5 FAB QUOTES

Do inspirational quotes from inspirational people inspire you?
Here are 5 fab quotes curated by topic:

Letting go, December 28, 2016
“Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.”
Hermann Hesse

Imagining, December 21, 2016
“The power of imagination makes us infinite.”
John Muir

Nurturing mental healthDecember 4, 2016
“I have chosen to be happy because it is good for my health.”
– Voltaire

Practicing gratitude, November 20, 2016
“I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual.”
Henry David Thoreau

 Embracing the unknown, November 9, 2016
“We don’t deserve resolution; we deserve something better than that. We deserve our birthright, which is the middle way, an open state of mind that can relax with paradox and ambiguity.”
– Pema Chödrön

Focusing, October 16, 2016
“The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.”
Bruce Lee

Doing research, October 9, 2016
“Research formalized is curiosity. It is poking and prying with a purpose.”
Zora Neale Hurston

Finding your voice, October 2, 2016
“It’s not about finding your voice, it’s about giving yourself permission to use your voice.”
–  Kris Carr

Enjoying true friendshipsSeptember 25, 2016
“Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.”
– Anaïs Nin 

Having a flexible mind, September 18, 2016
“The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.”
Albert Einstein

Being vulnerable, September 11, 2016
“Vulnerability is the birthplace of innovation, creativity and change.”
Brené Brown

Having memoriesSeptember 4, 2016
“Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.”
Dr. Seuss

Making excusesAugust 28, 2016
“Every vice has its excuse ready.”
Publilius Syrus

Burning bridges, August 21, 2016
“Unless you work in demolition, don’t burn bridges.”
Harvey Mackay

Being consistent (or not), August 14, 2016
“It’s not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives. It’s what we do consistently.”
– Tony Robbins

Pursuing your passion, August 7, 2016
“The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.”
Ferdinand Foch 

Refusing to be a victimJuly 31, 2016
“Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.”
Nora Ephron

Dealing with disappointment, July 24, 2016
“If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment.”
Henry David Thoreau

Agreeing (or disagreeing), July 17, 2016
“Too much agreement kills a chat.”
Eldridge Cleaver

NegotiatingJuly 10, 2016
“If you can’t go around it, over it, or through it, you had better negotiate with it.”
Ashleigh Brilliant

Maximizing your potential, July 3, 2016
“I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.”
 Stephen Covey

Having freedom, June 26, 2016
“Freedom lies in being bold.”
Robert Frost

Being happy, June 19, 2016
“True happiness is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.”
– Helen Keller

Having routines, June 12, 2016
“Nothing will sustain you more potently than the power to recognize in your humdrum routine, as perhaps it may be thought, the true poetry of life.”
Sir William Osler

Improvising, June 5, 2016
“To succeed, planning alone is insufficient. One must improvise as well.”
Isaac Asimov

Living adventurouslyMay 29, 2016
“Plunge boldly into the thick of life, and seize it where you will, it is always interesting.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Communicating, May 22, 2016
“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.”
– George Bernard Shaw

Practicing, May 15, 2016
“We learn by practice. Whether it means to learn to dance by practicing dancing or to learn to live by practicing living, the principles are the same.”
– Martha Graham

(Not) quitting, May 8, 2016
“Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.”
Napoleon Hill

Being spontaneousMay 1, 2016
“Spontaneity is a meticulously prepared art.”
Oscar Wilde

Trusting yourselfApril 24, 2016
“As soon as your trust yourself, you will know how to live.”
Wolfgang von Goethe

PrioritizingApril 17, 2016
“Action expresses priorities.”
– Mahatma Gandhi

Achieving successApril 10, 2016
“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.”
Robert Collier

Taking responsibilityApril 3, 2016
“In dreams begin responsibility.”
W.B. Yeats

Pacing yourself, March 27, 2016
“If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.”
Henry David Thoreau

Forming habitsMarch 20, 2016
“Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.”
Benjamin Franklin

Feeling restlessMarch 13, 2016
“When we tire of well-worn ways, we seek for new. This restless craving in the souls of men spurs them to climb, and to seek the mountain view.”
– Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Finding inspirationMarch 6, 2016
“Inspiration is a guest that does not willingly visit the lazy.”
– Pyotr Tchaikovsky

Having humility, February 28, 2016
“We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility.”
Rabindranath Tagore

LearningFebruary 21, 2016
“Learning is the only thing the mind never exhausts, never fears, and never regrets.”
– Leonardo da Vinci

