Words of wisdom

**Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering
can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired and success achieved.
Helen Keller, 1880 - 1968 US American Author

**An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
Benjamin Franklin, 1706-1790 US American Author, Physicist, Inventor, Politician, Diplomat

**I look at a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of
their character.
Dr. Martin Luther-King, 1929 -1968, Civil Rights Leader, Nobel Peace Prize 1964

**I know quite certainly that I myself have no special talent; curiosity, obsession and dogged
endurance, combined with self-criticism, have brought me to my ideas.
Albert Einstein, 1879-1955, German Physicist

Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone
than in bad company.
George Washington, 1732-1799 American President

**A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Winston Churchill

**The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen nor touched but are felt in the heart.
Helen Keller

**The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience
but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 1929 -1968, Civil Rights Leader, Nobel Peace Prize 1964

**Love is like a beautiful flower which I may not touch, but whose fragrance makes the garden
a place of delight just the same.
Helen Keller

**Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun.
Pablo Picasso, 1881-1973 Spanish Painter

**Out of clutter, find Simplicity. From discord, find Harmony. In the middle of difficulty lies Opportunity.
Albert Einstein

**Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count; everything that counts cannot
necessarily be counted.
Albert Einstein

**Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.
Dalai Lama

**I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish that He didn't trust me so much.
Mother Theresa

"Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think."
Benjamin Disraeli, British Author 1804- 1888

**Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
Albert Einstein

**Faith is an oasis in the heart which can never be reached by the caravan of thinking.
Kahlil Gibran

**Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Mahatma Gandhi, 1869-1948, Indian Political and Spiritual Leader

**Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Mahatma Gandhi

**Continuous effort-not strength or intelligence is the key to unlocking our potential.
Sir Winston Churchill

** It is no use walking anywhere to preach unless our walking is our preaching.
Saint Francis of Assisi, 1181 - 1226 Founder of the Franciscan Order

**The most terrible poverty is loneliness and the feeling of being unloved.
Mother Teresa

**Make sure the outside of you is a good reflection of the inside of you.
Jim Rohn, 1930 - 2009 American Entrepreneur, Business Philosopher and Author

**One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
Helen Keller 1880 - 1968 US American Author and Educator

**Our life's begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 1929 -1968, Civil Rights Leader, Nobel Peace Prize 1964

**Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
Albert Einstein

**Spiritual compassion holds energy - Spiritual energy holds compassion.
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**There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
Franklin D. Roosevelt 1882 - 1945 American President

**Each soul enters with a mission. We all have a mission to perform.
Edgar Cayce 1877-1945 Psychic and Father of Holistic Medicine

**I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Confucius, 551-479 BC, Chinese Philosopher and Reformer

**Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Dr. Albert Schweitzer 1875 -1965 M.D.,Theologian, Nobel Peace Price 1952

**He is happiest, be he King or peasant, who finds peace in his home.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 1749-1832 German Novelist and Poet

**The tragedy of man is what dies inside himself while he still lives.

** Your worth consists in what you are and not in what you have.
Thomas Edison

**Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.
Buddha, 563 BC-483 BC

**I truly believe that individuals can make a difference in society.
Dalai Lama

**It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
Lena Horne (1917-2010)

**When the character of a man is not clear to you, look at his friends.
Japanese Proverb

**What you do speaks so loud that I can not hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

**Neglect starts out as an infection then becomes a disease.
Jim Rohn

**The door of success swings on the hinges of obstacles.

Dennis Waitley

**There is no greater leadership challenge than parenting.
Jim Rohn

**Kites rise highest against the wind--not with the wind.
Winston Churchill

**Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
Albert Einstein

** Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences.
Norman Cousins

**We must be the change we want to see in the world.
Mohandas K. Gandhi

**Life without love is like a tree without blossom or fruit.
Kahlil Gibran

**Nature is within love. Nature is within me. I am nature.
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**Honesty is one of the main pillars of character.
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**Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
Helen Keller, 1880-1968, US blind and deaf educator

**The time is always right to do what is right.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

**Every patient carries her or his doctor inside.
Dr. Albert Schweitzer, 1875 -1965, M.D., Nobel Peace Price 1952

**It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.
Helen Keller

**Lost time is never found again.
Benjamin Franklin

**Positive thoughts empower us.
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**Hope helps us to go on.

**Take charge of your life!

** What we think, we become.
Buddha, 563 BC- 483 BC

**Reach for the stars!

**Stop and smell the roses!

**The power of faith!

**The power of love!

**Love is nature - nature is love.
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**As long as we love, we live.
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**Rise and shine.

**Be good to others - be good to yourself!
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**Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery,
today is a gift, that's why it's called a present!

**End each day as if there were no days left!

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