Friendship improves happiness and abates misery
by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.
~ Marcus Cicero ~
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts,
then there is no hurt, but only more love.
~ Saint Teresa of Calcutta ~
Surround yourself with only people
who are going to lift you higher.
~ Oprah Winfrey ~
The meaning of life is to find your gift;
the purpose of life is to give it away.
~ Joy J. Golliver ~
One resolution I have made,
and try always to keep, is this:
‘To rise above little things.’
~ John Burroughs ~
I’ve learned that
people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
~ Maya Angelou ~
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
~ Eleanor Roosevelt ~
Where there is no hope,
it is incumbent upon us
to invent it.
~ Albert Camus ~
Strength does not come from physical capacity.
It comes from an indomitable will.
~ Mahatma Gandhi ~
I believe that if one
always looked at the skies,
one would end up with wings.
~ Gustave Flaubert ~
I long to accomplish a great and noble task;
but my chief duty is to accomplish
small tasks as if they were great and noble.
~ Helen Keller ~
Birds sing after a storm;
why shouldn’t people feel as free
to delight in whatever remains to them?
~ Rose Kennedy ~
Children think not of what is past,
nor what is to come,
but enjoy the present time,
which few of us do.
~ Jean de La Bruyere ~
Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
~ Confucius ~
The human soul needs actual beauty more than bread.
~ D.H. Lawrence ~
We usually find that it is
the simplest things —
not the great occasions —
that in retrospect give off
the greatest glow of happiness.
~ Bob Hope ~
Peace is the result of retraining your mind
to process life as it is,
rather than as you think it should be.
~ Wayne W. Dyer ~
I have learned to seek my happiness
by limiting my desires,
rather than in attempting
to satisfy them.
~ John Stuart Mill ~