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[Quote No.54235] Need Area: Body > General
"[A true story – with a message about the importance of persistence past failure, defeat, disbelief and even disability:] Helen Keller became deaf, dumb, and blind shortly after birth. Despite her greatest misfortune, she has written her name indelibly in the pages of the history of the great. Her entire life has served as evidence that no one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality!" - Napoleon Hill
‘Think and Grow Rich’ [http://www.sacred-texts.com/nth/tgr/index.htm ]
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"[A true story – with a message about the importance of persistence, regardless of poverty or age:- The silent film actress] Marie Dressler found herself down and out, with her money gone, with no job, when she was about sixty. She, too, went after the ‘breaks,’ and got them. Her PERSISTENCE brought an astounding triumph late in life, long beyond the age when most men and women are done with ambition to achieve." - Napoleon Hill
‘Think and Grow Rich’ [http://www.sacred-texts.com/nth/tgr/index.htm ]
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"[A true story – with a message about the importance of persistence past failure, defeat, disbelief, criticism and even old age and poverty:-] During the depression, W. C. Fields, the comedian, lost all his money, and found himself without income, without a job, and his means of earning a living (vaudeville) no longer existed. Moreover, he was past sixty, when many men consider themselves ‘old.’ He was so eager to stage a comeback that he offered to work without pay, in a new field (movies). In addition to his other troubles, he fell and injured his neck. To many that would have been the place to give up and QUIT. But Fields was PERSISTENT. He knew that if he carried on he would get the ‘breaks’ sooner or later, and he did get them, but not by chance." - Napoleon Hill
‘Think and Grow Rich’ [http://www.sacred-texts.com/nth/tgr/index.htm ]
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[Quote No.54269] Need Area: Body > General
"[Old age:] I have a choice; I can spend the day in bed recounting the difficulty I have with the parts of my body that no longer work, or get out of bed and be grateful for the ones that do." - Unknown

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"[A true story - with a message about persisting even when there seems very little hope of surviving: - 'I Must At Least Try' - In June 1985, two British mountaineers Joe Simpson and Simon Yates made the first-ever climb of the West Face of the 21,000 foot snow-covered Siula Grande mountain in Peru. It was an exceptionally tough assault - but nothing compared to what was to come. Early in the descent, Simpson fell and smashed his right knee. Yates could have abandoned him but managed to find a way of lowering him down the mountain in a series of difficult drops blinded by snow and cold. Then Simpson fell into a crevasse and Yates eventually had no choice but to cut the rope, utterly convinced that his friend was now dead. In his subsequent book on the climb entitled ‘Touching The Void’, Joe Simpson wrote:] As I gazed at the distant moraines, I knew that I must at least try. I would probably die out there amid those boulders. The thought didn't alarm me. It seemed reasonable, matter-of-fact. That was how it was. I could aim for something. If I died, well, that wasn't so surprising, but I wouldn't have just waited for it to happen. The horror of dying no longer affected me as it had in the crevasse. I now had the chance to confront it and struggle against it. It wasn't a bleak dark terror any more, just fact, like my broken leg and frostbitten fingers, and I couldn't be afraid of things like that. My leg would hurt when I fell and when I couldn't get up I would die. [The survival of Yates himself was extraordinary. That Simpson somehow found a way of climbing out of the crevasse after 12 hours and then literally crawled and dragged himself six miles back to camp, going three days and nights without food or drink, losing three stone, and contracting ketoacidosis in the process, would be the stuff of heroic fiction if it was not so true. Indeed, six operations and two years later, he was even back climbing. All because, against all the odds, he tried ...]" - Joe Simpson
British mountaineer and author. From his book, ‘Touching The Void’.
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[Quote No.54329] Need Area: Body > General
"[A true story - with a message about persisting regardless of physical disabilities - for example being born without limbs - or any other difficulties:] - If I fail, I try again, and again, and again. If YOU fail, are you going to try again? The human spirit can handle much worse than we realize. It matters HOW you are going to FINISH. Are you going to finish strong? ...Defeat happens only to those who refuse to try again." - Nick Vujicic
Nick was born without arms or legs, but has become an inspiring author and speaker. Some of his book titles include, 'Stand Strong', 'No Arms, No Legs, No Worries', and 'Life Without Limits'. [Refer http://www.attitudeisaltitude.com/about-nick-his-story ]
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"[When Diogenes was asked whether death was an evil thing, Diogenes replied,] How can it be evil, when in its presence we are not aware of it?" - Diogenes
(412 or 404 B.C - 323 B.C.), Diogenes of Sinope was also known as Diogenes the Cynic. He was a Greek philosopher and one of the founders of Cynic philosophy and he was born in Sinope (modern-day Sinop, Turkey), an Ionian colony on the Black Sea, in 412 or 404 BC and died at Corinth in 323 BC.
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"[A true story – with a message about persisting past difficulties, even a disability, to achieve success:] Comedian Eddie Izzard was dyslexic as a child and then left his accounting studies at university without finishing to pursue his passion to become comedian at 19. He persisted with relatively little recognition for 11 years until he found success at 30." - Unknown

