If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
—The 14th Dalai Lama (Tibetan Buddhist Religious Leader)
Get a good idea and stay with it. Dog it, and work at it until it’s done right.
—Walt Disney (American Entrepreneur)
Another flaw in the human character is that everybody wants to build and nobody wants to do maintenance.
—Kurt Vonnegut (American Novelist)
People love others not for who they are, but for how they make them feel.
The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it’s indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it’s indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it’s indifference.
—Elie Wiesel (Romanian-born American Writer)
^Challenge^ The challenge is not to win, but to conquer the fear. It is not the other people you have to beat, it is your self.
—Herman Melville (American Novelist)
Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.
—Mark Twain (American Humorist)
There are times when a man should be content with what he has, but never with what he is.
—William George Jordan (American Essayist)