Best quotes by the American Poet Bryant H. McGill

Educate yourself. Learn everything you can and then let knowledge yield to kindness.

You are creating through your choices, even now. Choose wisely.
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The sweet music of your own joy and success is a cultivation of both the heart and mind.
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Reach into your imagination and see what makes you happy.
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Real success always contains an unseen essential of deep spirituality.

Change will never happen when people lack the ability and courage to see themselves for who they are.
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Real education creates revolutionaries rather than suppressing them.
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There is nothing more powerful and nothing more dangerously beautiful than a free mind.

Real marketing is about knowing yourself and your identity.

Ambition is not what a man would do, but what a man does, for ambition without action is fantasy.
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Curiosity is one of the great secrets of happiness.
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Every woman was once a little girl with big dreams. Believe in yourself and never quit dreaming!

Countries, states, cities, corporations and laws are all words on paper.

Real education is valuable, no matter where it comes from: an ivy league school, a public library or your grandmother.

A person who makes few mistakes makes little progress.
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Having a sense of purpose is having a sense of self. A course to plot is a destination to hope for.
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My body had become an entombment of fat covering the pain and loneliness of a broken heart and spirit.

In a relationship, when trust is lost, everything is lost.

There is no greater intelligence than kindness and empathy.

To every soul you encounter, be a mirror, which reflects only their beauty.

Peace for the whole world begins with a smile in your own heart.

In today's world simple kindness is a revolutionary act.

To alter the universe, alter your thoughts, because the only universe you will ever know is in your mind.

Be the friend you seek.

You reclaim your power by loving what you were once taught to hate.

Ugliness sees ugliness; beauty sees beauty.

The worst bullies you will ever encounter in your life are your own thoughts.

The vast and beautiful world is the home we share together.

We must remember that nature is the supreme cradle of life, and must be protected and treated with the highest respect and care.

Good communications are central to leadership, conflict resolution, business success, family and the potential of all of your relationships.


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Change will never happen when people lack the ability and courage to see themselves for who they are.
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Most people do not actually know how to think for themselves, and unfortunately that prevents them from even knowing it.
  • knowing

A mistake made by many people with great convictions is that they will let nothing stand in the way of their views, not even kindness.
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Don't make the mistake of thinking that you have to agree with people and their beliefs to defend them from injustice.
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Fanatic is often the name given to people of action by people who are lazy.
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In the company of the accomplished, people hope it will rub off on themselves, in the company of the misfortunate, they fear it!
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It has been my experience that if we make the effort to listen to people when we meet them, and work to get to know them a little, it is then easy to find something likeable in practically anyone.
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There are amazingly wonderful people in all walks of life; some familiar to us and others not. Stretch yourself and really get to know people. People are in many ways one of our greatest treasures.
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True education is limited to those people who would die without knowing, whereas the masses in the institutions are merely going through the motions, for education is a way of living.
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Unfortunately, your reputation often rests not on your ability to do what you say, but rather on your ability to do what people expect.
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While it is important for people to see your promise you must also remember that hope is the keeper of both happiness and disappointment, the father of both progress and failure.
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You may find many contradictory statements and philosophies within my writings. However, to this I will say such is life, for life is full of contradictions.
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Suffering is one of life's great teachers.
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Death is the great hope of all life; the desire to expend itself; to be used and consumed by its own longing for itself.
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It is better to lose everything you have to keep the balance of justice level, than to live a life of petty privilege devoid of true freedom.
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It is better to have a meaningful life and make a difference than to merely have a long life.
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One of the most important things one can do in life is to brutally question every single thing you are taught.
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There are amazingly wonderful people in all walks of life; some familiar to us and others not. Stretch yourself and really get to know people. People are in many ways one of our greatest treasures.
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Where wise actions are the fruit of life, wise discourse is the pollination.
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Having a sense of purpose is having a sense of self. A course to plot is a destination to hope for.
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Death is the great hope of all life; the desire to expend itself; to be used and consumed by its own longing for itself.
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The greatest joys are found not only in what we do and feel, but also in what we hope for.
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Freedom is not a gift nor does it simply exist for us to have, but rather it is a sacred duty, and its blessed yield of hope is born from none other than the blood of the innocent.
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In the company of the accomplished, people hope it will rub off on themselves, in the company of the misfortunate, they fear it!
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Truth is not a matter of fact but a state of harmony with progress and hope. Enveloped only in its wings will we ever soar to the promise of our greater selves.
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While it is important for people to see your promise you must also remember that hope is the keeper of both happiness and disappointment, the father of both progress and failure.
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Knowledge is that possession that no misfortune can destroy, no authority can revoke, and no enemy can control. This makes knowledge the greatest of all freedoms.
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The ability to forgive is one of man's greatest achievements.
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The greatest joys are found not only in what we do and feel, but also in what we hope for.
  • feel

Creativity is the greatest expression of liberty.
  • creativity

Remember that the greatest fool in the world may ask more than the wisest man can answer.
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There are amazingly wonderful people in all walks of life; some familiar to us and others not. Stretch yourself and really get to know people. People are in many ways one of our greatest treasures.
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True freedom is where an individual's thoughts and actions are in alignment with that which is true, correct, and of honor - no matter the personal price.
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It is better to lose everything you have to keep the balance of justice level, than to live a life of petty privilege devoid of true freedom.
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American society will never completely understand the true meaning of equality.
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The talent of a true writer and poet is in the ear.
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True education is limited to those people who would die without knowing, whereas the masses in the institutions are merely going through the motions, for education is a way of living.
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True love is quiescent, except in the nascent moments of true humility.
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The real safety net of life is community, family and nature.

