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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A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions. —Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
Grit is passion and perseverance for very long-term goals. Grit is having stamina. Grit is sticking with your future, day-in, day-out. Not just for the week, not just for the month, but for years. And working really hard to make that future a reality. Grit is living life like it’s a marathon, not a sprint. —Dr. Angela Lee Duckworth
It is easier to reach our potential when we learn the value of including others in our quest. —John R. Wooden
You have a chance every single morning to make that change and be the person you want to be. You just have to decide to do it. —Brendon Burchard
Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.  —Mark Twain
Make up your mind that no matter what comes your way, no matter how difficult, no matter how unfair, you will do more than simply survive. You will thrive in spite of it. —Joel Osteen
The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches, but to reveal to him his own. —Benjamin Disraeli
To encourage literature and the arts is a duty which every good citizen owes to his country. —George Washington
Give me six hours to chop down a tree, and I will spend the first four sharpening the ax. —Abraham Lincoln
It is our privilege and our adventure to discover our own special light. —Mary Dunbar
The best part of life is not just surviving, but thriving with passion and compassion and humor and style and generosity and kindness. —Maya Angelou
Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life. —J.K. Rowling
Ask not for an easy life...ask for the strength to face the elements, to weather the storms; to be the might for the right and the weak, to be the voice for those who cannot speak, to see one's dreams to fruition with dignity, integrity, and grace. —Giac Nguyen
When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. —John Muir
Never look down on anybody unless you're helping him up. —Jesse Jackson

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