Quote of the Day

 

 

 

 

“The woman you’re becoming will cost you people, relationships, spaces and material things. Choose her over everything.”

~ Unknown


“Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.”

~ Abraham Lincoln


Authenticity is my rebellion.”

 

~ Viola Davis


“You live but once; you might as well be amusing.”

~ Coco Chanel


“There IS a fountain of youth: It is your mind, your talents,
the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love.
When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.”

~ Sophia Loren 


“Hatred corrodes the container it’s carried in.”

~ Alan Simpson


“Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.”


~ Theodore Isaac Rubin


 

“Respect for ourselves guides our morals; respect for others guides our manners.”

~ Laurence Sterne


“Every day has a little bit of beauty and a little bit of chaos.”

~Tanisha


“Turn your wounds into wisdom.”

~Oprah Winfrey


“If you want to make everyone happy,
don’t be a leader, sell ice cream.”

~ Steve Jobs


“It’s not your job to like me, it’s mine.”

~ Byron Katie


“A man’s got to do what a man’s got to do. A woman must do what he can’t.”

~ Rhonda Hansome


“Almost always, the road to victory
goes through a place called ‘failure’”

~ Bill Walsh


“Taking care of yourself doesn’t mean me first, it means me too.”

~ L.R. Knost


“Don’t limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time.”

~ Rabindranath Tagore


The month of November makes me
feel that life is passing more quickly.
In an effort to slow it down,
I try to fill the hours more meaningfully.”

~ Henry Rollins


“Do not be daunted by the enormity of the world’s grief.
Do justly now. Love mercy now. Walk humbly now.You are not obligated to complete the work but neither are you free to abandon it.”

~ the Talmud


A good friend knows all your best stories,
but a best friend has lived them with you.”

~ Unknown


“Live out your imagination, not your history.”

~ Stephen Covey


“People who end up as ‘first’ don’t actually set out to be first.
They set out to do something they love.”

~ Condoleezza Rice


“Kites rise highest against the wind, not with it.”

~ Sir Winston Churchill

 


“To leap is not only to leap. It is to hit the ground somewhere.”

~Elizabeth Bowen


“People seldom improve when they have no other model but themselves to copy.”

~ Oliver Goldsmith


“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”


~ Mae West 


 “There comes a time when you have to choose between turning the page and closing the book.”

~ Josh Jameson


“It’s a great day for a great day.”

~Unknown


“It is not joy that makes us grateful. It is gratitude that makes us joyful.”

~ David Rast


“Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.”

~ Serena Williams (Happy 37th Birthday)


“It ain’t what they call you, it’s what you answer to.”


~ W.C. Fields


“Autumn…the year’s last, loveliest smile.”

~ William Cullen Bryant


“You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.”

 ~Khalil Gibran


“We’ve got to live, no matter how many skies have fallen.”

~ D.H. Lawrence


“It took cancer to realize that being self-centered is not the way to live.
The answer is to try and help others.”

~ Terry Fox


“Don’t base your decisions on the advice of those who don’t have to deal with the results.”

~ Unknown


“Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.”


~ Seneca


“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness,
and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.”

~ Mark Twain


“I’d rather regret the things that I have done than the things that I have not done.”


~ Lucille Ball


“The past is a great place and I don’t want to erase it or to regret it,
but I don’t want to be its prisoner either.”

~ Mick Jagger


“The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.”

~ W.M. Lewis


“To raise a child, who is comfortable enough to leave you, means you’ve done your job. They are not ours to keep, but to teach them to soar on their own.”

~ Unknown


“Look at everything as though you were seeing it for the first time or the last time.”

~ Betty Smith


“Make each day of the week like Friday and your life will take on new enthusiasm.”

~Byron Pulsifer~


“Monday is a state of mind. Put on your positive pants & get stuff done”

~ Unknown~


“I was asked what recording of mine I’d put in a time capsule, and it was ‘Respect.’ Because people want respect — even small children, even babies. As people, we deserve respect from one another.”

