A Few Favorite Quotes on Life, Living, Tough Stuff, and Motivation

“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.”  -Maya Angelou


“Often it’s the deepest pain which empowers you to grow into your highest self.”  -Karen Salmansohn


“If you don’t build your dream, someone else will hire you to help them build theirs.”  -Dhirubhai Ambani


“Leap and the net will appear.”  -Zen Saying


“A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.”  ~John A. Shedd


“When you take risks you learn that there will be times when you succeed and there will be times when you fail, and both are equally important.” -Ellen DeGeneres


“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.”  -Lao Tzu

“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.”   -T. S. Eliot


“It is never too late to be what you might have been.”  -George Eliot


“I always did something I was a little not ready to do. I think that’s how you grow. When there’s that moment of ‘Wow, I’m not really sure I can do this,’ and you push through those moments, that’s when you have a breakthrough.”   -Marissa Mayer


“When people are worse than you at what you do, don’t judge them for it.  Appreciate that they are still trying.  Don’t judge your beginning to someone else’s middle.  We are all different and in different places in our lives.”  -Anonymous


“You get what you settle for.”   -Thelma and Louise


“No matter how much falls on us, we keep plowing ahead. That’s the only way to keep the roads clear.”   -Greg Kincaid


“Do not let the night doubt what was true in the light.”  -A very wise friend…

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