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Wise and Inspirational Quotes

Posted on Jul 7, 2015 in Happiness, Inspirational Quotes, Life Quotes, Motivational Quotes, Quotes, Success

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
Helen Keller

Our life’s a stage, a comedy: either learn to play and take it lightly, or bear its troubles patiently.

The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit. – Nelson Henderson

It is the familiar that usually eludes us in life. What is before our noses is what we see last.
William Barrett

To change one’s life: Start immediately. Do it flamboyantly. No exceptions.
William James

The purpose of life is a life of purpose.
Robert Byrne

The grand essentials of life are something to do, something to love, something to hope for.
Thomas Chalmers

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.
Albert Einstein

The great blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach; but we shut our eyes, and like people in the dark, we fall foul upon the very thing we search for, without finding it.
(7 B.C. – 65 A.D.)

Life is something like a trumpet. If you don’t put anything in you don’t get anything out.
W. C. Handy

Govern thy life and thoughts as if the whole world were to see the one, and read the other.
Thomas Fuller

Most of the shadows of this life are caused by our standing in our own sunshine.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

As one goes through life, one learns that if you don’t paddle your own canoe, you don’t move.
Katherine Hepburn

We must be willing to relinquish the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
Joseph Campbell

Life, in all ranks and situations, is an outward occupation, an actual and active work.
W. Humboldt

Everything that happens to us leaves some trace behind; everything contributes imperceptibly to make us what we are. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Unrest of spirit is a mark of life; one problem after another presents itself and in the solving of them we can find our greatest pleasure. Kal Menninger
woman playing violin Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on. – Samuel Butler

The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit. Nelson Henderson

Change is not merely necessary to life, it is life. Alvin Toffler

Life is short, art long, opportunity fleeting, experience treacherous, judgment difficult. Hypocrites

After the game, the king and the pawn go into the same box. Italian Proverb

Life is a tragedy for those who feel, and a comedy for those who think. La Bruyere

There is only one thing that remains to us, that cannot be taken away: to act with courage and dignity and to stick to the ideals that have given meaning to life. Jawaharlal Nehru

Life is a play. It’s not its length, but its performance that counts. Seneca

We become happier, much happier, when we realize life is an opportunity rather than an obligation.
Mary Augustine

Life is like a library owned by the author.
In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
Harry Emerson Fosdick

We make our fortunes, and we call them fate. Earl of Beaconsfield

Life is a child playing around your feet, a tool you hold firmly in your grip, a bench you sit down upon in the evening, in your garden. Jean Anouilh

The best way to prepare for life is to begin to live. Elbert Hubbard

Life’s a voyage that’s homeward bound. Herman Melville

In three words I can sum up everything I know about life. It goes on. Robert Frost

That state of life is most happy where superfluities are not required and necessities are not wanting.

Clever people master life; the wise illuminate it and create fresh difficulties.
Emil Nolde

The whole of life is but a moment of time. It is our duty, therefore to use it, not to misuse it.

Life is a rich strain of music, suggesting a realm too fair to be.
George William Curtis

I made my life my monument.
Ben Johnson

The boundaries which divide life from death are at best shadowy and vague.
Who shall say where one ends,
and the other begins?
Edgar Alan Poe

Life isn’t a matter of milestones, but of moments.
Rose Kennedy

One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure.
William Feather

Life without endeavor is like entering a jewel mine and coming out with empty hands.
Japanese Proverb

Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are no classes in life for beginners: right away you are always asked to deal with what is most difficult.
Rainer Maria Rilke

To live is like to love–all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
Samuel Butler

One life – a little gleam of time between two eternities.
Thomas Carlyle

Life is a pure flame, and we live by an invisible sun within us.
Sir Thomas Brown

As I grow to understand life less and less,
I learn to love it more and more.
Jules Renard

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Posted on Aug 5, 2008 in Blog, Business, Families, Family, Happiness



On the off chance that you need to be upbeat, concentrate on wellbeing, connections, simple joys and accomplishing a feeling of control of your prosperity, as per a review of more than 4,000 grown-ups age 35+ by the AARP. The study reviewed ways joy changes after some time and how age affects the components that are most essential to one’s sense of wholeness.

The review affirmed 20 years of research recommending that joy is U-molded over the life cycle: It crests in one’s 20s and starts to decrease, bottoming out in the mid-to-late 40s and rising again in maturity. A study by David Blanchflower and Andrew Oswald, driving specialists in the field of subjective prosperity, found that in the wake of controlling for components, for example, wage, training and conjugal status, “joy bottoms at age 49 for American guys and 45 for American females, and ages 44 and 43 separately for male and female Europeans.” The study discovered individuals reached their lowest between age 51 and 55.

This finding is prone to inspire a tune of “well, duh!” from individuals in their 40s and 50s with upsetting employments, home loans to pay and two or three children to get past school. However, Oswald and Branchflower likewise propose that bliss may base in midlife on the grounds that individuals grapple with fizzled dreams; in his 40s or mid 50s, the unsuccessful Hollywood on-screen character at last recognizes that his normal everyday employment is his genuine occupation:

“…people discover how to adjust to their qualities and shortcomings, and in midlife suppress the less likely to achieve goals of their former years.”

