words of others that resonate with me – 910

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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)

A book is a like a garden carried in your pocket. – Chinese proverb

A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself. – Josh Billings

A dog will teach you unconditional love.  If you can have that in your life, things won’t be too bad. – Robert Wagner

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

A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out.  – George Bernard Shaw

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)

A goal without a plan is just a wish. -Unknown

A good book is a good friend. – Chinese proverb

A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination. –Nelson Mandela

A good teacher is a determined person.  –Gilbert Highet

A good teacher must be able to put himself in the place of those who find learning hard. –Eliphas Levi

A house divided cannot stand. –Arabic proverb

A leader who does not take advice is not a leader. –Kenyan proverb

A library is the delivery room for the birth of ideas, a place where history comes to life.  –Norman Cousins

… A light heart lives long. –William Shakespeare

A lot of different flowers make a bouquet. – Muslim origin

A person leaves a reputation, bad or good, behind wherever he works or stays. – Chinese proverb

A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. – Albert Einstein

A positive attitude will lead to positive outcomes. -Unknown

A river cuts through rock, not because of its power, but because of its persistence. – Jim Watkins

A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than 10 years mere study of books. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

A smile can erase a million worries. – Chinese proverb

A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops. – Henry Adams

A tiger doesn’t lose sleep over the opinion of sheep. -Unknown

A toy is never truly happy until it is loved by a child. – King Moonraiser (Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer)

A tree begins with a seed. -Arabic proverb

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)

A word spoken can never be taken back. – Chinese proverb

Abundance flows freely through me. –Louise Hay

Acknowledging a mistake just means that you are wiser today than you were yesterday.  –Kelly Ann Rothaus

Act as if what you do makes a difference.  It does.  – William James

Action expresses priorities. – Mohandas Ghandi

Actions speak louder than words. –Arabic proverb

Aggression unopposed becomes a contagious disease. – Jimmy Carter

Aging is an extraordinary process where you become the person you always should have been.  –David Bowie

Aim for the moon.  If you miss, you may hit a star.  –W. Clement Stone

… all appears to change when we change. – Henri-Frederic Amiel

Alcohol is the anesthesia by which we endure the operation of life. – George Bernard Shaw

All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. – Walt Disney

All that I seek is already within me. –Louise Hay

All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle. –St. Francis of Assisi

All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking. – Friedrich Nietzsche

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

Always being on the lookout for the presence of wonder.  –EB White

Always believe in yourself.  Do this and no matter where you are, you will have nothing to fear.  –The Cat Returns (2002)

Always do your best.  What you plant now, you will harvest later. – Og Mandino

Aim for the moon.  If you miss, you may hit a star.  –W. Clement Stone

All our dreams can come true…if we have the courage to pursue them. – Walt Disney

All our knowledge has its origins in our preceptions. – Leonardo Da Vinci

All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle. –St. Francis of Assisi

All things are difficult before they are easy. – Chinese proverb

Always being on the lookout for the presence of wonder.  –EB White

Always do your best.  What you plant now, you will harvest later.  –Og Mandino

Always end the day with a positive thought.  No matter how hard things were, tomorrow’s a fresh opportunity to make it better.

Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart. –Zig  Ziglar

An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day. –Henry David Thoreau

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.

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. – Benjamin Franklin

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)

Animals are my friends … and I don’t eat my friends. – George Bernard Shaw

Another essential to a universal and durable peace is social justice. –Arthur Henderson

Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy. –Lao Tzu

Anyone who does anything to help a child is a hero to me. – Fred Rogers

Anything’s possible if you’ve got enough nerve. – JK Rowling (Author of the Harry Potter series)

Any time you sincerely want to make a change, the first thing you must do is raise your standards. –Anthony Robbins

Apparently there is nothing that cannot happen today.  –Mark Twain

Appreciation can make a day, even change a life.  Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary.  –Margaret Cousins

Art is not what you see, but what others make you see. –Edgar Degas

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)

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

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)

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 ]

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

As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, and the other for helping others.  –Audrey Hepburn

“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)

As we work to create light for others, we naturally light our own way.  –Mary Anne Radmacher

As you grow older, you’ll find that the only things you regret are the things you didn’t do. –Zachary Scott

As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, and the other for helping others.  –Audrey Hepburn

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference. –Winston Churchill

Audi Partem Alterum (Hear The Other Side) – Saint Augustine

Balance is beautiful. –Mikyoko Ohno

Be a yardstick of quality.  Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected. – Steve Jobs

Be able to defend your arguments in a rational way.  Otherwise, all you have is an opinion. –Marilyn vos Savant

Be bold, be courageous, be your best. – Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords to Bard College in 2013

Be happy for this moment.  This moment is your life. –Omar Khayyam

Be kind whenever possible.  It is always possible.  –Dalai Lama

Be more prompt to go to a friend in adversity than in prosperity. –Chilo

Be so good they can’t ignore you. – Steve Martin

Be the best version of you. – Unknown

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

Being alone is very difficult – Yoko Ono

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. –Lao Tzu

Being with you today was wonderful.  Thank you for being you. xoxo – GVW, 8/13/2017

Believe you can, and you’re halfway there. – Theodore Roosevelt

Better late than never. – French proverb

Beware the barrenness of a busy life. – Socrates (c.469-399 BCE)

Blessed are the flexible for they can’t be bent out of shape. – Dr. Tara Jenkins

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

By being yourself, you put something wonderful in the world that was not there before. –Edwin Elliot

By crawling a child learns to stand. – African Proverb

Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that’s very important for good health. –Dalai Lama

Can you be certain that at this very moment you are not a dragonfly dreaming that you are a person? – Unknown

Celebrate any progress.  Don’t wait to get perfect.  –Anne McFee-Cooper

Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.  -Unknown

Change before you have to. –Jack Welch

Change is the end result of all true learning.  –Leo Buscaglia

Change nothing and nothing changes.

