Soul Stirring Quotes On Life
“The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions – the little soon forgotten charities of a kiss or a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment, and the countless infinitesimals of a pleasurable and genial feeling." | Samuel Taylor Coleridge
“Life is too short to spend your precious time trying to convince a person who wants to live in gloom and doom otherwise. Give lifting that person your best shot, but don’t hang around long enough for his or her bad attitude to pull you down. Instead, surround yourself with optimistic people.”
"Bless everything. (And I mean everything.) Notice what things, people, experiences, events you are having trouble blessing. These are the things you hold as separate from the wholeness, from the divine. When all things – including these – are included in blessing, you will live in a blessed, sacred world." | Amy Oscar
It’s nice to look back in your past when you see it as a lesson, not as something to regret.”
"All the masterpieces of art contain both light and shadow. A happy life is not one filled with only sunshine, but one which uses both light and shadow to produce beauty." | Billy Graham
Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.
Norman Vincent Peale
“There’s always a positive to those negative times, because you come out of it so much stronger and wiser. Strength comes from every hardship, and it’s been a lesson for me.
“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.”
"If consensus is overrated, I think balance is, too. I have no interest in living a balanced life. I want a life of adventure." | Chris Guillebeau
“Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true.” | Ralph Waldo Emerson
“The only way that we can live, is if we grow. The only way that we can grow is if we change. The only way that we can change is if we learn. The only way we can learn is if we are exposed. And the only way that we can become exposed is if we throw ourselves out into the open. Do it. Throw yourself.”
“Patience child, patience. Remember, life is a journey. If you got everything you wanted all at once there’d be no point to living. Enjoy the ride, and in the end you’ll see these “setbacks” as giant leaps forward, only you couldn’t see the bigger picture in the moment. Remain calm, all is within reach; all you have to do is show up every day, stay true to your path and you’ll surely find the treasure that you seek.” | Jackson Kiddard
“The purpose of life is a life of purpose.”
"There are only four questions of value in life. What is sacred? Of what is the spirit made? What is worth living for? And what is worth dying for? The answer to each is the same. Only love." | San Juan DeMarco
“I’ve learned that it isn’t always enough to be forgiven by others. Sometimes you have to learn to forgive yourself.”
“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis
I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.