Time flies like an arrow

“The bottom line is that time is more precious than money. You can always get more money, but you can’t get more time. When you spend a day doing something, you have one less day to spend in another way.” – Jim Rohn

“The greatest gift you can give someone is your time because when you give your time, you are giving a portion of your life that you will never get back.” – Anonymous

“The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.” – Leo Tolstoy

“You will never find time for anything. If you want time, you must make it.” – Charles Brixton

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” – Steve Jobs

“Waste no more time arguing about what a good person should be. Be one.” – Marcus Aurelius

“To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.” – Emily Dickinson

“It is not that we have a short time to live, but that we waste a lot of it.” – Seneca 

“You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.” – Charles Buxton

“The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.” – Rabindranath Tagore

“Wasting time is something that people do or feel all over the world, not just in Italy.” – Paolo Sorrentino

“Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time.” – Steven Wright

“Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana.” – Groucho Marx

“I would have written a shorter letter, but I did not have the time.” – Mark Twain

“I’ve been on a calendar, but never on time.” –  Marilyn Monroe

“If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace.” – Thomas Paine 

“No man is quick enough to enjoy life to the full.” – Spanish proverb

“Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its shortness.” – Jean de la Bruyere

“In our fast-moving modern world, it always seems that the time-train is pulling out of the station just as we reach the platform. No matter how fast we go, no matter how cleverly we schedule, there are never enough hours in the day.” – Carl Honore

“Time is: too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear.” – Henry Van Dyke

To think is easy

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” – Chinese proverb

“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.” – Amelia Earhart

“If you live for weekends or vacations, your shit is broken.” – Gary Vaynerchuk

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

“Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.” — Robert Kiyosaki

“If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.” — Steve Jobs

“The secret of change is to focus all your energy not on fighting the old but on building the new.” — Socrates

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” – Steve Jobs

“Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.” — Napoleon Hill

“Some people dream of success, while other people get up every morning and make it happen.” — Wayne Huizenga

“The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity.” – Peter F. Drucker

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow….Learn as if you were to live forever.” –  Mahatma Gandhi

“Whatever you and your team decide your new brand will stand for, deliver on that promise. That’s the only way you’ll ever control your brand. And beware: brands always mean something. If you don’t define what the brand means, your competitors will.” – Richard Branson

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” – Mark Twain

“For all of its faults, it gives most hardworking people a chance to improve themselves economically, even as the deck is stacked in favor of the privileged few. Here are the choices most of us face in such a system: Get bitter or get busy.” – Bill O’ Reilly

“A brand is the most valuable real estate in the world, a corner of the consumer’s mind.” – Colin Bates

“A man should never neglect his family for business.” – Walt Disney

“The only limits are, as always, those of vision.” – James Broughton

“To think is easy. To act is difficult. To act as one thinks is the most difficult.” – Johann Wolfgang Von Goeth

“Nobody talks about entrepreneurship as survival, but that’s exactly what it is and what nurtures creative thinking. Running that first shop taught me business is not financial science; it’s about trading: buying and selling.” – Anita Roddick

Failure open doors to new opportunities

“Failure is not a permanent experience, you must rise above it and choose to be better than you were a moment ago. Changing and growing is what makes you win.”

“The difference between failure and success is not much more than the changes we choose to embrace from one moment to another, one day to another.”

“Failure is not a permanent label that must be carried around because you made a mistake, so when you fall, you better be ready to shake it off and keep running”

“The failures and struggles of today will be the juiciest parts of your success story.” –  Anonymous

“Failure doesn’t mean you are a failure, it just means you haven’t succeeded yet.” – Robert H. Schuller

“Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.” – Oprah Winfrey

“You should become a connoisseur of your own mistakes, turning them over in your mind as if they were works of art, which in a way they are.” – Daniel Dennett

“Failure is an attitude, not an outcome.” – Harvey MacKay

“First principle: never to let one’s self be beaten down by persons or by events.” – Marie Curie

“In any case, you must not confuse a single failure with a final defeat.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

“Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I built my life.” – J.K. Rowling

“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.” – Samuel Beckett

“The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.” – Buddha

“An inventor fails 999 times, and if he succeeds once, he’s in. He treats his failures simply as practice shots.” – Charles F. Kettering

“Never let success get to your head; never let failure get to your heart.” — Anonymous

“Just because you fail once, doesn’t mean you’re gonna fail at everything. Keep trying, hold on, and always, always, always believe in yourself, because if you don’t, then who will, sweetie?” — Marilyn Monroe

“Key to failure: Trying to please everyone.” – Unknown

“You always pass failure on your way to success.” — Mickey Rooney

“Failure open doors to new opportunities.” – Unknown

“The bigger the failure, the greater the lesson.” – Unknown

Thoughts become things

“If you realized just how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought.” – Anonymous

