"There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle."
Albert Einstein

"You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try."
Beverly Sills

"To dream of the person you wish to be is to waste the person you are."
Author Unknown

"Do what you can with what you've got wherever you are."
Theodore Roosevelt

"Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best."
Henry Van Dyke

"It is not length of Life, but depth of life."
Ralph Waldo Emerson

"To the world you might be one person, but to one person you might just be the world."
Author Unknown

"The same hammer that breaks the glass forges the steel."
Russian Proverb

"Strangers are just friends waiting to happen."
Author Unknown

"We all take different paths in life, but no matter where we go, we take a little of each other everywhere."
Tim McGraw

"And sometimes when you turn, there is a shoulder to lean upon, a smile to believe in, a hand to hold. Those are the times your faith in the world is restored."
Nirvikar Dahiya

"Laughter is the music of life."
Sir William Osler

"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it within us or we willfind it not."
Ralph Waldo Emerson

"In the province of the mind, what one believes to be true either is true or becomes true."
John Lilly

"Experience is the hardest kind of teacher. It gives you the test first and the lesson afterward."
Author Unknown

"We all have strength enough to bear the misfortunes of others."
Francois Rochefoucauld

"They who wonder discover that this in itself is wonder."
M.C. Escher

"Every heart that has beat strong and cheerfully has left a hopeful impulse behind in the world, and bettered the tradition of mankind."
Robert Louis Stevenson

"Friendship makes prosperity more shining and lessens adversity by dividing and sharing it."
Cicero, 44 B.C.

"In the giving-is the getting."
David Matoc

"The impossible is often the untried."
Jim Goodwin

"To cultivate kindness is a valuable part of the business of life."
Johnson, 1709-1784

"Anyone can become angry-that is easy, but to become angry with the right person, to the right degree, at the right time, for the right purpose, and in the right way-that is not easy."

"Character, in great and little things, means carrying through what you feel able to do."
Goethe, 1749-1832

"The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong at the broken places."
Ernest Hemingway, 1899-1961

"Don't let yesterday use up too much of today."
Will Rogers

"Sickness is felt, but health not at all."
Thomas Fuller

"Hope is the pillar that holds up the world."
Pliny the Elder

"My religion is very simple, my religion is kindness."
Dalai Lamg

"Life is like a card of games. The hand that is dealt you represents determinism; the way you play it is free will."
Jawaharial Nehru, 1889-1964

"The important thing is to not stop questioning."
Albert Einstein, 1879-1955

"It's faith in something and enthusiasm for something that makes life worth living."
Oliver Wendell Holmes, 1809-1894

"It's not your circumstances that shape you, it's how you react to your circumstances."
Anne Ortlund

"For all of us, as we grow older, perhaps the most important thing is to keep alive our love of others and to believe that our love and interest are as vitally necessary to them as to us. This is what makes us keep on growing and refills the fountains of energy."
Eleanor Roosevelt

"The best thing about the future is that it only comes one day at a time."
Abraham Lincoln

"Sometimes the simplest gesture seems like the biggest showing of kindness possible."
Erica Lynn Dager

"Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without."

"The most I can do for my friend is simply to be a friend."
Henry David Thoreau

"Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit."

"It is not the years in your life, but the life in your years that counts the most."
Adlai Stevenson

"It takes strength to be gentle and kind."
Stephen Morrisey

"A hero is a person who does what he or she can."
Roman Rolland

"It is a curious thing in human experience, but to live through a period of stress and sorrow with another person creates a bond which nothing seems able to break."
Eleanor Roosevelt

"The smallest good deed is better than the grandest intention."
Author Unknown

"What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matter compared to what lies within us."
Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The best things in life are never rationed. Friendship, loyalty, love, do not require coupons."
George T. Hewitt

"There can be no better exercise for strengthening the heart than reaching down and lifting people up."
Gibson Publishing

"Where there is unity there is always victory."
Publilius Syrus

"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen nor touched, but are felt in the heart."
Gibson Publishing

"Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under the trees on a spring day, listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time."
Sir. J. Lubbock

"To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love are the two greatest proofs, not only of goodness of heart, but of strength of mind."
William Hazlitt, 1823

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

"The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one."
E. Hubbard

"Nothing is quite as funny as the unintended humor of reality."
Steve Allen

"Life is what happens when you are busy making other plans."
John Lennon

"Kindness is the language that the deaf can hear and the blind can see."
Mark Twain

"Sometimes people come into our lives and change it forever, and we never ever stay the same."
Charles Goodrow

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

"We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails."
Author Unknown

"Be like a duck. Calm on the surface, but always paddling like the dickens underneath."
Michael Caine

"Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns. I am thankful that thorns have roses."
Author Unknown

"We are not put on earth for ourselves, but are placed here for each other. If you are there always for others, then in time of need, someone will be there for you."
Jeff Warner

"How rare and wonderful is that flash of a moment when we realize we have discovered a friend."
William Rotsler

"It's not denial. I'm selective about the reality I accept."

"The great thing about getting older is that you don't lose all the other ages you've been."
Madeleine L'Engle

"We are never alone. We are all aspects of one great being. No matter how far apart we are, the air links us."
Yoko Ono

"Team spirit is knowing and living the belief that what a group of people can accomplish together is much larger, far greater, and will exceed that which an individual can accomplish alone."
Diane Arias

"What comes from the heart goes to the heart."
Samuel Coleridge

"Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine."
Lord Byrom

"Friends are those rare people who ask how we are and then wait to hear the answer."
Ed Cunningham

"To know someone with whom you can feel there is understanding in spite of distances or thoughts expressed, that can make life a garden."

