Inspirational Quotes

Vicktor Frankl

“Don’t aim at success. The more you aim at it and make it a target, the more you are going to miss it. For success, like happiness, cannot be pursued; it must ensue, and it only does so as the unintended side effect of one’s personal dedication to a cause greater than oneself.” –Viktor Frankl

Herman Melville

“Of all the preposterous assumptions of humanity over humanity, nothing exceeds most of the criticisms made on the habits of the poor by the well-housed, well-warmed, and well-fed.””       -Herman Melville

Helen Keller

“Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet.  Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired and success achieved.”       -Helen Keller

Carll Tucker

“Moral reflection isn’t easily accelerated by mechanization, like hamburger cooking. The Internet is a whiz at processing, but it doesn’t make truth, justice, kindness, decency, love or courage easier to define. “ -Carll Tucker

Kent Neburn

“Do we really need much more than this? To honor the dawn. To visit a garden. To talk to a friend. To contemplate a cloud. To cherish a meal. To bow our heads before the mystery of the day. Are these not enough?” – Kent Neburn