1. A bird doesn’t sing because he has an answer, he sings because he has a song,” – Joan Walsh Anglund (A Cup of Sun, 1967)
  2. A book is a like a garden carried in your pocket. – Chinese proverb
  3. A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself. – Josh Billings
  4. A dog will teach you unconditional love.  If you can have that in your life, things won’t be too bad. – Robert Wagner
  5. A garden is a grand teacher.  It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust. –Gertrude Jekyll
  6. A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out.  – George Bernard Shaw
  7. A gift consists not of what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer. – Seneca (c. 4 BCE—65 AD)
  8. A goal without a plan is just a wish. -Unknown
  9. A good book is a good friend. – Chinese proverb
  10. A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination. –Nelson Mandela
  11. A good teacher is a determined person.  –Gilbert Highet
  12. A good teacher must be able to put himself in the place of those who find learning hard. –Eliphas Levi
  13. A group becomes a team when each member is sure enough of himself and his contribution to praise the skills of others. – Norman Shidle ( * teamwork, hard work, collaboration )
  14. A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself. – Joseph Campbell ( * advocacy )
  15. A house divided cannot stand. –Arabic proverb
  16. A leader who does not take advice is not a leader. –Kenyan proverb
  17. A library is the delivery room for the birth of ideas, a place where history comes to life.  –Norman Cousins
  18. … A light heart lives long. –William Shakespeare
  19. A lot of different flowers make a bouquet. – Muslim origin
  20. A person leaves a reputation, bad or good, behind wherever he works or stays. – Chinese proverb
  21. A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. – Albert Einstein
  22. A positive attitude will lead to positive outcomes. -Unknown
  23. … a professional is someone who can do his best work when he doesn’t feel like it – Alistair Cooke ( * professionalism )
  24. A river cuts through rock, not because of its power, but because of its persistence. – Jim Watkins
  25. A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than 10 years mere study of books. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  26. A social justice approach should be central to medicine & utilized to be central to public health.  This could be very simple: the well should take care of the sick. –Paul Farmer
  27. A smile can erase a million worries. – Chinese proverb
  28. A smile is the quickest way to brighten a room! – Jessica D., South Carolina
  29. A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops. – Henry Adams
  30. A tiger doesn’t lose sleep over the opinion of sheep. -Unknown
  31. A toy is never truly happy until it is loved by a child. – King Moonracer (Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer)
  32. A tree begins with a seed. -Arabic proverb
  33. A white heron flies once. (He kotuku rerenga tahi) (this is used on an occasion when something very special & unusual takes place) – Whakatauki (Maori proverb)
  34. A word spoken can never be taken back. – Chinese proverb
  35. Abundance flows freely through me. –Louise Hay
  36. Acknowledging a mistake just means that you are wiser today than you were yesterday.  –Kelly Ann Rothaus
  37. Act as if what you do makes a difference.  It does.  – William James
  38. Action expresses priorities. – Mohandas Ghandi
  39. Actions speak louder than words. –Arabic proverb
  40. Aggression unopposed becomes a contagious disease. – Jimmy Carter
  41. Aging is an extraordinary process where you become the person you always should have been.  –David Bowie
  42. Aim for the moon.  If you miss, you may hit a star.  –W. Clement Stone
  43. … all appears to change when we change. – Henri-Frederic Amiel
  44. Alcohol is the anesthesia by which we endure the operation of life. – George Bernard Shaw
  45. All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. – Walt Disney
  46. All that I seek is already within me. –Louise Hay
  47. All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle. –St. Francis of Assisi
  48. All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking. – Friedrich Nietzsche
  49. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.  – Gandalf, from Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  50. Always being on the lookout for the presence of wonder.  –EB White
  51. Always believe in yourself.  Do this and no matter where you are, you will have nothing to fear.  –The Cat Returns (2002)
  52. Always do your best.  What you plant now, you will harvest later. – Og Mandino
  53. Aim for the moon.  If you miss, you may hit a star.  –W. Clement Stone
  54. All our dreams can come true…if we have the courage to pursue them. – Walt Disney
  55. All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions. – Leonardo Da Vinci
  56. All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle. –St. Francis of Assisi
  57. All things are difficult before they are easy. – Chinese proverb
  58. Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. – Helen Keller ( * teamwork, hard work, collaboration )
  59. Always being on the lookout for the presence of wonder.  –EB White
  60. Always do your best.  What you plant now, you will harvest later.  –Og Mandino
  61. Always end the day with a positive thought.  No matter how hard things were, tomorrow’s a fresh opportunity to make it better.
  62. Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart. –Zig  Ziglar
  63. An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day. –Henry David Thoreau
  64. An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity. – Martin Luther King, Jr.
  65. An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. – Benjamin Franklin
  66. Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured. – Seneca (c. 4 BCE—65 AD)
  67. Animals are my friends … and I don’t eat my friends. – George Bernard Shaw
  68. Another essential to a universal and durable peace is social justice. –Arthur Henderson
  69. Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy. –Lao Tzu
  70. Anyone who does anything to help a child is a hero to me. – Fred Rogers
  71. Anything’s possible if you’ve got enough nerve. – JK Rowling (Author of the Harry Potter series)
  72. Any time you sincerely want to make a change, the first thing you must do is raise your standards. –Anthony Robbins
  73. Apparently there is nothing that cannot happen today.  –Mark Twain
  74. Appreciation can make a day, even change a life.  Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary.  –Margaret Cousins
  75. Arohanui
    1. (noun) with deep affection – often used in signing off letters to friends.
  76. Art is not what you see, but what others make you see. –Edgar Degas
  77. As a old net withers another is remade. (when an elder is no longer fit to lead, a healthier leader will stand in his place) – Whakatauki (Maori proverb)
  78. As human beings, our job in life is to help people realize how rare and valuable each one of us really is, that each of us has something that no one else has – or ever will have – something inside that is unique to all time.  It’s our job to encourage each other to discover that uniqueness and to provide ways of developing its expression. – Fred Rogers
  79. As man disappears from sight, the land remains  (This demonstrates the holistic values of the maori, & the utmost respect of Papatuanuku, the mother of the earth.) – Whakatauki (maori proverb)
  80. As soon as men decide that all means are permitted to fight an evil, then their good becomes indistinguishable from the evil that they set out to destroy.  – Christopher Dawson (1889- ) [ The Judgment of the Nations, 1942 ]
  81. As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.  – John F. Kennedy
  82. As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, and the other for helping others.  –Audrey Hepburn
  83. “As we pray for Charlottesville, we are reminded of the fundamental truths recorded by that city’s most prominent citizen in the Declaration of Independence: we are all created equal & endowed by our Creator with unalienable rights.  We know these truths to be everlasting because we have seen the decency & greatness of our country.” – George H.W. Bush & George W. Bush (8/16/2017)
  84. As we work to create light for others, we naturally light our own way.  –Mary Anne Radmacher
  85. As you grow older, you’ll find that the only things you regret are the things you didn’t do. –Zachary Scott
  86. As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, and the other for helping others.  –Audrey Hepburn
  87. Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference. –Winston Churchill
  88. Audi Partem Alterum (Hear The Other Side) – Saint Augustine
  89. Balance is beautiful. –Mikyoko Ohno
  90. Be a yardstick of quality.  Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected. – Steve Jobs
  91. Be able to defend your arguments in a rational way.  Otherwise, all you have is an opinion. –Marilyn vos Savant
  92. Be bold, be courageous, be your best. – Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords to Bard College in 2013
  93. Be happy for this moment.  This moment is your life. –Omar Khayyam
  94. Be kind whenever possible.  It is always possible.  –Dalai Lama
  95. Be more prompt to go to a friend in adversity than in prosperity. –Chilo
  96. Be so good they can’t ignore you. – Steve Martin
  97. Be the best version of you. – Unknown
  98. Be the sculptor of your dreams.  – Joanne G., California
  99. Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.  – Dr. Seuss
  100. Be with people who make you laugh. – Lucy K., California
  101. Behavior is a mirror in which every one displays his own image. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ( * professionalism )
  102. Being alone is very difficult – Yoko Ono
  103. Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. –Lao Tzu
  104. Being with you today was wonderful.  Thank you for being you. xoxo – GVW, 8/13/2017
  105. Believe you can, and you’re halfway there. – Theodore Roosevelt
  106. Believe passionately in what you do, and never knowingly compromise your standards and values.  Act like a true professional, aiming for true excellence.  – David Maister ( * professionalism )
  107. Better late than never. – French proverb
  108. Beware the barrenness of a busy life. – Socrates (c.469-399 BCE)
  109. Blessed are the flexible for they can’t be bent out of shape. – Dr. Tara Jenkins
  110. But real leadership comes from the quiet nudging of an inner voice.  It comes from realizing that the time has come to move beyond waiting to doing. – Madeleine Albright to UNC in 2007
  111. By being yourself, you put something wonderful in the world that was not there before. –Edwin Elliot
  112. By crawling a child learns to stand. – African Proverb
  113. Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that’s very important for good health. –Dalai Lama
  114. Can you be certain that at this very moment you are not a dragonfly dreaming that you are a person? – Unknown
  115. Celebrate any progress.  Don’t wait to get perfect.  –Anne McFee-Cooper
  116. Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.  -Unknown
  117. Change before you have to. –Jack Welch
  118. Change is the end result of all true learning.  –Leo Buscaglia
  119. Change nothing and nothing changes.
  120. Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time.  We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change we seek. –Barack Obama
  121. Change your life today.  Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay. – Simone de Beauvoir (French existentialist writer & philosopher)
  122. Change your thoughts and you change your world. – Norman Vincent Peale
  123. Check in with your parents, even a text saying you’re thinking of them will make their day. –Thought Catalog
  124. Climbing is as much about judicious turning back and failure as it is about reaching the top. – Peter Beaumont
  125. Clothes are wings. – Korean proverb
  126. Co-existence or no existence.  – That is the Question (Hamlet anno Domini)  – Piet Hein (Grooks)
  127. Coming together is a beginning.  Keeping together is progress. Working together is success. – Henry Ford  ( * teamwork, hard work, collaboration )
  128. “Committing to a life amongst the stars is in itself a resolution to leave some things behind.” – Saru, Star Trek Discovery
  129. Community is not made by force. – Afghan Proverb
  130. Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential – Winston Churchill
  131. Control your own destiny! – Stephen Curry
  132. Count each day as a separate life. – Seneca (c. 4 BCE—65 AD)
  133. Courage is knowing what not to fear. – Plato (c.428-348 BCE)
  134. Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because, … it is the quality which guarantees all others. – Sir Winston Churchill ( * professionalism )
  135. Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. –Winston Churchill
  136. Courage means to keep a working relationship, to continue seeking solutions to difficult problems, and to stay focused during stressful periods. – Denis Waitley
  137. Creating a better world requires teamwork, partnerships, and collaboration. – Simon Mainwaring
  138. Day by day, what you choose, what you think and what you do is who you become. – Heraclitus (c  535-475 BCE)
  139. Death ends a life, not a friendship. – Mitch Alborn
  140. Dedicate your life to a cause greater than yourself, and your life will become a glorious romance and adventure.  –Mack Douglas
  141. Delight in the little things. –Rudyard Kipling
  142. Deny death, and you deny life.  –Tales from earthsea (2006)
  143. Develop a passion for learning.  If you do, you will never cease to grow. – Anthony J. D’Angelo
  144. Difficulties mastered are opportunities won. – Winston Churchill
  145. Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations. -Unknown
  146. Difficulties mastered are opportunities won. – Winston Churchill
  147. Diversity in the world is a basic characteristic of human society, & also the key condition for a lively & dynamic world as we see today. –Jintao Hu
  148. Diversity is about all of us, and about us having to figure out how to walk through this world together. – Jacqueline Woodson
  149. Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common.  Celebrate it every day. – Author unknown
  150. Diversity: the art of thinking independently together. – Malcom Forbes
  151. Do good and care not to whom.  –Italian Proverb
  152. Do what you can, where you are, with what you have. – Theodore Roosevelt ( * advocacy )
  153. Divide the fire and you will soon put it out. – Greek proverb
  154. Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole. – Roger Caras (photographer & writer)
  155. Do not delay today’s work for tomorrow.  Don’t procrastinate! –Arabic proverb
  156. Do not follow where the path may lead.  Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.  – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  157. Do not look where you fell, but where you slipped. –African Proverb
  158. Do not tie yourself to specific outcomes, for you may underestimate perfection. ~Jack Armstrong “Wisdom from Source”
  159. Do well and have well. – Chinese proverb
  160. Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. – Theodore Roosevelt
  161. Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.  –Desmond Tutu
  162. Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole. – Roger Caras (photographer & writer)
  163. Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell. – Emily Dickinson
  164. Do not look where you fell, but where you slipped. –African Proverb
  165. Do not minimize what a privilege college is.  Many people who are capable to be where you are can’t get there for a variety of reasons.  Respect your opportunities.  –Thoughtcatalog.com
  166. Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small.  A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step. – Lao Tzu
  167. Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.  -Theodore Roosevelt
  168. Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.  –Desmond Tutu
  169. Don’t be afraid of fear.  Because it sharpens you, it challenges you, it makes you stronger; and when you run away from fear, you also run away from the opportunity to be your best possible self. – Ed Helms to Knox College in 2013
  170. Don’t be afraid to be amazing. – Andy Offutt Irwin
  171. Don’t be afraid to fail.  Be afraid not to. -Unknown
  172. Don’t be afraid to fail, be afraid not to try. – Anon
  173. Don’t complain about things you’re not willing to change. –Curiano.com
  174. Don’t ever confuse the two, your life and your work.  The second is only part of the first. – Anna Quindlen to Villanova University in 2000
  175. Don’t forget, a person’s greatest emotional need is to feel appreciated. –H. Jackson Brown Jr.
  176. Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant. –Robert Louis Stevenson
  177. Don’t just get involved.  Fight for your seat at the table.  Better yet, fight for a seat at the head of the table.  – Barack Obama to Barnard College in 2012
  178. Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant. –Robert Louis Stevenson
  179. Don’t just get involved.  Fight for your seat at the table.  Better yet, fight for a seat at the head of the table.  – Barack Obama to Barnard College in 2012
  180. Don’t lead me; I may not follow.  Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead.  Walk beside me and be my friend. – Anon
  181. Don’t limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time. –Rabindranath Tagore
  182. Don’t wait.  life goes faster than you think. -Unknown
  183. Don’t watch the clock; do what it does.  Keep going. – Success.com
  184. Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. – Theodore Roosevelt
  185. Diversity is about all of us, and about us having to figure out how to walk through this world together. – Jacqueline Woodson ( * diversity )
  186. Diversity in the world is a basic characteristic of human society, & also the key condition for a lively & dynamic world as we see today. –Jintao Hu ( * diversity )
  187. Dripping water pierces a stone; a saw made of rope cuts through wood. Meaning: Patience and persistence can break through anything, no matter how the difficulty. – Chinese proverb
  188. Drawing is the honesty of the art.  There is no possibility of cheating.  It is either good or bad.  –Salvador Dali
  189. Drop after drop, there will be an ocean. – Polish proverb
  190. Each day comes bearing gifts.  Untie the ribbons. – Ruth Ann Schabacker
  191. Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all. – Aristotle (c.384-322 BCE)
  192. Education begins the gentleman, but reading, good company and reflection must finish him.  –John Locke
  193. Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it. – Marian Wright Edelman
  194. Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself. – John Dewey
  195. Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. – William Butler Yeats
  196. Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.  –Robert Frost
  197. Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom. – George Washington Carver
  198. Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students. – Solomon Ortiz
  199. Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. – Nelson Mandela
  200. Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare it for today.  – Malcom x
  201. Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school. –Albert Einstein
  202. Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one. –Malcolm Forbes
  203. Effectively, change is almost impossible without industry-wide collaboration, cooperation & consensus. – Simon Mainwaring ( * teamwork, hard work, collaboration )
  204. Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction. –John F. Kennedy
  205. Embrace all with compassion. -Unknown
  206. Empathy is about finding echoes of another person in yourself. –Mohsin Hamid
  207. Empathy is about standing in someone else’s shoes, feeling his or her heart, seeing with his or her eyes.  Not only is empathy hard to outsource & automate, but it makes the world a better place.  –Daniel H. Pink
  208. Empathy is a tool for building people into groups, for allowing us to function as more than self-obsessed individuals – Neil Gaiman
  209. Empathy is the starting point for creating a community & taking action.  It’s the impetus for creating change. – Max Carver
  210. Enjoy the journey.
  211. Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things. – Robert Brault
  212. Ethnic diversity adds richness to a society. –Gary Locke
  213. Even if you know the way, ask again. – Korean proverb
  214. Even the fountains thirst. – Latin Proverb
  215. Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try. -Unknown
  216. Every great dream begins with a dreamer.  Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. –Harriet Tubman
  217. Every man dies, but not every man really lives.  –William Wallace, from Braveheart
  218. Every accomplishment begins with a decision to try. –Edward T. Kelly
  219. Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it. -Michelangelo
  220. Every day brings new choices. – Martha Beck
  221. Every social justice movement that I know of has come out of people sitting in small groups, telling their life stories, and discovering that other people have shared similar experiences. –Gloria Steinem
  222. Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.  –Mother Teresa
  223. Every step leaves its print; work steadily and make solid progress. – Chinese proverb  
  224. 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. -Martin Luther King, Jr.
  225. Everybody, try laughing.  Then whatever scares you will go away!  – My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
  226. Everyone discusses my art and pretends to understand, as if it were necessary to understand, when it is simply necessary to love.” – Claude Monet
  227. Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart. – Rumi
  228. Everyone has his or her manner of killing fleas. – Nicaraguan proverb
  229. Everyone who remembers his own education remembers teachers, not methods and techniques.  The teacher is the heart of the educational system. –Sidney Hook
  230. Everything flows and nothing abides, everything gives way and nothing stays fixed. – Heraclitus (c  535-475 BCE)
  231. Everything is something you decide to do, and there is nothing you have to do. –Denis Waitley
  232. Everything you do now is for your future.  – Unknown
  233. Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.  –Mother Teresa
  234. Expect problems and eat them for breakfast. -Unknown
  235. Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards.  – Vernon Law
  236. Experience is the teacher of all things.  –Julius Caesar
  237. Eyes that see do not grow old. – Nicaraguan proverb
  238. Faith in oneself is the best and safest course. -Michaelangelo
  239. Fame is a four letter word; and like tape or zoom or face or pain or life or love, what ultimately matters is what we do with it. – Fred Rogers
  240. Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing. – Theodore Roosevelt
  241. Fate might shake us, but our roots run deep.  And we have to water them. – Jenny (Call the Midwife)
  242. Fear doesn’t exist anywhere except in the mind. – Dale Carnegie
  243. Fear in doses.  –Dr. Jonathan Cassiday, PharmD graduate, Class of 2017
  244. Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway – Susan Jeffers ( * professionalism )
