Sit quietly, doing nothing, spring comes, and the grass grows by itself. A Zen Saying

People are just about as happy as they make up their minds to be. Abraham Lincoln

I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live up to what light I have. Abraham Lincoln

There’s only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self. Aldous Huxley

Knowledge comes, but wisdom stays. Alfred Lord Tennyson

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single minute before starting to improve the world. Anne Frank

Who speaks, sows; Who listens, reaps. Argentine Proverb

The best things in life aren’t things. Art Buchwald

Your life is a gift from the Creator. Your gift back to the Creator is what you do with your life. Billy Mills

When it’s all over, it’s not who you were. It’s whether you made a difference. Bob Dole

Whoever you are, there is some younger person who thinks you are perfect. There is some work that will never be done if you don’t do it. There is someone who would miss you if you were gone. There is a place that you alone can fill. Braude

The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn… and change. Carl Rogers

You can’t have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time. Charles F.Kettering

Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what people do or say. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill. Charles Swindoll

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice. Cherokee Expression

Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still. Chinese proverb

You must welcome change as the rule but not as your ruler. Denis Waitle

Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together. Earl Nightingale

The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself. Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

It is only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up that we will begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it were the only one we had. Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

Nature gave us one tongue and two ears so we could hear twice as much as we speak. Epictetus

Natural abilities are like natural plants; they need pruning by study. Francis Bacon

Look well to this day. Yesterday is but a dream and tomorrow is only a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well therefore to this day. Francis Gray

There is no pillow so soft as a clear conscience. French Proverb

We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future. George Bernard Shaw

To think creatively, we must be able to look afresh at what we normally take for granted. George Kneller

The highest happiness of man… is to have probed what is knowable and quietly to revere what is unknowable. Goethe

A successful life doesn’t require that we’ve done the best, but that we’ve done our best. H. Jackson Brown

Time is free, but it’s priceless. You can’t own it, but you can use it. You can’t keep it, but you can send it. Once you’ve lost it, you can never get it back Harvey Mackay

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow. It’s what sunflowers do. Helen Keller

As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness. Henry David Thoreau

Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action. James Levin

You can clutch the past so tightly to your chest that it leaves your arms too full to embrace the present. Jan Glidewell

Treat a person as he is, and he will remain as he is. Treat him as he could be, and he will become what he should be. Jimmy Johnson

Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It’s perfect when it arrives and puts itself in our hands. It hopes we’ve learned something from yesterday. John Wayne

We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them. Kahlil Gibran

Trying to understand is like straining through muddy water. Be still and allow the mud to settle. Lao Tzu

Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power. Lao-Tzu

A good name, like good will, is got by many actions and lost by one. Lord Jeffrey

The best vision is insight. Malcolm S. Forbes

You will give yourself peace of mind if you perform every act of your life as if it were your last. Marcus Aurelius

To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe. Marilyn vos Savant

One learns people through the heart, not the eyes or the intellect. Mark Twain

The time is always right to do what is right. Martin Luther King, Jr.

We have no choice of what color we’re born or who our parents are or whether we’re rich or poor. What we do have is some choice over what we make of our lives once we’re here. Mildred Taylor

Life at any time can become difficult. Life at any time can become easy. It all depends upon how one adjusts oneself to life. Morarji Desai

What happened yesterday is history. What happens tomorrow is a mystery. What we do today makes a difference – the precious present moment. Nick Saban

In the great scheme of things, what matters is not how long you live, but why you live, what you stand for, and what you are willing to die for. Paul Watson

Your own mind is a sacred enclosure into which nothing harmful can enter except by your permission. Ralph Waldo Emerson

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Times don’t change. Men do. Sam Levenson
Samuel Smiles
Lost wealth may be replaced by industry, lost knowledge by study, lost health by temperance or medicine, but lost time is gone forever.

Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life. Sandara Carey

Every now and again take a good look at something not made with hands – a mountain, a star, the turn of a stream. There will come to you wisdom and patience and solace and, above all, the assurance that you are not alone in the world. Sidney Lovett

Much wisdom often goes with fewer words. Sophocles

Those who wish to sing, always find a song. Swedish Proverb

I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be. Thomas Jefferson

Many people realize their hearts’ desires late in life. Continue learning, never stop striving and keep your curiosity sharp, and you will never become too old to appreciate life. Unknown Author

The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement. Unknown author

The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook. William James

Right is right, even if everyone is against it; and wrong is wrong, even if everyone is for it. William Penn

Knowledge is the treasure of a wise man.
William Penn

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
Benjamin Franklin

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.
Lord Alfred Tennyson

For God gives those
who please Him
wisdom, knowledge, and joy.
Ecclesiastes 2:26

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