“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us”

  — Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 – 1882), American author, poet, and philosopher … but also sometimes attributed to Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., and sometimes to Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

“Only that day dawns to which we are awake.”

  — Henry David Thoreau (1817 – 1862), American author, naturalist and philosopher.