Beauty is power; a smile is its sword.
Little drops of water, little grains of sand,|Make the mighty ocean, and the pleasant land:|So the little minutes, humble though they be,|Make the mighty ages of eternity.|Little deeds of kindness, little words of love,|Help to make earth happy, like Heaven above.
—Julia Abigail Fletcher Carney (American Educator)
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won’t go.
—Bertrand A. Russell (British Philosopher)
Don’t let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
—Richard L. Evans (American Mormon Religions Leader)
Intensity coupled with commitment is magnetic.
—Warren Bennis (American Scholar)
For those who believe, no proof is necessary. For those who don’t believe, no proof is possible.
It’s good to have money and the things that money can buy, but it’s good, too, to check once in awhile and make sure that you haven’t lost the things that money can’t buy.
—George Horace Lorimer (American Editor)
The person who figures out how to harness the collective genius of his or her organization is going to blow the competition away.
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
—Elizabeth Bowen (Irish Novelist)