“Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.”
—Oprah Winfrey
(1954-); television host, actress, philanthopist

“Love is always bestowed as a gift – freely, willingly, and without expectation. We don’t love to be loved; we love to love.”
—Leo F. Buscaglia
(1924-1998); professor, author

“You know you’re in love when you don’t want to fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.”
—Theodor “Dr. Seuss” Geisel
(1904-1991); Writer, Cartoonist

“Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting. So… get on your way.”
—Theodor “Dr. Seuss” Geisel
(1904-1991); Writer, Cartoonist

“The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.”
—Bertrand Russell
(1872-1970); Philosopher, Mathematician

“It always seems impossible until its done.”
—Nelson Mandela
(1918-); former President of South Africa

“All human wisdom is summed up in two words; wait and hope.”
—Alexandre Dumas
(1802-1870); Writer

“Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.”
—Norman Vincent Peale
(1898-1993); author, preacher

“The giving of love is an education in itself.”
—Eleanor Roosevelt
(1884-1962); First Lady, diplomat, activist

“Don’t be afraid to be amazing.”
—Andy Offutt Irwin
(1957-); storyteller, singer-songwriter

“Hope is always available to us. When we feel defeated, we need only take a deep breath and say, “Yes,” and hope will reappear.”
—Monroe Forester

“Every now and again take a good look at something not made with hands: a mountain, a star, the turn of a stream. There will come to you wisdom and patience and solace and, above all, the assurance that you are not alone in the world.”
—Sidney Lovett
(-); minister

“Rejoice in the things that are present; all else is beyond thee.”
—Michel de Montaigne
(1533-1592); Essayist, Author

“Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life; not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens.”
—Kahlil Gibran
(1883-1931); Artist, Poet, And Writer

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”
—Albert Einstein
(1879-1955); theoretical physicist, philosopher

“Love the moment. Flowers grow out of dark moments. Therefore, each moment is vital. It affects the whole. Life is a succession of such moments and to live each, is to succeed.”
—Sister Mary Corita Kent
(1918-1986); artist, educator

“Love life and life will love you back. Love people and they will love you back.”
—Arthur Rubinstein
(1887-1982); pianist

“I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.”
—Agatha Christie
(1890-1976); writer