Freedom isn’t free.
Every production of genius
must be the production of enthusiasm.
~ Benjamin Disraeli ~
Be ashamed to die until you have won
some victory for humanity.
~ Horace Mann ~
Our grand business in life is not to see
what lies dimly at a distance,
but to do what lies clearly at hand.
~ Thomas Carlyle ~
The great man is he who does not lose his child’s heart.
~ Mencius ~
Truth has no special time of its own.
Its hour is now — always.
~ Albert Schweitzer ~
It is a funny thing about life;
if you refuse to accept
anything but the best,
you very often get it.
~ W. Somerset Maugham ~
The greatest use for life is to spend it
for something that will outlast it.
~ William James ~
Still achieving, still pursuing, learn to labor and to wait.
~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~
The life given us by nature is short,
but the memory of a well-spent life is eternal.
~ Cicero ~
It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.
~ Seneca ~
Do not anticipate trouble,
or worry about what may never happen.
Keep in the sunlight.
~ Benjamin Franklin ~
The problems of the world cannot possibly be solved
by skeptics or cynics whose horizons are limited
by the obvious realities.
We need men who can dream of things that never were.
~ John F. Kennedy ~
In three words I can sum up
everything I’ve learned about life:
It goes on.
~ Robert Frost ~
When we are no longer able to change a situation,
we are challenged to change ourselves.
~ Viktor Frankl ~
Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you
just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come.
You wait and watch and work: you don’t give up.
~ Anne Lamott ~
To be without some of the things you want
is an indispensable part of happiness.
~ Bertrand Russell ~
If there is no dull and determined effort,
there will be no brilliant achievement.
~ Hsun-Tzu ~
Man’s greatest actions are performed in minor struggles.
Life, misfortune, isolation, abandonment and poverty
are battlefields which have their heroes —
obscure heroes who are at times greater than
~ Victor Hugo ~