Daily inspirational quotes 2018

Another year

Wow, another year I am sending inspirational quotes every year. And for a long time I have been doing that daily and I am pretty sure I will continue doing it daily again as I am combining it with one of my daily tasks in the SFI Affiliate program.

So well, here they are, the daily inspirational quotes for 2018


12/4/2018: “He felt that there is a loose balance of good and evil, and that the art of living consists in getting the greatest good out of the greatest evil.” - Machado de Assis

12/5/2018: “Amazing things will happen when you listen to the consumer.” - Jonathan Midenhall

12/6/2018: “The sky takes on shades of orange during sunrise and sunset, the colour that gives you hope that the sun will set only to rise again.” - Ram Charan

12/6/2018: “The sky takes on shades of orange during sunrise and sunset, the colour that gives you hope that the sun will set only to rise again.” - Ram Charan

12/7/2018: “I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.” - Og Mandino

12/8/2018: “There is no royal road to anything. One thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slowly, endures.” - Josiah Gilbert Holland

12/9/2018: “Every truth passes through three stages before it is recognized. In the first, it is ridiculed. In the second, it is opposed. In the third, it is regarded as self evident.” - Arthur Schopenhauer

12/10/2018: “Nurture your mind with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.” - Benjamin Disraeli

12/11/2018: “The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.” - Alan Wilson Watts

12/12/2018: “Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.” - Swami Sivananda

12/13/2018: “When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.” - Mahatma Gandhi

12/14/2018: “What has mood to do with it? You fight when the necessity arises—no matter the mood! Mood's a thing for cattle or making love or playing the baliset. It's not for fighting.” - Frank Herbert

12/15/2018: “All I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all I have not seen.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson

12/16/2018: “In order to rise from its own ashes, a Phoenix first must burn.” - Octavia Butler

12/17/2018: “If you didn't grow up like I did then you don't know, and if you don't know it's probably better you don't judge.” - Junot Díaz

12/18/2018: “Painting is the silence of thought and the music of sight.” - Orhan Pamuk

12/19/2018: “Language is the blood of the soul into which thoughts run and out of which they grow.” - Oliver Wendell Holmes

12/20/2018: “When God takes out the trash, don't go digging back through it. Trust Him.” - Amaka Imani Nkosazana

12/21/2018: “If you've tried everything possible to get an outcome, and it just hasn't worked out as planned, stop trying so hard. Relax. Maybe the timing's not right. Maybe it wasn't in your best interests. Maybe while one door seems to be closing, another is opening.” - Robin S. Sharma

12/22/2018: “Great things in business are never done by one person. They're done by a team of people.” - Steve Jobs

12/23/2018: “Gratitude turns disappointment into lessons learned, discoveries made, alternatives explored, and new plans set in motion.” - Auliq-Ice

12/24/2018: “It's dreadful what little things lead people to misunderstand each other.” - L.M. Montgomery

12/25/2018: “Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you'll be able to see further.” - Thomas Carlyle

12/26/2018: “Grief does not change you, Hazel. It reveals you.” - John Green

12/27/2018: “Charlie says "Some day we’ll all die, Snoopy!"
And Snoopy says "True, but on all the other days we will not."”
- Unknown

12/28/2018: “The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.” - Theodore Hesburgh

12/29/2018: “Almost nothing need be said when you have eyes.” - Tarjei Vesaas

12/30/2018: “It is said that your life flashes before your eyes just before you die. That is true, it's called Life.” - Terry Pratchett

12/31/2018: “It's not whether you get knocked down. It's whether you get up again.” - Vince Lombardi


11/2/2018: “Sometimes the most scenic roads in life are the detours you didn't mean to take.” - Angela N. Blount

11/9/2018: “Anything someone gets conned into will never be that great.” - Roberto Hogue

11/12/2018: “Knowledge is power. Power to do evil...or power to do good. Power itself is not evil. So knowledge itself is not evil.” - Veronica Roth

11/13/2018: “Great genius takes shape by contact with another great genius, but, less by assimilation than by friction.” - Heinrich Heine

11/14/2018: “Relax, Recharge and Reflect. Sometimes it’s OK to do nothing.” - Izey Victoria Odiase

11/15/2018: “At the end of the day, I just want to sit with someone I love and chat about what matters and even what doesn’t.” - Crystal Woods

11/16/2018: “There's none so blind as those who will not listen.” - Neil Gaiman

11/17/2018: “You know, a dog can snap you out of any kind of bad mood that you’re in faster than you can think of.” - Jill Abramson

