We need time to dream, to remember, to reach the infinite. Time to be.
– Gladys Taber
Everything has its beauty but not everyone sees it.
– Confucius (551 BC-479 BC)
There is time for work. And there is time for love. That leaves no other time.
– Coco Chanel, 1883 – 1971
Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get – only with what you are expecting to give – which is everything.
– Katharine Hepburn, 1907 – 2003
“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)
“Strange is our situation here upon earth. Each of us comes for a short visit, not knowing why, yet sometimes seeming to divine a purpose. From the standpoint of daily life, however, there is one thing we do know that man is here for the sake of other men.”
– Albert Einstein
You have to be efficient if you’re going to be lazy.
– Shirley Conran
Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask, “Where have I gone wrong?” Then a voice says to me, “This is going to take more than one night.”
– Charlie Brown
Whether one has natural talent or not, any learning period requires the willingness to suffer uncertainty and embarrassment.
– Gail Sheehy
Here is the test to find whether your mission on earth is finished. If you’re alive, it isn’t.
– Jim Backus
Sometimes snakes can’t slough. They can’t burst their old skin. Then they go sick and die inside the old skin, and nobody ever sees the new pattern. It needs a real desperate recklessness to burst your old skin at last. You simply don’t care what happens to you, if you rip yourself in two, so long as you do get out.
– D.H. Lawrence
Tart words make no friends; a spoonful of honey will catch more flies than a gallon of vinegar.
– Benjamin Franklin, 1706 – 1790
“Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.”
The reward for conformity is that everyone likes you except yourself.
– Rita Mae Brown
I live by this credo: Have a little laugh at life and look around you for happiness instead of sadness. Laughter has always brought me out of unhappy situations. Even in your darkest moment, you usually can find something to laugh about if you try hard enough.
– Red Skelton
Success is not the key to happiness.
Happiness is the key to success.
If you love what you are doing,
you will be successful.
– Albert Schweitzer
“The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.”
– John F. Kennedy
“Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can read.”
– Mark Twain
“How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.”
– George Washington Carver