Thursday, May 24, 2012

Courage Not Absence of Fear

"Courage is not the absence of fear, but the wisdom to act even though you feel it. Pat yourself on the back when you do the things that you fear. The more you acknowledge your ability to perform when feeling fear, the less hold fear has over you."

-- Jamil Qureshi

"I feel that the greatest reward for doing is the opportunity to do more."

-- Dr. Jonas Salk

"Let your mind alone, and see what happens."

-- Virgil Thomson

"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."

-- Confucius

Rediscover and Redesign

"If you rediscover and redesign your beliefs and patterns that will serve and support you, rather than sabotage you, it can totally transform your life."

-- Sandy Forster

"All successful men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose."

-- Brian Tracy

"You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection."

-- Buddha

"Limitless like the ocean are your excellent qualities."

-- Dalai Lama

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Start a Small Change

"Remember, a small change is all it takes to start the process of change. As long as you commit to it, things will begin to happen."

-- Jamil Qureshi

"We will either find a way, or make one."

-- Hannibal

"Success means having the courage, the determination, and the will to become the person you believe you were meant to be."

-- George Sheehan

"Have the life you want by being fully present to the life you have."

-- Mark Nepo

To Be Proactive

"Whatever your reason, you need to do something, to be proactive rather than just let life happen to you. By doing something, you'll be in control of your own destiny."

-- Jamil Qureshi

"An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere, while a pessimist sees only the red stoplight. The truly wise person is colorblind."

-- Albert Schweitzer

"There is nothing still. Life is never still. No plant, no animal no river. Can we think of Nature as a metaphor and keep ourselves constantly evolving?"

-- Anil Gupta

"Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing there is a solution paves the way to a solution."

-- Dr. David Schwartz

Monday, May 21, 2012

Increase Chance of Success

"To increase your chances of success, it will help if you are spending your time on something you love and enjoy doing or are interested in. This passion will assist you in developing the Persistence that you will need to keep moving forward."

-- Sandy Forster

"Gradually, you will return to yourself, having learned a new respect for your heart, and the joy that dwells far within slow time."

-- John O'Donohue

"The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands but seeing with new eyes."

-- Marcel Proust

"The years in your life are less important than the life in your years."

-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Saturday, May 19, 2012

Change is Slowly Growing

"If change is slowly growing in your daily life, like a climbing plant weaving through a trellis, it is much more likely to become an integral part of everything you do. Wholesale change hat is imposed dramatically is many times more likely to be unstable and thus reversible."

-- Jamil Qureshi

"Marriage is not a ritual or an end. It is a long, intricate, intimate dance together
and nothing matters more than your own sense of balance and your choice of partner.

-- Amy Bloom

"If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking."

-- George S. Patton

"Be humble always and identify with the common man; even when success and
achievements want to make you proud."

-- Bishop Leonard Umunna

Friday, May 18, 2012

Appreciate Yourself

"Make a point of appreciating yourself today. Take note of the special qualities you posses: mental, physical and spiritual. Give yourself credit for what you do well - and for trying, whether you succeed or not. Know that you deserve to be treated with consideration, by others and by yourself."

-- Skye Alexander, Meera Lester and Carolyn Dean

"The most important thing in this world is to learn to give out love, and let it come in."

-- Morrie Schwartz

"Successful leaders recognize that great innovation comes from observing the same ideas as everyone else and seeing something different."

-- Reed Markham

"You can kill a man but you can't kill an idea."

-- Medgar Evers

Life Is Trying

"Life is trying things to see if they work."

-- Ray Bradbury

"The wisest men follow their own direction."

-- Euripides

"Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own."

-- Robert A. Heinlein

"Therefore, when I say that "I love", it is not I who love, but in reality Love who acts through me. Love is not so much something I do as something that I am. Love is not a doing but a state of being - a relatedness, a connectedness to another mortal, an identification with her or him that simply flows within me and through me, independent of my intentions or my efforts."

-- Robert A. Johnson

Thursday, May 17, 2012

What Fear Is

"Fear is a make-believe reality, a creature of the imagination, a state of insanity.

Whatever its manifestations or wherever its apparent location, fear is a psychic state that reacts on the individual in several ways:

in the nerves, in mental moods, in a single impulse, in a chronic habit, in a totally unbalanced condition."

