quote by C. S. Lewis

You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.

— C. S. Lewis

Fascinating Where You Are quotations

A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.

Where you are right now doesn't have to determine where you'll end up.

God's not going to promote you because you have a dream, He's going to promote you because you've maximized where you are so now you're ready to go to the next level.

I salute the light within your eyes where the whole universe dwells.

For when you are at that center within you and I am at that place within me, we shall be one.

No matter who you are, no matter where you come from, you are beautiful.

If you don't have self-respect, if you don't have dignity, if you don't have some true knowledge of self and who you are, and where you're coming from, then you're absolutely lost.

I believe that two people are connected at the heart, and it doesn't matter what you do, or who you are or where you live; there are no boundaries or barriers if two people are destined to be together.

Don’t join an easy crowd; you won’t grow. Go where the expectations and the demands to perform are high.

You cannot pray at home, like you can at church, where there is a great multitude; where exclamations are cried out to God as from one great heart, and where there is something more: the unions of minds, the accord of souls, the bond of charity, the prayers of priests.

If you want to give birth to your true self, you are going to have to dig deep down into that body of yours and let your soul howl. Sometimes you have to take a leap of faith and trust that if you turn off your head, your feet will take you where you need to go.

No matter where you are in life right now, know this: God put you on this earth to fulfill the promise He has predestined for your life.

If you do not give 110% in your life, I promise your life will haunt you for the rest of your days. Time is the most valuable asset on Earth, a depreciating asset, don’t waste another moment of life where you are not at your fullest potential getting the most out of the time you have in life.

Don't let anyone tell you that standardized tests are not accurate measures.

The truth of the matter is they offer a remarkably precise method for gauging the size of the houses near the school where the test was administered.

Art, especially the stage, is an area where it is impossible to walk without stumbling. There are in store for you many unsuccessful days and whole unsuccessful seasons: there will be great misunderstandings and deep disappointments… you must be prepared for all this, expect it and nevertheless, stubbornly, fanatically follow your own way.

I want you to get excited about who you are, what you are, what you have, and what can still be for you. I want to inspire you to see that you can go far beyond where you are right now.

Football is the only sport where you put people together, it doesn't matter if you are rich, or poor, or black, or white. It is one nation. This is the beauty of football.

Success is not measured by where you are in life, but the obstacles you've over come

I'm tired of hearing all this talk from people who don't understand the process of hard work-like little kids in the back seat asking 'Are we there yet?' Get where you're going 1 mile-marker at a time.

O YOU whom I often and silently come where you are, that I may be with you;

As I walk by your side, or sit near, or remain in the same room with you, Little you know the subtle electric fire that for your sake is playing within me.

You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.

Sit and be still until in the time of no rain you hear beneath the dry wind's commotion in the trees the sound of flowing water among the rocks, a stream unheard before, and you are where breathing is prayer.

If you cannot find the truth right where you are, where else do you expect to find it?

Your big opportunity may be right where you are now.

I love that blurry place where life’s transitions are made without you even knowing it.

Never lose hope, be persistent and stubborn and never give up.

There are many instances in history where apparent losers suddenly turn out to be winners unexpectedly, so you should never conclude all hope is lost.

Creativity is about play and a kind of willingness to go with your intuition.

It's crucial to an artist. If you know where you are going and what you are going to do, why do it? I think I learned that from the artists, from my grandmother, from all the creative people I've spent time with over the years.

Church is not an organization you join;

it is a family where you belong, a home where you are loved and a hospital where you find healing.

Slow down and enjoy life. It's not only the scenery you miss by going too fast - you also miss the sense of where you are going and why.

In America, with education and hard work, it really does not matter where you came from; it matters only where you are going.

Slow down and enjoy life. It's not only the scenery you miss by going to fast - you also miss the sense of where you are going and why.

Once you experience being loved when you are unworthy, being forgiven when you did something wrong, that moves you into non-dual thinking. You move from what I call meritocracy, quid pro quo thinking, to the huge ocean of grace, where you stop counting or calculating.

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.

I believe in a world of justice and human rights for all.

A world where girls can grow up free of fear of abuse. A world where women are treated with the respect and dignity that is their right. A world where poverty is not acceptable. My dear young friends, you can make this your world.

Cultivate a deep understanding of yourself - not only what your strengths and weaknesses are but also how you learn, how you work with others, what your values are, and where you can make the greatest contribution. Because only when you operate from strengths can you achieve true excellence.

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