Quotes that inspire……

Should you ever find yourself the victim of other peoples bitterness, smallness, or insecurities, remember, things could be worse…….you could be them!

I’ve learned that either you control your attitude, or it controls you.

Life is what happens to you while you are busy making other plans.

No man or woman is worth your tears, and the one who is won’t make you cry.

Happiness isn’t having what you want, it’s wanting what you have.

If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can’t buy.

What happens, is not as important as how you react to what happens.

Life is 10% of what you make it and 90% of how you take it.

You can’t hold a man down without staying down with him.

Do not follow where the path may lead.  Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

When you choose the behavior, you choose the consequences.

Some pursue happiness, others create it.

A truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery on a detour.

Living on earth is expensive but it does include a free trip around the sun.

Having 2 ears and one tongue means we should listen twice as much as we speak.

When you lose, don’t lose the lesson.

He who angers you, conquers you.

If you haven’t made a mistake, then you haven’t made a discovery.

It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.

People who say it can not be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.

Whether you think you can or think you can’t you are right.

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.

Persons thankful for the little things are certain to be the ones with much to be thankful for.

You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.

A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.

I’d rather regret my actions than regret not having acted.

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Too many people are ready to carry the stool when it’s the piano that needs to be moved.

Be the change you want to see in the world.

Be kind, everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.

Happiness held is the seed, happiness shared is the flower.

What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.

By not risking anything, you risk even more.
No one can go back and make a new beginning, but everyone can start here and make a brand new end

You have enemies?  Good.  That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.” – Winston Churchill

Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.

Try to please everybody. That’s the formula for failure.” – Howard W. Newton

I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas Edison

May your world be full of color and your crayons never melt

It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.

The temptation to quit will be greatest just before you are about to succeed.

Lose an hour in the morning……chase it all day…..

Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind dont matter and those who matter dont mind  by dr.seuss

True power comes in knowing you can but you don’t.

An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.

Watch your thoughts ; they become words. 
Watch your words ; they become actions.
Watch your actions ; they become habits.
Watch your habits; they become character .
Watch your character; it becomes your destiny

Anyone who has never made a mistake, has never tried anything new.

Don’t worry about what you’re doing, because it doesn’t matter. Worry about who you’re being.

Anger is only one letter short of danger……

If you always do what you’ve always done then you’ll always get what you’ve always gotten.

Never regret. If it’s good, it’s wonderful. If it’s bad, it’s experience.” ~Victoria Holt

“Judge nothing, you will be happy. Forgive everything, you will be happier. Love everything, you will be happiest.” – Sri Chinmoy

“Your time is limited, don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma, which is living the result of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinion drowned your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition, they somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.” – Steve Jobs

Remember the 5 simple rules to be happy; 1) free your heart from hatred, 2) free your mind from worries, 3) live simply, 4) give more, 5) expect less.
“To be upset over what you don’t have is to waste what you do have.” ~ Ken S. Keyes, Jr.

Don’t worry about the world coming to an end, it’s already tomorrow in Australia – Charles Schultz

Believing there is a solution paves the way to a solution- Dr. David Schwartz

No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit – Helen Keller

“The best relationship is not one that brings 
together perfect people, but rather when each individual learns to live 
with the imperfections of others and can admire the other person’s good 
qualities.” ~ moral of a porcupine fable

the pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

“Every day is a new beginning. Treat it that way. Stay away from what 
might have been, and look at what can be.” -Marsha Petrie Sue

“Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of 
throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.” ~ Buddha

if you don’t believe in change……you’ve never seen a butterfly……..

“That which offends you only weakens you. Being offended creates the same destructive energy that offended you in the first place- so transcend your ego and stay in peace.”- Dr. Wayne Dyer.

“Heaven on earth is a choice you must make, not a place you must find.” – Dr. Wayne Dyer

thoughts become things……choose the good ones : )- Mike Dooley
‎”When you are down to nothing, God is up to something.” ~ unknown author

“If you want to know where your heart is, look where your mind goes when it wanders.”

Conflict cannot survive without your participation- Dr. Dyer

remember, how people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.- Dr.Dyer

“Be a good listener…It makes the person who’s speaking to you feel loved,cared for and worthy of being heard.”- Dr. Wayne Dyer

“Nothing makes a woman more beautiful than the beliefshe is beautiful.” ~ Sophia Loren

‎”You create a good future by creating a good present. How do you do that? By recognizing the goodness that is already inherent in the present moment, even in the midst of challenges. Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.” –Eckhart Tolle

worrying does not empty tomorrow of it’s troubles, it empties today of it’s strength……

To get something you never had, you have to do something you never did….

