10 Life quotes


We all experience times when things aren’t going well and we can’t see a way forward. One way that helps me maintain perspective and stay positive at times like this is to keep in mind two or three well-known motivational quotes to help me get back on track.

The following list contains ten quotes that I use regularly…… but an on-line search will bring up hundreds more, a few of which may help you get through difficult times, or help you to focus on your goals.

  • Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life. JK Rowling

  • Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it. Charles R. Swindoll

  • Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass but learning to dance in the rain. Vivian Greene

  • A man is the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes. Mahatma Gandhi

  • Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what people do or say. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill. Charles R. Swindoll

  • You don’t have to see the whole staircase – just take the first step. Martin Luther King

  • Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful. Joshua Marine

  • The best way to gain self-confidence is to do what you are afraid to do. Swati Sharma

  • We teach people how to treat us. Dr Phil McGraw

  • The happiest people don’t necessarily have the best of everything: they just make the best of everything they have. Author unknown.

Thank you for reading this blog post. If you have any favourite quotes to share, or ideas for future posts, please do let me know. I would love to hear from you.



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