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It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure,
by Alan Cohen

It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure,
to embrace the new.
But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful.
There is more security in the adventurous and exciting,
for in movement there is life, and in change there is power.
- Alan Cohen

You change the past when you change the way you see it.
- Alan Cohen

Often it does not matter so much what we choose,
but that we do choose.
- Alan Cohen

If you have to have it, it's ego.
If you have to not have it, it's ego.
Hold life lightly and it will deliver what you need
and release what you don't.
- Alan Cohen

 

Since you are the one who has to live with your choices,
be sure they are your own.
- Alan Cohen

Going nowhere faster will not get you somewhere.
- Alan Cohen

To love yourself right now, just as you are,
is to give yourself heaven.
Don't wait until you die.
If you wait, you die now.
If you love, you live now.
- Alan Cohen

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The same Source that gave you the idea,
will give you the means to see it through.
- Alan Cohen

Joy is not the result of getting what you want;
it is the way to get what you want.
In the deepest sense, joy is what you want.
- Alan Cohen

You can always tell what you believe by what you are getting.
- Alan Cohen

Great masters neither want nor need your worship.
Your greatest gift to them and yourself is to emulate
their divinity by claiming it as your own.
- Alan Cohen

If you sense there must be more, there is more.
- Alan Cohen

What are you accepting that would not be a part of your ideal day?
- Alan Cohen

You will find truth more quickly through delight than gravity.
Let out a little more string on your kite.
- Alan Cohen

You are doing better than you think you are.
- Alan Cohen

God is a frequency.
Stay tuned.
- Alan Cohen

You are in integrity when the life you are living on
the outside matches who you are on the inside.
- Alan Cohen

Everything will line up perfectly when knowing and
living the truth becomes more important than looking good.
- Alan Cohen

Our history is not our destiny.
- Alan Cohen

Everyone and everything that shows up in our life is
a reflection of something that is happening inside of us.
- Alan Cohen

Appreciation is the highest form of prayer,
for it acknowledges the presence of good wherever you
shine the light of your thankful thoughts.
- Alan Cohen

You can only see in someone else what you see in yourself.
- Alan Cohen

Guilt: punishing yourself before God doesn't.
- Alan Cohen

He who takes medicine and neglects his diet
wastes the skill of his doctors.
- Chinese Proverb

Curiosity takes courage.
The most important promises are the ones you make to yourself.
Pay Attention.
Appreciate. Listen. Imagine.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Love gives naught but itself
and takes naught but from itself.
- Khalil Gibran

Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand,
the spines of others are often stiffened.
- Billy Graham

Yes! it takes courage to act upon your dreams.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
- e. e. cummings

Wherever life takes us, there are always moments of wonder.
- Jimmy Carter

It takes years to build up trust,
and only seconds to destroy it.
- Anonymous

Music takes us out of the actual
and whispers to us dim secrets
that startle our wonder as to who we are.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If everyone is moving forward together,
then success takes care of itself.
- Henry Ford

The uncreative mind can spot wrong answers,
but it takes a very creative mind to spot wrong questions.
- Antony Jay

Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal.
- E. Joseph Cossman

The journey between what you once were
and who you are now becoming
is where the dance of Life really takes place.
- Barbara De Angelis

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex...
It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage
to move in the opposite direction.
- Albert Einstein

Anger is a killing thing:
it kills the man who angers,
for each rage leaves him less than he had been before -
it takes something from him.
- Louis L'Amour

About leadership: No person can be a great leader
unless he takes genuine joy
in the successes of those under him.
- W. A. Nance

Love is all, it gives all, and it takes all.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Whatever it takes.
- Anonymous

The obscure we see eventually.
The completely obvious,
it seems, takes longer.
- Edward R. Murrow

It takes 20 years to make an overnight success.
- Eddie Cantor

There comes a time when the mind
takes a higher plane of knowledge
but can never prove how it got there.
- Albert Einstein

It takes discipline and compassion
to awaken the divine in ourselves long enough
to recognize the divine in another.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A son is a son till he takes him a wife,
a daughter is a daughter all of her life.
- Irish Traditional

Nothing is more valuable than your self respect.
When you lose respect for yourself, you have lost everything.
Whatever it takes, and whoever you upset,
do what you know - deep inside - is the right thing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It takes a long time to grow an old friend.
- John Leonard

Every loving thought is true.
Everything else is an appeal for healing and help,
regardless of the form it takes.
- A Course In Miracles

The revelation of thought takes men
out of servitude into freedom.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Anyone can be passionate, but
it takes real lovers to be silly.
- Rose Franken

It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Don't fall for looks, they can deceive.
Don't fall for wealth, in the end it fades away.
Find someone who makes you smile
because it takes only a smile to make a dark day seem bright.
- Anonymous

Walking takes longer...
than any other known form of locomotion except crawling.
Thus it stretches time and prolongs life.
Life is already too short to waste on speed.
- Edward Abbey

Love gives naught but itself
and takes naught but from itself.
Love possesses not
nor would it be possessed;
For love is sufficient unto love.
- Khalil Gibran

Bold Light of Spirit:
Out of the darkness and into the light,
Open our eyes and behold such a sight.
Brilliance of day takes the place of the night,
Boldness and courage are swords of His Might.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It takes a long while for a naturally trustful person
to reconcile himself to the idea that
after all God will not help him
- H. L. Mencken

It takes time to persuade men to do even
what is for their own good.
- Thomas Jefferson

It takes a big cat to be number 2.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nature is so powerful, so strong.
Capturing its essence is not easy - your work becomes
a dance with light and the weather.
It takes you to a place within yourself.
- Annie Leibovitz

It takes a long time to become young.
- Pablo Picasso

It is very east to forgive others their mistakes;
it takes more grit and gumption to forgive them for
having witnessed your own.
- Jessamyn West

Politics has become so expensive that it takes a lot
of money even to be defeated.
- Will Rogers

I've been called many names like perfectionist,
difficult and obsessive.
I think it takes obsession, takes searching for the
details for any artist to be good.
- Barbra Streisand

I think the person who takes a job in order to live -
that is to say, for the money -
has turned himself into a slave.
- Joseph Campbell

It takes vision and courage to create -
it takes faith and courage to prove.
- Owen D. Young

To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee,
One clover, and a bee, And revery.
The revery alone will do, If bees are few.
- Emily Dickinson

You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world.
But it takes people to make the dream a reality.
- Walt Disney

Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without
and know we cannot live within.
- James A. Baldwin

I am the owner of my choices.
I am the source for the perspectives I choose to hold...
regardless of how aware I am of why or how I come to possess
that particular perspective.
It takes courage to look into the mirror of our souls, absent excuses.
I will look into that mirror little bits at a time.
SEE and ACT. SEE what I can bear to see and ACT upon what I am able.
This is the heart of a gentle invitation to personal responsibility.
- Mary Anne Radmacher


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