Tag: Positivity

Quotes November 25, 2020

In Greek tragedy, they fall from great heights. In noir, they fall from the curb.
Dennis Lehane
 
 
 
 
An unsophisticated forecaster uses statistics as a drunken man uses lamp-posts – for support rather than for illumination.
Andrew Lang
 
 
 
 
Peace is happiness at rest. Happiness is peace in motion.
Yvan Amar
 
 
 
 
Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.
You are not your circumstances. You are your possibilities. If you know that, you can do anything.
Oprah Winfrey,
talk show host, media executive, actor, philanthropist
 
 
 
 
When life knocks you down, try to land on your back. Because if you can look up, you can get up. Let your reason get you back up.
Les Brown
 
 
 
 
I’m most proud of the blessings that God has bestowed upon me, in my life. He’s given me the vision to truly see that you can fall down, but you can still get back up. Hopefully I’ll learn from my mistakes and have the opportunity to strengthen and improve the next thing I do.
Martin Lawrence
 
 
 
 
The most beautiful people I’ve known are those who have known trials, have known struggles, have known loss, and have found their way out of the depths.
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
 
 
 
 
A good forecaster is not smarter than everyone else, he merely has his ignorance better organised.
Anonymous

Quotes November 21, 2020

You were born with wings. Why prefer to crawl through life?
Rumi
 
 
 
 
Self-love is the highest frequency that attracts to you everything you want.
Idil Ahmed
 
 
 
 
Those who have knowledge, don’t predict. Those who predict, don’t have knowledge.
Lao Tzu
 
 
 
 
“Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams.”
Ashley Smith
 
 
 
 
“The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but significance – and then even the small steps and little victories along your path will take on greater meaning.”
Oprah Winfrey
 
 
 
 
Be like the bluebird who never is blue/For he knows from his upbringing what singing can do.
Live and let live, be and let be/Hear and let hear, see and let see.
Cole Porter,
composer, songwriter

Quotes November 19, 2020

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.”
George Eliot
 
 
 
 
The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to chose one thought over another.
William James
 
 
 
 
Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.
Lyndon B. Johnson
 
 
 
 
We all require and want respect, man or woman, black or white. It’s our basic human right.
People really don’t have to give you anything, so appreciate what people give you.
Aretha Franklin,
singer
 
 
 
 
Sometimes you’ve got to go to the wrong place just to show that you’re not afraid to go there.
Leonardo DiCaprio,
actor, producer
 
 
 
 
The day you settle for less is the day you will get less.
Iman Abdulmajid,
model, entrepreneur
 
 
 
 
I’ve always thought you should concentrate on paddling your own canoe.
I never see the dawn that I don’t say to myself perhaps.
John Dos Passos,
writer

Quotes November 17, 2020

Life doesn’t require that we be the best, only that we try our best.
H. Jackson Brown Jr.
 
 
 
 
No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you are still way ahead of everyone who isn’t trying.
Tony Robbins
 
 
 
 
In loving-kindness practice, love of self is the basis for loving others.
Donald Rothberg
 
 
 
 
“Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.”
Dale Carnegie
 
 
 
 
“Never limit yourself because of others’ limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination.”
Mae Jemison
 
 
 
 
Organisms that only learn through trial and error, lose to organisms that learn from other’s trial and errors.”
Richard Dawkins
 
 
 
 
“One of the reasons we keep our lives so complicated is so we won’t have to listen to our inner voice telling us what we need to do to make our lives work better.”
Elaine St. James
 
 
 
 
“Beware the quiet man. For while others speak, he watched. And while others act, he plans. And when they finally rest… he strikes.”
Anonymous

Quotes October 29, 2020

It’s not the load you carry that breaks you down. It’s the way you carry it.
Lou Holtz
 
 
 
 
“We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.”
George Bernard Shaw
 
 
 
 
“Follow your bliss and don’t be afraid, and doors will open where you didn’t know they were going to be.”
Joseph Campbell
 
 
 
 
“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
 
 
 
 
“Until you value yourself, you won’t value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.”
M. Scott Peck
 
 
 
 
“The reason why we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind the scenes with everyone else’s highlight reel.”
Stephen Furtick
 
 
 
 
“Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.”
Soren Kierkegaard
 
 
 
 
Do not mind anything that anyone tells you about anyone else. Judge everyone and everything for yourself.
Henry James,
writer

Quotes October 12, 2020

“Loving people live in a loving world. Hostile people live in a hostile world. Same world.”
Wayne Dyer
 
 
 
 
“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.”
Arthur Ashe
 
 
 
 
“Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it.“
Groucho Marx
 
 
 
 
“One of the best pieces of advice I ever got was from a horse master. He told me to go slow to go fast. I think that applies to everything in life. We live as though there aren’t enough hours in the day but if we do each thing calmly and carefully we will get it done quicker and with much less stress.”
Viggo Mortensen
 
