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“Good communication is just as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.”

ANNE MORROW LINDBERGH
AVIATOR, AUTHOR
UNITY

“For a long time it had seemed to me that life was about to begin - real life. But there was always some obstacle in the way, something to be gotten through first, some unfinished business, time still to be served, a debt to be paid. Then life would begin. At last it dawned on me that these obstacles were my life. ”

ALFRED D. SOUZA
WRITER, PHILOSOPHER
LIVE LIFE

“If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities.”

MAYA ANGELOU
POET, DANCER, PRODUCER, PLAYWRIGHT, DIRECTOR, AUTHOR
LIVE YOUR DREAMS

“I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.”

JIMMY DEAN
MUSICIAN, ENTREPRENEUR
PERSISTENCE

“Lying can never save us from another lie.”

VACLAV HAVEL
POET, PLAYWRIGHT, 1ST PRESIDENT OF CZECH REPUBLIC
HONESTY

“I have the greatest weapon, I have hope.”

SOPHIA MENDOZA
MASTER SERGEANT, US ARMY
HOPE

“If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas.”

GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
PLAYWRIGHT, NOBEL PRIZE WINNER
SHARING

“The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold.”

ARISTOTLE
PHILOSOPHER
HONESTY

“I discovered I always have choices and sometimes it's only a choice of attitude.”

JUDITH M. KNOWLTON
AUTHOR
RIGHT CHOICES

“Friendship, love, health, energy, enthusiasm, and joy are the things that make life worth living and exploring.”

DENISE AUSTIN
FITNESS INSTRUCTOR, COLUMNIST
LIVE LIFE

“With every experience, you alone are painting your own canvas, thought by thought, choice by choice. ”

OPRAH WINFREY
AMERICAN TELEVISION HOST, PUBLISHER
OPPORTUNITY

“I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”

MAYA ANGELOU
POET, DANCER, PRODUCER, PLAYWRIGHT, DIRECTOR, AUTHOR
RIGHT CHOICES

“You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back.”

BARBARA DEANGELIS
AUTHOR, INSPIRATIONAL SPEAKER
LOVE

“Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.”

VACLAV HAVEL
POET, PLAYWRIGHT, 1ST PRESIDENT OF CZECH REPUBLIC
HOPE

“Six essential qualities that are the key to success: Sincerity, personal integrity, humility, courtesy, wisdom, charity.”

DR. WILLIAM CLAIRE MENNINGER
PSYCHIATRIST
CHARACTER

“Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.”

GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
PLAYWRIGHT, NOBEL PRIZE WINNER
STEWARDSHIP

“The greatest loss of time is delay and expectation, which depend upon the future. We let go the present, which we have in our power, and look forward to that which depends upon chance, and so relinquish a certainty for an uncertainty.”

SENECA
ROMAN STATESMAN, PHILOSOPHER
HOPE

“Be bold. If you're going to make an error, make a doozey, and don't be afraid to hit the ball.”

BILLIE JEAN KING
TENNIS PLAYER
CONFIDENCE

“It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.”

MAYA ANGELOU
POET, DANCER, PRODUCER, PLAYWRIGHT, DIRECTOR, AUTHOR
TRUE BEAUTY

“A little kindness from person to person is better than a vast love for all humankind.”

RICHARD DEHMEL
POET, PLAYWRIGHT
COURTESY

“A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.”

WILLIAM G.T. SHEDD
THEOLOGIAN, TEACHER, PASTOR
ACHIEVEMENT

“Wisdom begins in Wonder.”

SOCRATES
PHILOSOPHER
HOPE

“Love the moment, and the energy of that moment will spread beyond all boundaries.”

SISTER MARY CORITA KENT
ARTIST, EDUCATOR
LIVE LIFE

“Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goals: my strength lies solely in my tenacity.”

LOUIS PASTEUR
INVENTED PASTEURIZATION
HARD WORK

“Confrontation should always leave a person's dignity in tact.”

DR. A. J. ANGLIN
RESPECT

“The vision must be followed by the venture. It is not enough to stare up the steps - we must step up the stairs.”

VANCE HAVNER
MOTIVATION

“You have two ears and two eyes and only one mouth. Because you will learn twice as much as what you will ever have to say.”

JEFFREY SHULTZ
SCIENCE TEACHER
LEARNING

“The best way to have the last word is to apologize.”

UNKNOWN
HUMILITY

“I have heard it said that the first ingredient of success - the earliest spark in the dreaming youth - is this: Dream a great dream.”

JOHN A. APPLEMAN
AUTHOR
LIVE YOUR DREAMS

“A champion is someone who gets up when he can't.”

JACK DEMPSEY
HEAVY WEIGHT BOXER
DEVOTION

“No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself, and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be true.”

NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE
WRITER
HONESTY

“In the book of life, the answers aren't in the back. -Peanuts character Charlie Brown”

CHARLES SHULTZ
CARTOONIST
LIVE LIFE