“Dang! Don’t you know that home is where you make it?” – From the movie “Joe Dirt”…, and other inspiring quotes for our lives!     

It’s funny how some words resonate with some but not with others.

It’s funny how a phrase by someone will stick with some people their entire lives, while the same phrase vanishes without ever being considered by others.

In most cases, these words of wisdom don’t require any special talent, gift or intellect.

In most cases, these words are just someone stating the obvious.

Drum roll please…,

quotes 1

“Doing the right thing and doing the easy thing are usually not the same thing.” – Gregg Erickson

quotes 2

“Be careful of your thoughts, for they become your words.  Be careful of your words, for they become your actions.  Be careful of your actions, for they become your habits.  Be careful of your habits, for they become your character.  Be careful of your character, for your character becomes your destiny.” – Ancient Chinese proverb, author unknown

“Everything was impossible until someone did it.” – Unknown Author

“When someone asks, ‘what do you do?’ You answer, ‘whatever it takes, baby, whatever it takes!’” – Gregg Erickson

quotes 6

“Be good, but if you can’t be good, at least be careful.” – My Dad, Richard Erickson

“Wisdom is knowing there’s a lot you don’t know.” – Gregg Erickson

“I always wondered why somebody doesn’t do something about this or that. Then I realized I was somebody.” – Lily Tomlin

quotes 7

quotes 8

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.” – James Neil Hollingworth

“To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.” – Dr. Seuss

quotes 9

“Silence is the language of God.  All else is poor translation.” – Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī

“The moment you take responsibility for everything in your life is the moment you can change anything in your life.” – Hal Elrod

“Caring about the happiness of others we find our own.” – Plato

quotes 10

“Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start from.” – Nido Qubein

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

quotes 4

“Life isn’t about finding yourself, it’s about creating yourself.” – George Bernard Shaw

“If you find yourself on a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere worthwhile.” – Gregg Erickson

quotes 13

“Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.” – Unknown author

 

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