Famous Quotes from ...

William Arthur Ward



    Forgiveness is a funny thing. It warms the heart and cools the sting.

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    A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life.

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    Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.

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    Before you speak, listen.Before you write, think.Before you spend, earn.Before you invest, investigate.Before you criticize, wait.Before you pray, forgive.Before you quit, try.Before you retire, save.Before you die, give.

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    Committing a great truth to memory is admirable; committing it to life is wisdom.

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    Teaching is more than imparting knowledge, it is inspiring change.Learning is more than absorbing facts, it is acquiring understanding.

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    Each of us will one day be judged by our standard of life -- not by our standard of living; by our measure of giving -- not by our measure of wealth; by our simple goodness -- not by our seeming greatness.

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    Three keys to more abundant living: caring about others, daring for others, sharing with others.

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    Men never plan to be failures; they simply fail to plan to be successful.

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    Another fresh new year is here . . .Another year to live!To banish worry, doubt, and fear,To love and laugh and give!This bright new year is given meTo live each day with zest . . .To daily grow and try to beMy highest and my best!I have the opportunityOnce more to right some wrongs,To pray for peace, to plant a tree,And sing more joyful songs!

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    Every person has the power to make others happy.Some do it simply by entering a room --others by leaving the room.Some individuals leave trails of gloom;others, trails of joy.Some leave trails of hate and bitterness;others, trails of love and harmony.Some leave trails of cynicism and pessimism;others trails of faith and optimism.Some leave trails of criticism and resignation;others trails of gratitude and hope.What kind of trails do you leave?

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    Obedience to our Heavenly Father starts with our loving service to a needy brother.

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    A true friend knows your weaknesses but shows you your strengths; feels your fears but fortifies your faith; sees your anxieties but frees your spirit; recognizes your disabilities but emphasizes your possibilities.

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    Greatness is not found in possessions, power, position, or prestige. It is discovered in goodness, humility, service, and character.

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