Quotes


The art of life lies in the constant readjustment to our surroundings. –Kakuzo Okakiwa


The greatest discovery is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes of mind. William James.


Curiosity is the beginning of success.

Have patience with all things, but mostly with yourself. --St. Francis de Sales


If there is no dull and determined effort, there will be no brilliant achievement. Hsun-tzu


Achievement comes when you decide to live your possibilities. 


He who would learn to fly must first learn to walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying. –neitzsche


We can do anything we want if we stick to it long enough. Helen Keller


Life is full of ups and downs. The trick is to enjoy the ups and have courage during the down.

Live every act fully, as if it were your last. Buddha


We must leave our mark on life while we have it in our power… Isak Dinesen


There is no progress without some discontent and discomfort.

Only by great risks can great results be achieved. Xerxes


When shall we live, if not now?

Refuse to be average. Let your heart soar as high as it will. – A.W. Tozer


No one ever became great except through many and great mistakes.

-William E. Gladstone


It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves. Sir Edmund Hillary


Be courageous! Have faith! Go Forward! Thomas A. Edison


You must act as if it is impossible to fail. – Ashanti Proberb


All things at first appear difficult. –Chinese Proverb


Life is built of things we do; the only constructive material is positive action.


Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it. –Samuel Butler


The principal mark of genius is not perfection but orginality, the opening of new frontiers. – Arthur Koestler


We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools. Martin Luther King Jr.


Dreams are works in progress.


The important thing is not to stop questioning. Albert Einstein


The beginnings of all things are small. Cicero


Courage is grace under pressure. Ernest Hemingway


Leadership is action, not position. Conway Stone


Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When you don’t know what harbor you’re aiming for, no wind is the right wind. Seneca


To make headway, improve your head. B.C. Forbes


Opportunities are seldom labeled.


We must be the change we wish to see in the world. Gandhi


Be bold and mighty forces will come to your aid. Basil King


Habits change into character. Ovid


The secret of success is to be ready when your opportunity comes. Benjamin Disraeli


I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.—Thomas Jefferson


Tomorrow belongs to those who have vision today.


To move the world we must first move ourselves. Socrates


In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. Albert Einstein


Nurture your mind with great thoughts. Benjamin Disraeli


Discovery lies in seeing what everyone sees, but thinking what no one has thought.

Truth is the most valuable thing we have. Mark Twain


We build too many walls and not enough bridges. Sir Isaac Newton


Great deeds are usually wrought at great risk. Herodotus


Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood. Marie Curie


Imagination is more important than knowledge. Albert Einstein

Ideas shape the course of history. John Keynes


Always keep a window open in your mind for new ideas. 


What you want to be eventually you must be every day. With practice, the quality of your deeds will get down into your soul.  Frank Crane


Anyone who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life. Charles Darwin


Within ourselves are the seeds of triumph or defeat. Longfellow


Surround yourself with challenging people and ideas.


It may be that those who do most, dream most.  Stephen Leacock


Growth is the only evidence of life. Cardinal Newman


If you can command yourself, you can command the world. Chinese Proverb


Nothing is so difficult that it cannot ber accomplished by diligence. Terence


There is a great deal of unmapped country within us. George Eliot


Trust yourself and you will know how to live. Goethe


To accomplish great things we must not only act, but also dream’ not only plan but also believe. Anatole France


Things do not happen. Things are made to happen. John F. Kennedy


No pessimist ever discovered the secretsof the stars or sailed to an uncharted land or opend a new heaven to the human spirit. Helen Keller


One must learn by doing the thing; thought you thing you know it, you can’t be certain until you try. Sophocles


Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir the blood. Daniel Burnham


Don’t let the fear of striking out hold you back.. Babe Ruth


Nothing would be done at all if we waited until it could be done so well that no one could find fault with it. Cardinal Newman


He does what he says he will do; that makes him better than most.

The TV show Spencer for Hire.


There is nothing good or bad but thinking makes it so. Shakespeare


Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort. John Ruskin


There is no darkness but ignorance. Shakespeare


Before proceeding on must reach. West African Proverb


Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. 

–William Jennings Bryan


Nothing is more dangerous than an idea when you have only one idea. Alain


The wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. Francis Bacon


Doing nothing for others is the undoing of ourselves. Horace Mann


The very essence of leadership is having vision. Father Theodore Hesburg


Be faithful to that which exists within yourself. –Andre Gide


Success comes before work only in the dictionary. Anonymous


Nothing will come of nothing…dare mighty things. Shakespeare


One should count each day a separate life. Seneca


Adventure is worthwhile in itself. Amelia Earhart


Work is good provided you do not forget to live. –Bantu Proverb


There would be nothing to frighten you if you refuse to be afraid. –Gandhi


Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds. Albert Einstein


Do not settle for less than an extraordinary life.Conway Stone


There is no shortcut. Victory lies in overcoming obstacles every day.


Choose well. Your choice is brief and yet endless. Goethe


Activity is the only road to knowledge. George Bernard Shaw


Life is like riding a bicycle. You don’t fall off unless you stop pedaling. –unknown


A good beginning is half the battle. Portuguese Proverb


If you fell down yesterday, stand up today. H.G. Wells


Completed is better than perfect. Writer Proverb


Nothing astonishes others so much as common sense and plain dealing. Emerson


Nothing is particularly hard if you divided it into small jobs.

