Favorite Quotes


“Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual, you have the responsibility to be one.” —Eleanor Roosevelt

“Our every act of knowledge begins with feelings.”  —Leonardo Da Vinci

“This is your life. You are responsible for it. You will not live forever. Don’t wait.” —Natalie Goldberg

“Every living being is an engine geared to the wheelwork of the universe. Though seemingly affected only by its immediate surroundings, the sphere of external influence extends to infinite distance.”
—Nicola Tesla

“Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they’re yours.
Avoid problems and you’ll never be the one who overcame them.
An easy life doesn’t teach us anything. In the end it’s learning that matters: what we’ve learned and how we’ve grown.” —Richard Bach

“Have no fear of perfection, you’ll never reach it.” —Salvador Dali

“Not to know what happened before you were born is to be forever a child.” —Cicero

“All hate is the result of people refusing to take responsibility for their own lives.” —Marty Rubin

“The victim mindset dilutes the human potential. By not accepting personal responsibility for our circumstances, we greatly reduce our power to change them.”  —Steve Maraboli

“Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts.
The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge, but imagination.
Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.
It’s a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.
Try not to be a man of success, but rather a man of value.”  —Albert Einstein

Love and Relationship Quotes

“The only real security is not in owning or possessing, not in demanding or expecting, not in hoping, even. Security in a relationship lies neither in looking back to what was, nor forward to what it might be, but living in the present and accepting it as it is now.”  —Anne Morrow Lindbergh

“Blessed is the influence of one true loving human soul on another. Oh, the comfort, the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person; having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words, but to pour them all out, just as they are, chaff and grain together, knowing that a faithful hand will take and sift them, keep what is worth keeping, and then, with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away.”                                                                                          — George Eliot (Mary Anne Evans) 11/22/1819 – 12/22/1880

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength. While loving someone deeply gives you courage.” — Lao Tzu 604 BC – 532 BC

“I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.”
— Martin Luther King Jr. 1/15/1929 – 4/4/68

“Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier. I have found the paradox. That if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.”
—Mother Teresa 8/26/1910 – 9/5/1997

“Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.” —Aristotle 384 BC – 322 BC

“Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.” — Erich Fromm 3/23/1900 – 3/18/1980

“You can’t blame gravity for falling in love.”  —Albert Einstein 3/14/1879 – 4/18/1955