Zero control; that is true love. Real love is freedom.

Your future begins with your next thought.

Look to nature and to the great earth for the answers.



We all know the true nature of the human soul, because we have all looked into the eyes of children, and saw ourselves looking back.

Change can be beautiful, when we are brave enough to evolve with it, and change can be brutal, when we fearfully resist.

We must quit thinking we know everything, and quit placing "knowledge" over kindness and compassion.

The greatest self is a peaceful smile, that always sees the world smiling back.

Rather than trying to master nature we should start with the basics of trying to understand nature, cooperate with nature.

Freedom is wild, and to be free we must at times live dangerously and wildly.

We must be free, but to have real freedom, you must be wild and free yourself.

The simple rhythms of nature are calling you. Let them wash away the clutter and distractions from your false life. The false world is full of illusions and misery. Open yourself to the natural and become a human again.

Recognize that you are enough, and that all external gifts are simply extra blessings.

Surround yourself with beautiful and positive people, who love you and believe in you.

When you blame others, you are affirming that you have no power, and your existence is only a reaction to the power of others.

Kindness is the supreme intelligence.

Small acts of kindness between you and the individuals around you are the germination of hope.

What happens in nature is no justification for our behavior, because we are animals of consciousness with the ability of moral choice.

Love is the light that brightens every heart's darkness.

Birth and death; we all move between these two unknowns.
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In America, educators punish those who actually think for themselves. There is only acceptance for popular opinion.
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Repressive relationships create resentment, while trusting relationships create the free space for magic to happen.

Allow sunshine and light into your rooms and life!

A goal that is not written is not a goal. It only becomes real when you write it down.

Your goal should never be weight-loss, but rather to have true health and respect for the gift of life.

Everything comes by being! Be the love you seek. Be the friend you seek. Be the integrity you seek.

Who you are is why you choose the friends and situations in your life.

If you live with values for yourself, then you become of great value to all who know you.

Through honoring, appreciating and nurturing women, we set in motion a seismic shift which will lead to a new and healthy relationship cycle.

Surrender to love, beauty, and peace.

Everything you wish to 'create' is already there, waiting for you.

To move forward, simply set your intentions, be grateful for what you have, be open to what is possible, and the rest will happen, as a beautiful and effortless journey of cooperation and listening.

We must quit living vicariously through the fictional lives of TV and movie characters, and become the stars of our own real-life stories of adventure and creativity.

In a world of hate, love is the revolution.

Nothing on earth is as unbearable as dealing with other people if you are a person who lacks compassion and understanding.

In order to deserve, we must pay our dues and steadily work for perfection. We must relish in struggle, and relinquish pride. We must dispel fear and seek enlightenment. We must shun division and honor love. We must know our hearts and seek to understand others. We must try, live, create, feel, grow and love.

You can always hold out for something better when you know your self worth.

Genius is always accompanied by enthusiasm.
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One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.
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You will never know anyone more intimately than yourself. Love yourself and be good to yourself.

The beautiful village is where the real human family lives.

The most dangerous negativity comes from ourselves in the form of doubts, fears and unreasonable self-criticisms.

The greatest joys in life are found not only in what we do and feel, but also in our quiet hopes and labors for others.

Giving is not a physical action; giving is a philosophy, and a way of living life.

We must be kind and gentle gardeners with people and nature.

Without love and compassion, nothing is sacred.

Prejudice comes from insecurity and its spiritually infantile need of belonging.

Separate yourself from the lies and illusions which are not you.

A great deal of struggle and sorrow in the world comes from misguided feelings of pride of ownership and possessiveness, versus the humble spirit of stewardship as common temporary inheritors of the great resources of earth.

We can change the world one thought at a time, one child at a time, one family at a time, one community at a time, one city, one state and one country at a time.

Mothers should be very careful what type of boys and men they create, or allow to be created.

Assaults against women and children are assaults against any potential positive future for the world.

Inside of every good person there is also something very wild.

We must reject the artificial and embrace what is real and true: truth in food, community, relationships and self.

Be kind to one another and seek beauty in all you do.

Understand your power. Live dangerously. Live fearlessly. Cower before no earthly master. Know yourself. Live truthfully. Live freely. Be yourself. Love yourself.

One of the greatest things you can learn in life is to be compassionate, and true compassion includes compassion for yourself.

On the still calm waters of surrender, the reflections of clarity appear.

The true nature of a human being is not compatible with the so-called civilized world.

