“Why can’t people just sit and read books and be nice to each other?” – David Baldacci
“Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.” – Gautama Buddha
“Peace begins with a smile.” – Mother Teresa
“Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow; it empties today of its strength.” – Leo Buscaglia
“For every minute you are angry, you lose 60 seconds of happiness.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.” – Oscar Wilde
“Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.” – Dr. Seuss
“It all begins and ends in your mind. What you give power to has power over you.” – Leon Brown
“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” – Joseph Addison
“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies.” – George R. R. Martin
“Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost” – J. R. R. Tolkien
“Simplify, Simplify, Simplify.” – Thoreau
“The truth is still the truth, even if no one believes it. A lie is still a lie, even if everyone believes it.” – David Stevens
“A happy soul is the best shield for a cruel world.” – Atticus
So.. that was the list of quotes I have read over the years and that I have kept close to mind. I try to remember these quotes when I am faced with anything and I try to live by them daily.
Do you live by one of these quotes also? What is your favorite quote? I find it hard to just pick one out of the 14.