Life can be a great adventure filled with marvels and wondrous experiences. That life however, is one that requires active participation – life is what we make of it after all, so why not make it the best it can be?
Most of us have one goal we share, and that is to be happy and to feel fulfilled – to live a life that is good, fun, complete and rewarding. To do that though, each of us needs to help make that happen and that means having a sense of purpose in life and being as positive and hopeful as possible.
Many experts agree that things like fame and career success don’t necessarily make us happy. While they may be nice and offer a lot of advantages, ultimately, having good and positive relationships is what really fosters happiness and that means with ourselves as well – we have to be happy with who we are.
The following quote collection offers up some sage words on what it means to cultivate and live a beneficial and purposeful life. Let each one sink in and help you on your path to living a more fulfilled life:
“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.” – Greg Anderson
“The one who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The one who walks alone, is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.” – Albert Einstein
“I’m an idealist. I don’t know where I’m going, but I’m on my way.” – Carl Sandburg
“Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the sooner we will be able to treat life as art.” – Maya Angelou
“Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tiptoe if you must, but take a step.” – Naeem Callaway
“Sometimes in your life you will go on a journey. It will be the longest journey you have ever taken. It is the journey to find yourself.” – Katherine Sharp
“Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.” – Voltaire
“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I intended to be.” – Douglas Adams
“If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine, it’s lethal.” – Paulo Coelho
“Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” – Andre Gide
“Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the earth.” – Henry David Thoreau
“The benefits of the accomplished journey cannot be weighed in terms of perfect moments, but in terms of how this journey affects and changes our character.” – Ella Mailllart
“The only impossible journey is the one you never begin.” – Tony Robbins
“The beautiful journey of today can only begin when we learn to let go of yesterday.” Steve Maraboli
“Sometimes the most scenic roads in life are the detours you didn’t mean to take.” – Angela Blount
Today, lets all make a promise to be more positive, hopeful and eager — and lets commit to thriving in life and not just existing in it!