Do not allow people to dim your sunshine because they are blinded. Tell them to put on some sunglasses.
— Lady Gaga
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
— Mahatma Gandhi
Some people die at 25 and aren’t buried until 75.
— Benjamin Franklin
Don’t just do something sit there.
— Thich Nhat Hanh
Let silence take you to the core of life.
— Rumi
Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?
— Mary Oliver
Our goal should be to live life in radical amazement...get up in the morning and look at the world in a way that takes nothing for granted. Everything is phenomenal. To be spiritual is to be amazed
— Abraham Joshua Heschel
Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing.
— Camille Pissarro
The only freedom we’ve got is not to react to anything, but to turn within and know the truth.
— Robert Adams
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
— Simone Weil
You are not separate from the whole. You are one with the sun, the earth, the air. You don’t have a life. You are life
— Eckart Tolle
Death, the most dreaded of evils, is therefore of no concern to us; for while we exist death is not present, and when death is present we no longer exist.
— Epicurus
The only way to get a thing done is to start to do it, then keep on doing it, and finally you’ll finish it, even if in the beginning you think you can’t do it all.
— Langston Hughes
In your 20’s you think you know everything.In your 30’s you find out you know nothing.And in your 40’s you realize you are not perfect and that is O.K.
— Jennifer Lopez
Boys are like lava lamps, pretty to look at, but not very bright.
— Goleygrl WI
You can never change a person, you can only change yourself in the process of trying to change others.
— Submitted by Beth TN
Never talk to walls, They don’t talk back!
— Beth Deweese Jackson TN
We tend to make mistakes in our life but what we don’t know is that the mistakes we made is the greatest achievement we could ever get.
— Submitted by Dakota Geimer. Indiana
How Beautiful it is to stay silent when someone expects you to be enraged
— Kushangw 2004
Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% how I react to it.
— Chuck Swindoll (submitted by Gareth from London UK)
“Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. And let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good.”
— Maya Angelou" (submitted by Joy)
Life is like a garden....only You can determine how much “fertilizer” you will allow in your life.
— Vonet? (Submitted by Yvonne Texas)
If you don’t see a clear path for what you want, sometimes you have to make it for yourself.
— Mindy Kaling (Submitted by Joy Westerly )
Forgiveness is the great need of this world.
— A Course in Miracles (Submitted by: Myrtle, Maine)
An unexamined life is not worth living.
— Socrates (Submitted by: Janet Lesser, Israel)
When one cultivates to the utmost the principles of his nature, and exercises them on the principle of reciprocity, he is not far from the path.
— Confucius
When you are laboring for others let it be with the same zeal as if it were for yourself.
— Confucius
The Path is not far from man. When men try to pursue a course, which is far from the common indications of consciousness, this course cannot be considered The Path.
— Confucius
The wise find pleasure in water; the virtuous find pleasure in hills. The wise are active; the virtuous are tranquil. The wise are joyful; the virtuous are long-lived.
— Confucius
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
— Confucius
Study the past, if you would define the future.
— Confucius
I want you to be everything that’s you, deep at the center of your being.
— Confucius
Being in humaneness is good. If we select other goodness and thus are far apart from humaneness, how can we be the wise?
— Confucius
Although your father and mother are dead, if you propose to yourself any good work, only reflect how it will make their names illustrious, and your purpose will be fixed.
— Confucius
At fifteen my heart was set on learning; at thirty I stood firm; at forty I had no more doubts; at fifty I knew the mandate of heaven; at sixty my ear was obedient; at seventy I could follow my heart’s desire without transgressing the norm.
— Confucius
He who will not economize will have to agonize.
— Confucius
Consideration for others is the basic of a good life, a good society.
— Confucius
Death and life have their determined appointments; riches and honors depend upon heaven.
— Confucius
If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change.
— Buddha
When the Superior Man eats he does not try to stuff himself; at rest he does not seek perfect comfort; he is diligent in his work and careful in speech. He avails himself to people of the Tao and thereby corrects himself. This is the kind of person of whom you can say, ‘he loves learning.’
— Confucius
The way of the superior man may be compared to what takes place in traveling, when to go to a distance we must first traverse the space that is near, and in ascending a height, when we must begin from the lower ground.
— Confucius
There are three things which the superior man guards against. In youth … lust. When he is strong … quarrelsomeness. When he is old … covetousness.
— Confucius
What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.
— Confucius
You make a mistake and that happens to take you in a new direction, without that mistake you stay in the same place.
— Giovanni Hidalgo
The best way to learn about anything is by doing.
— Richard Branson