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The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.
Be the change you want to see in the world. -Gandhi
Be who you are and may you be blessed in all that you are. -Torah
Cherish yesterday. Dream tomorrow. Live today. -Richard Bach
Life isn’t about how to survive the storm, but how to dance in the rain.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. -Ralph Waldo Emerson
Friendship is the golden thread that ties all hearts together.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. -Eleanor Roosevelt
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined. -Thoreau
A good sister is worth more than a thousand friends.
Truly great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget.
How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you were? -Satchel Paige
Live in the sunshine, swim in the sea, drink the wild air… -Ralph Waldo Emerson
Loved you then, love you still; always have, always will.
Some people come into our lives, leave footprints on our hearts, and we are never the same.
Whatever you are, be a good one. -Abe Lincoln
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. -Helen Keller
Dwell in possibility. -Emily Dickinson
Believe there are no limits but the sky. -Cervantes
Be humble, for you are made of earth; be noble, for you are made of stars. -Serbian proverb
A father holds his children’s hands for awhile, their hearts forever.
Family is where your story begins.
Follow your heart.
The greatest treasures are those invisible to the eye but found by the heart.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it. -William Arthur Ward.
Let nothing dim the light that shines within. -Maya Angelou
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the number of moments that take our breath away.
Life isn’t about finding yourself, life is about creating yourself.
Love always, laugh often, dream together, share joy, forgive quickly
A mother’s love does not measure, it just gives.
May you walk gently through the world and know its beauty all the days of your life. -Apache blessing
Ride your dreams with courage.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss you will land among the stars.
A sister is a forever friend.
Sisters are different flowers from the same garden.
A teacher affects eternity; they can never know where their influence stops. -Henry Brooks Adams
The time is always right to do what is right. -Martin Luther King, Jr.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
Together is a wonderful place to be.
We love because it’s the only true adventure. -Nikki Giovanni
When I count my blessings, I count you twice!
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
It’s not the years of life, it’s the life in the years. -Abe Lincoln
You have brains in your head, you have feet in your shoes, you can steer yourself any direction you choose. -Dr. Seuss

Art

Any man can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad. -Ann Geddes
Anyone can be cool. Awesome
A work of art that did not begin in emotion is not art. -Paul Cezanne
Art evokes the mystery without which the world would not exist. -Rene Magritte
Art is not what you see, but what you make others see. -Edgar Degas
Choose only one master…nature. -Rembrandt
Creativity takes Courage. -Henry Matisse
Every good painter paints what he is. -Jackson Pollock
Feet. What do I need them for if I have wings to fly? -Frida Kahlo
Great art is the outward expression of an inner life in the artist. -Edward Hopper
Great art picks up where nature ends. -Marc Chagall
I can only draw what I see. -Claude Monet
If I could say it in words, there would be no reason to paint. -Edward Hopper
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist’s palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love. -Marc Chagall
I try to apply colors like words that shape poems, like notes that shape music. -Joan Miro
My garden is my most beautiful masterpiece. -Claude Monet
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself. -Leonardo da Vinci
Those who wonder discover that this is, in itself, a wonder. -M.C. Escher
The golden opportunity you seek is within yourself. -Mary Engelbreit
The more I think, the more I feel there is nothing truly more artistic than to love people. -Vincent Van Gogh
The only time I feel alive is when I’m painting. -Vincent Van Gogh
The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection. -Michelangelo
We live in a fractured world. I have always seen it as my role as an artist to attempt to make wholeness. -Anish Kapoor
Where the spirit does not work with the hand, there is no art. -Leonardo da Vinci

Faith & Religion

Be who you are and may you be blessed in all that you are. -Torah
Blessings on your First Communion
Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly. -St. Francis De Sales
Every blade of grass has its angel that bends over it and whispers, “Grow, grow.” -the Talmud
Everyone has a heaven inside. -Kate Bush
Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase. -Martin Luther King, Jr.
For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. -Jeremiah 29:11
For it is in giving that we receive. -St. Francis of Assisi
God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference. -Reinhold Niebuhr
God writes the gospel not in the Bible alone, but on trees; and flowers; and clouds; and stars. -Martin Luther
Greater love has no one than this; to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. -John 15:13
I am my beloved’s and my beloved is mine. -The Baal Shem Tov
If any differences arise amongst you, behold Me standing before your face, and overlook the faults of one another for My name’s sake and as a token of your love for My manifest and resplendent Cause. – Bahá′u′lláh
If you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only love. -Mother Teresa
In the garden of thy heart plant naught but the rose of love, and from the nightingale of affection and desire loosen not thy hold. – Bahá′u′lláh
It is a tree of life for those who grasp it, and all who uphold it are blessed. Its ways are pleasant, and all paths are peace.
Levitating on the power of God’s love, I soar above the pain and heartache now; Flying ever upward on the wings of faith, I see the world, and many worlds, and a new world. -Robert L. Meier
Live your beliefs and you can turn your world around. -Thoreau
My sheep, listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me. -John 10:27
Not all of us can do great things, but we can do small things with great love. -Mother Teresa
One who looks for a friend without faults will have none. -Hasidic saying
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. -Helen Keller
Smile, breathe, and go slowly. -Thich Nhat Hanh
Speed is irrelevant if you are traveling in the wrong direction. -Mahatma Gandhi
Teach us…that we may feel the importance of every day, of every hour, as it passes. -Jane Austen
The sum total of all that lives is God. We may not be God, but we are of God, even as a little drop of water is of the ocean. -Mohandas Gandhi
The way is not in the sky. The way is in the heart. -Buddha
We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop. -Mother Teresa
When the solution is simple, God is answering. -Albert Einstein
The winds of grace are always blowing and it is up to us to raise the sails.

General

Always keep family and friends close.
Family is where your story begins.
Family…life’s most precious gift!
I love you always!
Like branches on a tree, we grow in different directions. Yet our roots remain as one.
May you be blessed with a generation of children on the children of your children.
The family is one of nature’s masterpieces.
When I count my blessings, I count you twice!

