The year has come to an end. Pretty much, everyone has had their share of ups and downs this year. A multitude of people would have already listed down “New Year Resolutions”. These include to improve physical and mental well being, improve finances, improve career, education, get over grudges and so on.
35% of participants who failed their New Year’s Resolutions admitted they had unrealistic goals, 33% of participants didn’t keep track of their progress and a further 23% forgot about it. About one in 10 respondents claimed they made too many resolutions.. There can be several reasons such as – Lost track of it, Lack of will power, too many distractions and incapable of handling them, “Ahh leave it, will try it from next year”. Just as one plans ahead of any journey, similarly in the journey of life also, every individual must chalk out his/her steps. If one consults their own experience, they will understand that it is better to lay out short term goals which lead to a long term one. Many a times, people aim at the target but forget to reconsider the path. An aimless arrow is the most dangerous one.
As the year ends, I thought of putting across a few thoughtful quotes which would surely lighten the hearts of knowledge within us and take a step closer to realizing one’s self.
“Be a good person, but don’t waste time to prove it”.
“You’re the driver of your own life, don’t let anyone steal your seat”.
“Never apologize to others for their misunderstanding of who you are”.
“Be the same person, privately and publicly”.
“If you want to fly, give up everything that weighs you down”.
“The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life becomes”.
“If you want to be happy, do not dwell in the past, do not worry about the future, focus on living in the present”.
“Talking about our problems is our greatest addiction. Break the habit. Talk about your joys”.
“Never get too attached to anyone, because attachments is the root of expectations and expectations lead to suffering”.
“Overthinking is the biggest cause of unhappiness”.
“Greatness in man lies in simplicity. Seeking attention only leads to disappointment”.
“Man acts according to his intelligence”.
“Remain humble no matter what your status is”.
“Never make a decision when you are in extremes of moods. Always make decisions with a calm mind”.
“Righteousness is useless unless paired with foresight”.
“Half knowledge is dangerous”.
Hope these quotes from the ancient times bring upon the light of wisdom in our life to carry on even in life’s darkest times.
Wishing you all a Happy and a Prosperous New Year. May you all find the courage even in the darkest corners of your life 🙂