Quotes

quotes

Quotes are an amazing way of dispensing immense wisdom in a few short words. Here on this page you will some of my favourite quotes of all time. You will also see some written by me, things that I’ve written here on this blog which other people have extracted and quoted me on. This page will be updated regularly! Enjoy! 😉

You can also find some quotes about the power of choice here by clicking this sentence

 

You Can Quote Me On These

“Life is not about riches, but enrichment.”

“Sometimes it’s good to abandon the plan and go with the flow.”

“While you’re worrying about the future, how much of the now has passed?”

“Creative ideas can be both tangible and non-tangible and and so you have grab each idea with both hands and cherish them all because you never know which will be your king-maker.”

“You can worry about the bad possibilities, or look forward to the good opportunities. It’s your call.”

“There is no such thing as not having the time to do something…if something is important to you, you will make the time.”

“Remember to put into practice that which you learn. Your real life is also your practice ground.”

“Recognize when you’re giving up, because that thought alone, may be enough to inspire you into action.”

“In order to get a purpose that inspires you, you need one that out-lives you.”

“The only way to know is to try for yourself.”

“Only the past is destiny, the future is as free as you choose it to be.”

“A woman may say she’s not looking for a relationship, that doesn’t necessarily mean she doesn’t want to be found.”

“Spirituality is not about your spirit, it’s about our spirit.”

“Whatever you do or are doing…do it like there’s no tomorrow.”

“Your life isn’t defined by what happens to you; you define your life by how you choose to respond to the things life throws at you. That is the POWER OF CHOICE!”

“The ‘powers that be’ are you!”

“Being busy doesn’t make you special. Everyone is busy! It’s those that make time who are the most unique and special”

“Whatever I see something as, depending on my perception of it, that’s what it will be to me.”

“Comedy IS NOT what you’d expect.”

“Greatness is not measured by numbers.”

“A true entrepreneur is not someone who manages his/her own business; but someone who manages him/herself.”

“When dealing with your own problems, treat them as if you were helping someone else.”

“Be frugal. The answer is never more storage, but always less stuff.”

“Own every bit of praise or criticism you hand out. Why? Because it truly does take one to know one. Both good and bad traits.”

“When you stop worrying whether people like you or not, you’ll be amazed at how many people like you.”

“The more you try to control outcomes, the more angry and frustrated you become. Let go and watch your anger dissolve.”

“People often use their story as a reason for not moving forward. They even use it and compete with other people and say ‘look, my life has been bad, worse than yours which is why I’m stuck’. If you tell your story enough, even you will eventually begin to believe it. Don’t let your story be the reason you choose to not move upward. Every single human being has a story; has been through hard times; has challenges to overcome; but do not let the story epitomize your now. Every story provides every human being with two options: 1. To use it as an excuse. 2. To use it as leverage to catapult forward. Which option will you choose?”

“We are wired as human beings to have benchmarks; to have specific aims to reach towards. They are what keep us moving. In addition to that, we are also wired to seek fulfillment; i.e. we also have a need to enjoy whats going on within us, and around us, in this moment. Individually, we have a propensity to sway more towards one or the other, but the we all do need an element of both. Have a balance, make goals, but also enjoy everything that already is.”

 

Quotes By Great Minds

“Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want.”

Jim Rohn

“Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.”

John Wooden

“Enthusiasm spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.”

Norman Vincent Peale

“What lies behind us, and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

“If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes.”

Andrew Carnegie

“You can’t cross a sea by merely staring into the water.”

Rabindranath Tagore

“Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time, and always start with the person nearest you.”

Mother Teresa

“Strength does not come from winning.Your struggles develop your strength. When you go through hardship and decide not to surrender, that is strength.”

Arnold Schwarzenegger

“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.”

Elbert Hubbard

“Good judgement comes from experience, and often experience comes from bad judgement.”

Rita Mae Brown

“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.”

Mahatma Gandhi

“Whether you think you can or you can’t, either way you are right.”

Henry Ford

“Follow your bliss!”

Joseph Campbell

“The real voyage of discovery consists of not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.”

Proust

“Treat the Earth well: It was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by your children. We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors, we borrow it from our children.”

