ᐅ143+ Uplifting Quotes About Life, for Hard Times and Work

“Opportunities to find deeper powers within ourselves come when life seems most challenging.” – Joseph Campbell

“Adversity, similar to lava, appears to destroy everything in its way. But out of the ashes and smoke, new, better, and stronger things emerge that may have not been born in any other way.” – Zoe V.

“The turning point in the process of growing up is when you discover the core of strength within you that survives all hurt.” – Max Lerner

“Strength doesn’t come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn’t.” – Anonymous

“Everything that you are going through is preparing you for what you’ve asked for.” – Author Unknown

“When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.” – C. S. Lewis

“I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness for it shows me the stars.” – Og Mandino

“Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

“There’s nothing that cleanses your soul like getting the hell kicked out of you.” – Woody Hayes

“Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” – Joshua J. Marine

“Next to trying and winning, the best thing is trying and failing.”– L.M. Montgomery

“Fall seven times, stand up eight.”– Japanese Proverb

“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.”– Truman Capote

“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.”– Truman Capote

“The quality of your life is the quality of your relationships.” – Tony Robbins

“What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.”– Oscar Wilde

“We should always pray for help, but we should always listen for inspiration and impression to proceed in ways different from those we may have thought of.”– John H. Groberg

“We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.” – Kenji Miyazawa

Tough times never last, but tough people do.”– Robert H. Schuller

The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.”– Chinese Proverb

“The bravest sight in the world is to see a great man struggling against adversity.”– Seneca

“Real difficulties can be overcome; it is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable.”– Theodore N. Vail

“Prosperity makes friends; adversity tries them.”– Publilius Syrus

“Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. And don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines.”– Leroy Satchel Paige

“In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.”– Lee Iacocca

“If you’re going through hell keep going.”– Winston Churchill

“I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders.”– Jewish Proverb

“He knows not his own strength who hath not met adversity.”– William Samuel Johnson

“Every adversity, every failure, and every heartache carries with it the seed of an equivalent or a greater benefit.”– Napoleon Hill

“The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.” – Jimmy Johnson

“No great achiever – even those who made it seem easy – ever succeeded without hard work.” – Jonathan Sacks

“If you work just for money, you’ll never make it, but if you love what you’re doing… success will be yours.” – Ray Kroc

“One of the best pieces of advice I ever got was from a horse master. He told me to go slow to go fast. I think that applies to everything in life. We live as though there aren't enough hours in the day but if we do each thing calmly and carefully we will get it done quicker and with much less stress.” – Viggo Mortensen

“Happiness is the real sense of fulfillment that comes from hard work.” – Joseph Barbara

“You are not your resume, you are your work.” – Seth Godin

“It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” – Charles Darwin

“Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, you ought to set up a life you don’t need to escape from.” – Seth Godin

“Greatness is sifted through the grind, therefore don’t despise the hard work now for surely it will be worth it in the end.” – Sanjo Jendayi

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

“I have learned that real angels don’t have gossamer white robes and Cherubic skin, they have calloused hands and smell of the days’ sweat.” – Richard Evans

“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do.” – Steve Jobs

“You get to decide where your times goes. You can either spend it moving forward, or you can spend it putting out fires. You decide. And if you don't decide, others will decide for you.”– Tony Morgan

“Someday is not a day of the week.”– Janet Dailey

“Build your own dreams or someone else will hire you to build theirs.”– Farrah Gray

“I learned this, at least, by my experiment; that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.”– Henry David Thoreau

“Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.”– Lou Holtz

“If everything seems under control, you're not going fast enough.”– Mario Andretti

“There are lots of bad reasons to start a company. But there’s only one good, legitimate reason, and I think you know what it is: it’s to change the world.” – Phil Libin

“The only thing worse than starting something and failing… is not starting something.” – Seth Godin

“You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing and falling over.” – Richard Branson

“It's not about money or connections. It's the willingness to outwork and outlearn everyone when it comes to your business.” – Mark Cuban

“I don’t want to use my creative energy on somebody else’s user interface.” – Jeff Bezos

“Stop wearing your wishbone where your backbone ought to be.” – Elizabeth Gilbert

“If you are born poor, it’s not your mistake, but if you die poor it’s your mistake.” – Bill Gates

“If Plan A doesn't work, the alphabet has 25 more letters.” – Claire Cook

“Remember why you started.” – Author Unknown

“One of the most important things I have learned is that businesses don't fail, entrepreneurs give up. Now sometimes, giving up is the right decision. But usually you just need to dig in and figure out how to make things better. Remember: Every day is a new opportunity to get up and do it better than yesterday!” – Ada Birnir

