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Finding your fortunes…

Two things you will never
have to chase: True friends
and true love.

–  Mandy Hale

God will never give you
anything you can't handle,
so don't stress.

–  Kelly Clarkson

In order to have faith in your
own path, you do not need to
prove that someone else's
path is wrong.

Faith does not eliminate
questions. But faith knows
where to take them.

–  Elisabeth Elliot

to one who has faith, no
explanation is necessary. To
one without faith, no
explanation is possible.

–  St. Thomas Aquinas

You can't know, you can only
believe. Or not.

–  C.S. Lewis

Faith consists in believing
what reason cannot.

–  Voltaire

Faith is walking face-first
and full-speed into the dark.

–  Elizabeth Gilbert

Love meant jumping off a
cliff and trusting that a
certain person would be there to
catch you at the bottom.

–  Jodi Picoult

Some things have to be
believed to be seen.

–  Madeleine L'Engle

Faith is about doing.
You are how you act, not
just how you believe.

–  Mitch Albom

Follow your bliss and the
universe will open doors for
you where there were only walls.

–  Joseph Campbell

Faith means believing
the unbelievable.

–  G.K. Chesterton

I don't think that we're meant
to understand it all the time.
I think that sometimes
we just have to have faith.

–  Nicholas Sparks

Believe something and the
Universe is on it's way to
being changed.

–  Diane Duane

Believe in love that is being
stored up for you like an
inheritance, and have faith
that in this love there is strength.

–  Rainer Maria Rilke

No one is you and
that is your superpower.

–  Unknown

Stop trying to calm the storm.
Calm yourself, the storm will pass.

–  The Evolvista

I raise up my voice-not so I can
shout, but so that those without
a voice can be heard.

–  Malala Yousafzai

No one can make you feel
inferior without your consent.

–  Eleanor Roosevelt

I feel like I'm too busy
writing history to read it.

–  Kanye West

Normal is nothing more than
a cycle on a washing machine.

–  Whoopi Goldberg

You have to believe
in your heart what you know
to be true about yourself.
And let that be that.

–  Mary J. Blige

Our words have power, but
our actions shape our lives.

–  Rachel Hollis

I'm a big believer in
accepting yourself and
not really worrying about it.

–  Jennifer Lawrence

In life there is no real safety
expect for self-belief.

–  Madonna

My courage always rises at
every attempt to intimidate me.

–  Jane Fonda

Love yourself first and
then everything falls into line.

–  Lucille Ball

If not me, who?
If not now, when?

–  Emma Watson

Perfect if boring.
Human is beautiful.

–  Tyra Banks

You are imperfect, you are
wired for struggle, but you
are worthy of love and belonging.

–  Brene Brown

To love ourselves and support
each other in the process of
becoming real is perhaps the
greatest single act of daring greatly.

–  Brene Brown

Authenticity is the daily
practice of letting go of who
we think we're supposed to be
and embracing who we are.

–  Brene Brown

Meeting you was fate,
becoming your friend was a
choice, but falling in love with
you I had no control over.

–  James Blunt

You claim a special place
in my heart, one I'll cary with
me forever and that no one
can ever replace.

–  Nicholas Sparks

I love you forever, not maybe.
You are my one true love.

–  Lana Del Ray

Love isn't finding a perfect
person. It's seeing an
imperfect person perfectly.

–  Sam Keen

I'd chose you; in a hundred
lifetimes, in a hundred worlds,
in any version of reality,
I'd find you and I'd chose you.

–  Kiersten White

I love you because
the entire universe
conspired to help me
find you.

–  Paolo Coelho

In all the world, there is
no heart for me like yours.
In all the world, there is
no love for you like mine.

–  Maya Angelou

Whatever our souls
are made of, his and
mine are the same.

–  Emily Bronte

We loved with a love
that was more than love.

–  Edgar Allan Poe

All that you are is
all that I'll ever need.

–  Ed Sheeran

Real love stories
never have endings.

–  Richard Bach

The emotion that can break
your heart is sometimes the
very one that heals it...

–  Nicholas Sparks

Start where you are.
Use what you have.
Do what you can.

–  Arthur Ashe

The only impossible journey
is the one you never begin.

–  Anthony Robbins

What we learn with pleasure
we never forget.

–  Alfred Mercier

Do not follow where the path may lead.
Go, instead, where there is no path
and leave a trail.

