Healing Quotes Teens 1-100

In separateness lies the world’s great misery; in compassion lies the world’s true strength.
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~ Buddha
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Sometimes the right path is not the easiest one.
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~ From the movie Pocahontas
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If diving once does not bring you pearls, you need not therefore conclude that the sea is without them.
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~ Sri Ramakrishna
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Life was good enough, until one day it wasn’t.
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~ Pushing Daisies, Season 1 Episode 1. Pie-letta.
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>Humans need fantasy in order to be human.
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~ Terry Pratchett, The Hogfather.
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Then clear on a flute of purest gold
A sweet fairy played.
And wonderful fairy tales she told
and marvelous music made.
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~ Ida Rentoul Outhwaite
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If you ask me what I came to do in this world, I will tell you. I came to live out LOUD..
~ Émile Zola
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Be home to yourself wherever you go.
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~ http://www.guesswhatnormalis.com/
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When I became a man, I put away childish things including the fear of childishness and the desire to be very grown up.
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~  C. S. Lewis
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Stories change us; they change the world. People are stories of themselves.
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~ Karen Healey
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Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.
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~ Malcolm Forbes
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The stories that are too personally vulnerable to write are the ones that must be told.
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~ Mat Kearney
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(The arts) are a very human way of making life more bearable. Practicing an art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow, for heaven’s sake.
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~ Kurt Vonnegut
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We are all much more than we think we are.
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~ Lao Tzu
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We are here on Earth to fart around. Don’t let anybody tell you any different.
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~ Kurt Vonnegut
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Learn to pause… or nothing worthwhile will catch up to you.
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~ Doug King, poet
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Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.
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~ William James
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Perhaps I am stronger than I think.
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~ Thomas Merton
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All the arts we practice are apprenticeships. The big art is our life.
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~ M. C. Richards
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What you do today can improve all your tomorrows.
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~ Ralph Marston
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If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking.
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~ Proverb
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I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.
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~ Diane Ackerman
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Sometimes you eat the bar, and sometimes, the bar eats you.
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The Cowboy, The Big Lebowski
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Art is not just ornamentation, an enhancement of life, but a path in itself, a way out of the predictable and conventional, a map to self-discovery.
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~ Gabrielle Roth
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I am an artist– my work of art is my life.
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~ DT Suzuki
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You have a creative contribution to make. Your life and mine, will be better if you do.
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~ Michael Toms
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Set me a task in which I can put something of my very self, and it is a task no longer; it is joy; it is art.
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~ Bliss Carmen
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It takes courage for people to listen to their own goodness and act on it.
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~ Pablo Casals
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The world is an incredible unfulfilled tapestry, and only you can fulfill that tiny space that is yours.
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~ Leo Buscaglia
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One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.
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Peter Marshall
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I am the captain of my soul.
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~ William Ernest Henry
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The object of meditation is to still the mind – and the fastest way to do that is to move your body.
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~ Gabrielle Roth, on The Inner Wave, the third video in Gabrielle Roth’s Ecstatic Dance Series.
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Animals are such agreeable friends – they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
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~ George Eliot
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Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
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~ George Eliot
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In a gentle way, you can shake the world.
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~ Gandhi
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Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.
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~ Nido Qubein
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The best way out is always through.
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~ Robert Frost
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All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is all my own.
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 ~ Johann von Goethe, The Sorrows of Young Werther, 1774
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Ride, boldly, ride.
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~ Edgar Allen Poe, Eldorado
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Move forward with purpose.
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~ Dream Chaser by Sherrilyn Kenyon.
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Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.
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~ Seneca
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Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
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~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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One man with courage makes a majority.
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~ Andrew Jackson
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Be courageous. It’s one of the only places left uncrowded.
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~ Anita Roddick
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Every flight begins with a fall.
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~ George R.R. Martin, from the book Game of Thrones: A Song of Ice and Fire.
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If Miss Honeychurch ever takes to living as she plays [the piano] it will be very exciting, both for us and for her.
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~Reverend Beebe, from the movie A Room With a View
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Sometimes when we awaken from the bad dream of disowning ourselves, we think that the sojourn to self-discovery is a new one. But it is an ancient quest.
