“Taking an interest in what others are thinking and doing is often a much more powerful form of encouragement than praise.”
“How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.”
George Washington Carver
Agricultural Researcher, Inventor, and Educator at Tuskegee University
“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.”
If you’re enjoying this "quote of the day" thing, visit www.forbetterlife.org The official website of The Foundation For A Better Life. One of the things they are responsible for are those cool, inspiring billboards — like this one Download strength.pdf
(yes, there are more downloadable pdf versions on their site!) Anyway, they have a quote of the day, and I LOVE it!!