Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Prerogative of The Brave

A coward is incapable of exhibiting love;
it is the prerogative of the brave.

--Mahatma Gandhi

Don't wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person.

--Mother Teresa

There are two ways of exerting one's strength;
one is pushing down, the other is pulling up.

-- Booker T. Washington

You Do Not Fail

"Men do not fail; they give up trying."

--Elihu Root

"I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more luck I have."

--Thomas Jefferson

"Better by far you should forget and smile than you should remember and be sad."

--Christina Rossetti

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Stick To Your Plan

Frequently, the difference between success and failure is the
resolve to stick to your plan long enough to win.

--David Cottrell

Things that matter most must never be at the
mercy of things that matter least.

--Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The most important thing about goals is having one.

--Geoffrey F. Abert

Monday, April 28, 2008

It Is The Courage

Success is never final. Failure us never fatal.
It's courage that counts.

--John Wooden

There are two lasting bequests we can give to our children:
one is roots, the other is wings.

--Hodding Carter

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental
attitude...nothing on earth can help the man
with the wrong mental attitude.

--Thomas Jefferson

Sunday, April 27, 2008

Past Is Finished

"The past is finished. There is nothing to be gained by going over it. Whatever it gave us in the experiences it brought us was something we had to know."

-- Rebecca Beard

"To touch someone with kindness is to change someone forever. Heavy, huh? But that's not the half of it. Because for everyone you touch you also reach everyone they will ever know. And everyone they will ever know. And so, for the rest of all time, your kindness will be felt in waves that will spread long after you move on."

-- Mike Dooley

"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover."

-- Mark Twain

Saturday, April 26, 2008

Big Secret In Life

"The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you're willing to work."

-- Oprah Winfrey

"You're alive. Do something. Look. Listen. Choose. Act."

-- Barbara Hall

"Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass on a summer day listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is hardly a waste of time."

-- Sir J. Lubbock

Thursday, April 24, 2008

Top View Is Best

It's easier to go down the mountain than up,
but the view from the top is best.

Love doesn't make the world go round,
but it sure makes the ride worthwhile.

Excellence is not an act, it is a habit.


Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Trouble Shall Pass

Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life
and repeat to yourself the most comforting words
of all: "This, too, shall pass."

--Ann Landers

Love is not some complex, mystical abstraction.
It is something accessible and human that we
learn through our everyday experience, as often
at times of failure as in moments of ecstasy.

--Leo Buscaglia

If you command wisely, you'll be
obeyed cheerfully.

--Thomas Fuller

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Be A Believer

Believe it is possible to solve your problem.
Tremendous things happen to the believer. So
believe the answer will come. It will.

--Norman Vincent Peale

Those things that hurt, instruct.

--Ben Franklin

He who has great power should
use it lightly.


An Uninspired Mind

An uninspired mind is a handicap we
all can do something about.

--James R. Ball

Some thoughts always find us young,
and keep us so. Such a thought is the
love of the universal and eternal beauty.

--Ralph Waldo Emerson

The most elusive and desired quality of
leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume
of the mind.

--Harriet Rubin

Sunday, April 20, 2008

Boss and Leader

Remember the difference between a boss and a leader:
a boss says "Go!" -- a leader says "Let's go!"

--E.M. Kelly

Love is not what we become but
who we already are.

--Stephen Levine

Like swimming, riding, writing, or playing golf,
happiness can be learned.

--Dr. Boris Sokoloff

Saturday, April 19, 2008

Learning Passion

Develop a passion for learning. If you
do, you'll never cease to grow.

--Anthony J. D'Angelo

If you see someone without a smile,
give them one of yours.

--Jacquelinemae Rudd

Motivate them, train them, care about them, and
make winners out of them...we know that if we
treat our employees correctly, they'll treat the
customers right. And if customers are
treated right, they'll come back.

--J. Marriott Jr.

Friday, April 18, 2008

Wake and Act Each Day

Wake and act each day with the understanding
that your actions will be absorbed by your
children...and your children will grow to
be contributing adults to the
level of your influence.

Many of life's failures are men who did
not realize how close they were to
success when they gave up.

--Thomas Edison

Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.

--George S. Patton

They Think Of You

Live so that when your children think of
fairness, caring and integrity,
they think of you.

-- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

"You don't have to stay up nights to succeed; you have to stay awake days."

-- Source Unknown

"Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance."

-- Oprah Winfrey

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

You Have To Fight

"Anything is possible. You can be told that you have a 90-percent chance or a 50-percent chance or a 1-percent chance, but you have to believe, and you have to fight."

-- Lance Armstrong

"The best way to serve God is by going in search of your own dreams. Only the happy can spread happiness."

-- Paulo Coelho

"The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving."

-- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Short Visit

"Don't hurry, don't worry. You're only here for a short visit. So be sure to stop and smell the flowers."

