Nuggets of Wisdom

“It’s wrong to steal people’s thunder… so just go make your own.” Me

“Speak softly and carry a big stick.” Theodore Roosevelt

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” Martin Luther King, Jr. 

“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: It goes on.” Robert Frost

“They always say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourselves.” Andy Warhol

“You have to be yourself. Be very honest about who and what you are. And if people still like you, that’s fine. If they dont, that’s their problem.” Sting

“Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence.” Henry David Thoreau

“Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” Abraham Lincoln

“A smile is a window on your face to show your heart is at home.” Anonymous

“The greatest pleasure in life is doing what other people say you cannot do.” Walter Bagehot

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it’s time to pause and reflect.” Mark Twain

“You just have to go after what you want, and if it doesn’t like you back, then so be it. It doesn’t deserve you anyways.” Nicole Richie

“I am selfish, impatient, and a little insecure. I make mistakes. I  am out of control and at times hard to handle, but if you can’t handle me at my worst, you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best.” Marilyn Monroe

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” Maya Angelou

“Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.” Lou Holtz

“You can spend minutes, hours, days, weeks, or even months over-analyzing a situation, trying to put the pieces together, justifying what could’ve, would’ve happened… Or you can just leave the pieces on the floor and move the f**k on.” Tupac Shakur

“This is your life, right here, right now. It doesn’t wait for you, it just simply passes you by. Ready or not.” Anonymous

“People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something one finds, it is something one creates.” Thomas Szasz

“Worry is a misuse of imagination.” Dan Zadra

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” Eleanor Roosevelt

“I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done.” Lucille Ball

“I was angered that I had no shoes. Then I met a man who had no feet.” Chinese Proverb

“And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” Abraham Lincoln

“Live every day as if it were your last, and then someday you’ll be right.” H.H. “Breaker” Morant

“Realize that every day in life is a choice between creating your own happiness or creating your own unhappiness.” Hannah Aitchison

“Dare to risk public criticism.” Mary Kay Ash

“Keep your eyes on the stars, but remember to keep your feet on the ground.” Theodore Roosevelt

“The important thing is to never stop questioning.” Albert Einstein

“Life is short, if you don’t look around one in a while, you’ll miss it.” Ferris Bueller’s Day Off


9 comments on “Nuggets of Wisdom

  1. Love your blog(: You have some awesome bucket list ideas that I stole! You also inspired me to make my own blog! Can’t wait to cross things off of my list(;

  2. I’ve looked up sooo many lists (i lost count at 8,000) and every time on wiki answers you always had an answer saying “check out my blog”. to be honest, i always skipped it because it wasn’t answers already there… but then i finally clicked on the link and WOW. it seriously saved my endless string of boring days this summer

  3. Here’s one that changed my life: “A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous”

    – Coco Chanel

  4. I love your blog! I was just wandering here ever since I typed into Blackle ‘imm boooooorrrrrrreeeeddd’. Love the bucket list, have done some from it and inspired me to make my own list!

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