  245. Festivals promote diversity, they bring neighbors into dialogue, they increase creativity, they offer opportunities for civic pride, they improve our general psychological well-being.  In short, they make cities better places to live. – David Binder
  246. Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life. – Amy Poehler ( * teamwork, hard work, collaboration )
  247. Find your oxygen, your originality, your own voice. Live more fully.  Rebel. Resist. Question. Be curious. Explore. Go outside what is comfortable to you. Angelina Jolie
  248. …. Find your passion and pursue it with whole heart and single mind. -Unknown
  249. First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do. –Epictetus
  250. Flowers may bloom again, but a person never has the chance to be young again. – Chinese proverb
  251. Follow what you love and it will take you where you want to go.  –Natalie Goldberg
  252. Focus on making today 5% percent better than yesterday. –Dell Farrell
  253. For kindness begets kindness evermore, But he from whose mind fades the memory, Of benefits, noble is he no more. – Sophocles (c.495-405 BC)
  254. Forget the mistake.  Remember the lesson. -Unknown
  255. Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future. – Unknown
  256. Forgiving does not erase the bitter past.  A healed memory is not a deleted memory. Instead, forgiving what we cannot forget creates a new way to remember.  We change the memory of our past into a hope for our future. – Lewis B. Smedes
  257. Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune. –Jim Rohn
  258. Fortune favors the brave. – Publius Terence
  259. Friends …. they cherish one another’s hopes.  They are kind to one another’s dreams.  –Henry David Thoreau
  260. Friendship is one mind in two bodies. –Mencius
  261. Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life … -Thomas Jefferson
  262. Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love.  – Elie Wiesel
  263. From my point of view, which is that of a storyteller, I see your life as already artful, waiting, just waiting and ready for you to make it art. – Toni Morrison to Wellesley College in 2004
  264. Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. – Maimonides
  265. Giving never happens by accident.  It is always intentional. –Amy Grant
  266. Go the extra mile, it’s never crowded. Anon
  267. Goals; they help you stay focused on where you truly want to go. – Anon
  268. Good health and good sense are two of life’s greatest blessings. –Publilius Syrus
  269. Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot. – Clarence Thomas
  270. Good questions outrank easy answers. – Paul Samuelson
  271. Goodness is the only investment that never fails. – Henry David Thoreau
  272. Gratitude can transform ordinary common days into thanksgivings – William Arthur Ward
  273. Gratitude is when memory is stored in the heart and not in the mind. – Lionel Hampton
  274. Great acts are made up of small deeds. –Lao Tzu
  275. Great men are not born great, they grow great.  –Mario Puzo, from The Godfather
  276. Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day.  –Sally Koch
  277. Great things in business are never done by one person; they’re done by a team of people. – Steve Jobs ( * teamwork, hard work, collaboration )
  278. Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind. – Theodore Roosevelt
  279. Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness. – George Sand
  280. Happiness is a warm puppy. – Charles M. Schultz
  281. Happiness is a direction, not a place. – Sydney J. Harris
  282. Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best. – Theodore Isaac Rubin
  283. Has anyone told you today …. That you are beautiful, that you are loved, that your life has meaning and purpose, that you are stronger than you know.  –GVW (8/13/2017)
  284. Have patience.  All things are difficult before they become easy. –Saadi
  285. Have patient, fleas, the night is long. – Nicaraguan proverb
  286. He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has. – Epictetus (c. 55-135 AD)
  287. He is richest who is content with the least, for contentment is the wealth of nature. – Socrates (c.469-399 BCE)
  288. He that lets the small things bind him leaves the great undone behind him.  – Piet Hein (Grooks)
  289. He who knows himself is enlightened. –Lao Tzu
  290. He who learns, teaches. –Ethiopian proverb
  291. Hello Kitty will never speak.  –Pico Iyer
  292. Helping one person might not change the world, but it could change the world for one person. – Anita Roddick
  293. Honesty is a very expensive gift.  Don’t expect it from cheap people.  –Warren Buffet
  294. How beautiful it is to be alive! – Henry Septimus Sutton
  295. History is the witness that testifies to the passing of time; it illuminates reality, vitalizes memory, provides guidance in daily life, and brings us tidings of antiquity. –Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 BC)
  296. How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours. – Wayne Dyer
  297. How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives. –Annie Dillard
  298. How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. –Anne Frank
  299. …. human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives.  – William James ( * professionalism )
  300. I am at peace with all that has happened, is happening, and will happen. -Unknown
  301. I am a seed which was sewn in the heavens of Rangiatea. (A famous proverb from Aotea waka, which shows the importance of your genealogy & culture) – Whakatauki (Maori proverb)
  302. I am choosing and not waiting to be chosen. – @raisingself
  303. I am enough. -Unknown
  304. I am going to make you so proud. –note to self
  305. I am grateful for what I am and have.  My thanksgiving is perpetual.  –Henry David Thoreau
  306. I am in charge of how I feel and today I am choosing happiness. – @sequellife_bp
  307. I am my own superhero.  – @greatist
  308. I am patient, tolerant, and diplomatic. – Louise Hay
  309. I am still learning.  –Michaelangelo
  310. I am surrounded by love. –Louise Hay
  311. I am the architect of my life; I build its foundation and choose its contents. -Unknown
  312. I am unlimited in my wealth.  All areas of my life are abundant and fulfilling. – Louise Hay
  313. I am whole. – @jenniferkass
  314. I am worth loving.  There is love all around me. – Louise Hay
  315. I believe cats to be spirits come to earth.  A cat, I am sure could walk on a cloud without coming through. –Jules Verne
  316. I believe death is only a door.  One closes, and other opens.  If I were to imagine heaven, I would imagine a door opening.  And he would be waiting for me there.  – David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas.
  317. I believe in studying just because I knew knowledge was a privilege.  It was the discipline of study, to get into the habit of doing something that you don’t want to do. –Wynton Marsalis
  318. I believe there is another world waiting for us.  A better world.  And I’ll be waiting for you there. – David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas
  319. I believe there is such a thing as a search for beauty – a delight in the nice things in the world.  And I don’t think one should have to apologize for it. – Saul Leiter, artist
  320. I call upon our campus to embrace the qualities which make our university a just and inclusive community & ask that we all affirm our commitment to diversity, tolerance & social justice. – Shelley Berkley, CEO & Senior provost of Touro University California (8/15/2017)
  321. I can and I will. -Unknown
  322. I can do all the things.  – @Kay.Penny
  323. I can.  I will. End of story.  -@DailyBurn
  324. I can see myself in all things and all people around me. – Sanskrit Phrase
  325. I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies, for the hardest victory is over the self. – Aristotle (c.384-322 BCE)
  326. I deserve the best and I accept the best now. – @hayhouseinc
  327. I do not believe in weeds.  A weed is simply a flower that someone decides is in the wrong place. – Sister Monica Joan (Call the Midwife)
  328. I don’t sweat the small stuff. – @GabbyBernstein
  329. I encourage you to live with life.  Be courageous, adventurous. Give us a tomorrow, more than we deserve. – Maya Angelou to UC Riverside in 1977
  330. I feed my spirit.  I train my body. I focus my mind.  It’s my time.  @Intensati
  331. I get inspiration from my everyday life. –Hayao Miyazaki
  332. I have an incredible family & wonderful friends. -Unknown
  333. I have been given endless talents which I begin to utilize today. -Unknown
  334. I have come to the conclusion that there are only two reasons for ever doing anything.  One is love, the other is fear. – Sister Julienne (Call the Midwife)
  335. I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn’t learn something from him. – Galileo Galilei
  336. I have no need of you, and you have no need of me.  But if you tame me, then we shall need each other. –Antoine De Saint-Exupery
  337. I have no special talent.  I am only passionately curious. –Albert Einstein
  338. I have not failed.  I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. – Thomas A. Edison
  339. I have the power to create change.  – @IamRuby
  340. I hope we will use the (inter)net to cross barriers & connect cultures. – Tim Berners-Lee
  341. I know better than to claim any completeness for my picture.  I am a fragment and this is a fragment.  The voyage of the best ship is a zigzag of a hundred tacks. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  342. I like criticism.   It makes you strong.  –LeBron James
  343. I love every cell of my body. –Louise Hay
  344. I (1) Love (4) You (3) – Mister Rogers
  345. I now free myself from destructive fears and doubts. – Louise Hay
  346. I radiate beauty, charm, & Grace. -Unknown
  347. I rejoice in the love i encounter every day. – Louise Hay
  348. I refuse to give up because I haven’t tried all possible ways. – @MBS_Experience
  349. I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.  -Michaelangelo
  350. I think we all have empathy.  We may not have the courage to display it. –Maya Angelou
  351. I know what I have to do now.  I’ve got to keep breathing because tomorrow the sun will rise.  Who knows what the tide could bring?  – From Castaway (the movie)
  352. I never think of myself as an icon.  What is in other people’s minds is not in mine.  I just do my thing. –Audrey Hepburn
  353. I touch the future.  I teach.  –Christa McAuliffe
  354. I wake up today with strength in my heart and clarity in my mind. -Unknown
  355. I want to be somebody I am proud of,” … “I don’t want to die living someone else’s life or having these dreams I know I have the ability to make real. Now that’s really scary to me. – Mike Posner
  356. I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived. –Henry David Thoreau
  357. I will not compare myself to strangers on the Internet. – @emilymcdowell_
  358. I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat. – Edgar Allan Poe
  359. I wish to do something Great and Wonderful, but I must start by doing the little things like they were Great and Wonderful. -Albert Einstein
  360. I would like to paint as a bird sings.   –Claude Monet
  361. I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion.  –Henry David Thoreau
  362. If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.  Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. – Henry David Thoreau
  363. If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself. – Henry Ford ( * teamwork, hard work, collaboration )
  364. If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants. – Isaac Newton ( * teamwork, hard work, collaboration )
  365. If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you. – Anon
  366. It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love.  This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get.  –Confucius
  367. …. if there’s something that makes you laugh, then every day’s going to be okay. –Tom Hanks
  368. If they made diving boards six inches shorter – think how much sooner you’d be in the water. – Piet Hein (Grooks)
  369. If you are filled with pride, then you will have no room for wisdom. – African proverb
  370. If you are reading this, you are beautiful and worth it! – Alicia C., Texas
  371. If you can’t change your fate, change your attitude. –Amy Tam
  372. If you can’t resolve your problems in peace, you can’t solve war. – Somalian proverb
  373. If you come to a fork in the road, take it. – Yogi Berra
  374. If you do things well, do them better.  Be daring, be first, be different, be just. – Anita Roddick
  375. If you don’t know where you are going, any road will take you there. – George Harrison
