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“The most important thing in the world is family and love.” – John Wooden

“Nothing is better than going home to family and eating good food and relaxing.” – Irina Shayk

“To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.” – Barbara Bush

“In family life, love is the oil that eases friction, the cement that binds closer together, and the music that brings harmony.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family.” –Anthony Brandt

“Having somewhere to go is home. Having someone to love is family. And having both is a blessing.”

“Being a family means you are a part of something very wonderful. It means you will love and be loved for the rest of your life.” – Lisa Weed

“Family is not an important thing. It’s everything.” –Michael J. Fox

“The memories we make with our family is everything.” –Candace Cameron Bure

“The family is one of nature’s masterpieces.” –George Santayana

“In time of test, family is best.” –Burmese Proverb

“You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.” –Desmond Tutu

“I am blessed to have so many great things in my life – family, friends and God. All will be in my thoughts daily.” –Lil’ Kim

“The family is the first essential cell of human society.” –Pope John XXIII

“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails.” –1 Corinthians 13:4-8

“Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good.” –Romans 12:9

“It’s all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family.” –Philip Green

“Family and friendships are two of the greatest facilitators of happiness.” –John C. Maxwell

“Treat your family like friends and your friends like family.”

“Family and friends are hidden treasures, seek them and enjoy their riches.” –Wanda Hope Carter

“Stick to the basics, hold on to your family and friends – they will never go out of fashion.” –Niki Taylor

“My family is my life, and everything else comes second as far as what’s important to me.” –Michael Imperioli

“A happy family is but an earlier heaven.” –George Bernard Shaw

“The family is the test of freedom; because the family is the only thing that the free man makes for himself and by himself.” –Gilbert K. Chesterton

“Think of your family today and every day thereafter, don’t let the busy world of today keep you from showing how much you love and appreciate your family.” –Josiah

“I don’t know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve.”
― J.R.R. Tolkien

“Our family is a circle of strength of love with every birth and every union the circle grows.”

“There is no doubt that it is around the family and the home that all the greatest virtues… are created, strengthened and maintained.” –Winston Churchill

“Blended families: woven together by choice, strengthened together by love, tested by everything, and each uniquely ours.”

“Family isn’t always blood. It’s the people in your life who want you in theirs; the ones who accept you for who you are. The ones that would do anything to see you smile and who love you no matter what.”

“Family is not defined by our genes, it is built and maintained through love.”

“I didn’t give you the gift of life, but life gave me the gift of you.”

“Rejoice with your family in the beautiful land of life.” –Albert Einstein

“Family: A social unit where the father is concerned with parking space, the children with outer space, and the mother with closet space.” –Evan Esar

“Where there is family, there is love.”

“Family gives you the roots to stand tall and strong.”

“Family is the heart of a home.”

“The family – that dear octopus from whose tentacles we never quite escape, nor, in our inmost hearts, ever quite wish to.” –Dodie Smith

“It didn’t matter how big our house was; it mattered that there was love in it.” –Peter Buffett

“The break of a family is the break of society.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

“The bond of love and the bond of peace keep us together in harmony.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

“Does anybody remember the day when family was family, a woman was a woman, and a man was a man?”
― Delano Johnson

“Man is the head of the family, just as Christ is the Head of the Church.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

“A woman may try to control the man. But God appointed man as the head of the family.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

“To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.” –Barbara Bush

“The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life.” –Richard Bach

“Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family: Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one.” –Jane Howard

“Families are the compass that guides us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we occasionally falter.” –Brad Henry

“The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works, is the family.” –Lee Iacocca

“When trouble comes, it’s your family that supports you.” –Guy Lafleur

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50 Thank You Quotes for Everything You Have in Life

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“God gave you a gift of 84,600 seconds today. Have you used one of them to say thank you?”
― William Arthur Ward

“A little “thank you” that you will say to someone for a “little favor” shown to you is a key to unlock the doors that hide unseen “greater favors”. Learn to say “thank you” and why not?”
― Israelmore Ayivor

“A sincere attitude of gratitude is a beatitude for secured altitudes. Appreciate what you have been given and you will be promoted higher.”
― Israelmore Ayivor

“Grandchildren now don’t write a thank you for the Christmas presents. They are walking on their pants with their cap on backward, listening to the Enema Man and Snoopy, Snoopy Poop Dog.”
― Alan Simpson

