A  Quotes

A free society cannot get along without heroes, because they are the most vivid means of exhibiting the power of free men. --Arthur Schlesinger ('The Decline of Heroes')

A gift consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer. --Seneca

A healthy community is one in which the elderly protect, care for, love and assist the younger ones to provide continuity and hope.  --Maggie Kuhn founder Gray Panthers

A joyful heart is the inevitable result of a heart burning with love.  --Mother Teresa

A life unexamined isn't worth living.  --Plato

A man has to live with himself, and he should see to it that he always has good company. --Charles Hughes

A man is rich in proportion to the number of things which he can afford to let alone.  --Thoreau

A man's value to the community primarily depends on how far his feelings, thoughts, and actions are directed towards promoting the good of his fellows. --Albert Einstein

A man, after he has brushed off the dust and chips of his life, will have left only the hard, clean question: Was it good or was it evil? Have I done well - or ill? --John Steinbeck

A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. --Abraham Maslow

A promise must never be broken. --Alexander Hamilton

A strong passion ... will insure success, for the desire of the end will point out the means. --Willam Hazlitt

A successful team is a group of many hands but of one mind. --Bill Bethel

A warrior must only take care that his spirit is never broken. --Shissai

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. --Francis Bacon

Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning. -- Cha'n Master Mingjiao

Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature's inexorable imperative. --H.G. Wells

All great reforms require one to dare a lot to win a little. --William L. O'Neill

All human beings, by nature, desire to know. --Aristotle

All men should try to learn before they die what they are running from, and to, and why. --James Thurber

All of the significant battles are waged within the self. --Sheldon Kopp

All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration is this: Act as if it were impossible to fail. That is the talisman, the formula, the command of right-about-face which turns us from failure towards success. --Dorothea Brande

All the world is full of suffering, it is also full of overcoming it. --Helen Keller

All things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the Law and the Prophets. --Jesus of Nazareth

All wrong-doing arises because of mind. If mind is transformed can wrong- doing remain? --Buddha

Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well. There is nothing more potent than thought. Deed follows word and word follows thought. The word is the result of a mighty thought, and where the thought is mighty and pure the result is always mighty and pure. --Mohandas K. Gandhi

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing. --Abraham Lincoln

Always direct your thoughts to those truths that will give you confidence, hope, joy, love, thanksgiving, and turn away your mind from those that inspire you with fear, sadness, depression. --Bertrand Wilbertforce

Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those I love, I can: all of them make me laugh. --W.H. Auden

An entirely new system of thought is needed, a system based on attention to people, and not primarily attention to goods .... --E.F. Schumacher

Any activity becomes creative when the doer cares about doing it right, or better. --John Updike

Anyone who proposes to do good must not expect people to roll stones out of his way, but must accept his lot calmly, even if they roll a few more upon it. -- Albert Schweitzer

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning today is young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young. --Henry Ford

Approach the moment with idea that you're in the fight to the finish. --
Mataemon Iso

As soon as you are complicated, you are ineffectual. --Maxim favored by Konrad Adenauer

As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live. --Goethe

Ask and it shall be given unto you. Seek and ye shall find. --Luke 11:9

Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your
country. --John F. Kennedy

Audi Partem Alterum. (Hear the other side.) --Saint Augustine

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. --Goethe