Start Off the Year with Inspiration

Some favorite quotes to help inspire and make us more aware of what our real gifts are to give and receive all year round beginning now. If you tweet or post on Facebook, you know that people love to respond to a good quote. Hope you will too.

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

~Albert Einstein

 

An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere; while a pessimist sees only the red stoplight… the truly wise person is colorblind.

~Albert Schweitzer

 

Nature does nothing uselessly.

~Aristotle

 

I heard a definition once: Happiness is health and a short memory! I wish I’d invented it, because it is very true.

~Audrey Hepburn

 

Nature brings beauty to every time and season.

~Author Unknown

 

Every day is Earth Day.

~Author Unknown

 

There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.

~Buddha

 

Happiness is a warm puppy.

~Charles Schultz

 

Great minds talk about ideas, average minds talk about events, and small minds talk about people.

~Eleanor Roosevelt

 

It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.

~Helen Keller

 

What lies before us and what lies behind us are small matters compared to what lies within us.

~Henry David Thoreau

 

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.

~Martin Luther King

 

Don’t count the days, make the days count.

~Muhammad Ali

 

Whatever you fear most has no power – it is your fear that has the power.

~Oprah Winfrey

 

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.

~Patrick Henry

 

When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.

~Wayne Dyer

 

The earth is what we all have in common.

~Wendell Berry

 

One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure.

~William Feather

If you are interested in creating your own list, log on to Smashing Wall or Great Minds for starters. Whether you find quotes in books, on Google, on a Kindle, on Twitter or Facebook or even in a fortune cookie, you can always find inspiration, motivation, humor and comfort with these pearls of wisdom.

Melody Morrow