We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.
The spirit of a person’s life is ever shedding some power, just as a flower is steadily bestowing fragrance upon the air.
—Thomas Starr King (American Unitarian Minister)
The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him with his friendship.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (American Philosopher)
Selfishness is one of the qualities apt to inspire love.
—Nathaniel Hawthorne (American Novelist)
If you can’t state your position in eight words or less, you don’t have a position.
—Seth Godin (American Entrepreneur)
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.
—Oscar Wilde (Irish Poet)
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
—Eleanor Roosevelt (American First Lady)
Sleep is the golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.
It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.
—Henry David Thoreau (American Philosopher)