Words of wisdom

Here, you will find a collection of some of my favourite quotes! The authors of these inspiring quotes took the words right out of my mouth 😉


  • “We must face tomorrow, whatever it may hold, with determination, joy and bravery.” – Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium (2007)
  • “When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.” –  Marcus Aurelius
  • “There is always something left to love.” – Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez
  • “Your life is an occasion. Rise to it.” – Suzanne Weyn
  • “And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.” – Friedrich Nietzsche
  • “It’s love that makes the world go round.” – W. S. Gilbert
  • “So much of what is best in us is bound up in our love of family, that it remains the measure of our stability because it measures our sense of loyalty. All other pacts of love or fear derive from it and are modeled upon it.” – Haniel Long
  • “Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.” – Mark Twain
  • Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” Albert Einstein
  • When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breath, to think, to enjoy, to love.” – Marcus Aurelius
  • “To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.” – Mark Twain
  • “The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong at the broken places.” – Ernest Hemingway
  • “Life’s too short to wake up with regrets. So love the people who treat you right, forgive the ones who don’t and believe that everything happens for a reason. If you get a chance, take it. If it changes your life, let it. Nobody said it’d be easy, they just promised it would be worth it.” – Dr. Seuss
  • “A dog has no use for fancy cars, big homes, or designer clothes. A water logged stick will do just fine. A dog doesn’t care if you’re rich or poor, clever or dull, smart or dumb. Give him your heart and he’ll give you his. How many people can you say that about? How many people can make you feel rare and pure and special? How many people can make you feel extraordinary?” – John Grogan, Marley & Me
  • “Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.” – Buddha
  • “Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” – Dr. Seuss
  • “You are what you think about all day long.” – Dr. Robert Schuller
  • “Happiness is a warm puppy.” – Charles M. Schulz
  • “I was smiling yesterday, I am smiling today, and I will smile tomorrow. Simply because life is too short to cry for anything.” – S. Kalwar
  • “Despite the forecast, live like it’s spring.” – Lilly Pulitzer
  • “Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.” – Confucius
  • “Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.” – Helen Keller
  • “In the end these things matter most: How well did you love? How fully did you live? How deeply did you let go?” – Buddha
  • “I love cats because I enjoy my home; and little by little, they become its visible soul.” – Jean Cocteau
  • “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
  • “Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” – Leo Buscaglia
  • “Thinking is difficult, that’s why most people judge.” – Carl Jung
  • “Once you choose hope, anything’s possible.” -Christopher Reeve
  • “Be silly. Be honest. Be kind.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “You’ll find that life is still worthwhile, if you just smile.” – Charlie Chaplin
  • “Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” – Anatole France
  • “For me, every hour is grace.” – Elie Wiesel
  • “View life as a continuous learning experience.” – Denis Waitley
  • “So, I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you.” – Paulo Coelho
  • “What greater gift than the love of a cat.” – Charles Dickens
  • “The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.” – Carl R. Rogers
  • “Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realise they were the big things.” – Robert Brault
  • “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  • “Life has many ways of testing a person’s will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen all at once.” – Paulo Coelho
  • “Tough times never last. Tough people do.” – Robert H. Schuller
  • “You must be the best judge of your own happiness.” – Jane Austen
  • “If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.” –
    Mark Twain
  • “Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.” – Eckhart Tolle
  • “I feel like we need to wake everybody up in this world and make them see how animals struggle and how they should be treated.” – Eldad Hagar
  • “Those who have a why to live for, can bear with almost any how.” – Victor Frankl
  • ” The best way to cheer yourself up is to try cheer somebody else up.” – Mark Twain
  • “Don’t let someone else’s opinion of you become your reality.” – Les Brown
  • “Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss
  • “The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.” – E. E. Cummings
  • “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” – George Bernard Shaw
  • “Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.” – Goethe
  • “Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times” – Aeschylus
  • “All religions have the potential to create better human beings—but no one religion can claim supremacy over the other.” – Dalai Lama


Share some of your favourite quotes in the comment section, and I will do my best to add them to the list 🙂 


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