"We cannot live for ourselves alone. Our lives are connected by a thousand invisible threads, and along these sympathetic fibers, our actions run as causes and return to us as results."
"To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment"
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do"
- Marianne Williamson
"Artists are rarely members of the popular crowd"
- Roger Ebert
"Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, I will try again tomorrow"
- Mary Anne Radmacher
"One person can make a difference, and everyone should try"
- John F. Kennedy
"In a gentle way you can shake the world"
"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter"
- Martin Luther King
"Only a life lived for others is a life worth living"
"Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough"
"A little simplification would be the first step toward rational living, I think"
"A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life"
"As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them"
-John F. Kennedy
"Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort"
-Franklin D. Roosevelt