~Other Parts~

Here we have the more serious quotes, ones from almost anywhere, that are thoughtful, inspirational, etc. Enjoy.

"There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open." -Jawaharlal Nehru

"One does not only wish to be understood when one writes; one wishes just as surely not to be understood." -Friedrich Nietzsche

"If there's a book you really want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it." -Toni Morrison

"You can either hold yourself up to the unrealistic standards of otehrs, or ignore them and concentrate on being happy with yourself as you are." -Jeph Jacques, 'Questionable Content'

"Nature is a haunted house-but Art-is a house that tries to be haunted." -Emily Dickenson

"But the character of every act depends upon the circumstances in which it is done." -Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

"But words once spoke can never be recall'd." -Wentworth Dillon

"Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing." -Abraham Lincoln

"Compromise, if not the spice of life, is its solidity." -Phyllis McGinley

"Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions- it only guarantees equality of opportunity." -Irving Kristol

"Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance." -Will Durant

"Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self confidence." -Robert Frost

"Education is the best provision for old age." -Aristotle

"Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten." -B.F. Skinner

"Enthusiasm is the greatest asset in the world. It beats money and power and influence." -Henry Chester

"I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have." -Thomas Jefferson

"I have often regretted my speech, never my silence." -Xenocrates

"It is only the ignorant who despise education." -Publilius Syrus

"Kids are always the only future the human race has." -William Saroyan

"Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens." -Jimi Hendrix

"Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted." -Albert Einstein

"Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off the road." -Henry Ford

"Only the educated are free." -Epictetus

"Opportunities multiply as they are seized." -Sun Tzu

"Others may try to feed our ego, but it is up to us to constrain it." -Aesop

"Our greatest weariness comes from work not done." -Eric Hoffer

"People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built." -Eleanor Roosevelt

"Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open." -Elmer G. Letterman

"Self-pity is our worst enemy and I few yield to it, we can never do anything good in the world." -Helen Keller

"Soft words are hard arguments." -Thomas Fuller

"Strive for excellence, not perfection." -H. Jackson Brown Jr.

"Teachers open the door. You enter by yourself." -Chinese proverb

"That which is used develops. That which is not used wastes away." -Hippocrates

"To repeat what others have said requires education; to challenge it requires brain." -Mary Pettibone Poole

"The control center of your life is your attitude." -Norman Cousins

"The greatest happiness comes from the greatest activity." -Christian Nestell Bovee

"The one exclusive sign of a thorough knowledge is the power of teaching." -Aristotle

"The wisest mind has something yet to learn." -George Santayana

"When the gods wish to punish us they answer our prayers." -Oscar Wilde

"Watching two women kiss is like watching two prizefighters shake hands." -H. L. Mencken

"Figures don't lie, but liars sure can figure." -Mark Twain

"There's nothing more difficult than a line." -Pablo Picasso

"We stayed at home to write, to consolidate our outstretched selves." -Sylvia Plath

"Who Am I? I am a poet. What do I do? I write. And how do I live? I live." -Boheme

"Nulla dies sine linea." -Plinius

"I know nothing in the world that has as much power as a word. Sometimes I write one, and I look at it, until it begins to shine." -Emily Dickinson

"Words dazzle and deceive because they are mimed by the face. But black words on a white page are the soul laid bare." -Guy de Maupassant

"The sword of justice has no scabbard." -Antione De Riveral

"Regret is useless in life. It's in the past. All we have is now." -Marlon Brando

"Let he who would move the world, first move himself." - Aristotle

"I believe in myself, and I've always had people behind me who believed in me. With that, you can do anything." -Sarah Michelle Gellar

"To the world you may be one person, but to one person, you may be the world." -Unknown

"To all the people who have touched my life, you've  made me who I am today and I couldn't ask for anything more." -Unknown

"Don't frown, you never know who is falling in love with your smile." -Unkown

"Hey you, get off my cloud, you don't know me and you don't know my style." -M.E.T.H.O.D. Man

"I've always loved the stars at night...so why be afraid of the dark?" -Unknown

"Change is the law of life. Those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future." -John F. Kennedy

"If you love something, let it go. If it comes back, it's yours, if it doesn't, it never was." -DMX

"You run and you run to catch up to the sun but it's sinking, racing around to come up behind you again." -Roger Walters

"Gotta take a risk, take a chance, make a change, and break away. I won't forget the place I came from." -Kelly Clarkson

"I don't know where I'm going, but I'm on the way." -Carl Sandburg

"What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others." -Pericles

"One cannot hold power and not use it." -L. Ron Hubbard

"Live your life from your heart. Share from your hear.  And your story will touch and heal people's souls." -Melody Beattie

"Why should there not be a patient confidence in the ultimate justice of the people? Is there any better, or equal, hope in the world?" -Abraham Lincoln

"Celebrate we will, because life is short but sweet for certain." -Dave Matthews Band

"If when running from the flood it overtakes you and the ocean breaks you, let go of everything you know and disappear." -LSF

"Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light." -Helen Keller

"You need to overcome the tug of people against you as you reach for high goals." -General George S. Patton

"Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way." -General George S. Patton

"Words dazzle and deceive because they are mimed by the face. But black words on a white page are the soul laid bare." -Guy de Maupassant

"Consider the postage stamp, my son. It secures success through its ability to stick to one thing till it gets there."  -Josh Billings

"Either write something worth reading, or do something worth writing." -Benjamin Franklin

"Always have your facts straight first...then you can distort them as much as you wish." -Mark Twain

"The world is wide, and I will not waste my life in friction when it could be turned into momentum." -Frances Willard

"Self-conquest is the greatest of victories." -Plato

"Discovery consists in seeing what everyone else has seen and thinking what no one else has thought." -Albert Szent-Gyorgoi Von Nagyrapolt

"Some of the world's greatest feats were accomplished by people not smart enough to know they were impossible." -Doug Larson

"Dreams are the touchstones of our character." -Henry David Thoreau

"Friends do not live in harmony merely, as some say, but in melody." -Henry David Thoreau

"All men who have achieved great things have been great dreamers." -Orison Swett Marden

"But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement of things, the greater part of life is sunshine." -Thomas Jefferson

"Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend." -Albert Camus

"In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends." -Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

"Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born." -Anais Nin

"The making of friends, who are real friends, is the best token we have of a man's success in life." -Edward Everett Hale

"Friendships is one mind in two bodies." -Menacius

"Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of joy you must have somebody to divide it with." -Mark Twain

"Here is the test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: if you're alive, it isn't." -Richard Bach

"Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment." -Buddha

"Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense." -Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever." -Mahatma Gandhi

"For some life lasts a short while, but the memories it holds last forever." -Laura Swenson

"May you live every day of your life." -Jonathan Swift

"Many individuals have, like uncut diamonds, shining qualities beneath a rough exterior." -Juvenal

"I am a kind of paranoiac in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy." -J. D. Salinger

"Stoop and you'll be stepped on; stand tall and you'll be shot at." -Carlos A. Urbizo

"We cross our bridges when we come to them and burn them behind us, with nothing to show for our progress except a memory of the smell of smoke, and a presumption that once our eyes watered." -Tom Stoppard

"About the time we think we can make ends meet, somebody moves the ends." -Herbert Hoover

"To succeed, we must first believe that we can." -Michael Korda

"You can stand tall, without standing on someone. You can be a victor without having victims." -Harriet Woods

"You must do the thing which you think you cannot do." -Eleanor Roosevelt

"If you don't have confidence in the diagnosis, you won't have confidence in the prescription." -Stephen R. Covey

"They cannot take away our self-respect if we do not give it to them." -Mahatma Ghandi