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~ Sarah Ban Breathnach
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Dig within. Within is the wellspring of Good; and it is always ready to bubble up, if you just dig.
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~ Marcus Aurelius
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Gradually as you become curator of your own contentment, you will learn to embrace the gentle yearnings of your heart.
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~ Sarah Ban Breathnach
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We must never forget that it is through our actions, words, and thoughts that we have a choice.
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~ Sogyal Rinpoc
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The finest qualities of our nature, like the bloom on fruits, can be preserved only by the most delicate handling. Yet we do not treat ourselves nor one another thus tenderly.
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~ Henry David Thoreau
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The mind’s first step to self-awareness must be through the body.
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~ George Sheehan
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There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophies.
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~ Friedrich Nietzche
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Each body has its art…
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~ Gwendolyn Brooks
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The power of love to change bodies is legendary, built into folklore, common sense, and everyday experience.  Love moves the flesh, it pushes matter around…. Throughout history, “tender loving care” has uniformly been recognized as a valuable element in healing.
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~Larry Dossey
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Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.
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~ Anna Quindlen
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I believe in the magic of books… Books have the ability to find their own way into our lives.
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~ Cecelia Ahem
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Some books leave us free and some books make us free.
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~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Books! Best weapons in the world. This room is the greatest aresenal we could have. Arm yourself.
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~ Dr. Who
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A book is the most effective weapon against intolerance and ignorance.
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~  President Lyndon Baines Johnson
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If you go home with somebody and they don’t have books, don’t fuck them.
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~ John Waters
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It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new.  But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful.  There is more security in the adventurous and exciting,  for in movement there is life, and in change there is power.
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~ Alan Cohen
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When your heart speaks, take good notes.
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~ Judith Campbell
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Have no fear of perfection. You’ll never reach it.
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~ Salvador Dali
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Remember to always be yourself.
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Unless you suck.
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~ Joss Whedon
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Whatever you are, be a good one.
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~ Abraham Lincoln
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You are not a beggar at the table of life. You are the honored guest.
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~ Emmanuel
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Impossible is not a fact. It’s an opinion.
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~ Muhammad Ali
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The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
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~ John Maxwell
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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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The greatest change you can offer the world is the change within yourself.
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~ Kaje
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There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
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~  John Andrew Holmes Jr.
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One of the most beautiful gifts in the world is the gift of encouragement.
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~ John O’ Donohue
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It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers.
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~ James Thurber
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Knowledge will bring you the opportunity to make a difference.
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~ Claire Fagin
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I always thought someone should do something about that, then I realized I was someone.
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~ Lily Tomlin
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The scariest moment is always just before you start.
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Stephen King
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Be bold. If  your going to make an error, make a doozey, and don’t be afraid to hit the ball.
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~ Billie Jean King
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No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world.
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~ Robin Williams
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Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help.
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~ May Sarton
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Complex problems have simple, easy to understand, wrong answers.
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~ H.L. Mencken
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Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
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~ John Wooden
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All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
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~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Mistakes are the portals of discovery.
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~ James Joyce
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Failure is the opportunity to begin again, more intelligently.
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~ Henry Ford
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Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.
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~ Samuel Beckett
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A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than the life spent doing nothing.
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~ George Bernard Shaw
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The  way to succeed is to double your failure rate.
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~ Henry Ford
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Want to impress others? Talk about your successes. Want to impact others? Talk about your failures.
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~ John C. Maxwell
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Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and griefs which we endure help us in our marching onward.
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~ Henry Ford
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Information does not change behavior. Practices do.
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~ Richard J. Leider
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He that would have the fruit must climb the tree.
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~ Thomas Fuller, M.D.
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It will never rain roses. When we want to have more roses, we must plant more roses.
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~ George Eliot
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What we think, or what we know, or what we believe in, is, in the end, of little consequence. The only consequence is what we do.
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~ John Ruskin
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Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
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~ Albert Schweitzer
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If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.
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~ Al Gore
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The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.
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~ Golliver

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