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What's your favourite inspirational quote?

Noah Member Posts: 423 Pioneering
edited June 2015 in Coffee lounge
Just thought it would be interesting to compile some inspirational quotes, they can be your own, or from someone that inspires you. Once we have 7 different responses, I will add mine! :-)


  • JenniferU
    JenniferU Member Posts: 108 Courageous
    “What if I fall?"
    "Oh, but my darling what if you fly?” - Erin Hanson
  • Emma
    Emma Member Posts: 85 Connected
    Working on the community, mine would have to be: "The only way to do great work is to love what you do," by Steve Jobbs.
  • handyjohn
    handyjohn Member Posts: 2
    “I don’t regret the things I’ve done, I regret the things I didn’t do when I had the chance.” – Unknown
  • htlcy
    htlcy Member Posts: 128 Pioneering
    edited January 2016
    'Without change, there would be no butterflies.'

    A great one when times feel tough: something beautiful may blossom from the transition. This was particularly pertinent when diagnosed with my spinal condition when 13. It has certainly shaped me into who I am today, but I was resistant to the change at the time. I even had this written repeatedly on my spinal brace so I'd never forget!
  • JennyF
    JennyF Member Posts: 14 Connected
    Life isn't about waiting for the rain to stop, it's about learning to dance in the rain
  • GizmoTiddles
    GizmoTiddles Member Posts: 143 Pioneering
    My old school motto
    "comme je trouve"

    As I find 
  • Teddybear12
    Teddybear12 Community Co-Production Group Posts: 2,115 Pioneering
    It is not what you say that people remember
    It is not how you say it
    It is how you make them feel.
  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Community Co-Production Group Posts: 11,630 Disability Gamechanger
    'Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.' Dalai Lama
  • oldngrumpy
    oldngrumpy Member Posts: 161 Pioneering
    If you love your job you will never do a days work in your life
  • woodbine
    woodbine Community Co-Production Group Posts: 6,095 Disability Gamechanger
    I have two, "don't trouble trouble, til trouble troubles you"   and "if you fail to prepare then prepare to fail"
    Be kind to newer members
  • leeCal
    leeCal Member Posts: 4,520 Disability Gamechanger
    Never judge another until you’ve walked a mile in their moccasins 
    its the wolf which makes the caribou strong.

    Happy new year 🥳 

  • lisathomas50
    lisathomas50 Member Posts: 4,970 Disability Gamechanger
    Dont go to sleep on an argument and life is to short to bear grudges 
  • TheAlien
    TheAlien Member Posts: 212 Pioneering
    'Todays mighty oak is just yesterday's nut that held its ground, if you don't stand for something, you'll fall for anything.'  Rosa Parkes and 'don't give up, this too shall pass.'
  • mikehughescq
    mikehughescq Member Posts: 8,286 Disability Gamechanger
    edited December 2021
    I want to scream when I read so-called inspirational quotes so I’ll go with 

    “ “In my defence I was left unsupervised.”


    "I don't believe in anything you have to believe in".
  • bekindalways
    bekindalways Member Posts: 134 Courageous
    Illegitimi non carborundum.
    (Not an official Latin quote but a dog latin pun) 😆
  • TheAlien
    TheAlien Member Posts: 212 Pioneering
    Cleverly disguised as a responsible adult.
  • Ookpik
    Ookpik Member Posts: 102 Courageous
    l have one. 
    Never judge a person by the way they look. Judge them by the way their bank balance looks. Sounds good to me
    Nature has all the answers. All we have to do is listen, and peace will prevail
  • Ookpik
    Ookpik Member Posts: 102 Courageous
    Dont go to sleep on an argument and life is to short to bear grudges 
    l agree on that one. l fell asleep while having an argument with my wife. She woke me up and said. You never listen to me. And l said l agree with that.  The leftover dinner from Christmas was all out of proportion on top of my head. 
    Nature has all the answers. All we have to do is listen, and peace will prevail
  • Sandy_123
    Sandy_123 Member Posts: 2,411 Pioneering
    Not an Inspiration quote but I use these in life 
    Always act the fool to catch the wise.
    Smiling assassins ( those who appear friendly but are not)  could name a few lol
  • Ookpik
    Ookpik Member Posts: 102 Courageous
    Sandy_123 l agree with that one. One has got to be Canny to catch the immoral perpetrators in the act. 

    l did that about 15 years ago. When l help a person to get a place to live in and l help that person with food and other bits. Only to be betrayed. So l pretended l knew nothing about this person. And continued with my plan.l went to a local media company and gave them the info they needed. That person was exposed right across the front line headlines with all the people that person was also trying to con. That is when the threats started. , well, l can go on and on. But,l succeeded in getting that person deported, when l found where the person fleed to.

    l sometimes cry with desperation to why life is full of bad people out to betray those who want to help. But if it happens again[and it did ] l will always remain canny , 
    Nature has all the answers. All we have to do is listen, and peace will prevail


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