How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and the strong, because someday in your life, you will have been all of these. —George Washington Carver

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How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and the strong, because someday in your life, you will have been all of these.

GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER

botanist, agricultural chemist, inventor, educator

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Joe from MA NOVEMBER 22, 2017
This is one of my favorite quotes of all time. Thank you and God Bless!

sandor from L.A. NOVEMBER 13, 2017
Life it self is the gift. It's not how well we did what we did, but that we got to do it. So keep on treading and keep on doing.

Anonymous NOVEMBER 10, 2017
I love, love, love your website and all the amazing quotes you send out daily!

Keith Hobbs from Daphne, AL  NOVEMBER 10, 2017
Truth!

Jean from Pa. NOVEMBER 10, 2017
This is so true.


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The very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream. —William Shakespeare
I believe luck is preparation meeting opportunity. If you hadn’t been prepared when the opportunity came along, you wouldn’t have been lucky. —Oprah Winfrey
Gratitude is the beginning of civility, of decency and goodness, of a recognition that we cannot afford to be arrogant. We should walk with the knowledge that we will need help every step of the way. —Gordon B. Hinckley
People can't be just tied together. They have to connect. Otherwise, they'll find themselves bound hand and foot. —Ai Yazawa
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go. —T.S. Eliot
Kindness can become its own motive. We are made kind by being kind. —Eric Hoffer
Love only grows by sharing. You can only have more for yourself by giving it away to others. —Brian Tracy
To endure is greater than to dare; to tire out the hostile fortune; to be daunted by no difficulty; to keep heart when all have lost it- who can say this is not greatness?  —William Makepeace Thackeray
Ultimately, we have just one moral duty: to reclaim large areas of peace in ourselves, more and more peace, and to reflect it towards others. And the more peace there is in us, the more peace there will be in our troubled world. —Etty Hillesum
Some people grumble that roses have thorns; I am grateful that thorns have roses. —Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr
The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.  —Cecil B. DeMille
We have two ears and one tongue so that we would listen more and talk less. —Diogenes of Sinope
Dare to be what you are, and learn to resign with a good grace all that you are not and to believe in your own individuality. —Henri-Frederic Amiel
Those who make compassion an essential part of their lives find the joy of life. Kindness deepens the spirit and produces rewards that cannot be completely explained in words. It is an experience more powerful than words. To become acquainted with kindness one must be prepared to learn new things and feel new feelings. Kindness is more than a philosophy of the mind. It is a philosophy of the spirit.  —Robert J. Furey
A book is a dream that you hold in your hand. —Neil Gaiman

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