The best way to take care of the future is to take care of the present moment.
— Thich Nhat Hanh
Life is not the way it’s supposed to be. It’s the way it is. The way you cope with it is what makes the difference.
— Virginia Satir
Let the beauty we love be what we do. There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.
I think the purpose of life is to be useful, to be responsible, to be honorable, to be compassionate. It is, after all, to matter: to count, to stand for something, to have made some difference that you lived at all.
-– Leo Rosten
and let me remember that my courage is a wild dog; it won’t just come when I call it, I have to chase it down and hold on as tight as I can.
— Ze Frank
Champions do not become champions when they win the event, but in the hours, weeks, months and years they spend preparing for it. The victorious performance itself is merely the demonstration of their championship character.
— T. Alan Armstrong
Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: You don’t give up.
— Anne Lamott
A warrior lives by acting, not by thinking about acting, nor by thinking about what he will think when he has finished acting.
— Carlos Castaneda
Human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives.
— William James