“Nothing can harm you as much as your own thoughts unguarded.” – Buddha

“It is well for people who think, to change their minds occasionally in order to keep them clean.” — Luther Burbank

“Misery is almost always the result of thinking.” — Joseph Joubert

“Language shapes the way we think, and determines what we can think about.” — Benjamin Lee Whorf

“Thoughts become things.” – Mike Dooley

“Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.” — Earl Nightingale

“I am not what I think. I am thinking what I think.” — Eric Butterworth

“Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it’s thinking of yourself less.” — Rick Warren

“I am neither bitter nor cynical but I do wish there was less immaturity in political thinking.” — Franklin D. Roosevelt

“If you think you can, you can. And if you think you can’t, you’re right.”

“The happiness of your life depends on the quality of your thoughts.”

“I have always found that the man whose second thoughts are good is worth watching.’”

“Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in Eternal awareness or Pure consciousness without objectification, knowing without thinking, merging finitude in infinity.” – Voltaire

“Men always do leave off really thinking, when the last bit of wild animal dies in them.” — David Herbert Lawrence

“Men can live without air a few minutes, without water for about two weeks, without food for about two months – and without a new thought for years on end.” — Kent Ruth

“The more you think, the more time you have.” – Henry Ford

“Mental fight means thinking against the current, not with it. It is our business to puncture gas bags and discover the seeds of truth.” — Virginia Woolf

“Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is the probable reason why so few engage in it.” – Henry Ford

“Think before you speak is criticism’s motto; speak before you think creation’s.” — E. M. Forster

A mind is a terrible thing to waste

“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” – Albert Einstein

“You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.” – Clay P. Bedford

“Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.” – Will Durant

“Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it.“ – Marian Wright Edelman

“Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.“ – Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

“A mind is a terrible thing to waste.” – United Negro College Fund

“The gateways to wisdom and learning are always open, and more and more I am choosing to walk through them. Barriers, blocks, obstacles, and problems are personal teachers giving me the opportunity to move out of the past and into the Totality of Possibilities.” – Louise L. Hay

“Being a mother has been my greatest teacher and also the most self-sacrificing thing I’ve ever done.” – Katey Sagal Even

“Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk.” – Carl Jung

“The trick in life is learning how to deal with it.” –  Helen Mirren

“Always walk through life as if you have something new to learn and you will.” –  Vernon Howard

“Learn as much as you can while you are young, since life becomes too busy later.” –  Dana Stewart Scott

“Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?” – Erich Fromm

“I’m not a prophet. I’m not a teacher. I have no degrees. My degree is from the University of Life.” –  Jamie Lee Curtis

“Come forth into the light of things, let nature be your teacher.” –  William Wordsworth

“One thing that education can do is it can provide us with an opportunity to understand one another better, and so while I’ve spent a lot of my time in the world of politics, I’ve always felt that it is really not politics that will solve this for us.“ – Condoleezza Rice

“A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.“ – Theodore Roosevelt

“No one should be denied the opportunity to get an education and increase their earning potential based solely on their inability to pay for a college education.“ – Bobby Scott

“Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.“ – Calvin Coolidge

To wander is to be alive

“Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.” – Jennifer Lee

“Without new experiences something inside us sleeps. The sleeper must awaken.” – Frank Herbert

“The impulse to travel is one of the hopeful symptoms of life.” – Agnes Repplier

“Remember at all times that while you are seeing the world, the world will see you.” – Benjamin Rush

“The journey not the arrival matters.” – T.S. Eliot

“To wander is to be alive.” -Roman Payne

“Everything you do is based on the choices you make” – Wayne Dyer

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Lao Tzu

“Travel like Gandhi, with simple clothes, open eyes, and an uncluttered mind.” – Rick Steve

“The World is a book and those who do not travel read only a page.” – Saint Augustine

“Life was meant for good friends and great adventures.” – Unknown

“Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn” – Dr. Maxwell

“It is not the destination where you end up but the mishaps and memories you create along the way!” – Penelope Riley

“Travel sparks our imagination, feeds our curiosity, and reminds us how much we all have in common.” – Deborah Lloyd

“The man who goes alone can start today, but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.” – Henry David Thoreau

“We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.” – Anaïs Nin

“If you always do what you always did, you will always get what you got.”

“You know all those things you always wanted to do? You should go do them.”

“Die with memories, not with dreams.”

