29 Quotes to Point You in a Positive Direction

29 Quotes to Point You in a Positive Direction

Marrying into the military nudges us into a lifestyle that is full of surprises. We get used to a new normal every couple of years with each PCS. We also get to meet amazing people and experience new places. There are a lot of things to love about military life.

However, along our journey, we might have lost a little bit of ourselves, perhaps in between a deployment and TDY. When we’re feeling unsure or misguided, it might be a good time to reevaluate ourselves.

Maybe now is a good time to reinvent yourself? I don’t mean to change who you are, instead, I mean to make changes in your life that is for the better. Perhaps a mental adjustment is what you need? Or positive vibes for a new job?

I’ve collected a handful of my favorite sayings that will hopefully nudge you in the right direction. These quotes are perfect to help inspire reinvention, no matter where you are in your life:

29 Quotes to Point You in a Positive Direction

29 Quotes to Point You in a Positive Direction

“The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” –Chinese Proverb

“It’s never too late to be what you might have been.” –George Eliot, Author

“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.” –Lao Tzu

“Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around.” –Henry David Thoreau

“Happiness is not something readymade. It comes from your own actions.” –Dalai Lama

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” –Theodore Roosevelt

“The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.” –Oprah Winfrey

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” –Dr. Seuss

“I didn’t fail the test. I just found 100 ways to do it wrong.” –Benjamin Franklin

“If things start happening, don’t worry, don’t stew, just go right along and you’ll start happening too.” –Dr. Seuss

“I’ve been absolutely terrified every moment of my life and I’ve never let it keep me from doing a single thing that I wanted to do.” –Georgia O’Keeffe

“A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” –Albert Einstein

“Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and, above all, confidence in ourselves. We must believe we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.” –Marie Curie

“Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.” –Maya Angelou

“The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.” –Coco Chanel

“All human beings are also dream beings. Dreaming ties all mankind together.” –Jack Kerouac

“We know what we are, but know not what we may be.” –William Shakespeare

“The mind is everything. What you think you become.” –Buddha

“I would rather die of passion than of boredom.” –Vincent Van Gogh

“Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong.” –Ella Fitzgerald

“The most effective way to do it, is to do it.” –Amelia Earhart

“One of the huge mistakes people make is that they try to force an interest on themselves. You don’t choose your passions; your passions choose you.” –Jeff Bezos

“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.” –Steve Jobs

“Do or do not. There is no try.” –Yoda

“Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.” –Albus Dumbledore

“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” –Henry Ford

“Find out who you are and be that person. That’s what your soul was put on this Earth to be. Find that truth, live that truth and everything else will come.” –Ellen DeGeneres

“Fall seven times and stand up eight.” –Japanese Proverb

Which quotes inspire you? Share your favorites in the comments section. 



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