Tag: Positivity

Quotes May 23, 2020

“When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.”
Alexander Graham Bell
 
 
 
 
”Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.”
Richard Branson
 
 
 
 
“The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide you’re not going to stay where you are.”
J.P. Morgan
 
 
 
 
“Every day is a chance to begin again. Don’t focus on the failures of yesterday, start today with positive thoughts and expectations.”
Catherine Pulsifer
 
 
 
 
“It is only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth – and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up – that we will begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it was the only one we had.”
Elizabeth Kubler-Ross
 
 
 
 
“The heaviness of being successful was replaced by the lightness of being a beginner again, less sure about everything. It freed me to enter one of the most creative periods of my life.”
Steve Jobs
 
 
 
 
“Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.”
Martin Luther King, Jr.
 
 
 
 
“And now let us welcome the new year, full of things that never were.”
Rainer Maria Rilke
 
 
 
 
“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
 
 
 
 
“It happens to everyone as they grow up. You find out who you are and what you want, and then you realize that people you’ve known forever don’t see things the way you do. So you keep the wonderful memories, but find yourself moving on.”
Nicholas Sparks
 
 
 
 
“Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.”
Mark Victor Hansen
 
 
 
 
“You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call ‘failure’ is not the falling down, but the staying down.”
Mary Pickford
 
 
 
 
“A very wise man once told me that you can’t look back – you just have to put the past behind you, and find something better in your future.”
Jodi Picoult
 
 
 
 
“There will come a time when you believe everything is finished; that will be the beginning.”
Louis L’Amour
 
 
 
 
“Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.”
Hermann Hesse
 
 
 
 
“Isn’t it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?”
L.M. Montgomery
 
 
 
 
“Never underestimate the power you have to take your life in a new direction.”
Germany Kent
 
 
 
 
“Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.”
Lyndon B. Johnson
 
 
 
 
“The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.”
Albert Ellis
 
 
 
 
“Perhaps that is where our choice lies—in determining how we will meet the inevitable end of things, and how we will greet each new beginning.”
Elana K. Arnold
 
 
 
 
“The beginning is the most important part of the work.”
Plato
 
 
 
 

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.”
Arthur Ashe
 
 
 
 
“There are things that we never want to let go of, people we never want to leave behind. But keep in mind that letting go isn’t the end of the world, it’s the beginning of a new life.”
Unknown

Quotes May 21, 2020

“Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.”
Albert Schweitzer
 
 
 
 
“A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees.”
Amelia Earhart
 
 
 
 

“Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over.”
Guy Finley
 
 
 
 
“If one dream should fall and break into a thousand pieces, never be afraid to pick one of those pieces up and begin again.”
Flavia Weedn
 
 
 
 
“Nothing is predestined. The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.”
Ralph Blum
 
 
 
 
“To dare is to lose one’s footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.”
Soren Kierkegaard
 
 
 
 
“No matter how hard the past is, you can always begin again.”
Buddha
 
 
 
 
“Forgiveness says you are given another chance to make a new beginning.”
Desmond Tutu
 
 
 
 
I don’t trust words. I trust vibes. People can tell you anything, but a vibe tells you everything.
Unknown

Quotes May 17, 2020

Your actions are the only thing separating you from where you are and where you want to be.
Gary John Bishop
 
 
 
 
Work hard in silence, let success be your noise.
Frank Ocean
 
 
 
 
Your dream doesn’t have an expiration date. Take a deep breath and try again.
Kathy Witten
 
 
 
 
You attract people by the qualities you display. You keep them by the qualities you possess.
Unknown
 
 
 
 
Sometimes you have to be knocked down lower than you’ve ever been, to stand up taller than you you’ve ever known.
Unknown
 
 
 
 
Never give up on yourself. Remember, great things take time.
Unknown
 
 
 
 
There is no greater wealth in this world than peace of mind.
Unknown

Quotes May 13, 2020

“The human capacity for burden is like bamboo – far more flexible than you’d ever believe at first glance.”
Jodi Picoult
 
 
 
 
“Gratitude is when memory is stored in the heart and not in the mind.”
Lionel Hampton
 
 
 
 
“Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”
Marcel Proust
 
 
 
 
“Hang on to your hat. Hang on to your hope. And wind the clock, for tomorrow is another day.”
E.B. White
 
 
 
 
“Sometimes carrying on, just carrying on, is the superhuman achievement.”
Albert Camus
 
 
 
 
Sometimes angels are just ordinary people who help us believe in miracles again.
Unknown

Quotes April 26, 2020

“Don’t dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energy moving forward together towards an answer.”
Denis Waitley
 
