I feel so very grateful to have the voice God gave me. It takes a lot of rest and training to sing, and I was lucky that I found a great teacher when I first moved to New York.
We never know the worth of water 'til the well is dry.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.
Assumptions allow the best in life to pass you by.
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
Look at everything as though you were seeing it for the first time or the last time. Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.
The Lord is my light, and my salvation; whom shall I fear?
Bible, Psalm 27: 1
Minds are like parachutes; they work best when open.
Lord Thomas Dewar
One thing you can't recycle is wasted time.
The purpose of life is a life of purpose.
Truth is the beginning of every good thing, both in heaven and on earth; and he who would be blessed and happy should be from the first a partaker of truth, for then he can be trusted
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The question is not whether we will die, but how we will live.
There are no mistakes, no coincidences. All events are blessings given to us to learn from.
And now here is my secret, a very simple secret; it is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De SaintExupery
He who knows others is wise.He who knows himself is enlightened.
Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
Just because we're related, doesn't mean we're family.
Well, evil to some is always good to others.
Never look down on anybody unless you're helping him up.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
Johann von Goethe
Hey guys!Wish you were here, except not really. We're having fun. Check it out-the pyramids!-Alec and Magnus
I learned that it is the weak who are cruel, and that gentleness is to be expected only from the strong.
Any closet is a walkin closet if you try hard enough.
Looking back, I have this to regret, that too often when I loved, I did not say so.
Ray Stannard Baker [David Grayso
He who angers you conquers you.
We all know that sponges grow in the ocean but I wander how much deeper the ocean would be if that wasn't the case.
Two frogs fell into a bowl of cream. One didn't panic, he relaxed and drowned. The other kicked and struggled so much that the cream turned to butter and he walked out.
In ancient times cats were worshiped as gods; they have not forgotten this.
Adversity is a fact of life. It can't be controlled. What we can control is how we react to it.
If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill and don't know it.
Measures must always in a progressive society be held superior to men, who are after all imperfect instruments, working for their fulfilment.
He who knows the darkness shall learn to live in the light.
Breakdowns can create breakthroughs. Things fall apart so things can fall together.
If your cup seems too bitter, if your burden seems to heavy, be sure that it is the wounded hand that is holding the cup, and that it is me who carried the cross that is carrying the burden.
If your knees are knocking, kneel on them.
If you're on thin ice, you might as well dance.
In times of storm, the shallowness of the root structure is revealed.
To look life in the face, always, to look life in the face, and to know it for what it is...at last, to love it for what it is, and then to put it away.
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