"You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself." -Galileo

"Truth is the only safe ground to stand upon." -Elizabeth Cady Stanton

"Always remember, you're unique, just like everyone else." -Unknown

"Cherish forever what makes you unique, 'cuz you're really a yawn if it goes." -Bette Midler

"Listening, not imitation, may be the sincerest form of flattery." -Dr. Joyce Brothers

"Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands." -Anne Frank

"We could learn a lot from crayons: some are sharp, some are pretty, some are dull, some have weird names, and all are different colors...but they all exist very nicely in the same box." -Anonymous

"Human diversity makes tolerance more than a virtue; it makes it a requirement for survival." -Rene DuBos

"I used to think that anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call people weird that are weird." -Paul McCartney

"Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile." -Albert Einstein

"It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself." -Eleanor Roosevelt

"We don't accomplish anything in this world alone." - Sandra Day O'Connor

"I understand life isn't fair, but why couldn't it just once be unfair in my favor?" -Christy Murphy

"If you top to be kind, you must swerve often from your path." -Mary Webb

"One person caring about another represents life's greatest value." -Jim Rohn

"Respect is what we owe; love, what we give." -Phillip James Bailey

"A kind word is like a spring day." -Russian proverb

"I believe man will not merely endure, he will prevail...because he has a spirit capable of compassion and sacrifice and endurance." -William Faulkner

"Charity sees the need not the cause." -German proverb

"Better to be without logic than without feeling." -Charlotte Bronte

"A sorrow shared is a sorrow halved." -Unknown

"If the future seems overwhelming, remember that it comes only one day at a time."-Beth Mende Conny

"A truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery on a detour." -Phil Humbert

"He who can take no interest in what is small will take false interest in what is great." -John Ruskin

"Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible." -Unknown

"A harvest of peace is produced from a seed of contentment." -Indian proverb

"Character building begins in our infancy, and continues unto death." -Eleanor Roosevelt

"The measure of a man's real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out." -Thomas B. Macauley

"When you cannot make up your mind which of two evenly balanced courses of action you should take-choose the bolder one." -W. J. Slim

"Do not let people put you down. Believe in yourself and stand for yourself and trust yourself." -Jacob Neusner

"If you do not tell the truth about yourself, you cannot tell it about other people." -Virginia Woolf

"Be brave enough to live life creatively. The creative is the place where no one else has ever been." -Alan Alda

"Work is either fun or drudgery; it depend on your attitude. I like fun." -Colleen C. Barrett

"Dedication and determination yield success and satisfaction." -Unknown

"Creativity has power only when it is focused." -Unknown

"Without discipline, there's no life at all." -Katherine Hepburn

"The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence." -Vince Lombardi

"Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful." -Joshua J. Marine

"Real generosity is doing something nice for someone who will never find out." -Frank A. Clark

"It's by what you do that you communicate to others that you are deeply involved in their well being." -Ashley Montagu

"To speak ill of others is a dishonest way of praising ourselves." -Will and Ariel Durant

"Politeness costs nothing and gains everything." -Lady Mary Montague

"Patience is a flower that grows not in everyone's garden." -Italian proverb

"Conscience is the root of all true courage; if a man would be brave, let him trust his conscience." -James Freeman Clarke

"Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another." -Walter Elliott

"The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding." -Leonardo da Vinci

"Men of genius sometimes accomplish most when they work least, for they are thinking out inventions." -Leonardo da Vinci

"Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being is not enough; we must do." -Leonardo da Vinci

"Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward." -Leonardo da Vinci

"A good listener tries to understand throughly what the other person is saying." -Kenneth Wells

"To talk to someone who does not listen is enough to tense the devil." -Pearl Bailey

"Intelligence is the effort to do the best you can at your particular job." -J. C. Penny

"The strongest of all warriors are these two- Time and Patience." -Leo Tolstoi

"Youth is the season of hope, enterprise and energy- to a nation, as well as to an individual." -W.R. Williams

"Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort." -Franklin D. Roosevelt

"Be like postage stamp-stick to one thing till you get there." -Josh Billings

"Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing. it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it." -Margaret Thatcher

"Do I contradict myself? Very well then, I contradict myself. I am large. I contain multitudes." -Walt Whitman

"When we cannot change a situation, resolution comes through the way we choose to handle it within ourselves." -Gerald Coffee

"Becoming a star may not be your destiny, but being the best that you can be is a goal that you can set for yourself." -Bryan Lindsay

"An optimist is a person  who starts a working on a crossword puzzle with an ink pen." -Unknown

"You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great." -Joe Sabah

"The nearest way to glory is to strive to be what you wish to be thought to be." -Socrates

"When everything else seems unclear, at least I'll know I do it for the joy it brings." -Ani DiFranco

"For purposes of action nothing is more useful than narrowness of thought combined with energy of will." -Henri Frederic Amiel

"The worst thing in life is a wasted talent." -A Bronx Tale

"The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man's determination." -Tommy LaSorda

"It's yours, the world in the palm of your hand." -Wu Tang Clan

"It's good to remember that we aren't helpess. There is always something we can do." -Carla Gorrell

"Tis in my memory locked and you yourself shall keep the key of it." -William Shakespeare

"The fool thinks himself to be wise,, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool." -William Shakespeare

"If you are too busy getting by to initiate change, change will be impossible- no matter how much you want to be different." -Jewel

"What is meant to be, will be. After winter must come spring. Change, it comes eventually." -Lauryn Hill

"Great minds discuss ideas...Average minds discuss events...Shallow minds discuss people...Which are you?" -Ann Landers

"A faithful friend is a sturdy shelter, he who finds one throughout his lifetime, finds a treasure." -Unknown

"Love is patient and kind; Love is not jealous or boastful; It is not arrogant or rude; Love bears all things." -Unknown

"Love, like a butterfly, it sets upon you when you least expect it." -Unknown

"Promise me you'll never forget me; I'd never let you leave if I thought you would." -Winnie the Pooh

"The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience." -Emily Dickinson

"In order to succeed, you can't be afraid to fail. Just do it and don't let anybody tell you you can't." -Faith Hill

"Perfection in any endeavor is an aiming point. Let the desire for it push you, but don't let the absence of it stop you." -Ralph Marston

"Life is a compromise of what your ego wants to do, experience tells you to do, and what your nerves let you do." -Bruce Crampton

"I think the key is to realize that life is temporary and spending life questioning life is a waste of time." -Fred Durst

"It's better to regret something you did than something you didn't do." -Red Hot Chilli Peppers

"Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless." -Mother Teresa

"Forget not the earth delights to feel your bare feet the winds long to play with your hair." -Kahil Gibran

"And at the end, the love you make is equal to the love you take." -The Beatles

"To be old and wise, you must first be young and stupid." -Unknown

"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." -Confucious

"Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams." -Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The price of victory is high, but so are the rewards." -Paul "Bear" Bryant

"Selfishness and separatation have led me to believe that the world is not my problem. I am the world." -Ed Kowalczyk

Preserve your memories, they're all that's left, you know." -Simon and Garfunkle

"What's the use in being different when it's being different that's the same." -John Hartford

"You never leave someone behind, you take a part of them with you and leave a part of yourself behind." -Unknown

"The measure of a man is determined by what he has overcome; not what he has achieved." -Unknown

"In the bright of day, it might seem like the stars are gone. They never leave, they come back when the sun moves on." -Unknown

"Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it." -Gilda Radner

"Our lives are better left to chance, I could have missed the pain, but I'd of had to miss the dance." -Tony Arata

"It is astonishing how short a time it takes for a very wonderful thing to happen." -Unknown

"A memory lasts forever and never does it die. True friends stay together forever and never say goodbye." -Unknown

