Here is a selection of quotes that have inspired and have
meaning for me...
believe that dreams - daydreams, you know, with your eyes
wide open and your brain machinery whizzing - are likely to
lead to the betterment of the world.
L Frank. Baum
your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream
more, learn more, do more and become more, then you are an
should never, ever try to look cool - that's for dictators"
beings are perhaps never more frightening than when they are
convinced beyond doubt that they are right."
Laurens van der Post
those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly"
that the nature of discovery is an unfolding process, not
necessarily called up on demand. Be gentle with yourself,
patient with your answers, alert for insights that might emerge
later, and expectant that your understanding will deepen over
time and with practice."
Peppers & Alan Briskin
Bringing Your Soul to Work
Alice came to a fork in the road and saw a Cheshire Cat in
a tree. "Which road should I take?" She asked. His
response was a question: "Where do you want to go?"
"I don't know," Alice answered. "Then,"
said the cat, "it doesn't matter."'
aught every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good
poem, see a fine picture, and, if it were possible, to speak
a few reasonable words."
the highest wisdom that I own,
The best that mankind ever knew:
Freedom and life are earned by those alone
Who conquer them each day anew.
Surrounded by such danger, each one thrives.
Childhood, manhood, and age lead active lives.
At such a throng, I would fain stare.
With free men on free ground their freedom share.
is the will to be responsible to ourselves"
is either a daring adventure or nothing at all."
is not what happens to a man; it is what a man does with what
happens to him."
people attempt to live their lives backwards: they try to
have more things or more money, in order to do more of what
they want, so they will be happier. The way it actually works
is the reverse. You must first be who you really are, then
do what you need to do, in order to have what you want.
can tell but never teach, unless they practice what they preach."
Nor forget that Sunrise
Never failed us yet.
is the first gift,
love is the second,
And understanding the third."
in progression can rest on its original plan. We may as well
think of rocking a grown man in the cradle of an infant."
shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at
Smiles: Self Help (1859)
to your success are man-made. And most often, you're the man
who made them.
- Frank Tyger
or thy tongue will keep
thee deaf ."
Native American Proverb
and the whole world laughs with you."
Ella Wheeler Wilcox