Keep going

“In order to seek one’s own direction, one must simplify the mechanics of ordinary, everyday life.” – Plato

“Keep going. Be all in.” –  Bryan Hutchinson

“My life is my argument.” –  Albert Schweitzer

“Dream big. Pray bigger.”

“Leave no stone unturned.” –  Euripides

“Fight till the last gasp.” – William Shakespeare

“Stay hungry. Stay foolish.” – Steve Jobs

“Broken crayons still color.” 

“And so the adventure begins.”

“If you want it, work for it.”

“You can if you think you can.” – George Reeves

“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out.” – Robert Collier

 “Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your hand-break on.” – Maxwell Maltz

“Why should we worry about what others think of us, do we have more confidence in their opinions than we do our own?” – Brigham Young

“Loving yourself isn’t vanity. It’s sanity.” – Katrina Mayer

“It ain’t what they call you, it’s what you answer to.” – W.C. Fields

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The better you feel about yourself, the less you feel the need to show off.” – Robert Hand

“A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.” – Mark Twain

“Life is too short to learn German.” – Oscar Wilde

You can be happy where you are

“The wisest mind has something yet to learn.” – George Santayana

“The greatest chapters in history always begin with risk, and the same is true with the chapters of your life.” – Mark Batterson

“Sadly, we are too often a destination-obsessed people. We are so motivated by accomplishment that it’s almost impossible for us to have a context for life outside of what we get done.” – Brian Hardin

“A man doesn’t begin to attain wisdom until he recognizes he is no longer indispensable.” –  Richard E. Byrd

“The ability to communicate fluidly and effectively is more than just a skill that one develops over time. It is a combination of skill, and wisdom, and the ability to connect to the perception of another that will allow them to see things the way you do and follow along with your will.” – Gerald Campbell

“Learn to be calm and you will always be happy.” – Paramahansa Yogananda

“It will be the toughest thing you’ll ever do, but your heart is never wrong.” – Maxime Lagacé 

“Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Diligence is the mother of good fortune.” – Miguel de Cervantes

“You are the person you have been waiting for.” – Joe Dispenza 

“The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival.” – Aristotle

“Life is a daring adventure or nothing at all.” – Helen Keller

“Don’t take life too seriously. You’ll never get out of it alive.” – Elbert Hubbard

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

“You can be happy where you are.” – Joel Osteen

“Your big opportunity may be right where you are now.” – Napoleon Hill

“An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory.” – Friedrich Engels

“They can because they think they can.” – Virgil

“Fortune sides with him who dares.” – Virgil

“Life begins on the other side of despair.” – Jean-Paul Sartre

Love is like the wind

“There should be no boundaries to human endeavour. We are all different. However bad life may seem, there is always something you can do, and succeed at. While there’s life, there is hope.” – Stephen Hawking

“Don’t tell me I can’t do it; don’t tell me it can’t be done!” – Howard Hughes

“I’m either going to be a writer or a bum” – Carl Sandburg

“Find out what you like doing best and get someone to pay you for it” – Katharine Whitehorn

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

“The root of suffering is attachment.” – Buddha

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

“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela

“The unexamined life is not worth living.” – Socrates

“Our life is frittered away by detail… simplify, simplify.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.” – Albert Einstein

“It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.” – Herman Melville

“Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” – Henry David Thoreau

“I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best.” – Marilyn Monroe

“Love is like the wind, you can’t see it but you can feel it.”

“Your past does not equal your future.” – Tony Robbins

“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” – Dr. Seuss

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

“I don’t make music for eyes. I make music for ears.” – Adele

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” – Leonardo da Vinci

“We need fantasy to survive reality.” – Lady Gaga

Life is pleasant

“The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking spaces.” – Will Rogers

“When I die, I want to die like my grandfather who died peacefully in his sleep. Not screaming like all the passengers in his car.” – Will Rogers

“Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.” – William James

“A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.” – Winston Churchill

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

“I came from a really tough neighbourhood. Once a guy pulled a knife on me. I knew he wasn’t a professional, the knife had butter on it.”– Rodney Dangerfield

“That’s why they call it the American Dream because you have to be asleep to believe it.” – George Carlin

“A word to the wise ain’t necessary, it’s the stupid ones who need advice.” – Bill Cosby

“Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.” – Mark Twain

“She’s strong! And scary…I bet she’s single…I’d put money on it.” – Masashi Kishimoto

“Puns are the highest form of literature.” – Alfred Hitchcock

“Women are wiser than men because they know less and understand more.” – James Thurber

“I’d rather have 1% of the effort of 100 men than 100% of my own effort.” – J. Paul Getty

“Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It’s the transition that’s troublesome.” – Isaac Asimov

“A woman’s mind is cleaner than a man’s: She changes it more often.” – Oliver Herford

“Man has his will, but woman has her way.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

“Roses are red, violets are blue, I’m schizophrenic, and so am I.” – Oscar Levant

“There’s a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.” – Oscar Levant

“What the world needs is more geniuses with humility; there are so few of us left.” – Oscar Levant

“I hate women because they always know where things are.” – Voltaire

Dream big and dare to fail

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

“Education costs money.  But then so does ignorance.” –Sir Claus Moser

“I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear.” –Rosa Parks

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

“If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough.” – Oprah Winfrey

“You can’t use up creativity.  The more you use, the more you have.” –Maya Angelou

“Dream big and dare to fail.” –Norman Vaughan

“Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.” –Dalai Lama

“Sometimes later becomes never. Do it now.”

“Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you should set up a life you don’t need to escape from.” — Seth Godin

“If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.” — Seth Godin (again!)

“It’s no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.”― Lewis Carroll

“Smart people learn from everything and everyone, average people from their experiences, stupid people already have all the answers.” – Socrates

“Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway.”― Eleanor Roosevelt

“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.” ― Dalai Lama XIV

“Whatever you are, be a good one.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“If we have the attitude that it’s going to be a great day it usually is.” – Catherine Pulsifier

“The same boiling water that softens the potato hardens the egg. It’s what you’re made of. Not the circumstances.” – Unknown

“You can either experience the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The choice is yours.”  – Unknown

“Dream big and dare to fail” – Unknown

Life is too short to be unhappy

“Do what you have always done and you’ll get what you have always got.” – Sue Knight

“The happiness of life is made up of the little charities of a kiss or smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment.” – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

“We avoid the things that we’re afraid of because we think there will be dire consequences if we confront them. But the truly dire consequences in our lives come from avoiding things that we need to learn about or discover.” – Shakti Gawain

“Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.” – Soren Kierkegaard

“Think of what you have rather than of what you lack. Of the things you have, select the best and then reflect how eagerly you would have sought them if you did not have them.” -Marcus Aurelius

“It isn’t what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.” – Dale Carnegie

“We forge the chains we wear in life.” – Charles Dickens

“The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise. It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us.” – Ashley Montagu

“If you look to others for fulfillment, you will never be fulfilled. If your happiness depends on money, you will never be happy with yourself. Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the world belongs to you.” – Lao Tzu

“Unquestionably, it is possible to do without happiness; it is done involuntarily by nineteen-twentieths of mankind.” – John Stuart Mill

“Happiness consists more in conveniences of pleasure that occur everyday than in great pieces of good fortune that happen but seldom.” – Benjamin Franklin

“We are no longer happy so soon as we wish to be happier.” – Walter Savage Landor

“For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“True happiness is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.” – Helen Keller 

“If you aren’t grateful for what you already have, what makes you think you would be happy with more.” – Roy T. Bennett 

“Happiness is a gift and the trick is not to expect it, but to delight in it when it comes.” – Charles Dickens

“Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.” – Marthe Troly-Curtin

“Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.” – Guillaume Apollinaire 

“Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.” – Robert A. Heinlein

“Don’t waste your time in anger, regrets, worries, and grudges. Life is too short to be unhappy.” – Roy T. Bennett

Life is really simple

“You were put on this Earth to achieve your greatest self, to live out your purpose, and to do it courageously.” – Steve Maraboli

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

“People who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.” – Rob Siltanen

“Do something today that your future self will thank you for.”

“Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.” – Og Mandino

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” – Arthur Ashe

“God has placed you where you’re at in this very moment for a reason, remember that and trust he is working everything out!”

“Don’t stop until you’re proud.”

“You have to fight through some bad days to earn the best days of your life.”

“They laugh at me because I’m different; I laugh at them because they’re all the same.”

“Positive mind. Positive vibes. Positive life.”

“Whatever you decide to do, make sure it makes you happy.”

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

“If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.” – Albert Einstein

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” – Albert Einstein

“Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.” – Babe Ruth

“Love the life you live. Live the life you love.” – Bob Marley

“Keep calm and carry on.” – Winston Churchill

“Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.” – William Shakespeare

“Life is ours to be spent, not to be saved.” – D. H. Lawrence

Start where you are

“Do something today that your future self will thank you for.”

“You were put on this Earth to achieve your greatest self, to live out your purpose, and to do it courageously.” – Steve Maraboli

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

“People who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.” – Rob Siltanen

“Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.” – Og Mandino

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can” – Arthur Ashe

“Don’t stop until you’re proud.”

“God has placed you where you’re at in this very moment for a reason, remember that and trust he is working everything out!”

“Whatever you decide to do, make sure it makes you happy.”

“You have to fight through some bad days to earn the best days of your life.”

“They laugh at me because I’m different; I laugh at them because they’re all the same.”

“Positive mind. Positive vibes. Positive life.”

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

“If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.” – Albert Einstein

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” – Albert Einstein

“Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.” – Babe Ruth

“Love the life you live. Live the life you love.” – Bob Marley

“Keep calm and carry on.” – Winston Churchill

“Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.” – William Shakespeare

“Life is ours to be spent, not to be saved.” – D. H. Lawrence