"There is no substitute for making your own way." -Unknown

"If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing stars." -Unknown

"They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel." -Carl W. Buechner

"It is the beginning of wisdom to be able to say 'I don't know.'" -Chinese proverb

"I always was a rebel, but I wanted to be loved and accepted. Not just to be a loudmouth, lunatic, poet. I cannot be what I am not." -John Lennon

"Do your duty in all things. You cannot do more. You should never do less." -General Robert E. Lee

"Time waits for no one. Yesterday's history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That's why we call it the present." -Eleanor Roosevelt

"The only way for us to help ourselves is to help others and to listen to each other's stories." -Eli Wiesel

"There's only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving and that's your own self." -Aldous Huxley

"I would rather fail a thousand times and learn from it than not try at anything at all." -Kenneth Feltges

"Love the moment, and the energy of that moment will spread beyond all boundaries." -Corita Kent

"Knowing what you cannot do in life is far more important than knowing what you can do." -Lucille Ball

"It's kind of sad when you don't know the meaning, but everything happens for a reason." -Limp Bizkit

"The wind and the waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators." -Edward Gibbon

"Before you judge me, take a look at you." -Metallica

"I believe in little things, like you and me, and just how big little things can be." -The Muppets

"Many of life's failures are people who didn't realize how close they were to success when they gave up." -Thomas Edison

"In the end it is not the words of your enemies that you will remember, but the silence of your friends." -Unknown

"Through the eyes of love, all things take new meaning." -Chinese proverb

"Dying is no big deal. The least of us will manage that. Living is the trick." -Walter "Red" Smith

"I live the life I love, and I love the life I live." -Royal Crown Revue

"Life is for my own to live my own way. -James Heffield

"The greatest danger for us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it." -Michaelangelo

"To the world you may be one person, but to one person, you may be the world." -Unknown

"Work like you don't need the money, play like it's your last game. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody's watching." -Satchel Paige

"Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It is a way of understanding it." -Lloyd Alexander, The Prydain Chronicles

"The soul would have no rainbow had the eyes no tears." -Unknown

"A friend is someone who reaches for your hand but touches your heart." -Kathleen Grove

"The turning point in the process of growing up is when you discover the core strength within you that survives all hurt." -Max Lerner

"Every morning the sun comes up yellow, bright yellow. No matter what's happened the day before, the sun comes up yellow." -Isaac Bright

"We should be careful to get out of an experience only this wisdom that is in it." -Mark Twain

"I will swallow poison until I grow immune. I will scream my lungs out till it fills this room." -Pearl Jam

"Remember not to act afraid. Animals can sense fear. And they don't like it." -Homer Simpson

"I am the master of my fate and I am the captain of my soul." -William Ernst Henley

"Say goodbye to yesterday...those are the words I'll never say." -Madonna

"Hereafter, in a better world than this, I shall desire more love and knowledge of you." -William Shakespeare

"Defeat never comes to any man unless he admits it." -Josephus Daniels

"From what we get we can make a living. What we give, however, makes a life." -Arthur Ashe

"Intelligence is like underwear. We all should have it, but we shouldn't show it off." -Unknown

"Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as your own thoughts unguarded." -Dhammapada

"Each player on this team whether he shines in the spotlight or eats dirt on the line, must be an All-American." -General Omar Bradley

"To live is to hope for the future. To die is to long for the past. To be happy is to be content with the present." -Unknown

"The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible- and achieve it generation after generation." -Pearl S. Buck

"Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure." -Unknown

"Losers quit when they are tired. Winners win when they win." -Mike Haug

"Don't give up on something you love...If you keep trying, you'll succeed." -Unknown

"Sometimes I'd give anything to be something more than nothing." -Unknown

"Even though we may all become extinct, we can still leave our footprint in the sand." -Dr. Seuss

"I don't wanna close my eyes, I don't wanna fall asleep, because I don't wanna miss a thing." -Aerosmith

"When you think everything good is gone, it's not. It is just beginning to start all over again." -Unknown

"Everyone hears what you say, friends listen to what you say, and best friends hear what you don't say." -Unknown

"Remember me for my laughter, for that is how I will remember you." -Stone Temple Pilots

"Yesterday is a memory, tomorrow is a dream. Today is reality, so make the most of it." -Unknown

"Lord, grant that I may always aspire to more than I can accomplish." -Michaelangelo

"Someday we'll find it, the rainbow connection, the lovers, the dreamers, you and me." -Kermit the Frog

"Celebrate we will, cause life is short but sweet for certain." -CMB

"The normal person living to age 70 has 613,200 hours of life. This is too long a period not to have fun!"- Unknown

"Smile, it makes people wonder what you are thinking." -Unknown

"To give anything less than your best, is to sacrifice your gift." -Steve Prefontaine

"The journey in between what you once were and who you are now becoming is where the dance of life really takes place.” –Barbara De Angelis

”I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” –Thomas Alva Edison

”Twenty years from now you’ll be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than the ones you did.” –Mark Twain

”Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.” –Anon

”Your friends will know you better in the first minute they meet you than your acquaintances will know you in a thousand years.” –Richard Bach

”I’ve learned silence from the talkative, tolerance from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind, yet I’m ungrateful to those teachers.” –Kahil Aibran

”My journey starts now, it was nice knowing you all for this is a one way trip and I won’t be making it back.” –Christopher J. Arnet

”Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.” –Unknown

”Stay far from timid only make moves when you’re heart’s in it, and live the phrase the sky’s the limit.” –Notorious B.I.G.

”Appoint a teacher fro yourself, acquire a friend for yourself, and judge everyone favorably.” –Ethics of the Fathers

”Regrets, I’ve had a few but then again too few to mention. And more, much more than this, I did it my way.” –Frank Sinatra

”My hopes are so high that your kiss might kill me. So won’t you kill me, so I die happy.” –Dashboard Confessional (Hands Down)

”Friends die in war. It is easier to remember this before the war than after.” –Nathaniel Bell

”The road to the inn is much better than the stay.” –Cervantes

”The only good race pace is suicide pace and today is a good day to die.” –Steve Prefintaine

”All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players; And one man during his time plays many parts.” –William Shakespeare

”Be who you are and say what you feel because people who mind don’t matter and people who matter don’t mind.” –Dr. Seuss

”You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.” –Harper Lee

”The test of success is not what you do when you’re on top. Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.”  –General George S. Patton Jr.

”Always be happy, never be satisfied.” –Unknown

”Life is only as good as the memories we make.” –The Ataris

”So let a smile out and show your teeth, ‘cause you know you lived it well.” –Save the Day

”This is not enough for a human to grow. Trapped in a box.” –No Doubt

”I guess life is just a collection of moments: some moments tell who we are and other moments tell us who we could have been.” –Unknown

”And in the end it’s not the year sin your life that count, it’s the life in your years.” –Abe Lincoln

”We gain strength, courage and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face and do what we think we cannot.” –Eleanor Roosevelt

”Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.” –William Shakespeare

”Do not go where the path may leave, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson

”Do what you can with what you’ve go wherever you are.” –Theodore Roosevelt

”To remember a person by a few last words is to forget everything that has happened.” –Unknown

”Forgetting all I’m lacking, completely incomplete, I’ll take your invitation, you take all of me.” –Lifehouse

”You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose, you’re on your own, and you know what you know, and you are the one who’ll decide where to go.” –Dr. Seuss

”Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It’s not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything.” –Muhammad Ali

”What you do is what you do, but what I do needs to be true.” –The Rocket Summer –DM

”I can’t decide whether my dreams are the results of my thoughts or my thoughts are the results of my dreams.” –Unknown

”When they don’t like what we say, they stop it in the courts.” –KMK

”I’ve looked at life from both sides now, but still somehow, it’s life’s illusions I recall—I really don’t know life at all.” –Unknown

