K. D. Dowdall

Pen and Paper

 

fantasy-art-wood-winter-painting-landscape-moon-stars-night_1455533

“The wound (in your heart) is the place where the Light enters you.”
Rumi

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
Oscar Wilde

“I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.”
Albert Einstein

“That which does not kill us makes us stronger.”
 Friedrich Nietzsche

 “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.”
 Robert Frost

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”
Thomas A. Edison

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
 Eleanor Roosevelt

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

“First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.”
Mahatma Gandhi

“It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.”
André Gide

Don’t fear failure. — Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
Bruce Lee

“Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present.”
Bil Keane

“When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it–always.”
 
Mahatma Gandhi

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go…”
Dr. Seuss

“Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.”
Dalai Lama XIV

17 thoughts on “QUOTES THAT SHINE A LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS

  1. Keith Haney says:

    Love the quotes. Each makes you really think.

    Like

  2. Thank you very much Keith. These are some of my favorites!

    Like

  3. frenchc1955 says:

    Thank you for sharing these wonderful quotations!

    Like

  4. frenchc1955 says:

    Reblogged this on charles french words reading and writing and commented:
    These are wonderful and inspiring quotations!

    Like

  5. katkent2014 says:

    All awesome quotes! Eleanor Roosevelt’s gets me every time. No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. Truth. Thanks for posting.

    Like

    1. Hello Katken2014, Yes, they are awesome quotes and every time I read them they lift my spirits and yes, no one can make us feel inferior! Thank you for commenting! 🙂

      Liked by 1 person

      1. katkent2014 says:

        Your welcome. All the best. Hugs, Kat.

        Like

      2. Katken, thank you and the best to you as well! Karen

        Liked by 1 person

  6. katkent2014 says:

    Reblogged this on Kat's Writing Runway and commented:
    All awsome quotes. Thanks for posting.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Katken, thank you for commenting and re-blogging. K.D.

      Liked by 2 people

  7. sjhigbee says:

    I have one of these on my kitchen wall – but they are ALL gems… Thank you for sharing.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Yes, I love them too. Thank you for commenting! Karen

      Liked by 2 people

  8. zhyxtheman says:

    Thank you. It’s been a rough few months and this helped me feel better.

    Like

    1. Zhyxtheman, I am so glad these quotes helped you to feel better, I know when I go through trying times, they make me feel better too! 🙂

      Liked by 1 person

  9. These quotes are just what I need, not only to inspire myself but also my Memoir Writing Group next semester. Many thanks. Greatly appreciated

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

BRAIN FREEZE

You are not here by accident, there is a purpose for you being here.

絲絨之問 The Velvet Underground Taipei Story

台北地下絲絨殘酷搖滾啟示錄 Apocalypse of justice and music: Close to the fire close to the edge-- La version la plus rare de notre VU Live House Taipei

tornadoday

...might I be found in words I leave behind

Legends of Windemere

Enjoy the Adventure

Just the Facts, Ma'am

Thonie Hevron brings the stories behind the badge

Soul Writing Project

a place for poetic-ish ramblings on life, love and happiness ♡

The Lonely Author

Hoping to inspire the world one word at a time.

Watching the Daisies

Life Lessons on the Importance of Slow

itwasinspiredbyaworld

itwasinspiredbyaworld

Blessed with a Star on the Forehead

As I navigate through this life ...

ROCKY ROAD FAMILY

Our small family living in a 5th wheel following Dads work as a rock fall technician... what could go wrong?

Bobby Blade

Short Stories

BOOKIVERSE

ALL ABOUT BOOKS

Writer, Writer, Pants on Fire

Where Mindy McGinnis Stores Her Extra Words

Life, As Kevy Michaels

Transformed By Meeting That Which I'm Not

XFINITE

embrace the impossible

firewatersite

Read, Play, Watch

The Vulpine Portfolio

Freelance Magickian. Neopagan Author. Modern Necromancer. Occult Historian. Lovecraft Nerd. Cyberpunk Geek.

travelingpersecond

Learning Cultures by Traveling

Michèle's Blog

For the love of our human spirit

ALMANDYNE

A storyteller who writes and scribbles, and calls it art.

from sand to stars

... and in between

Hot Shot Headlines

Fiery topics and scorching original work

What You Blog About

Let the world know what you blog about

Write your Destiny

The Writer's world

Finding French Charming

Finding True Love.. Even After Forty

Candid By Liz

Make It A Magical Day

Fairy Tale Feminista

Answering life's questions one fairy tale at a time.

dilip |

snaps, naps

Its good to be crazy Sometimes

A view from the inside of going through the minefield of the British benefit system if you are disabled and the ups and downs of coping with mental illness

Frank Parker's author site

A Septuagenarian's ramblings

The Fairy Tale Dimension

Looking Behind The Scenes

Jazz You Too

jazz music blog

Writergurlny

A Gingers Point Of View

To My Recollection

Poems and short stories by a writer in progress.

culturevultureexpress

A little bit of everything

My Window

Sharing my thoughts, poems, travel & art

Juliet Rivor Poetry & Prose

Writing poems, stories, quotes to inspire, motivate, and fill with emotion :)

The BookWorm Drinketh

Give Tea to the Tillerman, But Booze to the Bookworm!

Karen Pleskus

Author in progress

The Reluctant Poet

A Discovery of Enlightening Insights, Information, Humor, Writings and Musings

%d bloggers like this: