We can learn to see each other
and see ourselves in each other
and recognize that human beings
are more alike than we are unalike.
~ Maya Angelou ~
A friend is one that knows you as you are,
understands where you have been,
accepts what you have become, and still,
gently allows you to grow.
~ William Shakespeare ~
No one has ever become poor by giving.
~ Anne Frank ~
We all have our own life to pursue,
our own kind of dream to be weaving,
and we all have the power
to make wishes come true,
as long as we keep believing.
~ Louisa May Alcott ~
The two most important days in your life are
the day you were born and the day you find out why.
~ Mark Twain ~
Live with intention. Walk to the edge. Listen hard.
Practice wellness. Play with abandon. Laugh.
Choose with no regrets. Appreciate your friends.
Continue to learn. Do what you love.
Live as if this is all there is.
~ Mary Anne Radmacher ~
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive;
and to do so with some passion, some compassion,
some humor, and some style.
~ Maya Angelou ~
Three things cannot be long hidden:
the sun, the moon, and the truth.
~ Buddha ~
It is the soul’s duty to be loyal to its own desires.
It must abandon itself to its master passion.
~ Dame Rebecca West ~
When you realize nothing is lacking,
the whole world belongs to you.
~ Lao Tzu ~
Listen to the mustn’ts, child.
Listen to the don’ts.
Listen to the shouldn’ts,
the impossibles, the won’ts.
Listen to the never haves,
then listen close to me…
Anything can happen, child.
Anything can be.
~ Shel Silverstein ~
Only those who will risk going too far
can possibly find out how far one can go.
~ T. S. Eliot ~
And you ask, ‘What if I fall?”
Oh but my darling, what if you fly?
~ Erin Hanson ~
To be yourself in a world
that is constantly trying
to make you something else
is the greatest accomplishment.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson ~
Never let the odds keep you from doing
what you know in your heart you were meant to do.
~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr. ~
The ultimate measure of a man
is not where he stands
in moments of comfort and convenience,
but where he stands at times of
challenge and controversy.
~ Martin Luther King Jr. ~
Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.
~ Karim Seddiki ~
For He is departed, and behold, He is here.
~ St. Augustine ~
Two roads diverged in the wood, and I —
I took the one less traveled by,
and that has made all the difference.
~ Robert Frost ~
When it comes time to die,
let us not discover that we have never lived.
~ Henry David Thoreau ~