#1. Be careful not to mistake insecurity and inadequacy for humility! Humility has nothing to do with the insecure and inadequate! Just like arrogance has nothing to do with greatness! – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#2. I don’t look for love. Love looks for me.” “Why?” “Because it needs me. Because I’m not afraid of it. – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#3. University can teach you skill and give you opportunity, but it can’t teach you sense, nor give you understanding. Sense and understanding are produced within one’s soul. – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#4. Do not yearn to be popular; be exquisite. Do not desire to be famous; be loved. Do not take pride in being expected; be palpable, unmistakable. – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#5. We wait upon finite minds to validate infinite things – this is evidence of human stupidity. – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#6. We not only need to have a deep respect for children; but also a deep respect for the child in everyone. – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#7. Facts? What are facts? I only know imagination! – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#8. Women waste so much time wearing no perfume. As for me, in every step that I have taken in life, I have been accompanied by an exquisite perfume! – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#9. The sun shall always rise upon a new day and there shall always be a rose garden within me. Yes, there is a part of me that is broken, but my broken soil gives way to my wild roses. – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#10. The only way that we can live, is if we grow. The only way that we can grow is if we change. The only way that we can change is if we learn. The only way we can learn is if we are exposed. And the only way that we can become exposed is if we throw ourselves out into the open. Do it. Throw yourself. – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#11. I would rather carry around a plastic bag with five thousand Euro inside, than carry around a Louis Vuitton/Gucci/Prada bag with only one hundred Euro inside! – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#12. Go in the direction of where your peace is coming from. – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#13. I have just lost my reason for fighting so hard. How do I go on now, without my thing to fight for?’ And he whispered into my ear, he said: ‘Maybe it’s time to stop fighting. – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#14. Do everything with your whole heart, or not at all. Don’t put up with lies or with people who lie to you. Don’t risk hurting people just for the fun of it. And lastly, your best foot shouldn’t be put forward; it should be with you at all times – right there beside the other one. – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#15. Don’t let a thief into your house three times. The first time was enough. The second time was a chance. The third time means you’re stupid. – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#16. “You shouldn’t feel so bad about being afraid of so many things.” “Why not?” “Because if you weren’t afraid never ever, then you couldn’t be brave never ever. – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#17. Don’t box your children in and tell them that everything is a sin. You’ll produce either rebels, or very boring people. – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#18. You deserve to be with somebody, who knows you’re the one, from that very first moment he lays eyes on you. Do I believe in love at first sight? But of course! Love cannot be tamed nor bridled by things like time, circumstance, and logic! – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#19. The dance between darkness and light will always remain – the stars and the moon will always need the darkness to be seen, the darkness will just not be worth having without the moon and the stars. – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#20. The only people for me are the ones who spill things, the ones who drop their cups sometimes, the ones who get dirty hands and messy hair, the ones who can go barefoot if they feel like it, the people who forget things, and can laugh at themselves every day … – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#21. I can’t decide whether I’m a good girl wrapped up in a bad girl, or if I’m a bad girl wrapped up in a good girl. And that’s how I know I’m a woman! – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#22. The day I understood everything, was the day I stopped trying to figure everything out. The day I knew peace was the day I let everything go. – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#23. Forgiveness is a very curious thing, in that you must not only know how to forgive; but you must also know how to accept forgiveness. Both of these aspects are equally important. When someone forgives you – believe it. – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#24. Hold onto your innocence of heart, at all costs! Because it is the spark of deity that you are born with. Don’t let the trolls steal your divineness. – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#25. When the demons start coming out – that’s when you’re nearing the light! It’s hard for cockroaches to stay put without all the shadows. So in that case, keep on going! – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#26. My religion consists of laughing at myself. My motto is this: As long as there is a me, there is a reason to laugh out loud! – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#27. This world and everything in it is only temporary; eternity is out there, we swim in it. And within our temporary bodies we carry inside of us eternity. There are but atoms separating us from the everlasting. Merely atoms. – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#28. Men have two greatest fears: the first fear is the fear of being needed, and the second fear is the fear of not being needed. – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#29. Perhaps we are all shells; but some of us have found the pearls inside, and this makes all the