Freedom unexercised may become freedom forfeited. ~Margaret Chase Smith

Comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable. ~Peter Finley Dunne

What was once thought can never be unthought. ~Friedrich Durrentmatt

Drawing is speaking to the eye; talking is painting to the ear. ~Joseph Joubert

We are only rich through what we give. ~Anne-Sophie Swetchine

Courage is fear that has said its prayers.

He who plants a garden plants happiness. ~Chinese Proverb

Earth laughs in flowers. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature. ~Gerard DeNerval

To talk is to sow. To listen is to harvest.

Who does not share, does not love.

In life, the present instant is the best moment.

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. ~Francis Bacon

Life is a succession of moments. To live each one is to succeed. ~Corita Kent

Courage is the power to let go of the familiar. ~Raymond Lindquist

If you do not find peace in yourself, you will never find it anywhere else. ~Paula A. Bendry

The ability to concentrate, and to use your time well is everything. ~Lee Iacocca

Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting. ~Christopher Morley

Tell a man he is brave and he becomes so. ~Thomas Carlyle

No explanation ever explains the necessity of making one. ~Elbert Hubbard

Freedom lies in being bold. ~Robert Frost

The true test of character is how we behave when we don’t know what to do. ~John Holt

There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness. ~Josh Billings

Courage is not the absence of fear; it is the ability to take action in the face of fear.

Life is not so important as the duties of life. ~John Randolph

What should be done must be learned from one who does it. ~Seneca

A safe companion is he that helps at need.

Seek not every quality in one individual. ~Confucius

The mystic bands of brotherhood make all men one. ~Thomas Carlyle

Only a fool tests the depth of the water with both feet. ~African Proverb

If you would reap praise, sow the seeds; gentle words and useful deeds. ~Benjamin Franklin

Happiness is something we create in our mind. ~H. Steiner-Rice

There is nothing permanent except change. ~Heraclitus

With each ending comes a new beginning.

Next to excellence is the appreciation of it. ~William M. Thackeray

Persistence opens up treasures which bring perennial joy. ~Mahatma Ghandi

Confidence is a plant of slow growth. ~English Proverb

Miracles happen only to those who believe in them. ~French Proverb

He who has no Christmas in his heart will never find Christmas under a tree.

Kindness is a language which even the deaf can hear and the blind can read. ~Mark Twain

A procrastinator suffers from hardening of the “oughteries”.

He that will not command his thoughts will soon lose command of his actions.~President Woodrow Wilson

Unless we have within us that which is above us, we shall soon yield to that which is about us.~Peter Forsythe

No man can think clearly when his fists are clenched. ~George Jean Nathan, critic

However far a man goes, he must start from his own door. ~English Proverb

When a fence is falling, every passer-by kicks it. ~Montenegrin Proverb

A man must keep his mouth open a long time before a roast pigeon will fly into it. ~Danish Proverb

Pay attention to what a man is, not to what he has been. ~Chinese Proverb

If you insist long enough that you’re right, you’ll be wrong. ‘For instance’ is not proof. ~Jewish

Don’t throw away the old bucket until you know whether the new one holds water. ~Swedish Proverb

Every man must walk in the garden of his own soul–alone. ~Chinese Proverb

What I spent, I had; what I kept, I lost; what I gave, I have. ~Old Epitaph

No man is useless in this world who lightens the burden of someone else. ~Charles Dickens

Polish the mirror of your own heart — the God will at once reveal himself to you. ~Shinta Proverb

There is only one pretty child in the world and every mother has it. ~ English Proverb

Nothing is really work, unless you would rather be doing something else. ~Sir James Barrie

Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves. ~Sir James Barrie

Let wrinkles be written on our brows and not on our hearts. ~J. Garfield

A man can’t change the road he has covered, it’s the path up ahead that counts.

Men’s natures are alike; it’s their habits that carry them far apart. ~Confucius

Know how to listen and you will profit even from those you talk badly. ~Plutarch

Each day holds its own magic.

He who does not stand for something, will fall for everything.

Opportunity knocks but once; temptation leans on the doorbell.

If you pray for rain, don’t forget your umbrella.

The most untamable thing in the world has it den just in back of the teeth.

One kind word can warm three winter months. ~Japanese Proverb

He who has no vision of eternity, will never get a true hold of time. ~Thomas Carlyle

Peace is liberty in tranquility. ~Cicero

Nature encourages no looseness, Pardons no errors. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Man’s inhumanities to man makes countless thousands mourn! ~Robert Burns

Nature speaks in symbols and in signs. ~John Greenleaf Whittier

God gives every bird its food but does not throw it into the nest. ~Josiah Gilbert Holland

To know the road ahead ask those coming back. ~Chinese Proverb

He who not loves his country, can love nothing. ~Lord George Gordon Byron

Faces we see, hearts we know not. ~Spanish Proverb

First keep peace within yourself, then you can bring peace to others. ~Thomas a Kempis

Fear and worry always lead to defeat.

What is accomplished without effort never has great value.

A man without convictions is like a snail without a shell.

Courage is not the absence of fear. It is the ability to take action in the face of fear.

Rudeness is the weak man’s imitation of strength.

The moment you stop learning, you stop leading. ~Rick Warren

To achieve great things, we must live as though we were never going to die. ~Vauvenarges

Problems are the price you pay for progress. ~Branch Rickey

It takes a lot of things to prove you are smart, but only one thing to prove you are ignorant. ~Don Herold

By asking for the impossible, we get the best possible. ~Italian Proverb

Who forces time is pushed back by time; who yields to time finds time on his side. ~The Talmud

The most beautiful adventures are not those we go to seek. ~Robert Louis Stevenson

Miracles happen only to those who believe in them. ~French Proverb

God gives no linen, but flax to spin. ~German Proverb

If you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain. ~Dolly Parton

The best way for a person to have happy thoughts is to count his blessings and not his cash.

To dream of the person you would like to be is to waste the person you are.

All forms of fear produce fatigue. ~Bertrand Russel

Wise men learn by other men’s mistakes, fools by their own. ~H.G.Bohn

He that travels much knows much. ~Thomas Fuller

Patience is bitter but its fruit is sweet. ~Jean Jacques Rousseau

He who has a why to live can bear with any how. ~Nietzche

The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. ~Lao-Tse

Patience is a bitter plant, but it has sweet fruit. ~German Proverb

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