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“You can cheat an honest man but not make a fool out of him.”

CONFUCIUS
PHILOSOPHER
HONESTY

“The world is round, and the place which may seem like the end may also be the beginning.”

IVY BAKER PRIEST
POLITICIAN
OPTIMISM

“Every thought is a seed. If you plant crab apples, don't count on harvesting Golden Delicious.”

BILL MEYER
BASEBALL MANAGER, COACH
RIGHT CHOICES

“This is a exciting world. It is cram-packed with opportunity. Great moments wait around every corner.”

RICHARD DAVID DE VOS
UNITY

“Self-esteem is as important to our well-being as legs are to a table. It is essential for physical and mental health and for happiness.”

LOUISE HART
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF

“Let us speak, though we show all our faults and weaknesses — for it is a sign of strength to be weak, to know it, and out with it.”

HERMAN MELVILLE
NOVELIST, POET
STRENGTH

“The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.”

SOCRATES
PHILOSOPHER
HONESTY

“Those who don't know how to weep with their whole heart don't know how to laugh either.”

GOLDA MEIR
PRIME MINISTER OF ISRAEL
SOUL

“A trying journey can only result in a phenomenal blessing.”

DAWN M. HARVEY
MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER AND AUTHOR
SOUL

“Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.”

HENRY LOUIS MENCKEN
JOURNALIST, SATIRIST, LITERARY CRITIC
LOVE

“Life at its noblest leaves mere happiness far behind; and indeed cannnot endure it.... Happiness is not the object of life: life has no object: it is an end in itself; and courage consists in the readiness to sacrifice happiness for an intenser quality of life.”

GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
PLAYWRIGHT, NOBEL PRIZE WINNER
SACRIFICE

“What you don't see with your eyes, don't witness with your mouth.”

PROVERB
HONESTY

“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