"Go within every day and find the inner strength so that the world will not blow your candle out." ~Katherine Dunham
“A garden to walk in and immensity to dream in--what more could he ask? A few flowers at his feet and above him the stars.” ~Victor Hugo
I expect to pass through this world but once.
Any good therefore that I can do,
or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature,
let me do it now.
Let me not defer or neglect it,
for I shall not pass this way again.
"Tell me who admires and loves you, and I will tell you who you are." ~Antoine de Saint-Exupery
"As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do." ~Andrew Carnegie
"To leave the world a bit better ...to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Maybe this is why we read, and why in moments of darkness we return to books: to find words for what we already know.” ~Alberto Manguel