Let your heart feel for the afflictions and distress of everyone...

Let your heart feel for the afflictions and distress of everyone, and let your hand give in proportion to your purse.

- George Washington
Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages

Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.

- George Washington
Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair

Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair; the rest is in the hands of God.

- George Washington
Kings are not born: they are made by artificial hallucination

Kings are not born: they are made by artificial hallucination.

- George Bernard Shaw
Youth is wasted on the young

Youth is wasted on the young.

- George Bernard Shaw
He knows nothing; and he thinks he knows everything....

He knows nothing; and he thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career.

- George Bernard Shaw
Those who do not know how to live must make a merit of dying

Those who do not know how to live must make a merit of dying.

- George Bernard Shaw
The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.

- George Bernard Shaw
Never dispute with anybody who wishes to contradict you

Never dispute with anybody who wishes to contradict you, says a most reasonable saint.

- Florence Nightingale
To be a fellow worker with God is the highest aspiration of which we can conceive man capable

To be a fellow worker with God is the highest aspiration of which we can conceive man capable.

- Florence Nightingale
The first possibility of rural cleanliness lies in water supply

The first possibility of rural cleanliness lies in water supply.

- Florence Nightingale
For the sick it is important to have the best

For the sick it is important to have the best.

- Florence Nightingale
The very first requirement in a hospital is that it...

The very first requirement in a hospital is that it should do the sick no harm.

- Florence Nightingale
It is very well to say be prudent, be careful, try to....

It is very well to say “be prudent, be careful, try to know each other.” But how are you to know each other?

- Florence Nightingale
And what nursing has to do in either case...

And what nursing has to do in either case, is to put the patient in the best condition for nature to act upon him.

- Florence Nightingale
Everything is sketchy. The world does nothing but sketch.

Everything is sketchy. The world does nothing but sketch.

- Florence Nightingale
If a nurse declines to do these kinds of things for her patient...

If a nurse declines to do these kinds of things for her patient, ‘because it is not her business’, I should say that nursing was not her calling.

- Florence Nightingale
God spoke to me and called me to His Service

God spoke to me and called me to His Service. What form this service was to take the voice did not say.

- Florence Nightingale
There is no part of my life, upon which I can look back without pain.

There is no part of my life, upon which I can look back without pain.

- Florence Nightingale
So never lose an opportunity of urging a practical beginning...

So never lose an opportunity of urging a practical beginning, however small, for it is wonderful how often in such matters the mustard-seed germinates and roots itself.

- Florence Nightingale
Rather, ten times, die in the surf, heralding the way...

Rather, ten times, die in the surf, heralding the way to a new world, than stand idly on the shore.

- Florence Nightingale
How can you lose something you never had

How can you lose something you never had, I tell myself when I’m feeling sad.

- Elvis Presley
Now and then, there’s a fool such as I.

Now and then, there’s a fool such as I.

- Elvis Presley
Whatever I will become will be what God has chosen for me

Whatever I will become will be what God has chosen for me.

- Elvis Presley
If you let your head get too big, it’ll break your neck.

If you let your head get too big, it’ll break your neck.

- Elvis Presley
Every time I think that I'm getting old, and gradually....

Every time I think that I’m getting old, and gradually going to the grave, something else happens.

- Elvis Presley
I was an overnight sensation

I was an overnight sensation.

- Elvis Presley
The Lord can give, and the Lord can take away.

The Lord can give, and the Lord can take away. I might be herding sheep next year.

- Elvis Presley
It's human nature to gripe

It’s human nature to gripe, but I’m going ahead and doing the best I can.

- Elvis Presley
Until we meet again, may God bless you as he has blessed me.

Until we meet again, may God bless you as he has blessed me.

- Elvis Presley
I think it is possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary

I think it is possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary.

- Elon Musk
I think we have a duty to maintain the light of consciousness to make sure it continues into the future.

I think we have a duty to maintain the light of consciousness to make sure it continues into the future.

- Elon Musk
The first step is to establish that something is possible

The first step is to establish that something is possible; then probability will occur.

- Elon Musk
The factory is the machine that builds the machine

The factory is the machine that builds the machine.

- Elon Musk
We're going to make it happen

We’re going to make it happen. As God is my bloody witness, I’m hell-bent on making it work.

- Elon Musk
You want to have a future where you’re expecting things to be better

You want to have a future where you’re expecting things to be better, not one where you’re expecting things to be worse.

- Elon Musk
If you get up in the morning and think the future is...

If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it’s not.

- Elon Musk
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.

When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.

- Elon Musk
We all live with cancer, whether it is...

We all live with cancer, whether it is present in ourselves or affects someone we love.

- Dwayne Johnson
Being a true badass has no weight or gender requirement

Being a true badass has no weight or gender requirement — just 100% commitment to greatness.

- Dwayne Johnson
Through violence, you may ‘solve’ one problem, but

Through violence, you may ‘solve’ one problem, but you sow the seeds for another.

- Dalai Lama
Disagreement is something normal.

Disagreement is something normal.

- Dalai Lama
The world belongs to all humanity

The world doesn’t belong to leaders. The world belongs to all humanity.

- Dalai Lama
I am a simple Buddhist monk

I am a simple Buddhist monk – no more, no less.

- Dalai Lama
Out of 6 billion humans, the troublemakers are just a handful

Out of 6 billion humans, the troublemakers are just a handful.

- Dalai Lama
It is very rare or almost impossible that...

It is very rare or almost impossible that an event can be negative from all points of view.

- Dalai Lama
Compassion is the radicalism of our time

Compassion is the radicalism of our time.

- Dalai Lama
Be kind whenever possible

Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.

- Dalai Lama
I am what I am: an individual, unique and different.

I am what I am: an individual, unique and different.

- Charlie Chaplin
All I need to make a comedy is a park, a policeman and a pretty girl.

All I need to make a comedy is a park, a policeman and a pretty girl.

- Charlie Chaplin