Mother

A mom’s hug lasts long after she lets go.
A mother holds her children’s hands for awhile, their hearts forever.
A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.
A mother’s arm are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them. -Victor Hugo
A mother’s love does not measure, it just gives.
A mother understands what a child does not say.
Give your children two things: one is roots, the other wings.
God could not be everywhere, so He created mothers. -Jewish proverb
Life is better because you’re my mom.
My friend, my inspiration, my mother.

Father

A father is a guy who has snapshots in his wallet where money used to be.
A father’s love does not measure, it just gives.
Any man can be a father. It takes someone special to be a dad. -Ann Geddes
A father holds his children’s hands for awhile, their hearts forever.
A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty.
Give your children two things: one is roots, the other wings.
Life is better because you’re my dad.
My father didn’t teach me how to live, he lived, and let me watch him do it. -Clarence Kelland
My friend, my inspiration, my dad.
One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters. -George Herbert

Sister

A good sister is worth more than a thousand friends.
A sister is a forever friend.
God made us sisters; Pharmacology made us friends.
Life is better because you’re my sister.
My friend, my inspiration, my sister.
Sisters by birth, friends by choice.
Sisters are different flowers from the same garden.

Brother

Life is better because you’re my brother.

Daughter

A daughter is a little girl who grows up to be a friend.
Life is better because you’re my daughter.
There could never be a father that loved his daughter more than I love you. -Paul Simon

Son

Life is better because you’re our son.

Friendship

A faithful friend is the medicine of life.
A friend is what the heart needs all the time. -Henry Van Dyke
A friend is someone who reaches for your hand…and touches your heart.
A good companion shortens the longest road. -Turkish proverb
A good friend is a connection to life – a key to sanity in a totally insane world.
A joy shared is a joy doubled. -Goethe
Always keep family and friends close.
And the song, from beginning to end, I found in the heart of a friend. -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
A true friend is one who thinks you are a good egg even when you are half cracked.
How beautiful a day can be when kindness touches it.
Friendship is the golden thread that ties all hearts together.
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature. -Ralph Waldo Emerson
Friends are the family we choose for ourselves.
Friends stay close no matter how far away they are.
Friendships multiply joys and divide griefs.
Greater love has no one than this; to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. -John 15:13
Some people come into our lives, leave footprints on our hearts, and we are never the same.
It is in the shelter of each other that people live. -Irish proverb
It’s the friends you call at 4 AM that matter.
It’s not what we have in our life, but who we have in our life that counts.
Laughter is the shortest distance between two people. -Victor Borge
Life is better with you.
Never shall I forget the times I spent with you; continue to be my friend, as you will always find me yours. -Beethoven
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. -Aesop
One who looks for a friend without faults will have none. -Hasidic saying
Plant a seed of friendship. Reap a bouquet of happiness. -Louis Kaufman
Really great people make you feel that you, too, can become great. -Mark Twain
The better part of one’s life consists of friendship.
The language of friendship is not words, but meanings. -Thoreau
The most beautiful discovery two friends can make is that they can grow separately without growing apart. -Elizabeth Foley
To all the days here and after, may they be filled with fond memories, happiness and laughter!
Truly great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light. -Helen Keller
When I count my blessings, I count you twice!
When our friends are near, we feel that all is well and our life blossoms suddenly into bright possibilities. -Helen Keller
Wherever you are, it is your friends who make your world. -William James
You are a beautiful friend.
You are one of my nicest thoughts. -Georgia O’Keeffe

