I love quotes – ones that move me, inspire me, teach me and amuse me.
Here is a small selection of such quotes to share with you – enjoy!
“You cannot teach people anything. You can only help them discover it within themselves”
“Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.”
“Do not look back in anger or forward in fear, but around in awareness.”
“If we do not change direction, we are liable to end up where we are headed”
“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.”
“The task ahead of us is never as great as the power behind us.”
“What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us”
Oliver Wendell Holmes
“It’s never too late to be who you might have been”
“Some things have to be believed to be seen”
“We are not searching for the meaning of life, we are searching for the experience of being alive”
“There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and will be lost.”
“This life is a test, it is only a test – had it been an actual life, you would have received further instructions on where to go and what to do.”
Found on a Bulletin Board
“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the guy who’ll decide where to go.
… So be your name Bauxbaum or Bixby or Bray or Mordecai Ali Van Allen O’Shea, you’re off to Great Places! Today is your Day! Your mountain is waiting. So… get on your way!”
Excerpt from “Oh, The Places You’ll Go!” by Dr. Seuss
“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.”