” You MUST get involved to have an impact.  No one is impressed with the won-lost record of the referee.” – John Holcomb

“Knowledge is the enemy of fear.” – Unknown

“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” – Unknown

“Sometimes, you have been told so long that you can’t have something that you can’t imagine wanting it.”

“Failure isn’t falling down.  Failure is refusing to try.” – John Ortberg

“Be not afraid of growing slowly; be afraid of standing still.” – Chinese proverb

“Love the moment and the energy of that moment will spread beyond all boundaries.” – Cortia Kent

”She is not where she once was and is not quite where she needs to be, but she is headed in the right direction.” – Jodi Hill.

“The price for anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Remember there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness.  Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.” – Scott Adams

“It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.” – Walt Disney

“If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes.” – Andrew Carnegie

“Face the worst. Believe the best. Do the most. Leave the rest.” – Bishop Mel Wheatley

“A missed opportunity is worse than defeat.” – Anonymous

“Enthusiasm is the mother of all effort, and without it nothing great was ever achieved.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“There are no short cuts to any place worth going.” – Beverly Sills

“Never forget: This very moment, we can change lives. There was never a moment, and never will be, when we are without the power to alter our destiny.” – Steven Pressfield

“”It’s choice – not chance – that determines your destiny.” – Jean Nidetch

“One of the hardest things in life is having words in your heart that you cannot utter.” – James Earl Jones

“The greatest thing in the world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

“The human contribution is the essential ingredient.  It is only in the giving of oneself to others that we truly live.” – Ethel Percy Andrus

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” – Aesop

“At times, our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person.  Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” – Albert Schweitzer

“The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.” – Walter Bugehot

“People rarely succeed unless they have fun at what they are doing.” – Dale Carnegie

“Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.” – Kahlil Gibran

“What we reach for may be different, but what makes us reach is the same.” – Mark Nepo

“Our greatest glory is not never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Confucius

“Ability is what you are capable of doing.  Motivation is what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.” – Lou Holtz

“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is an attribute of the strong.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“It doesn’t matter who you are or where you come from.  The ability to triumph begins with you. Always.” – Oprah Winfrey

“Change is the handmaiden Nature requires to do her miracles with.” – Mark Twain

“Other people don’t create your spirit, they reveal your spirit.” – John Ortberg

“If you can’t do great things, do little things with great love.” – Mother Teresa

“Make each day your masterpiece.” – John Wooden

“You must be the change you want to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“A person who doesn’t make a choice makes a choice.” – Jewish folk saying

“Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes your heart come alive and go do it.  Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” – Howard Thurman

“Is it possible to live so defensively that you never get to live at all?” – Rachel Naomi Remen

“We are rare, not perfect.” – Mark Nepo

“Walker, there is no path; you make the path as you walk.” – Antonio Machado

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Please remember it is what you are that heals, not what you know.” – Carl Jung

“We are here to live outloud.” – Balzac

“The flower doesn’t dream of the bee. It blossoms and the bee comes.” – Mark Nepo

“And then the day comes when the risk to remain tight in a bud is more painful than the risk to bloom.” -Anais Nin

“Just trust yourself, then you will know how to live.” – Goethe

“All the buried seeds crack open in the dark the instant they surrender to a process they can’t see.” – Mark Nepo

“As the sun cannot withhold its light, we cannot withhold what feels real.” – Mark Nepo

“Our strength will continue if we allow ourselves to feel scared, weak, and vulnerable.” – Melody Beattie

“There are 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

“The coming of consciousness is not a discovery of some new thing; it is a long and painful return to that which has always been.” – Helen Luke

“That little voice you keep ignoring is the only one you should ever listen to.” – Lisa Scottline

“It’s time to be bold about who you really are.” – Ann Curry

“Often we have to rehearse the truth until we feel the courage to live it.” – Mark Nepo

“Some are born as keys looking for what they open.  And some are born as hidden waterways searching for what will open them.” – Mark Nepo

“Any life, no matter how long and complex it may be, is made up of a single moment – the moment in which a person finds out, once and for all, who they are.” – Jorge Luis Borges

“Feed your faith and your doubts starve to death.” – Morgan Wootten

“Never, never, never, never, never, never, never give up.” – Winston Churchill

“What is so priceless about being the selves we were created to grow into is that it’s impossible to do it wrong.” – Victoria Moran

“The greatest danger for most of us lies in not setting our aim to high and falling short; but in setting the aim too low and achieving our mark.” – Michaelangelo

“Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” – Dr. Seuss

“To be able to live a life of spirit and purpose, we have to give our life away.” – Dr. Wayne Dyer

“Dorman forces, faculties, and talents come alive, and you discover yourself to be a greater person by far than you ever dreamed yourself to be.” – Patanjuli