If wrinkles must be written upon our brows,
let them not be written upon the heart.
The spirit should not grow old.
~ James A. Garfield ~
For of all sad words of tongues or pen
the saddest are these: It might have been.
~ John Greenleaf Whittier ~
The heart has reasons which the reason cannot understand.
~ Blaise Pascal ~
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
~ Martin Luther King, Jr. ~
Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
~ Malcolm S. Forbes ~
Unfortunately, many Americans live on the outskirts of hope —
some because of their poverty,
some because of their color,
and all too many because of both.
Our task is to help replace their despair with opportunity.
~ Lyndon Baines Johnson ~
Blessed are the peacemakers.
~ Matthew 5:9 ~
If thine enemy be hungry, give him bread to eat;
and if he be thirsty, give him water to drink.
~ Proverbs 25:21 ~
Diseases can be our spiritual flat tires —
disruptions in our lives that seem to be disasters
at the time but end by redirecting
our lives in a meaningful way.
~ Bernie S. Siegel, MD ~
In times like these, it helps to recall
that there have always been times like these.
~ Paul Harvey ~
The greatest griefs are those we cause ourselves.
~ Sophocles ~
I have found that if you love life,
life will love you back.
~ Arthur Rubinstein ~
I am somebody. I am me.
I like being me.
And I need nobody
to make me somebody.
~ Louis L’Amour ~
The longest journey is the journey inward.
~ Dag Hammarskjold ~
It isn’t life that matters;
it’s the courage you bring to it.
~ Hugh Walpole ~
In character, in manner, in style, in all things,
the supreme excellence is simplicity.
~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~
As soon as you trust yourself,
you will know how to live.
~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe ~
Every man’s work,
whether it be literature,
or music, or pictures, or architecture,
or anything else,
is always a portrait of himself.
~ Samuel Butler ~
To go against one’s conscience
is neither safe nor right.
Here I stand.
I cannot do otherwise.
~ Martin Luther ~