“Divorce isn’t such a
tragedy. A tragedy’s staying in an unhappy marriage, teaching your children the
wrong things about love. Nobody ever died of divorce.”  -Jennifer Weiner

“I never change, I simply become more myself.” -Joyce Carol Oates

“A bend in the road is not the end of the road…Unless you fail to make the turn.” -Helen Keller

“Whatever you’re ready for is ready for you.”  -Mark Victor Hansen

“Forgive others, not because they deserve
forgiveness, but because you deserve peace.” -Jonathan Lockwood Huie
“Forgive yourself for not having the foresight to
know what now seems so obvious in hindsight.” -Judy Belmont

“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.”  -Socrates

“There is
no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than
the one you are capable of living.”  -Nelson
“Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the
victim.”  -Nora Ephron
“Growth is painful. Change is painful. But nothing
is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don’t belong.”  -Mandy Hale
“Let go or be dragged.”  -Zen Proverb
“We must be willing
to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for
us.” -Joseph Campbell

“If you’re going through hell, keep going.”  -Winston Churchill

“I don’t know where I’m going, but I’m on my way.”  -Carl Sandburg

the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.” -Henry

“Sometimes, the first step to forgiveness is realizing that the other person is batshit crazy.”

“The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off.”  -Gloria Steinem

“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible!'”  -Audrey Hepburn

“Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way
things turn out.”  -John Wooden

“Don’t let negative and toxic people rent space in your head. Raise the rent and kick them out.” -Robert Tew

“Don’t waste words on people who deserve your
silence. Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all.” -Mandy

“Remember how far you’ve come, not just how far you have to go. You are not where you want to be, but neither are you where you used to be.” -Rick Warren

“To get up each
morning with the resolve to be happy is to set our own conditions to the events
of each day. To do this is to condition circumstances instead of being
conditioned by them.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

“You own
everything that happened to you. Tell your stories. If people wanted you to
write warmly about them, they should have behaved better.” -Anne Lamott

“Tis’ better to
live your own life imperfectly than to imitate someone else’s perfectly.”
-Elizabeth Gilbert
“Close some doors today. Not because of pride, incapacity or arrogance, but simply because they lead you nowhere.”  -Paulo Coelho
“It does not
matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.” -Confucius
“In the process
of letting go you will lose many things from the past, but you will find
yourself.” -Deepak Chopra

first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.” -Maya Angelou

“Life is a dance between making it happen and
letting it happen.” -Arianna Huffington
“Some relationships are like glass. It’s better to
leave it broken, than to hurt yourself more by trying to put it back together.”
“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned
about life: it goes on.” -Robert Frost
“Don’t marry the
person you think you can live with; marry only the individual you think you
can’t live without.”  -James Dobson

“Don’t smother each other. No one can grow in
the shade.”  -Leo Buscaglia

“Actually, I
just woke up one day and decided I didn’t want to feel like that anymore, or
ever again, so I changed. Just like that.” 

“One day she finally grasped that
unexpected things were always going to happen in life. And with that, she
realized the only control she had was how she chose to handle them. So, she
made the decision to survive using courage, humor and grace. She was the queen
of her own life and the choice was hers,”  -Kathy Kinney

“I love the person I’ve become, because I
fought to become her,”  -Kaci Diane

“It is always our own self that we find at
the end of a journey. The sooner we face that self, the better,”  -Ella Maillart

“Life is short, live it. Love is rare, grab
it. Anger is bad, let go of it. Fear is a mind killer, face it. Memories are
sweet, cherish them.”

“Don’t forget you’re human. It’s OK to have
a meltdown. Just don’t unpack and live there. Cry it out. Then refocus on where
you’re headed.”

“Everything comes to you in the right
moment. Be patient.”

“I may not be there yet, but I’m closer
than I was yesterday.”

“By investing others with the power to
dictate who you are, you rob yourself of an opportunity to truly grow. You
shortchange yourself by devaluing the experiences and knowledge you’ve banked,
all those things that have been making you, you.”

“The less you respond to negative people,
the more peaceful your life will become.”

“Today I close the door to the past, open
the door to the future, take a deep breath, step on through and start a new
chapter in my life.”

“Don’t mourn bad decisions – overcome them
with good ones.”

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

“One day someone is going to hug you so
tight that all of your broken pieces will stick back together.”

“One day, she remembered that the only
person who could make her happy was herself! So she took back her power,
reclaimed her place in the world and shined like never before.”

“You are allowed to terminate toxic
relationships. You are allowed to walk away from people who hurt you. You are
allowed to be angry and selfish and unforgiving. You don’t owe anyone an
explanation for taking care of yourself.”

“You don’t need to attend every argument
you’re invited to.”

“Sometimes it takes a heartbreak to shake
us awake and help us see we are worth so much more than we’re settling

“We accept the love we think we

“The past is your lesson. The present is
your gift. The future is your motivation.”

“Let go of the people who dull your shine,
poison your spirit, and bring you drama. Cancel your subscription to their
issues,”  -Dr. Steve Maraboli