Passion first

“Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end.” – Roy T. Bennett

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

“Make the most of yourself….for that is all there is of you.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right.” – Quote By Henry Ford

“Results happen over time, not overnight. Work hard, stay consistent, and be patient.” – Unknown

“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” — Confucius

“If you know me you know that …”

“When it rains, look for Rainbows. When it’s dark, look for Stars.”

“Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.”

“When you’re happy you enjoy the music. When you’re sad you understand the lyrics.”

“She acts like summer & walks like rain.”

“You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.”

“Passion first and everything will fall into place.” – Holly Holm

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

“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.” – Douglas Adams 

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

“If you say you can or you can’t you are right either way.” – Henry Ford

“Remember: the more you expect things to be a certain way, the more disappointed you’ll be. Accept life as it is. You’ll be free.” – Maxime Lagacé

“The dreamers are the saviors of the world.” – James Allen

“Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it.” – Confucius

Keep looking up

“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” – E.E. Cummings

“Every next level of your life will demand a different version of you.” – Unknown

“Don’t let your fear decide your future.” – Shalane Flanagan

“Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Wishing is not enough; we must do.” – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

“Imagine your life is perfect in every respect; what would it look like?” – Brian Tracy

“Success is what happens after you have survived all of your disappointments.” – Unknown

“Don’t try to be perfect. Just try to be better than you were yesterday.” – Unknown

“By the way, I’m wearing the smile you gave me.”

“You are free to choose, but you are not free from the consequence of your choice.”

“Sometimes you meet a person and you just click — you’re comfortable with them, like you’ve known them you whole life, and you don’t have to pretend to be anyone or anything.”

“I knew who I was this morning but I’ve changed a few times since then.”

“Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.”

“You have to be at your strongest when you’re feeling at your weakest.”

“Difficult roads always lead to beautiful destinations.” – Zig Ziglar

“Keep looking up… that’s the secret of life.” – Snoopy

“Life can be simple and beautiful. Focus on the good things.” – Maxime Lagacé

“It’s better to dance than to march through life.” – Yoko Ono

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

“I’m always doing things I can’t do. That’s how I get to do them.” – Pablo Picasso

“Life is short, and it is up to you to make it sweet.”- Sarah Louise Delany

Keep going

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

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

“My life is my argument.” –  Albert Schweitzer

“Dream big. Pray bigger.”

“Leave no stone unturned.” –  Euripides

“Fight till the last gasp.” – William Shakespeare

“Stay hungry. Stay foolish.” – Steve Jobs

“Broken crayons still color.” 

“And so the adventure begins.”

“If you want it, work for it.”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

You can be happy where you are

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“Fortune sides with him who dares.” – Virgil

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

Love is like the wind

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

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

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

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

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

“The root of suffering is attachment.” – Buddha

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Life is pleasant

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dream big and dare to fail

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“Sometimes later becomes never. Do it now.”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“Dream big and dare to fail” – Unknown

Life is too short to be unhappy

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Life is really simple

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“Don’t stop until you’re proud.”

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

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

“Positive mind. Positive vibes. Positive life.”

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

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

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

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

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

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

“Keep calm and carry on.” – Winston Churchill

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

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

Start where you are

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

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

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

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

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

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

“Don’t stop until you’re proud.”

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

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

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

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

“Positive mind. Positive vibes. Positive life.”

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

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

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

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

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

“Keep calm and carry on.” – Winston Churchill

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

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

Time flies like an arrow

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

To think is easy

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Failure open doors to new opportunities

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“Failure open doors to new opportunities.” – Unknown

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

Thoughts become things

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

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

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

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

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

“Thoughts become things.” – Mike Dooley

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A mind is a terrible thing to waste

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

To wander is to be alive

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“Die with memories, not with dreams.”

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

Freedom is not for the weak

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

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

“Freedom lies in being bold.” – Robert Frost

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Make a difference

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“Done is better than perfect.” – Sheryl Sandberg

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cleverness is good

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

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

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

“Slow and steady wins the race.” – Aesop 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Motivate yourself

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“I dwell in possibility.” – Emily Dickinson

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

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

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

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

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

Success is the sweetest revenge

“Great things never come from comfort zones.”

