"There are exactly as many special occasions in life as we chose to celebrate." ~Robert Brault
"If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other." ~Mother Teresa
"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."
"Thank you, God, for this good life and forgive us if we do not love it enough." ~Garrison Keillor
"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
"Dwell in stillness. Observe without reacting and without judging." ~Jon Kabat-Zinn
"Don't Wait! Start on your dreams, your impulses, your longings, your special occasions today. Because this is your moment." ~Mary Anne Radmacher