Meaningful Quotes

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Meaningful and Inspirational Quotes

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What we see depends mainly on what we look for. 
~John Lubbock

Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
~Burton Hills

Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it with use.
~Ruth Gordon

Nothing is predestined: The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.
~ Ralph Blum

Love many, trust few but always paddle your own canoe

What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal. 
~Albert Pike

Remember, you're braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. 
~A. A. Milne

Let go of your attachment to being right, and suddenly your mind is more open. You're able to benefit from the unique viewpoints of others, without being crippled by your own judgment. 
~Ralph Marston 

Do not look back on happiness or dream of it in the future. You are only sure of today; do not let yourself be cheated out of it.
~Henry Ward Beecher

Kind words do not cost much. They never blister the tongue or lips. They make other people good-natured. They also produce their own image on men's souls, and a beautiful image it is. 
~Blaise Pascal

All who joy would win must share it. Happiness was born a Twin.
~Lord Byron

I think knowing what you cannot do is more important than knowing what you can. 
~Lucille Ball 

It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
~Immanuel Kant

Happiness is like a butterfly; the more you chase it, the more it will elude you, but if you turn your attention to other things, it will come and sit softly on your shoulder.

~Henry David Thoreau

Don't be afraid your life will end; be afraid that it will never begin.
~Grace Hansen

Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.

Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.
~John Quincy Adams

Work and play are words used to describe the same thing under differing conditions.
~Mark Twain

The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.
~Albert Einstein

Whatever you can do, or believe you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.

The man is richest whose pleasures are cheapest.
~Henry David Thoreau

Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.
~Mark Twain

Most of us would be upset if we were accused of being "silly." But the word "silly" comes from the old English word "selig," and its literal definition is "to be blessed, happy, healthy and prosperous.
~Zig Ziglar

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
~Robert Brault

If you don't believe in magic, then you can't believe in reality.
~Benjamin Disraeli

I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing.
~ Anaias Nin

It's never too late—in fiction or in life—to revise.
~ Nancy Thayer

Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time. Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.
~Betty Smith

Never give up on something that you can't go a day without thinking about. 
~ Author Unknown

A better life will come your way the second you get up and start walking toward it. 
~Jason Gracia

People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they're not on your road doesn't mean they've gotten lost.
~ Dalai Lama

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