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Hope And Understanding Quotes About Overcoming Adversity

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Nelson Mandela

Believe you can and you're halfway there.
Theodore Roosevelt

The only way to do great work is to love what you do.
Steve Jobs

I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
Jimmy Dean

The best way to predict your future is to create it.
Abraham Lincoln

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
Winston Churchill

The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.
C.S. Lewis

The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.
Christian D. Larson

Hope And Understanding Quotes About Finding Inner Strength

You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
Marcus Aurelius

The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it.
Steve Jobs

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Hope And Understanding Quotes About Navigating Difficult Times

The only way to do anything is to start.

The only way to get through difficult times is to keep moving forward.

Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops at all.
Emily Dickinson

The only way to get through difficult times is to believe that everything happens for a reason. And even if you don't know what that reason is, you have to have faith that it's for the best.

The darkest hour has only sixty minutes.
Morris Mandel

The only way to do something great in life is to risk being misunderstood.

Hope And Understanding Quotes About Fostering Compassion

Compassion is the basis of all morality.
Arthur Schopenhauer

The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others.
Albert Schweitzer

Compassion is not a relationship between the healer and the wounded. It's a relationship between equals.
Pema Chödrön

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Dalai Lama

Compassion is the ultimate expression of your highest self.
Russell Simmons

Compassion is the keen awareness of the interdependence of all things.
Thomas Merton

Compassion is the key to living outside the confines of our ego and connecting with others.
Dr. Judith Orloff

Compassion is the foundation of all forms of spiritual practice.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Compassion is the radicalism of our time.
Dalai Lama

Compassion is the ultimate value in life. Service is the ultimate action.
N. R. Narayana Murthy

Hope And Understanding Quotes About Seeking Common Ground

We all have different desires and needs, but if we don't discover what we want from ourselves and what we stand for, we will live passively and unfulfilled.
Bill Watterson

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
Mahatma Gandhi

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Edmund Burke

The only source of knowledge is experience.
Albert Einstein

The only thing that stands between you and your dream is the story you tell yourself that you can't achieve it.
Jordan Belfort

Hope And Understanding Quotes About Learning From Mistakes

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Oscar Wilde

Mistakes are the portals of discovery.
James Joyce

It's not how we make mistakes, but how we correct them that defines us.
Rachel Wolchin

The only way to avoid making mistakes is to have no new ideas.
Albert Einstein

Mistakes are proof that you are trying.

The only mistake in life is the lesson not learned.

Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are: precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way.
Al Franken

The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Henry Ford

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

Hope And Understanding Quotes About Growing Through Challenges

The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.

Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua J. Marine

Hope And Understanding Quotes About Building Resilience

Resilience is accepting your new reality, even if it's less good than the one you had before. You can fight it, you can do nothing but scream about what you've lost, or you can accept that and try to put together something that's good.
Elizabeth Edwards

The human capacity for burden is like bamboo- far more flexible than you'd ever believe at first glance.
Jodi Picoult

The oak fought the wind and was broken, the willow bent when it must and survived.
Robert Jordan

We don't develop courage by being happy every day. We develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.
Barbara De Angelis

The human spirit is stronger than anything that can happen to it.
C.C. Scott

Hope And Understanding Quotes About Embracing Change

The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.
Alan Watts

Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.
John F. Kennedy

The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes.
William James

Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Norman Vincent Peale

The only way to make a man trustworthy is to trust him.
Henry Stimson

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.

Hope And Understanding Quotes About Cultivating Empathy

Empathy is about finding echoes of another person in yourself.
Mohsin Hamid

Empathy is the starting point for creating a community and taking action. It's the impetus for creating change.
Max Carver

Empathy is the antidote to shame. If you put shame in a Petri dish, it needs three things to grow exponentially: secrecy, silence, and judgment. If you put the same amount of shame in a Petri dish and douse it with empathy, it can't survive.
Brené Brown

Empathy is the ability to step outside of your own bubble and into the bubbles of other people.
C. JoyBell C.

Empathy is the key to great stories.
Ami Vitale

Empathy is the most radical of human emotions.
Gloria Steinem

Empathy is seeing with the eyes of another, listening with the ears of another, and feeling with the heart of another.
Alfred Adler

Empathy is a tool for building people into groups, for allowing us to function as more than self-obsessed individuals.
Neil Gaiman

Empathy is the bridge that connects us to other people.

Empathy is the starting point for a revolution of the heart.
Bryant McGill

Hope And Understanding Quotes About Embracing Diversity

Diversity is not about how we differ. Diversity is about embracing one another's uniqueness.
Ola Joseph

Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and the test of our civilization.
Mahatma Gandhi

We need to give each other the space to grow, to be ourselves, to exercise our diversity. We need to give each other space so that we may both give and receive such beautiful things as ideas, openness, dignity, joy, healing, and inclusion.
Max de Pree

Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common. Celebrate it every day.
Author Unknown

We all should know that diversity makes for a rich tapestry, and we must understand that all the threads of the tapestry are equal in value no matter what their color.
Maya Angelou

Diversity is not a burden to be tolerated, but a gift to be celebrated.
Author Unknown

We are all different, which is great because we are all unique. Without diversity, life would be very boring.
Catherine Pulsifer

Diversity is the magic. It is the first manifestation, the first beginning of the differentiation of a thing and of simple identity. The greater the diversity, the greater the perfection.
Thomas Berry

Diversity is not just a buzzword. It's about opening doors and minds to new ideas, cultures, and perspectives.

Diversity is not a box to check. It is a reality that should be deeply felt and celebrated by all.
Ava DuVernay

Hope And Understanding Quotes About Finding Meaning In Suffering

The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.
Ernest Hemingway

Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Khalil Gibran

The wound is the place where the light enters you.

We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.
Kenji Miyazawa

The only way to get through life is to laugh your way through it. You either have to laugh or cry. I prefer to laugh. Crying gives me a headache.
Marjorie Pay Hinckley

The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love, and to be greater than our suffering.
Ben Okri

The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Hope And Understanding Quotes About Building Bridges Of Understanding

The only way to change the world is to change the story.
Michael Margolis

The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said.
Peter Drucker

Hope And Understanding Quotes About Celebrating Differences

We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Kofi Annan

Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open.
J.K. Rowling

The world is a mosaic of different experiences and cultures. To celebrate this diversity is to celebrate life itself.

Our diversity is our strength. What a dull and pointless life it would be if everyone was the same.
Angelina Jolie

We are all different, but when we ask for the Lord's blessings, we must not forget that God created us equal.
Rafael Cruz

We should celebrate diversity and uniqueness, but never at the expense of unity.

Hope And Understanding Quotes About Finding Hope In The Midst Of Despair

Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.
Desmond Tutu

The very least you can do in your life is figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope.
Barbara Kingsolver

Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.
Thich Nhat Hanh

Hope is a powerful force. It can make us feel more alive, more engaged, and more resilient in the face of adversity.
Shawn Achor

Hope is the thing that holds you tight, when all else has faded away.
Jenny Bicks

Hope is the only thing stronger than fear.
Suzanne Collins

Hope is the thing that keeps you going when the world tells you to stop.

Hope is the anchor of the soul, the stimulus to action, and the incentive to achievement.

Hope is the belief that the future will be better than the present, along with the belief that you have the power to make it so.

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