“Walk together. Feel the heartbeats. Experience the presence. This is how to be thankful.”
― Amit Ray

“Why should I say thank you?” asked Mini. “I knew you could do it.”
― Roshani Chokshi

“You could’ve had anyone in the world, but you chose me.
Thank you.”
― Anthony T. Hincks

“I think you’ll find out you’ll be happier too,
If you think more of others and less about you.”
― Sherrill S. Cannon

“Thank you! ….for sharing your childhood with me so I could experience all joys that were missing in mine”
― Ginny Toole

“People here are so not used to hearing “thank you” that if you say it twice to a shopkeeper he will probably get a panic attack.”
― Nitya Prakash

“Express gratitude for the greatness of small things.”
― Richie Norton

“Mankind’s biggest blunder, ignorance. Mankind’s second, infallible.”
― M.T. Dismuke

“Some of you are eternal doormen. holding the door open for those who are headed out into greatness. I thank you for that.”
― Darnell Lamont Walker

“Be grateful for the life of those who mass up challenges on the paths to your fulfillment. At least they taught you self-defense!”
― Israelmore Ayivor

“Thanks a bunch, brother. Remind me to thank you with a fist in your fool face.”
― Sandra Hill

“It is sometimes necessary to use unnecessary words like thank you and please, just to make a life prettier.”
― E.L. Konigsburg

“Learn to say “please” and “thank you” in multiple languages.”
― Steve Maraboli

“Careful, even now, not to thank the wights, she added, “You have all been most kind.”
― Cecilia Dart-Thornton,

“To become a better you, remember to be grateful to people who have contributed to making you who you are today.”
― Israelmore Ayivor

“No matter how big or small the service is, Always express your Thanks to the person who served you.”
― Mohith Agadi

“Thank you for being such a beautiful friend.
I am in awe of you.”
― Scott Stabile

“Thank you for undusting my true colors; or color: black… Oh, how I missed the darkness!”
― Ahmed Mostafa

“I thank God for a gracious completion of my doctorate degree.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

“You are a part of what we’re doing. We’re in this together.”
― Tina Coonce

“Saying thanks costs nothing but gives everything.”
― View colleges

“Those who are too arrogant to say thank you find boredom in life. They are often depressed, unhappy and lived an empty life.”
― Sesan Kareem

“In any relationship, frequent usage of two words is very important. They can change the course of destiny. These words are – Thank You, and Sorry.”
― Girdhar Joshi

“Expectations hurt, be it sorry, be it thank you.”
― Vikrmn

“Heavenly Father, I thank you for your favor.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

“Surprise was not when I thanked my parents. The surprise came when they said, “What for”?”
― Faisal Khosa

“Distance and time might keep people apart, but the heart and mind will always stay connected by memories, miracles and the power of two unlikely souls that were destined to meet.”
― Shannon L. Alder

“Be thankful and joyful.
Be content with life.
Make the most of every situation.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

“To lose a worthless friend is worthy of a testimony.”
― Michael Bassey Johnson

“For my first recital ever, they gave me a cello. And for this one, they gave me you.”
― Gayle Forman

“I am thankful to the Lord for my redemption. I was once lost, now I am saved by grace.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

“We do not owe any soul, except that which played the most vital role in our lives.”
― Michael Bassey Johnson

“I am grateful for the grace to see, to hear, to talk, to feel, to smell, to taste and to walk.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

“The Heavens declare the glory of God.
Lord your unfailing love is as vast as the Heavens.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

“My heart is filled with great joy.
I am so thankful to God for miraculously saving my life.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

“The day I found my smile again was when I stood in my own storm and danced with my tribe.”
― Shannon L. Alder

“God doesn’t always bring you the entire truth. He sometimes gives it to you in pieces, in order to learn. Regardless, it is the piece that you got today that will renew your faith for tomorrow.”
― Shannon L. Alder

“Gratitude is an open a heaven blessings!”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

“To critique sexist images without offering alternatives is an incomplete intervention. Critique in and of itself does not lead to change.”
― bell hooks

“Know what you do, when you do it and how you do it…
You will thank me later!”
― Deyth Banger

“I have enough of everything.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

“The cure is as simple as this: Live your words and live your belief system.”
― Shannon L. Alder

