The 06/16/13 Joy Jar

15 Jun

Some folk are literally tumbleweeds. They live their life blowing in the wind. The finger must be raised to guage the direction of the wind before a decision can be made. Others know who they are and what they believe. They have a foundation rooted in principle. Healthy body, healthy mind, healthy values = It’s all good Today’s deposit into the ‘Joy Jar’ is the firm foundation of strong values.

Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.”
Henry David Thoreau,
Walden

Your beliefs become your thoughts,
Your thoughts become your words,
Your words become your actions,
Your actions become your habits,
Your habits become your values,
Your values become your destiny.”
Mahatma Gandhi

For me, I am driven by two main philosophies: know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others. You’d be surprised how far that gets you.”
Neil deGrasse Tyson

Possessions, outward success, publicity, luxury – to me these have always been contemptible. I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best for both the body and the mind.”
Albert Einstein

Never compromise your values.”
Steve Maraboli,
Life, the Truth, and Being Free

Values aren’t buses… They’re not supposed to get you anywhere. They’re supposed to define who you are.”
Jennifer Crusie

Tell me what you pay attention to and I will tell you who you are.”
José Ortega y Gasset

Don’t let your special character and values, the secret that you know and no one else does, the truth – don’t let that get swallowed up by the great chewing complacency.”
Aesop

It’s not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.”
Roy Disney

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