 
 
 
“The only thing a person can ever really do is keep moving forward. Take that big leap forward without hesitation, without once looking back. Simply forget the past and forge toward the future.”
Alyson Noel
 
 
 
 
“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.”
Martin Luther King Jr
 
 
 
 
“When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.”
Alexander Graham Bell
 
 
 
 
“The answer to every adversity lies in courageously moving forward with faith.”
Edmond Mbiaka
 
 
 
 
“If we fail to adapt, we fail to move forward.”
John Wooden
 
 
 
 
“Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in.”
Napoleon Bonaparte
 
 
 
 
“Life is like riding a bicycle, to keep your balance, you must keep moving.”
Albert Einstein
 
 
 
 
“Your past does not equal your future.”
Anthony Robbins
 
 
 
 
“Even a rock moves on.”
Anthony Liccione
 
 
 
 
“You can’t expect to move forward if your emergency break is on.”
Angela Cecilia
 
 
 
 
“The truth is, unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself, unless you forgive the situation, unless you realize that the situation is over, you cannot move forward.”
Steve Maraboli
 
 
 
 
“March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life’s path.”
Kahlil Gibran
 
 
 
 
“I demolish my bridges behind me…then there is no choice but to move forward.”
Fridtjof Nansen
 
 
 
 
“You are always a student, never a master. You have to keep moving forward.”
Conrad Hall
 
 
 
 
“In a moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing to do, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.”
Theodore Roosevelt
 
 
 
 
“Life moves on and so should we.”
Spencer Johnson
 
 
 
 
“If you’re not moving forward, you’re falling back.”
Sam Waterson
 
 
 
 
“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.”
Jim Rohn
 
 
 
 
“There are things that we never want to let go of, people we never want to leave behind. But keep in mind that letting go isn’t the end of the world, it’s the beginning of a new life.”
Unknown
 
 
 
 
It doesn’t matter who hurt you, or broke you down. What matters is who made you smile again.
Unknown

Quotes March 26, 2020

Nothing happens by chance in the universe. Everything is in accord with law.
Ernest Holmes
 
 
 
 
Every situation in life is temporary. So, when life is good, make sure you enjoy and receive it fully. And when life is not so good, remember that it will not last forever and better days are on the way.
Jenni Young
 
 
 
 
Trust yourself. You’ve survived a lot, and you’ll survive whatever is coming.
Robert Tew
 
 
 
 
The darkest nights produce the brightest stars.
John Green
 
 
 
 
“If you do not respect your own wishes, no one else will. You will simply attract people who disrespect you as much as you do.”
Vironika Tugaleva
 
 
 
 
“Self-care is not a waste of time; self-care makes your use of time more sustainable.”
Jackie Viramontez
 
 
 
 
“To experience peace does not mean that your life is always blissful. It means that you are capable of tapping into a blissful state of mind amidst the normal chaos of a hectic life.”
Jill Bolte Taylor
 
 
 
 
“Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
 
 
 
 
“Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.”
Anne Lamott
 
 
 
 
“The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it.”
Sydney J. Harris
 
 
 
 
“You have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.”
Louise L. Hay
 
 
 
 
“Keep good company, read good books, love good things and cultivate soul and body as faithfully as you can.”
Louisa May Alcott
 
 
 
 
“If you ask what is the single most important key to longevity, I would have to say it is avoiding worry, stress and tension. And if you didn’t ask me, I’d still have to say it.”
George Burns
 
 
 
 
“Sometimes, you have to let people go to hell their own way.”
Unknown
 
 
 
 
Reminder:
Start each day with a grateful heart.
Unknown

Quotes March 12, 2020

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”
Harriet Tubman
 
 
 
 
“Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.”’
Earl Nightingale
 
 
 
 
“To dare is to lose one’s footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.”
Soren Kierkegaard
 
 
 
 
“20 years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
Mark Twain
 
 
 
 
“A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.”
Christopher Reeve
 
 
 
 
“Courage isn’t having the strength to go on – it is going on when you don’t have strength.”
Napoléon Bonaparte
 
 
 
 
“We acquire the strength we have overcome.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
 
 
 
 
“Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.”
Arnold Schwarzenegger
 
 
 
 
“Remember that failure is an event, not a person.”
Zig Ziglar
 
 
 
 
“When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this: you haven’t.”
Thomas Edison
 
 
 
 
“If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.”
Mary Engelbreit
 
 
 
 
“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.”
Maya Angelou
 
 
 
 
“Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and, above all, confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.”
Marie Curie
 
 
 
 
“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.”
Mahatma Gandhi
 
 
 
