Tuesday, September 29, 2009

The Only Coin In Life

Quotations for Today

"Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you."

--Carl Sandburg

"Learn to value yourself, which means; to fight for your happiness."

-- Ayn Rand

"Great work is done by people who are not afraid to be great."

-- Fernando Flores

"There is enough in this world for a man's need. But there is never enough in any world for a man's greed."

-- Mahatma Gandhi

Monday, September 28, 2009

Look Within Yourself For The Strength

Quotations for Today

"I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence, but it comes from within. It is there all the time."

--Anna Freud

"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength; loving someone deeply gives you courage."

-- Lao Tzu

"If I had to sum up in a word what makes a good manager, I'd say decisiveness. You can use the fanciest computers to gather the numbers, but in the end you have to set a timetable and act."

-- Lee Iacocca

"Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes."

-- Carl Jung

Sunday, September 27, 2009

Believe In Your Heart You Can

Quotations for Today

"We cannot achieve more in life than what we believe in our heart of hearts we deserve to have."

-- James R. Ball

"The quieter you become the more you hear."

-- Unknown

Thought Of The Day :

Take some time to look in your time closet. Clear out that which doesn't fit, for whatever reason. Create some space for play and relaxation so that when the next great opportunity comes along, you're ready to make the most of it!

Saturday, September 26, 2009

Time To Take An Action

Quotations for Today

Thought Of The Day :

Clear away some of the clutter to make room for your dreams. As you say, “no more” to what’s no longer true for you, to those activities, habits, even relationships that are not aligned with how you want to live your life, you make room to ask, “Now What?”

"The time for action is now. It’s never too late to do something."

-- Carl Sandburg

"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the staircase."

-- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Friday, September 25, 2009

There Are No Defeat

Quotations for Today

"Being defeated is only a temporary condition;
giving up is what makes it permanent."

-- Marilyn vos Savant

"Ultimately love is everything."

-- M. Scott Peck

"Spend enough time around success and failure, and you learn a reverence for possibility."

-- Dale Dauten

"If a man would move the world, he must first move himself."

-- Socrates

Thursday, September 24, 2009

No Age Limit

Quotations for Today

"You don't have to put an age limit on your dreams."

-- Dara Torres
2008 Olympic Champion

"Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed."

-- Storm Jameson

"Find the good -- and praise it."

--Alex Haley

"Gratitude is the heart's money."

--French proverb

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Great Things Start Small

Quotations for Today

"Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together."

-- Vincent Van Gogh

"Friendship is a union of spirits, a marriage of hearts, and the bond there of virtue."

-- Samuel Johnson

"A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing
another mistake."

-- Confucius

"For myself, I am an optimist--it does not seem to be much use being anything else."

-- Winston Churchill

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Happiness Is Within Youself

Quotations for Today

"Very little is needed to make a happy life. It is all within yourself, in your way of thinking."

-- Marcus Aurelius

"If you open your heart, love opens your mind."

"You don't use a hammer to tighten a screw."

-- Susan Podziba

"I forgive myself for having believed for so long that...
I was never good enough to have, get, be what I wanted."

-- Ceanne DeRohan

Monday, September 21, 2009

Determination Keeps You Going

Quotations for Today

"Determination gives you the resolve to keep going in spite of the roadblocks that lay before you."

-- Denis Waitley

"Things do not change; we change."

-- Henry David Thoreau

"Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding."

-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence."

--Helen Keller

Sunday, September 20, 2009

Start Living Today

Quotations for Today

Thought Of The Day :

"A poem titled, “To Live” There once was a very cautious man, who never laughed or cried, he never cared, he never dared, he never dreamed or tried. And when one day he passed away, his insurance was denied. For since he never really lived, they claimed he never died."

"To get what you’ve never had, you must do what you’ve never done."

-- Unknown

"Start living now. Stop saving the good china for that special occasion. Stop withholding your love until that special person materializes. Every day you are alive is a special occasion. Every minute, every breath, is a gift from God."

