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.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
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.
Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another, ‘What! You too? I thought I was the only one.
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.
The secret of learning to be sick is this: Illness doesn’t make you less of what you were. You are still you.
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.
Concealing an illness is like keeping a beach ball under water.
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?
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.
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.
Without anxiety and illness I should have been like a ship without a rudder.
Music is what feelings sound like.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
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.
If you see a friend without a smile; give him one of yours.
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
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.
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!
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.
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.
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. And today? Today is a gift. That’s why we call it the present.
If you’re going through hell, keep going.
So many of our dreams at first seems impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.
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.
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.
As for accomplishments, I just did what I had to do as things came along.
Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.
I think that somehow, we learn who we really are and then live with that decision.
If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor.
It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn’t have the power to say yes.
People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.
Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one.
The giving of love is an education in itself.
Understanding is a two-way street.
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.’
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.
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
As you can tell for the list, I have quite a fondness for Eleanor Roosevelt.
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