"I kind of came to the conclusion after I did finally get married that love and relationships are just a series of horrific losses with hopefully one win."
"Bad things do happen how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have - life itself."Justin Halpern on Walter Anderson
"You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don't try to forget the mistakes, but you don't dwell on it. You don't let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space."Justin Halpern on Johnny Cash
"Love one another and help others to rise to the higher levels, simply by pouring out love. Love is infectious and the greatest healing energy."Justin Halpern on Sai Baba
"Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer."Justin Halpern on Denis Waitley
"Forgiving does not erase the bitter past. A healed memory is not a deleted memory. Instead, forgiving what we cannot forget creates a new way to remember. We change the memory of our past into a hope for our future."Justin Halpern on Lewis B. Smedes
"I'm not a guy who curses very much in my personal life. When I curse it sounds like a kid trying to be cool. But I think there are quite a few people, my father being one of them, who use curse words rather eloquently."
"Although Kurt Vonnegut may not be considered a humor writer, 'Breakfast of Champions' is one of the funniest books I've ever read."