A to Z Quotes


A to Z

The quotes and sayings will always be positive or self healing so as to encourage the thoughts that give you reason to question, there is without doubt things being spoken every day as well as things from the past that will make you stop and reflect but always think what would a wise man or woman do if they were to follow through with action?


“Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence”. -Abigail Adams previous first lady of the U.S.A

“Love is a net that catches hearts like a fish”.-Muhammad Ali

“The secret of getting things done is to act!” Dante Alighieri

“Some of the most wonderful people are the ones who don’t fit into boxes” Tori Amos musician


“The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it” Richard Bach

“Imagination is the highest kite that one can fly” Lauren Bacall

“The easiest kind of relationship for me is with ten thousand people.  The hardest is with one” Joan Baez

“You don’t get to choose how you’re going to die.  Or when.  You can only decide how you’re going to live.  Now” Joan Baez

“When a book raises your spirit, and inspires you with noble and manly thoughts, seek for no other test of its excellence.  It is good, and made by a good workman” Jean De La Bruyere

“Knowledge itself is power” Francis Bacon (1561 – 1626)

“Love yourself first and everything else falls into line.  You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world” Lucille Ball

“Energy is eternal delight” William Blake (1757 – 1827)

Ability is nothing without opportunity.”-Napoleon Bonaparte

Imagination rules the world.”-Napoleon Bonaparte

“Creativity is a great motivator because it makes people interested in what they are doing.  Creativity gives hope that there can be a worthwhile idea.  Creativity gives the possibility of some sort of achievement to everyone.  Creativity makes life more fun and more interesting” Edward de Bono

“The need to be right all of the time is the biggest bar to new ideas.  It is better to have enough ideas for some of them to be wrong than to be always right by having no ideas at all” Edward de Bono

“An idea that is developed and put into action is more important than an idea that exists only as an idea” Edward de Bono

“Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without” Buddha


“You can not retreat the path of time, so make the most to achieve your dreams.  Reality should only be a step further than your limitations of today”.  Joe Coghe 2004

“My path will only end when I give up, and today is not that day” Joe Coghe 2005

“Being wise at the right moment can last a life time, and a life time can be a step from this day forward”  Joe Coghe 2004

“Clarity in your mind will guide you to greater achievement, as greater understanding gives you the positive energy to push forwards” Joe Coghe 2005

It does not matter where you are in this world if you are able to have vision, then you are able to see colour”. Joe Coghe 2004

“Every positive move you make can change you forever.  Every negative move you make can either be knowledge to learn from or heartache to live with” Joe Coghe 2004

“The limitations of thought can be released to endless achievement, when we love ourselves for who we are, and embrace life’s moments to the full”   Joe Coghe 2004

“Strive for change and you shall be rewarded” Joe Coghe 2003

“Meditation is beyond the influencing of thought.  It is the focus of being beyond yourself, and yet part of yourself. If you are able to tap into your inner peace then you are at home with yourself, all the time” Joe Coghe 2004

“Unconditional love for yourself moves mountains for others” Joe Coghe 2006

“The energy you show from within will be the light to guide your way” Joe Coghe 2006

“The inspiration of life can grow with the art of learning from every footstep you take” Joe Coghe 2007

“Our greatest glory, is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall”

“Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood”
Marie Curie


“Each morning when I wake, I experience again a supreme pleasure – that of being Salvador Dali” Salvador Dali

“Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings” Salvador Dali

“Love is not enough.  It must be the foundation, the cornerstone – but not the complete structure.  It is much to pliable, to yielding” Bette Davis

“A loving heart is the truest wisdom” Charles Dickens

“No one is useless in this world, who lightens the burden of it to anyone else” Charles Dickens

“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing” Walt Disney

“All our dreams come true, if we have the courage to persue them” Walt Disney 

“In every success story, you find someone who has made a courageous decision” Peter Drucker

“Be miserable.  Or motivate yourself.  Whatever has to be done, it is always your choice” Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

“Everything in the universe has purpose.  Indeed the invisible intelligence that flows through everything in a purposeful fashion is also flowing through you” Dr. Wayne W. Dyer


“Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds” Einstein

“Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds” George Elliot 1819 – 1880

“All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on” Henry Havelock Ellis 

“People measure their esteem of each other by what each has, and not by what each is……nothing can bring you peace but yourself” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience” Ralph Waldo Emerson


Just as a cautious businessman avoids investing all his capital in one concern, so wisdom would probably admonish us also not to anticipate all our happiness from one quarter alone. Sigmund Freud


“A man is but the product of his thoughts what he thinks, he becomes.”-  Mohandas Gandhi

Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances.”- Mohandas Gandhi

“Beauty is everywhere a welcome guest.” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


