23 Quotes That Will Inspire You To Be The Bigger Person

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How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.

Wayne Dyer

The best way to show that a stick is crooked is not to argue about it or to spend time denouncing it, but to lay a straight stick alongside it.

D.L. Moody

Don’t argue your path with other people. Walk it.

The Lazy Yogi

The way to beat them is to stop fighting them.

Miranda Bailey

Life becomes easier when you learn to accept an apology you never got.

Robert Brault

Never sacrifice your class to get even with someone who has none. Let them have the gutter. You take the high road.


Don’t strive to prove your enemies wrong. Strive to prove your friends right.


The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.

Marcus Aurelius

Haters don’t really hate you, they hate themselves; because you’re a reflection of what they wish to be.

Yaira N

Pay no attention to what critics say. A statue has never been erected to a critic.

Jean Sibelius

First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.

Mahatma Gandhi

Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.

Mark Twain

My father told me never to take my foot off a ladder to kick at someone who was kicking at me. When I did that, I would no longer be climbing. While they are kicking, my father told me, I should keep stepping. They can kick only one time. If I continued to climb, they would be left behind. In trying to hurt me, to impede my progress, they would get left behind because they allowed themselves to get sidetracked from their agenda.

Steve Harvey

Don’t get mad. Don’t get even. Do better. Much better. Rise above. Become so engulfed in your own success that you forget it ever happened.


May my haters live very long to see my continued success and make their lives miserable.

Ziad K. Abdelnour

You can be the ripest, juiciest peach in the world and there’s still going to be somebody who hates peaches.

Dita Von Tesse

You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.

Winston Churchill

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

An entire sea of water can’t sink a ship unless it gets inside the ship. Similarly, the negativity of the world can’t put you down unless you allow it to get inside you.

Goi Nasu

Grudges are for those who insist that they are owed something; forgiveness, however, is for those who are substantial enough to move on.

Criss Jami

That’s the best revenge of all: happiness. Nothing drives people crazier than seeing someone have a good fucking life.

Chuck Palahniuk

TC mark

This is me letting you go

If there’s one thing we all need to stop doing, it’s waiting around for someone else to show up and change our lives. Just be the person you’ve been waiting for.

At the end of the day, you have two choices in love – one is to accept someone just as they are and the other is to walk away.

We owe it to ourselves to live the greatest life that we’re capable of living, even if that means that we have to be alone for a very long time.

“Everyone could use a book like this at some point in their life.” – Heather

Let go now

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