Be kind but not weak

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

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.” –Henry David Thoreau

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the things you did.” – Mark Twain

“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands – your own.” – Mark Victor Hansen

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

“You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn’t exist anywhere except in the mind.” – Dale Carnegie

“Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless.” – Jamie Paolinetti

“Always remember: Silence and Smile are two very powerful tools. Smile is the way to solve many problems. Silence is the way to avoid many problems.” – Paulo Coelho

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” – Martin Luther King Jr

“If the world was blind how many people would you impress?” – Boonaa Mohammed

“The meaning of life is to give life meaning.” – Ken Hudgins

“I will remember and recover, not forgive and forget.”  – Unknown

“The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.” – Nelson Henderson

“The ultimate power in life is to be completely self-reliant, completely yourself.” –  Robert Greene

“When a situation is within your control, take action. When a situation is outside your control, make preparations.” – James Clear

“Be strong but not rude. Be kind but not weak. Be bold but not a bully. Be humble but not timid. Be proud but not arrogant.” – Osho

“True power lies in having nothing to gain or lose and still doing the right thing the right way and for the right reasons.” – Taylor Burrowes

“Every day of our lives, we are on the verge of making those slight changes that would make all the difference.” – Mignon McLaughlin

“The power of people is stronger than the people in power.” – Wael Ghonim

Love is our true destiny

“The problem, often not discovered until late in life, is that when you look for things in life like love, meaning, motivation, it implies they are sitting behind a tree or under a rock. The most successful people in life recognize, that in life they create their own love, they manufacture their own meaning, they generate their own motivation.” – Neil deGrasse Tyson

“To pay attention, this is our endless and proper work.” – Mary Oliver

“Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work.” –  Gustave Flaubert

“Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with shades of deeper meaning.” – Maya Angelou

“Don’t handicap your children by making their lives easy.” – Robert A. Heinlein

“Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone – we find it with another.” – Thomas Merton

“Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.” –  Kahlil Gibran

“Time is a created thing. To say “I don’t have time”, is like saying, “I don’t want to”.” –  Lao Tzu

“Doubt is an uncomfortable condition, but certainty is a ridiculous one.” – Voltaire

“Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.” – Martin Luther

“Most people would sooner die than think; in fact, they do so.” –  Bertrand Russell

“Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.” — Khalil Gibran

“The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others.” – Aesop

“Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, I will try again tomorrow.” – Mary Anne Radmacher

“Life is like a piano. The white keys represent happiness and the black shows sadness. But as you go through life’s journey, remember that the black keys also make music.” – Unknown

“The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.”— Morrie Schwartz

“What we have done for ourselves alone, dies with us. What we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.” – Albert Pike

“Victory is sweetest when you’ve known defeat.” – Malcolm S. Forbes

“All meaningful and lasting change starts first in your imagination and then works its way out. Imagination is more important than knowledge.” – Albert Einstein

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

The best is yet to come

“Simplicity is the glory of expression.” – Walt Whitman

“Prove them wrong.”

“Good things happen to those who hustle.” – Anaïs Nin 

“He who is brave is free.” – Seneca

“Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.” – Winston

“The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship.” – William Blake

“There is no saint without a past, no sinner without a future.” – Augustine of Hippo

“No guts, no story.” –  Chris Brady

“My life is my message.” –  Mahatma Gandhi

“Screw it, let’s do it.” – Richard Branson

“Boldness be my friend.” – William Shakespeare

“Lighten up on yourself. No one is perfect. Gently accept your humanness.” – Deborah Day

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

“One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others would want you to be, rather than being yourself.” – Shannon L. Alder

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“If you have the ability to love, love yourself first.” – Charles Bukowski

“To fall in love with yourself is the first secret to happiness.” – Robert Morley

“Beauty begins the moment you decided to be yourself.” – Coco Chanel

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

“The best is yet to come.”

Seek life

“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” – Truman Capote

“A kind person is very wise, because they – consciously or unconsciously – have realised what it is all about: that what we do to our fellows, we also do to ourselves.” – Stefan Einhorn

“A good friend is precious, even more precious is a wise good friend” – V. Ashiedu

“No matter how bad we might think the world is, in my experience the vast majority of us want to rub along with our fellow men and very often buried beneath a gruff exterior, there is a generous sprit waiting to be revealed.” – Tony Clark

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

“When you’re dealing with people who are offensive and irritating, you need to look past their behavior to their pain. When people are hurting others, it’s because they’re hurting on the inside” –  Rick Warren

“We know what we are, but know not what we may be.” – William Shakespeare 

“Paths are made by walking.” – Franz Kafka

“Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations.” – Unknown 

“Learn to sell. Learn to build. If you can do both, you will be unstoppable.” – Naval Ravikant 

