Desired Recovery Living


“The root of suffering is attachment.” ~ Buddha

“Nothing will work unless you do.” ~ Maya Angelou

“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” ~ Henry David Thoreau

“Words may show a man’s wit but actions his meaning.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

“Great achievement is born of great sacrifice.” ~ Napoleon Hill

“Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.” ~ Eckhart Tolle

“There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.” ~ Buddha


“There is nothing more dangerous than to build a society with a large segment of people in that society who feel that they have no stake in it; who feel that they have nothing to lose. People, who have stake in their society, protect that society, but when they don’t have it, they unconsciously want to destroy it.”
~ Martin Luther King Jr.

“Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.” ~ Jesus

“Greater is he that is in you, than he that is of the world.” ~ John

“It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” ~ Frederick Douglass

“Rule 62 – Don’t Take Your Self Too Seriously.” ~ Anonymous


“When you experience the clarity that comes when you choose trust and love, you can see other people accurately – as you see you.” ~ K. G.

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“All that we are is the result of what we have thought.” ~ Buddha

“God has no Religion” ~ Mahatma Ghandi

“Christ wasn’t a Christian and Buddha wasn’t a Buddhist and Muhammad wasn’t Muslim. These people were having the experience of unity consciousness’s and universal consciousness and they spoke of it in words.”
~Deepak Chopra


“The unexamined life is not worth living.” ~ Socrates

“Nothing is more dangerous than a friend without discretion; even a prudent enemy is preferable.” ~ Jean de La Fontaine

“Ninety per cent of the world’s woe comes from people not knowing themselves, their abilities, their frailties, and even their real virtues. Most of us go almost all the way through life as complete strangers to ourselves – so how can we know anyone else?” ~ Sydney J. Harris

“Every living being is an engine geared to the wheelwork of the universe. Though seemingly affected only by its immediate surrounding, the sphere of external influence extends to infinite distance.” ~ Nikola Tesla

INTEGRITY (Nitty-Gritty)

‘Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.’ ~ Eckhart Tolle

‘Acquire the art of detachment, the virtue of method, and the quality of thoroughness, but above all the grace of humility.’ ~ William Osler


“I know but one freedom, and that is the freedom of the mind.” ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery

‘What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.’ ~ Eckhart Tolle


“…for each of us sees clarity only in those ideas which have the same degree of confusion as his own.” ~ M. P.

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“No person can succeed in a line of endeavor which one does not like.” ~ Napoleon Hill


“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” ~ Wayne Dyer

“The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.” ~ Napoleon Hill


  • “The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing”Socrates”Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.”Benjamin Franklin
  • “At the end of the day, it’s not about what you have or even what you’ve accomplished. It’s about what you’ve done with those accomplishments. It’s about who you’ve lifted up, who you’ve made better. It’s about what you’ve given back.”Denzel Washington
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