Quotes for Your Autoimmune Arthritis Life

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quotes for your autoimmune life

Quotes for your Autoimmune Arthritis Life

by Niki Wyre

Looking for some quotes from famous people throughout history to help you along on your Autoimmune Arthritis life or journey?  You came to the right place!  One of my hobbies is collecting these quotations to share with others, whether to inspire, share insight, give smiles, or build strength, I love them all.

I was asked by more than a few individuals to put together a list of some of my favorite quotations or lines.  These are some of my absolute favorite that help me when my journey seems too tough to keep on going.   I  hope that you enjoy this list.  Feel free to bookmark this page or share them with others.  That is what they are here for!


Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.
Dalai Lama

We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
Dalai Lama

Love is when two people know everything about eachother and are still friends.

Life is partly what we make it, and partly what it is made by the friends we choose.
Tennessee Williams

Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another, ‘What! You too? I thought I was the only one.
C.S. Lewis

True friendship isn’t about being there when it’s convenient; it’s about being there when it’s not.

A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails.
Donna Roberts

The secret of learning to be sick is this: Illness doesn’t make you less of what you were. You are still you.
Tony Snow

An illness is like a journey into a far country; it sifts all one’s experience and removes it to a point so remote that it appears like a vision.
Sholem Asch

Concealing an illness is like keeping a beach ball under water.
Karen Duffy

I did as much research as I could and I took ownership of this illness, because if you don’t take care of your body, where are you going to live?
Karen Duffy

I think illness is a family journey, no matter what the outcome. Everybody has to be allowed to process it and mourn and deal with it in their own way.
Marcia Wallace

Through my illness I learned rejection. I was written off. That was the moment I thought, Okay, game on. No prisoners. Everybody’s going down.
Lance Armstrong

Without anxiety and illness I should have been like a ship without a rudder.
Edvard Munch

Music is what feelings sound like.

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Lao Tzu

You won’t realize the distance you’ve walked until you take a look around and realize how far you’ve been.

A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
Walter Winchell

If you see a friend without a smile; give him one of yours.

Laugh often,
Dream big,
Reach for the stars!

I dreamed a thousand new paths. . . I woke and walked my old one.

In helping others, we shall help ourselves, for whatever good we give out completes the circle and comes back to us
Flora Edwards

It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
Napoleon Hill

If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.
Mary Engelbreit

Change is inevitable – except from a vending machine.Robert C. Gallagher

If nothing ever changed, there’d be no butterflies.Author Unknown

The only man I know who behaves sensibly is my tailor; he takes my measurements anew each time he sees me. The rest go on with their old measurements and expect me to fit them. George Bernard Shaw

Women are like teabags. We don’t know our true strength until we are in hot water!
Eleanor Roosevelt

I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something. And because I cannot do everything I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.
 Hellen Keller

When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we took so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened up for us.
 Helen Keller

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. And today? Today is a gift. That’s why we call it the present.
B. Olatunji

If you’re going through hell, keep going.
Winston Churchill

So many of our dreams at first seems impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.
Christopher Reeve

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

You must be the change you want to see in the world.
Mahatma Gandhi

Don’t wish it were easier, wish you were better. Don’t wish for fewer problems, wish for more skills. Don’t wish for less challenges, wish for more wisdom.
Earl Shoaf

As for accomplishments, I just did what I had to do as things came along.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.
Eleanor Roosevelt

I think that somehow, we learn who we really are and then live with that decision.
Eleanor Roosevelt

If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor.
Eleanor Roosevelt

It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn’t have the power to say yes.
Eleanor Roosevelt

People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one.
Eleanor Roosevelt

The giving of love is an education in itself.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Understanding is a two-way street.
Eleanor Roosevelt

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’
Eleanor Roosevelt

You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage and with the best that you have to give.
Eleanor Roosevelt

You must do the things you think you cannot do.
Eleanor Roosevelt

As you can tell for the list, I have quite a fondness for Eleanor Roosevelt.  

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