The young do not know enough to be prudent,
and therefore they attempt the impossible —
and achieve it, generation after generation.
~ Pearl S. Buck ~
Man does not simply exist,
but always decides what his existence will be,
what he will become in the next moment.
~ Viktor Frankl ~
On the human chessboard, all moves are possible.
~ Miriam Schiff ~
All that we are is the result
of what we have thought.
The mind is everything.
What we think, we become.
~ Buddha ~
Be not afraid of growing slowly,
be afraid only of standing still.
~ Chinese proverb ~
One day in retrospect the years of struggle
will strike you as the most beautiful.
~ Sigmund Freud ~
There ain’t no cloud so thick
that the sun ain’t shinin’ on the other side.
~ Rattlesnake, an 1870s mountain man ~
Wake at dawn with a winged heart
and give thanks for another day of loving.
~ Kahlil Gibran ~
Life is not lost by dying;
life is lost minute by minute, day by day,
in all the thousand small, uncaring ways.
~ Stephen Vincent Benet ~
Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow is only a vision.
But today, well lived, makes every yesterday
a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope.
Look well, therefore, to this day,
for it is life, the very life of life.
~ The Sanskrit ~
Of all sad words of tongue or pen,
the saddest are these:
It might have been.
~ John Greenleaf Whittier ~
This time, like all times, is a very good one
if we but know what to do with it.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson ~
Human happiness and moral duty
are inseparably connected.
~ George Washington ~
Nobody gets to live life backward.
Look ahead, that is where your future lies.
~ Ann Landers ~
To do the useful thing,
to say the courageous thing,
to contemplate the beautiful thing:
that is enough for one man’s life.
~ T.S. Eliot ~
If a person gives you his time,
he can give you no more precious gift.
~ Frank Tyger ~
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
~ Theodore Roosevelt ~
We create our fate every day we live.
~ Henry Miller ~
We will either find a way, or make one.
~ Hannibal ~
What pulls the strings is the force hidden within;
there lies…the real man.
~ Marcus Aurelius ~