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

Change your life today.  Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay. – Simone de Beauvoir (French existentialist writer & philosopher)

Change your thoughts and you change your world. – Norman Vincent Peale

Check in with your parents, even a text saying you’re thinking of them will make their day. –Thought Catalog

Clothes are wings. – Korean proverb

Co-existence or no existence.  – That is the Question (Hamlet anno Domini)  – Piet Hein (Grooks)

Coming together is a beginning.  Keeping together is progress. Working together is success. – Henry Ford

Community is not made by force. – Afghan Proverb

Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential – Winston Churchill

Control your own destiny! – Stephen Curry

Count each day as a separate life. – Seneca (c. 4 BCE—65 AD)

Courage is knowing what not to fear. – Plato (c.428-348 BCE)

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. –Winston Churchill

Courage means to keep a working relationship, to continue seeking solutions to difficult problems, and to stay focused during stressful periods. – Denis Waitley

Creating a better world requires teamwork, partnerships, and collaboration. – Simon Mainwaring

Day by day, what you choose, what you think and what you do is who you become. – Heraclitus (c  535-475 BCE)

Death ends a life, not a friendship. – Mitch Alborn

Dedicate your life to a cause greater than yourself, and your life will become a glorious romance and adventure.  –Mack Douglas

Delight in the little things. –Rudyard Kipling

Deny death, and you deny life.  –Tales from earthsea (2006)

Develop a passion for learning.  If you do, you will never cease to grow. – Anthony J. D’Angelo

Difficulties mastered are opportunities won. – Winston Churchill

Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations. -Unknown

Difficulties mastered are opportunities won. – Winston Churchill

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 is about all of us, and about us having to figure out how to walk through this world together. – Jacqueline Woodson

Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common.  Celebrate it every day. – Author unknown

Diversity: the art of thinking independently together. – Malcom Forbes

Do good and care not to whom.  –Italian Proverb

Divide the fire and you will soon put it out. – Greek proverb

Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole. – Roger Caras (photographer & writer)

Do not delay today’s work for tomorrow.  Don’t procrastinate! –Arabic proverb

Do not follow where the path may lead.  Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.  – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do not look where you fell, but where you slipped. –African Proverb

Do well and have well. – Chinese proverb

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. – Theodore Roosevelt

Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.  –Desmond Tutu

Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole. – Roger Caras (photographer & writer)

Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell. – Emily Dickinson

Do not look where you fell, but where you slipped. –African Proverb

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

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

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.  -Theodore Roosevelt

Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.  –Desmond Tutu

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

Don’t be afraid to be amazing. – Andy Offutt Irwin

Don’t be afraid to fail.  Be afraid not to. -Unknown

Don’t be afraid to fail, be afraid not to try. – Anon

Don’t complain about things you’re not willing to change. –Curiano.com

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

Don’t forget, a person’s greatest emotional need is to feel appreciated. –H. Jackson Brown Jr.

Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant. –Robert Louis Stevenson

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

Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant. –Robert Louis Stevenson

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

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

Don’t limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time. –Rabindranath Tagore

Don’t wait.  life goes faster than you think. -Unknown

Don’t watch the clock; do what it does.  Keep going. – Success.com

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. – Theodore Roosevelt

Diversity is about all of us, and about us having to figure out how to walk through this world together. – Jacqueline Woodson

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

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

Drawing is the honesty of the art.  There is no possibility of cheating.  It is either good or bad.  –Salvador Dali

Drop after drop, there will be an ocean. – Polish proverb

Each day comes bearing gifts.  Untie the ribbons. – Ruth Ann Schabacker

Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all. – Aristotle (c.384-322 BCE)

Education begins the gentleman, but reading, good company and reflection must finish him.  –John Locke

Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it. – Marian Wright Edelman

Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself. – John Dewey

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. – William Butler Yeats

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.  –Robert Frost

Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom. – George Washington Carver

Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students. – Solomon Ortiz

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. – Nelson Mandela

Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare it for today.  – Malcom x

Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school. –Albert Einstein

Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one. –Malcolm Forbes

Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction. –John F. Kennedy

Embrace all with compassion. -Unknown

Empathy is about finding echoes of another person in yourself. –Mohsin Hamid

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

Empathy is a tool for building people into groups, for allowing us to function as more than self-obsessed individuals – Neil Gaiman

Empathy is the starting point for creating a community & taking action.  It’s the impetus for creating change. – Max Carver

Enjoy the journey.

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things. – Robert Brault

Ethnic diversity adds richness to a society. –Gary Locke

Even if you know the way, ask again. – Korean proverb

Even the fountains thirst. – Latin Proverb

Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try. -Unknown

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

Every man dies, but not every man really lives.  –William Wallace, from Braveheart

Every accomplishment begins with a decision to try. –Edward T. Kelly

Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it. -Michelangelo

Every day brings new choices. – Martha Beck

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

Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.  –Mother Teresa

Every step leaves its print; work steadily and make solid progress. – Chinese proverb  

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.

Everybody, try laughing.  Then whatever scares you will go away!  – My Neighbor Totoro (1988)

Everyone discusses my art and pretends to understand, as if it were necessary to understand, when it is simply necessary to love.” – Claude Monet

Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart. – Rumi

Everyone has his or her manner of killing fleas. – Nicaraguan proverb

Everyone who remembers his own education remembers teachers, not methods and techniques.  The teacher is the heart of the educational system. –Sidney Hook

Everything flows and nothing abides, everything gives way and nothing stays fixed. – Heraclitus (c  535-475 BCE)

Everything is something you decide to do, and there is nothing you have to do. –Denis Waitley

Everything you do now is for your future.  – Unknown

Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.  –Mother Teresa

Expect problems and eat them for breakfast. -Unknown

Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards.  – Vernon Law

Experience is the teacher of all things.  –Julius Caesar

Eyes that see do not grow old. – Nicaraguan proverb

Faith in oneself is the best and safest course. -Michaelangelo

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

Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing. – Theodore Roosevelt

Fear doesn’t exist anywhere except in the mind. – Dale Carnegie

Fear in doses.  –Dr. Jonathan Cassiday, PharmD graduate, Class of 2017

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

…. Find your passion and pursue it with whole heart and single mind. -Unknown

First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do. –Epictetus

Flowers may bloom again, but a person never has the chance to be young again. – Chinese proverb

Follow what you love and it will take you where you want to go.  –Natalie Goldberg

Focus on making today 5% percent better than yesterday. –Dell Farrell

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)

