It’s gonna hurt because it matters.
~ John Green ~
To be fully seen by somebody,
then, and be loved anyhow —
this is a human offering
that can border on miraculous.
~ Elizabeth Gilbert ~
Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.
~ Auguste Rodin ~
If the dream is held close to the heart,
and imagination is applied
to what there is close at hand,
everything is still possible.
~ Robert Fulghum ~
Don’t worry about it.
The right thing will come
at the right time.
~ Danielle Steel ~
One may go a long way after one is tired.
~ French Proverb ~
It is not in doing what you like,
but in liking what you do
that is the secret of happiness.
~ J.M. Barrie ~
Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.
~ Maya Angelou ~
Go on and wonder.
~ William Faulkner ~
None of us knows what might happen
even the next minute,
yet still we go forward.
~ Paulo Coelho ~
There is no passion to be found playing small —
in settling for a life that is less than
the one you are capable of living.
~ Nelson Mandela ~
I do not understand the mystery of grace —
only that it meets us where we are
but does not leave us where it found us.
~ Anne Lamott ~
Nothing great is produced suddenly.
~ Epictetus ~
Have patience with everything
that remains unsolved in your heart.
~ Rainer Maria Rilke ~
Some lessons can’t be taught, they simply have to be learned.
~ Jodi Picoult ~
Adventures do occur, but not punctually…
Life never gives us what we want
at the moment that we consider appropriate.
~ E.M. Forster ~
Of all the hardships a person had to face,
none was more punishing
than the simple act of waiting.
~ Khaled Hosseini ~
We could never learn to be brave and patient
if there were only joy in the world.
~ Helen Keller ~
I am still in the process of growing up,
but I will make no progress
if I lose any of myself along the way.
~ Madeleine L’Engle ~
Nothing ever goes away
until it has taught us
what we need to know.
~ Pema Chodron ~