People In Our Lives Quotes by Thomas Moore, Marshall Sylver, Marcel Proust, Joel Osteen, Harriet Lerner, Wendy Wasserstein and many others.
We need people in our lives with whom we can be as open as possible. To have real conversations with people may seem like such a simple, obvious suggestion, but it involves courage and risk.
You must recognize that we train the people in our lives how to treat us.
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
God puts people in our lives on purpose so we can help them succeed and help them become all He created them to be. Most people will not reach their full potential without somebody else believing in them.
Through words we come to know the other person–and to be known. This knowing is at the heart of our deepest longings for intimacy and connection with others. How relationships unfold with the most important people in our lives depends on courage and clarity in finding voice.
The marriages come and go but your friendships stay, which is the opposite of what it used to be, so that there will be people in our lives for 30 years and often it is not your husband, it’s your women friends, male friends with whom you come of age.
We meet no ordinary people in our lives. If you give them a chance, everyone has something amazing to offer.
We have plenty of room for people…in our lives, I mean. Especially the ones who make us be the people we want to be.
The important people in our lives leave imprints. They may stay or go in the physical realm, but they are always there in your heart, because they helped form your heart. There’s no getting over that.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
The only way we know we love ourselves and the people in our life is by the agreements we are willing to make and keep
We try to organize the world, which isn’t organized the way our brains want to organize it. We tell stories about the people in our lives, we project ideas onto them. We project relationships with people, we make our lives into stories. I don’t think we can avoid doing that.
We all make deals with ourselves when it comes to the difficult people in our lives.
Books can change your life. Some of the most influential people in our lives are characters we meet in books.
As parents, grandparents, uncles and aunts we need to start getting out into nature with the young people in our lives. Families play a key role in getting kids outside.
There are people in our lives whom we love, and lose, and unfailingly long for. They orbit our hearts like HalleyвЂ™s Comet, crossing into our universe only once, or if we are lucky, twice in a lifetime.
As we struggle with shopping lists and invitations, compounded by December’s bad weather, it is good to be reminded that there are people in our lives who are worth this aggravation, and people to whom we are worth the same.