What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Henry David Thoreau
In the end, we;ll all become stories.
She lives the poetry she cannot write.
To a great mind, nothing is little.
I have been bent and broken, but—I hope—into a better shape.
We are the granddaughters of the witches they couldn’t burn.
And now that you don’t have to be perfect, you can be good.
I took a deep breath and listened to the old bray of my heart. I am. I am. I am.
You know what the issue is with this world? Everyone wants a magical solution to their problem, and everyone refuses to believe in magic.
Alice In Wonderland
The most beautiful stories always start with wreckage.
It always seems impossible until it’s done.
I know that by simply sticking with a process and being open to the unexpected, I create a channel to creative inspiration and that’s a mighty powerful thing.
Never think that you are worthless. God has paid an enormous amount for you, and the gifts keep arriving.
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
Vincent Van Gogh
Shall we make a new rule of life from tonight: always try to be a little kinder than is necessary?
Work in the invisible world at least as hard as you do in the visible.
Speak your heart. If they don’t understand, the message was never meant for them anyway.
Simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
With freedom, books, flowers, and the Moon, who could not be happy?
If you want to see brave, look at those who can forgive.
You have to meet people where they are, and sometimes you have to leave them there.
Silence is God’s first language. Everything else is a poor translation.
Listen, I wish I could tell you it gets better, but it doesn’t get better. You get better.
We never know which lives we influence, or when, or why.
Human beings are works in progress who mistakenly think they’re finished.
The present is made up of material called the past and the future, and the past and the future are here in what we call the present.
Thich Nhat Hanh
I was quiet, but I was not blind.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
Don’t tell me what they said about me. Tell me why they were so comfortable to say it around you.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
Norman Vincent Peale
We are all the leaves of one tree. We are all the waves of one sea.
Thich Nhat Hanh
I must be good for something, but then I could be wrong. I guess all I can do is carry on.
It is not in the stars to hold our destiny, but in ourselves.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadows of our burden behind us.
For what it’s worth: it’s never too late to be whoever you want to be.
I hope you live a life you’re proud of, and if you find that you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start over.
- Scott Fitzgerald
And once the storm is over you won’t remember how you made it through. You won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm is all about.
The opposite of faith is not doubt; the opposite of faith is control.
Owning your story is the bravest thing you will ever do.