“Dream it. Wish it. Do it.”

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

“If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.” – Jim Rohn

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“Success is dependent on effort.” – Sophocles

“Success is the sweetest revenge.” – Vanessa Williams

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

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

Trust yourself

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

There is only one pretty child in the world

“Restore balance. Most kids have technology, school and extracurricular activities covered. It’s time to add a pinch of adventure, a sprinkle of sunshine and a big handful of  outdoor play.” – Penny Whitehouse

“Let the children be free; encourage them; let them run outside when it is raining; let them remove their shoes when they find a puddle of water; and when the grass of the meadows is wet with dew, let them run on it and trample it with their bare feet; let them rest peacefully when a tree invites them to sleep beneath its shade; let them shout and laugh when the sun wakes them in the morning.” –  Maria Montessori

“Playing together in nature is as much about us as it is about the child. Children get to celebrate and be themselves, while we are reminded of our inner child – the essence of who we are.” – Nicolette Sowder

“Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see.” – John F. Kennedy

“There is only one pretty child in the world and every mother has it.” 

“I come from that society and there is a common thread, specifically family values—the idea that you do anything for your family, and the unconditional love for one’s children.” – Ednita Nazario 

“It is a wise father that knows his own child.” – William Shakespeare

“It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” – Frederick Douglass

“The more people have studied different methods of bringing up children, the more they have come to the conclusion that what good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is the best after all.” -Benjamin Spock

“A baby is God’s opinion that the world should go on.” –  Carl Sandburg

“When times are hard, when your friends turn against you and your luck seems to fail, know that I will always be just a phone call away.”

“I know you must walk your own path, but let my love be the light to guide you.”

“It’s a beautiful thing, watching another adult walking around out there in the world with my heart beating inside them.”

“Butterflies have wings, so they can fly. Fish have gills, so they can swim. Bunnies have four legs, so they can run. I have a heart, so I can love you.”

“There’s no bad thing you could do that would ever change my love.”

“See the stars? I made a wish on one, and I got you.”

“Wherever you go, my love is with you.”

“I hug you and kiss you and tell you I love you because it fills me with joy. I’ll hug you and kiss you and tell you I love you some more so you’ll be full too.”

“I love you when I wake up in the morning. I love you all day long. I love you in my dreams at night.”

“No work is more important than my love for you.”

Be like a mountain

“When your life is governed by the Divine nature instead of the self-centered nature you will find inner peace.” – Anonymous

“Possession of material riches, without inner peace, is like dying of thirst while bathing in a lake.” – Anonymous

“For me, success is inner peace.” – Denzel Washington

“You’ll never find peace of mind until you listen to your heart.” – George Michael

“Be like a mountain; do not let anything disturb your inner peace.” – Debasish Mridha

“Turn your wounds into wisdom” – Oprah

“On the surface, reality may appear the same each day, but in essence, we are new every moment of our lives. The potential for change and growth is unlimited if we allow ourselves to surrender to the flow.” – Dorit Brauer

“Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” – Rumi

“I have heard that he who knows what is enough will not let himself be entangled by thoughts of gain; that he who really understands how to find satisfaction will not be afraid of other kinds of loss; and that he who practices the cultivation of what is within him will not be ashamed because he holds no position in society.” –  Zhuangzi

“Money and success don’t change people; they merely amplify what is already there.” – Will Smith

“Much of our suffering is caused by our false perceptions and attachment to mental images. We assume things to be true without really knowing whether they are true or not, then create a world of hurt for ourselves and others.” – Joseph P. Kauffman,

“Everything negative – pressure, challenges – is all an opportunity for me to rise.” – Kobe Bryant

“Happiness can only be achieved by looking inward & learning to enjoy whatever life has and this requires transforming greed into gratitude.” – John Chrysostom

“Live for each second without hesitation.” – Elton John

“When we are unable to find tranquility within ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.” – Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.” – Buddha

