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Here we have collected some of our favorite inspirational, romantic and philosophical quotes. Sometimes if you feel you need a bit of a nudge from the past experiance of others take a browse through here. And.. as ever please let us know if there is a favorite of yours we could add in here

Remember: The beginning is always today.Mary Wollstonecraft, Author





















ACTION:

There is a time for daring and a time for caution, and a wise man knows which is called for.
John Keating, Teacher in Dead Poet’s Society


ADVERSITY

We’re all in this together if we’re in it at all.
Johnny Cash, Singer and Songwriter

Instead of seeing the rug being pulled from under us, we can learn to dance on
a shifting carpet.
Thomas Crum, Author and Speaker

That which we persist in doing becomes easier to do. Not that the nature of the thing has changed but the power to do it has changed.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, Author

It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.
Lena Horne, Singer and Actress

Don`t let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is, had to begin where he was.
Richard L Evans

The world is round and the place which may seem like the end, may also be the beginning.
Ivy Baker Priest, U. S. Treasurer

Remember, everybody is someone else’s weirdo.
Murray’s Maxim


ANGER:

Anyone can become angry. That is easy. But to be angry with the right person, to the right degree, at the right time, for the right purpose and in the right way - that is not easy.
Aristotle, (384 BC - 322 BC)


BELIEVING:

Miracles happen to those who believe in them.
Bernard Berenson, Art Historian


The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing
makes it happen.
Frank Lloyd Wright, Architect


BLAME

The only thing blame does is to keep the focus off you when you are looking for external reasons to explain your unhappiness or frustration.
Wayne Dyer, Speaker and Author


CHANGE & CHOICE:

If you don’t like how things are, change it! You have the ability to totally transform every area in your life – and it all begins with your very own power of choice.
Jim Rohn, Author and Speaker


The minute you choose to do what you really want to do it`s a different kind of life.
Buckminster Fuller, Inventor


No matter what is going on, you still have a choice - either what you do, or how you react. You may not like what happens, but there is still a choice. There is always a choice.
Rev. Mick Wilcox


The indispensable first step to getting the things you want out of life is this;
decide what you want
.
Ben Stein, Actor and Author


CHARACTER:

A man should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong, which is but saying...that he is wiser today than yesterday.
Jonathan Swift, Author


The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it.
H. Norman Schwarzkopf, U.S. General


Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Carl Jung, Psychiatrist


Rough diamonds may sometimes be mistaken for worthless pebbles.
Sir Thomas Browne, (1605-1682) Physician and Philosopher


Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Actor, US Senator


Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolutions.
Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931)


COURAGE

Nothing ventured, something lost.
Neale Clapp, Consultant


If you don’t risk anything, you risk even more.
Erica Jong, Author


The only courage you will need is the courage to live the life you are meant to.
Oprah Winfrey


All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.
Walt Disney, (1901-1966)


DREAMS

Everything starts with a dream.
Lou Holtz, Championship Football Coach


Nothing is as real as a dream. The world can change around you, but your dream will not. Responsibilities need not erase it. Duties need not obscure it. Because the dream is within you, no one can take it away.
Tom Clancy, Author


Everything starts with a dream.
Lou Holtz, Championship Football Coach


EXPERIENCE

Age is of no importance unless you are a cheese.
Billie Burke, Actress (Glinda the Good Witch-Wizard of Oz)

If you don’t have wrinkles, you haven’t laughed enough.
Phyllis Diller, Comedian


Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young.
Sir Arthur Wing Pinero, Playwright


FOCUS

To change one`s life: 1. Start immediately. 2. Do it flamboyantly. 3. No exceptions.
William James, Psychologist


FORGIVENESS

`I can forgive, but I can not forget` is another way of saying, `I will not forgive.` Forgiveness ought to be like a cancel note--torn in two and burned up so that it never can be shown against one.
Henry Ward Beecher, Minister and Lecturer


To forgive is the highest, most beautiful form of love. In return, you will receive untold peace and happiness.
Robert Muller, Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations

The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Mahatma Gandhi, (1869 - 1948)


GIVING

The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
Leonard Nimoy


If you always give, you will always have.
Chinese Proverb


HOPE

Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible and achieves the impossible.
Unknown


One moment with bliss may repay unnumbered hours of pain.
Thomas Campbell, Scottish Writer and Journalist (1777-1844)


HUMOR

I think the next best thing to solving a problem is finding some humor in it.
Frank A. Clark


Defining and analyzing humor is a pastime of humorless people.
Robert Benchley, (1889 - 1945) US actor, author, & humorist


Humor is just another defense against the universe.
Mel Brooks, US actor, comedian, & movie director


INSPIRATION

There is no failure in life other than not trying. If you want something badly enough, make an attempt. If you want to paint, get a brush and do it. If you want to sing, sing..
Jane Seymour, Actress


JOY

Joy is the feeling of grinning on the inside
Dr. Melba Colgrove, Author


KINDNESS

If you haven`t got any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.
Bob Hope, (1903-2003) Actor


Be kinder than necessary…everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle.
Unknown

Kindness in words creates confidence Kindness in thinking creates profoundness; Kindness in feeling creates love.
Lao Tse, Original Taoist Philosopher


A kind eye, while recognizing defects, sees beyond them.
G. Lovasik, Author, in The Hidden Power of Kindness


LOVE

Ask wisely, with love, for everything you want.
Mark Victor Hansen, Author


The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Helen Keller, Author


It is better to have loved and lost than to have never loved at all.
St. Augustine


No chord, nor cable can so forcibly draw or hold so fast, as love can do with a twined thread.
Robert Burton, English Clergyman and Writer (1577 - 1640)


If we all discovered that we had only five minutes left to say all that we wanted to say, every telephone booth would be occupied by people calling other people to tell them that they loved them.
Christopher Morley, Author

We don’t love qualities, we love a person: sometimes by reasons of their defects as well as their qualities.
Jacques Maritain, Philosopher


Love is the selfless promotion of the growth of the other.
Milton Mayeroff, Author

To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
David Viscott, Author

Love is, above all else, the gift of oneself.
    Jean Anouilh

 


TACT

Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.
Abraham Lincoln, (1809 - 1865) 16th president of US


TRUTH

You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time.
Abraham Lincoln, (1809 - 1865) 16th president of US


Liars when they speak the truth are not believed.
Aristotle, (384 BC - 322 BC)

 

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