Every artist was once an amateur. --Ralph Waldo Emerson 03/11/01

Whatever you do or dream you can do --begin it. Boldness has genius and power and magic in it. --Johann Goethe 03/10/01

Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or find it not. --Ralph Waldo Emerson 03/09/01

Fortune and love befriend the bold. --Ovid 03/08/01

There are two lasting bequests we can make our children: One is roots. The other is wings. --Hodding Carter, Jr. 03/07/01

When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece. --John Ruskin 03/06/01

If you don't change your beliefs, your life will be like this forever. Is that good news? --Robert Anthony 03/05/01

If it's a good idea, go ahead and do it. It is much easier to apologize than it is to get permission. --Grace Murray Hopper 03/04/01

Be yourself. Who else is better qualified? --Frank J. Giblin II 03/03/01

Adventure is worthwhile in itself. --Amelia Earhart

03/02/01The best things in life aren't things. --Art Buchwald

03/02/01Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely. --Auguste Rodin

03/02/01Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact. --William James

03/01/01Good actions are the invisible hinges on the doors of heaven. --Victor Hugo

02/28/01God is pleased with no music below so much as with the thanksgiving songs of relieved widows and supported orphans; of rejoicing, comforted, thankful persons. --Jeremy Taylor

02/27/01Clarity is decorated with mistakes! --Rumi

02/26/01A man with outward courage dares to die. A man with inward courage dares to live. --Lao-Tzu

02/25/01It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end. --Ursula K. LeGuin

02/24/01Absurdity: A statement or belief manifestly inconsistent with one's own opinion. --Ambrose Bierce

02/23/01When we cast our bread upon the waters we can presume that someone downstream, whose face we will never know, will benefit from our action, as we who are downstream from another will profit from the grantor's gift. --Maya Angelou

02/22/01If we did the things we are capable of, we would astound ourselves. --Thomas Edison

02/21/01You must learn to be still in the midst of activity, and to be vibrantly alive in repose. --Indira Gandhi

02/20/01The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own. --Benjamin Disraeli

02/19/01A smooth sea never made a skilled mariner. --English proverb

02/18/01All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident. --Arthur Schopenhauer

02/17/01Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal. --Sir Thomas More

02/16/01I will speak ill of no man, and speak all the good I know of everybody. --Benjamin Franklin

02/15/01Nothing is so embarrassing as watching someone do something that you said couldn't be done. --Sam Ewing

02/14/01Men stumble over the truth from time to time, but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened. --Winston Churchill

02/13/01He who laughs, lasts. --Mary Poole

02/12/01The universe is full of magical things waiting for our wits to grow sharper. --Eden Phillpots

02/11/01When one door of happiness closes, another opens --but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us. --Helen Keller

02/10/01Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great. --Mark Twain

02/09/01To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else. --Emily Dickinson

02/08/01Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as real strength. --Ralph Sockman

02/07/01Much wisdom often goes with fewer words. --SophoclesWhile we are postponing, life speeds by. --Seneca (3 BC --65 AD)

02/06/01If you have tried to build castles in the air, your work need not be lost --that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them. --Henry David Thoreau

02/05/01God's in his heaven --all's right with the world! --Robert Browning

02/04/01Never fear shadows.

They simply mean there's a light shining nearby. --Ruth E. Renkel