Wednesday, December 31, 2008
*-- Oprah Winfrey (1954 - )
"Dreams come true. Without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them."
*-- John Updike
"Just because you're a supernatural, unstoppable, manifesting machine, doesn't mean you can't ask for help. A lot of help. And fully expect to receive it."
*-- Mike Dooley
Tuesday, December 30, 2008
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... It has no survival value; rather is one of those things that give value to survival.
-- C. S. Lewis
Monday, December 29, 2008
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
--Norman Vincent Peale
Goals in writting are dreams with deadlines.
If you have it [Love], you don't need to have anything else, and if you don't have it, it doesn't matter much what else you have.
--Sir James M. Barrie
Saturday, December 27, 2008
-- Brian Tracy
"To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities."
-- Bruce Lee
"It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan."
-- Eleanor Roosevelt
Friday, December 26, 2008
--Vincent Van Gogh
Eagles come in all shapes and sizes, but you will recognize them chiefly by their attitudes.
--Charles Prestwich Scott
Someday, after mastering winds, waves, tides and gravity, we shall harness the energy of love; and for the second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire.
--Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
Thursday, December 25, 2008
*-- Jim Rohn
"The person who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones."
"If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things."
*-- Rene Descartes (1596 - 1650)
Wednesday, December 24, 2008
To your enemy, forgiveness.
To an opponent, tolerance.
To a friend, your heart.
To a customer, service.
To all, charity.
To every child, a good example.
To yourself, respect."
-- Oren Arnold
"Christmas is not a time or a season but a state of mind. To cherish peace and good will, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas. If we think on these things, there will be born in us a Savior and over us will shine a star sending its gleam of hope to the world."
-- Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933), American president. Presidential message (December 25, 1927)
"My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others. Come to think of it, why do we have to wait for Christmas to do that?"
-- Bob Hope, American film actor and comedian
--Orison Swett Marden
People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
Love is a promise, love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear.
Tuesday, December 23, 2008
-- Robert Rodriguez
"A good plan today is better than a great plan tomorrow."
-- George S. Patton
"There is no harm in doubt and skepticism, for it is through these that new discoveries are made."
-- Richard Feynman (1918 - 1988)
Monday, December 22, 2008
-- Thomas Dreier
"That are you doing today to become a champion?"
-- Drayton McLane Jr.
"Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him."
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)
Sunday, December 21, 2008
*-- Abraham Lincoln
"Happiness depends upon ourselves."
"The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
* -- James Oppenheim
Friday, December 19, 2008
-- Judith Viorst
*-- Pablo Picasso
"Nothing limits achievement like small thinking;
nothing expands possibilities like unleashed imagination."
*-- William Arthur Ward
"The beauty of all things lies in your ability to appreciate them."
*-- Author Unknown
Thursday, December 18, 2008
*-- Arland Gilbert
"Imagine a hot tub for the mind. That is what meditation is; it can bathe your mind in relaxing thoughts."
*-- Eknath Easwaran
"I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who overcomes his enemies."
*-- Aristotle (384 BC - 322 BC)
Wednesday, December 17, 2008
Your struggles develop your strengths.
When you go through hardships
and decide not to surrender,
that is strength."
-- Arnold Schwarzenegger
"You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try."
-- Beverly Sills
"Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it."
-- Henry Thoreau
Tuesday, December 16, 2008
The cost of mediocrity is disappointment."
*-- William Arthur Ward
"A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means."
*-- Sallust (86 BC - 34 BC)
"Against criticism a man can neither protest nor defend himself; he must act in spite of it, and then it will gradually yield
*-- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)
Monday, December 15, 2008
-- George Bernard Shaw
"Simply put, you believe that things or people make you unhappy, but this is not accurate. You make yourself unhappy."
-- Wayne Dyer
"It's not how much we give but how much love we put into giving."
-- Mother Teresa
Saturday, December 13, 2008
"You want to look at your purpose in life. You want to find that meaning within. Once you find that meaning within, and you start to express your purpose, that's when the money starts coming. That's when you attract it."
-- Andy Fuehl
"No one can cheat you out of ultimate success but yourself."
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson
"If you don't set a baseline standard for what you'll accept in life, you'll find it's easy to slip into behaviors and attitudes or a quality of life that's far below what you deserve."
-- Anthony Robbins
-- H. Jackson Brown
"I learned that the only way you are going to get anywhere in life is to work hard at it. Whether you're a musician, a writer, an athlete or a businessman, there is no getting around it. If you do, you'll win. If you don't you won't."
-- Bruce Jenner
"There's always a way... You just have to find it!"
-- Paul Briganti
Friday, December 12, 2008
-- Anthony Robbins
"If people only knew how hard I work to gain my mastery, it wouldn't seem so wonderful at all."
-- Michelangelo Buonarroti
"I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder."
-- G.K. Chesterton
Thursday, December 11, 2008
-- Eddie Rickenbacker (1890 - 1973)
"I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence, but it comes from within. It is there all the time."
-- Anna Freud (1895 - 1982)
"You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one."
-- James A. Froude (1818 - 1894)
Wednesday, December 10, 2008
This one step - choosing a goal and sticking to it - changes everything.
-- Scott Reed
Everyone who got where he is has had to begin where he was.
– Robert Louis Stevenson
Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
--Henri Frederic Amiel
Tuesday, December 09, 2008
The person who gets the farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
-– Dale Carnegie
When you know what you want, and you want it badly enough, you'll find a way to get it.
-- Jim Rohn
The greater things in life are unseen thats why you close your eyes when you kiss, cry, or dream...
Monday, December 08, 2008
"Some people dream of success... while others wake up and work hard at it."
Constant dripping hollows out a stone.
We love because it's the only true adventure.
The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.
-- Ray Kroc, Founder of McDonald's
Saturday, December 06, 2008
-- Mary Pickford
"Fortune favors the brave."
"Go to the truth beyond the mind. Love is the bridge."
Thursday, December 04, 2008
-- Jossie Estrella
"We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone."
-- Ronald Reagan, 40th President of the Untied States of America
"It is only by doing things others have not that one can advance."
-- General George S. Patton
"We and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do,would rather die on our feet than live on our knees."
-- Franklin Rooservelt, 32nd President of the Untied States of America
*-- Carol Burnett (1936 - )
"Chance is always powerful. Let your hook be always cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be a fish."
*-- Ovid (43 BC - 17 AD)
"If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, 'thank you,'that would suffice."
-- Meister Eckhart
Wednesday, December 03, 2008
-- Debbi Fields
"Procrastination is the natural assassin of opportunity."
"You create your opportunities by asking for them."
-- Patty Hansen
Tuesday, December 02, 2008
*-- Maya Angelou
"It's like driving at night in the fog. You can see only as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way."
*-- Edgar Lawrence Doctorow
"While we are postponing, life speeds by."
*-- Lucius Annaeus Seneca