Saturday, August 9, 2014

"If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today." 

-- E. Joseph Cossman 

"Obstacles don't have to stop you.If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up.Figure out how to climb it, go through it,or work around it."

-- Michael Jordan

"I am grateful for all of my problems. After each one was overcome, I became stronger and more able to meet those that were still to come. I grew in all my difficulties."

-- J.C. Penney

"If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been."

-- Robert H. Schuller  

"Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship."

-- Buddha

"The nose of the bulldog is slanted backwards so he can continue to breathe without letting go."

-- Winston Churchill

"You know, somebody actually complimented me on my driving today. They left a little note on the windscreen,it said 'Parking Fine.'"

-- Tommy Cooper

"If you are going through hell, keep going."

-- Winston Churchill

"Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future."

-- Robert H. Schuller 

"Failure doesn't mean you are a failure... it just means you haven't succeeded yet."

-- Robert H. Schuller  

"Find a time and place of solitude. Look into the distance, and into the future. Visualize the tomorrow you are going to build -- and begin to build that tomorrow, today." 

-- Jonathan Lockwood Huie 

"Some people drink from the fountain of knowledge, others just gargle." 

-- Robert Anthony 

"Whatever the past has been, you have a spotless future." 

-- Unknown 

"The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: Be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge."

-- Elbert Hubbard

"A smile is an inexpensive way to change your looks."

-- Charles Gordy 


Tuesday, August 5, 2014

"Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows that life delivers. And once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation might be, you can survive it." 

-- Bill Cosby 

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

-- Lou 

"It's better to look ahead and prepare than to look back and regret."

-- Jacki Joyner-KerseeHoltz 

"It's better to look ahead and prepare than to look back and regret."

-- Jacki Joyner-Kersee

"All the statistics in the world can't measure the warmth of a smile."

-- Chris Hart

"Just because fate doesn't deal you the right cards, it doesn't mean you should give up. It just means you have to play the cards you get to their maximum potential."

-- Les Brown  

"Winning isn't everything. Wanting to win is."

-- Catfish Hunter

"Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else."

-- Les Brown 

"A work well begun is half-ended."

-- Plato

"I really believe that everyone has a talent, ability, or skill that he can mine to support himself and to succeed in life." 

-- Dean Koontz 

"I am not an intellectual. An intellectual is someone who looks at a sausage and thinks of Picasso, whereas I just say 'pass the mustard'." 

-- Sebastian Horsley 

"You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you."

-- Desmond Tutu

"High achievers spot rich opportunities swiftly, make big decisions quickly and move into action immediately. Follow these principles and you can make your 

dreams come true."

-- Robert H. Schuller 

"Freedom consists not in doing what we like, but in having the right to do what we ought." 

-- Pope John Paul II 


Friday, August 1, 2014

"With due respect to Will Rogers, I never met a lasagna I didn't like." 

-- Garfield 

"A man is about as big as the things that make him angry."


"Help others achieve their dreams and you will achieve yours."

-- Les Brown

"Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity."

-- Darrell Royal

"Whenever you do a thing,act as if all the world were watching."

-- Thomas Jefferson

"Worrying is like a rocking chair, it will give you something to do, but it won't get you anywhere."    

-- Unknown 

"Hanging onto resentment is letting someone you despise live rent-free in your head."    

-- Ann Landers 

"All parents believe their children can do the impossible. They thought it the minute we were born, and no matter how hard we've tried to prove them wrong, 

they all think it about us now. And the really annoying thing is, they're probably right"

-- Cathy Guisewite

"All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination."

-- Carl Jung

"Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star." 

-- W. Clement Stone 

"I don't think people should have boundaries put on them, by themselves or society or another gender, because it's our birthright to experience life in whatever way we feel best suits us." 

-- Hilary Swank 


Tuesday, July 29, 2014

"Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it immediately. "

-- Stephen R. Covey,

"You've got to get up every morning with determination if you're going to go to bed with satisfaction."

-- George Lorimer 

"Whenever you're in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude."

-- William James 

"Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true. "

-- Brian Tracy,

"Happy people plan actions, they don't plan results." 

-- Dennis Waitley 

"Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life,the whole aim and end of human existence."

-- Aristotle

"I love spending time with my friends and family. The simplest things in life give me the most pleasure: cooking a good meal, enjoying my friends."

-- Cindy Morgan 

"The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity."

-- Peter Drucker

"When a man has put a limit on what he will do, he has put a limit on what he can do."

-- Charles M. Schwab 

"Strive always to excel in virtue and truth."

-- The Prophet Muhammad (SAW)

"Begin challenging your own assumptions. Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won't come in."

-- Alan Alda

"Advice is like snow; the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and deeper it sinks into the mind."

-- Samuel Taylor 

"Strength is the capacity to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands -- and then eat just one of the pieces." 

-- Judith Viorst 

"My heroes are and were my parents. I can't see having anyone else as my heroes." 

-- Michael Jordan 


Friday, July 25, 2014

"Chance favors the prepared mind."

-- Louis Pasteur

"All that a man achieves and all that he fails to achieve is the direct result of his own thoughts."

-- James Allen  

"Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment."

-- Jim Rohn 

"There is a great difference between worry and concern. A worried person sees a problem, and a concerned person solves a problem." 

-- Harold Stephen 

"Very often a change of self is needed more than a change of scene."

-- Arthur Christopher Benson

"Determine what specific goal you want to achieve. Then dedicate yourself to its attainment with unswerving singleness of purpose, the trenchant zeal of a 


-- Paul J. Meyer 

"Wisdom is knowing what to do; virtue is doing it."

-- David Jordan
"Disappointment to a noble soul is what cold water is to burning metal; it strengthens, tempers, intensifies, but never destroys it."

