Quotable Quotes on Gratitude and Appreciation

“Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.”
~ Aesop

“No matter how bad things are, they could always be worse. Start finding gratitude for what might have happened, but didn’t.”
~Mac Anderson

“Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”
~ Marcel Proust

“We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.”
~ Thornton Wilder

“Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.”
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.”
~ Thich Nhat Hanh

“Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.”
~ Eckhart Tolle

“True forgiveness is when you can say, “Thank you for that experience.”
~Oprah Winfrey

“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.”
~ Epicurus


Quotable Quotes About Friendship

“Be kind and merciful. Let no one ever come to you without coming away better and happier.”
~ Mother Teresa

“When we are judging others, we have no time to love them.”
~ Mother Teresa

“You never know when a moment and a few sincere words can have an impact on a life.”
~ Zig Ziglar

“A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world.”
~ Leo Buscaglia

“A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.”
~ Jim Morrison

“It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.”
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.”~ Aristotle

“Friends… they cherish one another’s hopes. They are kind to one another’s dreams.”
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it’s all over.”
~ Octavia Butler


Quotable Quotes on Life

“Those who can’t hear the music think the dancer quite mad.”
~ Anonymous

“Our greatest danger in life is in permitting the urgent things to crowd out the important.”
~ Charles E. Hummel

“If you think nobody cares if you’re alive, try missing a couple of car payments.”
~ Earl Wilson

“I went to a bookstore and asked the saleswoman, ‘Where’s the self-help section?’ She said if she told me, it would defeat the purpose.”
~ George Carlin

“ There  are those who watch things happen, others who make things happen, and then there are those who ask, what happened?”
~ Gen. George Patton

“Remember, no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
~ Eleanor Roosevelt

“Sometimes the best helping hand you can get is a good, firm push.”
~ Joann Thomas

“The true measure of your character is what you would do if you were sure no one would ever find out.”
~ John Maxwell

“When your values are clear to you, making decisions becomes easier.”
~ Roy E. Disney

“First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.”
~ Epictetus

“The difference between involvement and commitment is like ham and eggs. The chicken is involved; the pig is committed.”
~ Martina Navratilova

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.”
~ Robert Lewis Stevenson

“If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are peace, you are living in the present.”
~ Lao Tsu

“It’s never too late to have a happy childhood.”
~ Unknown

“Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you; they’re supposed to help you discover who you are.”
~ Unknown

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”
~ Aristotle

“Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.”
~ Benjamin Franklin

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

“You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.”
~ Franklin P. Jones

“What lies behind us, and what lies before us, are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”
~ Original Unknown


Quotes on Greatness

“Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.”
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Everyone has the power of greatness. Not for fame, but greatness. Because greatness is determined by service.”
~Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

“We can do no great things; only small things with great love.”
~ Mother Teresa

“A good leader inspires people to have confidence in their leader. A great leader inspires people to have confidence in themselves.”
~ Lao Tzu

“There are some people  who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other.”
~ Douglas H. Everett


Quotes Perseverance and Accomplishment

“Concentrate all your thoughts on the task at hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to focus.”
~ A.G. Bell

“Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting in a particular way. We become just by performing just actions, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave actions.”
~ Aristotle

“Your ability to discipline yourself to set clear goals, and then to work toward them every day, will do more to guarantee your success than any other single factor.”
~Brian Tracy

“Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.”
~ Unknown

“When you regularly take continuous action toward your most important goals, you activate the Momentum Principle of success. This principle says that although it may take tremendous amounts of energy to overcome inertia and get started initially, it then takes far less energy to keep going.”
~ Brian Tracy

“Don’t  look too far ahead or you’ll get overwhelmed. Just do the next apparent thing. Keep putting one foot in front of the other. You’ll get through this. And when you do, you’ll feel great!”
~ B. J. Gallagher

“When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.”
~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.”
~ Carl Bard

“Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.”
~ Henry Ford

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”
~Theodore Roosevelt

“Solving problems is at the foundation of our survival.”
~ Michael McMillan

“Much may be done in those little shreds and patches of time which every day produces and which most men throw away.”
~ Charles Caleb Colton

The secret to success is consistency of purpose.”
~ Benjamin Disraeli

“Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.”
~ Lou Holtz

“Decide what you want. Decide what you are willing to exchange for it. Establish your priorities and go to work.”
~ H. L. Hunt


Quotes by Those Who Go Big or Go Home

“Never underestimate the power of belief when it comes to fulfilling your dreams. I can say with no hesitation that every person I’ve ever met who has achieved any degree of success has one thing in common: they believed with all their heart they could do it.”
~Mac Anderson

“A man’s mind becomes right clear when he’s about to be hanged.”
~ Unknown

“The biggest enemies we have to overcome on the road to success are not a lack of ability and a lack of opportunity but fears of failure and rejection and the doubts that they trigger.”
~ Brian Tracy

“Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.”
~ Patton

“Success is like anything worthwhile. It has a price. You have to pay the price to win and you have to pay the price to get to the point where success is possible. Most important, you must pay the price to stay there.”
~ Vince Lombardi


10 Favorite Quotes by Mark Twain

  1. Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising.
  2. Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.
  3. The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.
  4. Sell yourself, not your content.
  5. I have been through some terrible things in my life, some of which actually happened.
  6. I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
  7. All you need is ignorance and confidence and the success is sure.
  8. We are always more anxious to be distinguished for a talent which we do not possess than to be praised for the fifteen which we do possess.
  9. The difference between the right word and the nearly right word is the same as the difference between lightning and the lightning bug.
  10. Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.