11/18/2018: “There ain't no way you can hold onto something that wants to go, you understand? You can only love what you got while you got it.” - Kate DiCamillo

11/19/2018: “It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company.” - George Washington

11/20/2018: “It's supposed to be hard. If it were easy, everyone would do it.” - Tom Hanks

11/21/2018: “Once you clear that mind clutter out, the doorways for what you desire are open.” - Stephen Richards

11/22/2018: “It's never too late. Don't focus on what was taken away. Find something to replace it, and acknowledge the blessing you have.” - Drew Barrymore

11/23/2018: “But you cant shut everyone out. I mean you have to have someone to love. . . someone to hold on to. . . someone. . .” - Hubert Selby Jr.

11/24/2018: “But I'll tell you what hermits realize. If you go off into a far, far forest and get very quiet, you'll come to understand that you're connected with everything.” - Alan Watts

11/25/2018: “The soul may ask God for anything, and never fail.” - Annie Dillard

11/26/2018: “Your emotions are the slaves to your thoughts, and you are the slave to your emotions.” - Elizabeth Gilbert

11/27/2018: “The good physician treats the disease; the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.” - William Osler

11/28/2018: “With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” - Eleanor Roosevelt

11/29/2018: “You can't tell how heavy somebody else's load is just from looking. The Lord doesn't give us more than we can carry.” - Lalita Tademy


10/1/2018: “There are far too many silent sufferers. Not because they don't yearn to reach out, but because they've tried and found no one who cares.” - Richelle E. Goodrich

10/2/2018: “Vesta was so good with paperwork – you could hand her a file of drab, seemingly dull information and she’d construct a story from it worthy of a novel.” - Sara Sheridan

10/3/2018: “I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.” - Art Williams

10/4/2018: “When you do the right thing, you get the feeling of peace and serenity associated with it. Do it again and again.” - Roy T. Bennett

10/5/2018: “Success in life is about project management. Determine deliverables, make milestones, and always pursue the critical path.” - Ryan Lilly

10/6/2018: “Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.” - Abraham Lincoln

10/7/2018: “Never give up. Things may be hard, but if you quit trying they'll never get better. Stop worrying and start trusting God. It will be worth it.” - Germany Kent

10/8/2018: “Because I am, just as you are you. We don’t always get to pick who we are, Shelly Wynn, but we can choose to celebrate it.” - Nathan Reese Maher

10/9/2018: “Your next step is simple. You are the first domino.” - Gary Keller

10/10/2018: “Sometimes you have to forget what's gone. Appreciate what still remains. And look forward to what's coming next.” - Will Smith

10/11/2018: “The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.” - G.K. Chesterton

10/12/2018: “You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.” - Dale Carnegie

10/22/2018: “Being in a hurry does not slow down time.” - Mokokoma Mokhonoana

10/23/2018: “Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over.” - Guy Finley

10/25/2018: “Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.” - Ernest Hemingway

10/27/2018: “Friendship gives us the strength to turn from lambs into lions.” - Stephen Richards

10/29/2018: “Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness.” - Steve Maraboli

10/30/2018: “There is no point in trying to freeze the ice!” - Mehmet Murat ildan


9/1/2018: “And now here is my secret, a very simple secret: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.” - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

9/2/2018: “What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us.” - A.W. Tozer

9/3/2018: “If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.” - Desmond Tutu

9/4/2018: “I don't focus on what I'm up against. I focus on my goals and I try to ignore the rest.” - Venus Williams

9/6/2018: “The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach - waiting for a gift from the sea.” - Anne Morrow Lindbergh

9/7/2018: “Set realistic goals, keep re-evaluating, and be consistent.” - Venus Williams

9/8/2018: “Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future, and live in the only moment of time over which you have any control: now.” - Denis Waitley

9/9/2018: “Your ability to communicate is an important tool in your pursuit of your goals, whether it is with your family, your co-workers or your clients and customers.” - Les Brown

9/10/2018: “Photography is where the past meets the present.” - Destin Sparks

9/12/2018: “Drink the first. Sip the second slowly. Skip the third.” - Knute Rockne

9/13/2018: “Byrne's Law: In any electrical circuit, appliances and wiring will burn out to protect fuses.” - Robert Byrne

9/14/2018: “Recognize yourself in he and she who are not like you and me.” - Carlos Fuentes

9/15/2018: “Now I know that anytime you see a “no trespassing” sign, it means you’ve got to go in and take a look.” - Kyung-Sook Shin

9/17/2018: “Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night.” - William Blake

