Become wiser

I love quotes and am constantly inspired by new ones that I come across. Here, I'll collect my favorites for both you & I to enjoy. 

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Growth 

Alone, by herself she built the kingdom that she wanted.
— r.h. Sin
You have this one life. How do you want to spend it? Apologizing? Regretting? Questioning? Hating yourself? Dieting? Running after people who don’t see you? Be brave. Believe in yourself. Do what feels good. Take risks. You have this one life. Make yourself proud.
— Beardsley Jones
Experience may not be the kindest of teachers, but it is surely the best.
— Spanish proverb
At this age, everything is changing. Day by day we don’t notice, but just look back over the past year and you will realize everything has. People you thought were going to be there forever aren’t, and people you never imagined you’d be speaking to are now some of your closest friends. Life makes little sense, and the more we grow the less sense it will make. So make the most of it now, before it all changes once again, because in the near future, all of this is only going to be memories.
— Unknown

Body Kindness & Acceptance 

We can see that people’s health really suffers through the pursuit of weight loss.
— Christy Harrison, MPH, RD, CDN
I’m not going to miss 95% of life to weigh 5% less.
— Dan Pearce
All bodies are deserving of worth & respect.
— Amber Karnes
The key to feeling better isn’t looking better. It is feeling better about our lives and better understanding what our bodies really are – vehicles in which we can experience life. Our bodies are not life itself; they are objects of motion, not admiration.
— Rosie Molinary
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Changing Your Life 

Life is ten percent what you experience and ninety percent how you respond to it.
— Dorothy M. Neddermeyer
You want love? Be love. You want light? Be light. That’s all.
— Unknown
If you’re serious about changing your life, you’ll find a way. If you’re not, you’ll find an excuse.
— Jen Sincero
I am responsible for what I see.
— Gabrielle Bernstein
Small shifts in your thinking, and small changes in your energy, can lead to massive alterations of your end result.
— Kevin Michel
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Fear 

I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.
— Rosa Parks
One life on this earth is all that we get, whether it is enough or not enough, and the obvious conclusion would seem to be that at the very least we are fools if we do not live it as fully and bravely and beautifully as we can.
— Frederick Buechner
I am willing to let go of my self-doubt. I surrender to self-love.
— Gabrielle Bernstein
I choose to see peace instead of this.
— Gabrielle Bernstein
Do what you feel in your heart to be right- for you’ll be criticized anyway. You’ll be damned if you do, and damned if you don’t.
— Eleanor Roosevelt

Confidence

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
— Eleanor Roosevelt
You are perfect. To think anything less is as pointless as a river thinking that it’s got too many curves or that it moves too slowly or that its rapids are too rapid.
— Jen Sincero
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson
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