Being good is easy

“One small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.”  – Anonymous

“Think happy thoughts.” –  Anonymous

“The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.” – Marcus Aurelius

“Clear thinking requires courage rather than intelligence.” — Thomas Szasz

“Did you ever stop to think, and forget to start again?” — Winnie the Pooh

“Few minds wear out; more rust out.” — Christian N. Bovee

“Fame usually comes to those who are thinking about something else.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes

“Faith is an oasis in the heart which will never be reached by the caravan of thinking.” — Khalil Gibran

“Few people think more than two or three times a year; I have made an international reputation for myself by thinking once or twice a week.” — George Bernard Shaw

“All that a man achieves and all that he fails to achieve is the direct result of his own thoughts.”

“The soul never thinks without a picture.”

“If you strike upon a thought that baffles you, break off from that entanglement and try another, so shall your wits be fresh to start again.”

“Logic: The art of thinking and reasoning in strict accordance with the limitations and incapacities of the human misunderstanding.” — Ambrose Bierce

“Man falls from the pursuit of the ideal of plan living and high thinking the moment he wants to multiply his daily wants. Man’s happiness really lies in contentment.” — Mohandas Gandhi

“Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.” — Blaise Pascal

“They can do all because they think they can.” — Virgil

“Masterpieces are not single and solitary births; they are the outcome of many years of thinking in common, of thinking by the body of the people, so that the experience of the mass is behind the single voice.” — Virginia Woolf

“No problem can stand the assault of sustained thinking.” — Voltaire

“Only when one thinks even much more madly than the philosophers can one solve their problems.”

“Being good is easy, what is difficult is being just.” – Victor Hugo

The best teacher is experience

“You can’t legislate good will – that comes through education.“ – Malcolm X

“The task of a university is the creation of the future, so far as rational thought and civilized modes of appreciation can affect the issue.” – Alfred North Whitehead

“There are few earthly things more beautiful than a university a place where those who hate ignorance may strive to know, where those who perceive truth may strive to make others see.” – John Masefield

“A good book is an education of the heart. It enlarges your sense of human possibility what human nature is of what happens in the world. It’s a creator of inwardness.” – Susan Sontag

“A university is not a political party, and an education is not an indoctrination.” – David Horowitz

“A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint. What I began by reading, I must finish by acting.” – Henry David Thoreau

“The keys to life are running and reading. When you’re running, there’s a little person that talks to you and says, ‘Oh I’m tired. My lung’s about to pop. I’m so hurt. There’s no way I can possibly continue.’ You want to quit. If you learn how to defeat that person when you’re running. You will how to not quit when things get hard in your life. For reading: there have been gazillions of people that have lived before all of us. There’s no new problem you could have: with your parents, with school, with a bully. There’s no new problem that someone hasn’t already had and written about it in a book.” – Will Smith

“A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.” – George Santayana

“I started reading literature at 17 or 18, and I felt this extra beat to life.” – Richard Ford

“The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.” – B.B. King

“Man can learn nothing except by going from the known to the unknown.” – Claude Bernard

“The best teacher is experience and not through someone’s distorted point of view.” – Jack Kerouac

“The real key to learning something quickly is to take a deliberate, intelligent approach to your learning.” – Lindsay Kolowich

“Everybody’s a teacher if you listen.” – Doris Roberts

“There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm.” – Willa Cather

“Love is a better teacher than duty.” – Albert Einstein

“You get educated by traveling.” – Solange Knowles

“I never teach my pupils; I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.” – Albert Einstein

“A dull mind gets bored easily. A curious mind expands forever.” – Maxime Lagacé 

“Resiliency is a skill that cannot be overlooked. In fact, it can be a skill that is the difference between surviving and thriving.” – Laurie A. Namey

Life itself is your teacher

“A man’s mind, stretched by new ideas, may never return to its original dimensions.” -Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

“Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life. Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism.” – David M. Burns

“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

“I believe that education is all about being excited about something. Seeing passion and enthusiasm helps push an educational message.“ – Steve Irwin

“Poor is the pupil who does not surpass his master.“ – Leonardo da Vinci

“Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much.” – Francis Bacon 

“Life itself is your teacher, and you are in a state of constant learning.” – Bruce Lee 

“Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.” – Buddha

“One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.” – George Herbert

“Of course, parents are the most important people in a child’s life.” – Hillary Clinton 

“Talent develops in quiet places, character in the full current of human life.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public.” –  Bryan White

“The supreme lesson of any education should be to think for yourself and to be yourself; absent this attainment, education creates dangerous, stupefying conformity.” – Bryant H. McGill

“The length of your education is less important than its breadth, and the length of your life is less important than its depth.” –  Marilyn vos Savant

“I am learning all the time. The tombstone will be my diploma.” – Eartha Kitt

“Learning doesn’t stop when school ends. It just starts.” – Unknown

“You must get an education. You must go to school, and you must learn to protect yourself. And you must learn to protect yourself with the pen, and not the gun.“ – Josephine Baker

“The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.“ – Aristotle

“Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.“ – C. S. Lewis

“Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience.“ – Francis Bacon

Adventures fill your soul.

“Don’t quit your day dream.”

“I don’t know where I’m going, but I’m on my way.”

“Oh, the places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss

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

“There’s a sunrise and sunset every single day, and they’re absolutely free. Don’t miss so many of them.”

“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”

“If Your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to it.” – Jonathan Winters

“Without new experiences, something inside us sleeps. The sleeper must awaken.”

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

“Let’s find some beautiful place to get lost.”

“I’m in love with cities I’ve never been to and people I’ve never met.” – John Green

“Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.” – Jack Kerouac

“If we were meant to stay in one place, we’d have roots instead of feet.” – Rachel Wolchin

“I dislike feeling at home when I am abroad.” – George Bernard Shaw

“Better to sleep in an uncomfortable bed free, than sleep in a comfortable bed unfree.” – Jack Kerouac

“The best tourist is one without a camera.” – Kamand Kojouri

“Let your memory be your travel bag.” – Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

“Jobs fill your pockets, but adventures fill your soul.” – Jaime Lyn

“Two great talkers will not travel far together.” –  Spanish proverb 

“Half the fun of the travel is the esthetic of lostness.” – Ray Bradbury

Life is like a camera

“The farther I travel, the closer I am to myself.” –  Andrew McCarthy 

“I love to travel, but hate to arrive.” – Albert Einstein 

“If you really want to learn about a country, work there.” – Charles Kuralt

“The world is a book and those who don’t travel only read one page.” – St. Augustine 

“Who lives sees, but who travels sees more.” – Ibn Battuta

“Just go. Go see all the beauty in the world.” – Unknown

“Don’t die without embracing the daring adventure your life was meant to be.” – Steve Pavlina

“I don’t know where I am going but I’m on my way.” – Carl Sagan

“When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money.” – Susan Heller

“Travel is never a matter of money but of courage.” – Paulo Coelho

“All he needed was a wheel in his hand and four on the road.” – Jack Kerouac

“Roads were made for journeys, not destinations.” – Confucius 

“What’s in store for me in the direction I don’t take?” – Jack Kerouac

“Here I was at the end of America…no more land…and nowhere was nowhere to go but back.” – Jack Kerouac

“Hope is the only thing stronger than fear.” – Suzanne Collins

“People don’t take trips… trips take people.” – John Steinbeck

“Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.”

