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When morals decline and good men do nothing, evil flourishes.
( J Edgar Hoover )
Life is about thoughts.
About dreams and hopes.
About letting go and holding on.
About understanding how to lose.
Waking up to see another day should be a blessing.
But it’s just another day of torment, misery and suffering for many.
We as a society need to look beyond ourselves and our ‘leaders’ if we want things to improve.
( Jarvis Cocker )
One gift we all have got, the priceless gift of friendship, and surely that’s a lot.
We were all just humans until race disconnected us, religion separated us, politics divided us and wealth classified us.
You were made by God and for God, and until you understand that, life will never make sense.
( Rick Warren )
Life is sometimes complicated, sometimes painful, sometimes cruel.
But the good bits are a gift, so let’s just live.
Don’t bother looking for monsters under your bed.
We all know where they are and who they are.
Understanding is the reward of faith.
Therefore, seek not to understand that you may believe, but believe that you may understand.
( Augustine of Hippo )
There are many sad, unfortunate people in the world.
Just waiting for someone to save them.
Let us be thankful for our lives without depriving others of theirs.
The summit of happiness is reached when a person is ready to be what he is.
( Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus )
I have no fear of failure.
The only fear I have is of not being true to myself and taking the easy option.
Personal choice ends when your actions or behaviour is doing harm to others.
It is a sad day when one looks back and sees that his largest regrets have become some of the most integral elements of his dreams.
( John Knowles )
Pass on a smile.
Happiness will come to you when you bring happiness to others.
The greatest cruelty is our casual blindness to the suffering and the misery of others.
It does not matter how long you live, but how well you do it.
( Martin Luther King Jr. )
Only one person really knows your strengths, your weaknesses, and everything in between.
We are over leaders.
We are not interested in ideology anymore – we just want things to work properly and fairly.
( Jarvis Cocker )
Sometimes we need to remind ourselves that life is precious.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
I want my everyday to make God belly laugh, glad that he gave life to someone who loves the gift.
( Shauna Niequist )
Kindness nurtures kindness.
It is warming and nourishing to the soul.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams.
Live the life you’ve imagined.
How can I go forward when I don’t know which way I’m facing?
( John Lennon )
Think about what really matters in your life and make a commitment to putting those things first.
The kind of beauty I want most is the hard-to-get kind that comes from within..
Strength, courage, dignity.
( Ruby Dee )
The sun rises in the sky.
And hope is born within my eyes.
A rainbow forms among my tears.
My faith is stronger than my fears.
We are where our thoughts take us.
We are where people in our lives lead us.
We are what we choose to become.
I still feel young in myself.
I think that if you have a smile and you wear clothes you’re happy in, then that’s all you need.
The most important thing to me is that my kids grow up thinking that they’re beautiful.
( Davina McCall )
Gossip can have its way.
So guard against wounding friendship.
Be careful in all you say.
My faith is big enough to accept all of God’s wonders.
( Kirsten Miller )
There are some people who never tell half of what they know, and don’t know half of what they tell.
The freedoms and the choices you surrender today are the freedoms and the choices your grandchildren will never know existed.
( Wilfred Soon )
We all have the power to give our life a meaning, to use our time wisely, to hope and to dream, to love and to have faith.
I sometimes think the world is controlled by psychopaths and run by idiots.
( Rose Winfold )
Every moment in life is an act of faith.
( Paulo Coelho )
Many go through life wondering if somewhere and somehow there is someone searching for them.
We can all bring harmony, happiness, understanding and enlightenment to the world.
By simply sharing our warmth with others.
What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.
( Oscar Wilde )
If we can stand ourself, then we can stand most things.
Knowledge may help us make a living.
Wisdom will help us make a life.
Every day there is only one thing to learn.
How to be honestly happy.
( Sri Chinmoy )
We are all born an original.
Don’t die a copy.
Recall those days of smiles, not tears.
Count your age by friends, not years.
Live simply so that others may simply live.
( Mahatma Gandhi )
Those who are not thankful for what they have will not be thankful for what else they may receive.
Most of us take so many things for granted which others in the world will never have, will never see, will never do, will never experience.
Those who hurt others will also hurt themselves.
( Natsuki Takaya )
Spend time thinking about what inspires you, what moves you, what gives you pleasure.
And seek it out every day.
Sometimes the best way to take care of yourself is to take care of others.
Love is the only thing that we can carry with us when we go, and it makes the end so easy.
( Louisa May Alcott )
Always look at what you have now, and be thankful, and never look back at what you have lost.
However good or bad your life may be.
Just be thankful you still have one.
Surely the freedom of women must mean more to us than the freedom of pimps.
( Andrea Dworkin )
We are all where we are now because of the people we have met in the past.
When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.
( Mark Twain )
There are those who, when they speak, don’t understand a single word they say.
Those who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are probably those who can.
We need space to be productive, we need places to go to be free.
( Laure Lacornette )
We don’t have a soul.
We are all souls in a body.
We live out our lives as we are meant to live them. With some choice, with some chance, but mostly as a result of the persons we are.
( Terry Brooks )
Where we intend to go doesn’t matter.
As long as we end up where we need to be.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others.
For beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness.
( Audrey Hepburn )
We have two hands.
One for helping ourself, and one for helping others.
If our words fail to stop those from being wicked and evil, then we must do whatever is necessary to stop them.
To be obsessed by the idea of freedom, for instance, is itself a form of slavery.
Such people are in the chains of the hope of freedom, and are therefore able to do little else than struggle with them.
( Idries Shah )
Great love and great achievements involve great risk.
When you lose, don’t lose the lesson.
Respect yourself, respect others and be responsible for all your actions.
Not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly.
The right people make you realize fame and fortune is cool, but small moments of pure freedom is better.
( Darnell Lamont Walker )