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Words Of Wisdom

"Kind Words Can Be Short And Easy To Speak, But Their Echoes Are Truly Endless."
—Mother Teresa

"A Careless Word May Kindle Strife;
A Cruel Word May Wreck A Life;
A Timely Word May Level Stress;
A Loving Word May Heal And Bless."
—Author Unknown

"There Is No Exercise Better For The Heart, Than Reaching Down And Lifting People Up."
—John Andrew Holmes

"As Long As You Keep A Person Down,
Some Part Of You Has To Be Down There To Hold Him Down,
So It Means You Cannot Soar As You Otherwise Might. "
—Marian Anderson

"Yesterday Is History.
Tomorrow Is Mystery.
Today Is A Gift, That's Why We Call It The Present."
—Author Unknown

"Hatred Paralyzes Life; Love Releases It.
  Hatred Confuses Life; Love Harmonizes It.
  Hatred Darkens Life; Love Illumines It."
—Martin Luther King, Jr.

"How Far Would Moses Have Gone If He Had Taken A Poll In Egypt?
What Would Jesus Christ Have Preached If He Had Taken A Poll In The Land Of Israel?
What Would Have Happened To The Reformation If Martin Luther Had Taken A Poll?
It Isn't Polls Or Public Opinion Of The Moment That Counts.
It's Right And Wrong And Leadership."
—Harry Truman

"Speak When You're Angry, And You'll Make The Best Speech You'll Ever Regret."
—Lawrence J. Peter

"You Are Strong, When You Take Your Grief And Teach It To Smile.
You Are Brave, When You Overcome Your Fear And Help Others To Do The Same.
You Are Happy, When You See A Flower And Are Thankful For The Blessing.
You Are Loving, When Your Own Pain Does Not Blind You To The Pain Of Others.
You Are Wise, When You Know The Limits Of Your Wisdom.
You Are True, When You Admit There Are Times You Fool Yourself.
You Are Alive, When Tomorrow's Hope Means More To You Than Yesterday's Mistake.
You Are Growing, When You Know What You Are But Not What You Will Become.
You Are Free, When You Are In Control Of Yourself And Do Not Wish To Control Others.
You Are Honorable, When You Find Your Honor Is To Honor Others.
You Are Generous, When You Can Take As Sweetly As You Can Give.
You Are Humble, When You Do Not Know How Humble You Are.
You Are Thoughtful, When You See Me Just As I Am And Treat Me Just As You Are.
You Are Merciful, When You Forgive In Others The Faults You Condemn In Yourself.
You Are Beautiful, When You Don't Need A Mirror To Tell You.
You Are Rich, When You Never Need More Than What You Have.
You Are You, When You Are At Peace With Who You Are Not."
—Author Unknown

"Be Kind Whenever Possible...It Is Always Possible."
—Dalai Lama

"Too Often We Underestimate The Power Of A Touch, A Smile, A Kind Word,
A Listening Ear, An Honest Compliment, Or The Smallest Act Of Caring,
All Of Which Have The Potential To Turn A Life Around."
—Leo Buscaglia

"There Are No Limits To What You Can Do.
Your Talents And Abilities, Your Uniqueness And Warmth,
Your Strength And Dedication In Everything You Do,
All Of These Will Help You Reach Your Dreams.
There Are No Limits To What Life Has To Offer You.
The World Is Full Of Possibilities, Just As You Are Filled With Promise.
Seek, Discover, And Embrace With Openness The Richness Of Experience.
Believe In Yourself And You Will Always Know Success."
—Michelle Richards

"Do Not Wait For Life.
Do Not Long For It.
Be Aware, Always And At Every Moment, That The Miracle Is In The Here And Now."
—Marcel Proust

"Do What You Can With What You Have Where You Are.
—Theodore Roosevelt

"Surround Yourself With Only People Who Are Going To Lift You Higher."
—Oprah Winfrey

"If You Smile, The Day Will Be Cheery;
If You Smile, The Day Will Be Bright;
If You Think Good Thoughts, You'll Be Happy,
And Everything Will Work Out Just Right.
So Don't Let A Frown Turn You Sour;
Don't Let Bad Thoughts Make You Blue;
Just Always Remember, Think Positively,
For How You Feel Is Up To You!"
—Author Unknown

"The Journey Of A Thousand Miles Begins With A Step."

"Tough Times Never Last, Tough People Do."
—Robert Schutler

"Our Greatest Glory Is Not In Never Falling, But In Rising Every Time We Fall."

