Sunday, June 30, 2013

Better Do Something Than Nothing

"However great your task or the challenge ahead, it's better to do something rather than nothing.  We may only be as small as a grain of sand on the beach, but we can make a lasting impact especially if we work together."

-- Peter Hawkins

"If you want to know what you think of yourself, then ask yourself what you think of others and you will find the answer."

-- Seth

"I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love. For me, they are the role model for being alive."

-- Gilda Radner

Saturday, June 29, 2013

You Have No Limitation

"There is no limit upon you, except the limit you put upon yourself.  You are like the birds, your thoughts can fly across all barriers, unless you tie them down or cage them or clip their wings by the limitations you put upon them."

-- Robert Collier

"You are up and you are happy. You are down and you are sad. All ups and downs help you to find a balance in your being. This is what life is all about. Once balanced, no more ups and downs, but bliss and joy and silence and gratitude."

-- Tishan

"Strong lives are motivated by dynamic purposes."

-- Kenneth Hildebrand

Friday, June 28, 2013

Use Your Skill Regularly

"Focus on your strengths and believe in the skills you're really good at and use these wherever and whenever you can.  Find one activity that uses one or two skills you love using most and are really good at.  Sacrifice TV time to help a friend develop IT skills, or volunteer to design a newsletter for a charity."

-- Peter Hawkins

"It is life, I think, to watch the water. A man can learn so many things."

-- Nicholas Sparks

"Put your good where it will do the most."

-- Wavy Gravy

Thursday, June 27, 2013

The World You See

"The world you see is decided by your own perception. We often see things the way we would have them to be."


“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.”

-- Henry David Thoreau

"Within my body are all the sacred places of the world, and the most profound pilgrimage I can ever make is within my own body."

-- Saraha

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Magic Around You

"There is magic all around you.  The thing is that it is usually disguised as hard work. Therefore, clear the obstacles in your way and make them vanish with a little hard work, patience, and perseverance."


“Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.”

-- John Quincy Adams

“Let go of the past and go for the future. Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you imagined.”

-- Henry David Thoreau

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Don't Let Fear Catch Up

"Don't stop and think about the task ahead, don't let your doubts and fears catch up to you.  Whatever you need to do in order to reach your dreams, just do it."

-- Pat William and Jim Denney

"Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts."

-- Rachel Carson

"The really important kind of freedom involves attention, and awareness, and discipline, and effort, and being able truly to care about other people and to sacrifice for them, over and over, in myriad petty little unsexy ways, every day."

-- David Foster Wallace

Monday, June 24, 2013

Learn To Learn

"Learn to learn by finding something you'd love to learn and build it into your day, whether formally through a programme of study or informally, taking every opportunity to learn from others."

-- Peter Hawkins

"I do firmly believe that universal forces are at work that pull us inexorably toward the deserving results of our actions."

-- Robert J. Ringer

"Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts."

-- Rachel Carson

Sunday, June 23, 2013

Live A Life of Purpose

"The purpose of life is a life on purpose.  This is the true joy, to use your life dedicated to a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one.  To live without purpose, well, that wrinkles the soul.  Always and forever, never let go of the wonder, or of your ability to let belief loose in the land. "

-- Stuart Avery Gold

"It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about."

-- Dale Carnegie

“How do you say “thank you” for sunshine or health…for clear days or gentle rains…for happiness, joy or love? You say it by sharing what you have. You say it by making the world a better place in which to live.”

-- Thomas D. Willhite

Friday, June 21, 2013

Never Shy Away From Life Challenges

"Working hard will pave the road to where you wish to go.  Never shy away from the challenges and obstacles that life brings along your path, but ask for the strength to overcome them."


“The dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Work is the key to success, and hard work can help you accomplish anything.”

-- Vince Lombardi

"No person ever died by drowning in their own sweat."

-- Ann Landers

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Confidence Leads To Success

"Whatever your dream, whatever your field of endeavor, intense preparation produces confidence and confidence leads to success."

-- Pat William and Jim Denney

"The world when seen through a little child's eyes, greatly resembles paradise."


"Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results."

-- Andrew Carnegie

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Knowledge Get You Nowhere If Not Used

"But knowledge alone will get you nowhere, educated brains are as much of a drug on the market as uneducated brawn.  It is the way you use your knowledge that counts."

