when our focus is on what we lack rather than on our blessings. Said the Greek philosopher Epictetus, "He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has."
Thomas S Monson
Escape the poison of your impulses. The sky will bow to your beauty, if you do. Learn to light the candle. Rise with the sun. Turn away from the cave of your sleeping. That way a thorn expands to a rose.”
but you use an umbrella to walk under it. You say you love sun, but you seek shade when it is shining. You say you love wind, but when it comes you close your window. So that's why I'm scared when you say you love me." - Bob Marley
and had to share it:
"The hardest part of walking away is accepting that your love isn't enough to inspire change. One day you realize you were fighting to love someone more than you fought to love yourself." ---- Sarah Jakes
(Amen to that....)
while ago and he dropped a bomb on me with this quote when I foolishly brought up, "What's the answer to life?"
I remember him looking at me for a few seconds and saying, "You are asking me to solve an answer, like trying to find the answer to 42. Life is not a question, it's...
So LOVE the people who treat you RIGHT and forget about the ones who don't and BELIEVE that everything happens for a REASON..
If you get a CHANCE, take it, if it CHANGES your life, LET it.
NOBODY said that it would be EASY they just promised it would be WORTH it...
who is made to handle every punch that’s thrown at them. We aren’t made that way. In fact, we’re made to get mad, upset, sad, be hurt, stumble and fall. We aren’t supposed to be able to handle everything. But that’s what makes us stronger in the end, by learning from...
my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life." - John Lennon
you'll realize that someone loved you. And that means someone can love you again, and that'll make you smile." -Homer Simpson.
Surprisingly touching for something out of the Simpsons. I love it so ******* much.
that I had been staring at her for an impossible amount of time. Lost in my thoughts, lost in the sight of her. But her face didn't look offended or amused. It almost looked as if she were studying the lines of my face, almost as if she were waiting.
I wanted to take her hand...
"Love divided by any number equals infinity."
- Claudia Richards
What mom said to me when I questioned which of her two daughters she loved more. We had battled over sharing an order of french fries at "Cohen's Hot Dogs" . . . rapidly eating them to grab an advantage over the...
nineteenth century writers and philosophers. Because they are a different language, an elegant language that we try to understand. And they can mean a number of things. It depends on how you see the world at that moment.