“The most influential people you will ever meet were once held together by the encouragement of others.”
― Shannon L. Alder

“Gratitude is the antidote for misery. When you are counting your blessings, you are too busy to be counting your problems.”
― Miya Yamanouchi

“Keep your head up and heart open. And make “Thank You” your mantra of life!”
― Abhishek Kumar

“I can write three hundred and sixty-five grateful thanks.
Cultivate the habit to write gratitude daily.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

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50 Deep Quotes that Will Really Make You Think

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“Pain changes people, it makes them trust less, overthink more, and shut people out.”– Janet Jackson

“Someone once asked me, “Why do you always insist on taking the hard road?” I replied, “Why do you assume I see two roads?”– Bernard Cage

“Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.”– Francisco Reyes

“I just want people to take a step back, take a deep breath and actually look at something with a different perspective. But most people will never do that.” – Brian McKnight

“A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.”– Anonymous

“The loneliest people are the kindest. The saddest people smile the brightest. The most damaged people are the wisest. All because they do not wish to see anyone else suffer the way they do.”– Sandra Jones

“The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become.”– Nelson Mandela

“Life is like a piano. The white keys represent happiness and the black shows sadness. But as you go through life’s journey, remember that the black keys also make music.”–  Andre Silva

“Dead people receive more flowers than living ones because regret is stronger than gratitude.” – Anne Frank

“The secret to happiness is to never expect anything from anyone, then you will never be disappointed.”– Abraham Lincoln

“When a person can’t find a deep sense of meaning, they distract themselves with pleasure.”– Jerry Gana

“If it won’t matter in 5 years, don’t spend more than 5 minutes getting angry about it.”– Aristotle

“They say: before you start a war you better know what you’re fighting for.”– Unknown

“Hurting someone can be as easy as throwing a stone in the sea. But do you have any idea how deep that stone can go?”– Anonymous

“Empathy is really the opposite of spiritual meanness. It’s the capacity to understand that every war is both won and lost. And that someone else’s pain is as meaningful as your own.” – Barbara Kingsolver

“A meaningful silence is always better than meaningless words.”– Miguel Rodri

“Do not let your grand ambitions stand in the way of small but meaningful accomplishments.” – Bryant H. McGill

“You just decide what your values are in life and what you are going to do, and then you feel like you count, and that makes life worth living. It makes my life meaningful.” – Annie Lennox

“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

“The longer I go about living, I see it’s the relationship that is most meaningful.” – William Shatner

“What makes things memorable is that they are meaningful, significant, colorful.” – Joshua Foer

“I have learned that there is more power in a good strong hug than in a thousand meaningful words.” – Ann Hood

“If you love someone tell them. Because hearts are often broken by words left unspoken.”– Dana Houston

“Courage is knowing what not to fear.” Manny Pacquiao

“It is better to have a meaningful life and make a difference than to merely have a long life.” – Bryant H. McGill

“Hope is the only thing stronger than fear.”– Churchill

“Surround yourself with the dreamers and the doers, the believers and thinkers, but most of all, surround yourself with those who see greatness within you, even when you don’t see it yourself.”– Fred Angel

“Together we can face any challenges as deep as the ocean and as high as the sky.” – Sonia Gandhi

“Having a soft heart in a cruel world is courage, not weakness.”– John Legend

“A true test of character isn’t how you are on your best days but how you act on your worst days.”– Alexander

“When you are your own best friend, you don’t endlessly seek out relationships, friendships, and validation from the wrong sources because you realize that the only approval and validation you need is your own.” – Mandy Hale

“Sometimes what you’re most afraid of doing is the very thing that will set you free.”– Blessing Anthony

“Believe in yourself, take on your challenges, dig deep within yourself to conquer fears. Never let anyone bring you down. You got to keep going.” – Chantal Sutherland

“Since loving is about knowing, we have more meaningful love relationships when we know each other and it takes time to know each other.” – Bell Hooks

“Every human walks around with a certain kind of sadness. They may not wear it on their sleeves, but it’s there if you look deep.” – Taraji P. Henson

“You have to fight through some bad days to earn the best days of your life.”– Brooks

“Happiness is within. It has nothing to do with how much applause you get or how many people praise you. Happiness comes when you believe that you have done something truly meaningful.” – Martin Yan

