When I was a boy I used to think that strong meant having big muscles, great physical power; but the longer I live, the more I realize that real strength has much more to do with what is not seen. Real strength has to do with helping others. – Fred Rogers
All our lives, we rework the things from our childhood, like feeling good about ourselves, managing our angry feelings, being able to say good-bye to people we love.
The real issue in life is not how many blessings we have, but what we do with our blessings. Some people have many blessings and hoard them. Some have few and give everything away.
– Fred Rogers
Nonfiction is the factual truth. Fiction is the emotional truth.
– Carlton Sweeney, a character in Rita Mae Brown’s Furmidable Foes – A Mrs. Murphy Mystery
Great minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, small minds discuss people.
– Admiral Hyman G. Rickover “father ” of America’s nuclear navy
Where flowers bloom, so does hope.
– Lady Bird Johnson
Town and Country Mag.com – (photo credit)
May your neighbors respect you, trouble neglect you, the angels protect you, and heaven accept you.
– Irish saying
An optimist may see a light where there is none, but why must the pessimist always run to blow it out?
– Rene Descartes, philosopher
What is objectionable, what is dangerous, about extremists is not that they are intolerant. The evil is not what they say about their cause, but what they say about their opponents. – Robert F. Kennedy