Contemplative Quotes

Anyone who reads my blog knows I like to end my pieces with quotes.  So, today I decided to throw together some of my favorite quotes and sayings for you today. As you read through them, don’t just scan through, and then do something else. Instead, contemplate on what each quote is saying and try to imagine how they could affect your life. I know they have deeply influenced mine.

Repeat after me: “My current situation is not my final destination.” ~ Unknown

Many people have the wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness.  It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose. ~ Helen Keller

One is ready to change when the pain of staying in the same becomes worse than the pain of change ~ Anonymous

You make a living by what you make, you make a life by what you give. ~ Winston Churchill

We are what we pretend to be. ~ Kurt Vonnegut

Your past ended at midnight. ~ C.S. Lewis

Start by doing what’s necessary, then what’s possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible. ~ St. Francis of Assisi

Most of the darkness of this life are caused by our standing in our own shadows. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

We have to learn to be our own best friend because we fall too easily into the trap of being our own worst enemy. ~ Roderick Thory

Kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve. ~ Joseph Joubert

Children are like wet cement.  Whatever falls on them makes an impression. ~ Haim Ginette

Life isn’t about finding yourself; Life is about creating yourself. ~ Unknown

Don’t look back, you’re not going that way. ~ Unknown

Healing will take longer than what you want, but not as long as you fear. ~ Dr. Paula McNitt

When something bad happens you have three choices, you can let it define you, you can let it destroy you, or you can let it strengthen you. ~ Dr. Seuss

The soles of your feet have walked across battle zones only the bravest have known. You deserve a thousand dances under the moon for being here today. ~ S. C. Lourie

I think sometimes we drain ourselves with always trying to get ahead to someplace we’ve never been that we forget that we’ve got to here from all the way back there. ~ S.C. Lourie

They tried to bury us they didn’t know we were seeds. ~ Dinos Christianopoulos

Oh, what we could be if we stopped carrying the remains of who we were? ~ Knoll Grayson

You’ve already survived 100% of your worst days. ~ Unknown

Courage isn’t always the lion’s roar; it is sometimes the heart at the end of the day saying, “I will try again tomorrow.” ~ Mary Ann Rademacher

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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