Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Quotes


17 Elisabeth Kubler-Ross quotes:



"Should you shield the canyons from the windstorms you would never see the true beauty of their carvings."
"People are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."
Author: Kubler-Ross Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"I say to people who care for people who are dying, if you really love that person and want to help them, be with them when their end comes close. Sit with them - you don't even have to talk. You don't have to do anything but really be there with them."
"It's only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth - and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up, we will then begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it was the only one we had."
Author: Kubler-Ross Quotes Category: American Psychologist Quotes Earth Quotes
"I believe that we are solely responsible for our choices, and we have to accept the consequences of every deed, word, and thought throughout our lifetime."
"There are no mistakes, no coincidences. All events are blessings given to us to learn from."
Author: Kubler-Ross Quotes Category: American Psychologist Quotes Blessings Quotes
"Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself, and know that everything in life has purpose. There are no mistakes, no coincidences, all events are blessings given to us to learn from."
"I didn't fully realize it at the time, but the goal of my life was profoundly molded by this experience - to help produce, in the next generation, more Mother Teresas and less Hitlers."
"We need to teach the next generation of children from Day One that they are responsible for their lives. Mankind's greatest gift, also its greatest curse, is that we have free choice. We can make our choices built from love or from fear."
"Live, so you do not have to look back and say: 'God, how I have wasted my life.'"
"As far as service goes, it can take the form of a million things. To do service, you don't have to be a doctor working in the slums for free, or become a social worker. Your position in life and what you do doesn't matter as much as how you do what you do."
"Those who have the strength and the love to sit with a dying patient in the silence that goes beyond words will know that this moment is neither frightening nor painful, but a peaceful cessation of the functioning of the body."
"The ultimate lesson all of us have to learn is unconditional love, which includes not only others but ourselves as well."
"Dying is something we human beings do continuously, not just at the end of our physical lives on this earth."
"How do geese know when to fly to the sun? Who tells them the seasons? How do we, humans know when it is time to move on? As with the migrant birds, so surely with us, there is a voice within if only we would listen to it, that tells us certainly when to go forth into the unknown."
"People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."
Author: Kubler-Ross Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"Should you shield the canyons from the windstorms you would never see the true beauty of their carvings"
Author: Kubler-Ross Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes



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