Pass It On®

It takes generosity to discover the whole through others. If you realize you are only a violin, you can open yourself up to the world by playing your role in the concert.

JACQUES COUSTEAU

marine biologist, diver, explorer

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Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished. —Lao Tzu
Respect for ourselves guides our morals; respect for others guides our manners. —Lawrence Sterne
The mark of great sportsmen is not how good they are at their best, but how good they are at their worst. —Martina Navrátilová
When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand. —Henri Nouwen
When there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved. —Mattie Stepanek
There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul. —Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Opportunities, many times, are so small that we glimpse them not and yet they are often the seeds of great enterprises. Opportunities are also everywhere and so you must always let your hook be hanging. When you least expect it, a great fish will swim by. —Og Mandino
We can find common ground only by moving to higher ground. —Jim Wallis
You must do the thing which you think you cannot do. —Eleanor Roosevelt
A happy family is but an earlier heaven. —George Bernard Shaw
Believe in your infinite potential. Your only limitations are those you set upon yourself. —Roy T. Bennett
Rebellion against your handicaps gets you nowhere. Self-pity gets you nowhere. One must have the adventurous daring to accept oneself as a bundle of possibilities and undertake the most interesting game in the world - making the most of one's best. —Harry Emerson Fosdick
The molecules of your body are the same molecules that make up the nebulae, that burn inside the stars themselves. We are star stuff. —Victor Tenbaum
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one. —John Lennon
I am fundamentally an optimist. Whether that comes from nature or nurture, I cannot say. Part of being optimistic is keeping one's head pointed toward the sun, one's feet moving forward. There were many dark moments when my faith in humanity was sorely tested, but I would not and could not give myself up to despair. That way lays defeat and death. —Nelson Mandela
Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all. —Sam Ewing

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