Life Quotes, Love Life Quotes, Live Life Quotes

Here are some of my favorite quotes (many written by myself over a 13 year period). I hope some of them resonate with you… Enjoy my friends:‎

“Being classy is NOT about being stuck up, but more so about having a simply unique style that will never be forgotten. To be classy is to have respect; respect for others, respect for elders, and most of all respect for yourself.” -unknown

“Bad habits cause failure. Identify the habits holding you back and make a decision to crush them. The mentally tough mind is like a flourishing garden, and bad habits are the weeds that suffocate it. Watering the flowers without killing the weeds is an act of self-delusion.” -Steve Seibold

“Don’t confuse your path with your destination, just because it’s stormy now, doesn’t mean you aren’t headed for sunshine.”

“Authentic happiness isn’t something we can go out and get, buy, beg, borrow or steal, it’s only something we can be, and it’s a choice we make with every breath we take.” -Dennis Meritt Jones

“As you become more clear about who you really are, you’ll be better able to decide what is best for you – the first time around.” -Oprah

“Love is not who you can see yourself with it is who you can’t see yourself without.” -unknown

“If you don’t love it then you won’t take care of it. If you won’t take care of it then someone else will.”

“If you spend your life living in the negative, you do not really live at all. Instead, you remain stuck in time forgetting there is a future. Learn to forgive and forget and move on. Hatred is a strong word and depression can be stopped. Confidence is key. You are the only one that can make yourself depressed. So learn to stop it. Do the things that make you happy and everything you want will surely find you.” -Caitlin Furby

“You are not a rug…everyone may try to walk all over you, but you do not have to lie there and take it!” -Linda Poindexter

“Don’t let your search for a happy ending get in the way of living a happy life.”

“Don’t let the person who didn’t love you keep you from the person who will.”

““There are going to be days when you won’t have the energy or drive to get out of bed. There are going to be days when you’re going to want to give up – give up on love, life, or school. The thing is, you’re not allowed to give up. You were given a life and you’re supposed to live it. The truth is the seventy or eighty years that you’re given isn’t long enough to do the things you’re supposed to do. Sure, you’re gonna hit a few bumps along the way, but you’ve got to pick yourself up and move on. Life is unpredictable and things might not always work out the way you want them to, but that’s no reason to give up. You’re here for a reason and someday when you’re not expecting it, you’re going to discover your reason for being here. And when that does happen, your life will never be the same again.”

“I think so many times we let our past dictate our future. It not only hurts our life, but it hurts the good people who want to become apart of it, too.” -DeAndre Carswell

“Your choice of partners says a lot about how you see yourself and who you want to be.” -Thema Bryan-Davis

“Worry about your character, not your reputation. Your character is who you are, and your reputation is only what people think of you.”

“There are 6,775,235,842 people in the world. Why are you letting one of them ruin your life?”

“There are times when you need to release the bitterness and grab a firm hold of happiness.”

“Sometimes, we come into a person’s life not to make them love us but to let them feel that they’re so much worth loving for.”

“All of life’s lessons you have been through is only a preparation for what is about to happen in your life. If the experience brings you joy, much wisdom has prepared you for this journey. If it brings you sorrow, remember lessons will keep striking you at your weakest point because that’s what needs most strengthening.” -Brigitte Nicole

“Looks may fade, but personality lasts forever.” -Susan Gale

“Because sometimes you have to step outside of the person you’ve been, and remember the person you were meant to be, the person you wanted to be, the person you are.” -H.G. Wells

“Don’t ever regret anything cause regretting means wanting to forget every moment. Every moment is what makes you who you are today, every moment spent in regret is a moment wasted. Don’t waste your moments in life, you never know when you’ll stop waking up.” -Maryam Zarei

“Rejection doesn’t mean you aren’t good enough; it means the other person failed to notice what you have to offer.” -Mark Amend

“The past cannot be changed, forgotten, or erased. However, the lessons learned can prepare you for a brighter future.”

“The fastest way to find out if someone is really your friend, is to tell them that you’re broke.” -Linda Poindexter

“Don’t be offended when people don’t seem to get you. Not everyone recognizes brilliance.” -Linda Poindexter

“It’s sweet when someone remembers every detail about you. Not because you keep reminding them, but because they pay attention to you.”

“Don’t waste your time on someone that doesn’t make you happy. You only get to experience life once, so being happy is what matters most.”

“Just because you have a relationship doesn’t mean you have Love! Don’t curse love because your relationship is bad.” -Tony Gaskins

“Refuse to ruin a perfectly good today by thinking about a bad yesterday.” -Linda Poindexter

“Where you are in life is temporary; where you end up in life is permanent; how you get from here to there is entirely up to you. Never give up!”

“The rest of your life is a long time and whether you know it or not it’s being shaped right now. You can choose to blame your circumstances on fate or bad luck or bad choices or you can fight back. Things aren’t always going to be fair in the real world, that’s just the way it is but for the most part you get what you give. Let me ask you all a question. What’s worse not getting everything you wished for or getting it but finding out it’s not enough? The rest of your life is being shaped right now with the dreams you chase, the choices you make and the person you decide to be. The rest of your life is a long time and the rest of your life starts right now.” -Haley James

“We are always looking for something better that we sometimes fail to realize that we already have the best.”

“Don’t impress others with what you have; impress them with who you are.”

“Every struggle in your life has shaped you into the person you are today. Be thankful for the hard times; they can only make you stronger.”

“Disappointments are not meant to destroy you. They are meant to strengthen you.”

