“A bird does not sing because it has answers, it sings because it has a song.” - Maya Angelou
"The sky is not the limit, your belief system is."
“Don’t be afraid of death, be afraid of an unlived life. You don’t have to live forever; you just have to live.” – Natalie Babbitt (Hospice Chaplin)
“She lacks confidence, she craves admiration insatiably. She lives on the reflections of herself in the eyes of others. She does not dare to be herself.” Anais Nin
“To dream of the person you would like to seem is to waste the person you are.”
“A poor person is not a person without a cent, but a person without a dream.” Harry Kemp
“Aim at nothing and you will succeed.”
What is one thing you are so passionate about that you loose track of time?
Mother Theresa taught that the best way to find yourself is to loose yourself in something you are passionate about. In her case it was serving others.
"Through our wounds, we are healed. Find your wound and you will find your purpose."
"Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself," Rumi
At the end of our lives we will all asked, "Did I live... Did I love... Did I matter?"
“Your work is to discover your purpose and then, with all your heart, to give yourself to it.” – Buddha
The two most important days in a human's life is the day you are born and the day you find out why." Mark Twaine
“The path to our destination is not always a straight one. We go down the wrong road, we get lost, we turn back. Maybe it doesn’t matter which road we embark on. Maybe what matters is that we embark.” ―Barbara Hall
“The heart of human excellence often begins to beat when you discover a pursuit that absorbs you, frees you, challenges you, or gives you a sense of meaning, joy, or passion.” ―Terry Orlick
“The mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding something to live for.”
“The person without a purpose is like a ship without a rudder.” ―Thomas Carlyle
“True happiness… is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.” ―Helen Keller
“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” ―Maya Angelou
You don’t create or design your purpose; you discover it. If you cannot discover your purpose in life, follow your passion and your passion will lead you directly to your purpose.”
More men fail through lack of purpose than lack of talent. -Billy Sunday
“May you never be so busy looking for your pot of gold that you miss out on appreciating your rainbow.” – Karen Salmansohn
“Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” – Joshua J. Marine
“When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.” – Seneca (Roman Stoic philosopher, 65 AD)
The more we learn that we know, the more we realize that we just don’t know. “The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.” – Stephen Hawking