difference! – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#30. I find no importance in showing others that I am happy; it’s not important to me that they know or think that I am happy but what is important to me is that I am happy. I am interested in being happy, not in making others think or know that I am. – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#31. People live in fear of bad being out to get them, when in reality, the bad side is there only to be in polar opposite proportion to the positive that you are destined to thrive in. Conquer the negative, and thrive in the positive. – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#32. The one who is born of the earth, dreams of the sky. The one who is born of the sky, dreams of the earth. – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#33. It’s easy to never make a mistake, when you are hiding yourself away from the possibility of making mistakes. It’s those who jump out of the nest who will fall and fly. Never judge the quality of an individual based upon how many mistakes they have made. It’s easier not to make any. – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#34. The only thing that will ever make me fall in love is: if I fall in love. – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#35. One of the most beneficial and valuable gifts we can give to ourselves in this life: is allowing ourselves to be surprised! It is okay if life surprises you. Its a good thing! – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#36. I tell people not to be afraid of their fears; because their fears are not there to scare them, they’re there to let them know that something is worth it. Yet I am often afraid. I guess that means in my life, lots of things have been worth it! – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#37. Misunderstandings are a normal part of life, and the outcomes of these depend upon how we choose to react to them. – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#38. The strength of a woman is not measured by the impact that all her hardships in life have had on her; but the strength of a woman is measured by the extent of her refusal to allow those hardships to dictate her and who she becomes. – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#39. It’s easy to make me laugh, you can make me laugh, anyone can make me laugh, but that certainly does not mean you can make me do anything. – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#40. I believe in roses. Oh God, yes! I do believe in roses! And I believe in lots and lots and lots of them, too! – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#41. Fairy tales are not real. However, myths are the historical notes of those who were much wiser than ourselves. We therefore have no right to judge legends; lest we dare challenge demigods and angels. – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#42. The unhappiest people in this world, are those who care the most about what other people think. – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#43. It is beautiful to discover our wings and learn how to fly; flight is a beautiful process. But then to rest on the wings of God as He flies: this is divine. – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#44. Ends are not bad things, they just mean that something else is about to begin. And there are many things that don’t really end, anyway, they just begin again in a new way. Ends are not bad and many ends aren’t really an ending; some things are never-ending. – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#45. A bitch always smokes.” He looks back at Lucy. “A bitch is the opposite of a whore. A bitch doesn’t need anybody. Or she wants people to think she doesn’t need anybody. And she smokes to prove it. – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#46. Don’t judge the gentle; their gentleness is stronger than your fears and angers. Don’t judge those who have lost their gentleness; you haven’t lived their lives. In all people, hope for the gentleness to return and see gentleness for the beauty that it is. – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#47. And at that moment, Thibaut knew he was a murderer. He had murdered his brother that night; he had taken away his brother’s soul. – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#48. Marry the person who makes you feel like you can face life together. Because that’s what it’s about. It’s about facing life together. – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#49. You will find that it is necessary to let things go; simply for the reason that they are heavy. So let them go, let go of them. I tie no weights to my ankles. – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#50. The journey to a thousand stars is not too far a journey in the quest to have true love abiding in a pure heart. – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#51. Some people are like thorns. But you have to let them be thorns, because thorns can’t turn into petals. The trick is not letting them prick you; never let a thorn prick you! – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#52. Lucy seemed to be imprisoned by a legion of people in her life who always wanted what was right for her. And as a result, in the eyes of everyone, she had everything … and yet she always, always felt she had nothing. No one. – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#53. When you are a real queen, there is absolutely no reason to try and make people believe that you are one. Because you just are. Life is lived with grace, courage, and serenity. If you must dedicate any amount of time and mental ability to making anyone believe that you are one; you’re not! – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#54. Thus is the nature of love: that you must use it! A love unused is not love! If it is something that sits on the shelf that you don’t know what to do with, it is not true to the nature of love! Use love! – Author: C. JoyBell C.
#55. The problem with thinking that you are the absolute best, is that it leaves no room for you to become any better and while you live life thinking that you’re the best, truth is a lot of people around you are already better and becoming even more better. – Author: C. JoyBell C.