16 Irish Proverbs to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day

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16 Irish Proverbs to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day

The Irish are known for their gift of gab. Famous Irishmen like Oscar Wilde and Jonathan Swift were never at a loss for clever cracks and words of enlightenment. To celebrate St. Patrick's Day, and honor the quick witted Irish, we've put together 16 thought provoking Irish Proverbs. 

"Two shorten the road." - Irish Proverb

"The future is not set, there is no fate but what we make for ourselves." - Irish Proverb

"It's easy to halve the potato where there's love." - Irish Proverb

"Your feet will bring you where your heart is." - Irish Proverb

"Always remember to forget
The friends that proved untrue.
But never forget to remember
Those that have stuck by you." - Irish Proverb

"Life is like a cup of tea, it's all in how you make it" - Irish Proverb

"A friend's eye is a good mirror." - Irish Proverb

"A light heart lives long." - Irish Proverb

"You've got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your father was." - Irish Proverb

"May misfortune follow you the rest of your life, and never catch up." - Irish Proverb

"The stars make no noise." - Irish Proverb

"The stars make no noise." - Irish Proverb

"A good laugh and a long sleep are the two best cures." - Irish Proverb

"Time is a good storyteller." - Irish Proverb

"It is the good horse that draws its own cart." - Irish Proverb

"You’ll never plough a field by turning it over in your mind." - Irish Proverb

"Don't be breaking your shin on a stool that's not in your way." - Irish Proverb

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15 Fabulous Quotes to Inspire Your Personal Style

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15 Fabulous Quotes to Inspire Your Personal Style

To some of us, identifying and expressing our personal style comes naturally. For others, finding and refining a unique style may feel a bit more daunting. Since most of us fall into the latter, we've curated 15 quotes to inspire you to dig deep and discover what makes you feel like your best self. As well known celebrity stylist Rachel Zoe once said, "Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak."

"Fashion is what you’re offered four times a year by designers. And style is what you choose." - Lauren Hutton

“People will stare. Make it worth their while.” - Harry Winston

“Fashion can be bought. Style one must possess.” - Edna Woolman Chase

“Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak” - Rachel Zoe

“Style is a simple way of saying complicated things.” - Jean Cocteau

"Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn." - Orson Welles

“Create your own style… let it be unique for yourself and yet identifiable for others.” - Anna Wintour

“Why change? Everyone has his own style. When you have found it, you should stick to it.” - Audrey Hepburn

“One should either be a work of art, or wear a work of art.” - Oscar Wilde

“Behind the perfection of a man's style, must lie the passion of a man's soul.” - Oscar Wilde

“Cool is not an attitude - It's a state of mind." -Roy Smoothe

"Style isn’t just about what you wear, it’s about how you live." - Lilly Pulitzer

"A strong confident person can rule the room with knowledge, personal style, attitude and great posture." - Cindy Ann Peterson

"In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different." - Coco Chanel

"Fashions fade, style is eternal." - Yves Saint Laurent

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12 Quotes for Bookworms to Celebrate Read Across America Day

Read Across America is an annual reading and motivation awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading on March 2, the birthday of beloved children's book author Dr. Seuss. To honor Dr. Seuss and all that his books have done to foster young creative minds, we've assembled 12 bookworm quotes. Read on and Happy Read Across America Day!

"We read to know we're not alone." - William Nicholson

"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go." - Dr. Seuss

"A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading." - William Styron

"Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world." - Voltaire

"Reading is the sole means by which we slip, involuntarily, often helplessly, into another’s skin, another’s voice, another’s soul." - Joyce Carol Oates

"It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it." - Oscar Wilde

"Good books, like good friends, are few and chosen; the more select, the more enjoyable." - Louisa May Alcott

"Reading brings us unknown friends." - Honoré de Balzac

"To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark." - Victor Hugo

"Books are a uniquely portable magic." - Stephen King

"Knowing you have something good to read before bed is among the most pleasurable of sensations." - Vladimir Nabokov

"Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body." - Joseph Addison

Related: In case you missed it last week, here are 10 inspirational books to read in 2016.

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10 Inspirational Books to Read in 2016

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10 Inspirational Books to Read in 2016

Reading a good book is one of life's greatest pleasures. Books have the power to stir our deepest emotions, teach us something new, and motivate us to tackle our biggest aspirations. Since there's so many great books out there and so little time, we've put together a list of the top 10 inspirational books for 2016 based on our team's favorites. The list includes classics like Paulo Coehlo's The Alchemist to newly released best sellers like Kate Hudson's Pretty Happy. Each one of these has moved us to picture things a little differently and taught us something about ourselves we never knew before. Take a look, find something you love, and enjoy!

