Saturday, October 31, 2009

The Result Is What Counts

Quotations for Today

"Some of us will do our jobs well and some will not, but we will all be judged on one thing....the result."

-- Vince Lombardi

"Results, specific amd measurable, come from having a clear vision, defining what improvement and adaptation looks like and having a beginning and an end in mind. Results come from knowing what you are achieving today and havinga clear specific strategy for closing the gap between today's reality and your vision for tomorrow."

-- Lee Choo

"If you're coasting, you're either losing momentum or else you're headed downhill."

-- Joan Welsh

Friday, October 30, 2009

Perceived Humans As Potentials

Quotations for Today

"If human beings are perceived as potentials rather than problems, as possessing strengths instead of weaknesses, as unlimited rather that dull and unresponsive, then they thrive and grow to their capabilities."

-- Barbara Bush

"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."

-- Confucius

"To think that you are not going to fail is an illusion.
Fail faster, you will only be closer to what you want."

-- Shirley

Thursday, October 29, 2009

The Size Of Your Future

Quotations for Today

The size of the future you actually experience will largely be determined by one factor: people you choose to connect with. When you invite people who are truly committed to growth into every aspect of your life, your own potential for growth becomes truly unlimited.

-- Dan Sullivan

"A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after awhile he gets to know something."

-- Wilson Mizner (1876 - 1933)

"Relentless, repetitive self talk is what changes our self-image."

-- Denis Waitley

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

It Takes Only A Burning Desire

Quotations for Today

"There is no such thing as can't, only won't. If you're qualified, all it takes is a burning desire to accomplish, to make a change. Go forward, go backward. Whatever it takes! But you can't blame other people or society in general. It all comes from your mind. When we do the impossible we realize we are special people."

-- Jan Ashford

"Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement."

-- C. S. Lewis

"The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek."

-- Joseph Campbell

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

An Attitude of Gratitude

Quotations for Today

"Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation."

-- Brian Tracy

"The soul attracts that which it secretly harbors;
that which it loves, and also that which it fears."

-- James Allen

"What we do is a measure of who we are. If we imagine our work as labor, we become laborers. If we imagine our work as art, we become artists."

-- Jeffrey Patnaude

Monday, October 26, 2009

Making Best Choices

Quotations for Today

"As simple as it sounds, we all must try to be the best person we can: by making the best choices, by making the most of the talents we've been given."

-- Mary Lou Retton

"It is often merely for an excuse that we say things are impossible."

-- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Success isn't permanent, and failure isn't fatal."

-- Mike Ditka

Sunday, October 25, 2009

What Makes The Different

Quotations for Today

"A hundred years from now, it will not matter what your bank account was, the sort of house you lived in, or the kind of car you drove. But the world may be different because of the time you spent with your child."

-- Tony

"To the world, you may be just one person...but to one person you might just be the world."

-- Alex Pang

"The whole secret of freedom from anxiety over not having enough time lies not in working more hours, but in the proper planning of the hours."

-- Frank Bettger

Saturday, October 24, 2009

The Reason Why Many Failed

Quotations for Today

"So many fail because they don't get started - they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin."

-- W. Clement Stone

"The quieter you becomethe more you hear."

-- Aloysious

"Try turning off the radio or CD player in your car. Spend the time concentrating instead on your breathing or simply enjoy the scenery as you drive. When I do this, (even as I drive around town) I find that I arrive in a calmer, more relazed state of mind."

-- Yvonne Ng

Friday, October 23, 2009

Ability and Character

Quotations for Today

"Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there."

-- John Wooden

"Security is when everything is settled, when nothing can happen to you; security is the denial of life."

-- Germaine Greer

"It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about."

-- Dale Carnegie

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Don't Go Too Fast

Quotations for Today

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

-- Eddie Cantor

"We turn to God for help when our foundations are shaking, only to learn that it is God who is shaking them."

-- Siok Peng

"...focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it."

-- Greg Anderson

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Value Yourself Highly

Quotations for Today

"If you really do put a small value upon yourself, rest assured that the world will not raise your price."

