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Saturday, July 13, 2013


"Great spirits are often violently opposed by mediocre minds"   
- Albert Einstein
"Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could;
some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can.
Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit
to be encumbered with your old nonsense."
-  Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Talent is what you possess; genius is what possesses you."   
- Malcolm Cowley
"Maturity is the ability to do a job whether or not you are supervised,
to carry money without spending it,
and to bear an injustice without wanting to get even."
-Ann Landers
"Go out into the world today and love the people you meet.
Let your presence light new light in the hearts of people."
-Mother Teresa
"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that.
Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that."
-Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Do not use a hatchet to remove a fly from a friend's forehead."
- Chinese Proverb
"Any fool can make a rule"
- Henry David Thoreau
"Without Victory, there is no survival"
- Winston Churchill
"It is vital that people "count their blessings:
to appreciate what they possess without having to undergo its actual loss."

-  Abraham Maslow
"Don’t let the fear of striking out hold you back."
-Babe Ruth
"All problems become smaller if you don’t dodge them, but confront them.
Touch a thistle timidly, and it pricks you; grasp it boldly, and its spine crumbles."
-  William S. Halsey

"Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?"
-  Abraham Lincoln

"Friendship is a promise of future loyalty, loyalty no matter what comes.
Promises are the bricks of life and trust is the mortar."

-  Stephen Carter, "The Emperor of Ocean Park"
"Always aim for achievement, and forget about success."
-  Helen Hayes

"So-called aging is not the deterioration of life, but the deterioration of our faith, our enthusiasm, our will to progress."
-  Connie Fillmore

"The fire of anger only burns the angry."
-  Chinese Proverb
"He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not,
but rejoices for those which he has."
-  Epictetus
"Why can't life's problems hit us when we're seventeen and know everything?"
-  A.C. Jolly

"Here are the two best prayers I know:
'Help me, help me, help me' and 'Thank you, thank you, thank you."

-  Anne Lamott 

"The talent for being happy is appreciating and liking what you have,
instead of what you don't have."

-  Woody Allen
"The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain."
-Dolly Parton
"Democracy is also a form of religion. It is the worship of jackals by jackasses."
- Manitoba J. Woolens
"If there is any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do to any fellow human being, let me do it now, and not defer or neglect it,
as I shall not pass this way again."
-William Penn
"There are no shortcuts to any place worth going". 
-Beverly Sills
"Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it".
-Lee Holz
"Worrying about something that may never happen is like paying interest on money you may never borrow".
- Anonymous
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
"It is slavery to live in the mind unless it has become part of the body"
- Kahlil Gibran
"The remarkable thing about the human mind is its range of limitations"
- Celia Green
"The mind can also be an erogenous zone"
- Raquel Welch
"Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence is the quality that most often makes for success"
- Dale Carnegie
"The burden is equal to the horse's strength"
- The Talmud
"The first and greatest commandment is, "Don't let them scare you"
- Elmer Davis
"It is better to ask some of the questions than know all the answers"
- James Thurber
"If it ain't broke, don't fix it"
- Anonymous
"When it is not necessary to make a decision,
it is necessary not to make a decision"
- Lord Falkland
"Never does the human soul appear so strong as when it forgives revenge, and dares forgive an injury"
- E.H. Chapin
"Even if you are on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there"
- Will Rogers
"As every thread of gold is valuable, so is every moment of time"
- John Mason
"True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful"   
- Paul Sweeney
"Bureaucracy is nothing more than the hardening of an organization's arteries"   
- William Anthony
"Creative minds have always been known to survive any kind of bad training"    
- Anna Freud
"To remain young one must change"
- Alexander Chase

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