"Make yourself a blessing to someone. Your kind smile or pat on the back just might pull someone back from the edge."
"It doesn't take strength to hold a grudge; it takes strength to let go of one."
~Jesse (John Stamos), Full House
"Somewhere along the line you have to trust someone. You've just got to be clever enough to pick someone who's smart and wholesome and worthy--and then just listen to what they say."
"We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails."
"Shoot for the stars. You may not get the stars--but you may get the moon."
"For all sad words of tongue or pen,
The saddest are these: 'It might have been.'"
~John Greenleaf Whittier
"Nobody gets to pick their time to die, but living every day to the max is something we all get to do."
~No Time to Cry by Lurlene McDaniel
"A successful life doesn't require that we've done the best, but that we've done our best."
~H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
"I expect to pass through life but once. If, therefore, there be any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do to any fellow being, let me do it now, for I shall not pass this way again."
"If you love the life you live, you will live a life of love."
"You never get a second chance to make a good first impression."
"All children wear the sign: 'I want to be important NOW.' Many of our juvenile delinquency problems arise because nobody reads the sign."
"An open mind opens doors."
"Above all else, never think you're not good enough."
"Do what you will, always."
~Dave Matthews Band
"Think happy thoughts and you can fly."
"Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary: impossible."
"I will not follow where the path may lead, but I will go where there is no path, and I will leave a trail."
"At the close of life the question will be not how much have you got, but how much have you given; not how much have you won, but how much have you done; not how much have you saved, but how much have you sacrificed; how much have you loved and served, not how much were you honored."
~Nathan C. Schaeffer
"Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly."
~Robert F. Kennedy
"I would rather make my name than inherit it."
"I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know who his grandson will be."
"You have to dance like no one is watching, and love like it's never gonna hurt."
"Do not miss the purpose of this life, and do not wait for circumstance to mold or change you fate."
~Ella Wheeler Wilcox
"Your day will go the way the corners of your mouth turn."