Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that, but simply growth. We are happy when we are growing.
~ W.B. Yeats
Life is not a holiday, but an education. One eternal lesson for us all: to teach us how better we should love.
~ Barbara Jordan
The love we have in our youth is superficial compared to the love that an old man has for his old wife.
~ Will Durant
Every age has its pleasures, its style of wit, and its own ways.
~ Nicholas Boileau-Despreaux
No one is useless in the world who lightens the burdens of another.
~ Charles Dickens
What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult for each other?
~ George Eliot
Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.
~ Allen Saunders
Luck to me is… Realizing what is opportunity and what isn’t.
~ Lucille Ball
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
Greatness is not measured by what a man or woman accomplishes, but by the opposition he or she overcomes to reach his or her goals.
~ Dorthy Heights