Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Lao Tzu (604-531 BC)

Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend. Non-being is the greatest joy.

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being.

Monday, July 29, 2013

Charles Macklin (1697-1797)

Good laws are the offspring of bad actions.

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Bruce Lee (1940-1973)

A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931)

If my survival caused another to perish, then death would be sweeter and more beloved.

Friday, July 26, 2013

Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

Happy is the man who finds a true friend, and far happier is he who finds that true friend in his wife.

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Buddha (563 BC-483 BC)

The way is not in the sky. The way is in the heart.

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Phylis Diller (1917-2012)

Housework can't kill you, but why take a chance?

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Isadora Duncan (1877-1927)

You were once wild here. Don't let them tame you.

Monday, July 22, 2013

Steve Jobs (1955-2011)

For the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: 'If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?' And whenever the answer has been 'No' for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something.

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Edgar Allen Poe (1809-1849)

Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Maya Angelou

If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude.

Friday, July 19, 2013

Nelson Mandela

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Anais Nin (1903-1977)

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Erma Bombeck (1927-1996)

When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Billy Joel

I think music in itself is healing. It's an explosive expression of humanity. It's something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we're from, everyone loves music.

Monday, July 15, 2013

Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Muhammed Ali

Friendship... is not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Johnny Depp

Me, I'm dishonest, and you can always trust a dishonest man to be dishonest. Honestly, it's the honest ones you have to watch out for.

Friday, July 12, 2013

Martin Luther King jr (1929-1968)

Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase.

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Mother Teresa (1910-1997)

Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Sai Baba (?-1918)

Man seeks to change the foods available in nature to suit his tastes, thereby putting an end to the very essence of life contained in them.

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Lao Tzu (604 BC-531 BC)

Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them - that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.

Monday, July 8, 2013

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Dalai Lama

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Thomas Paine (1737-1809)

"A thing moderately good is not so good as it ought to be. Moderation in temper is always a virtue, but moderation in principle is always a vice."
- Thomas Paine, The Age of Reason

Friday, July 5, 2013

Jim Morrison (1943-1971)

Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself - and especially to feel. Or, not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That's what real love amounts to - letting a person be what he really is.

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Adrienne Rich (1929-2012)

The will to change begins in the body not in the mind
My politics is in my body, accruing and expanding with every act of resistance and each of my failures.

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Elisabeth Kubler Ross (1926-2004)

Should you shield the canyons from the windstorms you would never see the true beauty of their carvings.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Ingrid Bergman (1915-1982)

Time is shortening. But every day that I challenge this cancer and survive is a victory for me.

Monday, July 1, 2013

George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)

People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.