It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves. ~Edmund Hillary

Always act like you’re wearing an invisible crown. ~Author Unknown

The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable. ~Paul Tillich

Knock the “t” off the “can’t.” ~Samuel Johnson

We are all such a waste of our potential, like three-way lamps using one-way bulbs. ~Mignon McLaughlin

Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember – the only taste of success some people have is when they take a bite out of you. ~Zig Ziglar

If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves. ~Thomas Alva Edison

Always hold your head up, but be careful to keep your nose at a friendly level. ~Max L. Forman

Don’t let anyone steal your dream. It’s your dream, not theirs. ~Dan Zadra

We all have our limitations, but when we listen to our critics, we also have theirs. ~Robert Brault

I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship. ~Louisa May Alcott

How often in life we complete a task that was beyond the capability of the person we were when we started it.
~Robert Brault

Pay no attention to what the critics say. A statue has never been erected in honor of a critic. ~Jean Sibelius

The best way to gain self-confidence is to do what you are afraid to do. ~Author Unknown

We probably wouldn’t worry about what people think of us if we could know how seldom they do. ~Olin Miller

We are like the little branch that quivers during a storm, doubting our strength and forgetting we are the tree – deeply rooted to withstand all of life’s upheavals. ~Dodinsky


Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow. ~Swedish Proverb

A day of worry is more exhausting than a day of work. ~John Lubbock

I refuse to be burdened by vague worries. If something wants to worry me, it will have to make itself clear. ~Robert Brault

I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened. ~Mark Twain

If you see ten troubles coming down the road, you can be sure that nine will run into the ditch before they reach you. ~Calvin Coolidge

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. ~Eleanor Roosevelt
It took me a long time not to judge myself through someone else’s eyes. ~Sally Field

A successful person is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him or her. ~David Brinkley

It’s not who you are that holds you back, it’s who you think you’re not. ~Attributed to Hanoch McCarty

We have to learn to be our own best friends because we fall too easily into the trap of being our own worst enemies. ~Roderick Thorp

It ain’t what they call you, it’s what you answer to. ~W.C. Fields

Whether you think you can or think you can’t – you are right. ~Henry Ford

I quit being afraid when my first venture failed and the sky didn’t fall down.~Allen H. Neuharth

If you hear a voice within you say “you cannot paint,” then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.
~Vincent Van Gogh

Success comes in cans, not cant’s. ~Author Unknown

Put your future in good hands – your own. ~Author Unknown

I am not a has-been. I am a will be. ~Lauren Bacall

The light of starry dreams can only be seen once we escape the blinding cities of disbelief. ~Shawn Purvis

Confidence comes not from always being right but from not fearing to be wrong. ~Peter T. Mcintyre

You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them. ~Michael Jordan


The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another. ~William James

The field of consciousness is tiny. It accepts only one problem at a time. ~Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety. ~Aesop

Taking time out each day to relax and renew is essential to living well. ~Judith Hanson Lasater

Slow down and everything you are chasing will come around and catch you. ~John De Paola

Releasing the pressure, it’s good for the teapot and the water. Try it sometime. ~Jeb Dickerson

How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then to rest afterward. ~Spanish Proverb

If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there’d be a shortage of fishing poles. ~Doug Larson

Guilt is always hungry, don’t let it consume you. ~Terri Guillemets

Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are. ~Chinese Proverb

Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of
the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time. ~J. Lubbock

Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths. ~Etty Hillesum

Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy. ~Leo Buscaglia

Do not anticipate trouble or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight. ~Benjamin Franklin

If you can’t sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there worrying. It’s the worry that gets you, not the lack of sleep. ~Dale Carnegie

Troubles are a lot like people – they grow bigger if you nurse them. ~Author Unknown

I keep the telephone of my mind open to peace, harmony, health, love and abundance. Then, whenever doubt,
anxiety or fear try to call me, they keep getting a busy signal – and soon they’ll forget my number. ~Edith Armstrong

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. ~Elbert Hubbard

Worrying is like a rocking chair, it gives you something to do, but it gets you nowhere. ~Glenn Turner

People become attached to their burdens sometimes more than the burdens are attached to them. ~George Bernard Shaw

For peace of mind, resign as general manager of the universe. ~Author Unknown
It only seems as if you are doing something when you’re worrying. ~Lucy Maud Montgomery

..AND THEN………..

There must be quite a few things that a hot bath won’t cure, but I don’t know many of them. ~Sylvia Plath,

Stress is nothing more than a socially acceptable form of mental illness. ~Richard Carlson

For fast-acting relief, try slowing down. ~Lily Tomlin

We live longer than our forefathers; but we suffer more from a thousand artificial anxieties and cares. They fatigued
only the muscles, we exhaust the finer strength of the nerves. ~Edward George BulwerLytton

Give your stress wings and let it fly away. ~Terri Guillemets

The mark of a successful man is one that has spent an entire day on the bank of a river without feeling guilty about
it. ~Author Unknown

Maturity is achieved when a person accepts life as full of tension. ~Joshua L. Liebman
Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save. ~Will Rogers

There’s never enough time to do all the nothing you want. ~Bill Watterson,

One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important. ~Bertrand Russell

Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. ~Natalie Goldberg

Don’t underestimate the value of Doing Nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can’t hear, and
not bothering. ~Pooh’s Little Instruction Book, inspired by A.A. Milne

Some of the secret joys of living are not found by rushing from point A to point B, but by inventing some imaginary letters along the way. ~Douglas Pagels

I try to take one day at a time, but sometimes several days attack me at once. ~Jennifer Yane
The only liberty an inferior man really cherishes is the liberty to quit work, stretch out in the sun, and scratch himself. ~H.L. Mencken

God didn’t do it all in one day. What makes me think I can? ~Author Unknown

Great Quotes that should help you through the day!

Nothing is permanent in this wicked world – not even our troubles.
-Charlie Chaplin

Sometimes the cure for restlessness is rest.
-Colleen Wainwright

Put duties aside at least an hour before bed and perform soothing, quiet activities that will help you relax.
-Dianne Hales

No matter how much pressure you feel at work, if you could find ways to relax for at least five minutes every hour,
you’d be more productive.
-Dr. Joyce Brothers

There is no need to go to India or anywhere else to find peace. You will find that deep place of silence right in your
room, your garden or even your bathtub.
-Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

When we are unable to find tranquility within ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
-Francois de La Rochefoucauld (1613 – 1680)

If a man insisted always on being serious, and never allowed himself a bit of fun and relaxation, he would go mad
or become unstable without knowing it.
-Herodotus (484 BC – 430 BC)

If you can attain repose and calm, believe that you have seized happiness.
-Julie-Jeanne-Eleonore de Lespinasse

Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is a nobler art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life
consists in the elimination of nonessentials.
-Lin Yutang

Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. Nothing is that important.
-Natalie Goldberg

Before you agree to do anything that might add even the smallest amount of stress to your life, ask yourself: What
is my truest intention? Give yourself time to let a yes resound within you. When it’s right, I guarantee that your
entire body will feel it.
-Oprah Winfrey

Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.
-Ovid (43 BC – 17 AD)

Learning to ignore things is one of the great paths to inner peace.
-Robert J. Sawyer

The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it.
-Sydney J. Harris