The #SpannintheNeed shares inspirational quotes of the week and day to help motivate individuals or groups in our communities. Sometimes all it takes is a few positive quotes or words of encouragement to immediately turn someone’s day around. Whether its your lifelong best friend or a stranger you pass on the street, taking a moment to deliver a positive message can have a long-lasting effect on the well-being of both individuals.
The best place to be at Christmas is together!
Our challenges don’t define us, our actions do. – Michael J. Fox
Don’t be afraid of new beginnings. Don’t shy away from new people, new energy, new surroundings. Embrace new chances at happiness. – Billy Chapata
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you’ve imagined. – Henry David Thoreau
They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for. – Tom Bodett
Fall in love with your camera, memories are priceless! – Anonymous.
The only way to win happiness is to give it. The more we give, the more we have. – Myrtle Reed
If we wait until we’re ready, we’ll be waiting for the rest of our lives. – Lemony Snicket
Great things can be achieved, if you don’t care who gets the credit. – Mark Twain
Never judge a book by its cover.
You are never too old to set another GOAL or to dream another DREAM. CS Lewis
We are so busy watching out for what’s just ahead of us that we don’t take the time to enjoy where we are.
All kids need a little help, a little HOPE and somebody who believes in them. – Magic Johnson
You go this way in life only once, don’t waste the trip.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
The Strongest People aren’t always the one who WIN, but the people who don’t give up when they lose!
Start everyday with a new hope. Leave bad memories behind and have faith for a better tomorrow.
As time goes on, you’ll understand. What lasts, lasts; what doesn’t, doesn’t. Time solves most things. And what time can’t solve, you have to solve yourself. – Haruki Murakami
Obstacles can’t stop you. Problems can’t stop you. People can’t stop you. Only YOU can stop you.
Just go with the flow.
The best portion of your life will be the small, nameless moments you spend smiling with someone who matters to you.
Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better. – Maya Angelou
Make your own kind of happiness.
Someone once said, it’s not what you did in the past, but what you can do to correct your life and make the lives around you better in some little way!
If you feel like you’re losing everything, remember that trees lose their leaves every year and they still stand tall and wait for better days to come.
It’s like anything in life, visualizing the old man you’re going to become: As long as you have a clear picture of that – the life you want to lead – eventually you’ll probably get there. – Heath Ledger
I know I can do this.
I think you should be serious about what you do because this is it. This Is the only life you’ve got. – Philip Seymour Hoffman
The secret to staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age. – Lucille Ball
My story isn’t pleasant, it’s not sweet and harmonious like the invented stories; it tastes of folly and bewilderment, of madness and dream, like the life of all people who no longer want to lie to themselves. – Herman Hesse
A happy life includes finding joy in small things, doing less and observing more.
Do nice things for people who will never find out it was you!
Where there’s hope, there’s life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again. – Anne Frank
We must be the change we wish to see in the world.” Mohandas Gandhi.
My mother shed her protective love down around me and without knowing why people sensed that I had value. – Maya Angelou
Be strong, but not rude. Be kind but not weak. Be humble but not timid. Be proud but not arrogant.
To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself! -Thich Nhat Hanh