Success is hastened or delayed by one's habits. It is not your passing inspirations or brilliant ideas so much as your everyday mental habits that control your life.
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present.
Nothing is impossible unless you think it is
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
Both optimists and pessimists contribute to society. The optimist invents the aeroplane, the pessimist the parachute.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Short + Inspirational quotes ⇑Short Quotes
Worrying is like paying a debt you don't owe.
Lead from the back - and let others believe they are in front.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
Be always with people who inspire you; surround yourself with people who lift you up
You don't have to like someone, but you have to treat them as you wish to be treated.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
Enthusiasm can help you find the new doors, but it takes passion to open them.
There's always a rainbow at the end of every rain.
When 'I' replaced with 'We', even the illness becomes wellness.
Life + Inspirational quotes ⇑Life Quotes
If I am worth anything later, I am worth something now. For wheat is wheat, even if people think it is a grass in the beginning.
Sometimes you have to lose all you have to find out who you truly are.
It doesn't matter how many times you get knocked down. All that matters is you get up one more time than you were knocked down.
No matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.
What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult for each other?
There's no such thing as ruining your life. Life's a pretty resilient thing, it turns out.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves - slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future.
Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you are a good person is a little like expecting the bull not to attack you because you are a vegetarian.
Courage + Inspirational quotes ⇑Courage Quotes
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that's what makes you strong.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
If you don't go after what you want, you'll never have it. If you don't ask, the answer is always no. If you don't step forward, you're always in the same place.
We cannot be sure of having something to live for unless we are willing to die for it.
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
you must be ready to burn yourself in your own flame; how could you rise anew if you have not first become ashes?
You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers, but to be fearless in facing them. Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain, but for the heart to conquer it.
There's only one thing that's impossible to beat... a man that doesn't give up
To have what you have never had, you have to do what you have never done.
Not I, nor anyone else can travel that road for you. You must travel it by yourself. It is not far. It is within reach. Perhaps you have been on it since you were born, and did not know. Perhaps it is everywhere - on water and land.
Change + Inspirational quotes ⇑Change Quotes
You learn something valuable from all of the significant events and people, but you never touch your true potential until you challenge yourself to go beyond imposed limitations.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
Maturity is when you stop complaining and making excuses, and start making changes.
You never change your life until you step out of your comfort zone; change begins at the end of your comfort zone.
You cannot change anyone, but you can be the reason someone changes.
I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.
Change may not always bring growth, but there is no growth without change.
The universe doesn't give you what you ask for with your thoughts - it gives you what you demand with your actions.
Desperation is the raw material of drastic change. Only those who can leave behind everything they have ever believed in can hope to escape.
Anyone who knows me, should learn to know me again; For I am like the Moon, you will see me with new face everyday.
Get going. Move forward. Aim High. Plan a takeoff. Don't just sit on the runway and hope someone will come along and push the airplane. It simply won't happen. Change your attitude and gain some altitude. Believe me, you'll love it up here.
If people refuse to look at you in a new light and they can only see you for what you were, only see you for the mistakes you've made, if they don't realize that you are not your mistakes, then they have to go.
Forget yesterday - it has already forgotten you. Don't sweat tomorrow - you haven't even met. Instead, open your eyes and your heart to a truly precious gift - today.
Hope + Inspirational quotes ⇑Hope Quotes
Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.
When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.
Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul And sings the tune without the words And never stops at all.
Hoping... is how the impossible can be possible after all.
The world is indeed full of peril, and in it there are many dark places; but still there is much that is fair, and though in all lands love is now mingled with grief, it grows perhaps the greater.
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
Failure + Inspirational quotes ⇑Failure Quotes
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
The one who falls and gets up is stronger than the one who never tried. Do not fear failure but rather fear not trying.
If you're not failing every now and again, it's a sign you're not doing anything very innovative.
Don't fear failure. - Not failure, but 'low aim', is the crime. In great attempts, it is glorious even to fail.
The true measure of success is how many times you can bounce back from failure.
