QUOTES

~Yes, we do, we LOVE quotes!~

We can’t help it.- they are in our lives constantly.   They inspire us!   We hope they inspire you just as much!!

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“May all your endeavors bring you meaning and opportunities to learn and do more good in OUR WORLD.”  via  Got Passport™ Family.

It’s refreshing to meet people whose accomplishments are surpassed only by their humility.  via J GotPassport™

“I am more impressed by your ability to show me respect, humbleness, kindness and generosity in spite of your resume of accomplishments.” via  A Got Passport™

 

  “Once we acknowledge that limited time is remaining — although we don’t know if that is years, weeks, or hours — we are less driven by ego or by what other people think of us. instead, we are more driven by what our hearts truly want.” ~Bronnie Ware

\Via Brené Brown *The Gift of Imperfections* “Unraveling is a time when you feel a desperate pull to live the life you want to live, not the one you’re “supposed” to live. Unraveling is a time when you are challenged by the universe to let go of who you think you are supposed to be and embrace who you are.” “The universe is not short of wake-up calls. We’re just quick to hit the snooze button.”

Via Brene Brown “I define connection as the energy that exists between people when they are seen, heard, and valued; and when they can give and receive without judgement; and when they derive sustenance and strength from the relationship.”

 

 If you have done the best you can do and if you have gotten all you could extract from something, you have given all you had to give, then the time has come when you can do no more than say thank you and move on. – Maya Angelou

Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were. – Cherie Carter Scott

 

Live the wonderful life that is in YOU” ~ Oscar Wilde

“Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.” ~ Oscar Wilde

“When a person is down in the world, an ounce of help is better than a pound of preaching” ~E.G. Bulwer~

“Goodwill is the mightiest practical force in the universe” ~C.F. Dole

“My country is the world, and my religion is to do good.” ~Thomas Paine

“Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.” – Mark Twain

“What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters to what lies within us.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is never too late to be what you might have been. – George Eliot

“We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations.” ~Charles R. Swindoll

“One joy shatters a hundred griefs” ~Chinese Proverb

“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” – George Bernard Shaw

“A Ship in harbor is safe, but that’s not what a ship is built for.”  ~John A. Shedd:

“Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.”  Dr. Seuss

Time is more valuable than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time.” Jim Rohn

“If you want to feel rich, just count the things you have that money can’t buy” Proverb

The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire. ~Ferdinand Foch

“I found out that there weren’t too many limitations, if I did it my way.” -Johnny Cash

“Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.” Oscar Wilde

“I don’t wanna get rich; I wanna get living.” /via @OrganicSister

“The time is always right to do what is right.” -Martin Luther King, Jr.

“In general, with things unpleasant, the rule is: The sooner you hit bottom, the faster you surface.” -Joseph Brodsky

“Never doubt that a group of thoughtful citizens can change the world.  Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”  ~Margaret Mead

“Everyday may not be good, but there’s something good in everyday!” unknow

“As I grow older, I pay less attention to what people say. I just watch what they do.” -Andrew Carnegie

“if you’re not prepared to be wrong you’ll never come up with anything original”   ~Sir Ken Robinson, PhD

Jonas Salk said: “If all the insects were to disappear from the earth, within 50 years all life on earth would end. If all human beings disappeared from the earth, within 50 years all forms of life would flourish.”

“We are never so helplessly unhappy as when we lose love.”   ~Sigmund Freud

“To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.”  ~Francois Mauriac

“Thinking is easy, acting is difficult, and to put one’s thoughts into action is the most difficult thing in the world” ~Goethe

“As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.”  ~Carl Jung

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

“If you do not push the boundaries, you will never know where they are.” – T. S. Elliot

“There’s no place like roam” ~ @lifeisgood

“It’s not bragging if you can back it up ” ~ Muhammad Ali

“If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.”  ~Robert H. Schulle

“Leaders think and talk about the solutions. Followers think and talk about the problems.” -Brian Tracy

“Don’t confuse fame with success. Madonna is one; Helen Keller is the other.” ~ Erma Bombeck

“I’ve always felt it was not up to anyone else to make me give my best.”  ~ Hakeem Olajuwon

“Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.” ~William Ward

“The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.” ~ Albert Camus

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” -Lao Tzu

“Some people are molded by their admiration, others by their hostilities.”~ Elizabeth Bowen

“Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” -Andre Gide

“The most beautiful make-up of a woman is passion. But cosmetics are easier to buy” . ~Yves Saint Laurent

“To know you have enough is to be rich” ~Tao Te Ching

“The source of your happiness and success will be found in who you are, and not what you do.” ~@Ali_Campbell