Graduation

80% of success is showing up. -Woody Allen
Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does. -William James
All glory comes from daring to begin. -Eugene Ware
All the flowers of tomorrow are in the seeds of today.
Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
As you move through life, leave a wake of kindness. -Margaret Hale
Be courageous, have faith, go forward! -Thomas Edison
Be humble, for you are made of earth; be noble, for you are made of stars. -Serbian proverb
Be the change you want to see in the world. -Gandhi
Be who you are and may you be blessed in all that you are. -Torah
Be who you really are and go the whole way. -Lao Tzu
Behold this day. It is yours to make. -Black Elk
Believe there are no limits but the sky. -Cervantes
The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.
Blessed is the life that finds joy in the journey.
Challenge yourself.
Cherish yesterday. Dream tomorrow. Live today. -Richard Bach
Choose to chance the rapids and dare to dance the tides. -Garth Brooks
Class of 20XX
Creativity takes Courage. -Henry Matisse
Life isn’t about how to survive the storm, but how to dance in the rain.
Dare to be extraordinary.
Dare to be remarkable. -Jane Gentry
Dare to Dream.
Life is a daring adventure, or it is nothing.
Do good. Be kind. Tell the truth.
Do not be wise in words, be wise in deeds. -Jewish proverb
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. -Ralph Waldo Emerson
Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly. -St. Francis de Sales
Do Something. (Something will happen.)
Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive. -Howard Thurman.
Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened. -Dr. Seuss
Don’t grow up too quickly, lest you forget how much you love the beach. -Michelle Held
Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. -Robert Louis Stevenson
Don’t let your dreams be dreams.
Dwell in possibility. -Emily Dickinson
Eat good food. Be kind. Tell the truth.
Follow your heart.
Faith is taking the first step, even when you don’t see the whole staircase. -Martin Luther King, Jr.
For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. -Jeremiah 29:11
Forever is composed of nows. -Emily Dickinson
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. -Eleanor Roosevelt
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined. -Thoreau
Go into the world and do well. But more importantly, go into the world and do good. -Minor Myers, Jr.
Go on with a spirit that fears nothing. -Homer
I believe in you!
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it. -William Arthur Ward.
If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to it. -Jonathan Winters
In a gentle way, you can shake the world. -Mohandas Gandhi
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. -Albert Einstein
It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers, but for powers equal to our tasks. -Helen Keller
It isn’t where you come from, it’s where you’re going that counts. -Ella Fitzgerald
It’s kind of fun to do the impossible. -Walt Disney
It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see. -Thoreau
Just when you get used to yesterday, along comes today!
Know yourself, do not let the world know you. -Nellie Bly
Knowledge is love and light and vision. -Helen Keller
Knowledge speaks. Wisdom listens. -Jimi Hendrix
Leap and the net will appear.
Let nothing dim the light that shines within. -Maya Angelou
Let the beauty of what you love be what you do. -Rumi
Let there be more joy and laughter in your living. -Eileen Caddy
Let us dare to read, think, speak and write. -John Adams
Life is a challenge, meet it. -Sai Baba
Life is a succession of lessons that must be lived to be understood. -Helen Keller
Life is like riding a bicycle: to keep your balance, you have to keep moving. -Albert Einstein
Life isn’t about finding yourself, life is about creating yourself.
Listen to the mustn’ts, child. Listen to the don’ts. Listen to the shouldn’ts, the impossibles, the won’ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me…Anything can happen, child. Anything can be. -Shel Silverstein
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. -Mohandas Gandhi
Look for what you want to see.
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore. -Lord Chesterfield
Never bend your head. Hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye. -Helen Keller
Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care. -Theodore Roosevelt
Now voyager, sail thou forth to seek and find. -Walt Whitman
Of all the hazards, fear is the worst. -Sam Snead
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself. -Leonardo da Vinci
Perseverance, secret of all triumphs. -Victor Hugo
Pursue a path, however narrow or crooked, on which you can walk with love and reverence. Henry David Thoreau
Remember always that you not only have a right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one. -Eleanor Roosevelt
Remember what is important to you.
Ride your dreams with courage.
Set your goals believing.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss you will land among the stars.
Speed is irrelevant if you are traveling in the wrong direction. -Mahatma Gandhi
The golden opportunity you seek is within yourself. -Mary Engelbreit
The greatest oak was once a little nut that held its ground.
The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand as in what direction we are moving. -Oliver Wendell Holmes
The horizon leans forward, offering you space to place new steps of change. -Maya Angelou
The most beautiful discovery two friends can make is that they can grow separately without growing apart. -Elizabeth Foley
The only people who can change the world are the ones who want to.
The powerful play goes on, and you will contribute a verse. -Walt Whitman
There are many things in life that will catch your eye, but only a few will catch your heart. Pursue those!
There are no rules here. We are trying to accomplish something.
There are two ways to live your life. One as though nothing is a miracle, the other as though everything is. -Albert Einstein
There is a road, no simple highway, between the dawn and the dark of night, and if you go, no one may follow, that path is for your steps alone. -Jerry Garcia
There is no set path. Follow your heart.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it. -Emerson
The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play.
The time for thinkers has come. -Mary Baker Eddy
The time is always right to do what is right. -Martin Luther King, Jr.
This is our moment. This is our time. -Barack Obama
Those who wish to sing will always find a song. -Swedish proverb
Those who wonder discover that this is, in itself, a wonder. -M.C. Escher
To imagine is everything. To know is nothing at all. -Anatole France
To thine own self be true. -Shakespeare
Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value. -Albert Einstein
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do, than by the things you did do. So sail away from the safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails, explore, dream, discover. -Mark Twain
Very little is needed to make a happy life, it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking. -Marcus Aurelius
Voyage upon life’s sea, to yourself be true, and whatever your lot in life may be, paddle your own canoe. -Sarah Bolton
Walk tall as the trees, live strong as the mountains, keep the warmth of the sun in your heart.
Watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you, because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. -Roald Dahl
We are the change we seek. -Barack Obama
We do not quit playing because we grow old, we grow old because we quit playing. -Oliver Wendell Holmes
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give. -Sir Winston Churchill
We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop. -Mother Teresa
Why not go out on a limb? That’s where the fruit is. -Will Rogers
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul. -Joseph Addison
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?
Whatever you are, be a good one. -Abe Lincoln
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Begin it now. -Goethe
What you do today can improve all your tomorrows. -Ralph Marston
When you come to a fork in the road…take it. -Yogi Berra
Wisdom begins in wonder.
Wisdom Courage Strength Love
With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts. -Eleanor Roosevelt
Yes We Can!
You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get. -Michael Phelps
You have brains in your head, you have feet in your shoes, you can steer yourself any direction you choose. -Dr. Seuss
You miss 100% of the shots you never take. -Wayne Gretzky

Humor

A father is a guy who has snapshots in his wallet where money used to be.
A meowing cat catches no mice! -Yiddish proverb
The best way to forget your troubles is to wear tight shoes.
If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die, I want to go where they went. -Will Rogers, 1879-1935
God made us sisters; Pharmacology made us friends.
Golf is a good walk spoiled. -Mark Twain
Golf is so popular simply because it is the best game in the world at which to be bad. -AA Milne
I feel a sin coming on!
If only we’d stop trying to be happy, we’d have a pretty good time. -Edith Wharton
If there is any larceny in a man, golf will bring it out. -Paul Gallico
If we knew what we were doing, it would not be called Research. -Einstein
If you’re going through hell, keep going! -Winston Churchill
If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun. -Katherine Hepburn
If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything. -Mark Twain
Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
Laughter is the shortest distance between two people. -Victor Borge
Less is more…more or less.
Life is just a tire swing. -Jimmy Buffet
Life is what happens when you are busy making other plans. -John Lennon
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence. -Erich Fromm
Love is what makes two people sit in the middle of a bench when there is plenty of room at both ends.
Only the pure in heart can make a good soup. -Beethoven
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. -Thomas Edison
Perhaps in my next life I’ll return as a seal and be forced to use all of me. Unless, of course, it’s not too late for this life!
Well-behaved women seldom make history.
When you come to a fork in the road…take it. -Yogi Berra
When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on! -Thomas Jefferson
You’ve gotta have balls…to change.

Leadership

Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does. -William James
A leader is best when people barely know he exists. When his work is done, they will say, “We did it ourselves.” -Lao Tzu
Carpe Diem
Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive. -Howard Thurman.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. -Ralph Waldo Emerson
I may walk slowly, but I do not walk backwards. -Abe Lincoln
In a gentle way, you can shake the world. -Mohandas Gandhi
It does not matter how long you live, but how well you do it. -Martin Luther King, Jr.
It isn’t where you come from, it’s where you’re going that counts. -Ella Fitzgerald
Know yourself, do not let the world know you. -Nellie Bly
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore. -Lord Chesterfield
Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care. -Theodore Roosevelt
Of all the hazards, fear is the worst. -Sam Snead
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself. -Leonardo da Vinci
Remember always that you not only have a right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one. -Eleanor Roosevelt
You’ve gotta have balls…to change.