“Happiness is letting go of what you think your life is supposed to look like and celebrate it for everything that it is.” – Mandy Hale

Freedom is not for the weak

“I believe in America because we have great dreams, and because we have the opportunity to make those dreams come true.” – Wendell Willkie

“Life without liberty is like a body without spirit.” – Kahlil Gibran

“Freedom lies in being bold.” – Robert Frost

“Love is the flowering of your freedom. Compassion, another flowering of your freedom. All that is valuable in life flowers in the innocent, natural state of your being.” – Osho

“Freedom, in any case, is only possible by constantly struggling for it.” – Albert Einstein

“I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death!” – Patrick Henry

“All the Men will be sailors then, until the sea shall free them.” – Leonard Cohen

“True freedom is always spiritual. It has something to do with your innermost being, which cannot be chained, handcuffed, or put into a jail.” – Rajneesh

“For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.” – Nelson Mandela

“Liberty: One of imagination’s most precious possessions.” – Ambrose Bierce

“Man is free at the moment he wishes to be.” – Voltaire

“Here is my secret: I don’t mind what happens.” – Jiddu Krishnamurti

“On the other side of fear lies freedom.” – Anonymous

“There is a huge amount of freedom that comes to you when you take nothing personally.” – Anonymous

“When I discover who I am, I’ll be free.” –  Ralph Ellison

“My vision of freedom is to be yourself.” – Osho

“On the other side of fear lies freedom.” – Unknown

“That is our generation’s task – to make these words, these rights, these values of life and liberty and the pursuit of happiness real for every American.” – Barack Obama

“Sometimes what you’re most afraid of doing is the one thing that will set you free.” – Unknown 

“Freedom is not for the weak.” – Tony Calderone

Make a difference

“Whatever money is, it’s just a method of keeping score now. I mean, I certainly don’t need more money.” –  Larry Ellison

“People were working eight hours a day, but I worked sixteen hours… It was really full, non-stop work.” –  Li Ka Shing 

“Invest now, before it’s too late. The train is about to leave the station.” –  Aliko Dangote 

“High expectations are the key to everything.” – Sam Walton

“Everything I’ve done I’ve copied from somebody else.” –  Sam Walton

“What would you do if you weren’t afraid.” –  Sheryl Sandberg 

“It is the ultimate luxury to combine passion and contribution. It’s also a very clear path to happiness.” – Sheryl Sandberg

“Done is better than perfect.” – Sheryl Sandberg

“A sustainable world means working together to create prosperity for all.” – Jacqueline Mars

“We are each other’s destiny.” – Jacqueline Mars 

“My old father used to have a saying:  If you make a bad bargain, hug it all the tighter.” – Abraham Lincoln

“It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“The four most expensive words in the English language are, ‘This time it’s different.’” – Sir John Templeton

“I’d like to live as a poor man with lots of money.” – Pablo Picasso

“Trade money for time, not time for money. You’re going to run out of time first.” –  Naval Ravikant 

“Stop buying things you don’t need, to impress people you don’t even like.” – Suze Orman 

“If it’s only about money we are hopeless. If it’s about people we are hopeful.” – Maxime Lagacé

“I make myself rich by making my wants few.” – Henry David Thoreau 

“When I had money everyone called me brother.” – Polish proverb

“Don’t just make money, make a difference.” – Grant Cardone

Cleverness is good

“Maybe that’s why life is so precious. No rewind or fast forward… just patience and faith.” – Cristina Marrero

“One minute of patience, ten years of peace.” – Greek proverb

“Be a lamp for yourselves. Be your own refuge. Seek for no other. All things must pass. Strive on diligently. Don’t give up.” – Buddha

“Slow and steady wins the race.” – Aesop 

“It’s not imagination on my part when I say that to look up at the sky, the clouds, the moon, and the stars make me calm and patient.” – Anne Frank

“The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it.” – Arnold H. Glasow

“Patience and wisdom walk hand in hand, like two one-armed lovers.” – Jarod Kintz

“Successful people know the difference between patience and procrastination.” – Unknown

“My hopes are not always realized but I always hope.” – Ovid

“But the one who stands firm to the end will be saved.” 

“Trust the process. Your time is coming. Just do the work and the results will handle themselves.” – Tony Gaskins

“All good things come to he who waits.” – Proverb

“Writing is good, thinking is better. Cleverness is good, patience is better.” – Herman Hesse

“Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments; but let us have patience and we soon shall see them in their proper figures.” – Joseph Addison

“With love and patience, nothing is impossible.” – Daisaku Ikeda

“I have seen many storms in my life. Most storms have caught me by surprise, so I had to learn very quickly to look further and understand that I am not capable of controlling the weather, to exercise the art of patience and to respect the fury of nature.” – Paulo Coelho

“He that can have patience can have what he will.” – Benjamin Franklin

“Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.” – Francis Bacon

“Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.” – Aristotle

“Learn to see – accustoming the eye to calm, to patience, to letting-things-come-to-it; learning to defer judgment, to encircle and encompass the question on all sides.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

Motivate yourself

“When you are free from delusion, you can enjoy illusion. Enjoy the dream but enjoy the dream being free.” – Mooji