“Life is like a camera: you focus on what is important, capture the good times, develop from the negatives and if things do not work out, take another shot.”

“Little by little, one travels far.” – J.R.R. Tolkein

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

Freedom is never give

“I prefer liberty with danger to peace with slavery.” – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

“I’m a big advocate of freedom: freedom of speech, freedom of expression, freedom of thought.” – Jimmy Wales

“I believe in freedom of speech, but I believe we should also have the right to comment on freedom of speech.” – Stockwell Day

“Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.” – George Washington Carver

“I would like to be remembered as a person who wanted to be free… so other people would be also free.” – Rosa Parks

“I find only freedom in the realms of eccentricity.” – David Bowie

“Freedom is what we do with what is done to us.” – Jean-Paul Sartre

“He who has overcome his fears will truly be free.” – Aristotle

“What then is freedom? The power to live as one wishes.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero

“A hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with his freedom.” – Bob Dylan

“Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.” – Bob Marley

“Be yourself! People don’t have to like you and you don’t have to care.”

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

“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

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” – Jimi Hendrix

“We look forward to the time when the Power of Love will replace the Love of Power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace.” – William Gladstone

“Live free or die: Death is not the worst of evils.” – General John Stark

“Peace is costly but it is worth the expense” – African proverb

“Freedom is never given; it is won.” – A. Philip Randolph

“We gain freedom when we have paid the full price.” – Rabindranath Tagore

Soar like an eagle

“Those who won our independence… valued liberty as an end and as a means. They believed liberty to be the secret of happiness and courage to be the secret of liberty.” – Louis D. Brandeis

“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

“Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better.” –  Albert Camus 

“No one outside ourselves can rule us inwardly. When we know this, we become free.” – Buddha 

“A man who believes in freedom will do anything under the sun to acquire, or preserve his freedom.” –  Malcolm X 

“Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth.” –  George Washington 

“He only earns his freedom and his life who takes them every day by storm.” –  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 

“Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.” –  Albert Einstein 

“You can be a scared slave or you can be a brave human being.” –  Maxime Lagacé 

“I know but one freedom and that is the freedom of the mind.” –  Antoine de Saint-Exupery 

“Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.” – Ayn Rand 

“Authentic freedom is actually the freedom of knowing who you are, why you are here, your purpose in life and where you are going when you leave here.” – Wayne Dyer

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

“Can you remember who you were before the world told you who you should be?” – Anonymous

“After you get your freedom, your enemy will respect you.” – Malcolm X

“Freedom is what you do with what’s been done to you” –  Jean-Paul Sartre

“Don’t quack like a duck… soar like an eagle.” – Kenneth Blanchard

“Freedom means choosing your burden.” –  Hephzibah Menuhin

“Let freedom never perish in your hands.” –  Joseph Addison

“Freedom is the outside of the inside.” –  Joyce Carey

A man in debt is so far a slave

“What should exist? To me, that’s the most exciting question imaginable. What do we need that we don’t have? How can we realise our potential?” –  Paul Allen 

“Dream audaciously. Have the courage to fail forward. Act with urgency.” – Phil Knight 

“The trouble in America is not that we are making too many mistakes, but that we are making too few.” – Phil Knight

“I can’t comment on what having a lot of money means to others, but I do know that for me, having a lot more money isn’t a lot better than having enough to cover the basics.” – Ray Dalio 

“The only way you are going to have success is to have lots of failures first.” – Sergey Brin 

“You can make money without doing evil.” – Sergey Brin

“If we were motivated by money, we would have sold the company a long time ago and ended up on a beach.” – Larry Page 

“We want to create beautiful, intuitive services and technologies that are so incredibly useful that people use them twice a day. Like they use a toothbrush. There aren’t that many things people use twice a day.” – Larry Page

“Today, making money is very simple. But making sustainable money while being responsible to the society and improving the world is very difficult.” – Jack Ma 

“Have a healthy disregard for the impossible.” – Larry Page 

“You must gain control over your money or the lack of it will forever control you.” – Dave Ramsey

“Investing should be more like watching paint dry or watching grass grow. If you want excitement, take $800 and go to Las Vegas.” – Paul Samuelson

“Be your money’s master, not its slave.” – Publius Syrus

“Every time you borrow money, you’re robbing your future self.” – Nathan W. Morris

“Rich people focus on opportunities. Poor people focus on obstacles.” – T. Harv Eker

“It does not take money to make money.” – Robert T. Kiyosaki

“All money is a matter of belief.” – Adam Smith

“Money may be spent but never squandered.” – Li Ka Shing

“A man in debt is so far a slave.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Money is like manure. You have to spread it around or it smells.” – J. Paul Getty

Earn with your mind

“‘Perfect’ is the enemy of ‘good enough’.” – Meg Whitman

“The price of inaction is far greater than the cost of a mistake.” – Meg Whitman

“If your family doesn’t have much money, I want you to remember that in this country, plenty of folks, including me and my husband, we started out with very little.” – Michelle Obama

“Success isn’t about how much money you make, it’s about the difference you make in people’s lives.” – Michelle Obama

“Find people who will make you better.” – Michelle Obama

“Money flows into my life from all directions.” 

“I am wealthy.”

“I am a magnet for money. Prosperity is drawn to me.”

“Money comes to me easily and effortlessly.”

“Money is the root of joy and comfort.”

