Monday, December 31, 2012

Kindness Begets Kindness

"Be a positive, optimistic and kind person.  Whether you are a happy or unhappy person depends largely on yourself.  Negative and pessimistic people are generally unhappy people.  Be kind to others.  Kindness begets kindness."

-- Tommy Koh

"Just as surely as distress must follow self-deceit, healing must follow self-honesty."

-- Vernon Howard

"I have the audacity to believe that people everywhere can have three meals a day for their bodies, education and culture for the minds and dignity, equality and freedom for their spirits."

-- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Sunday, December 30, 2012

Happy 2013 to You

H ours of happy times with friends and family
A bundant time for relaxation
P rosperity
P lenty of love when you need it the most
Y outhful excitement at life's simple pleasures
N ights of restful slumber
E verything you need
W ishing you love and light
Y ears and years of good health
E njoyment and mirth
A ngels to watch over you
R embrances of a happy year!

Friday, December 28, 2012

Gratitude Super-Charge Success

"Your attitude about your life and how much gratitude you show on a daily basis can greatly impact your success.  In fact, the more grateful you are for what you already have (however minimal it may be), the faster you can achieve the success that you are looking for."

-- Denise Gosnell

"Let your intentions be good - embodied in good thoughts, cheerful words, and unselfish deeds - and the world will be to you a bright and happy place in which to work and play and serve."

-- Grenville Kleiser

"The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common."

-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Change Your World

"You can change your world!  To achieve anything worthwhile in life it is necessary to set high goals for yourself and want to achieve them.  Have you thought about the high goals you would like to achieve?"

-- W. Clement Stone

"Properly practiced, knitting soothes the troubled spirit, and it doesn't hurt the untroubled spirit either."

-- Elizabeth Zimmermann

"The spiritual life is a call to action. But it is a call to ... action without any selfish attachment to the results."

-- Eknath Easwaran

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Show Some Resilience

"We all mess up from time to time.  We all disappoint people now and again.  We all have our failures.  We all endure our share of troubles.  We need to accept that, show some resilience and keep pressing forward."

-- Gary Hayden

"We're so engaged in doing things to achieve purposes of outer value that we forget the inner value. The rapture that is associated with being alive is what it is all about."

-- Joseph Campbell

"Never use violence of any kind. Never threaten violence in any way. Never even think violent thoughts. Never argue because it attacks another's opinion. Never criticize because it attacks another's ego. And your success is guaranteed."

-- Mohandas Gandhi

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Worry a Waste of Time

"In fact, worry is more than just a waste of time.  It is also, in the main, a destructive and self-defeating state of mind.  It drains us of energy, clouds our judgment, robs us of sleep, makes us irritable and nervous, and makes us more prone to making mistakes."

-- Gary Hayden

"Nothing that is done for you is a matter of course. Everything originates in a will for the good, which is directed at you. Train yourself never to put off the word or action for the expression of gratitude."

-- Albert Schweitzer

"I think of life itself now as a wonderful play that I've written for myself... and so my purpose is to have the utmost fun playing my part."

-- Shirley MacLaine

Monday, December 24, 2012

Narrow Your Focus

"Although it may seem counterintuitive, the more narrow your focus, the wider a net you can cast."

-- Steve Olsher

"There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary."

-- Emmanuel

"When you start using senses you’ve neglected, your reward is to see the world with completely fresh eyes."

-- Barbara Sher

"Stories matter. Many stories matter. Stories have been used to dispossess and to malign. But stories can also be used to empower, and to humanize."

-- Chimamanda Adichie

Sunday, December 23, 2012

Happy and Merry Christmas 2013

"Christmas is not in tinsel and lights and outward show. The secret lies in an inner glow. It's lighting a fire inside the heart. Good will and joy a vital part. It's higher thought and a greater plan. It's glorious dream in the soul of man."?

-- Wilfred A. Peterson (The Art of Living)

"Teach us to value most eternal things.
To find the happiness that giving brings.
To know the peace of misty, distant hills.
To know the joy that giving self fulfils.
To realize anew this Christmas Day.
The things we keep are those we give away."

-- Marvin Davis Winsett (A Christmas Prayer)

"May you have the gladness of Christmas which is hope;
The spirit of Christmas which is peace;
The heart of Christmas which is love."

-- Ada V. Hendricks

"Wouldn't life be worth the living,
Wouldn't dreams be coming true,
If we kept the Christmas spirit,
All the whole year through."


Thursday, December 20, 2012

Guilt Over Stupid Things

"The thing you need to realize is that guilt over stupid things will keep you from getting what you want out of life.  By stupid things, I mean situations and events that you cannot possibly have any control over."

-- Rolf Nabb

"Higher consciousness, enLIGHTenment, comes from meaningful experiences and lessons passed with the understanding that there truly is only one law - the Law of Love. When one leads a life expressing this belief, the mind and heart begin to open to new realities, and other dimensional truths become known."

-- Dr. Norma Milanovich & Dr. Shirley McCune

"Each of us will one day be judged by our standard of life -- not by our standard of living; by our measure of giving -- not by our measure of wealth; by our simple goodness -- not by our seeming greatness."

-- William Arthur Ward

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Expect Success

"If you expect the best, you are much more likely to get it.  If you expect a happy life, you will be more likely to get it.  And if you expect that you're going to succeed, you will."

-- Rolf Nabb

"The soil is the great connector of lives, the source and destination of all. It is the healer and restorer and resurrector, by which disease passes into health, age into youth, death into life."

-- Wendell Berr

"You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back."

-- Barbara De Angelis

"To be fully alive, fully human, and completely awake is to be continually thrown out of the nest."

-- Pema Chodron

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Dare To Manifest

"Dare to manifest and go for the gusto.  Be responsible in your quests, but never sell yourself short.  Always focus on the important things in life."

-- Rolf Nabb

"In the sweet territory of silence we touch the mystery. It's the place of reflection and contemplation, and it's the place where we can connect with the deep knowing, to the deep wisdom way."

-- Angeles Arrien

"Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication."

-- Leonardo Da Vinci

"View money and things not as something you create to fill a lack, but as tools to help you more fully express yourself and realize your potential."

-- Sanaya Roman and Duane Packer

Monday, December 17, 2012

Live Your Life

"Dream your dreams and live your life.  Good things will happen.  Stop worrying and you'll get what you want."

-- Rolf Nabb

"If you are ready to accept all which you find in yourself, you will be able to move through everything with deep sensitivity, awareness, love and understanding."

-- Gerd Ziegler

"Love is something that if you give it away, give it away, you end up having more."

-- Malvina Reynolds

"Excellence in health means devoting your life to ending poverty."

-- Patch Adams

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Fear of Past

"We can't fear the past. Fear is a future thing. And since the future's all in our heads, fear must be a head thing."

-- Tom Payne

"Everything you are against weakens you. Everything you are for empowers you."

-- Wayne Dyer

"Ask yourself: Have you been kind today? Make kindness your modus operandi and change your world."

-- Annie Lennox

"Every child begins the world again."

-- Henry David Thoreau

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Time is Eternity

"Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity."

-- Henry Van Dyke

"There is that part of ourselves that feels ugly, deformed, unacceptable. That part, above all, we must learn to cherish, embrace, and call by name."

-- Macrina Wiederkehr

"You cannot dream yourself into a character: you must hammer and forge yourself into one."

-- Henry David Thoreau

"Worry divides the mind."

-- Max Lucado

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Life is Yours

"Be happy.  Don't let your concerns of other people hold you back.  Just release.  Just let it go.  Your life is your own.  Live it."

-- Rolf Nabb

"Should I get lost, just point me in the direction of a poem."

-- Betty Bleen

"Love is the first ingredient in the relief of suffering."

-- Padre Pio

"Your thoughts, words and deeds are painting the world around you."

-- Jewel Diamond Taylor

Monday, December 10, 2012

Life is a Gift

"Life itself is a gift.  If you can start being thankful, then you will start sending out a vibe of appreciation.  Don't you want to give more to people who appreciate it than you do to people who take your gifts for granted?  This is how the Law of Attraction works.  Be thankful and the universe will give you more.  It's that simple."

-- Rolf Nabb

"If you want to build a ship, dont drum up the people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea."

-- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"Unexpected kindness is the most powerful, least costly, and most underrated agent of human change. Kindness that catches us by surprise brings out the best in our natures."

