22 Short Reminders For When Things Aren’t Turning Out The Way They’re ‘Supposed’ To


1. “In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.” — Albert Einstein

2. “I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.” – Dalai Lama

3. “I’d rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate.” – George Burns

4. “The best revenge is massive success.” – Frank Sinatra

5. “I decided, very early on, just to accept life unconditionally; I never expected it to do anything special for me, yet I seemed to accomplish far more than I had ever hoped. Most of the time it just happened to me without my ever seeking it.” – Audrey Hepburn

6. “The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.” – Vince Lombardi

7. “Fall seven times, stand up eight.” – Japanese Proverb

8. “The tragedy in life doesn’t lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach.” – Benjamin Mays

9. “Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” — Rumi

10. “Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” – Harriet Beecher Stowe

11. “God brings men into deep waters, not to drown them, but to cleanse them. “ – John Aughey

12. “Action is the foundational key to all success.” – Pablo Picasso

13. “It doesn’t matter who you are, where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you. Always. “ – Oprah Winfrey

14. “Things do not change; we change.” – Henry David Thoreau

15. “Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional” – Anonymous

16. “Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within.” — James Baldwin

17. “Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.” — Anaïs Nin

18. “The question here is not whether we will face uncomfortable situations, but how we will respond in these situations.” – Jeff Shore

19. “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” – George Bernard Shaw.

20. “All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson.

21. “You know it’s love when all you want is that person to be happy, even if you’re not part of their happiness.” — Julia Roberts

22. “Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.” – Helen Keller