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“When we share - that is poetry in the prose of life.”

SIGMUND FREUD
FOUNDER OF PSYCHOANALYTIC SCHOOL OF PSYCHOLOGY
SHARING

“If Virtue and Knowledge are diffused among the People, they will never be enslav'd. This will be their great Security.”

SAMUEL ADAMS
CHIEF MASSACHUSETTS LEADER OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
SHARING

“Laughing together heartily at the same thing forms an instant bond.”

LIZ CURTIS HIGGS
AUTHOR
LAUGHTER

“We can most safely achieve truly universal tolerance when we respect that which is characteristic in the individual and in nations, clinging, though, to the conviction that the truly meritorious is unique by belonging to all of mankind.”

JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
PHILOSOPHER, SCIENTIST, AUTHOR
UNITY

“How many of us have enough trust, strength, and faith to believe that we could do the impossible?”

RACHEL JOY SCOTT
STUDENT, FIRST VICTIM OF THE COLUMBINE HIGH SCHOOL MASSACRE
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF

“What actions are most excellent? To gladden the heart of a human being, to feed the hungry, to help the afflicted, to lighten the sorrow of the sorrowful, and to remove the wrongs of the injured.”

KORAN
EXCELLENCE

“Shared joy is a double joy; shared sorrow is half sorrow. ”

SWEDISH PROVERB
SHARING

“A love affair with knowledge will never end in heartbreak.”

MICHAEL GARRETT MARINO
LEARNING

“I have this theory that if one person can go out of their way to show compassion, then it will start a chain reaction of the same. People will never know how far a little kindness can go.”

RACHEL JOY SCOTT
STUDENT, FIRST VICTIM OF THE COLUMBINE HIGH SCHOOL MASSACRE
COMPASSION

“An unshared life is not living. He who shares does not lessen, but greatens, his life.”

STEPHEN S. WISE
REFORM RABBI, ZIONIST LEADER
SHARING

“How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.”

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
DRAMATIST, POET
APPRECIATION

“As the builders say, the larger stones do not lie well without the lesser.”

PLATO
CLASSICAL GREEK PHILOSOPHER, MATHEMATICIAN
UNITY

“Devotion, when it does not lie under the check of reason, is apt to degenerate into enthusiasm.”

JOSEPH ADDISON
ENGLISH ESSAYIST, POET, PLAYWRIGHT AND POLITICIAN.
DEVOTION

“Obstacles cannot crush me. Every obstacle yields to stern resolve. He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.”

LEONARDO DA VINCI
ARTIST, INVENTOR, SCIENTIST
DETERMINATION

“I'll take fifty percent efficiency to get one hundred percent loyalty.”

SAMUEL GOLDWYN
U.S. FILM PRODUCER
LOYALTY

“Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy.”

JACQUES MARITAIN
PHILOSOPHER
GRATITUDE

“Compassion is the greatest form of love humans have to offer.”

RACHEL JOY SCOTT
STUDENT, FIRST VICTIM OF THE COLUMBINE HIGH SCHOOL MASSACRE
COMPASSION

“Excellence can be achieved if you . . . risk more than others think is safe, love more than others think is wise, dream more than others think is practical, and expect more than others think is possible. ”

ANONYMOUS
EXCELLENCE

“A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie.”

TENNEVA JORDAN
SHARING

“It is only imperfection that complains of what is imperfect. The more perfect we are, the more gentle and quiet we become towards the defects of others.”

JOSEPH ADDISON
ENGLISH ESSAYIST, POET, PLAYWRIGHT AND POLITICIAN.
FORGIVENESS

“Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.”

BALTASAR GRACIAN
AUTHOR
COURAGE

“The crest and crowning of all good, Life's final star, is Brotherhood.”

EDWIN MARKHAM
POET
UNITY

“I will put honesty before the risk of humiliation.”

RACHEL JOY SCOTT
STUDENT, FIRST VICTIM OF THE COLUMBINE HIGH SCHOOL MASSACRE
HONESTY

“He who forgives ends the quarrel.”

ANONYMOUS
FORGIVENESS

“Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others, cannot keep it from themselves.”

JAMES M. BARRIE
NOVELIST, DRAMATIST
SHARING

“The great essentials for happiness in this life are something to do, something to love and something to hope for.”

JOSEPH ADDISON
ENGLISH ESSAYIST, POET, PLAYWRIGHT AND POLITICIAN.
HOPE

“To decide, to be at the level of choice, is to take responsibility for your life and to be in control of your life.”

ABBIE M. DALE
RESPONSIBILITY

“Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.”

HORACE GREELEY
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER
CHARACTER