“We have a saying in Tibet: If a problem can be solved there is no use worrying about it. If it can’t be solved, worrying will do no good.”–Dalai Lama

an eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind…..

know God, know peace, no God, no peace

Character is.. who you are ..when no one is looking.

Our days are happier when we give people a bit of our heart rather than a piece of our mind.

Don’t put the key to your happiness in someone else’s pocket – keep it in your own.

You can be a gift to another if you are present.

Always always always follow your heart and remember, YOU teach people how to treat you……………what you allow, will continue……………..

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. – Herman Cain

“The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you’re willing to work.”-Oprah Winfrey

As long as you are worried about what others think of you, you are owned by them. Only when you require no approval from outside yourself can you own yourself.

Your Attitude + Your Choice = Your Life

Be happy for this moment. This moment is YOUR life ; )

“Champions aren’t made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them a desire, a dream, a vision. They have to have the skill and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill.”-Muhammad Ali

‎”I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” – Lao Tzu

“No one has ever made himself great by showing how small someone else is.” – Irvin Himmel

“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” – Dalai Lama

Our world is like a boomerang. If we throw anger, anger comes back; if we throw love, love comes back. If we throw negativity, negativity comes back; if we throw positivity, positivity comes back.

“You cannot fail unless you quit.” – Abraham Lincoln

Try not. Do, or do not, There is no try.

I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do. ~Edward Everett Hale

Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is youer than you. – Dr. Seuss

If you don’t change direction you may end up where you are heading!

It is not for you to judge the journey of another’s soul. It is for you to decide who YOU are, not who another has been or has failed to be…..

“Love is the ability and willingness to allow those that you care for to be what they choose for themselves without any insistence that they satisfy you.” – Dr. Wayne Dyer

What I know for sure is that what you give comes back to you. -Oprah Winfrey

If you can change your mind, you can change your life. – William James

Live without fear, confront all obstacles, and know that you can overcome them. – Unknown

Insist on yourself. Never imitate. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results.” – Willie Nelson

From those to whom much is given, much is expected.

YOU can choose your thoughts the same way you choose what clothes you wear every day. This is a power you CAN cultivate. If you want to control things in your life, work on the mind.

if you make time to list all the things you are grateful for, and you feel the feelings of gratitude, you will feel amazing every day. Your frequency will be high and you will move through your days in love with being alive, bringing joy wherever you go, positively affecting one person after another.

“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.” – Nora Roberts

Great minds talk about ideas, Average minds talk about things, Small minds talk about other people. –Unknown

Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret. –Ambrose Bierce

Smiles are FREE : )

“I cannot always control what goes on outside. But I can always control what goes on inside.” – Dr. Wayne Dyer

Blame, criticism, finding fault, and complaining are all forms of negativity, and all of them bring back nothing but strife.

“If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.” ~ Abigail Van Buren

If you want to be happy, be. – Leo Tolstoy

“Most people are so busy knocking themselves out trying to do everything they think they should, they never get around to do what they want to do.” – Kathleen Winsor

Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company. – Booker T. Washington

“What other people think of me is none of my business. One of the highest places you can get to is being independent of the good opinions of other people.” – Dr. Wayne Dyer

Live without pretending. Love without depending. Listen without defending. Speak without offending. – Drake

“If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no.”

When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself. – Wayne Dyer

Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are. Marianne Williamson

“I choose the path of kindness. The more you extend kindness to yourself, the more it will become your automatic response to others.” – Dr. Wayne Dyer

“True justice is to pay one time for every mistake we make.” – Don Miguel Ruiz …

Try not to take things personally, what people often say is a reflection of them and not you.

Don’t believe everything you think- Byron Katie

“The only time you run out of chances is when you stop taking them.”

Love the life you live. Live the life you love. – Bob Marley

“Look at everything and everyone as if it the first time that you have seen it and as if it will be the last time you will see it. Acting like it’s the first time will put you in awe, and looking at it as if it’s the last time will give you appreciation.” – Kurek Ashley

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

Having a harmonious relationship first with your own mind and heart creates a harmonious relationship with others. -Brian Piergrossi

“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” ~ Albert Einstein

“Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.” –Les Brown

Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing. – Mother Teresa

You, and you alone, get to determine whether you are going to react positively about something or negatively about something – or, interestingly, have no reaction at all. Your emotions are entirely under your control. Your feelings are what you want them to be.- Neale Donald Walsch

“Love it all, before it’s just a really, really, really, really, really beautiful memory. “- notes from the universe

“When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this: you haven’t.” – Thomas Edison

Never take for granted, what you have been granted…..

