"No matter how dark the clouds seem, they are only clouds. The sun is always shining, the sky is always light blue. The clouds are just droplets of water, gathered together to tease people who don't remember the truth."
"What amazes me most about you is the fact that no matter what, your determination pushes all your fears away. You never let fear stand in the way of accomplishing your goals."
"If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours."
---Henry David Thoreau
"All that I am or hope to be, I owe to my mother."
"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart."
"Everyone suffers disappointments and setbacks. But it's what you learn from the experience that counts."
---Life's Playbook for Success by GTE Academic All-America Hall of Famers
"Angels show themselves to you when you least expect it--often when all hope is lost."
"Do not fear life, as you do not fear the stars or the evening breeze. We are all here for a purpose and everything happens for a reason."
"Love is patient and trusting; it doesn't hold a grudge when somebody hurts you, and most of all, it endures."
---No Time to Cry By Lurlene McDaniel
"In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: It goes on."
"When you run the risk of loving, you get a lot back."
---Eric by Doris Lund
"Dark clouds are things that pass; the blue heavens abide always."
"Little deeds of kindness, little words of love, help to make earth happy like the heaven above."
---Julia A. Fletcher Carney
"Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself."
"Love isn't something that will carry you through life, but something that will change your life forever."
"Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead."
---Louisa May Alcott
"Don't be afraid to close your eyes and dream. Then wake up and see where you are."
---Sean "Puffy" Combs
"We are never alone. We are all aspects of one great being. No matter how far apart we are, the air links us."
"Initiative is key. Anybody who wants to be somebody is going to work as hard as they can to fulfill that dream."
---Sean "Puffy" Combs (Puff Daddy)
"Promise me you'll never forget me because if I thought you would I'd never leave."
---Winnie the Pooh
"Death is not to be feared, but to be challenged."
"You can't put a Band-Aid on every boo-boo you've made; some just need time to heal..."
"Only as high as I reach can I grow,
Only as far as I seek can I go,
Only as deep as I look can I see,
Only as much as I dream can I be."
"I would rather fail in a cause that will ultimately triumph than triumph in a cause that will ultimately fail."
"Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them."
---Lady Bird Johnson
"There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets in the future."
"Forget the past and live the present hour."
---Sarah Knowles Bolton
"You don't get to choose how you're going to die. Or when. You can decide how you're going to live now."
"Never forget that the most powerful force on earth is love."
"A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing."
---George Bernard Shaw
"Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent."
"Holding on to anger only gives you tense muscles."
"For sleep, riches, and health to be truly enjoyed, they must first be interrupted."
---Jean Paul Richter
"No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars or sailed to an uncharted land or opened a new heaven to the human spirit."
"Never fear shadows. They simply mean there's a light shining somewhere nearby."
---Ruth E. Renkel
"Paradise is open to all kinds of hearts."
---Pierre Jean de Beranger
"While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about."
"The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for."
"You can't stay mad at somebody who makes you laugh."
"Twilight has always seemed like God's indrawn breath, a pause in the progression of time."
"We say we love flowers, yet we pluck them. We say we love trees, yet we cut them down. And people still wonder why some are afraid when told they are loved."
"We don't know who we are until we see what we can do."
"Shared joy is double joy. Shared sorrow is half sorrow."
"Be yourself. No one can ever tell you you're doing it wrong."
---James Leo Herlihy
"The man who has no imagination has no wings."
"The best reason for having dreams is that in dreams no reasons are necessary."
"Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day."
"Enjoy yourself. These are the good old days you're going to miss in the years ahead."
"It doesn't hurt to be optimistic. You can always cry later."
---Lucimar Santos de Lima
"Success is never final and failure is never total. It's courage that counts."
"Courage is not the towering oak that sees storms come and go; it is the fragile blossom that opens in the snow."
---Alice Mackenzie Swaim
"To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven."
"What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?"
---Robert H. Schuller
"If we live good lives, the times are also good. As we are, such are the times."
"To the world you may be just one person. To the person you may be the world."
"He who cannot endure the bad will not live to see the good."
"Nothing lasts forever--not even your troubles."
---Arnold H. Glasow
"The darkest hour has only 60 minutes."
"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."
"My mind tells me to give up, but my heart won't let me."
"Listen to your heart, because in the end, it is your heart that counts."