“Do not give up. In due season the seeds you’ve planted will reap an amazing harvest.” -Thema Davis

“A beautiful day begins with a beautiful mindset. When you wake up take a second to think about what a privilege it is to simply be alive and healthy. The moment you start acting like life is a blessing, I assure you that it will start to feel like one. Time spent living is time worth appreciating.”

“The only way to get over the past is to leave it behind. If you spend your time re-living moments that are gone forever, you might miss the special moments that are yet to come.” -Susan Gale

“It is always the simple things that change our lives. And these things never happen when you are looking for them to happen. Life will reveal answers at the pace life wishes to do so. You feel like running, but life is on a stroll. This is how God does things.” -Donald Miller

“Sometimes when things go wrong it’s because they would have turned out worse if they had gone right.” -Mark Amend

“Letting go and moving on is not giving up, it’s called being strong.”

“Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you’re going to live your life.” -Joel Osteen

“Remember that you’re beautiful, but keep in mind that not everyone is going to see that.”

“Laundry is the only thing that should be separated by color.”

“If you love someone, tell him or her. Forget about the rules or the fear of looking ridiculous. What is truly ridiculous is passing up on an opportunity to tell someone that your heart is invested in them.”

“I read once about a woman whose secret fantasy was to have an affair with an artist. She thought he would really see her. He would see every curve, every line, every indentation and love them because they were part of the beauty that made her unique.” -Ben Willis

“Once you live a good story, you get a taste for a kind of meaning in life, and you can’t go back to being normal; you can’t go back to meaningless scenes stitched together by the forgettable thread of wasted time.” -Donald Miller

“Sometimes, it’s okay to walk away, to let go of the person who broke your heart, and to get a new start.”

“If you really want world-class success, decide today to stop caring what other people think and keep your own counsel. Others may or may not have your best interests at heart, but you always will. Calm down and listen to the little voice inside and have the guts to follow it. Trust yourself and know that if you’re wrong you have the ability to bounce back. Caring about other people is an asset. Caring about what other people think is a liability.” -Steve Siebold

“You can never understand why people do stupid things for love unless you, yourself experience how it is to be in love.”

“There is only so much energy available to us in life. Spending it on solving problems is one possible way of living your life, but this may leave you empty-hearted; spending it on what excites you is a lot more fulfilling and fun – and effortless; and usually, the previously experienced problems vanish on their own. We don’t have to battle against the darkness when all we need to do is turn on the light.” -Andrea Moritz

“Once upon a time, I wanted to know what love was. Love is there if you want it to be. You just have to see that it’s wrapped in beauty and hidden away in between the seconds of your life. If you don’t stop for a minute, you might miss it.” -Ben Willis

“Anyone can find an excuse. It takes a special person to find the time.” -Linda Poindexter

“Refuse to emotionally succumb to the negative events around you and tap your mental toughness to thrive in any environment. The good guy doesn’t always win and justice doesn’t always prevail, but where you direct your mental energy will always determine your attitude and it will always be controlled by you.” -Steve Siebold

“You can’t go through life protecting yourself from everything; you have to take chances, because if you don’t then you might as well not be living.”

“Sometimes, when you make the most out of what you have, it turns out being a lot more than you ever imagined.” -Susan Gale

“When you get little, you want more. When you get more, you desire even more. But when you lose everything, you realize little was enough.”

“Your beauty made me look, but it’s your personality that has me hooked.”

“Don’t be afraid your life will end; be afraid that it will never begin.” -Grace Hansen

“It doesn’t matter who you were a decade ago, a year ago, or even yesterday, what matters is who you are today, and will be tomorrow!”

“Give without remembering, receive without forgetting.”


My whole life I’ve been telling myself, “Don’t be afraid.”

And it’s only now that I’m realizing how stupid that is. Don’t be afraid. Like saying, “don’t move out of the way when someone tries to punch you” or “don’t flinch at the heat of a fire” or “don’t blink.” Don’t be human.

“A man has two options in a relationship: Either STAND UP and be the man she needs or SIT DOWN, so she can see the man behind you.”

I’m afraid and you’re afraid and we’re all always going to be afraid, because that’s the point.

What I should be telling myself is, “be afraid, but do it anyway.”

Live anyway.


“You have to get hurt. That’s how you learn. The strongest people out there are the ones who laugh the hardest with the genuine smile, those are the ones who have fought the hardest battles. Because they have decided that they’re not going to let anything hold them down, they’re showing the world who’s the boss.”

“People who have only good experiences aren’t very interesting. They may be content, and happy after a fashion, but they aren’t very deep. It may seem a misfortune now, and it makes things difficult, but well—it’s easy to feel all the happy, simple stuff. Not that happiness is necessarily simple. But I don’t think you’re going to have a life like that, and I think you’ll be the better for it. The difficult thing is to not be overwhelmed by the bad patches. You must not let them defeat you. You must see them as a gift—a cruel gift, but a gift nonetheless.” -Peter Cameron

“If you treat someone like a celebrity don’t be surprised if they treat you like a fan.”

“A second chance is never a new beginning if you did not learn from the first one.”