”It’s up to me if I decide to do what I think is right.” –Ben Kweller

”Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things that escape those who dream by night.” –Edgar Allen Poe

”Dreams are the reality of one’s heart. The Lord is the key to true love and wisdom.” –Unknown

”Now we grow as we show that the morals we must know will be shapen and mistaken by their falls along the way.” –Bad Religion

”Always be a first rate version of yourself, rather than a second rate version of someone else.” –Judy Garland

”If you are ferocious in battle, remember to be magnanimous in victory.” –Lieutenant Colonel Tim Collins

”Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.” –Sir Winston Churchill

”Let’s show them all how it’s done, let’s do it all imperfectly.” –Ani Difranco

”Today I may way before an awestruck world; I am still master of my fate. I am still captain of my soul.” –Sir Winston Churchill

”The muse doesn’t come without being called.” –Tchaikovsky

”If everything seems under control, you’re not going fast enough.” –Mario Andretti

”Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” –Unknown

”You won’t see me surrender, you won’t hear me confess, cuz you left me with nothing, but I’ve worked with less.” –Ani Difranco

”If what you’re working for really matters, you’ll give it all you’ve got.” –Nido Qubein

”Every human is an artist. The dream of your life is to make beautiful art.” –Don Miguel Ruiz

”When you do what you’ve always done, you’ll be where you’ve always been.” –Bone Thugs -N- Harmony

”Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” –Unknown

”The best discovery that friends can make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.” –Unknown

”You can’t stay mad at someone who makes you laugh.” –Jay Leno

”And it feels now just like heaven’s coming down your soul shakes free as it’s conscience hits the ground.” –The Tea Party

”Tough times go away, tough people do not.” –Walter Payton

”The heart has it’s reasons, where of reason knows nothing.” –Pascal

”Courage doesn’t always roar, sometimes it’s the little voice that says, ‘I’ll try again tomorrow.’” –Unknown

”Light and shadow are opposite sides of the same coin. We can illuminate our paths or darken our way. It is a matter of choice.” –Maya Angelou

”I know nothing for certain, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.” –Vincent Van Gogh

”The believer is happy, the doubter is wise.” –Unknown

”The future is too soon the past. So make perseverance your excellence and go confidently in the direction of your dreams.” –Henry David Thoreau and Sara Nactinar

”And this vague little smile is my all purpose expression the meaning of which I will leave to your discretion.” –Ani Difranco

”Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.” –Henry David Thoreau

”I found my one and only right beneath my feet and now that we are together forever we shall be.” –Unknown

”From quiet names and fast beginnings, out of the undiscovered ends, there’s nothing worth the war, but laughter and the love of friends.” –Hilaire Belloc

”No colors anymore I want them painted black.” –The Rolling Stones

”Were  I so tall as to reach the pole or grasp the ocean at a span, I must be measured by my soul. The mind is the standard of the man.” –William Henley

”Why go for a life of ‘what if?’ Instead, go for ‘remember when?’” –Unknown

”Hope isn’t what you imagine, it’s what you would never dream. It’s a wild, improbable tale with a pinch-me I’m dreaming ending.” –Unknown

”I’m not saying that I’m gonna change the world, but I guarantee I’ll spark the brain that will change the world.” –Tupac Shakur

”There is no glory in trying, only failure.” –Unknown

”But now it’s just another show, you leave ‘em laughing when you go. And if you care, don’t let them know, don’t give yourself away.” –Joni Mitchell

”Friends are the stars that fall from the sky.” –Chrissy Regan

”We are the living planet!” –Jostein Gaarder

”Too many things in life happen that are beyond your control; do your best to make the most of the times that you can.” –Unknown

”Why try so hard to fit in, when you are born to stand out?”- Unknown

”I will speak ill of no one, and speak all the good I know of everybody.” –Andrew Jackson

”If you start something tomorrow, you must remember that you can’t finish it yesterday.” –Unknown

”The older I get, the less I feel I know…and that is a very humbling experience.” –Unknown

”Happiness comes through doors you don’t even know you left open.” –Unknown

”Live right now, just be yourself, it doesn’t matter if that’s good enough for someone else.” –Jimmy Eat World

”Each moment is history, each moment is passion, each action is meaning.” –George Miller

”Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two makes four. If that is granted, all else follows.” –George Orwell

”Illusions of someday, trapped in a golden light, no dress rehearsal, this is our life.” –Unknown

”Your future hasn’t been written yet, no one’s has. Your future is whatever you make it, so make it a good one.” –Dr. Emmett L. Brown

”Burn the past to the ground, and feel the heat of the future’s glow.” –RENT

”The stage is set, don’t forget to breathe.” –Thursday

”You grew up way too fast and now there’s nothing to believe; and re-runs all become our history.” –Johnny Rzeznik

”Each moment is a place you’ve never been.” –Mark Strand

”The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather, a lack of will.” –Vince Lombardi

”Perhaps it is a good thing we don’t know what our future holds, for then there would be nothing to hope for.” –Unknown

”Tired faith all worn and thin, for all we could have done, and all that could have been.” –Trent Reznor

”Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly?” –Frida Khalo

”Never giving up, always seeking light, we must always try, try with all our might.” –Mae

”Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.” –Plato

”Imagine there’s no countries, it isn’t hard to do. Nothing to kill or die for and no religion too. Imagine all the people living life in peace!” –John Lennon

”I’ve been waiting a lifetime for this moment to come, I’m destined for anything at all.” –Green Day

”Dream what you want to dream; be what you want to be, because you only have one life, and one chance to do everything you want.” –Unknown

”When I was young I observed that nine out of ten things I did were failures, so I did ten times more work.” –Bernard Shaw

”Memory is a way of holding onto things you love, things you are, and things you never want to lose.” –The Wonder Years

”Winning is something that builds physically and mentally everyday that you train and every night that you dream.” –Unknown

”Live each day for what it’s worth. Just remember that what you do today will determine who you are tomorrow.” –Unknown

”Don’t cry because it’s over, cry because it happened.” –Unknown

”Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.” –Oscar Wilde

”I am beginning to learn that it is the sweet, simple things in life which are the real ones after all.” –Laura Ingalls Wilder

”Great people are those who make others feel that they, too, can become great.” –Mark Twain

”You should make amends with you, if only for better health. But if you really want to live, why not try and make yourself.” –Incubus

”Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing one step of success to another, forming new wishes and seeing them gratified.” –Samuel Johnson

”Paranoia ain’t the way to live your life from day to day, so leave your doubts and your fears behind.” –Unknown

”Intelligence is like underwear, we all should have it, but we shouldn’t show it off.” –Unknown

”Life’s a journey, not a destination.” –Aerosmith

”Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.” –Josh Billings

”True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. To keep this is a blessing.” –Unknown

”Every second brings a fresh beginning, every hours holds a new promise, every night our dreams can bring hope, and everyday is what you choose to make it.” –Jessica Heringer

”The hardest part isn’t finding who we need to be, it’s being content with who you are. Stay who you are.” –The Ataris

”Actions have reactions, don’t be quick to judge, you may not know the hardships people don’t speak of.” –Gangstarr

”Make today’s solid ground out of yesterday’s quicksand.” –Mos Def

”Regret nothing, for everything you’ve done has made you who you are today.” –Unknown

”Speak softly and carry a big stick.” –Theodore Roosevelt

”Why does my life have to be so small and death is forever, and does forever have a life of it’s own?” –Green Day

”Life’s a test, mistakes are lessons, but the gift of life is knowing that you have made a difference.” –Tupac

”You only live once, but if you work it right, once is enough.” –Joe Lewis

”Sometimes our light goes out but is burst into flame by another human being. We owe deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.” –Albert Schweitzer

