Month: February 2014

My Favorite Quotes

Too many people spend money they haven’t earned, to buy things they don’t want, to impress people they don’t like.~Will Smith

Life can be frustrating if you allow your ‘opinion of self’ to be subordinate to ‘people’s opinion of you’. – Dodinsky

Don’t change so people will like you. Be yourself and the right people will love the real you.

“How others see you is not important. How you see yourself means everything.”

If PLAN A didn’t work, the alphabet has 25 more letters! STAY COOL 😉

If you want to change your life, your choices must change and today is the BEST day of your life to begin. – Unknown

“I don’t pretend to know what love is for everyone, but I can tell you what it is for me; love is knowing all about someone, and still wanting to be with them more than any other person, love is trusting them enough to tell them everything about yourself, including the things you might be ashamed of, love is feeling comfortable and safe with someone, but still getting weak knees when they walk into a room and smile at you.”~ Keith Sweat

You can say sorry a million times, say I love you as much as you want, say whatever you want, whenever you want. But if you’re not going to prove that the things you say are true, then don’t say anything at all. Because if you can’t show it, your words don’t mean a thing. – Unknown

SOMETIMES, you need to hit that lowest point of being sad, the point where you can’t take it anymore and you completely loose yourself, to finally get back up on your feet again. Without fear, there would be no ACCOMPLISHMENT, no testing of our limitations..

Take all the time you need to heal emotionally. Moving on doesn’t take a day, it takes lots of little steps to be able to break free of your broken self. – Thresca

‎”Happiness comes from spiritual wealth, not material wealth… Happiness comes from giving, not getting. If we try hard to bring happiness to others, we cannot stop it from coming to us also. To get joy, we must give it, and to keep joy, we must scatter it.”~ John Templeton

Consider how hard it is to change yourself and you’ll understand what little chance you have in trying to change others. ~ Jacob M Braude

Be mindful of what you toss away, be careful of what you push away, and think hard before you walk away.

“Never chase love, affection, or attention. If it isn’t given freely by another person, it isn’t worth having.”

There comes a point in life when you get tired of chasing everyone and trying to fix everything. It is not giving up. It is realizing you don’t need certain people and the drama they bring. – Unknown

When someone leaves you, let them go and know that it doesn’t mean it’s a bad thing. It just means that their part in the story of your life is over. Your story goes on. – by Karen Salmansohn

Be more concerned with you CHARACTER than your reputation, because your character is what you are, while your REPUTATION is merely what others think you are.
The opinion which other people have of you is their problem, not yours. – Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

“It only takes a minute to get a crush on someone, an hour to like someone & a day to love someone, but it takes a lifetime to forget someone” ~ Unknown

“Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards.” – Benjamin Franklin

“Letting go of someone dear to you is hard, but holding on to someone who doesn’t even feel the same is much harder. Giving up doesn’t mean you are weak! It only means that you are strong enough to let go!”

Nothing hurts more than realizing he meant everything to you, but you meant nothing to him.

The scars you can’t see are the hardest to heal.- Astrid Alauda

I can’t talk to you anymore, it’s not that I am mad at you, it’s just that when I talk to you I realize how much I love you and when I realize how much I love you, I realize I can’t have you and that makes me love you even more.

It doesn’t matter how long you’ve known him. If he had you smiling since day one, don’t lose him. If he had you crying, be well rid of him and don’t look back.

No matter who broke your heart, or how long it takes to heal, you’ll never get through it without your friends.

Moving on is simple, it’s what you leave behind that makes it so difficult. ‎

“When I say, “I love you,” it’s not because I want you or because I can’t have you. It has nothing to do with me. I love what you are, what you do, how you try. I’ve seen your kindness and your strength. I’ve seen the best and the worst of you. And I understand with perfect clarity exactly what you are. You’re a hell of a man.” -Joss Whedon

“I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you. I love you not only for what you have made of yourself, but for what you are making of me. I love you for the part of me that you bring out.”Roy Croft

“When we are in love we often doubt that which we most believe.” – Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld

“Don’t rely on someone else for your happiness and self worth. Only you can be responsible for that. If you can’t love and respect yourself – no one else will be able to make that happen. Accept who you are – completely; the good and the bad – and make changes as YOU see fit – not because you think someone else wants you to be different.” Stacey Charter

“You don’t marry someone you can live with – you marry the person who you cannot live without.” -unknown

“A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.”-Ingrid Bergman

“If you love someone, let them go. If they return to you, it was meant to be. If they don’t, their love was never yours to begin with…” -Unknown

“Relationships–of all kinds–are like sand held in your hand. Held loosely, with an open hand, the sand remains where it is. The minute you close your hand and squeeze tightly to hold on, the sand trickles through your fingers. You may hold onto some of it, but most will be spilled. A relationship is like that. Held loosely, with respect and freedom for the other person, it is likely to remain intact. But hold too tightly, too possessively, and the relationship slips away and is lost.”-Kaleel Jamison

“Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another’s personhood.”-Karen Casey

“We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.” — Anonymous

“Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.” — François de La Rouchefoucauld

“Love without reason lasts the longest.” — Unknown

Never say goodbye when you still want to try.Never give up when you still feel you can take it.Never say you don’t love a person when you can’t let go.–~ Dons ~

Maybe God put a few bad people in your life,so when the right one came along you’d be thankful.-~ Andrea Kiefer ~

Who do you turn to when the only personin the world that can stop you from crying,is exactly the one making you cry?~ Unknown ~

“It’s so easy, To think about Love, To Talk about Love, To wish for Love, But it’s not always easy, To recognize Love, Even when we hold it…. In our hands.” Jaka

“Find a guy who calls you beautiful instead of hot, who calls you back when you hang up on him, who will lie under the stars and listen to your heartbeat, or will stay awake just to watch you sleep… wait for the boy who kisses your forehead, who wants to show you off to the world when you are in sweats, who holds your hand in front of his friends, who thinks you’ re just as pretty without makeup on. One who is constantly reminding you of how much he cares and how lucky he is to have YOU… The one who turns to his friends and says, thats her… ” Unknown

Look, I guarantee there’ll be tough times. I guarantee that at some time, one or both of us is gonna want to get out of this thing. But I also guarantee that if I don’t ask you to be mine, I’ll regret it for the rest of my life, because I know, in my heart, you’re the only one for me. – Runaway Bride

When you are in Love you can’t fall asleep because reality is better than your dreams. – Dr Seuss

It’s YOU. You mean everything to me… you are the first thought in my head in the morning when I wake up; my last thought before I go to bed. You smile at me in my dreams… when you are sad, I feel sad, and when I see your true smile, I feel incredible, like there is no other thing around and all I can see is you.

“Relationships are like glass. Sometimes it is better to leave them broken than try to hurt yourself putting it back together.”

“A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.”

Sex and Love are two different things You dont always have to have sex, to Love someone and be there for them. – Karen Magee

I love you for the man you are, I love you for the things you do, I love you for the things you say. But most of all I love you because you love me for the woman I am for the things I do and for the things I say. I love you. – Magnolias

Men always want to be a woman’s first love – women like to be a man’s last romance. – Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

“A break up is like a broken mirror. It is better to leave it broken than hurt yourself trying to fix it.”

“If you can’t save the relationship, at least save your pride.”