2017 Today I Learned Quotes

January 2017

  • From Christie Ruffino that It’s not easy, but it is simple!
  • We may not know what the future holds but we know who holds the future.
  • Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
  • Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
  • Self confidence is the best outfit, rock it and own it.
  • Faith is the only thing you know that is stronger than fear.
  • Someone’s effort is a reflection of their interest in you.
  • Just because my path is different doesn’t mean I’m lost.
  • Storms are an opportunity to lean in and grow closer and deeper with Jesus.
  • Without passion you don’t have energy, without energy you have nothing.
  • Don’t put the key to your happiness in someone else’s pocket.
  • Our mission matters and you matter to our mission.
  • Most smiles are started by another smile.
  • Make today so awesome that yesterday gets jealous.
  • Let your faith be bigger than your fear.
  • Every flower must grow through dirt.

July 2017

  • From Albert Einstein that coincidence is God’s way of remaining anonymous.
  • Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.
  • Just when I think I have learned the way to live, life changes.
  • Success is a journey, not a destination.
  • From Plato that wise men talk because they have something to say; fools talk because they have to say something.
  • Every man’s life is a fairy tale written by God’s fingers.
  • From Eleanor Roosevelt that one’s philosophy is not best expressed in words but the choices one makes.
  • If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.
  • From David Bayer that our beliefs dictate our destinies.
  • Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.
  • Success cannot be obtained by merely doing what is required, but by doing what you need to do, against all odds, at a level of excellence above all others.
  • We must let go of the life we have planned, so that we can accept the one that’s waiting for us.
  • Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.

February 2017

  • Never stop learning, because life never stops teaching.
  • Mistakes are always forgivable if one has the courage to admit them.
  • If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you. If you are determined to learn, no one can stop you.
  • You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
  • The enemy of learning is knowing.
  • All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination.
  • Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.
  • Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.
  • Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.

August 2017

  • From Dave Ferguson that If you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain!
  • There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or be the mirror that reflects it.
  • Success does not come to you, you go to it.
  • Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.
  • I’ve learned to seek happiness by limiting my desires, rather than by attempting to satisfy them.
  • I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
  • The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
  • From St. Francis of Assisi. to start by doing what is necessary; then do what is possible; and then suddenly you are accomplishing the impossible.
  • Success is not defined by having the most opportunities, talents or the best luck but by developing the opportunities with their God given talents regardless of their fortune.
  • It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.
  • From Abraham Lincoln that it’s better to be silent and be thought a fool, than to speak and remove all doubt.
  • Work like you don’t need the money. Love like you’ve never been hurt. Dance like nobody’s watching.
  • Little details are vital. It’s the little things that make big things happen.

March 2017

  • Forgive often and love with all your heart. You may never know when you may not have that chance again.
  • Live simply, love generously and learn constantly.
  • Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.
  • Mistakes have the power to turn you into something better than you were before.
  • Sometimes in life, your situation will keep repeating itself until you learn your lesson.
  • The capacity to learn is a gift; the ability to learn is a skill; the willingness to learn is a choice.
  • Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.
  • What we learn becomes a part of who we are.
  • An athlete cannot run with money in his pockets. He must run with hope in his heart and dreams in his head.
  • If you keep your faith, keep the right attitude and remain grateful, you will see God open up new doors for you.
  • Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
  • Don’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream the farther you get.
  • Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
  • Every day is a new day, and you’ll never be able to find happiness if you don’t move on.

September 2017

April 2017

  • The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
  • Making mistakes is better than faking perfection.
  • All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.
  • Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
  • There is more power in a good strong hug than in a thousand meaningful words.
  • Where there is no vision, there is no hope.
  • From Anne Lemott that perfectionism is the voice of the enemy.
  • Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
  • Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
  • Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.

October 2017

May 2017

  • Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive experience.
  • Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.
  • Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith.
  • The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
  • Have faith in God; God has faith in you.
  • A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.
  • From Lee Stroble that Believe + Receive = Become.
  • Hope lies in dreams, in imagination, and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality.
  • Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.
  • If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you. If you are determined to learn, no one can stop you.
  • Your talent is God’s gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
  • From Anne Lemott that you can get the monkey off your back but the circus never leaves town.
  • Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
  • Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.

November 2017

June 2017

  • Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
  • There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love.
  • Thomas J Anderson that experience is what you get right after you need it.
  • From Raymond Rasmussen that people who are wrapped up in themselves make small packages.
  • When you have confidence, you can have a lot of fun. When you have fun, you can do amazing things.
  • Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen.
  • If he takes you to it, he will take you through it.
  • A set-back is just a set-up for you to step-it-up
  • If you believe you are a success, you are.
  • Success is a state of mind and a belief in excellence.
  • If the Lord closes a door, he always opens a window

December 2017

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