We love quotes because they can give so much to each of us. Quotes can get us through our darkest hours and when we are up against a wall of hopelessness. Quotes speak of our deepest longing and can inspire us to greater heights. It is simply because of these reasons, quotes are integral to the Project You Life Journey. The following are some of our favorite quotes. We hope they can touch and inspire on your own journey.

Words of Wisdom 

I don't want to get to the end of my life and find that I just lived the length of it. I want to live the width of it as well. - Diane Ackerman

 

The difference between great people and everyone else is that great people create their lives actively, while everyone else is created by their lives, passively waiting to see where life takes them next. - Michael Gerber

 

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. - Anais Nin

 

Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week. - Spanish Proverb

 

You must be the change you want to see in the world. - Mahatma Gandhi

 

Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending. - Maria Robinson

 

The greatest waste in the world is the difference between what we are and what we could become. - Ben Herbster

 

The great breakthrough in your life comes when you realize that you can learn anything you need to learn to accomplish any goal that you set for yourself. - Brian Tracy

 

The possibilities are numerous once we decide to act and not react. - George Bernard Shaw

 

Each man had only one genuine vocation—to find the way to himself. His task was to discover his own destiny—not an arbitrary one—and live it out wholly and resolutely within himself. Everything else was only a would-be existence, an attempt at evasion, a flight back to the ideals of the masses, conformity, and fear of one's own inwardness. - Hermann Hesse

 

Wherever you are, whatever your circumstances may be, whatever misfortune you may have suffered, the music of your life has not gone. It’s inside you. If you listen to it, you can play it. - Nido Qubein

 

The purpose of our lives is to give birth to the best that is in us. It is only through our own personal awakening that the world can be awakened. We cannot give what we do not have. - Marianne Williamson

The most important key to achieving great success is to decide upon your goal and launch, get started, take action, move. - John Wooden

 

Life leaps like a geyser for those willing to drill through the rock of inertia. - Alexis Carrel

The desires which you've previously chosen have brought you precisely to where you are right now. Just as surely will the desires you focus on today bring about the substance of your tomorrow. - Ralph Marston

 

It is no disgrace to start all over. It is usually an opportunity. - George Matthew Adams

 

If you have the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed. - David Viscott

When you make a choice, you change the future. - Deepak Chopra

We must look for ways to be an active force in our own lives. We must take charge of our own destinies, design a life of substance and truly begin to live our dreams. - Les Brown

 

All that we are is the result of what we have thought. - Buddha

You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water - Rabindranath Tagore

Success is deciding from the start what end result you want and creating the circumstances to realize that result. - Mark Victor Hansen

 

Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved. - Jeremy Kitson

 

Actions are the seed of fate; deeds grow into destiny. - Harry S Truman

A person's life always starts today. Every morning is a beginning, a fresh start, and a person needn't be hog-tied to the past. Whatever went before, a person's life can begin now, today. - Louis L'Amour

Life has no limitations, except the ones you make. - Les Brown

You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step. - Martin Luther King Jr.

Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; regret for the things we did not do is inconsolable. - Sidney J. Harris


Unless you know what you want, you can't ask for it. - Emma Albani

You are never too old to set another goal or dream a new dream. - Les Brown

 

The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can't find them, make them. - George Bernard Shaw

 

A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving. - Lao-Tzu

 

We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty. - Maya Angelou

 

It's time to start living the life you've imagined. - Henry James

 

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

No matter how hard the past, you can always begin again. - Buddha

 

Whatever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships. - Stephen Covey

 

There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction. - Winston Churchill

 

What the caterpillar calls the end, the rest of the world calls a butterfly. - Lao-Tzu

 

There is no passion to be found playing small, in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living. - Nelson Mandela

 

If the average person realized the power he wields over his life and destiny, he would live in a perpetual state of wonder and thanksgiving. - Earl Nightingale

 

Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start. - Nido Qubein

 

What you are is what you have been. What you will be is what you do now. - Buddha

 

The road to success is always under construction. - Lily Tomlin

 

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. - Joseph Campbell

Time is like a snowflake -- it melts away while we try to decide what to do with it. - Anonymous

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