“To achieve great things, two things are needed:  A plan, and not quite enough time.”  – Leonard Bernstein

“Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another, and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as it is with what he vowed to make it.”

“Always throw spilled salt over your left shoulder.  Keep rosemary by your garden gate.  Add pepper to your mashed potatoes.  Plant roses and lavender, for luck.  Fall in love whenever you can.” – Alice Hoffman

“At any rate, this is happiness; to be dissolved into something complete and great.  When it comes to one, it comes as naturally as sleep.”

“Never go on a trip with anyone you do not love.” Ernest Hemingway

“Being taken for granted can be a compliment.  It means that you’ve become a comfortable trusted element in another person’s life.”

“It is absurd to divide people into good and bad.  People are either charming or tedious.” Oscar Wilde

“My candle burns at both ends, It will not last the night.  But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends, It gives a lovely light.” Edna St. Vincent Millay

“Never fear shadows – They simply mean there is a light shining somewhere nearby.”

“There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm”

“‘Whenever you feel like criticizing any one,’ he told me, ‘just remember that all the people in the world haven’t had the advantages that you’ve had.” F. Scott Fitzgerald