Words to Live By

Live your life on purpose.

Don’t let what you can’t do stop you from doing what you can do.

If I’m too busy to count my blessings, I’m just plain too busy.

Choose joy.

What you do today is important because you are exchanging a day of your life for it.

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. C. S. Lewis

Choose gratitude.

Find the good and praise it.

Either you run the day or the day runs you.

Choose love.

Strive for progress, not perfection.

If you can’t feed a hundred people, then just feed one. Mother Teresa

You were created to make a difference.

You can live without living, but you can’t live without giving.

We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone. Ronald Reagan

Never get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life.

Gratitude turns what we have into enough. Melody Beattie

Bloom where you are planted.

Don’t let life happen to you, go happen to life.

Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny. C. S. Lewis

We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do. Mother Teresa

You are enough-exactly as you are.

Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned. Peter Marshall

Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.

Never, never, never give up. Winston Churchill

You are the only you in existence, the world needs your gifts, your story, your passion, the world needs you!

A healthy attitude is contagious but don’t wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier. Tom Stoppard

Embrace today.

Don’t compare your weaknesses to some else’s strengths.

Do what you can with what you have, where you are. Theodore Roosevelt

The secret of getting ahead is getting started. Mark Twain

The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.

How you make others feel about themselves says lot about you.

We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give. Winston Churchill

The happiest people don’t have the best of everything, they just make the best of everything.

Don’t let the things you want make you forget the things you have.

No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted. Aesop

Live limply so others can simply live.

In everything give thanks.

The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up. Mark Twain

Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it. Charles R. Swindoll

Wherever you are, be all there. Jim Elliot

Every day may not be good, but there is something good in every day.

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. Anne Frank

Happiness is always an inside job.

There is always something to be thankful for.

No matter your circumstances, no matter your situation, if you start looking for things to appreciate, you’ll find them all around you.

Comparison is the thief of joy. Theodore Roosevelt

Being happy doesn’t mean everything is perfect. It means you’ve decided to see beyond the imperfections.

Live your life with outstretched arms.

For it is in giving that we receive. Francis of Assisi

The happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more. H. Jackson Brown Jr.

Start each day with a grateful heart.

Live generously.


These words are from LIVE YOUR LIFE ON PURPOSE by Crystal Paine.