"Our envy of others devours us most of all"
-Alexander Solzhenitsyn

"Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.
Plan more than you can do, then do it"

"Some of the world’s greatest feats were accomplished by people not smart enough to know they were impossible"
-Doug Larson

"Find a job you love and you'll never have to work a day in your life"

“Keep away from people who belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you too can become great”
-Mark Twain

"We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give"
-Sir Winston Churchill

"Hope is a waking dream"

"A strong positive mental attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug"
-Patricia Neal

"The greatest risk is not to take any"

"Those who have faith are never alone"

"Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me"
-Carol Burnett

“Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration”
-Thomas Edison

"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, then the world will know peace"


"You can either believe you're a winner or believe you're a loser. Either way, you're right"
-Arnold Schwarzenegger

"Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans"
-John Lennon

"You're alive. Do something. The directive in life, the moral imperative was so uncomplicated. It could be expressed in single words, not complete sentences. It sounded like this: Look. Listen. Choose. Act"
-Barbara Hall

"Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be"
-Abraham Lincoln

A Poem

"I have the opportunity
Once more to right some wrongs,
To pray for peace, to plant a tree,
And sing more joyful songs"

-William Arthur Ward

"Be great in act, as you have been in thought”
-William Shakespeare

"Whatever you are by nature, keep to it; never desert your line of talent. Be what nature intended you for and you will succeed"
-Sydney Smith

“If you have made mistakes, there is always another chance for you. You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call 'failure' is not the falling down, but the staying down”
-Mary Pickford

"A vision is like a lighthouse which illuminates rather than limits, gives direction rather than destination"

“You can’t cross a gorge in two small steps. Take one big leap”

“Never settle for the path of least resistance”

"It's nice to be important, but it's more important to be nice"

"Anyone can give up, it's the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that's true strength"

“Don’t be afraid of going slowly. Be afraid of sitting still”


“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us”