In the mean time, among more seasoned individuals “a sort of correlation procedure is grinding away: I have seen school-companions lose their life and come inevitably to esteem my blessings amid my latter years,” Oswald and Branchflower said. Moreover, they have more opportunity to spend on two things that are critical to satisfaction: companionships and basic joys.

The study discovered ladies have a tendency to be marginally more happier than men; individuals who are hitched or in a relationship are more content than singles and never-marrieds; and individuals who are resigned or as of now utilized are fundamentally more satisfied than individuals not utilized for pay. Training additionally helps: About 23 percent of individuals with a post-graduate degree appraised themselves “not very glad” contrasted with 37 percent of those with just a secondary school degree.

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Unleash Your Confidence

Posted on Jul 17, 2008 in Blog, Business, Business Coaching, Happiness, Motivation, Productivity, Professional Development



It’s an endless loop. You need achievement in certain areas, and that influences your self-assurance. Your brought down self-assurance implies you are more averse to make progress, and in this manner it proceeds.

This can be particularly decimating when you are attempting to get more fit. To begin with, being overweight makes you more prone to have certainty issues. What’s more, odds are you’ve attempted to get more fit some time recently, maybe many times. Since you’re attempting once more, you may as of now feel like a disappointment.

Be that as it may, disappointment is only a provisional barricade on the road towards achievement. Each fruitful individual has experienced disappointment, and frequently a lot of disappointments. Incredibly famous agent, altruist and director Ed “Genuine Ed” Mirvish once said he’d presumably had a larger number of disappointments than triumphs; he simply didn’t discuss his disappointments so individuals didn’t think he’d had any.

You can move beyond any barrier on your voyage to achievement, however to do that you will require certainty. When you are certain of yourself and a definitive result, nothing can stop you! In any case, how would you get certainty when you simply don’t feel that way?

Here are some surefire approaches to build your certainty until you know beyond a shadow of a doubt you will succeed – and you will!

1. Look like it.

On the off chance that you stroll around unclean, with unkempt hair and loose, indistinct garments, you seem as though you couldn’t care less about yourself, and you will feel that much as well. Try not to hold up till you’ve accomplished your fancied weight to begin thinking about what you look like. Stay clean, get a decent hair style and purchase a couple bits of garments that will keep you looking great until you fit a littler size.
2. Act like it!

Do you attempt to stow away out of sight? Do you stroll with your head down, staring at the floor? Do you hunch your shoulders over, trusting nobody will see you? This demonstrates an absence of certainty. When you embrace these stances you are underlining your sentiments of deficiency. You will never begin feeling more sure in the event that you hold yourself along these lines.
3. Alter the way you talk to yourself

We all have words going through our brains consistently. We are ordinarily not in any case mindful of our interior dialog, however it’s there and it both reflects how we feel about ourselves and manages how we consider ourselves. Quit permitting yourself to intuitively undermine your certainty. Pay consideration on what you are stating to yourself. When you discover yourself saying things like “you’re not going to have the capacity to do that” or “she won’t care for me in light of the fact that I’m fat” or whatever other negative remarks, alter them out.

Say positive things to yourself. You can even say them so everyone can hear. You may feel senseless at to begin with, yet you’re as of now saying a wide range of negative things to yourself. Why might saying positive things be any sillier? Rehashing constructive attestations will help you trust yourself as an able individual. What’s more, you are one!
4. Set little objectives – and accomplish them!

In some cases a major objective can be overpowering. Trust me, when I expected to lose 160 pounds of fat that could have been far excessively threatening for me. Every little objective you accomplish conveys you closer to your substantial, energizing objective. In any case, likewise, for each little objective you accomplish, you will turn out to be more positive about your capacity to make more noteworthy progress.

On the off chance that your definitive, energizing objective is to run a marathon and discover you can’t run two miles, then you could feel awful about yourself. In the event that rather you set the objective of running two miles, you work to accomplish it and like yourself, as you ought to. Hey, you ran 1.5 miles! That is great! Presently you can set your objective at running 2.0 miles!
5. Be upbeat and thankful

You have issues, I have issues, we all have issues. None of us has an impeccable life on the grounds that there is no such thing, and on the off chance that we did have a flawless life, despite everything we’d discover something we needed to enhance. That is the way we people were made, and that is the reason we accomplish so darned much! On the off chance that we didn’t have the normal commute to enhance things, despite everything we’d be living in hollows.
Bliss is just 10 percent our circumstances. It is 90 percent the way we decide to view things. Pick consistently to be grateful for all that you have in life – enough sustenance, cover, family, companions, hydro, a vocation… whatever you have, be grateful for it in light of the fact that somebody who might be listening doesn’t have it. Also, pick each minute to be glad. This doesn’t mean you need to be content with the way everything is, except there’s no motivation to mope around about it. Move in the direction of transforming it if conceivable, and if not, acknowledge it and go ahead with life.

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