Ancient Proverb

“Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person we become.”

Jim Rohn

“We make a living from what we get; we make a life by what we give.”

Winston Churchill

“Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.”

Malcolm Forbes

“The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is a little ‘extra’.”

Jimmy Johnson

“It matters not how long we live but how.”

Philip James Bailey

“I’ve never seen a monument erected to a pessimist.”

Paul Harvey

“When wo/mankind is more concerned with the power of love rather than the love of power; we will then know peace.”

Jimi Hendrix

“Things do not happen. Things are made to happen”

John F Kennedy

“Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.”

Vicktor Frankl

“If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes.”

Andrew Carnegie

“Life is now. There was never a time when your life was not now, nor will there ever be.”

Eckhart Tolle

“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.”

Author Unknown

If you didn’t know your age, how old would you be?

Author Unknown

“Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions”

Albert Einstein

“It is our choices…that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities”

J. K. Rowling

“Before you go and criticize the younger generation, just remember who raised them.”

Unknown Author

“You were born an original. Don’t die a copy.”

John Mason

“The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.”

William Arthur Ward

“The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.”

Michael Althsuler

“Don’t be afraid your life will end; be afraid that it will never begin.”

Grace Hansen

“Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed on an equal or greater benefit”

Napoleon Hill

“‘Dream as if you’ll live forever; live as if you’ll die today!”

James Dean

“Some of the world’s greatest feats were accomplished by people not smart enough to know they were impossible.”

Doug Larson

“We see the world, not as it is, but as we are”

Talmud

“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 hundred games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”

Michael Jordan

“Know yourself and you will win all battles.”

Sun Tzu

“A master lives in the world of transformation, not the world of loss and gain. Any area of your life you don’t empower, something or someone else will overpower.”

Dr John DeMartini

“Dreams are not those which are seen while you’re sleeping. Dreams are those which don’t let you sleep.”

Dr Abdul Kalam

“Smooth seas do not make skilful sailors”

African Proverb

“If you’ve agreed with everything that I’ve said at the end of this lecture then I’ve failed miserably.”

John Chamblers

“Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.”

Victor Hugo

“The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.”

Bob Marley

“No one can see their reflection in running water. It is only in still water that we can see.”

Taoist Proverb

“I don’t count the days, I make the days count!”

Muhammad Ali

“The stillness in stillness is not the real stillness; only when there is stillness in movement does the universal rhythm manifest.”

Bruce Lee

“You can’t control the waves, but you can learn to surf.”

John Kabat Zinn

“We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.”

George Bernard Shaw

“Mistakes are almost always of a sacred nature. Never try to correct them. On the contrary: rationalise them, understand them thoroughly. After that, it will be possible for you to sublimate them.”

Salvador Dali

“Courage isn’t having the strength to go on, it is going on when you don’t have strength.”

Napoleon Bonaparte

“Be humble because you are made of earth. Be noble because you are made of stars.”

Serbian proverb

“Tough times never last, but tough people do!”

Robert H. Schuller

“There is nothing good or bad, but thinking makes it so.”

William Shakespeare

“Reality is merely an illusion, albeit it a very persistent one”

Albert Einstein

“To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.”

Confucius

“Laughter is the brush that sweeps away the cobwebs of our heart.”

Lady H

“I don’t know what the future may hold, but I know who holds the future.”

Ralph Abernathy

“You must give up the life you planned in order to have the life that is waiting for you.”

Joseph Campbell

“Don’t let schooling interfere with your education”

Mark Twain

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.”

Confucius

“Being realistic is the most commonly travelled road to mediocrity.”

Will Smith

“Most people are extra’s in their own movie”

Bob Proctor

“You have to accept whatever comes, and the only important thing is that you meet it with the best you have to give.”

Eleanor Roosevelt

“As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth, so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind. To make a deep physical path, we walk again and again. To make a deep mental path, we must think over and over the kind of thoughts we wish to dominate our lives.”

Henry David Thoreau

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, and famous?’ Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that people won’t feel insecure around you. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It’s not just in some of us; it’s in all of us. And when we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.”

Marianne Williamson

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