“Life is the most exciting opportunity we have. But we have one shot. You graduate from college once, and that’s it. You’re going out of that nest. And you have to find that courage that’s deep, deep, deep in there. Every step of the way.” – Andrew Shue

“The biggest mistake you could ever make is being too afraid to make one.”– Unknown

“You must listen to your heart and follow it or it will find a million ways to remind you that there is something missing.”– Blake Rowen

“This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.” – Dalai Lama

“There will be times in your life when you have to choose between being loved and being respected. Always pick being respected. That love without respect was always fleeting. But that respect could grow into real, lasting love.”– James Rice

“I walk in the darkness so that others may see the light!”– Halima Diane

“On the other side of fear lies freedom.”– Anthony Joshua

“Life is difficult. Not just for me or other ALS patients. Life is difficult for everyone. Finding ways to make life meaningful and purposeful and rewarding, doing the activities that you love and spending time with the people that you love – I think that’s the meaning of this human experience.” – Steve Gleason

“Do what you have to do until you can do what you want.” – Oprah Winfrey

“Just because my path is different doesn’t mean I’m lost.”– Anonymous

“Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.” – Vaclav Havel

“No reason to stay is a good reason to go.”– Anonymous

“Once someone’s hurt you, it’s harder to relax around them, harder to think of them as safe to love. But it doesn’t stop you from wanting them.” – Holly Black

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50 Thankful Quotes to Show Appreciation for Everything

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“Whenever you feel like criticizing anyone…just remember that all the people in this world haven’t had the advantages that you’ve had.”
― F. Scott Fitzgerald

“Be thankful for everything that happens in your life; it’s all an experience.”
― Roy T. Bennett

“The unthankful heart discovers no mercies; but the thankful heart will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings.”
― Henry Ward Beecher

“It’s a funny thing about life, once you begin to take note of the things you are grateful for, you begin to lose sight of the things that you lack.”
― Germany Kent

“A little “thank you” that you will say to someone for a “little favor” shown to you is a key to unlock the doors that hide unseen “greater favors”. Learn to say “thank you” and why not?”
― Israelmore Ayivor

“The gift was not large as money goes, and my need was not great, but the spirit of the gift is beyond the price and leaves me blessed and in debt.”
― Robert Fulghum

“I want to thank you for the profound joy I’ve had in the in the thought of you.”
― Rosie Alison

“Life is a web of intersections and choices. Your 1st choice is to recognize an intersection. Your 2nd choice is to be grateful for it.”
― Ryan Lilly

“Be thankful for the infinitesimal thing that you have. Learn to value the blessings.”
― Giridhar Alwar

“Thankfulness acknowledges that we can’t own anything, but we can experience everything. And just knowing that makes me thankful.”
― Craig D. Lounsbrough

“I’m just thankful for the people that never left me and equally thankful for those who did.”
― Nitya Prakash

“Express gratitude for the greatness of small things.”
― Richie Norton

“Sometimes we need to see the bad side, to appreciate the good side.”
― Anthony Liccione

“Appreciate your mom. She is wiser than you think and stronger than you know. Be thankful.”
― Steve Maraboli

“For my success, I am immensely grateful to God, my parents, my family, my friends, my teachers and to the books I read.”
― Amit Kalantri

“The pondering heart is a thankful heart.”
― Todd Stocker

“I am thankful that God gave me the ability to write!”
― Jen Selinsky

“The grass may not be softer later, and it may be brown tomorrow, but at least it’s not lava.”
― Kaitlin Tormey

“You cannot, at the very same time, be grateful and unhappy, or ungrateful and happy.”
― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“The mind is inclined to zoom in on your problem, or a few problems, to an extent that you cannot see your many blessings.”
― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“Gratitude tends to attract the things for which we are grateful in advance.”
― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“Greed is the handcuffs and gratitude is the key. Sadly, sometimes we prefer wearing the cuffs to finding the keys.”
― Craig D. Lounsbrough

“Being thankful reminds us that if it’s broken it’s an opportunity.”
― Craig D. Lounsbrough

“We ought to be thankful not only for what we have but also for what we do not have.”
― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“If you feel you are always being used,
thank Almighty He made you useful.”
― Ibn Jeem