Treasure your relationships, not your possessions. – Anthony D’Angelo

Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does. – William James

When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation — it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams. – Les Brown

Never resist anything. If you think that by your resistance you will eliminate it, think again. You only plant it more firmly in place. All thought is creative.
“To genuinely discover your Spirit, stop talking, stop reading, and start listening to your heart.” – Sonia Choquette

Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way, when you criticize them, you’re a mile away and you have their shoes. (he he)
“To begin living like you’ve never lived before, begin living like you’ve never lived before.” ~ Mike Dooley

Our natural state of being is joy, and it takes so much energy to think negative thoughts, to speak negative words, and to feel miserable. The easy path is good thoughts, good words, and good deeds. Take the easy path. – From “The Secret”

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed. It is the only thing that ever has.” –Margaret Mead

Stop looking all over the place for “the answers” – whatever they are – and start looking for the questions – the inquiries which are most important in your life, and give them answers. You do not live each day to discover what it holds for you, but to create it.- Neale Donald Walsch

Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it. – J. Petit Senn

“if you just look for what’s right – in others, in relationships, in yourself and your journey – you’ll always find it. Same when looking for what’s wrong.”- Mike Dooley

Today I don’t have to fit into anyone else’s emotional atmosphere. – Louise Hay

“What you give, you become.” ~ Neale Donald Walsc

“Set your sights high, the higher the better. Expect the most wonderful things to happen, not in the future but right now. Realize that nothing is too good. Allow absolutely nothing to hamper you or hold you up in any way.” – Eileen Caddy

say what you mean. mean what you say. and don’t be mean when you say it.

What goes around, comes around. So there is no need to worry about what you are going to “get back.” There is only a need to worry about what you are going to “give out.”

“Our environment, the world in which we live and work, is a mirror of our attitudes and expectations.” – Earl Nightingale

‎”When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.” ~ Ruby Gettinger

If someone tells you, “You can’t” they really mean, “I can’t.”

To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself. – Thich Nhat Hanh

Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are. Marianne Williamson

“I choose the path of kindness. The more you extend kindness to yourself, the more it will become your automatic response to others.” – Dr. Wayne Dyer

“True justice is to pay one time for every mistake we make.” – Don Miguel Ruiz …. in other words, stop beating ourselves up over the past and reliving ours and others mistakes over and over again. Learn to let go……life is too short ♥

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
-Mark Twain

“The attitude you have as a parent is what your kids will learn from more than what you tell them. They don’t remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.” – Jim Henson

The law of attraction says there are no limits and anything is possible. Your imagination has no limits, and anything is possible for you to imagine! Isn’t it interesting that the law of attraction and your imagination say the same thing? Think about it. What’s it telling you? – Rhonda Byrne

The difference in winning & losing is most often, not quitting. – Walt Disney

“I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.”(Luck quote)-Thomas Jefferson

believe in yourself and the power you have to control your own life every day.

“When you’re a good giver you’re a good getter.” -Russell Simmons

Whenever you focus on the blessings in your life, you’re instantaneously on the blessing frequency, and blessings increase in your life IN THAT MOMENT! ‘I am truly blessed every day by every person, circumstance, and event, and I’m truly blessed to be sharing my life with all of you.’ How are you blessed? – Rhonda Byrne

I had a friend whose life was perfect. She always said to me, “I’m truly blessed.” I thought, “Of course you’re blessed; your life is perfect.” Even during a difficult time, circumstances moved to take care of everything for her. When I remarked on this she repeated, “I’m truly blessed.” I never put it together until I discovered The Secret; it was her words that BROUGHT her blessed and perfect life! – Rhonda Byrne

Always give without remembering and always receive without forgetting. – Brian Tracy

I’m not in this world to live up to your expectations and you’re not in this world to live up to mine. – Bruce Lee

“Life is short, don’t waste time worrying about what people think of you Hold on to the ones that care, in the end they will be the only ones there.”

Live simply. Love generously. Speak truthfully. Pray daily. Leave everything else to God.

