«Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.»William James

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«All men have a sweetness in their life. That is what helps them go on. It is towards that they turn when they feel too worn out.» — Albert Camus
«My candle burns at both its ends; It will not last the night; But oh, my foes, and oh, my friends -- It gives a lovely light.» — Edna St. Vincent Millay
«The test of literature is, I suppose, whether we ourselves live more intensely for the reading of it.» — Elizabeth Drew
«Remember that no man loses any other life than this which he now lives, nor lives any other than this which he now loses.» — Marcus Aurelius
«The exercise of an extraordinary gift is the supremest pleasure in life.» — Mark Twain
«All that is necessary for evil to succeed is that good men do nothing.» — Edmund Burke
«It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.» — Franklin D. Roosevelt
«Failure is instructive. The person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes.» — John Dewey
«Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.» — Robert H. Schuller
«Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.» — John Quincy Adams
«The more one pleases generally, the less one pleases profoundly.» — Krister Stendahl
«It is in the knowledge of the genuine conditions of our lives that we must draw our strength to live and our reasons for living.» — Simone de Beauvoir
«Cynicism is what passes for insight when courage is lacking» — Anita Roddick
«When this is over, I'm not going to be the same guy. I'm going to live as if I were a great man.» — James A. Michener
«True love is not so much a matter of romance as it is a matter of anxious concern for the well-being of one's companion.» — Gordon B. Hinckley
«I want to be an honest man and a good writer. IBid» — James Baldwin
«Do The Next Thing..» — Elizabeth Elliott
«In the end, it is important to remember that we cannot become what we need to be, by remaining what we are.» — Max Depree
«impossible is not a word» — Obert Skye
«Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.» — Henry David Thoreau
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