“No one has ever achieved anything from the smallest to the greatest unless the dream was dreamed first.”
-Laura Ingalls Wilder

“Happiness and confidence are the prettiest things you can wear.”
-Taylor Swift

“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.”

-Francis of Assisi

“The better you feel about yourself, the less you feel the need to show off.”

-Robert Hand 

“Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.”


“One of the nice things about being busy is it makes you focus on what’s important to you and how you use your time.”

-Lorne Michaels

“A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.”

-Mark Twain

“If you always color inside the lines the
picture never changes.”

-Rick Sutter

“Your attitude is like a box of crayons that color your world. Constantly color your picture gray, and your picture will always be bleak. Try adding some bright colors to the picture by including humor, and your picture begins to lighten up.”
-Allen Klein
“Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself – and especially to feel. Or, not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That’s what real love amounts to – letting a person be what
he really is.”
-Jim Morrison 
“We need to give each other the space to grow,to be ourselves, to exercise our diversity. We need to give each other space so that we may both give and
receive such beautiful things as ideas, openness, dignity, joy, healing, and inclusion.”
-Max de Pree
“Let us not forget that the cultivation of the earth is the most important labor of man. When tillage begins, other
arts will follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of civilization.”
-Daniel Webster
“Challenge yourself everyday to do better and be better. Remember, growth starts with a decision to move beyond your present circumstances.”
-Robert Tew 
“The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.”
-William James
“Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend.”
-Lao Tzu
“Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.”

-Thomas Jefferson

“Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose. Nobody goes undefeated all the time. If you can pick up after a crushing defeat, and go on to win again, you are going to be a champion someday.”

-Wilma Rudolph

“You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.”

-Steve Jobs 

“Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.”

-Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“Surround yourself with people who know your worth. You don’t need too many people to be happy, just a few REAL ones who can appreciate you for who you are.”

-Author Unknown

“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable.”

-Helen Keller

“We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.”

-May Sarton

“What other people think of me is none of my business.”

-Wayne Dyer

“The earth is the mother of all people, and all people should have equal rights upon it.”

-Chief Joseph

“Class is an aura of confidence that is being sure without being cocky. Class has nothing to do with money. Class never runs scared. It is self-discipline and self-knowledge. It’s the sure-footedness that comes with having proved you can meet life.”

-Ann Landers

“Meditation is the soul’s perspective glass.”

-Owen Feltham

“Avoid negative people at all costs. They are the greatest destroyers of self confidence and self-esteem.”

-Brian Tracy

“You take away all the other luxuries in life, and if you can make someone smile and laugh, you have given the most special gift: happiness.”

-Brad Garrett 

“I remind myself every morning: Nothing I say this day will teach me anything. So if I’m going to learn, I must do it by listening.”

-Larry King

“You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success – or are they holding you back?”

-W. Clement Stone

“To be satisfied with a little, is the greatest wisdom; and he that increaseth his riches, increaseth his cares; but a contented mind is a hidden treasure, and trouble findeth it not.”


“A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.”

-William Arthur Ward

“I don’t run away from a challenge because I am afraid. Instead, I run toward it because the only way to escape fear is to trample it beneath your feet.”

-Nadia Comaneci
“Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not; it is the first lesson that ought to be learned; and however early a man’s training begins, it is probably the last lesson that he learns thoroughly.”

-Thomas Henry Huxley

“But there are also things that money can’t buy. Leadership, good governance, commitment to the rule of law, and an enabling environment to attract investment. The social responsibility to pay fair wages, create decent employment, and pay taxes.”

-Harvard Business Review

“You know, somebody actually complimented me on my driving today. They left a little note on the windscreen, it said ‘Parking Fine’.”

-Tommy Cooper

“Rule number one is, don’t sweat the small stuff. Rule number two is, it’s all small stuff.”

-Robert Eliot

“The democratic path we have chosen should not be allowed to be undermined.. The right of oversight (of Parliament) over the Executive should always stand.”

-Mr Edward Doe Adjaho, The Speaker of Parliament, Ghana

“To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.”


“From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.”

-Arthur Ashe

“Work for a cause, not for applause. Live life to express and not for impress. Don’t strive to make your presence noticed, just make your absence felt.”

-Author Unknown

“Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.”
Babe Ruth

“With but few exceptions, it is always the underdog who wins through sheer willpower.”

-Johnny Weissmuller

“You can say any foolish thing to a dog, and the dog will give you a look that says, ‘Wow, you’re right! I never would’ve thought of that!'”

-Dave Barry

“Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.”

-Samuel Smiles

“I’ve learned through the years that it’s not where you live, it’s the people who surround you that make you feel at home.”

-J.B. McGee

“Treat everyone with respect and kindness. Period. No exceptions.”

-Kiana Tom

“Here are the values that I stand for: honesty, equality, kindness, compassion, treating people the way you want to be treated and helping those in need. To me, those are traditional values.”

-Ellen DeGeneres

“Your life isn’t behind you; your memories are behind you. Your life is ALWAYS ahead of you. Today is a new day. Seize it!”

-Steve Maraboli

“Happiness is your dentist telling you it won’t hurt and then having him catch his hand in the drill.”

-Johnny Carson

“Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.”

-Khalil Gibran

“Life is like a camera. Just focus on what’s important, capture the good times, develop from the negatives, and if things don’t turn out – take another shot.”

-Author Unknown

“You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world’s problems at once but don’t ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own.”

-Michelle Obama 

“If you want to see the true measure of a man, watch how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.”

-J. K. Rowling 

“The secrets of success are a good wife and a steady job. My wife told me.”

-Howard Nemerov 

“Your best teacher is your last mistake.”

-Ralph Nader 

“One thing that was passed on from generation to generation in my family, over seven generations in 200 years, was never give up. That’s the way we live.”

-Nik Wallenda 


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