–  Ralph Waldo Emerson

Things turn out best for people
who make the best out of
the way things turn out.

–  Art Linkletter

Happiness is not something ready made.
It comes from your own actions.

–  Dalai Lama

Bravery is to stand up for
what you believe in.

–  Sophie Turner

I am a better person when I
let myself have time for
romance and love.

–  Diane Kruger

Being a mother is the
best gift in the world.

–  Danielle Brooks

Don't be afraid to set
boundaries for your own sanity.

–  Maren Morris

Adjust, chill out, and be happy.

–  Milla Jovovich

And so we begin.

–  Christina Milian

Mommy guilt is invented nonsense.

–  Anne Hathaway

The most important thing you wear
is your personality.

–  America Ferrera

If I consider myself comfortable
in something, then that's not
exactly where I want to be.

–  Yael Groblas

Anything that you do,
any accomplishment that you make,
you have to work for.

–  Cameron Diaz

Let go and let the flow.

–  Jenna Dewan

I take all of my life lessons, which
some people might call 'mistakes,'
and apply them to my future so
I keep growing.

–  Kimberly Caldwell

You will not determine my story.
I will.

–  Amy Schumer

Living in the constant unexpected.

–  Blake Lively

Positive mindset always.

–  Danielle Panabaker

Being a mom is hands-down
the best role I've landed.

–  Shay Mitchell

Make more time for
things that matter.

–  Anne Hathaway

I saw that you were perfect, so
I loved you. Then I saw that you were
not perfect and loved you even more.

–  Angelita Lim

In case you ever foolishly forget:
I am never not thinking of you.

–  Virginia Woolf

When you are content to be simply
yourself and don't compare or
compete, everyone will respect you.

–  Lao Tzu

My life is better with every year of
living it.

–  Rachel Maddow

A girl should be two things:
who and what she wants.

–  Coco Chanel

Imperfection is beauty, madness is
genius and it's better to be absolutely
ridiculous then absolutely boring.

–  Marilyn Monroe

Today you are you! That is truer
than true! There is no one alive
who is you-er than you!

–  Dr. Suess

A party without cake is just a meeting.

–  Julia Child

The more you praise and celebrate
your life, the more there is in life
to celebrate.

–  Oprah

Life should not only be lived,
it should be celebrated.

–  Osho

It is never too late to be
what you might have been.

–  George Eliot

Whatever you do, or dream you can,
begin it. Boldness has genius and power
and magic in it.

–  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Breathe, darling. This is just
a chapter, not your whole story.

–  S.C. Louvie

Look forward, not behind.
Your best days are still right
in front of you.

–  Adedayo Olabamiji

You're never too old to set
another goal or to dream a
new dream.

–  C.S. Lewis

There are far better things
ahead than any we leave
behind.

–  C.S. Lewis

If I could save time in a bottle
the first thing that I'd like to
do is save every day.

–  Jim Croce

A birth-date is a reminder
to celebrate the life as well
as to update the life.

–  Amit Kalantri

Every year on your birthday
you get a chance to start new.

–  Sammy Hager

There are two great days in a
person's life- the day we are
born and the day we discover
why.

–  William Barclay

In the end, it's not the years
in your life that count. It's the
life in your years.

–  Abraham Lincoln

In the future,
there will be no female leaders.
There will just be leaders.

–  Sheryl Sandberg

Be the heroine of your life,
not the victim.

–  Nora Ephron

I didn't get there
by wishing for it or hoping for it,
but by working for it.

–  Estee Lauder

The question isn't
who is going to let me,
it's who is going to stop me.

–  Ayn Rand

Buckle up, and know it's
going to be a tremendous
amount of work, but
embrace it.

–  Tory Burch

If you find someone
you love in your life,
then hang on to that love.

–  Princess Diana

The challenge is not to be perfect.
It's to be whole.

–  Jane Fonda

In order to be irreplaceable
one must always be different.

–  Coco Chanel

What you do makes a difference,
and you have to decide what kind of
a difference you want to make.

–  Jane Goodall

It took me quite a while to
develop a voice, and now
that I have it, I am not
going to be silent.

–  Madeleine Albright

If you don't like the road you're
walking, start paving another one.

–  Dolly Parton

When the whole world is silent,
even one voice becomes powerful.

