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“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.” ~ Steve Jobs

“If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.” ~ Napoleon Hill

“Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.” ~ Christian D. Larson

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” ~ Maya Angelou

“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” ~ Albert Einstein

“The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.” ~ Helen Keller

“Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind. Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” ~ Dr. Seuss

“The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by perfect men.” ~ George Eliot

“To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless.” ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton

“The greatest source of happiness is the ability to be grateful at all times.” ~ Zig Ziglar

“How you think about a problem is more important than the problem itself. So always think positively.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale

“Don’t waste your time chasing butterflies. Mend your garden, and the butterflies will come.” ~ Mario Quintana

“Be alone, that is the secret of invention; be alone, that is when ideas are born.” ~ Nikola Tesla

“Never give up on something that you can’t go a day without thinking about.” ~ Winston Churchill

“Time is free, but it’s priceless. You can’t own it, but you can use it. You can’t keep it, but you can spend it. Once you’ve lost it you can never get it back.” ~ Harvey Mackay

“Confusion is a gift from God. Those times when you feel most desperate for a solution, sit. Wait. The information will become clear. The confusion is there to guide you. Seek detachment and become the producer of your life.” ~ RZA

“The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.” ~ Henry David Thoreau

“It is never too late, no matter how old you get because anytime or any point in your life you can always have a chance to make a difference. You can always make a change for the better no matter what background you derived from. You can always do your best and be all that you can be because you will always be uniquely you. It is why it is always wise to listen to your eternal heart, your eternal instincts, and what it had always strove for and/or to do because really anybody can make a difference not only in their own lives but in the lives of others. It is never too late to shine; never.” ~ George Eliot

“No matter who you are, no matter what you did, no matter where you’ve come from, you can always change, become a better version of yourself.” ~ Madonna Ciccone

“Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.” ~ Abraham Lincoln

“Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.” ~ Dale Carnegie

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

“The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.” ~ Vince Lombardi

“The only man who never makes a mistake is the man who never does anything.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt

“Don’t waste your energy trying to convince people to understand you. Your time is too valuable to try to prove yourself to people.” ~ Joel Osteen

“Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.” ~ Mary Tyler Moore

“If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears.” ~ Cesare Pavese

“In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt

“You cannot wait for someone to save you, to help you, to complete you. No one can complete you. You complete yourself.” ~ Oprah Winfrey

“God always gives His best to those who leave the choice with him.” ~ Jim Elliot

“Some people may complicate it for you, but the formula is simple: Love God more than anything else. More than your ego. More than your money. More than your desires…More than your sleep at dawn. Love God more than anything else, and submission comes natural. 
 Love God more than anything else, and all goodness will follow.” ~ Yasmin Mogahed

“Troubles are often the tools by which God fashions us for better things.” ~ Henry Ward Beecher

“You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.” ~ Jim Rohn

“Study while others are sleeping; work while others are loafing; prepare while others are playing; and dream while others are wishing.” ~ William Arthur Ward

“It’s easy to make a buck. It’s a lot tougher to make a difference.” ~ Tom Brokaw

“I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.'” ~ Muhammad Ali

“The trouble is not in dying for a friend, but in finding a friend worth dying for.” ~ Mark Twain

“Never let the things you can’t do, stop you from doing what you can.” ~ Ronald Reagan

“Anyone who stops learning is old — whether this happens at twenty or at eighty. Anyone who keeps on learning not only remains young but becomes constantly more valuable — regardless of physical capacity.” ~ Henry Ford

“I don’t have to be perfect. All I have to do is show up and enjoy the messy, imperfect and beautiful journey of my life.” ~ Kerry Washington

“Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.” ~ Jim Rohn

“Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.” ~ George Washington Carver

“There are so many people out there who will tell you that you can’t. What you’ve got to do is turn around and say “Watch me.”” ~ Layne Beachley

“Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.” ~ Andy Rooney

“The price of discipline is always less than the pain of regret.” ~ Nido R Qubein

“When you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop digging.” ~ Tammara Webber

“You don’t become what you want, you become what you believe.” ~ Oprah Winfrey

“You can learn new things at any time in your life if you’re willing to be a beginner. If you actually learn to like being a beginner, the whole world opens up to you.” ~ Barbara Sher

“You will fall many times in life, but you will pick yourself up and become stronger and wiser for each trouble you pass.” ~ Leon Brown

“Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” ~ Mark Twain

“You have to be odd to be number one.” ~ Dr. Seuss

“I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.” ~ Bill Cosby

“When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.” ~ Alexander Graham Bell

“The people will come and go. Sometimes they’ll be there for you. Sometimes they wont. Some will love you, some will not. This tide was never meant to be still. Step away from time to time. And know that only a heart fixed on the unmoving spot can ride the waves of this ever-changing, ever-fading life.” ~ Yasmin Mogahed

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt

“If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars.” ~ Rabindranath Tagore

“You’re never too old to chase your dream.” ~ Diana Nyad

“People with goals succeed because they know where they’re going.” ~ Earl Nightingale

“Hating people is like burning down your own house to get rid of a rat.” ~ Harry Emerson Fosdick

“Yesterday’s the past, tomorrow’s the future, but today is a gift. That’s why it’s called the present.” ~ Bil Keane