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"[A true story - with a message about the power of focus and persistence, despite even severe health problems:-] - 'The Power of Determination' - A true story about athlete Glenn Cunningham who was horribly burned in a schoolhouse fire at the age of 8. Doctors predicted he would never walk again. Determined to walk, Glenn would throw himself off his wheelchair and pull his body across the yard and along a fence. Twenty-two months later, he took his first steps and through sheer determination, learned to run despite the pain... The little country schoolhouse was heated by an old-fashioned, pot-bellied coal stove. A little boy had the job of coming to school early each day to start the fire and warm the room before his teacher and his classmates arrived. One morning they arrived to find the schoolhouse engulfed in flames. They dragged the unconscious little boy out of the flaming building more dead than alive. He had major burns over the lower half of his body and was taken to a nearby county hospital. From his bed the dreadfully burned, semi-conscious little boy faintly heard the doctor talking to his mother. The doctor told his mother that her son would surely die – which was for the best, really – for the terrible fire had devastated the lower half of his body. But the brave boy didn’t want to die. He made up his mind that he would survive. Somehow, to the amazement of the physician, he did survive. When the mortal danger was past, he again heard the doctor and his mother speaking quietly. The mother was told that since the fire had destroyed so much flesh in the lower part of his body, it would almost be better if he had died, since he was doomed to be a lifetime cripple with no use at all of his lower limbs. Once more the brave boy made up his mind. He would not be a cripple. He would walk. But unfortunately from the waist down, he had no motor ability. His thin legs just dangled there, all but lifeless. Ultimately he was released from the hospital. Every day his mother would massage his little legs, but there was no feeling, no control, nothing. Yet his determination that he would walk was as strong as ever. When he wasn’t in bed, he was confined to a wheelchair. One sunny day his mother wheeled him out into the yard to get some fresh air. This day, instead of sitting there, he threw himself from the chair. He pulled himself across the grass, dragging his legs behind him. He worked his way to the white picket fence bordering their lot. With great effort, he raised himself up on the fence. Then, stake by stake, he began dragging himself along the fence, resolved that he would walk. He started to do this every day until he wore a smooth path all around the yard beside the fence. There was nothing he wanted more than to develop life in those legs. Ultimately through his daily massages, his iron persistence and his resolute determination, he did develop the ability to stand up, then to walk haltingly, then to walk by himself – and then – to run. He began to walk to school, then to run to school, to run for the sheer joy of running. Later in college he made the track team. Still later in Madison Square Garden this young man who was not expected to survive, who would surely never walk, who could never hope to run – this determined young man, Dr. Glenn Cunningham, ran the world’s fastest mile! [On June 16, 1934, Glenn Cunningham ran the mile in 4:06.8 minutes, breaking the world’s record.

Life Summary:
◾8 years old, was horribly burned in a schoolhouse fire. Doctors predicted he would never walk again.
◾22 months later, took his first steps and through sheer determination, learned to run despite the pain.
◾In high school, set records for the mile and later attended Kansas University.
◾While at Kansas, refused all scholarship money, preferring to pay his own way.
◾By sophomore year, ran the 1,500 meter race at the 1932 Olympics, but finished fourth due to a severe cold.
◾By senior year, set a world record for the mile of 4:06.8 and held seven of the top 13 fastest recorded times for the mile.
◾In 1936, voted 'Most Popular Athlete' by his fellow athletes.
◾He went on to earn a master’s degree from University of Iowa and later a doctorate from New York University.
◾While in New York, won 21 of 31 races at Madison Square Gardens and set an indoor mile record there in 1938. His fastest mile time was 4:04.4 at a Dartmouth track meet in 1938.
◾When the 1940 Olympics were cancelled, he retired from his running career and taught at Cornell College in Iowa.
◾During World War II, he served two years in the Navy.
◾Spent the remainder of his life running the Glenn Cunningham Youth Ranch for troubled kids in Kansas, USA. It is estimated that he and his wife raised around 9,000 kids on their ranch in the years until his death in 1988.]

