“Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves.” John Muir

“Love doesn’t make the world go ’round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” Franklin P. Jones

“Never let the odds keep you from pursuing what you know in your heart you were meant to do.” Satchel Paige

“Compassion is the wish to offer unbiased service to all beings, whether they are friendly or hostile to you.” Dalai Lama

“We must combine the toughness of the serpent with the softness of the dove, a tough mind and a tender heart.” Martin Luther King, Jr.

“When you hold resentment toward another, you are bound to that person or condition by an emotional link that is stronger than steel. Forgiveness is the only way to dissolve that link and get free.” Catherine Ponder

“Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.” Anne Frank

“Within you there is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself, just as I can.” Hermann Hesse

“Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” Mark Twain

“Be master of your petty annoyances and conserve your energies for the big, worthwhile things. It isn’t the mountain ahead that wears you out – it’s the grain of sand in your shoe.” Robert Service

“Anyone who takes himself too seriously always runs the risk of looking ridiculous; anyone who can consistently laugh at himself does not.”¬†Vaclev Havel

“The appearance of things change according to the emotions and thus we see in them, while the magic and beauty are really in ourselves.”¬†Kahlil Gilbran

“Hell is Murky.” Lady MacBeth, in MacBeth by William Shakespeare

“Snowflakes are one of nature’s most fragile things, but just look what they can do when they stick together.” Vista M. Kelly

“I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself. A bird will fall frozen dead from a bough without ever having felt sorry for itself.” D. H. Lawrence