Monday, August 31, 2009

First Be Who You Really Are

Quotations for Today

"Often people attempt to live their lives backwards: they try to have more things, or more money, in order to do more of what they want so they will be happier. The way it actually works is the reverse. You must first be who you really are, then, do what you need to do, in order to have what you want."

-- Margaret Young

"Help others get ahead. You will always stand taller with someone else on your shoulders."

--Bob Moawad

"If you are lucky enough to have done well, then it is your responsibility to send the elevator back down."

--Kevin Spacey

"Personal responsibility begins with ME. That's why it is personal."

--John Miller

Saturday, August 29, 2009

Alter Life By Altering Attitudes

Quotations for Today

"The greatest discovery of my generation is that
human beings can alter their lives by altering
their attitudes of mind."

-- William James

Thought Of The Day

Our attitude is our personal boomerang to the world -
whatever we throw out will come back to us. Express
enthusiasm and it comes back. Offer a smile and
it is returned. Start to gossip and that's what
we will hear. You get the idea.

"You cannot change anything in your life with intention alone, which can become a watered-down, occasional hope that you'll get to tomorrow. Intention without action is useless."

-- Caroline Myss

Making Time Count

Quotations for Today

"Counting time is not nearly as important
as making time count."

-- Anonymous

Thought Of The Day :

Start each day with a meditation or prayer. Refresh
your mind and refocus your heart on what you are
passionate about. Concentrate on one new thing
you can do today to deepen your passion.

"Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product."

-- Eleanor Roosevelt

Friday, August 28, 2009

Happiness More Inward Disposition

Quotations for Today

"Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances."

-- Benjamin Franklin

"We must love one another or die."

--W.H. Auden

"Although the world is full of suffering, it is also
full of the overcoming of it."

--Helen Keller

"You can be greater than anything that can happen to you."

--Norman Vincent Peale

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Steadily Raise Level of Asipiration

Quotations for Today

"A successful individual typically sets his next goal somewhat but not too much above his last achievement. In this way he steadily raises his level of aspiration."

-- Kurt Lewin

"Who would live and not love?"

-- Rachel Russell

"No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are,
raise your sights and see the possibilities – always
see them, for they're always there."

— Norman Vincent Peale

"To climb steep hills requires a slow pace at first."


Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Look Within and Discover

Quotations for Today

"Eventually we grow weary of seeking treasures outside ourselves and we begin to look within. There we discover that the gold we sought, we already are."

-- Alan Cohen

"I go by instinct...I don't worry about experience."

-- Barbra Streisand

"The purpose of life is a life of purpose."

-- Robert Byrne

"Growth begins when we start to accept our own weakness."

-- Jean Vanier

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Pick Up The Mug and Throw Back

Quotations for Today

"If criticism is mistaken or mean-spirited, rise above it.
Maintain the high ground when you're under fire.

No victory is worth winning at the expense of picking up the mud that has been slung at you and throwing it back."

-- Rubel Shelly

"Happiness is contagious....Be a carrier!"

"If you are not afraid to face the music,
someday you may lead the band."

"If a person has enough push, he or she
will manage to pull through."

-- A Wise Human

Monday, August 24, 2009

The Strength That Came About

Quotations for Today

"Strength is the matter of the made-up mind."

-- John Beecher

"Loyalty is what we seek in friendships."


"There is no security on this earth. Only opportunity."

-- Gen. Douglas MacArthur

"Acquaintance, n.: A person whom we know well enough to borrow
from, but not well enough to lend to."

-- Ambrose Bierce

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Find Our True Direction

Quotations for Today

"Sometimes in the winds of change
we find our true direction."

-- Unknown

Thought Of The Day :

Embrace change in your life! The root word for “motivation”
is “move” and movement is change. Ask yourself right now…

Am I moving forward, or standing still?

Do I have the career that I love?

Am I pleased with the relationship I have with my spouse, my kids?

Do I have a healthy lifestyle?

Is my energy level where it needs to be?

"Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become."

-- Jim Rohn

Saturday, August 22, 2009

Feeling of Inferior

Quotations for Today

"Remember, no one can make you feel inferior
without your consent."

-- Eleanor Roosevelt

"When you arise in the morning,think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love..."

-- Marcus Aurelius

Thought Of The Day :

We all have excess baggage that we desperately need
to let go of. We have all made mistakes in the past;
made poor judgment calls, harbored ill feelings
towards others, hurt someone or been hurt by someone.

The only person who gets hurt by holding on to this
baggage is yourself. It is like a snake bite. It is
not the bite that kills you; it is the venom that
infects your system.

