5 Quotes to Increase Your Spirits

Even though we don’t get to choose our backgrounds, we still have the opportunity to define ourselves and move forward to do things.

Jillian Fisch, Contributor

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1- “Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.”

― Thích Nhất Hạnh, Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life

Being optimistic about the future will make coping with the present so much easier.

 

2- “Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.”

― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

We can find joy and laughter in hard times, as long as we recognize that it’s there to be found.

 

3- “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”

― George Bernard Shaw

We aren’t supposed to figure out what we must be in this life, but rather we must mold ourselves into who we want to be.

 

4- “So, I guess we are who we are for a lot of reasons. And maybe we’ll never know most of them. But even if we don’t have the power to choose where we come from, we can still choose where we go from there. We can still do things. And we can try to feel okay about them.”

― Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Even though we don’t get to choose our backgrounds, we still have the opportunity to define ourselves and move forward to do things.

 

5- “Turn your wounds into wisdom.”

― Oprah Winfrey

Take the hardships of your life and learn from them.

 

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