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Favourite Quotations of Alan Gray


• The subconscious mind is the hidden hand of direction in our life.


• Research shows that people of above average intelligence make the best hypnotic subjects


• We become what we think.

Prince Gautama Siddharta, Founder of Buddhism 563-483 BC


• The world's most important occupation has no statutory training. The assumption is we instinctly know how to bring up children!


• Believe, then achieve.


• Man must coexist with nature in the long run.


• Never underestimated the value of a positive role model.


•To forgive is to let go of anger.


• Be of good courage and he shall strengthen your heart, all ye that hope on the Lord

Psalm 31:24


• Giving is better than receiving.


• Pride is double-edged: although it sets standards it creates tensions and could even destroy mankind. It comes before a fall.


• Like genes, mistakes often pass down generations. Lest we forget.


• The natural world has a delicate balance.


• Man has the greatest potential for good and evil. Man made laws are mechanistic and imposed, we need an internal spiritual dimension.


• Religious beliefs and darwinian evolution need not be incompatible.


• The power of the imagination greatly exceeds that of logic.


• If we confess our sins he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

John 1:9


• Anxiety is fear spread thinly.


• Although the mind of man is intangible, it is the most powerful force in the known universe.


• Guilt is internally directed and undermines self-esteem.


• Let your thoughts be of quality, then opportunities become unlimited.


• He who perseveres wins.


• There are two types of people: the reliable and the unreliable.


• Have a definite aim for each day and then fill yourself full of enthusiasm.


• The way of true progress is rarely smooth.


• An ability to think outside the box, and outside your habits, allows you to develop your potential.


• Courage is taking action outside your comfort zone. Those who seek will find.


• A man's mind plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps.

Proverbs 16:9


• Dreams can become your reality.


• As the mind believes so the body and mind achieve.


• Plan your future by writing it down.


• The man who wins is the man who is sure he can.


• Wait on the Lord: be of good courage and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait I say on the Lord.

Psalm 27:14


• Drive, steadfast determination, and a consuming desire, will compensate for limited talent.


• You're every thought has some influence on the direction of your life.


• The best ideas come to you when you're not thinking.


• Self-love is the soundest foundation for loving others.


• Our goal in life is happiness, but make others happy first.


• Medical science concludes that a patient's positive thoughts are at least as important as the prescribed treatment.


• Anxiety and stress can create apparently unrelated physical symptoms as expressions of core personality.


• Smoking, excessive drinking, gambling, overeating and other self-destructive habits may suppress emotional disharmony short-term. But longer-term, this lifestyle leaves anxiety unresolved and further undermines mental & physical health.


• A journey through life without a plan is a boat without a rudder, lacking in purposeful direction.


• In the first impressionable 15 years of life we absorb more than in the rest of our lifetime.


• Optimism is a belief and passion from within to help you over difficult times.


• Passion is stronger than logic.


• Live your life as a preparation for the next.


• The beginning is always today.

Mary Wollstonecraft


• Begin, be bold and venture to be wise.


• Don’t be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can’t cross a chasm in two small jumps.

David Lloyd George


• The highest courage is to dare to appear to be what one is.

John Lancaster Spalding


• One never knows what each day is going to bring. The important thing is to be open & ready for it.

Henry Moore


• If you don’t risk anything, you risk even more.

Erica Jong


• Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.

James Adams


• Pessimism never won a battle.

Dwight Eisenhower


• Too many people overvalue what they are not, and undervalue what they are.

Malcolm S Forbes


• Success is dependent on effort.


• Change your thoughts and change your world.

Norman Vincent Peale


• Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.

Lord Byron


• Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it.

Salvador Dali


• Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.

Charlie Chaplin


• Perseverance is failing nineteen times and succeeding on the twentieth.

Julie Andrews


• A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill


• He who laughs most, learns best.

John Cleese


• Happiness depends on ourselves.



• The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.

William James


• What you dislike in another, take care to correct in yourself.

Thomas Sprat


• The magic is believing in yourself; if you can do that you can make anything happen.

Foka Gomez


• Mistakes are the portal of discovery.

James Joyce


• Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.

George Bernard Shaw


NB: The term man used above is merely for convenience and applies equally to women.

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