-- Bob Kerrey

"When we do not do the one thing we ought to do, we have no time for anything else -- we are the busiest people in the world."

-- Eric Hoffer

Sunday, December 09, 2012

The Little Opportunities

"Sometimes the little opportunities that fly at us each day can have the biggest impact."

-- Danny Wallace

"Try to make at least one person happy every day. If you cannot do a kind deed, speak a kind word. If you cannot speak a kind word, think a kind thought."

-- Lawrence G. Lovasik

"The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives."

-- Anthony Robbins

"Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams - they all have different names, but they all contain water. Just as religions do -- they all contain truths."

-- Muhammad Ali

Saturday, December 08, 2012

Nothing Holding You

"Your job is to tell yourself that regardless of what your source of information is, there is nothing holding you back from achieving whatever it is that you want to achieve."

-- Rolf Nabb

"Live the questions now. Perhaps then, someday far in the future, you will gradually, without even noticing it, live your way into the answer."

-- Rainer Maria Rilke

"I feel the capacity to care is the thing which gives life its deepest significance."

-- Pablo Casals

"Speak from the heart and the truth will be shown."

-- Jean Paul-Alice

Friday, December 07, 2012

Mechanics of Law of Attraction

"When it comes to the mechanics of utilizing the Law of Attraction, there is nothing more important than manifesting.  This is because it is the first step towards making it happen."

-- Rolf Nabb

"Have compassion for everyone you meet, even if they don't want it. What appears bad manners, an ill temper or cynicism is always a sign of things no ears have heard, no eyes have seen. You do not know what wars are going on down there where the spirit meets the bone."

-- Miller Williams

"You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream."

-- C.S. Lewis

"Those who wish to sing, always find a song."

-- Swedish proverb

Thursday, December 06, 2012

You Control Your Destiny

"You can do anything you want because you control your destiny.  It's not your goals that are evading you, it's the way to achieve them."

-- Rolf Nabb

"What each must seek in his life never was on land or sea. It is something out of his own unique potentiality for experience, something that never has been and never could have been experienced by anyone else."

-- Joseph Campbell

"I said Somebody should do something about that. Then I realized I am somebody."

-- Lily Tomlin

"Find a seed at the bottom of your heart and bring forth a flower."

-- Shigenori Kameoka

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Know Where You Wish To Go

"You have to know where you want to go in life if you truly want to be happy.  Sure, sometimes you'll luck into a good situation, but most of the time, you'll just end up in a place that is merely acceptable."

-- Rolf Nabb

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

-- Confucius

"There is a thought in your mind right now. The longer you hold on to it, the more you dwell upon it, the more life you give to that thought. Give it enough life, and it will become real. So make sure the thought is indeed a great one."

-- Ralph Marston

"I know there is strength in the differences between us. I know there is comfort, where we overlap."

-- Ani DiFranco

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Overcome Your Problem

"Problems are there to provide lessons in our life.  If we don't overcome a problem it keeps reoccuring until we master it.  This is a lot like repeating a subject at school until we pass."

-- Rubert McKerron

"Embrace relational uncertainty. It's called romance. Embrace spiritual uncertainty. It's called mystery. Embrace occupational uncertainty. It's called destiny. Embrace emotional uncertainty. It's called joy. Embrace intellectual uncertainty. It's called revelation."

-- Mark Batterson

"Both abundance and lack exist simultaneously in our lives, as parallel realities. It is always our conscious choice which secret garden we will tend... when we choose not to focus on what is missing from our lives but are grateful for the abundance that's present -- love, health, family, friends, work, the joys of nature and personal pursuits that bring us pleasure -- the wasteland of illusion falls away and we experience Heaven on earth."

-- Sarah Ban Breathnach

Monday, December 03, 2012

Why Do Things You Like

"It is important to do things in life that you like.  Life is simply a never ending series of challenges.  When we are doing things we like, life's problems seem less daunting."

-- Rubert McKerron

"Don't be content in your life just to do no wrong. Be prepared every day to try to do some good."

-- Nicholas Winton

"Educate a boy, and you educate an individual. Educate a girl, and you educate a community."

-- African proverb

"When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too."

-- Paulo Cohelo

Sunday, December 02, 2012

Failure Is Feedback

"Failure for most people is simply that...failure.  There is no honor or valor in failure.  Even saying the word aloud stings.  This is ridiculous!  From walking and learning to speak as a child to our early education and trying to learn any skill --- we fail more that we succeed.  It is only through this failure that our success and victories can eventually bloom."

-- Frank F. Lunn

"Never become so much of an expert that you stop gaining expertise. View life as a continuous learning experience."

-- Denis Waitley

"The mind can go in a thousand directions, but on this beautiful path, I walk in peace. With each step, the wind blows. With each step, a flower blooms."

-- Thich Nhat Hanh

"Our life is composed greatly from dreams from the unconscious, and they must be brought into connection with action. They must be woven together."

-- Anais Nin

Saturday, December 01, 2012

Where Happiness Springs

"Money may give us independence, but it does not necessarily bring us happiness.  Happiness springs from fulfilling our purpose in life and reaching a state of being where work is fun and fun is work."

-- Rubert McKerron

"Life is your art. An open, aware heart is your camera. A oneness with your world is your film."

-- Ansel Adams

"Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day."

-- Sally Koch

"Love leads us into mystery where no one can say what comes next, or how, or why."

-- Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg

Friday, November 30, 2012

Self Confidence

"Gaining control over your little voice will help you love yourself by getting rid of all undermining thoughts, worries and anxieties that come from an undisciplined little voice."

-- Rubert McKerron

"The part can never be well unless the whole is well."

-- Plato

"There is virtue in work and there is virtue in rest. Use both and overlook neither."

-- Alan Cohen

"He who obtains has little. He who scatters has much."

-- Lao Tzu

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Intuition Communicating

"Even though some feelings seem to have no logical cause, often when you have a feeling or hunch about a place or a person it is you subconscious communicating with you."

-- Rubert McKerron

"The center of human nature is rooted in ten thousand ordinary acts of kindness that define our days."

-- Stephen Jay Gould

"Your joy is your sorrow unmasked. And the selfsame well from which your laughter rises was oftentimes filled with your tears."

-- Kahlil Gibran

"What comes from the heart, goes to the heart."

-- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Doing Your Best

"It helps to acknowledge that there will always be somebody better than you at most things.  There is no point beating yourself up about this, only remember that when you are doing your best, you are doing everything possible to make your dreams come true."

-- Rubert McKerron

"Much of what was said did not matter, and much of what mattered could not be said."

-- Katherine Boo

"Do more than belong: participate. Do more than care: help. Do more than believe: practice. Do more than be fair: be kind. Do more than forgive: forget. Do more than dream: work."

-- William Arthur Ward

"Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it."

-- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Fear of Failing

"Fear of failure often stops us from trying something new and is something we need to overcome in order to achieve our goals."

-- Rolf Nabb

"Human life runs its course in the metamorphosis between receiving and giving."

-- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn."

-- Phil Collins

"In time of care and sorrow, keep a fountain of joy alive in you."

-- Dietrich Bonhoffer

Monday, November 26, 2012

Know What You Want

"If you know what you want out of life, isn't it just as important to know just how much you need in order to attain it?  This will only help you to attract it."

-- Rolf Nabb

"The only way love can last a lifetime is if it's unconditional. The truth is this: love is not determined by the one being loved but rather by the one choosing to love."

-- Stephen Kendrick

"Nobody is bored when he is trying to make something that is beautiful, or to discover something that is true."

-- William Inge

"How did it get so late so soon? It's night before it's afternoon. December is here before it's June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon?"

-- Dr. Seuss

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Happiness into Your Soul

"When you do not know what to do or which way to turn, smile.  This will relax your mind and let the sunshine of happiness into your soul."

-- Napoleon Hill

"Somewhere we know that without silence words lose their meaning, that without listening speaking no longer heals, that without distance closeness cannot cure."

-- Henri Nouwen

"A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees. The greatest work that kindness does to others is that it makes them kind themselves."

-- Amelia Earhart

"Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love"

-- Mother Teresa

Friday, November 23, 2012

Years In Your Life

"And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count.  It's the life in your years."

-- Abraham Lincoln

"The education of attention would be an education par excellence."

-- William James

"Dreams are the touchstones of our character."

-- Henry David Thoreau

"It is in the shelter of each other that the people live."