-- Mary Manin Morrissey

Saturday, September 19, 2009

Be Grateful In The Process

Quotations for Today

Thought Of The Day :

"When you are doing something you don't like to do, see if you can find at least one thing to be grateful for in the process. Just a simple thing to build your gratitude muscles!!"

"When I started counting my blessings,my whole life turned around."

-- Willie Nelson

"Life is 10 percent what you make it, and 90 percent how you take it."

-- Irving Berlin

Friday, September 18, 2009

Never Turn Back On Life

Quotations for Today

"I could not, at any age, be content to take my place by the fireside and simply look on. Life was meant to be lived. Curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life."

-- Eleanor Roosevelt

"The healthy and strong individual is the one who asks for help when he needs it. Whether he's got an abscess on his knee or in his soul."

-- Rona Barrett

"While the work or play is on, it is a lot of fun if while you are doing one you don't constantly feel that you ought to be doing the other."

-- Franklin P. Adams

"Nobody cares if you can't dance well. Just get up and dance."

-- Dave Barry

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Become a Self Made Millionaire

Quotations for Today
"There are so many ways for you to become a self-made millionaire that it is almost impossible for you not to achieve this goal if you are really serious about it."

-- Brian Tracy

"Each new hour holds new chances, for new beginings.The horizon move forward, offering you space to place new steps of change."

--Maya Angelou

"The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true."

--James Branch Cabell

"Hope is the bird that sings before the dawn is day."


Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Getting Ahead In Difficult Profession

Quotations for Today

"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 superiortalent."

-- Sophia Loren

"To know even one life has breathed easier because you lived... is to have succeeded!"

-- Emerson

"I have gathered the wisdom that can be gained from personal experience."

-- A Wise Person

"Be mindful of how you approach time. Watching the clock is not the same as watching the sun rise."

-- Sophia Bedford-Pierce

Monday, September 14, 2009

Believe In Learning From Adversity

Quotations for Today

"My policy is to learn from the past, focus on the present, and dream about the future. I'm a firm believer in learning from adversity. Often the worst of times can turn to your advantage. My life is a study of that."

-- Donald Trump

"Love does not dominate; it cultivates."

-- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Behavior is the mirror in which everyone shows their image."

-- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Destiny grants us our wishes, but in its own way, in order to give us something beyond our wishes."

-- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Sunday, September 13, 2009

Success Is Rarely Immediate

Quotations for Today

Thought Of The Day :

If you are doing everything right but can’t seem to come out on
top, be patient. Hold the course. Success is rarely an immediate,
overnight thing. Life frequently makes us wait. Remember that
with each sunrise come new opportunities. Today offers a clean
slate on which to record your life … and your legacy.

"The best mind-altering drug is truth."

-- Lily Tomlin

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

-- E. M. Kelly

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Develop Your Own Character

Quotations for Today

Thought Of The Day :

Watch your thoughts, for they become words. Choose your words, for
they become actions. Understand your actions, for they become
habits. Study your habits, for they will become your
character. Develop your character, for it becomes your destiny.

"Whether you think you can, or you can’t…you’re right."

-- Henry Ford

"How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives."

-- Annie Dillard

Friday, September 11, 2009

The Most Valuable Education

Quotations for Today

"Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not."

-- Thomas Huxley

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

-- Shirley MacLaine

"Success is dependent on effort."


"The doors of wisdom are never shut."

--Benjamin Franklin

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Keeping The Enthusiam

Quotations for Today

"Cushion the painful effects of hard blows by keeping the
enthusiasm going strong, even if doing so requires struggle."

-- Norman Vincent Peale

"I always try to turn my personal struggles
into something helpful for others."

-- Henri Nouwen

"You are to gather up the joys and sorrows, the struggles, the beauty,
love, dreams and hopes of every hour that they may be consecrated
at the altar of daily life."