”Morning found us unaware, noon burn gold into our hair, at night we swim the laughin’ sea, where will we be?” –Jim Morrison

”As long as you’re living right, then you don’t have to worry about what people see.” –Clay Aiken

”I’m hittin’ the road. Maybe I’ll drop you a line some day from wherever I wind up in this crazy old world.” –Homer J. Simpson

”Face piles of trials with smiles; it riles them to believe that you perceive the web the weave and keep on thinking free.” –The Moody Blues

”Don’t settle for the one you can live with, wait for the one you can’t live without.” –Unknown

”What doesn’t kill us, only makes us stronger.” –Unknown

"Who is that girl I see, staring straight back at me? When will my reflection show who I am inside?” –Christina Aguilera

”Whatever tears at us, whatever holds us down, and if nothing can be done, we’ll make the best of what’s around.” –Dave Matthews Band

”There is nothing more rewarding than completing a goal you have set for yourself.” –Jerry Seinfeld

”Only the gentle are ever really strong.” –James Dean

”You’re meant to be here. This moment is yours. You’re meant to be here at this time.” –Herb Brooks

”Throughout the years you’ll wear many hats; lovers, friend, employee, student, but never disguise the real you.” –Kim Vandyne

”Rivers know this, there is no hurry. We shall get there someday.” –Winnie the Pooh

”There’s what people want you to be, then there’s yourself. Sometimes it’s hard to tell where one ends and the other begins.” –D.C.

”Ring the bells that still can ring. Forget your perfect offering. There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.” –Leonard Cohen

”To accomplish great things, we must dream as well as act.” –Anatole France

”Eventually all the pieces fall into place, until then: laugh at the confusion, live for the moment, and know that every single thing happens for a reason.” –Lindsay Catalano

”At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities.” –Jean Houston

”Now get the hell out of here and go change the world.” –Lucille Ball

”The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.” –Vince Lombardi

”We mark a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” –Sir Winston Churchill

"It's time now to sing out, though the story never ends. Let's celebrate, remember the years in the lives of our friends." -Rent

"Try not to become a man of success, but rather a man of value." -Albert Einstein

"Nothing lasts forever not the mountains or the sea, but the times we had together will always be with me." -Unknown

"If I hadn't made me I would've been made somehow. If I hadn't assembled myself I'd have fallen apart now." -Incubus

"If your life seems like it can't get any worse, that means it can only get better." -Unknown

"It's a magical world, Hobbes old buddy. Let's go exploring!" -Calvin, Bill Watterson's 'Calvin and Hobbes'

"Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch--what make you go beyond the norm." -Cicely Tyson

"We just kind of lost our way. But we were looking to be free. One day we'll float. Take life as it comes." -P.J. Harvey

"In fifty years or so it's gonna change, you know, but oh it's heaven nowadays!" -The Broadway Musical, Chicago

"If I leave here tomorrow, will you still remember me? I must be sailing on now, cause there's too many places I've got to see." -Lynyrd Skynyrd

"What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world remains and is immortal." -Albert Pine

"What the world needs now is love sweet love, it's the only thing there's just too little of." -BFF6

"The only things you live to regret are the risks you didn't take." -Unknown

"The important thing is this: to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are for what we could become." -Charles DuBois

"I just hope it was okay, I know it wasn't perfect, I hope in the end we can laugh and say it was all worth it." -Ani DiFranco

"I'm ready to open my wings and fly. Life is an adventure and I intend to experience eveything it has to offer." -Unknown

"Whoever is happy will make others happy, too." -Anne Frank

"Stay free of petty jealousies." -Tragically Hip

"First decide what you got to do, then go out and do it. All we can do is to see each other through it." -Ani DiFranco

"Life is rough, but good things come to those who wait." -Words of Wisdom

"Live life to it's fullest, for the future is scarce." -NGC

"I don't know where I'm going, I don't know what I want, All I can take with me is what I've had here." -Unknown

"The happiest people don't necessarily have the best of everything, they just make the best of everything." -Unknown

"How a person plays the game shows something of his character--how he loses shows all of it." -Unknown

"You're on the ride, you might as well open your eyes." -Unknown

"In this great future, you can't forget your past so dry your tears, my friends." -Bob Marley

"While they flail about, you will remain calm in the knowledge that you possess strength from within." -Henry Rollins

"What I am to be I am now becoming." -Unknown

"When it hurts to look back, and you're scared to look ahead, you can look beside you and your best friend will be there." -Unknown

"With joy realize for the first time thinking just not thinking--so I don't have to think anymore." -Jack Kerouac

"Pain is weakness leaving the body!" -U.S. Marine Corps

"No one is ever truly alone, we all contain echoes of the people who mattered in our lives." -Unknown

"I've been through mad different phases like mazes to find my way and now I know that happy days are not far away." -DMX

"As I say farwell and not goodbye. It's not the end, but it's a new beginning." -Unknown

"A memory lasts forever, never does it die, true friends stay together, and never say goodbye." -Unknown

"Where I was, you are. Where I am, you'll never be." -Unknown

"Time is the best teacher, but it will eventually kill all it's students." -Unknown

"A bend in the road, is not the end of the road...unless you fail to make the turn." -Unknown

"Destiny is not a matter of chance, it's a matter of choice; it's not a thig to be waited for, it's a thing to be acheived." -William Jennings Bryan

"Live so that your friends defend you but never have to." -Arnold H. Glasgow

"It is the worst felling to look back in regret, so don't take anything for granted." -Unknown

"Either lead, follow, or get out of the way." -Ted Turner

"There's nightingales calling, shooting stars falling, like jewels in the rain." -David Gray

"Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself." -Harvey Fierstein

"It's not enough that I should succeed-other should fail." -David Merrick

"There's always something new under the sun, just put forth the effort and go get it." -Philip Greene

"I say, never be complete. I say, stop being perfect. I say, let's evolve, let the chips fall where they may." -Tyler Durden

"No distance of a place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth." -Unknown

"Our greatest glory consists not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." -Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday." -Unknown

"I am only one; but still I am one. I can not do everything, but still I can do something." -Helen Keller

"Seek no solace in finding roots, but the shadow have foes and like weeds we will grow." -His Hero Is Gone

"Find some inspiration it's deep down inside of you, amend your situation your whole life is ahead of you." -Dave Matthews Band

"The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one." -Elbert Hubbard

"To the world I am just be one person, I may just be the world." -Unknown

"It's been a long, hard, short, easy road to finish and continue on. Cheers to all the better times." -Unknown

"We learn a lot from crayons. Some sharp, some dull, and all are different colors...But they all learn to live in the same box." -Unknown

"Fear is a good thing, it teaches us humility and it can keep us safe." -Moe

"How old would you be if you didn't know how old you were?" -Unknown

"You may cry a few times. You may feel sad at times I know. But it's all to learn how to live and to love." -Sensefield

"Take what you can from your dreams-make them real as anything." -Dave Matthews

"The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it." -W. M. Lewis

"I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles." -Albert Einstein

"In life, you have to bet big to win big." -Bud Little

"Believe in yourself. You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face." -Eleanor Roosevelt

"People might forget what you said, people might forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." -Unknown

"I won't disturb the slumber of feelings that have died. If I never loved I never would have cried...I am a rock." -Paul Simon, "The Sounds Of Silence"

"Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning." -Winston Churchill

"If you try the best you can, the best you can is good enough." -Radiohead

"For all you who believed I'd never get this far. THANK YOU. I never would have worked so hard to prove you wrong." -Unknown

"Having dreams is what makes life tolerable." -Rudy


"The words you speak today should be soft and tender...for tomorrow you may have to eat them." -Unknown

