Finding the Courage to Break Free

This quote pierced deeply, and poured a different perspective into my life. What are the inconsequences that are keeping me from the dreams I desire? Where do I find the courage to release me from these petty chains?

Credit: I found this quote on my friend’s “Life After Divorce” Blog. The image is public domain, and is the last plane Amelia ever flew in.

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It may be those who do most, dream most.
~My fortune cookie today

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Trust or Strategy

“Every relationship – husband and wife, parent and child, best friends, colleagues – is dependent on trust. It is not possible to have a relationship with someone you cannot trust. The only thing you can have with someone you can’t trust, is a strategy.” ~Sheri Dew

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The Hardest Teacher

Le temps est un grand professeur, mais malheureusement il tue tous ses élèves (Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.)
~Hector Berlioz


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Inspirational Education Quotes


“That which is learned without joy, is forgotten without regret.” ~Merlin

“Nine tenths of education is encouragement.” ~Anatole France

“Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.” ~John Dewey

“All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” ~Pablo Picasso

“The man who can make hard things easy is the educator.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” ~William Butler Yeats

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The Key to Peace


“I have always believed that what brings us together is stronger than what pulls us apart.” ~Barack Obama

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Quotes To Remember for the Hard Times

japanese-persistance_081509The only journey is the journey within.
– Rainer Maria Rilke

Continuous effort is the key to unlocking our potential.
– Winston Churchill

Fall seven times, stand up eight.
– Japanese Proverb

It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.
– Albert Einstein

Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another.
– Walter Elliott

Don’t be discouraged. It’s often the last key in the bunch that opens the lock.
– Author Unknown

If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking.
– Buddhist Saying

Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down.
– Charles F. Kettering

Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they’ve got a second.
– William James

Difficult things take a long time, impossible things a little longer.
– Author Unknown

Don’t let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use.
– Earl Nightingale

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
– Louis Pasteur

If you are going through hell, keep going.
– Winston Churchill

Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
– William Feather

Paralyze resistance with persistence.
– Woody Hayes

All right Mister, let me tell you what winning means… you’re willing to go longer, work harder, give more than anyone else.
– Vincent Lombardi

Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
– Thomas Edison

Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.
– Newt Gingrich

How long should you try? Until.
– Jim Rohn

Our greatest glory lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
– Author Unknown

You can’t let go and still win.
– Author Unknown

It is perseverance which distinguishes the strong from the weak.
– Author Unknown

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What People Lack To Succeed

Perseverance & Patience

“Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.”  –Elbert Hubbard

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Pushing Beyond Our Capacity

“The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking places…” Unknown


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The Power of the Imagination

eye-photography_450“The difference between what the most and the least learned people know is inexpressibly trivial in relation to that which is unknown. When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.” ~Albert Einstein

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