“Fortune sides with him who dares.” – Virgil

“No wealth can ever make a bad man at peace with himself.” – Plato

“Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become; and the same is true of fame.” – Arthur Schopenhauer

“If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.” – Edmund Burke

“My formula for success is rise early, work late and strike oil.” – JP Getty

“The rich invest in time, the poor invest in money.” –  Warren Buffett

“The more you learn, the more you earn.” – Warren Buffett

“If you make meaning, you’ll make money.” – Guy Kawasaki

“Rich people believe “I create my life”. Poor people believe “Life happens to me”.” – T. Harv Eker

“Earn with your mind, not your time.” – Naval Ravikant 

Prioritize your passion

“How many a man has thrown up his hands at a time when a little more effort, a little more patience would have achieved success?” – Elbert Hubbard

“Learning patience can be a difficult experience, but once conquered you will find life is easier.” Catherine Pulsifer

“Man without patience is the lamp without oil, and pride in a rage is a bad counsellor.” –  A. de Musset

“Patience teaches us to turn provocations into invocations, to transform frustrations into celebrations.” – William Arthur Ward

“Not coincidentally, the journey that develops patience is traveled along a path similar to that which undermines the deceiving appeal of anger and what at times can appear to be anger’s uncontrollable nature.” – Allan Lokos

“Persistence. Perfection. Patience. Power. Prioritize your passion. It keeps you sane.” – Criss Jami 

“Slow is every foot on an unknown path.” – Irish Proverbs

“Water does not resist. Water flows. When you plunge your hand into it, all you feel is a caress. Water is not a solid wall, it will not stop you. But water always goes where it wants to go, and nothing in the end can stand against it. Water is patient. Dripping water wears away a stone. Remember that, my child. Remember you are half water. If you can’t go through an obstacle, go around it. Water does.” – Margaret Atwood

“Two things define you: your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything.” – George Bernard Shaw

“Beware the fury of a patient man.” – John Dryden

“I think patience is a skill, and I don’t have it” – David Duchovny

“Patience and time do more than strength or passion.” – Jean de La Fontaine

“To lose patience is to lose the battle.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.” – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

“The secret of patience is to do something else in the meantime.” – Croft M. Pentz

“Beware the fury of a patient man.” – John Dryden

“There are times to stay put, and what you want will come to you, and there are times to go out into the world and find such a thing for yourself.”  – Lemony Snicket

“Patience is not passive waiting. Patience is active acceptance of the process required to attain your goals and dreams.” – Ray Davis

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

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

Perfect love is perfectly patient

“Give everything you’ve got. Then rest and wait. Then repeat, until achieved.” –  Maxime Lagacé

“The more you know yourself, the more patience you have for what you see in others.” – Erik Erikson

“Perfect love is perfectly patient.” – Neal A. Maxwell

“Patience is not the ability to wait. Patience is to be calm no matter what happens, constantly take action to turn it to positive growth opportunities, and have faith to believe that it will all work out in the end while you are waiting.” – Roy T. Bennett

“Patience is a virtue, but there comes a moment when you must stop being patient and take the day by the throat and shake it. If it fights back; fine. I’d rather end up bloody at the end of the day, then unhurt with no progress made, no knowledge gained. I’d rather have a no, then nothing.” – Laurell K. Hamilton

“It will happen but it will take time.” – John Bowlby

“Patience and diligence, like faith, remove mountains.” – William Penn

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

“You must first have a lot of patience to learn to have patience.” – Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

“Nothing is hopeless; we must hope for everything.” – Euripides 

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

“A man who is a master of patience is master of everything else.” – George Savile

“Patience is not the ability to wait, but the ability to keep a good attitude while waiting.” – Unknown

“One moment of patience may ward off great disaster. One moment of impatience may ruin a whole life.” – Chinese Proverb

“Patience can’t be acquired overnight. It is just like building up a muscle. Every day you need to work on it.” – Eknath Easwaran

“Patience is not just about waiting for something. It’s about how you wait, or your attitude while waiting.” – Joyce Meyer

“Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.” – A. Milne

“Patience is the art of hoping.” – Luc de Clapiers

“I’ve learned that anything in life worth having comes from patience and hard work.” – Greg Behrendt

“To bear trials with a calm mind robs misfortune of its strength and burden.” – Seneca

Dreams are necessary to life

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – C.S. Lewis

“Self-esteem must be earned! When you dare to dream, dare to follow that dream, dare to suffer through the pain, sacrifice, self- doubts, and friction from the world, you will genuinely impress yourself.”

“When your dreams tire, they go underground and out of kindness that’s where they stay.”

“You see things; and you say, Why? But I dream things that never were; and I say, Why not?” –  George Bernard Shaw

“The fulfillment of your dreams lies within you and you alone.”

“It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.” –  Robert Goddard

“Dreams are necessary to life.” – Anais Nin

“Don’t let anyone steal your DREAMS.” 

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

“Be careful what you wear to bed at night, you never know who you’ll meet in your dreams.”

“The most prolific period of pessimism comes at twenty-one, or thereabouts, when the first attempt is made to translate dreams into reality.” – Heywood Broun

“A dream is an answer to a question we haven’t yet learned how to ask.”

“Our dreams prove that to imagine – to dream about things that have not happened – is among mankind’s deepest needs.” – Milan Kundera

“The further the reward from the effort, the thinner the competition. Patience is the gatekeeper.” – Johnny Uzan

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

“You waste precious time dreaming of the future instead of engaging in the present.” – Robert Greene

“He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher… or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.” – Douglas Adams

“At school the word ‘daydreamer’ is an insult. Yet everything we are surrounded by was first a dream in someone’s head. We live in the dreamer’s world. Live the dream.” – Thibaut

“Forsake all inhibitions, pursue thy dreams.” – Walt Whitman

“Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.” -Farrah Gray 

Dream without fear

“Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts.” – Albert Einstein 

“Make the action to move closer to your dream the first action you take each day.” – Leo Babauta

“Men dream but dreams hold no value here. What was first the bright light of hope has now turned into a long night of captivity. Lost in the dark we surrender our minds and forget who we are. But some of us have woken up. They remind us that we have a choice.” – Edward Kenway

“Dreams are excursions into the limbo of things, a semi-deliverance from the human prison.” – Henri Amiel

“The dream is the liberation of the spirit from the pressure of external nature, a detachment of the soul from the fetters of matter.” – Sigmund Freud 

“There is nothing like a dream to create the future.” – Victor Hugo

“Once you learn patience, your options suddenly expand.” – Robert Greene

“Keep in mind that dreaming and hoping can make your life better, but it can also make you suffer. Choose a dream worth suffering for.” – Maxime Lagacé

“Imagination is the soul’s happiest retreat.” – James Lendall Basford

“Spread joy. Chase your wildest dreams.” – Patch Adams

“It’s important to have specific dreams. Dream big. Dream without fear.” – Randy Pausch 

“What are we after all our dreams, after all our memories?” – Nicholas Sparks

“Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.“ – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“When I’m old and dying, I plan to look back on my life and say, ‘Wow, that was an adventure,’ not, ‘Wow, I sure felt safe.’” – Tom Preston-Werner

“To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.” – Anatole France

“You see things; and you say, ‘Why?’ But I dream things that never were; and I say, ‘Why not?’ – George Bernard Shaw

“Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine.” – Elvis Presley

“I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.” – Henry David Thoreau

“We grow great by dreams. All big men are dreamers. They see things in the soft haze of a spring day or in the red fire of a long winter’s evening. Some of us let these great dreams die, but others nourish and protect them; nurse them through bad days till they bring them to the sunshine and light which comes always to those who sincerely hope that their dreams will come true.” – Woodrow Wilson

