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Hope is the first step

Hope is the first step Aylake Quote

Hope is the first step

Hope is the first step

on the road to disappointment.

“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” – Thomas Merton

“Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.” – Pablo Picasso

“Art is the only serious thing in the world. And the artist is the only person who is never serious.” – Oscar Wilde

“Genius is the recovery of childhood at will.” – Arthur Rimbaud

“As long as I am breathing, in my eyes, I am just beginning.” – Criss Jami 


“What matters isn’t what a person has or doesn’t have; it is what he or she is afraid of losing.” – Nicholas Nassim Taleb

“Sometimes you have to shut your eyes, so you can see the real beauty.” – Kilian Jornet

“To be truly positive in the eyes of some, you have to risk appearing negative in the eyes of others.” – Criss Jami

“God is a comedian playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.“ – Voltaire

“Take time like the river that never grows stale. Keep going and steady. No hurry, no rush.” –  Rumi


“Your mind can be either your prison or your palace. What you make it is yours to decide” – Bernard Kelvin Clive

“The soul which has no fixed purpose in life is lost; to be everywhere, is to be nowhere.”– Michel de Montaigne

“Do you think it is better to fail at something worthwhile, or succeed at something meaningless.”― Tommy Wallach

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

“Let your action manifest your thought, your belief and your passion.”― Mohammed Ali Bapir


“The good life is inspired by love and guided by knowledge.” – Bertrand Russell

“Don’t use yesterday’s state of mind, to make today’s decision.”― C. Nzingha Smith

“A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.”— John A. Shedd

“Every impulse that we strive to strangle broods in the mind and poisons us.”― Oscar Wilde

“If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place.” – Nora Roberts


“Even when we do not actively participate in our destiny, we are still on a chosen path. Life has a way of making decisions for us.”― Nina Guilbeau

“Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.” – Malcolm S. Forbes

“Everything you want is on the other side of fear.” – Jack Canfield

“Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.” – Albert Schweitzer

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


“It is more fitting for a man to laugh at life than to lament over it.” – Seneca

“I don’t think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.” – Anne Frank

“Learn to judge your moves by their long-term effects on people.” –  Robert Greene

“Look for the thing you notice but no one else notices.” – Rick Rubin

“I’m just trying to think about the future and not be sad.” –  Elon Musk


“The fears we don’t face become our limits.” – Jim Kwik

“What is wanted is not the will to believe, but the will to find out, which is the exact opposite.” – Bertrand Russell

“You can tell a pioneer by the arrows in his back.” –  Beverly Rubik

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