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Welcome to inspirational quotes & sayings - you will find a selection of short quotes & sayings that we hope you will find helpful.

Love Quotes

LOVE makes our friends a little dearer
JOY makes our hearts a little lighter
FAITH makes our paths a little clearer
HOPE makes our life a little brighter
PEACE brings us all a little nearer

Love is when two people touch each other's soul.
Love is honesty and trust.
Love is helping one another.
Love is mutual respect...
Love means that differences can be worked out.
Love is reaching your dreams together.
Love is the connection of two hearts... yours and mine!

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Life Quotes

Stop being afraid of what could go wrong, and focus on what could go right.

If you don't make the time to work on creating the life you want, you're eventually going to be forced to spend a lot of time dealing with a life you don't want. ~ Kevin Ngo

Life is about trusting our feelings and taking chances, losing and finding happiness, appreciating the memories and learning from them.

To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all. ~ Oscar Wilde

Life isn't always sunshine and butterflies. Sometimes you've got to learn to smile through the pain.

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Inspirational Quotes

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, they must be felt with the heart. ~ Helen Keller Read

Where there's hope, there's life, It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again. ~ Anne Frank

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore, Dream, Discover.
~ H. Jackson Brown Jr.

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Positive Quotes

Positive thinking sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and can achieve the impossible.

An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of a superior personality. ~ Brian Tracy

If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want. ~ Zig Ziglar

I do believe we're all connected. I do believe in positive energy. I do believe in the power of prayer. I do believe in putting good out into the world. And I believe in taking care of each other. ~ Harvey Fierstein

Motivational Quotes

If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you. If you are determined to learn, no one can stop you.

Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

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Best Friend Quotes

A friend is someone who can see the truth and pain in you even when you are fooling everyone else.

Sometimes you just need that one person who will let you talk and ramble, listen to you complain and look like an idiot, but still love you all the same.

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Funny Quotes

And on a lighter note...

The richer you get, the more expensive happiness becomes.

Age doesn't always come with wisdom. Sometimes age comes alone.

Life always offers you a second chance. It's called tomorrow.

Never take life seriously. Nobody gets out alive anyway!

I'm old enough to know better, but young enough to do it anyway.

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Retirement Quotes

Don't simply retire from something; have something to retire to. ~ Harry Emerson Fosdick

Retirement: That's when you return from work one day and say, "Hi Honey, I'm home - forever." ~ Gene Perret

A retired husband is often a wife's full time job. ~ Ella Harris

Retirement, a time to do what you want to do, when you want to do it, where you want to do it, and how you want to do it. ~ Catherine Pulsifer

Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass on a summer day listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is hardly a waste of time. ~ Sir J. Lubbock

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Quotes from Children's Books

Promise me you'll remember, you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think. ~ Winnie the Pooh, A.A. Milne

A person's a person, no matter how small. ~ Horton Hears a Who, Dr. Seuss

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. ~ The Lion and the Mouse, Aesop

How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard. ~ Winnie the Pooh, A.A. Milne

If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely. ~ The Twits, Roald Dahl

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes.
You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
You're on your own. And you know what you know.
And you are the one who'll decide where to go.
~ Oh the Places You'll Go, Dr. Seuss

How much good inside a day?
Depends how good you live 'em.
How much love inside a friend?
Depends how much you give 'em.
~ A Light in the Attic, Shel Silverstein

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye. ~ The Little Prince, Antoine de Saint-Exupery

There's no place like home. ~ The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, L. Frank Braum

Piglet: how do you spell love?
Pooh: You don't spell it, you feel it. ~ Winnie the Pooh, A.A. Milne

Why did you do all this for me? he asked. I don't deserve it. I've never done anything for you. You have been my friend, replied Charlotte. That in itself is a tremendous thing. ~ Charlotte's Web, E.B. White

Numbing the pain for a while will only make it worse when you finally FEEL IT. ~ Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, J.K. Rowling

The moment where you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever being able to do it. ~ Peter Pan, J.M. Barrie

Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be. ~ Shel Silverstein

Above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you, because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don't believe in magic will never find it . ~ The Minpins, Roald Dahl

Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not. ~ The Lorax, Dr. Seuss

In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun, and the job's a game. ~ Mary Poppins, P.L. Travers

The true courage is in facing danger when you are afraid. ~ The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, L. Frank Braum

It's no use to go back to yesterday because I was a different person then. ~ Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll

Sometimes, said Pooh; the smallest things take up the most room in your heart. Winnie the Pooh, A.A. Milne

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