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Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood and probably themselves will not be realized. Make big
plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will not die, but long
after we are gone be a living thing, asserting itself with ever-growing insistence. -Daniel Hudson Burnham
Our lives are not determined by what happens to us but by how we react to what happens, not by what life brings to
us, but by the attitude we bring to life. A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events, and
outcomes. It is a catalyst, a spark that creates extraordinary results. Anonymous
All your life you are told the things you cannot do. All your life they will say you're not good enough or strong
enough or talented enough; they will say you're the wrong height or the wrong weight or the wrong type to play this
or be this or achieve this. THEY WILL TELL YOU NO, a thousand times no, until all the no's become meaningless.
All your life they will tell you no, quite firmly and very quickly AND YOU WILL TELL THEM YES." Anonymous
Cherish youth, but trust old age.
-American Indian Proverb, Pueblo
It is no longer good enough to cry peace, we must act peace, live peace and live in peace.-American Indian Proverb,
"It is in each other’s shadow that we flourish...That’s our world today. We either flourish together or we will not
have a safe and peaceful world"Mary Robinson - First female President of Ireland
He who is present at a wrongdoing and does not lift a hand to prevent it, is as guilty as the wrongdoers.
-American Indian Proverb, Omaha
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day
be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil. -James Allen
Stand up and walk out of your history.
-- Phil McGraw
Think about any attachments that are depleting your emotional reserves. Consider letting them go.
-- Oprah Winfrey
True love doesn't have a happy ending, because true love never ends. Letting go is one way of saying I love you.
-- Author Unknown
Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's
-- Karen Casey
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.
An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn't happen today.
Laurence J. Peter
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
The harder you fight to hold on to specific assumptions, the more likely there's gold in letting go of them.
-- John Seely Brown
Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing monkey bars. You have to let go at some point in order to
-- Author Unknown
Hanging onto resentment is letting someone you despise live rent-free in your head.
-- Ann Landers
Inner peace can be reached only when we practice forgiveness. Forgiveness is letting go of the past, and is therefore
the means for correcting our mis perceptions.
-- Gerald Jampolsky
Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
A husband is what is left of a lover, after the nerve has been extracted.
A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.
Michel de Montaigne
When you blame others, you give up your power to change. Robert Anthony
Expecting life to treat you well because you are a good person is like expecting an angry bull not to charge because
you are a vegetarian'' -- by Shari R. Barr
A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.
Every production of genius must be the production of enthusiasm."
“By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection, which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is easiest;
and third, by experience, which is the most bitter.” Unknown
"We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated" Maya Angelou:
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw
something back. Maya Angelou
Never discourage anyone…who continually makes progress, no matter how slow." – Plato
Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass... It's learning how to dance in the rain. Unknown
As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them
and Black women worked for them. Maya Angelou
I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to
read, and all the friends I want to see. John Burroughs
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue
consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage. Maya Angelou
History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again. Maya
I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it
hard to plan the day. E.B. White
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes! Maya Angelou
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how
you made them feel. Maya Angelou
I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life's a bitch. You've got to go out and kick ass.
We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
-- Sam Keen
A bird does not sing because it has an answer; it sings because it has a song. Chinese Proverb
We spend too much time living in the ‘what if’ and need to learn to live in the ‘what is.’ Rev . Leroy Allison
Some people drift through their entire life. They do it one day at a time, one week at a time, one month at a time. It
happens so gradually they are unaware of how their lives are slipping away until it's too late.
Maybe God wants us to meet a few wrong people before meeting the right one so that when we finally meet the right
person, we will know how to be grateful for that gift. Unknown
When the door of happiness closes, another opens, but often times we look so long at the closed door that we don't
see the one which has been opened for us. Unknown
Don't go for looks; they can deceive. Don't go for wealth; even that fades away. Go for someone who makes you
smile because it takes only a smile to make a dark day seem bright. Find the one that makes your heart smile.
It's not what you do once in a while, it's what you do day in and day out that makes the difference.
-- Jenny Craig
God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom
to know the difference. -- Reinhold Niebuhr
Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than
unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb.
Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
The slogan "press on" has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race. Calvin Coolidge
The credit belongs to those who are actually in the arena, who strive valiantly; who know the great enthusiasms, the
great devotions, and spend themselves in a worthy cause; who at the best, know the triumph of high achievement;
and who, at the worst, if they fail, fail while daring greatly, so that their place shall never be with those cold and
timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat. -- Theodore Roosevelt
The remarkable thing is we have a choice everyday regarding the attitude we will embrace from that day. We cannot
change our past, we cannot change the fact that people will act in certain way. We cannot change the inevitable. The
only thing that we can do is play on the one string that we have and this string is, Attitude.
I am convinced that life is ten percent what happens to me and ninety percent how I react to it. And so it is with
you....We are in charge of our Attitudes. -- Charles Swindoll
The most beautiful things in the world are not seen nor touched. They are felt with the heart. -- Helen Keller
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.
Discover. -- Mark Twain
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You
must do the thing which you think you cannot do. -- Eleanor Roosevelt
You were born an original. Don't die a copy. -- John Mason
You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back. -- Barbara De Angelis
I believe that every person is born with talent. Maya Angelou
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