9/18/2018: “Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.” - Leo Buscaglia

9/19/2018: “I can make everything I do come from my laptop. Even when I go to a big studio, all I do is to plug in my laptops. That's they way I do it.” - David Guetta

9/20/2018: “My dream is to go spend a week on some island with no phone.” - Cara Delevingne

9/21/2018: “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” - Mahatma Gandhi

9/24/2018: “Moonlight drowns out all but the brightest stars.” - J.R.R. Tolkien

9/27/2018: “Trust starts with truth and ends with truth.” - Santosh Kalwar

9/28/2018: “If you go too fast you might not notice everything. On the other hand, you don't want to be late.” - Maira Kalman

9/29/2018: “When sinners judge, God takes the stand.” - Toba Beta

9/30/2018: “He loves her like a gambler loves a fast racehorse or a desperate man loves whiskey. That kind of love eats a man up.” - Dorothy Allison


8/1/2018: “Keep a little fire burning; however small, however hidden.” - Cormac McCarthy

8/2/2018: “It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.” - J.K. Rowling

8/3/2018: “Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” - Gandhi

8/4/2018: “What would your good do if evil didn't exist, and what would the earth look like if all the shadows disappeared?” - Mikhail Bulgakov

8/5/2018: “What you seek is seeking you.” - Rumi

8/6/2018: “Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing.” - August Wilson

8/7/2018: “Being the light of the world is about being a broken, exploding, scarred star and shining a light of hope and inspiration to everyone around you.” - Ricky Maye

8/8/2018: “The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off.” - Joe Klaas

8/9/2018: “Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.” - A.A. Milne

8/10/2018: “Trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.” - Molière

8/11/2018: “There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.” - Ernest Hemingway

8/12/2018: “Always listen to experts. They'll tell you what can't be done, and why. Then do it.” - Robert A. Heinlein

8/13/2018: “There is no fire like passion, there is no shark like hatred, there is no snare like folly, there is no torrent like greed.” - Gautama Buddha

8/15/2018: “Smart people learn from their mistakes. But the real sharp ones learn from the mistakes of others.” - Brandon Mull

8/16/2018: “Quiet the mind, and the soul will speak.” - Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati

8/17/2018: “I was steeped in denial, but my body knew.” - Suzanne Finnamore

8/18/2018: “How terrible this darkness was, how bewildering, and yet mysteriously beautiful!” - Stefan Zweig

8/19/2018: “Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing.” - August Wilson

8/20/2018: “I used to think that love was giving up everything of yourself and giving it to the other person. Now, I've realized that love is when you have somebody that doesn't make you give up half of yourself.” - Kehlani

8/21/2018: “Always remember, indecision is decision - usually against you.” - Venita VanCaspel

8/22/2018: “Don't pretend to be what you're not, instead, pretend to what you want to be, it is not pretence, it is a journey to self realization.” - Michael Bassey Johnson

8/23/2018: “No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same man.” - Heraclitus

8/24/2018: “Perhaps I cannot make my people good, she told herself, but I should at least try to make them a little less bad.” - George R.R. Martin

8/25/2018: “You cannot fulfill God's purposes for your life while focusing on your own plans.” - Rick Warren

8/26/2018: “There is no spectacle on earth more appealing than that of a beautiful woman in the act of cooking dinner for someone she loves.” - Thomas Wolfe

8/27/2018: “Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.” - Jennifer Lee

8/29/2018: “Whatever you did today is enough. Whatever you felt today is valid. Whatever you thought today isn't to be judged. Repeat the above each day.” - Brittany Burgunder

8/30/2018: “One ought to hold on to one's heart; for if one lets it go, one soon loses control of the head too.” - Friedrich Nietzsche

8/31/2018: “Whenever you are confronted with an opponent. Conquer him with love.” - Mahatma Gandhi

JULY 2018

7/1/2018: “I’ve been fighting to be who I am all my life. What’s the point of being who I am, if I can’t have the person who was worth all the fighting for?” - Stephanie Lennox

7/2/2018: “The true definition of mental illness is when the majority of your time is spent in the past or future, but rarely living in the realism of NOW.” - Shannon L. Alder

7/3/2018: “Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.” - Ambrose Bierce

7/4/2018: “The excitement of dreams coming true is beyond the description of words.” - Lailah Gifty Akita

7/5/2018: “Don't live the same day over and over again and call that a life. Life is about evolving mentally, spiritually, and emotionally.” - Germany Kent

