Dissatisfaction exists whether we want it to, but how we deal with it makes all the difference.
I am not afraid. I was born to do this.
Joan of Arc
Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; argument is an exchange of ignorance.
journalist and humorist
“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.”
Go within every day and find the inner strength so that the world will not blow your candle out.
Persistence and resilience only come from having been given the chance to work through difficult problems.
Everything good that’s ever happened to me came out of helping others.
Helping others is the key duty for everyone on this earth who is remotely capable to do so.
“We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.”
“I mean, if the relationship can’t survive the long term, why on earth would it be worth my time and energy for the short term?”
“What’s broken is broken — and I’d rather remember it as it was than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived.”
“It was strange, really. A couple months ago, I had thought I couldn’t live without him. Apparently I could.”
Gabrielle Zevin, ‘Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac’
You don’t have to let that one thing be the thing that defines you.”
Jojo Moyes, ‘After You’
“The most difficult aspect of moving on is accepting that the other person already did.”
“Life becomes easier when you learn to accept an apology you never got.”
“Sometimes it takes heartbreak to shake us awake and help us see we are worth so much more than we’re settling for.”
“You will evolve past certain people. Let yourself.”
“Even seasonal situations can bring with them lessons that last a lifetime. If the love doesn’t last, it prepares you for the one that will.”
Mandy Hale, ‘The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass’
“Don’t waste your time in anger, regrets, worries, and grudges. Life is too short to be unhappy.”
Roy T. Bennett
“Time takes it all, whether you want it to or not.”
“Better three hours too soon, than one minute too late.”
“Time is a created thing. To say ‘I don’t have time,’ is like saying, ‘I don’t want to.”
“All that really belongs to us is time; even he who has nothing else has that.”
“Time is the school in which we learn, time is the fire in which we burn.”
“The key is in not spending time, but in investing it.”
Stephen R. Covey
“If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of.”
“Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.”
“The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.”
“Change your 24 hours and you will change your life.”
“The time is always right to do the right thing.”
Martin Luther King Jr.
“There are moments and days when I want to freeze time, and there are days I wish away.”
“Hands of time move us forward, never back. Only memories frozen in mind, can we re-enact.”
Robert M. Hensel
“Time is an equal opportunity employer, but how we treat time is not equal.”
John C. Maxwell
“Time is the one thing we all have in common, but it is also the one thing that we all use differently.” Catherine Pulsifer
“The trouble is, you think you have time.”
“We have so much time and so little to do. Strike that, reverse it.”
“Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.”
“The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.”
Henry David Thoreau
“Time and health are two precious assets that we don’t recognize and appreciate until they have been depleted.”
“If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done.”
“Time can be an ally or an enemy. What it becomes depends entirely upon you, your goals, and your determination to use every available minute.”
“There’s only one thing more precious than our time and that’s who we spend it on.”
“There are darknesses in life and there are lights, and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights.”
“But whatever came, she had resolved never again to belong to another than herself”
“No man was ever taken to hell by a woman unless he already had a ticket in his pocket, or at least had been fooling around with timetables.”
Rex Stout character Archie Goodwin
Freedom can exist only in the society of knowledge. Without learning, men are incapable of knowing their rights.
physician and Founding Father
“You are allowed to be both a masterpiece and a work in progress simultaneously”
“Work hard in silence. Let your success be your noise”
“You have to be odd to be number one”
“But we cannot simply sit and stare at our wounds forever”
“What is done in love is done well”
Vincent Van Gogh
“My mother told me to be a lady. And for her, that meant be your own person, be independent”
Ruth Bader Ginsberg
When I look into your eyes, I know I have found the mirror of my soul.
Joey W. Hill
Loving you never was an option. It was a necessity.
“Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.”
“One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.”
“Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.”
“The one thing that you have that nobody else has is you. Your voice, your mind, your story, your vision. So write and draw and build and play and dance and live as only you can.”
“Be true to yourself. Make each day a masterpiece. Help others. Drink deeply from good books. Make friendship a fine art. Build a shelter against a rainy day.”
“This is what we call love. When you are loved, you can do anything in creation. When you are loved, there’s no need at all to understand what’s happening, because everything happens within you.”
“Love is a friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good times and bad. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.”
“The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.”
By Lydia Dishman: You’ve been misquoting these inspiring phrases your whole life Do all those inspirational quotes we see for #MotivationMonday or #WidsomWednesday really exist? And were they really said by the people we are so quick to believe said them? Yes and no.
Live the questions now. Perhaps you will then gradually, without noticing it, live along some distant day into the answer.
Rainer Maria Rilke,
All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible.
T. E. Lawrence
I read lying about in my apartment, on the train, while eating out alone—there are so many places perfect for slipping into another world.
Throughout history, people have never before expected to be as comfortable as people do today.
“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.”
“Simply put, you believe that things or people make you unhappy, but this is not accurate. You make yourself unhappy.”
“Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.”
“Always remember that to argue, and win, is to break down the reality of the person you are arguing against. It is painful to lose your reality, so be kind, even if you are right.”
A word of encouragement during a failure is worth more than an hour of praise after success.
There are darknesses in life and there are lights, and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights.
As we work to create light for others, we naturally light our own way.
Mary Anne Radmacher
Your path is illuminated by the light, yet darkness lets the stars shine bright.
The people who love you will guide you like bright lights into the other worlds.
I warn you, the trip will not be easy. Once you choose to walk in the light, your path will lead you places you do not want to go.
“And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.”
The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.
writer and educator
You do have to be fairly selfish when you have a gift. You can’t afford to let too many outside things get in the way.
Nothing is more unnerving to the truly conventional than the unashamed misfit.