Forget the mistake.  Remember the lesson. -Unknown

Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future. – Unknown

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

Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune. –Jim Rohn

Fortune favors the brave. – Publius Terence

Friends …. they cherish one another’s hopes.  They are kind to one another’s dreams.  –Henry David Thoreau

Friendship is one mind in two bodies. –Mencius

Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life … -Thomas Jefferson

Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love.  – Elie Wiesel

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

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

Giving never happens by accident.  It is always intentional. –Amy Grant

Go the extra mile, it’s never crowded. – Anon

Goals; they help you stay focused on where you truly want to go. – Anon

Good health and good sense are two of life’s greatest blessings. –Publilius Syrus

Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot. – Clarence Thomas

Good questions outrank easy answers. – Paul Samuelson

Goodness is the only investment that never fails. – Henry David Thoreau

Gratitude can transform ordinary common days into thanksgivings … – William Arthur Ward

Gratitude is when memory is stored in the heart and not in the mind. – Lionel Hampton

Great acts are made up of small deeds. –Lao Tzu

Great men are not born great, they grow great.  –Mario Puzo, from The Godfather

Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day.  –Sally Koch

Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind. – Theodore Roosevelt

Happiness is a warm puppy. – Charles M. Schultz

Happiness is a direction, not a place. – Sydney J. Harris

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

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)

Have patience.  All things are difficult before they become easy. –Saadi

Have patient, fleas, the night is long. – Nicaraguan proverb

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)

He is richest who is content with the least, for contentment is the wealth of nature. – Socrates (c.469-399 BCE)

He that lets the small things bind him leaves the great undone behind him.  – Piet Hein (Grooks)

He who knows himself is enlightened. –Lao Tzu

He who learns, teaches. –Ethiopian proverb

Hello Kitty will never speak.  –Pico Iyer

Honesty is a very expensive gift.  Don’t expect it from cheap people.  –Warren Buffet

How beautiful it is to be alive! – Henry Septimus Sutton

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)

How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours. – Wayne Dyer

How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives. –Annie Dillard

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. –Anne Frank

I am at peace with all that has happened, is happening, and will happen. -Unknown

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)

I am choosing and not waiting to be chosen. – @raisingself

I am enough. -Unknown

I am going to make you so proud. –note to self

I am grateful for what I am and have.  My thanksgiving is perpetual.  –Henry David Thoreau

I am in charge of how I feel and today I am choosing happiness. – @sequellife_bp

I am my own superhero.  – @greatist

I am patient, tolerant, and diplomatic. – Louise Hay

I am still learning.  –Michaelangelo

I am surrounded by love. –Louise Hay

I am the architect of my life; I build its foundation and choose its contents. -Unknown

I am unlimited in my wealth.  All areas of my life are abundant and fulfilling. – Louise Hay

I am whole. – @jenniferkass

I am worth loving.  There is love all around me. – Louise Hay

I believe cats to be spirits come to earth.  A cat, I am sure could walk on a cloud without coming through. –Jules Verne

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

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)

I can and I will. -Unknown

I can do all the things.  – @Kay.Penny

I can.  I will. End of story.  -@DailyBurn

I can see myself in all things and all people around me. – Sanskrit Phrase

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)

I deserve the best and I accept the best now. – @hayhouseinc

I don’t sweat the small stuff. – @GabbyBernstein

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

I feed my spirit.  I train my body. I focus my mind.  It’s my time.  @Intensati

I get inspiration from my everyday life. –Hayao Miyazaki

I have an incredible family & wonderful friends. -Unknown

I have been given endless talents which I begin to utilize today. -Unknown

I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn’t learn something from him. – Galileo Galilei

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

I have no special talent.  I am only passionately curious. –Albert Einstein

I have not failed.  I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. – Thomas A. Edison

I have the power to create change.  – @IamRuby

I hope we will use the (inter)net to cross barriers & connect cultures. – Tim Berners-Lee

I like criticism.   It makes you strong.  –LeBron James

I love every cell of my body. –Louise Hay

I now free myself from destructive fears and doubts. – Louise Hay

I radiate beauty, charm, & Grace. -Unknown

I rejoice in the love i encounter every day. – Louise Hay

I refuse to give up because I haven’t tried all possible ways. – @MBS_Experience

I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.  -Michaelangelo

I think we all have empathy.  We may not have the courage to display it. –Maya Angelou

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)

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

I touch the future.  I teach.  –Christa McAuliffe

I wake up today with strength in my heart and clarity in my mind. -Unknown

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

I will not compare myself to strangers on the Internet. – @emilymcdowell_

I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat. – Edgar Allan Poe

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

I would like to paint as a bird sings.   –Claude Monet

I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion.  –Henry David Thoreau

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

If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you. – Anon

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

…. if there’s something that makes you laugh, then every day’s going to be okay. –Tom Hanks

If they made diving boards six inches shorter – think how much sooner you’d be in the water. – Piet Hein (Grooks)

If you are filled with pride, then you will have no room for wisdom. – African proverb

If you can’t change your fate, change your attitude. –Amy Tam

If you can’t resolve your problems in peace, you can’t solve war. – Somalian proverb

If you don’t know where you are going, any road will take you there. – George Harrison

If you have to put someone on a pedestal, put teachers.  They are society’s heroes.  –Guy Kawasaki

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

If you put in you can take out. –Yiddish proverb

If you want to go quickly, go alone.  If you want to go far, go together. –African proverb

Ignorance is the root and stem of all evil. – Plato (c.428-348 BCE)

Imagine.  Believe. Achieve. –Unknown

In healthy body healthy spirit. – Polish proverb

In heaven, all the interesting people are missing – Friedrich Nietzsche

In life we are each other’s angels.  –Charity Tilleman-Dick (double lung transplant/opera singer)

In nine lifetimes, you’ll never know as much about your cat as your cat knows about you.  –Jules Verne

In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men. – Cicero

In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision. – Dalai Lama

In order to learn the most important lessons in life, one must each day surmount a fear.  –Ralph Waldo Emerson

In the company of the good we become good. – Dutch proverb

In the end we all become memories. – Call The Midwife

In the sick room, ten cents’ worth of human understanding equals ten dollars’ worth of medical science. – Martin L. Fischer (1879-1962)