“We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life is rounded with a sleep.” – Williams Shakespeare

Creativity is intelligence having fun

“Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.” – Carol Burnett

“Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.”  – Charles R. Swindoll

“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” – Helen Keller

“Good, better, best. Never let it rest. Til your good is better and your better is best.” – St. Jerome

“Infuse your life with action. Don’t wait for it to happen. Make it happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope. Make your own love. And whatever your beliefs, honour your creator, not by passively waiting for grace to come down from upon high, but by doing what you can to make grace happen, yourself, right now, right down here on Earth.” – Bradley Whitford

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

“You will never win if you never begin.” – Helen Rowland

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

“Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.” – Og Mandino

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

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

“An entrepreneur sees things not only for what they are but also for what they could be.” – Idowu Koyenikan

“The road to success is always under construction.” – Lily Tomlin

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

“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney

“Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today.” – Will Rogers

“The pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” – Winston Churchill

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

“Entrepreneurs are great at dealing with uncertainty and also very good at minimizing risk. That’s the classic great entrepreneur.” – Mohnish Pabrai

“Creativity is intelligence having fun.” – Albert Einstein

Life is about creating yourself

“Your limitation—it’s only your imagination.”

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

“Sometimes later becomes never. Do it now.”

“Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.” – Stephen King

“Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.” – Abraham Lincoln

“Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” – John R. Wooden

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

“The road to success is always under construction.” – Lily Tomlin

“If people did not do silly things, nothing intelligent would ever get done.” – Ludwig Wittgenstein

“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

“I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.” – Thomas Jefferson

“I do not pray for success, I ask for faithfulness.” – Mother Teresa

“One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.” – Leonardo da Vinci

“The maximum success is reached when you are never busy.” – Nassim Nicholas Taleb

“Living our life deeply and with happiness, having time to care for our loved ones – this is another kind of success, another kind of power, and it is much more important.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

“This is the most simple and basic component of life: our struggles determine our successes.” – Mark Manson

“People are successful because they think and act like successful people.” – Roy T. Bennett

“If you start today to do the right thing, you are already a success even if it doesn’t show yet.” – John Maxwell

“Who you are tomorrow begins with what you do today.” – Tim Fargo

“The difference between successful people and very successful people is that very successful people say ‘no’ to almost everything.” – Warren Buffett

Walk with purpose

“The moment you become friends with your inner Self, you realize that the failures or hindrances that you met earlier were caused more by your disconnected status with your inner Being.” – Stephen Richards

“Criticism is just someone else’s opinion. Even people who are experts in their fields are sometimes wrong. It is up to you to choose whether to believe some of it, none of it, or all of it. What you think is what counts.” – Rodolfo Costa

“Chasing a person doesn’t give you value or build values in you. You earn your value by chasing morality and practicing dignity. “ – Shannon L. Alder

“Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself.” – Lucille Ball

“Public opinion is a weak tyrant compared with our own private opinion.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Fear? What has a man to do with fear? Chance rules our lives, and the future is all unknown. Best live as we may, from day to day.” – Sophocles

“Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The world’s greatest achievers have been those who have always stayed focussed on their goals and have been consistent in their efforts.” – Roopleen

“In the darkest hours we must believe in ourselves.” – Terry Goodkind

“If you choke your potential before it has an opportunity to become a possibility you will never reach your destiny.” – Mo Stegall

“Daily meditation promotes self confidence, peace of mind and strong faith in God.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

“As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Walk with purpose. Approach life with purpose, enter a room with purpose, and it’s just a matter of time before people are coming over and talking to you.” – Sharon Law Tucker

“One should love oneself enough not to love oneself too much.” – Marty Rubin

“The journey isn’t about becoming a different person. It’s about loving who you are right now.” – Suzanne Heyn

“Once the shadow is embraced, it is healed. And when it is healed, it becomes love.” – Debbie Ford,

“You have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.” – Louise L. Hay

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

“Self-esteem begins with self-understanding, grows with courage and perseverance, ends with confidence.” – Maxime Lagacé

“You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” – Maya Angelou

We should all celebrate our individuality

“Stop waiting for creative inspiration. Start creating and inspire yourself along the way.” – Ryan Lilly

“Beginning with end in focus ,a proof of self confidence.” – Mohammed Mushtaq GK

“Self confidence. Let’s fight the demon that makes us look smaller than we truly are. Your dream is worth it.” – Daniel Vlcek

“Be at your best when things are at their worst.” – Elhachemi Sabi

“You aren’t ugly, my dear. Do not listen to anyone who would say so, even yourself.” – Amber Jaeger

“If your comfort zone is misery, it’s time to get uncomfortable.” – Charles F. Glassman

“When you say, “I need more confidence,” what you’re really saying is, “I need those people over there to approve of me.” That is the desire to control other people and what they think. The first person who figures out how to do this owns the world.” – Augusten Burroughs

“Self-confidence is the degree of control, conviction and contention on own character.” – Anuj Somany

“It’s better to dance like a fool, than to stand around like an idiot.” – Oliver Gaspirtz

“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” – Buddha

“Self-care is never a selfish act–it is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on earth to offer to others.” – Parker Palmer

“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  

“Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” – Dale Carnegie

“Once you embrace your value, talents and strengths, it neutralizes when others think less of you.” – Rob Liano

“To accept ourselves as we are means to value our imperfections as much as our perfections.” – Sandra Bierig

“I don’t want everyone to like me; I should think less of myself if some people did.” – Henry James

“I think everybody’s weird. We should all celebrate our individuality and not be embarrassed or ashamed of it.” – Johnny Depp

“You are very powerful, provided you know how powerful you are.” – Yogi Bhajan

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

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

You are ours

“Success for me, its to raise happy, healthy human beings.” – Kelly Lebrock

“Being a parent wasn’t just about bearing a child. It was about bearing witness to its life.” – Jodi Picoult

“What it’s like to be a parent: It’s one of the hardest things you’ll ever do but in exchange it teaches you the meaning of unconditional love.” – Nicholas Sparks

“Accept the children the way we accept trees—with gratitude, because they are a blessing—but do not have expectations or desires. You don’t expect trees to change, you love them as they are.” – Isabel Allende

“Before I had my child, I thought I knew all the boundaries of myself, that I understood the limits of my heart. It’s extraordinary to have all those limits thrown out, to realize your love is inexhaustible.” – Uma Thurman

“A baby will make love stronger, days shorter, nights longer, bankroll smaller, home happier, clothes shabbier, the past forgotten and the future worth living for.” – Unknown

“My children are the reason I laugh, smile and want to get up every morning.” – Gina Lee Nolin

“Having a baby is a life-changer. It gives you a whole other perspective on why you wake up every day.” – Taylor Hanson

“The gain is not the having of children; it is the discovery of love and how to be loving.” – Polly Berrien Berends

“A baby is born with a need to be loved—and never outgrows it.” – Frank A. Clark

“To me luxury is to be at home with my daughter, and the occasional massage doesn’t hurt.” – Olivia Newton-John

“My mom said I was a handful. Now I’m helpful.” – Jamie Lee Curtis

“A child enters your home and for the next 20 or so years makes so much noise you can hardly stand it. Then the child departs, leaving the house so silent you think you are going mad.” – John Andrew Holmes

“Your children will become what you are; so be what you want them to be.” – David Bly

“Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother.” – Lin Yutang

“Children are the hands by which we take hold of heaven.” – Henry Ward Beecher

“I brought children into this dark world because it needed the light that only a child can bring.” – Liz Armbruster

“Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.” – Harold Hulbert

“If your child marches to a different beat, a different drummer, you might just have to go along with that music. Help them achieve what’s important to them.” – Sonia Sotomayor

“You are ours. We are Yours. From the moon to the stars, our love lasts as long as the wind soars.”

