Powerful Quotes

I could spend hours browsing for quotes [and happily subscribe to multiple daily quote emails].  It amazes me how just a few words can be so encouraging, inspiring, and motivational…

“A day without laughter is a day wasted.”

~ Charlie Chaplin

“I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.”

~ Walt Disney

“I appreciate life, talk a lot, love to laugh, and am very optimistic.”

~ Kiana Tom

“A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears.”

~ Anne Roiphe

“Beauty has a lot to do with character.”

~ Kevyn Aucoin


“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.”

~ Walt Disney

“Dreams are the touchstones of our character.”

~Henry David Thoreau

“As a general thing, when a woman wears the pants in a family, she has a good right to them.”

~ Josh Billings

“Family is not an important thing, it’s everything.”

~ Michael J. Fox

“Exercise to stimulate, not to annihilate. The world wasn’t formed in a day, and neither were we. Set small goals and build upon them.”

~ Lee Haney


“Fitness needs to be perceived as fun and games or we subconsciously avoid it.”

~ Alan Thicke

“Happiness lies first of all in health.”

~ George William Curtis

“He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.”

~ Thomas Carlyle

“A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.”

~ Elbert Hubbard

“Friends and good manners will carry you where money won’t go”

~ Margaret Walker


“Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.”

~ Aristotle

“A healthy attitude is contagious but don’t wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier.”

~ Tom Stoppard

“A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.”

~ Charles Darwin

“A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.”

~Ingrid Bergman

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”

~Lao Tzu


“Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.”

~ Og Mandino

“Either you run the day or the day runs you.”

~ Jim Rohn

[all quotes from BrainyQuote]

Daily Memorable Moments

January 12:  Making homemade black bean soup!  Recipe to come…

January 13:  A productive day at work- copied and sorted, organize, and planned so I can enjoy the upcoming 3-day weekend…

Question:  What’s your fave quote?

Question:  What or who is your biggest motivator?



Filed under Food, Inspiration & Motivation, Work

5 responses to “Powerful Quotes

  1. my favorite quote is the road to success is always uphill. because it takes going against the grain to be truly successful! 🙂

  2. Pingback: A Teacher Looking for Inspiration | Life's a Bowl

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