Showing posts from January, 2013

“Nothing happens to any man that he is not formed by nature to bear. ” Marcus Aurelius

“With ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable” ― Thomas Fowell Buxton

Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty. John Ruskin

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt

“Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong..” ― Winston Churchill

Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened. Dr. Seuss

Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties. Helen Keller

It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves - in finding themselves. Andre Gide

“Mountains cannot be surmounted except by winding paths.” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The purpose of life is not to be happy - but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all. ~Leo RostenI am

The earth does not belong to man, man belongs to the earth.

Your work is to discover your world and then with all your heart give yourself to it. ~Buddha

Never do things others can do and will do if there are things others cannot do or will not do. -Amelia Earhart

You have to believe in happiness, Or happiness never comes ... Ah, that's the reason a bird can sing - On his darkest day he believes in Spring. Douglas Malloch

In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks. John Muir

"O Winter! ruler of the inverted year, . . . I crown thee king of intimate delights, Fireside enjoyments, home-born happiness, And all the comforts that the lowly roof Of undisturb'd Retirement, and the hours Of long uninterrupted evening, know." -- William Cowper

There lurks, perhaps, in every human heart a desire of distinction, which inclines every man first to hope, and then to believe, that Nature has given him something peculiar to himself. ~Samuel Johnson

I believe that there is a subtle magnetism in Nature, which, if we unconsciously yield to it, will direct us aright. ~Henry David Thoreau

“Hope - Smiles from the threshold of the year to come, Whispering 'it will be happier'...” ― Alfred Tennyson