At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those
who have lighted the flame within us.
"You see, death is not the grave as many people think. It is another phenomenized form of life."
"Death in the physical is the birth in the spiritual.
Birth in the physical is death in the spiritual."
"All you may know of heaven or hell is within your own self."
“There is progress whether ye are going forward or backward!
The thing is to move!”
"Analyze thy life's experiences,
see thy shortcomings, see thy virtues.
Minimize those faults, magnify and glorify thy virtues."
"The more knowledge, the more responsibility.
The more love, the more ability. "
"There is no love without sacrifices."
"Anyone with great imagination, of course, is intuitive.
Knowledge of any nature, unless put into practical use,
becomes of little effect."
"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters
compared with what lies within us."
-Oliver Wendall Holmes
"The aim of education should be rather to teach us how to think,
than what to think."
"The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready
for his opportunity when it comes."
"Life is an arrow – therefore you must know what mark to aim at,
how to use the bow, and then draw it to the head and let it go!"
-Henry Van Dyke
"Satisfaction of the soul lies in the effort,
not in the attainment."
-Mohandas K. Gandhi
"It is better to know some of the questions,
than all of the answers."
"Most people spend more time and energy going around problems,
instead of trying to solve them."
"Don't dwell on what went wrong.
Instead, focus on what to do next.
Spend your energies on moving forward
toward finding the answer."
"In the end, the love you take
is equal to the love you make."
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts;
therefore guard accordingly.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events.
Small minds discuss people.
If the facts don’t fit the theory, change the facts.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
I haven’t failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.
It wasn’t raining when Noah built the ark.
Be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great,
some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon ‘em.”
- William Shakespeare
That which doesn’t kill us makes us stronger.
- Friedrich Nietzsche
When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
I think and think for months and years.
Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false.
The hundredth time I am right.
I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career.
I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times,
I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed.
I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life.
And that is why I succeed.
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
- Truman Capote
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
- Abraham Lincoln
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
- Jimmy Johnson
When I hear somebody sigh, ‘Life is hard,’ I am always tempted to ask,
‘Compared to what?
- Sydney Harris
I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.
- Winston Churchill
Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right.
- Henry Ford
Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts.
- Albert Einstein
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
- Lao Tzu
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind,
but great actions speak to all mankind.
- Theodore Roosevelt