Fall seven times; stand up eight. – Japanese proverb

You must give up the life you planned in order to have the life that is waiting for you. – Joseph Campbell

The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The second best time is now. – Chinese Proverb

You must be the change you want to see in the world.” – Gandhi

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” – Theodore Roosevelt

I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. – Jimmy Dean

All is flux, nothing stays still. – Heraclitus

For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain, you lose something else. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

I am tomorrow, or some future day, what I establish today. I am today what I established yesterday or some previous day. – James Joyce

I don’t need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better. – Plutarch

Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for. – Epicurus

Be a first rate version of yourself, not a second rate version of someone else – Judy Garland

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. – Anne Frank

The mind can make a heaven out of hell or a hell out of heaven – John Milton

Try not to become a man of success but a man of value. – Albert Einstein

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet. – James Oppenheim