When you take risks you learn that there will be times when you succeed and there will be times when you fail, and both are equally important.
Successful people have no fear of failure. But unsuccessful people do. Successful people have the resilience to face up to failure-learn the lessons and adapt
Happiness + Inspirational quotes ⇑Happiness Quotes
There are two ways to be happy: improve your reality or lower your expectations.
My past has not defined me, destroyed me, deterred me, or defeated me; it has only strengthened me.
I heard a definition once: Happiness is health and a short memory! I wish I'd invented it, because it is very true.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.
There are only two days in the year that nothing can be done. One is called Yesterday and the other is called Tomorrow. Today is the right day to Love, believe, Do and mostly Live.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
Ever since happiness heard your name, it has been running through the streets trying to find you.
Being happy doesn't mean that everything is perfect. It means that you've decided to look beyond the imperfections.
My happiness is not the means to any end. It is the end. It is its own goal. It is its own purpose.
Wisdom + Inspirational quotes ⇑Wisdom Quotes
Don't depend too much on anyone in this world because even your own shadow leaves you when you are in darkness.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
When you see a good person, think of becoming like her/him. When you see someone not so good, reflect on your own weak points.
Reflect upon your present blessings -- of which every man has many -- not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
We all make mistakes... so just put it behind you. We should regret our mistakes and learn from them, but never carry them forward into the future with us.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
The snow goose need not bathe to make itself white. Neither need you do anything but be yourself.
We don't receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us.
It is not a daily increase, but a daily decrease. Hack away at the inessentials.
A man should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong, which is but saying in other words that he is wiser today than he was yesterday.
Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.
Dreams + Inspirational quotes ⇑Dreams Quotes
Don't be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.
Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Do not bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
Dream your own dreams, achieve your own goals. Your journey is your own and unique.
You're never given a dream without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however
I have discovered in life that there are ways of getting almost anywhere you want to go, if you really want to go.
Love + Inspirational quotes ⇑Love Quotes
Be the reason someone smiles. Be the reason someone feels loved and believes in the goodness in people.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.
Love is the absence of judgment.
Real love amounts to withholding the truth, even when you're offered the perfect opportunity to hurt someone's feelings
It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done.
Do not seek the because - in love there is no because, no reason, no explanation, no solutions.
Always be fearless. Walk like lions, talk like pigeons, live like elephants and love like an infant child.
You are not weak. You are not indecisive. You are strong. Fierce. Capable beyond measure.
Heart + Inspirational quotes ⇑Heart Quotes
Never let hard lessons harden your heart; the hard lessons of life are meant to make you better, not bitter.
To care about your outward appearance is important, but what's more important is to have a beautiful soul.
If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on.
When you look for a man- what you want to look for is a man with the heart of a poor boy and the mind of a conqueror.
It doesn't matter what you did or where you were...it matters where you are and what you're doing. Get out there! Sing the song in your heart and NEVER let anyone shut you up!!
You can have everything you want if you can put your heart and soul into everything you do.
Death + Inspirational quotes ⇑Death Quotes
No one really knows why they are alive until they know what they'd die for.
Life is for the living. Death is for the dead. Let life be like music. And death a note unsaid.
In the end, all men die. How you lived will be far more important to the Almighty than what you accomplished.
Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light.
She had been given a wonderful gift: life. Sometimes it was cruelly taken away too soon, but it's what you did with it that counted, not how long it lasted.
All Inspirational Quotes ⇑
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
It doesn't matter if a cave has been in darkness for 10,000 years or half an hour, once you light a match it is illuminated.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
What the superior man seeks is in himself; what the small man seeks is in others.
No matter how bad things are, you can always make things worse.
It only takes a split second to smile and forget, yet to someone that needed it, it can last a lifetime.
Somehow, we'll find it. The balance between whom we wish to be and whom we need to be. But for now, we simply have to be satisfied with who we are.
A good leader inspires people to have confidence in the leader, a great leader inspires people to have confidence in themselves.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.
