butterflies -
our symbols of renewal and rebirth.
To offer daily Thanksgiving - for ourselves, our family,
our friends, our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha

Every thought we think is creating our future.
- Louise L. Hay

Treat the earth well.
It was not given to you by your parents,
it was loaned to you by your children.
We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors,
we borrow it from our Children.
- Native American traditional

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We can only be said to be truly alive in those moments
when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
- Thornton Wilder

Through our own recovered innocence
we discern the innocence of our neighbors.
- Henry David Thoreau

We cannot choose our external circumstances,
but we can always choose how to respond to them.
- Epictetus

Miracles are the natural way of the Universe -
our only job is to move our doubting minds aside
and let the miracles flow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We all have our thorns. We, and Life, have our moments.
Life occurs before our morning coffee.
Life occurs in our bathrobe with our hair uncombed.
Bless and give thanks for All of Life - the bloom and the thorns.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe,
our class, and our nation;
and this means we must develop a world perspective.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

All our dreams can come true,
if we have the courage to pursue them.
- Walt Disney

"Hurry up" ranks right up there with "you need to"
as a destroyer of our humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our lives are defined not by the challenges we encounter,
but by how we respond to those challenges.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our world is magnificent - all of it.
Rejoice and give thanks.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our greatest glory is not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Confucius

Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions,
it is governed by our mental attitude.
- Dale Carnegie

We all live with the objective of being happy;
our lives are all different and yet the same.
- Anne Frank

Our loved ones -
whether by blood, by marriage, or by choice -
are delicate treasures.
If we hold them too close, they break -
as a butterfly would.
By honoring and enjoying
the freedom of our loved ones,
we gain our own freedom.
Have the courage to trust that
the beautiful butterflies of your life
will return - or not - as life intends.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are two lasting bequests we can give our children
One is roots, the other is wings.
- Hodding Carter

When we quit thinking primarily about ourselves
and our own self-preservation,
we undergo a truly heroic transformation of consciousness.
- Joseph Campbell

Our journey into consciousness of wealth
begins with the realization that we have already arrived!
- Michael Bernard Beckwith

We are formed and molded by our thoughts.
Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts
give joy when they speak or act.
Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them.
- The Buddha

We may have our private opinions
but why should they be a bar to the meeting of hearts?
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We are here to awaken from the illusion of our separateness.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

It is not what we get.
But who we become, what we contribute...
that gives meaning to our lives.
- Tony Robbins

Inner peace can be reached
only when we practice forgiveness ...
letting go of the past,
and correcting our misperceptions.
- Gerald Jampolsky

We have to let go of all blame, all attacking, all judging,
to free our inner selves to attract what we say we want.
- Joe Vitale

The practice of forgiveness is our most important
contribution to the healing of the world.
- Marianne Williamson

As we light a path for others,
we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The more we know about how we lost
our spontaneous wonder and creativity,
the more we can find ways to get them back.
- John Bradshaw


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