"Fears over tomorrow and regrets over yesterday are twin thieves that rob us of the moment."
"Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought."
--Albert von Szent-Gyorgy
"When you are inspired by some great purpose, some extraordinary project, all your thoughts break their bonds; your mind transcends limitation, your consciousness expands in every direction, and you find yourself in a new, great and wonderful world. Dormant forces, faculties and talents become alive and you discover yourself to be a greater person by far than you ever dreamed."
"When we are motivated by goals that have deep meaning, by dreams that need completion, by pure love that needs expressing, then we truly live life."
"Setting an exciting goal is like setting a needle in your compass. From then on, the compass knows only one point--its ideal. And it will faithfully guide you there through the darkest nights and fiercest storms."
"The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover."
"Every action of our lives touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity."
--Edwin Hubbel Chapin
"A problem, at its core, is really just an opportunity to learn and explore."
"Looking back, I have this to regret, that too oftenwhen I loved, I did not say so."
"The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions."
"Be daring, be different, be impractical; be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary."
"Without the rocks, the stream would lose its song."
"I believe firmly that the moment our hearts are emptied of pride and selfishness and ambition and everything that is contrary to God's law, the Holy Spirit will fill every corner of our hearts. But if we are full of pride and conceit and ambition and the world, there is no room for the Spirit of God. We must be emptied before we can be filled."
--D. L. Moody
"If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it."
--William Arthur Ward
"Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow. It's what sunflowers do."
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."
"There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect."
--Gilbert Keith Chesterton
"Everywhere I have sought rest and not found it, except sitting in a corner by myself with a little book."
--Thomas à Kempis
"Keep your fears to yourself but share your courage with others."
-- Robert Louis Stevenson