Quotes

Some people like quotes, others not so much. Sometimes it’s nice to read through and take a moment to reflect.

It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, for in movement there is life, and in change there is power.
Alan Cohen

Things do not change, we change.
Henry David Thoreau

You must begin to think of yourself as becoming the person you want to be.
David Viscott

Don’t live in the past, thinking about mistakes or changes you made. Think of your life as a book, move forward, close one chapter and open another. Learn from your mistakes, but focus on your future, not on your past.

Realize you are responsible for your life. The decisions, the choices you make are yours. Don’t blame others for things not working out, take responsibility, change the things that need changing.

A real decision is measured by the fact that you’ve taken a new action. If there’s no action, you haven’t truly decided.
Tony Robbins

If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.
Tony Robbins / W.L. Bateman

In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It’s not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
Tony Robbins

“Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, if I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.”
Mahatma Gandhi

“If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”
Dr Wayne Dyer

“Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. And today? Today is a gift. That’s why we call it the present.”
B. Olatunji

“If you’re going through hell, keep going.”
Winston Churchill

“Hard work spotlights the character of people. Some turn up their sleeves. Some turn up their noses, and some don’t turn up at all.”
Sam Ewing

“There is nothing more genuine than breaking away from the chorus to learn the sound of your own voice.”
Po Bronson

“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”
Waldo Emerson

“Live your life each day as you would climb a mountain. An occasional glance towards the summit keeps the goal in mind, but many beautiful scenes are to be observed from each new vintage point.”
Harold B Melchart

Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.

Every one of us gets through the tough times because somebody is there, standing in the gap to close it for us.

What I know for sure is that what you give comes back to you.
Oprah Winfrey, O Magazine

Courage is doing what you’re afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you’re scared.
Eddie Rickenbacker (1890 1973)

If nothing ever changed, there’d be no butterflies.
Author Unknown

Each choice we make causes a ripple effect in our lives. When things happen to us, it is the reaction we choose that can create the difference between the sorrows of our past and the joy in our future.
Chelle Thompson

Life is the sum of your choices.
Albert Camus

In every crisis there is a message. Crises are nature’s way of forcing change breaking down old structures, shaking loose negative habits so that something new and better can take their place.
Susan Taylor

If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we are not really living.
Gail Sheehy

 

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