Selected Useful Quotations - from http://www.famous-quotes-and-quotations.com/

"There is only so much energy available to us in life.

Spending it on solving problems is one possible way of living your life, but this may leave you empty-hearted; spending it on what excites you is a lot more fulfilling and fun -- and effortless; and usually, the previously experienced problems vanish on their own. We don't have to battle against the darkness when all we need to do is turn on the light."  

-- Andrea Moritz

"Grudges are a waste of perfect happiness. Laugh when you can, apologize when you should, and let go of what you can't change."

 -- Author Unknown

"You cannot convince someone to see something that they do not want to see, no matter how much you know it would improve their lives. You have to love and accept them exactly as they are today. If you cannot do that, you have to let them go and find their own way, in their own time, if they ever choose to do so.

Otherwise, you'll be giving them the power over your happiness, too."

 -- Doe Zantamata

"Life is all about timing... the unreachable becomes reachable, the unavailable become available, the unattainable... attainable. Have the patience, wait it out.

It's all about timing."

 -- Stacey Charter

 

"The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen."

-- Elisabeth Kuebler-Ross

 

"Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are."

 -- Bernice J. Reagon

"Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door."

 -- Kyle Chandler

"Don't be too hard on yourself. There are plenty of people willing to do that for you. Love yourself and be proud of everything that you do. Even mistakes mean you're trying."

-- Susan Gale

"The best day of your life is the one on which you decide your life is your own. No apologies or excuses. No one to lean on, rely on, or blame. The gift is yours -- it is an amazing journey -- and you alone are responsible for the quality of it. This is the day your life really begins."

 -- Bob Moawad

"An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you know and what you don't."

 -- Anatole France

"I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I'm going to be happy in it."

 -- Groucho Marx

"Insults are like angry bulls... they can only do damage if you let them in. You can't control what people say, but you can control if you let it bother you. No one's opinion of you is more important than your own."

 -- Doe Zantamata

"Something I learned early is to not worry about what I can't control... But what I can control is my attitude, my effort, and my focus every single day."

 -- Tim Tebow

"Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well."

 -- Josh Billings

"Everybody's got a past. The past does not equal the future unless you live there."

 -- Tony Robbins