~Aretha Franklin~


“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit”.

~ Will Durant


“When the world says, “Give up”, Hope whispers, “Try it one more time.” 

~Author Unknown


“Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness”.

~ Euripides

 


“The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.”

~Jimmy Johnson

 


“You are successful the moment you start moving toward a worthwhile goal.”

~ Chester Carlson


“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.”

~ Maya Angelou


“History is written by the victors”

 

~ Winston Churchill


“Be careful with your words. Once they are said, they can be only forgiven, not forgotten.”

~ Unknown


“People change and forget to tell each other.”

~ Lillian Hellman


“Patience is the companion of wisdom.”

 

~ St. Augustine


“August is a gentle reminder for not doing a single thing from your new year resolution for seven months and not doing it for next five.”

~ Crestless Wave


“Take chances when you’re young, so that you can tell stories when you’re old.”

” ~ Unknown


“When perfectionism is driving, shame is always riding shotgun.”

~ Dr. Brené Brown


“You have succeeded in life …when all you really want, is only what you really need.”

~Vernon Howard~


“Some people care too much. I think it’s called love.”

~Winnie the Pooh~


“It is nice to be important, but it’s more important to be nice.”

~ John Templeton


“I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.”

 

 

~Mother Teresa


“We still live in a great city, but we have to be ever more vigilant about these kind of things that happen.”

~ John Tory


“Night is young and the music’s high, with a bit of rock music everything is fine”

~ ABBA, ‘Dancing Queen’


“Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.”

 

~ Jennifer Lee


“Good tattoos aren’t cheap and cheap tattoos aren’t good.”

 

~Author unknown


“Good tattoos aren’t cheap and cheap tattoos aren’t good.”

~Author unknown


“The more you sweat in practice, the less you bleed in battle.”

~Author Unknown

“Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths.”

~ Etty Hillesum


“If hard work is the key to success, most people would rather pick the lock.

 

~ Claude McDonald 


“Men are born with two eyes, but only one tongue, in order that they should see twice as much as they say.”

~ Charles Caleb Colton


“Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.”

~ Napoleon Hill


“If you think you’ll laugh about it someday, go ahead and start today.”

~ Tim Fargo


“Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.”

~ Marthe Troly-Curtin


“Music is Life. That’s why our hearts have beats.”

~ Cecily Morgan


“You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old.”

~ George Burns


“One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.”

~ Arthur Ashe


“It’s a smile, it’s a kiss, it’s a sip of wine …it’s summertime!” 

~ Kenny Chesney


“The best way to predict the future is to invent it.”

~ Alan Kay


“We don’t stop going to school when we graduate.”

~ Carol Burnett


“Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority.”

~ Thomas Huxley


“It takes no compromise to give people their rights…it takes no money to respect the individual. It takes no political deal to give people freedom. It takes no survey to remove repression.”

~ Harvey Milk


“The grass is greener where you water it.”

~ Neil Barringham


Summer afternoon…summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.”

~ Henry James


“When little people are overwhelmed by big emotions, it’s our job to share our calm, not join their chaos.

~ L.R. Knost


“Always give your best and you’ll never need to regret anything.”

~ Jennilee Peremore


“We are all a little broken. But last time I checked, broken crayons still colour the same.”

~ Trent Shelton


“Having children is like living in a frat house — nobody sleeps, everything’s broken, and there’s a lot of throwing up.”

~ Ray Romano


“With everything that has happened to you, you can either feel sorry for yourself or treat what has happened as a gift. Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose.”

~ Wayne W. Dyer


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

~Abigail Van Buren


“Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.”

~ William Butler Yeats 


“Happiness is an attitude. We either make ourselves miserable, or happy and strong. The amount of work is the same.”

~ Carlos Castaneda


“Never fail to know that if you are doing all the talking, you are boring somebody.”

~ Helen Gurley Brown


“Do not look for healing at the feet of those who broke you.”

~ Rupi Kaur


“If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. Don’t be surly at home, then go out in the street and start grinning ‘Good morning’ at total strangers.”  

