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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 2017


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

2)  “It doesn’t matter who you are, where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you. Always.”  Oprah Winfrey

3)  "Every word, every look, every action, and every smile can bring happiness to others."  Nhat Hanh

4)  "You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream."  C.S. Lewis

5)   "A positive attitude gives you power over your circumstances instead of your circumstances having power over you."  Joyce Meyer

6)  "One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn't pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself."  Lucille Ball

7)  “A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.” William Hazlitt

8)  "Eat healthily, sleep well, breathe deeply, move harmoniously."  Jean-Pierre Barral

9)  "Forget yesterday - it has already forgotten you. Don't sweat tomorrow - you haven't even met. Instead, open your eyes and your heart to a truly precious gift - today."   Steve Maraboli

10)  "Don't count the days. Make the days count." Muhammad Ali

11)  "Live well, learn plenty, laugh often, love much" Ralph Waldo Emerson

12)  "Learn from yesterday. Live for today, Hope for tomorrow." Orisson Swett Marden

13)  "I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning."       J.B. Priestley

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

15)  "Be present in all things and thankful for all things.”  Maya Angelou

16)  "Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend." Albert Camus

17)  “Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A word of optimism and hope. A "you can do it" when things are tough.” Richard M DeVos

18) "The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." Ralph Waldo Emerson

19) "Start where you are, use what you have, do what you can." Arthur Ashe

20) "Let perseverance be your engine and hope your fuel."  H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

21)  "Don't ever give up. Don't ever give in. Don't ever stop trying. Don't ever sell out. And if you find yourself succumbing to one of the above for a brief moment, pick yourself up, brush yourself off, whisper a prayer, and start where you left off. But never, ever, ever give up."
Richelle E. Goodrich

22)  "A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow." Elbert Hubbard

23)  "No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted." Aesop

24)  "Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence."  Helen Keller

25) “Courage doesn’t always roar, sometimes it’s the quiet voice at the end of the day whispering ‘I will try again tomorrow'.” Mary Anne Radmacher

26) "Continue. Be loving and be strong. Be fierce and be kind. And don't give in and don't give up.'" Maya Angelou

27)  "Always be yourself and have faith in yourself" Bruce Lee

28)  "Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings." William Arthur Ward

29)  "A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at." Bruce Lee

30)  "We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do." Mother Teresa

31)  "In order to succeed, we must first believe we can." Nikos Kazantzakis