“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” – Oscar Wilde 

“Each life is made up of mistakes and learning, waiting and growing, practicing patience and being persistent.” – Billy Graham

“Each person must live their life as a model for others.” – Rosa Parks

“My philosophy of life is that if we make up our mind what we are going to make of our lives, then work hard toward that goal, we never lose–somehow we win out.” – Ronald Reagan

“Either get busy living or get busy dying.” – Stephen King

“You change the world by being yourself.” – Yoko Ono

“The only way round is through.” – Robert Frost

“Seek life, not comfort.” – Maxime Lagacé

“Pain or love or danger makes you real again.” – Jack Kerouac

“Begin, be bold and venture to be wise.” – Horace

Be the hero of your own story

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

“Every man’s life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.” – Ernest Hemingway

“If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on” – Sheryl Sandberg

“Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win.” – Stephen King

“The greatest wealth is to live content with little.” – Plato 

“The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.” – Malcolm X

“The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.” –  Bruce Lee 

“A great man is always willing to be little.” –  Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

“In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.” – Coco Chanel

“As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.” – John Green

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

“There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment.” – Sarah Dessen

“It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.” – André Gide

“If you can make a woman laugh, you can make her do anything.” – Marilyn Monroe

“We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.” – Kurt Vonnegut

“Be the hero of your own story.” – Joe Rogan

“The only failure is not to try.” – George Clooney

“Nobody can hurt me without my permission.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was.” – Muhammad Ali

Fairy tales are more than true

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”  – Martin Luther King Jr.

“Do what you can, where you are, with what you have.” – Teddy Roosevelt

“If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.” – Tony Robbins

“Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.” – Gloria Steinem

“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

“You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.” – Beverly Sills

“Remember no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be.” – Grandma Moses

“Push yourself, because no one else is going to do it for you.”

“Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn.” — John Maxwell

“Never apologize for having high standards. People who really want to be in your life will rise up to meet them.” — Ziad K. Abdelnour

“We need to accept that we won’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally sometimes – understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success.” – Arianna Huffington

“If people are doubting how far you can go, go so far that you can’t hear them anymore.” – Michele Ruiz

“Write it. Shoot it. Publish it. Crochet it, sauté it, whatever. MAKE.” – Joss Whedon

“You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching, love like you’ll never be hurt, sing like there’s nobody listening, and live like it’s heaven on earth.” ― William W. Purkey

“Everything you can imagine is real.”― Pablo Picasso

“Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.”― Neil Gaiman

“When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.” ― Helen Keller

“Do one thing every day that scares you.”― Eleanor Roosevelt

“A champion is afraid of losing. Everyone else is afraid of winning.” – Billie Jean King

It is the little things in life

“Happiness is where we find it, but very rarely where we seek it.” – J. Petit Senn

“To be content means that you realize you contain what you seek.” – Alan Cohen

“The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven.” – John Milton

“In our daily lives, we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but the gratefulness that makes us happy.” – Albert Clarke

“Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time. Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.” – Betty Smith

“To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.” – Albert Camus

“If you want happiness for an hour — take a nap.’ If you want happiness for a day — go fishing. If you want happiness for a year — inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime — help someone else.” – Chinese Proverb

“Life is a journey, and if you fall in love with the journey, you will be in love forever.” – Peter Hagerty

“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

“Much of the stress that people feel doesn’t come from having too much to do. It comes from not finishing what they’ve started.” – David Allen

“Happiness is your dentist telling you it won’t hurt and then having him catch his hand in the drill.” – Johnny Carson

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better to take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.” – Carl Jung

“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 it.” – Dale Carnegie

“One joy scatters a hundred griefs” – Chinese Proverb

“If you want to be happy, be.” – Leo Tolstoy

“Happiness is a function of accepting what is.” – Werner Erhard

“You can only have bliss if you don’t chase it.” – Henepola Gunaratana

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

“It’s the little things in life.”

You will forever be my always

“Don’t downgrade your dream just to fit your reality. Upgrade your conviction to match your destiny.” – John Assaraf

“Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.” ― Roy T. Bennett

“Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you’re going to live your life.” – Joel Osteen

“You learn more from failure than from success. Don’t let it stop you. Failure builds character.” – Unknown

“It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.” – Vince Lombardi

“If you are working on something that you really care about, you don’t have to be pushed. The vision pulls you.” – Steve Jobs

“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“I’m not telling you it is going to be easy, I’m telling you it’s going to be worth it.” – Art Williams

“Never apologise for being sensitive or emotional. Let this be a sign that you’ve got a big heart and aren’t afraid to let others see it. Showing your emotions is a sign of strength.”