7/6/2018: “It's the moon that moves me. The sunlight makes everything so obvious.” - Bavo Dhooge

7/7/2018: “First, accept sadness. Realize that without losing, winning isn't so great.” - Alyssa Milano

7/8/2018: “For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson

7/9/2018: “You never know what doors are going to open up and why they are going to open up. You've got to be ready to walk through them.” - Lester Holt

7/10/2018: “Sometimes it takes a heartbreak to shake us awake & help us see we are worth so much more than we're settling for.” - Mandy Hale

7/11/2018: “Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.” - Rabindranath Tagore

7/12/2018: “A man's character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation.” - Mark Twain

7/13/2018: “The universe has her hands busy in my mind, knitting words together to blanket your wailing heart with something intricately designed.” - Curtis Tyrone Jones

7/14/2018: “Discouragement is the illegitimate child of false expectations! Loyd Ogilive” - Lane Adams

7/15/2018: “Fear doesn't shut you down; it wakes you up.” - Veronica Roth

7/16/2018: “Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.” - Alexander Graham Bell

7/17/2018: “Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.” - Ernest Hemingway

7/18/2018: “The most significant conversations of our lives occur in silence.” - Simon Van Booy

7/19/2018: “They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.” - Tom Bodett

7/20/2018: “A sum can be put right: but only by going back till you find the error and working it afresh from that point, never by simply going on.” - C.S. Lewis

7/21/2018: “In a futile attempt to erase our past, we deprive the community of our healing gift. If we conceal our wounds out of fear and shame, our inner darkness can neither be illuminated nor become a light for others.” - Brennan Manning

7/24/2018: “Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.” - Rabindranath Tagore

7/26/2018: “Trust takes years to build, seconds to break, and forever to repair.” - Unknown

7/27/2018: “Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.” - Rabindranath Tagore

7/28/2018: “Prayer will change a heartache into a cheerful song,
If in faith you ask it, the answer will soon come 'long.”
- Eldred Herbert

7/29/2018: “One who is injured ought not to return the injury, for on no account can it be right to do an injustice; and it is not right to return an injury, or to do evil to any man, however much we have suffered from him.” - Socrates

7/31/2018: “Like most hearts, it was complicated, shaded with dark and dappled with light.” - Kate DiCamillo

JUNE 2018

6/1/2018: “To find a prince, you gotta kiss some toads.” - Foxy Brown

6/4/2018: “Everything you dream is more than possible. Never stop dreaming.” - Sharfaraz Ahmed

6/5/2018: “Plants are more courageous than almost all human beings: an orange tree would rather die than produce lemons, whereas instead of dying the average person would rather be someone they are not.” - Mokokoma Mokhonoana

6/6/2018: “When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.” - Franklin D. Roosevelt

6/7/2018: “Faith goes up the stairs that love has built and looks out the windows which hope has opened.” - Charles Haddon Spurgeon

6/8/2018: “You stop fearing the Devil when you're holding his hand...” - April Genevieve Tucholke

6/9/2018: “I prefer to believe the opposite - that there is always an indestructible beauty at the heart of darkness.” - Mary Balogh

6/10/2018: “Each of us has a unique part to play in the healing of the world.” - Marianne Williamson

6/11/2018: “Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtasked.” - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

6/12/2018: “There are no innocent bystanders ... what are they doing there in the first place?” - William S. Burroughs

6/13/2018: “A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.” - Steve Maraboli

6/14/2018: “There is a difference between listening and waiting for your turn to speak.” - Simon Sinek

6/15/2018: “Trust not tomorrow! Whatever you are planning, today is the best day to act!” - Mehmet Murat ildan

6/16/2018: “Learn tricks from others; become a trickster.” - Matt Thomas

6/17/2018: “The truth is that we were born to have it all. And part of our handicap as adults is that we no longer understand our potential.” - Yehuda Berg

6/19/2018: “No matter how tiny you look, you can lead huge men if you have what the huge men don't have.” - Michael Bassey Johnson

6/21/2018: “Why do you so earnestly seek
the truth in distant places?
Look for delusion and truth in the
bottom of your own heart.”
- Ryōkan

6/22/2018: “Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.” - Mahatma Gandhi

6/23/2018: “The mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding something to live for.” - Fyodor Dostoyevsky

6/24/2018: “You know how it is with cats: They don't really have owners, they have staff.” - P.C. Cast

6/25/2018: “I get slightly obsessive about working in archives because you don't know what you're going to find. In fact, you don't know what you're looking for until you find it.” - Antony Beevor