“It’s better to treat someone right before someone else comes along to do the job for you”

“If we want to avoid the suffering of someone leaving us, we will never experience the joy of loving. And love is stronger than fear, life stronger than death, hope stronger than despair. We have to trust that the risk of loving is always worth taking.” -Henri J.M. Nouwen

“Some people are talking about you just because their lives are boring. Don’t respond. Keep living your life.” -Thema Davis

You may think that taking a detour in life is a “waste of time and energy,” but you can also see the detour as a means of learning more about who you are and where you are heading in your life. Being off the beaten path may be disorienting and confusing at times, yet it challenges your creative spirit to discover new and different ways to get back “home”, into your heart; for your heart is your real home. -Andreas Moritz

“In order to get it all you must be willing to give it all.” -Tony Gaskins

“Every breakup is an opportunity to do it right the next time.” -Cindy Chupack

“Anyone who is in love is making love the whole time, even when they’re not. When two bodies meet, it is just the cup overflowing. They can stay together for hours, even days. They begin the dance one day and finish it the next, or – such is the pleasure they experience – they may never finish it. No eleven minutes for them.” -Paulo Coelho, Eleven Minutes

“Your choice of partners says a lot about how you see yourself and who you want to be.” -Thema Davis

“If we counted our blessings instead of our money, we would all be rich.” -Linda Poindexter

“Protect your spirit from contamination. Limit your time with negative people.” -Thema Davis

“Don’t be too hard on yourself. There are plenty of people willing to do that for you. Love yourself and be proud of everything that you do. Even mistakes mean you’re trying.” -Susan Gale

“Make the world a better place one person at a time. Start with yourself.” -Linda Poindexter

“Life is too precious to waste it with the wrong person. You’re better off alone until the right one comes along.” -Tony Gaskins

“Don’t ever be afraid to show who you really are, because as long as you are happy with yourself, no one else’s opinion matters.”

“Two things that could measure who we are: The way we manage when we have nothing, and the way we behave when we have everything.”

“Moving on doesn’t mean you forget about things. It just means you have to accept what happened and continue living.”

“Love yourself enough to never lower your standards for anyone.”

“Grudges are a waste of perfect happiness. Laugh when you can, apologize when you should, and let go of what you can’t change.”

“If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.” -Robert Fulgham

“A foolish person will be known by several things: Anger without cause, speech without thought, change without progress, inquiry without reason, thought without action and dishonesty without conscience.”

“Don’t go back to less, just because you’re too impatient to wait for the best.”

“The thing that could have been your tomb is actually becoming your cocoon. You’re coming out of this stronger and wiser.” -Thema Davis

“If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you. If you are determined to learn, no one can stop you.”

“Sometimes the things you complain most about are the things you care most about. Unfortunately you don’t always know that before it’s too late.”

“Never regret anything that has happened in your life. It cannot be changed, undone, or forgotten. So take it as a lesson learned and move on.”

“If one drop of rain can find its way to the ocean, one prayer can find its way to God.” -Linda Poindexter

“Love yourself enough to never lower your standards for anyone.”

“To let go isn’t to forget, not to think about, or ignore. It doesn’t leave feelings of anger, jealousy, or regret. Letting go isn’t about winning or losing. It’s not about pride and it’s not about how you appear, and it’s not obsessing or dwelling on the past. Letting go isn’t blocking memories or thinking sad thoughts, and doesn’t leave emptiness, hurt, or sadness. It’s not about giving in or giving up. Letting go isn’t about loss and it’s not about defeat. To let go is to cherish the memories, to overcome and move on. Letting go is learning and experiencing and growing. To let go is to be thankful for the experiences that made you laugh, made you cry, and made you grow. It’s about all that you have, all that you had, and all that you will soon gain. Letting go is having the courage to accept change, and the strength to keep moving.”

“You can’t really begin to appreciate life until it has knocked you down a few times. You can’t really begin to appreciate love until your heart has been broken. And you can’t really begin to appreciate happiness until you’ve known sadness. Once you’ve walked through the valley, the view from the mountaintop is breathtaking.” -Susan Gale

“There is nothing more wonderful in life than seeing life as an adventure. We should all try things that we’re afraid of. We should all look very clearly into the unknown and enjoy it. Because when you come in contact with things that you really don’t know, that’s when you’re truly living.” -unknown

“You can’t expect to be old and wise if you were never young and crazy.”

“One small crack does not mean that you are broken….it means that you were put to the test and you didn’t fall apart.”

“Time and good friends are two things that become more valuable the older you get.”

“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

“Be strong enough to stand alone, be yourself enough to stand apart, but be wise enough to stand together when the time comes.” -Mark Amend

“To keep those that are present you must be loyal to those who are absent.”

“I like people with depth, I like people with emotion, I like people with a strong mind, an interesting mind, and also someone who can make me smile.”

“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” -Oprah

“Don’t waste your time looking back at what you’ve lost. Move on, life is not meant to be traveled backwards.”

“Immature people always want to win an argument, even at the cost of a relationship. Mature people understand that it’s always better to lose an argument and win a relationship.” -unknown

“Love and forgiveness cannot be separated. To truly love, you must forgive. To truly forgive, you must love.”

“Never be ashamed of yourself because you are born into one skin. You can scar it, stretch it, burn it, mark it, tan it, and peel it. But you are always in it, so you might as well learn to love it.”

“Live with intention. Walk to the edge. Listen hard. Practice wellness. Play with abandon. Laugh. Choose with no regret. Appreciate your friends. Continue to learn. Do what you love. Live as if this is all there is.” -Mary Anne Radmacher

“The reason most couples get divorced is not because they get bored with each other. It’s because when you’re dating, you pretend to be someone you’re not. And there’s only so long you can hold that off.”

“If you’re born poor, it’s not your mistake. But, if you die poor, it’s your mistake.”

