No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure. Emma Goldman
Don’t worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
The one who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The one who walks alone, is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been. –Albert Einstein
It’s not who you are that holds you back. It’s who you think you’re not. –Denis Waitley
To truly grow you have to be willing at any moment to sacrifice what you are for what you can be.
I decided in my life that I would do nothing that did not reflect positively on my father’s life. –Sidney Poitie
Some years back a “Concerned Parent” wrote a letter to the advice columnist Abigail Van Buren telling her
The purpose of life is to live it, to taste it, to experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.
Doing what you must is duty. Doing what you should is virtue. Doing what you can is service. Doing what you are afraid of is courage. Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness.
Happiness is like a butterfly: the more you chase it, the more it will elude you, but if you turn your attention to other things, it will come and sit softly on your shoulder. –Henry David Thoreau
My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me. -Jim Valvano
The most Important reason to know who you are is that it’s the first step in becoming who you CAN be.- Michael Josephson
BE A PERSON OF CHARACTERBE HONESTeven if it costs more than you want to pay.TREAT PEOPLE WITH RESPECT even if they don’t seem to deserve it.FULFILL YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES even when you could dodge them.CARE ABOUT PEOPLEeven if you don’t know them.BE FAIR even when you have the power to take more than our share.PLAY BY THE RULESeven when others do …
Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared. -Buddha
A man does what he must-in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures-and that is the basis of all human morality. -Winston Churchill
We need the iron qualities that go with true manhood. We need the positive virtues of resolution, of courage, of indomitable will, of power to do without shrinking the rough work that must always be done.
The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Your life does not get better by chancel it gets better by change. Jim Rohn
You will never know how strong you are or how strong you can be until you lose something you really care about.Adversity will bring out the best or worst in you.Be ready – Be strong – Be better.
Whatever you are, be a good one. – Let’s have faith that right makes might; and in that faith let us, to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it. – Most folks are
The Seven Social Sins (Aqui esta en castellano) Wealth without work – Riqueza sin trabajo Pleasure without conscience – Placer sin conciencia. Knowledge without character – Conocimientos sin carácter Commerce without morality – Negocios sin moral Science without humanity – Ciencia sin amor a la humanidad Worship without sacrifice – Religiosidad sin sacrificio Politics without principle – Política sin principios …
First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out because I was not a Socialist. Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out because I was not a Trade Unionist. Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out because I was not a Jew. Then they came for me—and there was …
Before you Speak THINK Is it true? Is it helpful? Does it inspire confidence? Is it necessary?