–  Malala Yousafzai

I don't want other people to decide
what I am. I want to decide
that for myself.

–  Emma Watson

The most beautiful thing
you can wear is confidence.

–  Blake Lively

I'm not going to become
anybody I don't want to become.

–  Kristen Bell

Choose love over judgement
and watch your life improve immediately.

–  Dove Cameron

Stop comparing yourself to others.

–  Halsey

Owning up to your vulnerabilities
is a form of strength.

–  Lizzo

I'm ballsy. I have guts.
I'm not afraid of anyone.
I think that's what makes me powerful.

–  Adele

When in doubt, slay.

–  Demi Lovato

When you put love out into the world
it travels, and it can touch people.

–  Laverne Cox

If you got it, flaunt it.
If you don't got it, flaunt it.

–  Mindy Kaling

Embrace the glorious
mess that you are.

–  Elizabeth Gilbert

Happy people are beautiful.

–  Drew Barrymore

Happiness is not something
that just comes to you.
It's an active process.

–  Kate Hudson

I know my worth.
I embrace my power.
I say if I'm beautiful.

–  Amy Schumer

Don't you ever let a soul in the
world tell you that you can't be
exactly who you are.

–  Lady Gaga

You define beauty yourself.
Society doesn't define your beauty.

–  Lady Gaga

You have to be unique and different
and shine in your own way.

–  Lady Gaga

You have to be where you are
to get where you need to go.

–  Amy Poehler

There is no such thing as ugly.

–  Zendaya

Let's practice motivation and love,
not discrimination and hate.

–  Zendaya

The most courageous act is
still to think for yourself. Aloud.

–  Coco Chanel

No matter what people tell you,
words and ideas can change the world.

–  Robin Williams

Always be a first-rate version of
yourself instead of a second-rate
version of somebody else.

–  Judy Garland

Sometimes you just have to put on
lipstick and pretend to be psyched.

–  Mindy Kaling

There are no rules
when it comes to love.

–  Taylor Swift

Make bold choices and make mistakes.
Its all those things that add up
to the person you become.

–  Angelina Jolie

The formula of happiness and success
is just being actually yourself in the
most vivid way you possibly can.

–  Meryl Streep

I only know I want to be wonderful.

–  Marilyn Monroe

Sometimes good things fall apart
so better things can fall together.

–  Marilyn Monroe

We come from homes far from perfect,
so you end up almost parent and
sibling to your friends--
your own chosen family.

–  Jennifer Aniston

Wanting to be someone else
is a waste of the person you are.

–  Kurt Cobain

The roughest roads
often lead to the top.

–  Christina Aguilera

Love is like nothing else on this earth,
but only when it is shared with
someone wonderful like you.

–  Mandy Moore

Imagination creates reality.

–  Richard Wagner

Without deviation from the norm,
progress is not possible.

–  Frank Zappa

If everything was perfect,
you would never learn and
you would never grow.

–  Beyonce

You are not a problem
that needs solving.

–  Eckhart Tolle

If you are not living this moment,
you are not really living.

–  Eckhart Tolle

I'm grateful for always this moment,
the now, no matter what form it takes.

–  Eckhart Tolle

You can only lose something
that you have, but you cannot
lose something that you are.

–  Eckhart Tolle

Whatever the present moment contains,
accept it as if you had chosen it.

–  Eckhart Tolle

To love is to recognize
yourself in another.

–  Eckhart Tolle

Life will give you whatever experience
is most helpful for the evolution
of your consciousness.

–  Eckhart Tolle

Stop letting your head
talk your heart out of it.

–  Rachel Hollis

You are beautiful and worthy of
good things, and if you don't
believe that, nobody will.

–  Rachel Hollis

Embracing chaos might be the journey
we take to finding peace.

–  Rachel Hollis

Never break a promise to yourself.

–  Rachel Hollis

When it comes to your dreams,
no is not an answer.

–  Rachel Hollis

Nobody gets to tell you
how big your dreams can be.

–  Rachel Hollis

Who you are is defined by the
next decision you make,
not the last one.

–  Rachel Hollis

It’s not about the goal or the dream
you have. It’s about who you become
on your way to that goal.

–  Rachel Hollis

You, and only you, are ultimately
responsible for who you become
and how happy you are.

