||"I count myself in nothing else so happy as in a soul remembering my good friends."
||"Gratitude is the memory of the heart."
||Jean Baptiste Massieu
||"Get a good idea and stay with it. Dog it, and work at it until it's done, and done right."
||"A gift from the heart is a treasure forever."
||"My heart gives thanks for empty moments given to dreams, and for thoughtful people who help those dreams come true."
||William S. Braithwaite
||"Creativity is our own true nature."
||"The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless."
||"Life is an endlessly creative experience, and we are shaping ourselves at every moment by every decision we make."
||"You never know when a moment and a few sincere words can have an impact on a life."
||"Don't wait for inspiration—pursue it."
||"When it comes to doing good things for others, some people will stop at nothing."
||Dale E. Turner
||"When I was young, I admired clever people. Now that I am older, I admire thoughtful people."
||Abraham Joshua Heschel
||"When all is said and done, enjoying a good life is more important than keeping a great diary."
||"We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give."
||"There are people who take the heart out of you, and there are people who put it back."
||"The only gift is a portion of thyself."
||Ralph Waldo Emerson
||"The good you do is not lost though you forget it."
||"The affect of one good-hearted person is incalculable."
||Óscar Arias Sánchez
||"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart."
||"Creativity is God’s gift to you. What you do with it is your gift to God."
||"Plead guilty and often to loving your family and friends."
||"One more good person on earth is better than an extra angel in heaven."
||"Nothing is worth more than this day."
||Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
||"Let nothing dim the light that shines from within."
||"May happiness touch your life today as warmly as you have touched the lives of others."
||"Make one person happy each day and in forty years you will have made 14,600 human beings happy for a little time at least."
||"Love is like fresh bread. It has to be re-made all the time, made new."
||Ursula K. LeGuin
||"Love is a great beautifier."
||Louisa May Alcott
||"Let us pause to warm both our hands before the fire of life."
||"It is when we forget ourselves that we do things that are most likely to be remembered."
||"If you want to draw, you must shut your eyes and sing."
||"If you love someone, hurry up and show it."
||"If I had influence with the good fairy, I would ask that her gift to each child be a sense of wonder so indestructible that it would last throughout life."
||"Ideas come from everywhere. Be open to them."
||"I think we're here for each other."
||"I can never understand why, when a idea pops out of my head, it cannot materialize immediately."
||Dame Anita Roddick
||"Giving never moves in a straight line—it always moves in circles."
||Robert H. Schuller
||"Friends are those rare people who ask how we are, and then wait to hear the answer."
||"For this I bless you most. You give much and know not that you give at all."
||"Expressed affection is the best of all methods to use when you want to light a glow in someone's heart and to feel it in your own."
||Ruth Stafford Peale
||"Each time we fit things together we are creating—whether it is to make a loaf of bread, a child, a day, a company, or a world."
||"Imagination is our wings."
||"Discovery is seeing what everybody else has seen, and thinking what nobody else has thought."
||"Count your nights by stars, not shadows. Count your days by smiles, not tears. And on any birthday morning, Count your age by friends, not years."
||"Choose to live, work and succeed in the most powerful nation on earth: Imagination."
||"Celebrate the happiness that friends are always giving. Make every day a holiday and celebrate just living!"
||"Be faithful to that which exists nowhere but in yourself."
||"Anything one person can imagine, other people can make real."
||"And could I have but one wish this year, this only it would be: I'd like to be the sort of friend that you have been to me."
||"An idea is a feat of association."
||"Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator; but among those whom I love, I can: all of them make me laugh."
||"'Twas her thinking of others made you think of her."
||Elizabeth Barrett Browning
||"Do all the good you can, By all the means you can, In all the ways you can, To all the people you can, As long as ever you can."
||"The most beautiful action in the world is to love. The second most beautiful is to give."
||Bertha von Suttner
||"The fragrance always remains in the hand that gives the rose."
||"If one does not know to which port is sailing, no wind is favorable."
||"Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive."
||Robert H. Schuller
||"The world makes way for the man who knows where he is going."
||Ralph Waldo Emerson
||"To will is to select a goal, determine a course of action that will bring one to that goal, and then hold to that action till the goal is reached. The key is action."
||"To me success means effectiveness in the world, that I am able to carry my ideas and values into the world -- that I am able to change it in positive ways."
||Maxine Hong Kingston
||"Arriving at one point is the starting point to another."
||"I long to accomplish a great and noble tasks, but it is my chief duty to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great and noble. The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of ea"
||"I know the price of success: dedication, hard work, and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen."
||Frank Lloyd Wright
||"First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do."
||"Our ideals resemble the stars, which illuminate the night. No one will ever be able to touch them. But the men who, like the sailors on the ocean, take them for guides, will undoubtedly reach their goal."
||"We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same."
||"Yet it is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top."
||"There is nothing like a dream to create the future."
||"Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams."
||Ralph Waldo Emerson
||"If growing up is the process of creating ideas and dreams about what life should be, then maturity is letting go again."
||Mary Beth Danielson
||"If you lose hope, somehow you lose the vitality that keeps life moving, you lose that courage to be, that quality that helps you go on in spite of it all. And so today I still have a dream."
||Martin Luther King, Jr.
||"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."
||"If a little dreaming is dangerous, the cure for it is not to dream less but to dream more, to dream all the time."
||"Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will live as one."
||"No one should negotiate their dreams. Dreams must be free to flee and fly high. No government, no legislature, has a right to limit your dreams. You should never agree to surrender your dreams."
||"You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one."
||James A. Froude
||"I think we dream so we don't have to be apart so long. If we're in each others dreams, we can be together all the time."
||Hobbes (of Calvin and ...)
||"I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours."
||Henry David Thoreau
||"Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men."
||"Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning."
||"Some men see things as they are and say, "Why?" I dream of things that never were and say, "Why not?"
||George Bernard Shaw
||"Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens."
||"To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe."
||"Dreams are necessary to life."
||"The dream was always running ahead of me. To catch up, to live for a moment in unison with it, that was the miracle."
||"Dreams pass into the reality of action. From the actions stems the dream again; and this interdependence produces the highest form of living."
||"Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined."
||Henry David Thoreau
||"I have spread my dreams beneath your feet. Tread softly because you tread on my dreams."
||"Be absolutely determined to enjoy what you do."
||"Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving."
||"When we judge or criticize another person, it says nothing about that person; it merely says something about our own need to be critical."
||"One reason a dog can be such a comfort when you're feeling blue is that he doesn't try to find out why."
||"There is more to life than increasing its speed."
||"Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence."
||"Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening."
||"Price is what you pay. Value is what you get."
||"In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield."
||"I define joy as a sustained sense of well-being and internal peace - a connection to what matters."
||"Before you agree to do anything that might add even the smallest amount of stress to your life, ask yourself: What is my truest intention? Give yourself time to let a yes resound within you. When it's right, I guarantee that your entire body will feel it."
||"You can chase a butterfly all over the field and never catch it. But if you sit quietly in the grass it will come and sit on your shoulder."