BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
Be like the bird that, passing on her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing that she hath wings.
Poet, Novelist, Playwright
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Former President Of South Africa
Poet, Playwright, Art Critic
Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures.
John F. Kennedy
35th Us President
To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.
Thich Nhat Hanh
Vietnamese Buddhist Monk, Teacher, Author, Peace Activist
Chilon of Sparta
Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing monkey bars. You have to let go at some point in order to move forward.
Writer, Theologian, Scholar
Author, Motivational Speaker
American Author, Cartoonist
You simply will not be the same person two months from now after consciously giving thanks each day for the abundance that exists in your life. And you will have set in motion an ancient spiritual law: the more you have and are grateful for, the more will be given you.
Sarah Ban Breathnach
DO YOUR PART
If you are not going to move the whole dung heap, don't push in your stick because it is only going to make a stench.
DO YOUR PART
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Indian Political And Spiritual Leader
Above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you, because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and the strong, because someday in your life, you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
Botanist, Agricultural Chemist, Inventor, Educator
To strengthen the muscles of your heart, the best exercise is lifting someone else's spirit whenever you can.
In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing; the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing; the worst thing you can do is nothing.
26th U.S. President
Theoretical Physicist, Philosopher, Nobel Prize Winner
Henry David Thoreau
Naturalist, Author, Philosopher
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.
Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.
U.S. First Lady (1797 1801)
CLASS AND GRACE
To bear defeat with dignity, to accept criticism with poise, to receive honors with humility -- these are marks of maturity and graciousness.
William Arthur Ward
Author, Educator, Motivational Speaker
No act of kindness is too small. The gift of kindness may start as a small ripple that over time can turn into a tidal wave affecting the lives of many.
To be rich in admiration and free from envy, to rejoice greatly in the good of others, to love with such generosity of heart that your love is still a dear possession in absence or unkindness - these are the gifts which money cannot buy.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Essayist, Poet, Novelist
Rather than admit a mistake, nations have gone to war, families have separated, and good people have sacrificed everything dear to them. Admitting that you were wrong is just another way of saying that you are wiser today than yesterday.
Faith is daring to put your dream to the test. It is better to try to do something and fail than to try to do nothing and succeed.
Robert H. Schuller