They always say that time changes things, but you actually have to change things yourself.
- Andy Warhol
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are sheared with scars.
- E. H. Chapin
Encouraging and equipping is not the same as pampering and indulging.
- Susan Hunt
No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden.
- Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826)
“We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.”
- Albert Einstein
What we don’t need to know for achievement, we need to know for our pleasure. Knowing how things work is the basis for appreciation, and is thus a source of civilized delight.
- William Safire
The world of achievement has always belonged to the optimist.
- J. Harold Wilkins
Still around the corner there may wait, a new road or a secret gate.
- J.R.R. Tolkien
“I was wise enough to never grow up while fooling most people into believing I had.”
- Margaret Mead
“You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.”
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Enthusiasm is the best protection in any situation. Wholeheartedness is contagious. Give yourself, if you wish to get others.
- David Seabury
Sloppy is a state of mind; messy is a lack of time
- Christina Bultinck
“There is not enough darkness in the whole of the world to extinguish the light of one small candle.”
- Spanish proverb