"In five years, you'll be exactly the person you are today except for the books you read and the people you meet.""

-- Charlie "Tremendous!" Jones"

"How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment to improve the world."

-- Anne Frank"

"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.""

-- Eleanor Roosevelt"

"Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.""

-- Helen Keller "I get by with a little help from my friends."

The Beatles

The thoughts we choose to think are the tools we use to paint the canvas of our lives."

-- Louise Hay

"We are all pencils in the hand of a writing God, who is sending love letters to the world."

-- Mother Teresa

"What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly."

-- Richard Bach

"You make a living by what you get. You make a life by what you give."

-- Winston Churchill

The question is not whether you get knocked down. You will. The question is, are you ready to get back up ... and fight for what you believe?

Dan Quayle

Every man dies. Not every man truly lives."

-- Braveheart

"How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment to improve the world."

-- Anne Frank

"We are all pencils in the hand of a writing God, who is sending love letters to the world."

-- Mother Teresa

"Accept the pain, cherish the joys, resolve the regrets; then can come the best of benedictions -- "If I had my life to live over, I'd do it all the same".

-- Joan McIntosh

If you can DREAM it, you can DO it."

-- Walt Disney

"People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be."

-- Harvey Mackay"

"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."

-- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

"It only takes one person to change your life - you."

-- Ruth Casey

"Believing in yourself, is an endless destination. Believing you have failed, is the end of your journey."

-- Sarah Meredith

"The people and circumstances around me do not MAKE me what I am, they REVEAL who I am. "

-- Dr. Laura Schlessinger

"It's the constant and determined effort that breaks down all resistance and sweeps away all obstacles."

-- Claude M. Bristol

"Good timber does not grow with ease. The stronger the wind the stronger the trees."

-- Willard Marriott

"The only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve."

-- Albert Schweitzer

"Those who do not create the future they want must endure the future they get."

-- Draper L. Kaufman, Jr.

"The forces of good in the world are immobilized less by their adversaries than by their sleep."

-- E. N. Poteat

"Talk without effort is nothing."

-- Mary W. Stewart

"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."

-- Mother Teresa

"How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment to improve the world."

-- Anne Frank

"How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something, but (instead) someone."

-- Coco Chanel

"Freedom is actually a bigger game than power. Power is about what you can control. Freedom is about what you can unleash."

-- Harriet Rubin

"A day will never be anymore than what you make of it. Practice being a 'doer'!"

-- Josh S. Hinds

"Hide not your talents. They for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade?"

-- Ben Franklin

"If you can DREAM it, you can DO it."

-- Walt Disney

"When you're going through hell, keep going!"

-- Winston Churchill

We become what we repeatedly do."

-- Aristotle

"You are what you think about all day long."

-- Dr. Robert Schuller

"Change your thoughts and you change your world."

-- Norman Vincent Peale

"The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes of mind!"

-- William James

Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved."

-- Jeremy Kitson

"Hide not your talents. They for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade?"

-- Ben Franklin

"In each of us are places where we have never gone. Only by pressing the limits do you ever find them."

-- Dr. Joyce Brothers

"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover."

-- Mark Twain

"Better than a thousand useless words is one single word that gives peace."

-- Buddha

"How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment to improve the world."

-- Anne Frank

"I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks, as if they were great and noble."

-- Helen Keller

"Somewhere along the line we discover who we really are, and then make our real decisions for which we are responsible. Make that decision primarily for yourself because you can never really live anyone else's life."

-- Eleanor Roosevelt

"Follow your bliss."

-- Joseph Campbell

"The greatest thing in the world is to know how to be one's own self."

-- Montaigne

"Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one's values."

-- Ayn Rand

"Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Begin it now."

-- Goethe

"You learn in life that the only person you can really correct and change is yourself."

-- Katharine Hepburn

"You never achieve real success unless you like what you are doing."

-- Dale Carnegie

"The lure of the distant and the difficult is deceptive. The great opportunity is where you are."

-- John Burroughs

"Know what you want to do, hold the thought firmly, and do every day what should be done, and every sunset will see you that much nearer the goal."

-- Elbert Hubbard

"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing."

-- Theodore Roosevelt

"Most of the things worth doing in the world have been declared impossible before they were attempted."

-- Earl Nightingale

"Opportunities are usually disguised by hard work, so most people don't recognize them."

-- Ann Landers

"It only takes one person to change your life - you."

-- Ruth Casey

The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem."

-- Theodore Rubin

"Achievement seems to be connected with action. Successful men and women keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit."

-- Conrad Hilton

"Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least."

-- Goethe

"The thoughts we choose to think are the tools we use to paint the canvas of our lives."

-- Louise Hay

"A day will never be anymore than what you make of it. Practice being a 'doer'!"

-- Josh S. Hinds

"Enthusiasm finds the opportunities, and energy makes the most of them."

-- Henry Hoskins

"You've got to get up every morning with a smile on your face, and show the world all the love in your heart."

-- Carole King

"Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars."

-- Les Brown

"Fortune sides with he who dares."

-- Virgil"

"Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit."

-- Napoleon Hill

"Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up."

-- Thomas Edison

"The person interested in success has to learn to view failure as a healthy, inevitable part of the process of getting to the top."

-- Dr. Joyce Brothers

"If you are clear about what you want, the world responds with clarity."

-- Loretta Staples

"Fear is nothing except a drain of energy and not a power unto itself. Trust in yourself, for therein lies the true power."

-- Lori Hard

"Enthusiasm finds the opportunities, and energy makes the most of them."

-- Henry Hoskins"

"I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it."

-- Jonathan Winters

"Go to the truth beyond the mind. Love is the bridge."

-- Stephen Levine

"Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one's values." -- Ayn Rand

"Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get only with what you are expected to give... Which is everything."

-- Katharine Hepburn

We have much to do together. Let us do it in wisdom and love and joy. Let us make this the human experience."

-- Gary Zukav

"The future belongs to those who believe in their dreams."

-- Eleanor Roosevelt

"Each of us was born with wings...(and) has the ability to go farther than we ever thought possible, to do things beyond our wildest imaginings."

-- Barbara Stanny

"Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom."

-- Thomas Jefferson

"One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety- nine with only interests."

-- John Stuart Mill

"Persistent people begin their success where others end in failure."

-- Edward Eggleston

"The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for."

-- Maureen Dowd

Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved."

-- Jeremy Kitson

"We are what we imagine. Our very existence consists in our imagination of ourselves. The greatest tragedy that can befall us is to go unimagined."

-- N. Scott Momaday

"The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others."

-- Mahatma Gandhi

"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing."

-- Theodore Roosevelt

“Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”

-- George Bernard Shaw

“Life consists not simply in what heredity and environment do to us but in what we make out of what they do to us.”

-- Harry Emerson Fosdick

"Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one's values."

-- Ayn Rand

"Imagination is the highest kite that one can fly."

-- Lauren Bacall

You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm."

-- Colette

"And the trouble is, if you don't risk anything, you risk even more."

-- Erica Jong

"We would worry less about what others think of us if we realized how seldom they do."

-- Ethel Barrett

"Fun is about as good a habit as there is."

-- Jimmy Buffett