The issues are the same. We wanted peace on earth, love, and understanding between everyone around the world. We have learned that change comes slowly.
—Paul McCartney (British Singer)
Purpose is what gives life a meaning.
—Charles Henry Parkhurst (American Clergyman)
The greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances. We carry the seeds of the one or the other about with us in our minds wherever we go.
—Martha Washington (American First Lady)
Miracles never cease to amaze me. I expect them, but their consistent arrival is always delightful to experience.
—Mark Victor Hansen (American Public Speaker)
People in the States used to think that if girls were good at sports their sexuality would be affected. Being feminine meant being a cheerleader, not being an athlete. The image of women is changing now. You don’t have to be pretty for people to come and see you play. At the same time, if you’re a good athlete, it doesn’t mean you’re not a woman.
—Martina Navratilova (Czech-born American Sportsperson)
Minds are like parachutes; they work best when open.
Let us not say, every man is the architect of his own fortune; but let us say, every man is the architect of his own character.
—George Boardman (American Baptist Minister)
Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil-the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.
—William George Jordan (American Essayist)
To be happy, one must have a good stomach and a bad heart.
—Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle (French Essayist)
Life is a challenge, meet it! Life is a dream, realize it! Life is a game, play it! Life is Love, enjoy it
—Sathya Sai Baba (Indian Hindu Religious Leader)