See, as much as you want to hold on to the bitter sore memory that someone has left this world, you are still in it
If you want to forget something or someone, never hate it, or never hate him/her. Everything and everyone that you hate is engraved upon your heart; if you want to let go of something, if you want to forget, you cannot hate.
What other people think and say about you is none of your business. The most destructive thing you would ever do is to believe someone else's opinion of you. You have to stop letting other people's opinions control you.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
You may never know what results come of your actions, but if you do nothing, there will be no results.
Never make a permanent decision based on a temporary storm... No matter how raging the billows are today, remind yourself: "This too shall pass!"
Success isn't about how much money you make, it's about the difference you make in people's lives.
The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word 'crisis.' One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger--but recognize the opportunity.
Never, ever, let anyone tell you what you can and can't do. Prove the cynics wrong. Pity them for they have no imagination. The sky's the limit. Your sky. Your limit. Now. Let's dance.
Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
The caged bird sings with a fearful trill, of things unknown, but longed for still, and his tune is heard on the distant hill, for the caged bird sings of freedom.
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best day and night to make you like everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting.
Destiny is usually just around the corner. Like a thief, a hooker, or a lottery vendor: its three most common personifications. But what destiny does not do is home visits. You have to go for it.
Although the butterfly and the caterpillar are completely different, they are one and the same.
You'll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him.
The starting point of all achievement is DESIRE. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desire brings weak results, just as a small fire makes a small amount of heat.
Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.
Forget yesterday, live for today. Tomorrow will take care of itself.
The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
You are the master of your destiny. You can influence, direct and control your own environment. You can make your life what you want it to be.
If you love someone, set them free. If they come back they're yours; if they don't they never were.
Life doesn't get easier or more forgiving, we get stronger and more resilient.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
Management is about persuading people to do things they do not want to do, while leadership is about inspiring people to do things they never thought they could.
When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it--always.
Well, I must endure the presence of a few caterpillars if I wish to become acquainted with the butterflies.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
We know only too well that what we are doing is nothing more than a drop in the ocean. But if the drop were not there, the ocean would be missing something.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
Do not wait: the time will never be 'just right'. Start where you stand, and work whatever tools you may have at your command and better tools will be found as you go along.
Some things are destined to be -- it just takes us a couple of tries to get there.
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any.
I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow; but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
The only limits for tomorrow are the doubts we have today.
He not busy being born is busy dying.
Open your eyes to the beauty around you, open your mind to the wonders of life, open your heart to those who love you, and always be true to yourself.
Throw roses into the abyss and say: 'here is my thanks to the monster who didn't succeed in swallowing me alive.'
Good, Better, Best. Never let it rest. Until your Good is Better, and your Better is your Best.
I raise up my voice-not so I can shout but so that those without a voice can be heard... we cannot succeed when half of us are held back.
If you plan on being anything less than you are capable of being, you will probably be unhappy all the days of your life.
Everything comes to us that belongs to us if we create the capacity to receive it.
Myth is much more important and true than history. History is just journalism and you know how reliable that is.
Do you want to have an easy life? Then always stay with the herd and lose yourself in the herd.
If you can't run, you crawl. If you can't crawl-- you find someone to carry you.
We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world
When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love ...
Always recognize that human individuals are ends, and do not use them as means to your end.
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value. I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress and grow.
Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms-to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
God creates out of nothing. Wonderful you say. Yes, to be sure, but he does what is still more wonderful: he makes saints out of sinners.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.
Don't follow the crowd, let the crowd follow you.
Don't find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain
A professional writer is an amateur who didn't quit.
If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.
There is no magic to achievement. It's really about hard work, choices, and persistence.
Sometimes people put up walls, not to keep others out, but to see who cares enough to break them down.
You must give up the life you planned in order to have the life that is waiting for you.
Stop feeling sorry for yourself and you will be happy.
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
Remember, upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.'
I have no right to say or do anything that diminishes a man in his own eyes. What matters is not what I think of him but what he thinks of himself. Hurting a man in his dignity is a crime.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
Though nobody can go back and make a new beginning... Anyone can start over and make a new ending.
