Quotes September 22, 2021

Courtesy of Henrik Edberg, The Positivity Blog

 
 

“The truth is that stress doesn’t come from your boss, your kids, your spouse, traffic jams, health challenges, or other circumstances. It comes from your thoughts about your circumstances.”
Andrew Bernstein
 
 
 
 
“When you recover or discover something that nourishes your soul and brings joy, care enough about yourself to make room for it in your life.”
Jean Shinoda Bolen
 
 
 
 
“Accept yourself, love yourself, and keep moving forward. If you want to fly, you have to give up what weighs you down.”
Roy T. Bennett
 
 
 
 
“No price is too great to pay for inner peace.”
Sri Chinmoy
 
 
 
 
“Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under the trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.”
John Lubbock
 
 
 
 
“These mountains that you are carrying, you were only supposed to climb.”
Najwa Zebian
 
 
 
 
“Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.”
Ovid
 
 
 
 
“If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there’d be a shortage of fishing poles.”
Doug Larson
 
 
 
 
“It is so important to take time for yourself and find clarity. The most important relationship is the one you have with yourself.”
Diane Von Furstenberg
 
 
 
 
“It’s a funny thing about life, once you begin to take note of the things you are grateful for, you begin to lose sight of the things that you lack.”
Germany Kent
 
 
 
 
“Respect yourself enough to say – I deserve inner peace – and walk away from people and things that prevent you from attaining it.”
Jerico Silvers
 
 
 
 
“Learning to distance yourself from all the negativity is one of the greatest lessons to achieve inner peace.”
Roy T. Bennett
 
 
 
 
“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
 
 
 
 
“In the woods, we return to reason and faith. There I feel that nothing can befall me in life—no disgrace, no calamity (leaving me my eyes), which nature cannot repair.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
 
 
 
 
“You cannot always control what goes on outside. But you can always control what goes on inside.”
Wayne Dyer
 
 
 
 
“The best fighter is never angry.”
Lao Tzu
 
 
 
 
“Don’t believe every worried thought you have. Worried thoughts are notoriously inaccurate.”
Renee Jain
 
 
 
 
“The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it.”
Sydney J. Harris
 
 
 
 
“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
 
 
 
 
“Stress is caused by being ‘here’ but wanting to be ‘there.’
“Pleasure is always derived from something outside you, whereas joy arises from within.”
Eckhart Tolle
 
 
 
 
”People become attached to their burdens sometimes more than the burdens are attached to them.”
George Bernard Shaw
 
 
 
 
“The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.”
James Allen
 
 
 
 
“That the birds of worry and care fly over your head, this you cannot change, but that they build nests in your hair, this you can prevent.”
Chinese Proverb
 
 
 
 
“For fast-acting relief, try slowing down. “
Lily Tomlin
 
 
 
 
“One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important.”
Bertrand Russell
 
 
 
 
“Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace.”
Mike Ditka
 
 
 
 
“How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then to rest afterward.”
Spanish proverb
 
 
 
 
“A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety. “
Aesop
 
 
 
 
“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
 
 
 
 
“If you treat every situation as a life and death matter, you’ll die a lot of times.”
Dean Smith
 
 
 
 
“Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson