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Your mission for 2023: Live life to the fullest! | December 31, 2022

When you’re feeling frustrated, bitter, or like you’ve lost all faith in humanity, turn to these 21 wonderful quotes to get back on track!

“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live, remember that.” ― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

“The only way out of the labyrinth of suffering is to forgive.” ― John Green, Looking for Alaska

“There’s only one rule you need to remember: laugh at everything and forget everybody else! It sound egotistical, but it’s actually the only cure for those suffering from self-pity.” ― Anne Frank, The Diary of Anne Frank

“If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.” ― Rick Riordan, The Lightning Thief

“How many slams in an old screen door?
Depends how loud you shut it.
How many slices in a bread?
Depends how thin you cut it.
How much good inside a day?
Depends how good you live ’em.
How much love inside a friend?
Depends how much you give ’em.”
― How Many, How Much by Shel Silverstein

“Tell the truth, or someone will tell it for you.” ― Stephanie Klein, Straight Up and Dirty: A Memoir

“The saddest people I’ve ever met in life are the ones who don’t care deeply about anything at all. Passion and satisfaction go hand in hand, and without them, any happiness is only temporary, because there’s nothing to make it last.” ― Nicholas Sparks, Dear John

“There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.”― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

“Maybe everyone can live beyond what they’re capable of.” ― Markus Zusak, I Am the Messenger

“My only advice is to stay aware, listen carefully, and yell for help if you need it.” ― Judy Blume

“A purpose of human life, no matter who is controlling it, is to love whoever is around to be loved.” ― Kurt Vonnegut, The Sirens of Titan

“…[I]f you are interested in something, no matter what it is, go at it at full speed ahead. Embrace it with both arms, hug it, love it and above all become passionate about it. Lukewarm is no good. Hot is no good either. White hot and passionate is the only thing to be.” ― Roald Dahl, My Uncle Oswald

“If you retain nothing else, always remember the most important rule of beauty, which is: who cares?” ― Tina Fey, Bossypants

“You can’t stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.” ― A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

“We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.”― Thornton Wilder

“You can think clearly only with your clothes on.” ― Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale

“Things are never quite as scary when you’ve got a best friend.” ― Bill Watterson, Calvin and Hobbes

“Don’t Panic.” ― Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

“The point is not to pay back kindness but to pass it on.” ― Julia Alvarez

“Sometimes you have to lie. But to yourself you must always tell the truth.” ― Louise Fitzhugh, Harriet the Spy

“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” ― Oscar Wilde, The Soul of Man Under Socialism

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4 Comments »

  1. Reblogged this on Disablities & Mental Health Issues.

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    Comment by Kenneth — December 31, 2022 @ 11:16 AM

  2. I live the happiest I can while I’m still alive no matter how challenging life can seem to be.
    2023 will be challenging for me but it’s how I handle it still I look forward to a wonderful New Year !
    Thank you Phylis for your wonderful information you have given through out the years.

    Liked by 1 person

    Comment by Bonnie — December 31, 2022 @ 3:24 PM

  3. Thank you for inspiration for living life to the fullest in 2023. Happy New Year Phyllis!

    Liked by 1 person

    Comment by Shellie — December 31, 2022 @ 11:10 PM


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    I've been a professional copywriter for over 35 years. I also had epilepsy for decades. My mission is advocacy; to increase education, awareness and funding for epilepsy research. Together, we can make a huge difference. If not changing the world, at least helping each other, with wisdom, compassion and sharing.

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