-- Irish proverb

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Step Into Higher Plane

"The possibility of stepping into a higher plane is quite real for everyone.  It requires no force or effort or sacrifice.  It involves little more than changing our ideas about what is normal."

-- Deepak Chopra

"To think creatively, we must be able to look afresh at what we normally take for granted."

-- George Kneller

"We must begin thinking like a river if we are to leave a legacy of beauty and life for future generations."

-- David Brower

"While you have a thing it can be taken from you ... but when you give it, you have given it. No robber can take it from you. It is yours then for ever when you have given it. It will be yours always. That is to give."

-- James Joyce

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Be An Optimists

"It's a fact that optimists live longer than pessimists.  It's also true that if you can see the brighter side of things you tend to be happier."

-- Dr Pam Spurr

"When you listen, it's amazing what you can learn. When you act on what you've learned, it's amazing what you can change."

-- Audrey McLaughlin

"Consider how much more you often suffer from your anger and grief, than from those very things for which you are angry and grieved."

-- Marcus Antonius

"Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future."

-- Paul Boese

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Accept Your Present Self

"By accepting yourself in the present, you can add to who you are rather than thinking that you will be OK if you make certain changes.  The difference is powerful."

-- Kristina Von Rosenvinge

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

-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"When people go to work they shouldn't have to leave their hearts at home."

-- Betty Bender

"Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you."

-- Lao Tzu

Monday, November 19, 2012

Soul Awake

"Hope is the dream of a soul awake."

-- French proverb

"God doesn't care who you were, he only cares who you are."


"Compassion is to share the pain without sharing the suffering."

-- Shinzen Young

"I don't remember who said this, but there really are places in the heart you don't even know exist until you love a child."

-- Anne Lamott

Sunday, November 18, 2012

We Eventually Move Forward

"Despite the ill effects of loss, we all possess a strength buried within us to overcome the loss, build back our lives and eventually move forward again."

-- Donna Marie Thompson, Ph.D

"Unable are the loved to die. For love is immortality."

-- Emily Dickinson

"It is never too late to be what you might have been."

-- George Eliot

"Reexamine all that you have been told in school, or in church or in any book. Dismiss whatever insults your soul."

-- Walt Whitman

Friday, November 16, 2012

Faced with a Choice

"Whenever you are faced with a choice, a decision, or an opportunity, choose in favor of your passions."

-- Janet Bray Attwood and Chris Attwood

"You can't lead the people if you don't love the people. You can't save the people if you don't serve the people."

- Cornel West

"Death helps us to see what is worth trusting and loving and what is a waste of time."

-- J. Neville Ward

"Our knowledge has made us cynical; our cleverness, hard and unkind. We think too much and feel too little. More than machinery, we need humanity. More than cleverness, we need kindness and gentleness."

-- Charlie Chaplin, in 'The Great Dictator'

Key of Life

"The key of all life is value.  Value is not what you get, it's what you give."

-- Jay Abraham

"Life offers its wisdom generously. Everything teaches. Not everyone learns."

-- Rachel Naomi Remen

"The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled."

-- Plutarch

"Spiritual growth is not made in reaction against, for all striving against imposed restrictions is imaginary. Spiritual growth is accomplished by inclination toward. We grow like the sunflower, following the light."

-- Joy Houghton

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Let Nature Guide You

"Nature will guide you every step of the way when you listen to her messages."

-- Janet Bray Attwood and Chris Attwood

"Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it."

-- Lou Holtz

"Consciousness is the basis of all life and the field of all possibilities. Its nature is to expand and unfold its full potential. The impulse to evolve is thus inherent in the very nature of life."

-- Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

"Money often costs too much."

-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Done All We Can

"When we have done all we can do, remarkable things happen when we surrender."

-- Debbie Ford

"Why not go out on a limb? That's where the fruit is."

-- Will Rogers

"Each detail in a city should reflect that human beings are sacred."

-- Enrique Penalosa

"We lie in the lap of immense intelligence."

-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Combination of Thought and Love

"It is the combination of thought and love which forms the irresistible force of the law of attraction."

-- Charles Haanel

"Even though you may want to move forward in your life, you may have one foot on the brakes. In order to be free, we must learn how to let go. Release the hurt. Release the fear. Refuse to entertain your old pain. The energy it takes to hang onto the past is holding you back from a new life."

-- Mary Manin Morrissey

"What is love after all but trusting in the unknown."

-- Marty Rubin

"Generosity is not giving me that which I need more than you do, but it is giving me that which you need more than I do."

-- Kahlil Gibran

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Most Important Passions

"When you are aligned with your deepest most important passions, the ups and downs of daily life won't be able to throw you off track."

-- Janet Bray Attwood and Chris Attwood

"Take your life in your own hands and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame."

-- Erica Jong

"There are no traffic jams when you go the extra mile."

-- Zig Ziglar

"Even though you may want to move forward in your life, you may have one foot on the brakes. In order to be free, we must learn how to let go. Release the hurt. Release the fear. Refuse to entertain your old pain. The energy it takes to hang onto the past is holding you back from a new life."

-- Mary Manin Morrissey

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Be Committed

"Until you are committed, nothing will happen for you.  There is nothing more important to creating your passionate life that your unshakable commitment to choosing in favour of your passions."

-- Janet Bray Attwood and Chris Attwood

"How beautiful can life be? We hardly dare imagine it."

-- Charles Eisenstein

"A loving heart is the truest wisdom."

-- Charles Dickens

"I never know what the next lesson is going to be, because we’re not supposed to know; we’re supposed to trust ourselves to discover it."

-- Melody Beattie

Friday, November 09, 2012

Live With A Why

"He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how."

-- Friedrich Nietzche

"It may be that when we no longer know which way to go that we have come to our real journey. The mind that is not baffled is not employed. The impeded stream is the one that sings."

-- Wendell Berry

"Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant."

-- Robert Louis Stevenson

"There is hope if people will begin to awaken that spiritual part of themselves, that heartfelt knowledge that we are caretakers of this planet."

-- Brooke Medicine Eagle

Thursday, November 08, 2012

Life Can Be Better

"When you realize that every part of your life is working to bring you closer to knowing your true nature more completely, life can only get better."

-- Janet Bray Attwood and Chris Attwood

"Art is not what you see, but what you make others see."

-- Edgar Degas

"Happiness is a skill. It requires effort and time."

-- Andrew Weil

"I know there is strength in the differences between us. I know there is comfort, where we overlap."

-- Ani DiFranco

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Your Life Created

"Your life is created first in your mind, then in the world."

-- Janet Bray Attwood and Chris Attwood

"The world needs dreamers and the world needs doers. But above all, the world needs dreamers who do."

-- Sarah Ban Breathnach

"Don't be put off by people who know what is not possible. Do what needs to be done, and check to see if it was impossible

only after you are done."

-- Paul Hawken

"It isn't all over; everything has not been invented; the human adventure is just beginning."

-- Gene Roddenberry

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Power of Nature

"When things happen that are not what you had planned, expected or wanted, let go of your own will and open up to God's will, to that perfect organizing power of Nature."

-- Janet Bray Attwood and Chris Attwood

"To be human is to be aware of the passage of time; no concept lies closer to the core of our consciousness."

-- Dan Falk

"If we live truly, we shall see truly."

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Unexpected intrusions of beauty. This is what life is."

-- Saul Bellow

Monday, November 05, 2012

Every Moment Is a Gift

"Every moment is a gift, when we stay open to what is appearing now."

-- Janet and Chris Attwood

"Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn't really do it, they just saw something."

-- Steve Jobs

"In life, it is never the big battle, the big moment, the big speech, the big election. That does not change things. What changes things is every day, getting up and rendering small acts of service and love beyond that what's expected of you or required of you."

-- Cory Booker

"Mankind's true moral test, its fundamental test (which lies deeply buried from view), consists of its attitude towards those who are at its mercy: animals."

-- Milan Kundera

Sunday, November 04, 2012

In Work We Enjoy

"We are at our very best and we are happiest when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy, on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves.  It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep.  It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile."

-- Earl Nightingale

"Here is the test to find whether your mission on earth is finished. If you're alive, it isn't."

-- Richard Bach

"The only real security in life lies in relishing life's insecurity."

-- M. Scott Peck

"Do not abandon trust when your ego thinks things should be different than they are."

-- Wayne Dyer

Saturday, November 03, 2012

Find Greatest Happiness

"The person born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest happiness in using it."

-- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

"Man learns through experience, and the spiritual path is full of different kinds of experiences. He will encounter many difficulties and obstacles, and they are the very experiences he needs to encourage and complete the cleansing process."

-- Sai Baba

"The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera."

-- Dorothea Lange

"If you're prosperous in soul, you'll be prosperous in whole, regardless of how many and how much physical possessions you have"

-- Mark Victor Hansen

Friday, November 02, 2012

Find Those Orders

"God has given each of us our 'marching orders'.  Our purpose here on Earth is to find those orders and carry them out.  Those orders acknowledge our special gifts."

-- Soren Kierkegaard

"To attain well-being, we need to take care not only of our bodies but also of our minds. Mindfulness practice is central to seeing the interdependence of mind and body."

-- Lilian Cheung, Thich Nhat Hanh

"There are two ways of meeting difficulties: you alter the difficulties or you alter the way you meet them."

-- Phyllis Bottome

"We carry our childhood with us."

-- Gary D. Schmidt

Thursday, November 01, 2012

Grow Into a Mountain

"I am here for a purpose and that purpose is to grow into a mountain, not to shrink to a grain of sand.  Henceforth will I apply ALL my efforts to become the highest mountain of all and I will strain my potential until it cries for mercy."

-- Og Mandino

"It is not by your actions that you will be saved, but by your being."

-- Meister Eckhart

"In ordnary life we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich."

-- Deitrich Bonhoeffer

"Our ultimate freedom is the right and power to decide how anybody or anything outside ourselves will affect us."

-- Stephen Covey

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Follow Your Bliss

"When you follow your bliss, doors will open where you would not have thought, there would be doors and where there wouldn't be a door for anyone else."

-- Joseph Campbell

"The way we talk to our children becomes their inner voice."

-- Peggy O' Mara

"Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling."

-- Margaret Lee Runbeck

"What you are is what you have been. What you'll be is what you do now."

-- Buddha

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Doing It Naturally

"No matter where you are or what you're going through, you are creating your world through what you put your attention on.  You don't have to try. You do it naturally."

-- Janet Bray Attwood and Chris Attwood

"When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others."

-- Peace PIlgrim

"Free your heart from hatred -- forgive. Free your mind from worries -- most never happen. Live simply and appreciate what you have. Give more. Expect less."

-- Stephen Covey

"Joy is prayer - Joy is strength - Joy is love - Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. She gives most who gives with Joy."

-- Mother Teresa

Monday, October 29, 2012

Your Attention Grows Stronger

"What you put your attention on grows stronger in your life.  This means developing the habit of giving attention to everything that supports your intention and being different to those things that do not."

-- Janet Bray Attwood and Chris Attwood

"Only those who risk going too far will ever know how far they can go."

-- T.S. Eliot

"The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays."

-- Soren Kierkegaard

"Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time."

-- Maya Angelou

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Constantly Creating Your Llife

"You are constantly creating your life.  We all are.  We create our life out of the things to which we give our attention.  And you attract into your life more of what you put attention on."

-- Janet Bray Attwood and Chris Attwood

"To live in the hearts we leave behind is not to die."

-- Thomas Campbell

"Giving of any kind... taking an action... begins the process of change, and moves us to remember that we are part of a much greater universe."

-- Mbali Creazzo

"One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star."

-- Nietzsche

Friday, October 26, 2012

One Thinks and Acts

"Character isn't inherited.  One builds it daily by the way one thinks and acts, thought by thought, action by action."

-- Helen Gahagan Douglas

"What you bring forth out of yourself from the inside will save you. What you do not bring forth out of yourself from the inside will destroy you."

-- Gospel of Thomas

"In true dialogue, both sides are willing to change."

-- Thich Nhat Hanh

"People ask what must they become to be loving. The answer is 'nothing'. It is a process of letting go of what you thought you had become and allowing your true nature to float to the surface naturally."

-- Stephen Levine

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Live Each Moments To Fullest

"I choose to live each moments to the fullest, one day at a time.  I let go of the past and know that my future will be bright and happy because I live from love, trust and faith.  Divine order is taking place in my life right now."

-- Susan Smith Jones, PHD

"People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."

-- Elisabeth Kabler-Ross

"I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it."

-- Harry Emerson Fosdick

"We bereaved are not alone. We belong to the largest company in all the world--the company of those who have known suffering."

-- Helen Keller

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Do Your Best Each Day

"Do your best each day to simplify your life and to value and experience the preciousness of nature and every moment.  Rather than living with continual five of ten year plans, concentrate on living one day at a time, continuing to ask for guidance and directiion each day."

-- Susan Smith Jones, PHD

"Good for the body is the work of the body, good for the soul the work of the soul, and good for either the work of the other."

-- Henry David Thoreau

"A different language is a different vision of life."

-- Federico Fellini

"Art is a personal act of courage, something one human does that creates change in another."

-- Seth Godin

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Power of Smiling

"Think about the power of smiling.  Everyone can do it.  It takes seventeen muscles to smile and forty-seven muscles to frown.  It's so simple and yet so effective.  Learn to smile sincerely, from your heart.  No matter the circumstances, no matter how challenging the situation, put on a happy face."

-- Susan Smith Jones, PHD

"No man has a chance to enjoy permanent success until he begins to look in a mirror for the real cause of all his mistakes."

-- Napoleon Hill

"Looking for peace is like looking for a turtle with a mustache: You won't be able to find it. But when your heart is ready, peace will come looking for you."

-- Ajahn Chah

"Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves."

-- Dr. Rollo May

Monday, October 22, 2012

Simplification of Life

"The simplification of life is one of the steps to inner peace.  A persistent simplification will create an inner and outer well-being that places harmony in one's life."

-- Peace Pilgrim

"Optimism is invaluable for the meaningful life. With a firm belief in a positive future you can throw yourself into the service of that which is larger than you are."

-- Martin Seligman

"One word frees us from the weight and pain of life; that word is love."


"There is more to life than increasing its speed."

-- Mohandas K. Gandhi

Sunday, October 21, 2012

Focus On What We Love

"When we focus on what we love, we fashion our life around our inner knowledge.  We live the life we choose, surrounding ourselves with people we love and objects that hold great meaning.  Home is a good place to begin our concentration because it is our emotional center.  Then we can branch out in all directions, spreading the light of our true essence and heart's desire."

-- Alexandra Stoddard

"We don't set out to save the world; we set out to wonder how other people are doing and to reflect on how our actions affect other people's hearts."

-- Pema Chodron

"Give yourself entirely to those around you. Be generous with your blessings. A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal."

-- Steve Maraboli

"A man may fall many times but he won't be a failure until he says someone pushed him."

-- Elmer G. Letterman

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Perseverance More Prevailing

"Perseverance is more prevailing than violence and many things that cannot be overcome when they are together, yield themselves up when taken little by little."

-- Plutarch

"The message we give our bodies -- one of irritation or acceptance -- is the message to which our bodies will answer."

-- Deb Shapiro, Your Body Speaks Your Mind

"Set me a task in which I can put something of my very self, and it is a task no longer; it is joy; it is art."

-- Bliss Carman

"The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe to match your nature with Nature."

-- Joseph Campbell

Friday, October 19, 2012

I Will Not Quit

"When faced with a mountain, I will not quit!  I will keep on striving until I climb over, find a pass through, tunnel underneath, or simply stay and turn the mountain into a gold mine, with God's help!"

-- Robert H. Schuller

"Everything in life can be nourishing. Everything can bless us, but we've got to be there for the blessing to occur. Being present with quality is a decision we are invited to make each day."

-- MacRina Wiederkehr

"There's no disaster that can't become a blessing, and no blessing that can't become a disaster."

-- Richard Bach

"We become what we repeatedly do."

-- Sean Covey

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Seeds You Plant

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant."

-- Robert Louis Stevenson

"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."

-- Albert Einstein

"Utilizing your conscious mind to direct the subconscious mind to enter into communication and harmony with the universal mind is the secret of personal power."

-- Delfin Knowledge System

"The best gifts come from the heart, not the store."

-- Sarah Dessen

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

One Thing Learned

"If I've learned one thing in life, it's 'Stand for something or you'll fall for anything.'"

-- Bonnie Hunt

"Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do."

-- John Wooden

"There are no limitations to the self except those you believe in."

-- Seth

"If you accept a limiting belief, then it will become a truth for you."

-- Louise Hay

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Enthusiasm and Confidence

"I greet this day with enthusiasm and confidence.  It feels like I'm walking on air.  With enthusiasm, I can be happy and successful at whatever I choose to do."