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. – E. E. Cummings

We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly. – Sam Keen

“To me, there are 3 things we all should do every day. #1 is laugh. You should laugh every day. #2 is think. You should spend some time in thought. And #3 is,you should have your emotions moved to tears,could be happiness or joy. But think about it. If you laugh,you think,and you cry, that’s a full day. That’s a heck of a day. You do that 7 days a week,you’re going to have something special.” -Jim Valvano

“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” Leo F. Buscaglia

Remember, no amount of success at the office can compensate for failure at home…..

faith is to Believe in more than you know……

A good deed is rewarded with a good deed…

Don’t let the past steal your present!!! -Cherralea Morgen

There is a fulfillment in loving that doesn’t come in the form of any return but in the act of bearing your heart. -Brian Piergrossi

“Either you run the day or the day runs you”. – Jim Rohn

You must constantly ask yourself these questions: Who am I around? What are they doing to me? What have they got me reading? What have they got me saying? Where do they have me going? What do they have me thinking? And most important, what do they have me becoming? Then ask yourself the big question: Is that okay? Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.- Jim Rohn

The purpose of life is joy! When you’re in joy, you attract the highest and best in every area of your life. Joy increases to the exact degree that you deliberately increase your good thoughts, good words, and good actions. I’ve found in my life that the easiest way to increase my joy is to religiously practice gratitude until I’m a gratitude machine! – Rhonda Byrne

“Flexible behavior is necessary for change and, unless you do something different, the present will become permanent.” – Professor Karen Pine

If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse. – Jim Rohn

“The only time you run out of chances is when you stop taking them.” (wise sayings)

Having a harmonious relationship first with your own mind and heart creates a harmonious relationship with others. -Brian Piergrossi

“To begin living like you’ve never lived before, begin living like you’ve never lived before.” ~ Mike Dooley

Anonymously perform acts of kindness, expecting nothing in return–not even a thank you. – Dr. Wayne Dyer

“Our environment, the world in which we live and work, is a mirror of our attitudes and expectations.” – Earl Nightingale

The true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good. – Ann Landers

Give with a truly glad heart, for the sole purpose of the good it will do, and whatever you give shall return to you, multiplied, as if on wings, covered in sparkles. – Mike Dooley

Nothing will work unless you do.- Maya Angelou

Fear can keep us up all night long, but faith makes one fine pillow. – Unknown

“A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.”
-William Shakespeare

Think excitement, talk excitement, act out excitement, and you are bound to become an excited person. – Norman Vincent Peale

The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. – Mahatma Gandhi

“When you are kind to others, it not only changes you, it changes the world.” – Harold Kushner

Sometimes I believe in as many as six impossible things before breakfast. – Alice (from Alice in Wonderland)

For every 1 negative thing a person tells us, it takes 1000 “at-a-boys” to heal the pain caused by that one single statement…..remember that next time you feel the need to “criticize” anyone……-Dr. Phil

Count your blessings and you’ll lose count of your misfortunes.” – Jean Clervil

One day, you’ll be just a memory for some people. Do your best to be a good one.

The best way to gain self-confidence is to do what you are afraid to do. – Unknown

Your reaction to a situation determines whether it will be positive or negative. If you’re determined to label a situation positive, no matter how it appears, the result MUST be positive. If you label something negative, that MUST be your experience. It’s never too late to change a situation because you have an unlimited supply of positive sticky labels! Your life is always your call! – Rhonda Byrne

Enjoy the little things in life, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things. Antonio Smith.

Giving up doesn’t always mean your weak; sometimes it means you’re strong enough to let go. – Unknown

“It’s impossible to feel sad or have any negative feeling when you’re grateful. If you’re in the midst of a difficult situation, look for something to be grateful for.” – ‘The Power’ by Rhonda Byrne

“Don’t let other people tell you what you want”- Pat Riley

“The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for.” -Maureen Dowd

It’s up to us to determine our happiness. No one else is in charge. No one else is to blame. No one else gets the credit. – Karen Casey.

‎”Only do what your heart tells you.” – Princess Diana

So many of our dreams at first seems impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable. – Christopher Reeve

“We can have more than we’ve got because we can become more than we are.” — Jim Rohn

Whatever happens around you, don’t take it personally… Nothing other people do is because of you. It is because of themselves. – Don Miguel Ruiz

“Move with the flow. Don’t fight the current. Resist nothing. Let life carry you. Don’t try to carry it.” – Oprah

“Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.” -Babe Ruth

“Don’t find fault, find a remedy.” -Henry Ford

The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention. – Oscar Wilde

If you look in the mirror and don’t like what you see don’t blame the mirror, if you look at the world & don’t like what you see don’t blame the world.

A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events, and outcomes. It is a catalyst, a spark that creates extraordinary results. – Anonymous

“Sharing makes you bigger than you are. The more you pour out, the more life will be able to pour in.” —Jim Rohn

The law of attraction says there are no limits and anything is possible. Your imagination has no limits, and anything is possible for you to imagine! Isn’t it interesting that the law of attraction and your imagination say the same thing? Think about it. What’s it telling you? – Rhonda Byrne

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