Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Everybody Has Problems

"Everyone has problems.  This is because you and everything in the universe are in a constant process of change.  Change is an inexorable natural law.  What is important to you is that your success or failure to meet the challenges of change are dependent upon your mental attitude."

-- W. Clement Stone

"It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted."

-- Linda Conway

"Everything you see has its roots in the unseen world.  The forms may change, yet the essence remains the same.  Every wonderful sight will vanish; every sweet word will fade, But do not be disheartened, The source they come from is eternal, growing, Branching out, giving new life and new joy. Why do you weep? The source is within you And this whole world is springing up from it."

-- Jelaluddin Rumi

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

You Are In Charge of Choosing

"By choosing, you are in charge of building your daily experience.  Through choice, we can improve our chances of having a wonderful day by feeding better intentions into it.  I encourage you to discover risks that challenge you without putting you in danger - not only physical risks, but risks in other life categories as well."

-- Kim Marchille Romaner

"The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it's the same problem you had last year."

-- John Foster Dulles

"Two people have been living in you all your life. One is the ego, garrulous, demanding, hysterical, calculating; the other is the hidden spiritual being, whose still voice of wisdom you have only rarely heard or attended to - you have uncovered in yourself your own wise guide."

-- Sogyal Rinpoche

Monday, February 25, 2013

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 in focus.  The more often you envision your desired outcomes, the easier it will be to bring them into focus."

-- Kim Marchille Romaner

"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

"I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong."

-- Richard P. Feynman

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Our Difficult Experiences

"In fact, our most difficult experiences become the crucibles that forge our character and develop the internal powers, the freedom to handle difficult circumstances in the future and to inspire others to do so as well."

-- Stephen R. Covey

"Poetry is the universal language which the heart holds with nature and itself."

-- William Hazlitt

"People say that what we're all seeking is a meaning for life. I think that what we're seeking is an experience of being alive, so that our life experiences will have resonances with our own innermost being, so that we actually feel the rapture of being alive."

-- Joseph Campbell

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Money Neither God nor Devil

"Money is neither my god nor my devil. It is a form of energy that tends to make us more of who we already are, whether that's greedy or loving."

-- Dan Millman

"I have never been in a situation where having money made it worse."

-- Clinton Jones

"Money isn't everything -- unless you don't have any. Then it seems like it's everything."

-- T. Harv Eker

"Always borrow money from a pessimist, he doesn’t expect to be paid back."


Friday, February 22, 2013

Long Lasting Impression

"Nothing has a greater, longer lasting impression upon another person than the awareness that someone has transcended suffering, has transcended circumstance, and is embodying and expressing a value that inspires and ennobles and lifts life."

-- Stephen R. Covey

"To me every hour of the light and dark is a miracle. Every cubic inch of space is a miracle."

-- Walt Whitman

"All the flowers of tomorrow are the seeds of today."


Thursday, February 21, 2013

Good Luck From Failure

“Problems are in your life so that you can discover potentials that you didn't even know you had.”

-– Barry Michels

“Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.”

-– Zig Ziglar

”Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed on an equal or greater benefit.”

-– Napolean Hill

”Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”

-- Winston Churchill

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Nature Develop Human

"As a mother teaches her baby to walk, by holding up a toy at a distance, not that the child may reach the toy, but that it may develop its muscles and strength, compared with which the toys are mere baubles; so Nature goes before us through life, tempting us with higher and higher toys, but ever with one object in view the development of the man."

-- Orison Swett Marden

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

-- Abraham Lincoln

"Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within reach of every hand."

-- Mother Teresa

Joy of Creation Work

"Every normal person loves to create something that is better than the average.  The joy of creating a work of art is a joy that cannot be replaced by money or any form of material possession."

-- Napoleon Hill

"If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change."

-- Buddha

"Those who love you are not fooled by mistakes you have made or dark images you hold about yourself. They remember your beauty when you feel ugly; your wholeness when you are broken; your innocence when you feel guilty; and your purpose when you are confused."

-- African saying

Monday, February 18, 2013

Choose Beliefs That Empower You

"Do you truly want to harness the power to create the vision you want rather than destroy your dreams?  Then learn to choose the beliefs that empower you, create convictions that drive you in the direction of the destiny that calls to the highest within you.  Your family, your business, your community, and your country deserve no less."

