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Charles Lamb

The greatest pleasure I know is to do a good action by stealth and have it found out by accident.

Charles R. Swindoll

Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.

Charles Reade

Not a day passes over the earth but men and women of no note do great deeds, speak great words, and suffer noble sorrows. Of these obscure heroes, philosophers and martyrs, the greater part will never be known.

Chicago Tribune

You are not mature until you expect the unexpected.

Christine Leefeldt and Ernest Callenbach

Some of the most rewarding and beautiful moments of a friendship happen in the unforeseen open spaces between planned activities. It is important that you allow these spaces to exist.


Our minds possess by nature an insatiable desire to know the truth.

Commercial Appeal

The older a man gets, the farther he had to walk to school as a boy.


The superior man is distressed by the limitations of his ability; he is not distressed by the fact that men do not recognize the ability he has.

The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.

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


To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.

Corrie Ten Boom With John and Elizabeth Sherrill

Memories are the key not to the past, but to the future.

Cybil Connolly

Our memories are card indexes–consulted, and then put back in disorder, by authorities whom we do not control.

Cynthia Ozick

After a certain number of years, our faces become our biographies.

Dalai Lama

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.

I believe that to meet the challenge of the next century, human beings will have to develop a greater sense of universal responsibility. Each of us must learn to work not just for his or her own self, family or nation, but for the benefit of all mankind.

David Campbell

Discipline is remembering what you want.

David Ogilvy

Don”t bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.

Davod Augsburger

The golden rule of friendship is to listen to others as you would have them listen to you.

Denise Martin

True friendship is like phosphorescence–it glows best when the world around you goes dark.

DeWitt Wallace

The dead take to the grave, clutched in their hands, only what they have given away.