Healing Quotes Littles 101-200

“It is rewarding to find someone you like, but it is essential to like yourself. It is quickening to recognize that someone is a good and decent human being, but it is indispensable to view yourself as acceptable. It is a delight to discover people who are worthy of respect and admiration and love, but it is vital to believe yourself deserving of these things.”

~ Jo Coudert

“Having a low opinion of yourself is not “modesty”. It’s self-destruction. Holding your uniqueness in high regard is not “egotism”. It’s a necessary precondition to happiness and success”

~ Bobbe Somme

“You can drink pickle juice and imitate gorillas and do silly dances and sing stupid songs and wear funny hats and be as imperfect as you please and still be a good person. Good people are hard to find nowadays. And they’re a lot more fun than perfect people any day of the week.”

~ Stephen Manes, Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days!

“There will always be someone poised to take advantage of the vulnerable; the very young, the very old, and the innocent of any age. Though I know this from long experience, I refuse to feel discouraged. In my own unassuming way, I know I can make a difference. You can as well.”

~ Kinsey, T is for Trespass by Sue Grafton

“When we look squarely at injustice and get involved, we actually feel less pain, not more, because we overcome the gnawing guilt and despair that festers under our numbness. We clean the wound —- our own and others’ —- and it can finally heal.”

~ Desmond Tutu

“There is no substitute for learning to live in our bodies.”

~ George Sheehan

“Be with those who help your being.”

~ Rumi

“In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.”

~ Albert Schweitzer

“Drop the idea of becoming someone,  because you already are a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.”

~ Osho

“On a deeper level you are already complete. When you realize that, there is a playful, joyous energy behind what you do.”

~ Eckhart Tolle

“Even if things don’t unfold the way you expected, don’t be disheartened or give up. One who continues to advance will win in the end.”

~ Daisaku Ikeda

“A  feeling is not bottomless, once felt all the way through,a great peace greets you there.”

~ Alanis Morrissette

“You doubt yourself. Don’t run from who you are.”

~ Aslan, Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader

“Avoid the crowd. Do your own thinking independently. Be the chess player, not the chess piece.

~ Ralph Charell

Everyone is gifted – but some people never open their package.”

~ Unknown

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.”

~ Confucius

“The journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.”

~ Chinese Proverb

“The person who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.”

~ Unknown

“You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.”

~ Jon Kabat Zinn

“When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.”

~  Viktor E. Frankl

“If life doesn’t offer a game worth playing, then invent a new one.”

~ Anthony J. D’Angelo

“There is nothing more beautiful than believing in yourself.”

~ Sam Kao

“The human spirit is nurtured by praise, as much as a seedling is nurtured by the soil, the water and the sun.”

~Mario Fernandez

“Just one person taking action can inspire others to do the same.”

~ Leslie C. Aguilar

“And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our fear, our presence automatically liberates others.”

~ Marianne Williamson

“Always stand up for what you believe in…even if it means standing alone.”

~ kim hanks

“Your silence will not protect you.”

~ Audre Lorde

“Writing is a struggle against silence.”

~ Carlos Fuentes
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“The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.”
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~ Nathaniel Branden
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“Sometimes it’s the smallish things that take up the most room in our hearts.”
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~ A.A. Milne
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“Enjoy the little things in life, for one day you’ll look back and realize they were big things.”
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~ Kurt Vonnegut
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“The moment of change is the only poem.”
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~ Adrienne Rich
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“I urge you to please notice when you are happy, and exclaim and murmur or think at some point, “If this isn’t nice, I don’t know what is.”
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~ Kurt Vonnegut
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“Good friends help you to find important things when you have lost them… your smile, your hope, and your courage.”

~ Zoe Zantamata

“There is nothing more beautiful than believing in yourself.”
~ Sam Kao
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“Life is painful. It has thorns, like the stem of a rose. Culture and art are the roses that bloom on the stem. The flower is yourself, your humanity. Art is the liberation of the humanity inside yourself.”
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~ Daisaku Ikeda
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“Look at the sky: that is for you. Look at each person’s face as you pass on the street: those faces are for you. And the street itself, and the ground under the street, and the ball of fire underneath the ground: all these things are for you. There are as much for you as they are for other people.”
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~ Miranda July, No One Belongs Here More Than You
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“Any human anywhere will blossom in a hundred unexpected talents and capacities simply by being given the opportunity to do so.”
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Doris Lessing
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“The greatest gift you can give another is the purity of your attention.”
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~ Richard Moss
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“Every breath is a second chance.”
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~ Switchfoot
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“Walking, I am listening to a deeper way. Suddenly all my ancestors are behind me. Be still they say. Watch and listen. You are the result of the love of thousands”

~ Linda Hogan, Native American writer

“The world may be broken, but hope is not crazy.”

~John Green

“Do you want to meet the love of your life? Look in the mirror.”

~ Byron Katie

“Love is, above all else, the gift of oneself.”

~ Jean Anouilh

“Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before.
What if Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store.
What if Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more.”

~ Dr. Seuss

“Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold,
everything is softer and more beautiful.”

~ Norman Vincent Peale

“Friends pick us up when we are down and if they can’t pick us up they lie down and listen for a while.”

~ quoteddiary.me

“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.”

~ Henry Miller

“do you ever just think about someone and immediately get really happy because their mere existence is a source of joy to you?”

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“They can’t order me to stop dreaming.”

~ Cinderella
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 “I figure if a girl wants to be a legend, she should just go ahead and be one.”
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~ Calamity Jane
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“Live as if it’s the first day of a better world.”
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~ Adapted from Alaisdair Gray
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“she did it anyway. (because she is brave)”
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“Delight in the little things.”
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~ Rudyard Kipling
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“My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.”

~ Dalai Lama

“I was not willing to give up because I was born to like taking risks and that is my way of life.”

~ Alain Robert

“Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.”
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~ Confucius
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“It’s the sweet and simple things of life which are the real ones after all.”

~ Laura Ingalls Wilder

“Live so that when they think of fairness and integrity, they think of you.”

~ H. Jackson Brown Jr

“To become different from what we are, we must have some awareness of what we are.”

~ Bruce Lee

“What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.”

~ Plutarch

“I found my destiny not in far off places, but within myself.”

~ Sonora Carver

“For after all, the best thing one can do when it is raining is let it rain.”

~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“I let my head fall back, and I gazed into the Eternal Blue Sky. It was morning. Some of the sky was yellow, some the softest blue. One small cloud scuttled along. Strange how everything below can be such death and chaos and pain while above the sky is peace, sweet blue gentleness. I heard a shaman say once, the Ancestors want our souls to be like the blue sky.”
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~ Shannon Hale, Book of a Thousand Days
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“The point of life is happiness”

~ The Dali Lama

“Always be on the lookout for the presence of wonder.”

~ E.B. White

“The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.”

~ William Butler Yeats

“You must not ever stop being whimsical.”

~ Mary Oliver

“My soul is awakened, my spirit is soaring and carried aloft on the wings of the breeze.”

~ Anne Bronte

Wild and Carefree from Liz’s blog just be. love all. live life.

“Cherish your own emotions and never undervalue them.”

~ Robert Henri

“Never love anybody who treats you like you are ordinary.”

~ Oscar Wilde

“you have to be brave in your life so that others can be brave in theirs.”

~ Unknown

“Don’t waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.”

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.”

~ Eleanor Roosevelt

Moments, People, and Words That Make Me Feel Alive. from Liz’s blog just be. love all. live life.

“It’s also helpful to realize that this very body that we have, that’s sitting right here right now… with it’s aches and it’s pleasures… is exactly what we need to be fully human, fully awake, fully alive.”

~ Pema Chodron

“Self-loathing is not a fucking character-builder. It doesn’t make you stronger. It doesn’t make you better. It’s just an ever-deepening, creepy-ass trap; a trap that is a huge moneymaker for corporations that do not have and never will have good intentions. You’re not disgusting. You’re not freakish. You’re not ugly. And you’re never going to be perfect. And holy shit, that is so okay.”

Jane, Casual Blasphemies

“Home is where we tie one end of the thread of life.”

~ Martin Buxbaum

“A tiny change today brings a dramatically different tomorrow.”

~ Richard Bach

“We shall find peace. We shall hear the angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.”

~ Anton Chekov

“One must always be careful of books,” said Tessa, “and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us.”

~ Cassandra Claire, Clockwork Angel

“No book is really worth reading at the age of ten which is not equally – and often far more – worth reading at the age of fifty and beyond.”

— C. S. Lewis

“Carpe Librum”

“Seize the Book.”

“Without books the development of civilization would have been impossible. They are the engines of change, windows on the world, “Lighthouses” as the poet said “erected in the sea of time.” They are companions, teachers, magicians, bankers of the treasures of the mind, Books are humanity in print.”

— Arthur Schopenhauer

“The world was hers for the reading.”

~ Betty Smith

“A library is a hospital for the mind.”

~ Anonymous

“Buying a book is not about obtaining a possession, but about securing a portal.”

— Laura Miller, The Magician’s Book: A Skeptic’s Adventures in Narnia

“People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading.”

~ Logan Persall Smith

“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.”

~ Sir Richard Steele

“The greatest gift is a passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you the knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind. It is a moral illumination.”

~ Elizabeth Hardwick

“Books have been my classroom and my confidant. Books have widened my horizons. Books have comforted me in my hardest times. Books have changed my life.”

~ Po Bronson

Ray Bradbury

“Every man who knows how to read has it in his power to magnify himself, to multiply the ways in which he exists, to make his life full, significant and interesting.”

~ Aldous Huxley

“There is no friend as loyal as a book.”

~ Ernest Hemingway

“Books may well be the only true magic.”

~ Alice Hoffman

To be rejected by someone doesn’t mean you should also reject yourself or that you should think of yourself as a lesser person. It doesn’t mean that nobody will ever love you anymore. Remember that only ONE person has rejected you at the moment, and it only hurt so much because to you, that person’s opinion symbolized the opinion of the whole world.

~ Jocelyn Soriano

Just because one person rejects you doesn’t mean you need to reject yourself. Just because some people choose to disregard your worth and treat you without kindness doesn’t mean everyone will, and it certainly doesn’t mean you have to imitate their behavior. The truth is that the way other people treat us isn’t about us—it’s about them and their own struggles, insecurities, and limitations. You don’t have to allow their judgement to become your truth.

~ Daniell Koepke

Someone may have stolen  your dream when you were innocent. Anger is natural. Grief is appropriate. Restoration is possible.

~ Jane Rubietta

“You have to find something. Something that anchors you, something that keeps you looking forward. Even on the bad days, the days when you’re tempted to look back.”

~ Unknown

“In writing practice, there’s no direction. You enter  your own mind and follow it where it takes you. We have a great need to connect with our own mind and our own true self. And all of us have a story to tell.”

~ Natalie Goldberg

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