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.


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A room without books is like a body without a soul. —Marcus Tullius Cicero
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle. —Plato
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible—it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more joy than any material possession could. —Barbara DeAngelis
To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting. —e. e. cummings
A warm smile is the universal language of kindness. —William Arthur Ward
Freedom lies in being bold. —Robert Frost
Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration. —Thomas Edison
Victory is remembered for at most two decades; an act of good sportsmanship is remembered for a lifetime. —Simon Nguyen
Practice is the best of all instructors. —Publius Syrus
Home is people. Not a place. If you go back there after the people are gone, then all you can see is what is not there any more. —Robin Hobb
Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away from you like the leaves of Autumn. —John Muir
And you ask “what if I fall?" Oh but my darling, what if you fly?” —Erin Hanson
I think tolerance and acceptance and love is something that feeds every community. —Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta (Lady Gaga)
Loyalty means nothing unless it has at its heart the absolute principle of self-sacrifice. —Woodrow Wilson
The capacity for getting along with our neighbor depends to a large extent on the capacity for getting along with ourselves. The self-respecting individual will try to be as tolerant of his neighbor's shortcomings as he is of his own. —Eric Hoffer

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