“Even the worst that has ever happened to you could have been worse.”
― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“The truly grateful is also grateful for being grateful.”
― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“You will never be truly happy until you are grateful for what you already have.”
― Jayce O’Neal

“I am thankful to God every day for the Gift of Life because even if I were the richest in the world, I still wouldn’t afford to buy Life.”
― Gift Gugu Mona

“I lie in bed at night, after ending my prayers with the words ‘Ich Danke dir für all das Gute und Liebe und Schöne’ (Thank you, God, for all that is good and dear and beautiful)”
― Anne Frank

“An attitude of thankfulness keeps me centered when every attitude other than thankfulness promises me a center that it can’t find.”
― Craig D. Lounsbrough

“let’s just be thankful that we get to be on earth at the same time as everybody we get to meet, ok.”
― Jonny Sun

“Be thankful and joyful.
Be content with life.
Make the most of every situation.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

“God is not ignoring your prayers, He is working behind the scene perfecting all that concerns you, praise Him.”
― Jaachynma N.E. Agu

“Be grateful for the life of those who mass up challenges on the paths to your fulfillment. At least they taught you self-defense!”
― Israelmore Ayivor

“To increase the odds of being thanked, some people compliment some people; some make kids.”
― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“I am grateful for the grace to see, to hear, to talk, to feel, to smell, to taste and to walk.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

“My heart is filled with great joy.
I am so thankful to God for miraculously saving my life.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

“It is a great blessing to wake each day and give thanks to God.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

“Unhappiness is a contagious disease caused by a chronic deficiency of gratitude.”
― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“Always be thankful for the little things… even the smallest mountains can hide the most breathtaking views!”
― Nyki Mack

“It is impossible to lose everything and still be alive.”
― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“Thank God, who rescued us from every danger.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

“I am thankful to God every day for the Gift of Life because even if I were the richest in the world, I still wouldn’t afford to buy Life.”
― Gift Gugu Mona

“If you have life and wellbeing, it is enough to be content.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

“Thank God for the strength to work.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

“When we’re sitting in the Bronx somewhere nice and dry, you’re going to thank me for this educational adventure.”
― Jason Medina

“Be thankful for every mountain, because it is the mountaintop that will give you the best view of the world.”
― Gift Gugu Mona

“Thank God who gave us relief from ruins of suffering.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

“Suffering and happiness are not mutually exclusive.”
― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

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50 New Year Quotes for Inspirational Beginnings and Goal Setting

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”Let go of yesterday. Let today be a new beginning and be the best that you can, and you’ll get to where God wants you to be.” – Joel Osteen

”For last year’s words belong to last year’s language and next year’s words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning.” – T.S. Eliot

”We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day.” – Edith Lovejoy Pierce

”And now let us welcome the New Year, full of things that never were.” —Rainer Maria Rilke

” The beginning is always today.” —Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

”It is never too late to be what you might have been.” —George Eliot

”Let’s forget the baggage of the past and make a new beginning.” – Shehbaz Sharif

”The beginning is the most important part of the work.” – Plato

”No, this is not the beginning of a new chapter in my life; this is the beginning of a new book! That first book is already closed, ended, and tossed into the seas; this new book is newly opened, has just begun! Look, it is the first page! And it is a beautiful one!” – C. JoyBell C.

”New Year’s Day is every man’s birthday.” – Charles Lamb

”The New Year symbolizes the ending of one year and the beginning of yet another. We celebrate this event, yet it is only a moment in time, like any other day. But it is also considered a time when new beginnings can happen.” – Catherine Pulsifer

”As this New Year approaches find inspiration around you, and motivation within you, to be all that you can be.” – Kate Summers

”Each year’s regrets are envelopes in which messages of hope are found for the New Year.”- John R. Dallas Jr.

”Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.” – Oprah Winfrey

”This cannot be the year of talking. Of wishing. Of wanting. This has to be the year, you get it done!” – Eric Thomas

”Your success and happiness lie in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.” – Helen Keller

”New Year’s Day. A fresh start. A new chapter in life waiting to be written. New questions to be asked, embraced, and loved. Answers to be discovered and then lived in this transformative year of delight and self-discovery. Today carve out a quiet interlude for yourself in which to dream, pen in hand. Only dreams give birth to change.”- Sarah Ban Breathnach

”And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been.”- Rainer Maria Rilke

”This is a new year. A new beginning. And things will change.” ― Taylor Swift

”The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals.” – Melody Beattie

”Whether we want them or not, the New Year will bring new challenges; whether we seize them or not, the New Year will bring new opportunities.” – Michael Josephson

”A new year brings not only happiness, but it also makes us happy with the hope to fulfill our dreams or a new beginning of our life. So, a new year is very special for everyone.” – Santonu Kumar Dhar

”The object of a new year is not that we should have a new year. It is that we should have a new soul.” — G.K. Chesterton

”I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re doing something.” – Neil Gaiman

”New Year’s Day is every man’s birthday.” – Charles Lamb

”Drop the last year into the silent limbo of the past. Let it go, for it was imperfect, and thank God that it can go.” – Brooks Atkinson

”It’s New Year’s Day Hurray! Hurray! The old year’s past and gone away. We’ll raise our glasses and make a toast because this Now and this Present is what means the most.” – Sharon Gardner

”The Old Year has gone. Let the dead past bury its own dead. The New Year has taken possession of the clock of time. All hail the duties and possibilities of the coming twelve months!” – Edward Payson Powell

”This bright new year is given me to live each day with zest, to daily grow and try to be My highest and my best!” – William Arthur Ward

”A brand new year could be considered the seed, and your goals could be the buds, but taking action and achieving your dreams, well, that is the flower. May the New Year be your seed and may you have lots of flowers to inspire you!” – Kate Summers

”Celebrate what you want to see more of.” – Tom Peters

”It Doesn’t Matter Where You Came From. All That Matters Is Where You Are Going.”- Brian Tracy

“The merry year is born Like the bright berry from the naked thorn.” – Hartley Coleridge

”New Year’s Eve, where an auld acquaintance is forgotten. Unless, of course, those tests come back positive.” – Jay Leno

”Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man.” – Benjamin Franklin

”Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, ‘It will be happier.’” –Alfred Lord Tennyson

”With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” –Eleanor Roosevelt

”I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.” –Thomas Jefferson

”It is our attitude toward life that determines life’s attitude toward us. We get back what we put out.” – Earl Nightingale

”You will never win if you never begin.” – Helen Rowland

”I close my eyes to old ends. And open my heart to new beginnings.” – Nick Frederickson

”Take a leap of faith and begin this wondrous new year by believing.” – Sarah Ban Breathnach

”What a wonderful thought it is that some of the best days of our lives haven’t even happened yet.” – Anne Frank

”Every single year, we’re a different person. I don’t think we’re the same person all of our lives.” – Steven Spielberg

”Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365-page book. Write a good one.” – Brad Paisley

”And suddenly you know: It’s time to start something new and trust the magic of beginnings.” – Meister Eckhart

“If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.” – Paulo Coehlo

”Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” – John D. Rockefeller

”We all get the exact same 365 days. The only difference is what we do with them.” – Hillary DePiano

”A New Year brings new grace for new accomplishments.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

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50 Monday Quotes to Kick Off Your Week in the Right Direction

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“People who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.”– Apple Computers

“You must be the change you want to see in the world.” – M.K. Gandhi

“In between goals is a thing called life, that has to be lived and enjoyed.”– Sid Caesar

“Death is not the greatest loss in life; the greatest loss is what dies inside while you’re still alive.” – Unknown

“You define your own life. Don’t let other people write your life’s story for you.”–Unknown

“The difference between who you are and who you want to be, is what you do. “– Unknown

“Good things don’t come to those who wait. Good things come to those who pursue the goals and dreams they believe in.” – Unknown

“I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.” – Oprah Winfred

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain

“Keep your heart open to dreams. For as long as there’s a dream, there is hope, and as long as there is hope, there is joy in living”. – Unknown

“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain”. – Unknown

“A mind is like a parachute, it doesn’t work if it isn’t open”. – Frank Zappa

“Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it.” – Dennis P. Kimbro

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily. “– Zig Ziglar

“If not us, who? If not now, when?” – John F. Kennedy

“Be more concerned with your character than with your reputation. Your character is what you really are while your reputation is merely what others think you are”. – Dale Carnegie

“The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs… one step at a time.”– Joe Girard

“Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.”– Marilyn Monroequotes

“No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you are still way ahead of everyone who isn’t trying.” – Unknown

