Men stumble over pebbles, never over mountains.
~ Marilyn French ~
I’m so glad I never felt important;
it does complicate life!
~ Eleanor Roosevelt ~
The pessimist complains about the wind;
the optimist expects it to change;
the realist adjusts the sails.
~ William Arthur Ward ~
The human race has one really effective weapon,
and that is laughter.
~ Mark Twain ~
Every exit is an entry somewhere else.
~ Tom Stoppard ~
Life will always be sorrowful.
We can’t change it,
but we can change our attitude toward it.
~ Joseph Campbell ~
We are all in the gutter,
but some of us are looking
at the stars.
~ Oscar Wilde ~
All life’s battles teach us something,
even those we lose.
~ Paulo Coelho ~
Where life is more terrible than death,
it is then the truest valor to dare to live.
~ Sir Thomas Browne ~
When something seems to go wrong,
it’s invariably part of a larger right.
~ Jed McKenna ~
The voice of conscience is so delicate
that it is easy to stifle it;
but it is also so clear
that it is impossible to mistake it.
~ Madame de Stael ~
Start with what is right
rather than what is acceptable.
~ Franz Kafka ~
Never look down on anybody
unless you’re helping them up.
~ Rev. Jesse Jackson ~
Wars begin in the minds of men,
and in those minds,
love and compassion
would have built
the defenses of peace.
~ U Thant ~
You have to find what’s
good and true and beautiful
in your life as it is now.
~ Mitch Albom ~
The whole problem with the world
is that fools and fanatics
are always so certain of themselves,
and wiser people so full of doubts.
~ Bertrand Russell ~
If you want peace, don’t talk to your friends.
Talk to your enemies.
~ Desmond Tutu ~
You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.
~ C.S. Lewis ~
You don’t get to choose
how you’re going to die or when.
You can only decide how
you’re going to live now.
~ Joan Baez ~
Gratitude makes sense of our past,
brings peace for today,
and creates a vision for tomorrow.
~ Melody Beattie ~