It is completely normal to fear failure, to fear rejection, to fear the future, but it should never stop you from accomplishing a dream, making a friend, or confessing your love. Nothing is for certain and anything can happen. Isn’t that what makes life exciting? Not knowing what will happen next and even though people will tell you it is impossible, will point and laugh at your ways, and will crush your heart over and over again, you will continue to chase your dreams, make as many friends as possible, and pray that when you do find that special someone, they will blush for a moment, twiddle their thumbs, and look into your eyes and say, “I love you too.”

“Never be afraid to fall apart because it is an opportunity to rebuild yourself the way you wish you had been all along.”

“When you stop expecting people to be perfect, you can like them for who they are.” -Donald Miller

“Tough times don’t last, but tough people do. Never give up!” -Robert Schuller

“Your time is precious. Don’t waste it on someone who doesn’t realize that you are, too.”

“If you find a girl who reads, keep her close. When you find her up at 2 AM clutching a book to her chest and weeping, make her a cup of tea and hold her. You may lose her for a couple of hours but she will always come back to you. She’ll talk as if the characters in the book are real, because for a while, they always are. Date a girl who reads because you deserve it. You deserve a girl who can give you the most colorful life imaginable. If you can only give her monotony, and stale hours and half-baked proposals, then you’re better off alone. If you want the world and the worlds beyond it, date a girl who reads.” -Robert Pattinson

“Letting go isn’t about loss, and it isn’t defeat. To let go of something is to cherish the memories, to overcome and move on. It’s having an open mind and confidence in the future.”

“I never liked jazz music because jazz music doesn’t resolve. But I was outside the Bagdad Theater in Portland one night when I saw a man playing the saxophone. I stood there for fifteen minutes, and he never opened his eyes. After that I liked jazz music. Sometimes you have to watch somebody love something before you can love it yourself. It is as if they are showing you the way.” -Donald Miller

“Go to your fears, sit with them, stare at them. Your fears are your friend, their only job is to show you undeveloped parts of yourself that you need to cultivate to live a happy life. The more you do the things you’re most afraid of doing the more life opens up. Embrace your fears and your fears will embrace you.” -Jackson Kiddard

“I may not be there yet, but I’ll get there. No matter what it takes, I’ll get there. I refuse to let the trivial things of today weigh down my tomorrow.”

“Your worst battle is between what you know and what you feel.”

“The more difficult it is to reach your destination, the more you’ll remember and appreciate the journey.” -Susan Gale

“As you get older, your expectations or trust of others is not as high as it was when one was young, naive and felt unstoppable. That is one of the things that many of us strive to regain most from life as we age, which is this innocence we once had, but due to the scars one accumulates with age, finding your way back to this prized destination is almost impossible, because the compass we used then has been shattered by the weight of life’s disappointments.” -Avis John

“You can’t run away from all your problems, sometimes you just have to face them.”

“Sometimes I am happy for just one moment. 
In that one moment, I don’t think about my problems, 
I think of all the options I have. I think about all the years
 ahead of me, I think about all the awesome people I will 
meet, I think about all the adventures, about love,
 about all the places I have yet to discover.
 In that moment, I believe I will be happy one day. I know happiness is out there. I have hope.”

“There is ample time for you to be who you want to be. Don’t allow yourself to settle for less than what you think you deserve. Despite the struggles that you might be facing, never let go or give up; put God in the mist and exercise faith in him.” -unknown

“Everything is going to be alright. Maybe not today but eventually.”

“Sometimes the one who has been there for everyone else needs someone to be there for them.”

“It’s not happiness that makes us grateful, but gratefulness that makes us happy.”

“The most precious gift you can give someone is the gift of your time and attention.”

“The Universe added one more day in your life today; not necessarily because you need it, but because someone else might need you.”

“People are attracted to you by what they see in you; they remain attracted to you by what you see in yourself.” -Mark Amend

“Don’t ever count on someone else to give you happiness, make your own.”

“You can’t make them love you, but you can show them what they’re missing out on.”

“The most undeveloped property in the world lies between two ears.” -Susan Gale

“No matter how much you revisit the past there’s nothing new to see.” -Robert Tew

“Stop holding on to what hurts and start making room for what feels good.”

“You are not what happened to you in the past. You are now, you are this moment. What will you do with it? Who will you choose to become?” -Robert Tew

“You can’t live a positive life with a negative mind and if you have a positive outcome you have a positive income and just to have more positivity and just to kind of laugh it off.” -Miley Cyrus

“Plan your relationships around your life… Not your life around your relationships.”

“You can close your eyes to things you don’t want to see. But, you can’t close your heart to things you don’t want to feel.” -Johnny Depp

“If she’s amazing, she won’t be easy. If she’s easy, she won’t be amazing. If she’s worth it, you won’t give up. If you give up, you’re not worthy.” -unknown

“We sometimes let people get the best of us, destroy us, and change our opinions on what we believe is true. Only you know what is right for yourself. You have the power, you make the choices and you learn. Each experience we go through in life is a lesson to be learned. We all make mistakes. Why is that so hard for some to understand? No one should be judged by the mistakes they have made.”

“Life doesn’t always go according to plan. Sometimes heading in a new direction can be scary until you realize you’re headed toward a new and exciting destination.” -Susan Gale

“You are the books you read the films you watch, the music you listen to, the people you meet, the dreams you have, the conversations you engage in. You are what you take from these. You are the sound of the ocean, the breath of fresh air, the brightest light and the darkest corner. You are a collective of every experience you have had in your life. You are every single second of every single day. So drown yourself in a sea of knowledge and existence. Let the words run through your veins and let the colours fill your mind.”

