Quotes! I love quotes and have gathered them most of my adult life. Here’s a few that have been relevant for me lately:

    1. The perfect is the enemy of the good. ~Voltaire
    2. Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful. ~ William Morris
    3. You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star. ~ Nietzsche
    4. It takes courage to grow up to be who you really are. ~ e. e. cummings
    5.  Before you act, listen. Before you react, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you criticize, wait. Before you pray, forgive. Before you quit, try. ~ Ernest Hemingway
    6. You’re never too old to set a new goal or dream a new dream. ~ C.S. Lewis
    7. Nothing is impossible, the word itself says “I’m possible”! ~ Audrey Hepburn
    8. At the worst, a house unkempt cannot be so distressing as a life unlived. ~ Rose Macaulay
    9. To practice any art, no matter how well or badly is a way to make your soul grow. So do it. ~ Kurt Vonnegut
    10. Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain. ~Unknown

You can find more great lists on Shimelle’s blog.