Inspirational Wise Women Quotes

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Be true to your heart and your heart will set you free.

It’s not about breaking through the glass ceiling, it’s about building your own house.

This too shall pass

Life is just a bowl of cherries

The world is your oyster

A day has not been wasted if a memory has been made

It’s good to be on the side of the angels

Most of us live with our song unsung – sing it!

We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.Mother Teresa

Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising every time we fall.Confucius

Remember, no-one can make you feel inferior without your consent.Eleanor Roosevelt

A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities; an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.Reginald Mansell

If you can not feed a million people, then feed just one.Mother Teresa

If you give someone more than they can do, they will do it. If you give them only what they can do, they will do nothing.Rudyard Kipling

When the future hinges on the next words that are said, don’t let logic interfere, believe your heart instead.Philip Robinson

Those who do not know how to weep with their whole heart, don’t know how to laugh either.Golda Meir

Remember happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.Roy Goodman

Bad things are not the worst thing that can happen to us. Nothing is the worst thing that can happen to us.Richard Bach

Every exit is an entrance somewhere else.Tom Stoppard

In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.Thomas Jefferson

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

Delight in the beauty of a butterfly and remember the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty

Those who enrich others, enrich themselves

What is to give light, must endure burningDr. Victor Frankl

When it’s raining, look for rainbows

The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrateOprah Winfrey

To die is poignantly bitter,  but the idea of having to die without having lived is unbearable.Erich Fromm

The good I stand on is my truth and honesty.William Shakespeare

Yesterday is a cancelled cheque. Tomorrow is a promissory note.  Today is cash in hand – spend it wisely.

We cannot find peace if we are afraid of the windstorms of life.Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it.Margaret Fuller

Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person.Mother Teresa

We are not human beings trying to be spiritual.  We are spiritual beings trying to be human.Jacquelyn Small

Life was meant to be lived and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn their back on life.Eleanor Roosevelt

It is good to have an end to journey towards; but it is the journey that matters in the end.Ursula K. Le Guin

If you’re going to dream, dream big

What you focus on grows – so make it worthwhile

Be true to yourself and smile

The road ahead can be of pebbles or boulders but it’s how you view it

When you follow your heart you find your voice…and opportunity, love and a world of difference will be there to greet you!

Always hold your head up high

A good person sticks to their word, and it can always be altered

Life is too short to feel bad

What doesn’t kill you gets you stronger and even if parts of you are killed, you get stronger

Let’s continue doing good things for ourselves and each other, and dance to the wonderful tune of life

The future depends on what you do in the present- Gandhi

Be the change you wish to see in the world- Gandhi

Keep the fire inside alive

There is more to life than increasing its speed- Gandhi

Take out the joy in advance, the worst thing that could happen is that you were glad needlessly

It is not a matter of faith, it is a matter of practice- Thich Nhat Hanh

Everything feeds you; food, music, environments, people. Let the best surround you

It’s better to ask questions than to know all the answers

You can find your way in life by start listening to the wisdom of your body, and your intuition when feelings of joy appear it’s a good thing to trust that you are on the right way

It’s not how nice you are – it’s how much life you’ve got

You can do whatever you want to do

The enemy is fear. We think it is hate but it is fear- Gandhi

Instead of thinking about where you are, think about where you want to be.  It takes 20 years of hard work to become an overnight success- Diane Rankin

You’ll face lots of mountains to climb, and you’ll have the strength and belief to do it

Nature  does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.- Lao Tzu

Be Honest – say what you mean and mean what you say is an old saying and if you are, then most importantly you’re being honest to yourself.

Remember you are who you are and you’ve done what you’ve done, and go on and embrace every frivolous experience with gusto.

Regret is the most wasted human emotion.  It removes energy, leads you down the wrong path.

Be independent, earn your own living, to do what you want to do and not worry about wanting to fit in.

Think less, Care less about what others think, and just Get On With It

Don’t dwell on your mistakes, but do learn from them.

God, grant me the serenity to Accept the things I cannot change, the Courage to change the things I Can and the Wisdom to know the difference.

What one can be, one must be.- Abraham Maslow

Fortune favours the Brave

Do what your fear tells you not to do

Pick yourself up, dust yourself down and live to fight another day

Work hard and play hard

Create your own life story and make it a real epic adventure

Don’t be rigid in your thinking

Nobody but you is responsible for your life

No looking back and no regrets

Take more risks

Live your passion

Optimism is the key to happiness

Laughter is the best medicine

Life is what you make it

Life isn’t a trial practice – now is for real

Unexpected things can turn out better than you can imagine

Find what triggers your stresses and avoid them

Try to teach your heart not to want things it can’t have

Do those crazy things you’ve always wanted to do

Don’t be so worried about what others think

Treat yourself the way you want to be treated

Living to the best of your ability is true

Dreams can come true

Don’t let your talents go to waste

Regrets are the undoing of many things

Have confidence in yourself

Live for the moment

Laugh and the world laughs with you

Take steps to deal with your stress

Love is letting someone grow in spirit

 

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