The ancient text


No matter how hard the past, you can always begin again today.

-Buddhist philosophy


This above all: to thine own self be true. And it must follow as day follows the night that thou cannot be false to any man. –Shakespeare


You cannot cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. R. Tagore


Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday. Don Marquis


Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly. 

Robert F. Kennedy


Without labor nothing prospers. Sophocles


Dream Quotes!

Quotations to inspire your dreams!


A dream is just a dream, if it’s only in your head.

If no one gets to see it, it’s just as good as dead.

Stephen Sondheim

Sunday in the Park with George


Many receive advice, only the wise profit by it.

Syrus Latinmimi writer


Most people have the will to win,

few have the will to prepare to win.

Bobby Knight


Don’t lose your head, it’s the best part of your body.

Jimmy “The Greek”


Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action. 

Benjamin Disraeli


By your own soul learn to live.

If men thwart you, take no heed,

if men hate you, have not a care.

Sing your song, dream your dream, 

and pray your prayer.

If you do not ask, the answer is always “no.”

Owen Laughlin

Dreaming is not an accident. 

It is not a wistful idea you hope will come true.

Dreaming is not the stuff of long-haired hippies

wistfulling running along a beach. No, dreaming is a sophisticated tool used by the elite of our society to make themselves and this world a better place. People like Millard Fuller, founder of Habitat for Humanity,

Warren Buffet, Col. Sanders and Walt Disney all started with a dream. The dreams started small but like the water that formed the great Grand Canyon, dreams are POWERFUL!

Conway Stone


A Dreamers prayer

Lord, maker of desires and dreams, hold me close to the heart of thy spirit so that by the grace of thy almighty hand I will be able to fulfill the reason you placed me here on this earth by following and accomplishing my dreams.

He who expects much receives much.

He who expects little receives little.

He who expects nothing is seldom disappointed.

Conway Stone


Society needs its dreamers. Those willing to follow visions, work for new things and accomplish. 

There is great meaning in life for those who are willing to journey.

Jim England


Passions are the gates to the soul

Author unknown

By annihilating the desires, you annihilate the mind. Everyone without passion has within him no principle to action no motive to act.

Author Unknown

We must nurture our dreams like we would a child. They are God given and just as precious. Without ambition how would a child learn to ride a bicycle, play an instrument or whistle? We deny the spirit of God when we as adults settle for less than our dreams!

Conway Stone

We are told never to cross a bridge till we come to it, but this world is owned by men who have “crossed bridges” in their imagination far ahead of the crowd. 

The Speakers Library

Use the talents you possess… the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except the best.

The Speakers Library


If you have a new car, would it matter if you did not put the key in and turn and push on the peddle. The same is true with your dreams, they have no value by themselves.

Author Unknown


“What marks a dreamer is dedication to an ideal, a dedication so strong that it rejects outright the complacency of those who prefer the status quo and insists there has to be another way.”

Author Unknown

Every battle is won or lost before it is won.

The Art of War

Ships are safe in harbor, but that is not what ships are for.

Country Song

The best way to predict the future is to invent it.

Author Unknown

Those who want to reap the benefits of this great nation must bear the fatigue of supporting it. 

Thomas Payne

A coach is someone who can give correction without causing resentment.

John Wooden


Everything great that has ever happened to humanity since the beginning has begun as a single thought in someone’s mind. And if anyone of us is capable of such a great thought, then all of us are capable of that thought. 

Yanni 

Men of reason have endured; men of passion have lived. 

French Philosophy

Only the passion for great dreams can elevate the mind to great things.

French Philosophy

Every thinker put some portion of the stable world in peril.

John Dwey

Man is only great when he acts from passion. 

Benjamin Disraeli

Of the billionaires I have known, money just brings out the basic traits in them. If they were jerks before they had money, they are simply jerks with a billion dollars.

Warren Buffet

One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.

Benjamin Disraeli

Money doesn’t bring happiness, though it has been known to cause an occasional smile.

Herb True


Opportunities are often disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them.

Ann Landers


Seeds of great discoveries are constantly floating around us, but they only take root in minds well prepared to receive them.

Joseph Henry

Pythagoras was misunderstood. So was Socrates, Jesus, Luther, Galileo, Newton and every pure and wise spirit that ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood. 

Emerson

Every dreamer works in violate disagreement with their times. 

Conway Stone

Don’t let the opinions of the average man sway you. 

Dream and he thinks you are crazy.

Succeed and he thinks you are greedy. 

Pay no attention, he simply doesn’t understand. 

Robert G. Allen

To know and not to do is not yet to know.

Zen Saying

Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.

Goethe

Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is freedom.

Marilyn Ferguson

If one advances confidently in the direction of his own dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

The best way to become an old dog is to stop learning new tricks.

Anonymous

A generous man will prosper…

Proverbs 11:25


Don’t confuse wishes with wants.

When you want a thing, you go out and get it.

When you merely wish for something, you just wait for it to come to you.

Jack Klein

A mistake at least proves someone stopped talking long enough to do something.

Conway Stone


The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.

Vincent T. Lombardi

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

Demosthenes

It is a funny thing about life: if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.

Somerset Maugham

All things are difficult before they are easy.

John Norley

The price of greatness is responsibility.

Winston Churchill

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Man’s mind once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice.

Unknown

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.

Thomas Alva Edison

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The highest reward for a person’s toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.