You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. Please remember that your difficulties do not define you. They simply strengthen your ability to overcome.
A man can only stumble for so long before he either falls or stands up straight.
For myself I am an optimist - it does not seem to be much use to be anything else.
One finds nobility in the oddest places.
Don't say you don't have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.
If you have a clear picture in your head of something that's going to happen... then nothing can stop it.
At the end of the day you gotta feel some way. So why not feel unbeatable? Why not feel untouchable.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
The only way to get a thing done is to start to do it, then keep on doing it, and finally you'll finish it.
Everything takes time. Bees have to move very fast to stay still.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
Even if you are on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
Love the trees until their leaves fall off, then encourage them to try again next year.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Push your boundaries beyond the ordinary; be that "extra" in "extraordinary."
With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.
Let go of something old that no longer serves you in order to make room for something new.
The only person who can pull me down is myself, and I'm not going to let myself pull me down anymore.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
You may shoot me with your words, you may cut me with your eyes, you may kill me with your hatefulness, but still, like air, I'll rise!
Dance. Smile. Giggle. Marvel. TRUST. HOPE. LOVE. WISH. BELIEVE. Most of all, enjoy every moment of the journey, and appreciate where you are at this moment instead of always focusing on how far you have to go.
Shine your light and make a positive impact on the world; there is nothing so honorable as helping improve the lives of others.
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?'
My wish for you is that you continue. Continue to be who and how you are, to astonish a mean world with your acts of kindness.
Sometimes you have to kind of die inside in order to rise from your own ashes and believe in yourself and love yourself to become a new person.
Everybody is special. Everybody. Everybody is a hero, a lover, a fool, a villain. Everybody. Everybody has their story to tell.
To learn something new, you need to try new things and not be afraid to be wrong.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
My Life is My Message
It takes sunshine and rain to make a rainbow. There would be no rainbows without sunshine and rain.
Only after disaster can we be resurrected. It's only after you've lost everything that you're free to do anything. Nothing is static, everything is evolving, everything is falling apart.
Always have a willing hand to help someone, you might be the only one that does.
Make your own Bible. Select and collect all the words and sentences that in all your readings have been to you like the blast of a trumpet.
Keep Going. Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
When the going gets tough, put one foot in front of the other and just keep going. Don't give up.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I - I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
You can't stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.
One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.
We all make mistakes, have struggles, and even regret things in our past. But you are not your mistakes, you are not your struggles, and you are here NOW with the power to shape your day and your future.
Challenge and adversity are meant to help you know who you are. Storms hit your weakness, but unlock your true strength.
When things do not go your way, remember that every challenge - every adversity - contains within it the seeds of opportunity and growth.
Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives - choice, not chance, determines your destiny.
Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
Be a lamp, or a lifeboat, or a ladder. Help someone's soul heal. Walk out of your house like a shepherd.
To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless.
To write well, express yourself like the common people, but think like a wise man.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Fearless is getting back up and fighting for what you want over and over again... even though every time you've tried before you've lost.
The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.
Associate yourself with people who think positively. You cannot surround yourself with negative people and expect positive outcomes.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
When people walk away from you, let them go. Your destiny is never tied to anyone who leaves you, and it doesn't mean they are bad people. It just means that their part in your story is over.
They laugh at me because I'm different; I laugh at them because they're all the same.
Don't think about making life better for other people who don't even deserve you, rather, focus on making your life the best, for yourself and those who love you.
If you want to build a ship, don't drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.
Look well into thyself; there is a source of strength which will always spring up if thou wilt always look.
The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and starting on the first one.
How much time he gains who does not look to see what his neighbour says or does or thinks, but only at what he does himself, to make it just and holy.
Just because you fall once, doesn't mean you're going to fall at everything. Keep trying, hold on, and always trust yourself, because if you don't then who will??
I promise you nothing is as chaotic as it seems. Nothing is worth diminishing your health. Nothing is worth poisoning yourself into stress, anxiety, and fear.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
To see a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.
