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War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things: the decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth a war, is much worse. When a people are used as mere human instruments for firing cannon or thrusting bayonets, in the service and for the selfish purposes of a master, such war degrades a people. A war to protect other human beings against tyrannical injustice; a war to give victory to their own ideas of right and good, and which is their own war, carried on for an honest purpose by their […]

Life is short. Focus on what really matters most; you should change your priorities over time. Roy T. Bennett

Faith moves mountains, love transforms hearts. John Paul Warren

Act the way you’d like to be and soon you’ll be the way you’d like to act. Bob Dylan

You have a unique gift to offer this world. Be true to yourself, be kind to yourself, read and learn about everything that interests you and keep away from people who bring you down. When you treat yourself kindly and respect the uniqueness of those around you, you will be giving this world an amazing gift… YOU! Steve Maraboli,

A young outcast will often feel that there is something wrong with himself, but as he gets older, grows more confident in who he is, he will adapt, he will begin to feel that there is something wrong with everyone else. Criss Jami,

If you are not the hero of your own story, then you’re missing the whole point of your humanity. Steve Maraboli,

Don’t chase people. Be yourself, do your own thing and work hard. The right people – the ones who really belong in your life – will come to your. And stay. Will Smith

Every challenge you face today makes you stronger tomorrow. The challenge of life is intended to make you better, not bitter. Roy Bennett

It’s not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives. It’s what we do consistently. Anthony Robbins

Sometimes it’s worth lingering on the journey for a while before getting to the destination. Richelle Mead,

Real change is difficult at the beginning. Without the familiar to rely upon, you may not in as much command as you had once been. When things are not going your way, you will start doubting yourself. Stay positive, keep the faith, and keep moving forward – your breakthrough may be just around the corner. Roy T. Bennett

The harder you fall, the heavier your heart; the heavier your heart, the stronger you climb; the stronger you climb, the higher your pedestal. Criss Jami,

Everything is hard before it is easy Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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You are essentially who you create yourself to be and all that occurs in your life is the result of your own making. Stephen Richards,

The right thing to do and the hard thing to do are usually the same. Steve Maraboli,

You are not a victim. No matter what you have been through, you’re still here. You may have been challenged, hurt, betrayed, beaten, and discouraged, but nothing has defeated you. You are still here! You have been delayed but not denied. You are not a victim, you are a victor. You have a history of victory. Steve Maraboli,

This life is for loving, sharing, learning, smiling, caring, forgiving, laughing, hugging, helping, dancing, wondering, healing, and even more loving. I choose to live life this way. I want to live my life in such a way that when I get out of bed in the morning, the devil says, ‘aw shit, he’s up! Steve Maraboli,

Fear robs you of your freedom to make the right choice in life that can bridge the gap between where you are and where you want to be. On the other side of fear, lies freedom. If you want to grow, you need to be brave and take risks. If you’re not uncomfortable, you’re not growing. Roy Bennett

The reason many people in our society are miserable, sick, and highly stressed is because of an unhealthy attachment to things they have no control over. Steve Maraboli,

It’s funny how, in this journey of life, even though we may begin at different times and places, our paths cross with others so that we may share our love, compassion, observations, and hope. This is a design of God that I appreciate and cherish. Steve Maraboli,

Difficulties and adversities viciously force all their might on us and cause us to fall apart, but they are necessary elements of individual growth and reveal our true potential. We have got to endure and overcome them, and move forward. Never lose hope. Storms make people stronger and never last forever. Roy Bennett

You can have everything you want if you can put your heart and soul into everything you do. Roy T. Bennett

Every choice comes with a consequence. Once you make a choice, you must accept responsibility. You cannot escape the consequences of your choices, whether you like them or not. Roy Bennett

The universe doesn’t give you what you ask for with your thoughts – it gives you what you demand with your actions. Steve Maraboli,

It doesn’t matter if a million people tell you what you can’t do, or if ten million tell you no. If you get one yes from God that’s all you need. Tyler Perry

Plant seeds of happiness, hope, success, and love; it will all come back to you in abundance. This is the law of nature. Steve Maraboli,

Always believe in yourself and always stretch yourself beyond your limits. Your life is worth a lot more than you think because you are capable of accomplishing more than you know. You have more potential than you think, but you will never know your full potential unless you keep challenging yourself and pushing beyond your own self imposed limits. Roy Bennett

One of the best ways to influence people is to make them feel important. Roy T. Bennett

Great leaders can see the greatness in others when they can’t see it themselves and lead them to their highest potential they don’t even know. Roy Bennett

Shine your light and make a positive impact on the world; there is nothing so honorable as helping improve the lives of others. Roy T. Bennett

One resolution I have made, and try always to keep, is this: ‘To rise above little things’. John Burroughs

You were put on this earth to achieve your greatest self, to live out your purpose, and to do it courageously. Steve Maraboli,

Want to keep Christ in Christmas? Feed the hungry, clothe the naked, forgive the guilty, welcome the unwanted, care for the ill, love your enemies, and do unto others as you would have done unto you. Steve Maraboli,

People who lack the clarity, courage, or determination to follow their own dreams will often find ways to discourage yours. When you change for the better, the people around you will be inspired to change also….but only after doing their best to make you stop. Live your truth and don’t EVER stop. Steve Maraboli,

Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can’t buy more hours. Scientists can’t invent new minutes. And you can’t save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you’ve wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. Denis Waitley

My past has not defined me, destroyed me, deterred me, or defeated me; it has only strengthened me. Steve Maraboli,