  376. If you ever feel like you’re just one person trying to change something, I promise there are hundreds, thousands, if not millions of people out there who feel the same way as you, who want to make a difference. – Saira O’Mallie ( * advocacy )
  377. If you have to put someone on a pedestal, put teachers.  They are society’s heroes.  –Guy Kawasaki
  378. If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you. – A.A. Milne
  379. If you put in you can take out. –Yiddish proverb
  380. If you think you’re too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito. – Anita Roddick
  381. If you want to go quickly, go alone.  If you want to go far, go together. –African proverb  ( * advocacy )
  382. If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else. – Booker T. Washington ( * teamwork, hard work, collaboration )
  383. Ignorance is the root and stem of all evil. – Plato (c.428-348 BCE)
  384. Imagine.  Believe. Achieve. –Unknown
  385. Imagine what our real neighborhoods would be like if each of us offered, as a matter of course, just one kind word to another person. – Fred Rogers
  386. In healthy body healthy spirit. – Polish proverb
  387. In heaven, all the interesting people are missing – Friedrich Nietzsche
  388. In life we are each other’s angels.  –Charity Tilleman-Dick (double lung transplant/opera singer)
  389. In nine lifetimes, you’ll never know as much about your cat as your cat knows about you.  –Jules Verne
  390. In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men. – Cicero
  391. In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision. – Dalai Lama
  392. In order to learn the most important lessons in life, one must each day surmount a fear.  –Ralph Waldo Emerson
  393. In the company of the good we become good. – Dutch proverb
  394. In the end we all become memories. – Call The Midwife
  395. In the sick room, ten cents’ worth of human understanding equals ten dollars’ worth of medical science. – Martin L. Fischer (1879-1962)
  396. In this world, you must be a bit too kind in order to be kind enough. [ Le Jeu de l’Amour et du Hasard, 1730, act I, sc 2] – Pierre Carlet De Chamblain De Marivaux (1688-1763)
  397. Individual commitment to a group effort — that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work. – Vince Lombardi ( * teamwork, hard work, collaboration )
  398. Imagination is more important than knowledge.  Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world. –Albert Einstein
  399. Integrity is the essence of everything successful.  –R. Buckminister Fuller
  400. Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death. – Albert Einstein
  401. Intelligence plus character – That is the goal of true education. –Martin Luther King
  402. Invisible wounds are the hardest to heal, for their closure depends upon the love of others.  On patience, understanding, and the tender gift of time. – Jenny (Call the Midwife)
  403. It always helps to have people we love beside us when we have to do difficult things in life. – Fred Rogers
  404. It always seems impossible until it’s done. – Nelson Mandela
  405. It depends. – Dr. Keith Yoshizuka
  406. It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it. – John Steinbeck
  407. It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all. – Samuel Butler
  408. It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education. – Albert Einstein
  409. It is better to live your own destiny imperfectly than to imitate someone else’s life perfectly. – Elizabeth Gilbert
  410. It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.  –Voltaire
  411. It is hard to please everyone.  – Chinese proverb
  412. It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed. – Napolean Hill  ( * teamwork, hard work, collaboration )
  413. It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn’t use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words, like ‘What about lunch?’ – A.A. Milne
  414. It is never too late to give up our prejudices. – Henry David Thoreau
  415. It is not enough to be compassionate – you must act. – Dalai Lama
  416. … it is not joy that makes us grateful; it is gratitude that makes us joyful. –David Steindl-Rast
  417. It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.  –Henry David Thoreau
  418. It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome. – William James
  419. It is spilled water. – Korean proverb
  420. It is the long history of humankind that those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed. – Charles Darwin ( * teamwork, hard work, collaboration )
  421. It is the mark of a truly intelligent person to be moved by statistics. – George Bernard Shaw
  422. It is the mark of an educated man to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. – Aristotle (c.384-322 BCE)
  423. It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. – Albert Einstein
  424. It is the teacher that makes the difference, not the classroom.  –Michael Morpurgo
  425. It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength. – Maya Angelou
  426. It takes more than one cold day for a river to freeze three feet deep. – Chinese proverb
  427. It takes two to make a quarrel but only one to end it. – Nicaraguan proverb
  428. It’s all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family. – Philip Green
  429. It’s funny how you wake up each day and never really know if it’ll be the one that will change your life forever – The Secret World of Arrietty (2010)
  430. It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see. – Henry David Thoreau
  431. It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up. – Vince Lombardi
  432. It takes a whole village to raise a child – African proverb
  433. It takes two to make a quarrel but only one to end it. – Nicaraguan proverb
  434. I’ve just tried to observe what the hell happened.  The motivating force in my life is curiosity.  I’ve always been curious, and I don’t know why. – Edward Robb Ellis, diarist
  435. Just as food eaten without appetite is a tedious nourishment, so does study without zeal damage the memory by not assimilating what it absorbs.  – Leonardo Da Vinci
  436. Just because my path is different doesn’t mean I’m lost. – Unknown
  437. Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn’t mean politics won’t take an interest in you. – Pericles (c 495-429 BCE)
  438. Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. – Ella Fitzgerald
  439. Just follow your heart, and keep smiling.  –Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989)
  440. Just watching my cats make me happy.  –Paula Cole
  441. Keep some room in your heart for the unimaginable. – Mary Oliver
  442. Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground. – Theodore Roosevelt
  443. Keep your face always towards the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.   –Walt Whitman
  444. Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow. – Helen Keller
  445. Kindness in words creates confidence.  Kindness in thinking creates profoundness.  Kindness in giving creates love.  –Lao Tzu
  446. Know how to listen and you will profit even from those who talk badly. – Plutarch (c.46-120 AD)
  447. Knowing that we can be loved exactly as we are gives us all the best opportunity for growing into the healthiest of people. – Fred Rogers
  448. Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.  It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity. –Calvin Coolidge
  449. Knowledge is power.  Information is liberating.  Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family – Kofi Annan
  450. Knowledge without wisdom is like water in the sand. – Guinean proverb
  451. Laughter is the shortest distance between two people. –Victor Borge
  452. Learn everything you can, from anyone you can – there will always come a time you will be grateful you did.  –Sarah Caldwell
  453. Learning expands great souls. –Nambian proverb
  454. Learning if you use it, increases. – Swahili proverb
  455. Learning is a treasure that will follow it’s owner anywhere. –Chinese proverb
  456. Less is more. – Robert Browning (1812-1889)
  457. Let the beauty of what you love be what you do. – Rumi
  458. Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you.  Live today with gusto.  –Dale Carnegie
  459. Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow’s reality. – Malala Yousafzai (Pakistani activist for female education)
  460. Let us not look back in anger or forward in fear, but around in awareness. – James Thurber
  461. Let us remember we are all part of one American family.  We are united in common values, and that includes belief in equality under the law, basic respect for public order, and the right of peaceful protest. – Barack Obama
  462. Let your mind be quiet, realizing the beauty of the world, and the immense, the boundless treasures that it holds in store. –Edward Carpenter
  463. Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love. – Rumi
  464. Let’s dare to be ourselves, for we do that better than anyone else can. – Shirley Briggs
  465. Life brings me only good experiences.  I am open to new and wonderful changes. –Louise Hay
  466. Life brings simple pleasures to us every day.  It is up to us to make them wonderful memories. – Cathy Allen
  467. Life, even in the hardest times, is full of moments to savor.  They will not come this way again, not in this way. –Paula Rinehart
  468. Life has no remote, get up and change it yourself. – Anon
  469. Life is an empty dream.  –Robert Browning (1812-1889)
  470. Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it. – Charles R. Swindoll
  471. Life is about growing and improving and getting better.  –Conor McGregor
  472. Life is always now. –Tennessee Williams
  473. Life is a marvelous, transitory adventure. –Nikki Giovanni
  474. Life is a song – sing it.  Life is a game – play it. Life is a challenge – meet it.  Life is a dream – realize it. Life is a sacrifice – offer it.  Life is love – enjoy it. – Sai Baba
  475. Life is about balance, and we all have to make the effort in areas that we can to enable us to make a difference. – Orlando Bloom (actor)
  476. Life is an empty dream.  –Robert Browning (1812-1889)
  477. Life is an exciting business and most exciting when it is lived for others. –Helen Keller
  478. Life is best experienced with a sense of awe, wonder and discovery.  Go about life with a child’s curiosity.  –Tom Gregory
  479. Life is like riding a bicycle.  To keep your balance you must keep moving.  – Albert Einstein
  480. Life isn’t about finding yourself.  Life is about creating yourself.  –George Bernard Shaw
  481. Life is suffering.  It is hard. The world is cursed.  But still you find reasons to keep on living.  –Princess Mononoke (1997)
  482. Life is very interesting if you make mistakes. –Georges Carpentier
  483. Life is without meaning.  You bring the meaning to it.  The meaning of life is whatever you ascribe it to be.  Being alive is the meaning. – Joseph Campbell
  484. Life moves pretty fast.  If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.   – Ferris, from Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
  485. Life supports me in every possible way. –Louise Hay
  486. Light tomorrow, with today.  –Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  487. Listen to your life.  All moments are key moments.  –Frederick Buechner
  488. Little deeds of kindness, little words of love, help to make earth happy, like the heaven above.  –Julia A. Fletcher Carney (1823-1908)
  489. Live life to the fullest, and focus on the positive. – Matt Cameron
  490. Live the life you’ve dreamed. –Henry David Thoreau
  491. Live with vultures, become a vulture; live with crows, become a crow. – Laotian Proverb
  492. Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around. – Henry David Thoreau
  493. Living is a thing you do now or never which do you do?  – Piet Hein (Grooks)
  494. Losing one glove is certainly painful, but nothing compares to the pain, of losing one, throwing away the other, and finding the first one again. – Piet Hein (Grooks)
  495. Love is an unavoidable part of life – but something magical can come out of it. – Rhik Samadder (actor and Guardian columnist) – @whatsamadder
  496. Love is giving someone the ability to destroy you, but trusting them not to. – Anon
  497. Love is the flower you’ve got to let grow. John Lennon
  498. Love is when you wake up in the morning thinking of that person. When they are the last thing you think of before you fall asleep. When seeing them makes your day better.   When they are the first person you call with good or bad news. It’s when no words are needed for comfort. It’s knowing that no matter how angry you are with them or vice versa you work it out. Knowing that they are there. Trusting implicitly. – Anon/Craigslist
