Whether you are going through an adversity, working toward achieving a goal, or just trying to get through the day, these quotes will give you a little boost of encouragement and resilience.

** “When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.”  Helen Keller

** “The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.”  Anna Quindlen ** “Our job is unconditional love.  The job of everyone else in our life is to push our buttons.”  Byron Katie ** “Why fit in when you were born to stand out?”  Dr. Seuss ** “Running from who we are is a chase that never ends and a race we can never win.  Our legs will get tired, we will run out of fuel, and who we are will over-take us and we will regret all the miles we ran in the opposite direction.”  Sam Davidson ** “I spent my young adult years postponing many of the small things that I knew would make me happy…I was fortunate enough to realize that I would never have the time unless I made the time.  And then the rest of my life began.”  Dr. Chris Peterson ** “Good judgment comes from experience.  Experience comes from bad judgment.”  Jim Horning ** “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”  Gandhi ** “The meaning of life is to find your gift.  The purpose of life is to give it away.”  Pablo Picasso ** “Few people are mind readers.  Let them know they matter.”  Dr. Chris Peterson ** “The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off.”  Gloria Steinem ** “Two things define you: your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything.”  Unknown ** “Marriage is very difficult.  It’s like a 5,000 piece jigsaw puzzle, all sky.”  Cathy Ladman ** “However long the night, the dawn will break.”  African Proverb ** “It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.”  Paulo Coelho ** “The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.”  Joseph Campbell ** “Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.”  William Butler Yeats ** “You’re only given a little spark of madness.  You mustn’t lose it.”  Robin Williams ** “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.”  Plato ** “90% of life is about remaining calm.”  Dr. Chris Feudtner    ]]>