Fred Rogers.

“Often when you think you’re at the end of something, you’re at the beginning of something else.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

“Fight for the things that you care about, but do it a way that will lead others to join you.”

Gertrude Stein

“If you are too careful, you are so occupied in being careful that you are sure to stumble over something.”

Martin Luther King, Jr. 

“Cowardice asks the question, is it safe? Expediency asks the question, is it politic? Vanity asks the question, is it popular? But conscience asks the question, is it right? And there comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but one must take it because it is right.”

Madeleine Albright

“It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent.”

George Carlin. 

“People who say they don’t care what people think are usually desperate to have people think they don’t care what people think.”

Rupi Kaur.

“You do not just wake up and become a butterfly.”

Aldous Huxley.   

“Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted?”

Carson McCullers.  

“We are torn between a nostalgia for the familiar and an urge for the foreign and strange.  As often as not, we are homesick for the places we have never know.”

Eleanor Roosevelt. 

“Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.”

Pete Seeger.

“The easiest way to avoid wrong notes is to never sing.  What a mistake that would be.”

Sojourner Truth. 

“If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn the world upside down all alone, these women together ought to be able to turn it back, and get it right side up again! And now they is asking to do it, the men better let them.”

Mark Twain. 

“Get your facts first and then you can distort them as much as you please.”

Katherine Anne Porter. 

“The past is never where you think you left it.”

Vaclav Havel. 

“The tragedy of modern man is not that he knows less and less about the meaning of his own life, but that it bothers him less and less.”

Ambrose Bierce. 

“Happiness is lost by criticizing it; sorry by accepting it.”

Christina Rossetti. 

“Can anything be sadder than work left unfinished?  Yes; work never begun.”

Abba Eban. 

“History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.”

Frank Lloyd Wright. 

“The present is the ever-moving shadow that divides yesterday from tomorrow.  In that lies hope.”

Rabbi Menachem Mendel. 

“If I am I because I am I, and you are you because you are you.  But if I am I because you are you and you are you because I am I, then I am not I and you are not you.”