  499. Love of beauty is taste.  The creation of beauty is art.–Ralph Waldo Emerson
  500. Love one another – George Harrison
  501. Love yourself. -Unknown
  502. Love yourself.  It is important to stay positive because beauty comes from the inside out. –Jenn Proske
  503. Make the best use of what’s in your power and take the rest as it happens. – Epictetus (c. 55-135 AD)
  504. Make Today Count.
  505. Make today ridiculously amazing. -Unknown
  506. Make yourself necessary to somebody.  Do not make life hard to any. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  507. Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind. – John F. Kennedy
  508. Many hands make light work. – Haya (Tanzania) proverb
  509. Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than the one where they sprang up. – Oliver Wendell Holmes ( * teamwork, hard work, collaboration )
  510. Many people look up to me & recognize my worth; I am admired. -Unknown
  511. May you live all the days of your life. –Jonathan Swift
  512. Memento Vivere.  Love while you’ve got love to give.  Live while you’ve got life to live.  – Piet Hein (Grooks)
  513. Memory …. is the diary that we all carry about with us. – Oscar Wilde
  514. Memory is the treasure house of the mind wherein the monuments thereof are kept and preserved. – Thomas Fuller
  515. Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things. – Marcus Tullius Cicero
  516. Men, said the Devil, are good to their brothers: they don’t want to mend their own ways but each other’s. – Piet Hein
  517. Mistakes are proof that you are trying. -Unknown
  518. Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed we possessed. – Dale Carnegie
  519. Music I heard with you was more than music, And bread I broke with you was more than bread.  Now that I am without you, all is desolate; All that was once so beautiful is dead. – Conrad Aiken (1889 – )
  520. My ability to conquer my challenges is limitless; my potential to succeed is infinite.  – Unknown
  521. My body is healthy; my mind is brilliant; my soul is tranquil. -Unknown
  522. My father was my teacher.  But most importantly he was a great dad. –Beau Bridges
  523. My fears of tomorrow are simply melting away. -Unknown
  524. My future is an ideal projection of what I envision now. -Unknown
  525. My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them. –Bono
  526. My life amounts to no more than one drop in a limitless ocean.  Yet what is any ocean, but a multitude of drops? – David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas
  527. My life is just beginning. -Unknown
  528. My old clock used to tell the time and subdivide diurnity; but now it’s lost both hands and chime and only tells eternity.   – Piet Hein (Grooks)
  529. My presence is my power. – @GabbyBernstein
  530. My success should not be bestowed onto me alone, as it was not individual success but success of a collective. – Whakatauki (Maori proverb)
  531. My thoughts are filled with positivity and my life is plentiful with prosperity. -Unknown
  532. Myths and creeds are heroic struggles to comprehend the truth in the world. – Ansel Adams
  533. Necessity is the mother of invention. – Plato (c.428-348 BCE)
  534. Needle in a haystack – Arabic proverb
  535. Neither blame nor praise yourself. – Plutarch (c.46-120 AD)
  536. Never allow waiting to become a habit.  Live your dreams and take risks. Life is happening now.  – Anon
  537. Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only that ever has. – Margaret Mead
  538. Never let yesterday use up today.  –Richard Nelson
  539. Never look back unless you are planning to go that way. – Henry David Thoreau
  540. No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. -Aesop
  541. No house should ever be on any hill or on anything.  It should be of the hill, belonging to it, so hill and house could live together each the happier for the other. – Frank Lloyd Wright, 1869-1959 [ An Autobiography, 1932 ]
  542. No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man. – Heraclitus (c  535-475 BCE)
  543. No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world. – Robin Williams ( * advocacy )
  544. No memory is ever alone; it’s at the end of a trail of memories, a dozen trails that each have their own associations. – Louis L’amour
  545. No one can whistle a symphony.  It takes a whole orchestra to play it. – H.E. Luccock ( * teamwork, hard work, collaboration )
  546. Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much they care. –Theodore Roosevelt
  547. Nobody has a better vision of who you are than yourself.  –Sheryl Crow
  548. Nobody is born wise. – African proverb
  549. None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.  – Henry David Thoreau
  550. None of us, including me, ever do great things.  But we can all do small things, with great love, and together we can do something wonderful. – Mother Teresa ( * teamwork, hard work, collaboration )
  551. Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution.  Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages. – Thomas A. Edison
  552. Not until we are lost do we begin to find ourselves – Henry David Thoreau
  553. Nothing is ever lost by courtesy.  It is the cheapest of pleasures, costs nothing, and conveys much. – Erastus Wiman
  554. Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely. – Auguste Rodin
  555. Nothing changes if nothing changes. – Unknown
  556. Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just to be happy. – Guillaume Apollinaire
  557. Now the first suggestion is to aim high, but be aware that even before you have reached your ultimate professional destination, if you always strive for excellence, you can and should have a substantial impact on the world in which you live. – Sandra Day O’Connor to Gettysburg College in 2008
  558. Nurture your minds with great thoughts.  To believe in the heroic makes heroes.  –Benjamin Disraeli
  559. Observation, Reason, Human understanding, Courage; these make the physician. – Martin L. Fischer (1879-1962)
  560. Occasionally indulging in a do-nothing day is more than worth the price. – Malcom Forbes
  561. Old ways won’t open new doors.
  562. Once you have had a wonderful dog, a life without one, is a life diminished. – Dean Koontz
  563. Once you’ve met someone you never really forget them. – Spirited Away (2001)
  564. One Day At a Time.
  565. One day at a time – this is enough. … Live in the present and make it so beautiful that it will be worth remembering. – Ida Scott Taylor
  566. One day teaches the other. –Proverb
  567. One day you will look back and see that all along you were blooming. – Morgan Harper Nichols
  568. One fine day a predatory world shall consume itself. – David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas
  569. One of the deep secrets in life is that all that is really worth doing is what we do for others.  Lewis Carroll
  570. One flower maketh not a bouquet. – French Proverb
  571. One of the deep secrets in life is that all that is really worth doing is what we do for others. – Lewis Carroll
  572. One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood. – Seneca (c. 4 BCE—65 AD)
  573. One person with passion is better than forty people merely interested. – E.M. Forster
  574. One today is worth two tomorrows.  –Benjamin Franklin
  575. Only a wise person can solve a difficult problem – Akan proverb
  576. One person of integrity can make a difference … – Elie Wiesel
  577. One small cat changes coming home to an empty house to coming home. – Pam Brown
  578. Only dead fish go with the flow. -Unknown
  579. Only I can change my life.  No one can do it for me.  – Carol Burnett
  580. Only you can control your future. – Dr. Seuss
  581. Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.  Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. – Helen Keller
  582. Our aspirations are our possibilities. – Samuel Johnson
  583. Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. –Confucious
  584. Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.  The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. – Thomas A. Edison
  585. Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.  – Martin Luther King, Jr.  ( * advocacy )
  586. Our life is frittered away by detail … simplify, simplify.  –Henry David Thoreau
  587. Our lives are not our own.  We are bound to others, past and present, and by each crime and every kindness, we birth our future. – David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas
  588. Our names are labels, plainly printed on the bottled essence of our past behaviour. – Logan Pearsall Smith ( * professionalism )
  589. Our uniqueness, our individuality, and our life experience molds us into fascinating beings.  I hope we can embrace that. I pray we may all challenge ourselves to delve into the deepest resources of our hearts to cultivate an atmosphere of understanding, acceptance, tolerance, and compassion.  We are all in this life together.  –Linda Thompson
  590. Our workforce & our entire economy are strongest when we embrace diversity to its fullest, and that means opening doors of opportunity to everyone & recognizing that the American Dream excludes no one. –Thomas Perez
  591. Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks. – Plutarch (c.46-120 AD)
  592. Patience is also a form of action. –Auguste Rodin
  593. People say, “What is the sense of our small effort?”  They cannot see that we must lay one brick at a time, take one step at a time. -Dorothy Day
  594. Perform at a consistently higher level than others.  That’s the mark of a true professional.  – Joe Paterno ( * professionalism )
  595. Persistence and curiosity. …. He told Hoffman that as Google scaled, they kept hiring “glue people,” people who may be pleasant and competent but “who sit between functions and help either side but don’t themselves add a lot of value.” He and Google’s cofounders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, decided it was time to overhaul their hiring system.  They developed various processes for finding talent – including peer interviews, tests, & lines of questioning. — but Schmidt said that ultimately two simple things matter more than anything in a job candidate, and they’re the same for a startup or a massive corporation. They are persistence and curiosity. … Schmidt told Hoffman that “persistence is the single biggest predictor of future success. … And the second thing was curiosity. What do you care about? The combination of persistence and curiosity is a very good predictor of employee success in a knowledge economy.” … He said it matters less how you discover those traits in the hiring process than the actual discovery of them. And then finally, ask yourself if you would enjoy working with that person, since your final decision “has a lot to do with if the person is interesting or not.” – Eric Schmidt (Google)
  596. Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity. – John F. Kennedy
  597. Politeness is the poison of collaboration. – Edwin Land ( * teamwork, hard work, collaboration )
  598. Practice is the best of all instructors. –Publilius Syrus
  599. Prescription – A bit of virtue will never hurt you. – Piet Hein (Grooks)
  600. Professionalism is about having the integrity, honesty, and sincere regard for the personhood of the customer, in the context of always doing what is best. – Eric Lippert ( * professionalism )