" - Burt Dubin
Developer of Speaking Success System. [Refer http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glenn_Cunningham_(athlete) ]
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"Imagine that a Genie offers you any car in the world. The catch is that it is the only car you will ever own. What would you do? You would read the manual ten times, change the oil twice as often as required, and you would take fastidious care so that that car remained the car of your dreams forever. Think about what this tells you about your body. You get only one mind and one body – the same ones you will have at 20, 40, 60, etc. Take care of them and maximize their potential. It will be too late to take care of your body and mind (and car) later on. You can maintain them, but it is hard or impossible to undo big mistakes or negligence later on. You do not want to end up with a wreck on your hands. Your main asset in life is yourself. Treat yourself as a valuable asset." - Warren Buffet

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[Quote No.54495] Need Area: Body > General
"[Age:] Wish not so much to live long as to live well." - Benjamin Franklin

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[Quote No.54683] Need Area: Body > General
"[The mystery of death:] Noli Timere Messorem (Don't fear the reaper)." - Saying

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[Quote No.54687] Need Area: Body > General
"[The mystery of death:] We animals spend most of our lives quarrelling over where we are going in the next life while all the other animals are enjoying this one." - Sal Palladino

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[Quote No.54731] Need Area: Body > General
"Just as focusing on a positive experience can help anyone savor it and so enjoy it more so will focusing on a negative experience make it worse. Therefore it is helpful for each person to learn to distract their attention from their negative experiences, once they have learned all they can from the pain - which is the evolutionary reason we have pain. Some of the best things to use to distract yourself are those that are lowest on Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs. For example the basic needs of food and sex and richly imagining these things have been used successfully to distract from pain, including the pain of dental surgery!" - Seymour@imagi-natives.com
[Refer websites http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130410141315.htm and http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/05/120517132055.htm?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=pain-relief-through-distraction-its-not-all-in-your-head and book by Nicholas, M., Molloy, A., Tonkin, L. & Beeston. L. (2000) 'Manage Your Pain: Practical and Positive Ways of Adapting to Chronic Pain', ABC Books, Sydney, Australia.]
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[Quote No.54749] Need Area: Body > General
"[Song lyrics:]

When I'm worried and I can't sleep
I count my blessings instead of sheep.

" - Irving Berlin
'Count Your Blessings (Instead Of Sheep)' Lyric
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[Quote No.54759] Need Area: Body > General
"[The mystery of death:] Death, therefore, the most awful of evils, is nothing to us, seeing that, when we are, death is not come, and, when death is come, we are not." - Epicurus

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[Quote No.54760] Need Area: Body > General
"Death is the dark backing [ultimate contrast] that a mirror needs if we are to see [and compare] anything." - Saul Bellow

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[Quote No.54969] Need Area: Body > General
"[The mystery of death:] Nature is ever at work building and pulling down, creating and destroying, keeping everything whirling and flowing, allowing no rest but in rhythmical motion, chasing everything in endless song out of one beautiful form into another." - John Muir
(1838-1914), naturalist.
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[Quote No.55182] Need Area: Body > General
"[On the mystery of death:] One only dies once, and if one does not die well, a good opportunity is lost and will not present itself again." - Jose Rizal
Before becoming a celebrated writer, journalist, and revolutionary, Filipino national hero José Rizal (born June 19, 1861) went to medical school so he could help his mother, who was going blind. At the age of 25, he completed his eye specialization and used an ophthalmoscope to operate on his mother.
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[Quote No.55187] Need Area: Body > General
"[The mystery of death:] The cradle rocks above an abyss, and common sense tells us that our existence is but a brief crack of light between two eternities of darkness. Although the two are identical twins, man, as a rule, views the prenatal abyss with more calm than the one he is heading for (at some forty-five hundred heartbeats an hour)." - Vladimir Nabokov

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[Quote No.55193] Need Area: Body > General
"There is no pillow so soft as a clear conscience." - French Proverb