-- Anthony Robbins

"It is astonishing how elements that seem insoluble become soluble when someone listens. How confusions that seem irremediable become relatively clear flowing streams when one is heard."

-- Carl Rogers

"You can't stop the waves, but you can learn to surf."

-- Jon Kabat-Zinn

Saturday, February 16, 2013

Most Important Things in Life

"The three most important things in life is firstly your family, because they will always be with you, in happy or sad times.  Secondly, is happiness, because nothing is worth anything if there is no happiness.  Lastly is health, because health is wealth."

-- Chua Kim Soon

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

-- David Brower -

"When you live in a city with no stars to wish on, you have to wish on each other."

-- Francesca Lia Block

Passion and Curiosity Quotient

“The winners won’t just be those with more IQ.  It will also be those with more PQ (passion quotient), and CQ (curiosity quotient) to leverage all the new digital tools to not just find a job, but to invent one or reinvent one and to not just learn but to relearn for a  lifetime.”

-- Thomas Friedman

"Games are the most elevated form of investigation."

-- Albert Einstein

"The happiness of love is in action; its test is what one is willing to do for others."

-- Lew Wallace

Friday, February 15, 2013

Your Future Is Up To You

"You are where you are and what you are because of yourself.  Everything you are today, or ever will be in the future, is up to you.  Your life today is the sum total of your choices, decisions and actions up to this point."

-- Brian Tracy

"On days when warmth is the most important need of the human heart, the kitchen is the place you can find it."

-- E.B. White

"Giving brings happiness at every stage of its expression."

-- The Buddha

Thursday, February 14, 2013

You Will Find It

"Learn the principles.  Apply them.  If you're not making satisfactory progress toward achieving your aims, look for the something more!  It may be known or unknown.  But you'll find it, if you take the necessary time to study, think, plan, and search for it."

-- W. Clement Stone

"Listening to language, feeling stories unfold and poems arrive, being present to the page -- I do not think of it as a career, I think of it as a devotion."

-- Naomi Shihab Nye

"I'm a little pencil in the hands of God who is scripting his love letter to the world."

-- Mother Teresa

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Power of Words You Repeat

"Don't underestimate the power of those words, or the power of any words you repeat to yourself.  Our thoughts determine our actions.  And our actions lead, inevitably, to success or failure, fulfillment or frustration."

-- Marc Allen

"Two things awe me most, the starry sky above me and the moral law within me."

-- Immanuel Kant

"Wonder is the heaviest element on the periodic table. Even a tiny fleck of it stops time."

-- Diane Ackerman

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Habits Are Powerful Factors

"Habits are powerful factors in our lives.  Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character and produce our effectiveness or ineffectiveness.  It is a powerful force, and if we use it effectively, we can use the gravity pull of habit to create the cohesiveness and order necessary to establish effectiveness in our lives."

-- Stephen R. Covey

"I do not believe one can settle how much we ought to give. I am afraid the only safe rule is to give more than we can spare."

-- C.S. Lewis

"It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving."

-- Mother Teresa

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Procrastinate and Accomplish Nothing

"You must master the habit of procrastination and eliminate it from your wake-up.  This habit of putting off until tomorrow that which you should have done last week or last year or a score of years ago is gnawing at the very vitals of your being and you can accomplish nothing until you throw it off."

-- Napoleon Hill

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

- Phil Collins

"Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday."

-- Don Marquis

"Much of the stress that people feel doesn't come from having too much to do. It comes from not finishing what they started."

-- David Allen

Saturday, February 09, 2013

Turn Things Around

"There's always a way to turn things around if I'm committed.  This one belief, this sense of certainty, enabled me to find ways to turn things around when everybody around me said it couldn't be done."

-- Anthony Robbins

"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

"Great minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, small minds discuss people."

-- Eleanor Roosevelt

Friday, February 08, 2013

Write Down Flashes of Inspiration

"We believe that communication with Infinite Intelligence is through the subconscious mind.  We believe you should establish the habit of immediately writing down flashes of inspiration as they are communicated to you from the subconscious to the conscious."