~ Maya Angelou


“Today is the only day. Yesterday is gone.”

~ John Wooden

 


“Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.”

~ Harvey Fierstein


“One small crack doesn’t mean you are broken. It means that you were put to the test, and you didn’t fall apart.”

~ Linda Poindexter


“I want it all – and I want it delivered.”

~ Bette Midler


“Never blame any day in your life. Good days give you happiness, bad days give you experience, and the worst days give you a lesson.”

~ Sukhraj S. Dhillon


“What we see depends mainly on what we look for.”

~ John Lubbock


“May my haters live long to see my success.”

~ Moosa Rahat


“If no good can come from a decision, then no decision should be made.”

~ Simon Sinek


“Stay afraid, but do it anyway. What’s important is the action. You don’t have to wait to be confident. Just do it and eventually the confidence will follow.”

~Carrie Fisher


“Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself.”

~ Eleanor Roosevelt


“The highest happiness on earth is marriage.”  

~William Lyon Phelps


“Friends listen to what you say. Best friends listen to what you don’t say.”

~Author unknown


“Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another.”

~ Walter Elliott


“I began learning long ago that those who are happiest are those who do the most for others.”

~ Booker T. Washington


“Once you figure out what respect tastes like, it tastes better than attention.”

~ P!nk


“When you look into your mother’s eyes, you know that is the purest love you can find on this earth.”

~ Mitch Albom


“Your children will become who you are, so be who you want them to be.” 

~ David Bly


“It’s better to create something that others criticise than to create nothing & criticise others.”

~ Ricky Gervais


 

“To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.”

 

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


“Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards.”

 

~ Soren Kierkegaard


“Every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde


“Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.” 

~ Margaret Thatcher


“It’s not our job to fix people; it’s our job to love them even while they are broken.”

~Dave Willis


 

“If the grass looks greener on the other side…stop staring. Stop comparing. Stop complaining. Start watering the grass you’re standing on.”

~ Angel Chernoff


“If you behave in a manner that poisons your relationship, don’t be surprised when it dies.”

~ Dr. Steve Maraboli


“Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember, the only taste of success some people get is to take a bite out of you.”

~ Zig Ziglar  


“You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.”


~ Cayla Mill


“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.”

 

~ Fred Rogers


“If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything.” 

~John Wooden


“Winning can sometimes be as simple as making it from one day to the next.”

~Jennilee Peremore


 

“Do not wait; the time will never be ‘just right.’ Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.”

~George Herbert


“Never lose sight of the fact that the most important yardstick of your success will be how you treat other people – your family, friends, and coworkers, and even strangers you meet along the way.”

~ RIP Barbara Bush


“To not think of dying, is to not think of living.”

~Jann Arden


“Trust your gut. Your body is always honest.”

~ Chip Wilson


“The brave may not live forever, but the cautious do not live at all.”

~ Richard Branson


“Your first kid teaches you how long the days are. Your last kid teaches you how short the years are.”

~ Unknown


“Pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick, and pull yourself together.”

~ Elizabeth Taylor


“Society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.”

~Greek Proverb


“Grief is like the ocean; it comes on waves ebbing and flowing. Sometimes the water is calm, and sometimes it is overwhelming. All we can do is learn to swim.”

~ Vicki Harrison


“Be a good listener. Your ears will never get you in trouble.”

~ Frank Tyger


 “Some women are lost in the fire. Some women are built from it.”

~ Michelle K.


“If serving is below you, leadership is beyond you.”

~ Unknown


“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.”

~ Thomas A. Edison


“Celebrate what you’ve accomplished, but raise the bar a little higher each time you succeed.”

~ Mia Hamm


“Vulnerability sounds like truth and feels like courage.”

~Brené Brown


“You’ll never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.”

~ John C. Maxwell


“Laughter is a tranquilizer with no side effects.”

~ Arnold H. Glasow


 “They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.”

