Thursday, September 30, 2010

To Succeed In Anything

"To succeed in any undertaking, any art or any trade or any
profession, simply keep it ever persistently fixed in mind as an
aim, and then study to make all effort toward it play or

"The moment it becomes hard work, we are not advancing."

-- Prentice Mulford

"We must stop planning, plotting and scheming, and let Infinite
Intelligence solve the problem in its own way."

-- Florence Shinn

"One of the few things that can't be recycled is wasted time."

-- Sean Covey

"Nothing happens unless first, a dream."

-- Carl Sandburg

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Making Life Enjoyable

"Life should be enjoyable; too often we think it's about achievement. The truth is that making life enjoyable is an achievement in itself."

-- John

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

-- George Washington Carver

"Inch by inch, life's a cinch. Yard by yard, life is hard."

-- Unknown

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

What True Success Meant

"True success is not necessarily about being the best at all cost. It's about DOING your best at all times. If you do that long enough, who knows, you might just end up being the best."

-- Tope Popoola

"Give people a fact or an idea and you enlighten their minds; tell them a story and you touch their souls."

-- Hasidic Proverb

"Kids communicate with no inhibitions. They speak from the heart. Strive to communicate person-to-person, heart-to-heart in everything we do.

Stories create intimacy and relationships. And that's the essence of a strong brand.

Have everyone share stories and listen to stories. Especially stories from our customers."

-- Tom Asacker

Monday, September 27, 2010

Think So of Yourself

"Nobody will think you're somebody if you don't think so yourself."

-- African proverb

"Children reflect the light of their parents long before
they acknowledge they have their own light."

-- Forrest Carter

"Never turn your back on enthusiasm!"

-- Buddy Ebsen

"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

Sunday, September 26, 2010

What You Most Need To Learn

"Instead of asking, 'Why am I having to deal with all of this?' ask yourself what you most need to learn from your experiences. View the situation much like the butterfly must see its cocoon... as a barrier you must break through to become the extraordinary creature you were designed to be."

-- Betty Mahalik

"Never stop doing your best just because one person doesn't give you credit."

-- Author Unknown

"A woman is like a teabag. You never know how strong she is until you put her in hot water."

-- Eleanor Roosevelt

Saturday, September 25, 2010

The Key To Happiness

"To find out what one is fitted to do, and to secure
an opportunity to do it, is the key to happiness."

-- John Dewey

"The best way to raise positive children in a negative world is to have positive parents who love them unconditionally and serve as excellent role models."

-- Zig Ziglar

"In every marriage more than a week old, there are grounds for divorce. The trick is to find, and continue to find, grounds for marriage.

-- Robert Anderson

"Ya gots to work with what you gots to work with."

-- Stevie Wonder

Friday, September 24, 2010

Risk, Care, Dream and Expect More

"Risk more than others think is safe. Care more than others think is wise. Dream more than others think is practical. Expect more than others think is possible."

-- Cadet Maxim

"Conflict cannot survive without your participation."

-- Wayne Dyer

"Nothing will work unless you do."

-- Maya Angelou

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

-- Dean Acheson

Thursday, September 23, 2010

When We Accept Complete Responsisibility

"William Henley said, 'I am the master of my fate. I am the captain of my soul.' Once you believe this (I mean, really believe it,) nothing will hold you back. Something unexplainable happens when we accept complete responsibility for our behavior and our results. But it's not an easy thing to do."

-- Mac Anderson

"Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life?"

-- Matthew 6:27

"What lies behind us, and what lies before us, are tiny matters compared to what lies within us."

-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Your Chances of Success

"Your chances of success in any undertaking can always be measured by your belief in yourself."

-- Robert Collier

"If you think nobody cares if you're alive, try missing a couple of car payments."

-- Flip Wilson

"I went to a bookstore and asked the saleswoman, 'Where's the self-help section?' She said if she told me, it would defeat the purpose."

-- George Carlin

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Control What Goes Inside

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

-- Wayne Dyer

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

--Theodore Roosevelt

"The impossible is often untried."

Jenny Soon

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

-- Henry David Thoreau

Monday, September 20, 2010

Your Placed On This Earth

"We have all been placed on this earth to discover our own path, and we will never be happy if we live someone else's idea of life."

-- James Van Praagh

"It's not easy being a Teacher...
and this Heart takes a beating each day
Sometimes it breaks for a hurting child
and a piece is given away.