"One person caring about another represents life's greatest value." -Jim Rohn

"The soul that perpetually overflows with kindness and sympathy will always be cheerful." -Parke Godwin

"When one door closes, another opens; b ut we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us." -Alexander Graham Bell

"Enjoy your ice cream while it's on your plate." -Thorton Wilder

"He who has health has hope. And he who has hope has everything." -Arabian Proverb

"You can't have everything. Where would you put it?" -Steven Wright

"The key to life is imagination." -Jane Stanton Hitchcock

"Character is what you know you are, not what others think you have." -Marva Collins

"It is better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life." -Sister Elizabeth Kenny

"A friend is one who knows all about you and likes you anyway." -Christi Mary Warner

"Be brave enough to live life creatively. The creative is the place where no one else has ever been." -Alan Alda

"A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops." -Henry Adams

"Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next moring, when I wake up, I am reborn." -Mahatma Gandhi

"Fate succumbs many a species: one alone jeopardises itself." -W. H. Auden

"A free society is one where it is safe to be unpopular." -Adlai E. Stevenson

"I can accept failure. Everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying." -Michael Jordon

"Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict." -William Ellery Channing

"To reign is worth ambition, though in hell: Better to reign in hell, then serve in heav'n." -John Milton

"I'm glad I didn't know the way it would go. Life is better left to chance. I could've missed the pain but I would've missed the dance." -Unknown

"They say that these are not the best of times, but they're the only times I've ever known." -Billy Joel

"Shoot for the moon, but even if you miss, you will still land among the stars." -Les Brown

"The hardest part about growing up is letting go with what you're accustomed to and moving on with something that you haven't experienced." =Unknown

"But my dreams, they aren't as empty, as my conscience seems to be." -The Who

"You crush me with the things you do, I do for anything too...each moment the more I love you." -Dave Matthews

"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart." -Dellen Keller

"Don't convince yourself you're over, don't convince yourself you're done, just because the things around you seem heavy, doesn't mean you can't get off this ground." -Dave Matthews

"There's a thing I would like to know, there's many places I wish to go, but everything depends on the way the wind may blow." -Oasis

"If you look back on the events of these years, wheter good or bad, and you don't get tears in your eyes, then it was a waste of time." -Ally McBeal

"No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit." -Helen Keller

"You have no control over the hand that life deals you, but how you play that hand is entirely up to you." -Voltaire

"Pain is inevitable; suffering is optional." -M. Kathleen Casey

"Tuesday's gone with the wind, so throw out your arms and welcome Wednesday." -Lynyrd Skynyrd

"It's not important to be defined, it's only important to use your time well." -Ani DiFranco

"If a man does his best, what else is there?" -General George S. Patton

"A life is not important, except in the impact it has on other lives." -Jackie Robinson

"During the roughest of times you guys have always made the struggles worthwhile and it has only made us stronger." -Chris

"Just when I think I have learned the way to live, life changes." -Hugh Prather

”All the sounds of the Earth are like music.” –Oscar Hammerstein II

”Everything you can imagine is real.” –Pablo Picasso

”A good laugh is sunshine in a house.” –Unknown

”Nature does nothing uselessly.” –Aristotle

”All art is but imitation of nature.” –Luciuas Annaeus Seneca

”Wish not so much to live long as to live well.” –Benjamin Franklin

"Courage is fear that has said it's prayers." -Karl Barth

"The human heart, at whatever age, opens only to the heart that opens in return." -Maria Edgeworth

"The reputation of a thousand years may be determined by the conduct of one hour." -Japanese proverb

"One of your most powerful inner resources is your own creativity. Be willing to try on something new and play the game full-out." -Marcia Wieder

"We need to find the courage to say NO to the things and people that are not serving us if we want to rediscover ourselves and live our lives with authenticity." -Barbara De Angelis

"The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique." -Walt Disney

"Keep true, never be ashamed of doing right; decide on what you think is right and stick to it." -George Eliot

"To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity." -Douglas Adams

"A friend walks in when everyone else walks out." -Unknown

"Individuals play the game, but teams win championships." -Unknown

"The tes of courage comes when we are in the minority; the test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority." -Ralph W. Sockman

"Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy." -Jacques Maritain

"It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself." -Eleanor Roosevelt

"Never look down on anybody unless you're helping them up." -Reverand Jesse Jackson

"Maturity begins to grow when you can sense your concern for others outweighing your concern for yourself." -John MacNaughton

"This could be such a beautiful world if we could all care just a little more." -Rosalind Welcher "Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes; but no plans." -Peter F. Drucker

"It's not so much how busy you are, but why you are busy. The bee is praised. The mosquito is swatted." -Mary O'Connor

"The more elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate." -Joseph Priestley

"No person was ever honored for waht he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave." -Calvin Coolidge

"No legacy is so rich as honesty." -William Shakespeare

"Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use." -Emily Post

"In any contest between power and patience, bet on patience." -W. B. Prescott

"What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?" -Jean-Jacques Rousseau

"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude." -Maya Angelou

"The willingness to accept responsiblitiy for one's own life is the source from which self respect springs." -Joan Didion

"Relationships of trust depend on our willingness to look not only to our own intrests, but also the intrests of others." -Peter Farquharson

"The price of greatness is responsiblity." -Winston Churchill

"Until he extends his circle of compassion to include all living things, man will not himself find peace." -Albert Schweitzer

"Let us meet each other with a smile when it is difficult to smile. Smile at each other; make time for each other in your family." -Mother Teresa

"I believe that justice is instinct and innate, the moral sense is as much a part of our constititution as the threat of feeling, seeing, and hearing." -Thomas Jefferson

"Never, never, never, never give up." -Winston Churchill

"Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes and having fun." -Mary Lou Cook

"Yesterday has gone. Tomorrow has yet to come. We have only today. Let us begin." -Mother Teresa

"Push yourself again and again. Don't give an inch until the final buzzer sounds." -Larry Bird

"Mistakes are the portals for discovery." -James Joyce

"Where observation is concerned, chance favors only the prepared mind." -Louis Pasteur

"A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go, but ought to be." -Rosalynn Carter

"Persistence trumps talent and looks every time." -Aaron Brown

"Keep moving if you love life, and keep your troubles well behind you." -John McCain

"I have failed over and over again in my life. And that is why I succed." -Micheal Jordon

"Act like you expect to get into the end zone." -Joe Paterno

"Ultimately, magic finds you, if you let it." -Tony Wheeler

"If you're going to think anyway, you might as well think big." -Donald Trump

"If you worried about falling off the bike, you'd never get on." -Lance Armstrong

"You're never allowed to step on people to get ahead, but you can step over them if they're in your way." -Star Jones

"No matter how big or soft or warm your bed is, you still have to get out of it." -Grace Slick

"We can't take any credit for our talents. It's how we use them that counts." -Madeleine L'Engle

"If you don't place your foot on the rope, you'll never cross the chasm." -Liz Smith

"He loses his thanks who promises and delays." -Unknown

"If you chase two rabbits, both will escape." -Unknown

"No steam or gas ever drives anything until it is confined. No Niagra is ever turned into light and power until it is tunneled. No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined." -Henry Emerson Fosdick

"You can do what you have to do, and sometimes you can do it even better than you might think." -Jimmy Carter

"The person who can't read is no better off than the person who is illiterate." -Unknown

"A determined soul will do more with a rusty monkey wrench than a loafer will accomplish with all the tools in a machine shop." -Robert Hughes

"Nothing is interesting if you're not interested." -Helen MacInness

"Do not wait for ideal circumstances; they never come." -Erskine Stuart

"The person who knows how will always have a job. The person who knows why will always be that person's boss." -Unknown

