Daily Inspiring Quotes

Peace, Love, Compassion, Tolerance

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When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced;
Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.
(Cherokee wisdom)
Someday perhaps the inner light will shine forth from us, and then we'll need no other light.
(Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German poet and playwright, 1749-1832)
The finest gift you can give anyone is encouragement.
If everyone received the encouragement they need to grow, the genius in most everyone would blossom
and the world would produce abundance beyond the wildest dreams.
(Sidney Madwed, American poet)
We are what we think.  All that we are arises with our thoughts and with our thoughts we make the world.
Only in quiet waters things mirror themselves undistorted.
Only in a quiet mind is adequate perception of the world.
(Hans Margolius, German philosopher, 1902-1984)
I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start,
with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning.
(John Boyton Priestley, English author, 1894-1984)
Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime.
And departing, leave behind us foortprints on the sands of time.
(Henri Wadsworth Longfellow, American poet, 1807-1882)
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
(Eleanor Roosevelt, American first lady, 1884-1962)
Follow your instincts.  That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
(Oprah Winfrey American TV host, born 1954)
There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
(Edith Wharton, American author, 1862-1937)
The golden opportunity you are seeking is not in your environment, not in luck or chance,
not in the help of others.  It is in yourself alone.
(Orison Swett Marden, American author and editor, 1850-1924)
When you discover something that nourishes your soul and brings joy,
care enough about yourself to make room for it in your life.
(Jean Shinoda Bolen, American psychiatrist)
I don't go by the rule book; I lead from the heart, not the head.
(Lady Diana Spencer, princess of Wales, 1961-1997)
You can come to understand your purpose in life by slowing down and feeling your heart's desires.
(Marcia Wieder, American author and motivational speaker)
If you view all the things that happen to you, both good and bad, as opportunities,
then you operate out of a higher level of consciousness.
(Francis Bacon, English philosopher and scinetist, 1561-1626)
There is choice possible to us at any moment, as long as we live.
But there is no sacrifice.  There is only choice, and the rest falls away.
Second choice does not exist.
(Muriel Rukeyser, American poet, 1913-1980)
Limitations live only in our minds.
But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless.
(Jamie Paolinetti, American cyclist and film director, born 1964)