“Try to be like the turtle, at ease in your own shell.”
Bill Copeland, poet (1946 – present)

"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future." 
Oscar Wilde, writer and poet (1854 – 1900)

“You can't expect to hit the jackpot if you don't put a few nickels in the machine.”
Flip Wilson, actor and comedian (1933 – 1998)

“I am prepared for the worst, but hope for the best.”
Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield and British Prime Minister (1804 – 1881)

“Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.”
Baruch Spinoza, philosopher (1632 – 1677)

“If you're going through hell, keep going.”
Winston Churchill, British wartime Prime Minister (1874 – 1965)

“It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.”
Aristotle Onassis, shipping magnate (1906 – 1975)

“A friend to all is a friend to none.”
Aristotle, philosopher (384 BC – 322 BC)

“Great hopes make great men.”
Thomas Fuller, English Churchman and historian (1608 – 1661)

“Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.”
Robert Louis Stevenson, novelist (1850 – 1894)

“To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funny bone.”
Reba McEntire, singer (1955 – present)

“Winners never quit and quitters never win.”
Vince Lombardi, American football player, coach, and executive (1913 – 1970)

“Don't let the fear of striking out hold you back.”
Babe Ruth, baseball player (1895 – 1948)

“Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.”
Martin Luther, monk (1483 – 1546)

“Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.”
Jim Rohn, entrepreneur (1930 – 2009) 

“There are no regrets in life, just lessons.”
Jennifer Aniston, actress (1969 – present)

“Go big or go home. Because it's true. What do you have to lose?”
Eliza Dushku, actress (1980 – present)

“What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?”
Robert H. Schuller, motivational speaker (1926 – present) 

“I wouldn't have lived my life the way I did if I was going to worry about what people were going to say.”
Ingrid Bergman, actress (1915 – 1982)

“I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.”
Marilyn Monroe, actress (1926 – 1962)

“We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone.”
Ronald Reagan, actor and US President (1981 – 1989)

“I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.”
Jimmy Dean, singer (1928 – 2010)

“Dream as if you'll live forever, live as if you'll die today.”
James Dean, actor (1931 – 1955)

“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”
Mae West, actress (1893 – 1980)

“In the end, it's not going to matter how many breaths you took, but how many moments took your breath away.” 
Shing Xiong, the fourth viscount of the state of Chu (1046 BC – 256 BC)

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By Sophie Atherton @SophAthers