“The 3C’s in Life” Choice, Chance, Change. You must make the choice, to take the chance, if you want anything in life to change.”

“Be strong & courageous. Do not be afraid. Do not be discouraged. For the lord your god will be with you wherever you go.”

“In the end, we only regret the chances we didn’t take.”

“One day someone is going to hug you so tight, that all of your broken pieces fit back together.”

“The darkest nights produce the brightest stars”

“Sometimes the wrong choices bring us to the right places.”

“You will forever be my always.”

“Throw me to the wolves and I will return leading the pack.”

“One of the happiest moments in life is when you find the courage to let go of what you can’t change.”

“Goals may give focus, but dreams give power.” – John Maxwell

“Don’t wish it were easier. Wish you were better.” ― Jim Rohn

“Those who realize their folly are not true fools.” –  Zhuangzi 

Knowledge is a weapon

“Knowledge has a beginning but no end.” – Geeta Iyengar

“The true method of knowledge is experimentation.” – William Blake

“If we would have new knowledge, we must get a whole world of new questions.”― Susanne K. Langer

“The greater our knowledge increases, the greater our ignorance unfolds.”― John F. Kennedy

“In your thirst for knowledge, be sure not to drown in all the information.” – Anthony J. D’Angelo

“Knowledge is a weapon. I intend to be formidably armed.”― Terry Goodkind

“An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.”― Benjamin Franklin

“If facts are the seeds that later produce knowledge and wisdom, then the emotions and the impressions of the senses are the fertile soil in which the seeds must grow.” –  Rachel Carson

“Humility will teach you knowledge, arrogance will teach you ignorance. If you think you know it all, you have learned nothing.” – Thibaut

“Real knowledge breeds “body feel” and personal expression; surface knowledge breeds mechanical conditioning and imposing limitation and squelches creativity.” –  Bruce Lee

“Knowledge is power but only wisdom is liberty.” – Will Durant

“Knowledge is rooted in all things — the world is a library.” – Lakota proverb

“Knowledge is an unending adventure at the edge of uncertainty.” – Jacob Bronowski

“Knowledge is useful when applied, but over-accumulated for its own sake is a burden.” – Naval Ravikant

“Information is not knowledge.” – Albert Einstein

“Reading is not a chore. Reading is theft. It is a robbery. Someone smarter than you has spent 20 years beating their head against the wall trying to solve the problem you’re dealing with. You can steal that hard won knowledge and make it yours. That is power.” – @TheStoicEmperor

“Properly, we should read for power. Man reading should be man intensely alive. The book should be a ball of light in one’s hand.” – Ezra Pound

“The best advice I ever got was that knowledge is power and to keep reading.” – David Bailey

“Ignorance is bold and knowledge reserved.” – Thucydides

“Ignorance, the root and stem of every evil.” – Plato

A penny saved is a penny earned

“You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.” – Winston Churchill

“I don’t want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it through not dying.” – Woody Allen

“I’m such a good lover because I practice a lot on my own.” – Woody Allen

“Marriage is like mushrooms: we notice too late if they are good or bad.” – Woody Allen

“Everybody laughs the same in every language because laughter is a universal connection.” – Yakov Smirnoff

“If a book about failures doesn’t sell, is it a success?” – Jerry Seinfeld

“If you’re too open-minded; your brains will fall out.” – Lawrence Ferlinghetti

“Never miss a good chance to shut up.” – Will Rogers

“I don’t hate you. I just don’t like that you exist” – Gena Showalter

“Don’t gobblefunk around with words.” – Roald Dahl

“A penny saved is a penny earned.” – Benjamin Franklin

“The funniest people are the saddest ones.” – Confucius

“Why is there so much month left at the end of the money?” – John Barrymore

“Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” – Mark Twain

“The only reason some people get lost in thought is because it’s unfamiliar territory.”  – Paul Fix

“Of all the things I’ve lost I miss my mind the most.” – Ozzy Osbourne

“To err is human, but to really foul things up you need a computer.” – Paul R. Ehrlich

“I have learned from my mistakes, and I am sure I can repeat them exactly.” – Peter Cook

“I want my children to have all the things I couldn’t afford. Then I want to move in with them.” – Phyllis Diller

“We spend the first twelve months of our children’s lives teaching them to walk and talk and the next twelve telling them to sit down and shut up.” – Phyllis Diller

Any fool can know

“Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.” – Confucius

“Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.”― Carl Gustav Jung

“Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.”― Ronald E. Osborn

“Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice.” – Anton Chekhov

“The important thing in science is not so much to obtain new facts as to discover new ways of thinking about them.”― Sir William Bragg

“To know that you do not know is best. To think you know when you do not is a disease. Recognizing this disease as a disease is to be free of it.” -Lao Tzu

