SPREAD YOUR WINGS
I haven’t a clue how my story will end, but that’s all right. When you set out on a journey and night covers the road, that’s when you discover the stars.
Children's Author, Poet, And Novelist
And still, after all this time, the Sun has never said to the Earth,‘You owe me.’ Look what happens with love like that. It lights up the sky.
Jalal ad-Din Rumi
Persian Poet, Mystic
Integrity is not a conditional word. It doesn't blow in the wind or change with the weather. It is your inner image of yourself, and if you look in there and see a man who won't cheat, then you know he never will.
John D. MacDonald
I began to realize how important it was to be an enthusiast in life. He taught me that if you are interested in something, no matter what it is, go at it at full speed ahead. Embrace it with both arms, hug it, love it and above all become passionate about it. Lukewarm is no good. Hot is no good either. White hot and passionate is the only thing to be.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.
Sir Winston Churchill
British Statesman, Prime Minister, Author, Nobel Prize Winner
Every now and again take a good look at something not made with hands- a mountain, a star, the turn of a stream. There will come to you wisdom and patience and solace and, above all, the assurance that you are not alone in the world.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd U.S. President
Theoretical Physicist, Philosopher, Nobel Prize Winner
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
Hope lies in dreams, in imagination and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality.
Writer, Theologian, Scholar
At the heart of each of us, whatever our imperfections, there exists a silent pulse of perfect rhythm, which is absolutely individual and unique, and yet which connects us to everything else.
Happiness is not in our circumstances, but in ourselves. It is not something we see, like a rainbow, or feel, like the heat of the fire. Happiness is something we are.
John B. Sheerin
English Historian And Politician
CLASS AND GRACE
François Duc De La Rochefoucauld
[Samuel Clemens] Humorist, Essayist, Novelist
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.
Minister, Civil Rights Activist
Jean de La Bruyère
When you’re trying to motivate yourself, appreciate the fact that you’re even thinking about making a change. And as you move forward, allow yourself to be good enough.
Alice Domar, PhD
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Maybe who we are isn't so much about what we do, but rather what we're capable of when we least expect it.
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
We are designed with a dreaming brain and a hopeful spirit; it is our nature to envision the life of our dreams. And while dreaming comes easy to us, we must never forget that it takes strength, dedication, and courageous action to bring that dream to life.
The darkest hour in any man's life is when he sits down to plan how to get money without earning it.
Editor And Publisher
Henry David Thoreau
Naturalist, Author, Philosopher
Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.
Roman Lyric Poet