Quotation Explorer - 'Peter Mcwilliams'

When we put things off until some future-probably mythical-Laterland, we drag the past into the future. The burden of yesterday's incompletions is a heavy load to carry. Don't carry it. - Peter McWilliams
Resentment is anger directed at others--at what they did or did not do. - Peter McWilliams
The more severe the pain or illness, the more severe will be the necessary changes. These may involve breaking bad habits, or acquiring some new and better ones. - Peter McWilliams
The simple solution for disappointment depression: Get up and get moving. Physically move. Do. Act. Get going. - Peter McWilliams
If you want peace, stop fighting. If you want peace of mind, stop fighting with your thoughts. - Peter McWilliams
To use fear as the friend it is, we must retrain and reprogram ourselves...We must persistently and convincingly tell ourselves that the fear is here--with its gift of energy and heightened awareness--so we can do our best and learn the most in the new situation. - Peter McWilliams
If our early lessons of acceptance were as successful as our early lessons of anger, how much happier we would all be. - Peter McWilliams
Acceptance is such an important commodity, some have called it "the first law of personal growth." - Peter McWilliams
Many people weigh the guilt they will feel against the pleasure of the forbidden action they want to take. - Peter McWilliams
Stubbornness is also determination. It's simply a matter of shifting from "won't power" to "will power." - Peter McWilliams
In reality, serendipity accounts for one percent of the blessings we receive in life, work and love. The other 99 percent is due to our efforts. - Peter McWilliams
Mistakes, obviously, show us what needs improving. Without mistakes, how would we know what we had to work on? - Peter McWilliams
To avoid situations in which you might make mistakes may be the biggest mistake of all. - Peter McWilliams
Guilt is anger directed at ourselves--at what we did or did not do. - Peter McWilliams
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