Quotes


All things are possible until they are proved impossible — and even the impossible may only be so, as of now. — Pearl S. Buck

A mind once stretched by a new idea never regains its original dimensions. — Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

A happy life consists not in the absence, but in the mastery of hardships. — Helen Keller

An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind. — Mohandas Gandhi

Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure. — George Edward Woodberry

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear — not absence of fear. — Mark Twain

Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s need, but not any man’s greed. — Mohandas Gandhi

For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them. — Aristotle

I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self. — Aristotle

Our task must be to free ourselves…by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty. — Albert Einstein

“I am” is reportedly the shortest sentence in the English language. Could it be that “I do” is the longest sentence? — George Carlin

Life’s journey is not to arrive at the grave safely in a well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, totally worn out, shouting… holy shit… what a ride! — George Carlin

Life isn’t about how to survive the storm, but how to dance in the rain.

Nothing great in the world has been accomplished without passion. — Georg Wilhelm

Passion makes the world go round. Love just makes it a safer place. — Ice T

We are each responsible for our own life – no other person is or even can be. — Oprah Winfrey

Whatever you fear most has no power – it is your fear that has the power. — Oprah Winfrey

No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars or sailed an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit. — Helen Keller

Motivation is everything. You can do the work of two people, but you can’t be two people. Instead, you have to inspire the next guy down the line and get him to inspire his people. — Lee Iacocca

Happiness comes only when we push our brains and hearts to the farthest reaches of which we are capable. — Leo Rosten

We see things as we are, not as they are. — Leo Rosten

You make the world a better place by making yourself a better person. — Scott Sorrell

Every plant knows this: It’s only when you get crap thrown on you that you really start to grow. — Scott Sorrell

Breathe deeply, as if each breath might be your last. That way, the one time you’re right, you’ll have a couple of extra seconds to contemplate life’s beauty while you exhale. — Scott Sorrell

You must be the change you wish to see in the world. — Mohandas Gandhi

The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still voice within. — Mohandas Gandhi

The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still voice within. — Mohandas Gandhi

Mistakes are the portals of discovery. — James Joyce

Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. — Will Rogers

Love the moment, and the energy of that moment will spread beyond all boundaries. — Corita Kent

Change your thoughts and you change your world. — Norman Vincent Peale

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing — Helen Keller

Fear is a priceless education — Lance Armstrong

Knowing what you cannot do is more important than knowing what you can do. — New Beginnings – Siân Keogh

Be a first rate version of yourself, not a second rate version of someone else. — Judy Garland, to her daughter, Liza Minelli

It’s not what you do once in a while, it’s what you do day in and day out that makes the difference. — Jenny Craig

The best way to predict the future is to invent it. — Alan Kay

The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible. — Arthur C. Clarke, “Technology and the Future” (Clarke’s second law)

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind. — Dr. Suess

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

We can never judge the lives of others, because each person
knows only their own pain and renunciation. It’s one thing to
feel that you are on the right path, but it’s another to think
that yours is the only path.
— Paulo Coelho, Brazilian novelist