Quotes to guide you through the New Year.

by LL Barkat

Quotes to guide you through the New Year by LL Barkat

Quotes are words stolen from others we hope to make our own. The quotes that stick, are those we either relate to or hope will lead our lives.

We all choose our own. I’ve chosen these because they speak to me and hope they will help me through the New Year. They will serve as a reminder when I lose my way.

Enjoy them and make them your guide, as they will be mine.


“A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life, for it is only in an atmosphere of quiet that true joy dare live.”

Bertrand Russell


“We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do it right.”

Nelson Mandela


“ It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them.”


“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”

Mahatma Gandhi


“As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness weakness.”

”Henry David Thoreau


“ To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson


“A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him.”



“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”

Martin Luther King, Jr.


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