“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney

“Whatever you do, be different – that was the advice my mother gave me, and I can’t think of better advice for an entrepreneur. If you’re different, you will stand out.” – Anita Roddick

“You may only succeed if you desire succeeding; you may only fail if you do not mind failing.”– Philippos

“We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.”– Martin Luther King

“The greatest glory in living lies not in never failing, but in rising every time we fail.”– Nelson Mandela

“Whenever you see a successful person, you only see the public glories, never the private sacrifices to reach them.”– Vaibhav Shah

To be successful, you must accept all challenges that come your way. You can’t just accept the ones you like.”– Mike Gafka

“The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.”– Mark Caine

“Problems are not stop signs; they are guidelines.”– Robert Schuller

“Success is not final; failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”– Winston S. Churchill

“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.”– Jim Ryun

“If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.” – Dalai Lama

“Have great hopes and dare to go all out for them. Have great dreams and dare to live them. Have tremendous expectations and believe in them.”– Norman Vincent Peale

“Good things come to people who wait, but better things come to those who go out and get them.”– Anonymous

All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.”– Michael John Bobak

Blaze your own glittery, sparkly, fiery, shimmering path. Surround yourself with the things that make you shine. Create your bubble and thrive in it.”– Cara Alwill Leyba

“All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination.” – Earl Nightingale

“In times of pain, when the future is too terrifying to contemplate and the past too painful to remember, I have learned to pay attention to right now. The precise moment I was in was always the only safe place for me.”

“Step out of the history that is holding you back. Step into the new story you are willing to create.” – Oprah Winfrey “Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it.” – Brené Brown

“Nothing I accept about myself can be used against me to diminish me.” – Audre Lorde

“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.” – Maya Angelou

“It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent.” – Madeleine Albright

“Don’t let anyone speak for you, and don’t rely on others to fight for you.” – Michelle Obama

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” – Alice Walker

“Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.” – Golda Mier

“Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.” – Nora Ephron

“A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform.” – Diane Mariechild

“I could not, at any age, be content to take my place by the fireside and simply look on. Life was meant to be lived. Curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.” – Margaret Thatcher

Always concentrate on how far you have come, rather than how far you have left to go. The difference in how easy it seems will amaze you.”– Heidi Johnson

“What a wonderful life I’ve had! I only wish I’d realized it sooner.”– Colette

“If you embrace your flaws, nobody can use them against you.”– Cara Alwill Leyba

“If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.”– Mary Engelbreit

“Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.”– Maya Angelou

“Light tomorrow with today.”– Elizabeth Barrett Browning

“To succeed, you have to do something and be very bad at it for a while. You have to look bad before you can look really good.”– Barbara DeAngelis

“Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.”– Francis Chan

“One thing at a time. Most important thing first. Start now.”– Caroline Webb

“Life is full of screwups. You're supposed to fail sometimes. It's a required part of the human existence.” – Sarah Dessen

“Just because you fail once doesn't mean you're gonna fail at everything.” – Marilyn Monroe

“In times of pain, when the future is too terrifying to contemplate and the past too painful to remember, I have learned to pay attention to right now. The precise moment I was in was always the only safe place for me.”– Julia Cameron

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”– Eleanor Roosevelt

“If it’s not exactly like you thought it would be, you think it’s a failure. What about the spectrum of colors in between.”– Sara Evans

“You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.”– Margaret Thatcher

“A woman is like a tea bag – you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the assessment that something else is more important than fear.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day, saying, “I will try again tomorrow.”– Mary Anne Radmacher

“The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.”– Ayn Rand

“Lighten up, just enjoy life, smile more, laugh more, and don’t get so worked up about things.” – Kenneth Branagh

“You only live once, but if you do it right once is enough.” – Mae West

“Life is a question and how we live it is our answer.” – Gary Keller

“Don’t search for the meaning of life. Simply be present for the people you love.” – Maxime Lagacé

“Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.” – Omar Kayyam

“You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching.” – William W. Purkey

“Never regret a day in your life. Good days give you happiness and bad days give you experience.” – Unknown

“Life is too important to be taken seriously.” – Oscar Wilde

“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” – Soren Kierkegaard

“Life is not what happened back there or what might happen up ahead. Life is like the rhythm of the heart — every breath, every blink of the eye. It is beat by beat, moment by moment. This…is all there is. This…is all we need.” – Andy Puddycombe

“Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.” – Harvey Fierstein

“And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.” – Haruki Murakami

“Three things in life – your health, your mission, and the people you love. That’s it.” – Naval Ravikant