“When we understand clearly that inner peace is the real source of happiness, and how, through spiritual practice, we can experience progressively deeper levels of inner peace, we will develop tremendous enthusiasm to practice.” – Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

“Meditation is not a way of making your mind quiet. It is a way of entering into the quiet that is already there – buried under the 50,000 thoughts the average person thinks every day.” – Deepak Chopra

“Remember the entrance to the sanctuary is inside you.” – Rumi

“Fearlessness presupposes calmness and peace of mind.” – Mahatma Gandhi

Routine is a sign of ambition

“It’s easy to make excuses for the lack of self-discipline but excuses don’t get you anywhere.” – Anonymous

“Peace and happiness shall fill your mind deep within, if you act according to truth and self-discipline.” – Gobind Singh

“Cultivate within yourselves the might power of self-discipline.” – Gordon B. Hinckley

“In the end, you win through superior craftsmanship, not marketing.” – Robert Greene

“The senses have been conditioned by attraction to the pleasant and aversion to the unpleasant. Do not be ruled by them.” – Bhagavad Gita

“Do the best one can. Do it over again. Then still improve, even if ever so slightly, those retouches.” – Marguerite Yourcenar

“No man is free who cannot command himself.” – Pythagoras

“If I don’t have a project, I don’t have any discipline.” – Marina Abramovic

“Routine, in an intelligent man, is a sign of ambition.” – W.H. Auden

“What is truly ambitious is to face life and proceed with quiet confidence in spite of the distractions.” – Ryan Holiday

“The distance between your dreams and reality is called discipline.”

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

“All successes begin with self discipline. It starts with you.”

“He who lives without discipline dies without HONOR.”

“Daily affirmations are great. Daily reminders are better. Daily actions are best.” – Carlos Del Valle

“If you manage your time like it’s worth a lot of money, it eventually will.” – Johnny Uzan

“Good habits are personal capital. They require investment, but many pay off 1000X over a lifetime.” – Michael

“Have goals that are challenging enough to intimidate others.” 

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

“Progress is not achieved by luck or accident, but by working on yourself daily.” – Epictetus

Kindness is so gangsta

“You can accomplish by kindness what you cannot by force.” – Pubilius Syrus

“As the rain falls on the just and unjust alike, let your heart be untroubled by judgments and let your kindness rain down on all.”-  Buddha

“Act with kindness, but do not expect gratitude.” – Confucius

“The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intention.” – Kahlil Gibran

“I hope you will have a wonderful year, that you’ll dream dangerously and outrageously, that you’ll make something that didn’t exist before you made it, that you will be loved and that you will be liked, and that you will have people to love and to like in return. And, most importantly (because I think there should be more kindness and more wisdom in the world right now), that you will, when you need to be, be wise, and that you will always be kind.” – Neil Gaiman

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

“Kindness is so gangsta.” 

“We rise by lifting others.” – Robert Ingersoll

“One can’t be kind to one person and cruel to another.” – Morarji Desai

“There’s no such things as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.” –  Scott Adams

“The only way to tell the truth is to speak with kindness. Only the words of a loving man can be heard.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver.” – Barbara De Angelis

“Treat everyone with respect and kindness. Period. No exceptions.” – Kiana Tom

“You can tell by the kindness of a dog how a human should be.” – Captain Beefheart

“I actually think that the most efficacious way of making a difference is to lead by example, and doing random acts of kindness is setting a very good example of how to behave in the world.” – Misha Collins

“Kindness and politeness are not overrated at all. They’re underused.” – Tommy Lee Jones

“Kindness is really important to me in finding my own prince – so are patience and a sense of humor. Without those qualities he’s no Prince Charming!” – Anne Hathaway

“Good people can get you out of a thousand problems with charm and kindness.” – Anouska Hempel

“A word of kindness is seldom spoken in vain, while witty sayings are as easily lost as the pearls slipping from a broken string.” – George Dennison Prentice

“It really shocks me when I encounter people who think kindness doesn’t matter. Because I think it’s pretty much the only thing that matters.” – Josh Radnor

Not to love is foolish

“Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.” – Rumi

“Love waits for all of us quietly in that place where no one is looking.” – Atticus Poetry