-- Break Free: How to Conquer Fear

"Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be."

-- John Wooden

"If great truth does not enter into our relation to money, it cannot enter our lives."

-- Jacob Needleman

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Daring To Dream

"Start dreaming your way to health, wealth and happiness today. Whether your dreams are of the waking or sleeping variety, they stir your imagination. Imagination precedes manifestation. Everything you see in the material world started in someone's imagination."

-- Skye Alexander, Meera Lester and Carolyn Dean

"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

"When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers."

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Change Your Thoughts

"The Law of Attraction says that if you concentrate on what you want, you will attract what you want. But if you focus on what you lack, you will attract more of the lack. So if you aren't happy with the way things in your life are now, shift your thinking to what would make you happier, not what you lack."

-- Skye Alexander, Meera Lester and Carolyn Dean

"It is better to have enough ideas for some of them to be wrong, than to be always right by having no ideas at all."

-- Edward de Bono

"The man who moved a mountain was the one who began carrying away small stones."

-- Chinese Proverb

"It is the function of art to renew our perception. What we are familiar with we cease to see."

-- Anais Nin

Monday, May 14, 2012

Boost Your Self Esteem

"Many successful people say they have been able to accomplish their dreams because someone believed in them. More important, however, is believing in yourself."

-- Skye Alexander, Meera Lester and Carolyn Dean

"The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play."

-- Arnold Toynbee

"The great art of giving consists in this: the gift should cost very little and yet be greatly coveted, so that it may be the more highly appreciated."

-- Baltasar Gracian

"The more you are motivated by love, the more fearless and free your actions will be."


Saturday, May 12, 2012

Manage Your Thoughts

"Your thoughts project energy into the universe, and those thoughts act as a magnet to attract people and circumstances that are in sync with your thoughts. To attract positive conditions, keep your thoughts on positive things."

-- Skye Alexander, Meera Lester and Carolyn Dean

"Happiness consists in activity - it is a running stream, not a stagnant pool."

-- John Mason Good

"Great is the human who has not lost his childlike heart."

-- Mencius (Meng-Tse)

"When worry and doubt appear, you will discover they occupy the lower level of your mind and they will divert your attention.

You should learn to instantly force consciousness to the higher ground, expelling these enemies and affirming peace and power.

This is a vital secret of success."

-- The Power Within

Friday, May 11, 2012

Stay Committed

"Although it still tugs at my heart-strings when I think back on what I had to give up, I have come to learn that life has its surprises too. What is important is that we exercise a mighty does of determination and self-disciple to stay committed to the goals that we set for ourselves."

-- Hazel Tan Li Shan

"Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential."

-- John Maxwell

"Keep a green tree in your heart and perhaps a songbird will come."

-- Chinese proverb

"You are free to choose, but you are not free from the consequences of your choice."

― Ezra Taft Benson

Forgive Yourself

"Stop beating yourself up about a mistake you made in the part. Instead, focus on the learning experiences that have come as a result of the error you made. In certain ways, you are probably a better person now because of the experience."

-- Skye Alexander, Meera Lester and Carolyn Dean

"When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy."

-- Rumi

"What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him."

-- Louis L. Mann

"The optimist pleasantly ponders how high his kite will fly; the pessimist woefully wonders how soon his kite will fall."

-- William Arthur Ward

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Seize The Day

"Decide to make the most of today. We never know how long we have on the planet or what lies ahead. Therefore, it makes sense to enjoy each day to the fullest, and to take advantage of the opportunities that come your way."

-- Skye Alexander, Meera Lester and Carolyn Dean

"Don't be discouraged by a failure. It can be a positive experience. Failure is, in a sense, the highway to success, inasmuch as every discovery of what is false leads us to seek earnestly after what is true, and every fresh experience points out some form of error which we shall afterwards carefully avoid."

-- John Keats

"If you have the will to win, you have achieved half your success; if you don't, you have achieved half your failure."

-- David Ambrose

"I know but one freedom and that is the freedom of the mind."

-- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

Greatness Comes

"Greatness comes to those who develop a burning desire to achieve high goals. Effort and work can become fun when you establish specific desirable goals."

-- W. Clement Stone

"What if it all belongs -- everything around you? Just see if you can approach every moment with kindness. Know what that does? That allows you to live in a kind world."