-- Susan Smith Jones, PHD

"Belief has the word ‘lie’ in it... and that pretty much sums up what the world has us believing about ourselves."

-- Doug Firebaugh

"We are what we believe we are."

-- Benjamin N. Cardozo

"Our sense of community and compassionate intelligence must be extended to all life forms, plants, animals, rocks, rivers, and human beings. This is the story of our past and it will be the story of our future."

-- Terry Tempest Williams

Monday, October 15, 2012

Greatest Human Blessings

"The wise man should consider that health is the greatest of human blessings."

-- Hippocrates

"No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself, and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be true."

-- Nathaniel Hawthorne

"Happiness is like jam, you can't spread even a little without getting some on yourself."

- Vern McLellan

"The devotion of thought to an honest achievement makes the achievement possible."

-- Mary Baker Eddy

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Mistakes Seldom Permanent

"Mistakes are very seldom permanent, most of them can be fixed with less difficulty and drama than one imagines, and there's nothing shameful about them.  There is, however, something sad and limiting about the fear of making them."

-- Peter Buffett

"Emotions are the next frontier to be understood and conquered. To manage our emotions is not to drug them or suppress them, but to understand them so that we can intelligently direct our emotional energies and intentions.... It's time for human beings to grow up emotionally, to mature into emotionally managed and responsible citizens. No magic pill will do it."

-- Doc Childre

"Growing food was the first activity that gave us enough prosperity to stay in one place, form complex social groups, tell our stories, and build our cities."

-- Barbara Kingsolver

"Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for; it is a thing to be achieved."

-- W. J. Bryant

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Be Patient and Peace Today

"I am patient and peace today and I welcome change in my life.  Everything is working harmoniously for me, for I am a child of Divine.  I listen patiently for the inner voice to give me guidance."

-- Susan Smith Jones, PHD

"An open ear is the only believable sign of an open heart."

-- David Augsburger

"Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing."

-- Oscar Wilde

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

-- James B. Conant

Friday, October 12, 2012

That Makes Life Blessed

"It is not doing the thing we like to do, but liking the thing we have to do that makes life blessed."

-- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

"Any great achievement is preceded by many difficulties and many lessons; great achievements are not possible without them."

-- Brian Tracey

"Anything I've ever done that ultimately was worthwhile... initially scared me to death."

-- Betty Bender

"Our feelings are our most genuine paths to knowledge."

-- Audre Lorde

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Why Not

"Some men see things as they are and say 'Why?'  I dream of things that never were and say, 'Why not?'"

-- George Bernard Shaw

"Without empathy there is no way forward for civilization."

-- James O'dea

"All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened."

-- Hermann Hesse (Demian)

"All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim, have fixed their gaze on a goal which was high, one which sometimes seemed impossible."

-- Orison Swett Marden

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Live The Life

"Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself.  Go forward and make your dreams come true."

-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Can it then be that what we call the ‘self’ is fluid and elastic? It evolves, strikes a different balance with every new breath."

-- Wayne Muller

"I want to bring what is good about the internet and relocate it from the ephemeral everywhere and nowhere plane and bring it closer."

-- Ari Davalos

"All great achievements require time."

-- David Joseph Schwartz

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

Wisdom Is

"Wisdom is avoiding all thoughts that weaken you."

-- Louise L. Hay

"Too often we visit the well of divine abundance with a teacup instead of a bucket."

-- Elinor Macdonald

"The impersonal hand of government can never replace the helping hand of a neighbor."

-- Hubert Humphrey

"We plant seeds that will flower as results in our lives, so best to remove the weeds of anger, avarice, envy, and doubt, that peace and abundance may manifest for all."

-- Dorothy Day

Monday, October 08, 2012

Attitude Towards Them

"The meaning of things lies not in the things themselves but in our attitude toward them."

-- Antoine De Saint-Exupery

"To be healthy, wealthy, happy and successful in any and all areas of your life you need to be aware that you need to think healthy, wealthy, and happy and successful thoughts twenty-four hours a day and cancel all negative, destructive, fearful and unhappy thoughts. These two types of thought cannot coexist if you want to share in the abundance that surrounds us all."

-- Sydney Madwed

"Embrace fully your capacity to create, to think in unlimited ways, and to pursue everything that you have been wanting. Be flexible, open and willing to let the new come to you. "This can be the most joyous, prosperous, and creative time of your life."

-- Sanaya Roman and Duane Packer

"There is no Them. There are only facets of Us."

-- John Green

Sunday, October 07, 2012

Leave a Trail

"Do not go where the path may lead.  Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."

-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"There cannot be a sense of abundance or the experience of prosperity without appreciation. You cannot find beauty unless you appreciate beauty. You cannot find friendship unless you appreciate others. You cannot find love unless you appreciate loving and being loved. If you wish abundance, appreciate life."

-- William R. Miller

"All spiritual disciplines are done with a view to still the mind. The perfectly still mind is universal spirit."

-- Swami Ramdas

"Being still does not mean don't move. It means move in peace."

-- E'yen A. Gardner

Saturday, October 06, 2012

Harmony With Higher Self

"Know that when you are in harmony with your higher self, and you realize the light within you is not unlike the light in God, then in the face of all change, anything is possible."

-- Susan Smith Jones, PHD

"Riches are not from abundance of worldly goods, but from a contented mind."

-- Mohammed

"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

"A song is a bridge between what we know, what we can feel, and the big mystery."

-- Kate Munger

Friday, October 05, 2012

Life True Security

"The only true security in life comes from knowing that every single day you are improving yourself in some way, that you are increasing the caliber of who you are and that you are valuable to your company, your friends and your family."

-- Anthony Robbins

"Not what we have But what we enjoy, constitutes our abundance."

-- John Petit-Senn

"If you play it safe in life you've decided that you don't want to grow any more."

-- Shirley Hufstedler

"My father didn't tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it."

-- Clarence Budington Kelland

Thursday, October 04, 2012

Mind Conceive and Believe

"What the mind of man can conceive and believe, the mind of man can achieve with Positive Mental Attitude.  It is a form of self-suggestion.  It is a self-motivator to success.  When it becomes a part of you, you dare to aim higher."

-- W. Clement Stone

"If you think well of others, you will also speak well of others and to others. From the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks. If your heart is full of love, you will speak of love."

-- Mother Teresa

"Without passion man is a mere latent force and possibility, like the flint which awaits the shock of the iron before it can give forth its spark."

-- Henri Frederic Amiel

"The words of the tongue should have three gatekeepers: Is it true? Is it kind? Is it necessary?"

-- Arabian Proverb

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Thankful For Adversities

"I am thankful for the adversities which have crossed my pathway, for they have taught me tolerance, sympathy, self-control, perseverance and some other virtues I might never have known."

-- Napoleon Hill

"I keep the telephone of my mind open to peace, harmony, health, love and abundance. Then whenever doubt, anxiety, or fear try to call me, they keep getting a busy signal and soon they'll forget my number."

-- Edith Armstrong

"Strangers are just family you have yet to come to know."

-- Mitch Albom

"Even though you may want to move forward in your life, you may have one foot on the brakes. In order to be free, we must learn how to let go. Release the hurt. Release the fear. Refuse to entertain your old pain. The energy it takes to hang onto the past is holding you back from a new life."

-- Mary Manin Morrissey

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

Expand Our Lives

"The way to expand our lives is to model the lives of those people who are already succeeding.  It's powerful, it's fun and these people are available all around you."

-- Anthony Robbins

"Every now and then bite off more than you can chew."

-- Kobi Yamada

"Generally, appreciation means some blend of thankfulness, admiration, approval, and gratitude. In the financial world, something that ‘appreciates’ grows in value. With the power tool of appreciation, you get the benefit of both perspectives: as you learn to be consistently thankful and approving, your life will grow in value."

-- Doc Childre and Howard Martin

"You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love."

-- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Monday, October 01, 2012

Life Never Leaves Us Stranded

"It is interesting to note that life never leaves us stranded.  If life hands us a problem, it hands us also the abilities with which to meet the problem."

-- W. Clement Stone

"Abundance consists not so much in material possessions, but in an uncovetous spirit."

-- John Seldon

"You can never get to peace and inner security without first acknowledging all of the good things in your life. If you're forever wanting and longing for more without first appreciating things the way they are, you'll stay in discord."

