39 Self Help Quotes

Throughout the years people have said some truly profound things, some incredibly motivating thoughts. These 39 quotes are taking from my inventory because they all have a depth and importance to your personal development.

1. “One who asks questions is a fool for 5 minutes, one who does not ask questions remains a fool forever.”
Chinese Proverb

2. “Money won’t make you happy, but everybody wants to find out for themselves.”
Zig Ziglar

3. May you live every day of your life.
Jonathan Swift

4. Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.
Will Rogers

5. “To get something you never had, you have to do something you’ve never done.”

6. “The best things in life are never rationed. Friendship, loyalty, love, do not require coupons.”
George T. Hewitt

7. “There can be no better exercise for strengthening the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.”
Gibson Publishing

8. “Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under the trees on a spring day, listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.”
Sir. J. Lubbock

9. “To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love are the two greatest proofs, not only of goodness of heart, but of strength of mind.”
William Hazlitt, 1823

10. “Goodness is the only investment that never fails.”
Henry David Thoreau

11. “The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.”
E. Hubbard

12. “Nothing is quite as funny as the unintended humor of reality.”
Steve Allen

13. “Life is what happens when you are busy making other plans.”
John Lennon

14. “Kindness is the language that the deaf can hear and the blind can see.”
Mark Twain

15. “Sometimes people come into our lives and change it forever, and we never ever stay the same.”
Charles Goodrow

16. “Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day.”
Sally Koch

17. “We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.”
Author Unknown

18. “Be like a duck. Calm on the surface, but always paddling like the dickens underneath.”
Michael Caine

19. “Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns. I am thankful that thorns have roses.”
Author Unknown

20. “It’s not denial. I’m selective about the reality I accept.”

21. “The great thing about getting older is that you don’t lose all the other ages you’ve been.”
Madeleine L’Engle

22. “What comes from the heart goes to the heart.”
Samuel Coleridge

23. “Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.”
Lord Byron

24. “Life consists not in holding good cards, but in playing those you hold well.”
Josh Billings

25. “We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.”
Mother Teresa

26. “A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.”
Herm Albright

27. “Nothing is worth more than this day.”

28. “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”
Margaret Mead

29. “If at first you don’t succeed, you’re running about average.”
M.H. Alderson

30. “Life is like a ten speed bike. Most of us have gears we never use.”
Charles Schultz

31. “There is nothing permanent except change.”

32. “I think these difficult times have helped me understand better than before how infinitely rich and beautiful life is in every way and that so many things that one goes around worrying about are of no importance whatsoever.”
Isak Dinesen

33. “Yesterday’s the past and tomorrow’s the future. Today is a gift which is why they call it the present.”
Bill Keane

34. “The miracle is this; the more we share, the more we have.”
Leonard Nimoy

35. “Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.”
Albert Einstein

36. “Out of clutter, find simplicity; from discord, find harmony; in the middle of difficulty, lies opportunity.”
Albert Einstein

37. “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”
Helen Keller

38. “Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible.”
John Wooden

39. “Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking together in the same direction.”
Antoine de Saint Exupery

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2 Responses to 39 Self Help Quotes

  1. Rob says:

    Hey Daniel,

    Love #14. Twain (Clemens) was never at a loss for words, eh?
    He’s on my site for funny quotes.

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