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"We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the hateful words and actions of the bad people but for the appalling silence of the good people." -Martin Luther King Jr.

"There are homes you run from and homes you run to." -Laura Cunningham

"Maybe being oneself is always an acquired taste." -Patricia Hampl

"Most people believe we see the world as it is. However, we really see the world as we are." -Anonymous

"Love is not blind-it sees more, not less. But because it sees more, it is willing to see less." -Rabbi Julius Gordon

"I married beneath me -- all women do." -Nancy Astor

"People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself.  But self is not something that one finds.  It is something that one creates." -Thomas Szasz

"I wasn't lucky. I deserved it." -Margaret Thatcher

"Those who do not know how to weep with their whole heart don't know how to laugh either." -Golda Meir

"I am a woman meant for a man, but I never found a man who could compete." -Bette Davis

"Polly cook did it and she hated every stitch she did in it." -Sampler, 18th Century

"But I being poor, have only my dreams; I have spread my dreams under your feet; tread softly because you tread on my dreams." -William Butler Yeats

"Whenever you are to do a thing, though it can never be known but to yourself, ask yourself how you would act were all the world looking at you, and act accordingly." -Thomas Jefferson

"....-and what's his reason? I am a Jew.  Hath not a Jew eyes? Hath not a Jew hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections, passions? -fed with the same food, hurt with the weapons, subject to the same diseases, healed by the same means, warmed and cooled by the same winter and summer as a Christian is? If you prick us do we not bleed? If you tickle us do we not laugh? If you poison us do we not die? And if you  wrong us, shall we not revenge? If we are like you in the rest we will resemble you in that.  If a Jew wrong a Christian what is his humility ? Revenge! If a Christian wrong a Jew what should his sufferance be by Christian example? Why revenge! The villainy you teach me I will execute and it shall go hard but I will better the instruction." -William Shakespeare The Merchant of Venice

"It's no laughing matter, but it doesn't matter if you laugh." -Jennie Gudmundsen

"Never be afraid to sit awhile and think." -Lorraine Hansberry

"I am only one, but still I am one; I cannot do everything, but still I can do something, and because I cannot do everything I will not refuse to do the something I can do." -Edward E. Hale

"Not a speck of light is showing so the danger must be growing, yes the danger must be growing for the rower keeps on rowing." -unknown ~Willy Wonka

"In order for you to insult me, I must first value your opinion." -unknown

"It is better to remain silent and have people think you are a fool than to open your mouth and remove all doubt." -Mark Twain

"I would rather have a mind opened by wonder than closed by belief." -Gerry Spence

"It is raining still. . . Maybe it is not one of those showers that is here one minute and gone the next, as I had boldly assumed.  Maybe none of them are. After all, life in itself is a chain of rainy days.   But there are times when not all of us have umbrellas to walk under. Those are the times when we need people who are willing to bend their umbrellas to a wet stranger on a rainy day.  I think I'll go for a walk with my umbrella." -Sun-Young Park

"You never know when you're making a memory." -Rickie Lee Jones

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world, indeed it's the only thing that ever has." -Margaret Mead

"I have dreamt in my life dreams that have stayed with ever after. . . " -Emily Bronte

"I dream therefore I exist." -J. August Strindberg

"Society often forgives the criminal; it never forgives the dreamer." -Oscar Wilde

"I swear to the Lord, I still can't see, why Democracy means, everybody but me." -Langston Hughes

"Where are you going?" the cat asked
"Idon't know."
"Well either road will get you there."
[the cheshire cat to Alice, who had lost her way] -Lewis Carroll