6/26/2018: “Moving on, is a simple thing, what it leaves behind is hard.” - Dave Mustaine

6/27/2018: “I was taught that the most hardworking nurse is found at the dirtiest part of the clinical ward.” - Israelmore Ayivor

6/28/2018: “Success is to wake up each morning and consciously decide that today will be the best day of your life.” - Ken Poirot

6/29/2018: “When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. When I let go of what I have, I receive what I need.” - Lao Tzu

6/30/2018: “It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.” - William Blake

MAY 2018

5/1/2018: “The only way to efficiently battle evil is to copy enough to know how to counter each argument, yet not enough to believe all the bullshit.” - Will Advise

5/2/2018: “O, wonder!
How many goodly creatures are there here!
How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world,
That has such people in't!”
- William Shakespeare

5/3/2018: “The thing that grieves the heart of the Lord is when God doesn’t see men who stand in defense of the truth.” - Sunday Adelaja

5/4/2018: “I have an everyday religion that words for me. Love yourself first, and everything falls into line.” - Lucille Ball

5/5/2018: “It ought to be plain how little you gain
by getting excited and vexed.
You'll always be late for the previous train,
and always on time for the next.”
- Piet Hein

5/6/2018: “Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.” - Anais Nin

5/7/2018: “Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.” - Bertrand Russell

5/8/2018: “You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you.” - Eric Hoffer

5/9/2018: “Instead of saying, "I'm damaged, I'm broken, I have trust issues" say "I'm healing, I'm rediscovering myself, I'm starting over."” - Horacio Jones

5/10/2018: “Tears won’t help me right now. They’ll just make me weaker.” - Colleen Hoover

5/11/2018: “Why can't people just sit and read books and be nice to each other?” - David Baldacci

5/12/2018: “For if there is one thing I have learned over the years about men, it is that feelings of powerlessness do not usually bring forth their finest qualities.” - Elizabeth Gilbert

5/13/2018: “Doesn't matter what you do, or how you do it, your neighbors are gonna talk about you ANYWAY.” - Felder Rushing

5/14/2018: “But he'd learned long ago that a life lived without risks pretty much wasn't worth living. Life rewarded courage, even when that first step was taken neck-deep in fear.” - Tamera Alexander

5/15/2018: “Let your mind wander in simplicity, blend your spirit with the vastness, follow along with things the way they are, and make no room for personal views - then the world will be governed.” - Zhuangzi

5/16/2018: “Washing one's hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side with the powerful, not to be neutral.” - Paulo Freire

5/17/2018: “If you desire healing,
let yourself fall ill
let yourself fall ill.”
- Rumi

5/18/2018: “If your beliefs are not useful to you, or they are not bringing you peace and abundance, update them!” - Kim Ha Campbell

5/19/2018: “A man who drinks too much on occasion is still the same man as he was sober. An alcoholic, a real alcoholic, is not the same man at all. You can't predict anything about him for sure except that he will be someone you never met before.” - Raymond Chandler

5/20/2018: “Does sound have rhythm? Does it rise and fall like the ocean? Does sound come and go like wind?” - Myron Uhlberg

5/21/2018: “Waiting on God requires the willingness to bear uncertainty, to carry within oneself the unanswered question, lifting the heart to God about it whenever it intrudes upon one's thoughts.” - Elisabeth Elliot

5/22/2018: “Sleep is still most perfect, in spite of hygienists, when it is shared with a beloved. The warmth, the security and peace of soul, the utter comfort from the touch of the other, knits the sleep, so that it takes the body and soul completely in its healing.” - D.H. Lawrence

5/23/2018: “I don't know that there's any rhyme or reason to bullying... it's not even the bully's fault, which is why it's such a difficult thing to combat.” - Dove Cameron

5/24/2018: “Try giving up all the thoughts that make you feel bad, or even just some of them, and see how doing that changes your life. You don't need negative thoughts. All they have ever given you was a false self that suffers. They are all lies.” - Gina Lake

5/25/2018: “You can keep pondering on which thing to do first or which path to take or by simply taking action now of most any kind, you may just find yourself on the way to where you most needed to go.” - April Bryan

5/26/2018: “Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads, which sew people together through the years.” - Simone Signoret

5/30/2018: “Pain is mandatory for all of us. It's what teaches us. Suffering is what's optional. That's what happens when we try to skip over the pain.” - Glennon Doyle Melton

5/31/2018: “Man is not worried by real problems so much as by his imagined anxieties about real problems.” - Epictetus