Love & Marriage

A good companion shortens the longest road. -Turkish proverb
A joy shared is a joy doubled. -Goethe
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
All you need is love.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. -Helen Keller
And just when I thought love had passed me by, we met.
And the song, from beginning to end, I found in the heart of a friend. -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Anyone can catch your eye, but it takes someone special to catch your heart.
At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet. -Plato
The best way to hold a man is in your arms. -Mae West
We have bikes to ride and people to love…now is the time!
Can’t help falling in love with you!
Follow your heart.
Forever is composed of nows. -Emily Dickinson
Go forth in life with love.
The greatest treasures are those invisible to the eye but found by the heart.
Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be. -Robert Browning
Happiness is being married to your best friend.
…Here’s to life, here’s to love, and here’s to you.
I am my beloved’s and my beloved is mine. -The Baal Shem Tov
I love you always!
I love you madly!
I love you to the moon and back.
I love you.
If I know what love is, it is because of you. -Hesse
If music be the food of love, play on.
If you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only love. -Mother Teresa
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist’s palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love. -Marc Chagall
It’s not what we have in our life, but who we have in our life that counts.
Some people come into our lives, leave footprints on our hearts, and we are never the same.
It is in the shelter of each other that people live. -Irish proverb
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye. -Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Laughter is the shortest distance between two people. -Victor Borge
Let your love be like the misty rains: coming softly, but flooding the river. -Malagasy proverb
Life is better with you.
Live Laugh Love
Love always, laugh often, dream together, share joy, forgive quickly
Loved you then, love you still; always have, always will.
Love is a choice–a willingness to to be present to others, without pretense.
Love’s a game that two can play and both can win.
Love is all you need! -Lennon/McCartney
Love is friendship on fire.
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence. -Erich Fromm
Love is the poetry of the senses.
Love is what makes two people sit in the middle of a bench when there is plenty of room at both ends.
Memories are the sweetest things there are.
The minute I read my first love story, I started looking for you.
The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, they must be felt with the heart. -Helen Keller
That love is all there is, is all we know of love. -Emily Dickinson
The best thing to hold onto in life is each other. -Audrey Hepburn
The greatest of these is love. -I Corinthians 13:1
The heart that gives, gathers.
The moment two hearts became one.
The more I think, the more I feel there is nothing truly more artistic than to love people. -Vincent Van Gogh
There are many things in life that will catch your eye, but only a few will catch your heart. Pursue those!
There is no remedy for love but to love more. -Thoreau
There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved. -George Sand
There’s nothing that I wouldn’t do to make you feel my love. -Bob Dylan
The way is not in the sky. The way is in the heart. -Buddha
They will see us waving from such great heights.
Though we are two, we have one heart.
To all the days here and after, may they be filled with fond memories, happiness and laughter!
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
Together is a wonderful place to be.
Truly Madly Deeply!
Two human loves make one divine. -Elizabeth Barrett Browning
We love because it’s the only adventure. -Nikki Giovanni
We will walk until my blood runs out. Until my heart is burnt, you are not alone. -Matisyahu
Who, being loved, is poor? -Oscar Wilde
Would it be alright to say that I hope as companions you exalt yourselves into two pieces of dust whirling around one another in the sunbeam that enters the last hidden place?
You are my sunshine.
You are the music. T.S. Eliot
You are one of my nicest thoughts. -Georgia O’Keeffe
You may light another’s candle from your own, without loss.
You will find when you look back on your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love. -Henry Drummond

Music/Musicians

Choose to chance the rapids and dare to dance the tides. -Garth Brooks
Everyone has a heaven inside. -Kate Bush
It isn’t where you come from, it’s where you’re going that counts. -Ella Fitzgerald
Knowledge speaks. Wisdom listens. -Jimi Hendrix
Life is just a tire swing. -Jimmy Buffet
Life is what happens when you are busy making other plans. -John Lennon
Love is all you need! -Lennon/McCartney
May God bless and keep you always, may your wishes all come true. May you always do for others and let others do for you. May you build a ladder to the stars and climb on every rung, may you stay forever young. -Bob Dylan
May you grow up to be righteous, may you grow up to be true. May you always know the truth and see the lights surrounding you. May you always be courageous, stand upright and be strong. May you stay forever young. -Bob Dylan
May your hands always be busy, may your feet always be swift. May you have a strong foundation when the winds of changes swift. May your heart always be joyful, may your songs always be sung. May you stay forever young. -Bob Dylan
May your heart always be joyful. May your song always be sung. -Bob Dylan
Music is what we need when language fails us, but we cannot remain silent. -Dr. Cornel West
Never shall I forget the times I spent with you; continue to be my friend, as you will always find me yours. -Beethoven
One pill makes you larger and one pill makes you small. And the ones that mother gives you don’t do anything at all Go ask Alice, when she’s ten feet tall. -White Rabbit ~ Jefferson Airplane
Only the pure in heart can make a good soup. -Beethoven
Optimism is my best defense. -Rod Stewart
Plant a seed of friendship. Reap a bouquet of happiness. -Louis Kaufman
Take time to laugh, it is the music of the soul.
There could never be a father that loved his daughter more than I love you. -Paul Simon
There is a road, no simple highway, between the dawn and the dark of night, and if you go, no one may follow, that path is for your steps alone. -Jerry Garcia
There’s nothing that I wouldn’t do to make you feel my love. -Bob Dylan
You are the music. -T.S. Eliot

