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"Success starts with a dream"

"Today is the best opportunity you have right now to change your life"

"You cannot step in the same river twice" Heraclitus

"No two flowers are exactly alike yet each is beautiful"

"Don't be anyone's opportunity cost"

"An army of sheep led by a lion is better than an army of lions led by a sheep"

Alexander the Great

"Knowledge is not the same as wisdom and talent is not the same as skill"


"You are not happy because you are successful you are successful because you are happy"

"Live until you die"

"Sucking the marrow out of life does not mean choking on the bone"

"When you drink the water remember who dug the well"

"Stop trying to figure everything out. You do not have to understand the ocean to swim in it"

Mama Chia

"Its the Journey that brings us happiness not the destination"

"You do not choose a life, you live one"

"Happy bees make better honey"

"The worth of a life is not determined by a single failure or solidary success"

"The only true wisdom is knowing you know nothing"


"There is nothing we can do to change the past, its completely out of our control. Luckily the same cannot be said of what is happening now. Work on that."

Lincoln once said that if he had six hours to cut down a tree he would spend the first five hours sharpening the axe.

"Not to know what happened before you were born is to be forever a child"


"In time people may forget what you said or did but they never forget how you made them feel"

Maya Angelou


"I have learned that making a living in not the same as making a life"

Maya Angelou

"No matter what anyone tells you, words and ideas can change the world"

"Hate, it has caused alot of problems in the world, but it has not solved one yet"

Maya Angelou

"Don't trust anyone who doen't laugh"

Maya Angelou

"The nine most terrifying words in the english language are "I'm from the government and I'm here to help"

Ronald Reagan

"Human Capital!"

"Good Trees Produce Good Fruit"

"Wisdom begins in wonder"


"Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"


"Think of all the beauty that is still left around you  and be happy"

Anne Frank

"For it is in giving that we receive"

Saint Francis of Assisi

"Carpe Diem, Seize the Day"

"Governments never learn. Only people learn"

Milton Friedman

"The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself"

Ben Franklin

"An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind"


"No one has ever become poor by giving"

Anne Frank

"Three things cannot be long hidden, the sun, the moon, and the truth"


The worse form of inequality is to try and make unequal things equal"


"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand"

Milton Friedman

"Never interupt your enemy when he is making a mistake"


"Luck is for those who are not prepared"

"Believe you can and you are halfway there"

T. Roosevelt

"If you do what you love, you'll never work a day in your life"

Marc Anthony

"The journey is what brings us hapiness, not the destination"

"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are"

T Roosevelt

"What God has intended for you goes far beyond anything you can imagine"


"Never pee in a well that you expect to drink the water from"

'There is never nothing going on and there are no ordinary moments"

"The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams"



"Occasionally even a blind squirrel finds a nut"

"How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world"

Anne Frank

"If you can dream it, you can do it, if you believe it you can achieve it"

"The time is always right to do what is right"


"Faith is taking the first step even when you do not seee the whole staircase" MLK Jr

"Enjoy the Little things in life because someday you will look back and realize they were the big things"

"The people who are the hardest to love are the ones who need it the most"

"Death isn't sad. The sad thing is: most people do not live at all"

"Error is common to all men" Sophocles

"Mistakes in Love are worth of forgiveness" Cevantes

"If I'am wrong, I am"

St. Agustine

"Movement is Not The Same Thing as Progress"

"There are actions that are motivated by love and there are actions that are not"

"The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving" Olver Wendell Holmes

"Every step we take, to go right or left or forward or backwards is a choice. The sum of these choices is a life."

"No situation  is so bad that it can't get worse"

"If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.”


Pictures on this page from Nicholas M. Lopez

Acknowlegement: Sources of the quotes include: The Emperor's Club, The Dead Poet's Society and The Peaceful Warrior

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