Muhammad Ali

The man who views the world at 50, the same as h e did at 20 has wasted thirty years of his life.

Rabbi Hillel

Who does not grow; declines.

Ezra Pound

There is no reason why the same man should like the same book at 18 and at 48.

George Orwell

Many people genuinely do not wish to be saints, and it is possible that some who achieve or aspire to sainthood have never had much temptation to be human beings.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.

Lin Yutang

If you can spend a perfectly useless afternoon in a perfectly useless manner, you have learned how to live.

Honor de Balzac

He has great tranquillity of heart who cares neither for the praises nor the fault finding of men.

Dale Carnegie

One reason why birds and horses are not unhappy is because they are not trying to impress other birds and horses.

Jean Anouilb

To say yes, you have to sweat and roll up your sleeves and plunge both hands into life up to the elbows. It's easy to say no, even if it means dying.

G. K. Chesterton

A dead thing can g o with the stream, but only a living thing can go against it.


Life is an echo. What you send out; you get back. What you give; you receive.

George Santayana

When you are younger you get blamed for crimes you never committed and when you're older you begin to get credit for virtues you never possessed. It evens itself out.

Henri Frederic Amiel

The man, who insists upon seeing with perfect clearness before he decides, never decides. Accept life, and you must accept regret.

Erma Bombeck

If you can't make it better, you can laugh at it.

Thomas Paine

Character is much easier kept than recovered.

Josh Billings

Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.

William Lyon Phelps

This is the first test of a gentleman: his respect for those who can be of no possible value to him.

Dean Acheson

The future comes one day at a time.


Do well and you will have no need for ancestors.

Henrik Ibsen

The strongest man in the world is he who stands alone.


It is not only for what we do that we are held responsible, but also for what we do not do.

Soren Kierkegaard

Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards.


The future you shall know when it has come. Before then, forget it .


One's own thought is one's world. What a person thinks is what he becomes.

Miguel de Cervantes

Time ripens all things. No man is born wise.

Sir Walter Besant

I am afraid we must make the world honest before we can honestly say to our children that honesty is the best policy


The most difficult thing in the world is to know how to do a thing and to watch someone else do it wrong, without comment.

Lewis Carroll

"If every body minded their own business," the Duchess said in a hoarse growl, "the world would go round a good deal faster than it does."


If you're in a card game and you don't know who the sucker is, you're it .

James F. Byrnes

Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We boil at different degrees.

Muhammad Ali

Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.

Danny Kaye

Life is a great big canvas. Throw all the paint you can at it.

Eleanor Roosevelt

You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself , "I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along."

Abraham Lincoln

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

George Orwell

On the whole, human beings want to be good, but not too good and not quite all the time.

John R. Wooden

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.


Education is the best provision for the journey to old age.

Anna Sewell

I am never afraid of what I know.

Jefferson Davis

Never be haughty to the humble. Never be humble to the haughty.

George F Will

It i s extraordinary how extraordinary the ordinary person is.


Contemplate thy powers, contemplate thy wants and thy connections; so shalt thou discover the duties of life, and be directed in all thy ways.

Leadership is the creation of an environment in which others are able to self-actualize in the process of completing the job

John Mellecker

We become what we think about

Earl Nightingale

Every strike brings me closer to the next home run

Babe Ruth

With will one can do anything.

Samuel Smiles

A man who does more than he is paid for

will soon be paid for more than he does