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Favorite Quotes


Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.

~Harper Lee


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.

~Irving Berlin


What one does is what counts and not what one had the intention of doing.

~Pablo Picasso


Never put off till tomorrow the fun you can have today.

~Aldous Huxley


With great power…comes great need to take a nap.

~Rick Riordan


Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.

~Samuel Butler


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.

~Steve Jobs


If there's a book you really want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.

~Toni Morrison


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.

~Vince Lombardi


To appreciate nonsense requires a serious interest in life.

~Gelett Burgess


Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.

~Peter Ustinov


About the only thing that comes to us without effort is old age.

~Gloria Pitzer


Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.

~Henry Ford


Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

~Ralph Waldo Emerson


There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good-humor.

~Charles Dickens


Well done is better than well said.

~Benjamin Franklin


A 'No' uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.

~Mahatma Gandhi


I can't think of any better representation of beauty than someone who is unafraid to be herself.

~Emma Stone


If you're creating anything at all, it's really dangerous to care what other people think.

~Kristin Wiig


A lot of my life happened in great, wonderful bursts of good fortune, and then I would race to be worthy of it.

~Julie Andrews


My glass of wine and I are besties.

~Mila Kunis


If I was going to be a princess, I would be a warrior princess.

~Emma Watson


Nobody got anything great by playing it safe.

~Shonda Rhimes


A woman with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman.

~Melinda Gates


Do your thing, and don't care if they like it.

~Tina Fey


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.

~Thomas Edison


Live today. Not yesterday. Not tomorrow. Just today.

~Jerry Spinelli


There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.

~Charles Dickens 


This may sound pompous, but I prefer to die standing up than live on my knees.

~Stephanie Charbonnier


I feel the same way about clothes as I do food. I want everything.

~Mindy Kaling


Mistakes are the portals of discovery.

~James Joyce


Don't suppress what makes you different – it will ultimately set you apart.

~Candace Nelson


If you can dance and be free and not embarrased you can rule the world.

~Amy Poehler


Real women are all shapes and sizes, all ethnicities, all levels of brave. 

~Daisy Ridley


We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all the power we need inside ourselves already.

~J.K. Rowling


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. 

~Steve Jobs


Don't think. Get out of your head. Stop planning and just go.

~Amy Poehler


The world is full of wonerful things you haven't seen.

~J.K. Rowlings


Strong women get things done.

~Gabby Giffords


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.

~J.R.R Tolkien


It always seems impossible until it's done.

~Nelson Mandela


If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time and you would achieve nothing. 

~Margaret Thatcher


Food is about memories. It's rich and messy and anarchic – much like life.

~Nigella Lawsom


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.

~Serena Williams


You can't change the music of your soul. 

~Katharine Hepburn


Bravery is acknowledging your fear and doing it anyway.

~Cheryl Strayed


Trying to do it all and expecting that it all can be done exactly right is a recipe for disappointment.   Perfection is the enemy.

~Sheryl Sandberg


Anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.

~J.K. Rowling


Above all, be the herione of your life, not the victim.

~Nora Ephron


All serious daring starts from within.

~Eudora Welty


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.

~J.R.R. Tolkien