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The jump is so frightening
between where I am,
and where I want to be.
Because of all I may become,
I will close my eyes and leap.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Related topics: Bold Choice Courage Adventure Positive Motivational Live-By Faith

The doors we open and close each day decide the lives we live.
- Flora Whittemore

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't seek God in temples.
He is close to you.
He is within you.
Only you should surrender to Him
and you will rise above happiness and unhappiness.
- Leo Tolstoy

 

ANYONE may become a revealer of Truth
who lives in close contact with the indwelling God.
- Ernest Holmes

Our loved ones -
whether by blood, by marriage, or by choice -
are delicate treasures.
If we hold them too close, they break -
as a butterfly would.
By honoring and enjoying
the freedom of our loved ones,
we gain our own freedom.
Have the courage to trust that
the beautiful butterflies of your life
will return - or not - as life intends.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Manage the remarkable balance between acting
from your heart and close to your gifts
with completing the obligations
that your labor and tasks require of you.
Leverage opportunity AND seize joy.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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I will close my eyes and leap.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Move to your heart, Breathe.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply - slowly -
fill your lungs with love and gratitude -
exhale each and every trouble -
again and again - gratitude in, troubles out.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Study nature, love nature,
stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize
how close they were to success when they gave up.
- Thomas Edison

Friends are like bras:
close to your heart and there for support.
- Anonymous

Keep close to Nature's heart...
and break clear away, once in awhile,
and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods.
Wash your spirit clean.
- John Muir

Being angry is as close as a human being
can come to experiencing hell on earth.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Release your burdens - your fears, regrets,
guilts, shames, embarrassments, angers.
One by one, pick up each memory or fear that troubles you,
hold it close, and release it to the Universe.
Release each incident from your past that still bothers you.
Release each fear - your fears about your health,
your family, your job, and every other fear.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can close more business in two months
by becoming interested in other people
than you can in two years by trying
to get people interested in you.
- Dale Carnegie

In dwelling, live close to the ground.
In thinking, keep to the simple.
In conflict, be fair and generous.
In governing, don't try to control.
In work, do what you enjoy.
In family life, be completely present.
- Lao Tzu

Happiness is having a large, loving, caring,
close-knit family in another city.
- George Burns

Love is missing someone whenever you're apart,
but somehow feeling warm inside because you're close in heart.
- Kay Knudsen

Whatever your work and whatever its worth,
No matter how strong or clever,
Some one will sneer if you pause to hear,
And scoff at your best endeavor.
For the target art has a broad expanse,
And wherever you chance to hit it,
Though close be your aim to the bull's-eye fame,
There are those who will never admit it.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Honestly, being a doctor could make you more close
minded than regular people.
- Alex Chiu

The best way to lose weight is to close your mouth -
something very difficult for a politician.
Or watch your food - just watch it, don't eat it.
- Edward Koch

Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
- the movie The Godfather, Part II

Leaders must be close enough to relate to others,
but far enough ahead to motivate them.
- John C. Maxwell

Love is always open arms.
If you close your arms about love you will find that
you are left holding only yourself.
- Leo Buscaglia

When I'm in London I do have the convenience of being
close to St James Park which is also good for me because
it gives me an excuse to get out and get some much needed exercise!
- David Blunkett

Don't let your ego get too close to your position,
so that if your position gets shot down,
your ego doesn't go with it.
- Colin Powell

France is delighted at this new opportunity to show
the world that when one has the will one can succeed
in joining peoples who have been brought close by history.
- Francois Mitterrand

I get along with guys; most of my friends are guys.
It's easier to trust men sometimes.
I only have a few close girlfriends that I trust.
- Paris Hilton

I have a lot of very close girlfriends and sisters -
I'm from an all female family.
My father often quips that even the cat was neutered!
- Shirley Manson

Reverse every natural instinct and do the opposite
of what you are inclined to do,
and you will probably come very close to having a perfect golf swing.
- Ben Hogan

Get up-close-and-personal:
Life looks different when you really get involved.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When governments become large, voters cannot exercise close oversight,
otherwise known as political power.
- Maggie Gallagher

I close my eyes, then I drift away, into the magic night I softly say.
A silent prayer, like dreamers do, then I fall asleep
to dream my dreams of you.
- Roy Orbison

Fantasy should be as close as possible to journalism.
- Dino Buzzati

I bet I made close to 20 tackles because nobody on
either side knew what they were doing.
- Merlin Olsen