“When you stop expecting people to be perfect, you can like them for who they are.” -Donald Miller

“People break up all the time, mainly for the wrong reasons. They let the smallest things tear apart something so beautiful.”

Theory of Relativity: 98% of the people you’re related to are just plain weird…and the other 2% who are normal won’t associate with you. -Susan Gale

“The fact that you are even here, alive, on this planet is a mathematical miracle, and you should not spend the time that you have being busy being miserable.” -Philip DeFranco

“After a while, you learn the difference between holding a hand, and falling in love. You’ll learn kisses don’t always mean something. Promises can be broken just as easily as they were made, and as hard as it is to believe, sometimes goodbyes are forever.”

“Most of the things you worry about never happen.”

“A woman would be much better off if she could distinguish the difference between a man that flatters her and a man that compliments her, a man that spends money on her and a man that invests in her, a man that views her as property and a man that views her properly, a man that lusts after her and a man that loves her, a man that believes he is God’s gift to women and a man that remembers a woman is God’s gift to man. Know your self worth; God doesn’t make junk. He makes jewels.”

“It’s a lot easier to be lost than found. It’s the reason we’re always searching and rarely discovered. So many locks, not enough keys.”

“There are moments in our lives when we find ourselves at a crossroads. Afraid. Confused. Without a roadmap. The choices we make in those moments can define the rest of our days. Of course, when faced with the unknown, most of us prefer to turn around and go back. But once in a while people push on to something better. Something found just beyond the pain of going it alone. And just beyond the bravery and courage it takes to let someone in. Or to give someone a second chance. Something beyond the quiet persistence of a dream. Because it’s only when you’re tested, that you truly discover who you are. And it’s only when you’re tested, that you discover who you can be. The person you want to be does exist. Somewhere on the otherside of hard work and faith and belief … and beyond the heartache and fear of what lies ahead.” -OTH

“Sometimes it looks like everything is falling apart and all you do fails, but you have to stay strong. Night is always darkest before the dawn and your life is just the same – the hard times will pass, everything will get better and the sun will shine brighter than ever.”

“One of the hardest decisions you’ll ever face in life is choosing whether to walk away or try harder.” -unknown

“Fearing what ‘could’ be will only rob you of what ‘is’. Embrace today and accept tomorrow. Living in fear is not living at all. Keep your faith, don’t lose hope and trust that the Lord will show you the way. If you feel lost, let him carry you, if you feel weak ask for strength. Trust in the Lord and you’ll get where you need to be.” -Melissa Bailey

“A foolish person will be known by several things: Anger without cause, speech without thought, change without progress, inquiry without reason, thought without action, and dishonesty without conscience.”

“If someone wants to be apart of your life, they’ll be there. So don’t bother saving a spot for someone who won’t make an effort to stay.” -unknown

“Addiction. It’s something we all go through. We love something so much, we end up using it all the time. But at the same time, it’s killing us. It tears us down in side, until we can hardly breathe. It brings us to rock bottom. But in the end? We can’t give it up. Because no matter how much pain it causes us, the few moments of pleasure are always worth it.”

“For those who have lost any of their loved ones, or friends. As a matter of fact, nobody ever dies. Because they’re gonna live inside everybody who ever knew them. Everyone they ever touched, no matter how little, and the people who love them, their families and friends, they’re never gonna stop thinking about them or talking about them. They’re never gonna die because they were loved and they loved. They’re going to live forever in your heart, as death doesn’t put an end to love.” -unknown

“It’s one of those things that people say, you can’t move on until you let go of the past. Letting go is the easy part, it’s the moving on that’s painful. So sometimes we fight it, try and keep things the same. Things can’t stay the same though. At some point, you just have to let go. Move on. Because no matter how painful it is, it’s the only way we grow.” -Grey’s Anatomy

“Too often, the thing you want most is the one thing you can’t have. Desire leaves us heartbroken, it wears us out. Desire can wreck your life. But as tough as wanting something can be; the people who suffer the most, are those who don’t know what they want.”

“Remember, there are no real failures in life, only results. There are no true tragedies only lessons. And there really are no problems only opportunities waiting to be recognized as solutions by the person of wisdom.”

“In the end, some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths.” -Drew Barrymore

“When two people really care about each other. They will always look for a way to make it work, no matter how hard it is.” -unknown

“Love is stronger than differences. We all live on the same planet. We walk on the same earth. We breathe the same air. No matter where I was born, no matter what color skin I have or what religion I was raised to believe in, everything and everyone is connected to this one life. I no longer choose to prejudge others, to feel either superior or inferior. I choose equality ~ to have warm, loving, open communication with every member of my earthly family. I am a member of the earth community. Differences of opinion are wonderful, colorful varieties of expression. Today my heart opens a little bit more as I go about creating the world I want to live in.” -Victoria Halik

“In the end, we only regret the chances we didn’t take, relationships we are afraid to have, and the decisions we waited too long to make.” -unknown

“Confidence, not cockiness. Knowing who you are is confidence. Cockiness is knowing who you are and pushing it down everyone’s throat.” -Mila Kunis

“Sometimes it’s easy to feel like you’re the only one in the world who’s struggling, who’s frustrated, or unsatisfied, or barely getting by. That feeling is a lie. And if you just hold on, just find the courage to face it all for another day. Someone or something will find you and make it all okay, because we all need a little help sometimes, someone to help us hear the music in the world, to remind us that it won’t always be this way. That someone is out there, and that someone will find you.” -One Tree Hill

“When you blame others, you give up your power for growth and change.” -Dr Robert Anthony

“Let go of the past and the past will let go of you.”

