Nairaland Forum

Welcome, Guest: Join Nairaland / Login / Trending / Recent / New
Stats: 1238307 members, 1650534 topics. Date: Wednesday, 23 April 2014 at 09:53 PM

Food For Thought - Inspirational Quotes - Literature (2) - Nairaland

Nairaland Forum / Entertainment / Literature / Food For Thought - Inspirational Quotes (38435 Views)

Food For Thought Inspirational Quotes ... / Food For Thought Inspirational Quotes ... / Did you Know and Great Inspirational Quotes (1) (2) (3) (4)

(0) (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (Reply) (Go Down)

Re: Food For Thought - Inspirational Quotes by Cuddlemii: 5:25am On Aug 05, 2012
TODAY'S THEME IS- QUOTES BY CUDDLEMII
(OK, I am not PERFECT but I wrote these QUOTES a long time ago on my FB page, I hope you ENJOY it AND appreciate an AMATEUR'S attempt) kiss

"When you get insults, it’s because of the placement.
When you get confrontation, it’s because you gave audience.
When you get angry, it's because you are thinking of it.
When you walk away, you transfer aggression and allow people choke in their frustration.
But when you are held back or blocked from leaving, make sure your actions leave a legacy behind".
-November 16, 2009.


"I know my limit when my heart starts pounding, I know my next reaction when criticisms are made, I know the difference between a joke and reality.
I know the truth even when I’m far from it.
I don’t know the future but would like to work hard for it now".
-Feb 12, 2010


"We ladies need to be unassuming n stop d assumptions because there might just be a reason 4 his actions.
Trust me, why brood over what u aren’t sure of.
And even if u are right, just let him have his moment remember what u don’t know can’t kill you and there are more lucrative things to do.
Transfer your inspector gadget to advancing yourself.
Ladies pls relax, if he is not yours then let him play himself out while you stretch"
-October 22, 2009


"I have never appreciated God and thanked him for what I have but I always ask about/for what I would have.
So Thank you papa for everything (comprises of what I had, have & wld have)"
-March 27, 2011
Re: Food For Thought - Inspirational Quotes by Cuddlemii: 5:29am On Aug 05, 2012
"You just get to that halt again after you've mapped out your structure.
A rash decision is your first consideration.
Worrying is so hard cos it aggravates the whole scenario.
The moment you can separate yourself from people's impression, suggestions, influence & think of what is the best solution for ME.
You get to move on and build an independent you".........................
(1/11/11)


"Stop the hating, the fighting, the hurting, the cursing, the anger, the pain, the depression, the complain and divert all that energy to do great things that your unborn generations would be proud of.
Be innovative and inventive, who knows u could be the next ?"
-June 9, 2009


"Fear is a good thing; it’s only natural that you feel it every now and then. So I have decided to face it as what doesn't kill me / you only makes you / me stronger.

Lean on God, all the fear merged together in whatever form would be nullified & neutralized by the omniscience.
He can even decide to make that fear that which you would draw strength and lessons of life"
-Feb 24, 2012
Re: Food For Thought - Inspirational Quotes by Cuddlemii: 6:34am On Aug 06, 2012
TODAY'S THEME IS- FAITHFULNESS IN RELATIONSHIPS (Challenge yourself to be faithful this week- no cheating, no games, no heartbreak/breaking hearts, no break up, no extra marital affairs, no husband snatching, no hit & run. Just 1 week shouldn't be that hard grin)


"Every girl wants to change a player, but the truth; is every player wants a girl worth the change"- Anonymous


"A jealous girlfriend is a faithful girlfriend, if she gets jealous its because someone has your attention, if she doesnt get jealous, its because someone else has hers"- Anonymous


"If you really love someone, being faithful shouldn't be so damn hard"-Anonymous


"A woman can give a man a million reasons to be faithful, and he will find one reason to cheat. A man can give a woman a million reasons to cheat, and she will find one reason to be faithful"- Anonymous


"Nothing is more noble, nothing more venerable than fidelity. Faithfulness and truth are the most sacred excellences and endowments of the human mind"- Marcus Tullius Cicero


“Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.”-Buddha quotes


"Abstinence, being faithful and correct and consistent condom use are the only ways to successfully reach everyone when discussing HIV prevention. I believe that the abstinence message alone does not solve the AIDS epidemic" -Ashley Judd


"Don't make a fool of yourself being faithful to someone who's playing you" kiss


"If your ex is still in your bed once they've found someone new, it only proves they weren't faithful to you"...