John Ruskin

The worst bankruptcy in the world is the person who has lost his enthusiasm.

H.W. Arnold

If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted or Beethoven composed music or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetweeper who did his job well.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as you dominant aspiration.

James Allen

Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.

Will Rogers

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.

Nietzsche

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Hold a picture of yourself long and steadily enough in your mind’s eye, and you will be drawn toward it.

Napoleon Hill

In all things, it is better to hope than to despair.

The ancient text

Anyone who keeps learning remains young, regardless of their age.

Unknown

You might not always get what you want, but you always get what you expect.

Charles H. Spurgeon


When it’s all said and done there is usually more said than done. 

Unknown

I have known a great many troubles – most of which never happened.

Mark Twain

It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.

Jim Rohn

Reading is to the mind what exercising is to the body.

Sir Richard Steele

Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company.

Booker T. Washington

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, it is a habit.

W.B. Prescott

First we make our habits, then our habits make us.

Charles Noble

Demanding that greatness be turned loose within us eventually releases something greater than we are.

H.L. Menckn

If we desire one thing and expect another, we become like a country at civil war - two sides warring with no one winning.

Conway Stone

All men of action are dreamers.

James G. Huneker

What you want to do, and what you can do, 

is limited only by what you can dream. 

Mike Melville

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams!

Eleanor Roosevelt

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If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse.

Walt Disney

Dreaming is an act of pure imagination, attesting in all people a creative power, which if it were available in waking would make every man a Dante or Shakespeare. 

H. F. Hedge

Most men die from the neck up at the age of 25, because they stop dreaming.

Ben Franklin

Dreams are a reflection of what you value and believe.

Rich Wilkins

Dream in a pragmatic way.

Aldous Huxley

Humanity cannot forget its dreamers. It cannot let their ideas fade and die. It lives in them. It knows them as the realities which it shall one day see and know. Composers, sculptors, painters, poets, prophets and sages these are the makers of tomorrow. These are the architects of heaven. 

John Donne 


The only hope we have is for Anonymous Americans to get in touch with their beliefs and values and follow their God given dreams. 

Conway Stone


Most dreams of glory are safe because we never venture to put them into practice. 

Charles Curothe

We grow by dreams. All great men are dreamers.

Some of us let dreams die, but others nourish and 

protect them and nurse them through the bad days

to the sunshine and light which always come.

 Woodrow Wilson

All men of action are dreamers.

James G. Huneker

If you get close to people, you will catch their dreams.

Anonymous

Following his childhood dream of drawing comic strips, a young man was advised by an editor in Kansas City to give up drawing. He kept knocking on doors, only to be rejected. Finally, a church hired him to draw publicity material. Working out of an old garage, he befriended a mouse who ultimately became famous. The man was Walt Disney, his dream was DisneyWorld, and his friend was Mickey Mouse.

Walt Disney

There is nothing like a dream to create the future.

Victor Hugo

When you have a dream, you've got to grab it and never let go.

Carol Burnett

Dreams have only one owner at a time.

That's why dreamers are lonely.

Erma Bombeck

It takes a lot of courage to show 

your dreams to someone else. 

Erma Bombeck

A dream only reflects the dreamer's thoughts.

Jonathan Eleazar

The end of wisdom is to dream high enough

to lose the dream in the seeking of it.

William Faulkner


Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do. 

Where there are dreams, love and inspiration,

you can't go wrong.

Ella Fitzgerald

To accomplish great things, we must not only act 

but also dream; not only dream, but also believe.

Anatole France

It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.

Bob Goddard

When we can't dream any longer we die. 

Emma Goldman

Dreaming is an act of pure imagination, attesting in all men a creative power, which if it were available in waking would make every man a Dante or a Shakespeare.

H. F. Hedge

No one should negotiate their dreams. Dreams must be free to fly high. No government, no legislature, has a right to limit your dreams. You should never agree to surrender your dreams.

Jesse Jackson

I don't design clothes, I design dreams. 

Ralph Lauren


All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible.

T.E. Lawrence

My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth. 

Abraham Linclon

I thank God I live in a country where dreams can come true, where failure is sometimes the first step to success, and where success is only another form of failure if we forget where our priorities should be.

Harry Lloyd

There are those who will say that the liberation of humanity, the freedom of man and mind is nothing but a dream. They are right. It is the American Dream. 

Archibald MacLeish

The key to success is simple. Make people dream. 

Gerald deNerval


If you want your dreams to come true, don't sleep. 

Yiddish Proverb

Nothing happens unless first we dream. 

Carl Sandburg

Commit yourself to a dream. Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle; he defeated his fear of trying. 

Dr. Robert Schuller

Don't part with your dreams. When they are gone you may still exist but you will have ceased to live.

 Mark Twain

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What you want to do, and what you can do,  is limited only by what you can dream. 

Mike Melville

Dream in a pragmatic way.

Aldous Huxley

Reality can destroy the dream; 

why shouldn't the dream destroy reality? 

George Moore

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambition. Small people always do that, but the really great people make you feel that you, too, can become great.

Mark Twain

If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.

Zig Ziglar

Some people look at the world as it is and ask why. 

I dream of worlds that never were and ask why not.

George Bernard Shaw

Goals are dreams with deadlines.

Diana S. Hunt

Most dreams of glory are safe, because we never  venture to put them into practice. 

