Quotes When Things Seem Out of Control


Given all the disasters and destruction that make us feel like life is out of control and there is nothing we can do about it, I thought I would be a good time to turn to turn to some famous people to make us realize that there are things we can and should do.


John D Rockefeller:

“The secret of success is to do the common things uncommonly well.”


Mark Twain:

Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living.  The world owes you nothing.  It was here first.”


Winston Churchill:

“We make a living by what we get.  We make a life by what we give.”


Mahatma Gandhi:

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as it you were to live forever.”


Charles Swindoll:

Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% ho you react to it.”


J.K. Rowling:

“It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”


Helen Keller:

“I cannot do everything, but I can do something.  I must not fail to do the something I can do.”


Thomas Edison:

“I have not failed.  I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”


Carol Burnett:

“Only I can change my life.  No one can do it for me.”


Eleanor Roosevelt:

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”

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