Rising Strong By Brené Brown
"Vulnerability is not weakness; it’s our greatest measure of courage." - Brené Brown, Rising Strong

"Vulnerability is not weakness; it’s our greatest measure of courage." - Brené Brown, Rising Strong


"It seems to me that the less I fight my fear, the less it fights back. If I can relax, fear relaxes, too." - Elizabeth Gilbert, Big Magic

"It seems to me that the less I fight my fear, the less it fights back. If I can relax, fear relaxes, too." - Elizabeth Gilbert, Big Magic


"Just because something is valuable doesn’t mean that we need it." - Elle Luna, The Crossroads of Should and Must

"Just because something is valuable doesn’t mean that we need it." - Elle Luna, The Crossroads of Should and Must


"Whatever you are, be a good one." - Abraham Lincoln

"Whatever you are, be a good one." - Abraham Lincoln


"The only purpose of starting is to finish, and while the projects we do are never really finished, they must ship." - Seth Godin, Cup 38

"The only purpose of starting is to finish, and while the projects we do are never really finished, they must ship." - Seth Godin, Cup 38


"The things that go wrong often make the best memories." - Gretchen Rubin, The Happiness Project

"The things that go wrong often make the best memories." - Gretchen Rubin, The Happiness Project


The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
"It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting." - Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

"It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting." - Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist


"You could say that tidying orders the mind while cleaning purifies it." - Marie Kondo, Spark Joy

"You could say that tidying orders the mind while cleaning purifies it." - Marie Kondo, Spark Joy


"By taking the time to know ourselves and what those dreams are, we can appreciate the world around us and achieve our dreams." - Meera Lee Patel, Start Where You Are

"By taking the time to know ourselves and what those dreams are, we can appreciate the world around us and achieve our dreams." - Meera Lee Patel, Start Where You Are


 

 

"Honesty will never break you." - Kate Hudson

"Honesty will never break you." - Kate Hudson

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15 Inspirational Quotes to Pin

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15 Inspirational Quotes to Pin

We're always on the look out for bite-sized life lessons that can be used as a healthy reminder to stay on track and go after what you really want in life. As a result, we've curated 15 best-in-class inspirational quotes that can be added to your Pinterest boards to keep you motivated. Happy pinning! 

No matter how you feel. Get up, dress up, show up and never give up.

No matter how you feel. Get up, dress up, show up and never give up.

Let your smile change the world, but don't let the world change your smile.

Let your smile change the world, but don't let the world change your smile.

Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.

Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.

Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a somebody.

Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a somebody.

Either you run the day, or the day runs you. – Jim Rohn

Either you run the day, or the day runs you. – Jim Rohn

Happiness is not something readymade. It comes from your own actions. – Dalai Lama

Happiness is not something readymade. It comes from your own actions. – Dalai Lama

I would rather die of passion than of boredom. – Vincent van Gogh

I would rather die of passion than of boredom. – Vincent van Gogh

Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. – Arthur Ashe

Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. – Arthur Ashe

Good things take time.

Good things take time.

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. – Confucius

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. – Confucius

Do all that you can and all that you thought you could not.

Do all that you can and all that you thought you could not.

We have a choice: we can either live or exist.

We have a choice: we can either live or exist.

Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later. - Og Mandino

Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later. - Og Mandino

You may encounter many defeats but you must not be defeated.

You may encounter many defeats but you must not be defeated.

Don't look back, you're not going that way.

Don't look back, you're not going that way.

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Valentine's Day Quotes for Every Situation

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Valentine's Day Quotes for Every Situation

Valentine's Day has earned a bad rep as a couple's only club. Yet, Valentine's Day should be a day to celebrate whatever your relationship status may be. The key to enjoying a full life is to appreciate where you are regardless of what stage you're in. So whether you're single, in a committed relationship, or in the gray matter of "it's complicated" between the two, embrace it. Happy Valentine's Day!