Caring for others, February 14, 2016
“Always treat people as ends in themselves, never as a means to an end.”
– Immanuel Kant

Leveraging your strengthsFebruary 7, 2016
“One that desires to excel should endeavor in those things that are in themselves most excellent.”
– Epictetus

Positive thinking, January 31, 2016
“You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.”
Jon Kabat-Zinn

Cultivating calmJanuary 24, 2016
“Nothing is so bitter that a calm mind cannot find comfort in it.”
 Seneca

Earning trustJanuary 17, 2016
“Life and trust can be lost only once.”
Publilius Syrus

Having self-discipline, January 10, 2016
“Talent without discipline is like an octopus on roller skates. There’s plenty of movement, but you never know if it’s going to be forward, backwards, or sideways.”
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.  

Rising to challengesJanuary 3, 2016
“If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.”
–  Seth Godin

Making resolutionsDecember 27, 2015
“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language. And next year’s words await another voice.”
T.S. Eliot, “Little Gidding” 

Decluttering, December 20, 2015
“Have nothing in your homes that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.”
William Morris

Giving, December 13, 2015
“The manner of giving is worth more than the gift.”
Pierre Corneille

Mastering your skillDecember 6, 2015
“You must dedicate your life to mastering your skill. That’s the secret of success and is the key to being regarded honorably.”
– Chef Jiro Ono

Connecting, November 29, 2015
“We are like islands in the sea, separate on the surface but connected in the deep.”
William James

Being gratefulNovember 22, 2015
“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.”
Cicero

FinishingNovember 15, 2015
“Do not plan for ventures before finishing what’s at hand.”
Euripides

Making mistakesNovember 8, 2015
“A man’s mistakes are his portals of discovery.”
James Joyce

PlayingNovember 1, 2015
“It is a happy talent to know how to play.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Being uniqueOctober 25, 2015
“You are unique, and if that is not fulfilled, then something has been lost.”
–  Martha Graham

ReflectingOctober 18, 2015
“To reflect is to disturb one’s thoughts.”
–  Jean Rostand

Gaining experienceOctober 11, 2015
“One thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning.”
James Russell Lowell

Finding strengthOctober 4, 2015
“The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.”
Ernest Hemingway

Creating your own journey, September 27, 2015
” Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.”
Rumi

Having ideasSeptember 20, 2015
“One’s mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.”
Oliver Wendell Holmes

Doing nothingSeptember 13, 2015
“Doing nothing feels like floating on warm water to me. Delightful, perfect.”
Ava Gardner

Working, September 6, 2015
“Nothing is really work unless you would rather be doing something else.”
– James M. Barrie, Creator of Peter Pan

CompetingAugust 30, 2015
“Competitive toughness is an acquired skill and not an inherited gift.”
Chris Evert

Persevering, August 23, 2015
“Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.”
Julie Andrews

Being resilientAugust 16, 2015
“Man has never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.”
Bernard Williams

Following throughAugust 9, 2015
“You are what you do, now what you say you’ll do.”
Carl Jung

Having imaginationAugust 2, 2015
“The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.”
Albert Einstein

WalkingJuly 26, 2015
“Thoughts come clearly while one walks.”
Thomas Mann

Having integrity, July 19, 2015
“Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching.”
– C.S. Lewis

Being boredJuly 12, 2015
“When you pay attention to boredom it gets unbelievably interesting.”
John Zabat-Zinn

Declaring independenceJuly 4, 2015
“Independence is happiness.”
Susan B. Anthony

Establishing prioritiesJune 28, 2015
“Action expresses priorities.”
Mahatma Gandhi

Waking up earlyJune 21, 2015
“Watch, now, how I start the day in happiness, in kindness.”
Mary Oliver, Why I Wake Up Early

Moving forward, June 14, 2015
“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.”
Albert Einstein

Setting goalsJune 7, 2015
” A goal properly set is halfway reached.”
Zig Ziglar

Having talentMay 31, 2015
“A really great talent finds its happiness in execution.”
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Making assumptionsMay 24, 2015
“Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won’t come in.”
Alan Alda

Going the extra mileMay 17, 2015
“It’s never crowded along the extra mile.”
Wayne Dyer

Experiencing gratitudeMay 10, 2015
“Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”
Marcel Proust

Being self-reliant, May 3, 2015
“It’s your road, and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.”
Rumi

Taking small steps, April 26, 2015
“Whatever you can or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. Begin it now.”
– Goethe

Finding joy, April 19, 2015
“Joy is the holy fire that keeps our purpose warm and our intelligence aglow.”
Helen Keller