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)

Imagination is more important than knowledge.  Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world. –Albert Einstein

Integrity is the essence of everything successful.  –R. Buckminister Fuller

Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death. – Albert Einstein

Intelligence plus character – That is the goal of true education. –Martin Luther King

It always helps to have people we love beside us when we have to do difficult things in life. – Fred Rogers

It always seems impossible until it’s done. – Nelson Mandela

It depends. – Dr. Keith Yoshizuka

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

It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all. – Samuel Butler

It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education. – Albert Einstein

It is better to live your own destiny imperfectly than to imitate someone else’s life perfectly. – Elizabeth Gilbert

It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.  –Voltaire

It is hard to please everyone.  – Chinese proverb

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

It is never too late to give up our prejudices. – Henry David Thoreau

It is not enough to be compassionate – you must act. – Dalai Lama

… it is not joy that makes us grateful; it is gratitude that makes us joyful. –David Steindl-Rast

It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.  –Henry David Thoreau

It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome. – William James

It is spilled water. – Korean proverb

It is the mark of a truly intelligent person to be moved by statistics. – George Bernard Shaw

It is the mark of an educated man to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. – Aristotle (c.384-322 BCE)

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. – Albert Einstein

It is the teacher that makes the difference, not the classroom.  –Michael Morpurgo

It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength. – Maya Angelou

It takes more than one cold day for a river to freeze three feet deep. – Chinese proverb

It takes two to make a quarrel but only one to end it. – Nicaraguan proverb

It’s all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family. – Philip Green

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)

It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see. – Henry David Thoreau

It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up. – Vince Lombardi

It takes a whole village to raise a child – African proverb

It takes two to make a quarrel but only one to end it. – Nicaraguan proverb

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

Just because my path is different doesn’t mean I’m lost. – Unknown

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)

Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. – Ella Fitzgerald

Just follow your heart, and keep smiling.  –Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989)

Just watching my cats make me happy.  –Paula Cole

Keep some room in your heart for the unimaginable. – Mary Oliver

Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground. – Theodore Roosevelt

Keep your face always towards the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.   –Walt Whitman

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow. – Helen Keller

Kindness in words creates confidence.  Kindness in thinking creates profoundness.  Kindness in giving creates love.  –Lao Tzu

Know how to listen and you will profit even from those who talk badly. – Plutarch (c.46-120 AD)

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

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

Knowledge is power.  Information is liberating.  Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family – Kofi Annan

Knowledge without wisdom is like water in the sand. – Guinean proverb

Laughter is the shortest distance between two people. –Victor Borge

Learn everything you can, from anyone you can – there will always come a time you will be grateful you did.  –Sarah Caldwell

Learning expands great souls. –Nambian proverb

Learning if you use it, increases. – Swahili proverb

Learning is a treasure that will follow it’s owner anywhere. –Chinese proverb

Less is more. – Robert Browning (1812-1889)

Let the beauty of what you love be what you do. – Rumi

Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you.  Live today with gusto.  –Dale Carnegie

Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow’s reality. – Malala Yousafzai (Pakistani activist for female education)

Let us not look back in anger or forward in fear, but around in awareness. – James Thurber

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

Let your mind be quiet, realizing the beauty of the world, and the immense, the boundless treasures that it holds in store. –Edward Carpenter

Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love. – Rumi

Let’s dare to be ourselves, for we do that better than anyone else can. – Shirley Briggs

Life brings me only good experiences.  I am open to new and wonderful changes. –Louise Hay

Life brings simple pleasures to us every day.  It is up to us to make them wonderful memories. – Cathy Allen

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

Life has no remote, get up and change it yourself. – Anon

Life is an empty dream.  –Robert Browning (1812-1889)

Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it. – Charles R. Swindoll

Life is about growing and improving and getting better.  –Conor McGregor

Life is always now. –Tennessee Williams

Life is a marvelous, transitory adventure. –Nikki Giovanni

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

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)

Life is an empty dream.  –Robert Browning (1812-1889)

Life is an exciting business and most exciting when it is lived for others. –Helen Keller

Life is best experienced with a sense of awe, wonder and discovery.  Go about life with a child’s curiosity.  –Tom Gregory

Life is like riding a bicycle.  To keep your balance you must keep moving.  – Albert Einstein

Life isn’t about finding yourself.  Life is about creating yourself.  –George Bernard Shaw

Life is suffering.  It is hard. The world is cursed.  But still you find reasons to keep on living.  –Princess Mononoke (1997)

Life is very interesting if you make mistakes. –Georges Carpentier

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

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

Life supports me in every possible way. –Louise Hay

Light tomorrow, with today.  –Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Listen to your life.  All moments are key moments.  –Frederick Buechner

Little deeds of kindness, little words of love, help to make earth happy, like the heaven above.  –Julia A. Fletcher Carney (1823-1908)

Live life to the fullest, and focus on the positive. – Matt Cameron

Live the life you’ve dreamed. –Henry David Thoreau

Live with vultures, become a vulture; live with crows, become a crow. – Laotian Proverb

Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around. – Henry David Thoreau

Living is a thing you do now or never which do you do?  – Piet Hein (Grooks)

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)

Love is an unavoidable part of life – but something magical can come out of it. – Rhik Samadder (actor and Guardian columnist) – @whatsamadder

Love is giving someone the ability to destroy you, but trusting them not to. – Anon

Love is the flower you’ve got to let grow. – John Lennon

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

Love of beauty is taste.  The creation of beauty is art.–Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love one another – George Harrison

Love yourself. -Unknown

Love yourself.  It is important to stay positive because beauty comes from the inside out. –Jenn Proske

Make the best use of what’s in your power and take the rest as it happens. – Epictetus (c. 55-135 AD)

Make Today Count.

