Saturday, August 30, 2008

Tough Jobs As Challenge

When we accept tough jobs as a challenge and wade into them with joy and enthusiasm, miracles can happen.

--Arland Gilbert

Giving connects two people, the giver and the receiver, and this connection gives birth to a new sense of belonging.

--Deepak Chopra

A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.

--Hugh Downs

Friday, August 29, 2008

You Have Hoped For

Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not;
remember that what you now have was once among the things only hoped for.


It is not the cards you are dealt but what you do with them that counts.


Today you are You, that is truer than true.
There is no one alive who is Youer than You.

--Dr. Seuss

Danger Who Are Afraid

"In this world there is always danger for those who are afraid of it."

--George Bernard Shaw

"Few of us ever live in the present. We are forever anticipating what is to come or remembering what has gone."

--Louis L'Amour

"The most called-upon prerequisite of a friend is an accessible ear."

--Maya Angelou

Thursday, August 28, 2008

Man That Has Mind

"One man that has a mind and knows it can always beat ten men who haven't and don't."

*-- George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

"We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world."

*-- Helen Keller (1880 - 1968)

"Envy is the ulcer of the soul."

*-- Socrates (469 BC - 399 BC)

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Something To Hold To

To succeed… you need to find something to hold on to,
something to motivate you, something to inspire you.

--Tony Dorsett

To handle yourself, use your head;
to handle others, use your heart.

--Donald Laird

Behold the turtle. He only makes progress
when he sticks his neck out.

--James Bryant Conant

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Just Be My Friend

Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow;
Don't walk behind me, I may not lead;
Walk beside me, and just be my friend.

--Albert Camus

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.

--Albert Schweitzer

It ain't about how hard ya hit. It's about how hard you can get it and keep moving forward. How much you can take and keep moving
forward. That's how winning is done! Now if you know what you're
worth then go out and get what you're worth.

--Rocky Balboa

Monday, August 25, 2008

Good To Your Friends Enemies

Do good to your friends to keep them,
to your enemies to win them.

--Benjamin Franklin

Every success is built on the ability
to do better than good enough.

I want you to be everything that's you,
deep at the center of your being.


Saturday, August 23, 2008

Improving The World

The place to improve the world is first in one's own heart, head and hands.

--Robert M. Pirsig

"Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it."

--William Arthur Ward

"The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen."

--Frank Lloyd Wright

Friday, August 22, 2008

Don't Keeps Ideas

Ideas won't keep; something must be done about them.

--Alfred North Whitehead

Love is a promise, love is a souvenir, once given
never forgotten, never let it disappear.

--John Lennon

Success is dependent upon the glands -- sweat glands.

--Zig Ziglar

View Better On Top

"It's easier to go down a hill than up it but the view is much better at the top."

--Arnold Bennett

"Love is the answer.
Now, what is your question?"

--Author Unknown

"The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit."


Thursday, August 21, 2008

Our Imagination The Only Limit

"Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future."

*-- Charles F. Kettering (1876 - 1958)

"Problems are a sign of life'."

*-- Normal Vincent Peale

"It may not be your fault for being down, but it's got to be your fault for not getting up."

*-- Steve Davis

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Don't Wait Too Long To Decide

"The longer you wait to decide what you want to do, the more time you're wasting. It's up to you to want something so badly that your passion shows through in your actions. Your actions, not your words, will do the shouting for you."

*-- Derek Jeter

"To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge."

*-- Benjamin Disraeli (1804 - 1881)

"Nothing is Impossible in this world. Impossible itself says, I m possible."

*-- Unknown Author

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Best Of What You Can Become

Success comes from knowing that you did your best to
become the best that you are capable of becoming.

--John Wooden

You should not chose your friends just on
how they treat you, but how they treat
others as well. This shows what kind of
person they really are.

Don't be afraid to give up the good for the great.

--Kenny Rogers

Monday, August 18, 2008

Appreciate What You Already Have

"What if you gave someone a gift, and they neglected to thank you for it-would you be likely to give them another? Life is the same way. In order to attract more of the blessings that life has to offer, you must truly appreciate what you already have."

--Ralph Marston

"The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire."

--Brian Tracy

"The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience."

--Emily Dickinson

Saturday, August 16, 2008

What Pessimist and Optimist Sees

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity;
an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty

--Sir Winston Churchill

Love possesses not nor will it be possessed,
for love is sufficient unto love.

--Kahlil Kibran

Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure.

--Earl Wilson

Friday, August 15, 2008

Thanks Those Who Rekindle Inner Spirit

"In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out.
It is then burst into flame by an encounter
with another human being. We should all be thankful
for those people who rekindle the inner spirit."

- Albert Schweitzer

"Tolerance implies a respect for another person, not because he is wrong or even because he is right, but because he is human."

--John Cogley

"My actions are my only true belongings."

