The hard must become habit.
The habit must become easy.
The easy must become beautiful.
Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own.
~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe~
In the final analysis, our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this small
~John F. Kennedy~
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
In helping others, we shall help ourselves, for whatever good we give out completes the circle and comes back to us.
Twenty years from now you will be more
disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So
throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in
your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
I refuse to allow a disability to determine how I live my life.
The miracle is this: the more we share the more we have.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light
can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
~Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ~
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
~W. Clement Stone ~
Do not allow yourself or others to be defined by your limitations,
but rather, abilities.
~Eric Duquette ~
If you want to feel rich, just count the things you have that money can't buy.
My religion is kindness.
We learn what we have said from those who listen to our speaking.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their
A person can achieve everything by being simple and humble.
We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.
~Native American Proverb~
Action expresses priorities.
Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and
methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it.
He who should inspire and lead his race must be defended from travelling with the
souls of other men, from living, breathing, reading, and writing in the daily,
time-worn yoke of their opinions.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson~
True strength lies in submission which permits one to dedicate his life, through
devotion, to something beyond himself.
Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness.
It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Life's most urgent question is: What are you doing for others?
~Martin Luther King, Jr.~
I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
We can do no great things, only small things with great love.
You get the best out of others when you give the best of yourself.
~Harvey S. Firestone~
My own experience about all the blessings I've had in my life is that the more I give
away, the more that comes back. That is the way life works, and that is the way
Just as we cannot blame others for destroying the environment, so we cannot look to others to protect the environment. Responsibility for both begins at home.
Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out.
~James Bryant Conant~