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Client Submitted Quotes

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'The right quote can help us to see light at the end of the tunnel, and give us that extra burst of hope and courage to persevere.' 

    Here are some favorite, client submitted quotes on Mental Health:


That I Would Be Good

Alanis Morissette

That I would be good, even if I did nothing
That I would be good, even if I got the thumbs down
That I would be good if I got and stayed sick
That I would be good even if I gained ten pounds

That I would be fine even if I went bankrupt
That I would be good if I lost my hair and my youth
That I would be great if I was no longer queen
That I would be grand if I was not all knowing

That I would be loved even when I numb myself
That I would be good even when I am overwhelmed
That I would be loved even when I was fuming
That I would be good even if I was clingy

That I would be good even if I lost sanity
That I would be good
Whether with or without you

Fear by Khalil Gibran


It is said that before entering the sea 
a river trembles with fear. 

She looks back at the path she has traveled, 
from the peaks of the mountains, 
the long winding road crossing forests and villages. 

And in front of her, 
she sees an ocean so vast, 
that to enter 
there seems nothing more than to disappear forever. 

But there is no other way. 
The river can not go back. 

Nobody can go back. 
To go back is impossible in existence. 

The river needs to take the risk 
of entering the ocean 
because only then will fear disappear, 
because that’s where the river will know 
it’s not about disappearing into the ocean, 
but of becoming the ocea

“I thought such awful thoughts that I cannot even say them out loud because they would make Jesus want to drink gin straight out of the cat dish." Anne Lamott


"In this life, all symphonies remain unfinished." Karl Rahner


"Heroism is doing for a long time, what anyone can do for a short time. " Anon.


Letting go doesn’t mean giving up, but rather accepting that there are things that cannot be.


"It's not the load that breaks you down, its the way you carry it." Lou Holtz


"Be joyful, even though you  have considered all the facts." Wendell Berry


"The secret of change is to focus all your energy , not on fighting the old, but on building the new." Socrates


"It isn't that they can't see the solutions, its that they can't see the problem." G K Chesterton


"To love someone is the learn the song in their heart and sing it to them when they have forgotten it" Arne Garborg


"May the flowers remind us why the rain was necessary." Xan Oku


"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. " Hunter S. Thompson


"The roots of the eye, are in the heart." Romano.Guardini


"We are forged in the daily choosing." Joanna Gaines


"Hard things are hard." David Axelrod


"Love is not an emotion, it is a policy." Madeleine L'Engle


"Do not let yourself be a doormat to a fool." Ecclesiastes


"Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us dragons can be beaten." G K Chesterton


"That man is more than one bubble off plumb."   Christopher Buckley


"The olive branch is the sign of peace because olive trees take 15 years to produce olives. There is no point in planting olive tress unless you think you can go 15 years without having your fields burned." From "The Weekly Sift"


"Being in charge is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you aren't." Margaret Thatcher


"Ring the bell that still can ring, forget your perfect offering. There is a crack in everything, that's how the light gets in." Leonard Cohen


"Grace is a small white butterfly and life is a tractor trailer careening up highway 101." Anne Lamott


"Joy is that kind of happiness that doesn't depend on what happens." David Steindal Rast


"A lie gets halfway around the world before truth has a chance to get its pants on." Winston Churchill


"If you truly want to change your life, you must first be willing to change your mind."


"Listen! This moment has come to teach you. The exact lesson you need.|


"What if we don’t try to figure out everything about our life in one day.

I can choose not to analyze."

"It’s a slow process, but quitting won’t speed it up."

More to come! Feel free to share your favorites.
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