"The word recreation is really a very beautiful word. It is defined in the dictionary as 'the process of giving new life to something, of refreshing something, of restoring something.' This something, of course, is the whole person."
Bruno Hans Geba
"Success is never final,
Failure is never fatal;
It is courage that counts."
(submitted by Fred Horstman, Indiana State University)
"There is no "f," "u," nor "n" in Alcohol."
Frank Jarman, Activity Technician, Chestnut Ridge Hospital
"Perfection is a perfect bore."
John-Roger and Peter McWilliams
"Obstacles are what we see only when we lose sight of our goals."
(submitted by Laura Martino)
"The power of Commitment: 'The only change in thinking that can change your life is the change of thinking that follows the transformation of the thinker.'"
Douglas M. Yeaman
"Tell me and I forget, teach me and I remember, involve me and I learn."
"Therapeutic Recreation shows people how to recreate (first e makes long e sound) and recreate (first e makes short e sound) their lives."
Lisa R. Spivey, C.T.R.S., Baton Rouge, Louisiana
"I'd rather be failing at something I enjoy than be a success at something I hate."
"Never give in, never, never, never, never."
"What we do during do during our working hours determine what we have; what we do in our leisure hours determines what we are."
"You are your attitude."
Bruno Hans Geba
"People love chopping wood. In this activity one immediately sees results."
"One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than 50 preaching it."
Knute K. Rockne
"When you aim for perfection, you discover it's a moving target."
"Too many activities, and people, and things. Too many worth activities, valuable things, and interesting people."
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
"It's okay if you mess up. You should give yourself a break."
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