“The voice you should believe in the most is the one inside of you. No one outside of you should ever be able to drown out the belief you feel inside. If you’ve locked into a solid conviction about your path, your goal, your view of the universe, then believe in it, and make your voice the loudest, inside of you.” -unknown

“Sometimes you must hurt in order to know, fall in order to grow, lose in order to gain, because most of life’s greatest lessons are learned through pain.”

“You will know that forgiveness has begun when you recall those who hurt you and feel the power to wish them well.”

“Easy is instant gratification. Hard is a lifetime of satisfaction.” -unknown

“Life is simple. Everything happens for you, not to you. Everything happens at exactly the right moment, neither too soon nor too late. You don’t have to like it… it’s just easier if you do.” -Byron Katie

“The best days of your life will be the ones where you let your heart decide what to do.”

“If you can’t save the relationship, at least save your pride.”

“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.”

“When someone leaves you voluntarily and happily, let them go. Because when you fight for them, it’s not a fight for love, it’s a fight for your own obsession. Love is being happy together, not possessing each other’s happiness.” -Joshua Christian

“When a bird is alive it eats ants, yet when it dies, the ants eat it. Circumstances can change at any time and the tables usually turn over a period of time. Do not oppress, despise, or hurt anyone during your lifetime. You may be powerful today, but remember, time is more powerful than you. Just like one tree makes a million match sticks, yet when the time comes, only a single match stick is needed to burn a million trees.” -The Sacred Path of Love

“Most people spend their lives developing of one part of their body… their wishbone.”

“Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.” -Oprah

“Life becomes easy when you become stronger.”

“Take a deep breath, pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and start all over again.” -Frank Sinatra

“Always focus on how far you’ve come, rather than how far you have left to go.” -unknown

“You can find the good in anybody, if you just give them a chance, benefit of the doubt. Sometimes people disappoint you, sometimes they surprise you, but you never really get to know them until you listen for what’s in their heart…” -One Tree Hill

“You are a beautiful creation… perfectly imperfect… a work in progress… you have everything you need to fulfill your purpose… don’t dilute yourself for any person or any reason… you are enough… be unapologetically you.” -Steve Maraboli

“Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny.” -Steve Maraboli

“Happiness comes when we stop complaining about the troubles we have and offer thanks for all the troubles we don’t have.”

“A second chance is worthless if you didn’t learn from your mistake the first time.”

“It’s good to have someone who will talk to you, but it’s great to have someone who will listen to you.” -Susan Gale

“The best revenge is just moving on and getting over it. Don’t give someone the satisfaction of watching you suffer.” -unknown

“At the end of the day, memories are all that matter. Things fade away, people change…but memories will live on forever.”

“Sometimes a short walk down memory lane is all it takes to appreciate where you are today.” -Susan Gale

“You’re going to come across people in your life who will say all the right words at all the right times. But in the end, it’s always their actions, not words, that matter.” -Nicholas Sparks

“Life doesn’t always introduce you to the people you want to meet. Sometimes life puts you in touch with the people you need to meet – to help you, to hurt you, to leave you, to love you, and to gradually strengthen you into the person you were meant to become.”

“By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you’ll be happy. If you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher.” -Socrates

“We are only given today and never promised tomorrow. So be sure to tell someone you love them.” -unknown

“Whatever makes you feel bad, leave it. Whatever makes you feel good, keep it.”

“My past is not about regrets, there are no bad memories. There are only lessons learned that make me grow stronger for my future.”

“You can’t fight for a place in someone’s life because no matter how hard you try to keep your place they’ll put you where they want to even if it’s not where you should be.”

“Your choice of partners says a lot about how you see yourself and who you want to be.” -Thema Davis

“Somewhere someone is looking for exactly what you have to offer. Don’t give up hope.”

“Until you reach the end of the road, there is still time to change the path you’ve chosen.” -Susan Gale

“Too little time is never the problem. It’s your priorities and how you plan the things in it.”

“The most beautiful people are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These people have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.” -Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

“Having no reason to stay is a good reason to leave.” -unknown

“If you have to keep wondering where you stand with someone, perhaps it’s time to stop standing and start walking.”

“You should put on the best version of yourself when you go out in the world because that is a show of respect to the other people around you.” -Tom Ford

“If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.” -Robert Fulgham

“Flowers only bloom when they are ready. People are the same way. You cannot rush or force them open just because you think it’s time. Be patient.” -BBC

“I can’t go back to yesterday – because I was a different person then.” -Lewis Carroll

“When the wrong people walk out of your life that just makes room for the right ones to walk in.”

Beauty comes from within, not from what you wear. -Adele

“It doesn’t matter who you used to be, what matters is who you’ve become.” -Robert Tew

“There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment.” -Sarah Dessen

“Don’t wait until it’s too late to tell someone how much you love them and how much you care about them, because when they’re gone, no matter how loud you shout and cry, they won’t hear you anymore.” -unknown

“I don’t know what’s going to happen to me tomorrow. That’s why I don’t save my best for last.” -Paulo Coelho

“Consider the possibility that the little obstacles in life are not obstacles at all, but stepping stones.” -Neale Donald Walsch

“Junk food isn’t good for you and neither are junk people.” -Robert Tew

“If you don’t do stupid things while you’re young, you’ll have nothing to smile about when you’re old.”

“You have to be willing to leave some of the old stuff behind to walk into your new season.”