Re: Food For Thought - Inspirational Quotes by Cuddlemii: 7:52am On Aug 07, 2012
TODAY'S THEME IS- WISHING YOU...

Time...
to enjoy the little treasures
each day holds.


Quiet...
to be able to hear the
stirrings of your inner self,


Laughter...
to help surmount
life's heartaches
and disappointments,

Calm...
to free you from
problems and stress.


And Friends...
to bring you joy,
to warm your heart
and to make you feel
at home and welcome
in the world
wherever you go




Re: Food For Thought - Inspirational Quotes by Cuddlemii: 7:17am On Aug 16, 2012
Today I will be courageous enough not to let opportunity pass me by; my only alternative will be to succeed.
Today I will invest my most valuable resource, my time, into my most important possession, the life God has given me.
I'll spend each minute purposefully, making today a unique opportunity. I'll tackle each obstacle knowing that with God's help I can overcome it.
Today I will resist doubt and pessimism and warm my world with a smile. I'll maintain a strong faith, expect nothing but the best, take time to be happy, see every task as an opportunity to honour the Lord, and endeavour to leave His footprints on the hearts of those I meet.' John Boykin wrote, 'Time is your life-nothing more, nothing less. The way you spend your hours and your days, is the way you spend your life.' So pray, 'Lord, help me to maximise this day.'
 
Re: Food For Thought - Inspirational Quotes by herolaw(m): 7:40pm On Aug 16, 2012
Appreciating Our Past
It is easy to be negative about past mistakes and unhappiness. But it is much more healing to look at ourselves and our past in the light of experience, acceptance, and growth.

Our past is a series of lessons that advance us to higher levels of living and loving. The relationships we entered, stayed in, or ended taught us necessary lessons.

Some of us have emerged from the most painful circumstances with strong insights about who we are and what we want. Our mistakes? Necessary. Our frustrations, failures, and sometimes stumbling attempts at growth and progress? Necessary too. Each step of the way, we learned. We went through exactly the experiences we need to, to become who we are today. Each step of the way, we progressed. Is our past a mistake? No. The only mistake we can make is mistaking that for the truth.

Today, God, help me let go of negative thoughts I may be harboring about my past circumstances or relationships. I can accept, with gratitude, all that has brought me to today.
Re: Food For Thought - Inspirational Quotes by Cuddlemii: 8:31am On Aug 17, 2012
TODAY'S THEME IS- CHILDREN PART 1

Re: Food For Thought - Inspirational Quotes by Cuddlemii: 8:34am On Aug 17, 2012
smiley

Re: Food For Thought - Inspirational Quotes by JallowBah(f): 8:39am On Aug 17, 2012
“When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.”
― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

( My favorite writer of all times, and one of my favorite books. )
Re: Food For Thought - Inspirational Quotes by JallowBah(f): 8:41am On Aug 17, 2012
About kids:

“we have to listen to the child we once were, the child who still exists inside us. That child understands magic moments. We can stifle its cries, but we cannot silence its voice.The child we once were is still there. Blessed are the children, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.If we are not reborn if we cannot learn to look at life with the innocence and the enthusiasm o childhood it makes no sense to go on living.”


― Paulo Coelho
Re: Food For Thought - Inspirational Quotes by Cuddlemii: 8:43am On Aug 17, 2012
smiley smiley smiley smiley

Re: Food For Thought - Inspirational Quotes by Cuddlemii: 8:51am On Aug 17, 2012
JallowBah: About kids:

“we have to listen to the child we once were, the child who still exists inside us. That child understands magic moments. We can stifle its cries, but we cannot silence its voice.The child we once were is still there. Blessed are the children, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.If we are not reborn if we cannot learn to look at life with the innocence and the enthusiasm o childhood it makes no sense to go on living.”


― Paulo Coelho

Nice!
Re: Food For Thought - Inspirational Quotes by JallowBah(f): 8:39pm On Aug 17, 2012
Cuddlemii:

Nice!

