1.Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.
2.“Once you say you’re going to settle for second, that’s what happens to you in life.”
3.Each of us experiences defeats in life. We can transform defeat into victory if we learn from life’s whuppings.
4.“In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.”
5.“Each life is made up of mistakes and learning, waiting and growing, practising patience and being persistent.”
6.The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
7.Reading is one of the most important activities, which helps to educate genius and develop creative abilities.
8.“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.”
9.“Singleness of purpose is one of the chief essentials for success in life, no matter what may be one’s aim.”
10.“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”
11.“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.”
12.“Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.”
13.“There is no passion to be found playing small–in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.”
14.I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.”
15.“People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how the character is built.”
16.“The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival.”
17.“The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take total responsibility for our attitudes. That’s the day we truly grow up.”
18.“Life is ten per cent what happens to you and ninety per cent how you respond to it.”
19.“Life takes on meaning when you become motivated, set goals and charge after them in an unstoppable manner.”
20.“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.”
21.“Life is not about how fast you run or how high you climb, but how well you bounce.”
22.“It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.” —Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
23.Which way you choose to see your life in the future depends on your attitude today.
24.The greatest chapters in history always begin with risk, and the same is true with the chapters of your life.
25.“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.”
26.“God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.”
27.“What we think determines what happens to us, so if we want to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds.”
28.I not only use all the brains that I have but all that I can borrow.
29.“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”
30.“Remember your dreams and fight for them. You must know what you want from life. There is just one thing that makes your dream become impossible: the fear of failure.”
31.To make difficult decisions wisely, it helps to have a systematic process for assessing each choice and its consequences – the potential impact on each aspect of your life.
32.“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them–that only creates sorrow. Let reality be the reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.”
33.“If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.”
34.“The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavour.”
35.“My philosophy of life is that if we make up our mind what we are going to make of our lives, then work hard toward that goal, we never lose–somehow we win out.”
36.A word from the wise – from those who have had experience in life – is far more valuable than many realize. If we are wise we will take it and make use of it, thus saving ourselves much time and grief.
37.“Transformation is a process, and as life happens there are tons of ups and downs. It’s a journey of discovery–there are moments on mountaintops and moments in deep valleys of despair.”
38.“We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon.”
39.By the way, you want to live your life in such a way that the friend(s) you turn to know that you would do the same for them if the situation were reversed!
40.“When life is too easy for us, we must beware or we may not be ready to meet the blows which sooner or later come to everyone, rich or poor.”
41.“The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you’re in control of your life. If you don’t, life controls you.”
42.“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.”
43.Meditation is about viewing the world with great clarity so you can make wise decisions. It will help you make the appropriate action with regard to things that you have to change.
44.The hardnesses of our experiences, which seem to us to be more than we can possibly endure, make the very school of life for us in which we learn our best lessons and grow into whatever beauty and Christlikeness of character we attain.
45.“Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it. It enriches the necessary competencies that daily life requires and provides; and in this respect, it irrigates the deserts that our lives have already become.”
46.The legacy you leave is the life you lead. We lead our lives daily, and we leave a legacy daily – not some grand plan, what we do each and every day, all the little decisions because we never know what impact things will have or when you might have an impact.
47.“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward.”