-- Roger Koh

"Often we can achieve an even better result when we stumble yet are willing to start over, when we don't give up after a mistake, when something doesn't come easily but we throw ourselves into trying, when we're not afraid to appear less than perfectly polished."

-- Sharon Salzberg

"There is no scarcity of opportunity to make a living at what you love; there's
only a scarcity of resolve to make it happen."

-- Wayne Dyer

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Experience of Fully Engaged

Quotations for Today

"Winning is important to me, but what brings me real joy is the experience of being fully engaged in whatever I'm doing."

-- Phil Jackson

"It takes a real storm in the average person's life to make him realize how much worrying he has done over the squalls."

-- Seow Fuen

"Real joy comes not from ease or riches or from the praise ofmen, but from doing something worthwhile."

-- Sir Wilfred Grenfell (1865 - 1940)

Monday, October 19, 2009

Actions Have Consequences

Quotations for Today

"Actions have consequences...first rule of life. And the second rule is this - you are the only one responsible for your own actions."

-- Holly Lisle

"We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse."

-- Anne-Sophie Swetchine

"When someone does something good, applaud! You will make two people happy."

-- Samuel Goldwyn

Sunday, October 18, 2009

Concentrate On One Thing

Quotations for Today

"Persons with comparatively moderate powers will accomplish much, if they apply themselves wholly and indefatigably to one thing at time."

-- Samuel Smiles

"To accomplish a great task, you must step out in faith and have complete confidence that your next step will soon become clear to you. Remember this wonderful advice: 'Leap - and the net will appear!'"

-- Siew Hong

"It's not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know."

-- Anthony Robbins

Saturday, October 17, 2009

The Will To Try It

Quotations for Today

"The only thing that stands between a person and what they want in life are the will to try it, and the faith to believe it’s possible."

-- Rich Devos

"How many things have you wanted to try or do in your lifetime and haven’t? You may have chalked it up as a silly thought or an unrealistic whim. Of course there are much serious matters at hand that you need to deal with, right? Don’t forget to stop and smell the roses…start today with something small. It’s never too late to stretch out for things not marked off your MUST DO list!"

-- Ah Bee

"The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter."

-- Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

Friday, October 16, 2009

Give Thanks To What You Have

Quotations for Today

"Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough."

-- Oprah Winfrey

"Achievement seems to be connected with action. Successful men and women keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit."

-- Conrad Hilton

"It is difficult to make a man miserable while he feels he is worthy of himself and claims kindred to the great God who made him."

-- Abraham Lincoln

"Complain to one who can help you."

-- Yugoslav Proverb

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Winners Are Once Losers

Quotations for Today

"Winners are losers who got up and gave it one more try."

-- Dennis DeYoung

"One's destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things."

-- Henry Miller

"The price of excellence is discipline. The cost of mediocrity is disappointment."

-- William Arthur Ward

"Chase after truth like hell and you'll free yourself, even though you never touch its coat-tails."

-- Clarence Darrow (1857 - 1938)

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

An Important Thing In Life

Quotations for Today

"The most important thing in life is to see to it that you are never beaten."

-- Andre Malraux

"You desire to know the art of living, my friend? It is contained in one phrase: make use of suffering."

-- Henri Frederic Amiel

"Wanting to be someone you're not is a waste of the person you are."

-- Kurt Cobain

"People fail forward to success."

-- Mary Kay Ash

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Change Your World Within

Quotations for Today

"Change your thoughts and you change your world."

-- Norman Vincent Peale

"Life is like a ten-speed bike. Most of us have gears we never use."

-- Charles Schultz

"You cannot have a proud and chivalrous spirit if your conductis mean and paltry; for whatever a man's actions are, such mustbe his spirit."

-- Demosthenes (384 BC - 322 BC)

"The kind of beauty I want most is the hard-to-get kind that comes from within - strength, courage, dignity."

-- Ruby Dee

Monday, October 12, 2009

Get Out Of Comfort Zone

Quotations for Today

"Step out of your comfort zone at least once each week and create over 50 additional opportunities for excitement, challenge, and possibility each year. That is what life's about!"

-- Joey

"I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed."