APRIL 2018

4/1/2018: “No amount of regretting can change the past, and no amount of worrying can change the future.” - Roy T. Bennett

4/2/2018: “There are times to stay put, and what you want will come to you, and there are times to go out into the world and find such a thing for yourself.” - Lemony Snicket

4/3/2018: “Never restart a journey and use the same road that failed you before.” - Dennis E. Adonis

4/4/2018: “After asking Allah to guide you to the straight path, don’t just stand there … start walking!” - Albaz Poetry

4/5/2018: “I've begun to realize that you can listen to silence and learn from it. It has a quality and a dimension all its own.” - Chaim Potok

4/6/2018: “Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.” - Epictetus

4/7/2018: “Don’t be Christian, be Christ-like. Don’t be Buddhist, be Buddha-like.” - Wayne Dyer

4/8/2018: “Throw me to the wolves & I'll return leading the pack.” - Unknown

4/9/2018: “Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism.” - Carl Jung

4/10/2018: “We can be seized with panic of the fall, or inspired by the potential that lies within the fall.” - Craig D. Lounsbrough

4/11/2018: “Don't tell a lie to be loved, speak the truth to be hated.” - Michael Bassey Johnson

4/12/2018: “I don't fear death because I don't fear anything I don't understand. When I start to think about it, I order a massage and it goes away.” - Hedy Lamarr

4/13/2018: “Sometimes the bad things that happen in our lives put us directly on the path to the best things that will ever happen to us.” - Nicole Reed

4/14/2018: “Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible. I think it's in my basement... let me go upstairs and check.” - M. C. Escher

4/15/2018: “Even a soul submerged in sleep
is hard at work and helps
make something of the world.”
- Heraclitus

4/16/2018: “A delayed game is eventually good, a bad game is bad forever.” - Shigeru Miyamoto

4/17/2018: “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far it is possible to go.” - T.S. Eliot

4/18/2018: “I would like to see anyone, prophet, king or God, convince a thousand cats to do the same thing at the same time.” - Neil Gaiman

4/19/2018: “He said it with everything he did, every touch, every caress, every physical pleasure he bestowed upon me. Give it all to me. Give me your will.” - Kitty Thomas

4/20/2018: “99 percent of all statistics only tell 49 percent of the story.” - Ron DeLegge II

4/21/2018: “One interesting thing is that a stage is reached when nothing hurts any more. Things cannot become any worse, finally, for the one who is really depressed.” - Patricia Highsmith

4/22/2018: “I didn't tell him that even after a crash, a key still fits the ignition. There just isn't anything left to drive.” - Sarah Kay

4/23/2018: “When one has once fully entered the realm of love, the world — no matter how imperfect — becomes rich and beautiful, it consists solely of opportunities for love.” - Søren Kierkegaard

4/24/2018: “If you feel lost, disappointed, hesitant, or weak, return to yourself, to who you are, here and now and when you get there, you will discover yourself, like a lotus flower in full bloom, even in a muddy pond, beautiful and strong.” - Masaru Emoto

4/25/2018: “You must learn some of my philosophy. Think only of the past as its remembrance gives you pleasure.” - Jane Austen

4/26/2018: “If you can get your life down to one minute at a time, you don't miss anything. You have total abundance of information and material.” - Tracy Morgan

4/27/2018: “The strongest man in the world is he who stands most alone.” - Henrik Ibsen

4/28/2018: “Do I contradict myself? Very well, then, I contradict myself; I am large -- I contain multitudes.” - Walt Whitman

4/29/2018: “Any fool can be happy. It takes a man with real heart to make beauty out of the stuff that makes us weep.” - Clive Barker

4/30/2018: “Listen through your screams to the wind still whispering: Don't give up -- Surrender!” - Eric Ganther

MARCH 2018

3/1/2018: “When a stone is dropped into a pond, the water continues quivering even after the stone has sunk to the bottom.” - Arthur Golden

3/2/2018: “It’s been my experience
That when people take the time to interact with one another,

It doesn’t take long to realize
That for the most part,

We all want the same things out of life.”
- Zak Ebrahim,

3/3/2018: “"Don't you dare weep," he commanded.
"You've broken my heart."
"I'll fix it later."”
- Julie Garwood

3/4/2018: “I like it when a flower or a little tuft of grass grows through a crack in the concrete. It's so fuckin' heroic.” - George Carlin

3/5/2018: “Peace is not something you wish for, it is something you make, something you are, something you do, and something you give away.” - Robert Fulghum

