Here are some of my favorite quotes. The list will probably change often so come back every once and a while...
It has long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
~Leonardo da Vinci
Stay far from the timid. Only make moves when your heart's in it and live the phrase, 'the sky's the limit.'
Forget yesterday. It has already forgotten you. Don't sweat tomorrow. You haven't even met. Instead, open your eyes and your heart to a truly precious gift; today.
Everything worth anything is both terrifying and beautiful.
The perfect woman, you see is a working-woman; not an idler; not a fine lady; but one who uses her hands and her head and her heart for the good of others.
One regret, dear world, that I am determined not to have when I am lying on my deathbed, is that I did not kiss you enough.
Do not let making a living prevent you from making a life.
I prefer to be crazy and happy rather than normal and bitter.
Live the full life of the mind, exhilarated by new ideas, intoxicated by the romance of the unusual.
Try to learn to breathe deeply, really to taste food when you eat, and when you sleep, really to sleep. Try as much as possible to be wholly alive with all your might, and when you laugh, laugh like hell. And when you get angry, get good and angry. Try to be alive. You will be dead soon enough.
Remember that happiness is not a destination, just a way to travel the road.
To be outstanding - get comfortable with being uncomfortable.
I get up every morning determined to both change the world and have one hell of a good time. Sometimes this makes planning my day difficult.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.
If you think adventure is lethal, try routine. It is lethal.
It seems to me, that if you have a bad taste in your mouth, you spit it out. You dont keep swallowing it back.
Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.
At any given moment you have the power to say: this is not how the story is going to end.
I will dare to just do what I do, be just what I am, and dance whenever I want to.
Always believe that something wonderful is about to happen.
You'll never leave where you are until you decide where you'd rather be.
I want to think again of dangerous and noble things. I want to be light and frolicsome. I want to be improbable and beautiful and afraid of nothing as though I had wings.
Sometimes we need to forget some people from our past because of one simple reason: they just dont belong in our future.
There comes a time in life when you have to let go of all the pointless drama and all the people who create it and surround yourself with people who make you laugh so hard that you forget the bad and focus solely on the god. After all, life is too short to be anything but happy.
~Karl Marx (the composer)
Dont be afraid to give yourself everything you've ever wanted in life.
Yes I've made mistakes. Life didn't come with instructions.
And then I realized adventure was the best way to learn.
There is nothing more rare, nor more beautiful, than a woman being unapologetically herself; comfortable in her perfect imperfection. To me, that is the true essence of beauty.
Every day may not be good, but there's something good in every day.
I'm not sure what I'll do, but - well, I want to go places and see people. I want my mind to grow. I want to live where things happen on a big scale."
~F. Scott Fitzgerald
Don't let the noise of other people's opinions drown out your own inner voice. Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become.