Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself
~Ralph Waldo Emerson
A kindness is never wasted
I long to be out in the sun with no work to be done.
What one does is what counts and not what one had the intention of doing.
Never put off till tomorrow the fun you can have today.
With great power…comes great need to take a nap.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
A life spent in making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
~George Bernard Shaw
Things don't have to change the world to be important.
If there's a book you really want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
To appreciate nonsense requires a serious interest in life.
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
About the only thing that comes to us without effort is old age.
Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good-humor.
Well done is better than well said.
A 'No' uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.
I can't think of any better representation of beauty than someone who is unafraid to be herself.
If you're creating anything at all, it's really dangerous to care what other people think.
A lot of my life happened in great, wonderful bursts of good fortune, and then I would race to be worthy of it.
My glass of wine and I are besties.
If I was going to be a princess, I would be a warrior princess.
Nobody got anything great by playing it safe.
A woman with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman.
Do your thing, and don't care if they like it.
The most important relationship is the one you have with yourself.
~ Diane Von Furstenberg
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Live today. Not yesterday. Not tomorrow. Just today.
There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.
This may sound pompous, but I prefer to die standing up than live on my knees.
I feel the same way about clothes as I do food. I want everything.
Mistakes are the portals of discovery.
Don't suppress what makes you different – it will ultimately set you apart.
If you can dance and be free and not embarrased you can rule the world.
Real women are all shapes and sizes, all ethnicities, all levels of brave.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all the power we need inside ourselves already.
The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking don't settle.
Don't think. Get out of your head. Stop planning and just go.
The world is full of wonerful things you haven't seen.
Strong women get things done.
I am learning every day to allow the space where I am and where I want to be to inspire me and not terrify me.
~Tracee Ellis Ross
There is some good in the world, and it is worth fighting for.
It always seems impossible until it's done.
If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time and you would achieve nothing.
Food is about memories. It's rich and messy and anarchic – much like life.
You have to love you, and if you don't no one else will. And if you do love you, people will see that and they'll love you too.
You can't change the music of your soul.
Bravery is acknowledging your fear and doing it anyway.
Trying to do it all and expecting that it all can be done exactly right is a recipe for disappointment. Perfection is the enemy.
Anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
Above all, be the herione of your life, not the victim.
All serious daring starts from within.
Some believe it is only great power that can hold evil check. But that is not what I have found. I have found it is small everyday deeds of ordinary folk that keep the darkness at bay. Small acts of kindness and love.