Charles Curothe

"Mrs. Keller, is there anything worse than being blind?" 

She replied, "Yes, to be able to see and not have a vision". 

Tony Robbins

They may kill the dreamers, like they did Kennedy,

King, Ghandi and Lincoln. But I am convinced that

as long as you and I follow our God given dreams,

they will never kill the dream.

Conway Stone

In dreams begins responsibility. 

William B. Yeats

Whatever you can do or dream, you can begin it. 

Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. Begin now! 

Goethe

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Dreams are the touchstones of Character. 

Henry David Thoreau

No man becomes suddenly different from his habit and cherished thought.

Commander Joshua L. Chamberlain

The greatest piece of real estate you own is the 6" between your ears.

Unknown

The power of an idea can be measured by the degree of resistance it attracts.

David Yoho

When God calls you to do a task, take it. 

For God will always carry the heavy end

An old scottish saying

When you fly like an eagle, you attract the hunters. 

Milton Gould


Mind is the master. Power that molds and makes man is mind and evermore he takes, the tool of thought and shaping what he wills, brings forth a thousand joys, a thousand ills. He thinks in secret and it comes to pass. Environment is but his looking glass.

James Allen

Many people talk like philosophers and live like fools.

H.G. Bohn


Every great achievement was once considered impossible.

Author unknown

The voice of the intellect is a soft one, but it does not rest until it has gained a hearing. Ultimately, after endless rebuffs, it succeeds. This is one of the few points at which one may be optimistic about the future of mankind.

Sigmund Freud

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Nature of men is always the same. It is their habits that separate them.

Confucius

I would rather see a crooked furrow than an unplowed field. I would rather attempt something great and fail than to attempt nothing and succeed.

Dr. Robert Schuller

The unexamined life is not worth living.

Socrates

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A little philosophy inclineth a man to atheism. A depth of philosophy bringeth a man's mind about to religion.   Bacon

Asking is the beginning of receiving. Don’t go to the ocean with a teaspoon…at least take a bucket so the kids won’t laugh at you.

Jim Rohn

Don’t set your goals too low. If you don’t need much, you won’t become much.

Jim Rohn

It’s better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense, though it’s best to have both.

Anonymous

If thou art a man, admire those who attempt great things, even though they fail.

Seneca

If you don’t risk anything, you risk even more.

Erica Jong

There is no sin except stupidity.

Oscar Wilde

I never worry about action, but only about inaction.

Winston Churchill

When you come to a fork in the road – take it.

Yogi Berra

The brilliant moves we occasionally make would not have been possible without the prior dumb ones.

Stanley Goldstein

What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot

hear what you say.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

When work is a pleasure, life is a joy.

When work is duty, life is slavery.

Maxim Gorky

There is nothing either good or bad

but thinking makes it so.

Shakespeare

The direction of the mind is more important

than its progress.

Joseph Joubert

Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners

of their own minds.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars,

or sailed to an uncharted land,

or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.

Helen Keller

Let fear be an advisor not a jailer

Tony Robbins

I find it useful to remember, everyone lives by selling something.

Robert Louis Stevenson

If a man doesn’t keep pace with his companions,

perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.

Henry David Thoreau

If you can’t say “no,” your “yes” means nothing.

Anonymous

The problem with winning the rat race is you’re still a rat.

Lily Tomlin

Our greatest foes…are within.

Cervantes

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.

Anatole France

The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.

Maria Montessori

I always wanted to be somebody, but I should have been more specific.

Lily Tomlin

Not admiring a mistake is a bigger mistake.

Robert Half

Money never starts an idea. It is always the idea

that starts the money.

Owen Laughlin

When one teaches, two learn.

Robert Half


What really matters is what you do with what you have.

Shirley Lord

Only a fool tests the depth of the water with both feet.

African proverb

The pessimist may be right in the long run, but the optimist has a better time during the trip.

Anonymous

They call you stubborn when you fail,

but persistent when you succeed.

Anonymous

 

The absurd man is he who never changes

Auguste Barthelemy


A ruler isn’t always straight.

Robert Half

Dreams are made up mainly of matters that have been in the dreamer’s thoughts during the day.

Herodotus

A man’s heart changes his countenance,

either for good or evil.

The ancient text

One ought to hold onto one’s heart; for if one lets go, one soon loses control of the head too.

Nietzsche

The easiest kind of relationship for me is with ten thousand people. The hardest is with one.

Joan Baez

Life is something that happens to you

while you’re making other plans.

Margaret Millar

The United States is like a gigantic boiler. Once the fire is lit under it, there is no limit to the power it can generate.

Winston Churchill

Our duty is to be useful, not according to our desires but according to our powers.

Henri F. Amiel

The main dangers in this life are the people

who want to change nothing.

Lady Nancy Astor

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Mark Twain [Samuel Langhornne Clemens] (1835-1910)

If a million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing. Anatole France [Jacques Anatole Thibault] (1844-1924)

A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing. Oscar Wilde Don't say you don't have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein. H. Jackson Brown It's kind of fun to do the impossible. Walt Disney

We know what we are, but know not what we may be. Shakespeare

Each man has his own vocation; his talent is his call. There is one direction in which all space is open to him. Ralph Waldo Emerson 

Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength. Hasidic saying 

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world: Indeed it is the only thing that ever has." -- Margaret Mead  

John, add these quotes to the quotes page… thanks. Conway 

Failure is impossible

--Susan B. Anthony

The art of life lies in the constant readjustment to our surroundings. –Kakuzo Okakiwa

The greatest discovery is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes of mind. William James.

