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Would You Like To Become More Involved With ILFA?

Perhaps you could do a once-off fundraising event such as a coffee morning or maybe you would be interested in setting up a local ILFA support group where you live.

You can decide what level of involvement you would like to have. If you are interested in getting more involved, ILFA would like to hear from you.

You can contact us via post @ PO Box 10456, Blackrock, County Dublin; via email @ or by calling 086 871 5264

Inspirational quotes 2016

1) "I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear." Nelson Mandela

2) "Happiness is not by chance, but by choice." Jim Rohn

3) "Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties." Helen Keller

4) "I believe in living today. Not in yesterday, nor in tomorrow."  Loretta Young

5) "Being happy doesn't mean that everything is perfect. It means you've decided to look beyond the imperfections." Gerard Way

6) "The best preparation for tomorrow, is doing your best today." H Jackson Brown Jnr

7) "Believe you can and you're half way there." Theodore Roosevelt

8) "Heroes are never perfect, but they're brave, they're authentic, they're courageous, determined, discreet, and they've got grit." Wade Davis

9) "Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness." Desmond Tutu

10) "The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering. " Ben Okri

11) "All you need is love"  John Lennon

12) "Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today." Thich Nhat Hanh

13)  "Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe." Gail Devers

14)  "Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do."   John Wooden

15)  "Nursing is an art: and if it is to be made an art, it requires an exclusive devotion, as hard a preparation as any painter's or sculptor's work."  Florence Nightingale

16)  "Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it".  Lou Holtz

17)  "In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can" Nikos Kazantzakis

18)  "There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative." W. Clement Stone

19)  "One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood." Lucius Annaeus Seneca

20)  "Try to make at least one person happy every day. If you cannot do a kind deed, speak a kind word. If you cannot speak a kind word, think a kind thought. Count up, if you can, the treasure of happiness that you would dispense in a week, in a year, in a lifetime!"   Lawrence G Lovasik

21)  "Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams."   Ashley Smith

22)  "When one must, one can."   Charlotte Witton

23)  "A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events and outcomes. It is a catalyst and it sparks extraordinary results." Wade Boggs

24)  "Whatever we are waiting for - peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance - it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart."   Sarah Ban Breathnach

25)  “Without the rain there would be no rainbow.”  Gilbert Chesterton

26) "There is a vitality, a life-force, an energy that is translated trough you; and because there is only one you in all of time, this expression is unique" Martha Graham

27)  "The best way to prepare for life is to begin to live" - Elbert Hubbard"

28)  "Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.”  Buddha

29)   You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching, Love like you'll never be hurt, Sing like there's nobody listening, And live like its heaven on earth."
William W Purkey

30)  "Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.” Christian D. Larson