Make today ridiculously amazing. -Unknown

Make yourself necessary to somebody.  Do not make life hard to any. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind. – John F. Kennedy

Many hands make light work. – Haya (Tanzania) proverb

Many people look up to me & recognize my worth; I am admired. -Unknown

May you live all the days of your life. –Jonathan Swift

Memento Vivere.  Love while you’ve got love to give.  Live while you’ve got life to live.  – Piet Hein (Grooks)

Memory …. is the diary that we all carry about with us. – Oscar Wilde

Memory is the treasure house of the mind wherein the monuments thereof are kept and preserved. – Thomas Fuller

Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things. – Marcus Tullius Cicero

Men, said the Devil, are good to their brothers: they don’t want to mend their own ways but each other’s. – Piet Hein

Mistakes are proof that you are trying. -Unknown

Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed we possessed. – Dale Carnegie

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 – )

My ability to conquer my challenges is limitless; my potential to succeed is infinite.  – Unknown

My body is healthy; my mind is brilliant; my soul is tranquil. -Unknown

My father was my teacher.  But most importantly he was a great dad. –Beau Bridges

My fears of tomorrow are simply melting away. -Unknown

My future is an ideal projection of what I envision now. -Unknown

My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them. –Bono

My life is just beginning. -Unknown

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)

My presence is my power. – @GabbyBernstein

My success should not be bestowed onto me alone, as it was not individual success but success of a collective. – Whakatauki (Maori proverb)

My thoughts are filled with positivity and my life is plentiful with prosperity. -Unknown

Myths and creeds are heroic struggles to comprehend the truth in the world. – Ansel Adams

Necessity is the mother of invention. – Plato (c.428-348 BCE)

Needle in a haystack – Arabic proverb

Neither blame nor praise yourself. – Plutarch (c.46-120 AD)

Never allow waiting to become a habit.  Live your dreams and take risks. Life is happening now.  – Anon

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only that ever has. – Margaret Mead

Never let yesterday use up today.  –Richard Nelson

Never look back unless you are planning to go that way. – Henry David Thoreau

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. -Aesop

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 ]

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)

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

Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much they care. –Theodore Roosevelt

Nobody has a better vision of who you are than yourself.  –Sheryl Crow

Nobody is born wise. – African proverb

None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.  – Henry David Thoreau

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

Not until we are lost do we begin to find ourselves – Henry David Thoreau

Nothing is ever lost by courtesy.  It is the cheapest of pleasures, costs nothing, and conveys much. – Erastus Wiman

Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely. – Auguste Rodin

Nothing changes if nothing changes. – Unknown

Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just to be happy. – Guillaume Apollinaire

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

Nurture your minds with great thoughts.  To believe in the heroic makes heroes.  –Benjamin Disraeli

Observation, Reason, Human understanding, Courage; these make the physician. – Martin L. Fischer (1879-1962)

Occasionally indulging in a do-nothing day is more than worth the price. – Malcom Forbes

Old ways won’t open new doors.

Once you have had a wonderful dog, a life without one, is a life diminished. – Dean Koontz

Once you’ve met someone you never really forget them. – Spirited Away (2001)

One Day At a Time.

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

One day teaches the other. –Proverb

One of the deep secrets in life is that all that is really worth doing is what we do for others.  –Lewis Carroll

One day teaches the other. –Proverb

One flower maketh not a bouquet. – French Proverb

One of the deep secrets in life is that all that is really worth doing is what we do for others. – Lewis Carroll

One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood. – Seneca (c. 4 BCE—65 AD)

One person with passion is better than forty people merely interested. – E.M. Forster

One today is worth two tomorrows.  –Benjamin Franklin

Only a wise person can solve a difficult problem – Akan proverb

One person of integrity can make a difference … – Elie Wiesel

One small cat changes coming home to an empty house to coming home. – Pam Brown

Only dead fish go with the flow. -Unknown

Only I can change my life.  No one can do it for me.  – Carol Burnett

Only you can control your future. – Dr. Seuss

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

Our aspirations are our possibilities. – Samuel Johnson

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. –Confucious

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.  The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. – Thomas A. Edison

Our life is frittered away by detail … simplify, simplify.  –Henry David Thoreau

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

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

Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks. – Plutarch (c.46-120 AD)

Patience is also a form of action. –Auguste Rodin

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

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)

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

Practice is the best of all instructors. –Publilius Syrus

Prescription – A bit of virtue will never hurt you. – Piet Hein (Grooks)

Professionalism means consistency of quality. – Frank Tyger

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

Prove them wrong.

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

Pursue some path, however narrow & crooked, in which you can walk with love & reverence. – Henry David Thoreau

Quiet thoughts mend the body. – Chinese proverb

Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth. –Henry David Thoreau

Recall it as often as you wish; a happy memory never wears out. –Libbie Fudim

Remedies’ Remedies.  Pills are useful against ills and against too many pills. – Piet Hein (grooks)

Renew your passions daily. –Terri Guillemets

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

Science never solves a problem without creating ten more.  – George Bernard Shaw

See with your mind as well as your eyes. – Unknown

Seek respect, not attention.  It lasts longer. – Unknown

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)

Shared joy is double joy. –Swedish proverb

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. – Leonardo Da Vinci

Sleep is the best meditation.  –Dalai Lamai

Slow down and everything you are chasing will come around and catch you.  –John De Paola

Smile in the mirror.  Do that every morning and you’ll start to see a big difference in your life. – Yoko Ono

Smile.  Share hugs.  Extend love. -Unknown

Society is unity in diversity. – George Herbert Mead

So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say life is good. – Helen Keller

So much in life depends on our attitude. -Unknown

Some people can’t believe in themselves until someone else believes in them first. – Sean Maguire, from Good Will Hunting

Some people care too much.  I think it is called Love. –A.A. Milne

Sometimes I wonder if life is really worth it, then I look at your smile and I know it is. – PictureQuotes.com

Sometimes, simply recognizing the storm allows it to pass. -Unknown

Sometimes, the best way to make a big difference is adding up lots of small ones. – Queen Rania al abdullah of jordan

Sometimes we are tested not to show our weaknesses, but to discover our strengths. – Unknown

Sometimes you have to fight for the things that are worth fighting for. –The Secret Life of Arrietty (2010)

Speaking, though speechless, it exercises dominion over the mind. – Latin Proverb

Stars can’t shine without darkness. -Unknown

Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. – St. Francis of Assisi

Start by starting. –Meryl Streep

Starting is half the task. – Korean proverb

Stay positive, work hard, make it happen. -Unknown

Step with care and great tact, and remember that life’s a great balancing act.  –Dr. Seuss

Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable. – Bondei proverb

Strengthen the female mind by enlarging it, and there will be an end to blind obedience. – Mary Wollstonecraft (18th century English Writer and Philosopher)

Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time. –George Bernard Shaw

Study Hard! – Dr. Eric Ip

Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature.  It will never fail you. –Frank Lloyd Wright

Study the past, if you would divine the future. – Confucius

Stuff just happens when your attitude is really good, when you approach things with an open mind. – John Abercrombie (-2017)

Success in life should be determined by contributions, not accumulations.  –Arthur F. Lenehan

Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time. –George Bernard Shaw

Success is achieved by developing our strengths, not by eliminating our weaknesses. –Marilyn vos Savant

Success is following the pattern of life one enjoys most. –Al Capp

Success in life should be determined by contributions, not accumulations.  –Arthur F. Lenehan

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

Take things as they come.  – Chinese proverb

Take time first thing to visualize an incredible day.  –Robin Howard

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

Teamwork is a strategic decision. – Patrick Lencioni

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

Technology cannot produce compassion. – Dalai Lama

Tension is who you think you should be.  Relaxation is who you are. –Chinese Proverb

The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values. – William S. Burroughs

The early bird gets the worm. – Polish proverb

The Life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living. – Marcus Tullius Cicero

The more I see the less I know for sure. –John Lennon

Time is the best healer. – Russian proverb

Time is the wisest counselor of all. – Pericles (c 495-429 BCE)

Time spent with cats is never wasted. – Sigmund Freud

Time.  Does time exist? I gravely doubt it.  But gosh, what should we do without it?  – Piet Hein (Grooks)

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

To excel at the highest level – or any level, really – you need to believe in yourself.  –Stephen Curry

To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise. –Gene Tunney

To keep the body in good health is a duty …. otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear. –Buddha

To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person. –Bruce Lee

The art and science of asking questions is the source of all knowledge. –Thomas Berger

The art of a people is a true mirror to their minds.  – Jawaharlal Nehru

The art of communication is the language of leadership. – James Humes

The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery. – Mark Van Doren

The bad news is time flies.  The good news is you’re the pilot.  –Michael Altshuler

The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.  –BB King

The best people want to work the big challenges. – Larry Page

The best teamwork comes from those who are working independently toward one goal in unison. – James Cash Penney

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

The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.  –Audrey Hepburn

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. -Gandhi

The best work is not what is most difficult you; it is what you do best. –Jean Paul Sartre

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

The day’s length.  If a man has a great deal to put in them, a day will have a hundred pockets. -Nietzsche

The early bird gets the worm. – Polish proverb

The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically.  –Martin Luther King

That it will never come again is what makes life so sweet. – Emily Dickinson

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)  –

The definition of insanity is doing the same things but expecting differing results. – Albert Einstein

The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life.  –Plato

The doors we open and close each day decide the lives we live. –Flora Whittemore

The earth speaks to us all, and if we listen, we can understand. –Castle in the sky (1986)

The end of hardship comes happiness. – Korean proverb

The essence of health is an inner kind of balance. –Dr. Andrew Weil

The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically.  –Martin Luther King

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. – Eleanor Roosevelt

The future depends entirely on what each of us does every day. –Gloria Steinem

The future turns out to be something that you make instead of find. – Lewis Lapham

The great advantage of a hotel is that it is a refuge from home life. – George Bernard Shaw

The greatest education in the world is watching the masters at work. –Michael Jackson

The greatest wealth is a poverty of desires. – Seneca (c. 4 BCE—65 AD)

The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy. – Meryl Streep

The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it. – Hubert H. Humphrey

The greatest wealth is to live content with little. – Plato (c.428-348 BCE)

The highest result of education is tolerance. – Helen Keller

The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread. –Mother Teresa

The important thing is the diversity available on the web. – Tim Berners-Lee

The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. – Lao Tzu

The key to everything is determination. –Arabic proverb

The Life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living. – Marcus Tullius Cicero

The mediocre teacher tells.  The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates.  The great teacher inspires – William Arthur Ward

The minute you begin to do what you really want to do, it’s really a different kind of life. –Buckminister Fuller

The moments of happiness we enjoy takes us by surprise.  It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us. –Ashley Montagu

The more I love, the more I regret how little I know.  – Claude Monet

The more I see the less I know for sure. –John Lennon

The more that you read, the more things you will know.  The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go. –Dr. Seuss

The more we study the more we discover our ignorance. – Percy Bysshe Shelley

The most difficult thing in life is to know yourself. –Thales

The most incredible thing about miracles is that they happen. –GK Chesterton

The most important thing about Spaceship Earth – an instruction book didn’t come with it. – R. Buckminister Fuller

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

The most wasted of all days is one without laughter. –EE Cummings

The important thing is not being afraid to take a chance. – Debbie Fields

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

The important thing is the diversity available on the web. – Tim Berners-Lee

The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend. – Henry David Thoreau

The most rewarding things you do in life are often the ones that look like they cannot be done. –Arnold Palmer

The most wasted of all days is one without laughter. –EE Cummings

The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding. –Leonardo Da Vinci

The only person who is educated is the one who learned how to learn and change. – Carl Rogers

The only thing you take with you when you’ve gone is what you leave behind.  –John Allston

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing. – Socrates (c.469-399 BCE)

The only way to have a friend is to be one.  – Ralph Waldo Emerson

The past cannot be changed.  The future is yet in your power. – Unknown

The past is your lesson.  The present is your engine.  The future is your motivation. – Unknown

The postman wants an autograph.  The cab driver wants a picture. The waitress wants a handshake.  Everyone wants a piece of you.  – John Lennon

The price of greatness is responsibility – Winston Churchill

The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.  –Pablo Picasso

The purpose of life is a life of purpose. – Robert Byrne

The secret of getting ahead is getting started. – Mark Twain

The simple act of caring is heroic. – Edward Albert

The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts. –CS Lewis

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

The whole life of a man is but a point in time; let us enjoy it. – Plutarch (c.46-120 AD)

The world would be a nicer place if everyone had the ability to love as unconditionally as a dog. – MK Clinton