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[Quote No.55226] Need Area: Body > General
"[The mystery of death:] It's like, at the end, there's this surprise quiz: Am I proud of me? I gave my life to become the person I am right now. Was it worth what I paid?" - Richard Bach
writer
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[Quote No.55277] Need Area: Body > General
"Pain is part of the body's magic. It is the way the body transmits a sign to the brain that something is wrong. " - Norman Cousins

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[Quote No.55280] Need Area: Body > General
"In the country of pain we are each alone." - May Sarton

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"[The mystery of death:] There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval. The dark background which death supplies brings out the tender colors of life in all their purity." - George Santayana

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[Quote No.55404] Need Area: Body > General
"[Poem: about life and death]

'When Death Comes'


When death comes
like the hungry bear in autumn;
when death comes and takes all the bright coins from his purse

to buy me, and snaps the purse shut;
when death comes
like the measle-pox

when death comes
like an iceberg between the shoulder blades,

I want to step through the door full of curiosity, wondering:
what is it going to be like, that cottage of darkness?

And therefore I look upon everything
as a brotherhood and a sisterhood,
and I look upon time as no more than an idea,
and I consider eternity as another possibility,

and I think of each life as a flower, as common
as a field daisy, and as singular,

and each name a comfortable music in the mouth,
tending, as all music does, toward silence,

and each body a lion of courage, and something
precious to the earth.

When it’s over, I want to say all my life
I was a bride married to amazement.
I was the bridegroom, taking the world into my arms.

When it’s over, I don’t want to wonder
if I have made of my life something particular, and real.

I don’t want to find myself sighing and frightened,
or full of argument.

I don’t want to end up simply having visited this world

" - Mary Oliver

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[Quote No.55481] Need Area: Body > General
"[The mystery of death:] Those we love can but walk down to the pier with us — the voyage we must make alone." - William Makepeace Thackeray
(1811 - 1863)
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[Quote No.55528] Need Area: Body > General
"[The mystery of death:] For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known." - Bible
I Corinthians, 13: 12
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"[Poem about the mystery of unconsciousness, sleep and death:]

'Lights Out' (1917)

I have come to the borders of sleep,
The unfathomable deep
Forest where all must lose
Their way, however straight,
Or winding, soon or late;
They cannot choose.

Many a road and track
That, since the dawn’s first crack,
Up to the forest brink,
Deceived the travellers,
Suddenly now blurs,
And in they sink.

Here love ends,
Despair, ambition ends;
All pleasure and all trouble,
Although most sweet or bitter,
Here ends in sleep that is sweeter
Than tasks most noble.

There is not any book
Or face of dearest look
That I would not turn from now
To go into the unknown
I must enter and leave, alone,
I know not how.

The tall forest towers;
Its cloudy foliage lowers
Ahead, shelf above shelf;
Its silence I hear and obey
That I may lose my way
And myself.

" - Edward Thomas
(1878 - 1817), British poet, who was killed in World War I.
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[Quote No.55777] Need Area: Body > General
"If you don't take care of your body early then it won't take care of you later." - Saying

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[Quote No.56019] Need Area: Body > General
"[The mystery of death:] When it comes your time to die, be not like those whose hearts are filled with the fear of death, so that when their time comes they weep and pray for a little more time to live their lives over again in a different way. Sing your death song and die like a hero going home." - Tecumseh
(circa 1768 – 1813), a Native American mystic, warrior, and military leader of the Shawnee and a large tribal confederacy that opposed the United States during Tecumseh's War and the War of 1812. [This quote has also been attributed to the Mohican Chief Aupumut, in 1725.]
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[Quote No.56038] Need Area: Body > General
"[The mystery of death:] ...Let your last thinks all be thanks..." - W.H. Auden
(1907 - 1973), Wystan Hugh Auden was an Anglo-American poet. From his poem, 'A Lullaby'.
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"Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places." - A. C. Grayling
Philosopher. Quote from his book, 'The Heart of Things: Applying Philosophy to the 21st Century' (2005).
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"[The mystery of death:] The undiscovered country from whose bourn No traveller returns. " - William Shakespeare

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"The mind that is wise mourns less for what age takes away; than what it leaves behind! " - William Wordsworth