 
I think it’s important to realize you can miss something, but not want it back.
Paulo Coelho
 
 
 
 
Some people have to pretend you’re a bad person so they don’t feel guilty about the things they did to you.
Unknown

Quotes March 10, 2020

“When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.”’
Helen Keller
 
 
 
 
“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”
Mahatma Gandhi
 
 
 
 
Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
Confucius
 
 
 
 
“When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”
Harriet Beecher Stowe
 
 
 
 
“Tough times never last, but tough people do.”
Robert H. Schuller
 
 
 
 
“Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that’s what makes you strong.”
Sarah Dessen
 
 
 
 
“You can’t really be strong until you can see a funny side to things.”
Ken Kesey
 
 
 
 
“Sometimes you don’t realize your own strength until you come face to face with your greatest weakness.”
Susan Gale
 
 
 
 
“The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. Because the brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough. They’re there to stop the other people.”
Randy Pausch
 
 
 
 

“You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.”
Margaret Thatcher
 
 
 
 
“The best way out is always through.”
Robert Frost
 
 
 
 
“It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it.”
John Steinbeck
 
 
 
 
“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.”
Albert Camus
 
 
 
 
“The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain.
Is not the cup that holds your wine the very cup that was burned in the potter’s oven?
And is not the lute that soothes your spirit, the very wood that was hollowed with knives?
When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see in truth that you are weeping for that which has been your delight.”
Kahlil Gibran
 
 
 
 
“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”
Mahatma Gandhi
 
 
 
 
“At any given moment you have the power to say: This is not how the story is going to end.”
Christine Mason Miller
 
 
 
 
“I’ve come to believe that all my past failure and frustrations were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.”
Anthony Robbins
 
 
 
 
“You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.”
Marcus Aurelius
 
 
 
 
“Part of being a man is learning to take responsibility for your successes and for your failures. You can’t go blaming others or being jealous. Seeing somebody else’s success as your failure is a cancerous way to live.”
Kevin Bacon
 
 
 
 
“We can easily manage if we will only take, each day, the burden appointed to it. But the load will be too heavy for us if we carry yesterday’s burden over again today, and then add the burden of the morrow before we are required to bear it.”
John Newton
 
 
 
 
“Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you’ll be criticized anyway. You’ll be damned if you do and damned if you don’t.”
Eleanor Roosevelt
 
 
 
 
“Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.”
Wayne Dyer
 
 
 
 
“Don’t brood. Get on with living and loving. You don’t have forever.”
Leo Buscaglia
 
 
 
 
“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
 
 
 
 
“Anyone can give up, it’s the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that’s true strength.”
Unknown
 
 
 
 
Learn to sit back and observe. Not everything needs a reaction.
Unknown

Quotes March 09, 2020

Love is an endless mystery, for it has nothing else to explain it.
Rabindranath Tagore,
philosopher, poet, musician, artist, Nobel Prize winner
 
 
 
 
My dear friend, clear your mind of can’t.
Samuel Johnson,
writer
 
 
 
 
Without the little ideas, there are no big ideas.
Twyla Tharp,
dancer, choreographer
 
 
 
 
Life is a series of commas, not periods.
Matthew McConaughey,
actor, producer
 
 
 
 
We can push ourselves further. We always have more to give.
Simone Biles,
most decorated American gymnast
March is Women’s History Month
 
 
 
 
The door that nobody else will go in at, seems always to swing open widely for me.
Clara Barton,
nurse, educator, American Red Cross founder
March is Women’s History Month
 
 
 
 
Wherever women gather together failure is impossible.
Susan B. Anthony,
social reformer, women’s rights activist, suffragist
March is Women’s History Month
 
 
 
 
Wherever women gather together failure is impossible.
Susan B. Anthony,
social reformer, women’s rights activist, suffragist
March is Women’s History Month

Quotes February 25, 2020

How beautiful it is to find someone who asks for nothing but your company.
Brigitte Nicole
 
 
 
 
“Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down.”
Charles F. Kettering
 
 
 
 
“Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.”
George Bernard Shaw
 
 
 
 
“The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.”
Benjamin Disraeli
 
 
 
 
One thing I’ve learned is be comfortable in your skin, and more importantly, be comfortable in your shoes.
Octavia Spencer,
actress, writer
February is Black History Month
 
 
 
 
The way to bring about change is to be proactive and active.
Octavia Spencer,
actress, writer
February is Black History Month
 
 
 
 
If a thing’s worth doing at all, it’s worth doing well.
Evelyn Waugh,
writer
 
 
 
 
People who defend your name when you’re not around are the most loyal friends you could ever get.
Unknown