Sometimes, we are so attached to our way of life that we turn down wonderful opportunities simply because we don't know what to do with it.
You must not ever stop being whimsical. And you must not, ever, give anyone else the responsibility for your life.
Realize that enough hidden strength lies within you to overcome all obstacles and temptations. Bring forth that indomitable power and energy.
Chaos is more freedom; in fact, total freedom. But no meaning. I want to be free to act, and I also want my actions to mean something.
I don't care that they stole my idea... I care that they don't have any of their own
Sometimes life's going to hit you in the head with a brick. Don't lose faith. I'm convinced that the only thing that kept me going was that I loved what I did.
If they don't like you for being yourself, be yourself even more.
I am not sure exactly what heaven will be like, but I know that when we die and it comes time for God to judge us, he will not ask, 'How many good things have you done in your life?' rather he will ask, 'How much love did you put into what you did?'
Focus on your goals, not your fear. Focus like a laser beam on your goals.
The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do.
Turnin' nothin' into somethin' is God work, and you get nothin' without struggle and hard work
Success is not how high you have climbed, but how you make a positive difference to the world.
If you have a strong purpose in life, you don't have to be pushed. Your passion will drive you there.
If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars.
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
The most important thing in life is to stop saying 'I wish' and start saying 'I will.' Consider nothing impossible, then treat possibilities as probabilities.
Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.
Learning to distance yourself from all the negativity is one of the greatest lessons to achieve inner peace.
If you care about what you do and work hard at it, there isn't anything you can't do if you want to.
You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life?
So don't you worry your pretty little mind because people throw rocks at things that shine
There is nothing more beautiful than seeing a person being themselves. Imagine going through your day being unapologetically you.
The game of life is a lot like football. You have to tackle your problems, block your fears, and score your points when you get the opportunity.
Free yourself from the complexities and drama of your life. Simplify. Look within. Within ourselves we all have the gifts and talents we need to fulfill the purpose we've been blessed with.
There isn't time, so brief is life, for bickerings, apologies, heartburnings, callings to account. There is only time for loving, and but an instant, so to speak, for that.
A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral.
You can spend minutes, hours, days, weeks, or even months over-analyzing a situation; trying to put the pieces together, justifying what could've, would've happened... or you can just leave the pieces on the floor and move the fuck on.
People sometimes attribute my success to my genius; all the genius I know anything about is hard work.
"Atticus, he was real nice." "Most people are, Scout, when you finally see them.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
Easy is not an option... No days off... Never Quit... Be Fearless... Talent you have Naturally... Skill is only developed by hours and hours of Work
The power of finding beauty in the humblest things makes home happy and life lovely.
The first and final thing you have to do in this world is to last it and not be smashed by it.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
How would your life be different if... You walked away from gossip and verbal defamation? Let today be the day...You speak only the good you know of other people and encourage others to do the same.
The doubters said, "Man can not fly," The doers said, "Maybe, but we'll try," And finally soared In the morning glow While non-believers Watched from below.
For me, I am driven by two main philosophies: know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others. You'd be surprised how far that gets you.
The truth is, unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself, unless you forgive the situation, unless you realize that the situation is over, you cannot move forward.
What you have to decide... is how you want your life to be. If your forever was ending tomorrow, would this be how you'd want to have spent it? Listen, the truth is, nothing is guaranteed. You know that more than anybody. So dont be afraid. Be alive.
Perhaps without the lows, the highs could not be reached.
One of the most scariest thing in life is when you come to the realization that the only thing that can save you is...yourself
Build your own pyramids, write your own hieroglyphs.
I used to walk down the street like I was a f**king star... I want people to walk around delusional about how great they can be - and then to fight so hard for it every day that the lie becomes the truth.
Don't blame God or anyone else if you are suffering from disease, financial problems, emotional upsets. You created the cause of the problem in the past and must make a greater determination to uproot it now.
Don't you ever let a soul in the world tell you that you can't be exactly who you are.