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A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life.

-  William A. Ward

I try to avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward.

- Charlotte Bronte

There's an important difference between giving up and letting go.

- Jessica Hatchigan

Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.

-  Christopher Morley

If you don't make mistakes, you're not working on hard enough problems. And that's a big mistake.

- F. Wilezek

Some people think it's holding on that makes one strong; sometimes it's letting go.

- Sylvia Robinson

Education is when you read the fine print. Experience is what you get if you don't.

- Pete Seeger

And the day came when the risk it took to remain tight inside the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

- Anais Nin

A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken.

- James Dent

Depend on the rabbit's foot if you will, but remember it didn't work for the rabbit.

- R.E. Shay

Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education; they grow there, firm as weeds along rocks.

- Charlotte Bronte

Everyone is trying to accomplish something big, not realizing that life is made up of little things.

- Frank A. Clark

To the world you might be one person, but to one person you might be the world.

- Unknown

Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

I look forward to being older, when what you look like becomes less and less an issue and what you are is the point.

- Susan Sarandon

Many of our fears are tissue-paper-thin, and a single courageous step would carry us clear through them.

- Brendan Francis

If you have the will to win, you have achieved half your success; if you dont, you have achieved half your failure.

- David V.A. Ambrose

Right is right, even if everyone is against it; and wrong is wrong, even if everyone is for it.

- William Penn

We may pass violets looking for roses. We may pass contentment looking for victory.

-  Bern Williams

You cannot step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.

- Heraclitus

Your three best doctors are faith, time, and patience.

- From a fortune cookie

 If you have one eye on yesterday, and one eye on tomorrow, you're going to be cockeyed today.

-  Anonymous

 Do not free a camel of the burden of his hump; you may be freeing him from being a camel.

-  G.K. Chesterton

 The drops of rain make a hole in the stone not by violence, but by oft falling.

-  Lucretius

Dont let go of the vine.

-  John Weissmuller, films Tarzan

When you rise in the morning, form a resolution to make the day a happy one for a fellow creature.

-  Sydney Smith

It was never what I wanted to buy that held my heart's hope. It was what I wanted to be.

- Lois McMaster Bujold

Confusion is a word we have invented for an order, which is not understood.

- Henry Miller

Blessed are the flexible, for they shall not be bent out of shape.

- Anonymous


There is no such thing in anyone's life as an unimportant day.

- Alexander Woollcott

Courage does not always roar. Sometimes, it is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, "I will try again tomorrow".

- Anonymous

Winners have simply formed the habit of doing things losers don't like to do.

- Albert Gray

Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles.

- George Eliot

If you spend youre whole life waiting for the storm, youll never enjoy the sunshine.

- Morris West

There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

- Anais Nin

Fear knocked at the door. Faith answered. And lo, no one was there.

- Anonymous

If youre yearning for the good old days, just turn off the air conditioning.

- Griff Niblack

The door of opportunity won't open unless you do some pushing.

- Anonymous

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