–  Rachel Hollis

Bravery shows up in everyday life
when people have the courage to
live their truth, their vision
and their dreams.

–  Oprah Winfrey

We can’t become what we need
to be by remaining what we are.

–  Max de Pree

It doesn’t matter who you are,
where you come from. The ability
to triumph begins with you, always.

–  Oprah Winfrey

So go ahead. Fall down.
The world looks different
from the ground.

–  Oprah Winfrey

Gratitude turns what we
have into enough.

–  Unknown

I am one of the happiest gals you know
because I choose it every single day.
I choose to practice gratitude.

–  Rachel Hollis

I have never met an interesting
person who had an easy life.

–  Robin Arzon

Ask.
Trust.
Give thanks.

–  Dawn Gluskin

Life is a web of intersections and
choices. Your first choice is to
recognize an intersection. Your
second choice is to be grateful for it.

–  Ryan Lilly

There is an inverse relationship
between expectations and gratitude:
The more expectations you have,
the less gratitude you will have.

–  Dennis Prager

I may not be where I want to be
but I’m thankful for not being
where I used to be.

–  Habeeb Akande

Thankfulness creates gratitude
which generates contentment
that causes peace.

–  Todd Stocker

I don't have to chase extraordinary
moments to find happiness. It's right
in front of me if I'm paying attention
and practicing gratitude.

–  Brene Brown

Appreciation is a wonderful thing.
It makes what is excellent in
others belong to us as well.

–  Voltaire

Be thankful for everything that
happens in your life;
it’s all an experience.

–  Roy T. Bennett

Be slow to fall into friendship,
but when you are in, continue
firm and constant.

–  Socrates

When you stop expecting people
to be perfect, you can like them
for who they are.

–  Donald Miller

There’s not a word yet for
old friends who’ve just met.

–  Jim Henson

Your victory is right around the corner.
Don't give up.

–  Nicki Minaj

Whatever happens around you,
don't take it personally... Nothing
other people do is because you.
It's because of themselves.

–  Don Miguel Ruiz

Grace means that all of your
mistakes now serve a purpose
instead of serving shame.

–  Brene Brown

What separates privilege
from entitlement is gratitude.

–  Brene Brown

You only live once,
but if you do it right,
once is enough.

–  Mae West

When it comes to life, the critical thing
is whether you take things for granted
or take them with gratitude.

–  G.K. Chesterson

Don't just count your years.
Make your years count.

–  Ernest Myers

Forget the past.
Look forward to the future.
For the best things are yet to come.

–  Unknown

Another birthday means your life journey
is incomplete. May your path be paved
with success and guided by love.

–  Unknown

There are two great days in
a person’s life: the day we are
born and the day we discover why.

–  Unknown

Someone I love was born today.

–  Unknown

I still remember how happy I was
when I first laid eyes on you.
I’ve been proud ever since.

–  Unknown

Today marks one small
milestone in the beautiful
journey that is your life.

–  Unknown

In the end, it’s not the years
in your life that count. It’s the
life in your years.

–  Abraham Lincoln

Lead with love and kindness.

–  Ashley Graham

I made a conscious decision to
live my life the best way I could.

–  Keira Knightley

Life doesn't come with a manual.
It comes with a mother.

–  Unknown

The story of love is
hello and goodbye.
Until we meet again.

–  Jimi Hendrix

How lucky I am to have
something that makes
saying goodbye so hard.

–  A.A. Milne

There is no death.
Only a change of worlds.

–  Chief Seattle

The pain I feel now is the
happiness I had before.
That’s the deal.

–  C.S. Lewis

A human life is a story told by God.

–  Hans Christian Anderson

The world is full of suffering.
It is also full of overcoming.

–  Helen Keller

When you lose someone you love,
you gain an angel you know.

–  Unknown

What we have once enjoyed
we can never lose. All that we
love deeply becomes a part of us.

–  Hellen Keller

Do not think of me as gone.
I am with you still in each new dawn.

–  Native American Prayer

The object is not to forget,
but to remember to go on.

–  Unknown

You can’t truly heal from a loss
until you allow yourself to
really feel the loss.

–  Mandy Hale

There are no goodbyes for us.
Wherever you are, you will
always be in my heart.

–  Mahatma Ghandi

Nothing can dim the light
that shines from within.

–  Maya Angelou

Go confidently in the
direction of your dreams.

