Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of…
Simple acts that mean little difference to us may make a huge difference to others.
No matter what your heart desires, and no matter how many people say it will never be more than a fantasy, always carry on and pursue your dream.
None of us come to this earth to gain our worth.
We brought it with us.
( Sheri L. Dew )
Elderly people are not the only members of society for whom a simple word or gesture would have huge benefits.
Very few things really matter, and most things don’t matter at all.
So don’t waste time on things of little importance.
The best thing we can do for each other is to listen with our ears and our hearts and to be assured that our questions are just as important as our answers.
( Fred Rogers )
Kindness makes you one of the most beautiful people in the world, no matter what you look like.
Our actions and behaviours have consequences, and if we can make choices that alleviate suffering, then we are morally obliged to do so.
The more we find to love, the more we add to the measure of our hearts.
( Lloyd Alexander )
Get to know your limits and stay within them.
But within those limits be the best.
The past is not as exciting as the future.
So walk forward.
Life can seem it will never change.
Some of us just need a hug and reassurance.
Seek always to do some good, somewhere.
Even if it’s a little thing, so something for those that need help, something for which you get no pay but the privilege of doing it.
( Albert Schweitzer )
One of the main things we should never regret is choosing love over hate.
On the outside, a person may look smart and clean, but on the inside may be scruffy and dirty.
Anyone can carry his burden, however hard, until nightfall.
Anyone can do his work, however hard, for one day.
Anyone can live sweetly, patiently, lovingly, purely, till the sun goes down.
And this is all life really means.
( Robert Louis Stevenson )
If the absence of someone doesn’t affect your life, then their presence has no meaning in it.
Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones.
And when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace.
( Victor Hugo )
The future lies before you, like paths of pure white snow.
Be careful how you tread it, for every step will show.
There is no such thing in anyone’s life as an unimportant day.
( Alexander Woollcott )
Compassion is a feeling of deep sympathy and sorrow for another who is stricken by misfortune, with a strong desire to alleviate their suffering and misery.
The only way you may correct the bad things in your past is to add better things to your future.
( Shiloh Morrison )
Don’t worry and don’t give a damn if someone doesn’t like you.
They are probably struggling to like themselves.
Isn’t it the unexpected that teaches us the most?
( Marwa Ayad )
It’s little songs from little birds that please us in the spring.
It’s little chats with kindly folk that many comforts bring.
It doesn’t matter in the slightest what others think of you.
The only thing that matters is what you think of yourself.
You should go into things quite fearlessly because that’s the only way to push and challenge yourself, or you stay stagnant.
( Alesha Dixon )
Regretting and worrying that you failed is a waste of time.
Just get on with your life.
The greatest act of faith some days is to simply get up and face another day.
( Amy Gatliff )
Approach others in the way you would like to be approached yourself.
Speak to others as you expect to be spoken to.
Blessed is he who, in the name of charity and good will, shepherds the weak through the valley of darkness.
Everything you’ll ever need to know is within you.
The secrets of the universe are imprinted on the cells of your body.
( Dan Millman )
You can’t change someone who does not see an issue with their actions.
You can only change how you react to them, and how you deal with them.
Faith is taking the first step even when you can’t see the whole staircase.
( Martin Luther King Jr. )
If you don’t receive an invitation to my funeral, please don’t come.
If you weren’t there when I was alive, you shouldn’t be mourning my death.
We should all start to live before we get too old.
Fear is stupid.
So are regrets.
( Marilyn Monroe )
You don’t need to explain yourself to others.
You owe no one an explanation of what you do.
Your life is yours, not theirs.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
( Socrates )
There was a time when man took no more than he needed.
That time is gone.
There was a time when he gave something back.
That time is gone.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched.
They must be felt with the heart.
( Helen Keller )
A Christian, a Jew, and a Muslim all walk into a coffee shop.
They talk, laugh, drink coffee and become good friends.
It’s not a joke.
It’s what happens when you’re not an asshole.
To calm down I think of all the other things I could do with my life.
( Alain De Botton )
Accountability feels like an attack when you’re not prepared to accept how your actions or behaviour does harm to others.
Hard work spotlights the character of people.
Some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don’t turn up at all.
( Sam Ewing )
Don’t promise anything you might not be able to deliver.
Better still, don’t promise anything at all.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
( Anne Frank )
Trying to forget our bad memories is sometimes more difficult than remembering the good ones.
Nothing will work unless you do.
( Maya Angelou )
Listen and make time for others.
Just as you expect others to listen and make time for you.
Some things in life are not meant to be.
Accept it, let go, move on, and look forward.
Sometimes you just have to jump out the window and grow wings on the way down.
( Ray Bradbury )
Money doesn’t change people, it reveals who they really are.
Our home is where we can laugh and cry and feel comfortable, where our feet may leave, but not our hearts.
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 )
In dreams, there are no limits, no boundaries, no routines, no rules, no obstacles.
Just love and adventure.
When you realise not many things matter much, you can move on to something that makes better use of the talents you were born with.
Good or bad, happy or sad, sometimes the past comes rushing back.
Be strong and keep the best, and throw back all the rest.
Being defeated is often a temporary condition.
Giving up is what makes it permanent.
( Marilyn Vos Savant )
Dreams can give us more pleasure than reality.
In dreams we can go beyond reality.
We can go anywhere we please.
I’ve learned that I still have a lot to learn.
( Maya Angelou )
Those with regrets stay down on the ground.
Those with no regrets reach up for the stars.
I will not know that day has come because I will not stop trying.
( Brandon Mull )
Evolution starts after life.
Evolution did not create life.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
( Martin Luther King Jr. )
When we have found our gift in life, and our purpose, then it is our duty to give it away.
The wonderful thing is that when we start spreading joy, we begin to actually experience more joy in our lives too.
( Steve Goodier )
In dreams no reasons are necessary.
We can wish anything to happen.
We don’t need to apologise.
There are no rules.
There are no limits.
If we pay attention to the present, we can make it better.
And, if we make the present better, what comes later will also be better.
( Rose Winfold )
If we don’t keep our feet on the ground.
There is no knowing where we might be swept off to.
Run when you can.
Walk if you have to.
Crawl if you must.
Just never give up.
( Dean Karnazes )