There is neither happiness nor misery in the world; there is only the comparison of one state with another, nothing more. He who has felt the deepest grief is best able to experience supreme happiness.
If people refuse to look at you in a new light and they can only see you for what you were, only see you for the mistakes you’ve made, if they don’t realize that you are not your mistakes, then they have to go.
When you have a particularly tight timetable, you may find it helpful to write down specific things you do not plan to do.
Your children are not your children.
If people who do not understand each other at least understand that they do not understand each other…
The bravest thing you can do when you are not brave is to profess courage and act accordingly. ~ Cora Harris
On the importance of learning from history.
It is important to talk to people in their own language. If you do it well, they’ll say “God, he said exactly what I was thinking”.
Make the little decisions with your head, and the big ones with your heart. Adam Braun
Learn what you can control and what is beyond your control. You can control your immediate situation and how you respond to it. If other people are involved they are beyond your control – you can only influence their behaviour.
Selfish in the Good Sense.
Everyone wants to cut back on stress, because stress kills. I say bullshit. Stress is what brings you to life. Let it motivate you, make you work harder.
“Anything is achievable. Be positive, be enthusiastic, and project confidence. Make every day a good day.” ~ Sarah Doukas
“If you think outside the box, everything is possible. Sometimes bad things happen in life but I truly believe that inside every bad thing is a brilliant new opportunity waiting to fly.” ~ Mandy Haberman
“Life is about giving other people inspiration to do whatever they want to do well. I like inspiring people to achieve things.” ~ Trisha Mason