 
 
 
“It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop.”
Confucius
 
 
 
 
“Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value.”
Albert Einstein
 
 
 
 
“Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.”
Dalai Lama
 
 
 
 
“If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend six hours sharpening my ax.”
Abraham Lincoln
 
 
 
 
“If you don’t pay appropriate attention to what has your attention, it will take more of your attention than it deserves.”
David Allen
 
 
 
 
The desert surrounds your every step and you walk forever a thirsty man.
Christopher Pike
 
 
 
 
In the desert, the line between life and death is sharp and quick.
Brian Herbert
 
 
 
 
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
 
 
 
 
No matter the situation, never ever let your emotions overpower your intelligence.
Jean Houston

Quotes September 24, 2020

“Tell me to what you pay attention and I will tell you who you are.”
Jose Ortega y Gasset
 
 
 
 
“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”
Aristotle
 
 
 
 
Dare to be irrational! – keep free from formulas, open to any fresh impulse, fluid.
Edward Weston,
photographer
 
 
 
 
What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.
The least I can do is speak out for those who cannot speak for themselves.
Jane Goodall,
primatologist, anthropologist, conservationist
 
 
 
 
Not being heard is no reason for silence.
To put everything in balance is good, to put everything in harmony is better.
Victor Hugo,
writer, poet, dramatist
 
 
 
 
Take a deep breath and remind yourself there is always a solution.
Unknown
 
 
 
 
Surround yourself with people with DREAMS, DESIRE & AMBITION. They will help you push for your own.
Unknown
 
 
 
 
It’s your life. Don’t let anyone make you feel guilty for living it your way.
Unknown

Quotes September 19, 2020

The older you get, I have to say, the funnier you find life. That’s the only way to go.
Diana Rigg, actor
1938-2020
 
 
 
 
In real life, the hardest aspect of the battle between good and evil is determining which is which.
People often claim to hunger for truth, but seldom like the taste when it’s served up.
George R.R. Martin,
writer
 
 
 
 
Know that you can start late, look different, be uncertain and still succeed.
Misty Copeland,
ballet dancer
 
 
 
 
Life is a train, get on board.
Khaled Hosseini,
writer
 
 
 
 
Don’t settle for style. Succeed in substance.
Wynton Marsalis,
jazz musician, composer
 
 
 
 
It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.
Babe Ruth
 
 
 
 
Be happy; without reason.
Tsoknyi Rinpoche
 
 
 
 
Today, may you be filled with love, peace, patience, strength, and courage to face the day. Make it GREAT!
Unknown

Quotes September 15, 2020

“Get out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.”
Brian Tracy
 
 
 
 
“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.”
Buddha
 
 
 
 
“The best way to capture moments is to pay attention. This is how we cultivate mindfulness. Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you are doing.”
Jon Kabat-Zinn
 
 
 
 
“Don’t be fooled by the calendar. There are only as many days in the year as you make use of. One man gets only a week’s value out of a year while another man gets a full year’s value out of a week.”
Charles Richards
 
 
 
 
People think of the inventor as a screwball, but no one ever asks the inventor what he thinks of other people.
Charles Kettering
 
 
 
 
We are not trying to entertain the critics. I’ll take my chances with the public.
Walt Disney
 
 
 
 
Speak or act with a pure mind, and happiness will follow you as your shadow, unshakable.
Gautama Buddha
 
 
 
 
I love those random memories that make me smile, no matter what’s going on in my life right now.
Unknown

Quotes September 12, 2020

Be always restless, unsatisfied, unconforming. Whenever a habit becomes convenient, smash it!
Nikos Kazantzakis,
writer
 
 
 
 
You can’t do it unless you can imagine it.
George Lucas,
director, producer, screenwriter, entrepreneur
 
 
 
 
I didn’t lose the gold. I won the silver.
Michelle Kwan,
figure skater, Olympic medalist
 
 
 
 
All roads are long which lead to one’s heart’s desire.
Joseph Conrad,
writer
 
 
 
 
Don’t listen to anyone who doesn’t know how to dream.
Liza Minnelli,
actor, singer
 
 
 
 
Champions aren’t made in the ring, they are merely recognized there.
Joe Frazier,
professional boxer
 
 
 
 
I’d always rather stand or fall on my own mistakes.
Donna Tartt,
writer
 
 
 
 
I am seeking, I am striving, I am in it with all my heart.
Vincent van Gogh,
artist
 
 
 
 
It is the lives we encounter that make life worth living.
Guy de Maupassant
writer
 
 
 
 
I functioned better when I thought people didn’t like me than I did when I thought they did.
John Thompson,
college basketball coach
1941-2020
 
 
 
 
You have to cherish things in a different way when you know the clock is ticking, you are under pressure.
Chadwick Boseman,
actor, producer
1976-2020