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"[The mystery of death:] Whether I notice or not, I continue to benefit from the efforts and accomplishments of those whose bodies have long since disappeared. Their services remain and should be received and appreciated as granted." - Gregg Kretch
in 'Naikan'.
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"Three Breathing Exercises ‘Practicing regular, mindful breathing can be calming and energizing and can even help with stress-related health problems ranging from panic attacks to digestive disorders.’ - Andrew Weil, M.D. Since breathing is something we can control and regulate, it is a useful tool for achieving a relaxed and clear state of mind. I recommend three breathing exercises to help relax and reduce stress: The Stimulating Breath, The 4-7-8 Breathing Exercise (also called the Relaxing Breath), and Breath Counting. Try each of these breathing teachniques and see how they affect your stress and anxiety levels. ===== Exercise 1: The Stimulating Breath (also called the Bellows Breath) The Stimulating Breath is adapted from yogic breathing techniques. Its aim is to raise vital energy and increase alertness. -----Inhale and exhale rapidly through your nose, keeping your mouth closed but relaxed. Your breaths in and out should be equal in duration, but as short as possible. This is a noisy breathing exercise. -----Try for three in-and-out breath cycles per second. This produces a quick movement of the diaphragm, suggesting a bellows. Breathe normally after each cycle. -----Do not do for more than 15 seconds on your first try. Each time you practice the Stimulating Breath, you can increase your time by five seconds or so, until you reach a full minute. If done properly, you may feel invigorated, comparable to the heightened awareness you feel after a good workout. You should feel the effort at the back of the neck, the diaphragm, the chest and the abdomen. Try this diaphragmatic breathing exercise the next time you need an energy boost and feel yourself reaching for a cup of coffee. =====Exercise 2: The 4-7-8 (or Relaxing Breath) Exercise This breathing exercise is utterly simple, takes almost no time, requires no equipment and can be done anywhere. Although you can do the exercise in any position, sit with your back straight while learning the exercise. Place the tip of your tongue against the ridge of tissue just behind your upper front teeth, and keep it there through the entire exercise. You will be exhaling through your mouth around your tongue; try pursing your lips slightly if this seems awkward. -----Exhale completely through your mouth, making a whoosh sound. -----Close your mouth and inhale quietly through your nose to a mental count of four. -----Hold your breath for a count of seven. -----Exhale completely through your mouth, making a whoosh sound to a count of eight. -----This is one breath. Now inhale again and repeat the cycle three more times for a total of four breaths. Note that you always inhale quietly through your nose and exhale audibly through your mouth. The tip of your tongue stays in position the whole time. Exhalation takes twice as long as inhalation. The absolute time you spend on each phase is not important; the ratio of 4:7:8 is important. If you have trouble holding your breath, speed the exercise up but keep to the ratio of 4:7:8 for the three phases. With practice you can slow it all down and get used to inhaling and exhaling more and more deeply. This exercise is a natural tranquilizer for the nervous system. Unlike tranquilizing drugs, which are often effective when you first take them but then lose their power over time, this exercise is subtle when you first try it but gains in power with repetition and practice. Do it at least twice a day. You cannot do it too frequently. Do not do more than four breaths at one time for the first month of practice. Later, if you wish, you can extend it to eight breaths. If you feel a little lightheaded when you first breathe this way, do not be concerned; it will pass. Once you develop this technique by practicing it every day, it will be a very useful tool that you will always have with you. Use it whenever anything upsetting happens - before you react. Use it whenever you are aware of internal tension. Use it to help you fall asleep. This exercise cannot be recommended too highly. Everyone can benefit from it. =====Exercise 3: Breath Counting If you want to get a feel for this challenging work, try your hand at breath counting, a deceptively simple technique much used in Zen practice. Sit in a comfortable position with the spine straight and head inclined slightly forward. Gently close your eyes and take a few deep breaths. Then let the breath come naturally without trying to influence it. Ideally it will be quiet and slow, but depth and rhythm may vary. -----To begin the exercise, count ‘one’ to yourself as you exhale. -----The next time you exhale, count ‘two,’ and so on up to ‘five.’ -----Then begin a new cycle, counting ‘one’ on the next exhalation. Never count higher than ‘five,’ and count only when you exhale. You will know your attention has wandered when you find yourself up to ‘eight,’ ‘12,’ even ‘19.’ Try to do 10 minutes of this form of meditation. [For other breathing exercise methods refer Lamaze Breathing and Transcendental Meditation.]" - Dr. Andrew Weil
American medical doctor, teacher, and author of holistic health. He is founder, professor, and director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona. [Refer http://www.drweil.com/drw/u/ART00521/three-breathing-exercises.html ----- http://mic.com/articles/128080/the-best-breathing-technique-to-help-you-sleep#.sZ3ju0l57 ----- http://www.lamaze.org/lamazebreathing ]
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"[The mystery of death:] Lament not the dead but the living [who are still capable of feeling pain, loneliness, fear and unhappiness]." - Proverb

