June Quotes

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Wow. Who knew so many great thinkers and speakers were born in June? As per the usual, I have compiled a list of great quotes from great people born in the month of June. Vince Lombardi, Richard Bach, the Dalai Lama, Anne Frank, Helen Keller…..I could go on and on. It’s an amazing list, and I’m happy to share it with you today. Take a read through these timeless classics and let me know which one is your favourite.

“Time is at once the most valuable and the most perishable of all our possessions.” John Randolph (June 2)

“It is always by way of pain one arrives at pleasure.” Marquis De Sade (June 5)

“The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.” Vince Lombardi (June 11)

“Leaders aren’t born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that’s the price we’ll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal.” Vince Lombardi (June 11)

“When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hold on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” Harriet Beecher Stowe (June 14)

“Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.” Donald Trump (June 14)

“Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us.” Wilma Rudolph (June 23)

“Don’t believe what your eyes are telling you. All they show is limitation. Look with your understanding, find out what you already know, and you’ll see the way to fly.” Richard Bach (June 23)

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“If you love someone, set them free. If they come back they’re yours; if they don’t they never were.” Richard Bach (June 23)

“Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.” Antoine de Saint-Exupery (June 29)

“I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. That is clear. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, we all are seeking something better in life. So, I think, the very motion of our life is towards happiness…” Dalai Lama (June 6)

“This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.” Dalai Lama (June 6)

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” Anne Frank (June 12)

“God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.” Reinhold Niebuhr (June 21)

“When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.” Helen Keller (June 27)

“You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.” Michael Phelps (June 30)

“People say that you’re going the wrong way when it’s simply a way of your own” Angelina Jolie (June 4)

“I really don’t think life is about the I-could-have-beens. Life is only about the I-tried-to-do. I don’t mind the failure but I can’t imagine that I’d forgive myself if I didn’t try.” Nikki Giovanni (June 7)

“Be a first rate version of yourself, not a second rate version of someone else.” Judy Garland (June 10)

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