Friday, August 21, 2009

Purge Yourself

Quotations for Today

"Sometimes you've got to let everything go - purge yourself. If you are unhappy with anything - whatever is bringing you down, get rid of it. Because you'll find that when you're free, your true creativity, your true self comes out."

-- Tina Turner

"There are some people who can't say the words "I love you,"
but they can sure let you know that they love you."

-- Mister Rogers

"If you fall, get up and try again."

-- A Wise Person

"Find release from your concerns and have a good time."

-- From My Fortune Cookie

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Asking For Happiness

Quotations for Today

"Most people ask for happiness on condition. Happiness can only be felt if you don't set any condition."

-- Arthur Rubinstein

"To be alive at all involves some risk."

-- Harold MacMillan

"Find a need and fill it."

-- Ruth Strafford Peale

"Bloom where you are planted."

-- A Wise Person

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Take Time To Enjoy

Quotations for Today

"We're so busy watching out for what's just ahead of us that we don't take time to enjoy where we are."

-- Calvin & Hobbes

"Love takes off the masks that we fear we cannot
live without and know we cannot live within."

--James Baldwin

"I have yet to find the man, however exalted his station,
who did not do better work and put forth greater effort
under a spirit of approval than under a spirit of criticism."

--Charles M. Schwab

"Don't expect a great day; create one."

--Author Unknown

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Life The Game of Boomerangs

Quotations for Today

"The game of life is the game of boomerangs. Our thoughts, deeds and words return to us sooner or later, with astounding accuracy."

-- Florence Shinn

"Laughter is the one form of communication
every culture can understand."

-- A Wise Person

"You are not your job, status or bank account;
you are who you think you are."

-- A Wise Person

"The last of the human freedoms is to choose
one's attitudes."

-- Victor Frankl

Monday, August 17, 2009

Success Needs Effort

Quotations for Today

"Success is dependent on effort."


"Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends."

-- Shirley MacLaine

"The doors of wisdom are never shut. The doors of wisdom are never shut."

-- Benjamin Franklin


Love is...What makes a weak man brave And a king step off his throne Good times, bad times Easy times, tough times It comes in an instant And lasts three days after forever That's what love is.

-- Mike

Sunday, August 16, 2009

The Great Power

Quotations for Today

"The greatest power that a person possesses is the power to choose."

-- J. Martin Kohe

"The only thing even in this world are the number of hours in a day. The difference in winning or losing is what you do with those hours."

-- Woody Hayes

Thought Of The Day :

There is a story told by an old Indian:

“On my shoulders are two wolves. One wolf tempts me to do and say wrong things. On the other shoulder is a wolf that continually encourages me to live up to my very best.”

A listener asked the old man, “Which of these wolves has the greatest power over you?”

The old man replied, “The one I feed.”

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Saturday, August 15, 2009

Definition of Success

Quotations for Today

"Success is the progressive
realization of a worthy ideal."

-- Earl Nightingale

"The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it is the same problem you had last year."

-- John Foster Dulles

Thought Of The Day :

Based on Earl’s and John quote above, let’s define success. Success is…

- The school teacher who is teaching school because that’s what
he or she wants to do.

- The woman who is a wife and mother because she wanted to
become a wife and mother and is doing a good job of it.

- The entrepreneur who starts his own company because that
was his dream...that’s what he wanted to do.

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Friday, August 14, 2009

Do It Without Thought Of Failure

Quotations for Today

"What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?"

-- Dr. Robert Schuller

"The greatest possession we have costs nothing, it's known as love.
A personal greatest emotional need is to feel appreciated."

-- Brian Jett

"Energy is the essence of life. Every day you decide how you're going to use it by knowing what you want and what it takes to reach that goal, and by maintaining focus."

-- Oprah Winfrey

"It's easier to put on slippers than to carpet the whole world."

-- Al Franken

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Thursday, August 13, 2009

The Universe Never Owes Us

Quotations for Today

"Don't go around saying the world owes you a living.
The world owes you nothing. It was here first."

-- Mark Twain

"Love is metaphysical gravity."

-- Buckminster Fuller

"Life does not cease to be funny when people
die any more than it ceases to be serious
when people laugh."

--George Bernard Shaw

"The thought manifests as the word.
The word manifests as the deed.
The deed develops into habit.
And the habit hardens into character.
So watch the thought and its ways with care.
And let it spring from love,
born out of concern for all beings."

-- Buddha

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Wednesday, August 12, 2009

You Have This Moment To Sparkle

Quotations for Today

"Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not on this earth for eternity. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand and melting like a snowflake."

-- Marie Beynon Ray

"Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart."

-- A Wise Person

"You have two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them."

-- Denis Waitley

"It's not what you do once in a while, it's what you do day in and day out that makes the difference."

-- Jenny Craig


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Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Life Is Something You Create

Quotations for Today

"People talk about finding their lives. In reality, your life is not something you find - it's something you create."

-- David Phillips

"If you're angry with a loved one, hug that person. And mean it. You may not want to hug - which is all the more reason to do so. It's hard to stay angry when someone shows they love you, and that's precisely what happens when we hug each other."

-- Walter Anderson

"Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit."

-- Peter Ustinov

"Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference."

-- Winston Churchill

Monday, August 10, 2009

Get Your Values Clear

Quotations for Today

"When your values are clear to you,
making decisions becomes easier."

-- Rod Disney

"The strongest principle of growth lies in human choice."

-- George Eliot

Thought Of The Day :

Make a list of your personal core values. Start with
a personal brainstorming session.

Don't feel like you have to do it all in
one sitting. Set a timeframe of a week or a month and carry
the list with you wherever you go.

As various possibilities cross your mind, add them to the list.
Don't feel like you have to filter your ideas.

This is simply your personal research into your own mind, heart and soul.
Just let the ideas flow!

Saturday, August 08, 2009

Take Care of Each Moments

Quotations for Today

"If we take care of the moments, the
years will take care of themselves."

-- Maria Edgeworth

"Every man is the architect of his own fortune."

-- Sallust

Thought Of The Day :

Precious moments with your children…where did they go?

Lost minutes stretch into hours, then days.

Lost yesterdays pass away and become weeks and months.

We look back and shake our heads in disbelief,
wondering where the years went. Sound familiar? If you are on
this path, fix it now..

Friday, August 07, 2009

Fast Forward 20 Years What Will Be Your Regret

Quotations for Today

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

-- Mark Twain

"Do not try to exert your will upon the
formless to compel it to give you more
vitality or power. It is already placing
all the power there is at your service."

-- Wallace D. Wattles

"A three-year-old child is a being who gets almost as much fun out of a fifty-six dollar set of swings as it does out of finding a small green worm."

-- Bill Vaughn

"Dare to be yourself."

-- Andre Gide

Thursday, August 06, 2009

Own Resolution To Succeed

Quotations for Today

"Always bear in mind that your own resolution to
succeed is more important than any other."

-- Abraham Lincoln

"The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend."

-- Abraham Lincoln

"Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind.
It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction
devised by the ingenuity of man."

--Mohandas Gandhi

“One important key to success is self confidence.
An important key to self confidence is preparation.”

-- Arthur

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Ninety-Nine Percent Excuses

Quotations for Today

"Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people
who have the habit of making excuses."

-- George Washington Carver

"You can fool all the people some of th"e time,
and some of the people all the time, but you
cannot fool all the people all the time."

-- Abraham Lincoln

"An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching."

-- Mohandas Gandhi

"Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained."

-- James A. Garfield (1831 - 1881)

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Everyone Will Have Been All Of These

Quotations for Today

"How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young,
compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and
tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life
you will have been all of these."

-- George Washington Carver

"Everybody likes a compliment."

-- Abraham Lincoln

"I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station,
through which God speaks to us every hour, if we will only tune in."

-- George Washington Carver

"Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot."

-- Clarence Thomas (1948 - )

Monday, August 03, 2009

Determined Spirits Unquenchable Faith

Quotations for Today

"A small body of determined spirits fired by an
unquenchable faith in their mission can alter
the course of history."

--Mohandas Gandhi

"If you look for the bad in people expecting
to find it, you surely will."

-- Abraham Lincoln

"Where there is no vision, there is no hope."

-- George Washington Carver

"You will believe that the power of health
in the universe is 10,000 times greater
than that of disease -- in fact, that
disease has no power whatever."

-- Wallace D. Wattles

Sunday, August 02, 2009

Your Highest Aspirations

Quotations for Today

"Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead."

-- Louisa May Alcott

"Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish."

-- Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

Thought Of The Day :

Establish your set of personal and professional goals and talk and think about them often...even daily.

Think about what you want and your plans to get it!

Visualize your self achieving those goals and think about how it makes you feel. I promise, you will feel more positve and energized!

Have a wonderful weekend and I'll be back on Monday!

Saturday, August 01, 2009

The Wonderful Things About Appreciation

Quotations for Today

"Appreciation is a wonderful thing: it makes what
is excellent in others belong to us as well."

-- Voltaire

"Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names."

-- John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963)

Thought Of The Day :

Every year there is a special day approaching...Your Mother's or Father BirthDay!

Be sure to send your special thanks, appreciation
and love to your mom, wife, daughter, grandmother or
father, husband, son, grandfather, etc.!

Don't delay...that day will be here before you know it.

Give her or him the day off, make her or him a special dinner, send her or him a
handmade card from you and your kids etc.

You will really make her or his day!