The wisest mind has something yet to learn …. – George Santayana

The world is before you, and you need not take it or leave it as it was when you came in. –James Baldwin

The world is but a canvas to our imagination. – Henry David Thoreau

The world lives on hope. – Afghan Proverb

The world would be a nicer place if everyone had the ability to love as unconditionally as a dog. – MK Clinton

There are many wonderful things that will never be done if you do not do them. –Charles D. Gill

There are two ways to face the future.  One way is with apprehension; the other is with anticipation.  –Jim Rohn

There can be no peace without understanding. –Sengalese proverb

There can be no rainbows without rain. – Unknown

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)

There is much to be done, there is much than can be done. –Elie Wiesel

There is no greater joy nor greater reward than to make a fundamental difference in someone’s life. –Sister Mary Rose McGeady

There is no substitute for hard work. –Thomas A. Edison

There is no wealth but life. –John Ruskin

There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly. – R.Buckminister Fuller

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

There’s a way to do it better – find it. – Thomas A. Edison

The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them. –Paulo Coelho

The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow. -Unknown

The supreme art of war it to subdue the enemy without fighting. –Sun Tzu

The things that divide us are far less important than those that connect us. – Rachel Naomi Remen

The two most powerful warriors are patience and time. – Leo Tolstoy

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.

The value of an idea lies in the using of it. – Thomas A. Edison

The wave of the future is coming and there is no fighting it. – Anne Morrow Lindbergh (1907-

The wisest is the one who can forgive. –Arabic proverb

The world is but a canvas to our imagination. – Henry David Thoreau

There are no boundaries, only possibilities. –Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

There can be no rainbows without rain. – Unknown

There is no script.  Live your life. Soak it all in.  – Dick Costolo to University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 2013

There is no such thing in anyone’s life as an unimportant day. –Alexander Woollcott

There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly. – R.Buckminister Fuller

There’s always tomorrow. –Arabic proverb

There is no substitute for hard work. –Thomas A. Edison

…. There is no such thing in anyone’s life as an unimportant day. –Alexander Woollcott

There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.  –George Sand

The supreme art of war it to subdue the enemy without fighting. –Sun Tzu

The willingness to share does not make one charitable; it makes one free. – Robert Brault

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

The world lives on hope. – Afghan Proverb

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.

Things worth doing seldom come easy. -Unknown

This is a new day.  I begin anew and claim and create all that is good.  And so it is. – Louise Hay

Those who know how to think need no teachers. – Mahatma Gandhi

Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves. –J.M.Barrie

Thou art the star for which all evening waits. – George Sterling (1869-1926) [ Aldebaran at Dusk ]

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)

Time is the best healer. – Russian proverb

To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe. – Marilyn vos Savant

To be willing is to be able – French proverb

To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise. –Gene Tunney

To excel at the highest level – or any level, really – you need to believe in yourself.  –Stephen Curry

To get lost is to learn the way. – African proverb

To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person. –Bruce Lee

To lead people walk behind them. –Lao Tzu

To live is not to live for oneself alone; let us help one another. –Menander

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

To love someone is to strive to accept that person exactly the way he or she is, right here and now. – Fred Rogers

To serve is beautiful, but only if it is done with joy and  a whole heart and a free mind. -Pearl S. Buck

Today is going to be a really, really good day. – Louise Hay

Today, I am brimming with energy and overflowing with joy.

Tough times never last, but tough people do.  – Robert H. Schuller

Treasure this day, and treasure yourself.  Truly, neither will ever happen again.  – Ray Bradbury

True happiness is… to enjoy the present without anxious dependence on the future. – Seneca (c. 4 BCE—65 AD)

Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud. – Maya Angelou

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)

Unity is strength … When there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.  –Mattie Stepanek

Unmarried, I have no master.  I am myself. – Elisabeth: The Golden Age (movie)

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

Ultimately, America’s answer to the intolerant man is diversity. – Robert Kennedy

Unity is strength, division is weakness. – Swahili proverb

Unity is strength … When there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.  –Mattie Stepanek

… very little is needed to make a happy life. –Marcus Aurelius

Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others. –Jonathan Swift

Vote early and vote often. – William Porcher Miles (1822-1899)

Wait for the wisest of all counselors, Time.  –Pericles (518-438 BC)

Wake up with determination.  Go to bed with satisfaction. -Unknown

War is peace.  Freedom is slavery.  Ignorance is strength. –George Orwell

War is something of man’s own fostering, and if all mankind renounces it, then it is no longer there. –A.A. Milne

Water is life, and clean water means health. – Audrey Hepburn

We are all family, and the planet is our home. – Louise Hay

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

We are all different, which is great because we are all unique.  Without diversity life would be very boring. – Catherine Pulsifer

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

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

We are made to persist. … That’s how we find out who we are. –Tobias Wolfe

We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future. – George Bernard Shaw

… 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

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit. – Aristotle (c.384-322 BCE)

We become happier, much happier, when we realize that life is an opportunity rather than an obligation. –Mary Augustine

We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic.  Different people, different beliefs, different hopes, different dreams. – Jimmy Carter

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

We cannot teach people anything; we can only help them discover it within themselves. – Galileo Galilei

We change the world not by what we say or do, but as a consequence of what we have become. –David Hawkins

We don’t develop courage by being happy every day.  We develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity. –Barbara De Angelis

We each need to find our own inspiration.  Sometime’s it’s not easy. –Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989)

We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong.  The amount of work is the same.  –Carlos Castaneda

We get strength and encouragement from watching children.  –Hayao Miyazaki

We have art in order not to die of the truth – Friedrich Nietzsche

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. -Winston Churchill

We must cultivate our garden. – Voltaire

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)

We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us. – Joseph Campbell

We need diversity of thought in the world to face the new challenges. – Tim Berners-Lee

We each need to find our own inspiration.  Sometime’s it’s not easy.  –Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989)

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

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

We tire of those pleasures we take, but never of those we give. – John Petit-Senn

We will be known forever by the tracks we leave. – Dakota Indian Proverb

Wear gratitude like a cloak and it will feed every corner of your life. – Rumi

Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants. – Epictetus (c. 55-135 AD)