  601. Professionalism: It’s NOT the job you DO, It’s HOW you DO the job. – Anonymous ( * professionalism )
  602. Professionalism means consistency of quality. – Frank Tyger ( * professionalism )
  603. Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. –A.A. Milne
  604. Prove them wrong.
  605. Purpose is an essential element of you.  It is the reason you are on the planet at this particular time in history.  Your very existence is wrapped up in the things you are here to fulfill. Whatever you choose for a career path, remember the struggles along the way are only meant to shape you for your purpose.  When I dared to challenge the system that would relegate us to victims and stereotypes with no clear historical backgrounds, no hopes or talents, when I questioned that method of portrayal, a different path opened up for me.  The path to my destiny. – Chadwick Boseman (Star of “Black Panther”) to Howard University
  606. Pursue some path, however narrow & crooked, in which you can walk with love & reverence. – Henry David Thoreau
  607. Quiet thoughts mend the body. – Chinese proverb
  608. Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth. –Henry David Thoreau
  609. Recall it as often as you wish; a happy memory never wears out. –Libbie Fudim
  610. Remedies’ Remedies.  Pills are useful against ills and against too many pills. – Piet Hein (grooks)
  611. Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.  -Alexander the Great
  612. Renew your passions daily. –Terri Guillemets
  613. Right now, when we’re hearing so much disturbing rhetoric, it is so important to remember that our diversity has been – and – will always be – our greatest source of strength and pride here in the United States. – Michelle Obama
  614. Science never solves a problem without creating ten more.  – George Bernard Shaw
  615. See with your mind as well as your eyes. – Unknown
  616. Seeing is a neglected enterprise. – Saul Leiter, artist
  617. Seek respect, not attention.  It lasts longer. – Unknown
  618. Seek the treasure you value most dearly: if you bow your head, let it be to a lofty mountain.  (about aiming high or for what is truly valuable, but it’s real message is to be persistent and don’t let obstacles stop you from reaching your goal) – Whakatauki (maori proverb)
  619. Self-respect – that cornerstone of all virtue. – John Herschel ( * professionalism )
  620. Shared joy is double joy. –Swedish proverb
  621. Seize the time.  Live now.  Make now always the most precious time.  Now will never come again. – Captain Jean Luc Picard, Star Trek Next Generation (The Inner Light episode, Season 5)
  622. Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. – Leonardo Da Vinci
  623. Sleep is the best meditation.  –Dalai Lamai
  624. Slow down and everything you are chasing will come around and catch you.  –John De Paola
  625. Smile in the mirror.  Do that every morning and you’ll start to see a big difference in your life. – Yoko Ono
  626. Smile.  Share hugs.  Extend love. -Unknown
  627. Society is unity in diversity. – George Herbert Mead
  628. So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say life is good. – Helen Keller
  629. Some people are afraid of heights.  I’m afraid of widths. – Steven Wright ( * professionalism )
  630. Sometimes, it falls upon a generation to be great.  You can be that great generation.  Let your greatness blossom. – Nelson Mandela ( * advocacy )
  631. So much in life depends on our attitude. -Unknown
  632. Some people can’t believe in themselves until someone else believes in them first. – Sean Maguire, from Good Will Hunting
  633. Some people care too much.  I think it is called Love. –A.A. Milne
  634. Sometimes I wonder if life is really worth it, then I look at your smile and I know it is. – PictureQuotes.com
  635. Sometimes, simply recognizing the storm allows it to pass. -Unknown
  636. Sometimes, the best way to make a big difference is adding up lots of small ones. – Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan
  637. Sometimes the heart desires very simple things.   The heart holds within it all that is most precious, all that we must protect.  But it is also braver and bolder, more resilient than we realize.  If we wound it, it will heal.  And if it breaks, it learns to beat again. – Jenny (Call the Midwife)
  638. Sometimes we are tested not to show our weaknesses, but to discover our strengths. – Unknown
  639. Sometimes you have to fight for the things that are worth fighting for. –The Secret Life of Arrietty (2010)
  640. Speaking, though speechless, it exercises dominion over the mind. – Latin Proverb
  641. Stars can’t shine without darkness. -Unknown
  642. Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. – St. Francis of Assisi
  643. Start by starting. –Meryl Streep
  644. Starting is half the task. – Korean proverb
  645. Stay positive, work hard, make it happen. -Unknown
  646. Step with care and great tact, and remember that life’s a great balancing act.  –Dr. Seuss
  647. Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable. – Bondei proverb
  648. Strengthen the female mind by enlarging it, and there will be an end to blind obedience. – Mary Wollstonecraft (18th century English Writer and Philosopher)
  649. Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time. –George Bernard Shaw
  650. Study Hard! – Dr. Eric Ip
  651. Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature.  It will never fail you. –Frank Lloyd Wright
  652. Study the past, if you would divine the future. – Confucius
  653. Stuff just happens when your attitude is really good, when you approach things with an open mind. – John Abercrombie (-2017)
  654. Success in life should be determined by contributions, not accumulations.  –Arthur F. Lenehan
  655. Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time. –George Bernard Shaw
  656. Success is achieved by developing our strengths, not by eliminating our weaknesses. –Marilyn vos Savant
  657. Success is following the pattern of life one enjoys most. –Al Capp
  658. Success in life should be determined by contributions, not accumulations.  –Arthur F. Lenehan
  659. Tackle the difficult things first in the morning; make changes in the way you network.  Treat everyone with respect and dignity. This stops you from cynicism and negativity. End your day with the same attitude you started.  Renew your contract with a day well completed. –Rick Pitino
  660. Take things as they come.  – Chinese proverb
  661. Take time first thing to visualize an incredible day.  –Robin Howard
  662. Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships. – Michael Jordan ( * teamwork, hard work, collaboration )
  663. Teaching is a very noble profession that shapes the character, caliber, and future of an individual.  If the people remember me as a good teacher, that will be the biggest honour for me. – A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
  664. Teamwork begins by building trust.  And the only way to do that is to overcome our need for vulnerability. – Patrick Lencioni ( * teamwork, hard work, collaboration )
  665. Teamwork is a strategic decision. – Patrick Lencioni
  666. Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision.  The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives.  It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results. – Andrew Carnegie ( * teamwork, hard work, collaboration )
  667. Teamwork requires some sacrifice up front; people who work as a team have to put the collective needs of the group ahead of their individual interests. –Patrick Lencioni
  668. Technology cannot produce compassion. – Dalai Lama
  669. Tension is who you think you should be.  Relaxation is who you are. –Chinese Proverb
  670. The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values. – William S. Burroughs
  671. The early bird gets the worm. – Polish proverb
  672. The essential is invisible to the eyes.  – The Little Prince
  673. The idea that some lives matter less is the root of all that is wrong in the world. – Paul Farmer  ( * advocacy )
  674. The Life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living. – Marcus Tullius Cicero
  675. The more I see the less I know for sure. –John Lennon
  676. There’s a certain kind of charm and comfort in disorder that not everyone appreciates. – Saul Leiter, artist
  677. This is the dark before the dawn.  But there is always a dawn. – Sister Winifred (Call the Midwife)
  678. Time is the best healer. – Russian proverb
  679. Time is the wisest counselor of all. – Pericles (c 495-429 BCE)
  680. Time spent with cats is never wasted. – Sigmund Freud
  681. Time.  Does time exist? I gravely doubt it.  But gosh, what should we do without it?  – Piet Hein (Grooks)
  682. To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one’s family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one’s own mind.  If a man can control his mind he can find the way to enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him. –Buddha
  683. To excel at the highest level – or any level, really – you need to believe in yourself.  –Stephen Curry
  684. To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise. –Gene Tunney
  685. To keep the body in good health is a duty …. otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear. –Buddha
  686. To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person. –Bruce Lee
  687. The art and science of asking questions is the source of all knowledge. –Thomas Berger
  688. The art of a people is a true mirror to their minds.  – Jawaharlal Nehru
  689. The art of communication is the language of leadership. – James Humes
  690. The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery. – Mark Van Doren
  691. The bad news is time flies.  The good news is you’re the pilot.  –Michael Altshuler
  692. The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.  –BB King
  693. The best people want to work the big challenges. – Larry Page
  694. The best teamwork comes from those who are working independently toward one goal in unison. – James Cash Penney  ( * teamwork, hard work, collaboration )
  695. The best thing to give your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity. – Francis Maitland Balfour
  696. The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.  –Audrey Hepburn
  697. The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. -Gandhi
  698. The best work is not what is most difficult you; it is what you do best. –Jean Paul Sartre
  699. The challenge of social justice is to evoke a sense of community that we need to make our nation a better place, just as we make it a safer place.  –Marian Wright Edelman
  700. The day’s length.  If a man has a great deal to put in them, a day will have a hundred pockets. -Nietzsche
  701. The early bird gets the worm. – Polish proverb
  702. The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically.  –Martin Luther King
  703. That it will never come again is what makes life so sweet. – Emily Dickinson
  704. The day’s length.  If a man has a great deal to put in them, a day will have a hundred pockets. – NIETZSCHE (Human, All Too Human: A Book for Free Spirits)  –
  705. The definition of insanity is doing the same things but expecting differing results. – Albert Einstein
  706. The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life.  –Plato
  707. The doors we open and close each day decide the lives we live. –Flora Whittemore
  708. The earth speaks to us all, and if we listen, we can understand. –Castle in the sky (1986)
  709. The end of hardship comes happiness. – Korean proverb
  710. The end result of kindness is that it draws people back to you. – Anita Roddick
  711. The essence of health is an inner kind of balance. –Dr. Andrew Weil
  712. The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically.  –Martin Luther King
  713. The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. – Eleanor Roosevelt
  714. The future depends entirely on what each of us does every day. –Gloria Steinem
  715. The future turns out to be something that you make instead of find. – Lewis Lapham
  716. The great advantage of a hotel is that it is a refuge from home life. – George Bernard Shaw
  717. The greatest education in the world is watching the masters at work. –Michael Jackson
  718. The greatest wealth is a poverty of desires. – Seneca (c. 4 BCE—65 AD)
  719. The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy. – Meryl Streep
  720. The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it. – Hubert H. Humphrey
  721. The greatest wealth is to live content with little. – Plato (c.428-348 BCE)
  722. The highest result of education is tolerance. – Helen Keller
  723. The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread. –Mother Teresa
  724. The important thing is the diversity available on the web. – Tim Berners-Lee
  725. The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. – Lao Tzu
  726. The key to everything is determination. –Arabic proverb
  727. The Life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living. – Marcus Tullius Cicero
  728. The mediocre teacher tells.  The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates.  The great teacher inspires – William Arthur Ward
  729. The minute you begin to do what you really want to do, it’s really a different kind of life. –Buckminister Fuller
  730. The moments of happiness we enjoy takes us by surprise.  It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us. –Ashley Montagu
  731. The more I love, the more I regret how little I know.  – Claude Monet
