Love came down at Christmas;
Love all lovely, love divine;
Love was born at Christmas,
Stars and angels gave the sign.
—Christina Rossetti (English Poet)
Regularity in the hours of rising and retiring, perseverance in exercise, adaptation of dress to the variations of climate, simple and nutritious aliment, and temperance in all things are necessary branches of the regimen of health.
—Lydia H. Sigourney (American Poetaster, Author)
When a man has turned away from sin, reproach him no more.
—The Talmud (Sacred Text of the Jewish Faith)
Since we live in an age of innovation, a practical education must prepare a man for work that does not yet exist and cannot yet be clearly defined.
—Peter Drucker (Austrian-born Management Consultant)
If you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
—Dolly Parton (American Musician, Actress)
As with most fine things, chocolate has its season. There is a simple memory aid that you can use to determine whether it is the correct time to order chocolate dishes: any month whose name contains the letter A, E, or U is the proper time for chocolate.
—Sandra Boynton (American Humorist)
At the root of human responsibility is the concept of perfect, the urge to achieve it, the intelligence to find a path towards it, and the will to follow that path, if not to the end at least the distance needed to rise above individual limitations and environmental impediments.
—Aung San Suu Kyi (Burmese Political Activist)
All the mind’s activity is easy if it is not subjected to reality.
—Marcel Proust (French Novelist)
The average American worker has fifty interruptions a day, of which seventy percent have nothing to do with work.
—W. Edwards Deming (American Statistician)
I believe that a worthwhile life is defined by a kind of spiritual journey and a sense of obligation.
—Hillary Rodham Clinton (American Head of State)
Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
—Albert Schweitzer (French Theologian)
I would rather fail in a cause that will ultimately triumph than to triumph in a cause that will ultimately fail
—Woodrow Wilson (American Head of State)
We cast away priceless time in dreams, born of imagination, fed upon illusion, and put to death by reality.
—Judy Garland (American Actress, Singer)