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Has Anyone Got An Inspirational Quote Or Two That Relates To Their Journey With Diabetes?

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by Debandez, Aug 18, 2018.

  1. Debandez

    Debandez Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    I'm just finishing the Inspirational Stories booklet for the Birmingham event on 1st September. It's looking great. Still some editing to be done so not quite there yet.

    On the last page I thought about adding some quotes which may have inspired us along our journeys. I think this would be a really nice way to finish it.

    Would anyone like to add their own special quote that may have spurred them along? Funny or serious ones. Not necessarily linked to diabetes.

    Thanks.
     
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  2. Guzzler

    Guzzler Type 2 · Master

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    Quality of life trumps all that comes before it.
     
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  3. lucylocket61

    lucylocket61 Type 2 · Expert

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    You need Hands..............
     
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  4. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    The climb is arduous. But the view from the summit is exhilarating..?
     
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    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Legend

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    As my signature says. Tough times don't last. Tough people do.
     
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  6. britishpub

    britishpub Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    As does mine.....”in nature there are neither rewards nor punishments, there are consequences”
     
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  7. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    "Listen for the color of the sky. Look for the sound of the hummingbirds wings. Search the air for the perfume of ice, on a hot summer’s day."
     
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    Struma Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Nobody cares how much you know,
    Until they know how much you care.
     
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    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    "You only get out of life, what you put into it" !!!
     
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  10. Mike d

    Mike d Type 2 · Expert

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    Aspire to do as the others who've inspired you
     
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  11. gemma_T1

    gemma_T1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi,
    the one I am inspired by at the moment is

    “I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship” Louise M. Alcott

    Good luck for the event in Birmingham!
     
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  12. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    What lies behind us and what lies in front of us, pales in comparison to what lies within us.

    Give up, give in, or give everything
     
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  13. Moggely

    Moggely · Guest

    On a bad day " when life gives you lemons, make lemonade" and enjoy. also do unto others as you would like them to do unto you. Love all the above ones.
     
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  14. Safi

    Safi Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    'Perfection is the enemy of good' works for me.
     
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  15. kokhongw

    kokhongw I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Overcome our misguided fear of fats and fasting and we will fuel better
     
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  16. Debandez

    Debandez Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you so much for your good wishes.

    I love this quote!
     
  17. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    There should never be a profit on peoples health.
     
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  18. Indy51

    Indy51 Type 2 · Expert

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    Stolen/paraphrased from @Dillinger:

    Ignore your diabetes all you want ... just don't make the mistake of thinking it's ignoring you back.
     
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  19. gemma_T1

    gemma_T1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Me too
     
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  20. carol43

    carol43 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    You can't outrun a bad diet.
     
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