Inspirational Quotes & Poems

“You have it easily in your power to increase the sum total of this world’s happiness now.  How?  By giving a few words of sincere appreciation to someone who is lonely or discouraged.  Perhaps you will forget tomorrow the kind words you say today, but the recipient may cherish them over a lifetime.”  ~ Dale Carnegie

Some Good Quotes

“It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one’s heart rather than out of pity.  A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.”
~Stephen Covey

“The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own.  You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president.  You realize that you control your own destiny.” ~Albert Ellis

“I don’t believe in guilt.  I believe in living on impulse as long as you never intentionally hurt another person and don’t judge people in your life.  I think you should live completely free.
~Angelina Jolie

“I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.”
~Wayne Gretsky

“No matter how much money you spend to make yourself beautiful – with all the products, the diets, the plastic surgery – in the end, women need to fall in love with themselves and realize they’re wonderfully made.
~Jessica Simpson

“One day at a time–this is enough. Do not look back and grieve over the past for it is gone; and do not be troubled about the future, for it has not yet come. Live in the present, and make it so beautiful it will be worth remembering.”

By Bernie Siegel, MD
I will not give my power away
It is my happiness, mine
I create it, not you
I decide to be, not you
You can come into my happiness
But you cannot create it or destroy it
You can only enlarge it

“I think it’s true what they say. Life really is a journey–and it’s not always easy to know which maps to trust or what to pack for the trip. But whatever the weather, wherever the road leads, I think the best possible traveling advice would be this. Bring a friend.” ~Keely Chace