“The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery every day. Never lose a holy curiosity.” ~ Albert Einstein

“If you find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.” ~ Frank A. Clark

“Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.” ~ Mark Twain

“The smallest deed is better than the greatest intention.” ~ John Burroughs

“Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.” ~ John Wooden

“We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face… we must do that which we think we cannot.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

“It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.” ~ Aristotle Onassis

“A boat is safe in the harbor. But this is not the purpose of a boat.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great” ~ Zig Ziglar

“The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs… one step at a time.” ~ Joe Girard

“Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself.” ~ Desiderius Erasmus

“It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute… that gives meaning to our lives.” ~ Tony Robbins

“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.” ~ Nelson Mandela

“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” ~ Barack Obama

“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” ~ Colin Powell

“The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.” ~ Plutarch

“If you believe it will work out , you’ll see opportunities. If you believe it won’t you will see obstacles.” ~ Wayne Dyer

“Someday, everything will make perfect sense. So for now, laugh at the confusion, smile through the tears, be strong and keep reminding your self that everything happens for a reason.” ~ John Mayer

“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.” ~ Marcus Aurelius

“Patience is power. Patience is not an absence of action; rather it is “timing” it waits on the right time to act, for the right principles and in the right way.” ~ Fulton J. Sheen

“A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” ~ David Brinkley

“In the end, it’s not what you do for your children but what you’ve taught them to do for themselves.” ~ Ann Landers

“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” ~ Leo Buscaglia

“With greater confidence in yourself and your abilities, you will set bigger goals, make bigger plans and commit yourself to achieving objectives that today you only dream about.” ~ Brian Tracy

“Don’t let others define you. Don’t let the past confine you. Take charge of your life with confidence and determination and there are no limits on what you can do or be.” ~ Michael Josephson

“A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.” ~ Saint Basil

“You may never know what results come of your actions, but if you do nothing, there will be no results.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

“What you think you become.” ~ Gautama Buddha

“One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today.” ~ Dale Carnegie

“Good, Better, Best. Never let it rest. Until your Good is Better, and your Better is your Best.” ~ Unknown

“Don’t count the days, make the days count.” ~ Muhammad Ali

“Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.” ~ Les Brown

“Almost every successful person begins with two beliefs: the future can be better than the present, and I have the power to make it so.” ~ David Brooks

“You alone are the judge of your worth and your goal is to discover infinite worth in yourself, no matter what anyone else thinks.” ~ Deepak Chopra

“Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“A woman’s heart should be so hidden in God that a man has to seek Him just to find her.” ~ Max Lucado

“Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.” ~ Nido R Qubein

“it’s not how far you fall, but how high you bounce that counts.” ~ Zig Ziglar

“Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.” ~ Maya Angelou

“Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential.” ~ Winston Churchill

“Everything will be okay in the end. If it’s not okay, it’s not the end.” ~ John Lennon

“In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.” ~ Thomas Jefferson

“Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.” ~ Albert Einstein

“The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.” ~ Michelangelo

“Each day you’re presented with a choice. You can either keep your greatness hidden under a pile of fears, regrets, and excuses, or you can let it out. So the best way to begin unlocking inner greatness is to make a conscious choice to live out the rest of today, with the best you.” ~ Lewis Howes

“There comes a time when the world gets quiet and the only thing left is your own heart. So you’d better learn the sound of it. Otherwise you’ll never understand what it’s saying.” ~ Sarah Dessen

“Don’t let anyone rob you of your imagination, your creativity, or your curiosity. It’s your place in the world; it’s your life. Go on and do all you can with it, and make it the life you want to live.” ~ Mae Jemison

“Sometimes you will never know the value of something,until it becomes a memory.” ~ Dr. Seuss

“Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Learn from yesterday, live for today.” ~ Albert Einstein

“The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.” ~ Robert Green Ingersoll

“Those who matter don’t mind, and those who mind don’t matter.” ~ Bernard Baruch

“Remember, success is a journey not a destination. Have faith in your ability. You will do just fine.” ~ Bruce Lee

“You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.” ~ Jon Kabat-Zinn

“Success is not built on success. It’s built on failure. It’s built on frustration. Sometimes its built on catastrophe.” ~ Sumner Redstone

“The first step to becoming what God made you to be is to stop worrying about what others want you to be.” ~ Rick Warren

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

“What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do.” ~ Tim Ferriss

“Never let your memories be greater than your dreams.” ~ Douglas Ivester

“A mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t work if it is not open.” ~ Frank Zappa

“Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.” ~ Helen Keller

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” ~ Winston Churchill

“Hurt people hurt people. That’s how pain patterns gets passed on, generation after generation after generation. Break the chain today. Meet anger with sympathy, contempt with compassion, cruelty with kindness. Greet grimaces with smiles. Forgive and forget about finding fault. Love is the weapon of the future.” ~ Yehuda Berg

“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.” ~ Anais Nin

“Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” ~ A. A. Milne

“I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” ~ Stephen Covey

“We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.” ~ Jesse Owens

“The biggest risk is not taking any risk.” ~ Mark Zuckerberg

“Great opportunities are not seen with your eyes. They are seen with your mind.” ~ Robert Kiyosaki

“Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” ~ John Wooden

“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” ~ Michael Jordan

“Climb the mountain not to plant your flag, but to embrace the challenge, enjoy the air and behold the view. Climb it so you can see the world, not so the world can see you.” ~ David McCullough Jr.

