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  • Nature does abhor a vacuum, and when you begin moving out of your life what you do not want, you automatically are making way for what you do want. By letting go of the lesser, you automatically make room for your greater good to come in.

  • We can tell our values by looking at our checkbook stubs.

  • In Brazil there are more Avon ladies than members of the army. In the United States more money is spent on beauty than on education or social services.

  • First things first, second things never.

  • ... the urgent crowds out the essential.

  • Once you find the source of your desire for fame or wealth, you are free to go directly to that need and fill it. Because here's the secret of success: If you fill the need first, then you will succeed; if you try to succeed to fill the need, you can only succeed in spite of it.

  • The root of sanctity is sanity. A man must be healthy before he can be holy. We bathe first, and then perfume.

  • When someone's wounded, the first order of business is to stop the bleeding. You can figure out later how best to help them heal.