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... in the world of the future, the new illiterate will be the person who has not learned how to learn. --- Alvin Toffler

A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth. --- George Bernard Shaw 1856

An inch of gold will not buy an inch of time. --- Chinese Proverb xxxx

Austere perseverance, harsh and continuous, may be employed by the least of us and rarely fails of its purpose, for its silent power grows irreversibly greater with time. --- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe 1749

By the accident of fortune a man may rule the world for a time, but by virtue of love and kindness he may rule the world forever. --- Lao-Tze 604BC

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 he msut take it because his conscience tells him it is right... --- Martin Luther 1483

Death can show us the way, for when we know and understand completely that our time on this earth is limited, and that we have no way of knowing when it will be over, then we must live each day as if it were the only one we had. --- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross 1926

Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can. --- John Wesley 1703

Do all the good you can, In all the ways you can, In all the places you can, At all the times you can, To all the people you can, As long as ever you can. --- John Wesley 1703

Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves. --- Dale Carnegie 1888

Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time; for that's the stuff life is made of. --- Benjamin Franklin 1706

Dreams don't have to come true at age 20, 30, or 40; they often occur long past when you thought possible. --- Anon xxxx

Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future lives and crimes from society. --- Daniel Webster

Even God cannot change the past. --- Agathon 446BC

Fall seven times, stand up eight. --- Japanese Proverb xxxx

Few will have the greatness to bend history itself, but each of us can work to change a small portion of events ... it is from numberless acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. --- Robert F Kennedy 1925

Gather ye rosebuds while ye may, old time is still a-flying: And this same flower that smiles today tomorrow will be a dying. --- Robert Herrick 1591

Greater than the tread of mighty armies is an idea whose time has come. --- Victor Hugo 1802

I am not interested in the past. I am interested in the future, for that is where I expect to spend the rest of my life. --- Charles F Kettering 1876

I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the community, and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can. I want to be throroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work, the more I live. Life is no 'brief candle' to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got hold of for a moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations. --- George Bernard Shaw 1856

I do not believe we are all created equal. Physical and emotional differences, parental guidance, varying environments, being in the right place at the right time all play a role in enhancing or limiting development. But I do believe every man and woman, if given the opportunity and encouragement to recognize their potential, regardless of background, has the freedom to choose in our world. Will an individual be a taker or a giver in life? Will he be satisfied merely to exist, or will he seek a meaningful purpose? Will he dare to dream the impossible dream? --- zzz

I like life. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing. --- Agatha Christie 1856

If only I could stand on a street corner with my hat in my hand, and get people to throw their wasted time into it! --- Bernard Berenson 1865

If you judge people, you have no time to love them. --- Mother Teresa Of Calcutta 1910

If you treat people right they will treat you right - ninety percent of the time. --- Franklin D Roosevelt 1882

In Germany, they came first for the Communists, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Communist. Then they came for the Jews, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Jew. They came for the trade unionists, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a trade unionist. They cam for the Catholics, and I didn't speak up because I was a Protestant. Then they came for me, and by that time no one was left to speak up. (prominent German minister) --- Martin Niemoeller

It is familiarity with life that makes time speed quickly. When every day is a step into the unknown, as for children, the days are long with the gathering of experience. --- George Robert Gissing 1857

It is those times when we least deserve a hug and support that we need it the most. --- Glennis Weatherall

It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives. The act of dying is not of importance, it lasts so short a time. --- Samuel Johnson 1709

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