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20 Timeless Reminders for a Life Well Lived

with excerpts from Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D. |

Time and again, we look back at our life and see if we have been living it well. Here some quick quotes to give you something to think about:

1) A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life. - Charles Darwin

2) A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life. - James Allen

3) There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure. - Paolo Coelho

4) We are always getting ready to live but never living. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

5) We must each lead a way of life with self-awareness and compassion, to do as much as we can. Then, whatever happens we will have no regrets. - Dalai Lama

6) Life is not about how fast you run or how high you climb, but how well you bounce. - Vivian Komori

7) I think everybody should get rich and famous and do everything they ever dreamed of so they can see that it’s not the answer. - Jim Carrey

8) When it comes to life the critical thing is, whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude. - Gilbert Chesterton

9) You’ve got to get to the stage in life where going for it is more important than winning or losing. - Arthur Ashe

10) The first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: Decide what you want. - Ben Stein

11) Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious. - Brendan Gill

12) Maxim for life: You get treated in life the way you teach people to treat you. - Wayne Dyer

13) The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams. – Oprah Winfrey

14) Life was meant to be lived, and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life. – Eleanor Roosevelt

15) It isn’t what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about it. - Dale Carnegie

16) Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be. - Grandma Moses

17) I think I’ve discovered the secret of life – you just hang around until you get used to it. – Charles Schulz

18) In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure. - Bill Cosby

19) Sometimes the problem is not in thinking we’ll succeed, but in believing we’ll fail - Homer Nievera

20) I don’t regret the things I’ve done, I regret the things I didn’t do when I had the chance. - Unknown


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