~Andy Warhol


“You will never influence the world by trying to be like it”

~Sean McCabe


 

 “If you retain nothing else, always remember the most important rule of beauty, which is: who cares?”

~Tina Fey


“I’d rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.”

~Emma Goldman


“Not all storms come to disrupt  your life. Sometimes they come to clear a path.”

~ Unknown


“If people are doubting how far you can go, go so far that you can’t hear them anymore.”

~ Michele Ruiz


“Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.”

~ Rumi


“Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they’ve got a second.”

~ William James


“Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.”

~ Stephen Hawking


“Show me your friend and I will show you your character.”

~ Proverb


“Each time a woman stands up for herself, without knowing it possibly, without claiming it, she stands up for all women.”

~ Maya Angelou


“If you want something in your life you’ve never had, you’ll have to do something you’ve never done.”

~JD Houston


“Encouraging a child to go outside in all weather builds resilience, but more importantly it saves them from spending their life merely tolerating the “bad” days in favour of a handful of “good” ones – a life of endless expectations & conditions where happiness hinges on sunshine.”

~ Nicolette Sowder


“Character is much easier kept than recovered.”

~ Thomas Paine


“Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards.”

~ Vernon Law


“Don’t believe everything you think.”

~ Byron Katie


“Running from your problems is just adding another one to the list.”

~ Tim Fargo


“There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist.”

~ Mark Twain


“Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.”

~ Oscar Wilde


“You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.”

~C.S. Lewis


“She was not fragile like a flower; She was fragile like a bomb.”

~ Unknown


“Love is never wasted, for its value does not rest upon reciprocity.”

~ C.S. Lewis


“Today me will live in the moment unless it’s unpleasant, in which case me will eat a cookie.”

~ Cookie Monster


“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.”

~ Truman Capote


“The real measure of our wealth is how much we’d be worth if we lost all our money.”

~ Benjamin Jowett


“Sad day…an artist puts down his brush. Jerry Howarth painted beautiful baseball pictures for 36 years. He is the Rembrandt of Radio.”

~ Pat Cugliari


“You can’t build a reputation on what you’re going to do.”

~ Henry Ford


“Every scar has a story. Don’t be afraid to tell it.”

~ Unknown


“I’m not interested in being young forever. I don’t want to be an ‘ageless beauty.’ I want to be a woman who is the best I can be at my age.”

~ Sharon Stone


“What might not happen in a year might happen in an instant.”

~ Puerto Rican Proverb


“Never regret. If it’s good, it’s wonderful. If it’s bad, it’s experience.”

~ Victoria Holt


“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.”

~ Chinese Proverb


“In life, as in football, you won’t go far unless you know where the goalposts are.”

~Arnold H. Glasow


“When one reads a poet in January, it is as lovely as when one goes to walk in June.”

~ Jean Paul Friedrich Richter


“Home is the nicest word there is.”

~ Laura Ingalls Wilder


“What makes something special is not just what you have to gain, but what you feel there is to lose.”

~ Andre Agassi


“Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.”

~ E. Nightingale


“Leave your pain here, and go out and do your magnificent things.”

~ Judge Rosemarie Aquilina (to one of the more than 160 women abused by Larry Nassar)


“It’s better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life.”

~ Elizabeth Kenny


“A ship is always safe at shore, but that’s not what it’s built for.”

~ Unknown


“People can let you down, but only you can keep yourself permanently down. Rise above it and get moving!”

~ Dodinsky


“If you want to be a rebel, be kind.”

~ Pancho Ramos Stierle


“To live happily is an inward power of the soul.”

~ Marcus Aurelius


“If you were born without wings, do nothing to prevent them from growing.”

~ Coco Chanel


“People are not the same. Some people aren’t risk-takers, some go through the world quietly and make things happen.”

~ Jennilee Peremore


“The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.”

~ Ayn Rand


“You can’t expect to succeed if you only put in work on the days you feel like it.”

~ Arvin Lal


“Be nicer than necessary to everyone you meet. Everyone is fighting some kind of battle.”

~ Socrates


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