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Mindful Morning Quotes!

This page is dedicated to offering PK Families an opportunity to share mindful morning quotes with their kids.

8/30/16 "Progress is impossible without change and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything."

08/31/16 "There is a difference between not knowing and not knowing yet."

09/01/16 "No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you’re still way ahead of everyone who isn’t trying."

09/02/16 "A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new."

09/06/16 "Do not judge me by my success, judge me by how many times I have fell down & got back up again."

09/07/16 "Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, only this time more wisely."

09/08/16 "If we only did things that were easy, we wouldn’t actually be learning anything. We’d just be practicing things we already knew."

09/09/16 "Becoming is better than being."

09/12/16 "It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are."

09/13/16 "When the world says, “Give up”, Hope whispers. “Try one more time”."

09/14/16 "Great works are performed, not by strength, but by perseverance."

09/15/16 "You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it."

09/16/16 "Challenges are what make life interesting. Overcoming them is what makes life meaningful."

09/19/16 "Anyone can sympathize with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathize with a friend’s success."

09/20/16 "Don’t tell me how talented you are. Tell me how hard you work."

09/21/16 "If you shoot for the stars and hit the moon, it’s Ok. But you’ve got to shoot for something. A lot of people don’t even shoot."

09/22/16 "When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps."

09/23/16 "It’s kind of fun to do the impossible."

09/26/16 "Patience persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success."

09/27/16 "How you think when you lose determines how long it will be until you win."

09/28/16 "Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm."

09/29/16 "It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well have not lived at all."

09/30/16 "If you don’t like something change it. If you can’t change it , change your attitude."

10/4/16 Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world, indeed it’s the only thing that ever has.

10/5/16 Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.

10/6/16 We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.

10/7/16 A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity.  An optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

10/10/16 There is always, always, always something to be thankful for!

10/11/16 If you want to feel rich just count all the things you have that money cannot buy.

10/13/16 The smallest thanks is always worth more than the effort it takes to give it.

10/14/16 Feeling Gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.

10/17/16 If we do not feel grateful for what we already have, what makes us think we’ll be happy with more?

10/18/16 Gratitude turns what we have into enough.

10/19/16 Expect nothing and appreciate everything.

10/20/16 A moment of Gratitude makes a difference in your attitude.

10/21/16 Never let the things you want make you forget the things you have.

10/24/16 It’s not joy that makes us grateful, it is gratitude that make us joyful.

10/25/16 It is not happy people that are thankful, it’s thankful people who are happy!

10/26/16 We must take the time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives.


We learned about gratitude and humility – that so many people had a hand in our success, from the teachers who inspired us to the janitors who kept our school clean… and we were taught to value everyone’s contribution and treat everyone with respect.
–Michelle Obama

10/27/16 When we focus on our gratitude, the tide of disappointment goes out and the tide of love rushes in.–Kristin Armstrong

10/28/16 When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.

10/31/16 Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.  It turns what we have into enough & more.  It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity.  It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a FRIEND.-Melody Beattie

11/1/16 As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.

11/2/16 There is always something to be grateful for.

11/3/16 Showing Gratitude is one of the simplest yet most powerful things humans can do for each other.

11/4/16 Enjoy the little things in life….. for one day you’ll look back and realize they were the big things. -Robert Brault

11/7/16 When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others. -Dalai Lama

11/8/16 Be happy with what you have while working for what you want. -Helen Keller

11/9/16 The deepest craving of human nature is the need to be appreciated.

11/10/16 Give thanks for a little and you will find a lot.

11/14/16 A thankful heart is a happy heart!

11/15/16 At the end of the day, let there be no excuses, no explanations, no regrets. -Dr. Steve Maraboli

11/16/16 5 Things to do before you get out of bed: 1-Express gratitude 2-Set your goals for the day 3-Take five long deep breaths in and out 4-Smile for no reason just flex the muscle 5-Forgive yourself of yesterday’s mistakes

11/17/16 Be thankful for what you have.  Your life, no matter how bad you think it is, is someone else’s fairy tale. -Wale Ayeni

11/18/16 Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.