"Life consists not in holding good cards, but in playing those you hold well."
Josh Billings

"Kindness is more important than wisdom and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom."
Theodore Isaac Rubin

"We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop."
Mother Teresa

"I like nonsense,it wakens up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope and that enables you to laugh at life's realities."
Dr. Seuss

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

"A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort."
Herm Albright

"Nothing is worth more than this day."

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."
Margaret Mead

"If at first you don't succeed, you're running about average."
M.H. Alderson

"Life is like a ten speed bike. Most of us have gears we never use."
Charles Schultz

"There is nothing permanent except change."

"I think these difficult times have helped me understand better than before how infinitely rich and beautiful life is in every way and that so many things that one goes around worrying about are of no importance whatsoever."
Isak Dinesen

"We may not have it all together, but together we have it all."
Author Unknown

"Yesterday's the past and tomorrow's the future. Today is a gift which is why they call it the present."
Bill Keane

"The miracle is this; the more we share, the more we have."
Leonard Nimoy

"Friendship makes prosperity more shining and lessens adversity by dividing and sharing it."
Cicero, 44 B.C.

"Seven days without laughter makes one weak."
Mort Walker

"There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home."
Ken Olson, 1977 (president of Digital Equipment Corp.)

"Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted."
Albert Einstein

"Out of clutter, find simplicity; from discord, find harmony; in the middle of difficulty, lies opportunity."
Albert Einstein

"There are no such things as strangers, only friends that we have not yet met."
Author Unknown

"Of all the days, the day on which one has not laughed is the one most surely wasted."
Sebastien-Roch Nicolas de Chamfort, 1741-1794, French writer

"Hope is like a road in the country. There never was a road; but, when many people walk together, the road comes into existence."
From the National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc.

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much."
Helen Keller

"Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echos are truly endless."
Mother Teresa

"Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible."
John Wooden

"Dreams come true; without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them."
John Updike, 1989, U.S. author & critic

"One cool judgement is worth a thousand hasty counsels. The thing to do is to supply light and not heat."
Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924), Speech January 29, 1916 in Pittsburgh

"Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking together in the same direction."
Antoine de Saint Exupery (1900-1944), French aviator and author

"Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can: All of them make me laugh."
W.H. Auden 1907-1977, Anglo-American poet

"Only great pain is, as the teacher of great suspicion, the ultimate liberator of the spirit...I doubt whether such pain improves us-but I do know it deepens us."
Friedrich Nietzsche, 1887 (German philosopher, 1844-1900)

"It is not length of life, but depth of life."
Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best."
Henry Van Dyke

"Do what you can with what you've got wherever you are."
Theodore Roosevelt

"To dream of the person you wish to be is to waste the person you are."
Author Unknown

"You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try"
Beverly Sills

"There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle."
Albert Einstein

"Our greatest glory is not failing, but in rising every time we fail."

"Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are."
John Wooden

"Happiness is inward, and not outward; and so, it does not depend on what we have, but on what we are."
Henry Van Dyke

"Love is the best thing in the world, and the thing that lives the longest."
Henry Van Dyke

"Those who do not feel pain seldom think that it is felt."
Dr. Samuel Johnson

"I'd rather be a could-be if I cannot be an are; because a could-be is a maybe who is reaching for a star. I'd rather be a has-been than a might-have-been by far; for a might-have-been has never been, but a has-been was once an are."
Milton Berle

"Worry is as useless as a handle on a snowball."
Mitzi Chandler

"Any ordinary favor we do for someone or any compassionate reaching out may seem to be going nowhere at first, but may be planting a seed we can't see right now. Sometimes we need to just do the best we can and then trust in an unfolding we can't design or ordain."
Sharon Salzberg

"The strongest oak of the forest is not the one that is protected from the storm and hidden from the sun. It;s the one that stands in the open where it is compelled to struggle for its existence against the wind and rains and the scorching sun."
Napoleon Hill

" It's not the load that breaks you down; it's the way you carry it."
Lena Horne

"Keep you face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow."
Helen Keller

"The best thing about the future is that is comes one day at a time."
Abraham Lincoln

"If you don't go after what you want, you'll never have it. If you don't ask, the answer is always no. If you don't step foward your always in the same place."
Nora Roberts

"A good hand and a good heart are always a formidable combination."
Nelson Mandela

"There are two ways of exerting ones strength; one is pushing down, the other is pulling up."
Booker T. Washington

"Life is 10% of what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it."
John Maxwell

"In this life we cannot always do great things, but we can do small things with great love."
Mother Teresa

"A person that values it's privileges above its principles soon loses both."
Dwight Eisenhower

" The first day of spring is one thing, and the first spring day is another. The difference between them is sometimes as great as a month."
Henry Van Dyke

"It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow."
Robert H. Goddard

"Never deprive someone of hope; it may be all they have."
H. Jackson Brown Jr.

"We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give"
Sir Winston Churchill

"It is better to look ahead and prepare than to look back and regret"
Jackie Joyner-Kersee

"We all have a few failures under our belt. It's what makes us ready for the successes."
Randy K. Milholland

"Don’t count every hour in the day, make every hour in the day count."

"If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion."
The Dalai Lama

"Count your age by friends, not years
Count your life by smiles, not tears"

"A difficult time can be more readily endured if we retain the conviction that our existence holds a purpose - a cause to pursue, a person to love, a goal to achieve."
John Maxwell

"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow."
Albert Einstein