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“Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments; but let us have patience and we soon shall see them in their proper figures.”

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

“Never let your persistence and passion turn into stubbornness and ignorance.”

ANTHONY J. D'ANGELO
FOUNDER OF THE COLLEGIATE EMPOWERMENT COMPANY
CLASS AND GRACE

“Libraries are reservoirs of strength, grace and wit, reminders of order, calm and continuity, lakes of mental energy, neither warm nor cold, light nor dark. The pleasure they give is steady, unorgastic, reliable, deep and long-lasting.”

DR. GERMAINE GREER
WRITER
LEARNING

“Let us not be content to wait and see what will happen, but give us the determination to make the right things happen.”

PETER MARSHALL
RIGHT CHOICES

“I admire those who trust and are trustworthy.”

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

“Friendship is love with understanding.”

PROVERB
FRIENDSHIP

“The soul was never put in the body to stand still.”

JOHN WEBSTER
DRAMATIST
SOUL

“There is a courage of happiness as well as a courage of sorrow.”

ALFRED ADLER
PSYCHIATRIST
COURAGE

“Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.”

ANTHONY J. D'ANGELO
FOUNDER OF THE COLLEGIATE EMPOWERMENT COMPANY
OPTIMISM

“You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take.”

WAYNE GRETZKY
RETIRED PROFESSIONAL ICE HOCKEY PLAYER
AMBITION

“What if you gave someone a gift, and they neglected to thank you for it - would you be likely to give them another? Life is the same way. In order to attract more of the blessings that life has to offer, you must truly appreciate what you already have.”

RALPH MARSTON
APPRECIATION

“One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.”

LUCIUS ANNAEUS SENECA
STOIC PHILOSOPHER, WRITER, TUTOR
FRIENDSHIP

“Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself. His counsel may then be useful where your own self-love might impair your judgment.”

SENECA
ROMAN STATESMAN, PHILOSOPHER
FRIENDSHIP

“Give yourself the gift of time in coming to answers for your life…It takes time, and a lot of introspection and soul-searching, to get clear about what you really want to manifest in your life.”

DAVID EMERALD
AUTHOR
SOUL

“Progress in every age results only from the fact that there are some men and women who refuse to believe that what they know to be right cannot be done.”

RUSSELL W. DAVENPORT
PUBLISHER, WRITER
LEARNING

“Let go of your attachment to being right, and suddenly your mind is more open. You're able to benefit from the unique viewpoints of others, without being crippled by your own judgment.”

RALPH MARSTON
LEARNING

“In thy face I see The map of honor, truth, and loyalty.”

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
DRAMATIST, POET
CHARACTER

“Have no friends not equal to yourself.”

CONFUCIUS
PHILOSOPHER
FRIENDSHIP

“True achievement in any sphere of action depends upon real ability, and a strong, deep, whole-souled love.”

DAVID EMERALD
AUTHOR
SOUL

“Love never reasons but profusely gives; gives, like a thoughtless prodigal, its all, and trembles lest it has done too little.”

HANNAH MORE
WRITER
LOVE

“It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it's the pebble in your shoe. ”

MUHAMMAD ALI
BOXER
OVERCOMING

“Faith, a gift from God, is one of the most powerful forces governing our universe, just as the unseen power of gravity works to pull all things down, the unseen power of faith works to lifts all things up.”

GENE GRIFFIN
PRODUCER
HOPE

“You have many choices. You can choose forgiveness over revenge, joy over despair. You can choose action over apathy.”

STEPHANIE MARSTON
AUTHOR, MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER
RIGHT CHOICES

“Virtue is bold, and goodness never fearful.”

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
DRAMATIST, POET
CHARACTER

“A friend is someone who reached for your hand and touched your heart.”

UNKNOWN
FRIENDSHIP

“Hope is not pretending that troubles don't exist. It is the hope that they won't last forever. That hurts will be healed and difficulties overcome. That we will be led out of the darkness and into the sunshine.”

ANONYMOUS
HOPE

“To all those who walk the path of human cooperation war must appear loathsome and inhuman.”

ALFRED ADLER
PSYCHIATRIST
PEACE

“Any necessary work that pays an honest wage carries its own honor and dignity.”

W. KELLY GRIFFITH
HARD WORK

“The most fortunate are those who have a wonderful capacity to appreciate again and again, freshly and naively, the basic goods of life, with awe, pleasure, wonder, and even ecstasy.”

ABRAHAM MASLOW
PSYCHOLOGIST
APPRECIATION

“Alack, when once our grace we have forgot, Nothing goes right; we would, and we would not.”

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
DRAMATIST, POET
COMPASSION

“Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.”

AESOP
FABULIST
GRATITUDE