Curiosity is the beginning of success.

Have patience with all things, but mostly with yourself.

--St. Francis de Sales

If there is no dull and determined effort, there will be no brilliant achievement. Hsun-tzu

Achievement comes when you decide to live your possibilities.

He who would learn to fly must first learn to walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying. –neitzsche

We can do anything we want if we stick to it long enough. Helen Keller

Life is full of ups and downs. The trick is to enjoy the ups and have courage during the down.

Live every act fully, as if it were your last. Buddha

We must leave our mark on life while we have it in our power… Isak Dinesen

There is no progress without some discontent and discomfort.

Only by great risks can great results be achieved. Xerxes

When shall we live, if not now?

Refuse to be average. Let your heart soar as high as it will. – A.W. Tozer

No one ever became great except through many and great mistakes.

-William E. Gladstone

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves. Sir Edmund Hillary

Be courageous! Have faith! Go Forward! Thomas A. Edison

You must act as if it is impossible to fail. – Ashanti Proberb

All things at first appear difficult. –Chinese Proverb

Life is built of things we do; the only constructive material is positive action.

Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it. –Samuel Butler

The principal mark of genius is not perfection but orginality, the opening of new frontiers. – Arthur Koestler

We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools. Martin Luther King Jr.

Dreams are works in progress.

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Albert Einstein

The beginnings of all things are small. Cicero

Courage is grace under pressure. Ernest Hemingway

Leadership is action, not position. The acient text.

Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When you don’t know what harbor you’re aiming for, no wind is the right wind. Seneca

To make headway, improve your head. B.C. Forbes

Opportunities are seldom labeled.

We must be the change we wish to see in the world. Gandhi

Be bold and mighty forces will come to your aid. Basil King

Habits change into character. Ovid

The secret of success is to be ready when your opportunity comes. Benjamin Disraeli

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.—Thomas Jefferson

Tomorrow belongs to those who have vision today.

To move the world we must first move ourselves. Socrates

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. Albert Einstein

Nurture your mind with great thoughts. Benjamin Disraeli

Discovery lies in seeing what everyone sees, but thinking what no one has thought.

Truth is the most valuable thing we have. Mark Twain

We build too many walls and not enough bridges. Sir Isaac Newton

Great deeds are usually wrought at great risk. Herodotus

Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood. Marie Curie

Imagination is more important than knowledge. Albert Einstein

Ideas shape the course of history. John Keynes

Always keep a window open in your mind for new ideas. 

What you want to be eventually you must be every day. With practice, the quality of your deeds will get down into your soul.

n Frank Crane

Anyone who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life. Charles Darwin

Within ourselves are the seeds of triumph or defeat. Longfellow

Surrond yourself with challenging people and ideas.

It may be that those who do most, dream most Stephen Leacock

Growth is the only evidence of life. Cardinal Newman


If you can command yourself, you can command the world. Chinese Proverb

Nothing is so difficult that it cannot ber accomplished by diligence. Terence

There is a great deal of unmapped country within us. George Eliot

Trust yourself and you will know how to live. Goethe

To accomplish great things we must not only act, but also dream’ not only plan but also believe. Anatole France

Things do not happen. Things are made to happen. John F. Kennedy

No pessimist ever discovered the secretsof the stars or sailed to an uncharted land or opend a new heaven to the human spirit. Helen Keller

One must learn by doing the thing; thought you thing you know it, you can’t be certain until you try. Sophocles

Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir the blood. Daniel Burnham

Don’t let the fear of striking out hold you back.. Babe Ruth

Nothing would be done at all if we waited until it could be done so well that no one could find fault with it. Cardinal Newman

He does what he says he will do; that makes him better than most.

The TV show Spencer for Hire.

There is nothing good or bad but thinking makes it so. Shakespeare

Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort. John Ruskin

There is no darkness but ignorance. Shakespeare

Before proceeding on must reach. West African Proverb

Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. –William Jennings Bryan

Nothing is more dangerous than an idea when you have only one idea. Alain

The wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. Francis Bacon

Doing nothing for others is the undoing of ourselves. Horace Mann

The very essence of leadership is having vision. Father Theodore Hesburg

Be faithful to that which exists within yourself. –Andre Gide

Success comes before work only in the dictionary. Anonymous

Nothing will come of nothing…dare mighty things. Shakespeare

One should count each day a separate life. Seneca

Adventure is worthwhile in itself. Amelia Earhart

Work is good provided you do not forget to live. –Bantu Proverb

There would be nothing to frighten you if you refuse to be afraid. –Gandhi

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds. Albert Einstein

Do not settle for less than an extraordinary life. The ancient text

There is no shortcut. Victory lies in overcoming obstacles every day.

Choose well. Your choice is brief and yet endless. Goethe

Activity is the only road to knowledge. George Bernard Shaw

Life is like riding a bicycle. You don’t fall off unless you stop pedaling. –unknown

A good beginning is half the battle. Portuguese Proverb

If you fell down yesterday, stand up today. H.G. Wells

Completed is better than perfect. Writer Proverb

Nothing astonishes others so much as common sense and plain dealing. Emerson

Nothing is particularly hard if you divided it into small jobs.

