Pain nourishes courage. You can’t be brave if you’ve only had wonderful things happen to you.
– Mary Tyler Moore
One resolution I have made, and try always to keep, is this: “To rise above the little things.”
– John Burroughs
A journey of a thousand miles starts in front of your feet.
Time cools, time clarifies; no mood can be maintained quite unaltered through the course of hours.
– Mark Twain
It is wise to keep in mind that no success or failure is necessarily final.
Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best.
– Bob Talbert
No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars or sailed to an unchartered land or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.
– Helen Keller
Humour is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crop’s up, all our irritations and resentments slip away, and a sunny spirit takes their place.
– Mark Twain
No person is your friend who demands your silence or denies your right to grow.
– Alice Walker
One problem with gazing too frequently into the past is that we may turn around to find the future has run out on us.
– Michael Cibenko
If silence is gold, then speech is platinum. It spreads wisdom, dispels ignorance, ventilates grievances, stimulates curiosity, lightens the spirits and lessens the fundamental loneliness of the soul.
– Jan Struther, Try Anything Twice
There are people who would kill or die for love. It’s not enough to be in love; you’ve got to be loved. And by the right person.
– one of Celine Dion’s cameraman
I’ve known you forever but I feel like I’m meeting you for the first time tonight.
– Dawson’s Creek
Anyone can change their fate. Heroes are made – not born.
Education is a supply ship for a long voyage.
– R Davies
Man is born free yet everywhere he is in chains.
I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.
…by speech and pen to make men more enlightened and better.