But there's strength in the Heart of a Teacher
and a special vision to see
the difference you make in the heart of a child
...can affect eternity!"

-- Paula J. Fox

"If you must raise your voice, do it to cheer your students on."

-- Jenny Soon

Sunday, September 19, 2010

A Dream or A Goal

"A dream is just a dream. A goal is a
dream with a plan and a deadline."

-- Harvey Mackay

"Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans:
it's lovely to be silly at the right moment."

-- Horace

"The best inheritance you can leave your kids is an example of how to live a full and meaningful life."

-- Dan Zadra

"You can never plan the future by the past."

-- Edmund Burke

Saturday, September 18, 2010

The World Owes Us Nothing

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

-- Mark Twain

"Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier."

-- Mother Teresa

"Kind words can be short and easy to speak,
but their echoes are truly endless."

-- Mother Teresa

"Let us make one point, that we meet each other
with a smile, when it is difficult to smile.
Smile at each other, make time for each other
in your family."

-- Mother Teresa

Friday, September 17, 2010

Relationship Needs Responsibility

"Taking full responsibility for a's so simple that we will miss it if we don't pay careful attention. Its simple truth is accompanied, for most of us, by some difficulty since carrying it out requires counterintuitive thinking and action. It requires that you and I treat other people with dignity and respect even when we think they don't deserve it, and even when people around us say they don't deserve it."

-- Al Ritter

"Life is an echo - what you send out comes back."

-- Chinese Proverb

"It is easy to dodge our responsibilities, but we cannot dodge the consequences of dodging our responsibilities."

-- Jenny Soon

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Life Most Precious Resources

"If I were to name the three most precious resources of life, I should say book, friends, and nature; and the greatest of these, at least the most constant and always at hand is nature. Nature we have always with us, an inexhaustible storehouse of that which moves the heart, appeals to the mind, and fires the imagination; health to the body, a stimulus to the intellect, and joy to the soul."

-- John Burroughs

"In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks."

-- John Muir

"Be yourself. An original is always worth more than a copy."

-- Jenny

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

How Short Life Really Is

"We are reminded how short life really is, and how we are just passing through. So, all the people you haven't told you love lately, tell them, and live your days like you mean it."

-- Hal Sutton

"Ownership is a key ingredient of finding fulfillment in our work and in our lives. When we don't create an attitude of ownership, we leave ourselves open to the whims and ways of circumstance and the choices of others. Ownership is going beyond pulling your own weight, and beyond doing your share. It resides in a place of doing what needs to be done. Regardless."

-- John G. Blumberg

"Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one's values."

-- Ayn Rand

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Believe Life Worth Living

"Believe that life is worth living and your belief
will help create the fact."

-- William James

"Marrying for love may be a bit risky, but it is so
honest that God can't help but smile on it."

-- Josh Billings

"Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom."

-- George S. Patton

"Nothing will work unless you do."

-- John Wooden (1910 - 2010)

Monday, September 13, 2010

Find a Job You Like

"Find a job you like and you add five days to every week."

-- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

"A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love."

-- Henri B. Stendhal

"The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up."

-- Paul Valery

"It's not where you're from; it's where you're going. It's not what you drive; it's what drives you. It's not what's on you; it's what's in you. It's not what you think; it's what you know."

-- Jenny

Sunday, September 12, 2010

You Got To Believe In Yourself First

"If your sunshine wants far outstrip your cold morning desire, have a talk with yourself. Then have a lot more talks with yourself. Convince number one that you can succeed--and you will succeed. If you don't believe in you, why should anyone else?"

-- Tom Hopkins

"Imagine it. Try it. Prove it. Do it!"

-- BJ Gallagher and Warren H. Schmidt

"While executives and managers say that they want new ideas and new thinking from their employees, their actions indicate otherwise. New ideas are disruptive, they're messy, they challenge the status quo, they require taking chances and increased risk, and they push everyone out of their comfort zones."

-- Ken Blanchard

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Find Whatever Is Good

"If you concentrate on finding whatever is good in every situation,
you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with
gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul."

-- Rabbi Harold Kushner

"In each of us are places where we have never gone. Only by pressing the limits do you ever find them."

-- Dr. Joyce Brothers

"People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are.
I don't 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 can't find them, they make them."