-- Eliza Tabor 

""The object of all life is development; and everything that lives has an inalienable right to all the development it is capable of attaining."

-- Wallace D Wattles

"Your reality is yours. Stop wasting time looking at someone else's reality while doing nothing about yours." 

-- Steve Harvey 

"When obstacles arise you change your direction to reach your goal, you do not change your decision to get there." 

-- Zig Ziglar 


Thursday, July 17, 2014

"The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up."

-- Paul Valery

"Families break up when people take hints you don't intend and miss hints you do intend."

-- Robert Frost 

"If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door." 

-- Milton Berle 

"You are not too old and it is not too late to dive into your depths where life calmly gives out its own secret." 

-- Rilke 

"Spectacular achievement is always preceded by spectacular preparation."

-- Robert H. Schuller 

"Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress."

-- Nicholas M. Butler

"You are the sum total of everything you've ever seen, heard, eaten, smelled, been told, forgot -- it's all there. Everything influences each of us, and 

because of that I try to make sure that my experiences are positive." 

-- Maya Angelou 

"Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. 

Don't let the noise of other's opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow 

already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary."

-- Steve Jobs 

"Throughout the centuries, there were men who took first steps, down new roads, armed with nothing but their own vision."

-- Ayn Rand

"Go as far as you can see: when you get there you'll be able to see further." 

-- Zig Ziglar

"I don't believe in a fate that will fall on us no matter what we do. I do believe in a fate that will fall on us if we do nothing."

-- Ronald Reagan

"It is wise to direct your anger towards problems - not people; to focus your energies on answers - not excuses."

-- William Ward 

"It's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal that will enable you to attain the success you seek."

-- Mario Andretti

"You may not control all of the events that happen to you but you can decide not to be reduced by them."

-- Maya Angelou  

"Fix your eyes forward on what you can do, not back on what you cannot change."

-- Tom Clancy


Saturday, July 12, 2014

"Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal."

-- Pamela Vaull Starr 

"I sometimes think that the saving grace of America lies in the fact that the overwhelming majority of Americans are possessed of two great qualities -- a sense of humor and a sense of proportion. "

-- Franklin Roosevelt

"The time to relax is when you don't have time for it."

-- Sydney J. Harris 

"Never say never, because limits,like fears, are often just an illusion."

-- Michael Jordan

"The things you take for granted, someone else is praying for." 

-- Author Unknown  

"I learned that we can do anything, but we can't do everything... at least not at the same time. So think of your priorities not in terms of what activities you do, but when you do them. Timing is everything." 

-- Dan Millman 

"The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential, these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence."

-- Confucius

"When small men begin to cast big shadows, it means that the sun is about to set     "

-- Lyn Yutang 

"Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it." 

-- Laurence J. Peter 

"Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers."

-- Charles W Eliot  

"It is time to get back to basics: to self-discipline and respect for the law, to consideration for others, to accepting responsibility for yourself and your 

family, and not shuffling it off on the state."

-- John Major

"Don't tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results. "

-- George S. Patton

"We must become the change we wish to see in the world."

-- Mahatma Gandhi

"People who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do." 

-- Isaac Asimov 


Tuesday, July 8, 2014

"The pro is the person who has all the hassles, obstacles, and disappointing frustrations that everyone else has. yet continues to persist, does the job, and makes it look easy."

-- David Cooper

"Envy, like flame, blackens that which is above it, and which it cannot reach.               "

-- Jean-Antoine Petit-Senn 

"Smile, for everyone lacks self-confidence and more than any other one thing a smile reassures them." 

-- Andre Maurois 

"Habits are safer than rules; you don't have to watch them. And you don't have to keep them, either. They keep you.               "

-- Frank Crane 

"Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can."

-- Arthur Ashe

"A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them." 

-- John C. Maxwell 

"You can learn a line from a win and a book from a defeat."

-- Paul Brown

"If I have seen farther than others, it is because I was standing on the shoulder of giants."

-- Isaac Newton

"I feel the older I get, the more I'm learning to handle life. Being on this quest for a long time, it's all about finding yourself." 

-- Ringo Starr 

"Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you're riding through the ruts, don't complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don't bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake Up and Live!"

-- Bob Marley 

"Press on. Obstacles are seldom the same size tomorrow as they are today."

-- Robert H. Schuller 

"The most dangerous question a prospect or customer asks is "Why should I?" And he may ask it more than once... The product and its communication stream must continue to provide him with both rational and emotional answers."

-- Lester Wunderman


Friday, July 4, 2014

"Chance favors those in motion."

-- James Austin 

"Opportunities are not offered. They must be wrested 

and worked for. And this calls for perseverance..and 

courage. "

-- Indira Gandhi

"I have just three things to teach: simplicity, 

patience, compassion. These three are your greatest 


-- Lao Tzu 

"If you live long enough, you'll make mistakes. But 

if you learn from them, you'll be a better person. 

It's how you handle adversity, not how it affects 

you. The main thing is never quit, never quit, never 


-- William J. Clinton 

"Our aspirations are our possibilities."

-- Robert Browning

"God gives everyone certain attributes, 

characteristics, talents, and then He says, "If you 

use what you have I'll increase it, but if you don't 

use it, you'll lose it." Use it or lose it; it's a 


-- Charlie "Tremendous" Jones

"The people we are in relationships with are always 

a mirror, reflecting our own beliefs, and 

simultaneously we are mirrors, reflecting their 


-- Shakti Gawain 

"Laughter is day, and sobriety is night; a smile is 

the twilight that hovers gently between both, more 

bewitching than either." 

-- Henry Ward Beecher 

"The important thing is to learn a lesson every time 

you lose."

-- John McEnroe

"Blessed is the person who is too busy to worry in 

the daytime and too sleepy to worry at night."    

-- Unknown