Words to Live By {Part One} // Life | Kylie Purtell - Capturing Life

Thursday, 17 July 2014

Words to Live By {Part One} // Life

Over at The Lounge this week which, is being guest-hosted by the lovely Emma at Five Degrees of Chaos by the way, it's all about Words to Live By. I have been an avid quote collector for as long as I can remember. I have en entire A4 exercise book tha I have filled, writing down the ones I've found over the years. I've shared my love of quotes on the blog before, and have had many a quote-related post, but today, I present Part One of some of my favourite quotes (that I did of course have to turn in to quiptures too! Feel free to pin away!).

Words to Live By

It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.

Some folks never exaggerate. They just remember big.
- Audrey Snead


We are told never to cross a bridge before we get to it, but this world is owned by men who have crossed bridges in their imaginations far ahead of the crowd.
- Unknown

Pain is never permanent.
- Mother Theresa

There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
- Menclus

Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
- Anne Frank

Freedom lies in being bold.
- Robert Frost

Superior people never make long visits.
- Marianne Moore


A leader leads by example, whether he means to or not.
- Unknown

Do you have a favourite quote, or words to live by? Feel free to share it in the comments.

6 comments:

  1. They're all fantastic quotes. I like the Dr Phil one: You wouldn't worry about what others thought of you if you knew how seldom they did. It's just something I need to gently remind myself from time to time. I also watched an episode of Australian Story about Olympic swimmer Kieran Perkins, and something his Mum used to say to him stuck with me: Never give up on what you want the most for what you want at the moment. Too bad I never quite remember it as I'm about to shove another cake in my mouth. Ahem...

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  2. A fantastic collection of wise sayings there lovely, I read them in bed this morning actually, a nice way to start my day x

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  3. These are all cool - and so expertly delivered in nifty graphics! I like the last one about leadership. It's a good one to apply to parenting - just setting a good example as a matter of course. Something to aim for anyway!

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  4. A great collection of quotes, I ones that really say something rather than the obscure or slightly preachy ones that just make me roll my eyes.

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  5. Cool quotes kiddo! One I like is an old Greek one that basically translates into 'everything in moderation'. Everything in moderation is good with me.

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  6. I've loved the quotes you've been sharing on your FB page lately. Love the no punches pulled of them!

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