“It is better to be alone than in bad company.” ~ Unknown

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

“It’s time to start living the life you’ve imagined.” ~ Henry James

“Only the weak are cruel. Gentleness can only be expected from the strong.” ~ Leo Buscaglia

“It’s time to start living the life you’ve imagined.” ~ Henry James

“As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.” ~ Audrey Hepburn

“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” ~ Albert Schweitzer

“I don’t measure a man’s success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.” ~ George S. Patton

“Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.” ~ George Carlin

“Nothing has ever been achieved by the person who says, ‘It can’t be done.’” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

“One of the secrets of life is to make stepping stones out of stumbling blocks.” ~ Jack Penn

“In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” ~ Abraham Lincoln

“Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.” ~ Zig Ziglar

“Commit to growing yourself. Do not avoid problems and or complain about problems. Don’t let them bother you. In fact, don’t even call them problems; refer to them as “challenges” or “situations”. Let go of the emotion and drama you create when you don’t get what you want. Just stay present and handle one situation at a time with an open mind and an open heart. Trust yourself and in the universe that everything will work out in the end.” ~ T. Harv Eker

“The worst thing you can do is nothing.” ~ Terry Pratchett

“The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you’ll make one.” ~ Elbert Hubbard

“Magic is believing in yourself, if you can do that, you can make anything happen.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they’ve been given than to explore the power they have to change it.” ~ Muhammad Ali

“Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” ~ Will Rogers

“The Secret to a long and healthy life is to be stress-free. Be grateful for everything you have, stay away from people who are negative stay smiling and keep running.” ~ Fauja Singh

“There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.” ~ Aldous Huxley

“If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.” ~ Jim Rohn

“Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength.” ~ Corrie Ten Boom

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” ~ Will Durant

“Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.” ~ Napoleon Hill

“If you don’t stand for something you will fall for anything.” ~ Malcolm X

“Beginners are many; finishers are few.” ~ Stephen Covey

“Most people overestimate what they can do in one year and underestimate what they can do in ten years.” ~ Bill Gates

“Most of us spend too much time on what is urgent and not enough time on what is important.” ~ Stephen Covey

“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” ~ George Bernard Shaw

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” ~ John Quincy Adams

“As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.” ~ Andrew Carnegie

“Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are” ~ Kurt Cobain

“You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.” ~ Albert Einstein

“I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.” ~ Og Mandino

“Never finish a negative statement; reverse it immediately, and wonders will happen in your life.” ~ Joseph Murphy

“You don’t stop laughing because you grow older. You grow older because you stop laughing.” ~ Maurice Chevalier

“Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness.” ~ Napoleon Hill

“You can have anything you want, if you want it badly enough.” ~ Abraham Lincoln

“Empty your mind, be formless. Shapeless, like water. If you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup. You put water into a bottle and it becomes the bottle. You put it in a teapot it becomes the teapot. Now, water can flow or it can crash. Be water, my friend.” ~ Bruce Lee

“It is always the start that requires the greatest effort.” ~ James Cash Penney

“In between goals is a thing called life, that has to be lived and enjoyed.” ~ Sid Caesar

“It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

“Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.” ~ Storm Jameson

“Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.” ~ Thomas Jefferson

“Stay committed to your decisions, but stay flexible in your approach.” ~ Tony Robbins

“Happiness is a choice, not a result. Nothing will make you happy until you choose to be happy.” ~ Ralph Marston

“The future depends on what we do in the present.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” ~ William James

“If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun.” ~ Katharine Hepburn

“Only eyes washed by tears can see clearly.” ~ Louis Mann

“Ordinary riches can be stolen; real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.” ~ Oscar Wilde

“We do not believe in ourselves until someone reveals that deep inside us something is valuable, worth listening to, worthy of our trust, sacred to our touch. Once we believe in ourselves we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight or any experience that reveals the human spirit.” ~ e. e. cummings

“You are your own best friend. Never ever, put yourself down.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“If you are born poor its not your mistake, But if you die poor its your mistake.” ~ Bill Gates

“If you do the work you get rewarded. There are no shortcuts in life.” ~ Michael Jordan

“An error doesn’t become a mistake until you refuse to correct it.” ~ Orlando Aloysius Battista

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style” ~ Maya Angelou

“If you’re going through hell, keep going.” ~ Winston Churchill

“Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.” ~ Deepak Chopra

“Plan ahead: It wasn’t raining when Noah built the ark.” ~ Richard Cushing

“Love like you’ll never be hurt.” ~ William Watson Purkey

“Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.” ~ Benjamin Disraeli

“Believe the best of everybody.” ~ Rudyard Kipling

“The soul is dyed the color of its thoughts. Think only on those things that are in line with your principles and can bear the light of day. The content of your character is your choice. Day by day, what you choose, what you think, and what you do is who you become. Your integrity is your destiny … it is the light that guides your way.” ~ Heraclitus

“Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Absorb what is useful, discard what is not, add what is uniquely your own.” ~ Bruce Lee

“One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.” ~ Benjamin Disraeli

“What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.” ~ Henry David Thoreau

“Instead of asking, “what do I want from life?,” a more powerful question is, “what does life want from me?” ~ Eckhart Tolle

“The one thing that you have that nobody else has is you. Your voice, your mind, your story, your vision. So write and draw and build and play and dance and live as only you can.” ~ Neil Gaiman

“Great minds have purposes; others have wishes.” ~ Washington Irving

“Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.” ~ Maya Angelou

“Don’t focus on what’s wrong. Things may not be perfect, but be grateful for the opportunity to experience each day. Live each day like it could be your last.” ~ Joel Osteen

“Success is achieved by developing our strengths, not by eliminating our weaknesses.” ~ Marilyn vos Savant

“Surviving is important. Thriving is elegant.” ~ Maya Angelou

“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” ~ Maya Angelou

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.” ~ Helen Keller

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” ~ Albert Einstein

“High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.” ~ Charles Kettering

“Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching.” ~ C. S. Lewis

“With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

“Always do what you are afraid to do.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” ~ Confucius

“Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there.” ~ Bo Jackson

“What God intended for you goes far beyond anything you can imagine.” ~ Oprah Winfrey

“One doesn’t discover new lands without consenting to lose sight, for a very long time, of the shore.” ~ Andre Gide

“A person who is nice to you, but rude to the waiter, is not a nice person.” ~ Dave Barry

“Direction, not intention determines your destination.” ~ Andy Stanley

“Success is not the key to happiness, happiness is the key to success.” ~ Herman Cain

“Don’t wish it were easier, wish you were better.” ~ Jim Rohn

“Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” ~ Dale Carnegie

“You don’t overcome challenges by making them smaller but by making yourself bigger.” ~ John C. Maxwell

“If we never take a risk, we’ll never know the parts of ourselves that would have emerged if we had.” ~ Marianne Williamson

“A winner is someone who recognizes his God-given talents, works his tail off to develop them into skills, and uses these skills to accomplish his goals.” ~ Larry Bird

“Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” ~ Maya Angelou

“Do the right thing. It will gratify some people and astonish the rest.” ~ Mark Twain

“Keep in mind, just because you don’t know the answer doesn’t mean that one does not exist. You simply haven’t discovered it yet.” ~ Joel Osteen

“I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” ~ Pablo Picasso

“When 99% of people doubt your idea, you’re either gravely wrong or about to make history.” ~ Scott Belsky

“When 99% of people doubt your idea, you’re either gravely wrong or about to make history.” ~ Scott Belsky

“Leadership is not so much about technique and methods as it is about opening the heart. Leadership is about inspiration-of oneself and of others. Great leadership is about human experiences, not processes. Leadership is not a formula or a program, it is a human activity that comes from the heart and considers the hearts of others. It is an attitude, not a routine.” ~ Lance Secretan

“The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.” ~ Henry Ward Beecher

“Try and fail,but don’t fail to try.” ~ John Quincy Adams

“I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.” ~ Laozi

“We learn…
10% of what we read
20% of what we hear
30% of what we see
50% of what we both hear and see
70% of what is discussed
80% of what we experience personally
95% of what we teach to someone else” ~ William Glasser

“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.” ~ Nhat Hanh

“Always remember, your focus determines your reality.” ~ George Lucas

“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” ~ T. S. Eliot

“A dream becomes a goal when action is taken toward its achievement.” ~ Robert Foster Bennett

“The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.” ~ Jimmy Johnson

“Seek first to understand, then to be understood.” ~ Stephen Covey

“Do more of what you love, less of what you tolerate and none of what you hate.” ~ John Assaraf

“Champions aren’t made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them-a desire, a dream, a vision.” ~ Muhammad Ali

“Whatever you do, always give 100%. Unless you’re donating blood.” ~ Bill Murray

“Motivation is the fuel, necessary to keep the human engine running.” ~ Zig Ziglar

“The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way.” ~ Dale Carnegie

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the assessment that something else is more important than fear.” ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Make your heart like a lake, with calm, still surface, and great depths of kindness.” ~ Laozi

“Make me an instrument of thy peace.” ~ Francis of Assisi

“The price of greatness is responsibility.” ~ Winston Churchill

“We go forward with our heads held high, but look back and remember where we come from.” ~ Michael Hudson

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” ~ Confucius

“It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.” ~ Lou Holtz

“The only reason we don’t have what we want in life is the reasons we create why we can’t have them.” ~ Tony Robbins

“The most creative act you will ever undertake is the act of creating yourself.” ~ Deepak Chopra

“Open your eyes and see what you can with them before they close forever.” ~ Anthony Doerr

“Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.” ~ Sivananda

“The secret of joy in work is contained in one word – excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it.” ~ Pearl S. Buck

“As you move toward a dream, the dream moves toward you.” ~ Julia Cameron

“Joy attracts more joy. Happiness attracts more happiness. Peace attracts more peace. GRATITUDE attracts more GRATITUDE. Kindness attracts more kindness. Love attracts more love.
 Your job is an inside one. To change your world, all you have to do is change the way you feel inside. How easy is that?” ~ Rhonda Byrne

“Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul – and sings the tunes without the words – and never stops at all.” ~ Emily Dickinson

“Life is a challenge, meet it! Life is a dream, realize it! Life is a game, play it! Life is love, enjoy it!” ~ Sathya Sai Baba

“A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.” ~ George Bernard Shaw

“The law of harvest is to reap more than you sow. Sow an act, and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny.” ~ James Allen

“A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.” ~ George Bernard Shaw

“You are what you think about all day.” ~ Allen Ginsberg

“A lot of people are afraid to say what they want. That’s why they don’t get what they want.” ~ Madonna Ciccone

“Life is tough, but it’s tougher when you’re stupid.” ~ John Wayne

“Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.” ~ Carl Jung

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” ~ William Arthur Ward

“You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll discover is yourself.” ~ Alan Alda

“Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplaceable spark in the hopeless swamps of the not-quite, the not-yet, and the not-at-all. Do not let the hero in your soul perish in lonely frustration for the life you deserved and have never been able to reach. The world you desire can be won. It exists.. it is real.. it is possible.. it’s yours.” ~ Ayn Rand

“The law of harvest is to reap more than you sow. Sow an act, and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny.” ~ James Allen

“Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.” ~ Henry Van Dyke

“We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.” ~ Mother Teresa

“Every artist was first an amateur.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“When you look ahead and darkness is all you see, faith and determination will pull you through.” ~ Drake

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” ~ Thomas A. Edison

“All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.” ~ Francis of Assisi

“Talk peaceful to be peaceful.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale

“Reach high, for stars lie hidden in you. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.” ~ Rabindranath Tagore

“First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.” ~ Epictetus

“Enjoy life. Have fun. Be kind. Have worth. Have friends. Be honest. Laugh. Die with dignity. Make the most of it. It’s all we’ve got.” ~ Ricky Gervais

“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.” ~ Melody Beattie

“Anyone who keeps learning stays young.” ~ Henry Ford

“To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“People who don’t travel cannot have a global view, all they see is what’s in front of them. Those people cannot accept new things because all they know is where they live.” ~ Martin Yan

“Human potential is the same for all. Your feeling, ‘I am of no value’, is wrong. Absolutely wrong. You are deceiving yourself. We all have the power of thought — so what are you lacking? If you have will-power, then you can do anything. It is usually said that you are your own master.” ~ Dalai Lama

“I’ve learned that making a ‘living’ is not the same thing as ‘making a life’.” ~ Maya Angelou

“When you are afraid, do the thing you are afraid of and soon you will lose your fear of it.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale

“To find joy in work is to discover the fountain of youth.” ~ Pearl S. Buck

“You change your life by changing your heart.” ~ Max Lucado

“When I dare to be powerful – to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” ~ Audre Lorde

“Smile, breathe and go slowly.” ~ Nhat Hanh

“The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction not a destination.” ~ Carl Rogers

“Everything will line up perfectly when knowing and living the truth becomes more important than looking good.” ~ Alan Cohen

“Stand up straight and realize who you are, that you tower over your circumstances. You are a child of God. Stand up straight.” ~ Maya Angelou

“There is nothing stronger in the world than gentleness.” ~ Han Suyin

“After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.” ~ Nelson Mandela

“God calls each and every star by name. It’s not likely He has forgotten yours.” ~ Louie Giglio

“I cannot always control what goes on outside. But I can always control what goes on inside.” ~ Wayne Dyer

“You don’t drown by falling in the water; you drown by staying there.” ~ Edwin Louis Cole

“Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time.” ~ Marian Wright Edelman

“You don’t drown by falling in the water; you drown by staying there.” ~ Edwin Louis Cole

“The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.” ~ Albert Einstein

“Gratitude is the sweetest thing in a seeker’s life- in all human life. If there is gratitude in your heart, then there will be tremendous sweetness in your eyes.” ~ Sri Chinmoy

“If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under.” ~ Ronald Reagan

“Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“There would be nothing to frighten you if you refused to be afraid.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

“If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on.” ~ Steve Jobs

“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” ~ Robert Frost

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” ~ Marcel Proust

“To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.” ~ Nhat Hanh

“Fear of failure leads to failure.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Success is doing what you want to do, when you want, where you want, with whom you want, as much as you want.” ~ Tony Robbins

“Again, you can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.” ~ Steve Jobs

“That you may retain your self-respect, it is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right, than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.” ~ William J. H. Boetcker

“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” ~ R. Buckminster Fuller

“The ultimate expression of generosity is not in giving of what you have, but in giving of who you are.” ~ Johnnetta B. Cole

“Nothing limits achievement like small thinking; nothing expands possibilities like unleashed imagination.” ~ William Arthur Ward

“The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” ~ Confucius

“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.” ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero

“The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does.” ~ James M. Barrie

“Rule your mind or it will rule you.” ~ Horace

“This above all; to thine own self be true.” ~ William Shakespeare

“When you can’t change the direction of the wind — adjust your sails” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

“Be a fountain, not a drain.” ~ Rex Hudler

“We live in an age where quantity is seen as preferable to quality, and many people tend to work in a horizontal line: next, next, next. But if you do that, you never investigate the vertical line – the depth of the piece.” ~ Simon McBurney

