Our greatest happiness in life does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.
—Thomas Jefferson (American Head of State)
Marriage is an empty box. It remains empty unless you put in more than you take out.
—H. Jackson Brown, Jr. (American Author)
Laughter has no foreign accent.
—Paul B. Lowney
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
—The 14th Dalai Lama (Tibetan Buddhist Religious Leader)
All of us have been rejected more than once. We’ve been turned down for jobs, had applications refused, and lost out in romance.
—James R. Sherman
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
—Voltaire (French Philosopher)
I had ambition not only to go farther than any man had ever been before, but as far as it was possible for a man to go.
—James Cook (British Explorer)
We can choose what we do but we cannot choose the consequences of what we do.
—Richard G. Scott (American Mormon Religious Leader)
No one can go back and make a brand new start, my friend, but anyone can start from here and make a brand new end.