Mathilda van Dyk




        Helping you to

        heal yourself!







Some of my favourite Inspirational Quotes

The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it is the same problem you had last year.
John Foster Dulles

A person going nowhere can be sure of reaching his destination.

The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that our aim is too low and we reach it.

All limitations are self-imposed.
Ernest Holmes

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak.
Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
Winston Churchill

He who cannot change the very fabric of his thought will never be able to change reality, and will never, therefore, make any progress.

If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
Abraham Maslow

Everybody can be great - because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace; a soul generated by love.

Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase - just take the first step.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

The past exists only in our memories,
the future only in our plans.
The present is our only reality.
Robert Pirsig

Four things come not back: the spoken word, the sped arrow, time past, the neglected opportunity.
Omar Ibnal-Halif

I knew that I was learning one of the most important lessons of my life: that instead of waiting for the perfect opportunity, I should work toward a realization that every opportunity is perfect.
Suzan-Lori Parks, playright, in O, the Oprah Magazine

You can never get more by saying "No." You can hold a current position by saying "No", but you can only move forward by saying "Yes."
Marshal Sylver



Wisdom is the ability to acquire knowledge and analyze it both logically and emotionally.
Vivian Clayton

Confidence comes from seeing so many sides, angles, views, and tangents. Because when you do select an approach or direction, you are doing so with better/ more complete information.

When people are inspired, they don't need motivation.
Thomas Leonard

There is no question of going anywhere, arriving anywhere, or doing anything; you are there already.
Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favour.
Robert Frost

Doubt is often the beginning of wisdom.

Until you value yourself, you will not value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
M. Scott Peck


Five frogs are sitting on a log.  Four decide to jump off. How many are left?  Answer: five.  Why? Because there's a difference between deciding and doing.

Mark L. Feldman & Michael F. Spratt,  'Five Frogs on a Log'

Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.

You must learn to be still in the midst of activity and be vibrantly alive in repose.

Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside awakens.
Carl Gustav Jung

You cannot teach a man anything. You can only help him discover it within himself.
Galileo Galilei


I have learned that people will forget what you said; people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.


Remember that your best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.

Maturity begins when we're content to feel we're right about something without feeling the necessity to prove someone else wrong.
Sydney J. Harris

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward

Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people.
Eleanor Roosevelt

If someone betrays you once, it is his fault;
if he betrays you twice, it is your fault.

Two may talk together under the same roof for many years, yet never really meet; and two others at first speech are old friends.
Mary Catherwood

Did you ever notice how difficult it is to argue with someone who is not obsessed with being right?

Life is never boring, but some people choose to be bored...
Boredom is a choice.

When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Wayne W. Dyer, American author & lecturer

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

It takes great courage to faithfully follow what we know to be true.
Sara E. Anderson

Negative thoughts are like weeds in your garden and positive thoughts are the seeds of your garden, kill the weeds and feed the seeds.

A spouse or partner should enhance your life, not be your life; your life is your own.
Sukhi Burgen

Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself, and know that everything in this life has purpose. There are no mistakes, no coincidences. All events are blessings given to us to learn from.
Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

It is a good and safe rule to sojourn in every place as if you meant to spend your life there, never omitting an opportunity of doing a kindness, or speaking a true word, or making a friend.


Some pursue happiness, others

                create it!ess