The day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect, he becomes an adolescent; the day he forgives them, he becomes an adult; the day he forgives himself, he becomes wise.
Alden Nowlan, poet, novelist, and playwright (1933-1983)
What is to give light must endure burning.
Viktor Frankl, author, neurologist and psychiatrist, Holocaust survivor (1905-1997)
Many wealthy people are little more than janitors of their possessions.
Frank Lloyd Wright, architect (1867-1959)
Don't be yourself. Be someone a little nicer.
Mignon McLaughlin, journalist and author (1913-1983)
Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns. I am thankful that thorns have roses.
Alphonse Karr (1808-1890) French novelist
I have learnt silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers.
Kahlil Gibran, mystic, poet, and artist (1883-1931)