“Do one thing every day that scares you.”

— Eleanor Roosevelt

“We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.”

— Kurt Vonnegut, Mother Night

“What’s meant to be will always find a way”

— Trisha Yearwood

“Sometimes you wake up. Sometimes the fall kills you. And sometimes, when you fall, you fly.”

— Neil Gaiman

“You never have to change anything you got up in the middle of the night to write.”

— Saul Bellow

“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.”

— Maya Angelou

“The unexamined life is not worth living.”

— Socrates

“Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.”

— Lance Armstrong

“Courage: the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.”

— Maya Angelou

“Do you want to know who you are Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.”

— Thomas Jefferson

“The things you do for yourself are gone when you are gone, but the things you do for others remain as your legacy.”

— Kalu Kalu

“Love is the absence of judgment.”

— Dalai Lama XIV

“It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.”

— Lou Holtz

“What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.”

— Jane Goodall

“To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.”

— Mahatma Gandhi

“If you’re reading this…Congratulations, you’re alive.If that’s not something to smile about,then I don’t know what is.”

— Chad Sugg

“Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze. ”

— Elinor Glyn

“I was never really insane except upon occasions when my heart was touched.”

— Edgar Allan Poe

“One must maintain a little bittle of summer, even in the middle of winter.”

— Henry David Thoreau

“Ignore those that make you fearful and sad, that degrade you back towards disease and death.”

— Rumi

“I dream my painting and I paint my dream.”

— Vincent van Gogh

“When all is said and done, more is said than done.”

— Lou Holtz

“You’ll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him.”

— Lou Holtz

“Aerodynamically, the bumble bee shouldn’t be able to fly, but the bumble bee doesn’t know it so it goes on flying anyway.”

— Mary Kay Ash

“Risks must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.”

— Leo Buscaglia

“It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.”

— Babe Ruth

“Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery.”

— J.K. Rowling

“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection”

— Siddhartha Gautama

“Your life is an occasion. Rise to it.”

— Suzanne Weyn

“All the effort in the world won’t matter if you’re not inspired.”

— Chuck Palahniuk

“A single day is enough to make us a little larger or, another time, a little smaller.”

— Paul Klee

“You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.”

— Jack London

“I ask not for any crown but that which all may win; Nor try to conquer any world except the one within.”

— Louisa May Alcott

“Don’t loaf and invite inspiration; light out after it with a club.”

— Jack London

“I have not failed. I’ve found 10,000 ways that won’t work”

— Thomas Edison