Quotes

“Life is a journey, not a destination.” 
― Ralph Waldo Emerson

It has to start somewhere, it has to start sometime, what better place than here, what better time than now?

― Rage Against the Machines

Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.― Michael Jordan


If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.

 ― Michael Jordan

Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it. 

― Michael Jordan

My father used to say that it's never too late to do anything you wanted to do. And he said, 'You never know what you can accomplish until you try.'  

― Michael Jordan

Limits, like fear, is often an illusion.

― Michael Jordan

Nothing in life has any meaning except the meaning you give it.

― Tony Robbins

The only thing keeping you from what you want is your story about why you can't have it.

― Tony Robbins

One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.

― Leonardo da Vinci

The beginning is the most important part of the work.

― Plato

If anything is worth doing, do it with all your heart.

― Buddha

Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.

― Andrew Carnegie

I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.

― Thomas Jefferson

“Always do what you are afraid to do.” 
― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” 

― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.” 

― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“It is not the length of life, but the depth.” 

― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” 

― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” 

― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” 

― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.” 

― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.” 

― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Every artist was first an amateur.” 

― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“It is easy to live for others, everybody does. I call on you to live for yourself.” 

― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“We are always getting ready to live but never living.” 

― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The reward of a thing well done is having done it.” 

― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” 

― Mahatma Gandhi

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” 

― Albert Einstein

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.” 

― Albert Einstein

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” 

― Theodore Roosevelt

“If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.” 

― Maya Angelou

“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.” 

― Dalai Lama XIV

“If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” 

― Martin Luther King Jr.

“When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.” 

― John Lennon

“You never fail until you stop trying.” 

― Albert Einstein

“Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.” 

― Lance Armstrong

“A ship is safe in harbor, but that's not what ships are for.” 

― William G.T. Shedd

“Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside while still alive. Never surrender.” 

― Tupac Shakur

“Only after disaster can we be resurrected. It's only after you've lost everything that you're free to do anything. Nothing is static, everything is evolving, everything is falling apart.” 

― Chuck PalahniukFight Club

“Love and life belongs to great risk.” 

― Chuck Palahniuk

“You buy furniture. You tell yourself, this is the last sofa I will ever need in my life. Buy the sofa, then for a couple years you're satisfied that no matter what goes wrong, at least you've got your sofa issue handled. Then the right set of dishes. Then the perfect bed. The drapes. The rug. Then you're trapped in your lovely nest, and the things you used to own, now they own you.” 

― Chuck PalahniukFight Club

“This is your life and it's ending one minute at a time” 

― Chuck Palahniuk