Inspiration

Sometimes, when facing adversity, one must rely on the words of others. Here are some of my personal favorites, I hope they can help you see towards the horizon. Hold on to what you believe and stay true my friend.

“I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning to sail my ship.” – Louisa May Alcott

 

“You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition.  What you’ll discover will be wonderful.  What you’ll discover is yourself.”  – Alan Alda

 

“Joy in looking and comprehending is nature’s most beautiful gift.” – Albert Einstein

 

“Most of what we say and do is not essential. If you can eliminate it, you’ll have more time, and more tranquility. Ask yourself at every moment, ‘Is this necessary?’” – Marcus Aurelius

 

“We stand now where two roads diverge.  But unlike the roads in Robert Frost’s familiar poem, they are not equally fair.  The road we have long been traveling is deceptively easy, a smooth superhighway on which we progress with great speed, but at its end lies disaster.  The other fork of the road—the one “less traveled by”—offers our last, our only chance to reach a destination that assures the preservation of the earth.” – Rachel Carson

 

“No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world.” – John Keating

 

“It’s never too late to be what you might have been” – George Eliot

 

“People with clenched fists can not shake hands.” – Indira Gandhi

 

“The future depends on what we do in the present.” – Mahatma Gandhi

 

“Ever since happiness heard your name, it has been running through the streets trying to find you.” – Hafiz

 

“Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.” – Carl Gustav Jung

 

“Be content with what you have, rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.” – Lao Tzu

 

“Everything you can imagine is real.” ― Pablo Picasso

 

“Ecstasy by one road or another is inevitable.” – Alan Watts

 

“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

 

“If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.”
– Albert Einstein

 

“A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.”
-David Brinkley

 

“Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.”
-Jim Rohn

 

“Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.”
Albert Einstein

 

“…the most memorable concern of mankind is the guts it takes to face the sunlight again.”
-Charles Bukowski

 

“If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music. . . . I get most joy in life out of music.”
—Albert Einstein

 

“If you hear a voice within you say “you cannot paint,” then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” – Vincent Van Gogh, Dutch Painter

 

“I’ve always rejected being understood. To be understood is to prostitute oneself. I prefer to be taken seriously for what I’m not, remaining humanly unknown, with naturalness and all due respect”

― Fernando Pessoa

 

“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.”

— Nelson Mandela

 

“ One of the most important but one of the most difficult things for a powerful mind is to be its own master.” -Unknown

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