Thirty Sayings to Live By

There’s an old saying that goes "You become what you think about all day."

Everything we eat—and what we think—is the ‘building material’ to create our future.


I dwell in possibility. –Emily Dickinson

No problem is ever solved in the same consciousness that was used to create it. –Albert Einstein

When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece. –John Ruskin

Personal development isn’t about adding something to yourself, it’s about de-veiling what’s always been there. – JRW

Self-assurance is two-thirds of success. –Gaelic folk wisdom


You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm. –Colette

Bloom where you are planted. –Anonymous

Not all of us can do great things, but we can do small things with great love. –Mother Theresa

Your attitude is your altitude . –Dr. Bernard Jensen

Maturity is attempting to control less. --Martin Muller


Let your head be more than just a funnel to your stomach. –German folk wisdom

Health is not just the absence of illness; it is a way of living. –Bill Moyers

Eat like a prince or princess for breakfast, a queen or king for lunch and a pauper for dinner. –Anonymous

When the heart is at ease, the body is healthy. –Chinese folk wisdom

It is better to prevent than cure. –Peruvian folk wisdom


What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness? --Jean-Jaques Rousseau

I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.  --Maya Angelou

The only person who likes to hear “I told you so” is the one saying it.  -JRW

It’s better to be kind than right. –Wayne Dyer

If you would live long, open your heart. –Bulgarian saying


Every day is a renewal, every morning the daily miracle. This joy you feel is life. –Gertrude Stein

When happiness appears at your door, find it a comfortable chair.

 –Mr. Fezziwig in “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens

Learn to let go. That is the key to happiness. –the Buddha

I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship - - Louisa May Alcott

Cultivate a heart of love that knows no anger. –Cambodian saying


The sky is filled with stars and the sun,

This earth with life vibrant;

Amongst it all I too have received a home;

Out of this wonder my song is born. –Rabindranath Tagore

The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago; the next best time is now. –Chinese folk wisdom

Living in balance and purity is the highest good for you and the earth.  –Deepak Chopra

Let us plead with ourselves to live in a way which will not deprive other living beings of air, water, food, shelter or the chance to live.  –Thich Nhat Hahn

And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet, and the winds long to play with your hair. –Kahlil Gibran

Train yourself to see the lessons and opportunities in life, regardless of circumstances. Clean, healthy eating--with an attitude of gratitude & acceptance--will build a joyful life!