“Become the kind of leader that people would follow voluntarily, even if you had no title or position.” -Brian Tracy

“I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you straightforwardly, without complexities or pride; so I love you because I know no other way than this… “~ Pablo Neruda

“We ought to read more not to know more, but to ignore less!” Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz

“To know what is right and not to do it is the worst cowardice.” – Confucius

“It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.” -Aeschylus

“In reality, serendipity accounts for one percent of the blessings we receive in life, work and love. The other 99 percent is due to our efforts.” Peter McWilliams

“It is useless to do with more what can be done with less.” -Ockham

“A small drop of ink, falling like dew upon a thought, produces that which makes thousands, perhaps, millions, think.” – Byron

“Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is enlightenment.” ~Lao Tzu

“I make myself rich by making my wants few.” – Henry David Thoreau

“We do not grow absolutely, chronologically. We grow sometimes in one dimension, and not in another; unevenly. We grow partially. We are relative. We are mature in one realm, childish in another. The past, present, and future mingle and pull us backward, forward, or fix us in the present. We are made up of layers, cell…s, constellations.”~ Anais Nin

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it “– Ferris Bueller

“We are apt to forget that children watch examples better than they listen to preaching.” ~Roy L. Smith

“What a child doesn’t receive he can seldom later give.”  ~P.D. James, Time to Be in Earnest

“We don’t stop playing because we grow old. We grow old because we stop playing.” –George Bernard Shaw

“The art of mothering is to teach the art of living to children.” ~Elaine Heffner

“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.”   ~~Helen Keller

“With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” -Eleanor Roosevelt

“Unless you give unconditionally, then what you give is never truly a gift.” ~ @ChrisCade

“There are more important things than popularity or lots of Twitter followers. Like what you do with that popularity. Choose to lead!” ~@ChrisCade

“I didn’t get where I am by thinking about it or dreaming it. I got there by doing it.”  ~Estee Lauder

“When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionable” ~Happy Birthday Walt Disney

“Love all, trust a few.  Do wrong to none.” ~Shakespeare

“Every day someone around the world is looking for their big break. Give someone a chance like someone gave you.”  @Iconic88

“Every day someone around the world is looking for their next meal. Be thankful for yours” ~ @iconic88

“Keep your habits positive because your habits become your values.” ~!Mahatma Gandhi

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” ~Winston Churchill

“Good is not good, where better is expected.” ~Thomas Fuller

“Leadership is not a position or a title, it is action and example”  ~~@CoryBooker

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

“I love those who yearn for the impossible.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“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

“A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.” – Tim Cahill

“Follow your passion, and success will follow you” ~Arthur Buddhold

“There is no limit to what a man can do or how far he can go if he doesn’t mind who gets the credit.”~ Robert Woodruff

“People want more money & time but need more love & understanding” ~jd @earthXplorer

“Good friends are hard to find, harder to leave, and impossible to forget.” ~~ @earthXplorer

“Whatever you are, be a good one.” ~~ Abraham Lincoln

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind” ~Dr. Seuss

“We’re on earth to fart around. Don’t let anybody tell you any different.” — Kurt Vonnegut

“”Courage”: It’s not what you do once in a while that makes a difference, it’s what you do over and over again.” ~~ Barbara Urechi

“perfectionism squashes genius. It creates stress that reduces the quality of your thinking & shrinks brain cells”  ~~@cathduncan

“I just realized that I’m the only one standing in the way of my own success. So I’m gonna get out of my own way and rock it today!” ~~ @Abroadening

“just like a movie, your life would be quite boring without conflict. learn to embrace your obstacles. they make your life worth watching” ~~  @Abraodening

“There is nothing like a dream to create the future.” ~~ @isabellestravels

“No one is listening until you make a mistake.” ~~@portnik

“Never give up on something that you can’t go a day without thinking about.” -Anonymous

“No one has ever become poor by giving.”   ~~Anne Frank

“Love yourself because of your flaws, not in spite of them.” ~~ @crystalsilver

One of my Favorites is from J.R.R. Tolkien:  “It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out of your door, You step into the Road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there is no knowing where you might be swept off to.” @landofsmiles

“There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” ~Jawaharial Nehru

Alexander Solzhenitsyn said, “If you want to change the world, who do you begin with, yourself or others?”

“I believe if we begin with ourselves and do the things that we need to do and become the best person we can be, we have a  much better chance of changing the world for the better.” ~~ Arianna Huffington  via @bizbackbacker

“One isn’t necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can’t be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.”~ Maya Angelou

“There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.” ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

“A bend in the road is not the end of the road…unless you fail to make the turn.” ~@HillsofAfrica

“There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: Those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed. ” ~Ray Goforth

“The reward of a thing well done is to have done it!” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“If you continually give, you will continually have.”

“Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth”~~Buddha

“Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others, cannot keep it from themselves.” -James M. Barrie

“Who is the happiest of men?  He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though it were his own.” J.G.

“You will not be punished for your anger; you will be punished by your anger.” ~Buddha

“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.” ~Albert Einstein

“The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination”  ~ Albert Einstein

“Logic will get you from A to B.   Imagination will take you everywhere!” ~ Albert Einstein

“Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school” ~ Albert Einstein

“Success is not counted by how high you have climbed but by how many people you brought with you.”  ~ Wil Rose

“If you think you’re too small to be effective, you’ve never been in the dark with a mosquito.” ~Anon

“In life, everything we do that has reward to it also involves some risk. There is no reward without risk.” -Anonymous

“What do you want to do?  The only thing stopping you is YOU!” ~ @EarthXplorer

“You control your attitude and your attitude controls you.” ~ @EarthXplorer

“Bureaucracy is the art of making the possible impossible.” ~ ~Javier Pascual Salcedo

“Finding the right work is like discovering your own soul in the world.” ~  Thomas Moore

“People don’t care how much you know, until they know how much you care.”  ~John C. Maxwell

“We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.” ~Carlos Castaneda

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you Did NOT do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” —Mark Twain

“Don’t worry about the people in your past; there is a reason they didn’t make it to your future!” @henrycoy

“Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done”~Harriet Beecher Stowe

“You can’t control what other people do; you can only control how you react to it.” @EarthXplorer

“Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort.” John Ruskin

“When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.” Confucius

“It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” -Babe Ruth

“To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.” Elbert Hubbard

“You can curse the darkness or light a candle. The choice is yours.” ~P. Kane

In helping others, we help ourselves, for good we give out completes the circle and comes back to us. ~Flora Edwards

“I got a simple rule about everybody. If you don’t treat me right — shame on you!” ~~Louis Armstrong

“Integrity is the essence of everything successful.” `R. Buckminster Fuller

“Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion.” ~ Aristotle

“You have enemies?  Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.” – Winston Churchill

“Life is not perfect; it never will be. You just have to make the very best of it and open your heart to what the world can show you. Sometimes it’s terrifying and sometimes it’s incredibly beautiful. And I’ll take both, thanks.” – Graham Nash

“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.” -St. Augustine

“I couldn’t wait for success, so I went ahead without it.” — Jonathan Winters

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more,  do more and become more, you are a leader ~ John Quincy Adams

“My life is my message.” ~ Mahatma Ghandi

“Action expresses priorities.” Mahatma Gandhi

“Above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you, because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.” —Roald Dahl

“I always wondered why somebody didn’t do something about that. Then I realized I was somebody.” – Lily Tomlin

“I may not be the most important person in your life, but I hope that one day when you hear my name you smile and say ‘That’s my friend!'” Unknown

“Knowledge is just a rumor until it lives in your muscles.” Tribal New Guinea Wisdom.

“I have learned to have very modest goals for society and myself, things like clean air, green grass, children with bright eyes, not being pushed around, useful work that suits one’s abilities, plain tasty food…” — Paul Goodman

“It is in giving that we receive the greatest gift of all!”  Unknown

“Spirituality is about paying attention to your life, always asking, in every situation, “What can I learn from this”

“Faith is taking the first step even though you cannot see the whole staircase” MLK

“Those who have no compassion have no wisdom. Knowledge, yes – cleverness, maybe – wisdom, no. A clever mind is not a heart.” – Benjamin Hoff.

“You must take chances. If you do nothing, you reduce the possibilities you have for greater joy.” —Walter Anderson

“Don’t allow your wounds to transform you into someone you are not” Via Paulo Coelho

“If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine. It is lethal.” ~ Via Paulo Coelho

“Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution. ” via –Kahil Gibran

“Greatness lies, not in being strong, but in the right using of strength.” Henry Ward Beecher”

  6 comments for “QUOTES

  1. November 23, 2009 at 13:10

    Check out my recent post with my favorite travel quotes ranked. Do you think I put them in the right order?
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    Ms Traveling Pants

  2. Christine Williams
    December 10, 2009 at 18:56

    Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure. ~~Helen Keller

  3. May 8, 2010 at 21:20

    I just love this collection of quotes – one of my favorites, that I sometimes use to answer the queries about why I travel so extensively is by John A. Shedd: “A Ship in harbor is safe, but that’s not what a ship is built for.”

  4. source
    May 30, 2012 at 04:08

    I Am Going To have to return again whenever my course load lets up – nevertheless I am getting your Rss feed so i can read your blog offline. Cheers.

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