Good Quotes

The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved, loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.

—Victor Hugo

(Source: gnngoodquotes)

Do, or do not. There is no ‘try’.

—Yoda  in The Empire Strikes Back

To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.

—ee cummings

Better than a thousand hollow words, Is one word that brings peace.


Resist much, obey little.

—Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass

Do not act as if you were going to live ten thousand years. Death hangs over you. While you live, while it is in your power, be good.

—Marcus Aurelius

Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves – slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future. Live the actual moment.

—Thich Nhat Hanh

Just take the music, the goodness, because it’s the very best, and it’s the part I give most willingly.

—George Harrison

Simple, genuine goodness is the best capital to found the business of this life upon. It lasts when fame and money fail, and is the only riches we can take out of this world with us.

—Louisa May Alcott, Little Men

Our way to practice is one step at a time, one breath at a time.

—Shunryu Suzuki