3/6/2018: “Change, like healing, takes time.” - Veronica Roth

3/7/2018: “Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.” - Malala Yousafzai

3/8/2018: “I'm comfortable airing my laundry. I don't think one thing's dirty or clean. It's just what I wear.” - Tituss Burgess

3/9/2018: “It is a mistake to think that moving fast is the same as actually going somewhere.” - Steve Goodier

3/10/2018: “We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the game.” - Randy Pausch

3/11/2018: “The task we must set for ourselves is not to feel secure, but to be able to tolerate insecurity.” - Erich Fromm

3/12/2018: “Let us dance in the sun, wearing wild flowers in our hair...” - Susan Polis Schutz

3/13/2018: “Love is a coin that cannot be bought or sold but must be given.” - Jeffrey Fry

3/14/2018: “Create with the heart; build with the mind.” - Criss Jami

3/15/2018: “When a man's willing and eager the god's join in.” - Aeschylus

3/16/2018: “The marvelous thing about a joke with a double meaning is that it can only mean one thing.” - Ronnie Barker

3/17/2018: “Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.” - Stephen Hawking

3/18/2018: “Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.” - Voltaire

3/19/2018: “There are many things worth living for, a few things worth dying for, and nothing worth killing for.” - Tom Robbins

3/20/2018: “Give it air & let the scar on your soul reveal itself, because, like the body, it too was made to heal itself.” - Curtis Tyrone Jones

3/21/2018: “A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.” - John C. Maxwell

3/22/2018: “Mixing in some rusty oranges is a warm way to update your place for fall.” - Nate Berkus

3/23/2018: “It's not time to worry yet.” - Harper Lee

3/24/2018: “I assure you; while I look like a ghost, I'm no spirit or demon. I'm nothing but a girl struggling to make her way in an intolerant world. I bleed, I love, and someday, I'll die.” - Leanna Renee Hieber

3/25/2018: “When we are tired, we are attacked by ideas we conquered long ago.” - Friedrich Nietzsche

3/26/2018: “I have seen people climbing up and down the ladder of success, and I learnt a lot from them.” - Nawazuddin Siddiqui

3/27/2018: “Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” - Rumi

3/28/2018: “You talk when you cease to be at peace with your thoughts.” - Kahlil Gibran

3/29/2018: “We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.” - May Sarton

3/30/2018: “Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.” - Bertrand Russell

3/31/2018: “The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” - Oprah Winfrey


2/1/2018: “Compromised commitments today lead to creative excuses tomorrow.” - Orrin Woodward

2/2/2018: “Believe me, I've had interviews where the person says, 'So when did you start and why? What about your parents?' I say to them, 'Please, have you heard of the word 'Google?' ” - Itzhak Perlman

2/3/2018: “Be fair before being generous, be human before being fair. ” - Fernán Caballero

2/4/2018: “There are no innocent bystanders... What are they doing there in the first place?” - William S. Burroughs

2/5/2018: “It’s never too late to believe.” - Anonymous

2/6/2018: “I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.” - Wayne Gretzky

2/7/2018: “We die a little every day and by degrees we’re reborn into different men, older men in the same clothes, with the same scars.” - Mark Lawrence

2/8/2018: “Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.” - A.A. Milne

2/9/2018: “It´s one thing to enjoy a story, but it´s quite another to take it for the truth.” - Patrick Rothfuss

2/10/2018: “You have to dream before your dreams can come true.” - A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

2/11/2018: “All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt.” - Charles M. Schulz

2/12/2018: “From where we stand the rain seems random. If we could stand somewhere else, we would see the order in it.” - Tony Hillerman

2/13/2018: “Breathing is our participation with the cosmic dance. When our breath is in harmony, cosmos nourishes us in every sense.” - Amit Ray

2/14/2018: “Sometimes when things are falling apart, they may actually be falling into place.” - J. Lynn

2/15/2018: “Don't forget to smile in any situation. As long as you are alive, there will be better things later, and there will be many.” - Eiichirō Oda

2/16/2018: “The thing about artificial intelligence is that it's artificial.” - Anthony T. Hincks

2/17/2018: “For life we need three things only: nourishment, love, and peace.” - Debasish Mridha

2/18/2018: “It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” - Frederick Douglass

2/19/2018: “I know it is a bad thing to break a promise, but I think now that it is a worse thing to let a promise break you.” - Jennifer Donnelly

2/20/2018: “Scared is what you're feeling. Brave is what you're doing.” - Emma Donoghue

