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“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

“Hard work and togetherness. They go hand in hand. You need the hard work because it's such a tough atmosphere... to win week in and week out. You need togetherness because you don't always win, and you gotta hang though together. ”

TONY DUNGY
FORMER PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL PLAYER AND COACH
HARD WORK

“A failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough.”

HOOSHANG N. AKHTAR
DETERMINATION

“Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work.”

BETTE DAVIS
BETTE DAVIS
HARD WORK

“We confirm our reality by sharing.”

BARBARA GRIZZUTI HARRISON
WRITER, PUBLICIST
SHARING

“Derive happiness in oneself from a good day's work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds us.”

HENRI MATISSE
PRINTMAKER, SCULPTOR, PAINTER
LISTENING

“Our doubts are traitors And makes us lose the good we oft might win By fearing to attempt. --Lucio, Act I, scene iv Measure for Measure (c. 1603) ”

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
DRAMATIST, POET
CONFIDENCE

“You have no cause for anything but gratitude and joy.”

BUDDHA
GRATITUDE

“The key elements in the art of working together are how to deal with change, how to deal with conflict, and how to reach our potential...the needs of the team are best met when we meet the needs of individuals persons. ”

MAX DE PREE
AUTHOR, FORMER CEO OF HERMAN MILLER, INC.
TEAM WORK

“It ain't about how hard you can hit. Its about how hard you can get hit, and how much you can take, and keep moving forward.”

ROCKY BALBOA
QUOTE FROM THE ROCKY BALBOA MOVIE.
PERSISTENCE

“Like a lump of clay in the hands of the creator, we are forever being molded by life's experiences.”

FEYISARA ALADESE
LEARNING

“Treat everyone you meet as though they are the most important person you'll meet today.”

ROGER DAWSON
RESPECT

“Hard work doesn't guarantee success, but improves its chances.”

B. J. GUPTA
HARD WORK

“Athletes must dig down deep in the heat of competition to win; people must dig down deep in the game of life to succeed. The deeper we dig, the higher we soar. ”

KIRBY MAUS
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AT DIG DOWN DEEP
DETERMINATION

“He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.”

EPICTETUS
STOIC PHILOSOPHER
GRATITUDE

“I love to hear a choir. I love the humanity...to see the faces of real people devoting themselves to a piece of music. I like the teamwork. It makes me feel optimistic about the human race when I see them cooperating like that.”

PAUL MCCARTNEY
SINGER, SONGWRITER
UNITY

“Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope... and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.”

ROBERT F. KENNEDY
64TH US ATTORNEY GENERAL
MOTIVATION

“Sometimes the situation is only a problem because it is looked at in a certain way. Looked at in another way, the right course of action may be so obvious that the problem no longer exists.”

EDWARD DE BONO
PSYCHOLOGIST, PHYSICIAN
VISION

“True success is when those who know you the best, love you the most.”

JOHN MAXWELL
SPEAKER, AUTHOR
LOVE

“Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn't learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn't learn a little, at least we didn't get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn't die; so, let us all be thankful.”

BUDDHA
GRATITUDE

“It is only as we develop others that we permanently succeed.”

HARVEY S. FIRESTONE
FOUNDER OF FIRESTONE TIRE AND RUBBER COMPANY
ENCOURAGEMENT

“An honest man's word is as good as his bond.”

MIGUEL DE CERVANTES
NOVELIST, POET
HONESTY

“The relationship between commitment and doubt is by no means an antagonistic one. Commitment is healthiest when it's not without doubt but in spite of doubt.”

ROLLO MAY
EXISTENTIAL PSYCHOLOGIST
COMMITMENT

“True hope is swift, and flies with swallow's wings: Kings it makes gods, and meaner creatures kings.”

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
DRAMATIST, POET
HOPE

“The World is full of such wondrous things; we should all be as happy as kings.”

ANONYMOUS
GRATITUDE