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healing quotes need encouragement?
Posted 05 October 2009 - 07:15 AM
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be
strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved." Helen Keller
"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt within the
heart." Helen Keller
"Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over. " F. Scott Fitzgerald (this is one of my all time favorites, kind of a pick me up when life gets me down)
"Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean. " Maya Angelou
"I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life's a bitch. You've got to go out and
kick ass." Maya Angelou
"Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness." Maya Angelou
"There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you." Maya Angelou
"I hold it to be the inalienable right of anybody to go to hell in his own way." Robert Frost
"Learn from the mistakes of others. You canít live long enough to make them all yourself." Eleanor Roosevelt
"It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness" Eleanor Roosevelt
Posted 09 January 2010 - 03:16 PM
"Each time we face our fear, we gain strength, courage, and confidence in the doing."
"Anyone can give up, it's the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that's true strength."
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman" Anais Nin
"Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will" Mahatma Gandhi
"For an impenetrable shield, stand inside yourself" Henry David Thoreau