Powerful Quotes

Still round the corner there may wait,
A new road or a secret gate.
~J.R.R. Tolkien
Life is either a daring adventure
or nothing.
~Helen Keller
If you have love
you will do all things well.
~Thomas Merton
How oft the darkest hour of ill
breaks brightest into dawn.
Let us endeavor so to live that
when we come to die, even
the undertaker will be sorry.
~Mark Twain
Be still my heart; thou hast
known worse than this.
And life is what we make it,
always has been, always will be.
~Grandma Moses
Be strong and of good courage;
be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed;
for the Lord thy God is with thee
whithersoever thou goest.
~Joshua 1:9
In the depth of winter, I finally
learned that within me there
lay an invincible summer.
~Albert Camus
Cherish your visions, your ideals,
the music that stirs in your heart.
If you remain true to them,
your world will at last be built.
~James Allen
Be brave, and rise superior to
your sorrows, and maintain a
spirit that cannot be broken.
Is it so small a thing
To have enjoy'd the sun
To have lived light in the spring,
To have loved, to have thought,
to have done?
~Matthew Arnold
He is wise who does not grieve
for the things he has not, but
rejoices for those which he has.
From the lowest depth there is
a path to the loftiest height.
~Thomas Carlyle
Live your life while you have it.
Life is a splendid gift—there is
nothing small about it.
~Florence Nightingale
It is the character of a brave and
resolute man not to ruffled by
adversity and not to desert his post.
Let nothing distress you,
Let nothing disturb you.
All things pass but God,
Who alone is sufficient.
~St. Teresa of Avila
I beg you take courage; the brave
soul can mend even disaster.
~Catherine of Russia
My candle burns at both ends;
It will not last the night;
But, ah, my foes, and, oh, my friends—
It gives a lovely light.
~Edna St. Vincent Millay
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
Sometimes I go about with pity for
myself and all the while Great Winds
are carrying me across the sky.
~Ojibway Saying
A wildflower on the mountain top would
not change places with a rose in the garden.
~Armenian Proverb
Realize deeply that the present
moment is all you ever have.
~Eckhart Tolle
Little by little, one travels far.
~J.R.R. Tolkien
A warrior must only take care
that his spirit is never broken.
Eternity itself cannot restore
the loss struck from the minute.
~Ancient Poet
Form a mental picture of yourself
as you want to be, and at the greatest
height your imagination can picture.
~Wallace D. Wattles
How beautiful a day can be
when kindness touches it!
~George Elliston
Love, not fear, must be our guide.
~Rosa Parks
Sit not down in despair;
hope on, hope ever.
~Charles Spurgeon
To love and bear, to hope till hope
creates from its own wreck
the thing it contemplates.
~Percy Bysshe Shelley
This brilliant courage that in you we see
Will master all if you its master be.
Beware; for I am fearless,
and therefore powerful.
~Mary Shelley
Then my heart with pleasure fills
And dances with the daffodils.
~William Wordsworth
Remember, no effort that we
make to attain something
beautiful is ever lost.
~Helen Keller
More things are wrought by prayer
than this world dreams of.
~Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Happiness, not in another place
but this place. . .not for another
hour, but this hour.
~Walt Whitman

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