-- Michael Jordan

"Perseverance is not a long race: it is many short races, one after another."

-- Walter Elliot

Saturday, October 10, 2009

Never Too Late To Start

Quotations for Today

"It is not always easy to find your true calling. Sometimes we find it through trial and error. But always remember, it's NEVER too late. Ray Kroc, for example, founded McDonalds at age 52. Many people have decided to go back to school in their 60s and 70s. It's never too late to find your purpose and your passion in life. We are all unique beings, with different interests and different talents. Discover yourgifts, discover what moves you. Find what makes your heart sing!"

-- David Tang

"Find what makes your heart sing and create your own music."

-- Mac Anderson

"I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination."

-- Jimmy Dean

Friday, October 09, 2009

Don't Believe In Circumstances

Quotations for Today

"People are always blaming circumstances for what they are. I do not believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they cannot find them, they make them."

-- George Bernard Shaw

"Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway."

-- John Wayne (1907 - 1979)

"Miracles: You do not have to look for them. They are there, 24-7, beaming like radio waves all around you. Put up the antenna, turn up the volume - snap... crackle... this just in, every person you talk to is a chance to change the world..."

-- Hugh Elliott

Thursday, October 08, 2009

The Portal of discovery

Quotations for Today

"Mistakes are the portals of discovery."*

-- James Joyce (1882 - 1941)

"Trees are our best antiques."

-- Alexander Smith

Thought Of The Day :

The wonder stirred within us by nature is a combination of amazement and admiration that is inspiring. Inspiration so real and unassuming in the scenes, sounds and smells we encounter. Take some time today to notice all the beauty nature has to offer us....completely free of charge!

Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Your Own Future Depends On Who

Quotations for Today

"Your future depends on many things , but mostly on you."

-- Mike

"Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional."

--M. Kathleen Casey

"Life is like riding a bike. It is impossible to maintain your balance while standing still."

-- Linda Brakeall

"I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education."*

-- Wilson Mizner (1876 - 1933)

Monday, October 05, 2009

When Is The Time For Action

Quotations for Today

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

-- Carl Sandburg

"What I do today is important because I am paying a day of my life for it. What I accomplish must be worthwhile because the price is high."

-- Lily

"We either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same."

-- Carlos Castaneda

"We are no longer happy as soon as we wish to be happier."

-- Walter Savage Landor

Sunday, October 04, 2009

Marriages Made In Heaven

Quotations for Today

"Marriages may be made in Heaven but a lot of the details have to be worked out here on Earth"

-- Gloria Pitzer

Thought Of The Day :

What can you do today to improve your marriage or current relationship? One LITTLE thing can make a BIG difference. Try this. Pick up the phone and call your significant other as soon as you are done reading this email....tell them how much they mean to you. You will make their day!

"If your position is everywhere, your momentum is Zero."

-- Michael Korda

Saturday, October 03, 2009

Winning and Losing

Quotations for Today

"The difference in winning and losing is most often... not quitting."

-- Walt Disney

"When patterns are broken new worlds emerge."

-- Tuli Kupferburg

Thought Of The Day :

Change is not easy. But it is simple. Things will always change. We don't have a choice about that, but we do have a choice on how we react to change; and whether or not we choose to create change. The choice really boils down to this...either we manage change, or it will manage us. The choice is yours.

Friday, October 02, 2009

Joy Of Happiness

Quotations for Today

"Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort."

-- Franklin D. Roosevelt

"The more we live by our intellect, the less we understand the meaning of life."

-- Leo Tolstoy

"Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can't see from the center."

--Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

"Everything in this world was declared impossible before it was actually done."

-- Author Unknown

Thursday, October 01, 2009

Lets Us Be Thankful

Quotations for Today

"When you arise in the morning, give thanks for the morning light, for your life and strength. Give thanks for your food, and the joy of living. If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies with yourself."

-- Tecumseh, Shawnee Chief

"When a man cares he is unafraid. When he is fair, he leaves enough for others.When he is humble, he can grow."

-- Lao Tzu

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

-- James Bryant Conant

"Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn't stop to enjoy it."

-- William Feather