Having ideasApril 12, 2015
“Ideas are the beginning points of all fortunes.”
Napoleon Hill

Leading, April 5, 2015
“Leadership is not about titles, positions, or flow charts. It is about one life influencing another.”
John C. Maxwell

BreathingMarch 29, 2015
“He lives most life whoever breathes most air.”
Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Seeing possibilitiesMarch 22, 2015
“The possibilities are numerous once we decide to act and not react.”
George Bernard Shaw

Procrastinating, March 15, 2015
“Procrastination is opportunity’s assassin.”
Victor Kiam

ListeningMarch 8, 2015
“Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand.”
Karl A. Menniger

Welcoming changeMarch 1, 2015
“Change is the essential process of all existence.”
Spock

Having curiosityFebruary 22, 2015
“Curiosity is one of the forms of feminine bravery.”
Victor Hugo

Laughing, February 15, 2015
“I don’t trust anyone who doesn’t laugh.”
Maya Angelou

Slowing downFebruary 8, 2015
“For fast-acting relief, try slowing down.”
Lily Tomlin

Trusting your intuitionFebruary 1, 2015
“Intuition is the clear conception of the whole at once.”
Johann Kaspar Lavater

Living in the present momentJanuary 25, 2015
“The future depends on what we do in the present.”
Mahatma Gandhi

Adding valueJanuary 18, 2015
“Strive not to be a success, but to be of value.”
– Albert Einstein

Gaining expertiseJanuary 11, 2015
“If people knew how hard I worked to get mastery, it wouldn’t seem so wonderful at all.”
Michelangelo

Having courageJanuary 4, 2015
“Courage is grace under pressure.”
– Ernest Hemingway

Keeping good company, December 28, 2014
“Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter.”
Izaak Walton

Earning respect, December 21, 2014
“Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.”
– Bruce Lee

Striving for perfection, December 14, 2014
“In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they’re still beautiful.”
Alice Walker

Dreaming, December 7, 2014
“Nothing happens unless we first dream.”
Carl Sandburg

Having doubts, November 30, 2014
“Doubt is the beginning, not the end, of wisdom.”
George Illes

Saying yes, November 23, 2014
“Say yes, and you’ll figure it out afterwards.”
Tina Fey

Embracing solitude, November 16, 2014
“Whoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.”
Aristotle

Facing uncertainty, November 9, 2014
When nothing is sure, everything is possible.”
– Margaret Atwood

Making plans, November 2, 2014
If you don’t know where you’re going, you’ll end up someplace else.”
– Yogi Berra

Being original, October 26, 2014
“Originality is the best form of rebellion.”
– Mike Sasso

Starting something new, October 19, 2014
“A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.”
– Lao Tzu

Having good timing, October 12, 2014
“Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.”
Napoleon Hill

Keeping an open mind, October 5, 2014
“An open mind leaves a chance for someone to drop a worthwhile thought in it.”
– Mark Twain

Making decisions, September 28, 2014
“Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Pursuing happiness, September 21, 2014
“Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.”
Dalai Lama

Being creative, September 14, 2014
“The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.”
Sylvia Plath

Remaining silent, September 7, 2014
“Silence is a source of great strength.”
Lao Tzu

Leading a meaningful life, August 31, 2014
“It’s not length of life, but depth of life.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Dealing with criticism, August 24, 2014
“The trouble with most of us is that we’d rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.”
Norman Vincent Peale

Overcoming obstacles, August 17, 2014
“Kites rise highest against the wind, not with it.”
Winston Churchill

Saying no, August 10, 2014
“Focus is about saying no.”
Steve Jobs

Handling conflicts, August 3, 2014
“When we change the way we look at things, the things we look at change.”
– Wayne Dyer

Taking risks, July 27, 2014
“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.”
Anais Nin

Creating opportunities, July 20, 2014
“To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.”
Bruce Lee

Failing well, July 13, 2014
“You will fail. At some point. More than once. Guaranteed. Proceed anyway.”
Danielle LaPorte

Forming healthy habits, July 6, 2014
“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”
Aristotle

Feeling fear, June 29, 2014
“I’ve been absolutely terrified every moment of my life and I’ve never let it keep me from doing a single thing that I wanted to do.
– Georgia O’ Keefe

Taking action, June 22, 2014
“You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.”
 – Rabindranath Tagore

Keeping it simple, June 15, 2014
“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”
– Leonardo Da Vinci

Asking questions, June 8, 2014
“When we have arrived at the question, the answer is already near.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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