Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us. —Samuel Smiles

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Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.

SAMUEL SMILES

Scottish author

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Sandor from Oakland AUGUST 3, 2018
The thing about hope is that its Limitless. It Knows what is not yet known. A world that is better where we all get along.A place that is not yet but for sure will come. Hope makes all possible .

Anonymous AUGUST 3, 2018
reminds me of a quote I've kept since college days. "He sees not his shadow who faces the sun." By Andre Gide, I think.

Rachel from San Francisco DECEMBER 16, 2016
We are all DESPERATE to put the shadows in our lives behind us. Never stop seeking the suns light to help us do it.

Sandor Alex Szamosi from S.F. bay area DECEMBER 16, 2016
I have not seen the light until just recently I was stumbling and falling in the dark most of my life butt now because I have been in the dark I not only see the light the light but can feel it as well in my heart.

Lisa from Massachusetts DECEMBER 16, 2016
December 16, 2016 As I sit here in frigid New England awaiting a major snow storm, my brother is sitting in his warm home in Miami. Anyway, I hope that he is reading this particular quote on-line. It's SO true- the warmth of the sun is healing, and who among us doesn't want to abandon their burdens and make a new start?


Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live. —Jim Rohn
Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Almost everything--all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure--these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.  —Steve Jobs
Family means putting your arms around each other and being there. —Barbara Bush
Watch the sunrise at least once a year, put a lot of marshmallows in your hot chocolate, lie on your back and look at the stars, never buy a coffee table you can't put your feet on, never pass up a chance to jump on a trampoline, don't overlook life's small joys while searching for the big ones. —H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Tough times never last, but tough people do. —Robert H. Schuller
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all. —Oscar Wilde
Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. —Marcel Proust
We have two ears and one tongue so that we would listen more and talk less. —Diogenes of Sinope
Let the beauty of what you love be what you do. —Jalal ad-Din Rumi
Laugh my friend, for laughter ignites a fire within the pit of your belly and awakens your being. —Stella McCartney
Service is a smile.  It is an acknowledging wave, a reaching handshake, a friendly wink, and a warm hug.   It's these simple acts that matter most, because the greatest service to a human soul has always been the kindness of recognition. —Richelle E. Goodrich
It seems the harder I work, the more luck I have. —Thomas Jefferson
There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.  —C.S. Lewis
Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass. It's about learning how to dance in the rain. —Vivian Greene
The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart. —Elizabeth Foley
There are those whose lives affect all others around them. Quietly touching one heart, who in turn, touches another. Reaching out to ends further than they would ever know. —William Bradfield

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