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Life changing quotes

“Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.” – Unknown

“Change in all things is sweet.” – Aristotle

“Life itself is the proper binge.” – Julia Child

“A strong oak is just a nut that stood fast.” – Unknown

“When patterns are broken, new worlds emerge.” – Tuli Kupferberg

“Learn from yesterday. Live for today. Hope for tomorrow.” – Unknown

“Change yourself, change your fortunes.” – Portuguese Proverb

“Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely.” – Karen Kaiser Clark

“Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be.” – John Wooden

“In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.” – Author unknown

“Most folks are about as happy as they make their minds up to be.” – Abraham Lincoln

“First, say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.” – Epictetus

“Your work is to discover your work and then with all your heart to give yourself to it.” – Buddha

“Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we’re here we should dance.” – Unknown

“Amidst the worldly comings and goings, observe how endings become beginnings.” – Tao Te Ching

life changing quotes“The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.” – Chinese Proverb

”Promise yourself to live your life as a revolution and not just a process of evolution.” – Anthony J. D’Angelo

“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” – Maria Robinson

“When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.” – Indian saying

“Too much sanity may be madness. And maddest of all, to see life as it is and not as it should be!” – Miguel de Cervantes

“Unless you are prepared to give up something valuable you will never be able to truly change at all, because you’ll be forever in the control of things you can’t give up.” – Andy Law

“Life does not accommodate you, it shatters you. It is meant to, and it couldn’t do it better. Every seed destroys its container or else there would be no fruition.” – Florida Scott-Maxwell

“Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be Dont Ask What The Meaning What Life Is 300×300 Change your Life – Life changing Quotescareful lest you let other people spend it for you.” – Carl Sandburg

“Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them — every day begin the task anew.” – Saint Francis de Sales

“There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.” – Nelson Mandela

Aging Quotes

# Age does not diminish the extreme disappointment of having a scoop of ice cream fall from the cone. – Jim Fiebig

# Age has extremely little to do with anything that matters. The difference between one age and other is, as a rule, enormously exaggerated. – Rose McCaulay (Dangerous Ages)

# Age is no barrier. It’s a limitation you put on your mind. – Jackie Joyner-Kersee

# Age is of no importance unless you are a cheese. – Billie Burke

# Age puzzles me. I thought it was a quiet time. My seventies were interesting and fairly serene, but my eighties are passionate. I grow more intense as I age. – Florida Scott-Maxwell

# The aging process has you firmly in its grasp if you never get the urge to throw a snowball. – Doug Larson

# Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old. – Franz Kafka

# Anyone who stops learning is old, whether this happens at twenty or eight. Anyone who keeps on learning not only remains young, but becomes constantly more valuable regardless of physical capacity. – Harvey Ullman

# At age 20, we worry about what others think of us.
At 40, we don’t care what they think of us.
At 60, we discover they haven’t been thinking about us at all. – Jock Falkson

# The belief that youth is the happiest time of life is founded on a fallacy. The happiest person is the person who thinks the most interesting thoughts and we grow happier as we grow older. – William Lyon Phelps

# Children are a great comfort in your old age–and they help you reach it faster, too. – Lionel Kauffman

# The excitement of learning separates youth from old age. As long as you’re learning you’re not old. – Rosalyn S. Yalow

# Denunciation of the young is a necessary part of the hygiene of older people, and greatly assists the circulation of their blood. – Logan Pearsall Smith

# A friend of Oliver Wendell Holmes asked him why he had take up the study of Greek at the age of ninety-four. Holmes replied, “Well, my good sir, it’s now or never.” – Quoted in He Still Moves Stones by Lucado