12 Passion Quotes

1. I’m using passion in the fullest sense of the word: a deep, fervent emotion; a state of intense desire; an enthusiastic ardor for something or someone.

Cassandra King

2. Creativity is not merely the innocent spontaneity of our youth and childhood; it must also be married to the passion of the adult human being, which is a passion to live beyond one’s death.

Rollo May

3. I think that in order to be successful, women have to figure out what they’re passionate about first. No matter what you aspire to, you’ve got to love what you do in order to be successful at it.

Michelle Obama

4. Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.

Oprah Winfrey

5. Pursue your passion, and everything else will fall into place. This is not being romantic. This is the highest order of pragmatism.

Gabby Giffords

6. Nobody cares if you can’t dance well. Just get up and dance. Great dancers are great because of their passion.

Martha Graham

7. I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.

Albert Einstein

8. Be spectacularly great at what you do. Wear your passion on your sleeve and hold your heart in the palm of your hand. And work hard. Really hard.

Robin S. Sharma

9. Believe in your heart that you’re meant to live a life full of passion, purpose, magic, and miracles.

Robin S. Sharma

10. The saddest people I’ve ever met in life are the ones who don’t care deeply about anything at all. Passion and satisfaction go hand in hand, and without them, any happiness is only temporary, because there’s nothing to make it last.

Nicholas Sparks

11. A great fire burns within me, but no one stops to warm themselves at it, and passers-by only see a wisp of smoke.

Vincent Van Gogh

12. If you have a strong purpose in life, you don’t have to be pushed. Your passion will drive you there.

Roy T. Bennett

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13 Viktor E. Frankl Quotes

Viktor_Frankl1. Evermore people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.

2. Don’t aim at success. The more you aim at it and make it a target, the more you are going to miss it. For success, like happiness, cannot be pursued; it must ensue, and it only does so as the unintended side-effect of one’s personal dedication to a cause greater.

3. Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms — to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.

4. Faith is trust in ultimate meaning.

5. For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person’s life at a given moment.

6. For the world is in a bad state, but everything will become still worse unless each of us does his best.

7. If there is a meaning in life at all, then there must be a meaning in suffering. Suffering is an ineradicable part of life, even as fate and death. Without suffering and death, human life cannot be complete.

8. In some ways suffering ceases to be suffering at the moment it finds a meaning, such as the meaning of a sacrifice.

9. Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.

10. Love is the only way to grasp another human being in the innermost core of his personality.

11. Religion is the search for ultimate meaning.

12. Those who have a ‘why’ to live, can bear with almost any ‘how’.

13. We can discover this meaning in life in three different ways: 1. by doing a deed; 2. by experiencing a value; and 3. by suffering.

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8 Anxiety Quotes

1. To hear the phrase “our only hope” always makes one anxious, because it means that if the only hope doesn’t work, there is nothing left.

Lemony Snicket

2. Worrying is carrying tomorrow’s load with today’s strength—carrying two days at once. It is moving into tomorrow ahead of time. Worrying doesn’t empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.

Corrie Ten Boom

3. If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.

Amit Ray

4. Anxiety is love’s greatest killer. It makes others feel as you might when a drowning man holds on to you. You want to save him, but you know he will strangle you with his panic.

Anais Nin

5. Anxiety’s like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but it doesn’t get you very far.

Jodi Picoult

6. Man is not worried by real problems so much as by his imagined anxieties about real problems.

Epictetus

7. Do not let your difficulties fill you with anxiety, after all it is only in the darkest nights that stars shine more brightly.

Ali Ibn Abi Talib

8. Our anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strengths.

C. H. Spurgeon

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Earth Day 2020: 12 Earth Quotes

1. A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

2. The Earth is what we all have in common.

Wendell Berry

3. Time spent among trees is never time wasted.

Anonymous

4. He that plants trees loves others besides himself.

Thomas Fuller

5. Environmentally friendly cars will soon cease to be an option…they will become a necessity.

Fujio Cho, President of Toyota Motors

6. The good man is the friend of all living things.

Mahatma Gandhi

7. Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.

