When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves. ~ Viktor Frankl, Man's Search for Meaning
Never rob your character to enrich your pocket. ~James Lendall Basford, Seven Seventy Seven Sensations, 1897
I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world. ~Jesus, John 16:33
Nobody trips over mountains. It is the small pebble that causes you to stumble. Pass all the pebbles in your path and you will find you have crossed the mountain.
Under certain circumstances, urgent circumstances, desperate circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer. ~Mark Twain
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious. ~Albert Einstein, 1952
The shortest answer is doing. ~Jacula Prudentum, George Herbert, 1640
The first requirement in taking a step in the right direction is to take a step in some direction. ~Robert Brault
Nothing can dim the light which shines from within. ~Maya Angelou
Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough. ~Mark Twain
Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Be kind. Always.
Adventures are things that happen that aren't supposed to happen. ~Percy Keese Fitzhugh, Roy Blakeley: Lost, Strayed or Stolen, 1921.
History despite its wrenching pain cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again. ~Maya Angelou
How do we change our current climate from one of contempt to one of kindness? Part of the answer involves big and little acts of kindness. Today, pick a little act of kindness and do it.
Give one person a compliment today. Tomorrow, only if feeling wild abandon, give two.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. ~Albert Einstein
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. ~Mahatma Gandhi