Voices

Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude. — Denis Waitley

Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one. I hope someday you’ll join us, and the world will be as one. — John Lennon

The more you teach positive ideas to others, the better you learn them yourself. — Brian Tracy

We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee. — Marian Wright Edelman

Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. — Harriet Tubman

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
— Albert Einstein

Never let your soul be silenced. Live life out loud. Every day tell your truth, not with words but with actions from your heart. — Cory Booker

Life begins at the end of your comfort zone. — Neale Donald Walsch

I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do. — Edward Everett Hale

Getting it wrong is part of the process of getting it right.

A movement to wake up America would have to be like the nation itself—not monolithic, not hierarchical, not dependent upon a powerful charismatic leader rousing the masses, but upon leaders dispersed through all segments of society and down through all levels of society, and upon an even greater number of vital and responsible citizens who don’t necessarily think of themselves as ‘leaders’ but are in fact sharing leadership tasks. It cannot be centrally directed or tidy. Local effort is essential. Local responsibility is crucial… This is such a time. The next America will be forged ‘out there’ in America’s communities. — John W. Gardner (1995)

Never assume that you are entitled to success. You have to work at it.

Success is not final. Failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts. — Winston Churchill

One man with courage makes a majority. — Andrew Jackson

Inspiration is the act of helping others to cultivate their unharvested talents. — Arthur Bushkin

Sometimes you’re not wrong, you’re just prematurely right. — Arthur Bushkin

Inspiration is the act of teaching someone that their wings are for flying. — Barbara Slavin

If you don’t open a door, you won’t know what’s on the other side. — Barbara Slavin

To what extent are you willing to give up everything that you have become in order to become everything that you can be?

A good leader inspires people to have confidence in their leader. A great leader inspires people to have confidence in themselves. — Lao Tzu