Quotes June 27, 2022

Quotes courtesy of Lori Deschene/Tiny Buddha


 
 
 
 
“Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world.”
Howard Zinn
 
 
 
 
“I love when people that have been through hell walk out of the flames carrying buckets of water for those still consumed by the fire.”
Stephanie Sparkles
 
 
 
 
“Minimalism isn’t about removing the things you love. It’s about removing the things that distract you from the things you love.”
Joshua Becker
 
 
 
 
“Sobriety was the greatest gift I ever gave myself.”
Rob Lowe
 
 
 
 
“Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself… You may give them your love but not your thoughts, for they have their own thoughts. You may house their bodies but not their souls, for their souls dwell in the house of tomorrow…”
Kahlil Gibran
 
 
 
 
“Introverts live in two worlds: We visit the world of people, but solitude and the inner world will always be our home.”
Jenn Granneman, The Secret Lives of Introverts: Inside Our Hidden World
 
 
 
 
“Grief is really just love. It’s all the love you want to give, but cannot. All that unspent love gathers up in the corners of your eyes, the lump in your throat, and in that hollow part of your chest. Grief is just love with no place to go.”
Jamie Anderson
 
 
 
 
“Some people could be given an entire field of roses and only see the thorns in it. Others could be given a single weed and only see the wildflower in it. Perception is a key component to gratitude. And gratitude a key component to joy.”
Amy Weatherly
 
 
 
 
“Don’t let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it.”
Earl Nightingale
 
 
 
 
“I can’t believe what I’m managing to get through.”
Frank Bruni
 
 
 
 
“Let the beauty we love be what we do. There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.”
Rumi
 
 
 
 
“The truth you believe and cling to makes you unavailable to hear anything new.”
Pema Chodron
 
 
 
 
“It’s true: people can change. People can learn, grow, and surprise us. But if someone does the same thing, over and over again—if they keep hurting, disrespecting, or disappointing you—it’s time to accept the way things are and ask yourself if you can really live with this. You can’t make someone change their pattern if they’re not willing or ready, but you can stop participating in it.”
Lori Deschene
 
 
 
 
“You are allowed to terminate your relationship with toxic family members. You are allowed to walk away from people who hurt you. You don’t owe anyone an explanation for taking care of yourself.”
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