Resolve to be tender with the young, compassionate with the aged,
sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant with the weak and the wrong.
Sometime in life you will have been all of these.
~ Lloyd Shearer ~
I observe myself and come to know others.
~ Lao-Tzu ~
Nothing in life is to be feared.
It is only to be understood.
~ Marie Curie ~
Men are not against you; they are merely for themselves.
~ Gene Fowler ~
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?
~ Dr. Robert Schuller ~
To hate and to fear is to be psychologically ill.
It is, in fact, the consuming illness of our time.
~ H.A. Overstreet ~
What we have done for ourselves alone,
dies with us.
What we have done for others and the world,
remains and is immortal.
~ Robert Pine ~
The confrontation with death…
makes everything look so precious,
so sacred, so beautiful
that I feel more strongly than ever
the impulse to live it, to embrace it,
and to let myself be overwhelmed by it.
~ Abraham Maslow ~
Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.
~ Swedish Proverb ~
The word ‘happiness’ would lose its meaning
if it were not balanced by sadness.
~ C.G. Jung ~
Old age, to the unlearned, is winter;
to the learned, it is harvest time.
~ Yiddish Saying ~
Many men owe the grandeur of their lives
to their tremendous difficulties.
~ Charles H. Spurgeon ~
The way to happiness:
keep your heart free from hate,
your mind from worry,
live simply, expect little, give much.
~ Barney O’Lavin ~
There is no happiness where there is no wisdom.
~ Sophocles ~
Life is not the way it’s supposed to be.
It’s the way it is.
The way you cope with it
is what makes the difference.
~ Virginia Satir ~
Most people go to their graves with their songs still unsung.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes ~
Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time;
it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
~ Sidney J. Harris ~
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
~ Theodore Roosevelt ~
There is a giant asleep within every man.
When the giant awakes, miracles happen.
~ Frederick Faust ~