Continue to stay positive and you will always overcome.
We cannot be happy if we expect to live all the time at the highest peak of intensity. Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance and order and rhythm and harmony.
— Thomas Merton
Don’t think about all those things you fear. Just be glad to be here.
— FC/Kahuna x Hayling
Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.
— Lao Tzu
We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.
— Gautama Buddha
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
— Lao Tzu
The person who sends out positive thoughts activates the world around him positively and draws back to himself positive results.
— Norman Vincent Peale
Miracles happen, not in opposition to nature, but in opposition to what we know of nature.
— St. Augustine
Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.
— Steve Jobs
Life cannot deny itself to the person who gives life his all.
— Dr. Norman Vincent Peale
Surrender to what is. Let go of what was. Have faith in what will be.
— Sonia Ricotti
Know that what you wish to be, you have always been.
— Brandon Wilson
The Universe is not punishing you or blessing you. The Universe is responding to the vibrational attitude that you are emitting.
— Abraham Hicks
When we choose not to focus on what is missing from our lives, but are grateful for the abundance that is present... we experience heaven on Earth.
— Sarah Ban Breathnach
Consider becoming the type of energy that no matter where you go, or who you’re with, you always add value to the spaces and lives of those around you.
— Anonymous
Appreciate your life like it was a gift given to you on your birthday. Ironically, that’s exactly what it is.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
— Gautama Buddha
Life isn’t how many breaths you take, but it’s the moments that take your breath away.
— Will Smith
A man who won’t die for something is not fit to live.
— Martin Luther King, Jr
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.
— Confucius
Life is a journey, with problems to solve, lessons to learn, but most of all, experiences to enjoy.
— Ritu Ghatourey
 

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