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“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”
Theodore Roosevelt


“A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary.” Dorothy Canfield Fisher


“Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths.” Etty Hillesum


“If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there.” Lewis Carroll


“I run so my goals in life will continue to get bigger instead of my belly.” Bill Kirby


“If life gives you limes, make margaritas.” Jimmy Buffett


“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” Oscar Wilde


“In the course of my life, I have often had to eat my words, and I must confess that I have always found it a wholesome diet.” Winston Churchill


“You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction.” George Lorimer


“Strength is the capacity to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands - and then eat just one of the pieces.” Judith Viorst


“There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage.” Martin Luther


“If you can’t sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there worrying. It’s the worry that gets you, not the lack of sleep.”
Dale Carnegie


“To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.” Barbara Bush


“A good friend is a connection to life—a tie to the past, a road to the future, the key to sanity in a totally insane world.” Lois Wyse


“Behind every successful woman...is a substantial amount of coffee.” Stephanie Piro


"Victory has a hundred fathers but defeat is an orphan." Galeazzo Ciano


“If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.” J.M. Power


"One does evil enough when one does nothing good.” German Proverb


“Just because you’ve only got houseplants doesn’t mean you don’t have the gardening spirit — I look upon myself as an indoor gardener.”
Sara Moss-Wolfe


“Gardening is how I relax. It’s another form of creating and playing with colors.” Oscar de la Renta


“Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.” William Shakespeare


“Give advice to your children while they’re young enough to believe you know what you’re talking about.” Author Unknown


“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.” Charles W. Eliot


“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” Ralph Waldo Emerson


“Positive anything is better than negative nothing.” Elbert Hubbard


“There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face.”
Ben Williams


“Don’t be fooled by the calendar. There are only as many days in the year as you make use of.” Charles Richards


"The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails." William Arthur Ward


“You can’t deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.” Stephen King


“An unhurried sense of time is in itself a form of wealth.” Bonnie Friedman


“Marriage is not a noun; it’s a verb. It isn’t something you get. It’s something you do. It’s the way you love your partner every day.”
Barbara De Angelis


“It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.”
Eleanor Roosevelt


“Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.” George Burns


“They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” Andy Warhol


“There is no need to go to India or anywhere else to find peace. You will find that deep place of silence right in your room, your garden or even your bathtub.” Elisabeth Kubler-Ross


"If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion." Dalai Lama


“In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they’re still beautiful.” Alice Walker


"Aim for service and success will follow." Albert Schweitzer


“The absence of flaw in beauty is itself a flaw.” Havelock Ellis


“When we heal the earth, we heal ourselves.” David Orr


“I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake.”
Robert Louis Stevenson


"If children have the ability to ignore all odds and percentages, then maybe we can all learn from them. When you think about it, what other choice is there but to hope? We have two options, medically and emotionally: give up, or fight like hell." Lance Armstrong


"A baseball game is simply a nervous breakdown divided into nine innings." Earl Wilson


"The soldier, above all other people, prays for peace, for he must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war." Douglas MacArthur


“Good manners sometimes means simply putting up with other people’s bad manners.” H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


“Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless.” Jamie Paolinett


“As we grow older, our bodies get shorter and our anecdotes longer.” Robert Quillen

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