Everyone should read his bookssmiley
Re: Food For Thought - Inspirational Quotes by Cuddlemii: 5:25am On Aug 25, 2012
TODAY'S THEME IS- MEN/MAN/GUY/OKUNRIN kiss kiss

Re: Food For Thought - Inspirational Quotes by Cuddlemii: 5:54am On Aug 25, 2012
smiley

Re: Food For Thought - Inspirational Quotes by Cuddlemii: 5:36am On Aug 29, 2012
TODAY'S THEME IS- BEAUTY cool

Re: Food For Thought - Inspirational Quotes by Cuddlemii: 5:44am On Aug 29, 2012
cool cool

Re: Food For Thought - Inspirational Quotes by Cuddlemii: 6:33am On Aug 30, 2012
TODAY'S THEME IS- SELF RESPECT!!!!

"Every time you suppress some part
of yourself or allow others
to play you small, you are
in essence ignoring
the owner's manual
your creator gave you
and destroying your design"
.
-Oprah Winfrey


"Respect yourself if you would have others respect you"
-Baltasar Gracian



"Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got"
-Janis Joplin



“It is the highest form of self-respect to admit our errors and mistakes and make amends for them.
To make a mistake is only an error in judgment, but to adhere to it when it is discovered shows infirmity of character.”

-Dale E Turner

Re: Food For Thought - Inspirational Quotes by Cuddlemii: 6:44am On Aug 30, 2012
wink smiley

Re: Food For Thought - Inspirational Quotes by OAM4J: 7:12am On Aug 30, 2012



Re: Food For Thought - Inspirational Quotes by Cuddlemii: 7:45pm On Aug 30, 2012
whoops, forgot this embarassed

Re: Food For Thought - Inspirational Quotes by Cuddlemii: 10:22am On Sep 03, 2012
TODAY'S THEME IS- ADVISE FOR LOVE, RELATIONSHIPs, MARRIAGES undecided

Re: Food For Thought - Inspirational Quotes by Cuddlemii: 10:25am On Sep 03, 2012
undecided undecided

Re: Food For Thought - Inspirational Quotes by Cuddlemii: 10:27am On Sep 03, 2012
undecided

Re: Food For Thought - Inspirational Quotes by Cuddlemii: 10:30am On Sep 03, 2012
undecided undecided

Re: Food For Thought - Inspirational Quotes by Cuddlemii: 10:42am On Sep 03, 2012
smiley smiley smiley smiley

Re: Food For Thought - Inspirational Quotes by Cuddlemii: 4:30am On Sep 04, 2012
NOT SURE IF THIS WRITE UP IS APPROPRIATE FOR THIS THREAD OR NOT. DO I NEED TO CREATE A NEW THREAD FOR IT? WELL FOR NOW, LET ME JUST APPRECIATE ANOTHER AUTHOR'S WORK, TELL ME WHAT YOU THINK!

——
Don’t Get Married If….


If you’re not ready to delay gratification when your are angry. To hold your tongue, lower your voice and sometimes wait till the appropriate time, day or even month before you can deal with an issue thoroughly…. don’t get married. Immaturity is the inability to delay gratification. Marriage is for the mature.


If you’re not ready to leave center stage and allow someone else to become your focus, your study, your muses… don’t get married. Selfish people make very bad spouses. In marriage you don’t lose yourself but your heart has to be big enough to gain someone else. And soon, with God’s blessing: little, crying, diaper soiling, demanding little ones are coming!


If you are not ready, to stand up and calmly deal with meddling in laws as a united front: The opinionated sister, the insensitive uncle, the domineering father, the manner less brother, the nosy aunt….. don’t get married. Boundaries do not exist automatically, they must be created. A good spouse is committed to respectfully stand up for and protect their marriage from meddling relatives. Don’t abandon your spouse to your relatives. It’s betrayal.


If you are not ready to pay bills…. don’t get married. Love does not pay bills. Kenya power will not give a waiver because your love is O so strong and your gazes at each other, O so romantic.


If you are not ready to let go of your opposite sex “best friends” and invest that into your spouse. To like, to laugh, to play, to be silly and to enjoy life with them, above anyone else… don’t get married. Affairs happen because people did not marry their best friends. Someone else holds their heart. Someone else gets them better. Someone else inspires them more. Marry your best friend and cultivate your friendship so that you remain best friends.


If you are not ready to stop competing with the Joneses…. don’t get married. Let the Joneses buy their yatch when you are still walking, and enjoy the walk. Your journeys are different. They may have to cross the oceans but you may be going through the road route. A boat might not do you any good on your journey. You must be ready to pace yourselves: stop competing, stop spending your future before you get there, stop the debt, stop trying to impress people. You must be able to be content. To enjoy your journey without deciding your happiness simply by measuring your progress against other people.


