Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It’s the transition that’s troublesome.

Isaac Asimov

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.

Oscar Wilde

If not us, who? If not now, when?

John F. Kennedy

A smile is the chosen vehicle of all ambiguities.

Herman Melville

The more you read, the better you’re going to become as a storyteller.

Stan Lee

Let the refining and improving of your own life keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr

It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.

Bill Gates

I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.

Rosa Parks

Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.

Napoleon Hill

Your greatest self has been waiting your whole life; don’t make it wait any longer.

Steve Maraboli

If I am a legend, then why am I so lonely?

Judy Garland

Love is the flower you’ve got to let grow.

John Lennon

Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.

Maya Angelou

Happiness is your dentist telling you it won’t hurt and then having him catch his hand in the drill.

Johnny Carson

We’re made of star stuff. We are a way for the cosmos to know itself.

Carl Sagan

I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Remember that everyone you meet is afraid of something, loves something and has lost something.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr