I’m often inspired, motivated and challenged by the words of others. When I get the chance to have some creative fun, I add these to my own original images and share to likewise inspire others – please feel free to share if they do the same for you.
Escaping old ideas
The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping from old ones
Make a new ending
Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending
Defeat is optional
"Being challenged in life is inevitable. Being defeated is optional" - Roger Crawford
The Strength to Endure
"Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one"
"Pride deafens us to the advice or warnings from those around us"
Having a dream is what keeps you alive. Overcoming the challenges makes life worth living
A cluttered mind
If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what then, is an empty desk a sign?
"Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens"
"The most powerful person in the world is the storyteller. The storyteller sets the visions, values and agenda of an entire generation that is to come"
Working for it
"I didn't get there by wishing for it or hoping for it but by working for it" - Estee Lauder
Turn your life into a story
"If you don't turn your life into a story, you just become part of someone else's story" - Terry Pratchett
Quote - different
"Don't be afraid of being different - be afraid of being the same as everyone else" - author unknown
Do something you've never done
If you want something you've never had, you must be willing to do something you've never done
Quote - Throw Stones
"We can choose to throw stones, or build with them"
"To dream by night is to escape your life. To dream by day is to make it happen"
You hold the keys
"You hold the keys - don't wait to read the story of your future as history made by somebody else"
Leave a trail
Do not follow where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail
Not what ships are for
"A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for" - John A Shedd
"A negative mind will never lead to a positive life" - author unknown
Responsive to change
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change
Don't fear failure
"There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve - the fear of failure"