Great Quotes

the great essentials of happiness are: something to do, something to love, and something to hope for

Allen Chalmers


may you live life every day of your life



it is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no person can sincerely try to help another without helping themself

Ralph Waldo Emerson


happiness is not a destination; it is a method of life

Burton Hills


be true to your work, your word, and your friend

Henry David Thoreau


I say love, it is a flower, and you, its only seed

Bette Midler, The Rose


I love the person that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress and grow brave by reflection

Thomas Paine


life consists not in holding good cards, but in playing those you have well

Josh Billings


the harder you work, the luckier you get

Gary Player


experience is not what happens to you; it's what you do with what happens to you

Aldous Huxley


there are no gains wthout pains

Benjamin Franklin


high expectations are the key to everything

Sam Walton


the future belongs to thise who believe in the beauty of their dreams

Eleanor Roosevelt


genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent prespiration

Thomas Edison


practice is the best of all instructors

Pablilius Syrus


be all that you can be



don't be afraid to take a big step; you can't cross a chasm in two small steps

David Lloyd George


most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all

Dale Carnegie


the expert at anything was once a beginner



even God cannot change the past



it's another great day to be alive



he is able, who thinks he is able



the best way to escape from a problem is to solve it

Alan Saporta


advice is like snow, the softer it falls, the longer it dwells, and the deeper it sinks into the mind

Samuel Taylor Coleridge


it takes a great person to be a good listener

Calvin Coolidge


people are just as happy as they choose to be

Abraham Lincoln


live out your imagination, not your history

Stephen Covey


to accomplish great things, we must not ony act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe

Anatole France


the true test of character is not how much we know to do, but how we behave when we don't know what to do

John Holt


go confidently in the direction of your dreams; live the life you have imagined

Henry David Thoreau


don't let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was

Richard L. Evans


real excellence and humility are not incompatible...on the contrary, they are twin sisters

Jean Baptiste Lacordaire


the only way to have a friend is to be a friend

Ralph Waldo Emerson


dream things as they never were and ask, why not?

George Bernard Shaw


you find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you truly lived are when you have done things in the spirit of love

Henry Drummond


the supreme happiness in life is the conviction that we are loved

Victor Hugo a virtue, a state of mind,...a disposition of benevolence, confidence, justice

Baruck Spinoza


to laugh often and much, to win affection of children, appreciate beauty, to find the best in others,... to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived; this is the meaning of success

Ralph Waldo Emerson


the mind is not a vessel to fill, but a fire to be kindled



never look down on anybody unless you are helping them up

Jessie Jackson