Margaret Mead

8. The environment is where we all meet; where we all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of us share.

Lady Bird Johnson

9. The Earth will not continue to offer its harvest, except with faithful stewardship.We cannot say we love the land and then take steps to destroy it for use by future generations.

John Paul II

10. In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.

John Muir

11. Here is your country. Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and your children’s children. Do not let selfish men or greedy interests skin your country of its beauty, its riches or its romance.

Theodore Roosevelt

12. Away, away, from men and towns,
To the wild wood and the downs,
To the silent wilderness,
Where the soul need not repress its music.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

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15 Perseverance Quotes

1. A failure is not always a mistake. It may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying.

B.F. Skinner

2. I am a slow walker, but I never walk back.

Abraham Lincoln

3. It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.

Confucius

4. If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.

Martin Luther King Jr.

5. The difference between the difficult and the impossible is that the impossible takes a little longer time.

Lady Aberdeen

6. It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.

Albert Einstein

7. Adversity, and perseverance and all these things can shape you. They can give you a value and a self-esteem that is priceless.

Scott Hamilton

8. The best way out is always through.”

Robert Frost

9. Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.

Julie Andrews

10. 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

11. A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success

Elbert Hubbard

12. We can do anything we want to do if we stick to it long enough.

Helen Keller

11. Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other.

Walter Elliot

12. If one dream should fall and break into a thousand pieces, never be afraid to pick one of those pieces up and begin again.

Flavia Weedn

11. Failure is often that early morning hour of darkness which precedes the dawning of the day of success.

Leigh Mitchell Hodges

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12 Inspiring Love Quotes

1. Love sought is good, but given unsought, is better.

William Shakespeare

2. The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.

Morrie Schwartz

3. I love you not because of who you are, but because of who I am when I am with you.

Roy Croft

4. At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.

Plato

5. The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved—loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.

Victor Hugo

6. We are shaped and fashioned by what we love.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

7. The excesses of love soon pass, but its insufficiencies torment us forever.

Mignon McLaughlin

8. The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

9. Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses.

Lao Tzu

10. The only thing we never get enough of is love; and the only thing we never give enough of is love.

Henry Miller

11. If I had a flower for every time I thought of you… I could walk through my garden forever.

Alfred Tennyson

12. The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.

Hubert H. Humphrey

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10 Empathy Quotes

1. Empathy is a skill like any other human skill. If you get a chance to practice, you can get better at it.

Simon Baron Cohen

2. Empathy grows as we learn.

Alice Miller

3. Empathy is seeing with the eyes of another, listening with the ears of another and feeling with the heart of another.

Alfred Adler

4. I think we all have empathy. We may not have enough courage to display it.

Maya Angelou

5. Whenever you feel like criticizing any one…just remember that all the people in this world haven’t had the advantages that you’ve had.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

6. Empathy is the ability to step outside of your own bubble and into the bubbles of other people.

C. Joybell

7. Empathy requires knowing that you know nothing.

Leslie Jamison

8. No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.

Theodore Roosevelt

9. The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.

Meryl Streep

10. There is no greater loan than a sympathetic ear.

Frank Tyger

10 Gratitude Quotes

1. Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for.

Zig Ziglar

2. Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.

Oprah Winfrey

3. The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.

Dalai Lama

4. Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts.

Henri Frederic Amiel

5. Gratitude also opens your eyes to the limitless potential of the universe, while dissatisfaction closes your eyes to it.

Stephen Richards

6. This is a wonderful day. I’ve never seen this one before.

Maya Angelou

7. Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.

Marcel Proust

8. Be mindful. Be grateful. Be positive. Be true. Be kind.

Roy T. Bennett

9. We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorns have roses.

Alphonse Karr

10. Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

10 Self-Awareness Quotes

1. If your emotional abilities aren’t in hand, if you don’t have self-awareness, if you are not able to manage your distressing emotions, if you can’t have empathy and have effective relationships, then no matter how smart you are, you are not going to get very far.

