"The way you overcome shyness is to become so wrapped up in something that you forget to be afraid."
Lady Bird Johnson
"The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand."
"It is good to have an end to journey toward, but it is the journey that matters in the end."
"Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom."
"Inside every child there is a rainbow waiting to shine"
"Always have something beautiful in sight, even if it's just a daisy in a jelly glass."
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
"Do not underestimate the determination of a quiet man."
Iain Duncan Smith
"Things are never quite as scary when you've got a best friend."
"Peace between countries must rest on the solid foundation of love between individuals."
“You can't control everything. Sometimes you just need to relax and have faith that things will work out. Let go a little and just let life happen.” Kody Keplinger, Shut Out
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."
"We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak."
"The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul."
"Let the beauty of what you love be what you do."
“It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God such men lived”
George S. Patton
"In this world, one thing you should definitely strive for is originality. Just be who you are, and be your own person. That's what will make you stand out."
“You’re off to great places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So get on your way!”
“You’ll be on your way up! You’ll be seeing great sights! You’ll join the high fliers who soar to high heights.”
"your wings were ready but my heart was not"
"It's amazing how photography can capture just a split second of something exquisite."
"Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way."
Edward de Bono
“A bird sitting on a tree is never afraid of the branch breaking, because its trust is not on the branch but on its own wings.”
“may my faith always be at the end of the day like a hummingbird...returning to its favorite flower.”
Sanober Khan, Turquoise Silence
"There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved."
"What lies behind us, and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
“It is not what you do for your children, but what you have taught them to do for themselves that will make them successful human beings.”
“May my heart be your shelter, and my arms be your home.”
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."
"I believe that opportunity looks a lot like hard work. I've never had a job in my life that I was better than. I was always just lucky to have a job. And every job I had was a steppingstone to my next job, and I never quit my job until I had my next job. And so opportunities look a lot like work."
"The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness."
Honore de Balzac
"Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope."
"Friendships are born on the field of athletic strife and the real gold of competition. Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust."
"Wherever you go, go with all your heart."
"We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do."
"Age is a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it don't matter."
"Dogs have a way of finding the people who need them; filling an emptiness we don't even know we have."
"Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway."
“The time has come for an all-out world war against poverty. The rich nations must use their vast resources of wealth to develop the underdeveloped, school the unschooled, and feed the unfed. Ultimately a great nation is a compassionate nation.”
Martin Luther King Jr.
"You do not move ahead by constantly looking in a rear view mirror. The past is a rudder to guide you, not an anchor to drag you. We must learn from the past but not live in the past."
Warren W. Wiersbe
"Childhood means simplicity. Look at the world with the child's eye - it is very beautiful."
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."
Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good, too. Yogi Berra
"Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don't complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don't bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake Up and Live!"
"Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children." Charles R. Swindoll
"There has never been, nor will there ever be, anything quite so special as the love between the mother and a son."
“Through the darkness of night, Light will lead the way.”
C.L. Parker, Cataclysm
“Somewhere behind the athlete you've become and the hours of practice and the coaches who have pushed you is a little girl who fell in love with the game and never looked back... play for her.”