2/21/2018: “Something, somewhere, knows what’s best for me and promises to keep sending me people and experiences to light my way as long as I live in gratitude and keep paying attention to the signs.” - Jennifer Elisabeth

2/22/2018: “The most confused you will ever get is when you try to convince your heart and spirit of something your mind knows is a lie.” - Shannon L. Alder

2/23/2018: “Imagine what a harmonious world could be if every single person, both young and old, shared a little of what he is good at.” - Quincy Jones

2/24/2018: “In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans; in one aspect of You are found all the aspects of existence.” - Kahlil Gibran

2/25/2018: “The only way love can last a lifetime is if it's unconditional. The truth is this: love is not determined by the one being loved but rather by the one choosing to love.” - Stephen Kendrick

2/26/2018: “Try not to become a copy of someone else. Not even a perfect copy. Originals are always honored over duplicates.” - Edmond Mbiaka

2/27/2018: “You can't spend the rest of your life tiptoeing around to try and avert disaster. It won't work. You'll just end up missing the life you have.” - Kim Edwards

2/28/2018: “There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.” - Alfred Hitchcock


1/1/2018: “When I see a white piece of paper, I feel I've got to draw. And drawing, for me, is the beginning of everything.” - Ellsworth Kelly

1/2/2018: “No one's ever achieved financial fitness with a January resolution that's abandoned by February.” - Suze Orman

1/3/2018: “"But man is not made for defeat," he said. "A man can be destroyed but not defeated".” - Ernest Hemingway

1/4/2018: “The lake was silent for some time. Finally, it said: "I weep for Narcissus, but I never noticed that Narcissus was beautiful. I weep because, each time he knelt beside my banks, I could see, in the depths of his eyes, my own beauty reflected".” - Paulo Coelho

1/5/2018: “Winning doesn’t always mean being first. Winning means you’re doing better than you’ve done before.” - Bonnie Blair

1/6/2018: “Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.” - Thich Nhat Hanh

1/7/2018: “I Am Sorry, Please Forgive Me, I Love You, Thank You.” - Ho’oponopono

1/8/2018: “The art of healing comes from nature, not from the physician. Therefore the physician must start from nature, with an open mind.” - Paracelsus

1/9/2018: “The secret to being wrong isn't to avoid being wrong! The secret is being willing to be wrong. The secret is realizing that wrong isn't fatal.” - Seth Godin

1/10/2018: “Every one of us is, in the cosmic perspective, precious. If a human disagrees with you, let him live. In a hundred billion galaxies, you will not find another.” - Carl Sagan

1/11/2018: “To err is human, to purr is feline.” - Robert Byrne

1/12/2018: “We speak about losing our minds as if it is a bad thing. I say, lose your mind. Do it purposefully. Find out who you really are beyond your thoughts and beliefs. Lose your mind, find your soul.” - Vironika Tugaleva

1/13/2018: “A revolution is not a dinner party, or writing an essay, or painting a picture, or doing embroidery.” - Mao Zedong

1/14/2018: “Beautify your inner dialogue. Beautify your inner world with love light and compassion. Life will be beautiful.” - Amit Ray

1/15/2018: “I don't have to agree with you to like you or respect you.” - Anthony Bourdain

1/16/2018: “Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.” - Donald Trump

1/17/2018: “You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.” - William Faulkner

1/18/2018: “Have patience with everything that remains unsolved in your heart.
...live in the question.”
- Rainer Maria Rilke

1/19/2018: “Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.” - Plato

1/20/2018: “When you start with a necessary evil, and then over time the necessity passes away, what's left?” - Matthew Scully

1/21/2018: “If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.” - Abraham Lincoln

1/22/2018: “Death twitches my ear;
'Live,' he says...
'I'm coming.”
- Virgil

1/23/2018: “Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation, and every city or house divided against itself will not stand.” - Matthew 12:25

1/24/2018: “Everybody wants to save the Earth; nobody wants to help Mom do the dishes.” - P.J. O'Rourke

1/25/2018: “Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery.” - J.K. Rowling

1/26/2018: “You’ve looked in the mirror long enough.
See everything as if it were narrated by another.”
- John-Talmage Mathis

1/27/2018: “Was it you or I who stumbled first? It does not matter. The one of us who finds the strength to get up first, must help the other.” - Vera Nazarian

1/28/2018: “My bones said, "Write the poems".” - Andrea Gibson

1/29/2018: “You were built for this moment.” - Kierra C.T. Banks

1/30/2018: “No one will ever blame you for trying to get it right.” - Lorii Myers

1/31/2018: “Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.” - Mother Teresa