You’ve been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn’t worked. Try accepting yourself and see what happens.
— Louise Hay
Relax. You will become an adult. You will figure out your career. You will find someone who loves you. You have a whole lifetime; time takes time. The only way to fail at life is to abstain.
— Johanna de Silentio
Being challenged in life is inevitable, being defeated is optional.
— Roger Crawford
There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope
— Bernard Williams
Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.
— J.K. Rowling
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one
— Bruce Lee
Just when you think it can’t get any worse, it can. And just when you think it can’t get any better, it can
— Nicholas Sparks
Stop trying to be less of who you are. Let this time in your life cut you open and drain all of the things that are holding you back.
— Jennifer Elisabeth
Happiness is not the absence of problems; it’s the ability to deal with them.
— Steve Maraboli
Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.
— Nora Ephron
We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
— E.M. Forster
For what it’s worth … it’s never too late, or in my case too early, to be whoever you want to be. There’s no time limit. Start whenever you want. You can change or stay the same. There are no rules to this thing.
— F. Scott Fitzgerald
Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.
— Sam Levenson
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
— Maya Angelou
Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
— George Bernard Shaw
The time it takes to feel better about a breakup is directly proportional to the time it takes to feel better about yourself.
— Greg Behrendt