Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of…
The more consideration we show others.
The stronger we will be.
The most stable, and therefore, the most healthy self-esteem is based on deserved respect from others rather than on external fame or celebrity and unwarranted adulation.
We can’t always prevent something happening to us.
But we can choose how we respond.
We will never feel better about ourselves by making others look worse.
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen.
Not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.
( C.S. Lewis )
Give yourself permission to be who you really are, strong, wise, and absolutely unique.
Measure wealth not by the things you have.
But by the things you have for which you would not take money.
Seeing is better than being blind, even when seeing hurts.
We either accept things as they are.
Or we attempt to change things for the better.
Faith is not the belief that God will do what you want.
It is the belief that God will do what is right.
( Max Lucado )
We do not only have the right to be an individual.
We have an obligation to be one.
If you dream of a totally different lifestyle in a totally different place.
Then now is the time to stop dreaming and start doing.
Forget about the people you disagree with or don’t get along with.
You should be spending all your spare time with people whose beliefs are in tune with your own.
Sometimes beautiful things come into our lives out of nowhere.
We can’t always understand them, but we have to trust in them.
I know you want to question everything, but sometimes it pays to just have a little faith.
( Lauren Kate )
Knowing something is there, when all others do not see it, is genius.
The beauty of having a low income is that there is not enough money to buy what you don’t really need.
It seems that the necessary thing to do is not to fear mistakes, to plunge in, to do the best that one can, hoping to learn enough from blunders to correct them eventually.
It would be nice if the poor were to get even half of the money that is spent in studying them.
None of us knows what might happen even the next minute, yet still we go forward.
Because we trust.
Because we have Faith.
( Paulo Coelho )
Take a new hope of the year that lies ahead of you.
Dream a new dream.
And dream it till at last it all comes true.
Find the new strength that you will need upon the forward way.
Cling to your faith.
And live it every hour of every day.
Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees.
The winds will blow their freshness into you, and the storms their energy,
While cares will drop off like falling leaves.
Do not be afraid.
Our fate cannot be taken from us.
It is a gift.
( Dante Alighieri )
A person is not old until regrets take place of dreams.
We may not have our tomorrows but we had our yesterdays.
Instead of focusing on how much you can accomplish, focus on how much you can absolutely love what you’re doing.
( Leo Babauta )
Whoever satisfies others will also be satisfied.
Call wisdom your sister and greet understanding as a familiar friend.
Recognise that on certain days the greatest grace is that the day is over and you get to close your eyes.
Tomorrow comes more brightly.
( Mary Anne Radmacher )
A mild answer turns away anger.
But a sharp word makes tempers rise.
A soothing word is a tree of life.
But a mischievous tongue breaks the spirit.
Those who meddle in a quarrel not their own, is like one who takes a passing dog by the ears.
Fools show their anger at once, but the prudent ignore an insult.
I have been and still am a seeker, but I have ceased to question stars and books.
I have begun to listen to the teaching my blood whispers to me.
( Hermann Hesse )
Like clouds and wind that bring no rain are those who boast of gifts they never give.
A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver.
Whoever refuses correction is his own worst enemy.
But he who listens to reproof learns sense.
Your conscience is the measure of the honesty of your selfishness.
Listen to it carefully.
( Richard Bach )
If you are going through hell, keep going until you come out the other side.
We are all here for a purpose, all equal, all with a place to fill.
Obviously the most beautiful fate, the most wonderful good fortune that can happen to any human being, is to be paid for doing that which he passionately loves to do.
The only people you need in your life are the ones that need you in theirs.
I was never really insane except upon occasions when my heart was touched.
( Edgar Allan Poe )
Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love and to work and to play and to look up at the stars.
Unknowingly, we plough the dust of stars, blown about us by the wind, and drink the universe in a glass of rain.
It may be the sole purpose in life of some people to serve as a warning to others.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.
( Maya Angelou )
You don’t need to be smart or talented to succeed.
You just need to keep going.
Kindness brings two people closer together.
The giver and the receiver.
The past doesn’t determine our future.
But it can sometimes leave valuable clues.
The things you do for yourself are gone when you are gone.
But the things you do for others remain as your legacy.
( Kalu Ndukwe Kalu )
The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it.
Our Creator would never have made such lovely days and have given us the deep hearts to enjoy them unless we were meant to be immortal.
You become successful by fighting your own laziness and ignorance every step of the way.
What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.
( Jane Goodall )
Those who find pleasure in helping others may be God’s chosen angels.
We must believe that we are gifted for something.
And having that belief will carry us happily through life.
Don’t be afraid to stop doing the things that make you feel uncomfortable.
If you want to control things in your life so bad, work on the mind.
That’s the only thing you should be trying to control.
( Elizabeth Gilbert )
If you can spend a perfectly useless afternoon in a perfectly useless manner.
You have learned how to live.
Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection.
Not in books alone but in every leaf of springtime.
Why do people who have nothing to say keep saying it?
There are years that ask questions and years that answer.
( Zora Neale Hurston )
Some people suffer in silence louder than others.
Those who have sympathy and compassion for all creatures are true humans.
The great lesson is that the sacred is in the ordinary, that it is to be found in one’s daily life, in one’s neighbours, friends, and family, in one’s backyard.
Everyone is guilty of all the good they don’t do.
Gossip is sharp as a sword.
But the tongue of the wise brings healing.
You may think everything you do is right.
But the Lord judges your motives.
Like madness is the glory of life.
( William Shakespeare )
The Lord Gives Wisdom ..
From His mouth come knowledge and understanding.
He stores up sound wisdom for the upright.
He is a shield to those who walk in integrity, guarding the paths of justice and preserving the way of His saints.
Then you will understand righteousness and justice and equity, every good path.
For wisdom will come into your heart.
And knowledge will be pleasant to your soul.
What we do comes out of who we believe we are.
( Rob Bell )
Don’t tell me the sky’s the limit when there are footprints on the moon.
( Paul Brandt )