“Don’t be what people want you to be. Be yourself and find someone who truly loves you for what and who you are.” -unknown

“Before befriending others, you have to be your own best friend. Before correcting others, you have to correct yourself. Before making others happy, you have to make yourself happy. It is not termed as selfish but personal development. Once you balance yourself, only then you can balance the world.”

“Arguing with a fool only proves that there are two.”

“Letting go of the person you love is the most awful feeling you can ever receive. Letting go can mean, finally realizing you’re strong enough to let go of the one you love and move on, or it can mean letting go of your love and hoping that fate will bring you back together again, wishing if you’re meant to be.”

“As you breathe right now, another person takes their last. So appreciate your life and stop complaining about what you don’t have and start living with what you have.”

“Anyone who judges you by the kind of car you drive or shoes you wear isn’t someone worth impressing!” -unknown

“Sometimes you have to learn to let go of the person you love, and just hold on to the memory of what was.” -Mark Amend

“To settle an argument, think of what is right, not who is right.”

“You were born because you are going to be important to someone.” -unknown

“The best day of your life is the one on which you decide your life is your own. No apologies or excuses. No one to lean on, rely on, or blame. The gift is yours – it is an amazing journey – and you alone are responsible for the quality of it. This is the day your life really begins.” -Bob Moawad

“Life is short. Don’t waste it with negative people who don’t appreciate you. Keep them in your heart but keep them out of your LIFE!”

“Pain makes you stronger. Tears make you braver. Heartbreak makes you wiser. So thank the past for a better future!” -unknown

“You will never become who you were meant to be if you keep blaming everyone else for who you are.”

“You have to hurt in order to know, fall in order to grow, lose in order to gain, because most of life’s lessons are learned in pain.” -unknown

“Life is about changing for the better. If you have to let go of some people along the way, then you go right ahead.”

To all the girls who are in a hurry to have a boyfriend or get married, a piece of Biblical advice: “Ruth patiently waited for her mate Boaz.” While you are waiting on YOUR Boaz, don’t settle for any of his relatives: Broke-az, Po-az, Lyin-az, Cheating-az, Dumb-az, Drunk-az, Cheap-az, Lockedup-az, Goodfornothingaz, Lazyaz, and especially his third cousin Beatinyoaz. Wait on your Boaz and make sure he respects Yoaz.”

“You need to stop doing things for someone, when you find out its expected rather than appreciated.”

“If an egg is broken by outside force, Life ends. If broken by inside force, Life begins. Great things always begin from inside.” -Jim Kwik

“Set aside the pains of the past, enjoy the blessings of the present, and look forward to the promises of the future.”

“Until you are broken, you don’t know what you’re made of.”

“Love doesn’t lie, people do. Love doesn’t leave, people do. Love surely doesn’t leave you broken and annoyed. That’s something only a person is capable of doing. Don’t blame love, if it’s not in you.” -DeAndre Carswell

“It’s not how long you live, but how you live, that matters most.” -Jill Whitman

“Learning from your own mistakes is smart; learning from others’ mistakes is wise; not learning from self or others is self-destructive.” -unknown

“Live to create love, art, music, peace and poetry. Bring to the world what no one else has and find passion in it.” -Robert Tew

“Be with someone who knows exactly what they have when they have you. Not someone who realizes it after they’ve lost you.”

“There comes a time in life when you’ll have to leave everything behind and start something new but never forget the ones who stood by your side, especially the ones who never let you go.”

“Fall in love with someone who truly deserves your heart. Not with someone who plays with it.” -Sarah Dessen

“Never say you’re not good enough, if that person can’t see you for who you are, then they are the ones who aren’t good enough.”

“What people say about you is a reflection of them, not you.”

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” -C.S Lewis

“The best revenge is to live well. Remember, you can’t get ahead if you’re trying to get even.” -unknown

“Today is a brand new day. A fresh start. Replace any negativity with positivity. Think happy thoughts. Exercise. Drink lots of water. Fill your body with fuel. Healthy is happy. Inspire yourself. Create. Laugh. Play. Love. Learn. Give someone a compliment. Make a new friend. Do a random act of kindness. It creates good karma. Take chances and finally start living life to its fullest. But no matter what’s thrown at you today, smile and remember, tomorrow’s always a fresh new start.” -unknown

“The truth has never denied the seeker…only the seeker who has denied the truth.” -Robert Tew

“When we least expect it, life sets us a challenge to test our courage and willingness to change; at such a moment, there is no point in pretending that nothing has happened or in saying that we are not yet ready. The challenge will not wait. Life does not look back. A week is more than enough time for us to decide whether or not to accept our destiny.” -Paulo Coelho

“Until you see fear as an opportunity for growth, you won’t grow beyond your current self.”

“Don’t live your life with hate in your heart. You will only be hurting yourself more than the people you hate.”

“Change is the essence of life. Be willing to surrender what you are for what you could become.”

“Life is all about the little decisions you make everyday. You can’t change the decisions of the past, but every new day is another opportunity to make the right ones.”

“Life is short, live it. Love is rare, grab it. Anger is bad, dump it. Fear is awful, face it. Memories are sweet, cherish it.”

“The only thing stopping your success is you. If you don’t believe in yourself, no one else will. You are your only opponent.”

“When you take things for granted, those things eventually get taken.”

“Don’t take anything personally. Even when a situation seems so personal, even if others insult you directly, it has nothing to do with you. Their point of view and opinion come from all the programming they received growing up. When you take things personally, you feel offended and your reaction is to defend your beliefs and create conflict. You make something big out of something so little because you have the need to be right and make everybody else wrong.” -don Miguel Ruiz

”Value the people who love, respect and trust you the most, and forget about the negative and toxic people who don’t deserve you.”

