Quotes on kindness
"Little deeds of kindness, little words of love, you always make me happy, you are an angel from above."
"Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love."
"Gentleness and kindness will make our homes a paradise upon earth."
Quotes on happiness & joy
"Let your joy spring forth from within”
"Remember that there is no happiness in having or in getting, but only in giving. Reach out. Share. Smile. Hug. Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself."
"Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, may be beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, will alight upon you!"
"Perfect happiness is a beautiful sunset, the smile of a child, the beauty of nature. It's the little things that make happy moments, not the grand events."
"Happiness is not in another place but in this place, not in another hour but in this hour, make the most of every second!"
"The secret joys of living are not found by rushing from point A to point B, but by inventing imaginary letters along the way. Take time to dream and admire the world’s beauties."
"To be truly happy you only need three things : someone to love, something to do, something to hope for."
Quotes on the heart
"When I listen to my heart it whispers your name!”
"You may hold my hand for a while, but you hold my heart forever."
" We were given hands to serve and a heart to love!"
"Keep your feet on the ground but let your heart soar as high as it will!"
"A beautiful heart can bring joy into your life that all the diamonds in the world couldn't obtain."
“There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart."
"It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye."
“A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in it so vicinity freshen into smiles.”
"Pursue what catches your heart"
“The joyful heart sees and reads the world with a sense of freedom and graciousness."
Quotes on love
"Giving love is the highest pleasure, receiving it is the greatest treasure."
"Love is like the wind, you cannot see it but you feel it!"
"More beautiful than all the stars that shine is the heart of a loving friend!"
"I think of love, and you, and my heart grows full and warm, and my breath stands still... I can feel a sunshine stealing into my soul and making it all summer, and every thorn, a rose."
“Millions and millions of years would still not give me half enough time to describe that tiny instant of all eternity when you put your arms around me and I put my arms around you.”
"Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love."
"Love is sweet, dreamy, tender, an eternity of gorgeous moments."
"Hold my hand and never let it go! For my love for you will be forever!"
"You have bewitched me body and soul and I love... I love... I love you!"
Quotes on gratitude
"Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude!”
"A grateful heart is a magnet for miracles!"
"Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom!"
"Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul."
"Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow."
Quotes on beauty
"Among the several kinds of beauty, the eye takes most delight in colors."
"The most incredible beauty and the most satisfying way of life come from affirming your own uniqueness."
"Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the sunshine, the small child, and the smiling faces. Watch the sea, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and pursue your dreams"
"Madame, beauty is always queen, and the whole world her empire."~Joseph II, to Jeanne Bécu, Countess du Barry, at Versailles
“No beauty shines brighter than that of a good heart."
"For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone."
"Those who are able to spot beauty in all things will find themselves at one with the secrets of life itself!"
"I’m going to make everything around me beautiful. That will be my life."
"Beauty is not only a pretty face but most of all a light in the heart!"
“Whenever you are creating beauty around you, you are restoring your own soul.”
"For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone!"
"Like all magnificent things, it's very simple."
Quotes on elegance
"Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance!"
"Elegance is the only beauty that never fades."
"Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine!"
"She is like sunshine,unconcerned that today it is supposed to rain, she will shine through anyway!"
"Keep your eyes turned towards the sunshine and you will never see a shadow!"
"The sun shines not on us but in us. The rivers flow not past, but through us, thrilling, tingling, vibrating every fiber and cell of the substance of our bodies, making them glide and sing."
"O Sunlight! The most precious gold to be found on Earth."
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."
"I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery—air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, 'This is what it is to be happy."
"Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature, it will never fail you!"
"In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks."
“Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty."
"Go into the wilderness. There you will find your own revelations."
"If we learn to love the earth, we will find labyrinths, gardens, fountains and precious jewels! A whole new world will open itself to us. We will discover what it means to be truly alive!"
"The eyes are by nature open to the glories of nature, the beauty of the mountains and the mystery of life."
"One touch of nature makes the whole world kind!"
"To walk into nature is to witness a thousand miracles!"
"If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden."
"Find the most delicate qualities within; then treat these qualities as tiny little seeds that you would plant in your heart, with you being the gardener."
"I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery, air, sunshine,trees...and thought...this is what it is to be happy!”
"Forget not that the Earth delights to feel your bare feet and the wind longs to play with your hair!"
"Go out, go out I beg of you and taste the beauty of the wild. Behold the miracle of the earth with all the wonder of a child."
"There is not one blade of grass, there is no color in this world that is not intended to make us rejoice."
"Take care of the minutes and the hours will take care of themselves. Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished!"
"Flowers are the music of the ground. From earth's lips spoken without sound."
"There are always flowers for those who want to see them"
"Happiness radiates like the fragrance from a flower"
"Flowers are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty out values all the utilities in the world."
"Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom."
“Flowers are the music of the ground. From earth’s lips spoken without sound...”
"Let your joy burst forth like the flowers in the spring!"
"Wherever life plants you, bloom with grace."
