Words to live by

Words of wisdom… Or just fun sayings.

As I meet people during my adventures and listen to their words shared with me, I will pass on these gems of the moment.

  • “I want to live however brieflyknowing life is finite, as mortality gives meaning to human life…” – Commander Data, Star Trek Picard, 2021
  • “If the United States does not destroy ignorance, ignorance will destroy the United States.” – Los Angeles Urban League
  • “A mind that is stretched by new experiences, can never go back to its old dimensions.”
  • “You can’t change the whether, but you can change how you feel about it.” – Fred Weaver IV
  • “When you’re dreaming worth a broken heart, waking up is the hardest part.” – John Mayer
  • “There’s a thin line between a sermon and a hostage situation” – Pastor at Praise City Church, Los Angeles
  • “The biggest coward of a man is to awaken the love of a woman without the intention of loving her.” - Bob Marley
  • “I am dying as I have lived: beyond my means” – Oscar Wilde
  • “Small minds talk about people, average minds talk about events, and great minds talk about ideas.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “A mistake made more than once is a decision.” – Paulo Coelho
  • “Don’t let your Inability to do everything stop you from doing anything ” – Emanuel Acho
  • Peace. It does not mean to be a place where there is no noise, trouble or hard work. It means to be in the midst of those things and still be calm in your heart. Unknown
  • “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” – Leo Tolstoy
  • “Hate is too great a burden to bear, I have decided to love.” – Martin Luther king Jr.
  • “I never regret, I never forget, but I still love” –Frances Taylor Davis
  • “No one cares what you know… till they know you care” –Emanuel Acho
  • “Love is like a fart… If you have to force it, it’s shit. unknown
  • “Don’t let someone change who you are, to become what they need.” – Unknown
  • “Love in this world is hard to find, when you’ve got yours and I got mine.” – Janis Joplin
  • “Those that never change their mind never change anything…” – Winston Churchill
  • “The perfection is in the imperfection”
  • “It’s great to have a plan, until you get punched in the face…” Mike Tyson
  • I’ve always had a hard time receiving gifts. Then my dad dropped this quote on me… “To be overly mindful of the gift is to doubt the generosity of the giver.” Fred Weaver III
  • “Having something to lose [love, relationship] is what makes life worth living.”
  • “Instead of complaining that the Rose bush is full of thorns, be happy the thorn bush has roses.” – Proverb
  • The power of intention: “Change the way you look at things and the things you look at will change.” – Wayne Dyer
  • Everything you want is just on the other side of fear…
  • If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you.
  • Don’t strive to be successful. Strive to be significant.
  • R U living with purpose… check up on yourself in the areas of: family, friends, faith, fitness, finance.
  • “Don’t short change your future with your past.”
  • “If you even think about beating me, you better wake up and apologize.” – Muhammad Ali
  • “Make it so…” – Capt. Jean Luc Picard
  • “The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do, well.” – Henry W. Longfellow
  • Happiness = “The joy you feel while striving for potential”
  • “Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends.” – Shirley MacLaine
  • Life decides who you meet in your life, your heart decides who you want in your life, and your behavior decides who stays in your life. – unknown
  • The scariest moment is always just before you start. Stephen King
  • Character is higher than intellect.
  • A great soul will be strong to live as well to think – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Be Yourself… Everyone else is taken.
  • The first step towards happiness is often the hardest.
  • So be it…
  • On giving your opinion: A wise person doesn’t need it, and a fool won’t listen.
  • Hanging with my pops: “in the face of dealing with adversity, always remember who you are.” Fred Weaver lll
  • “This life is but a moment, get all the good out of it you can.” -Madea
  • It’s difficult to follow your dream. It’s a tragedy not to.
  • Life sometimes can be a tough teacher, it gives you the exam then teaches you the lesson.
  • I’m not hate’n, I’m just state’n…
  • Music is the universal language of the soul
  • Whatever you do… Make it funky… James Brown
  • Live. Laugh. Love.
  • The world according to Kam…“Grilled spinach, black and pinto beans in the morning is a must… Helps with the digestive system. If you are not sweating… You are not eating”
  • “Do what you gotta do so you can do what you wanna do…” – Rev Run of Run DMC

1 thought on “Words to live by

  1. BEAUTIFUL COLLECTION, HERE IS ONE THAT WOULD BE NICE TO ADD; ‘Will Smith said that Buddah said, ‘If you think you can or if you think you can’t, …, in both cases you are right’.

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