“I must be willing to give up what I am in order to become what I will be.” ~ Albert Einstein

“If you haven’t the strength to impose your own terms upon life, then you must accept the terms it offers you.” ~ T. S. Eliot

“Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.” ~ Albert Einstein

“Our success has really been based on partnerships from the very beginning.” ~ Bill Gates

“A lot of people are afraid to say what they want. That’s why they don’t get what they want.” ~ Madonna Ciccone

“Life has a much bigger plan for you. Happiness is part of that plan. Health is part of that plan. Stability is part of that plan. Constant struggle is not.” ~ Kris Carr

“Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.” ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

“Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.” ~ Vince Lombardi

“While you teach, you learn.” ~ Seneca the Younger

“Where your talents and the needs of the world cross; there lies your vocation.” ~ Aristotle

“When you get into a tight place, and everything goes against you till it seems as if you could n’t hold on a minute longer, never give up then, for that ‘s just the place and time that the tide’ll turn.” ~ Harriet Beecher Stowe

“Sometimes adversity is what you need to face in order to become successful.” ~ Zig Ziglar

“What’s meant to be will always find a way.” ~ Trisha Yearwood

“The most difficult thing is the decision to act!” ~ Amelia Earhart

“I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship.” ~ Louisa May Alcott

“Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.” ~ Louis Pasteur

“All the breaks you need in life wait within your imagination, Imagination is the workshop of your mind, capable of turning mind energy into accomplishment and wealth.” ~ Napoleon Hill

“You keep running after the love of the people, but you’ll never get it. And what you do get, will never be enough. The hole inside you is too big. You see, it was made by God, for God. How could anything less fill it?” ~ Yasmin Mogahed

“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” ~ Dalai Lama

“Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.” ~ Bernard Williams

“They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.” ~ Edgar Allan Poe

“Every right implies a responsibility; Every opportunity, an obligation, Every possession, a duty.” ~ John D. Rockefeller

“No matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.” ~ Maya Angelou

“I don’t need easy, I just need possible.” ~ Bethany Hamilton

“Criticism is something we can avoid easily
by saying nothing, doing nothing,
and being nothing.” ~ Aristotle

“To be calm is the highest achievement of the best of what you have.” ~ Harbhajan Singh Yogi

“Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” ~ Robert Frost

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” ~ Anais Nin

“Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.” ~ Paul J. Meyer

“We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.” ~ Mother Teresa

“I truly, truly believe that beauty is something that comes from within.” ~ Emma Watson

“You were not born a winner, and you were not born a loser. You are what you make yourself be.” ~ Lou Holtz

“Your capacity to say “No” determines your capacity to say “Yes” to greater things.” ~ E. Stanley Jones

“If you’re never scared or embarrassed or hurt, it means you never take any chances.” ~ Rosalyn Drexler

“I do not at all understand the mystery of grace – only that it meets us where we are but does not leave us where it found us.” ~ Anne Lamott

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” ~ Confucius

“Reflect upon your present blessings of which every man has many – not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.” ~ Charles Dickens

“People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals – that is, goals that do not inspire them.” ~ Tony Robbins

“Don’t think or judge, just listen.” ~ Sarah Dessen

“To succeed, you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.” ~ Tony Dorsett

“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.” ~ Mark Twain

“The years teach much which the days never know.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Not every sky will be blue and not every day is springtime. So on the spiritual path a person learns to find this kind of happiness without needing nice things to happen on the outside. Rather, you find happiness by being who you really are. This isn’t mystical. Young children are happy being who they are. The trick is to regain such a state when you are grown and have seen the light and dark sides of life.” ~ Deepak Chopra

“The significance of a man is not in what he attains, but rather what he longs to attain.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“There are obviously two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.” ~ James Truslow Adams

“Let us not be content to wait and see what will happen, but give us the determination to make the right things happen.” ~ Horace Mann

“If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it.” ~ Margaret Fuller

“The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.” ~ Thomas Jefferson

“And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

“Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Watch your step.” ~ Thomas S. Monson

“When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It’s to enjoy each step along the way.” ~ Wayne Dyer

“It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.” ~ Harry S. Truman

“Don’t put off until tomorrow what you can do today.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

“Don’t get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life.” ~ Dolly Parton

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” ~ Thomas A. Edison

“Remember, what you say comes back to you.” ~ Zig Ziglar

“The first peace, which is the most important,
is that which comes within the souls of people 
when they realize their relationship,
their oneness with the universe and all its powers, 
and when they realize that at the center of the universe
dwells the Great Spirit, 
and that this center is really everywhere, 
it is within each of us.” ~ Black Elk

“If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.” ~ Lucy Larcom

“The best way out is always through.” ~ Robert Frost

“Like the marathon, life can sometimes be difficult, challenging and present obstacles, however if you believe in your dreams and never ever give up, things will turn out for the best.” ~ Meb Keflezighi

“The most difficult subjects can be explained to the most slow- witted man if he has not formed any idea of them already; but the simplest thing cannot be made clear to the most intelligent man if he is firmly persuaded that he knows already, without a shadow of doubt, what is laid before him.” ~ Leo Tolstoy