Nature & Environment

All the flowers of tomorrow are in the seeds of today.
Be gentle with the earth.
The best fertilizer is the shadow of the gardener. -Spanish proverb
Choose only one master…nature. -Rembrandt
Choose to chance the rapids and dare to dance the tides. -Garth Brooks
…Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves… -John Muir
Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. -Robert Louis Stevenson
Don’t let anyone or anything block your sunshine!
Every blade of grass has its angel that bends over it and whispers, “Grow, grow.” -the Talmud
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet, and the winds long to play with your hair. Kahlil Gibran
For me, a timber frame is poetry made manifest in wood. -Lou Ureneck
God writes the gospel not in the Bible alone, but on trees; and flowers; and clouds; and stars. -Martin Luther King, Jr.
Great art picks up where nature ends. -Marc Chagall
I have always loved the beach; the smell of the salty water, the wind in my face, the gentle roar of the waves, all combine to create a sense of peace and calm.
I hope you always have a shell in your pocket and sand in your shoes.
If you would be happy all your life, plant a garden. -Chinese proverb
Keep close to nature’s heart…climb a mountain…spend a week in the woods, wash your spirit clean. -John Muir
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy. They are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
Live in the sunshine, swim in the sea, drink the wild air… -Ralph Waldo Emerson
Make waves.
Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished. -Lao Tzu
Our memories of the ocean will linger on long after our footprints in the sand are gone.
Pursue a path, however narrow or crooked, on which you can walk with love and reverence. Henry David Thoreau
The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness. John Muir
The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears, or the sea. -Isak Dinesen
The greatest oak was once a little nut that held its ground.
The sea, once it cast its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever. -Jacques Cousteau
The voice of the sea speaks to the soul. -Kate Chopin
The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide world’s joy. -Henry Ward Beecher
Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth. -Buddha
Walk tall as the trees, live strong as the mountains, keep the warmth of the sun in your heart.
Where flowers bloom so does hope and love.
Yeah, we all shine on, like the moon and the stars and the sun. -John Lennon
You are my sunshine!
You are my sun, my moon, and my stars. -e.e. Cummings

Poets & Authors

A friend is what the heart needs all the time. -Henry Van Dyke
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature. -Ralph Waldo Emerson
Against the assault of laughter, nothing can stand. -Mark Twain
A joy shared is a joy doubled. -Goethe
And the song, from beginning to end, I found in the heart of a friend. -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
A teacher affects eternity; they can never know where their influence stops. -Henry Brooks Adams
At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet. -Plato
All glory comes from daring to begin. -Eugene Ware
Believe there are no limits but the sky. -Cervantes
Brevity is the soul of wit. -Shakespeare
But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep. -Robert Frost
Cherish yesterday. Dream tomorrow. Live today. -Richard Bach
Dare to be remarkable. -Jane Gentry
Do not go where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. -Ralph Waldo Emerson
Do not wish to be anything other than what you are, and try to be that perfectly. -St. Francis de Sales
Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive. -Howard Thurman
Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened. -Dr. Seuss
Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. -Robert Louis Stevenson
Dwell in possibility. -Emily Dickinson
Forever is composed of now. -Emily Dickinson
Forget not that the earth delights to feel our bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair. -Kahlil Gibran
For me, a timber frame is poetry made manifest in wood. -Lou Ureneck
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature. -Ralph Waldo Emerson
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined. -Thoreau
Golf is a good walk spoiled. -Mark Twain
Go on with a spirit that fears nothing. -Homer
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tunes without the words and never stops at all. -Emily Dickinson
I am here to live aloud. -Emile Zola
If I know what love is, it is because of you. -Hesse
If only we’d stop trying to be happy, we’d have a pretty good time. -Edith Wharton
If there is any larceny in a man, golf will bring it out. -Paul Gallico
If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything. -Mark Twain
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it. -William Arthur Ward.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye. -Antoine de Saint Exupery
It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see. -Thoreau
Know yourself, do not let the world know you. -Nellie Bly
Let nothing dim the light that shines from within. -Maya Angelou
Let there be more joy and laughter in your living. -Eileen Caddy
Let the beauty we love be what we do. There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground. -Rumi
Let the beauty of what you love be what you do. -Rumi
Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you truly love. -Rumi
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards. -Soren Kierkegaard
Listen to the mustn’ts, child. Listen to the don’ts. Listen to the shouldn’ts, the impossibles, the won’ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me…Anything can happen, child. Anything can be. -Shel Silverstein
As you move through life, leave a wake of kindness. -Margaret Hale
Live in the sunshine, swim in the sea, drink in the wild air… -Ralph Waldo Emerson
Live your beliefs and you can turn your world around. -Thoreau
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore. -Lord Chesterfield
Never a ship sails out of the bay, but carries my heart as a stowaway. -Roselle Mercier Montgomery
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. -Aesop
One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters. -George Herbert
Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there. -Rumi
Perseverance, secret of all triumphs. -Victor Hugo
Really great people make you feel that you, too, can become great. -Mark Twain
That love is all there is, is all we know of love. -Emily Dickinson
The family is one of nature’s masterpieces. -George Santayana
The horizon leans forward, offering you space to place new steps of change. -Maya Angelou
The powerful play goes on, and you will contribute a verse. -Walt Whitman
There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it. -Edith Wharton
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it. -Emerson
The voice of the sea speaks to the soul. -Kate Chopin
To imagine is everything. To know is nothing at all. -Anatole France
To thine own self be true. -Shakespeare
True happiness lies within you. -Og Mandino
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do, than by the things you did do. So sail away from the safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails, explore, dream, discover. -Mark Twain
Two human loves make one divine. -Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Voyage upon life’s sea, to yourself be true, and whatever your lot in life may be, paddle your own canoe. -Sarah Bolton
We love because it’s the only true adventure. -Nikki Giovanni
We must admit there will be music, despite everything. -Jack Gilbert
We turn not older with years, but new every day. -Emily Dickinson
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness? -Rousseau
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Begin it now. -Goethe
Who, being loved, is poor? -Oscar Wilde
You are the music. -T.S. Eliot
You have brains in your head, you have feet in your shoes, you can steer yourself any direction you choose. -Dr. Seuss

Sports

Always a gator…
We have bikes to ride and people to love…now is the time!

