Most people have to get to a point where they don’t have a choice before they’ll change something.
If you want to be a writer, write a little bit every day. Pay attention to the world around you. Stories are hiding, waiting everywhere. You just have to open your eyes and your heart.
The consummate truth in life is that we alter our destiny by altering our thoughts. The mind is our most crucial resource, our crowning asset, our ultimate arena of battle.
Dennis R. Deaton
“The only way to be truly happy is to get your mind off yourself and help somebody else.”
“To be driven by our appetites alone is slavery, while to obey a law that we have imposed on ourselves is freedom.”
Jean-Jacques Rousseau, The Social Contract
“It is in changing that things find repose.”
“Passions weaken, but habits strengthen, with age, and it is the great task of youth to set the current of habit and to form the tastes which are most productive of happiness in life.”
William Edward Hartpole Lecky, The Map of Life
“Men’s natures are alike; it is their habits that separate them.”
You’re not the same individual you were a year ago, a month ago, or a week ago. You’re always growing. Experiences don’t stop. That’s life.
Life is short. There is no time to leave important words unsaid.
Life is like a book. Some chapters sad, some happy, and some exciting.
But if you never tun the page…you will never know what the next chapter holds.
Kindness makes you the most beautiful person in the world no matter what you look like.
It’s not how big the house is…it’s how happy the home is.