The greatest compliment that was ever paid me
was when one asked me what I thought,
and attended to my answer.
~ Henry David Thoreau ~
I’m not afraid of storms,
for I’m learning
how to sail my ship.
~ Louisa May Alcott ~
Nothing in life is to be feared.
It is only to be understood.
~ Marie Curie ~
The greatest good you can do for another
is not just share your riches,
but reveal to them their own.
~ Benjamin Disraeli ~
We grow neither better nor worse
as we get old,
but more like ourselves.
~ May Lamberton Becker ~
Mistakes are their own instructors.
~ Horace ~
You cannot teach a man anything.
You can only help him discover it himself.
~ Galileo ~
Teach us delight in simple things.
~ Rudyard Kipling ~
When you’re finished changing, you’re finished.
~ Benjamin Franklin ~
Destiny is not a matter of chance,
it is a matter of choice;
it is not a thing to be waited for,
it is a thing to be achieved.
~ William Jennings Bryan ~
Just do what you do best.
~ Red Auerbach ~
You can get everything in life you want
if you will just help enough people
get what they want.
~ Zig Ziglar ~
Wishing to be friends is quick work,
but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.
~ Aristotle ~
How wonderful it is that nobody
need wait a single moment
to improve the world.
~ Anne Frank ~
Kind words can be short and easy to speak,
but their echoes are truly endless.
~ Blessed Mother Teresa ~
It is good to embrace a hope.
~ Ovid ~
Don’t make a wish — make a life.
~ Sonya Friedman ~
I gain strength, courage, and confidence
by every experience in which I must
stop and look fear in the face.
~ Eleanor Roosevelt ~