1. “Happiness depends upon ourselves.” —Aristotle 2. “To be kind to all, to like many and love a few, to be needed and wanted by those we love, is certainly the nearest we can come...

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Teachers deserve thanks and praise every day of the year, but this is a special opportunity to recognize the incredible impact that a great teacher can have on your life, inside and outside the classroom. Read on...

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1. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt 2. “I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.” ­­-­ Maya...

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1. “It’s not knowing what to do, it’s doing what you know.” –-Tony Robbins 2. “Focus on being productive instead of busy.” –Tim Ferriss 3. “The key is not to prioritize what’s on your...

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1. “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: It goes on.” —Robert Frost 2. “Life is 10 percent what happens to you and 90 percent how you respond to...

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“If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes.” – Andrew Carnegie “If you start to think the problem is ‘out there,’ stop...

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When action is needed, optimism, even of the mildly delusional variety, may be a good thing.Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman, quoted in NYMag.com. Every time a friend succeeds, something inside me dies.Gore Vidal, quoted in...

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There is something maddening about mediocrity that calls forth the worst in those who are forced to deal with it.Moss Hart, quoted in The Wall Street Journal Not everything is unsayable in words, only...

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Americans will put up with anything as long as it doesn’t block traffic.Dan Rather, quoted in Hyperallergic.com People respond well to those that are sure of what they want. Anna Wintour, quoted in Inc.com I...

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I prefer silent vice to ostentatious virtue.Albert Einstein, quoted in Qz.com When one is completely whole and at one with the world one does not need a mirror.Critic Lewis Mumford, quoted in The New...

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Wealth is like seawater; the more we drink, the thirstier we become; and the same is true of fame.Arthur Schopenhauer, quoted in the New York Post The people we love are never just as...

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The world forgets easily, too easily, what it does not like to remember.Jacob Riis, quoted in The Wall Street Journal The hardest thing about any political campaign is how to win without proving that...

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Television has made dictatorship impossible but democracy unbearable.Shimon Peres, quoted in Ha’aretz.com Beware of all enterprises that require new clothes.Henry David Thoreau, quoted in TheBrowser.com Helplessness, when fear and dread have run their course,...

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Let your credo be this: Let the lie come into the world, let it even triumph. But not through me.Alexander Solzhenitsyn, quoted in Slate.com What is comfortable fashion? If you want to be comfortable,...

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We can be knowledgeable with other men’s knowledge, but we cannot be wise with other men’s wisdom.Michel de Montaigne, quoted in Forbes.com Concentration comes out of a combination of confidence and hunger.Arnold Palmer, quoted...

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posted September 19, 2016   Saving is a fine thing. Especially when your parents have done it for you.Winston Churchill, quoted in The Wall Street Journal People talk loud and long, in order to...

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You can accomplish anything in life, provided that you do not mind who gets the credit.Harry Truman, quoted in Fortune.com My friends tell me I have an intimacy problem, but they don’t really know...

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Work isn’t to make money; you work to justify life.Marc Chagall, quoted in Bustle.com The best things in life are free. The second best things are very, very expensive.Coco Chanel, quoted in the Financial...

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“Peace is not the absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.”–Ronald Reagan, quoted in the Des Moines Register “Forgiveness liberates the soul; it removes fear. That’s why it’s...

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Well-behaved women seldom make history.Historian Laura Thatcher Ulrich, quoted in The Washington Post Poets, prophets, and reformers are all picture makers—and this ability is the secret of their power and of their achievements.Frederick Douglass, quoted...

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It’s not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.–Tony Robbins When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the...

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“Ability is of little account without opportunity.”– Napoleon Bonaparte, quoted in NationalReview.com “There is another reality, the genuine one, which we lose sight of. This other reality is always sending us hints, which without...

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‘Despite the forecast, live like it’s spring.”–Designer Lilly Pulitzer, quoted in Country Living “Innocence ends when one is stripped of the delusion that one likes oneself.”–Joan Didion, quoted in Pitchfork.com

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‘To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize.’– Voltaire, quoted in NationalReview.com ‘One turns at last even from glory itself with a sigh of relief. Even...

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Challenges are what make life interesting, and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful. —Joshua J. Marine Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears. —Les Brown...

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Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve. –Napoleon Hill The only way to do great work is to love what you do. –Steve Jobs If you’re offered a seat...

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 “When every physical and mental resource is focused, one’s power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.” ‑Norman Vincent Peale “Determine what specific goal you want to achieve. Then dedicate yourself to its attainment with...

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“Losing strengthens you. It reveals your weaknesses so you can fix them.”–Basketball coach Pat Summit, quoted in Bustle.com “The harder I work, the luckier I get.”–Samuel Goldwyn, quoted in The Washington Post

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