Quotes & Inspiration

Quotes can be empowering, inspirational, funny …… mean different things to different people.  Quotes speak volumes …. make us think deeper, and inspire us to reach new heights.

We would love you to share your favourites with us.

Here are Zig Ziglar’s Favourites – watch the movie

Here are a few of ours

Generosity

“Abundance will shine through a mind that is aware of its own infinite nature” ~ The Secret

“A person’s true wealth is the good he or she does in the world” ~ – Mohammed

“The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others” ~  Ghandi

“You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you” ~  Anonymous

“Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace” ~  Mother Teresa

Potential & Purpose

“I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours” ~ –Henry David Thoreau

“My life is my message” ~ Mahatma Ghandi

“Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater” ~ Bill Blackman

Procrastination

“Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans” ~ John Lennon

“The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment” ~  Anonymous


“Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny” ~  David O. McKay

“Never discourage anyone…who continually makes progress, no matter how slow” ~  Plato

“Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress” ~  Nicholas Murray Butler

Spirituality

“We are not human beings on a spiritual journey. We are spiritual beings on a human journey” ~  Stephen Covey

“We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection” ~ Dalai Lama

Wisdom

“Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it.
Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many.
Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books.
Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders.
Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations.
But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it” ~
Buddha

“Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied” ~ – Anonymous

“Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it” ~  Albert Einstein

Fulfilment & Happiness

“It is not length of life, but depth of life” ~  Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Happiness is a state of activity” ~ – Aristotle

“Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness” ~ Ray Lyman Wilbur

Wealth

“It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich” ~ – Henry Ward Beecher

“Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it” ~ – Afghan Proverb

“A person’s true wealth is the good he or she does in the world” ~ – Mohammed

Success

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing” Abraham Lincoln

“To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart” ~  Christy Borgeld

“Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it” ~ – Henry David Thoreau

“People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing” ~  Dale Carnegie

“Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value” ~  Albert Einstein

Vision

“Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth” ~  Anonymous

“Some men see things the way they are and ask, “Why?” I dream things that never were, and ask “Why not?” ~ George Bernard Shaw

“If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be” – Anonymous

“If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them” ~ Henry David Thoreau

“The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing ~ Stephen Covey

Motivation

“The best motivation always comes from within” Michael Johnson

“The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done” ~  Allard Lowenstein, twentieth-century American diplomat

Attitude

“Whether you think you can or think you can’t – you are right” ~ Henry Ford



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