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Wayne Busby


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What is your favourite quote and why?

I would like to begin here a compendium of those bits of wisdom humanity perceives to be most true or without exception.

It is not necessary to name who might be credited with saying your selection, as no such person can honestly claim to have been without some outside inspiration, which catalyzed their creativity and moved them to express their insight.
Much like what you are called here to do.

If you yourself have distilled some wisdom through reflection, please allow me to present you this moment to pass it on here for consideration or perhaps start your own string.

The purpose of all this is to provide a most efficient tool for correlating the most valid ideas about morality and what we perceive to be real or important across culture or socialization. I would then like to work with you to turn this soil and see what new things (ideas) might grow. Food for the soul.

You are encouraged to emulate the creative process here so: COPY, COMBINE and TRANSFORM! Help me correlate.

Please comment in a constructive way if you agree or not with anything posted here and explain why.

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Herein you will find over 700 quotes and comments full of inspiration and wisdom, from Tedsters motivated by positivity and the betterment of mankind.
I am blessed and humbled to have consorted with them.
Get yourself your favourite comfort drink and stay a while, this is one of 'Ted Conversations' longest strings ever.

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    Mar 25 2012: Buddha said, "Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment"
    I constantly have to remember to keep my mind on the "here and now". When it comes down to it, yesterday is gone and tomorrow may not come. All I have is this very moment to make up for lost times and to live life to the fullest. Dwelling on the past will only lead to regrets or nostalgia, and planning too far ahead will only cause me to miss out on alternative opportunities and adventures. It's easier said than done because I am both a dweller and a planner. My fear of repeating my mistakes and my fear of not being prepared cause me to forget about the present. But this brings me to my next favorite quote that I learned from my favorite movie growing up, "hakunna matata" :)

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