Favorite Quotes

Have respect for yourself, and patience and compassion. With these, you can handle anything—Jack Kornfield

Because this is my life. And that’s the only explanation that you will ever need.—dayzea

You need to understand that I’ll never be the girl that begs you to stay. If you decide to walk out of my life, I might be sad for a little whole but know that I’ll never chase you. I’ll just let you go.—reality-escape-artist

I remember when I was younger and I wanted to be beautiful;now I’m older and I want to be intelligent. I want to burn hearts with brilliance and engulf souls with compassion. I want to be loved for my thoughts and nothing else— Splitterherzen

You don’t learn about yourself by being alone, you learn about yourself from other people—Lev Grossman, How not to write your first Novel

Some people say that you’ve crossed the line, but I don’t think that there is a line, I think people draw the line in just after you have traversed it.—Russel Brand

Never run back to what broke you. Remember this, no matter how much you think going back will make you whole again, do not look back on your past, you can’t re-write the ending. —@linlovesall

Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love. —Mother Teresa

The Key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities. —Stephen Covey

The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking, don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it. —Steve Jobs

You have to set your heart right.— Lim Sok Hwee

The ship is safest when it is in port. But that’s not what ships are built for. —Paulo Coelho

To myself, and to “the people who can’t say no”: stop worrying. Stop trying to carry the burden of everyone around you because truth be told, it’s not yours to carry. Stop constantly looking for a way to satisfy all of your critics. Stop blaming yourself for all the wrong things. Stop telling yourself that you owe everything to everyone. Stop saying yes to every favor. Stop saying yes to every responsibility. Stop convincing yourself that ‘there’s something you could have done better.”—@desireexex

Allow yourself to be a beginner. No one starts off being excellent. —The Daily Positive.com

When your heart is broken, you plant seeds in the cracks and you pray for the rain. —Andrea Gibson

Just as a snake sheds it’s skin, we must shed our past over and over again—wordsnquotes

You wait a lifetime to meet and understand someone who understands you, accepts you as you are. At the end, you find that someone all along, has been you.—Richard Bach

When life is sweet, say thank you and celebrate. And when life is bitter, say thank you and grow. —Shauna Niequist

“I prefer beginnings. Endings are often sad and bitter.” —Unknown


2 thoughts on “Favorite Quotes

  1. Hi! Thanks for following my blog! I really appreciate it! I love the quotes you posted. I will write some down to read regularly. Look forward to getting to know you through your blog and hope you enjoy mine.
    Can you tell me, I’m curious if English is the first language in Singapore as I noticed in one of your posts that your text books and the University of Singapore that you attend were in English. I know so little about Singapore.

    1. Hey Suzanne! Yes, in Singapore, our first language is English. Please feel free to ask me anything and everything about Singapore! Keep in touch! 🙂

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