-- Robert Collier

"At some point, the illusion breaks down and the opening for the start of the spiritual quest commences. The quest turns from without to within and the search for answers begins."

-- David R. Hawkins

"A mother's heart is the child's classroom."

-- Henry Ward Beecher

Monday, June 17, 2013

Be Unique Be Yourself

"Don't try to be anyone else.  Don't let other people force you into their mold.  Break the mold!  Be yourself!  Be secure in the unique, intimitable person God made you to be."

-- Pat William and Jim Denney

"The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility."

-- Albert Einstein

“If you love life, do not waste time, for time is what life is made up of.”

-– Bruce Lee

Sunday, June 16, 2013

You Never Know How Strong You Are

“Our human strength cannot be measured unless it is tested. That test may be physical, mental or spiritual. In order to realize the strength inside of you, see any challenge as a test. You will never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.”


"There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly."

-- Buckminster Fuller

"Love is everywhere, it has no distance. All you have to do is stop the resistance."

-- Matt Zotti

Saturday, June 15, 2013

You Can Always Go Farther

"The true journey does not mark time, it merely records growth.  To strive is to arrive.  On the path less traveled one can come to see the light and choose to live by the light one sees.  Remember your bamboo teachings, if you go as far as you can, you will discover that you can always go farther."

-- Stuart Avery Gold

"I have been and still am a seeker, but I have ceased to question stars and books; I have begun to listen to the teaching my blood whispers to me."

-- Hermann Hesse

“Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.”

-- Norman Vincent Peale

Friday, June 14, 2013

Take Prudent Risks and Go For it

"So take risks, my friend, not foolish gambles, but calculated and prudent risks.  Follow your passions boldy.  Set extreme, even scary goals.  Prepare thoroughly.  Plan for every conceivable eventuality.  Then go for it!"

-- Pat William and Jim Denney

“Don’t limit investing to the financial world. Invest something of yourself, and you will be richly rewarded.”

-- Charles Schwab

"All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up."

-- Pablo Picasso

Thursday, June 13, 2013

You Cannot Cage An Ambitious Spirit

"You cannot build walls around a thought.  You cannot imprison an idea.  You cannot cage the energy, the enthusiasm, the enterprise of an ambitious spirit."

-- Robert Collier

"Do everything with a mind that lets go. If you let go a little, you will have a little peace. If you let go a lot, you will have a lot of peace. If you let go completely, you will know complete peace and freedom. Your struggles with the world will have come to an end."

-- Achaan Chah

"Everything you can imagine is real."

-- Pablo Picasso

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Courage To Act In Spite of Fear

"Success demands courage and bold risks, yet we all have fears.  Courage, however, is the willingness to act boldly in spite of our fears.  Courage is a defiant refusal to be controlled by our fears."

-- Pat William and Jim Denney

"Enlightenment means rising above thought, not falling back to a level below thought, the level of an animal or a plant. In the enlightened state, you still use your thinking mind when needed, but in a much more focused and effective way than before."

-- Eckhart Tolle

"Stand still. The trees ahead and bushes beside you are not lost. Wherever you are is called Here, And you must treat it as a powerful stranger, Must ask permission to know it and be known."

-- David Wagoner

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Your Persistence Will Overcomes Resistance

"Focus on what you want for yourself.  Use the commitment of your own reality to confront the conflict and confusion of others.  Persistence overcomes resistance.  The only way to get through them is to go through them.  Stay brave."

-- Stuart Avery Gold

"Follow Your Bliss."

-- Joseph Cambell

"Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world."

-- Desmond Tutu

Monday, June 10, 2013

Control Those Things You Can Control

"Learn to control those things you can control - and let everything else go.  Ask yourself this question: 'What can I control?'  Once I learned to focus on the things I controlled, I began to make real progress toward my dreams and goals."

-- Pat William and Jim Denney

"Most travel, and certainly the rewarding kind, involves depending on the kindness of strangers, putting yourself into the hands of people you don't know and trusting them with your life."

-- Paul Theroux

"We cannot be present and run our story-line at the same time."