You can learn many things from children

“Encourage your child to have muddy, grassy or sandy feet by the end of each day, that’s the childhood they deserve.” – Penny Whitehouse

“Children more than ever, need opportunities to be in their bodies in the world – jumping rope, bicycling, stream hopping and fort building. It’s this engagement between limbs of the body and bones of the earth where true balance and centeredness emerge.” – David Sobel

“To raise a nature-bonded child is to raise a rebel, a dreamer, an innovator… someone who will walk their own verdant, winding path.” – Nicolette Sowder

“I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.” – Harry S. Truman

“There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.” – Nelson Mandela

“Children aren’t coloring books. You don’t get to fill them with your favorite colors.” – Khaled Hosseini

“When you have brought up kids, there are memories you store directly in your tear ducts.” – Robert Brault

“It is amazing how quickly the kids learn to drive a car, yet are unable to understand the lawnmower, snow-blower or vacuum cleaner.” – Ben Bergor

“You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.” – Franklin P. Jones

“You are the best thing I’ve done with my life.”

“Even though my lap is too small, my heart will always have enough room for you.”

“I know you’re grown now, but my heart doesn’t realize that. In my heart, you will always be my sweet baby.”

“I haven’t been a perfect person, but the one thing I will never regret is bringing you into this world.”

“I see the best parts of myself reflected in you, but you’ve made all those qualities even better. I love these little people; and it is not a slight thing when they, who are so fresh from God, love us.” – Charles Dickens

“When I see children, I see the face of God. That’s why I love them so much. That’s what I see.” – Michael Jackson

“You can only have one first born child. You may love all your children deeply and with passion, but there is something unique about the first born.” – Raymond Feist

“A happy family is but an earlier heaven.” – John Bowring

“God could not be everywhere, and therefore he created mothers.” – Jewish proverb

“Stop trying to perfect your child, but keep trying to perfect your relationship with him.” – Dr. Henker

“The rules for parents are but three… love, limit and let them be.” – Elaine M. Ward

Feelings are just visitors

“When the mind is calm, how quickly, how smoothly, how beautifully you will perceive everything.” – Paramahansa Yogananda

“Calm down and cheer up – You’re equipped to handle it.” – Joyce Meyer

“Do your best, and then let life do the rest.” – Robin Sharma

“For peace of mind, we need to resign as general manager of the universe.” – Larry Eisenberg 

“He who laughs at himself never runs out of things to laugh at.” – Epictetus

“Here is little habit that can make a big difference. Send sunbeams. Intentionally send a word of encouragement or appreciation every day to one person.” – Steve Goodier

“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.” – Lao Tzu

“The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.” – Bukkyo Dendo Kyokai

“The only way out of the labyrinth of suffering is to forgive.” – John Green

“A sincere attitude of gratitude is a beatitude for secured altitudes. Appreciate what you have been given and you will be promoted higher.” – Israelmore Ayivor

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

“‎Life is a shipwreck, but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.” – Voltaire

“Feelings are just visitors; let them come and go.” – Mooji

“Don’t try to force anything. Let life be a deep let-go. God opens millions of flowers every day without forcing their buds.” – Osho

“How does the saying go? ‘Earning less and sleeping well is earning best.’” – Sholom Aleichem 

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

“The only thing that belongs to us is the time.” – Seneca

“Don’t look for peace. Don’t look for any other state than the one you are in now; otherwise, you will set up inner conflict and unconscious resistance. Forgive yourself for not being at peace. The moment you completely accept your non-peace, your non-peace becomes transmuted into peace. Anything you accept fully will get you there, will take you into peace. This is the miracle of surrender.” – Eckhart Tolle

“Act without expectation.” – Lao Tzu

“For fast-acting relief, try slowing down.” – Lily Tomlin

Take the time to slow down

“Love and peace of mind do protect us. They allow us to overcome the problems that life hands us. They teach us to survive… to live now… to have the courage to confront each day.” – Bernie Siegel

“A compassionate state of mind brings inner peace, and therefore a healthier body.” – Dalai Lama

“Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace.” – Mike Ditka

“True and lasting inner peace can never be found in external things. It can only be found within. And then, once we find and nurture it with ourselves, it radiates outward.” – Buddha

“It was being a runner that mattered, not how fast or how far I could run. The joy was in the act of running and in the journey, not in the destination. We have a better chance of seeing where we are when we stop trying to get somewhere else. We can enjoy every moment of movement, as long as where we are is as good as where we’d like to be. That’s not to say that you need to be satisfied forever with where you are today. But you need to honor what you’ve accomplished, rather than thinking of what’s left to be done.” – John Bingham

“Life is a flower of which love is the honey.” – Victor Hugo

“It’s a funny thing about life, once you begin to take note of the things you are grateful for, you begin to lose sight of the things that you lack.” – Germany Kent

“Many people lose the small joys in the hope for the big happiness.” – Pearl S. Buck

“All I know is that I’ve wasted all these years looking for something, a sort of trophy I’d get only if I really, really did enough to deserve it. But I don’t want it anymore, I want something else now, something warm and sheltering, something I can turn to, regardless of what I do, regardless of who I become. Something that will just be there, always, like tomorrow’s sky. That’s what I want now, and I think it’s what you should want too. But it will be too late soon. We’ll become too set to change. If we don’t take our chance now, another may never come for either of us.” – Kazuo Ishiguro

“I am content; that is a blessing greater than riches; and he to whom that is given need ask no more.” – Henry Fielding

“If you lack open communication and honesty in your life – It’s time to look within. Are you someone who handles heavy, emotional, or tough information well or do you often get excessively agitated, upset, or depressed? My rule of thumb is that no topic ‘should’ ever be off limits with a loved one. That is the goal to work towards. The point being, if you’re easy to talk to, people will talk to you! If you’re not, then they won’t!” – Alaric Hutchinson

“Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Peace is life. Love is life. No river holds a grudge against a rock in its path. No leaf refuses to blow in the breeze. No plant denies water or sunshine. We, as human beings, have the gift of self-awareness, but this gift quickly turns to self-destruction if we do not learn to use it. We must learn to turn our minds towards the peace and love that we are flowing within at any given moment. This is the key to serenity. This is the love mindset.” – Vironika Tugaleva

“Take the time to slow down, relax, meditate, and contemplate the wonders within. You will discover an inner calm and balance that previously eluded you.” – Joanne Madeline Moore

“The mind can go in a thousand directions, but on this beautiful path, I walk in peace. With each step, the wind blows. With each step, a flower blooms.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

“But the self-controlled man, moving among objects, with his senses under restraint, and free from both attraction and repulsion, attains peace.” – Chinmayananda Saraswati

“If there is to be any peace it will come through being, not having.” – Henry Miller

“Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.” – Dalai Lama

“Learn to calm down the winds of your mind, and you will enjoy great inner peace.” – Remez Sasson

“Ego says – Once everything falls into place, I’ll feel inner peace. Spirit says – Find your inner peace and then everything will fall into place.” – Marianne Williamson

Stop competing with others

“Self-discipline is about controlling your desires and impulses while staying focused on what needs to get done to achieve your goal.” – Adam Sicinski

“Being indistractable will be the skill of the century.” – Nir Eyal 

“Focus, focus, focus. Dilution of effort will crush you.” – Aaron Levie

“It is better, proverbially, to rule your own spirit than to rule a city.” – Jordan Peterson 

“Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.” – Jim Rohn

“It is time to reverse this prejudice against conscious effort and to see the powers we gain through practice and discipline as eminently inspiring and even miraculous.” – Robert Greene

“Your level of success is determined by your level of discipline and perseverance.”

”No discipline seems pleasant at the time, But painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it.”

“Discipline is money in the bank. A real friend, true strength.”

“By constant self -discipline and self control you can develop greatness of character.”

“Your ability to listen to and take action based on your inner voice- regardless of how you feel, other influences, or temptations you face – is the self mastery.”

“Discipline is choosing between what you want now and what you want most – Abraham Lincoln Quotes.”

“Motivation will die.. let discipline take it place.”

“One of the most important keys to success is having the discipline to do what you know you should do, even when you don’t feel like doing it.”

“Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.”

“Self discipline – The Road may be hard but the results are priceless.

“Stop competing with others & and start competing with yourself.”

“A great way to develop self discipline is to make it a habit to do things you should be doing when you feel the laziest. every time you feel really lazy, do the opposite of what you feel like doing.”

“Self disciplines repeated with consistency every day lead to great achievements gained slowly over time.”

“Nobody is too busy , it’s just a matter of priorities.”

You become what you do every day

“All successes begin with self-discipline. It starts with you.” –  Dwayne Johnson

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

“With self-discipline most anything is possible.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“Discipline is choosing between what you want now, and what you want most.” – Abraham Lincoln

“I don’t stop when I’m tired. I stop when I’m done.” – David Goggins 

“The more self-discipline you have, the more you do the things you should do, the happier your future self will be.” – Maxime Lagacé

“The successful among us delay gratification. The successful among us bargain with the future.” – Jordan Peterson

“No random actions, none not based on underlying principles.” – Marcus Aurelius

“We don’t rise to the level of our expectations; we fall to the level of our training.” –  Archilochus

“Everyone can perform magic, everyone can reach his goals, if he is able to think, if he is able to wait, if he is able to fast.” – Hermann Hesse

“Discipline is doing what needs to be done, Even if you don’t want to do it.”

“Discipline is doing what you hate to do, but nonetheless doing it like you love it.”

”Discipline, not desire, determines your destiny.”

“Can you imagine yourself in 10 years if instead of avoiding the things you know you should do, you actually did them every single day – that’s powerful.” – Jordan Peterson

“Practice is the price you pay today to be better tomorrow.” – James Clear

“Every action you take is kind of like a vote for the kind of person you want to become.” – James Clear

“You must be disciplined in thought, word, and deed. Consciously train yourself to do those things that are good for you.” – Iyanla Vanzant

“To understand success, pay less attention to the final product and more to the mundane process. […] The seeds of greatness are planted in the daily grind.” – Adam Grant

“Want to become a writer? Write every day. Want to become a YouTuber? Upload videos every day. Want to learn a new skill? Practice is every day. You become what you do every day.” – Jose Rosado

“It’s never crowded along the extra mile.” – Wayne Dyer

Spread love everywhere you go

“Do not think that love in order to be genuine has to be extraordinary. What we need is to love without getting tired. Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.” – Mother Teresa

“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” – Mother Teresa

“The most terrible poverty is loneliness, and the feeling of being unloved.” – Mother Teresa

“Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.” – Mother Teresa

“I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.” – Mother Teresa

“If you judge people, you have no time to love them.” – Mother Teresa

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

“What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family.” – Mother Teresa

“Intense love does not measure, it just gives.” – Mother Teresa

“There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.” – Dalai Lama

“Unexpected kindness is the most powerful, least costly, and most underrated agent of human change.” – Bob Kerrey

“Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again.” – Og Mandino

“To serve is beautiful, but only if it is done with joy and a whole heart and a free mind.” – Pearl S. Buck

“I expect to pass through life but once. If therefore, there be any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do to any fellow being, let me do it now, and not defer or neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again.” – William Penn

“When you are kind to others, it not only changes you, it changes the world” – Harold Kushner

“What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make” – Jane Goodall

“Be nice to nerds. Chances are you’ll end up working for one.” – Bill Gates

“I believe in kindness. Also in mischief. Also in singing, especially when singing is not necessarily prescribed.” – Mary Oliver

“We have to be active about kindness and about peace. I’ve always fantasized that it would be great if there was a Department of Peace.” – Dave Matthews

“You can tell by the kindness of a dog how a human should be.” – Don Van Vliet

Kindness is wisdom

“If you want to be a rebel, be kind.” – Pancho Ramos Stierle

“Kindness and a generous spirit go a long way. And a sense of humor. It’s like medicine – very healing.” – Max Irons

“Kind hearts are the gardens. Kind thoughts are the roots. Kind words are the blossoms. Kind deeds are the fruits.” – Kirpal Singh

“Without tenderness, a man is uninteresting.” – Marlene Dietrich

“Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping them up.” – Jesse Jackson

“The fragrance always stays in the hand that gives the rose.” – Hada Bejar

“A great man shows his greatness by the way he treats little men.” – Thomas Carlyle

“An egoist lives in poverty. A kind person lives in abundance.” – Maxime Lagacé

“What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?” – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

“Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.” – Blaise Pascal

“The everyday kindness of the back roads more than makes up for the acts of greed in the headlines.” – Charles Kuralt