-- George Bernard Shaw

"One's dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked,
but cannot be taken away unless it is surrendered."

-- Michael J. Fox

Friday, September 10, 2010

Two Kind of Worries

"There are two kinds of worries - those you CAN do something about and those you CAN'T. Don't spend any time on the latter."

-- Duke Ellington

"When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us."

-- Helen Keller

"To do twice as much in half the time, you can't approach your goals haphazardly. A well-thought plan will keep you clearly on track towards your goal; and the methods of planning are as varied as our personalities."

-- Amy Jones

Thursday, September 09, 2010

Determination Against Roadblocks

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

-- Denis Waitley

"The drops of rain make a hole in the stone not by violence but by oft falling."

-- Lucretius

"Many times, when I was having a hard time with one of my children, God would always remind me that He was having a harder time with me than I was with them."

-- Charlie "Tremendous" Jones

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Greatest Danger in Life

"Our greatest danger in life is in permitting the urgent things to crowd out the important."

-- Charles E. Hummel

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

-- Charles Schultz

"A wide ocean of possibilities lies before your child, but there is nothing simple about the journey to adulthood. Will you be there to guide and protect your child from the dangers along the way? It all begins with knowing your child."

-- Lance Wubbels and Mac Anderson

Tuesday, September 07, 2010

Show Your Love

"When in love show it, whether it be a kiss or a smile. Just a hello, or opening a door. Being honestly caring to someone. Kindness & compassion is the ultimate sign of love."

-- Gerald R. Lemos

"What are you most grateful for? No matter what you are
struggling with, what can you cherish, right now?"

-- Michael Bernard Beckwith

"In order to live happily and free, you may have to sacrifice boredom. It is not always an easy sacrifice."

-- Richard Bach

"If you're quiet, you're not living. You've got
to be noisy and colorful and lively."

-- Mel Brooks

Sunday, September 05, 2010

Just Believe Its Possible

"Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will."

-- Norman Vincent Peale

"Those things that hurt, instruct."

-- Ben Franklin

"I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself."

-- Aldous Huxley

"He who has great power should use it lightly."


Saturday, September 04, 2010

Appreciate Life Now

"It is good to appreciate that life is now. Whatever it offers, little or much, life is now - this day - this hour."

-- Charles Macomb Flandrau

"None of us has gotten where we are solely by pulling ourselves up from our own bootstraps. We got here because somebody bent down and helped us."

-- Thurgood Marshall

"Think of special ways you can appreciate others that will touch their lives in a personal way. These gifts are especially meaningful when they are given for no special reason except to show that you care about them, and you appreciate their presence in your life. I call these 'angel gifts' because they always seem to come at a time when you need them most."

-- Barbara Glanz

Preparation of The Will

"The will to win is worthless if you do not have the will to prepare."

*-- Thane Yost

"Advance planning is like taking the deep breath before the plunge. It's the calm before the storm. And that's when it's time to prepare, while it's calm, to ensure success no matter what unexpected storms might come up. Advance planning is the first step to exceeding expectations."

*-- Robin Crow

"You never will be the person you can be if pressure, tension and discipline are taken out of your life."

*-- James G. Bilkey

Friday, September 03, 2010

Life Is a Mystery

"Life is not a problem to be solved, nor a question to be answered. Life is a mystery to be experienced."

-- Alan Watts

"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."

-- Tom Mathews

"People are like sticks of dynamite. The power is on the inside, but nothing happens until the fuse gets lit."

-- Mac Anderson

Thursday, September 02, 2010

Procrastination Like Credit Card

"Procrastination is like a credit card: it's a lot of fun until you get the bill."

-- Christopher Parker

"So say to people whom you think you may have injured, 'I'm sorry,' and then you say to yourself, 'I'm sorry.' If we all hold on to the mistake, we can't see our own glory in the mirror because we have the mistake between our faces and the mirror; we can't see what we're capable of being."

-- Lisa Hammond and BJ Gallagher

"Those who can't hear the music think the dancer quite mad."

-- Jason

Wednesday, September 01, 2010

You Have The Power

"If you are pained by external things, it is not they that disturb you, but your own judgment of them. And it is in your power to wipe
out that judgment now."

--Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

"The excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness
rather than in its value."

-- Charles Dudley Warner

"Courage is fear that has said its prayers."

-- Dorothy Bernard

"The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today."

-- Elbert Hubbard