Words of Wisdom

Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice.
Steve Jobs

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

Words of wisdom

Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.
— Swami Vivekananda

If you think you are too small Dalai Lama

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

There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
— Edith Wharton

Do not be too hard, lest you be broken; do not be too soft, lest you be squeezed.
— Ali ibn Abi Talib

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.
— Abraham Lincoln

The media’s the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that’s power. Because they control the minds of the masses.
— Malcolm X

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
— Martin Luther King, Jr.

Words of wisdom about personal growth

A mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t work if it is not open.
— Frank Zappa

Friends and good manners will carry you where money won’t go.
Margaret Walker

You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

The amount of good luck coming your way depends on your willingness to act.
— Barbara Sher

The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
— Mary Pickford

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
— Martin Luther King, Jr.

My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style
— Maya Angelou

Life is short, Break the Rules. Forgive quickly, Kiss slowly. Love truly. Laugh uncontrollably And never regret ANYTHING That makes you smile.
— Mark Twain

Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
— Zig Ziglar

Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results.
— Willie Nelson

Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you.
— Mary Lou Retton

I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
— Maya Angelou

I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.
— Stephen Covey

Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.
— Les Brown

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
— Thomas A. Edison

No one has ever become poor by giving.
— Anne Frank

Change your thoughts and you change your world.
— Norman Vincent Peale

When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.
— Henry Ford

Love yourself. It is important to stay positive because beauty comes from the inside out.
— Jenn Proske

A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.
— Colin Powell

The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
— Walt Disney

Nothing will work unless you do.
— Maya Angelou

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
— Dalai Lama

There is no substitute for hard work.
— Thomas A. Edison

The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.
— Oprah Winfrey

Love begins by taking care of the closest ones – the ones at home.
— Mother Teresa

Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.
— Lyndon B. Johnson

A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.
— William Arthur Ward

Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.
— Dalai Lama