The ancient text

No matter how hard the past, you can always begin again today.

-Buddhist philosophy

This above all: to thine own self be true. And it must follow as day follows the night that thou cannot be false to any man. –Shakespeare

You cannot cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. R. Tagore

Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday. Don Marquis

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly. 

Robert F. Kennedy

Without labor nothing prospers. Sophocles

Dream Quotes!

Quotations to inspire your dreams!

A dream is just a dream, if it’s only in your head.

If no one gets to see it, it’s just as good as dead.

Stephen Sondheim

Sunday in the Park with George

Many receive advice, only the wise profit by it.

Syrus Latinmimi writer

Most people have the will to win,

few have the will to prepare to win.

Bobby Knight

Don’t lose your head, it’s the best part of your body.

Jimmy “The Greek”

Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action. 

Benjamin Disraeli

By your own soul learn to live.

If men thwart you, take no heed,

if men hate you, have not a care.

Sing your song, dream your dream, 

and pray your prayer.

If you do not ask, the answer is always “no.”

Owen Laughlin

Dreaming is not an accident. 

It is not a wistful idea you hope will come true.

Dreaming is not the stuff of long-haired hippies

wistfulling running along a beach. No, dreaming is a sophisticated tool used by the elite of our society to make themselves and this world a better place. People like Millard Fuller, founder of Habitat for Humanity,

Warren Buffet, Col. Sanders and Walt Disney all started with a dream. The dreams started small but like the water that formed the great Grand Canyon, dreams are POWERFUL!

Conway Stone

A Dreamers prayer

Lord, maker of desires and dreams, hold me close to the heart of thy spirit so that by the grace of thy almighty hand I will be able to fulfill the reason you placed me here on this earth by following and accomplishing my dreams.

He who expects much receives much.

He who expects little receives little.

He who expects nothing is seldom disappointed.

Conway Stone

Society needs its dreamers. Those willing to follow visions, work for new things and accomplish. 

There is great meaning in life for those who are willing to journey.

Jim England

Passions are the gates to the soul

Author unknown

By annihilating the desires, you annihilate the mind. Everyone without passion has within him no principle to action no motive to act.

Author Unknown

We must nurture our dreams like we would a child. They are God given and just as precious. Without ambition how would a child learn to ride a bicycle, play an instrument or whistle? We deny the spirit of God when we as adults settle for less than our dreams!

Conway Stone

We are told never to cross a bridge till we come to it, but this world is owned by men who have “crossed bridges” in their imagination far ahead of the crowd. 

The Speakers Library

Use the talents you possess… the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except the best.

The Speakers Library

If you have a new car, would it matter if you did not put the key in and turn and push on the peddle. The same is true with your dreams, they have no value by themselves.

Author Unknown

“What marks a dreamer is dedication to an ideal, a dedication so strong that it rejects outright the complacency of those who prefer the status quo and insists there has to be another way.”

Author Unknown

Every battle is won or lost before it is won.

The Art of War

Ships are safe in harbor, but that is not what ships are for.

Country Song

The best way to predict the future is to invent it.

Author Unknown

Those who want to reap the benefits of this great nation must bear the fatigue of supporting it. 

Thomas Payne

A coach is someone who can give correction without causing resentment.

John Wooden

Everything great that has ever happened to humanity since the beginning has begun as a single thought in someone’s mind. And if anyone of us is capable of such a great thought, then all of us are capable of that thought. 

Yanni 

Men of reason have endured; men of passion have lived. 

French Philosophy


Only the passion for great dreams can elevate the mind to great things.

French Philosophy

Every thinker put some portion of the stable world in peril.

John Dwey

Man is only great when he acts from passion. 

Benjamin Disraeli

Of the billionaires I have known, money just brings out the basic traits in them. If they were jerks before they had money, they are simply jerks with a billion dollars.

Warren Buffet

One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.

Benjamin Disraeli

Money doesn’t bring happiness, though it has been known to cause an occasional smile.

Herb True

Opportunities are often disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them.

Ann Landers

Seeds of great discoveries are constantly floating around us, but they only take root in minds well prepared to receive them.

Joseph Henry

Pythagoras was misunderstood. So was Socrates, Jesus, Luther, Galileo, Newton and every pure and wise spirit that ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood. 

Emerson

Every dreamer works in violate disagreement with their times. 

Conway Stone

Don’t let the opinions of the average man sway you. 

Dream and he thinks you are crazy.

Succeed and he thinks you are greedy. 

Pay no attention, he simply doesn’t understand. 

Robert G. Allen

To know and not to do is not yet to know.

Zen Saying

Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.

Goethe

Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is freedom.

Marilyn Ferguson

If one advances confidently in the direction of his own dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

The best way to become an old dog is to stop learning new tricks.

Anonymous

A generous man will prosper…

Proverbs 11:25

Don’t confuse wishes with wants.

When you want a thing, you go out and get it.

When you merely wish for something, you just wait for it to come to you.

Jack Klein

A mistake at least proves someone stopped talking long enough to do something.

Conway Stone

The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.

Vincent T. Lombardi

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

Demosthenes

It is a funny thing about life: if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.

Somerset Maugham

All things are difficult before they are easy.

John Norley

The price of greatness is responsibility.

Winston Churchill

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Man’s mind once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice.

Unknown

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.

Thomas Alva Edison

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The highest reward for a person’s toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.

