MAYA ANGELOU: 12 UPLIFTING QUOTES

Maya Angelou: 12 Uplifting Quotes

Maya Angelou was among many other things, an inspirational poet, author and civil rights activist. She was born as Marguerite Annie Johnson Angelou in 1928 and died in 2014. She was best known for her memoir ‘I know why the caged bird sings’. Below are twelve of my favourite quotes by her: “If you don’t […]

THE POWER OF THE IMAGINATION: 15 QUOTES

The Power Of The Imagination: 15 Quotes

The imagination is a very creative and powerful gift. It can transport you to new worlds and lands without having to physically travel anywhere. It can also help you to think outside of the box, and even become a visionary. With such power, you can turn the dream you have created for yourself into a […]

WISE WORDS BY OPRAH WINFREY

Wise Words By Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey is a celebrated talk show host, actress, author and philanthropist. She explores issues such as spirituality and personal development, among others. Oprah is one of the wealthiest self-made women and the world’s first black female billionaire. Here are thirteen of her most profound quotes: “Turn your wounds into wisdom.” “Understand that the right […]

SOCRATES: 10 PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT QUOTES

Socrates: 10 Personal Development Quotes

Socrates was a great Greek philosopher and one of the founders of Western Philosophy. He was born in Athens around 470 BC. According to his students Xenephon and Plato who wrote about him, he had great integrity and insight. His teachings are still taught today.  Here are 10 quotes by him: “The only true wisdom […]

10 QUOTES ON BEING YOURSELF

10 Quotes On Being Yourself

I love being myself. Not feeling the need to act in a particular way to impress others is really liberating! However, although it seems like an easy thing to do, it isn’t necessarily an easy feat to achieve. In fact, it took me many years to be courageous enough to practise being genuinely true to […]

10 WISE QUOTES TO HELP YOU MOVE ON

10 Wise Quotes To Help You Move On

I know life can be unbearable, sad or frustrating at times. Don’t stay stuck or allow your emotions or circumstances to swallow you in darkness – it will only result in making you miserable. Keep moving onwards upwards and rid yourself of any excess negative emotional baggage. The aim is to travel light on your […]

14 OF MY FAVOURITE QUOTES BY MARCUS AURELIUS

14 Of My Favourite Quotes by Marcus Aurelius

Marcus Aurelius was a Roman Emperor who ruled from 160 – 180 AD. His inspiration was the Stoic philosopher Epictetus, who believed that philosophy should be implemented in everyday life.  Marcus Aurelius was known as the philosopher king, using his Stoic philosophy to act virtuously and to keep calm during times of war. The Emperor’s […]

10 OF MY FAVOURITE QUOTES BY CONFUCIUS (VIDEO)

10 Of My Favourite Quotes By Confucius

Confucius was a great Chinese philosopher who lived in the 6th Century BCE. His teachings are still learnt and practised today.  Here are 10 of my favourite sayings by him. If you have any other favourite quotes by the great and wise Confucius, please add them in the comments section below. 🙂 Pictures by GraphicStock […]

14 QUOTES ON FORGIVENESS

14 quotes on forgiveness

Forgiveness is one of the hardest things to practise, especially if you have been treated appallingly. Your mistreatment can make you feel angry and severely depressed, and understandably, the forgiveness notion can be the furthest thing from your mind. There are some misconceptions about forgiveness. Here’s what it isn’t… It isn’t about assuaging someone else’s […]