"When at last I took the time to look into the heart of a flower, it opened up a whole new world; a world where every country walk would be an adventure, where every garden would become an enchanted one."
"My garden is my most beautiful masterpiece!"
"As she planted flowers in her garden, she thought to herself... what a wonderful world!”
"A garden is a love song, a duet between a human being and Mother Nature"
Quotes on dreams
"Follow your dreams, they know the way..."
"Never let it be said that to dream is a waste of one's time, for dreams are our realities in waiting. In dreams, we plan the seeds of our future."
"Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world."
"Let your dreams blossom!"
"A single dream is more powerful than a thousand realities."
"Dreams come true! Without that possibility nature would not incite us to have them!"
"Pursue your dreams, follow your heart and the mind will create..."
"Believe in your dreams. Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss it you will land among the stars."
"Let your dreams set sail!"
"My eyes are an ocean in which my dreams are reflected!"
"A daily dose of daydreaming heals the heart, soothes the soul and strengthens the imagination!"
"Give me songs to sing and emerald dreams to dream and I'll give you love unfolding."
"A single dream is more powerful than a thousand realities."
"If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours."
"Only as high as I reach can I grow, only as far as I seek, can I go, only as deep as I look can I see, only as much as I dream can I be."
“Come with me, where dreams are born and time is never planned.” Peter Pan
Quotes on childhood
"Childhood is the most beautiful of all life’s seasons."
"Children have a very special way of bringing joy to each and every day."
"The jewel of the sky is the sun and the jewel of a home is the child!"
"The most effective kind of education is that a child should play amongst lovely things!"
"Every child is an artist. The beginning of creation is imagination!"
"Just like the sound of music, a child's love increases the joy and opens the heart!"
"Children are the bridge to heaven!"
"Let the child be the scriptwriter, the director and the actor in his own play.
"There is a garden in every childhood, an enchanted place where colors are brighter, the air softer, and the morning more fragrant than ever again."
"Childhood means simplicity. Look at the world with a child’s eyes : it is beautiful!"
"When we are children we seldom think of the future. This innocence leaves us free to enjoy ourselves as few adults can. The day we fret about the future is the day we leave our childhood behind."
"Happy children are always the prettiest!"
"Children are precious gifts from above, they are the keys to paradise."
"Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child..."
"Little girls are the exclamation point of the happiest sentence a mother could ever write!"
"Just like fairy dust gleams on butterfly wings, little girls’ dreams are made of magical things!"
"Little girls dance their way into our hearts, scattering sparkles and kisses along our paths."
"Little boys are just superheroes in disguise."
"No joy brings greater pleasure than a little boy to love and treasure"
Quotes on magic
"The world is full of magic, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper."
"And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don't believe in magic will never find it."
"Shared ethusiasm makes your hopes shine to the stars. Enthusiasm is the sparkle in your eyes, the swing in your gait.”
" Each and every day holds magic! ”
"If we could see the world through the eyes of a child, we would see the magic in everything."
Quotes on light and stars
"A million candles can be lit by a single one. Be the one to bring the light!"
"Find what sparks a light within you so that you can illuminate the world!"
"There may be a brighter star. But through my eyes, the light of you is all I see!"
"We are, all of us stars and deserve to twinkle”
"Shine your light on love and truth and your soul will glow!”
"Look at light and admire its beauty. Close your eyes, and then look again: what you saw is no longer there; and what you will see later is not yet..."
"I had the epiphany that laughter was light, and light was laughter, and that this was the secret of the universe.”
"Precious jewel, you glow, you shine, reflecting all the good things in the world. Just look at yourself.”
"There are two ways to spread light: to be a candle or to be the mirror take reflects it!”
Quotes on curiosity and imagination
"Curiosity is the spark behind every great idea!"
"In a child's eyes there are not seven wonders of the world but seven million!"
Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning."
"The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless."
"Creativity grows out of two things: curiosity and imagination!"
"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited to the world whereas imagination gives birth to new words"
"Mere curiosity adds wings to every step."
"The voyage of discovery lies not in finding new landscapes, but in having new eyes."
Quotes on smile and laughter
"Smile, it is the key that fits the lock of everybody's heart."
"Life is like a mirror. Smile at it and it will smile back!"
"Let your soul smile through your heart and your heart smile through your eyes, to scatter joy all around"
"A warm smile is the universal language of kindness."
"Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing."
"What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable."
"No need to search high and low. A smile is happiness found right under your nose!”
"A beautiful smile is the prettiest ornament that you can find. Happiness is the prettiest color for your imaginative mind!”
"A smile is a curve that sets everything straight!”
"Life is like a camera. Smile at it! Focus on what's important. Capture the good times. And if things don't work out, just take another shot."
"A smile starts on the lips, a grin spreads to the eyes, a chuckle comes from the belly; but a good laugh bursts forth from the soul, overflows, and bubbles all around."
"If laughter is the daylight of the soul, a smile is its twilight.”
"A good laugh is sunshine in the house!"
