"Although the world is full of suffering,
it is full also of the overcoming of it.
My optimism, then, does not rest on the absence of evil,
but on a glad belief in the preponderance of good
and a willing effort always to cooperate with the good,
that it may prevail."
"Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him." ~Dwight D. Eisenhower
"One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time." ~Andre Gide
"Don't Wait! Start on your dreams, your impulses, your longings, your special occasions today. Because this is your moment." ~Mary Anne Radmacher