Love is not about finding the right person, but about being the right person.

Anyone who hates anyone, only hates themselves.

Peace is accomplished by reducing tension through sometimes difficult communication.

You may find many contradictory statements and philosophies within my writings. However, to this I will say such is life, for life is full of contradictions.
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The purpose of communication is to seek to understand, and to be understood.

Love foods that sustain and protect you, and love you back.

Each moment of gratitude awareness reveals the total beauty which surrounds you.

As sensory experience junkies, we have been blinded to the majesty in the common.

Writing has the power of permanence.

Enjoyable social interaction, community and laughter has a healing effect on the mind and body.

The practice of love is the procreation of hope.

Lead your life with love and friendship; self-love as your own friend.

Lead with honesty, total integrity, compassion, patience and tolerance--toward yourself!

Be the patience you seek.

All of the great mastermind thinkers throughout history have known that we become our thoughts.

The trees which are pruned, watered and nurtured by caring hands bear the greatest fruits; it is the same with people.

Reject the role of the victim and become the healer and teacher.

Humanity has been institutionalized and we are all the products of commercial and institutional life. We are now born in institutions called hospitals. We are raised in institutions called schools. We are trained for institutional corporate life in institutions called universities. We serve in institutions called corporations. We exist under the master institutions of military and government. We die in institutions called hospitals or nursing homes. From birth to the grave, mankind is an institutional creature.

Love gives without expectation, while hate carries an endless tally of debts.

Hate controls everything it touches, but love sets everything it touches free.

Never allow a monster to reach into the mind or heart, and silence a free soul, with fear and threat of liberty lost.

If you nurture a beautiful garden in your heart, the singing bird will come and fill your world with beautiful music.

Let your brilliance be expressed through kindness.

If you can be kind to people, you will be a genius in this world.

Kindness is seen as weakness and intelligence worshiped, even when that intelligence allows unfathomable injustice and suffering to occur under its smart watch.

Every person is a precious gift, and we are all like little children who yearn for acceptance, safety, and unconditional love.

Know yourself. Be yourself. Love yourself. Seek goodness and be goodness. Seek beauty and be beauty. Seek love and be love.

Do not make the mistake of thinking that you have to agree with people and their beliefs to defend them from injustice.

Women do not need a knight in shining armor or a Prince Charming to come to their rescue.

Control is violence; cooperation is friendship.

Real life is imperfect and shows differences and variety, characteristics which are not favored in monocultures.

Our allegiance to morality should always advocate on behalf of peace, and serve a vision of a future in which the institutions of war are obsolete.

America is a nation of illusions: illusions in the media, schools and government, where the Iron Curtain of propaganda holds its citizens in a state of darkness and ignorant apathy.

Houses and apartments have become cubical prison-tombs, where millions of screen-irradiated mummies hide from the sunlight, nature, and genuine social interaction.

All souls seeking asylum find WITHIN the unimpeded path to your own freedom and destiny.The human theater of conflict is a battle for hearts and minds through the world of symbols, words and ideas.

We must rebuild organic communities, where people can come together and have analogue conversations and share stories, art, music and emotions.

Be beautiful and you are doing your part to create a more beautiful world.

Become the real you; only then will you be happy.

Deep-rooted beliefs are one of the many consequences of intellect, and also of ignorance; and telling one from the other is sometimes impossible.

To be alive is the most precious gift. Respect all living things, and never take what you cannot give back, or destroy what you cannot create.

There is a simple path to follow, that appears only when you calm your mind.

The most effective form of activism is kindness.

Love is such a deep gratitude. When you are truly in love with life, every breath you take is gratitude.

Words of affirmation are powerful. Words change lives; words and ideas change the world.

Protesting is never a disturbance of the peace. Corruption, injustice, war and intimidation are disturbances of the peace.

It is in the center of a stable self-love that you will find the confidence and safety you want.

Do not let your grand ambitions stand in the way of small but meaningful accomplishments.
  • accomplishments

Knowledge is that possession that no misfortune can destroy, no authority can revoke, and no enemy can control. This makes knowledge the greatest of all freedoms.
  • authority

Suffering is one of life's great teachers.
  • teacher

There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love.
  • forgiveness

True freedom is where an individual's thoughts and actions are in alignment with that which is true, correct, and of honor - no matter the personal price.
  • actions

Your ability to communicate effectively and your success potential are inextricably linked.

How you think is structured by the expansiveness of your inner-language capabilities.

True brilliance is wild and messy, not obedient or orderly.

Even discomfort or pain delivers awareness of life, and an opportunity for gratitude.

Any person can harness the extraordinarily powerful energy within and use it for transformation and betterment of self.

Words can be used to declare war, and words can be used to declare peace.

Monoculture hates small towns, artists, artisans and colorful diverse expression, preferring instead a one-size-fits-all solution.

Violent video games are a rape against the soul and cerebellum of the untainted and sensitive psyche of any human.

Finding beauty in the common is the sign of a gifted mind.

As long as you are waiting for something to make you happy--happiness will never come.


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