Single

"I have learned not to worry about love; but to honor its coming with all my heart." - Alice Walker

"You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection." - Buddha

"When it’s over, I want to say: all my life I was a bride married to amazement." - Mae West

"You are terrifying, and strange, and beautiful. Something not everyone knows how to love." - Warsan Shire


Couple

"There are all kinds of love in this world but never the same love twice." - F. Scott Fitzgerald

"If you love someone, the greatest gift you can give them is your presence." - Thich Nhat Hanh

"The best thing to hold onto life is each other." - Audrey Hepburn

"The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return." - David Bowie


It's Complicated

"All love shifts and changes. I don’t know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time." - Julie Andrews

"Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking together in the same direction." - Antoine de Saint Exupery

"You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly." - Sam Keen

"The course of true love never did run smooth." - William Shakespeare

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10 Wise Chinese Proverbs to Celebrate the Lunar New Year

This week marks the beginning of the Chinese New Year and the start of Spring Festival, a time for new beginnings and the welcoming of a new farming season. Every Chinese year corresponds with one of the 12 Chinese Zodiac signs. This year ushers in the Year of the Monkey. Individuals born under this sign are quick-witted, charming, lucky, and smart. To join in on the festivities, below are 10 Chinese proverbs. Welcome to the Year of the Monkey!

"Gold cannot be pure, and people cannot be perfect." - Chinese Proverb

"Do not anxiously hope for what is not yet to come; do not vainly regret what is already past." - Chinese Proverb

"Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still." - Chinese Proverb

"Deal with the faults of others as gently as with your own." - Chinese Proverb

"What you cannot avoid, welcome." - Chinese Proverb

"The journey is the reward." - Chinese Proverb

"I hear and I forget, I see and I remember, I do and I understand." - Chinese Proverb

"Make happy those who are near, and those who are far will come." - Chinese Proverb

"Who thinks an inch, but talks a yard, needs a kick in the foot." - Chinese Proverb

"A single kind word keeps one warm for three winters." - Chinese Proverb

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9 Quotes from Saturday Night Live Alums to Inspire Your Career Ambitions

After being on the air for over 4 decades it's safe to say Saturday Night Live has produced some extremely talented alumni. Among those alumni are well known comedians Kristen Wig, Jimmy Fallon, and Tina Fey. All of which have learned some really important life lessons along their climb to the top of comedic stardom. Read below for some serious life inspo.

"If you’re creating anything at all, it’s really dangerous to care about what people think.” - Kristen Wiig

“Don’t become something just because someone else wants you to, or because it’s easy; you won’t be happy." - Kristen Wiig

“When you go out of your comfort zone and it works there’s nothing more satisfying.” - Kristen Wiig

"Everyone looks so much better when they smile." - Jimmy Fallon

"Anything I learned was just work hard, just keep working and don't worry about the outside stuff. Whatever happens will happen." - Jimmy Fallon

"Whatever the problem, be part of the solution. Don’t just sit around raising questions and pointing out obstacles." - Tina Fey

"Confidence is 10 per cent hard work and 90 per cent delusion." - Tina Fey

"You can’t be that kid standing at the top of the waterslide, overthinking it. You have to go down the chute." - Tina Fey

"Don't waste your energy trying to change opinions." - Tina Fey

"There are no mistakes, only opportunities." - Tina Fey

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14 Impactful Quotes from Martin Luther King, Jr.

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14 Impactful Quotes from Martin Luther King, Jr.

More than 50 years after delivering his resounding "I Have a Dream" speech, Martin Luther King, Jr.'s quotes are still as relevant and inspiring as they were from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. To celebrate today's holiday of remembrance and equality, we've curated 14 of his most impactful statements. Read on, and remember, the power of one should never be underestimated.

"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"The time is always right to do what is right." - Martin Luther King, Jr. 

"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that." - Martin Luther King, Jr. 

"Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Let no man pull you so low as to hate him.” - Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Forgiveness is not an occasional act. It is a permanent attitude.” - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” - Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'" - Martin Luther King, Jr.

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9 Quotes to Help You Keep Your New Year's Resolutions

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9 Quotes to Help You Keep Your New Year's Resolutions

Each year, as the clock turns midnight and the confetti floats down to the ground, many of us embark on a set of New Year's resolutions. Whether those resolutions involve getting fit, eating healthier, or finding ways to reduce stress, it's never easy to stick to a new routine. To give you that extra needed boost of motivation, here are 9 quotes to help you make long lasting change!

"Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending." - Carl Bard

"If it doesn't challenge you it doesn't change you."

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” - Lao Tzu

"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit." - Aristotle

“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” - Jim Rohn

"The difference between a goal and a dream is a deadline." - Steve Smith

"You have to believe in yourself when no one else does - that makes you a winner right there." - Venus Williams

"Clear your mind of can’t." - Samuel Johnson

"Our bodies are capable of anything, it's our minds we have to convince."

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