Friday, May 06, 2005

Graduation Quotes

We cannot direct the wind but we can adjust the sails.  ~Author Unknown Things turn out best for the people who make the best out of the way things turn out.  ~Art Linkletter Excellence is not a skill.  It is an attitude.  ~Ralph Marston To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.  ~e.e. cummings, 1955 Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.  ~Judy Garland It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.  ~e.e. cummings How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone.  ~Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel There is just one life for each of us:  our own.  ~Euripides Wherever you go, go with all your heart.  ~Confucius Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.  ~Dr. Seuss There is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book and the tired man who wants a book to read.  ~G.K. Chesterton A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.  ~Henry Ford In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins:  cash and experience.  Take the experience first; the cash will come later.  ~Harold Geneen Wise are those who learn that the bottom line doesn't always have to be their top priority.  ~William Arthur Ward There are so many men who can figure costs, and so few who can measure values.  ~Author Unknown The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed.  ~Henry Ford Academe, n.:  An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught.  Academy, n.:  A modern school where football is taught.  ~Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson Put your future in good hands - your own.  ~Author Unknown It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.  ~Edmund Hillary You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. You are the guy who'll decide where to go. ~Dr. Seuss What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson There is no need to reach high for the stars.  They are already within you - just reach deep into yourself!  ~The Quote Garden Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.  Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.  It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.  We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?  Actually, who are you not to be?  You are a child of God.  Your playing small does not serve the world.  There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you.  We are all meant to shine, as children do.  We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us.  It is not just in some of us; it is in everyone.  And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.  As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.  ~Mari

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