“If a person wants to be a part of your life, they will make an obvious effort to do so. Think twice before reserving a space in your heart for people who do not make an effort to stay.”– Unknown

“Making one person smile can change the world – maybe not the whole world, but their world.” – Unknown

“As we grow up, we realize it becomes less important to have more friends and more important to have real ones.” – Unknown

“Making a hundred friends is not a miracle. The miracle is to make a single friend who will stand by your side even when hundreds are against you.”– Unknown

“If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.”– Unknown

“Falling in love is not a choice. To stay in love is.”– Unknown

“In life, if you don’t risk anything, you risk everything.” – Unknown

“Every single thing that has ever happened in your life is preparing you for a moment that is yet to come.”– Unknown

“You will never become who you want to be if you keep blaming everyone else for who you are now.”– Unknown

“People are more what they hide than what they show.” – Unknown

“Anyone can come into your life and say how much they love you. It takes someone really special to stay in your life and show how much they love you.” – Unknown

“When someone tells you, “ You’ve changed,” it might simply be because you’ve stopped living your life their way.”– Unknown

“Be happy. Be yourself. If others don’t like it, then let them be. Happiness is a choice. Life isn’t about pleasing everybody.” – Unknown

“When you’re up, your friends know who you are. When you’re down, you know who your friends are.” – Unknown

“No matter how good or bad you have it, wake up each day thankful for your life. Someone somewhere else is desperately fighting for theirs.”– Unknown

“Many people are so poor because the only thing they have is money.” – Unknown

“What you do every day matters more than what you do every once in a while.” – Unknown

“You can’t start the next chapter of your life if you keep re-reading your last one.” – Unknown

“The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.”– Mark Caine

“Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.”– Peter F. Drucker

“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

“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”– Ralph Waldo Emerson

“I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” – Pablo Picasso

“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.”– Robert Brault

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” – Confucius

“The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”– Winston Churchill

“The only way to have a friend is to be one.”– Ralph Waldo Emerson

“You make a living by what you earn; you make a life by what you give.” – Winston Churchill

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.”– Lao Tzu

“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great makes you feel that you, too, can become great.” – Mark Twain

“Every truth passes through three stages before it is recognized. In the first, it is ridiculed. In the second, it is opposed. In the third, it is regarded as self evident.”– Arthur Schopenhauer

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50 Quotes About Family Life

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“The most important thing in the world is family and love.” –John Wooden

“Nothing is better than going home to family and eating good food and relaxing.” –Irina Shayk

“To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.” –Barbara Bush

“In family life, love is the oil that eases friction, the cement that binds closer together, and the music that brings harmony.” –Friedrich Nietzsche

“Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family.” –Anthony Brandt

“Being a family means you are a part of something very wonderful. It means you will love and be loved for the rest of your life.” –Lisa Weed

“Family is not an important thing. It’s everything.” –Michael J. Fox

“The memories we make with our family is everything.” –Candace Cameron Bure

“The family is one of nature’s masterpieces.” –George Santayana

“In time of test, family is best.” –Burmese Proverb

“You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.” –Desmond Tutu

“I am blessed to have so many great things in my life – family, friends and God. All will be in my thoughts daily.” –Lil’ Kim

“The family is the first essential cell of human society.” –Pope John XXIII

“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails.” –1 Corinthians 13:4-8

“Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good.” –Romans 12:9

“It’s all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family.” –Philip Green

“Family and friendships are two of the greatest facilitators of happiness.” –John C. Maxwell

“Treat your family like friends and your friends like family.”

“Family and friends are hidden treasures, seek them and enjoy their riches.” –Wanda Hope Carter

“Stick to the basics, hold on to your family and friends – they will never go out of fashion.” –Niki Taylor

“My family is my life, and everything else comes second as far as what’s important to me.” –Michael Imperioli

“A happy family is but an earlier heaven.” –George Bernard Shaw

“The family is the test of freedom; because the family is the only thing that the free man makes for himself and by himself.” –Gilbert K. Chesterton

“Think of your family today and every day thereafter, don’t let the busy world of today keep you from showing how much you love and appreciate your family.” –Josiah

“I don’t know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve.”
― J.R.R. Tolkien

“Our family is a circle of strength of love with every birth and every union the circle grows.”

