Today I’m feeling particularly “zen”. Despite an intense week (sickness, work, writing, kids, and life), I survived! Here are a few quotes that helped get me through the week:

We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future. — George Bernard Shaw

It’s the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen. — John Wooden

If you’re trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I’ve had them; everybody has had them. But obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it. — Michael Jordan

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity. — Calvin Coolidge

Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment. — ┬áJim Rohn

Step with care and great tact, and remember that Life’s a Great Balancing Act. — Dr. Seuss

One’s philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes… and the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility. — Eleanor Roosevelt

Be as you wish to seem. — Socrates

We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started. — Henry Ward Beecher

Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best. — Henry Van Dyke

Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice. — Anton Chekhov

Quotes taken from Brainy Quotes