"I am a princess. Whether in silk dresses or rags, in a palace or in an attic, all Iittle girls are princesses!"
"Every woman is a queen and every girl is a princess in the making."
"Deep in every heart slumbers a dream, and the couturier knows it: every woman is a princess."
"You are a princess, destined to be a queen! Your own wondrous story has begun and your ‘once upon a time’ is now!"
"Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas."
"It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air.”
"May the bright and festive glow of the New Year shine upon you and your family all year throughout!"
"Love is the magic found at Christmas! May you share this treasure with all those around you today and throughout the whole season!”
"Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful."
"The blessing of peace, the beauty of hope, the spirit of love, comfort of faith! May these be your gifts this Christmas."
"Christmas is a spirit that flows from one heart to another. It is more precious than rubies and better than gold."
"Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it's Christmas!"
Quotes about seasons
"Winter is more than a season, it is a celebration!"
"Winter is on my head, but eternal spring is in my heart."
"It was June, and the world smelled of roses. The sunshine was like powdered gold over the grassy hillside."
"Green was the silence, wet was the light,the month of June fluttered like a butterfly."
"Spring is nature's way of saying, 'Let's party!"
"Each fairy breath of summer, as it blows with loveliness inspires the blushing flowers!”
"Summer tans may fade but holiday memories stay forever!"
" The dance of palm trees, the ocean calling, the rays of sunshine : summer is here."
"Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower!"
"Easter spells out beauty, the rare beauty of new life."
"Easter is a time to rejoice and be thankful for the gift of life, love and joy! "
"A Birthday is a new beginning. It is the first day of another lovely year, a year of new tomorrows that is shining, bright and clear!"
"A year of possibilities as endless as the sky, and a chance to meet the challenges in everything you try."
Reading & book quotes
" A book is a dream that you hold in your hand!"
"Reading is a way to expand the mind, to open the eyes, and to fill up one's heart."
" Books give a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything!”
"One gift the fairies gave me: the love of books, the golden key that opens the Enchanted Door…”
"One glance at a book can make you travel through time and space to live the most fascinating adventures."
"Between the pages of a book is a lovely place to be!"
"Books are the plane and the road. They are the destination and not the journey. They are home!"
Quotes on Paris
"If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast."– Ernest Hemingway
"Paris is always a good idea!" - Audrey Hepburn
"Dance, dance, as long as ye may, nature gets up a great ballet around us; her stage-room is vast, so come, trip it away, for Life's Opera cannot be perfect without us."
"The job of feets is walking, but their hobby is dancing.”
"Dancing is a poem in which every movement is a word!"
"Sisters are different flowers from the same garden."
"Side by side or miles apart, sisters are always connected by the heart"
"Baby boys have a pocket full of mischief and a saddle, always overflowing with joy and excitement.”
"Family: where life begins and love never ends"
"Family is where love resides, memories are created and laughter never ends!"
New baby, birth quotes
"Words can not express the joy of new life."
"Bless these little ones, looking up with eyes of laughter, holding out their tiny hands! Let us love them, teach them, guide them, fill their lives with joy and mirth…"
"A new baby is the beginning of all things - wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities."
"We carry within us, the wonders we seek around us..."
"Always be on the lookout for the presence of wonder."
"Don’t wait for the perfect moment, take the moment and make it perfect!"
"A journey of a thousand miles always begins with one tiny first step!”
"Remember to celebrate milestones as you prepare for the road ahead.”
"Life isn’t a matter of milestones, but of moments. Every second is of infinite value."
"Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift which is why we call it present!"
" Each morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most!"
"Stop every now and then. Just stop and enjoy. Take a deep breath. Relax and take in the abundance of life."
"All the windows of my heart I open to the day!”
"To see a World in a Grain of Sand and a Heaven in a Wild Flower. Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand and Eternity in an hour...”
"Let us greet the future with open arms and trust life to be wonderful whatever it may bring!"
"Life is a party, dress like it"
"Life is play and every day a brand new performance! May this one be filled with bliss and smiles whatever the circumstances!"
"Life is like a play: it's not the length, but the excellence of the acting that matters."
"Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving."
"Life is like a piano. White keys are happy moments and black keys are sad moments. But remember both keys are played together to give sweet music."
Daily inspiration quotes
"Every day is a gift, Receive it with eagerness. Share it with joy!"
"Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things."
"It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important.”
"The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love and to let it come in!”
"It is the close observation of little things which is the secret of success in every pursuit of life!”
"It is often the smallest things which bring the greatest joys!”
"In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different!”
"A sailor is an artist whose medium is the wind. Set sail and live passionately!"
"Faith goes up the stairs that love has built and looks out the windows which hope has opened."
"The treasure house is yourself, it contains all you need!"
"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”
"Believe there is a great power silently working all things for good. Behave yourself and never mind the rest."
"I can't change the direction of the wind but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination!"
"Just think happy thoughts and you’ll fly."
"Peace can become a lens through which you see the world. Be it. Live it. Radiate it out. Peace is an inside job."
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