Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.
Corrie ten Bloom
Worry is a misuse of the imagination.
If a problem is fixable, if a situation is such that you can do something about it, then there is no need to worry. If it’s not fixable, then there is no help in worrying. There is no benefit in worrying whatsoever.
Dalai Lama XIV
The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius — and a lot of courage — to move in the opposite direction.
The best things in life are nearest: Breath in your nostrils, light in your eyes, flowers at your feet, duties at your hand, the path of right just before you. Then do not grasp at the stars, but do life’s plain, common work as it comes, certain that daily duties and daily bread are the sweetest things in life.
Robert Louis Stevenson
I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catchers mitt on both hands. You need to be able to throw something back.
Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.
William Arthur Ward
Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
Unexpected kindness is the most powerful, least costly, and most underrated agent of human change.
We think too much and feel too little. More than machinery, we need humanity. More than cleverness we need kindness and gentleness
The best portion of a good man’s life. His little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love.
The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.
Kids think with their brains cracked wide open; becoming an adult, I’ve decided, is only a slow sewing shut.
Every moment of light and dark is a miracle.