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Re: Interesting Quote I Saw Today

Post by Trojan » 06 Mar 2016 19:43

With everything that has happened to you, you can either feel sorry for yourself or treat what has happened as a gift. Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose.
— Wayne W. Dyer
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Post by Trojan » 07 Mar 2016 22:08

I got sober. I stopped killing myself with alcohol. I began to think: 'Wait a minute - if I can stop doing this, what are the possibilities?' And slowly it dawned on me that it was maybe worth the risk.
- Craig Ferguson
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Post by Vertical Man » 29 Mar 2016 05:25

There are two best times to plant a tree. One is twenty years ago: the other is now ;)?
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Post by CloverCat » 29 Mar 2016 22:08

“The past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either run from it or learn from it.” Rafiki from The Lion King

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Post by Shadowlad » 28 Apr 2016 18:25

"In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, for in the dew of little things the heart finds it's morning and is refreshed".

Kahlil Gibran
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Post by Newt » 21 May 2016 09:08

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Well you have to admit, it's interesting :?
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Post by pickles » 21 May 2016 18:22

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Post by Newt » 21 May 2016 18:45

Well they do say it's not as common as it used to be :lol:
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Post by pickles » 23 May 2016 04:21

Naughty little newt wrote:Well they do say it's not as common as it used to be
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Post by Vertical Man » 16 Jun 2016 19:19

"Culture eats strategy for breakfast"
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Post by Newt » 22 Jun 2016 11:19

We have the finest government money can buy.

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Post by Trojan » 01 Jul 2016 10:45

“I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures. Simple in actions and in thoughts, you return to the source of being. Patient with both friends and enemies, you accord with the way things are. Compassionate toward yourself, you reconcile all beings in the world.”

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Post by fresh-start » 01 Jul 2016 20:43

A year from now you may wish you had started today.

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Post by Trojan » 07 Jul 2016 13:51

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Post by Trojan » 21 Jul 2016 16:04

“See if you can catch yourself complaining, in either speech or thought, about a situation you find yourself in, what other people do or say, your surroundings, your life situation, even the weather. To complain is always non-acceptance of what is. It invariably carries an unconscious negative charge. When you complain, you make yourself into a victim. When you speak out, you are in your power. So change the situation by taking action or by speaking out if necessary or possible; leave the situation or accept it. All else is madness.”

― Eckhart Tolle
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Post by Vertical Man » 21 Jul 2016 19:13

Wise, wise words Trojan. I am a big fan of Mr Tolle ;)?
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Post by chick dip » 29 Jul 2016 22:18

......Seven days without laughter makes one weak...
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Post by Trojan » 12 Oct 2016 19:43

Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.
- Helen Keller

If I keep a green bough in my heart the singing bird will come.
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Post by Trojan » 23 Nov 2016 20:31

Why I Drank

I drank for joy and became miserable.

I drank to be outgoing and became self centered.

I drank to be sociable and became lonely.

I drank for friendship and made enemies.

I drank to soften sorrow and wallowed in self-pity.

I drank for sleep and awakened without rest.

I drank for strength and felt weak.

I drank for relaxation and got the shakes.

I drank for confidence and felt unsure

I drank for courage and became afraid

I drank for assurance and became doubtful

I drank to forget thoughts and had blackouts

I drank for conversation and tied my tongue

I drank to be in heaven and I came to know hell

I drank to forget and became haunted

I drank for freedom and became a slave (of alcohol)

I drank to ease problems and saw them multiply

I drank to cope with life and invited death.

I drank because I had the 'right' to and everything turned out wrong.

Said this fellow, 'It must have taken a bunch of booze to get you in this shape?

I said, 'Just one. For me one is too many and a thousand isn't enough.'
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Post by Jaxom » 24 Dec 2016 07:26

... well a couple of years ago actually but it has stuck in my mind. Different addiction but I think there is a message for us.

"Every gambler knows
That to lose
Is what you're really there for"

U2 - Every Breaking Wave
An Inuit story. An old man is talking to his grandson: 'Inside me are two dogs fighting: a black one and a white one.` `Which one will win?' asks the boy. 'The one I feed'

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