“It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves” Sir Edmund Hillary

“There’s only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self” Aldous Huxley


“Anger blows out the lamp of the mind.  In an examination of a great and important question, everyone should be serene, slow – pulsed and calm” Robert Green Ingersoll

“The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart” Robert Green Ingersoll

“A glad heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles” Washington Irving

Great minds have purposes; others have wishes” Washington Irving


“The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind”  William James

“When we give from a place of love, than from a place of expectation, more comes back than we could have ever imagined” Susan Jeffers

Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.  Carl Gustav Jung

As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.  Carl Gustav Jung

“Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart.  Who looks outside dreams.  Who looks inside awakens” Carl Gustav Jung


Question – can you think of anything worse than being blind.  Answer – yes to be able to see and have no vision. Helen Keller who is blind, deaf and dumb.

“Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards” Sarah Kierkegaard

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.  Martin Luther King, Jr.

Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can’t ride you unless your back is bent.  Martin Luther King, Jr.

In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. Martin Luther King, Jr.


“The purpose of our lives is to be happy” Dalai Lama“You can only live once, but if you live right, once is enough” Joe E. Lewis


“I find television very educating.  Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book” Groucho Marx “Love cures people – both the ones that give it and the ones that receive it”   Dr. Carl Menninger (1893 – 1990) American psychiatrist


“As long as you watch the way, as long as your steps are steady, as long as your wisdom is unimpaired, so long will you reap profit” Nagarjuna“All truly great thought are conceived by walking” Friedrich Nietzsche


“I take a simple view of life: keep your eyes open and get on with it” Laurence Olivier

“Time flies. It’s up to you to be the navigator” Robert Orben

“Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four.  If that is granted, all else follows” George Orwell

“Happiness can exist only in acceptance”
George Orwell

“Enhance and intensify one’s vision of that synthesis of truth and beauty which is the highest and deepest reality” Ovid


“Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence.  Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear.  Perhaps the action that you take will be successful; perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow.  But any action is better that no action at all”-Norman Vincent Peale

“Change your thoughts and you change your world”- Norman Vincent Peale

“No man understands a deep book until he has seen and lived at least part of its contents”-Ezra Pound

“All things will be produced in superior quantity and quality, and with greater ease, when each man works at a single occupation, in accordance with his natural gifts, and at the right moment, without meddling with anything else” -Plato

The beginning is the most important part of the work”-Plato

“No law or ordinance is mightier than understanding”-Plato


“Meditation is the life of the soul: Action, the soul of meditation, and honour the reward of action”-Francis Quarles

“If we wish to make a new world we have the material ready.  The first one, too, was made out of chaos”-Robert Quillen

“Our minds are like our stomachs; they are whetted by the change of their food, and variety supplies both with fresh appetite”-Marcus Fabius Quintilian


“Wisdom is to the mind what health is to the body”-Francois La Rochefoucauld

“Labor gives birth to ideas”-Jim Rohn

“For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward”-Jim Rohn 

“You gain strength, courage and confidence by each experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.  You are able to say to yourself, ‘I have tried this horror.  I can take the next thing that comes along.’  You must do the thing you think you cannot do.”-Eleanor Roosevelt 1884 – 1962, former first lady and lecturer U.S.A


Carry out a random acts of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you. -Princess Diana (Spencer)


“Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers”-Alfred Lord Tennyson

“Our life is frittered away by detail….simplify, simplify”-Henry David Thoreau

“You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore”-Tibetan proverb

“The man (woman) who does not read good books has no advantage over the man (woman) who cannot read them”-Mark Twain


“Depression is merely anger without enthusiasm”-Unknown poet“Success is a journey, not a destination”-Unknown Poet


“No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking”-Voltaire


“Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing is worth knowing can be taught”-Oscar Wilde

“Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one”-Oscar Wilde

“Every secret of a writer’s soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind is written large in his works”-Virginia Woolfe

“Mental fight means thinking against the current, not with it. It is our business to puncture the gas bags and discover the seeds of truth”-Virginia Woolfe


“You can’t separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom”-Malcolm X


“Don’t try to tear down other people’s religion about their ears.  Build up your own perfect structure of truth, and invite by our listeners to enter in and enjoy it’s glories”-Brigham Young


“Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have”-Zig Ziglar

If you want to reach a goal, you must “see the reaching” in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal”-Zig Ziglar

Making resolutions is cleansing ritual of self assessment and repentance that demands personal honesty and, ultimately, reinforces humility.  Breaking them is part of the cycle”-Eric Zorn

 “Whatever you read, enjoy the love that has been written on every page, as for each page that is turned, it is not only a testament to the writer, but to the heart of the reader who compliments such works”-Joe L. Coghe


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