The turning point in the process of

The turning point in the process of growing up is when you discover the core of strength within you that survives all hurt.  ~Max Lerner, The Unfinished Country, 1950WLBUQ

I know god will not give me

I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle.  I just wish that He didn’t trust me so much.  ~Mother TeresaMCDD

When written in chinese the word 34crisis34

When written in Chinese the word "crisis" is composed of two characters – one represents danger and the other represents opportunity.  ~John F. Kennedy, address, 12 April 1959LCD

A bend in the road is not

A bend in the road is not the end of the road… unless you fail to make the turn.  ~Author Unknown

I have heard there are troubles of

I have heard there are troubles of more than one kind.
Some come from ahead and some come from behind.
But I’ve bought a big bat.  I’m all ready you see.
Now my troubles are going to have troubles with me!
~Dr. Seuss

What lies behind us and what before

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.  ~Henry Stanley Haskins, Meditations in Wall Street, 1940, originally published anonymously; commonly misattributed to Ralph Waldo Emersonquoteinvestigator.com/2011/01/11/what-lies-within, walden.org/Library/Quotations/The_Henry_D._Thoreau_Mis-Quotation_Page, also sometimes worded as what lies ahead of us … what lives within us. (Thanks, Garson O’Toole and walden.org!)

Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents

Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which, in prosperous circumstances, would have lain dormant.  ~Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus), Satires, 35 B.C., book 2, satire 8, line 73; PMB

When the japanese mend broken objects they

When the Japanese mend broken objects, they aggrandize the damage by filling the cracks with gold.  They believe that when something’s suffered damage and has a history it becomes more beautiful.  ~Barbara Bloom

When you get into a tight place

When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.  ~Harriet Beecher StoweClV

Some luck lies in not getting what

Some luck lies in not getting what you thought you wanted but getting what you have, which once you have got it you may be smart enough to see is what you would have wanted had you known.  ~Garrison Keillor

That some good can be derived from

That some good can be derived from every event is a better proposition than that everything happens for the best, which it assuredly does not.  ~James K. Feibleman