Quotes August 03, 2020

Quotes courtesy of Lori Deschene/Tiny Buddha


“The pressure to be grateful kept me away from the more painful and real feelings of grief, anger, and abandonment. Growing up, gratitude was one more brick on the pile that kept all of the secrets of abuse in place. It was just one more thing that made me feel like being who I am, as I am, isn’t enough.”
Vicki Peterson
“A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.”
Nelson Mandela
“Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.”
Albert Einstein
“Sweet is the memory of distant friends. Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart.”
Washington Irving
“It’s never too late for a new beginning in your life.”
Joyce Meyer
“You cannot create a conscious relationship with someone who isn’t committed to doing their work. But you can create a better relationship with yourself, and sometimes that looks like releasing yourself from the idea that you can change another person or convince them to grow. Choose yourself.”
Sheleana Aiyana
“Your brain can play tricks, your heart can be blind, but your gut is always right.”
Rachel Wolchin
“To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.”
Lewis B. Smedes
“To be content doesn’t mean you don’t desire more, it means you’re thankful for what you have and patient for what’s to come.”
Tony Gaskins