–  Henry David Thoreau

Self-reverence, self-knowledge,
self-control... These three alone
lead to power.

–  Lord Alfred Tennyson

A person who never made a mistake
never tried anything new.

–  Albert Einstein

Happiness is not something ready made.
It comes from your own actions.

–  Dalai Lama

Everything has beauty,
but not everyone can see.

–  Confucius

Believe and act as if
it were impossible to fail.

–  Charles Kettering

Life shrinks or expands in
proportion to one’s courage.

–  Anais Nin

I haven't failed. I've just found
10,000 ways that won't work.

–  Thomas Edison

To thine own self be true.

–  William Shakespeare

Be yourself.
Everyone else is already taken.

–  Oscar Wilde

There are only two ways to live
your life. One is as though nothing
is a miracle. The other is as though
everything is a miracle.

–  Albert Einstein

I wake up every morning believing today
is going to be better than yesterday.

–  Will Smith

“Pooh, how do you spell love?”
“You don’t spell love, Piglet...
You feel it.”

–  A.A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh

The will of God will not take us
where the grace of God
cannot sustain us.

–  Billy Graham

Everything in life is art.
How you dress. The way you
love someone. And the way
you feel. Life is art.

–  Helena Bonham Carter

Lovers don't finally meet somewhere.
They're in each other all along.

–  Rumi

The wound is the place
where the light enters you.

–  Rumi

Everything in the universe is
within you. Ask all from yourself.

–  Rumi

I crave a love so deep,
the ocean would be jealous.

–  Pablo Neruda

Travel light, live light,
spread the light,
be the light.

–  Yogi Bhajan

May the flowers remind us
why the rain was so necessary.

–  Xan Oku

Stay close to people
who feel like sunlight.

–  Xan Oku

You are braver than you believe,
stronger than you seem,
and smarter than you think.

–  A.A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh

Many people walk in and out
of your life, but only true friends
leave footprints in your heart.

–  Eleanor Roosevelt

A ship in harbor is safe,
but that's not why ships are built.

–  John Augustus Shedd

All of our dreams can come true,
if we have the courage to pursue them.

–  Walt Disney

The best thing to hold onto
in life is each other.

–  Audrey Hepburn

So be truly glad. There is wonderful joy
ahead, even though you must endure
many trials for a little while.

–  1 Peter 1:6

I always end up feeling,
what if we both are made up
of the dust of the same star
we are staring at.

–  Akshay Vasu

The cosmos is within us.
We are made of star-stuff.
We are a way for the universe
to know itself.

–  Carl Sagan

There is always some madness
in love. But there is also
always some reason in madness.

–  Friedrich Nietzsche

When I saw you I fell in love,
and you smiled because you knew.

–  Arrigo Boito

You know you're in love when you
can't fall asleep because reality is
finally better than your dreams.

–  Dr. Seuss

Being deeply loved by someone
gives you strength, while loving
someone deeply gives you courage.

–  Lao Tzu

When you need a friend to carry you.
And when you're broken on the ground,
you will be found.

–  Dear Evan Hansen (lyrics)

Have enough courage to trust
love one more time and
always one more time.

–  Maya Angelou

If you don't like something, change it.
If you can't change it,
change your attitude.

–  Maya Angelou

Believing that you're enough is
what gives you the courage to be
authentic, vulnerable and imperfect.

–  Brene Brown

You can't change what happens.
So have a little wallow,
feel very sorry for yourself,
and then get up and move forward.

–  Joan Rivers

Nothing real can be threatened.
Nothing unreal exists.

–  A Course in Miracles

Yesterday is gone.
Tomorrow has not yet come.
We have only today.
Let us begin.

–  Mother Teresa

Between two evils, I always
like to try the one I've
never tried before.

–  Mae West

A bird sitting on a tree is never
afraid of the branch breaking
because its trust is not in the
branch but in its own wings.

–  Charlie Wardle

Fashion fades,
only style remains the same.

–  Coco Chanel

Absence sharpens love.
Presence strengthens it.

–  Thomas Fuller

The future belongs to
those who believe in the
power of their dreams.

–  Eleanor Roosevelt

When there’s nothing left to lose,
there's everything left to gain.

–  Unknown

To the world, you're one person.
But to one person, you're the world.

–  Dr. Seuss