-- Vinny Ferraro

"Unless you are willing to drench yourself in your work beyond the capacity of the average man, you are just not cut out for positions at the top."

-- J.C. Penny

"Life is always at some turning point."

-- Irwin Edman

Attention In Your Life

"Today, pay attention to areas in your life that may have become imbalanced. Do you work too much and play too little? Do you spend too much time with people and not enough time alone? Consider ways to promote harmony in mind, body, and spirit."

-- Skye Alexander, Meera Lester and Carolyn Dean

"A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds; it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change."

-- Earl Nightingale

"Love is not blind - it sees more and not less, but because it sees more - it is willing to see less."

-- Will Moss

"Realize that everything connects to everything else."

-- Leonardo Da Vinci

Monday, May 07, 2012

Nothing Remains Same Forever

"When our attitudes, behavior, and actions become fixed, we become dulled to the joys of discovery. Change is the nature of life, the only thing we can be sure of. Nothing remains the same forever. Embrace it today."

-- Skye Alexander, Meera Lester and Carolyn Dean

"Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward; they may be beaten, but they may start a winning game."

-- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much."

-- Helen Keller

"I've learned that the only way you are going to get anywhere in life is to work hard at it. Whether you're a musician, a writer, an athlete or a businessman, there is no getting around it. If you do, you'll win - if you don't you won't."

-- Bruce Jenner

Saturday, May 05, 2012

Each New Day

"Each new day is an opportunity for you to begin again. Can you recall something that has happened to you in the past that you have not quite gotten over yet? The minute you make your mind up to get over it, your life will go in a new and better direction."

-- Dr. L.T. Coleman Jr. and Dr. J.M. Williams

"However, when we shift our awareness or "frequency" from self-consciousness, where fear, impossibility or feelings of separation reside, to cosmic consciousness, which is in total harmony with the universe and where none of those feelings exist, then anything is possible."

-- Rhonda Byrne

"It's not a question of happiness, it's a requirement. Consider the alternative."

-- Doug Horton

"Get a life in which you are not alone. Find people you love, and who love you.
And remember that love is not leisure, it is work.

-- Anna Quindlen

Friday, May 04, 2012

Stop Being So Hard on Yourself

"You must try to understand whatever decision you made in the past you probably thought that it was best at that time, but later found out that is was not. Stop being so hard on yourself! Let it go and move on!"

-- Dr. L.T. Coleman Jr. and Dr. J.M. Williams

"If you wish to reach the highest, begin at the lowest."

-- Publilius Syrus

"Moral imagination is the capacity to empathize with others, i.e., not just to feel for oneself, but to feel with and for others."

-- Thomas McCollough

"Life is a series of problem-solving opportunities. The problems you face will either defeat you or develop you depending on how you respond to them."

-- Rick Warren

Thursday, May 03, 2012

Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

"The self-fulfilling prophecy states that if you believe something whether true of false, then your mind will believe it and it can become a part of your life. Just begin to pay attention and become conscious of your own thoughts. It can work for you also, if you tell yourself something good it can become a part of your life."

-- Dr. L.T. Coleman Jr. and Dr. J.M. Williams

"True magic is believing in yourself. If you can do that, you can make anything happen."

-- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"A wise man learns by the mistakes of others, a fool by his own."

-- Latin Proverb

"Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash."

-- George S. Patton

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

Not a Failure Yet

"Many people do not follow through with their dreams, because they lose focus, lose the desire and passion that they once maintained, and they simply stop trying. It does not matter how many times a person fails at something, but that person is not a failure until they stop trying."

-- Dr. L.T. Coleman Jr. and Dr. J.M. Williams

"It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, “Always do what you are afraid to do.”

-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to achieve it."

-- Dalai Lama

"Architecture is the reaching out for the truth."

-- Louis Kahn

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Art of Success

"The art of success can be achieved through doing your very best, staying focused, and following your dreams and passion. Keep in mind that success is a continuous process, you must keep improving, you must keep progressing, and you must continue to make positive moves in your life."

-- Dr. L.T. Coleman Jr. and Dr. J.M. Williams

"See no one as a body. Greet them as the Child of God they are, acknowledging that they are one with you in holiness."

-- A Course In Miracles

"All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity.

But the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dreams with open eyes, to make it possible."

-- T. E. Lawrence

"Architecture is the reaching out for the truth."

-- Louis Kahn