Daniel Goleman

2. Every human has four endowments; self-awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom. The power to choose, to respond, to change.

Stephen Covey

3. What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.

Abraham Maslow

4. The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.

Carl R. Rogers

5. Without self-awareness we are as babies in the cradles.

Virginia Woolf

6. Self-awareness is the ability to take an honest look at your life without any attachment to it being right or wrong, good or bad.

Debbie Ford

7. Self-awareness is not just relaxation and not just meditation. It must combine relaxation with activity and dynamism. Technology can aid that.

Deepak Chopra

8. Self-awareness is one of the rarest of human commodities. I don’t mean self consciousness where you’re limiting and evaluating yourself. I mean being aware of your own patterns.

Tony Robbins

9. Self-awareness gives you the capacity to learn from your mistakes as well as your successes. It enables you to keep growing.

Lawrence Bossidy

10. When I discover who I am, I’ll be free.

Ralph Ellison

20 Communication Quotes

1. Communication is everyone’s panacea for everything.

Tom Peters

2. Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.

Jim Rohn

3. To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.

Tony Robbins

4. Good communication is just as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.

Anne Morrow Lindbergh

5. As long as there is communication, everything can be solved.

Robert Trujillo

6. Honest communication is built on truth and integrity and upon respect of the one for the other.

Benjamin E. Mays

7. It sounds so trite but in relationships, you have to communicate.

Peter Krause

8. Lack of communication is the key to any successful relationship going wrong.

Pepa

9. If what is communicated is false, it can hardly be called communication.

Benjamin E. Mays

10. The speed of communications is wondrous to behold. It is also true that speed can multiply the distribution of information that we know to be untrue.

Edward R. Murrow

11. A man has a property in his opinions and the free communication of them.

James Madison

12. Without a possibility of change in meanings, human communication could not perform its present functions.

Kenneth L. Pike

13. Self-expression must pass into communication for its fulfillment.

Pearl S. Buck

14. Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can’t, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.

Robert Frost

15. Civilization grew in the beginning from the minute that we had communication …

Thor Heyerdahl

16. Communication – the human connection – is the key to personal and career success.

Paul J. Meyer

17. Communication is a skill that you can learn. It’s like riding a bicycle or typing. If you’re willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of every part of your life.

Brian Tracy

18. First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.

Epictetus

19. Words of comfort, skillfully administered, are the oldest therapy known to man.

Louis Nizer

20. When the trust account is high, communication is easy, instant, and effective.

Stephen R. Covey

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10 Womanhood Quotes

1. The divine light which you carry within your soul is inherited from God because you are His daughter. Part of the light which makes you so magnificent is the blessing of womanhood.

Margaret D. Nadauld

2. What women really want is opportunity and the freedom to love and accept all aspects of womanhood—the intellectual, spiritual, professional, biological and relational dimensions of who we are.

Rachel Campos-Duffy

3. Anything may happen when womanhood has ceased to be a protected occupation.

Virginia Woolf

4. Blessed be she who is both furious and magnificent.

Taylor Rhodes

5. The world has enough women who know how to be smart. It needs women who are willing to be simple. The world has enough women who know how to be brilliant. It needs some who will be brave. The world has enough women who are popular. It needs more who are pure. We need women, and men, too, who would rather be morally right than socially correct.

Peter Marshall

6. This business of womanhood is a heavy burden.

Tsitsi Dangarembga

7. What a beautiful woman. She moved with grace, she was entirely feminine, and yet, she possessed incredible inner strength. She’s a survivor.

Jan Moran

8. Every woman who appears wrestles with the forces that would have her disappear. She struggles with the forces that would tell her story for her, or write her out of the story, the genealogy, the rights of man, the rule of law. The ability to tell your own story, in words or images, is already a victory, already a revolt.