“Kindness is wisdom.” – Philip James Bailey

“There’s no use doing a kindness if you do it a day too late.” – Charles Kingsley

“What I’m looking for in people now is kindness.” – Robin Wright

“I think people are willing to talk about anything if you come to it with kindness.” – Jacqueline Woodson

“There are many reasons for kindness, and religion is just one of them.” – Frans de Waal

“My dad worked for Nestle for 26 years and ended up being the mayor of our hometown. One of the lessons I learned from him was to never mistake kindness for weakness.” – Brad D. Smith

“Since my boyhood, I have sought always to please, but out of a kindness in me, never out of fear or respect for what was in others.” – Ben Hecht

“To practice five things under all circumstances constitutes perfect virtue; these five are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness.” – Confucius

“Deliberately seek opportunities for kindness, sympathy, and patience.” – Evelyn Underhill

To be loved is something

“Love doesn’t make the world go ’round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” – Franklin P. Jones

“When you look at me, when you think of me, I am in paradise.” – William Makepeace Thackeray

“The day my life changed forever… The day I first saw you.” – The Longest Ride

“Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.” – Emily Brontë

“Oh, how a quiet love can drown out every fear.” – Jessica Katoff

“I have decided to stick to love; hate is too great a burden to bear.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

“I’ve tried so many times to think of a new way to say it, and it’s still I love you.” – Zelda Fitzgerald

“In vain have I struggled. It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you.” – Mr. Darcy

“There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.” – George Sand

“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

“The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved.” – Victor Hugo

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

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

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

“I am in you and you in me, mutual in divine love.” – William Blake

“Love is the greatest refreshment in life.” – Pablo Picasso

“For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love.” – Carl Sagan

“To love is nothing. To be loved is something. But to love and be loved, that’s everything.” – T. Tolis

“Love is not only something you feel, it is something you do.” – David Wilkerson

“Loving people live in a loving world. Hostile people live in a hostile world. Same world.” – Wayne Dyer

Love is like the wind

“The only word that frees me of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love.” – Sophocles

 “I saw that you were imperfect yet perfect, and fell in love.” – Angelita Lim

“Whenever I’m here, alone, you make me feel like I am home again. Whenever I’m alone with you, you make me whole again.” – The Cure

“I don’t love you for looks, or your body, but because you can sing a song that only I can hear.” – Oscar Wilde

“The greatest happiness of life is the deep feelings that we are being loved; loved for being ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.” – Victor Hugo

“I want you. All of you. Your flaws. Your mistakes. Your imperfections. I want you, and only you.” – John Legend

“Love is when you meet that one person who tells you something new about yourself that you never saw.” – Andre Breton

“Only one life, that soon is past. Only what’s done with love will last.” – Unknown

“Better to have loved and lost, than to have never loved at all.” –  Augustine of Hippo

“Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking together in the same direction.” –  Antoine de Saint-Exupery

“Just in case you have forgotten today: You matter. You are loved. You are worthy. You are magical.” –  Unknown

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

“When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” ― Paulo Coelho

“We love the things we love for what they are.” ― Robert Frost

“Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.” ― Zelda Fitzgerald

“Once upon a time there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering.”― Nicole Krauss

“We loved with a love that was more than love.” ― Edgar Allen Poe

“I have decided to stick to love…Hate is too great a burden to bear.” ― Martin Luther King Jr.

“Two people in love, alone, isolated from the world, that’s beautiful.” ― Milan Kundera

“We must be our own before we can be another’s.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

This is a wonderful day

“Keep your eyes open and try to catch people in your company doing something right, then praise them for it.” – Tom Hopkins

“In life, one has a choice to take one of two paths: to wait for some special day–or to celebrate each special day.”-  Rasheed Ogunlaru

“This a wonderful day. I’ve never seen this one before.” – Maya Angelou

“What may seem a curse may be a blessing, and what may be a blessing may be a curse.” –  Muso Kokushi

“Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. And let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good.” –  Maya Angelou

“Train yourself never to put off the word or action for the expression of gratitude.” –  Albert Schweitzer

“My socks may not match, but my feet are always warm.” – Maureen McCullough 

“Gratitude is a sickness suffered by dogs.” – Joseph Stalin

“I can multitask like crazy. I’m riddled with ADD – a blessing and a curse.” –  Glenn Beck

“The unthankful heart discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings.” – Henry Ward Beecher

“We would worry less if we praised more. Thanksgiving is the enemy of discontent and dissatisfaction.” – Harry A. Ironside

“Gratitude is a currency that we can mint for ourselves, and spend without fear of bankruptcy.” – Fred De Witt Van Amburgh

“The way to develop the best that is in a person is by appreciation and encouragement.” – Charles Schwab

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

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

“Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.” –  Karl Barth

“Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.” – Denis Waitley

“As each day comes to us refreshed and anew, so does my gratitude renew itself daily. The breaking of the sun over the horizon is my grateful heart dawning upon a blessed world. ” – Adabella Radici

“Grace isn’t a little prayer you chant before receiving a meal. It’s a way to live. ” – Jacqueline Winspear

“I looked around and thought about my life. I felt grateful. I noticed every detail. That is the key to time travel. You can only move if you are actually in the moment. You have to be where you are to get to where you need to go.” – Amy Poehler

Gratitude brings peace for today

“Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts.”— Henri Frederic Amiel

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

“Our favorite attitude should be gratitude.”— Zig Ziglar

“A moment of gratitude makes a difference in your attitude.”— Bruce Wilkinson

“None is more impoverished than the one who has no gratitude. Gratitude is a currency that we can mint for ourselves and spend without fear of bankruptcy.”— Fred De Witt Van Amburgh

“In ordinary life, we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich.”— Dietrich Bonhoeffer

“Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”— Marcel Proust

“At times, our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.”— Albert Schweitzer

“Hardship is a blessing when it spurs effort and development; ease is a curse when it increases complacency and self-indulgence.”— Muso Kokushi

“The real gift of gratitude is that the more grateful you are, the more present you become.”— Robert Holden

“Gratitude turns what we have into enough.” – Aesop

““Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” —Melody Beattie

“In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.” —Albert Schweitzer

“If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, ‘Thank you,’ that would suffice.” – Meister Eckhart

“I can no other answer make, but, thanks, And thanks, and ever thanks.” – William Shakespeare

“In ordinary life, we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

“Ingratitude is the daughter of pride.” – Miguel de Cervantes

“The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it.” –  Richard Bach

“Don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines.” – Leroy Satchel Paige

“We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.” – Cynthia Ozick 

Wisdom listens

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

“No one can compete with you on being you. Most of life is a search for who and what needs you the most.” – Naval Ravikant

“We are who we choose to be.” – Green Goblin

“Sing the song that only you can sing, write the book that only you can write, build the product that only you can build… live the life that only you can live.” – Naval Ravikant

