Friday, March 31, 2017

March Words of Wisdom

If anyone ever dismisses you for being too sensitive, ask yourself this: Who is more fragile? The person who is brave enough to say when something hurts? Or the person who cannot apologize or admit to having caused pain? Sensitivity, empathy, compassion - these are badass superpowers. --Nanea Hoffman

Nothing can take the sting out of the world's economic problems like watching millionaires give each other gold statues. --Billy Crystal

Acting should be bigger than life. Scripts should be bigger than life. It should ALL be bigger than life. --Bette Davis

The weak are the most treacherous of us all. They come to the strong and drain them. They are bottomless. They are insatiable. They are always parched and always bitter. They are everyone's concern and like vampires they suck our life's blood. --Bette Davis

The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, the capacity for sacrifice. Ironically, their virtues make them vulnerable; they are often wounded, sometimes destroyed. --Ernest Hemingway

Make a concentrated effort to surround yourself with positive, nourishing, uplifting people - people who believe in you, encourage you to go after your dreams, and applaud your victories. --Jack Canfield

Even now, as we live in the trenches of this world, we are assured that God is in control and He is good. --Sarah Young

Be whoever you want to be. People are going to judge you no matter what you do. --Unknown

Don't let negative and toxic people rent space in your head. Raise the rent and kick them out. --Robert Tew

Don't ever mistake my silence for ignorance, my calmness for acceptance, or my kindness for weakness. --Unknown

Give the gift of your absence to those who do not appreciate your presence. --Unknown

May your blessings outnumber the shamrocks that grow, and may trouble avoid you wherever you go. --Irish Proverb

If you find yourself asking yourself, "Am I really a writer? Am I really an artist?" chances are you are. The counterfeit innovator is wildly self-confident. The real one is scared to death. --Steven Pressfield ("The War of Art")

Don't cling to a mistake just because you spent a lot of time making it. --Unknown

Be the person that makes others feel special. Be known for your kindness and grace. --Unknown

I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet. --Mahatma Gandhi

The mind is like water. When it's agitated, it's difficult to see. But if you allow it to settle and get calm, everything becomes clear. --Unknown

To many, the words love, hope and dreams are synonymous with horses. --Unknown

Champagne for my real friends and real pain for my sham friends. --Tom Waits

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