Rebecca Solnit

9. Women’s work is never easy, never clean.

Tayari Jones

10. Femininity is part of the God-given divinity within each of you. It is your incomparable power and influence to do good. You can, through your supernal gifts, bless the lives of children, women, and men. Be proud of your womanhood. Enhance it. Use it to serve others.

James E. Faust

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14 Body-Image Quotes

1. By choosing healthy over skinny you are choosing self-love over self-judgment. You are beautiful!

Steve Maraboli

2. No matter what shape or size you are, you should feel confident in your own skin. You should feel like a beautiful woman, no matter what!

Joanna Krupa

3. To lose confidence in one’s body is to lose confidence in oneself.

Simone de Beauvoir

4. Accepting your body and body image is very important, because there are images that are put out in the media and in your face every day that you need to look this certain kind of way, that it’s gonna take you far in life.

Michelle Carter

5. Fashion is killing women’s body image of themselves.

Zac Posen

6. Each individual woman’s body demands to be accepted on its own terms.

Gloria Steinem

7. There is nothing more rare, nor more beautiful, than a woman being unapologetically herself; comfortable in her perfect imperfection. To me, that is the true essence of beauty.

Steve Maraboli

8. A fit, healthy body—that is the best fashion statement.

Jess C. Scott

9. Healthy body image is not something that you’re going to learn from fashion magazines.

Erin Heatherton

10. What no woman or man needs is anyone telling them they are ‘too fat’ or ‘too skinny.’ That just adds to the many stereotypes out there about a person’s weight.

LeAnn Rimes

11. Any body type is beautiful. It’s all about loving what you got and rocking it.

Meghan Trainor

12. Each body has its art…

Gwendolyn Brooks

13. Don’t change your body to get respect from society. Instead let’s change society to respect our bodies.

Golda Poretsky

14. Bottom line, your body is a temple, and you have to treat it that way. That’s how God designed it.

Ray Lewis

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7 Depression Quotes

1. Grief comes and goes, but depression is unremitting.

Kay Redfield Jamison

2. Depression is a prison where you are both the suffering prisoner and the cruel jailer.

Dorothy Rowe

3. Depression is frustrating. It’s knowing there’s so much to be grateful for and happy about and to enjoy, but you just can’t get there.

Allie Griffin

4. Depression begins with disappointment. When disappointment festers in our soul, it leads to discouragement.

Joyce Meyer

5. Depression is rage spread thin.

George Santayana

6. If depression is creeping up and must be faced, learn something about the nature of the beast: You may escape without a mauling.

R. W. Shepherd

7. Negative thinking patterns can be immensely deceptive and persuasive, and change is rarely easy. But with patience and persistence, I believe that nearly all individuals suffering from depression can improve and experience a sense of joy and self-esteem once again.

David D. Burns

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6 Addiction Quotes

1. Addiction is not something we can simply take care of by applying the proper remedy. For it is in the very nature of addiction to feed on our attempts to master it.

Gerald May

2. Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism.

Carl Jung

3. Addiction is a tough illness, and recovery from it is a hard but noble path. Men and women who walk that path deserve our support, encouragement, and admiration.

Sheldon Whitehouse

4. No one is immune from addiction; it afflicts people of all ages, races, classes, and professions.

Patrick J. Kennedy

5. All the suffering, stress, and addiction comes from not realizing you already are what you are looking for.

Jon Kabat-Zinn

6. To be alive is to be addicted, and to be alive and addicted is to stand in need of grace.

Gerald May

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8 Relationship Quotes

1. There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love.

Bryanth H. McGill

2. Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.

Lao Tzu

3. We can improve our relationships with others by leaps and bounds if we become encouragers instead of critics.

Joyce Meyer

4. The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.

Carl Jung

5. When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but creatures of emotion.

Dale Carnegie

6. There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.

George Sand

7. Treasure your relationships, not your possessions.

Anthony J. D’Angelo

8. Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.

Carl Jung