The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes.
- William James
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If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.
- Meister Eckhart
A well-spent day brings happy sleep.
- Leonardo da Vinci
I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see.
- John Burroughs
The basic fact about human existence is not that it is a tragedy, but that it is a bore. It is not so much a war as an endless standing in line.
- H. L. Mencken
Alcohol is the anesthesia by which we endure the operation of life.
- George Bernard Shaw
It is not doing the thing we like to do, but liking the thing we have to do, that makes life blessed.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Life is 10 percent what you make it, and 90 percent how you take it.
- Irving Berlin
Here is the test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: if you're alive, it isn't.
- Richard Bach