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Inspirational, uplifting quotes

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Buffybee Sat 23-Jan-21 15:25:45

Staff on a covid ward have created an
‘inspirational wall’, where they scribble their hopes and prayers.
One wrote: Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain.’
Have we got any quotes or sayings, we find helpful? Especially in these difficult and trying times.
Mine is ‘be stoical’, which I say to myself if I’m ever tempted to feel sorry for myself. It’s an old fashioned word and reminds me of what people years ago had to deal with and pulls me up by my boot straps.

AGAA4 Sat 23-Jan-21 15:36:43

From The boy, the mole,the fox and the horse - a very inspirational story.
"Look how far we have to go" said the mole
"But look how far we have come" replied the horse.

At the beginning of the pandemic we knew nothing about it but now we have better treatments and a vaccine.

Urmstongran Sat 23-Jan-21 15:42:59

I like this one:

Jamaloka Sat 23-Jan-21 16:10:31

To be happy you must
Let go of what's gone
Be grateful for what remains
And look forward to what is coming next

Oopsadaisy1 Sat 23-Jan-21 16:11:54

Do no harm

But take no shit.

Always cheers me up!

Urmstongran Sat 23-Jan-21 17:02:42

I like that one Oops!
Trouble is I’m not very good at being feisty ...
😕

sodapop Sat 23-Jan-21 17:14:47

You surprise me Urmstongran

I like the quote from Mother Julian of Norwich
^All shall be well and all manner of things shall be well^

Georgesgran Sat 23-Jan-21 17:16:12

👍Oops.

Bridie22 Sat 23-Jan-21 17:20:42

Wounds can become wisdom with the right perspective.

Ashcombe Sat 23-Jan-21 17:20:43

“Whoever loves much, performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.” – Vincent Van Gogh

Blossoming Sat 23-Jan-21 17:25:03

Don’t know who said this one :-

When you’re going through hell, keep going.

Urmstongran Sat 23-Jan-21 17:27:13

It’s actually true sodapop really. On here I have anonymity!
😂

janeainsworth Sat 23-Jan-21 17:35:31

Someone posted this on Gransnet some years ago:

You can spend minutes, hours, days, weeks, or even months over-analyzing a situation; trying to put the pieces together, justifying what could’ve, would’ve happened… or you can just leave the pieces on the floor and move the fuck on.–Tupac Shakur

And a personal favourite

When the going gets tough, the tough go shopping grin

bikergran Sat 23-Jan-21 17:58:12

Some days your the "Statue"

Some days your the "Pigeon"

Lucca Sat 23-Jan-21 18:05:32

My ex used to say “if at first you don’t succeed, fuck it, chuck it and never heed”

Blondiescot Sat 23-Jan-21 18:13:54

"This too, shall pass". Reminds you to make the most of the good times while they are here - and conversely, no matter how bad things get, they will pass.

Spinnaker Sat 23-Jan-21 18:14:27

My favourite by Oscar Wilde

Urmstongran Sat 23-Jan-21 19:01:52

Loving these!

3dognight Sat 23-Jan-21 19:16:16

I like this one by Irving Wallace:

"To be one's self, and unafraid whether right or wrong, is more admirable than the easy cowardice of surrender to conformity."

Lexisgranny Sat 23-Jan-21 19:20:28

When faced with a negative, always look for a positive.

Urmstongran Sat 23-Jan-21 19:46:48

To be one's self, and unafraid whether right or wrong, is more admirable than the easy cowardice of surrender to conformity."

That sounds like me on the political threads 3dognight!
Fools rush in where angels fear to tread and all that ...
😂

Susiewong65 Sat 23-Jan-21 19:58:53

Love this one by Oscar Wilde.

I can resist everything except temptation.

Grannybags Sat 23-Jan-21 21:08:13

Sometimes the little lifts in life help get you over the big hurdles

Scentia Sat 23-Jan-21 21:17:15

We have this written in the wall in our gym room:
Don’t stop when you are tired,
stop when you are done.

Grandmafrench Sat 23-Jan-21 21:25:19

Blossoming

Don’t know who said this one :-

When you’re going through hell, keep going.

Winston Churchill.