“Be short on pessimism and long on optimism.” — David McCullough, Pulitzer Prise Award Recipient, Conference Center, April 29, 2010

‘We are fallible. We certainly haven’t attained perfection. But we can strive for it, and the virtue is in the striving” — Carlos T. Romulo

“People ask how I feel about getting old. I tell them I have the same question!” — Paul Simon (and Grandpa)

You have it easily in your power to increase the sum total of this world’s happiness now. How? By giving a few words of sincere appreciation to someone who is lonely or discouraged. Perhaps you will forget tomorrow the kind words you say today, but the recipient may cherish them over a lifetime. — Dale Carnegie Wouldn’t it be great if everyone in the whole world did that. It might just change things a tad bit. From Kathryn in Cambodia

There are no riches above a sound body, and no joy above the joy of the heart. — Apocrypha

When someone does something good, applaud! You will make two people happy” — Samuel Goldwyn