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

“Memory is the mother of all wisdom.” – Aeschylus

“Wisdom grows in quiet places.” – Austin O’Malley

“Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much; Wisdom is humble that he knows no more.” – William Cowper

“Wisdom is ever fresh; other things grow stale, but this is the evergreen flower of nature.” – Edward Counsel

“Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.” – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

“If you can’t simplify it, you don’t understand it. If you can only simplify it, you don’t understand it. Mastery is feeling comfortable across the spectrum of complexity.” – Johnny Uzan

“Nothing is durable, whether for an individual or for a society; the destinies of men and cities alike sweep onwards.” – Seneca

“The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.” – Cicero

“It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: The music is nothing if the audience is deaf.” – Walter Lippmann

“Wisdom is knowing what to do next; skill is knowing how to do it, and virtue is doing it.” – David Starr Jordan

“Honesty is the first book of wisdom.” – Thomas Jefferson

“Patience is the companion of wisdom.” – Saint Augustine

“We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.” – George Bernard Shaw

“Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone.” – Anonymous

“Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.” – Jimi Hendrix

Wisdom waits for you to be silent enough to hear

“To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.” – Bertrand Russell

“The door to wisdom is knowing yourself.” – Anonymous

“Knowledge comes from learning. Wisdom comes from living.” – Anthony Douglas Williams

“Wisdom waits for you to be silent enough to hear.” –  B. D. Schiers

“Perhaps wisdom is realizing how small I am, and unwise, and how far I have yet to go.” –  Anthony Bourdain

“Meditation brings wisdom; lack of meditation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what hold you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom.” –  Buddha

“He who knows, does not speak. He who speaks, does not know.” – Lao Tzu

“The source of wisdom is whatever is happening to us right at this very instant.” – Pema Chödrön

“All the gold on the earth is not enough to exchange for virtue.” – Plato

“Be like a warrior with the process, be like water with the results.” –  Nate Miyaki

“The perfect man uses his mind as a mirror. It grasps nothing. It regrets nothing. It receives but does not keep.” –  Zhuangzi

“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

“The wise ones fashioned speech with their thought, sifting it as grain is sifted through a sieve.” – Buddha

“Life is like the ocean, it goes up and down” – Vanessa Paradis

“We won’t have a society if we destroy the environment.” – Margaret Mead

“The wise does at once what the fool does at last.” –  Baltasar Gracian

“Some people are so poor, all they have is money.” – Jack Kerouac

“The loudest voice rarely carries the most wisdom.” – James Pierce

“We’ve got a lot of experience of not having any experience.” – Terry Pratchett

“The only Zen you’ll find on mountain tops is the Zen you bring up there with you.” – Alan Watts

You are powerful

“Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.” —Og Mandino

“Beware; for I am fearless, and therefore powerful.” – Mary Shelley

“I don’t know what frightens me more, the power that crushes us, or our endless ability to endure it.” – Gregory David Roberts

”Today I do what others won’t, so that tomorrow I can accomplish what others don’t.” – Jerry Rice 

“The most important things are the hardest to say because words diminish them.” – Stephen King

“Don’t confuse comfort with happiness.” – Dean Karnazes

“Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.” – Maori proverb 

“I have never in my life learned anything from any man who agreed with me.” – Dudley Field Malone

“If you want to shine like the sun, first burn like the sun.” – APJ Abdul Kalam

“Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced.” – James Baldwin

“Certain things catch your eye, but pursue only those that capture the heart.” – Ancient Indian Proverb 

“Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” — Joshua J. Marine

“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 life time — help someone else.” — Chinese proverb

“Be not afraid of greatness; some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them.” —William Shakespeare

“You are free. You are powerful. You are good. You are love. You have value. You have purpose. All is well.” – Esther Hicks

“Courage isn’t having the strength to go on – it is going on when you don’t have strength.”  – Napoleon Bonaparte

“If you don’t turn your life into a story, you just become a part of someone else’s story.” – Terry Pratchett

“When you realize how perfect everything is, you will tilt your head back and laugh at the sky.” – Buddha

“Great minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, small minds discuss people.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler.” – Albert Einstein 

Do what you gotta do

“I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.” – Estee Lauder

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot

“Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” – Joshua Marine

“Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future, and live in the only moment of time over which you have any control: now.” – Denis Waitley

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

“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” – Robert F. Kennedy

“You cannot afford to live in potential for the rest of your life; at some point, you have to unleash the potential and make your move.” – Eric Thomas

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

“The next message you need is always right where you are.” – Ram Dass

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

“When words fail, music speaks” – Shakespeare

“Embrace the glorious mess that you are.” – Elizabeth Gilbert

“Normality is a paved road: it’s comfortable to walk but no flowers grow.” – Vincent van Gogh

“I have nothing to lose but something to gain.” – Eminem

“The greatest superpower is the ability to change yourself.” – Naval Ravikant

“This moment is not your life, it’s just a moment in your life.” – Ryan Holiday

“F*ck the world. Do what you gotta do. You’re gonna be dead soon anyway.” – Fateh Singh

“Gratitude is the easiest and most powerful way to transform your life. Become truly grateful, and you will magnetize everything you need.” – Rhonda Byrne

“Developing altruism is one of the most powerful methods for countering negative tendencies and destructive impulses.” – 14th Dalai Lama

“If you work like a maniac for three hours you will have surpassed most people who work off and on for eight.” – Thibaut

Most people risk being happy

“Turning your back on the darkness didn’t mean the darkness would turn it’s back on you.”― Jennifer Donnelly

“Do not be lured by the need to be liked: better to be respected, even feared.” – Robert Greene

“When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.” – Lao Tzu

“Every moment of happiness requires a great amount of ignorance.” – Honoré de Balzac

“Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

“The more you know who you are, and what you want, the less you let things upset you.” – Stephanie Perkins

“You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.” – Mark Twain

“What matters in life is what you care about and what you will continue to make effort toward caring about it.” -Nokwethemba Nkosi

“Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.” – Stephen R. Covey

“To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children… to leave the world a better place… to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain

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

“If men would consider not so much wherein they differ, as wherein they agree, there would be far less of uncharitableness and angry feeling in the world.” – Joseph Addison

“Most people would rather be certain they’re miserable, than risk being happy.” – Dr. Robert Anthony

“When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure.” – Peter Marshall

“It has been said that man is a rational animal. All my life I have been searching for evidence which could support this.” – Bertrand Russell

“A bus station is where a bus stops. A train station is where a train stops. On my desk, I have a work station…” – William Faulkner

“Did you ever stop to think, and then forget to start again?” – Winnie The Pooh

“People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.” –  Winnie The Pooh

“They’re funny things, accidents. You never have them till you’re having them.” – Winnie The Pooh