Quotes for the Soul

“Nothing is black, just as nothing is white. People aren’t inherently good or evil. They have the capacity to be pushed to both ends of spectrum. It’s all about circumstance.”

“Honey, I was always the sun, it’s not my fault you met me in the middle of the night.”

– Elizabeth McNamara

“If you see beauty in something, don’t wait for others to agree.”

   – Sherihan Gamal

“The universe, I’d learned, was never kidding. It would take whatever it wanted and it would never give it back.”

    -Cheryl Strayed

There is, in fact an incredible freedom in having nothing left to lose.”

     – Marya Hornbacher, Wasted

“The desire to be loved is the last illusion: Give it up and you will be free.”

     -Margaret Atwood

“To wish you were someone else is to waste the person you are.”

     – Anonymous

“The real violence, the violence that I realize is unforgivable, is the violence we do to ourselves when we’re too afraid to be who we really are.”

     -Nomi Marks in Sense8

“Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.”

     – Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth

“You must be prepared to work always without applause.”

     -Ernest Hemingway

“Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try to understand each other, we may even become friends.”

     -Maya Angelou