-- Pema Chodron

Sunday, June 09, 2013

Always Raise Your Sight Higher

"Never ever be so comfortable with your life that you keep your head down. Always raise your sight and see that there is always a higher point in which to aspire.  Whichever point you are in life now, you are never too low or too high to improve."


"If you do not raise your eyes you will think that you are at the highest point."

-- Antonio Porchia

"To see the universal and all-pervading Spirit of Truth face to face, one must be able to love the meanest of all creation as oneself."

-- Gandhi

Saturday, June 08, 2013

Seek Your Path To Be Given

“You were given this life because you were strong enough to live it.  You have to seek the path that is your destiny and you will find the strength to complete your journey.  You might not begin the journey with all of the strength and wisdom  but that will be gained by walking the path.  You will be given all you need to begin your journey at the time you begin. ”


“Most obstacles melt away when we make up our minds to boldly walk through them.”

-- O.S. Marden

"At the end of the day, it’s not how far you fall, but how high you bounce."

-- Sheila Wellington

Friday, June 07, 2013

You Have No Limitation

"There is no limit upon you, except the limit you put upon yourself.  You don't need to worry about your rivals, your business competitors.  Indeed, you should be thankful for them.  If it were not for them, you would lack the incentive for effort and soon be dead as the Government bureau."

-- Robert Collier

"Eating is an agricultural act."

-- Wendell Berry

“The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can’t find them, make them.”

-- George Bernard Shaw

Thursday, June 06, 2013

Discipline Yourself For Success

"Everyone has dreams.  Those who are self-disciplined make their dreams come true.  Whether you want to make a billion dollars or serve the poor, you must discipline yourself for success."

-- Pat William and Jim Denney

“We all need a daily check up from the neck up to avoid stinkin ‘thinkin’ which ultimately leads to hardening of the attitudes.”

-- Zig Ziglar

"You must have a room,or a certain hour or so a day,where you don't know what was in the newspaper that morning, you don't know who your friends are, you don't know what you owe anybody, you don't know what anybody owes you.  This is a place where you can simply experience and bring forth what you are and what you might be."

-- Joseph Campbell

Wednesday, June 05, 2013

Be Courageous in Your Life

"Be courageous in your life and in your pursuit of the things you want and what it is you want to become.  You must do in order to master the circumstances of life, or risk having the circumstances of life master you."

-- Stuart Avery Gold

"There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, Than are dreamt of in your philosophy."

-- William Shakespeare

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

-- Swedish proverb

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

Forever Striving To Be The Best

"When progress is looking for a partner, it doesn't turn to those who believe they are only average.  It turns instead to those who are forever searching and striving to become the best they possibly can."

-- Pat William and Jim Denney

"You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give."

-- Kahlil Gibran

"Love is what we are born with. Fear is what we learn. The spiritual journey is the unlearning of fear and prejudices and the acceptance of love back in our hearts. Love is the essential reality and our purpose on earth. To be consciously aware of it, to experience love in ourselves and others, is the meaning of life. Meaning does not lie in things. Meaning lies in us."

-- Marianne Williamson

Monday, June 03, 2013

Meet The Challenge of Change

"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

"You're never given a dream without also being given the power to make it true."

-- Richard Bach

"For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love."

-- Carl Sagan

Sunday, June 02, 2013

Be Bold To Be Yourself

"No matter how you got here, you are worthy to be here.  Be boldly who you are my friend, and you will become the person you were meant to be."

-- Pat William and Jim Denney

"Don't be so quick to claim your limitations when you have never truly tested them."

-- Kevin Ngo

"Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving."

-- Albert Einstein

Saturday, June 01, 2013

Defeats Either Keep You Down or Up

"Every type of defeat has the potential of keeping you down.  However, if you were to give up every time you were defeated, it becomes part of who you are. Remember that defeat has the potential to make you stronger; defeat give you the ability to create a new solution. Every defeat will provide you with experience that will teach you to win. Once you began learning how to win, it becomes a habit as well."


"There is a very real relationship, both quantitatively and qualitatively, between what you contribute and what you get out of this world."

-- Oscar Hammerstein II

"Perhaps everything terrible is in its deepest being something helpless that wants help from us."

-- Rainer Maria Rilke