“Sometimes I go about pitying myself, and all the time I am being carried on great winds across the sky.” – Chippewa, translated by Robert Bly
“One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.” – Helen Keller
“People need love the most when they deserve it the least.” – Kelly Rhoades
“Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.” – Denis Diderot
“You can’t change the world from the rear-view mirror.” – Anita Roddick
“All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.” – Victor Hugo
“One’s philosophy is not best expressed in words; it’s expressed in the choices one makes. In the long run we shape our lives and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
“Complacency is the root of mediocrity.” – David Cottrell
“You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift. You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong. You cannot help the wage earner by pulling down the wage payer.
You cannot further the brotherhood of man by encouraging class hatred. You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich. You cannot keep out of trouble by spending more than you earn.
You cannot build character and courage by taking away man’s initiative and independence. You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves.” – Abraham Lincoln
“Grief never ends, but it changes. It’s a passage, not a place to stay. Grief is not a sign of weakness, nor a lack of faith. It is the price of love.”