Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of…
Tough times never last.
Tough people do.
( Robert H. Schuller )
The good who have faith in God need not worry about anything.
It is the evil and the wicked who need to worry.
We can know only that we know nothing.
And that is the highest degree of human wisdom.
( Leo Tolstoy )
Some have a good-looking physical body, but don’t have the heart and the soul to go with it.
If you need to cry, then cry.
Then wipe your eyes.
Otherwise your tears won’t let you see the stars.
What I stand for is what I stand on.
( Wendell Berry )
Those who copy and try to behave like others, are usually those who cannot bear to see themselves as they are.
How can the creation of Earth be a random event?
Earth provides us with all we need.
Food, water, medicine, shelter.
The air that we breathe.
And shields that protect us from both UV and cosmic radiation.
When you look back at what you did yesterday.
Was it worthwhile?
There is no failure except in no longer trying.
( Elbert Hubbard )
Do not hold on to anger, or regrets, or bad things from the past.
Hold on to nothing.
And what is left is all we truly need.
If you have nothing to do today, then find something that will make you laugh and smile.
Always show hospitality to strangers.
Some of us have unknowingly entertained angels.
Everyone you have ever loved in your life becomes a part of your soul.
They never leave.
They’re always inside you, and you can bring them out whenever you want.
( Nate Kenyon )
If you think you are heading in the wrong direction, then just turn around.
Most people are very keen on making the world a better place, until they have to change their own habits and behaviour.
If you are not comfortable with the way things are, then just change them.
Don’t try and predict your future, create it.
Don’t search for happiness, make it happen.
Forget the place you’re trying to get to, and see the beauty in right now.
( Evanescence )
We should give thanks for what we are today.
And try to be what we want to be tomorrow.
Before you tell me how much you love your God, tell me how much you love ALL His animals, and ALL His children.
A father said to his son:
“Be careful where you walk”.
The son replied:
“You be careful, because I walk in your footsteps”.
You must always be yourself, and do things at your own pace.
Someday, you’ll catch up.
( Natsuki Takaya )
Allow your natural confidence to blossom.
And know that you can be your own best friend.
We are sometimes afraid of doing something that would set us free.
Learn when to open your mouth and when to remain silent.
Listen to others who need a sympathetic ear.
We never know the quality of someone else’s life, though we seldom resist the temptation to assume and pass judgement.
( Tami Hoag )
Be honest enough to recognise your weaknesses, your impatience and conceit, your anger, your selfishness, and face the truth about yourself.
Treasure every golden hour, as through your life you go.
Use the many gifts that time in passing will bestow.
Hang in there.
It is astonishing how short a time it can take for very wonderful things to happen.
( Frances Hodgson Burnett )
The less harm we do to others, the more peaceful our life becomes.
Be content with who you are.
Be comfortable with yourself.
And make peace with yourself.
There are many sad souls in the world longing to be understood by someone who really cares.
Lean forward into your life.
Catch the best bits and the finest wind.
Just tip your feathers in flight a wee bit and see how dramatically that small lean can change your life.
( Mary Anne Radmacher )
As the virus of ‘political correctness’ spreads, the relative value of common sense diminishes.
Every life is precious to the one living it.
Some people say nothing when they really want to say everything.
Value life in what ever house it dwells.
For when it comes time that we are all stripped to bare bones before the divine and facing eternity, we will understand that the only law we were meant to follow, was to love ourselves and each other.
( Carla Jo Masterson )
Whether we believe in a next life or not, the very existence of this life is meant for happiness.
I do not gossip.
I convey the speedy transmission of near factual information.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
( G.K. Chesterton )
Take risks on an everyday basis, then you’ll be more likely to take controlled risks under pressure.
You will never truly understand something until it happens to you.
Learn everything you can, anytime you can, from anyone you can.
There will always come a time when you will be grateful you did.
( Sarah Caldwell )
Speech is the small change of silence.
If you think you need to understand modern art, stop thinking.
We are all travellers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.
All religions are man-made and God laughs at them all.
( Rose Winfold )
Blessed is he who reads and those who hear the words of the prophecy, and heed the things which are written in it.
For the time is near.
And if they don’t like it.
Then they know what they can do.
Peoples’ lives are at stake.
So make sure you recognise the difference between gossip and malice.
If aliens decide to visit us, the outcome might be similar to when Europeans arrived in America.
That did not turn out well for the Native Americans.
( Professor Stephen Hawking )
Life is not about acquiring things.
It’s about something much bigger.
Find the energy for what needs to be done.
The impossible is about to become possible.
We can only be afraid of what we think we know.
( Rose Winfold )
Do not be concerned with the past.
Be positive about the future.
All men’s souls are immortal, but the souls of the righteous are immortal and divine.
( Socrates )
Focus on the things that make you feel good and what you are good at.
That’s where satisfaction is found.
Taking no chances means wasting your dreams.
( Ellen Hopkins )
Think about ways you can improve your quality of life.
Stop worrying about material things.
Say what you feel.
Others may not approve of the way you lead your life.
But it’s not their life, is it.
Each time we do a kindness for someone or bring a smile to their face it gives our life meaning.
( Rose Winfold )
Happiness is when reality is just as wonderful as your dreams.
Those who say money can do anything, don’t have any.
If they don’t have any, they don’t buy things they don’t really need.
It’s sad when you have good and beautiful and happy memories, but nobody to share them with.
Religious people fear hell.
Spiritual people have walked through it.
( Frank Warren )
The sooner we realise how trivial some things are, the sooner we will be able to move on to things that make us feel better.
I always wonder why birds stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere on the earth.
Then I ask myself the same question.
( Harun Yahya )
Our friends may seem strong.
But they may have problems and worries they don’t talk about.
And they may cry themselves to sleep at night.
Actually, you can be bad at something.
But if you love doing it, that will be enough.
( Sue Monk Kidd )