Baseball

How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you were? -Satchel Paige
Pitchers, like poets, are born, not made. -Cy Young
Progress always involves risk; you can’t steal second base and keep your foot on first. -Frederick Wilcox
The trick is growing up without growing old. -Casey Stengel
When you come to a fork in the road, take it. -Yogi Berra

Golf

Forget about your opponents, play against par. -Sam Snead
Golf gives you insight into human nature, your own as well as your opponents. -Grantland Rice
Golf is a good walk spoiled. -Mark Twain
Golf is so popular simply because it is the best game in the world at which to be bad. -AA Milne
If there is any larceny in a man, golf will bring it out. -Paul Gallico
Of all the hazards, fear is the worst. -Sam Snead
The older you get, the stronger the wind gets, and it is always in your face. -Jack Nicklaus

Hockey

You miss 100% of the shots you never take. -Wayne Gretzky

Swimming

You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get. -Michael Phelps

Food/Cooking

Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
Only the pure in heart can make a good soup. -Beethoven

Gardening

All the flowers of tomorrow are in the seeds of today.
The best fertilizer is the shadow of the gardener. -Spanish proverb
The greatest oak was once a little nut that held its ground.
If you would be happy all your life, plant a garden. -Chinese proverb
Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy. They are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
My garden is my most beautiful masterpiece. -Claude Monet

Military

Duty-Honor-Country; Those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be. -General Douglas MacArthur
Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty. -Ida B. Wells-Barnett

Cats

The dog may be wonderful prose, but the cat is poetry. -French proverb
How we behave towards cats here below, determines our status in heaven. -Robert A. Heinlein

Dogs

If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die, I want to go where they went. -Will Rogers, 1879-1935
Life is short. Play with your dog. -Pamela Haik

General

Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened. -Anatole France

Police Officer

Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty. -Ida B. Wells-Barnett
As you teach, you learn. -Jewish Proverb
A teacher affects eternity; they can never know where their influence stops. -Henry Brooks Adams
Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher. -Japanese proverb
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul. -Joseph Addison

Birthday

Cherish yesterday. Dream tomorrow. Live today. -Richard Bach
Don’t grow up too quickly, lest you forget how much you love the beach. -Michelle Held
How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you were? -Satchel Paige
It does not matter how long you live, but how well you do it. -Martin Luther King, Jr.
It’s not how old you are, but how you are old. -Marie Dressler
It’s not the years in the life, it’s the life in the years. -Abe Lincoln
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the number of moments that take our breath away.
The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes. -Frank Lloyd Wright
May every sunrise hold more promise, and every sunset hold more peace.
May you walk gently through the world and know its beauty all the days of your life. -Apache proverb
May you have warm words on a cold evening, a full moon on a dark night, and a smooth road all the way to your door. -Irish blessing
Memories are the sweetest things there are.
Perhaps in my next life I’ll return as a seal and be forced to use all of me. Unless, of course, it’s not too late for this life!
Same time next year.
The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes. -Frank Lloyd Wright
The older you get, the stronger the wind gets, and it is always in your face. -Jack Nicklaus
The powerful play goes on, and you will contribute a verse. -Walt Whitman
The trick is growing up without growing old. -Casey Stengel
We do not quit playing because we grow old, we grow old because we quit playing. -Oliver Wendell Holmes
We turn not older with years, but new everyday. -Emily Dickinson
The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes. -Frank Lloyd Wright