“The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.”― Herbert Spencer

“I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think.”― Socrates

“The universe is full of magical things, patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.” –  Eden Phillpotts

“Great knowledge is universal. Small knowledge is limited. Great words are inspiring. Small words are chatter.” –  Zhuangzi

“To attain knowledge, add things every day. To attain wisdom, remove things every day.” – Lao Tzu

“Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.” –  Albert Einstein 

“Any fool can know. The point is to understand.” –  Albert Einstein

“Knowing what you don’t know is more useful than being brilliant.” – Charlie Munger

“The best thing a human being can do is to help another human being know more.” – Charlie Munger

“All great men are gifted with intuition. They know without reasoning or analysis, what they need to know.” – Alexis Carrel

“The best investment you can make, is an investment in yourself… The more you learn, the more you’ll earn.” – Warren Buffett

“Don’t try to comprehend with your mind. Your minds are very limited. Use your intuition.” – Madeleine L’Engle

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

“Reading maketh a full man.” – Francis Bacon

Seize the day

“Future love does not exist. Love is a present activity only. The man who does not manifest love in the present has no love.” – Leo Tolstoy

“Fear not for the future, weep not for the past.” – Percy Bysshe Shelley

“When people choose between talking about the past and talk about the future, a pragmatic person will always opt for the future and forget the past.” – Robert Greene

“Short-term thinking makes people desperate, ungenerous, impulsive. Long-term thinking makes people calm, gracious, controlled.” -The Stoic Emperor

“The past is behind, learn from it. The future is ahead, prepare for it. The present is here, live it.” – Thomas S. Monson

“Far future: In a perfect Virtual Reality world, we all live in governments of one.” – Fin. Naval Ravikant 

“It took decades for society to comprehend the damage from junk food and sugar addiction. It will take just as long with social media and dopamine addiction. And it will seem just as obvious looking back.” – Johnny Uzan

“You can’t have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.” – Charles Kettering

“The future belongs to social media. It is egalitarian and inclusive. Social media is not about any country, any language, any colour, any community but it is about human values and that is the underlying link binding humanity.” – Narendra Modi

“The future is full of anxiety. Only the present is real — the here-and-now. Seize the day.” – Saul Bellow 

“The distant future is small free cities with drone armies and skill-based immigration policies, surrounded by a sea of failed socialist states.” – Naval Ravikant

“The only way to lead is by creating new paths. The only way to create new paths is by taking the risk of being 100% yourself.” – Maxime Lagacé

“In order to keep up with the world of 2050, you will need not merely to invent new ideas and products but above all to reinvent yourself over and over again.” – Yuval Noah Harari

“No valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now.” – Alan Watts

“The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life.” – Plato

“I’m always thinking about creating. My future starts when I wake up in the morning and see the light.” –  Miles Davis

“At some point the future becomes reality. And then it quickly becomes the past.” – Haruki Murakami

“It’s not about what I SEE for our future, or humanity; It’s about what I DO for our future and humanity.” – Steve Maraboli

“Modern humans overdose on information, pushing the limits of our design constraints. Future humans will adopt filtering mechanisms to avoid drowning in random data. They’ll look back on us with pity. Attention pollution is a huge drain on our collective intellectual resources.” – The Stoic Emperor

“Real life is the present moment — not the memories of the past, nor the dreams of the future.” – Walpola Rahula

Dream your future

“What you do today will determine your future.” – Catherine Pulsifer

“The prerequisite for motivation and success in any endeavor is a BIG vision for your future. If you’re stuck in the past, you’re really in trouble.” –  B. N. Norton

“The choices we make today create the future that we are dreaming of.” – Clare Josa

“You hold the key to your future. The actions you take every day shape your future.” – Mattias Skarin

“Every moment the future is becoming the present, and the present is becoming the past. The past has no possibility, it has been used.” – Osho Courage

“Know that 10% of what you will learn will be truly beneficial to your future and 90% of what you learn will be worthless.” – Jason Navallo

“The best way to predict the future is to create it.” – Abraham Lincoln

“Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” – Malcolm X

“The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.” – Mary Pickford

“I know not what the future holds, but I know who holds the future.” -Anonymous

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

“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” ― Søren Kierkegaard

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

“Even if you fall on your face you’re still moving forward.” – Victor Kiam

“He who has courage despises the future.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

“No matter how dirty your past is, your future is still spotless.” – Drake

“You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.” – C.S. Lewis

“Understand your past, live this moment, dream your future.” – Maxime Lagacé 

“The future is completely open and we are writing it moment to moment.” – Pema Chödrön 

“We did not come to fear the future. We came here to shape it.” – Barack Obama