You ain’t a man till you make a stand. -folk
Revolutionary change comes about only from extreme pain.
You have got to commit, then you jump. –W Smith
He who is smart with the intellect alone is still half dumb; for feeling is the other half of intelligence.
Some things should be addressed, but some things aren’t worth holding on to. -Dave Meyer
How near to good is what is wild.*
Rome was not built in a day, but Rome was built every day.
Happiness must be earned.
Everyone is a genius. -David Garcia
You must get your living by loving.*
We can’t afford not to live in the present.*
*H D Thoreau
Let things take longer.
He who has no care who is better than whom, is better off than he who is the better man of the two.
Why be good? Because it leads to a good way of life.
At the end of his life, every man says: Oh, no, I’ve lived my life all wrong! Now I know how to do it right…
Listening takes concentration.
Only when we see our misbehavior reflected in another, do we see its folly.
How often do we miss the past? In some far off future you will miss this present, so enjoy it while it’s here.
The goodness of children is better than the goodness of adults.
Thank God for the kindness of strangers.
Sadness can’t catch you while you’re moving.
Daily life is everything
You aren’t the only one with problems
Whatever you do, do it well!
The price for dependence is dependency.
The reward for self-reliance is self-determination.
It’s a long horizon
A good friend is like a good pond. You can see yourself reflected back. (folk)
We assume everything is forever. But in fact quite the opposite is true. Everything is but for a short period of time.
Where you begin makes a big difference where you end up. (Gretchen Rubin)
Short cuts yield short term benefits
Wisdom is a hard won possession. (Plato)
Acceptance into the group means survival.
The brain is not the seat of the mind; the face is!
You have to keep growing.
Destiny is poetic; sometimes cruel, sometimes victorious.
Your fate has your personality.
I am alive. Today I want to be happy and it is in my power to be happy in the here and in the now.
If you are depressed now, don’t give up. Look at the long view and take comfort in the bright future that lies ahead.
Have a purpose! Make your work/job/hobby your purpose!
You have what you need; you just have to learn to put it to good use.
Don’t stop dreaming. Don’t stop hoping
There’s gotta be something to live for!
Stand for something!
Your success matters
Time will point the way
Hard work is a talent
Admit a mistake halfway, and change paths before it is too late.
It’s always darkest before the dawn
Wait for the right time
Good things don’t come to those who wait. They come to those who pursue them. (popular)
Stick to the routine.
It’s always darkest before the dawn.
Give one hundred percent of your attention to the person you’re speaking with and make them feel like they’re the center of the universe.
No one makes it alone. Everyone needs a community, to bring them up when they’re down. -Josh Shipp
Live together… die alone. (folk)
Admit a mistake halfway, and change course before its too late.
Enjoy things; whether its a trivial moment in the day, or whether its a big party, enjoy it!
Live for others – Tolstoy
Respect is earned when respect is shown.
Live for virtue.