“There is no doubt that it is around the family and the home that all the greatest virtues… are created, strengthened and maintained.” –Winston Churchill

“Blended families: woven together by choice, strengthened together by love, tested by everything, and each uniquely ours.”

“Family isn’t always blood. It’s the people in your life who want you in theirs; the ones who accept you for who you are. The ones that would do anything to see you smile and who love you no matter what.”

“Family is not defined by our genes, it is built and maintained through love.”

“I didn’t give you the gift of life, but life gave me the gift of you.”

“Rejoice with your family in the beautiful land of life.” –Albert Einstein

“Family: A social unit where the father is concerned with parking space, the children with outer space, and the mother with closet space.” –Evan Esar

“Where there is family, there is love.”

“Family gives you the roots to stand tall and strong.”

“Family is the heart of a home.”

“The family – that dear octopus from whose tentacles we never quite escape, nor, in our inmost hearts, ever quite wish to.” –Dodie Smith

“Having somewhere to go is home. Having someone to love is family. And having both is a blessing.”

“It didn’t matter how big our house was; it mattered that there was love in it.” –Peter Buffett

“The break of a family is the break of society.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

“The bond of love and the bond of peace keep us together in harmony.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

“Does anybody remember the day when family was family, a woman was a woman, and a man was a man?”
― Delano Johnson

“Man is the head of the family, just as Christ is the Head of the Church.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

“A woman may try to control the man. But God appointed man as the head of the family.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

“To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.” –Barbara Bush

“The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life.” –Richard Bach

“Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family: Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one.” –Jane Howard

“Families are the compass that guides us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we occasionally falter.” –Brad Henry

“The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works, is the family.” –Lee Iacocca

“When trouble comes, it’s your family that supports you.” –Guy Lafleur

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50 Thomas Jefferson Quotes to Appreciate the Freedom of Living

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“How little do my countrymen know what precious blessings they are in possession of, and which no other people on earth enjoy!”
― Thomas Jefferson

“Those who expect to be both ignorant and free, expect what never was and never will be.”
― Thomas Jefferson

“We confide in our strength, without boasting of it, we respect that of others, without fearing it.”
― Thomas Jefferson

“The appointment of a woman to office is an innovation for which the public is not prepared, nor am I.”
― Thomas Jefferson

“I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
― Thomas Jefferson

“Every citizen should be a soldier. This was the case with the Greeks and Romans, and must be that of every free state.”
― Thomas Jefferson

“God grant that men of principle shall be our principal men.”
― Thomas Jefferson

“History is philosophy teaching by examples.”
― Thomas Jefferson

“Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“Never put off to tomorrow what you can do to-day.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“Be polite to all, but intimate with few.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“I was bold in the pursuit of knowledge, never fearing to follow truth and reason to whatever results they led.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“Don’t talk about what you have done or what you are going to do.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them. ― Thomas Jefferson

“The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“Never buy a thing you do not want, because it is cheap, it will be dear to you.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“He who knows best knows how little he knows.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“How much pain they have cost us, the evils which have never happened.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“There is nothing more unequal than the equal treatment of unequal people.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“I find friendship to be like wine, raw when new, ripened with age, the true old man’s milk and restorative cordial.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“Truth is certainly a branch of morality and a very important one to society.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“It is always better to have no ideas than false ones; to believe nothing than to believe what is wrong.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“Happiness is not being pained in body or troubled in mind.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“The God who gave us life gave us liberty at the same time.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“It is error alone which needs the support of the government. Truth can stand by itself.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“Do not bite at the bait of pleasure, till you know there is no hook beneath it.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“There is not a truth existing which I fear… or would wish unknown to the whole world.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“He who knows nothing is closer to the truth than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“My only fear is that I may live too long. This would be a subject of dread to me.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“There is not a sprig of grass that shoots uninteresting to me.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“Never spend your money before you have earned it.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“Educate and inform the whole mass of the people… They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“No freeman shall be debarred the use of arms.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“Where the press is free and every man able to read, all is safe.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as a cause for withdrawing from a friend.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“Leave no authority existing not responsible to the people.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement the greater part of life is sunshine.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave. ― Thomas Jefferson

“The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“Nothing is unchangeable but the inherent and unalienable rights of man.” ― Thomas Jefferson

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