Quotes that Keep Me Going

Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well-preserved box, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out and loudly proclaiming “Wow! What a ride!” – Anonymous

“A hard fall means a high bounce…if you’re made of the right material.”

“People who urge you to be realistic generally want you to accept their version of reality.” -Unknown

“If you get up one more time than you fall, you will make it through.” -Chinese Proverb

“Doing your best means never stop trying.” -Unknown

“Whenever you fall, pick something up. ” -Oswald Avery

“Every new day is another chance to change your life.” -Unknown

“Excellence can be obtained if you care more than others think is wise, risk more than others think is safe, dream more than others think is practical, expect more than others think is possible.” -Unknown

“You can do what’s reasonable or you can decide what’s possible.” -Unknown

“Don’t let today’s disappointments cast a shadow on tomorrow’s dreams.” -Unknown

“Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.” -Dalai Lama

“Criticism is something you can easily avoid by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.” -Aristotle

“To get something you never had, you have to do something you never did.” -Unknown

“We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations.” -Charles R. Swindoll

“Continuous effort—not strength or intelligence—is the key to unlocking our potential.” -Winston Churchill

“It isn’t what happens to us that causes us to suffer; it’s what we say to ourselves about what happens.” -Pema Chodron

“What is not started today is never finished tomorrow.” -Goethe

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” ~Eleanor Roosevelt

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.” -George Eliot

“Don’t fear failure so much that you refuse to try new things. The saddest summary of life contains three descriptions: could have, might have, and should have.” -Unknown

“Ideas can be life-changing. Sometimes all you need to open the door is just one more good idea.” -Jim Rohn

“An obstacle may be either a stepping stone or a stumbling block.” -Unknown

“Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss

7 Responses to Quotes that Keep Me Going

  1. Leisa says:

    My favorite to date: “Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss

  2. amijones44 says:

    My favorite! “Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well-preserved box, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out and loudly proclaiming “Wow! What a ride!” – Anonymous

  3. Jim says:

    First I cried, now I smile…….

  4. Tom says:

    Turn your face to the sun, and the shadows fall behind you.

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