All that is gold does not glitter. Not all who wander are lost." -Bilbo, Lord Of The Rings

"When we cannot change a situation, resolution comes through the way we choose to handle it within ourselves." -Gerald Coffee

"Ability is what you're capable of doing...Motivation determines what you do...Attitude determines how well you do it." -Unknown

"Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world." -George Bernard Shaw

"Ambition is putting a ladder against the sky." - American proverb

"If you want to enjoy the rainbow, be prepared to endure the storm." -Warren Wiersbe

"Adopt the pace of nature. Her secret is patience." -Ralph Waldo Emerson

"When you have worn out your shoes, the strength of the show fiber has passed into your body." -Ralph Waldo Emerson

"To learn something new, take the path you took yesterday." -John Burroughs

"There is a very real relationship, both quantitatively and qualitatively, between what you contribute and what you get out of this world." -Oscar Hammerstein II

"Many people have gone further than they thought they could because comeone else thought they could." -Unknown

"And in the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make." -The Beatles

"Beauty and grace are performed whether or not we will sense them. The least we can do is try to be there." -Annie Dillard

"Isms in my opinion are not good. A person should not believe in an ism, he should believe in himself." -Ferris Bueller's Day Off

"No matter how far you walk, how hard you work, or how bad it hurts, you'll always get to where you need to be." -Unknown

"Sometimes you gotta stop and remember that you're not gonna live forever. Be young, think smart, stay true and just follow you heart." -The Ataris

"The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance." -Unknown

"I can't wait for tomorrow, better yet I just wish today would end." -Unknown

"What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us." -Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Enjoy yourself. These are the good old days you're going to miss in the years ahead." -Unknown

"Here I am, life at last. And, I'll savor every moment of this." -The Used

"If you try to fail, and succeed at it, what did you do?" -Unknown

"The best kind of friendship is between people who expect a great deal of each other but never ask it." -Sylvia Bremer

"Let me win; but if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt." -Unknown

"Dream and become." -Japanese proverb

"It's your tomorrow." -Van Halen

"Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable." -Helen Keller

"Learn to laugh at your troubles and you'll never run out of things to laugh at." -Lyn Karol

"The only things you will regret are the chances you didn't take." -Unknown

"Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life." Unknown

"Never let the fear of striking out get in your way." -George Herman ("Babe") Ruth

"Time doesn't slow down for something good, so hold on tight to anything and everything you love." -Kyle Greiner

"I will rememeber you. Will you remember me? Don't let your life pass you by and don't forget all your memories." -Sarah McLachlin

"Between me and the stars I see glory filling up the sky." -Switchfoot

"So high the climb; I can't turn back now, must keep climbing up to the clouds." -No Doubt

"To be a winner...all you need to give...is all you have." -Unknown

"And now we stand together, remembering the day, the lives we live will never be the same." -Mest

"Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our own wings have trouble remembering how to fly." -Unknown

"'Once in a while, a friend comes along who'll be a friend forever'...Thanks for the memories." -Unknown

"Say what you mean, be who you are, and hope for the best." -Justin Rogers

"If you're really hip, the passing years will show." -Tower Of Power

"Yesterday was a reality, tomorrow is but a shadow, a vision. Today's real, and living so make the best of it." -Norman J. Sturdevont Sr.

"Don't miss the magic of the moment by focusing on what's to come." -Unknown

"Winners are the people who, when the odds are stacked against them, and those around them have fallen, will have the courage to look within themselves and make the unbelieveable, believeable, and the impossible, possible." -Unknown

"It's not what you have in yor life, it's who you have in your life." -Mrs. Hess

"Fate will only take you so far, it is up to you to make the rest happen." -Unknown

"A smile can open a heart quicker than any key can open a door." -Unknown

"You have to take chances to be great. The biggest mistake you can make is being afraid of making one." -Tim S. Grover

"This life has been a test. Had it been an actual life, you would've received instructions on where to go and what to do." -My So-Called Life

"The race is not always to the swift, but to those who keep on running." -Steve Duszynski's wall

"I want to grow old without facelifts. I want to have the courage to be loyal to the face I have made." -Marilyn Monroe

"Worrying is like a rocking chair, it will pass the time, but it won't get you anywhere." -Dustin Cicatello

"And if God's good word goes unspoken, the music goes all night." -Bradly Nowell of Sublime

"You always have to give 100%, because if you don't, someone, somewhere, will give 100% and will beat you when you meet." -Ed Marquley

"Words lead to deeds, they prepare the soul, make it ready, and move it to tenderness." -Mother Teresa

"Reality is wrong, dreams are for real." -Tupac Shakur

"Some men see things as they are, and ask, 'Why?' I dream things that never were, and ask, 'Why not?'" -Robert F. Kennedy

"Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today." -James Dean

"And everytime I've held a rose, it seems I only felt the thorns..." -Billy Joel

"Time goes by so fast, make the most of every moment, and don't miss the opportunity to say how much something means to you." -Danielle Davis

"If I could start again, a million miles away, I would keep myself, I would find a way." -Trent Reznor

"If you hold on tight to what you think is your thing, you may find you're missing all the rest." -Dave Matthews Band

"Mentally represent the x's...and when the wind is right, you can find the joy of innocence again." -Unknown

"History will be kind to me for I intend to write it." -Winston Churchill

"A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words." -Unknown

"There's a big world out there. It won't matter if you were prom queen, quarterback, or the biggest nerd in school. Find yourself, and don't be afraid of it." -Unknown

"There is no need to reach for the stars. They are already within you- just reach deep within yourself." -Unknown

"The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot. That's all the motivation I need." -Unknown

"Keep on dreamin' boy, cause when you stop dreamin', it's time to die." -Richard Shannon

"A friend is someone who will bail you out of jail. A best friend is the one sitting next to you, saying, 'Boy, that was fun.'" -The Maugles

"I'm only this far, and only tomorrow leads my way." -Dave Matthews

"Life brings tears, smiles, and memories. Tears dry, smiles fade, but memories last forever." -Unknown

"One's dignity may be assaulted, vandalized, and cruelly mocked, but it cannot be taken away unless it is surrendered." -Michael J. Fox

"The future belongs to thouse with open minds aand open hearts, who can appreciate beauty in all it's forms." -Kevyn Aucoin

"The best way to cheer yourself up is to cheer someone else up." -Mark Twain

"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams." -Eleanor Roosevelt

"A person always doing his or her best becomes a natural leader, just by example." -Joe DiMaggio

"I always knew looking back on the tears would make me laugh, but I never knew looking back on the laughs could make me cry." -Unknown

"Pictures fade away, but memory is forever." -NFG

"We get a little further from perfection each year. I think that's called character. I think that's just how it goes." -Ani DiFrances

"Love can kill you, it can tear you up. But, if you're lucky, it can bring you together." -Unknown

"What is hip today, might become passe." -Emilio Castillo

"Open your eyes, and look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?" -Bob Marley

"Heroes get remembered, but legends never die. Doillow your heart, kid, and you'll never go wrong." Sandlot

"Do or do not. There is no try." -Yoda, "Star Wars"

"I firmly believe that any man's finest hour is the moment when he lies exhausted on the battlefield...Victorious." -Vince Lombardi

"To accomplish great things, we ust not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe." -Anatole France

"Real heroes are men who fall and are flawed, but win out in the end because they've stayed true to their ideals, beliefs, and commitments." -Unknown

"Even if we don't have the power to choose where we come from, we can still choose where we go from there." -Stephen Chbosky

"To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead." -Unknown

"It is better to be blind, then to see only through only one's own eyes." -Unknown

"Obstacles cannot crush me. Every obstacle yeilds to stern resolve. He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind." -Leonardo da Vinci