-- Walter Hagen

"First say to yourself what you would be, then do what you have to do."

-- Epictetus

"Whenever you have an opportunity to laugh, laugh;
whenever you have an opportunity to dance, dance;
whenever you have an opportunity to sing, sing -
and one day you will find you have created your paradise."

-- Osho

Monday, April 14, 2008

Many Aspects Of Success

"There are many aspects to success; material wealth is only one component. ...But success also includes good health, energy and enthusiasm for life, fulfilling relationships, creative freedom, emotional and psychological stability, a sense of well-being, and peace of mind."

-- Deepak Chopra

"He who has achieved success has worked well, laughed often and loved much."

-- Elbert Hubbard

"Life is a great big canvas; throw all the paint on it you can."

-- Danny Kaye

Sunday, April 13, 2008

Slow Is Ok

"It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop."

-- Confucius

"You have your brush,
you have your colors,
you paint paradise,
then in you go."

-- Nikos Kazantzakis

"Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling."

-- Margaret Lee Runbeck

Saturday, April 12, 2008

Visualize What You Want

Make sure you visualize what you really want,
not what someone else wants for you.

--Jerry Gillies

Each relationship nurtures a strength
or weakness within you.

--Mike Murdock

A successful person is a dreamer whom
someone believed in.

--Source Unknown

Friday, April 11, 2008

The Key To All Success

"Action is the foundational key to all success."

-- Pablo Picasso

"For every minute of anger, you lose 60 seconds of happiness."

-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live."

-- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Thursday, April 10, 2008

Open Hearted

"We are all here for a single purpose: to grow in wisdom and to learn to love better. We can do this through losing as well as through winning, by having and by not having, by succeeding or by failing. All we need to do is to show up openhearted for class."

-- Rachel Naomi Remen

"What you must dare is to be yourself."

-- Dag Hammarskjold

"It is in giving that we receive."

-- St. Francis of Assisi

Wednesday, April 09, 2008

Web Of Life

Man did not weave the web of life,
he is merely a strand in it. Whatever
he does to the web, he does to himself.

--Chief Seattle

Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.

--Kahlil Gibran

Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process,
gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding
old barriers, quietly building new structures.

--John F. Kennedy

Tuesday, April 08, 2008

Alter Attitude Of Mind

The greatest discovery of my generation is that man can
alter his life simply by altering his attitude of mind.

--William James

The greatest science in the world; in heaven and on earth; is love.

--Mother Teresa

If you get up one more time than you fall,
you will make it through.

--Chinese Proverb

Monday, April 07, 2008

Want It Desperately

You can have anything you want if you want it
desperately enough. You must want it with an
exuberance that erupts through the skin and
joins the energy that created the world.

--Sheila Graham

To understand your parents' love,
you must raise children yourself.

--Chinese proverb

All that we are is the result of what we have thought.


Today Yesterday Tomorrow

"Nothing is worth more than this day. You cannot relive yesterday. Tomorrow is still beyond your reach."

-- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

"A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you haven't truly decided."

-- Tony Robbins

"You are always a valuable, worthwhile human being, not because anybody says so, not because you're successful, not because you make a lot of money, but because you decide to believe it and for no other reason."

-- Dr. Wayne Dyer

Saturday, April 05, 2008

Forgive Yourself and Move On

"When guilt rears its ugly head confront it, discuss it and let it go. The past is over. It is time to ask what can we do right, not what did we do wrong. Forgive yourself and move on."

-- Bernie S. Siegel

"Contentment is not the fulfillment of what you want, but the realization of how much you already have."

"A joyful life is an individual creation that cannot be copied from a recipe."

-- Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Friday, April 04, 2008


The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness
is the attitude of the strong.

--Mahatma Ghandi

The great accomplishments of man have resulted
from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.

--Thomas J. Watson

There is always room at the top.

--Daniel Webster

Thursday, April 03, 2008

Obstacles That You Have Overcome

Success is to be measured not so much by the
position that one has reached in life as by
the obstacles which he has overcome.

--Booker T. Washington

A single rose can be my garden...
a single friend, my world.

--Leo Buscaglia

Life lived for tomorrow will always be
just a day away from being realized.

--Leo Buscaglia

Wednesday, April 02, 2008

Teamwork and Intelligence

Talent wins games, but teamwork and
intelligence wins championships.

--Michael Jordan

We have not inherited the earth from our ancestors,
we have only borrowed it from our children.

People are lonely because they build walls
instead of bridges.

--Joseph F. Newton Men

Vision With Venture

Vision is not enough, it must be combined with venture.
It is not enough to stare up the steps, we must step up
the stairs.

--Vaclav Havel

If we are incapable of finding peace in ourselves,
it is pointless to search elsewhere.

--Francois de la Rochefoucauld

Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice.
It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.

--William Jennings Bryan