Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time and always start with the person nearest you.— Mother Teresa
Pleasurable Self Help quotations
If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars.
It took cancer to realize that being self-centered is not the way to live.
The answer is to try and help others.
Anything you do from the soulful self will help lighten the burdens of the world. Anything. You have no idea what the smallest word, the tiniest generosity, can cause to be set in motion...Mend the part of the world that is within your reach.
Every time you make a mistake, don’t bring up everything that’s wrong with yourself; tell yourself that you’re paying the price for growth and that you will learn to do better next time. Every positive thing you can say to yourself will help.
A positive attitude gives you power over your circumstances instead of your circumstances having power over you.
You have considerable power to construct self-helping thoughts, feelings and actions as well as to construct self-defeating behaviors. You have the ability, if you use it, to choose healthy instead of unhealthy thinking, feeling and acting.
I saw a sign at a gas station. It said 'help wanted'. There was another sign below it that said 'self service'. So I hired myself. Then I made myself the boss. I gave myself a raise. I paid myself. Then I quit.
Be patient with yourself. Perfection comes not in this life, but in the next life. Don't demand things that are unreasonable, but demand of yourself improvement. As you let the Lord help you through that, He will make the difference.
I choose to make the rest of my life the best of my life.
One of the marvelous things about community is that it enables us to welcome and help people in a way we couldn't as individuals. When we pool our strength and share the work and responsibility, we can welcome many people, even those in deep distress, and perhaps help them find self-confidence and inner healing.
To be beautiful means to be yourself.
You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.
The hardest spiritual work in the world is to love the neighbor as the self - to encounter another human being not as someone you can use, change, fix, help, save, enroll, convince or control, but simply as someone who can spring you from the prison of yourself, if you will allow it.
There are people who are excitable by nature and allow themselves to become angry for the most trivial of reasons. Judo can help such people learn to control themselves. Through training, they quickly realize that anger is a waste of energy, that it has only negative effects on the self and others.
Everything which you can conceive and accept is yours! Entertain no doubt.
Refuse to accept worry or hurry or fear. That which knows and does everything is inside you and harkens to the slightest whisper.
You cannot wait for someone to save you, to help you, to complete you.
No one can complete you. You complete yourself.
Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.
To get up each morning with the resolve to be happy .
.. is to condition circumstances instead of being conditioned by them.
Helping others is like helping yourself.
Don't set your goals too low. If you don't need much, you won't become much.
I went to a bookstore and asked the saleswoman, 'Where's the self-help section?' She said if she told me, it would defeat the purpose.
I've experienced several different healing methodologies over the years - counseling, self-help seminars, and I've read a lot - but none of them will work unless you really want to heal.
Government control gives rise to fraud, suppression of Truth, intensification of the black market and artificial scarcity. Above all, it unmans the people and deprives them of initiative, it undoes the teaching of self-help.
I am not a terrorist, but neither am I a pacifist.
I am simply a regular guy from the Palestinian street advocating only what every other oppressed person has advocated-the right to help myself in the absence of help from anywhere else.
The true follower of Christ will not ask, "If I embrace this truth, what will it cost me?" Rather he will say, "This is truth. God help me to walk in it, let come what may!"
If you want to move to a new level in your life, you must break through your comfort zone and practice doing things that are not comfortable.
I arrived home the other day, and it was just pouring rain out side so buy the time I get from the car to the front door I am soaked. I walk in side and take off my jacket and my wife says Is it raining out I couldn't help my self when I replied Nope, I had to take the gold fish for a walk. Here's your sign!
Your best teacher is the person offering you your greatest challenge.
Never speak out of anger, Never act out of fear, Never choose from impatience, But wait... and peace will appear.
Self-taught poverty is a help toward philosophy, for the things which philosophy attempts to teach by reasoning, poverty forces us to practice.
To become financially independent you must turn part of your income into capital; turn capital into enterprise; turn enterprise into profit; turn profit into investment; and turn investment into financial independence.
Laugh at yourself and at life. Not in the spirit of derision or whining self-pity, but as a remedy, a miracle drug, that will ease your pain, cure your depression, and help you to put in perspective that seemingly terrible defeat... Never take yourself too seriously.
The ultimate reason for setting goals is to entice you to become the person it takes to achieve them
Learning always involves self-transcendence.
Learning calls forth what is in us, helping us to move toward authenticity and wholeness.
That which offends you only weakens you.
Being offended creates the same destructive energy that offended you in the first place- so transcend your ego and stay in peace.