  732. The more I see the less I know for sure. –John Lennon
  733. The more that you read, the more things you will know.  The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go. –Dr. Seuss
  734. The more we study the more we discover our ignorance. – Percy Bysshe Shelley
  735. The most difficult thing in life is to know yourself. –Thales
  736. The most incredible thing about miracles is that they happen. –GK Chesterton
  737. The most important thing about Spaceship Earth – an instruction book didn’t come with it. – R. Buckminister Fuller
  738. The most important thing in your life is to live your life with integrity and to not give into peer pressure to try to be something you’re not. – Ellen DeGeneres to Tulane in 2009
  739. The most wasted of all days is one without laughter. –EE Cummings
  740. The important thing is not being afraid to take a chance. – Debbie Fields
  741. The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is mere tenacity.  The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward. –Amelia Earhart
  742. The important thing is the diversity available on the web. – Tim Berners-Lee
  743. The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend. – Henry David Thoreau
  744. The most rewarding things you do in life are often the ones that look like they cannot be done. –Arnold Palmer
  745. The most wasted of all days is one without laughter. –EE Cummings
  746. The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding. –Leonardo Da Vinci
  747. The only person who is educated is the one who learned how to learn and change. – Carl Rogers
  748. The only thing you take with you when you’ve gone is what you leave behind.  –John Allston
  749. The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing. – Socrates (c.469-399 BCE)
  750. The only way to have a friend is to be one.  – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  751. The only way to make a new road is to walk it. – Admiral Cornwell, Star Trek Discovery
  752. The past cannot be changed.  The future is yet in your power. – Unknown
  753. The past is your lesson.  The present is your engine.  The future is your motivation. – Unknown
  754. The postman wants an autograph.  The cab driver wants a picture. The waitress wants a handshake.  Everyone wants a piece of you.  – John Lennon
  755. The price of greatness is responsibility – Winston Churchill
  756. The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.  –Pablo Picasso
  757. The purpose of life is a life of purpose. – Robert Byrne
  758. The secret of getting ahead is getting started. – Mark Twain
  759. The simple act of caring is heroic. – Edward Albert
  760. The strength of the team is each individual member.  The strength of each member is the team. – Phil Jackson ( * teamwork, hard work, collaboration )
  761. The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts. –CS Lewis
  762. The war …. was an unnecessary condition of affairs, and might have been avoided if fore bearance and wisdom had been practiced on both sides. – Robert E. Lee
  763. The whole life of a man is but a point in time; let us enjoy it. – Plutarch (c.46-120 AD)
  764. The world would be a nicer place if everyone had the ability to love as unconditionally as a dog. – MK Clinton
  765. The wisest mind has something yet to learn …. – George Santayana
  766. The world is before you, and you need not take it or leave it as it was when you came in. –James Baldwin
  767. The world is but a canvas to our imagination. – Henry David Thoreau
  768. The world is full of love that goes unspoken.  It doesn’t mean that it is felt less deeply or that separation leaves a cleaner wound.  Its beauty … and its pain are in its silence. – Jenny (Call the Midwife)
  769. The world lives on hope. – Afghan Proverb
  770. The world would be a nicer place if everyone had the ability to love as unconditionally as a dog. – MK Clinton
  771. There are many wonderful things that will never be done if you do not do them. –Charles D. Gill
  772. There are two ways to face the future.  One way is with apprehension; the other is with anticipation.  –Jim Rohn
  773. There can be no peace without understanding. –Sengalese proverb
  774. There can be no rainbows without rain. – Unknown
  775. There is food at the end of my hands (Said by a person who can use his basic abilities & resources to create success). – Whakatauki (Maori proverb)
  776. There is much to be done, there is much than can be done. –Elie Wiesel
  777. There is no greater joy nor greater reward than to make a fundamental difference in someone’s life. –Sister Mary Rose McGeady
  778. There is no substitute for hard work. –Thomas A. Edison
  779. There is no wealth but life. –John Ruskin
  780. There is nothing impossible to him who will try. -Alexander the Great
  781. There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly. – R.Buckminister Fuller
  782. There is nothing more beautiful than finding your course as you bob aimlessly in the current.  Wouldn’t you know that your path was there all along, waiting for you to knock, waiting for you to become.  This path does not belong to your parents, your teachers, your leaders, or your lovers. Your path is your character defining itself more and more everyday like a photograph coming into focus. – Jodie Foster to University of Pennsylvania in 2006
  783. There’s a way to do it better – find it. – Thomas A. Edison
  784. The ratio of We’s to I’s is the best indicator of the development of a team. – Lewis B. Ergen ( * teamwork, hard work, collaboration )
  785. The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them. –Paulo Coelho
  786. The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow. -Unknown
  787. The supreme art of war it to subdue the enemy without fighting. –Sun Tzu
  788. The things that divide us are far less important than those that connect us. – Rachel Naomi Remen
  789. The two most powerful warriors are patience and time. – Leo Tolstoy
  790. The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. – Martin Luther King, jr.
  791. The value of an idea lies in the using of it. – Thomas A. Edison
  792. The wave of the future is coming and there is no fighting it. – Anne Morrow Lindbergh (1907-
  793. The wisest is the one who can forgive. –Arabic proverb
  794. The world is but a canvas to our imagination. – Henry David Thoreau
  795. There are no boundaries, only possibilities. –Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche
  796. There are three ways to ultimate success; The first way is to be kind.  The second way is to be kind.  The third way is to be kind.Fred Rogers
  797. There can be no rainbows without rain. – Unknown
  798. There is no script.  Live your life. Soak it all in.  – Dick Costolo to University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 2013
  799. There is no such thing in anyone’s life as an unimportant day. –Alexander Woollcott
  800. There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly. – R.Buckminister Fuller
  801. There’s always tomorrow. –Arabic proverb
  802. There is no substitute for hard work. –Thomas A. Edison
  803. …. There is no such thing in anyone’s life as an unimportant day. –Alexander Woollcott
  804. There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.  –George Sand
  805. The supreme art of war it to subdue the enemy without fighting. –Sun Tzu
  806. The willingness to share does not make one charitable; it makes one free. – Robert Brault
  807. The world changes according to the way people see it, and if you can alter, even by a millimeter, the way people look at reality, then you can change the world. – James Baldwin
  808. The world lives on hope. – Afghan Proverb
  809. Things we lose have a way of coming back to us in the end, if not always in the way we expect.  – Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.
  810. Things worth doing seldom come easy. -Unknown
  811. This is a new day.  I begin anew and claim and create all that is good.  And so it is. – Louise Hay
  812. Those who know how to think need no teachers. – Mahatma Gandhi
  813. Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves. –J.M.Barrie
  814. Thou art the star for which all evening waits. – George Sterling (1869-1926) [ Aldebaran at Dusk ]
  815. Thoughts on a station platform.  It ought to be plain, how little you gain, by getting excited and vexed.  You’ll always be late, for the previous train, and always in time, for the next.  – Piet Hein (Grooks)
  816. Time is the best healer. – Russian proverb
  817. To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe. Marilyn vos Savant
  818. To be willing is to be able – French proverb
  819. To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise. –Gene Tunney
  820. To excel at the highest level – or any level, really – you need to believe in yourself.  –Stephen Curry
  821. To get lost is to learn the way. – African proverb
  822. To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person. –Bruce Lee
  823. To lead people walk behind them. –Lao Tzu
  824. To live is not to live for oneself alone; let us help one another. –Menander
  825. To live is to choose.  But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there. – Kofi Atta Annan
  826. To love someone is to strive to accept that person exactly the way he or she is, right here and now. – Fred Rogers
  827. To send a letter is a good way to go somewhere without moving anything but your heart. – Phyllis Theroux
  828. To serve is beautiful, but only if it is done with joy and  a whole heart and a free mind. -Pearl S. Buck
  829. Today is going to be a really, really good day. – Louise Hay
  830. Today, I am brimming with energy and overflowing with joy.
  831. Today I’m thankful for education.  ( * advocacy )
  832. Tough times never last, but tough people do.  – Robert H. Schuller
  833. Treasure this day, and treasure yourself.  Truly, neither will ever happen again.  – Ray Bradbury
  834. True happiness is… to enjoy the present without anxious dependence on the future. – Seneca (c. 4 BCE—65 AD)
  835. Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud. – Maya Angelou
  836. T.T.T.  Put up in a place where it is easy to see the cryptic admonishment T.T.T.  When you feel how depressingly slowly you climb, it’s well to remember that Things Take Time.  –Piet Hein (Grooks)
  837. Unity is strength … When there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.  –Mattie Stepanek
  838. Unmarried, I have no master.  I am myself. – Elisabeth: The Golden Age (movie)
  839. Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other’s welfare, social justice can never be attained. –Helen Keller
  840. Ultimately, America’s answer to the intolerant man is diversity. – Robert Kennedy
  841. Unity is strength, division is weakness. – Swahili proverb
  842. Unity is strength … When there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.  –Mattie Stepanek
  843. … very little is needed to make a happy life. –Marcus Aurelius
  844. Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others. –Jonathan Swift
  845. Vote early and vote often. – William Porcher Miles (1822-1899)
  846. 😠 Wait before you hate. 😱 Name it to tame it. 🤩 Praise should have no delays. 🤢 Adjust before disgust. 😢 Sad is not bad. Inspired by ‘s Inside Out
  847. Wait for the wisest of all counselors, Time.  –Pericles (518-438 BC)
  848. Wake up with determination.  Go to bed with satisfaction. -Unknown
  849. War is peace.  Freedom is slavery.  Ignorance is strength. –George Orwell
  850. War is something of man’s own fostering, and if all mankind renounces it, then it is no longer there. –A.A. Milne
  851. Water is life, and clean water means health. – Audrey Hepburn
  852. We are all family, and the planet is our home. – Louise Hay
  853. We are in charge of our attitudes. – Charles R. Swindoll ( * professionalism )
  854. We are a nation of communities … a brilliant diversity spread like stars, like a thousand points of lights in a broad and peaceful sky. – George H.W. Bush
  855. We are all different, which is great because we are all unique.  Without diversity life would be very boring. – Catherine Pulsifer
  856. We choose what attitudes we have right now.  And it’s a continuing choice. – John C. Maxwell ( * professionalism )
  857. We were born to love, and we were born to have the courage for it. So be brave — the rest is easy. – Senator John McCain
  858. We are each gifted in a unique and important way.  It is our privilege and our adventure to discover our own special light.  –Evelyn Mary Dunbar
  859. We are gifted in a unique and important way.  It is our privilege and our adventure to discover our own special light. – Evelyn Mary Dunbar
  860. We are made to persist. … That’s how we find out who we are. –Tobias Wolfe
  861. We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future. – George Bernard Shaw
  862. … We are not on earth to see how important we can become, but to see how much difference we can make in the lives of others. –Gordon B. Hinkley
  863. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit. – Aristotle (c.384-322 BCE)
  864. We become happier, much happier, when we realize that life is an opportunity rather than an obligation. –Mary Augustine
  865. We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic.  Different people, different beliefs, different hopes, different dreams. – Jimmy Carter
