Quotes from various sources
"I endeavor to be wise when I cannot be merry, easy when I cannot be glad, content with what cannot be mended and patient when there is no redress."
"Why should I give them my mind as well?" -Dalai Lama, when asked if he wasn't angry at the Chinese for taking over his country. (1935- )
"A cynic is not merely one who reads bitter lessons from the past, he is one who is prematurely disappointed in the future."
-- Sidney J. Harris
"Never ascribe to malice that which is adequately explained by incompetence"
-- Napoleon Bonaparte
"When you blame others, you give up your power to change."
-- Robert Anthony