20 Quotes That'll Help You Find A Silver Lining In EVERYTHING

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Life blows sometimes, but don't let it drag you down! Your smile is your greatest accessory and you should never leave the house without it!

Life really sucks sometimes and things don't always go exactly the way you want. It's tough being happy all the time and accepting that things happen for a reason — but rest assured, they do. 

I get it — the wear and tear of life can be a little much sometimes, but it's all about your attitude and the way you view things that control your happiness.

So, take a step back from whatever's bugging you and look at it as glass half full. Let that be your motto!

It's amazing what can happen when you take an optimistic point of view. As sure as there's always a light at the end of the tunnel, there's always a silver lining at the heart of a problem — you just have to find it. 

Optimism is the key to happiness ... happiness is the key to lifeIt's a beautiful thing and we're all really lucky to have a shot at it. Life is going to happen one way or the other, so why spend your days miserable when you could make them incredible? Mind over matter is seriously the best way to approach any bad situation, even when it feels like nothing could make it better. 

Of course some days are going to be better than others  those are the days that make you appreciate the really great ones. Life is like a mountain; one hell of a hike, but worth the view when you reach the top. 

So, if you're down in the dumps and need a little boost of optimism, here's a quick pick me up to get you through the week!

 

If you're searching for the best quotes and memes to share with the people you love (or just want to feel inspired yourself) ... look no further! From the sweetest love quotesinspirational sayings, and hilarious friendship truths, we've got you covered.

Always look forward, never look back...the best is yet to come.

"I'm choosing happiness over suffering, I know I am. I'm making space for the unknown future to fill up my life with yet-to-come surprises."—Elizabeth Gilbert

Remember, Dr. Seuss is ALWAYS right.

"Why fit in when you were born to stand out!"—Dr. Seuss

You can do anything you set your mind to!

"Believe you can & you're halfway there."—Theodore Roosevelt

Don't let the little things bother you.

"Rule your mind or it will rule you."—Buddha

You are better than fingernails...be better than fingernails!

"You are not fat. You have fat. You also have fingernails, but you are not fingernails."

Trust yourself, it'll pay off.

"The more you trust your intuition, the more empowered you become, the stronger you become, and the happier you become."—Gisele Bundchen 

Always take a glass half full approach.

"Your mind is a powerful thing. When you fill it with positive thoughts, your life will start to change."

You'll never succeed if you don't take any risks.

"Don't be afraid to fail, be afraid not to try."

Focus on the things that you CAN control.

"One of the happiest moments in life is when you find the courage to let go of what you cannot change."

The grass isn't always greener on the other side.

"I'm too busy working on my own grass to notice if yours is greener."

Experience makes you grow.

"I am strong because I've been weak. I am fearless because I've been afraid. I am wise because I've been foolish."

Don't let the world take away your greatest asset.

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

Never let ANYONE get you down...you don't owe them anything.

"Never explain yourself to anyone. You don't need anyone's approval. Live your life and do what makes you happy."

Live your life for YOU.

"If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things."—Albert Einstein

You should choose happiness everyday.

"I am in charge of how I feel and today I am choosing happiness."

Don't settle for anything less.

"Whatever you decide to do, make sure it makes you happy."

Pineapple's HAVE always been the juiciest fruits.

"Be a pineapple: stand tall, wear a crown, and be sweet on the inside."

Simple rules to follow.

"Stay positive, work hard, and make it happen."

Who you are is pretty dang cool.

"Be who you are. Not who the world wants you to be."

Happiness will always win.

"I will no longer allow the negative things in my life spoil all the good things I have. I choose to be happy."

 

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