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