Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be. —Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

Philosopher, Poet, Author, Essayist

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Nancy from Brooklyn, NY JULY 18, 2016
All of us need a mentor to help.us move ahead.

Carol from Payson, AZ AUGUST 1, 2014
I use your daily quotes on our daily "chronicle" at the skilled nursing facility where I work. Thank you for giving me such wonderful material.


If you shift your focus from yourself to others, extend your concern to others, and cultivate the thought of caring for the well being of others, then this will have the immediate effect of opening up your life and helping you to reach out. —The 14th Dalai Lama
Be who you are and say what you feel, because in the end those who matter don't mind and those who mind don't matter. —Theodor Seuss Geisel
Our similarities bring us to a common ground; our differences allow us to be fascinated by each other. —Tom Robbins
Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future. —Robert H. Schuller
Normal day, let me be aware of the treasure you are. Let me learn from you, love you, bless you before you depart. Let me not pass you by in the quest of some rare and perfect tomorrow. —Mary Jean Irion
Faith is to believe what you do not yet see; the reward for this faith is to see what you believe. —Saint Augustine
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage. —Anaïs Nin
Fear is a reaction. Courage is a decision. —Sir Winston Churchill
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
Volunteering is at the very core of being a human. No one has made it through life without someone else’s help. —Heather French Henry
Remember when you go into the world to keep your eyes and ears wide open. And be kind. Love one another. Take care of each other. Tell the truth. Always do your best. Listen to the big people and the little people. Explore new paths and have fun. Know that you are loved like crazy. Give thanks for all your blessings. Above all else, Love and you will do wonderful things in this world. —Rebecca Puig
The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away. —Pablo Picasso
If you have a dream, don’t just sit there. Gather courage to believe that you can succeed and leave no stone unturned to make it a reality. —Dr. Roopleen
It is good to have an end to journey toward, but it is the journey that matters in the end. —Ernest Hemingway
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live up to what light I might have.  —Abraham Lincoln
You really can change the world if you care enough. —Marian Wright Edelman

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