You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction.”– George Lorimer

“You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.”– James Allen

“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day-out.”– Robert Collier

“It doesn’t matter how slow you go, as long as you don’t stop.”– Confucius

“In three words, I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life. It goes on.”– Robert Frost

Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it.”– Jacques Prevert

“Choose to be optimistic; it feels better.” – Dalai Lama

“Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.”– William James

“Your problem isn’t the problem. Your reaction is the problem.”– Anonymous

“You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction.”– George Lorimer

“You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.”– James Allen

“The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.”– Anonymous

“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out.”– Robert Collier

“It doesn’t matter how slow you go, as long as you don’t stop.”– Confucius

“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life. It goes on.”– Robert Frost

“Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it.”– Jacques Prevert

“Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.” – Dalai Lama

“Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.”– William James

“Be the attitude you want to be around.” – Tim DeTellis

“A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.”– David Brinkley

A big part of being a well-adjusted person is accepting that you can’t be good at everything.”– Kelly Williams Brown

“Why fit in when you were born to stand out?” – Dr. Seuss

“We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already. We have the power to imagine better.” – J. K. Rowling

“We grow great by dreams.” – Woodrow Wilson

“I need to listen well so that I hear what is not said.” – Thuli Madonsela

“No one is perfect — that’s why pencils have erasers.” – Anonymous

“If they don’t like you for being yourself, be yourself even more.” – Taylor Swift

“You have brains in your head, you have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go.” – Dr. Seuss

“Good words are worth much, and cost little.” – George Herbert

“You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” – A. A. Milne/Christopher Robin

“When you know better, you do better.” – Maya Angelou

“You’ve got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your grandfather was.” – Irish Proverb

“If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.” – Roald Dahl

“Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale.”– Hans Christian Andersen

“Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That's why we call it ‘The Present.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.”– Buckminster Fuller

“Fall seven times, stand up eight.”– Japanese Proverb

“When I hear somebody sigh, ‘Life is hard’, I am always tempted to ask, ‘Compared to what?’” – Sydney Harris

“Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished: If you’re alive it isn’t.” – Richard Bach

“If you’re going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.” – Marie Osmond

“I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific.” – Lily Tomlin

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” – Thomas Edison

“Think like a proton. Always positive.” – Author Unknown

“Bad decisions make good stories.” – Ellis Vidler

“Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing ’til it gets there.” – Josh Billings

“When you do not know what you are doing and what you are doing is the best – that is inspiration.” – Robert Bresson

“Luck is what you have left over after you give 100 percent.” – Langston Coleman

“Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.” – Groucho Marx

“People who wonder whether the glass is half empty or half full miss the point. The glass is refillable.” – Simon Sinek

“Even a stopped clock is right twice every day. After some years, it can boast of a long series of successes.”– Marie Con Ebner-Eschenbach

Optimist: someone who figures that taking a step backward after taking a step forward is not a disaster; it's more like a cha-cha.”– Robert Brault

“Live each day like it's your second to the last. That way you can fall asleep at night.”– Jason Love

“Be happy – it drives people crazy.”– Unknown

“When life gives you lemons, squirt someone in the eye.”– Cathy Guisewite

"Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky." — Rabindranath Tagore

"Embrace the glorious mess that you are." — Elizabeth Gilbert

"If my mind can conceive it, if my heart can believe it, then I can achieve it." — Muhammad Ali

"The only journey is the one within." — Rainer Maria Rilke

"The power of imagination makes us infinite." — John Muir

"Let love rule." — Lenny Kravitz

"Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye." - Helen Keller

"Trying to grow up is hurting. You make mistakes. You try to learn from them, and when you don't, it hurts even more." — Aretha Franklin

"We have to be better. We have to love more, hate less. We've gotta listen more and talk less. We've gotta know that this is everybody's responsibility." — Meghan Rapinoe

"I will not let anyone scare me out of my full potential." — Nicki Minaj

"It ain't about how hard you hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward." — Sylvester Stallone

"I don't look ahead. I'm right here with you. It's a good way to be." — Danny DeVito

"In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present." — Sir Francis Bacon

"Being vulnerable is a strength, not a weakness." — Selena Gomez

"We have to let go of who we think we should be and embrace what is." — Achea Redd

"A lot of people are afraid to say what they want. That's why they don't get what they want." — Madonna

"Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence." — Vince Lombardi

"Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world." — Eckhart Tolle

"You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible." — Deepak Chopra

"Definitions belong to the definers, not the defined." — Toni Morrison

"When we let fear be our master, we cannot be happy and free as a butterfly. But when we choose to trust the journey and embrace love and joy, we are free to fly." — Annicken R. Day

"You don’t have to be defined or confined by your environment, by your family circumstances, and certainly not by your race or gender." — Mariah Carey

"We all have problems. But it's not what happens to us, [it 's] the choices we make after." — Elizabeth Smart

"You do not find the happy life. You make it." — Camilla Eyring Kimball

"It is never too late to be what you might have been." — George Eliot

"The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts today." — Franklin Delano Roosevelt

"We need to take risks. We need to go broke. We need to prove them wrong, simply by not giving up." — Awkwafina

"Don't be afraid. Because you're going to be afraid. But remember when you become afraid, just don't be afraid." — Joan Jett

"You have to be where you are to get where you need to go." — Amy Poehler

"The simple act of listening to someone and making them feel as if they have truly been heard is a most treasured gift." — L. A. Villafane

"How wild it was, to let it be." — Cheryl Strayed

"I believe that if you'll just stand up and go, life will open up for you. Something just motivates you to keep moving." — Tina Turner

"You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream." — C.S. Lewis

"I'm realizing how much I've diminished my own power. I'm not doing that no more." — Alicia Keys

"What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals." - Zig Ziglar

"Out of the mountain of despair, a stone of hope." — Martin Luther King, Jr.

"When you've seen beyond yourself, then you may find, peace of mind is waiting there." — George Harrison

"We’ve been making our own opportunities, and as you prove your worth and value to people, they can’t put you in a box. You hustle it into happening, right?" — Jennifer Lopez

"Work hard, know your s—t, show your s—t, and then feel entitled." — Mindy Kaling

"I've noticed when I fear something, if I just end up doing it, I'm grateful in the end." — Colleen Hoover

"We are not our best intentions. We are what we do." — Amy Dickinson

"Dreams don’t have to just be dreams. You can make it a reality; if you just keep pushing and keep trying, then eventually you'll reach your goal. And if that takes a few years, then that's great, but if it takes 10 or 20, then that's part of the process." — Naomi Osaka

"We generate fears while we sit. We overcome them by action." — Dr. Henry Link

"The moral of my story is the sun always comes out after the storm. Being optimistic and surrounding yourself with positive loving people is for me, living life on the sunny side of the street." — Janice Dean

"I have learned over the years that when one's mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear." — Rosa Parks

"If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one!" — Dolly Parton

"When it comes to luck, you make your own." — Bruce Springsteen

"Faith is love taking the form of aspiration." —William Ellery Channing

"There's nothing more powerful than not giving a f—k." — Amy Schumer

"Don't try to lessen yourself for the world; let the world catch up to you." — Beyoncé

"Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving." - Albert Einstein

"Our lives are stories in which we write, direct and star in the leading role. Some chapters are happy while others bring lessons to learn, but we always have the power to be the heroes of our own adventures." — Joelle Speranza

"Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around." — Henry David Thoreau

"I tell myself, 'You've been through so much, you've endured so much, time will allow me to heal, and soon this will be just another memory that made me the strong woman, athlete, and mother I am today."' — Serena Williams

"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.' You must do the thing you think you cannot do." — Eleanor Roosevelt

"Nobody built like you, you design yourself." — Jay-Z

"Wake up determined, go to bed satisfied." — Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson

"Real change, enduring change, happens one step at a time." — Ruth Bader Ginsburg

"Find out who you are and be that person. That's what your soul was put on this earth to be. Find that truth, live that truth, and everything else will come." — Ellen DeGeneres

"We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us." — Joseph Campbell

"Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud." — Maya Angelou

"If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely." — Roald Dahl

"I care about decency and humanity and kindness. Kindness today is an act of rebellion." — Pink

"All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination." — Earl Nightingale

"Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news. The good news is that you don't know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!" — Anne Frank

"Learning how to be still, to really be still and let life happen—that stillness becomes a radiance." — Morgan Freeman

"In a gentle way, you can shake the world." — Mahatma Gandhi

"Silence is the last thing the world will ever hear from me." — Marlee Matlin

"Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong." — Ella Fitzgerald

"Weaknesses are just strengths in the wrong environment." — Marianne Cantwell

"Believe you can and you're halfway there." - Theodore Roosevelt

"Not having the best situation, but seeing the best in your situation is the key to happiness." — Marie Forleo

"It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light." — Aristotle

"I'm not going to continue knocking that old door that doesn't open for me. I'm going to create my own door and walk through that." — Ava DuVernay

