Moving Forward in Life Quotes
Give the world the best you have and you may get hurt. Give the world the best you have anyway.
No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings.
We can do no great things, only small things with great love.
If we wait for the moment when everything, absolutely everything is ready, we shall never begin.
Find a job you love and you’ll never work a day in your life.
I know God won’t give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish He didn’t trust me so much.
St. Teresa of Avila
He who binds himself to joy doth the winged life destroy but he who kisses the joy as it flies lives in eternity’s sunrise.
And this above all unto thine own self be true and it shall follow as the day the night – thou can’st not then be false to any man.
Dance as though no one is watching
Love as though you’ve never been hurt
Sing as though no one can hear you
Live as though heaven is on earth.
I hear and I forget, I see and I remember, I do and I understand
Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world
When we judge people we have no time to love them.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness. Concerning all acts of initiative (and creation), there is one elementary truth the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans.
The moment one definitely commits oneself, then providence moves too. All sorts of things occur to help one that would never otherwise have occurred. A whole stream of events issues from the decision, raising in one’s favor all manner of unforeseen incidents and meetings and material assistance, which no man could have dreamed would have come his way. Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. Begin it now.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Thoughts lead on to purposes; purposes go forth in action; actions form habits; habits decide character; and character fixes our destiny.
Minds are like parachutes – they only function when open.
Words which do not give the light of Christ increase the darkness.
I learned that it is the weak who are cruel, and that gentleness is to be expected only from the strong.
Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within the reach of every hand.
You will never find time for anything. If you want the time, you must make it.
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
When Satan reminds us of our past, we should remind him of his future.
To be free is to put justice, truth and service to others over and above our personal gain or our need for recognition, power, honor and success. When we cling to personal power and success, when we are afraid of losing social status, then we are in some way denying our humanity; we become slaves to our own needs, we are not free.
He who knows not, and knows not that he knows not,
is a fool, shun him.
He who knows not, and knows that he knows not,
is a child, teach him.
He who knows, and knows not that he knows,
Is asleep, wake him.
He who knows, and knows that he knows,
Is wise, follow him.
Imagination is more important than knowledge. Imagination is what we could be.
Man will occasionally stumble over the truth,
but most of the time he will pick himself up
and continue on.
I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who overcomes his enemies, for the hardest victory is victory over self.
Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be.
Thomas a’ Kempis
God is looking for ordinary people empowered by Him to do extraordinary things!
The future depends on what we do in the present.
It is not anger that’s the problem. Its getting angry at the right time at the right person in the right way.
Inspiration and genius–one and the same.
Kind words are short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
Quotes selected by Marion Sinclair-Simpson (C)