Wisdom & Inspiration

80% of success is showing up. -Woody Allen
Against the assault of laughter, nothing can stand. -Mark Twain
Agere Sequiture Esse Action Follows Being
All seasons are beautiful for the person who carries happiness within. -Horace Friess
A man’s integrity is his greatest asset. Without it, he is nothing.
A meowing cat catches no mice! -Yiddish proverb
Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does. -William James
All glory comes from daring to begin. -Eugene Ware
All of us get lost in the darkness; dreamers learn to steer by the stars. -Rush
All the flowers of tomorrow are in the seeds of today.
Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. -Helen Keller
As I walk, I walk with beauty. -Navajo prayer
As you move through life, leave a wake of kindness. -Margaret Hale
A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed. -Henrik Ibsen
Attitude: a little thing that makes a big difference. -Winston Churchill
Be courageous, have faith, go forward! -Thomas Edison
Be gentle with the earth.
Be kind to everyone you meet, each one carries a great burden.
Be humble, for you are made of earth; be noble, for you are made of stars. -Serbian proverb
Be the change you want to see in the world. -Gandhi
Be who you are and may you be blessed in all that you are. -Torah
Be who you really are and go the whole way. -Lao Tzu
How beautiful a day can be when kindness touches it.
Behold this day. It is yours to make. -Black Elk
Believe there are no limits but the sky. -Cervantes
The best fertilizer is the shadow of the gardener. -Spanish proverb
The best way out is always through. -Helen Keller
The best way to forget your troubles is to wear tight shoes.
The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.
We have bikes to ride and people to love…now is the time!
Blessed is the life that finds joy in the journey.
Brevity is the soul of wit. -Shakespeare
Carpe Diem
Challenge yourself.
Cherish yesterday. Dream tomorrow. Live today. -Richard Bach
Choose only one master…nature. -Rembrandt
Choose to chance the rapids and dare to dance the tides. -Garth Brooks
…Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves… -John Muir
Creativity takes Courage. -Henry Matisse
Life isn’t about how to survive the storm, but how to dance in the rain.
A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world. -Oscar Wilde
Dare to be extraordinary.
Dare to be remarkable. -Jane Gentry
Dare to Dream.
Life is a daring adventure, or it is nothing.
Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common. Celebrate it every day!
Do good. Be kind. Tell the truth.
Do not be wise in words, be wise in deeds. -Jewish proverb
Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. -Ralph Waldo Emerson
Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly. -St. Francis De Sales
Do Something. (Something will happen.)
Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive. -Howard Thurman.
Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened. -Dr. Seuss
Don’t grow up too quickly, lest you forget how much you love the beach. -Michelle Held.
Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. -Robert Louis Stevenson
Don’t let your dreams be dreams.
Dwell in possibility. -Emily Dickinson
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. -Robert F. Kennedy
Eat good food. Be kind. Tell the truth.
Every blade of grass has its angel that bends over it and whispers, “Grow, grow.” -the Talmud
Every man is the architect of his fortune.
Everyone has a heaven inside. -Kate Bush
Everything is within walking distance if you have the time. -Steven Wright
Faith is taking the first step, even when you don’t see the whole staircase. -Martin Luther King, Jr.
Feet. What do I need them for if I have wings to fly? -Frida Kahlo
Follow your heart.
For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. -Jeremiah 29:11
For it is in giving that we receive. -St. Francis of Assisi
Forever is composed of nows. -Emily Dickinson
Forget about your opponents, play against par. -Sam Snead
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet, and the winds long to play with your hair. Kahlil Gibran
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. -Eleanor Roosevelt
Give thanks for unknown blessings already on their way. -Native American proverb
Give your children two things: one is roots, the other wings.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined. -Thoreau
Go into the world and do well. But more importantly, go into the world and do good. -Minor Myers, Jr.
Go on with a spirit that fears nothing. -Homer
God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference. -Reinhold Niebuhr
The greatest treasures are those invisible to the eye but found by the heart.
Happiness is a way to travel, not a destination.
Happiness is excitement that has found a settling-down place, but there is always a little corner that keeps flapping about!
Happiness is the best thing in the world. -the Tin Woodman
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom. -Thomas Jefferson
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tunes without the words and never stops at all. -Emily Dickinson
How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you were? -Satchel Paige
I am here to live aloud. -Emile Zola
I believe in you!
I do not want peace which passes understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace. -Helen Keller
I may walk slowly, but I do not walk backwards. -Abe Lincoln
If only we’d stop trying to be happy, we’d have a pretty good time. -Edith Wharton
If we knew what we were doing, it would not be called Research. -Einstein
If you’re going through hell, keep going! -Winston Churchill
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it. -William Arthur Ward.
If you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only love. -Mother Teresa
If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun. -Katherine Hepburn
If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything. -Mark Twain
If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to it. -Jonathan Winters
Illegitumus non carborundum
Imagine all the people living life in peace. -John Lennon
In a gentle way, you can shake the world. -Mohandas Gandhi
In the end, it’s character.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. -Albert Einstein
In the midst of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer. -Albert Camus
I can only draw what I see. -Claude Monet
Some people come into our lives, leave footprints on our hearts, and we are never the same.
If you’re looking for a sign, this is it.
It’s not how old you are, but how you are old. -Marie Dressler
It does not matter how long you live, but how well you do it. -Martin Luther King, Jr.
It is a tree of life for those who grasp it, and all who uphold it are blessed. Its ways are pleasant, and all paths are peace.
It’s better to light a candle than to curse the darkness. -Eleanor Roosevelt.
It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers, but for powers equal to our tasks. -Helen Keller
It is in the shelter of each other that people live. -Irish proverb
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye. -Antoine de Saint-Exupery
It isn’t where you come from, it’s where you’re going that counts. -Ella Fitzgerald
It’s kind of fun to do the impossible. -Walt Disney
While they were saying among themselves, “It cannot be done,” it was done. -Helen Keller
It’s not what we have in our life, but who we have in our life that counts.
It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see. -Thoreau
Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly.
Just when you get used to yesterday, along comes today!
Keep close to nature’s heart…climb a mountain…spend a week in the woods, wash your spirit clean. -John Muir
Know yourself, do not let the world know you. -Nellie Bly
Knowledge is love and light and vision. -Helen Keller
Knowledge speaks. Wisdom listens. -Jimi Hendrix
Laughter is the shortest distance between two people. -Victor Borge
Leap and the net will appear.
Less is more…more or less.
Let nothing dim the light that shines within. -Maya Angelou
Let the beauty of what you love be what you do. -Rumi
Let the beauty we love be what we do. There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground. -Rumi
Let there be more joy and laughter in your living. -Eileen Caddy
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy. They are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
Let us dare to read, think, speak and write. -John Adams
Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you truly love. -Rumi
Levitating on the power of God’s love, I soar above the pain and heartache now; Flying ever upward on the wings of faith, I see the world, and many worlds, and a new world. -Robert L. Meier
Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards. -Soren Kierkegaard
It’s not the years of life, it’s the life in the years. -Abe Lincoln
Life is a challenge, meet it. -Sai Baba
Life is a succession of lessons that must be lived to be understood. -Helen Keller
Life is just a tire swing. -Jimmy Buffet
Life is like a mirror: if you frown at it, it frowns back, if you smile, it returns the greeting.
Life is like riding a bicycle: to keep your balance, you have to keep moving. -Albert Einstein
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the number of moments that take our breath away.
Life is what happens when you are busy making other plans. -John Lennon
Life isn’t about finding yourself, life is about creating yourself.
Listen to the mustn’ts, child. Listen to the don’ts. Listen to the shouldn’ts, the impossibles, the won’ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me…Anything can happen, child. Anything can be. -Shel Silverstein
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. -Mohandas Gandhi
Live in the sunshine, swim in the sea, drink the wild air… -Ralph Waldo Emerson
Live Laugh Love
Live well, laugh often
Live your beliefs and you can turn your world around. -Thoreau
The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes. -Frank Lloyd Wright
