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Recovery Quotes – Letting Go of the Past
Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.
So often times it happens that we live our lives in chains and we never even know we have the key.
Forget past mistakes. Forget failures. Forget about everything except what you’re going to do now and do it.
You don’t have to control your thoughts; you just have to stop letting them control you.
Holding anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.
Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.
Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.
True humility is not thinking less of yourself, but thinking less about yourself.
Recovery Quotes – The Time is Now
Do not wait until the conditions are perfect to begin. Beginning makes the conditions perfect.
With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.
Whatever you do or dream you can do … begin it. Boldness has genius and power and magic in it.
You will never win if you never begin.
A hard beginning maketh a good ending.
A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
It is never too late to live happily ever after.
The greatest masterpieces were once only pigments on a palette.
What the caterpillar calls the end the rest of the world calls a butterfly.
If all you can do is crawl, start crawling.
Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Do not wait; the time will never be ‘just right’. Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
More powerful than the will to win is the courage to begin.
Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.
Recovery Quotes – Don’t Give Up
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.
Determination, patience and courage are the only things needed to improve any situation.
We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.
Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers, but to be fearless in facing them. Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain, but for the heart to conquer it.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
Just as despair can come to one only from other human beings, hope, too, can be given to one only by other human beings.
He who has hope has everything.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing but in rising up every time we fail.
The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.
“I can’t do it” never yet accomplished anything; “I will try” has performed wonders.
The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible, it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more joy than any material possession could.