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  • #1
    William W. Purkey
    “You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching,
    Love like you'll never be hurt,
    Sing like there's nobody listening,
    And live like it's heaven on earth.”
    William W. Purkey

  • #2
    Dr. Seuss
    “You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.”
    Dr. Seuss

  • #3
    Mahatma Gandhi
    “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
    Mahatma Gandhi

  • #4
    Mahatma Gandhi
    “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
    Mahatma Gandhi

  • #5
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • #6
    André Gide
    “It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.”
    André Gide, Autumn Leaves

  • #7
    Richard Hughes
    “Do your bit to save humanity from lapsing back into barbarity by reading all the novels you can.”
    Richard Hughes

  • #8
    Mother Teresa
    “If you judge people, you have no time to love them.”
    Mother Teresa

  • #9
    “The Paradoxical Commandments

    People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered.
    Love them anyway.

    If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives.
    Do good anyway.

    If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies.
    Succeed anyway.

    The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow.
    Do good anyway.

    Honesty and frankness make you vulnerable.
    Be honest and frank anyway.

    The biggest men and women with the biggest ideas can be shot down by the smallest men and women with the smallest minds.
    Think big anyway.

    People favor underdogs but follow only top dogs.
    Fight for a few underdogs anyway.

    What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight.
    Build anyway.

    People really need help but may attack you if you do help them.
    Help people anyway.

    Give the world the best you have and you'll get kicked in the teeth.
    Give the world the best you have anyway.”
    Kent M. Keith, The Silent Revolution: Dynamic Leadership in the Student Council

  • #10
    Albert Einstein
    “Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere.”
    Albert Einstein

  • #11
    Albert Einstein
    “If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.”
    Albert Einstein

  • #12
    We accept the love we think we deserve.
    “We accept the love we think we deserve.”
    Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

  • #13
    Virginia Woolf
    “I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman.”
    Virginia Woolf

  • #14
    Oscar Wilde
    “It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #15
    J.K. Rowling
    “It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all - in which case, you fail by default.”
    J.K. Rowling

  • #16
    Do one thing every day that scares you.
    “Do one thing every day that scares you.”
    Eleanor Roosevelt

  • #17
    Nicholas Sparks
    “Just when you think it can't get any worse, it can. And just when you think it can't get any better, it can.”
    Nicholas Sparks, At First Sight

  • #18
    Robert M. Pirsig
    “The only Zen you find on tops of mountains is the Zen you bring there.”
    Robert M. Pirsig

  • #19
    Walt Whitman
    “Do I contradict myself? Very well, then, I contradict myself; I am large -- I contain multitudes.”
    Walt Whitman

  • #20
    Henry David Thoreau
    “I learned this, at least, by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.”
    Henry David Thoreau, Walden: Or, Life in the Woods

  • #21
    Henry David Thoreau
    “How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.”
    Henry David Thoreau

  • #22
    Henry David Thoreau
    “Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life so. Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.”
    Henry David Thoreau

  • #23
    Henry David Thoreau
    “The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation. What is called resignation is confirmed desperation. From the desperate city you go into the desperate country, and have to console yourself with the bravery of minks and muskrats. A stereotyped but unconscious despair is concealed even under what are called the games and amusements of mankind. There is no play in them, for this comes after work. But it is a characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things..”
    Henry David Thoreau, Civil Disobedience and Other Essays

  • #24
    Henry David Thoreau
    “Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all.”
    Henry David Thoreau, A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

  • #25
    Henry David Thoreau
    “If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment.”
    Henry David Thoreau, I to Myself: An Annotated Selection from the Journal of Henry D. Thoreau

  • #26
    Henry David Thoreau
    “Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.”
    Henry David Thoreau

  • #27
    Henry David Thoreau
    “The language of Friendship is not words, but meanings.”
    Henry David Thoreau, A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

  • #28
    “As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth, so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind. To make a deep physical path, we walk again and again. To make a deep mental path, we must think over and over the kind of thoughts we wish to dominate our lives.”
    Wilfred Arlan Peterson

  • #29
    Henry David Thoreau
    “All men want, not something to do with, but something to do, or rather something to be.”
    Henry David Thoreau, Walden

  • #30
    Henry David Thoreau
    “The cost of a thing is the amount of what I will call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.”
    Henry David Thoreau, Walden



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