The reputation of a thousand years may be determined by the conduct of one hour.
Japanese Proverb

Things without all remedy should be without regard: what’s done is done.
William Shakespeare (Macbeth)

Who ran to help me when I fell, And would some pretty story tell, or kiss the place to make it well? My mother.
Ann & Jane Taylor

Cowards die many times before their deaths, the valiant never taste of death but once.
William Shakespeare

As water reflects a face, so a man’s heart reflects the man.
Proverbs 27:19

Don’t be afraid to be yourself, the people who matter don’t care; the people that care don’t matter.

For the purpose of action nothing is more useful than narrowness of thought combined with energy of will.
Henri Fredric Amiel

This world demands the qualities of youth: not a time of life but a state of mind, a temper of the will, a quality of imagination, a predominance of courage over timidity, of the appetite for adventure over the love of ease.
Robert F. Kennedy

Knowledge is power.
Francis Bacon

When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things.
I Corinthians 13:11

Excuses are tools of incompetence that build monuments of nothingness and those that insist upon using them are seldom good at anything else.

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.

To the world you may be one person but to one person you may be the world.

Keep 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

Do not look back in anger, or forward in fear, but around in awareness.
James Thruber

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Eleanor Roosevelt

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen, nor touched…but are felt in the heart.
Helen Keller

It is books that are the key to the wide world; if you can’t do anything else, read all that you can.
Jane Hamilton

There is never a better measure of what a person is than what he does when he’s absolutely free to choose.
Bern Williams

Remember your yesterdays, dream your tomorrows, live your todays.