--Thich Nhat Hanh

Matter of Concentration and Perservance

Success in life is a matter not so much
of talent as of concentration and perseverance.

--C. W. Wendte

We are never more discontented with others
than when we are discontented with ourselves.

--Henri Frederic Amiel

The greatest inspiration is
often born of desperation.

--Comer Cotrell

Thursday, August 14, 2008

Failed To Be Successful

Men never plan to be failures; they
simply fail to plan to be successful.

--William A. Ward

The quality of your life is the
quality of your relationships.

--Anthony Robbins

Instruction does much, but
encouragement does everything.

--Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Worst Enemy Is Self Pity

"Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it,
we can never do anything wise in this world."

--Helen Keller

"Doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance in your life."

--Wayne Dyer

"Let everyone sweep in front of his own door,
and the whole world will be clean."

--Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Art Of Acceptance

"The art of acceptance is the art of making someone who has just done you a small favor wish that he might have done you a greater one."

--Russell Lynes

"Never regret. If it's good, it's wonderful. If it's bad, it's experience."

--Victoria Holt

"A child's life is like a piece of paper on which every person leaves a mark."

--Chinese Proverb

Monday, August 11, 2008

No Way Out Of Sweat and Tears

World-class success requires that you grow up emotionally and come to terms with the fact that life isn't fair and success isn't free. You can be the most positive thinker in the world but you still have to pay the price every great achiever has paid.

There is no way out of the blood sweat and tears. You will pay the price or be forced to accept the fact that you had a shot at your vision and let it slip away. It's the price of all out massive action or a lifetime of regret.

--Steve Siebold

Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends.

--Shirley MacLaine

Always remember that the future comes one day at a time.

--Dean Acheson

Friday, August 08, 2008

Age Issue Of The Mind

Age is an issue of mind over matter.
If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.

--Mark Twain

Always do right. This will gratify some
people and astonish the rest.

--Mark Twain

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery
of fear, not absence of fear.

--Mark Twain

When You Look Back

"When looking back, usually I'm more sorry for the things I
didn't do than for the things I shouldn't have done."

* --Malcolm Forbes

"One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today."

*-- Dale Carnegie

"Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is
invisible, it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is
powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer
you more joy than any material possession could."

*-- Barbara DeAngelis

Thursday, August 07, 2008

Opportunity All Areas Of Life

"An enterprising person is one who sees opportunity in all areas of life."

--Jim Rohn

"Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequence of any misfortune."

--William James

"Things are only impossible until they're not."

--Jean-Luc Picard

Wednesday, August 06, 2008

Chance Becoming Prophet

If you keep on saying things are going to be bad, you have a good chance of becoming a prophet.

--Isaac Bashevis Singer

The history of free men is never really written by chance but by choice; their choice!

--Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

--Elihu Root

Tuesday, August 05, 2008

You Fear Your Fear

"Whatever you fear most has no power; it is your fear that has the power."

--Oprah Winfrey

One of the best ways to persuade others is with your ears--by listening to them.

--Dean Rusk

"Your imagination is your preview to life's coming attractions."

--Albert Einstein

Monday, August 04, 2008

Nothing Something All Lost

"When wealth is lost, nothing is lost;
When health is lost, something is lost;
When character is lost, all is lost!"

--German Proverb

"The poor man is not he who is without a cent, but he who without a dream."

--Harry Kemp

"The sooner you make your first five thousand mistakes the sooner you will be able to correct them."

--Kimon Nicolaides

Saturday, August 02, 2008

Never Be The Same Again

Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness and
understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of
any reward. Your life will never be the same again.

--Og Mandino

Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.

--Og Mandino

Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions,
never know too much to learn something new.

--Og Mandino

Friday, August 01, 2008

Mediocre Talent Avid Faith

"Getting ahead in a difficult profession requires avid faith in yourself. That is why some people with mediocre talent, but
with great inner drive, go much further than people with vastly superior talent."

-- Sophia Loren (1934 - )

"Action eradicates fear. No matter what you fear, positive,
self-affirming action can diminish or completely cancel that which you are fearful of."

-- Mark Victor Hansen

"To accomplish great things, we must dream as well as act."

-- Anatole France (1844 - 1924)

Belief And Willingness

If you believe it, you can make it happen.
That's all you need, is belief - and of course the willingness
to follow through on whatever needs to be done on your part.

--Barefoot Doctor

"Is it possible for the rose to say, 'I will give my fragrance to the good people who smell me, but I will withhold it from the bad?' Or is it possible for the lamp to say, 'I will give my light to the good people in this room, but I will withhold it from the evil people'? Or can a tree say, 'I'll give my shade to the good people who rest under me, but I will withhold it from the bad'? These are images of what love is about."

--Anthony De Mello

"Energy and persistence conquer all things."

--Benjamin Franklin