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Excellent quotes......


Monday, July 18, 2011

The Dalai Lama, when asked what surprised him most about humanity, answered, "Man, Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live in the the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, and then dies having never really lived."

"Our lives take on their true meanings when we do our best at the ordinary things in life: working hard, being thankful, thinking good thoughts, doing the right thing, practicing self-reflection and self-discipline, refining our minds and elevating our character in everyday life."

I don't know the author of the second quote........if anyone can help I'd appreciate it!
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TRULYVISIBLE 9/21/2011 6:48PM

  This is great. I printed it out to share.

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WIFEALF 9/20/2011 8:01AM

    CUTE! :-)


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THINRONNA 9/1/2011 3:37PM

    These are great. Thank you!

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4AMAZINGME 7/28/2011 2:00PM

    insightful

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WIFEALF 7/22/2011 3:13PM

    :-)

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GINGER_LOSTALOT 7/21/2011 11:58AM

    I love, love, love the Dalai Lama quote! I posted it to my FB page.

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RONIREDD 7/20/2011 3:24PM

    Love the quote! Thank you. Its actually on my "bucket list" to meet the Dalai Lama!

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AELARLEE1 7/19/2011 3:54PM

    These are indeed excellent quotes! Hope all is well with you!

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NOREGRET2010 7/19/2011 8:18AM

    I love good quotes! Stealing your dali lama quote for my facebook post this a.m.! Hugs!

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MALKS_ARIA 7/19/2011 1:47AM

    Yep yep.... So need the reminder!!! Thank You for sharing it!!!

aria

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SPARKLISE 7/18/2011 9:00PM

    I wish i could remember this in my everyday life and really live it. emoticon

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ROCKMAN6797 7/18/2011 7:36PM

    I absolutely love the first quote Terry!

With regards to the second quote here is what I found using Google:

michaelschusterblog.
com/whats-your-life-story/
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BR>BTW, this blog popped up first when I googled the quote! emoticon

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LINDAMARIEZ1 7/18/2011 6:03PM

    I live my life on others quotes!

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