“Love is heaven and fear is hell. Where you place your attention is where you live.” ~ Alan Cohen

“If you have fear of some pain or suffering, you should examine whether there is anything you can do about it. If you can, there is no need to worry about it; if you cannot do anything, then there is also no need to worry.” ~ Dalai Lama

“Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.” ~ Marcus Aurelius

“Have regular hours for work and play; make each day both useful and pleasant, and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will be delightful, old age will bring few regrets, and life will become a beautiful success.” ~ Louisa May Alcott

“As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world – that is the myth of the atomic age – as in being able to remake ourselves.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

“Sometimes life’s going to hit you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith. I’m convinced that the only thing that kept me going was that I loved what I did.” ~ Steve Jobs

“When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It’s to enjoy each step along the way.” ~ Wayne Dyer

“The battles that count aren’t the ones for gold medals. The struggles within yourself – the invisible, inevitable battles inside all of us – that’s where it’s at.” ~ Jesse Owens

“Like the marathon, life can sometimes be difficult, challenging and present obstacles, however if you believe in your dreams and never ever give up, things will turn out for the best.” ~ Meb Keflezighi

“Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.” ~ Gautama Buddha

“I truly, truly believe that beauty is something that comes from within.” ~ Emma Watson

“Well done is better than well said.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

“Do it from the heart or not at all.” ~ Jeanette Winterson

“Remember, what you say comes back to you.” ~ Zig Ziglar

“It is in the character of growth that we should learn from both pleasant and unpleasant experiences.” ~ Nelson Mandela

“If you are irritated by every rub, how will your mirror be polished?” ~ Rumi

“Carpe diem! Rejoice while you are alive; enjoy the day; live life to the fullest; make the most of what you have. It is later than you think.” ~ Horace

“Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” ~ Harriet Beecher Stowe

“I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself.” ~ Marlene Dietrich

“You have to allow a certain amount of time in which you are doing nothing in order to have things occur to you, to let your mind think.” ~ Mortimer Adler

“You don’t need to change the world; you need to change yourself.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz

“Everyone has a purpose in life… a unique gift or special talent to give to others. And when we blend this unique talent with service to others, we experience the ecstasy and exultation of our own spirit, which is the ultimate goal of all goals.” ~ Deepak Chopra

“Life is a game, play it.” ~ Mother Teresa

“You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.” ~ Robin Williams

“You were born with everything you need to answer the call of your soul.” ~ Marie Forleo

“If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.” ~ Henry David Thoreau

“Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.” ~ Judy Garland

“People think it’s the mind that drives us. It is the heart. The mind is a slave to the heart. So check the condition of the heart.” ~ Yasmin Mogahed

“Do not hire a man who does your work for money, but him who does it for love of it.” ~ Henry David Thoreau

“It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

“An answer to a question no one asked is a wasted answer.” ~ Esther Hicks

“We do not remember days, we remember moments.” ~ Cesare Pavese

“Some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.” ~ Washington Irving

“Remember the past, plan for the future, but live for today, because yesterday is gone and tomorrow may never come.” ~ Luke the Evangelist

“One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.” ~ Helen Keller

“You are capable of much more than you are presently thinking, imagining, doing or being.” ~ Myles Munroe

“No road is to long for him who advances slowly and does not hurry and no attainment is beyond his reach who equips himself with patience to achieve it” ~ Jean de la Bruyere

“A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.” ~ Nelson Mandela

“Live in the present, remember the past, and fear not the future, for it doesn’t exist and never shall. There is only now.” ~ Christopher Paolini

“I feel about airplanes the way I feel about diets. It seems to me that they are wonderful things for other people to go on.” ~ Jean Kerr

“The most difficult subjects can be explained to the most slow- witted man if he has not formed any idea of them already; but the simplest thing cannot be made clear to the most intelligent man if he is firmly persuaded that he knows already, without a shadow of doubt, what is laid before him.” ~ Leo Tolstoy

“And we’ve all chosen to do this with our lives. So it better be damn good. It better be worth it.” ~ Steve Jobs

“Too many parents make life hard for their children by trying, too zealously, to make it easy for them.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Use your fear… it can take you to the place where you store your courage.” ~ Amelia Earhart

“Don’t think or judge, just listen.” ~ Sarah Dessen

“They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.” ~ Edgar Allan Poe

“If you’re never scared or embarrassed or hurt, it means you never take any chances.” ~ Rosalyn Drexler

“Reflect upon your present blessings of which every man has many – not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.” ~ Charles Dickens

“I don’t need easy, I just need possible.” ~ Bethany Hamilton

“There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.” ~ Peter Drucker

“Is hockey hard? I don’t know, you tell me. We need to have the strength and power of a football player, the stamina of a marathon runner, and the concentration of a brain surgeon. But we need to put all this together while moving at high speeds on a cold and slippery surface while 5 other guys use clubs to try and kill us. Oh yeah, did I mention that this whole time we’re standing on blades 1/8 of an inch thick? Is ice hockey hard? I don’t know, you tell me. Next question.” ~ Brendan Shanahan

“You can never solve a problem on the level on which it was created.” ~ Albert Einstein

