Life itself is always one’s greatest achievement
Your faith has made you well -Jesus
Bill and I believed all lives are of equal value – Melinda Gates
“When your toil has been a pleasure, you have not earned money merely, but money, health, delight, and moral profit, all in one.” — Robert Louis Stevenson
“A man does what he must in spite of personal consequences, obstacles and dangers,” John F Kennedy; the price he paid for making the world a better place was his life.
“Never underestimate the healing power of humor.”
“Use humor to turn a bleak situation upside down on its head.”
Happy people may people happy –G Rubin
Enjoy the journey for arrival means the end.
Don’t wait on tomorrow for that is just procrastination. Today is always the best day to begin work on your dreams.
Home sweet little home… had I never left you, perhaps I never would have met all the ills i had to meet with in life.
Face up to trouble; the trouble you face far away is ten times worse than the trouble you face at home –Lassie
The greatest enemy in life is not a person. It is a place you don’t belong.
The greatest ally in life is not a person. It is your home.
God is for the sick, and the suffering…
What’s the difference whether we call it fate or luck? Each one goes to the same destination.
The soul comes out in art
Be master of your own destiny for to succeed at somebody else’s plans for your life, is still to fail yourself.
Justice requires work
People need more than bread and water… they need to see somebody cares for them.
When you got something to play for, you play better
Do what you can
There is no one self-existent thing but everything is becoming and in relation*
Wonder is the feeling of the philosopher*
A quote is only as good as the man who said it.
What you feared did not happen. It was an empty fear. -from Lassie
Kindness is its own reward.
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.