Ultimately, the only power to which man should aspire is that which he exercises over himself.
- Elie Wiesel, writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1928)
Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower, US general and 34th president (1890-1969)
You can out-distance that which is running after you, but not what is running inside you. - Rwandan proverb
Don't be yourself. Be someone a little nicer. - Mignon McLaughlin, journalist and author (1913-1983)
Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do with it what thy might - Ecclesiastes 9:10
I am only one, / But still I am one. / I cannot do everything, / But still I can do something; / And because I cannot do everything, / I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.
- Edward Everett Hale, author (1822-1909)
Of all the preposterous assumptions of humanity over humanity, nothing exceeds most of the criticisms made on the habits of the poor by the well-housed, well-warmed, and well-fed
- Herman Melville, novelist and poet (1819-1891
Go to the ant, thy sluggard, consider her ways and be wise - anon
Compromise - a condition which satisfies no-one but leaves each one with the comforting feeling the others have been done in, too
The only time you run out of chances is when you stop taking them – anon
Live so that when your children think of fairness, caring and integrity, they think of you.
- H. Jackson Browne, Jr.
When I approach a child, he inspires in me two sentiments; tenderness for what he is, and respect for what he may become. - Louis Pasteur, chemist and bacteriologist (1822-1895)
All good work is done in defiance of management - Bob Woodward
If something is worth fighting for, it's worth fighting dirty for - anon
No minute gone over comes back again. Take heed and dee ye nothing do in vain – Kingly St Arches, London
The only time you run out of chances is when you stop taking them.
It won’t happen overnight, but if you give up it won’t happen at all – Fearless Motivation
Your dream doesn’t have an expiration date. Take a deep breath and try again – anon