"Decision and determination are the engineer and fireman of
our train to opportunity and success."
— Burt Lawlor
"Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can
start today and make a new ending."
— Maria Robinson
"Though I might travel afar, I will meet only what I carry
with me, for every man is a mirror. We see only ourselves
reflected in those around us. Their attitudes and actions are
only a reflection of our own. The whole world and its
condition has its counter parts within us all. Turn the gaze
inward. Correct yourself and your world will change."
— Kirsten Zambucka
"Everyone has special talents, and it is our duty to find ours
and use them well."
— John Templeton
"The man who makes no mistakes does not usually make
— Edward Phelps
"If men could regard the events of their own lives with more
open minds, they would frequently discover that they did not
really desire the things they failed to obtain."
— Andre Maurois
"If money is your hope for independence you will never have
it. The only real security that a man will have in this world
is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability."
— Henry Ford
"Laughter is the tonic, the relief, the surcease for pain."
— Charlie Chaplin
"I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather
strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the
business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is
firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue
their principles unto death."
— Leonardo da Vinci
"But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man
and the life he leads?"
— Albert Camus
"What a bargain grandchildren are! I give them my loose
change, and they give me a million dollars' worth of
— Gene Perret
"If wrinkles must be written upon our brows, let them not be
written upon the heart. The spirit should never grow old."
— James A. Garfield