Inspirational Quotes from Norman Lear

Norman Milton Lear (born July 27, 1922) is an American television writer and producer who Inspirational Quotes from Norman Learproduced many 1970s sitcoms such as All in the Family, Sanford and Son, One Day at a Time, The Jeffersons, Good Times, and Maude. As a political activist, he founded the advocacy organization People for the American Way in 1981 and has supported First Amendment rights and progressive causes.

“Life is made up of small pleasures. Happiness is made up of those tiny successes. The big ones come too infrequently. And if you don’t collect all these tiny successes, the big ones don’t really mean anything.”

I love it:  Collecting tiny successes!

This reminds me of the Gratitude Jar.  Every time you are ‘blessed’ with something wonderful you write it on a piece of paper and add it to the Gratitude Jar.  At the end of the month or year, you have a whole jar full of blessings you experienced.  A reminder of all the things to be thankful for!

Looking for things to celebrate and be grateful for makes life seem a bit easier during troubled times.

Have you started your Gratitude Jar yet?  It is never too late to start.  And remember to celebrate the little successes as well as the big successes!

I would like to share this last uplifting quote from Norman Lear:

“Life is about having a good time, and it was a good time. We did some things well and some things poorly, but that was always the case.”

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