As a self professed “Queen of Quotes”, since I was a young teen, I’ve always been enamored by the sheer power of wisdom that transpire through the words uttered from some of the world’s greatest souls.

Here, I’d like to share 10 of my all time favorite quotes that have helped me through the most challenging times of my life, they’ve encouraged me to courageously persevere and keep moving towards the life of my dreams.

It’s my hope that you too will find them just as potent. Enjoy!

“There is no passion to be found in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living”

– Nelson Mandela

“The secret to getting ahead, is getting started”

– Mark Twain

“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough”– Mae West

“Everyone has their oceans to fly, if they have the heart to do it. Is it reckless? Maybe. What do dreams know of boundaries?” – Amelia Earhart

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

“We are the silver lining in any and every dark cloud we could ever find.There is no need to go looking for the light when you bring it with you” – Tyler Knott Gregson

“Talking about our problems is our greatest addiction. Break the habit. Talk about  your joys” – Rita Schiano

“No one has ever become poor by giving” – Anne Frank

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life” – Steve Jobs

“Whether you think you can or you can’t, you are right” – Henry Ford