-- Doc Childre and Howard Martin

"We have all known the long loneliness and we have learned that the only solution is love and that love comes with community."

-- Dorothy Day

Sunday, September 30, 2012

Mastery In Area of Life

"Often the best thing you can do to create mastery in any areas of your life is to raise a belief to the level of conviction.  Remember, conviction has the power to drive you to action, to push you through all kinds of obstacles."

-- Anthony Robbins

"You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through."

-- Rosalynn Carter

"Once a human being has arrived on this earth, communication is the largest single factor determining what kinds of  relationships he makes with others and what happens to him in the world about him."

-- Virginia Satir

"What you appreciate -- appreciates."

-- Lynne Twist

Saturday, September 29, 2012

Adversity and Challenges

"We need to remember that 'how we deal with adversity and challenges' will shape our lives more that almost anything else."

-- Anthony Robbins

"You are the only one who can use your ability. It is an awesome responsibility."

-- Zig Ziglar

"Wherever you go in the midst of movement and activity, carry your stillness within you. Then the chaotic movement around you will never overshadow your access to the reservoir of creativity, the field of pure potentiality."

-- Deepak Chopra

"See how nature -- trees, flowers, grass -- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence...we need silence to be able to touch souls."

-- Mother Teresa

Friday, September 28, 2012

Useful Service

"Fortunate is the person who has learned that the most certain way to 'get' is to first 'give' through some sort of useful service."

-- Napoleon Hill

"Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart."

-- Kahlil Gibran

"When I walk into a room I assume I have to prove myself. I know that. I'm accustomed to that. But I also know I can prove myself."

-- Yvonne Brathwaite Bruke

"When did the rain explain "drink" to the earth, and the earth explain "grow" to the seed? Who taught the brook the concept of "mirth"and who explained "bend" to the reed?

-- Pavi Mehta

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Value of The Subconscious

"The value of the subconscious is enormous: It inspires us; it warns us; it furnishes us with names, facts and scenes from the storehouse of memory.  It directs our thoughts, tastes, and accomplishes tasks so intricate that no conscious mind, even if it had the power, has the capacity.

-- Charles F. Haanel

"Daily, our eating turns nature into culture, transforming the body of the world into our bodies and minds."

-- Michael Pollan

"The ultimate leader is one who is willing to develop people to the point that they eventually surpass him or her in knowledge and ability."

-- Fred A. Manske, Jr.

"There are three kinds of violence: one, through our deeds; two, through our words; and three, through our thoughts. ... The root of all violence is in the world of thoughts, and that is why training the mind is so important."

-- Eknath Easwaran

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Habit Discontinued

"Any habit may be discontinued by building in its place some other and more desirable habit."

-- Napoleon Hill

"Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have."

-- Zig Ziglar

"Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You

are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart"

-- Steve Jobs

"There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability."

-- Robert Half

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Every Great Achiever

"Every great achiever I've ever interviewed has had the ability to get themselves to feel certain they could succeed, even though no one before them had ever accomplished it.  They've been able to create references where no references existed and achieve what seemed to be impossible."

-- Anthony Robbins

"Many people treat their bodies as if they were rented from Hertz -- something they are using to get around in but nothing they genuinely care about understanding."

-- Chungliang Al Huang

"Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing."

-- Arundhati Roy

"People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to."

-- George E. Allen

Monday, September 24, 2012

Every Thought

"Every thought therefore is a cause and every condition an effect; for this reason it is absolutely essential that you control your thoughts so as to bring forth only desirable conditions."

-- Charles F. Haanel

"Most do violence to their natural aptitude, and this attain superiority in nothing."

-- Baltaser Gracian

"If we are to create peace in our world, we must begin with our children."

-- Mahatma Gandhi

"Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability."

-- Cicero

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Same Objective Mind

"The result is that we build strength, vitality, and all constructive forces into our body. But it is through this same objective mind that all distress, sickness, lack, limitation, and every form of discord and inharmony are admitted to our lives. It is therefore through the objective mind—by wrong thinking—that we are related to all destructive forces."

-- Charles F. Haanel

"If you don't realize there is always somebody who knows how to do something better than you, then you don't give proper respect for others' talents."

-- Hortense Canady

"There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life."

-- Frederico Fellini

"At the root of all power and motion, there is music and rhythm, the play of patterned frequencies against the matrix of time, Before we make music, music makes us."

-- George Leonard

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Start Point of Achievement

"The starting point of all achievement is definiteness of purpose with positive mental attitude.  Remember this statement and ask yourself, what is my goal?  What do I really want?"

-- W. Clement Stone

"Experience has taught me that there is one chief reason why some people succeed and others fail. The difference is not one of knowing, but of doing. The successful man is not so superior in ability as in action. So far as success can be reduced to a formula, it consists of this: doing what you know you should do."

-- Roger Babson

"By believing passionately in something that still does not exist, we create it. The non-existent is whatever we have not sufficiently desired."

-- Nikos Kazantzakis

"We do not believe in ourselves until someone reveals that deep inside us something is valuable, worth listening to, worthy of our trust, sacred to our touch."

-- E.E. Cummings

Friday, September 21, 2012

You Are Human Magnet

"You are a human magnet and you are constantly attracting to you people whose characters harmonize with your own"

-- Napoleon Hill

"All of the troubles of life come upon us because we refuse to sit quietly for a while each day in our rooms." 
-- Blaise Pascal

"Don't measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability."

-- John Wooden

"Reading is the sole means by which we slip, involuntarily, often helplessly, into another's skin, another's voice, another's soul."

-- Joyce Carol Oates 

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Just Go Outside

"The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, along with heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature."

-- Anne Frank

"All of us are, to some extent, victims of what we are. We are not limited by our imaginations, but by our ability to do what we imagine. We are not too often limited by our abilities as much as by circumstances. And we are not as often limited by our circumstances as much as by the lack of the will to respond."

-- Dee Bowman

"Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable."

-- Kenyan Proverb

"Discipline is the refining fire by which talent becomes ability."

-- Roy L. Smith

"The voice of our original self is often muffled, overwhelmed, even strangled, by the voices of other peoples expectations."

-- Julia Cameron

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Dream Needs A Powerful Push

"A dream needs a powerful push to move into manifestation. You give it that power by making your dream as clear as possible in your mind, turning it into specific goal or goals, putting the goals into a time line and knowing what the culmination of that dream looks like."

-- Meera Lester

"For peace of mind, we need to resign as general manager of the universe."

-- Larry Eisenberg

"Connecting the mind and body is not just a health strategy. It is a movement of consciousness that can change the world."

-- Matthew Sanford

"Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures."

-- Henry Ward Beecher

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Learn A Lot From Others

"Whenever you meet someone who has successfully followed and manifested her dream, ask her to tell you about her personal journey. Unless you already know everything there is to know about becoming successful and turning your dreams int0 reality, you can learn a great deal from others."

-- Meera Lester

"I have made it a rule of my life never to regret and never to look back. Regret is an appalling waste of energy . . . you can't build on it; it's only good for wallowing in."

-- Katherine Mansfield

"What we need is not the will to believe but the will to find out."

-- Bertrand Russell -

"Ability without honor is useless."

-- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Monday, September 17, 2012

Life Beats Up on Everyone

"Life beats up on everyone from time to time. If you don't want to reach out to a trusted friend or professional, find hope, optimism and perhaps a path out of your situation in the stories of others."

-- Meera Lester

"We don't stop playing because we grow old; We grow old because we stop playing."

-- George Bernard Shaw

"Sitting quietly, doing nothing, Spring comes, and the grass grows, by itself."

-- Basho

"Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it."

-- Lou Holtz

Sunday, September 16, 2012

A Learning Curve

"Think of at least three ways to generate income from your knowledge, passion and expertise. Yes, there may be a learning curve until you are actually doing it, but you're going to love the extra money flowing in."

-- Meera Lester

"If a man devotes himself to the instructions of his own unconscious, it can bestow this gift [of renewal], so that suddenly life, which has been stale and dull, turns into a rich unending inner adventure, full of creative possibilities."

-- Marie-Louise von Franz

"Most people would rather die than think; in fact, they do so."

-- Bertrand Russell

"The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible - and achieve it, generation after generation."

- Pearl S. Buck -

Saturday, September 15, 2012

100 Percent Miss

"You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take."

-- Wayne Gretzky

"Somehow I can't believe that there are any heights that can't be scaled by a man who knows the secrets of making dreams come true. This special secret, it seems to me, can be summarized in four Cs. They are curiosity, confidence, courage, and constancy, and the greatest of all is confidence. When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably."

-- Walt Disney

"Your joy is your sorrow unmasked. And the selfsame well from which your laughter rises was often times filled with your tears. And how else can it be?"

-- Kahlil Gibran

"The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for."

-- Maureen Down

Friday, September 14, 2012

What Happiness

"You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life."

-- Albert Camus

"Create and stir other people to create."

-- Robert Frost

"Most of us are in touch with our intuition whether we know it or not, but we're usually in the habit of doubting or contradicting it so automatically that we don't even know it has spoken."

-- Shakti Gawain

"A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes."

-- Mahatma Gandhi

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Reduction of Fear

"Perhaps the most important thing we can undertake toward the reduction of fear is make it easier for people to accept themselves, to like themselves."

-- Bonaro W. Overstreet

"What saves a man is to take a step. Then another step."

-- C.S. Lewis

"Do not abandon trust when your ego thinks things should be different than they are."

-- Wayne Dyer

"Any fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius-and a lot of courage-to move in the opposite direction."

-- Albert Einstein

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Through Your Heart

"Life can be seen through your eyes but it is not fully appreciated until it is seen through your heart."

-- Mary Xavier

"Many things - such as loving, going to sleep, or behaving unaffectedly - are done worst when we try hardest to do them."

-- C.S. Lewis

"A cloud does not know why it moves in just such a direction and at such speed. It feels an impulsion ... this is the place to go now. But the sky knows the reasons and the patterns behind all clouds, and you will know, too, when you lift yourself high enough to see beyond the horizons."

-- Richard Bach

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

-- Mark Twain

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

The World Can Wait Ten Mintues

"Quiet your mind. Think positive thoughts. Dial out the emotions of bad dreams and the anxieties associated with the day ahead. Relax into peace. The world can wait for ten minutes."

-- Meera Lester

"Human relationships are the perfect tool for sanding away our rough edges and getting at the core of divinity within us."

-- Eknath Easwaran

"I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act."

-- Bill Gates

"There is nothing noble about being superior to some other man. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self."

-- Hindu Proverb

Monday, September 10, 2012

Gratitude Unlocks Life Fullness

"Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today and creates a vision for tomorrow."

-- Melody Beattie

"Doubt yourself and you doubt everything you see. Judge yourself and you see judges everywhere. But if you listen to the sound of your own voice, you can rise above doubt and judgment. And you can see forever."

-- Nancy Lopez

"If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought."

-- Peace Pilgrim

"If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them."

-- Henry David Thoreau

Sunday, September 09, 2012

Optimistic Outlook of Life

"When you choose positive thoughts over negative ones, you are more likely to develop an optimistic outlook on life."

-- Meera Lester

"We live in a world of theophanies. Holiness comes wrapped in the ordinary. There are burning bushes all around you. Every tree is full of angels. Hidden beauty is waiting in every crumb. Life wants to lead you from crumbs to angels, but this can happen only if you are willing to unwrap the ordinary by staying with it long enough to harvest its treasure."

-- Macrina Wiederkehr

"Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest."

-- Maya Angelou

"There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other."

-- Douglas Everett

Friday, September 07, 2012

Sleep Debt

"Even small amounts of sleep debt...have a significant impact on strength, cardiovascular capacity, mood and overall energy levels. Some fifty studies have shown that mental performance - reaction time, concentration, memory and logical/analytical reasoning - all decline steadily as sleep debt increases."

-- Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz

"The good life, as I conceive it, is a happy life. I do not mean that if you are good you will be happy; I mean that if you are happy you will be good."

-- Bertrand Russell

"It is in the shelter of each other that the people live."

-- Irish proverb

"We live in deeds, not years: In thoughts not breaths; In feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heartthrobs. He most lives who thinks most, feels the noblest, acts the best."

-- David Bailey

Focus On Nutrition

"If you can 'focus on the nutrition essential', slowly but surely, your body will start to feel, and look, healthier, stronger and more capable of juggling your demands and you will feel as if you have a life, rather than being drained by it."

-- Jane Clarke

"Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow."

-- Helen Keller

"Man is made or unmade by himself. In the armory of thought he forges the weapons by which he destroys himself. He also fashions the tools with which he builds for himself heavenly mansions of joy and strength and peace."

-- James Allen

"The pitcher cries for water to carry and a person for work that is real."

-- Marge Piercy

Thursday, September 06, 2012

Vigorous Five Mile Walk

"A vigorous five mile walk will do more good for an unhappy, but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world."

-- Paul Dudley White (1886-1973)

"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."

-- Eleanor Roosevelt

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world."

-- Albert Einstein

"Travelers, there is no path, paths are made by walking."

-- Antonio Machado

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

Creativity Consists Of

"Creativity often consists of merely turning up what is already there. Did you know that right and left shoes were thought up only a little over a century ago?"

-- Bernice Fitz-Gibbon (1894-1982)

"Most things which are urgent are not important, and most things which are important are not urgent."

-- President Dwight Eisenhower

"The great Western disease is, 'I'll be happy when'¦ When I get the money. When I get a BMW. 'When I get this job.' Well, the reality is, you never get to when. The only way to find happiness is to understand that happiness is not out there. It's in here. And happiness is not next week. It's now."

-- Marshall Goldsmith

"One does not see anything until one sees its beauty."

-- Oscar Wilde

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

Affirmations Leads To Belief

"It's the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen."

-- Claude M. Bristol

"Only those who can see the invisible, can accomplish the impossible."

-- Patrick Snow

"Just as the tumultuous chaos of a thunderstorm brings a nurturing rain that allows life to flourish, so too in human affairs times of advancement are preceded by times of disorder. Success comes to those who can weather the storm."

-- I Ching No. 3

"A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love."

-- Saint Basil

Monday, September 03, 2012

Never Limit Yourself

"Never limit yourself because of others limited imagination, never limit others because of your own limited imagination."

-- Mae Jemison, Astronaut

"Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky."

-- Rabindranath Tagore

"Souls don't have races or sexes or religions. They are beyond artificial divisions."

-- Brian Weiss

"Being rich of heart makes you wealthy beyond compare."

-- Rodney Williams -

Saturday, September 01, 2012

Designing Vision of Life

"Designing a vision of the life you wish to create is like looking out the window with binoculars. At first everything is fuzzy, until you adjust the focal point of the lenses to bring things sharply into focus."

-- Kim Marcille Romaner

"Politics is for the present, but an equation is for eternity."

-- Albert Einstein

"I would rather have a mind opened by wonder than one closed by belief."

-- Gerry Spence

"It is difficult to see the picture when you are inside of the frame."


Hard Compared With What

"When I hear someone sigh, 'Life is hard', I am always tempted to ask 'Compared to what?'"

-- Sydney Harris

"We cannot rise higher than our thought of ourselves."

-- Orison Swett Marden

"The wound is the place where the Light enters you."

-- Rumi

"The only way around is through."

-- Robert Frost

Friday, August 31, 2012

Same Human Spirit

"The Paralympic Games is about transforming our perception of the world. We are all different, there is no such thing as a standard or run-of-the-mill human being, but we share the same human spirit."

-- Dr Hawking

"It is said an Eastern monarch once charged his wise men to invent him a sentence to be ever in view, and which should be true and appropriate in all times and situations. They presented him the words: "And this, too, shall pass away."

-- Abraham Lincoln

"Serendipity is the faculty of finding things we did not know we were looking for."

-- Glauco Ortolano

"When our memories outweigh our dreams, we have grown old."

-- Bill Clinton

Thursday, August 30, 2012

No Attention To Critics

"Pay no attention to what the critics say, no statue has ever been put up for a critic."

-- Jean Sibelius

"Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others; it is the only means."

-- Albert Einstein

"There is an Indian Belief that everyone is in a house of four rooms: A physical, a mental, an emotional and a spiritual. Most of us tend to live in one room most of the time, but unless we go into every room everyday, even if only to keep it aired, we are not complete."

-- Rumer Godden

"Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power."

-- Tao Te Ching

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

People Can Do Extraordinary Things

"Most people can do extraordinary things if they have the confidence or take the risks. Yet most people don't. They sit in front of the telly and treat life as if it goes on forever."