11/21/16 It could all be gone tomorrow.  Just remember to be grateful for all the experiences and gifts that life has brought you.

11/22/16 Count your rainbows.  Not your thunderstorms. -Alyssa Knight Age 12

11/23/16 Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received.  Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling.  Thanksgiving is the following of the impulse. -Henry Van Dyke

11/28/16 The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. –Mhatma Gandhi

11/29/16 Only a life lived in the service to others is worth living.– Albert Einstein

11/30/16 Give your hands to serve and your hearts to love.– Mother Theresa

12/1/16 What we do for ourselves dies with us.  What we do for others and the world remains and is immortal.

12/2/16 To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.

12/5/16 The measure of a man’s greatness is not the number of servants he has, but the number of people he serves. – John Hagee

12/6/16 You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.  – John Bunyan

12/7/16 We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.- Winston Churchill

12/8/16 Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world.  – Howard Zinn

12/9/16 Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, what are you doing for others? – Martin Luther King, Jr.

12/12/16 No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.  – Aesop

12/13/16 Kindness like a boomerang, always returns.  – Unknown

12/14/16 Kindness makes you the most beautiful person in the world, no matter what you look like.

12/15/16 Choose being kind over being right and you’ll be right every time.

12/16/16 Kind words can be short and easy, but their echoes are truly endless.

12/19/16 Be Kind…….Always stop to think whether your fun may be the cause of another’s unhappiness. - Aesop

12/20/16 You’re never too important to be kind to people.

12/21/16 Don’t wait for people to be kind, show them how.

12/22/16 In a world where you can be anything, be kind.

1/9/17 Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind. – Henry James

1/10/17 When you are kind to others, it not only changes you, it changes the world. – Harold Kushner

1/11/17 One kind word can change someone’s entire day.

1/12/17 Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind." -Henry James

1/13/17 A warm smile is the universal language of kindness. – William Arthur Ward

1/16/17 Be kind whenever possible.  It is always possible. – Dalai Lama

1/17/17 If you want to lift yourself up, lift someone else up. – Booker T. Washington

1/18/17 Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.

1/19/17 We could learn a lot from crayons.  Some are sharp, some are pretty, some are dull, some have weird names, and all are different colors……but they all exist very nicely in the same box.

1/20/17 The things that make me different, are the things that make me.  –Winnie the Pooh

1/23/17 Let our differences make a difference in the world.

1/24/17 Inclusion is not tolerance.  It is unquestioned acceptance.

1/25/17 Inclusion is not a strategy to help people fit into the systems and structures which exist in our societies;  It is about transforming those systems and structures to make it better for everyone.  Inclusion is about creating a better world for everyone.

1/26/17 How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the ages, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong.  Because someday in life, you will have been all of these. – George Washington Carver

1/27/17 Be yourself.  Everyone else is already taken.

1/30/17 Every child has a different learning style and pace.  Each child is unique, not only capable of learning, but also capable of succeeding.  –Robert John Meehan

1/31/17 Individually we are one drop, but together, we are an ocean.

2/1/17 Inclusion is a right, not a special privilege for a select few.  – Federal Court – Oberti v. Board of Education

2/2/17 Inclusion is a way of thinking, a way of being, and a way of making decisions about helping everyone belong.

2/3/17 Diversity and inclusion are about giving value to every human being, no matter our differences.

2/6/17 We need to give each other the space to grow, to be ourselves, to exercise our diversity.  We need to give each other space so that we may both give and receive such beautiful things as ideas, openness, dignity, joy, healing and inclusion.

2/7/17 Peace requires everyone to be in the circle – wholeness, inclusion.

2/8/17 Fairness is not giving everyone the same thing.  Fairness is giving each person what they need to succeed.

