Karen’s Top 10 Favourite Quotes

Ralph Waldo Emerson said that “the mind, once stretched by a new idea, never returns to its original dimensions…” Here are a few of my favourite inspirational quotes. Live long and prosper!

“There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in.”
~ Leonard Cohen

“Always be a first rate version of yourself, not a second-rate version of somebody else.”
~ Judy Garland

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate, our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small doesn’t serve the world.”
~ Marianne Williamson

“The future depends on what you do today.”
~ Mahatma Gandhi

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.”
~ Chinese Proverb.

“We think we understand a song’s lyrics but what makes us believe in them, or not, is the music.”
~ Carlos Ruiz Zafón

“I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.”
~ Voltaire (Evelyn Beatrice Hall  in The Friend’s of Voltaire)

“Avoidance of the shadow dampens the personality.”
~ Carl Jung

“I’m happy to be here. I’m happy to be anywhere.”
~ Keith Richards

“Don’t try.”
~ Charles Bukowski