“The problem, often not discovered until late in life, is that when you look for things in life like love, meaning, motivation, it implies they are sitting behind a tree or under a rock. The most successful people in life recognize, that in life they create their own love, they manufacture their own meaning, they generate their own motivation.” – Neil deGrasse Tyson

“To pay attention, this is our endless and proper work.” – Mary Oliver

“Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work.” –  Gustave Flaubert

“Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with shades of deeper meaning.” – Maya Angelou

“Don’t handicap your children by making their lives easy.” – Robert A. Heinlein

“Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone – we find it with another.” – Thomas Merton

“Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.” –  Kahlil Gibran

“Time is a created thing. To say “I don’t have time”, is like saying, “I don’t want to”.” –  Lao Tzu

“Doubt is an uncomfortable condition, but certainty is a ridiculous one.” – Voltaire

“Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.” – Martin Luther

“Most people would sooner die than think; in fact, they do so.” –  Bertrand Russell

“Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.” — Khalil Gibran

“The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others.” – Aesop

“Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, I will try again tomorrow.” – Mary Anne Radmacher

“Life is like a piano. The white keys represent happiness and the black shows sadness. But as you go through life’s journey, remember that the black keys also make music.” – Unknown

“The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.”— Morrie Schwartz

“What we have done for ourselves alone, dies with us. What we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.” – Albert Pike

“Victory is sweetest when you’ve known defeat.” – Malcolm S. Forbes

“All meaningful and lasting change starts first in your imagination and then works its way out. Imagination is more important than knowledge.” – Albert Einstein

“Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.” – Robert Kiyosaki

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