Aug 172009

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.

– Lao-Tzu

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.

– Anonymous

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.

– Anonymous

Education is a supply ship for a long voyage.

– R Davies

Man is born free yet everywhere he is in chains.

– Rousseau

I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.

– Voltaire

…by speech and pen to make men more enlightened and better.

– Voltaire

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