“Love isn’t finding a perfect person. It’s seeing an imperfect person perfectly.” – Sam Keen

“When I connect the dots, they always lead to you.” – Perry Poetry

“First love and last love both are important for you first love changes your nature while last love changes your life.” – Unknown

“I loved you yesterday, loving you still, always have, and always will.” – Elaine Davis

“To love is to burn, to be on fire.” –  Jane Austen

“One day someone will walk into your life and make you realize how it feels to live a true love story.” – Unknown

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

“To love is risky. Not to love is foolish.” – Maxime Lagacé

“I know of no greater happiness than to be with you all the time, without interruption, without end.” –  Franz Kafka

“I have no special gift. With deep love, I give what I have.” ― Debasish Mridha

“You must love in such a way that the person you love feels free.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

“I knew why love was always described with eternity. A single minute stretched out for lifetimes.” ― Shannon A. Thompson

“Love is breathing each other with all madness” ― Seema Gupta

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” – Lao Tzu

“Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.” – Lamartine

“Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.” ― William Shakespeare

“When someone loves you, the way they talk about you is different. You feel safe and comfortable.” ― Jess C. Scott

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” –  Lao Tzu

This is a wonderful day

“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.”— Oprah Winfrey

“Nothing new can come into your life unless you are grateful for what you already have.”— Michael Bernhard

“If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.”— W. Clement Stone

“If you have lived, take thankfully the past.”— John Dryden

“Be grateful for what you have and work hard for what you don’t have.”— Anonymous

“So much has been given to me; I have no time to ponder over that which has been denied.”— Helen Keller

“Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgiving, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.”— William Arthur Ward

“If the only prayer you said in your whole life was “thank you,” that would suffice.”— Meister Eckhart

“Learn to be thankful for what you already have, while you pursue all that you want.”— Jim Rohn

“We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives.”— John F. Kennedy

“The soul that gives thanks can find comfort in everything; the soul that complains can find comfort in nothing.” – Hannah Whitall Smith

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

“No duty is more urgent than giving thanks.” – James Allen

“Whatever we are waiting for—peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance—it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart.” – Sarah Ban Breathnach

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

“Meditate, relax and just “be” for a moment. Remember that this moment is perfect the way it is and you don’t need to change it.” –  Maxime Lagacé

“I thank everything, because everything teaches me something.” –  Maxime Lagacé

“True happiness is to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future, not to amuse ourselves with either hopes or fears but to rest satisfied with what we have, which is sufficient, for he that is so wants nothing.” –  Seneca

“Giving thanks for abundance is greater than the abundance itself.” – Rumi

“The greatest blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach. A wise man is content with his lot, whatever it may be, without wishing for what he has not.” – Seneca

No seed ever sees the flower

“Turn your wounds into wisdom.” – Oprah Winfrey

“When anger enters the mind, wisdom departs.” – Thomas A Kempis

“When an ordinary man attains knowledge, he is a sage; when a sage attains understanding, he is an ordinary man.” –  Zen proverb

“Let your actions demonstrate your wisdom.” 

“No seed ever sees the flower.” – Zen proverb

“Man’s primary art is virtue itself.” – Seneca

“Knowledge is discovered collectively, wisdom is rediscovered individually.” – Naval Ravikant

“Spend your money on the things money can buy. Spend your time on the things money can’t buy.” – Haruki Murakami 

“Only when someone refuses to do certain things will he be capable of doing great things.” – Mencius

“Sometimes taking time is actually a shortcut.” –  Haruki Murakami

“Seek wisdom, not knowledge. Knowledge is of the past, Wisdom is of the future.” –  Lumbee 

“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

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

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

“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 spirit waiting to be revealed.” – Tony Clark

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

“I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.” – E.B. White

“Better to be tentative than to be recklessly sure – to be an apprentice at sixty, than to present oneself as a doctor at ten.” – Michel de Montaigne

“Dogs look up to you, cats look down on you. Give me a pig. He just looks you in the eye and treats you as an equal.” – Winston Churchill

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

Time is precious

“No time? Switch off the TV. Television is our biggest enemy.” – Josie Cluney

“The time to act will never be right, make your move before you are ready, and everything will fall into place.”