If you are not ready to be an open book. To tell the whole story of your past, deal with the memories, expose the failures and risk rejection…. don’t get married. It is fraud to have someone sign off their life to you without the full details. The past is a touchy and demanding friend. It always shows up in the marriage. It doesn’t enjoy being ignored and the more you snob, the bolder it becomes and the more tantrums it throws. It will mess up the “neat” and “all together lovely” image that you are struggling to maintain.


If you are not ready to let go of your philandering and wild oats farming…. don’t get married. Don’t take somebody’s son or daughter and subject them to your germs, your indiscretions and your chips fungaz. It never ends well. It’s romanticized in the movies, it’s being fronted as the only “realistic” way to stay married and keep the fire burning. But truth be told, the only thing that the fire will burn will be you, your spouse and your children. That family will burn for generations in bitterness, disease, fear, failure, hatred, broken hearts, broken dreams and conniving.


Finally, if you are not ready to let go of the adrenalin rush ofa risque life and to settle down…. don’t get married. The great Colombus [who we were told "discovered" America, Have you ever wondered if the Native Indians who were in it, knew that it existed


I had a diary that was long sought for. People wanted to read about the wild journeys, the sea tempest, the reckless pirates they fought, the death and the danger they must have encountered. When it was found, there was great disappointment. Majority of the pages simply had 5 words: “This day, we sailed on.”.


Marriage, like life in general, has many “we sail on” days. You have to learn to find the thrill in the normal everydayness of it. If you depend on wild romance, all night sex [ha], romantic cruises, wild parties, compulsive moves across continents, tempestuous fights and make up sessions to be happy, you may be disappointed. You have to learn to thrill in gentle smiles, loving hugs, knowing looks, cozy moments, shared chores, cute babies, everyday work, dreaming together, praying together and simply living together. If these things are not thrilling, exciting and satisfying, you will look for a way out. The “boom twaff” moments are still there, but they are normally punctuations to the usualness of living. They cannot be your reason for getting married. They are unsustainable on an everyday basis. The one you choose must be thrilling to you even in the most mundane of moments.


I pray this helps someone. Remember singles, YOU HAVE THE PRIVILEGE OF CHOICE. Never let anyone pressure you into marriage. You are either ready or you’re not: You decide!. But please don’t marry somebody and then punish them to live with your childish ways for the rest of their lives


. A childish baby is cute but a childish adult is extremely frustrating.


Marriage is for the mature and in many ways, we the married, are still being confronted with the demand to grow up day by day. If you are not ready for that demand, don’t get married!!!!

Barikiweni.-
Re: Food For Thought - Inspirational Quotes by Genovese(m): 10:47am On Sep 04, 2012
[color=#006600][/color]
Cuddlemii: "When I hear about negative and false attacks, I really don't invest any energy in them, because I know who I am."
– Michelle Obama

"One of the lessons that I grew up with was to always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals."
– Michelle Obama

“The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score.”
- Bill Copeland

"If you give up your dreams, you die"- Flashdance 1983 (This is my favourite)
cheesy
Cuddlemii: "When I hear about negative and false attacks, I really don't invest any energy in them, because I know who I am."
– Michelle Obama

"One of the lessons that I grew up with was to always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals."
– Michelle Obama

“The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score.”
- Bill Copeland

"If you give up your dreams, you die"- Flashdance 1983 (This is my favourite)
 
Re: Food For Thought - Inspirational Quotes by Cuddlemii: 10:29am On Sep 05, 2012
TODAY'S THEME IS- WINNING cool

Re: Food For Thought - Inspirational Quotes by Cuddlemii: 10:36am On Sep 05, 2012
cool cool

(0) (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (Reply)

The Silent Lover / <<<The Tri-Paternal Son>>> / The Complete Assassin

(Go Up)

Sections: politics (1) business autos (1) jobs (1) career education (1) romance computers phones travel sports fashion health
religion celebs tv-movies music-radio literature webmasters programming techmarket

Links: (0) (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9)

Nairaland - Copyright © 2005 - 2014 Oluwaseun Osewa. All rights reserved. See Nairalist and How To Advertise
Disclaimer: Every Nairaland member is solely responsible for anything that he/she posts or uploads on Nairaland.