-- MacRina Wiederkehr

"The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing."

-- Walt Disney

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Never Let The Odds Stop You

Quotations for Today

"Never let the odds keep you from pursuing what you know in your heart you were meant to do."

-- Leroy "Satchel" Paige

"To love abundantly is to live abundantly, and to love
forever is to live forever."

-- Henry Drummond

"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation
with the bricks others have thrown at him."

-- David Brinkley

"Reason can answer questions, but imagination has to ask them."

-- Ralph Gerard

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

Adversity Made a Person

Quotations for Today

"Adversity introduces a man to himself."

-- A Wise Person

"I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved."

--George Eliot

"One of the true tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency."

--Arnold H. Glasow

"He who waits upon fortune is never sure of dinner."

--Benjamin Franklin

Monday, September 07, 2009

When Life Becomes Meaningful

Quotations for Today

"Life takes on meaning when you become motivated, set goals and charge after them in an unstoppable manner."

-- Les Brown

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

-- Anthony Robbins

"Abundance is not something we acquire.
It is something we tune into."

-- Wayne Dyer

"It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You cannot make progress without making decisions."

-- Jim Rohn

Sunday, September 06, 2009

True Purpose In Life

Quotations for Today

Thought Of The Day:

What are your greatest gifts?
How can you best serve mankind?
These are the questions you must answer to find your true purpose in life:
Who am I?
What am I meant to do here?
What am I trying to do with my life?
How can I serve others?

"The creation of a thousand forests
is in one acorn."

-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"It is always your next move."

-- Napoleon Hill

Saturday, September 05, 2009

Look For The Good

Quotations for Today

Thought Of The Day :

Okay, life is not always a bowl of cherries. But, there
is a profound truth in this Pollyanna attitude - look
for the good, and you will find it. Look for the bad,
and you will find it. It is your choice to make.

"Things turn out best for the people who make
the best of the way things turn out"

-- John Wooden

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

-- Ambrose Bierce

Friday, September 04, 2009

Don't Be Defeated By Temporary Setbacks

Quotations for Today

"One of the secrets of success is to refuse to
let temporary setbacks defeat us."

-- Mary Kay

"He who cannot forgive breaks the bridge over
which he himself must pass."

-- George Herbert

"Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes
true happiness. It is not attained through
self-gratification but through fidelity to
a worthy purpose."

-- Helen Keller

"Everyone is the better for a little
all-round use of the muscles every day,
and the best way to get this is to do
it by engaging in some form of play or

-- Wallace D. Wattles

Thursday, September 03, 2009

When You Have Everything To Do

Quotations for Today

"Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it."

--Lord Acton

"Everytime you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing."

--Mother Teresa

"Live out of your imagination, not your history."

--Stephen Covey

"Exercise because you are too healthy to sit still, and not because you wish to become healthy, or to remain so."

-- Wallace D. Wattles

Wednesday, September 02, 2009

The Best Prize In Life

Quotations for Today

"Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing."

--Theodore Roosevelt

"I cannot always control what goes on outside. But I can always control what goes on inside."

--Wayne Dyer

"Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in."

--Henry David Thoreau

"A man may fail many times but he isn't a failure until he begins to blame somebody else."

-- J. Paul Getty

Tuesday, September 01, 2009

Enjoy Life By Slowing Down

Quotations for Today

"Slow down and enjoy life. It's not only the scenery you miss by going too fast - you also miss the sense of where you are going and why."

-- Eddie Cantor

"All I ask is the chance to prove that money can't make me happy."

-- Spike Milligan

"There are a thousand ways in whichyou can get exercise enough to keep your body supple and your circulationgood, and yet not fall into the rut of 'exercising for your health.'"

-- Wallace D. Wattles

"Somebody said to me, 'But the Beatles were anti-materialistic.' That's a huge myth. John and I literally used to sit down and say, 'Now, let's write a swimming pool.'"

-- Paul McCartney