Life is too short to spend time with people who suck the happiness out of you.
“Tomorrow and plans for tomorrow can have no significance at all unless you are in full contact with the reality of the present, since it is in the present and only in the present that you live. There is no other reality than present reality, so that, even if one were to live for endless ages, to live for the future would be to miss the point everlastingly.” ~ Alan Watts, The Wisdom of Insecurity
“If you’re the kind of person who has no guts, you just give up every time life pushes you. If you’re that kind of person, you’ll live all your life playing it safe, doing the right things, saving yourself for something that never happens. Then, you die a boring old man.” ~ Robert Kiyosaki, Rich Dad Poor Dad
“I’ve learned that, without a strong reason or purpose, anything in life is hard.” ~ Robert Kiyosaki, Rich Dad Poor Dad
“The quality, not the longevity, of one’s life is what is important.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
“We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
“You don’t become happy by pursuing happiness. You become happy by living a life that means something.”
“Every piece of the universe, even the tiniest little snow crystal, matters somehow. I have a place in the pattern, and so do you.” ~ T.A. Barron
Life is a journey, not a destination.
”Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves like locked rooms and like books that are written in a very foreign tongue. Do not now seek the answers, which cannot be given you because you would not be able to live them. And the point is, to live everything. Live the questions now. Perhaps you will find them gradually, without noticing it, and live along some distant day into the answer.” ~ Rainer Maria Rilke
Add life to your days, not days to your life.
“Life’s too short” is repeated often enough to be a cliche, but this time it’s true. You don’t have enough time to be both unhappy and mediocre. It’s not just pointless, it’s painful. Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you ought to set up a life you don’t need to escape from.” ~ Seth Godin, Tribes