  866. We but mirror the world.  All the tendencies present in the outer world are to be found in the world of our body.  If we could change ourselves, the tendencies in the world would also change. As a man changes his own nature, so does the attitude of the world change towards him.  This is the divine mystery supreme a wonderful thing it is and the source of our happiness. We need not wait to see what others do.  -Gandhi
  867. We cannot teach people anything; we can only help them discover it within themselves. – Galileo Galilei
  868. We change the world not by what we say or do, but as a consequence of what we have become. –David Hawkins
  869. We don’t develop courage by being happy every day.  We develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity. –Barbara De Angelis
  870. We each need to find our own inspiration.  Sometime’s it’s not easy. –Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989)
  871. We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong.  The amount of work is the same.  –Carlos Castaneda
  872. We get strength and encouragement from watching children.  –Hayao Miyazaki
  873. We have art in order not to die of the truth – Friedrich Nietzsche
  874. We judge others by their behavior.  We judge ourselves by our intentions. – Ian Percy ( * professionalism )
  875. We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. -Winston Churchill
  876. We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come. -Joseph Campbell
  877. We must cultivate our garden. – Voltaire
  878. We must cultivate our garden“, in lieu of the Leibnizian mantra of Pangloss, “all is for the best” in the “best of all possible worlds”. – Voltaire (concludes with Candide, if not rejecting optimism outright, advocating a deeply practical precept)
  879. We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us. – Joseph Campbell
  880. We need diversity of thought in the world to face the new challenges. – Tim Berners-Lee
  881. We each need to find our own inspiration.  Sometime’s it’s not easy.  –Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989)
  882. We need to give each other the space to grow, to be ourselves, to exercise our diversity.  We need to give each other the space to grow, to be ourselves, to exercise our diversity. We need to give each other space so that we may both give and receive such beautiful things as ideas, openness, dignity, joy, healing, & inclusion. – Max de Pree
  883. We need to help students and parents cherish and preserve the ethnic & cultural diversity that nourishes and strengthens this community – and this nation.  – Cesar Chavez
  884. We tire of those pleasures we take, but never of those we give. – John Petit-Senn
  885. We will be known forever by the tracks we leave. – Dakota Indian Proverb
  886. Wear gratitude like a cloak and it will feed every corner of your life. – Rumi
  887. Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants. – Epictetus (c. 55-135 AD)
  888. Wealth is the ability to fully experience life. – Henry David Thoreau
  889. Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them. –A.A. Milne
  890. What is any ocean but a multitude of drops? – David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas
  891. What matters in life is not what happens to you but what you remember and how you remember it. – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  892. What though the radiance that was once so bright, be now forever taken from my sight.  Though nothing can bring back the hour of spendor in the grass, of glory in the flower.  We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind. – Wordsworth
  893. What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others. – Pericles (c 495-429 BCE)
  894. What you seek is seeking you. – Rumi
  895. When you are kind to others, it not only changes you, it changes the world.  –Rabbi Harold Kushner
  896. When you learn your self worth you will stop giving people discounts. -Anon
  897. When you really want it, you are unstoppable. – @PatriciaMoreno33
  898. When you start to develop your powers of empathy and imagination, the whole world opens up to you. –Susan Sarandon
  899. What a cruel thing war is … to fill our hearts with hatred instead of love for our neighbors. – Robert E. Lee
  900. … whatever good we give out completes the circle and comes back to us. –Flora Edwards
  901. …. What is done in love is done well. –Vincent Van Gogh
  902. What is essential is invisible to the eye. – Antoine de Saint-Exupery (Le Petit Prince)
  903. What is required is sight and insight – then you might add one more: excite. –Robert Frost
  904. What lies behind us, and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  905. What Love is Like.  Love is like a pineapple, sweet and undefinable.  – Piet Hein (Grooks)
  906. What though the radiance that was once so bright, be now forever taken from my sight.  Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, of glory in the flower.  We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind. -Wordsworth
  907. … what we do today, right now, will have an accumulated effect on all our tomorrows.  –Alexandra stoddard
  908. What we do in life echoes in eternity.  –Maximus, from Gladiator
  909. What you are will show in what you do. – Thomas A. Edison
  910. What you do everyday matters more than what you do once in a while.  – Gretchen Rubin
  911. What you seek is seeking you. – Rumi
  912. … what we do today, right now, will have an accumulated effect on all our tomorrows.  –Alexandra Stoddard
  913. When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but creatures of emotion. – Dale Carnegie
  914. When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.  –Lao Tzu
  915. When I went to the University, the medical school was the only place where one could hope to find the means to study life, its nature, it origins, and its ills.  –Albert Claude
  916. When something bad happens you have three choices.  You can let it define you, let it destroy you, or you can let it strengthen you.  -Anon
  917. When spider webs unite, they can tie up a lion. – Ethiopian proverb
  918. When the sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome. – Wilma Rudolph
  919. When the whole world is silent, even once voice becomes powerful. – Malala Yousafzai ( * advocacy )
  920. When we can’t change everything, making peace with the world might be an important part of our well-being.Claudia Hammond
  921. When you are kind to others, it not only changes you, it changes the world.  –Rabbi Harold Kushner
  922. When you feel like quitting, think about why you started.
  923. When you learn your self worth you will stop giving people discounts.
  924. When you start to develop your powers of empathy and imagination, the whole world opens up to you. –Susan Sarandon
  925. Whenever I climb I am followed by a dog called ‘Ego’. – Friedrich Nietzsche
  926. Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness. – Seneca
  927. Who has made a difference in your life? – Mister Rogers
  928. Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination when awake?  – Leonardo Da Vinci
  929. Who in the world am I?  Ah, that’s the great puzzle.  – Alice in Wonderland
  930. Why go through life if you’re not going to challenge yourself? –Conor McGregor
  931. “Why not?” is a slogan for an interesting life. – Mason Cooley
  932. Wisdom does not come overnight. – Somali proverb
  933. Wisdom is like a baobab tree; no one individual can embrace it. – Akan proverb
  934. Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden. –Akan proverb
  935. Wisdom is wealth. – Swahili proverb
  936. Wishing you a great performance on your T4 quiz this morning!  …. I’ll see you at 8:45am this morning and hope to see everyone do super well on today’s quiz.  -Dr. Tara Jenkins (8/24/17)
  937. With every rising of the sun, think of your life as just begun. – Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  938. With manners, everything can be obtained. – Nicaraguan proverb
  939. With the new day comes new strengths and new thoughts. –Eleanor Roosevelt
  940. Without education, you are not going anywhere in this world.  –Malcolm X
  941. Without memory, there is no culture.  Without memory, there would be no civilization, no society, no future. – Eli Wiesel
  942. We get strength and encouragement from watching children.  –Hayao Miyazaki
  943. With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts. –Eleanor Roosevelt
  944. WITHOUT a sense of CARING, THERE CAN be NO sense of COMMUNITY. – Anthony J. D’Angelo
  945. Without education, you are not going anywhere in this world.  –Malcolm X
  946. Without effort, you can’t even pull a fish out of the pond. – Russian proverb
  947. Without hard work and discipline it is difficult to be a top professional.  – Jahangir Khan
  948. Without memory, there is no culture.  Without memory, there would be no civilization, no society, no future. – Eli Wiesel
  949. Without rest even the horse doesn’t gallop. Russian proverb
  950. Without work there won’t be supper. –Polish proverb
  951. With the new day comes new strengths and new thoughts. –Eleanor Roosevelt
  952. Wonder is the beginning of understanding. – Unknown
  953. Words have a longer life than deeds. – Pindar (518-438 BC)
  954. Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen. –Conan O’Brien
  955. Work hard in silence: let success make the noise. – Unknown
  956. Work is love made visible. – Kahlil Gibran
  957. Yesterday is but today’s memory, and tomorrow is today’s dream – Khalil Gibran
  958. Yesterday is gone and its tale told.  Today new seeds are growing. – Rumi
  959. Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.  – Lyndon B. Johnson
  960. Yesterday I was so clever, so I wanted to change the world.  Today I am wise, so I am changing myself. – Rumi
  961. You affect the world by what your browse. – Tim Berners-Lee
  962. You are amazing. – Unknown
  963. You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop. Rumi
  964. You are not alone in this world.  You are not alone with your problems. -Unknown
  965. You are the one who can stretch your own horizon. – Edgar Magnin
  966. You can get help from teachers, but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself, sitting alone in a room.  – Dr. Seuss
  967. You can never learn less, you can only learn more. –R. Buckminister Fuller
  968. You cannot alter your fate.  However, you can rise to meet it.  –Princess Mononoke (1997)
  969. You can’t stay in your corner of the forest waiting for others to come to you.  You have to go to them sometimes. –A.A. Milne
  970. You create your opportunities by asking for them. –Patty Hansen
  971. You have to learn to walk  before you can run. –Russian proverb
  972. You know, you teach.  You do not know, you learn.  – Laotian Proverb
  973. You make the road by walking on it. – Nicaraguan proverb
  974. You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world’s problems at once, but don’t ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious, and hope can take on a life of its own. – Michelle Obama
  975. You must be the change you wish to see in the world. –Gandhi
  976. You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment.  – Henry David Thoreau
  977. You must love and care for yourself, because that’s when the best comes out. –Tina Turner
  978. You must study to be frank with the world: frankness is the child of honesty and courage. –Robert E. Lee
  979. You need to be aware of what others are doing, applaud their efforts, acknowledge their successes, and encourage them in their pursuits.  When we all help one another, everybody wins. – Jim Stovall ( * teamwork, hard work, collaboration )
  980. You never change things by fighting the existing reality.  To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.  -Richard Buckminister Fuller
  981. You only fail when you stop trying.
  982. You reap what you sow. –Arabic proverb
  983. You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.  –George Bernard Shaw
  984. You were born to win, but to be winner, you must plan to win.  Prepare to win and expect to WIN. – Zig Ziglar
  985. Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude. Zig Ziglar ( * professionalism )
  986. Your library is your paradise.   –Desiderius Erasmus
  987. Your life, Your Terms.  –Chris Guillebeau
  988. Your spark can become a flame and change everything.  –E.D. Nixon
  989. You’ve got a tiger; so unchain it and then see what explanations they give.  -John Ashbery
  990. You’ve got to do your own growing, not matter how tall your grandfather was. –Irish proverb
  991. You’ve made this a special day by just being yourself.  There’s no one else in the world quite like you. – Fred McFeely (Fred Roger’s grandfather)
  992. Your worth consists in what you are and not in what you have. – Thomas A. Edison
  993. You were born to win, but to be winner, you must plan to win.  Prepare to win and expect to WIN. – Zig Ziglar
  994. You will never have this day again.  Make it count. – Unknown
  995. You will never win if you never begin. – Helen Rowland
  996. You’ll never change your life until you change something you do daily.  The secret of your success if found in your daily routine. – Unknown
  997. Your dreams and visions are to be cherished.  They are messengers from your soul. -Unknown
  998. Your life, Your Terms.  –Chris Guillebeau
  999. Your mind is a powerful thing.  When you fill it with positive thoughts, your life will start to change. -Unknown
  1000. Your positive action combined with positive thinking results in success.  –Shiv Khera
  1001. You’ve got to go out on a limb sometimes because that’s where the fruit is. –Will Rogers