"No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world." — Robin Williams

"Belief creates the actual fact." — William James

"I am experienced enough to do this. I am knowledgeable enough to do this. I am prepared enough to do this. I am mature enough to do this. I am brave enough to do this." — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

"I'm going to be gone one day, and I have to accept that tomorrow isn't promised. Am I OK with how I’m living today? It's the only thing I can help. If I didn't have another one, what have I done with all my todays? Am I doing a good job?" — Hayley Williams

"I want to be in the arena. I want to be brave with my life. And when we make the choice to dare greatly, we sign up to get our asses kicked. We can choose courage or we can choose comfort, but we can't have both. Not at the same time." — Brene Brown

"What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you." — Ralph Waldo Emerson

"You can be everything. You can be the infinite amount of things that people are." — Kesha

"You don't always need a plan. Sometimes you just need to breathe, trust, let go and see what happens." — Mandy Hale

"If you make your internal life a priority, then everything else you need on the outside will be given to you and it will be extremely clear what the next step is." — Gabrielle Bernstein

"Do not allow people to dim your shine because they are blinded. Tell them to put some sunglasses on." — Lady Gaga

"Spread love everywhere you go." — Mother Teresa

"For me, becoming isn’t about arriving somewhere or achieving a certain aim. I see it instead as forward motion, a means of evolving, a way to reach continuously toward a better self. The journey doesn't end." — Michelle Obama

"People tell you the world looks a certain way. Parents tell you how to think. Schools tell you how to think. TV. Religion. And then at a certain point, if you're lucky, you realize you can make up your own mind. Nobody sets the rules but you. You can design your own life." — Carrie Ann Moss

"At the end of the day, whether or not those people are comfortable with how you're living your life doesn't matter. What matters is whether you're comfortable with it." — Dr. Phil

"You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream." — Malala Yousafzai

"You define your own life. Don't let other people write your script." — Oprah Winfrey

"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts." - Winston Churchill

"I just want you to know that if you are out there and you are being really hard on yourself right now for something that has happened ... it's normal. That is what is going to happen to you in life. No one gets through unscathed. We are all going to have a few scratches on us. Please be kind to yourselves and stand up for yourself, please." — Taylor Swift

"You make a choice: continue living your life feeling muddled in this abyss of self-misunderstanding, or you find your identity independent of it. You draw your own box." — Duchess Meghan

"Be courageous. Challenge orthodoxy. Stand up for what you believe in. When you are in your rocking chair talking to your grandchildren many years from now, be sure you have a good story to tell." — Amal Clooney

Keep your face always toward the sunshine, and shadows will fall behind you." — Walt Whitman

"Life has got all those twists and turns. You've got to hold on tight and off you go." — Nicole Kidman

"The bad news is time flies. The good news is you're the pilot." — Michael Altshuler

"There is nothing impossible to they who will try." — Alexander the Great

"Nothing is impossible. The word itself says 'I'm possible!'" — Audrey Hepburn

"When you have a dream, you've got to grab it and never let go." — Carol Burnett

“All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” ~Nelson Mandela

“There is no education like adversity.” ~Benjamin Disraeli

“Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.” ~Samuel Beckett

“The world is more malleable than you think and it’s waiting for you to hammer it into shape.” ~Bono

“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” ~Truman Capote

“Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% how I react to it.” ~Charles R. Swindoll

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” ~Theodore Roosevelt

“Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.” ~Les Brown

“The best is yet to be.” ~Robert Browning

“Rise above the storm and you will find the sunshine.” ~Mario Fernandez

“Defeat is simply a signal to press onward.” ~Helen Keller

“If there is no struggle, there is no progress.” ~Frederick Douglass

“I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” ~Michael Jordan

“Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” ~John Wooden

“The dreamers are the saviors of the world.” ~James Allen

“Light tomorrow with today.” ~Elizabeth Barrett Browning

“In the middle of a difficulty lies opportunity.” ~Albert Einstein

“If I persist long enough I will win.” ~Og Mandino

“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” ~Robert F. Kennedy

“The first step is you have to say that you can” ~Will Smith

“The best way to predict the future is to create it.” ~Abraham Lincoln

“Most great people have attained their greatest success one step beyond their greatest failure.” ~Napoleon Hill

“Once you choose hope, anything’s possible.” ~Christopher Reeve

“Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” ~Dale Carnegie

It Is Not What You Do For Your Children But What You Have Taught Them To Do For Themselves That Makes Them Successful Human Beings.

New Year, Same Me – Bigger Goals.