I often find inspiration from the written word.  Here is a selection of some of my favourites.

Some great quotes

“And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” — Abraham Lincoln

 

 

“I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It’s all a question of how I view my life.” — Paulo Coelho

 

 

“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” — Maria Robinson

 

 

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” — Dr. Seuss

 

 

“Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today.” — James Dean

 

 

"It is not length of life, but depth of life.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

 

“Our lives are defined by opportunities, even the ones we miss.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald

 

 

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths you take but moreover by the number of breaths that take your life away.” – Anonymous

 

 

“We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.” — Randy Pausch

 

 

“Why are you trying so hard to fit in, when you’re born to stand out.” — Oliver James

 

 

“You live but once; you might as well be amusing.” — Coco Chanel

 

 

“I’ve come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.” — Tony Robbins

 

 

"The more light you allow within you, the brighter the world you live in will be." — Shatki Gawain

 

 

“With the new day comes new strengths and new thoughts.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

 

 

“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.” — Marie Curie

 

 

“You cannot find peace by avoiding life.” — Virginia Woolf

 

 

“If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there.” — Lewis Carroll

 

 

“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” – Buddha

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