-- W. Clement Stone

"If I can stop one heart from breaking,
I shall not live in vain.
If I can ease one life the aching,
Or cool one pain,
Or help one fainting robin
Unto his nest again,
I shall not live in vain."

-- Emily Dickinson

"Genuine kindness is no ordinary act, but a gift of rare beauty."

-- Sylvia Rosetti

Seed of Greater Benefits

"There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.  Every adversity, every failure and every heartache carries with it the Seed of an equivalent or a greater Benefit."

-- Napoleon Hill

"When we know that the cause of something is in ourselves, and that we (ourselves) are one of the few things in the universe that we have the right and ability to change, we begin to get a sense of the choices we really do have, an inkling of the power we have, a feeling of being in charge... of our lives, of our future, of our dreams."

-- John-Roger and Peter McWilliams

"Be thine own palace, or the world's thy jail."

-- John Donne

Thursday, February 07, 2013

When We Focus

"We are powerful creative beings.  When we focus our conscious mind on a goal, our limitless subconscious mind gets to work and shows us the way, step by step, to attain our goal."

-- Marc Allen

"Do not wait until the conditions are perfect to begin. Beginning makes the conditions perfect."

-- Alan Cohen

"Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new."

-- Albert Einstein

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

Focus In Right Direction

"You have everything you need: a miraculous body, a phenomenal brain, and a vast and powerful subconscious mind.  Now, it's just a matter of focusing your mind in the right direction."

-- Marc Allen

"There are all different kinds of freedom, and the kind that is most precious you will not hear much talk about in the great outside world of wanting and achieving. The really important kind of freedom involves attention and awareness and discipline, and being able truly to care about other people."

-- David Foster Wallace

"Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one."

-- Albert Einstein

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Wake Up From AutoPilot

"People who achieve success in life are prepared to go the extra mile and put in the effort required to do things differently.  At the heart of this is the ability to wake up from autopilot mode and constantly ask yourself if there is a better way of doing what you you're doing."

-- Alison & David Price

"Modern society has put the cart before the horse.  In the past we thought that if you worked hard and were successful, then you would be happy.  Turns out we have gotten the order wrong all along."

-- Shawn Achor

"It is easier to avoid the effects of others negativity when we question if an action or attitude is appropriately directed at us.  If it isn't, we can choose to sidestep it and let it pass."

-- Sue Patton Theole

Monday, February 04, 2013

Achieving Happiness

"Achieving happiness can significantly help you to achieve success.  Our happiness levels can define our longevity, improve health, improve career success, and our ability to cope."

-- Alison & David Price

"Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will."

-- Zig Ziglar

"If you can dream it, you can do it.  Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse."

-- Walt Disney

Sunday, February 03, 2013

Your Support Network

"Success may often appear an individual pursuit, but in truth there is a support network behind every individual.  Whatever goal you have set yourself, try to make somebody on the journey with you who has an interest in you achieving your goal and who will support you."

-- Alison & David Price

"The ascent of Everest was not the work of one day, nor even of those few anxious, unforgettable weeks in which we prepared and climbed.  It is, in fact, a tale of sustained and tenacious endeavour by many, over a long period of time."

-- Sir John Hunt

"Ordinary people believe only in the possible.  Extraordinary people visualize not what is possible or probable, but rather what is possible.  And by visualizing the impossible, they begin to see it as possible."

-- Cherie Carter Scott

Saturday, February 02, 2013

Have Self-Belief

"Have self-belief and overcome the negative labels and opinions of others - their prophecies are often unfounded and we can best overcome them by proving them wrong."

-- Alison & David Price

"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

"Associations are both subtle and powerful."

-- Jim Rohn

Friday, February 01, 2013

Rewarding Yourself

"You will keep motivated by experiencing rewards along the path to your goal.  Break your goal down into sub-goals, so that you can more easily achieve these and experience the pleasure from completing them.  If your sub-goals aren't pleasurable enough, add some extra rewards in."

-- Alison & David Price

"The most beautiful outfit a woman can wear is her confidence and high self esteem."

-- Jamila Zaiter

"Be willing to be a beginner every single morning."

-- Meister Eckhart

"I have no special gift. I am only passionately curious."

-- Albert Einstein