“We are shaped and fashioned by what we love.” ~~   Goethe

Filed under: Attitude,  Character,  Goethe,  Life,  Love

“If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. Don’t be surly at home, then go out in the street and start grinning ‘Good morning’ at total strangers.” ~~ Maya Angelou

Filed under: Attitude,  Love,  Maya Angelou

“Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do, but how much love we put in that action.”~~ Mother Teresa

Filed under: Children,  Love,  Mother Teresa,  Parenting

“If a relationship has to be a secret, you shouldn’t be in it.” ~~ Regina Brett

Filed under: Character,  Choices,  Love,  Regina Brett

“A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care of all to
acquire. ” ~~   Francois de La Rochefoucauld


“A child cannot be taught by anyone who despises him.” ~~ James Baldwin

Filed under: Children,  James Baldwin,  Love,  Teaching

“What we’re all striving for is authenticity, a spirit-to-spirit connection.” ~~   Oprah Winfrey

Filed under: Inspiration,  Life,  Love,  Oprah Winfrey

“Joy is not in things! It is in us!” ~~   Benjamin Franklin

Filed under: Attitude,  Benjamin Franklin,  Love

“I’ve come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that’s as unique as a fingerprint – and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.”~~ Oprah Winfrey

Filed under: Belief,  Love,  Oprah Winfrey,  Success

“They may forget what you said but they will never forget how you made them feel.” ~~ Carl W.Buechner

Filed under: Carl W. Buechner,  Children,  Learning,  Love,  Teaching