coronavirus shutdown quotes to get us through
Coronavirus shutdown quotes to get us through the hard time we facing right now and keep us strong.Call them mantras, maxims or even memes — they get repeated and recycled over the years, sometimes over the millennia, because they contain powerful jolts of easily accessible truth, insight and perspective.
“Keep calm and carry on,”
“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself”
“A life lived in fear is a life half lived,”
“Worry is like a rocking chair: It gives you something to do but never gets you anywhere,” wrote humorist Erma Bombeck.
“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.”
Be happy, or at least Zen
“Don’t worry ’bout a thing, cause every little thing’s gonna be alright.” Bob Marley.
“Things could always be better, but things could always be worse,” Marla Gibbs
“I like to think of life as an adventure, like a roller coaster. It helps with the ups and downs.” Eddie Izzard
“Often when you think you’re at the end of something, you’re at the beginning of something else.” Fred Rogers
Dance in the rain
“Better to be busy than to be busy worrying,”
“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass. It’s about learning how to dance in the rain.”
“When the world is running down, you make the best of what’s still around.”
“You can’t always get what you want. But if you try sometime, you’ll find, you get what you need,” Rolling Stones
“The simple bare necessities. Forget about your worries and your strife … The bare necessities of life will come to you,” Baloo the bear
“Let everyone sweep in front of his own door, and the whole world will be clean.” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe had some poignant metaphorical advice to do your part in this pandemic
“That which does not kill us, makes us stronger,”
“Life will give you whatever experience is most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness.”
“I shall pass this way but once; any good that I can do or any kindness I can show to any human being; let me do it now,” Quaker missionary Etienne de Grellet.
“If you’re going through hell, keep going,” said the British Prime Minister Winston Churchill.
“This here bearing went out. We didn’t know it was goin’, so we didn’ worry none. Now she’s out an’ we’ll fix her. An’ by Christ that goes for the rest of it.”
The sun will rise
“This too shall pass,”
“Praise and blame, gain and loss, pleasure and sorrow come and go like the wind.”
“dawn comes after the darkness,” as author Lisa Wingate
“I know what I have to do now, I’ve got to keep breathing because tomorrow the sun will rise. Who knows what the tide could bring?” Chuck Noland
“Everything will be okay in the end. If it’s not okay, it’s not the end.” John Lennon