Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of…
And when you say the truth you get stronger.
( Ned Vizzini )
I’m not crying because of you.
You’re not worth it.
I’m crying because my delusion of who you were was shattered by the truth of who you are.
( Steve Maraboli )
I’m tired of being crushed by the weight of men that believe in nothing.
( Jackson Teller )
The sun rises in the East and sets in the West, we are told.
But the sun neither rises or sets.
Earth rotates around the sun.
Education sometimes ruins our common sense.
( Rose Winfold )
The choice for mankind lies between freedom and happiness and for the great bulk of mankind, happiness is better.
Be the wonderful unique person God made you to be, and know that your purpose will always be best when defined by your faith in Him.
( Karen Kingsbury )
The truth can cause a sharp pain behind your eyes and love sometimes feels like a fist around your throat.
( Jodi Picoult )
Probably the highest degree of knowledge is empathy.
It requires us to be forgetful of self and to understand the world of others.
( Rose Winfold )
It’s never too late with truth.
It stands outside time.
( Karen Kingsbury )
If people cannot write well, they cannot think well, and if they cannot think well, others will do their thinking for them.
Some old wounds never truly heal.
And bleed again at the slightest word.
( George RR Martin )
Men can only be happy when they do not assume that the object of life is happiness.
The only way to understand yourself or your life is to start with God.
And right at the very beginning the Bible takes us there.
If you are not clear about this, you will go wrong everywhere else.
( Martin Lloyd Jones )
Sometimes letting the truth out lets people heal, and sometimes it makes things worse.
And you couldn’t really know which, until you did it, and sometimes only later.
( Sara J. Henry )
The truth will inevitably cause tremors in those who cling to power without honouring justice.
( Kate Horsley )
There are times when wisdom cannot be found in the chambers of parliament or the halls of academia but at the unpretentious setting of the kitchen table.
( E.A. Bucchianeri )
Man serves the interests of no creature except himself.
Can’t look at the damage that’s been done, it’s not healthy.
Have to look ahead of it.
Can’t change what I’ve done, only what I’m gonna do.
( Jordan Ghere )
Our leaders no longer base their lives upon God.
They have set themselves up as gods.
And the gods are fighting one another.
( Rose Winfold )
A man who views the world the same at fifty as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life.
( Muhammad Ali )
The old faiths light their candles all about.
But burly Truth comes by and puts them out.
( Lizette Woodworth Reese )
Absolute trust in the reality of things begins to be shaken as the problem of truth enters upon the scene.
( Ernst Cassirer )
Knowing the truth has meaning only as a first step to living the truth day by day.
( Nancy Pearcey )
Compassion grows out of the things we are, and lives in our hearts.
( Barbara Garrison )
We are all capable of believing things which we know to be untrue, and then, when we are finally proved wrong, impudently twisting the facts so as to show that we were right.
Be a witness, not a judge.
Focus on yourself, not on others.
Listen to your heart, not to the crowd.
( Ma Zu )
Spirituality for me is recognising that I am connected to the energy of all creation.
That I am a part of it.
And it is always a part of me.
( Oprah Winfrey )
The value of the personal relationship to all things is that it creates intimacy and intimacy creates understanding and understanding creates love.
( Anais Nin )
When you relinquish the desire to control your future you obtain happiness.
( Nicole Kidman )
Listening to one’s self as well as to others is a sacred act of healing.
There is a higher octave of listening that hears the wisdom within the words.
( Cheryl Hamada )
From our weirdnesses and our differences, from our manic fixations, our obsessions, our passions.
From all those wild and wacky things that make each of us unique.
( Terri Windling )
We are never more creative than when we are at odds with the world and there is nothing so artistically destructive as comfort.
( Simon Pegg )
Many have stood their ground and faced the darkness when it comes for them.
Fewer come for the darkness and force it to face them.
( Eliezer Yudkowsky )
I don’t know whether to be proud or appalled that danger, blood and death inspire you so.
( Samantha Young )
Every war when it comes, or before it comes, is represented not as a war but as an act of self-defence against a homicidal maniac.
All humanity is one undivided and indivisible family.
I cannot detach myself from the wickedest soul.
( Mahatma Gandhi )
Now that I’m older and can look back and see where I missed a turn here and there, and know the price I paid for those oversights, I try to look sharper at the present.
( Karen Marie Moning )
The purpose of life is soul growth.
We are here to become transcendent and to become one with God.
There is no more to life than this.
In other words, we are here to love.
( Sara Wiseman )
Our job in this life is not to shape ourselves into some ideal we imagine we ought to be, but to find out who we already are and become it.
( Steven Pressfield )
Thank God I have seen an orange sky with purple clouds.
How easy it is to forget that we have the privilege of living in God’s art gallery.
( Erica Goros )
We need World Leaders, Government Ministers and Politicians, who treat all people exactly the same way they expect to be treated themselves.
( Dion Felsrow )
Words are powerful.
Words make a difference.
They can create and destroy.
They can open doors and close doors.
Words can create illusion or magic, love or destruction.
( R.M. Engelhardt )
It wasn’t about believing this or that, it wasn’t even about good and evil and right and wrong, it was about finding the strength to bear the discomfort that came with being in the world.
( Mark Haddon )
We’re on this planet for too short a time.
And at the end of the day, what’s more important?
Knowing that a few meaningless figures balanced.
Or knowing that you were the person you wanted to be?
( Sophie Kinsella )
Dreams come true.
Without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them.
( John Hoyer Updike )
Anyone can escape into sleep.
We are all geniuses when we dream.
( Emil Cioran )
We all dream.
We do not understand our dreams, yet we act as if nothing strange goes on in our sleep minds, strange at least by comparison with the logical, purposeful doings of our minds when we are awake.
( Erich Fromm )
The dream is the small hidden door in the deepest and most intimate sanctum of the soul.
( Carl Gustav Jung )
When one of our dreams come true, we begin to look at the others more carefully.
( Linda Hutchison, 1899-1945 )
Man is the only real enemy we have.
Remove Man from the scene, and the root cause of hunger and overwork is abolished forever.
Yesterday is but today’s memory.
Tomorrow is today’s dream.
( Khalil Gibran )
Our dreams may be a vision for our life in the future.
( Robert Hutchison, 1899-1945 )
Sometimes I think that’s the only right thing to do.
( Haruki Murakami )
Dreams are true while they last.
And do we not live in dreams?
( Alfred Tennyson )
When we are dreaming alone it is only a dream.
When we are dreaming with others, it is the beginning of reality.
( Helder Camara )
Only in our dreams are we free.
( Terry Pratchett )
A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.
( John Barrymore )
I’m a dreamer.
I have to dream and reach for the stars, and if I miss a star then I grab a handful of clouds.
( Mike Tyson )
I close my eyes, then I drift away, into the magic night I softly say.
A silent prayer, like dreamers do, then I fall asleep to dream my dreams of you.
( Roy Orbison )
I think we dream so we don’t have to be apart so long.
If we’re in each other’s dreams, we can play together all night.
( Bill Watterson )
Dreaming or awake, we perceive only events that have meaning to us.
( Jane Roberts )
One of the most adventurous things left us is to go to bed.
For no one can lay a hand on our dreams.
( E. V. Lucas )
Trust in dreams.
For in them is hidden the gate to eternity.
( Khalil Gibran )