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Strength in words – some of my favorite quotes

Some of my favorite quotes. I will need to find the references but please enjoy some of the profound thoughts that have inspired me.

Everyone’s life is an autobiography…but you have to make yours worth reading!

Life is not measured by the number of breaths you take but by the number of times your breath is taken away.

You were born an original…don’t die a copy!

Don’t follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.
Isaac Newton

You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.
Christopher Columbus

In order to appreciate the peaks, you must go through the valleys.

Pain is weakness leaving the body.

Be the change you wish to see in this world. Gandhi

When nothing is sure, everything is possible.
~Margaret Drabble

In matters of style, swim with the current;
In matters of principle, stand like a rock.
~T. Jefferson

The leader has to be practical and a realist, yet must talk the language of the visionary and the idealist.
~Eric Hoffer

Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.
~Sandra Carey

A manager does things right…a leaders does the right thing.

You see things; and you say ‘Why?’ But I dream things that never were; and I say ‘Why not?’
George Bernard Shaw

The journey is the reward.
Chinese Proverb

Four important ‘C’s to remember: When COMFORT replaces CHALLENGE, it is time to CHANGE by being Creative
Sam Thiara

To the world you may be one, but to one you may be there world!

Financially, I may never be a billionaire but every day I wake up and when I go to bed, I feel like a billion dollars

Turning 50 means you hit a milestone and NOT destined for a tombstone…You have to make it an adventure and enjoy…I have!


  1. darly

    these quotes are really motivating and it strengthens me . thanks for posting them. cant wait to hear from you again

    • Sam

      Darly, pleasure speaking with you today and hope that I was able to provide some insight and motivation. We all make our future and while it is up to us, we still need to seek the council of those around us to help us. Please do keep in touch.