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“Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.”

PLATO
CLASSICAL GREEK PHILOSOPHER, MATHEMATICIAN
GENEROSITY

“Live with intention. Walk to the edge. Listen hard. Practice wellness. Play with abandon. Laugh. Choose with no regret. Appreciate your friends. Continue to learn. Do what you love. Live as if this is all there is.”

MARY ANNE RADMACHER
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF

“Better keep yourself clean and bright. You are the window through which you must see the world.”

GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
PLAYWRIGHT, NOBEL PRIZE WINNER
BELIEVE

“No amount of ability is of the slightest avail without honor.”

ANDREW CARNEGIE
INDUSTRIALIST, BUSINESSMAN, PHILANTHROPIST
JUSTICE

“We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations.”

CHARLES SWINDOLL
FOUNDER OF INSIGHT FOR LIVING
AMBITION

“In great matters men show themselves as they wish to be seen; in small matters, as they are.”

GAMALIEL BRADFORD
BIOGRAPHER, CRITIC, POET AND DRAMATIST
LITERACY

“Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it.”

DAVID STAR JORDAN
EDUCATOR, AUTHOR, PEACE ACTIVIST
VOLUNTEERING

“Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.”

RALPH WALDO EMERSON
PHILOSOPHER, POET, AUTHOR, ESSAYIST
FORESIGHT

“Just go out there and do what you've got to do.”

MARTINA NAVRÁTILOVÁ
CHZEC-AMERICAN TENNIS PLAYER
INSPIRATION

“If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in the dark with a mosquito. ”

UNKNOWN
MAKING A DIFFERENCE

“It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something. ”

FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT
32ND U.S. PRESIDENT
COMMON GROUND

“There are souls in this world which have the gift of finding joy everywhere and of leaving it behind them when they go.”

FREDRICK FABER
THEOLOGIAN AND HYMN COMPOSER
DO YOUR PART

“The heart may be broken, and the soul remain unshaken.”

NAPOLEON BONAPARTE
EMPEROR OF FRANCE
LIVE LIFE

“Man is so made that when anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish.”

JEAN DE LA FONTAINE
AUTHOR, FABULIST
SACRIFICE

“Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard.”

ANNE SEXTON
POET, WRITER
LIVE LIFE

“Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.”

DIETRICH BONHOEFFER
PASTOR, THEOLOGIAN, GERMAN RESISTANCE FIGHTER IN WORLD WAR II
INNOVATION

“Perhaps the most important thing we can undertake toward the reduction of fear is to make it easier for people to accept themselves, to like themselves.”

BONARO W. OVERSTREET
AUTHOR
REACHING OUT

“Few things can help an individual more than to place responsibility on him, and to let him know that you trust him. ”

BOOKER T. WASHINGTON
AMERICAN POLITICAL LEADER, AUTHOR
TRUST

“The greatest power is often simple patience.”

E. JOSEPH COSSMAN
AUTHOR
OVERCOMING

“Look at what you've got and make the best of it. It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.”

PROVERB
RESPECT

“The last of the human freedoms is to choose one's attitudes.”

VIKTOR FRANKL
NEUROLOGIST, PSYCHOTHERAPIST
LOVE

“I will offer a choice, not an echo.”

BARRY M. GOLDWATER
FORMER US SENATOR OF ARIZONA, PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE, 1964
CLASS AND GRACE

“Who, being loved, is poor?”

OSCAR WILDE
NOVELIST, PLAYWRIGHT
OPPORTUNITY

“Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place.”

ZORA NEALE HURST
AUTHOR, FOLKLOREIST
LOYALTY

“For happiness is anyone and anything at all that's loved by you.”

CHARLIE BROWN
CHARACTER IN COMIC STRIP PEANUTS BY CHARLES M. SCHULZ
CLASS AND GRACE

“We're here for a reason. I believe a bit of the reason is to throw little torches out to lead people through the dark.”

WHOOPI GOLDBERG
ACTRESS, RADIO HOST, AUTHOR, COMEDIAN
INCLUDING OTHERS

“It is in the shelter of each other that the people live.”

IRISH PROVERB
LOVE

“It takes two wings to fly.”

ERIC SCHAUB
DOCTOR, AUTHOR
STEWARDSHIP

“Men exist for the sake of one another. Teach them then or bear with them.”

MARCUS AURELIUS ANTONINUS
ROMAN EMPEROR 161-180
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF

“What do we live for; if it is not to make life less difficult for each other? ”

MARY ANN EVANS
[GEORGE ELIOT] NOVELIST
COMPASSION

“Water continually dropping will wear hard rocks hollow.”

PLUTARCH
HISTORIAN, WRITER
OVERCOMING

“How long should you try? Until. ”

JIM ROHN
ENTREPRENEUR, AUTHOR, MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER
CHARITY

“The difference between try and triumph is a little umph. ”

ANONYMOUS
PERSISTENCE
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