-- Philip Andrew Adams

"The universe is one great kindergarten for man. Everything that exists has brought with it its own peculiar lesson. The mountain teaches stability and grandeur; the ocean immensity and change. Forests, lakes, and rivers, clouds and winds, stars and flowers, stupendous glaciers and crystal snowflakes every form of animate or inanimate existence, leaves its impress upon the soul of man."

-- Orison Swett Marden

"To know how to say what other people only think, is what makes poets and sages; and to dare to say what others only dare to think, makes men martyrs or reformers."

-- Elizabeth Rundle Charles

"If you see someone upset, you just want to make them feel happy. When you do something nice, the only thing you expect in return is a good feeling in your heart."


Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Time For Anything

"You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it."


"Let your capital be simplicity and contentment."

-- Henry David Thoreau

"The true secret of giving advice is, after you have honestly given it, to be perfectly indifferent whether it is taken or not and never persist in trying to set people right."

-- Hannah Whitall Smith

"There is an Indian Belief that everyone is in a house of four rooms: A physical, a mental, an emotional and a spiritual. Most of us tend to live in one room most of the time, but unless we go into every room everyday, even if only to keep it aired, we are not complete."

-- Rumer Godden

Monday, August 27, 2012

They Can Take Your Dreams

"If people around you aren't going anywhere, if their dreams are no bigger than hanging out on the corner, or if they're dragging you down, get rid of them. Negative people can sap your energy so fast, and they can take your dreams from you, too."

-- Earvin Magic Johnson

"Take your life in your own hands and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame."

-- Erica Jong

"[Flow means] being completely involved in an activity for its own sake. The ego falls away. Time flies. Every action, movement, and thought follows inevitably from the previous one, like playing jazz."

-- Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

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

-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Foundation of Building

"If you don't have solid beliefs, you cannot build a stable life. Beliefs are like the foundation of a building, and they are the foundation to build your life upon."

-- Alfred A. Montapert

"Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence."

-- Eric Fromm

"Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant."

-- Robert Louis Stevenson

"Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools."


Saturday, August 25, 2012

Avoiding Danger Not Safer

"Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run that outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing."

-- Helen Keller

"If you're going through hell, keep going."

-- Sir Winston Churchill

"If each of us sweeps in front of our own steps, the whole world would be clean."

-- Goethe

"My view is that if your philosophy is not unsettled daily then you are blind to all the universe has to offer."

-- Neil deGrasse Tyson

Friday, August 24, 2012

Finish Each Day and Be Done

"Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense."

-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Give like the rose gives its perfume -- effortlessly, unconditionally because it is its own nature."

-- Swami

"Your only limitations are those you set up in your mind, or permit others to set up for you."

-- Og Mandino

"Your outlook affects your outcome."

-- John Paul Warren

Thursday, August 23, 2012

People Who Are Crazy

"... the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do."

-- Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple

"Man loves because he is Love. He seeks Joy, for he is Joy. He thirsts for God for he is composed of God and he cannot exist without Him."

-- Sathya Sai Baba

"What hurts you, blesses you. Darkness is your candle. Your boundaries are your quest."

-- Jalalluddin Rumi

"Reading Inspirational and Motivational Quotes daily is like taking my vitamins."

-- Rosie Cash

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

You Could Be Anywhere

"You must know where you are in order to take the first step. If you don't know where you are, you could be anywhere and your first step could lead you right over the cliff, right into the swamp, or could be just a virtual step which has no reality."

-- Tony Buzan

"It's surprising how many persons go through life without ever recognizing that their feelings toward other people are largely determined by their feelings toward themselves, and if you're not comfortable within yourself, you can't be comfortable with others."

-- Sydney J. Harris

"Once I was a scuba diver in the sea of words. Now I zip along the surface like a guy on a Jet Ski."

-- Nicholas Carr

"The state of your life is nothing more than a reflection of your state of mind."

-- Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Goals Start With Vision

"Every Goal begins with a Vision. If you think positively in the appropriate way, you will give energy to that vision, and increase the probability that you will bring all your mental and physical forces in alignment in order to achieve it."

-- Tony Buzan

"Success means fulfilling your own dreams, singing your own song, dancing your own dance, creating from your heart and enjoying the journey, trusting that whatever happens, it will be OK. Creating your own adventure!"

-- Elana Lindquist

"People don't resist change. They resist being changed!"

-- Peter Senge

"First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win."

-- Mahatma Gandhi

Monday, August 20, 2012

Change Thoughts and World

"Change your thoughts and you change your world."

-- Norman Vincent Peale

"The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it.'

-- Steve Jobs

"We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival."

-- Sir Winston Churchill

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


Sunday, August 19, 2012

Every Second of Your Life

"Every second of your life is the beginning of the rest of your life; therefore every second in your current job is the beginning of a 'new' job. If you focus on making sure that your new job always remains fresh and exciting in your mind, you will be taking control of your destiny within that occupation."

-- Tony Buzan

"Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great ones make you feel that you too, can become great."

-- Mark Twain

"Conscious evolution begins as we take responsibility for clearing our own obstructions."

-- Dan Millman

"The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence."

-- Denis Waitley

Saturday, August 18, 2012

Look Inside Your Heart

"Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams, who looks inside, awakes."

-- Carl Gustav Jung

"Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a Heaven for?"

-- Robert Browning

"Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue."

-- Buddha

"Perhaps the world little notes nor long remembers individual acts of kindness -- but people do."

-- Herm Albright

Friday, August 17, 2012

Success Goal

"Your success goal must therefore be a positive-to-positive goal in which the success you are going to bring about will manifest in a change that will be of advantage to you; not one that can entrap you downwards on the slippery slope of the negative spiral."

-- Tony Buzan

"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader."

-- John Quincy Adams

"A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle."

-- Erin Majors

"Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom."

-- Marcel Proust

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Try, Try and Tryyyy

"Amazingly, we do learn to walk. We try, try and TRYYYY again, and our experience of the world expands accordingly. We have an infinite capacity for change, once we are ready to embrace it."

-- Tony Buzan

"How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live."

-- Henry David Thoreau

"Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything."

-- Plato

"The day the Lord created hope was probably the same day he created Spring."

-- Bern Willaims

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Increase Desire

"Every time you Adjust your actions and increase your desire to succeed, you simultaneously increase the probability of reaching your goal."

-- Tony Buzan

"Each one of us can make a difference. Together we make change."

-- Barbara Mikulski.

"Hope is the companion of power and the mother of success, For those of us who hope strongest have within us the gift of miracles."

-- Sydney Bremer

"Fixing and helping create a distance between people, but we cannot serve at a distance. We can only serve that to which we are profoundly connected."

-- Dr. Rachel Naomi Remen

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Bit by Bit, Day by Day

"Lifting a 300lb weight may seem impossible when you weigh only 100lb and you are bound to think 'I'll never dot that'; but few weight lifters are able to life 300lb when they first begin training. Bit by bit, day by day, workout-by-workout in the gym, strength is slowly built up until they bring about the change that they want, both in their body and the weight they are able to lift."

-- Tony Buzan

"The human heart feels things the eyes cannot see, and knows what the mind cannot understand."

-- Robert Vallett

"As long as I am this or that, I am not all things."

-- Meister Eckhart

"Your only limitations are those you set up in your mind, or permit others to set up for you."

-- Og Mandino

Monday, August 13, 2012

Focus is Extraordinary

"Focus is an extraordinary quality of intelligence that when directed is like a laser. It is precise, goal=directed and phenomenally strong."

-- Tony Buzan

"Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude."

-- Denis Waitley

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

-- Charles M. Schulz

"Each of us represents a star in heaven. Sometimes we shine with the rest. Sometimes we twinkle alone. And sometimes when we least expect it, we make someone's dreams come true."


Saturday, August 11, 2012

Wins a Gold Medal

"No one wins a gold medal without having lost an earlier race, without having struggled against opponents who were stronger. And the Olympics would be pointless if the only people who took part were those who know for a certainty that they would take home gold."

-- Simon Chesterman

"In the Midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you."

-- Deepak Chopra

"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."

-- Eleanor Roosevelt

"No one can go back and make a brand new start. Anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending."


Thoughts At Hand

"Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus."

-- Alexander Graham Bell

"I'm neither an optimist nor a pessimist. I am a dyed-in-the-wool possibilist! By this, I mean with an eco-mind, we see that everything's connected and change is the only constant."

-- Frances Moore Lappe

"Always listen to the experts. They'll tell you what can't be done and why. Then do it."

-- Robert Heinlein

"Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got."

-- Janis Joplin