You wake up in
the morning and lo ! your purse is magically filled with 24 hours of the unmanufactured
tissue of the universe of your life. It is yours, it is the most precious of
possessions. No one can take it form you. It is un-stealable, and no one
receives either more or less than you receive.
It is not the
desert island, nor the stony wilderness that cuts you from the people you love. It
is the wilderness in the mind, the desert wastes in the heart through which one wanders
lost and a stranger. Bring me your troubles early and you have a partner in finding a
solution. Bring me a disaster later, and you have a judge.
The best of
all things is to learn. Money can be lost or stolen, health and strength may fail,
but what you have committed to your mind, is yours forever.
What is more
mortifying than to feel that you have missed the plum for want of courage to shake the
If you work
hard and keep both feet on the ground, you'll eventually reach the point where you can
keep both feet on the desk.
like stars. Though we may never reach them, we may always have the benefit of their
Life is no
brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for
the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to
cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and
suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
Helen Keller be your own best friend by being kind to yourself with positive affirmations,
visualizations and self-talk". All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and
importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
want to be a woman's first love -- Women like to be man's last romance.
moment that you have! and treasure it more because you shared it with someone special,
special enough to spend your time and remember that time waits for no one. Yesterday
is history. Tomorrow is mystery. Today is gift, That's why it's called the