“Time is precious.” – Anonymous

“We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right.” – Nelson Mandela

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

“Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.” –  Napoleon Hill

“How we spend our days, is, of course, how we spend our lives.” – Annie Dillard

“A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.” – Charles Darwin

“Enjoy yourself. It’s later than you think.” – Chinese proverb 

“Better three hours too soon than a minute too late.” – William Shakespeare

“Don’t let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use.” – Earl Nightingale

“Much may be done in those little shreds and patches of time which every day produces, and which most men throw away.” – Charles Caleb Colton

“Time is your most important resource. You can do so much in ten minutes.” – Ingvar Kamprad

“Realize that now, in this moment of time, you are creating. You are creating your next moment. That is what’s real.” – Sara Paddison

“Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” – Warren Buffett 

“There’s never enough time to do all the nothing you want.” – Bill Watterson

“Who knows where the time goes?” – Nina Simone

“How did it get so late so soon?” – Dr. Seuss

“Time! The corrector when our judgments err.” –  Lord Byron

“Vacations are an expensive way to schedule time to pause and reflect.” –  Shane Parrish

Learn to listen

“To any entrepreneur: if you want to do it, do it now. If you don’t, you’re going to regret it.” – Catherine Cook

“I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that’s why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan

“There is only one way to avoid criticism: Do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.” – Aristotle

“If you’re not a risk taker, you should get the hell out of business.” – Ray Kroc

“The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won’t. It’s whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere.” — Barack Obama

“Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.” — Helen Keller

“The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.” — Franklin D. Roosevelt

“If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to meet it!” – Jonathan Winters

“To be successful, you have to have your heart in your business, and your business in your heart.” —Thomas Watson Sr.

“I may be over the top on this, but I just don’t want to like my competitors. I want my people to believe that whenever he and our other competitors succeed, we will be less able to do all the things we want to do.” —Phil Knight

“Business is a combination of war and sport.”  – Andre Maurois

“The road to someday leads to a town of nowhere.” – Tony Robbins

“Learn to listen. Opportunity could be knocking at your door very softly.” – Frank Tyger

“Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.” – Albert Einstein

“Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“There is no royal, flower-strewn path to success. And if there is, I have not found it. For if I have accomplished anything in life, it is because I have been willing to work hard.” – C.J. Walker

“Business is more exciting than any game.” – Lord Beaverbrook

“Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized.” – Albert Einstein

“We are currently not planning on conquering the world.” – Sergey Brin

“If it really was a no-brainer to make it on your own in business, there’d be millions of no-brained, harebrained, and otherwise dubiously brained individuals quitting their day jobs and hanging out their own shingles. Nobody would be left to round out the workforce and execute the business plan.” – Bill Rancic

Failure is success in progress

“You are the only one that can make those dreams reality and this is why even when you fall, we will only cheer you on so that you can stand and try again.”

“No one is going to take over your battles for you, they are yours because you were designed specifically for those battles so keep fighting.”

“The important thing is to keep your head above water at all times, no matter how hard it is to swim, just stay afloat.”

“Failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success.” – Anonymous

“Don’t bury your failures, let them inspire you.” – Robert Kiyosaki

“Failure defeats losers but it inspires winners.” –  Anonymous

“Losers quit when they fail. Winners fail until they succeed.” – Robert T. Kiyosaki

“Failure is success in progress.” – Albert Einstein 

“Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” – Henry Ford

“Mistakes are the portals of discovery.” – James Joyce

“Don’t worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try.” – Jack Canfield

“Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.” – C. S. Lewis

“I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.” – Michael Jordan

“No man ever achieved worth-while success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure.“ – Napoleon Hill

“Good people are good because they’ve come to wisdom through failure. We get very little wisdom from success, you know.” — William Saroyan

“You can’t let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.” – Barack Obama

“Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.” — Charlie Chaplin

“Don’t fear failure — not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.” — Bruce Lee

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

“Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure.” – Confucius

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

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

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.”

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