To draw you must close your eyes and sing.
- Pablo Picasso

As a Member of Congress from one of the fastest growing States in the country,
we hire close to 2,500 new teachers a year,
close to 5,000 support staff and faculty.
- Jon Porter

After a Polish Pope, whose country was first to be
invaded by the Germans in World War Two,
we now have someone from the generation drafted at the close of the war.
- Horst Koehler

Our goal isn't to close Wal-Mart down.
It is to make it a better, more humane company toward
its employees and the communities it is in.
- Robert Greenwald

The secret of a good sermon is to have a good beginning and a good ending,
then having the two as close together as possible.
- George Burns

People who were close to me - family and friends -
they knew about my sexuality.
- Greg Louganis

The reason of the close concurrence between the individual's
progress and that of the race appears,
therefore, when we remember the dependence of each upon the other.
- James M. Baldwin

The Russian people get so insanely close to each other as friends.
Their lives are interrelated so much on an everyday basis.
- Mikhail Baryshnikov

I am not normally a betting person, but I say that
putting your money on the American people is about
as close to a sure bet as you are going to get.
- Blanche Lincoln

Close scrutiny will show that most "crisis situations"
are opportunities to either advance,
or stay where you are.
- Maxwell Maltz

In Mexico you have death very close.
That's true for all human beings because it's a part of life,
but in Mexico, death can be found in many things.
- Gael Garcia Bernal

You are in the back of your head somewhere and you
want to close your eyes and go away.
- Marie Osmond

We are all so close.
We are godfather to each others' kids.
I was the best man at Jesus' wedding.
- Juan Marichal

I dreaded doing close-ups.
- Jessie Matthews

To the extent that philosophical positions both confuse
us and close doors to further inquiry,
they are likely to be wrong.
- E. O. Wilson

It's real time intensive so there's not much time for goofing around,
but we are really close and we have a good time with each other.
It's a great group.
- Will Estes

I still have a problem with nuns.
I follow them around like a kitten with a ball of yarn.
After a while, all my characters become very close friends.
- Meg Tilly

I've never seen anything like it since.
Some of the Canada Cups came close, but by then a lot
of European players came and played in our league so
we were more familiar with them.
- Marcel Dionne

I'm doing things that are more artistic again,
more close to the material that I love.
I don't disparage those things that I did.
They're just not as much reflective of who I am.
- Mira Sorvino

Since writing JAWS, I've been lucky enough to do close
to forty television shows about wildlife in the oceans,
and yes, I have been attacked by sea creatures once in a while.
- Peter Benchley

Getting close to books, and spending time by myself,
I was obliged to think about things I would never have
thought about if I was busy romping around with a brother and sister.
- Shelby Foote

I want to stand as close to the edge as I can without going over.
Out on the edge you see all the kinds of things you
can't see from the center.
- Kurt Vonnegut

The price of being close to the President is delivering bad news.
You fail him if you don't tell him the truth.
Others won't do it.
- Donald Rumsfeld

Don't get too close, it hurts.
- Graham Kennedy

Of course the illusion of art is to make one believe
that great literature is very close to life,
but exactly the opposite is true.
Life is amorphous, literature is formal.
- Francoise Sagan

Humor has been the balm of my life, but it's been reserved for those close to me,
not part of the public Lana.
- Lana Turner

Politics can be likened to driving at night over unfamiliar hills and mountains.
Close attention must be paid to what the beam can reach and the next bend.
- David Trimble

You can't completely control the sport -
Tiger Woods comes close.
The test is against yourself and nature's own way.
I find golf a particularly good metaphor for this story.
- Robert Redford

I don't think anybody comes close to The Beatles,
including Oasis.
- Brian May

It's not easy to part with the trophies.
However, I do need to have some long-term financial
security for those close to me.
- Bjorn Borg

Without a doubt, Ozzy is the craziest person I've ever met.
Son of Sam is a close second.
- Geezer Butler

Truth is a good dog; but always beware of barking too
close to the heels of an error,
lest you get your brains kicked out.
- Francis Bacon

Some versions of patriotism come close to the tribal,
which we all want to surpass, and some don't.
- Todd Gitlin

I think it's really important to use your hands and get close to materials.
To be up close to real things like rain and mud;
to have contact with nature.
- Robin Day

If bread is the first necessity of life,
recreation is a close second.
- Edward Bellamy


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