inspiration

"Look to this day for it is life. In its brief course with all the realities and truths of existence, the joy of growth, the glory of action, the splendor of beauty...today well lived makes every yesterday a memory of happiness and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day..." ~ Ancient Sanskrit proverb
"One of the secrets of a happy life is continuous, small treats." ~ Iris Murdoch
"Every day you are signaled and summoned to embark on a journey beyond the boundaries of all you have ever known. You need only to relinquish your fears, open your heart and begin." ~ Bob Savino, As The Spirit Moves
"Everything can be taken away from a person but one thing; to be able to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way." ~ Viktor Frankl
"Virtually every great accomplishment of movement was started by someone who believed passionately in something. And someone who believed passionately in that person." ~ Margaret Warren
"Somewhere someone is looking for exactly what you have to offer." ~ Louise L. Hay
"Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got." ~ Janis Joplin
"It's not how much we have, but how much we enjoy that makes happiness." ~ Charles Hadden Spurgeon
"They only ask, "What is wrong?" So asking the question, "What is right? What is not wrong?" is a good beginning. By asking in this way and paying attention to these fresh elements that are healing and refreshing, we are able to heal ourselves, to grow, and to generate joy and happiness." ~ Thich Nhat Hanh
"There is so much in the world for us all. If we only have the eyes to see it, and the heart and the hand to gather it ourselves..." ~ Lucy Maud Montgomery
"You will do foolish things. But do them with enthusiasm." ~ Collette
"A good idea will keep you awake in the morning. But a great idea will keep you awake during the night." ~ Marrilyn Voss Savant
"Only when one is connected to one's inner core is one connected to others and, for me, the core, the inner spring, can best be re-found through solitude." ~ Anne Morrow Lindbergh
"During these periods of relaxation after concentrated intellectual activity, the intuitive mind seems to take over and can produce the sudden clarifying insights which give so much joy and delight." ~ Fritjof Capra, physicist
"Like an ability or a muscle, hearing your inner wisdom is strengthened by doing it." ~ Robbie Gass
"What you love is a sign from your higher self of what you are to do." ~ Sanaya Roman
"Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong." ~ Ella Fitzgerald
"There is this mysterious energy that wants us to keep growing." ~ Michelle Cassou
"All the arts we practice are apprenticeship. The big art is our life." ~ M.C. Richards
"Why should we all use our creative power...? Because there is nothing that makes people so generous, joyful, lively, bold and compassionate, so indifferent to fighting and the accumulation of objects and money." ~ Brenda Eulund
"Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray." ~ Rumi