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Naomi Judd quotes: reflections from the country music star.

“No one’s born with their destiny stamped on their forehead. We make the choices to fulfill our destiny.”

“There are many paths but only one journey.”

“When you’ve done your best, it’s a validation to know that other people understand. It’s a pat on the back.”

“You’re only a victim once. The next time you’re an accomplice.”

“I know that life is made up of ordinary moments. That’s the greatest percentage of our lives, but there are those tens on the emotional Richter scale that just go off the graph, whether it’s your graduation or having a child or getting married.”

“When I couldn’t change the way things were out there, I could change the way I felt about them, and finally it dawned on me that really control is just an illusion, and security is a superstition. The only control you really have is over yourself, and true security comes from inside.”

“A dead end street is a good place to turn around.”

“Experience gives us the tests first and the lessons later.”

“Change is the one thing we can be sure of.”

“You change your mind, you change your life.”

“Radical acceptance is to know that painful things are still going to happen, but how we respond makes a difference. We don’t have to condone our current reality, but we have to accept it for what it is instead of staying stuck, wishing it were different.”

“Once you start to question your life you get to a higher level of awareness. It’s like turning a light on… and voila, you see you have choices and choices are sacred.”

“Ignorance is my least favorite thing. I really think it’s at the core of all our problems.”

“We can make up our mind about good health. Your body hears everything your mind says.”

“Solitude is creativity’s best friend, and solitude is refreshment for our souls.”

“Nothing beats love. Love is the greatest healing power there is; nothing else comes close. Not ancient cures, modern medicines and technologies, or all the interesting books we read or the wise things we say and think. Love has a transformational power.”

“I am a very passionate, creative woman.”

“I learned more about myself by being an RN than anything else I’ve ever done.”

“I got this killer-diller disease and had to lose my career. It’s a metaphor for life itself. I’ve always known there was nothing special about me. I am just the average person’s representative. I was suffering from the incurable liver disease hepatitis C. All the big enchiladas told me I was going to be taking a six-foot nap.”

“I’m now the healthiest that I’ve ever been!”

“Just because you have success, what the world calls success, doesn’t mean that you’re a prisoner of that. It simply means that you have more choices, and I’m so aware and grateful of that, to have options, because I didn’t used to have very many.”

“If you know anything about me, you know that my life’s taken a few unexpected curves and crashes along the way. But hey, at least I can say I took the scenic route!”

“I had to realize that in a way I had to parent myself. We all have this inner child, and I needed, for the first time in my life, to realize that I got a raw deal, okay, now I’m a big girl. Put on your big girl pants and deal with it.”

“I’m divorced and I’ve been to the circus and seen the clowns. This ain’t my first rodeo.”

“I’ve learned that when you step out and hope, it propels you beyond your self-doubts.”

“I always had the feeling that there was something on the other side and that there was something better.”

“I’m not just a big-haired redhead country singer who dresses flamboyantly, has this wicked sense of humor and wears rhinestones. I’m a communicator. I’m a darned good listener.”

“It’s a miracle I’m still here. I don’t know how I’ve made it this far. But here I am, fully oriented to life, and an overachiever!”

“One of my favorite quotes is by Eleanor Roosevelt. That is, ‘No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.'”

“Your real identity is your spiritual being and every problem, if you are a spiritual being, every problem has a spiritual solution. There are times in life when you have to raise your hand and say, ‘I need help.'”

“I feel that whatever kind of disability God has given me, as an entertainer and as a public figure, it is so I can be a representative for others.”

“I really, really get it about how lucky we all are to be living in this country. And the word ‘dream,’ it’s like it’s in my DNA or something. I’m a total dream-chaser.”

“I am just like you. You are just like me, and let’s talk about what you want to do. We’re just dreamers. That’s all it is, man. We’re just a bunch of dreamers.”

“Peace of mind is our goal. Security is not in the lab report. Peace of mind, that’s my grand prize. I’ve met presidents, movie stars, kings and queens, sports heroes, you name it. And whether it is the family I took Christmas food to in the trailer a few weeks back or Bill Gates, they all want the same thing.”

“We’re spirited and spiritual… and fun follows us around.”

“I have faith, I believe in God and I’ve gotten through all the problems I had because of those three things: my faith, my hope and my belief in an eternal God.”

“I’ve never been happier in my life. It’s the weirdest thing. I am happier in my own skin, I feel more confident about my choice-making, and I find enormous gratitude as I go about my day and night.”

“I am living proof that it pays to believe in miracles, and actually, I mean that on a lot of different levels, whether it’s chasing that dream and grabbing hold of it, or healing a fractured relationship.”

“I wouldn’t give this up for a million bucks.”

“Hope is a gift we give ourselves, and it remains when all else is gone.”

“I have told my story. Now you know and you can tell yours. You’re not alone. I am still here.”

“Slow down, simplify and be kind.”

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