Others can give you a name or a number, but they can never tell you who you really are. That is something you yourself can only discover from within.
– Thomas Merton
That some good can be derived from every event is a better proposition than that everything happens for the best, which it assuredly does not.
– James K. Geiblemen
It’s time to start living the life you’ve imagined.
– Henry James
I sit beside the fire and think of all that I have seen, of meadow-flowers and butterflies in summers that have been; Of yellow leaves and gossamer in autumns that there were, with morning mist and silver sun and wind upon my hair.
– J. R. R. Tolkien
“The best inheritance a parent can give to his children is a few minutes of their time each day.”
– M. Grundler
Learn to get in touch with silence within yourself, and know that everything in this life has purpose. There are no mistakes, no coincidences, all events are blessings given to us to learn from.
– Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, 1926 – 2004
The best portion of a good man’s life is the little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love.
– William Wordsworth (1770-1850)
Giving is a joy if we do it in the right spirit. It all depends on whether we think of it as “What can I spare?” or as “What can I share?”
– Esther Baldwin York
“The greatest motivational act one person can do for another is to listen.”
– Roy E. Moody
People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
– Bonnie Jean Wasmund
“I believe love is primarily a choice and only sometimes a feeling. If you want to feel love, choose to love and be patient.”
– Gordon Atkinson
Pencils have erasers because people make mistakes.
– Ty Ross
“It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.”
– René Descartes
The truth that makes men free is for the most part the truth which men prefer not to hear.
– Herbert Agar
There is no rule more invariable than that we are paid for our suspicions by finding that which we suspect.
– Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)
To know oneself, one should assert oneself. Psychology is action, not thinking about oneself.
– Albert Camus (1913-1960)
A friend is one who sees through you and still enjoys the view.
– Wilma Askinas (1926- )
If you can imagine it,
you can achieve it.
If you can dream it,
you can become it.
“It is a common delusion that you can make things better by talking about them.”
– Dame Rose Macauley