"The Only Real Mistake Is The One From Which We Learn Nothing."
—John Powell

"We Must Accept The Finite Disappointment, But We Must Never Lose Infinite Hope."
—Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Do Not Let What You Cannot Do Interfere With What You Can Do."
—John Wooden

"Nothing Is A Waste Of Time If You Use The Experience Wisely."
—Auguste Rodin

"If Not For Loss, We Would Not Recognize Gain.
If Not For Fatigue, We Would Not Appreciate Energy.
If Not For Death, We Would Not Be Thankful For Life.
If Not For Poverty, We Could Not Appreciate Prosperity.
If Not For Ignorance, We Could Not Appreciate Wisdom.
If Not For Failure, We Could Not Fully Appreciate Success.
If Not For Harm, We Could Not Appreciate Safety.
If Not For Confusion, We Would Not Appreciate Peace.
If Not For Cowardice, We Could Not Appreciate Bravery.
If Not For Enemies, We Would Not Know The Meaning Of Friends.
If Not For Betrayal, We Would Not Appreciate Loyalty.
If Not For Fog, We Could Not Appreciate Clarity.
If Not For Hate, We Would Not Appreciate Love.
If Not For Reality, Dreams Would Have No Meaning.
If Not For Shallowness, We Would Not Appreciate Insight.
If Not For Shame, We Could Not Appreciate Pride.
If Not For Bad, We Would Have No Appreciation Of Good.
If Not For Sorrow, We Would Not Understand Joy.
If It Were Not For Our Past, The Present May Be Much Easier To Accept.
But As You Noticed, A World Without Scars, Is A World Without Meaning."
—Author Unknown

"Life Moves Pretty Fast.
If You Don't Stop And Look Around Once In A While, You Could Miss It."
—Ferris Bueller's Day Off

"The Best And Most Beautiful Things In The World Can Not Be Seen Or Even Touched.
They Must Be Felt With The Heart."
—Helen Keller

"What's In A Name?
That Which We Call A Rose By Any Other Name Would Smell As Sweet. "
—William Shakespeare

"You Can Complain Because Roses Have Thorns,
Or You Can Rejoice Because Thorns Have Roses."

"Fear Less, Hope More;
Whine Less, Breather More;
Talk Less, Say More;
Hate Less, Love More;
And All Good Things Are Yours."
—Author Unknown

"Think For Yourself And Let Others Enjoy The Privilege Of Doing So Too."

"It Is Not How Much We Do, But How Much Love We Put Into Doing It.
It Is Not How Much We Give, But How Much Love We Put Into Giving."
—Mother Theresa

"Be Who You Are And Say What You Feel,
Because Those Who Mind Don't Matter,
And Those That Matter Don't Mind."
—Dr. Seuss

"What You Do Not Want Done To Yourself, Do Not Do To Others."

"People Who Live In Glass Houses Should Not Throw Stones."
—Author Unknown

"If You Judge People, You Have No Time To Love Them."
—Mother Theresa

"Work Like You Don't Need The Money,
Love Like You've Never Been Hurt,
And Dance Like Nobody's Watching."
—Author Unknown

"There's Only Us, There's Only This, Forget Regret Or Life Is Yours To Miss.
No Other Road, No Other Way, No Day But Today."

"You May Be Disappointed If You Fail, But You Are Doomed If You Don't Try."
—Beverely Sills

"Optimism Is The Faith That Leads To Achievement.
Nothing Can Be Done Without Hope And Confidence."
—Helen Keller

"If You Think You Can, You Can.
And If You Think You Can't, You're Right."
—Mary Kay Ash

"Man Often Becomes What He Believes Himself To Be.
If I Keep On Saying To Myself That I Cannot Do A Certain Thing,
It Is Possible That I May End By Really Becoming Incapable Of Doing It.
On The Contrary, If I Shall Have The Belief That I Can Do It,
I Shall Surely Acquire The Capacity To Do It,
Even If I May Not Have It At The Beginning."
—Mahatma Gandhi

"Become A Possibilitarian.
No Matter How Dark Things Seem To Be Or Actually Are,
Raise Your Sights And See Possibilities.
Always See Them, For They're Always There."
—Norman Vincent Peale

"Dream As Though You Will Live Forever; Live As If You'll Die Today."
—James Dean

"If You Were Going To Die Soon,
And Only Had One Phone Call You Could Make,
Who Would You Call And What Would You Say?
And Why Are You Waiting?"
—Stephen Levine

"Well Done Is Better Than Well Said."
—Benjamin Franklin

"No One Can Make You Feel Inferior Without Your Consent."
—Eleanor Roosevelt

"Do Not Allow Yourself To Become Upset By People Or Things:
They Are Powerless.
Your Reaction Is Their Only Power."
—Author Unknown

"When One Door Of Happiness Closes, Another Opens;
But Often We Look So Long At The Closed Door That We
Do Not See The One Which Has Been Opened For Us."
—Helen Keller

"Every Exit Is An Entry Somewhere."
—Tom Stoppard

"Wheresoever You Go, Go With All Your Heart."

"And In The End
The Love You Take
Is Equal To The Love You Make."
—The Beatles

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