“I dream. Sometimes I think that’s the only right thing to do.” – Haruki Murakami

“A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.” – Yoko Ono

“If you are living the dream, how do you know if you are asleep or awake?” – Karl Pilkington

“The only thing that will stop you from fulfilling your dreams is you.” – Tom Bradley

“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.” – Epicurus

“You must make your dream a priority in order for it to become your life.” – Bob Proctor

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” – Harriet Tubman

“The only thing worse than starting something and failing … is not starting something.” – Seth Godin

“Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.” – Wayne Dyer

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

“I don’t paint dreams or nightmares, I paint my own reality.” – Frida Kahlo

“I dream my painting and I paint my dream.” – Vincent van Gogh

“I dwell in possibility.” – Emily Dickinson

“Dream as if you’ll live forever. Live as if you’ll die today.” – James Dean

“When we are dreaming alone it is only a dream. When we are dreaming with others, it is the beginning of reality.” – Dom Helder Camara

“There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, with belief, with confidence and trust in yourself and those around you, there are no limits.” – Michael Phelps

“You were born with potential. You were born with goodness and trust. You were born with ideals and dreams. You were born with greatness. You were born with wings. You are not meant for crawling, so don’t. You have wings. Learn to use them and fly.” – Rumi

“You have a certain amount of time to be alive – to pursue your hopes, dreams, and passions. Make it count.” – Life Math Money

Success is the sweetest revenge

“Great things never come from comfort zones.”

“Dream it. Wish it. Do it.”

“Success doesn’t just find you. You have to go out and get it.”

“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

”Spend eighty percent of your time focusing on the opportunities of tomorrow rather than the problems of yesterday.” – Brian Tracy

“If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.” – Abraham Maslow

“Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down.” – Charles F. Kettering

“Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.” – Erich Fromm

“Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the ‘someday I’ll’ philosophy.” – Denis Waitley

“Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.” – Robert Kiyosaki

“Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven’t planted.” – David Bly

“The people who succeed are irrationally passionate about something.” – Naval Ravikant 

“I can’t give you a sure-fire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure: try to please everybody all the time.” – Herbert Bayard Swope

“The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible – and achieve it, generation after generation.” – Pearl S. Buck

“My secret for success? I don’t know what the hell success means.” – Al Lewis

“If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Then quit. No use being a damn fool about it.” – W.C. Fields 

“Success is dependent on effort.” – Sophocles

“Success is the sweetest revenge.” – Vanessa Williams

“Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.” – Richard Bach 

“Become so curious and obsessed with one thing that you forget everything else. Follow it, drink it, dive deep in it, master it. Remarkable results need remarkable actions.” – Maxime Lagacé

Trust yourself

“Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“If you could only sense how important you are to the lives of those you meet; how important you can be to people you may never even dream of. There is something of yourself that you leave at every meeting with another person.” –  Fred Rogers 

“To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.” – Denis Waitley

“Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.” – Lucille Ball

“A healthy self-love means we have no compulsion to justify to ourselves or others why we take vacations, why we sleep late, why we buy new shoes, why we spoil ourselves from time to time. We feel comfortable doing things which add quality and beauty to life.” – Andrew Matthews

“Our self-respect tracks our choices. Every time we act in harmony with our authentic self and our heart, we earn our respect. It is that simple. Every choice matters.” – Dan Coppersmith

“People may flatter themselves just as much by thinking that their faults are always present to other people’s minds, as if they believe that the world is always contemplating their individual charms and virtues.” – Elizabeth Gaskell

“Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.” – Benjamin Spock

“Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her.” – Lao-Tzu

“People who want the most approval get the least and the people who need approval the least get the most.” – Wayne Dyer

“There is nothing noble about being superior to some other man. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self.” – Hindu Proverb

“I found in my research that the biggest reason people aren’t more self-compassionate is that they are afraid they’ll become self-indulgent. They believe self-criticism is what keeps them in line. Most people have gotten it wrong because our culture says being hard on yourself is the way to be.” – Kristen Neff

“Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are.” – Marilyn Monroe

“The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself.” – Mark Twain

“It’s not my responsibility to be beautiful. I’m not alive for that purpose. My existence is not about how desirable you find me.” – Warsan Shire

“People who love themselves, don’t hurt other people. The more we hate ourselves, the more we want others to suffer.” – Dan Pearce

“When you’re different, sometimes you don’t see the millions of people who accept you for what you are. All you notice is the person who doesn’t.” – Jodi Picoult

“People who want the most approval get the least and the people who need approval the least get the most.” – Wayne Dyer

“You are a true success if you can trust yourself, love yourself, and be yourself.”

“Becoming acquainted with yourself is a price well worth paying for the love that will really address your needs.” – Daphne Rose Kingma