Wealth is the ability to fully experience life. – Henry David Thoreau

Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them. –A.A. Milne

What matters in life is not what happens to you but what you remember and how you remember it. – Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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

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)

What you seek is seeking you. – Rumi

When you are kind to others, it not only changes you, it changes the world.  –Rabbi Harold Kushner

When you learn your self worth you will stop giving people discounts. -Anon

When you really want it, you are unstoppable. – @PatriciaMoreno33

When you start to develop your powers of empathy and imagination, the whole world opens up to you. –Susan Sarandon

What a cruel thing war is … to fill our hearts with hatred instead of love for our neighbors. – Robert E. Lee

… whatever good we give out completes the circle and comes back to us. –Flora Edwards

…. What is done in love is done well. –Vincent Van Gogh

What is required is sight and insight – then you might add one more: excite. –Robert Frost

What lies behind us, and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

What Love is Like.  Love is like a pineapple, sweet and undefinable.  – Piet Hein (Grooks)

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

… what we do today, right now, will have an accumulated effect on all our tomorrows.  –Alexandra stoddard

What we do in life echoes in eternity.  –Maximus, from Gladiator

What you are will show in what you do. – Thomas A. Edison

What you do everyday matters more than what you do once in a while.  – Gretchen Rubin

What you seek is seeking you. – Rumi

… what we do today, right now, will have an accumulated effect on all our tomorrows.  –Alexandra Stoddard

When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but creatures of emotion. – Dale Carnegie

When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.  –Lao Tzu

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

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

When spider webs unite, they can tie up a lion. – Ethiopian proverb

When the sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome. – Wilma Rudolph

When we can’t change everything, making peace with the world might be an important part of our well-being.Claudia Hammond

When you are kind to others, it not only changes you, it changes the world.  –Rabbi Harold Kushner

When you feel like quitting, think about why you started.

When you learn your self worth you will stop giving people discounts.

When you start to develop your powers of empathy and imagination, the whole world opens up to you. –Susan Sarandon

Whenever I climb I am followed by a dog called ‘Ego’. – Friedrich Nietzsche

Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness. – Seneca

Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination when awake?  – Leonardo Da Vinci

Who in the world am I?  Ah, that’s the great puzzle.  – Alice in Wonderland

Why go through life if you’re not going to challenge yourself? –Conor McGregor

“Why not?” is a slogan for an interesting life. – Mason Cooley

Wisdom does not come overnight. – Somali proverb

Wisdom is like a baobab tree; no one individual can embrace it. – Akan proverb

Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden. –Akan proverb

Wisdom is wealth. – Swahili proverb

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)

With every rising of the sun, think of your life as just begun. – Ella Wheeler Wilcox

With manners, everything can be obtained. – Nicaraguan proverb

With the new day comes new strengths and new thoughts. –Eleanor Roosevelt

Without education, you are not going anywhere in this world.  –Malcolm X

Without memory, there is no culture.  Without memory, there would be no civilization, no society, no future. – Eli Wiesel

We get strength and encouragement from watching children.  –Hayao Miyazaki

With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts. –Eleanor Roosevelt

Without education, you are not going anywhere in this world.  –Malcolm X

Without effort, you can’t even pull a fish out of the pond. – Russian proverb

Without hard work and discipline it is difficult to be a top professional.  – Jahangir Khan

Without memory, there is no culture.  Without memory, there would be no civilization, no society, no future. – Eli Wiesel

Without rest even the horse doesn’t gallop. – Russian proverb

Without work there won’t be supper. –Polish proverb

With the new day comes new strengths and new thoughts. –Eleanor Roosevelt

Wonder is the beginning of understanding. – Unknown

Words have a longer life than deeds. – Pindar (518-438 BC)

Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen. –Conan O’Brien

Work hard in silence: let success make the noise. – Unknown

Work is love made visible. – Kahlil Gibran

Yesterday is but today’s memory, and tomorrow is today’s dream – Khalil Gibran

Yesterday is gone and its tale told.  Today new seeds are growing. – Rumi

Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.  – Lyndon B. Johnson

Yesterday I was so clever, so I wanted to change the world.  Today I am wise, so I am changing myself. – Rumi

You affect the world by what your browse. – Tim Berners-Lee

You are amazing. – Unknown

You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop. – Rumi

You are not alone in this world.  You are not alone with your problems. -Unknown

You are the one who can stretch your own horizon. – Edgar Magnin

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

You can never learn less, you can only learn more. –R. Buckminister Fuller

You cannot alter your fate.  However, you can rise to meet it.  –Princess Mononoke (1997)

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

You create your opportunities by asking for them. –Patty Hansen

You have to learn to walk  before you can run. –Russian proverb

You know, you teach.  You do not know, you learn.  – Laotian Proverb

You make the road by walking on it. – Nicaraguan proverb

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

You must be the change you wish to see in the world. –Gandhi

You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment.  – Henry David Thoreau

You must love and care for yourself, because that’s when the best comes out. –Tina Turner

You must study to be frank with the world: frankness is the child of honesty and courage. –Robert E. Lee

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

You only fail when you stop trying.

You reap what you sow. –Arabic proverb

You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.  –George Bernard Shaw

You were born to win, but to be winner, you must plan to win.  Prepare to win and expect to WIN. – Zig Ziglar

Your library is your paradise.   –Desiderius Erasmus

Your life, Your Terms.  –Chris Guillebeau

Your spark can become a flame and change everything.  –E.D. Nixon

You’ve got to do your own growing, not matter how tall your grandfather was. –Irish proverb

Your worth consists in what you are and not in what you have. – Thomas A. Edison

You were born to win, but to be winner, you must plan to win.  Prepare to win and expect to WIN. – Zig Ziglar

You will never have this day again.  Make it count. – Unknown

You will never win if you never begin. – Helen Rowland

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

Your dreams and visions are to be cherished.  They are messengers from your soul. -Unknown

Your life, Your Terms.  –Chris Guillebeau

Your mind is a powerful thing.  When you fill it with positive thoughts, your life will start to change. -Unknown

Your positive action combined with positive thinking results in success.  –Shiv Khera

You’ve got to go out on a limb sometimes because that’s where the fruit is. –Will Rogers