Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of…
There are years that ask questions and years that answer.
( Zora Neale Hurston )
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
( Elinor Glyn )
Why do they always teach us that it’s easy and evil to do what we want and that we need discipline to restrain ourselves?
It’s the hardest thing in the world to do what we want.
And it takes the greatest kind of courage.
I mean, what we really want.
( Ayn Rand )
May you find the strength to face tomorrow in the love that surrounds you today.
It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.
( Babe Ruth )
You’ll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him.
( Lou Holtz )
When someone tells me “no,” it doesn’t mean I can’t do it, it simply means I can’t do it with them.
( Karen E. Quinones Miller )
We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal and then leap in the dark to our success.
( Henry David Thoreau )
You’re better than this.
Better than whatever it is you’re going to do now.
( Richelle Mead )
It may be that when we no longer know what to do, we have come to our real work and when we no longer know which way to go, we have begun our real journey.
The mind that is not baffled is not employed.
( Wendell Berry )
Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal.
( E. Joseph Cossman )
Greatness lies even in the smallest of moments, in the humblest of hearts, and we shall, each of us, be called to greatness.
Whether we shall rise to meet it or let it slip away is the challenge put before us all.
( Libba Bray )
Sometimes good things fall apart, so better things can fall together.
( Jessica Howell )
We all pay for life with death.
So everything in between should be free.
( Bill Hicks )
The life you have left is a gift.
Enjoy it now, to the fullest.
Do what matters, now.
( Leo Babauta )
What’s meant to be will always find a way.
( Trisha Yearwood )
Memories often sneak out from my eyes and roll as tears down my cheeks.
When we love, we always strive to become better than we are.
When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.
( Paulo Coelho )
Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.
( Maya Angelou )
What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.
( Jane Goodall )
It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done.
( Vincent van Gogh )
Ignore those that make you fearful and sad, that degrade you back towards disease and death.
( Rumi )
You have power over your mind, not outside events.
Realise this, and you will find strength.
( Marcus Aurelius )
It was only a sunny smile, and little it cost in the giving, but like morning light it scattered the night and made the day worth living.
( F. Scott Fitzgerald )
To be loyal to myself is to allow myself to grow and change, and challenge who I am and what I think.
The only thing I am for sure is unsure, and this means I’m growing, and not stagnant or shrinking.
( Jarod Kintz )
I never made one of my discoveries through the process of rational thinking.
( Albert Einstein )
Speak quietly to yourself and promise there will be better days.
Whisper gently to yourself and provide assurance that you really are extending your best effort.
Console your bruised and tender spirit with reminders of many other successes.
Offer comfort in practical and tangible ways.
As if you were encouraging your dearest 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 )
Life is filled with unanswered questions, but it is the courage to seek those answers that continues to give meaning to life.
You can spend your life wallowing in despair, wondering why you were the one who was led towards the road strewn with pain, or you can be grateful that you are strong enough to survive it.
( J.D. Stroube )
Why must people kneel down to pray?
If I really wanted to pray I’ll tell you what I’d do.
I’d go out into a great big field all alone or in the deep, deep woods and I’d look up into the sky, up, up, up, into that lovely blue sky that looks as if there was no end to its blueness.
And then I’d just feel a prayer.
( L.M. Montgomery )
Faith is the belief in our capacity to create meaningful lives.
( Terry Tempest Williams )
Any situation, circumstance or challenge is just a distraction and as you remain true to your goals and trust in God they will fall away.
( Michele Woolley )
Kindness is a mark of faith.
Whoever is not, has no faith.
( Muhammad )
Learn to talk to God during the day and ask Him to give you peace and to help you with your problems.
( Michele Woolley )
I wish for today and dream of yesterday.
If the gods should hold me in their favour, then I shall hope for tomorrow.
( Nadege Richards )
But my lazy lack of faith, my in-vogue atheism, has taken away the safety net hanging beneath our children’s lives.
( Rosamund Lupton )
The chief beauty about time is that you cannot waste it in advance.
The next year, the next day, the next hour are lying ready for you, as perfect, as unspoiled, as if you had never wasted or misapplied a single moment in all your life.
You can turn over a new leaf every hour if you choose.
( Arnold Bennett )
The one thing I have absolute faith in is mankind’s capacity to make things worse.
No matter how bad it gets, we’re all happy to screw each other over.
( Mira Grant )
Love is a light that stops the darkness from entering the soul.
( Rose Winfold )
You must stop looking at the world through your head.
You must look through your heart, instead.
That way, you will know God.
( Elizabeth Gilbert )
You couldn’t erase the past.
You couldn’t even change it.
But sometimes life offered you the opportunity to put it right.
( Ann Brashares )
What does it mean if I’m afraid?
Does it mean something bad is going to happen?
No, it doesn’t mean something bad is going to happen.
It just means that you have the chance to be brave.
( C. JoyBell C )
Instead of focusing on how much you can accomplish, focus on how much you can absolutely love what you’re doing.
( Leo Babauta )
Your life is your spiritual path.
It’s what’s right in front of you.
You can’t live anyone else’s life.
The task is to live yours and stop trying to copy one you think looks better.
( Sandy Nathan )
Sometimes you can learn, even from a bad experience.
By coping you become stronger.
The pain does not go away, but it becomes manageable.
( Somaly Mam )
The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.
( Brian Tracy )
If you want to be proud of yourself, then do things in which you can take pride.
( Karen Horney )
But the past cannot be changed, and we carry our choices with us, forward, into the unknown.
We can only move on.
( Libba Bray )
Motivation gets you going.
Inspiration keeps you going.
( Todd Stocker )
Seek your own answers in life, and not what others dictate to you.
( Jemina Akhtar )
Those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, are those who have an appreciation, a sensitivity and an understanding of life.
Leadership now seems to be more about public display than making decisions and doing the job.
( John Bird )
Live like there’s no tomorrow, and learn as if your life depends on it.
( Omar Kiam )
Everyday of your life is a another lesson.
If you learn the lesson well and apply it, whether positive or negative, you determine what happens in your tomorrow.
( David Kofi Awusi )
Life is real, and you cannot live a lie.
( Andrew-Knox B Kaniki )
Always follow your dreams, even if they lead you down a few dark alleys.
( Teresa Mummert )
You can close your eyes to the things you don’t want to see.
But you can’t close your heart to the things you don’t want to feel.
( Johnny Depp )
Passion is a feeling that tells you this is the right thing to do.
Nothing can stand in my way.
It doesn’t matter what anyone else says.
This feeling is so good that it cannot be ignored.
I’m going to follow my bliss and act upon this glorious sensation of joy.
( Wayne W. Dyer )
Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again.
Wisely improve the present, it is thine.
Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.
( Henry Wadsworth Longfellow )
Truth does not become more true by virtue of the fact that the entire world agrees with it, nor less so even if the whole world disagrees with it.
( Maimonides )
A truth that no one knows is still the truth.
( Sharon Shinn )
There is no moment more precious than the exact moment you are living now.
( Obert Skye )
Ignore all hatred and criticism.
Live for what you create, and die protecting it.
( Lady Gaga )