My mother said to me, “If you become a soldier,
you’ll be a general, if you become a monk,
you’ll end up as the pope.” Instead,
I became a painter and wound up as Picasso.
~ Pablo Picasso ~
If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams,
and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined,
he will meet with success unexpected in common hours.
~ Henry David Thoreau ~
Fear not that thy life shall come to an end,
but rather that it shall never have a beginning.
~ John Henry Cardinal Newman ~
Share the passion and action of your time,
at peril of being judged not to have lived.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. ~
The young do not know enough to be prudent,
and therefore they attempt the impossible —
and achieve it, generation after generation.
~ Pearl S. Buck ~
There is, in addition to a courage
with which men die,
a courage by which men must live.
~ John F. Kennedy ~
Fortune and love favor the brave.
~ Ovid ~
Make voyages. Attempt them.
There’s nothing else.
~ Tennessee Williams ~
There is no security on this earth.
~ General Douglas MacArthur ~
When nothing is sure, everything is possible.
~ Margaret Drabble ~
If your eyes are blinded with your worries,
you cannot see the beauty of the sunset.
~ Jiddu Krishnamurti ~