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Maximizing Communication and Awareness

Notable Quotables

"Victims' Rights: Reach for the Stars" Theme Quotations

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars. Les Brown

It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves. William Shakespeare

No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit. Helen Keller

I always have to dream up there against the stars. If I don't dream I will make it, I won't even get close. Henry J. Kaiser

People are like the stars; some generate their own light, while others reflect the brilliance they receive. Jose Marti

Some things are meant to happen, some things are bound to be.
      Love has a way of making doubting hearts believe.
Sometimes in spite of difference, sometimes against all odds,
      Some things are meant to happen, it's in the stars. Amie Comeaux

We need to learn to set our course by the stars, not by the lights of every passing ship. Oinar Bradley

When you reach for the stars, you may not quite get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud either. Leo Burnett

Psychologically, "having it all" is not a valid concept. The marvelous thing about human beings is that we are perpetually reaching for the stars. The more we have, the more we want. And for this reason, we never have it all. Joyce Brothers

Additional Inspirational Quotations

It is good to have an end to journey toward, but it is the journey that matters in the end. Ursula K. LeGuin

If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded. Maya Angelou

It is the constant and determined effort that breaks down resistance, sweeps away all obstacles. Claude M. Bristol

Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do. Johann von Goethe

He who does not have the courage to speak up for his rights cannot earn the respect of others. Rene G. Torres

Adversity is the first path to truth. George Gordon Byron

A will finds a way. Orison Swett Marden

I learned that it is the weak who are cruel, and that gentleness is to be expected only from the strong. Leo Rosten

You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try. Beverly Sills

The great end of life is not knowledge, but action. T. H. Huxley

Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility. Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The more we do, the more we can do. William Hazlitt

Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both. Eleanor Roosevelt

I have come to believe that the one thing people cannot bear is a sense of injustice. Poverty, cold, even hunger are more bearable than injustice. Millicent Fenwick

It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a person stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope. Robert F. Kennedy


National Crime Victims' Rights Week: Reach for the Stars
April 22-28, 2001
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