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“Get yourself grounded and you can navigate even the stormiest roads in peace.”

― Steve Goodier

Being grounded is essential to making it through life in one piece. What does being grounded look like? That you take care of your body, that you spend time in nature and enjoy each moment in life. It also means that you are centered and feel safe within your own skin. (Bright Drops | Quotes to Make Your Life Better)


"You will be pushed to the brink of hopelessness before you come through the other side."

— George Lucas




"I submit that an individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for law.

— Martin Luther King, Jr.




“I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.”

― Marilyn Monroe



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"The young business and professional men of this country must get together round the table, adopt methods that have proved so sound in the past, adapt them to the changing needs of the times and wherever possible, improve them.

— The Prince of Wales, 1927




"Remember, no effort that we make to attain something beautiful is ever lost.

— Helen Keller




"Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value." 

— Albert Einstein




"Solitude is independence. It had been my wish and with the years I had attained it. It was cold. Oh, cold enough! But it was also still, wonderfully still and vast like the cold stillness of space in which the stars revolve."
— Hermann Hesse, "Steppenwolf"




“If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.”

― Mark Twain



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"It is foolish to wish for beauty. Sensible people never either desire it for themselves or care about it in others. If the mind be but* well cultivated, and the heart well disposed, no one ever cares for the exterior." (文法脚注* but =only)

— Anne Brontë, Agnes Grey, 1847




"Young men are apt to think themselves wise enough, as drunken men are apt to think themselves sober enough.

— Philip Stanhope




"Happiness does not consists in self-love.

 Joseph Butler




"He who neglects to drink of the spring of experience is likely to die of thirst in the desert of ignorance.


― Li Bai





"Education is the best provision for old age."

— Aristotle


アリストテレス(384 BC–322 BC)〔古代ギリシャの哲学者〕


"Do not impose on others what you yourself do not desire." 

"By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest."

— Confucius


孔子(551479 BC)〔中国の哲学者・政治家・教師〕


"Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue."

— Buddha

ガウタマ・シッダールタ (釈迦牟尼)(紀元前7–5世紀頃)〔インドの仏教開祖〕