“Sometimes you just gotta be your own hero and save your own little heart, because sometimes the people you can’t imagine living without, can actually live without you.” -unknown

“Sometimes the only thing that people see is what you did when in fact they should be looking at why you did it.”

“Don’t convince yourself, believe in yourself. There’s a huge difference.”

“The reason why we hold on to something so tight is because we fear something so great won’t happen twice.”

“The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow. Don’t give up!”

“Mistakes are proof that you’re trying.”

“Small changes can eventually add up to huge results.” -Optimus Prime

“Don’t settle for less than you want, go grab the life you dream about, tomorrow may be too late.”

“Sometimes the only answer people are looking for when they ask for help is that they won’t have to face the problem alone.” -Mark Amend

“The more you care, the more you have to lose.” -unknown

“Stop comparing yourself to others. You are you; nobody else could be you even if they tried to be. You are unique and beautiful. Nobody else is you.”

“Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you should set up a life that you don’t need to escape from.” -Seth Godin

“Be true to yourself. You will stop caring what others think of you when you realize how rarely they actually do.” -unknown

“The things you hope for the most are the things that destroy you in the end.” -David Levithan

“Take a deep breath. It’s just a bad day, not a bad life.”

“The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are. You trade in your reality for a role. You trade in your sense for an act. You give up your ability to feel, and in exchange, put on a mask. There can’t be any large-scale revolutions until there’s a personal revolution, on an individual level. It’s got to happen inside first.” -Jim Morrison

“It’s better to be alone with dignity than in a relationship that requires you to sacrifice your self respect.”

“Strength isn’t about bearing a cross of grief or shame. Strength is about choosing your path, and living with the consequences.”

“If you’re being mistreated, lied to or cheated on then it’s time for you to save yourself and move on. Remember, it’s not your status that makes you happy…it’s YOU that does!”

“I want the world to be better because I was here. I want my life, I want my work, my family, I want it to mean something and if you are not making someone else’s life better then you are wasting your time.” -Will Smith

“Sometimes falling flat on your face allows you to see things from a totally different perspective.” -Linda Poindexter

“Don’t ever compare yourself to others, stay focused on your own journey and leave footprints behind.”

“Don’t hold on because you think there will be no one else. There will always be someone else. You’ve got to believe you are worth more than being repeatedly hurt by someone who doesn’t really care…and believe that someone will see what you are really worth and treat you the way you should be treated.”

“Ladies: If a man really wants to be with you, you WILL know it! If you have to question it, let it go!” -Tony Gaskins

“You cannot make a mistake, you can only make a decision that will be your next best step.” -Neale Donald Walsch

“Take a picture of your face and remember that in ten years time you will be amazed at how gorgeous you were. Be amazed now.” -Jennifer Pastiloff

“You can’t be happy if you’re still holding onto people that have already moved on. Let them go!”

“Who you were, who you are and who you will become are three completely different people.” -Robert Tew

“Practice really seeing whatever it is you’re looking at.” -unknown

“If you can’t do anything about it, laugh like hell.” -David Cook

“Your life isn’t behind you; your memories are behind you. Your life is ALWAYS ahead of you. Today is a new day – seize it!” -Steve Maraboli

“Let your talk be limited and your actions be unlimited.”

“The opinion which other people have of you is their problem, not yours.”

“Don’t wait for something outside of you to change your situation. Real change starts within.” -Thema Davis

“You will never have to force anything that’s truly meant to be.”

“The truth is, unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself, unless you forgive the situation, unless you realize that that situation is over, you cannot move forward.” -Steve Maraboli

“The first to apologize is the bravest, the first to forgive is the strongest, and the first to forget is the happiest.”

“Once you live a good story, you get a taste for a kind of meaning in life, and you can’t go back to being normal; you can’t go back to meaningless scenes stitched together by the forgettable thread of wasted time.” -Donald Miller

“Go only where you are wanted. Go only when you are needed. Stay only if you are appreciated.” -Linda Poindexter

“When you open up to love, you must be open to getting hurt at times too. If you expect to love someone, and not have disappointment every now and then, then you don’t want love, you want something perfect. And good luck finding that.” -DeAndre Carswell

“What you do today is important because you are exchanging a day of your life for it.”

“You are good enough, smart enough, beautiful enough, strong enough. Believe it and stop letting insecurity run your life.” -Thema Davis

“In 20 years people won’t remember your name or achievements, or maybe even what you look like. But in 20 years they will remember how you made them feel and the memories you gave them.”

“If you are bored with life, if you don’t get up every morning with a burning desire to do things – you don’t have enough goals.”

“To finally move on and start something new, you must release the unchangeable past and embrace your future.” -Robert Tew

“In life, you’ll learn that there are some people you’re gonna have to lose in order to find yourself.”

“When you meet the right person, you know it. You can’t stop thinking about them. They are your best friend, and your soulmate. You can’t wait to spend the rest of your life with them. No one and nothing else can compare.” -How I Met Your Mother (Season 7, Episode 10)

“Don’t get so anxious for something that you’ll accept anything. Hold to your standards and be willing to walk away – head up.” -Thema Bryan-Davis




  1. mira December 17, 2011  1:28 pm Reply

    "Always be yoursefl, because the people who matter don't care and those who care, don't really matter."

  2. PICHY November 10, 2012  3:13 pm Reply

    Thank you so much for sharing such inspirations. Real appreciate ^^

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