John Ruskin

The worst bankruptcy in the world is the person who has lost his enthusiasm.

H.W. Arnold

If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted or Beethoven composed music or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetweeper who did his job well.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as you dominant aspiration.

James Allen

Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.

Will Rogers

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.

Nietzsche

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Hold a picture of yourself long and steadily enough in your mind’s eye, and you will be drawn toward it.

Napoleon Hill

In all things, it is better to hope than to despair.

The ancient text

Anyone who keeps learning remains young, regardless of their age.

Unknown

You might not always get what you want, but you always get what you expect.

Charles H. Spurgeon

When it’s all said and done there is usually more said than done. 

Unknown

I have known a great many troubles – most of which never happened.

Mark Twain

It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.

Jim Rohn

Reading is to the mind what exercising is to the body.

Sir Richard Steele

Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company.

Booker T. Washington

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, it is a habit.

W.B. Prescott

First we make our habits, then our habits make us.

Charles Noble

Demanding that greatness be turned loose within us eventually releases something greater than we are.

H.L. Menckn

If we desire one thing and expect another, we become like a country at civil war - two sides warring with no one winning.

Conway Stone

All men of action are dreamers.

James G. Huneker

What you want to do, and what you can do, 

is limited only by what you can dream. 

Mike Melville

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams!

Eleanor Roosevelt

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If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse.

Walt Disney

Dreaming is an act of pure imagination, attesting in all people a creative power, which if it were available in waking would make every man a Dante or Shakespeare. 

H. F. Hedge

Most men die from the neck up at the age of 25, because they stop dreaming.

Ben Franklin

Dreams are a reflection of what you value and believe.

Rich Wilkins

Dream in a pragmatic way.

Aldous Huxley

Humanity cannot forget its dreamers. It cannot let their ideas fade and die. It lives in them. It knows them as the realities which it shall one day see and know. Composers, sculptors, painters, poets, prophets and sages these are the makers of tomorrow. These are the architects of heaven. 

John Donne 

The only hope we have is for Anonymous Americans to get in touch with their beliefs and values and follow their God given dreams. 

Conway Stone

Most dreams of glory are safe because we never venture to put them into practice. 

Charles Curothe

We grow by dreams. All great men are dreamers.

Some of us let dreams die, but others nourish and 

protect them and nurse them through the bad days

to the sunshine and light which always come.

 Woodrow Wilson

All men of action are dreamers.

James G. Huneker


If you get close to people, you will catch their dreams.

Anonymous

Following his childhood dream of drawing comic strips, a young man was advised by an editor in Kansas City to give up drawing. He kept knocking on doors, only to be rejected. Finally, a church hired him to draw publicity material. Working out of an old garage, he befriended a mouse who ultimately became famous. The man was Walt Disney, his dream was DisneyWorld, and his friend was Mickey Mouse.

Walt Disney

There is nothing like a dream to create the future.

Victor Hugo

When you have a dream, you've got to grab it and never let go.

Carol Burnett

Dreams have only one owner at a time.

That's why dreamers are lonely.

Erma Bombeck

It takes a lot of courage to show 

your dreams to someone else. 

Erma Bombeck

A dream only reflects the dreamer's thoughts.

Jonathan Eleazar

The end of wisdom is to dream high enough

to lose the dream in the seeking of it.

William Faulkner

Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do. 

Where there are dreams, love and inspiration,

you can't go wrong.

Ella Fitzgerald

To accomplish great things, we must not only act 

but also dream; not only dream, but also believe.

Anatole France

It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.

Bob Goddard

When we can't dream any longer we die. 

Emma Goldman

Dreaming is an act of pure imagination, attesting in all men a creative power, which if it were available in waking would make every man a Dante or a Shakespeare.

H. F. Hedge

No one should negotiate their dreams. Dreams must be free to fly high. No government, no legislature, has a right to limit your dreams. You should never agree to surrender your dreams.

Jesse Jackson

I don't design clothes, I design dreams. 

Ralph Lauren

All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible.

T.E. Lawrence

My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth. 

Abraham Linclon

I thank God I live in a country where dreams can come true, where failure is sometimes the first step to success, and where success is only another form of failure if we forget where our priorities should be.

Harry Lloyd

There are those who will say that the liberation of humanity, the freedom of man and mind is nothing but a dream. They are right. It is the American Dream. 

Archibald MacLeish

The key to success is simple. Make people dream. 

Gerald deNerval

If you want your dreams to come true, don't sleep. 

Yiddish Proverb

Nothing happens unless first we dream. 

Carl Sandburg

Commit yourself to a dream. Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle; he defeated his fear of trying. 

Dr. Robert Schuller

Don't part with your dreams. When they are gone you may still exist but you will have ceased to live.

 Mark Twain

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What you want to do, and what you can do,  is limited only by what you can dream. 

Mike Melville

Dream in a pragmatic way.

Aldous Huxley

Reality can destroy the dream; 

why shouldn't the dream destroy reality? 

George Moore

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambition. Small people always do that, but the really great people make you feel that you, too, can become great.

Mark Twain

If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.

Zig Ziglar

Some people look at the world as it is and ask why. 

I dream of worlds that never were and ask why not.

George Bernard Shaw

Goals are dreams with deadlines.

Diana S. Hunt

Most dreams of glory are safe, because we never  venture to put them into practice. 