“One person with a belief is equal to ninety-nine who have only interests.” ~ John Stuart Mill

“One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it’s worth watching” ~ Gerard Way

“Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win.” ~ Jonathan Kozol

“Enjoy your life. No curse hangs over you, nor did it ever. No devil chases after your soul. Sing and dance and be merry.” ~ Christopher Pike

“Everyone wants to do what the great ones do; but very few are willing to do what they did to become great” ~ Jon Gordon

“Be yourself. Ultimately just be yourself.” ~ Wole Soyinka

“Today I fulfill my creative side. I want to bloom wherever I am planted!” ~ Louise Hay

“People can do whatever they want if they just set their heart to it, and just never give up, and just go out there and do it.” ~ Bethany Hamilton

“Wherever you find real love, you will also find humility. Remember something: humility is not a weak and timid quality. Too often we feel that humility is a sign of weakness. This is not so. It is the sign of strength and security.” ~ Kathryn Kuhlman

“May we help more than we hurt, may we seek to understand more than be understood and may we love more than we judge.” ~ Cory Booker

“Storytelling reveals meaning without committing the error of defining it.” ~ Hannah Arendt

“I’m touched by the idea that when we do things that are useful and helpful – collecting these shards of spirituality – that we may be helping to bring about a healing.” ~ Leonard Nimoy

“Circumstance does not make the man; it reveals him to himself.” ~ James Allen

“Go on with what your heart tells you, or you will lose all.” ~ Rick Riordan

“We know what happens to people who stay in the middle of the road. They get run down.” ~ Aneurin Bevan

“People who regard themselves as highly efficacious act, think, and feel differently from those who perceive themselves as inefficacious. They produce their own future, rather than simply foretell it.” ~ Albert Bandura

“The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you’re still a rat.” ~ Lily Tomlin

“Strength isn’t about bearing a cross of grief or shame. Strength comes from choosing your own path, and living with the consequences.” ~ Jennifer Armintrout

“You’ve got to be very careful if you don’t know where you are going, because you might not get there.” ~ Yogi Berra

“Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.” ~ Auguste Rodin

“The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn, the bird waits in the egg, and in the highest vision of the soul a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of realities.” ~ James Allen

“I am prepared for the worst, but hope for the best.” ~ Benjamin Disraeli

“Act the way you’d like to be and soon you’ll be the way you act.” ~ Leonard Cohen

“Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“All photographs are accurate. None of them is the truth.” ~ Richard Avedon

“It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant more trees.” ~ George Eliot

“A man who loves you the most is the man who tells you the most truth about yourself.” ~ Robert Murray M’Cheyne

“As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.” ~ Albert Einstein

“No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don’t want to die to get there. And yet death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be, because Death is very likely the single best invention of Life. It is Life’s change agent. It clears out the old to make way for the new.” ~ Steve Jobs

“Have confidence in who you are and don’t be afraid to go for what you really want in life.” ~ Holland Roden

“Struggle is the meaning of life; defeat or victory is in the hands of God. But struggle itself is man’s duty and should be his joy.” ~ Aga Khan III

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” ~ Anais Nin

“I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.” ~ John D. Rockefeller

“It is not length of life, but depth of life.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Have regular hours for work and play; make each day both useful and pleasant, and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will be delightful, old age will bring few regrets, and life will become a beautiful success.” ~ Louisa May Alcott

“I don’t know a perfect person. I only know flawed people who are still worth loving.” ~ John Green

“Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul.” ~ Democritus

“Love is heaven and fear is hell. Where you place your attention is where you live.” ~ Alan Cohen

“The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.” ~ Allard K. Lowenstein

“Change is situational. Transition, on the other hand, is psychological. It is not those events, but rather the inner reorientation or self-redefinition that you have to go through in order to incorporate any of those changes into your life. Without a transition, a change is just a rearrangement of the furniture. Unless transition happens, the change won’t work, because it doesn’t ‘take’.” ~ William Bridges

“Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.” ~ Albert Einstein

“The day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect, he becomes an adolescent; the day he forgives them, he becomes an adult; the day he forgives himself, he becomes wise.” ~ Alden Nowlan

“Everything is in motion. Everything flows. Everything is vibrating.” ~ William Hazlitt

“I am a Woman Phenomenally. Phenomenal Woman, that’s me.” ~ Maya Angelou

“If you’re not making someone else’s life better, then you’re wasting your time. 
Your life will become better by making other lives better.” ~ Will Smith

“It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that things are difficult” ~ Seneca the Younger

“The best things in life are free” ~ Luther Vandross

“What you resist, persists” ~ Neale Donald Walsch

“Entrepreneurial business favours the open mind. It favours people whose optimism drives them to prepare for many possible futures, pretty much purely for the joy of doing so.” ~ Richard Branson

“Try to remain truthful. The power of truth never declines. Force and violence may be effective in the short term, but in the long run it’s truth that prevails.” ~ Dalai Lama

“Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.” ~ Seneca the Younger

“It isn’t the big pleasures that count the most; it’s making a great deal out of the little ones.” ~ Jean Webster

“Poverty, Frost, Famine, Rain, Disease, are the beadles and guardsmen that hold us to Common Sense.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

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