S: Sometimes being a brother is even better than being a superhero. ~Marc Brown
BC: On to the next one...
FC: "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson | to the Graduate
1: Big Bro, I am so proud of who you have become and no matter where you go or what you do, I will always love you and look up to you. If there is one person I can count on in this world, that person is you. Congratulations on graduating and beginning the next phaze of your life! Love, your lil sis, Dana | "Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence." ~Thoreau
2: We are | If at first you don't succeed, do it like your mother told you.
3: “Any man can be a father, but it takes a special person to be a dad”
5: What greater thing is there for human souls than to feel that they are joined for life - to be with each other in silent unspeakable memories. ~George Eliot | Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family. ~Anthony Brandt
6: “The sun illuminates only the eye of the man, but shines into the eye and the heart of the child” ~Emerson
7: “In every real man a child is hidden that wants to play.”~Nietzsche | The family is one of nature's masterpieces. ~George Santayana
8: There's no other love like the love for a brother. There's no other love like the love from a brother. ~Astrid Alauda | It was nice growing up with someone like you - someone to lean on, someone to count on... someone to tell on
9: Accept no one's definition of your life, but define yourself. - Harvey Fierstein
10: “Big Brother is watching you.” George Orwell
11: Good friends are the rare jewels of life... … difficult to find and impossible to replace. | "Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value." ~Albert Einstein
12: the chocolate chips in the cookies of life. | Someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.
13: the thread that ties our hearts together.
15: Enjoy the little things for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things. - Robert Brault | It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. ~e.e. cummings
16: Accept no one's definition of your life, but define yourself. - Harvey Fierstein
17: Try to discover the road to success and you'll seek but never find, but blaze your own path and the road to success will trail right behind. ~Robert Brault | Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars. ~Les Brown
18: I hope your dreams take you to the corners of your smiles, to the highest of your hopes, to the windows of your opportunities, and to the most special places your heart has ever known.
19: "Wherever you go, go with all your heart." ~Confucius | "Brothers and sisters are as close as hands and feet."
20: Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass. …It's about learning to dance in the rain.
21: Sometimes, if you stand on the bottom rail of a bridge and lean over to watch the river slipping slowly away beneath you, you will suddenly know everything there is to be known.” Winnie the Pooh
22: Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
23: Put your heart, mind, intellect and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success. ~Swami Sivananda | You did it!
24: Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. - Harriet Tubman