thirty three of the best-loved quotes we’ve tweeted over the past few months …

 

  • Where there is great love, there are always miracles ~ W. Sibert Cather
  • A man can fail many times, but he isn’t a failure until he begins to blame somebody else. ~ John Burroughs
  • The way you treat yourself sets the standard for others. ~ Sonya Friedman
  • The world is not dangerous because of those who do harm,
    but because of those who look at it without doing anything. ~ Albert Einstein
  • Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. ~ Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Four things come not back — the spoken word, the sped arrow, the past life, and the neglected opportunity. ~ Arabian Proverb
  • A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes. ~ Hugh Downs
  • In a time of universal deceit – telling the truth is a revolutionary act. ~ George Orwell
  • Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, I will try again tomorrow. ~ Mary Anne Radmacher
  • The aim of education should be teaching us how to think, rather than what to think. ~ James Beattie
  • We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same. ~ Carlos Castaneda
  • If you believe it will work out, you’ll see opportunities. If you believe it won’t, you will see obstacles. ~ Wayne Dyer
  • The main cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most, for what you want at the moment. ~ Anonymous
  • There are two things over which you have complete dominion, authority and control – your mind and your mouth. ~ African Proverb
  • A ‘No’ uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a ‘Yes’ merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble. ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  • The hardest thing in life is to know which bridge to cross and which to burn. ~ David Russell
  • Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind. ~ Dr Seuss
  • Confidence, like art, never comes from having all the answers; it comes from being open to all the questions. ~ Earl Gray Stevens
  • He who angers you conquers you. ~ Elizabeth Kenny
  • Freedom is not overcoming what you think stands in your way. It’s understanding that what is in your way is part of the way. ~ Guy Finley
  • He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes he who does not ask a question remains a fool forever. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • Anger, jealousy, impatience, and hatred are the real troublemakers, with them problems cannot be solved. ~ HH Dalai Lama
  • The greatest gift we give each other is the quality of our attention. ~ Richard Moss
  • It isn’t what happens to us that causes us to suffer; it’s what we say to ourselves about what happens. ~ Pema Chodron
  • Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain; but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving. ~ Dale Carnegie
  • After the game, the king and the pawn go into the same box. ~ Italian Proverb
  • Peace is not the absence of conflict, but the ability to cope with it. ~ Dorothy Thomas
  • There are always flowers for those who want to see them. ~ Henri Matisse
  • I have a very strong feeling that the opposite of love is not hate – it’s apathy. It’s not giving a damn. ~ Leo Buscaglia
  • A man only becomes wise when he begins to calculate the approximate depth of his ignorance. ~ Carlo Menotti
  • Taking good care of you means the people in your life will receive the best of you rather than what is left of you. ~ Lorraine Cohen
  • Out of clutter, find simplicity. From discord, find harmony. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. ~ Albert Einstein
  • Peace isn’t something you wish for; it’s something you make, something you do, something you are, something you give away. ~ Robert Fulghum

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