Charles Curothe

"Mrs. Keller, is there anything worse than being blind?" 

She replied, "Yes, to be able to see and not have a vision". 

Tony Robbins

They may kill the dreamers, like they did Kennedy,

King, Ghandi and Lincoln. But I am convinced that

as long as you and I follow our God given dreams,

they will never kill the dream.

Conway Stone

In dreams begins responsibility. 

William B. Yeats

Whatever you can do or dream, you can begin it. 

Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. Begin now! 

Goethe

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Dreams are the touchstones of Character. 

Henry David Thoreau

No man becomes suddenly different from his habit and cherished thought.

Commander Joshua L. Chamberlain

The greatest piece of real estate you own is the 6" between your ears.

Unknown

The power of an idea can be measured by the degree of resistance it attracts.

David Yoho

When God calls you to do a task, take it. 

For God will always carry the heavy end

An old scottish saying

When you fly like an eagle, you attract the hunters. 

Milton Gould

Mind is the master. Power that molds and makes man is mind and evermore he takes, the tool of thought and shaping what he wills, brings forth a thousand joys, a thousand ills. He thinks in secret and it comes to pass. Environment is but his looking glass.

James Allen

Many people talk like philosophers and live like fools.

H.G. Bohn

Every great achievement was once considered impossible.

Author unknown

The voice of the intellect is a soft one, but it does not rest until it has gained a hearing. Ultimately, after endless rebuffs, it succeeds. This is one of the few points at which one may be optimistic about the future of mankind.

Sigmund Freud

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Nature of men is always the same. It is their habits that separate them.

Confucius

I would rather see a crooked furrow than an unplowed field. I would rather attempt something great and fail than to attempt nothing and succeed.

Dr. Robert Schuller

The unexamined life is not worth living.

Socrates

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A little philosophy inclineth a man to atheism. A depth of philosophy bringeth a man's mind about to religion.   Bacon

Asking is the beginning of receiving. Don’t go to the ocean with a teaspoon…at least take a bucket so the kids won’t laugh at you.

Jim Rohn

Don’t set your goals too low. If you don’t need much, you won’t become much.

Jim Rohn

It’s better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense, though it’s best to have both.

Anonymous

If thou art a man, admire those who attempt great things, even though they fail.

Seneca

If you don’t risk anything, you risk even more.

Erica Jong

There is no sin except stupidity.

Oscar Wilde

I never worry about action, but only about inaction.

Winston Churchill

When you come to a fork in the road – take it.

Yogi Berra

The brilliant moves we occasionally make would not have been possible without the prior dumb ones.

Stanley Goldstein

What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot

hear what you say.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

When work is a pleasure, life is a joy.

When work is duty, life is slavery.

Maxim Gorky

There is nothing either good or bad

but thinking makes it so.

Shakespeare

The direction of the mind is more important

than its progress.

Joseph Joubert


Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners

of their own minds.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars,

or sailed to an uncharted land,

or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.

Helen Keller

Let fear be an advisor not a jailer

Tony Robbins

I find it useful to remember, everyone lives by selling something.

Robert Louis Stevenson

If a man doesn’t keep pace with his companions,

perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.

Henry David Thoreau

If you can’t say “no,” your “yes” means nothing.

Anonymous

The problem with winning the rat race is you’re still a rat.

Lily Tomlin

Our greatest foes…are within.

Cervantes

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.

Anatole France

The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.

Maria Montessori

I always wanted to be somebody, but I should have been more specific.

Lily Tomlin

Not admiring a mistake is a bigger mistake.

Robert Half

Money never starts an idea. It is always the idea

that starts the money.

Owen Laughlin

When one teaches, two learn.

Robert Half

What really matters is what you do with what you have.

Shirley Lord

Only a fool tests the depth of the water with both feet.

African proverb

The pessimist may be right in the long run, but the optimist has a better time during the trip.

Anonymous

They call you stubborn when you fail,

but persistent when you succeed.

Anonymous

 

The absurd man is he who never changes

Auguste Barthelemy


A ruler isn’t always straight.

Robert Half

Dreams are made up mainly of matters that have been in the dreamer’s thoughts during the day.

Herodotus

A man’s heart changes his countenance,

either for good or evil.

The ancient text

One ought to hold onto one’s heart; for if one lets go, one soon loses control of the head too.

Nietzsche


The easiest kind of relationship for me is with ten thousand people. The hardest is with one.

Joan Baez


Life is something that happens to you

while you’re making other plans.

Margaret Millar


The United States is like a gigantic boiler. Once the fire is lit under it, there is no limit to the power it can generate.

Winston Churchill


Our duty is to be useful, not according to our desires but according to our powers.

Henri F. Amiel


The main dangers in this life are the people

who want to change nothing.

Lady Nancy Astor


Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Mark Twain [Samuel Langhornne Clemens] (1835-1910)


If a million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing. Anatole France [Jacques Anatole Thibault] (1844-1924)


A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing. Oscar Wilde 


Don't say you don't have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein. H. Jackson Brown 


It's kind of fun to do the impossible. Walt Disney


We know what we are, but know not what we may be. Shakespeare


Each man has his own vocation; his talent is his call. There is one direction in which all space is open to him. Ralph Waldo Emerson 


Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength. Hasidic saying 


"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world: Indeed it is the only thing that ever has." -- Margaret Meade

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