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"[The mystery of death:] At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, We will remember them." - Laurence Binyon

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[Quote No.56856] Need Area: Body > General
"[Age:] The first fact about the celebration of a birthday is that it is a way of affirming defiantly, and even flamboyantly, that it is a good thing to be alive." - Gilbert Keith Chesterton
(1874 - 1936)
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"[Age:] For birthdays are mere records of time, not registers of distance. They tell me how long I have been on the road, not how far I have travelled." - Frank W. Boreham
(1871 - 1959)
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[Quote No.57023] Need Area: Body > General
"[The mystery of death:] To the last day of your life, be positive; try to be cheerful. Even at the very end, don't think, 'I am finished.' Instead of pitying yourself, you should be thinking, 'O ye who are left on this desolate shore still to mourn and deplore, it is I who pity you.'" - Paramahansa Yogananda

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"[The mystery of death:] The greatest dread of ordinary man is death, with its rude imposition interrupting fortuitous plans and fondest attachments with an unknown and unwelcome change. The yogi is a conqueror of the grief associated with death. By control of mind and life force and the development of wisdom, he makes friends with the change of consciousness called death-he becomes familiar with the state of inner calmness and aloofness from identification with the mortal body." - Paramahansa Yogananda

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[Quote No.57026] Need Area: Body > General
"[The mystery of death:] Death is not as terrible as you think. It comes to you as a healer. Sleep is nothing but a counterfeit death. What happens in death we can picture in sleep. All our sufferings vanish in sleep. When death comes, all our mortal tortures cease; they cannot go beyond the portals of death." - Paramahansa Yogananda

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"[The mystery of death:] It is foolish to be afraid of death. Just think... Death is an ecstasy, for it removes the burden of the body and frees the soul of all pain springing from body identification. It is the cessation of pain and sorrow." - Paramahansa Yogananda

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"[The mystery of death:] To face death itself should not daunt you. Fear of death is ridiculous, because as long as you are not dead you are alive, and when you are dead there is nothing more to worry about!" - Paramahansa Yogananda

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"[The mystery of death:] I'm not afraid of death but I am afraid of dying. Pain can be alleviated by morphine but the pain of [wasting the gift of life, not pursuing important dreams, unnecessarily hurting others, etc and] social ostracism cannot be taken away." - Derek Jarman

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"[The mystery of death:] I'm not afraid of death, but I'm in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first." - Stephen Hawking

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"[The difficulty of thinking about the mystery of death:] Neither the sun nor death can be looked at with a steady eye." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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"[The mystery of death: One way to think about it and come to terms with it, without spirituality, is, although the process of dying may be painful] ...being dead is, on a naturalistic [personal, subjective, rational] view, identical to being unborn [or in dreamless sleep], nothing about death itself makes it good or evil [to the dead individual]. It is only what it removes from us that makes it so. If it removes intolerable and interminable pain, it is good [or at least not all bad]; if it removes opportunities, hopes, connections with the beloved, it is bad. Some argue that one's own death is never bad, because in death one cannot be aware of what is lost. It is the prospect of loss [of the individual's own life, while living, which is against our evolutionarily - advantageous 'survival instinct'] which is the evil, not the fact of it; so once again death is a problem for the living. It is an avoidable problem, therefore, for one can ignore it [- not focus on it but distract from thoughts about it]. In the same way, one can avoid fear of dying by accepting and then ignoring its inevitability, so avoiding the coward's fate of dying in imagination a thousand times over. [Of course after death, those that remain will have to come to terms with the loss of that individual, which is often difficult. One way to tackle that challenge is to be grateful that things are not worse. For example, being grateful for the time had with them rather than wanting more.]" - A. C. Grayling
(1949 - ), Anthony Clifford Grayling, British philosopher. Quoted in his book, ‘The Meaning of Things - Applying Philosophy to Life’.
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