Great #Quotes to start off the week!
Age is no barrier. It’s a limitation you put on your mind.
— Jackie Joyner-Kersee
Appreciation can make a day – even change a life. Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary.
— Margaret Cousins
Ask yourself, “what difference will this thing we’re fighting about make in ten years? In one year? In a month?
— Author Unknown
Begin somewhere; you cannot build a reputation on what you intend to do.
— Liz Smith
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
— Harriet Beecher Stowe
Don’t wait for something big to occur. Start where you are, with what you have, and that will always lead you into something greater.
— Mary Manin Morrissey
Everyone has inside them a piece of good news. The good news is you don’t know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!
— Anne Frank
Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow that talent to the…. place where it leads.
— Erica Jong
Goals are dreams with deadlines.
— Diana Schart Hunt
I am only one; but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something. I will not refuse to do the something I can do.
— Helen Keller
I believe that we are solely responsible for our choices, and we have to accept the consequences of every deed, word and thought throughout our lifetime.
— Elisabethe Kubler-Ross
I can do no great things, only small things with great love.
— Mother Teresa
I discovered I always have choices and sometimes it’s only a choice of attitude.
— Judith M. Knowlton
I want to be all that I am capable of becoming.
— Katherine Mansfield
If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.
— Margaret Thatcher
If you think you’re too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito.
— Anita Roddick
I’m not happy, I’m cheerful. There’s a difference. A happy woman has no cares at all. A cheerful woman has cares but has learned how to deal with them.
— Beverly Sills
Influence follows close upon the heels of character; and whatever we are, that we shall in the end be acknowledged to be.
— Caroline Dall
Instead of looking at life as a narrowing funnel, we can see it ever widening to choose the things we want to do, to take the wisdom we’ve learned and create something.
— Liz Carpenter
It’s beauty that captures your attention; but personality that captures your heart.
It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.
— Lena Horne
I’ve got a woman’s ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
— Margaret Thatcher
Men have the grand vision, and they pass it on to somebody else to put into practice. Women follow the details more, they want to know that it is being put into practice.
— Mary Eugenia Charles
Never grow a wishbone, daughter, where your backbone should be.
— Clementine Paddleford
No one else can speak the words on your lips
Drench yourself in words unspoken
Live your life with arms wide open
Today is where your book begins
The rest is still unwritten
— Natasha Bedingfield
Nothing in life is so hard that you can’t make it easier by the way you take it.
— Ellen Glasgow
Of all things you wear, your expression is the most important.
So celebrate what you’ve accomplished, but raise the bar a little higher each time you succeed.
— Mia Hamm
The baby rises to its feet, takes a step, is overcome with triumph and joy – and falls flat on its face. It is a pattern for all that is to come! But learn from the bewildered baby. Lurch to your feet again. You’ll make the sofa in the end.
— Pam Brown
The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.
— Martha Washington
The true secret of giving advice is, after you have honestly given it, to be perfectly indifferent whether it is taken or not, and never persist in trying to set people right.
— Hannah Whitall Smith
We won’t always know whose lives we touched and made better for our having cared, because actions can sometimes have unforeseen ramifications. What’s important is that you do care and you act.
— Charlotte Lunsford
Well-behaved women rarely make history.
— Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
When we have the courage to speak out – to break our silence – we inspire the rest of the “moderates” in our communities to speak up and voice their views.
— Sharon Schuster
Years wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.
— Author Unknown
You can’t just sit there and wait for people to give you that golden dream; you’ve got to get out there and make it happen for yourself.
— Diana Ross
You find yourself refreshed in the presence of cheerful people. Why not make an honest effort to confer that pleasure on others? Half the battle is gained if you never allow yourself to say anything gloomy.
— Lydia M. Child
You must do the think you think you cannot do.
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A man’s mind stretched by a new idea can never go back to its original dimensions.
— Oliver Wendell Holmes
Be a student. Stay open and willing to learn from everyone and anyone. Being a student means you have room for new input. When you are green you grow, when you are ripe you rot. By staying green you will avoid the curse of being an expert. When you know in your heart that every single person you encounter in your lifetime has something to teach you, you are able to utilize their offerings in a profound way.
— Dr Wayne W Dyer
Change and growth take place when a person has risked himself and dares to become involved with experimenting with his own life.
— Herbert Otto
Everybody wants to be somebody;
nobody wants to grow.
— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Everything we would ever need to become rich and powerful and sophisticated is within our reach. The major reason that so few take advantage of all that we have is simply, neglect.
— Jim Rohn
Exert your talents, and distinguish yourself, and don’t think of retiring from the world, until the world will be sorry that you retire.
— Samuel Johnson
He who would govern others, first should be master of himself.
— Philip Massinger
I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
— Pablo Picasso
If you deliberately plan on being less than you are capable of being, then I warn you that you’ll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
— Abraham H Maslow
If you want more, you have to require more from yourself.
— Dr Phil
I’m convinced that we can write and live our own scripts more than most people will acknowledge. I also know the price that must be paid. It’s a real struggle to do it. It requires visualization and affirmation. It involves living a life of integrity, starting with making and keeping promises, until the whole human personality the senses, the thinking, the feeling, and the intuition are ultimately integrated and harmonized.
— Stephen Covey
It doesn’t matter who you are, where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you. Always.
— Oprah Winfrey
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Most people never feel secure because they are always worried that they will lose their job, lose the money they already have, lose their spouse, lose their health, and so on. The only true security in life comes from knowing that every single day you are improving yourself in some way, that you are increasing the caliber of who you are and that you are valuable to your company, your friends, and your family.
— Anthony Robbins
Most people struggle with life balance simply because they haven’t paid the price to decide what is really important to them.
— Stephen Covey
Never again clutter your days or nights with so many menial and unimportant things that you have no time to accept a real challenge when it comes along. This applies to play as well as work. A day merely survived is no cause for celebration. You are not here to fritter away your precious hours when you have the ability to accomplish so much by making a slight change in your routine. No more busy work. No more hiding from success. Leave time, leave space, to grow. Now. Now! Not tomorrow!
— Og Mandino
Of all the things that can have an effect on your future, I believe personal growth is the greatest. We can talk about sales growth, profit growth, asset growth, but all of this probably will not happen without personal growth.
— Jim Rohn
One of the marks of excellent people is that they never compare themselves with others. They only compare themselves with themselves and with their past accomplishments and future potential.
— Brian Tracy
Our ideas, like orange-plants, spread out in proportion to the size of the box which imprisons the roots.
— Edward Bulwer Lytton
The aim of life is self-development. To realize one’s nature perfectly – that is what each of us is here for.
— Oscar Wilde
The highest reward for a person’s toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
— John Ruskin
The process of self-development can be described as the stripping away of layer after layer of all that is false.
— The Daily Guru
The well bred contradict other people. The wise contradict themselves.
— Oscar Wilde
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.
When it comes right down to it, all you have is your self. Your Self is a sun with a thousand rays…
— Pablo Picasso
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
— John Heider
You seek too much information and not enough transformation.
— Sai Baba