2/9/17 If you are lucky enough to be different, don’t ever change.

2/10/17 Strength lies in differences, not in similarities.

2/13/17 We are less when we don’t include everyone.

2/14/17 All are welcome.  Love is inclusive, not exclusive.

2/15/17 Create inclusion with simple mindfulness that others might have a different reality from our own.

2/21/17 Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity. 

2/22/17 We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.

2/23/17 A hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with his freedom. 

2/24/17 The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take total responsibility for our attitudes. That's the day we truly grow up. 

2/27/17 You must take personal Responsibility.  You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself.

2/28/17 Accept responsibility for your actions.  Be accountable for your results.  Take ownership of your mistakes.  

3/1/17 Your life begins to change the day you take responsibility for it.  –Steve Maraboli

3/2/17 You are always responsible for how you act, no matter how you feel.

3/3/17 “I’m sorry” is a statement.  “I won’t do it again” is a promise.  “How do I make it up to you” is a responsibility.


3/6/17 You are responsible for your own Happiness.  If you expect others to make you happy, chances are you’ll always end up Disappointed.

3/7/17 If you realize your responsibility, you will realize your destiny.

3/8/17 With great power comes great responsibility.

3/9/17 Taking responsibility for being exactly where you are, gives you the power to be exactly where you want to be.

3/10/17 Accept responsibility for your actions.  Be accountable for your results.  Take ownership of your mistakes.  

3/13/17 Everything in your life is a reflection of a choice you have made.  If you want a different result, make a different choice.”

3/14/17 Your Attention Please:  No one is coming to save you.  This life of yours is 100% your responsibility.

3/15/17 The moment you take responsibility for everything in your life, is the moment you can change anything in your life.  –Hal Elrod

3/16/17 Respect for ourselves guides our morals.  Respect for others guides our manners.

3/17/17 One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.-Bryant H. McGill

3/20/17 Respect yourself and others will respect you.

3/21/17 To be one, to be united is a great thing.  But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.

3/22/17 The willingness to accept responsibility for one’s own life is the source from which self-respect springs.  – Joan Didion

3/23/17 When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everybody will respect you.

3/24/17 I firmly believe that respect is a lot more important, and a lot greater than popularity.

3/27/17 I’m not concerned with your liking or disliking me…All I ask is that you respect me as a human being.

3/28/17 There is no respect for others without humility in one’s self.

3/29/17 Every human being, of whatever origin, of whatever station, deserves respect.  We must each respect others even as we respect ourselves.

3/30/17 Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.

3/31/17 Show respect even to people who don’t deserve it; not as a reflection of their character, but as a reflection of yours. – Dave Willis

4/3/17 Respect yourself enough to walk away from anything that no longer serves you, grows you or makes you happy.

4/4/17 If we lose love and self respect for each other, this is how we finally die.  – Maya Angelou

4/5/17 Self-respect permeates every aspect of your life. – Joe Clark

4/6/17 They cannot take away our self-respect if we do not give it to them. – Mahatma Gandhi

4/7/17 Life if 10% of what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it. –John Maxwell

4/18/17 Knowledge will give you power, but Character respect.

4/19/17 Respect is one of the greatest expressions of love.

4/20/17 Set an example.  Treat everyone with kindness and respect, even those who are rude to you – not because they are nice, but because you are.

4/21/17 Respect means that you care enough to think about other’s feelings before you act.

4/24/17 Respect.  Give it to get it.

4/25/17 Respect others not because of who they are, but because it’s who you are, someone who respects others.

4/26/17 One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.

4/27/17 Accept everything about yourself – I mean everything, you are you, and that is the beginning and the end – no apologies, no regrets.  – Henry A. Kissinger

4/28/17 Respect is for those who deserve it, not for those who demand it.

5/1/17 How people treat other people is a direct reflection of how they feel about themselves.