Quotes of presidents...
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company."--George Washington
"Facts are stubborn things."--John Adams
"With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation's wounds, to care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan, to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace among ourselves and with all nations."--Abraham Lincoln
"So, first of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself—nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance."--FDR
"A child miseducated is a child lost."--JFK
"My fellow citizens, our Nation is poised for greatness. We must do what we know is right and do it with all our might. Let history say of us, "These were golden years - when the American Revolution was reborn, when freedom gained new life, when America reached for her best."--Ronald Regan
"Let us all take more responsibility, not only for ourselves and our families but for our communities and our country."--William J. Clinton
"Americans... still believe in an America where anything's possible - they just don't think their leaders do."--Barack Obama
ABRAHAM LINCOLN QUOTES:
"Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing."
"You have confidence in yourself, which is valuable, if not an indispensable quality."
"and in the end, it's not the years in your life that counts. It's the life in your years."
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. QUOTES:
"As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them."--John Fitzgerald Kennedy
“Music speaks what cannot be expressed, soothes the mind and gives it rest, heals the heart and makes it whole, flows from heaven to the soul.”--Plato"The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it."--James Bryce
"The winds gives me enough fallen leaves to make a fire"--Ryokan
"Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking successive autumns."--George Eliot
"About the only thing that comes to us without effort is old age."
"I would hardly call myself an artist in that sense; I doodle, I draw, I'm not a trained artist, I couldn't sit down and do an accurate portrait of anyone. "--Rene Auberjonois
"But usually I begin things through a drawing, so a lot of things are worked out in the drawing. But even then, I still allow for and want to make changes. "--Roy Lichtenstein
"A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song."--Maya Angelou
"And remember, my sentimental friend, that a heart is not judged by how much you love, but by how much you are loved by others."--Wizard to Tin Man
"THE GOOD THING ABOUT NOT SEEING YOU IS THAT I CAN WRITE YOU LETTERS."--Svetlana Alliluyeva
"Flowers have an expression of countenance as mush as men and animals. Some seem to smile; some have a sad expression; some are pensive and diffident; others again are plain, honest and upright, like the broad-faced sunflower and the hollyhock."--Henry Ward Beecher
"Hot lavender, mints, savory, marjoram; The marigold, that goes to bed wi' th' sun, And with him rises weeping; these are flow'rs Of middle summer, and I think they are given To men of middle age."--Shakespeare (Winter's Tale)
"In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous."--Aristotle
"We do not see things as they are; we see them as we are."--Talmud
"Everybody likes to go their own way, to choose their own time and manner of devotion."--Jane Austen
"As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them."--John F Kennedy
"The story of America's quest for freedom is inscribed on her history in the blood of her patriots."--Randy Vader
"Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself."--George Bernard Shaw
"In order to have a real relationship with our creativity, we must take the time and care to cultivate it."--Julia Cameron
"WARNING: The consumption of wine may cause you to tell your friends over & over again that you love them."
"We must always change, renew, rejuveinate ourselves; otherwise we harden."--Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"Gardening in about enjoying the smell of thing growing in the soil, getting dirty without feeling guilty, and generally taking the time to soak up a little peace and serenity."--Lindley Karstens
"All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination."--Earl Nightingale
"To create one's world in any of the arts takes courage."--Georgia O'Keeffe
"Learning should be a joy and full of excitement. It is life's greatest adventure."--Taylor Caldwell
"A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie."--Tenneva Jordan