"If we hold tightly to today, we'll never reach for potential tomorrows...Be still, listen to your ear, and just know!" -Unknown

"Live so that when your children think of fairness, caring, and integrity, they think of you." -H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

"Most of the important things in life have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all." -Dale Carnegie

"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of controversy." -Martin Luther King, Jr

"Out of two evils, the less is always to be chosen." -Thomas A Kempis

"Inspiration comes from perspiration." -Chinese proverb

"Intelligence is endowed, but wisdom is learned." -Chinese proverb

"Do not be concerned with things outside your door." -Chinese proverb

It is our choices that show who we really are, far more than our abilities." -J. K. Rowling

"There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so." -William Shakespeare

"Great things have small beginnings." -Sir Francis Drake

"With great power- comes great responsibility." -Ben, from Spiderman

The difference between winners and losers is that winners do things losers don't want to do." -Unknown

"A photograph is a secret about a secret. the more it tells you, the less you know." -Diane Arbus

"While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us." -Ben Franklin

"Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Begin it now." –Goethe

"What lies before us and what lies beyond us is tiny compared to what lies within us." -Oliver Wendell Holmes

"When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on." -Thomas Jefferson

"Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens." -Carl Jung

"Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly." -Robert F. Kennedy

"Friendship with one's self is all important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world." -Eleanor Roosevelt

"Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself." -George Bernard Shaw

"Study everything. You'll find something you can use." -Jason Bourne, "The Bourne Supremecy"

"Do the enexpected. Confuse the enemy, throw him off-balance." -Jason Bourne, "The Bourne Supremecy"

"Opportunities will present themselves. Recognize them, act on them." -Jason Bourne, "The Bourne Supremecy"

"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts." -Winston Churchill

"Wise men talk because they have something to say. Fools talk because they have to say something." -Plato

"Try not to become a man of success, but rather, try to become a man of value." -Albert Einstein

"Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society." -Mark Twain

"Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend". -Martin Luther King, Jr

"If you love your job, you haven't worked a day in your life." -Tommy Lasorda

"Keep your face to the sunshine and you will not see the shadows". -Helen Keller

"Don't be so humble, you're not that great". -Golda Meir

"Thanks, you don't look so hot yourself." -Yogi Berra, after being told he looked cool

"Sometimes I don't feel like the person that I'm supposed to be. I don't feel like I deserve any of this." -Mena Suvari

"When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us. -Alexander Graham Bell

"What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult for each other?" -George Eliot

"An eye for an eye only makes the whole world blind." -Mohandas Gandhi

"Life is under no obligation to give us what we expect." -Margaret Mitchell

"I desire what is good. Therefore, everyone whao does not agree with me is a traitor." -King George III of England

"Shall I walk or shall I ride? 'Ride', pleasure said. 'Walk.' Joy replied." -W. H. Davies

"Of all exercises, walking is the best." -Thomas Jefferson

"Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends." -Aristotle

"The dignity of truth is lost with much protesting." -Ben Jonson

"Honesty is the best policy." -Cervantes

"To be honest...here is a task for all that a man has of fortitude." -Robert Louis Stevenson

"Far from the world I walk, and from all care." -William Wordsworth

"No rain, no rainbows." -Anonymous

"Experience is something you don't usually get until just after you need it." -Anonymous

"Tell the truth, there's less to remember." -Anonymous

"Love is stronger than death." -Yizkor

"Commit the oldest sins the newest kind of ways." -Shakespeare, King Henry IV

"Work is a slice of your life. It's not the entire pizza." -Jacquelyn Mitchard

You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have." -Maya Angelou

"The Secret to a rich life is to have more beginnings than endings." -Dave Weinbaum

"It isn't a mistake to have strong views. The mistake is to have nothing else." -Anthony Weston

"Life is full of obstacle illusions." -Grant Frazier

"They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself." -Andy Warhol

"Flowers and plants are silent presences; they nourish every sense except the ear." -May Sarton

"Citizenship is the chance to make a difference to the place where you belong." -Charles Handy

"Integrity is doing the right thing, even if nobody is watching." -Jim Stovall

"Ask your child what he wants for dinner only if he's buying." -Fran Lebowitz

"No one has a finer command of language than the person who keeps his mouth shut." -Sam Rayburn

"The past actually happend but history is only what someone wrote down." -A. Whitney Brown

"Character-the willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life-is the source from which self-respect springs." -Joan Didion

"An eye for an eye only leads to more blindness" -Margaret Atwood

"Heroes are people who rise to the occasion and slip quietly away." -Tom Brokaw

"It's never to late for a happy childhood." -Gloria Steinem

"A vision without the ability to execute is probably a hallucination." -Stephen M. Case

"Jazz is democracy in music." -Wyntom Marsalis

"Politicians who complain about the media are like sailors who complain about the sea." -Enoch Powell

"Few things move as quietly as the future." -Bern Williams

"Dreams come true; without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them." -John Updike

"Education is more than filling a child with facts. It starts by posing questions." -D. T. Max

"I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge, you see all kinds of things you can't see from the center." -Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

"Happiness hides in life's small details. If you're not looking, it becomes invisible." -Joyce Brothers

"Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency." -Natalie Goldberg

"To be tested is good. The challenged life may be the best therapist." -Gail Sheehy

"Wisdom comes with age, but keep it to yourself." -Mary Roach

"You can't think. If you think, you'll fall apart." -Dr. Steven Garner

"There's not enough dust to cloud our love for freedom." -Fernando Zamora and Miguel Rivera

"The most visible symbol in New York is the spirit of a free people." -N.Y.C. Mayor Rudolph Guliani

"Footprints in the sands of time are never made by sitting down." -Unknown

"Friendship is not measured in moments of time, but in timeless moments." -Unknown

"Live life, make love, laugh out loud." -Sharon Pagano, 1975

"Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names." -John F. Kennedy

"Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today." -Malcom X

"What were once vices are now the manners of the day." -Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"Love is a choice you make from moment to moment." -Barbara de Angelis

"Imagination is more important than knowledge." -Albert Einstien

"The only certainty is that nothing is certain." -Chinese Moon Buffet fortune cookie

"Think about WHAT is right, not WHO is right." -Unknown

"What is popular is not always right; What is right is not always popular." -Unknown

"You are not finished when you lose. You are finished when you quit." -Unknown

"Your "I Will" is more important than your "IQ"." -Unknown

"Fear has it's uses, but cowardice has none." -Mahatma Gandi

"It is better to be alone that with bad company." -George Washington

"Where liberty dwells, there is my country." -Thomas Jefferson

"National honor is national property of the highest value." -James Monroe

"We are a nation of differences. Those differences don't make us weak. They are the source of our strength..." -James E. Carter Jr.

"To be totally without stress is to be dead." -Hans Selye (1907-1982

"Friends are the family we choose." -Jennifer Aniston

"My dad used to say, You wouldn't worry so much about what people thought of you if you knew how seldom they did." -Dr. Phil McGraw

"There is no downside to winning. It feels forever fabulous." -Pat Conroy

"If pregnancy were a book, they would cut the last two chapters." -Nora Ephron

"I never learned anything while I was talking." -Larry King

"The best way to get people to think outside the box is not to create the box in the first place." -Martin Cooper

"The more I like me, the less I want to pretend to be other people." -Jamie Lee Curtis

"If your world doesn't allow you to dream, move to one where you can." -Billy Idol

"Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away." -Unknown

"Don't worry about the world coming to an end today. It's already tomorrow in Australia." -Unknown

"My God, what have we done?" -Robert A. Lewis, co-pilot of the Enola Gay

"Science is the refusal to believe on the basis of hope." -Carrie P. Snow

"No two snowflakes are alike..." -Wilson Bently