Look for what you want to see.
Lost time is never found again. -Benjamin Franklin
Make waves.
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore. -Lord Chesterfield
May God bless and keep you always, may your wishes all come true. May you always do for others and let others do for you. May you build a ladder to the stars and climb on every rung, may you stay forever young. -Bob Dylan
May you grow up to be righteous, may you grow up to be true. May you always know the truth and see the lights surrounding you. May you always be courageous, stand upright and be strong. May you stay forever young. -Bob Dylan
May you have warm words on a cold evening, a full moon on a dark night, and a smooth road all the way to your door. -Irish blessing
May your hands always be busy, may your feet always be swift. May you have a strong foundation when the winds of changes swift. May your heart always be joyful, may your songs always be sung. May you stay forever young. -Bob Dylan
May your heart always be joyful. May your song always be sung. -Bob Dylan
May your life be like a wildflower…growing freely in the beauty and joy of each day. – Native American proverb
May you walk gently through the world and know its beauty all the days of your life. -Apache blessing
Memories are the sweetest things there are.
Music is what we need when language fails us, but we cannot remain silent. -Dr. Cornel West
Never give up and never give in. -Hubert Humphrey
Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care. -Theodore Roosevelt
Not all of us can do great things, but we can do small things with great love. -Mother Teresa
Not all who wander are lost.
Now voyager, sail thou forth to seek and find. -Walt Whitman
Of all the hazards, fear is the worst. -Sam Snead
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself. -Leonardo da Vinci
One can never pay in gratitude; one can only pay “in kind” somewhere else in life. Anne Morrow Lindbergh
One who looks for a friend without faults will have none. -Hasidic saying
Only the pure in heart can make a good soup. -Beethoven
Optimism is my best defense. -Rod Stewart
Our life is what our thoughts make it. -Marcus Aurelius
Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there. -Rumi
Perhaps in my next life I’ll return as a seal and be forced to use all of me. Unless, of course, it’s not too late for this life!
Perseverance, secret of all triumphs. -Victor Hugo
Pitchers, like poets, are born, not made. -Cy Young
Progress always involves risk; you can’t steal second base and keep your foot on first. -Frederick Wilcox
Pursue a path, however narrow or crooked, on which you can walk with love and reverence. Henry David Thoreau
Really great people make you feel that you, too, can become great. -Mark Twain
Remember always that you not only have a right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one. -Eleanor Roosevelt
Remember what is important to you.
Ride your dreams with courage.
Set your goals believing.
Smile, breathe, and go slowly. -Thich Nhat Hanh
Speed is irrelevant if you are traveling in the wrong direction. -Mahatma Gandhi
Take time to laugh, it is the music of the soul.
The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears, or the sea. -Isak Dinesen
The golden opportunity you seek is within yourself. -Mary Engelbreit
The greatest oak was once a little nut that held its ground.
The horizon leans forward, offering you space to place new steps of change. -Maya Angelou
The more I think, the more I feel there is nothing truly more artistic than to love people. -Vincent Van Gogh
The most beautiful discovery two friends can make is that they can grow separately without growing apart. -Elizabeth Foley
The most beautiful stones have been washed by the waters and polished to brilliance by life’s strongest storms.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. -Albert Einstein
The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, they must be felt with the heart. -Helen Keller
The only constant in life is change.
The only people who can change the world are the ones who want to.
The person who succeeds is not the one who holds back, fearing failure, nor the one who never fails…but rather the one who moves on in spite of failure. -Theodore Roosevelt
The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience. -Eleanor Roosevelt
There are no rules here. We are trying to accomplish something.
There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it. -Edith Wharton
There is no set path. Follow your heart.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it. -Emerson
The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play.
Those who wish to sing will always find a song. -Swedish proverb
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful. -Mae West
True happiness lies within you. -Og Mandino
Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value. -Albert Einstein
Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished. -Lao Tzu
Never bend your head. Hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye. -Helen Keller
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. -Aesop
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted. -Albert Einstein
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted. -Albert Einstein
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. -Helen Keller
Out of many we are one. That while we breathe, we hope. Yes We Can! -Barack Obama
Very little is needed to make a happy life, it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking. -Marcus Aurelius
Walk tall as the trees, live strong as the mountains, keep the warmth of the sun in your heart.
Watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you, because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. -Roald Dahl
We do not quit playing because we grow old, we grow old because we quit playing. -Oliver Wendell Holmes
Well-behaved women seldom make history.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give. -Sir Winston Churchill
We must admit there will be music, despite everything. -Jack Gilbert
We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop. -Mother Teresa
Whatever it is, throw it out. -Muth
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul. -Joseph Addison
What’s life without a few bumps along the way?
What you do today can improve all your tomorrows. -Ralph Marston
When you come to a fork in the road…take it. -Yogi Berra
When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on! -Thomas Jefferson
Why not go out on a limb? That’s where the fruit is. -Will Rogers
With money in your pocket you are wise, you are handsome, and you sing well too. -Jewish proverb.
With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts. -Eleanor Roosevelt
Plant a seed of friendship. Reap a bouquet of happiness. -Louis Kaufman
Presence is more than just being there. -Malcolm S. Forbes
The soul would have no rainbow if the eyes had no tears. -Native American proverb
Remember what is important to you.
Ride your dreams with courage.
Set your goals believing.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss you will land among the stars.
The best journey always takes us home.
The heart that gives, gathers.
The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand as in what direction we are moving. -Oliver Wendell Holmes
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.
The most important things are the hardest to say, because words diminish them.
The older you get, the stronger the wind gets and it is always in your face. -Jack Nicklaus
The powerful play goes on, and you will contribute a verse. -Walt Whitman
There are many things in life that will catch your eye, but only a few will catch your heart. Pursue those!
There are two ways to live your life. One as though nothing is a miracle, the other as though everything is. -Albert Einstein
The reason for time is so that everything doesn’t happen all at once. -Albert Einstein
The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide world’s joy. Henry Ward Beecher
The time is always right to do what is right. -Martin Luther King, Jr.
The time for thinkers has come. -Mary Baker Eddy
The trick is growing up without growing old. -Casey Stengel
The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection. -Michelangelo
The way is not in the sky. The way is in the heart. -Buddha
This is our moment. This is our time. -Barack Obama
Those who wish to sing will always find a song. -Swedish proverb
Those who wonder discover that this is, in itself, a wonder. -M.C. Escher
To imagine is everything. To know is nothing at all. -Anatole France
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me. -Isaac Newton
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
To thine own self be true. -Shakespeare
True happiness lies within you. -Og Mandino
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do, than by the things you did do. So sail away from the safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails, explore, dream, discover. -Mark Twain
We are the change we seek. -Barack Obama
What binds us together is greater than what drives us apart. -Barack Obama
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness? -Rousseau
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?
Whatever you are, be a good one. -Abe Lincoln
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Begin it now. -Goethe
Where flowers bloom so does hope and love.
Wherever you go, go with all your heart. -Confucius
Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens. -Carl Jung
Who, being loved, is poor? -Oscar Wilde
The winds of grace are always blowing and it is up to us to raise the sails.
Wisdom begins in wonder.
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You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get. -Michael Phelps
You have brains in your head, you have feet in your shoes, you can steer yourself any direction you choose. -Dr. Seuss
You know of course that courage is always inside one. -The Cowardly Lion
You may light another’s candle from your own, without loss.
You miss 100% of the shots you never take. -Wayne Gretzky