Wednesday, August 1, 2007

Great Quotes I'll post to the website sometime...

Money will buy me a house, but not a home, a bed, but not a good night's sleep.Zig Ziglar

Talent develops itself in solitude, character in life's stream . Goethe

Earn all that you can, save all that you can, and give all that you can. John Wesley

The true measure of a man's wealth is in the things he can afford not to buy. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Where there is no vision, the people perish. Hebrew Proverb

Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong. Ella Fitzgerald

Don't mistake your career for your life.
"I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone." Bill Cosby

The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.
There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance. Socrates

Success is the result of good judgement, good judgement is a result of experience, experience is often the result of bad judgement. TonyRobbins

A little security is sometimes worse than no security at all. David T. Chase

He who sees a need and waits to be asked for help is as unkind as if he had refused it. Dante

"Be wiser than other people if you can, but do not tell them." Earl of Chesterfield

There are two times in a man's life when he should not speculate: when he can't afford it, and when he can. Mark Twain

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

Even if you're on the right track, you won't get anywhere if you're standing still. Will Rogers

"Never bear more than one trouble at a time. Some people bear three kinds - all they have had, all they have now, and all they expect to have." Edward Everett Hale

"Life is formed from the inside out. What I am inside determines the issues in the battle of life." Dr. William Hornaday

"There are two kinds of men who never amount to much: those who cannot do what they are told and those who can do nothing else." Cyrus H. Curtis

"What worries you, masters you." Haddon W. Robinson

You can observe a lot just by watching. Yogi Berra

Your attitude determines your altitude. John Maxwell

"Without Adversity, without change, life is boring. The paradox of comfort is that we stop trying." John Amatt

Every crowd has a silver lining. P.T. Barnum

When better is possible, then good is not enough.
"The road to happiness lies in two simple principles: find what interests you and that you can do well, and put your whole soulinto it - every bit of energy and ambition and natural ability you have." John D. Rockefeller III

The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking. Robert H. Schuller

Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood. Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The difference between greatness and mediocrity is often how an individual views a mistake."Nelson Boswell

"When life knocks you down, try to land on your back. Because if you can look up, you can get up. Let your reason get you back up."Les Brown

"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

"There is no road too long to the man who advances deliberately and without undue haste; there are no honors too distant to the man who prepares himself for them with patience."Jean De La BruyèRe

"Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things." - Robert Brault

"There are no great people in this world, only great challenges which ordinary people rise to meet.William Frederick Halsey, Jr.

"It sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities, but its own talents."Eric Hoffer

"It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has."Henry Ward Beecher

"There are only two options regarding commitment; you're either in or you're out. There's no such thing as life in-between."Pat Riley

"Life is a grindstone. But whether it grinds us down or polishes us up depends on us. " L. Thomas Holdcraft

"Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment." Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost." Robert H. Schuller

"Be ready when opportunity comes...Luck is the time when preparation and opportunity meet."Roy D. Chapin Jr.

"When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us."Alexander Graham Bell

Everyone dies, but not everyone fully lives. Too many people are having a "near-life experience." Author Unknown

"Some men see things as they are and ask "why?" I dare to dream of things that never were and ask, "Why Not?" RFK (george bernard shaw)

"When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word "succeed"; you find that it simply means to follow through."F. W. Nichol

"Conditions are never just right. People who delay action until all factors are favorable do nothing." William Feather

"The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strivesvaliantly; who errs and comes short again and again; who knowsthe great enthusiasms, the great devotions, and spends himselfin a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumphof high achievement; and who at the worst, if he fails, at leastfails while daring greatly."Theodore Roosevelt

"In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins... not through strength, but through persistence." "Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed on an equal or greater benefit."Napoleon Hill

Evaluation of the past is the first step toward vision for the future. Chris Widener

"Our economy is based upon people wanting more; their happiness on wanting less."Frank A. Clark

"Money is in some respects like fire; it is a very excellent servant, but a terrible master."P.T. Barnum

"If you are not generous with a meager income, you will never begenerous with abundance."Harold Nye

"No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been thereward for what he gave."Calvin Coolidge

"The person interested in success has to learn to view failure as a healthy, inevitable part of the process of getting to thetop.Dr. Joyce Brothers

"The difference between greatness and mediocrity is often how an individual views a mistake."Nelson Boswell

"I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often."Brian Tracy

"You miss 100% of the shots you don't take."Wayne Gretzky

"How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these."George Washington Carver

"I think luck is the sense to recognize an opportunity and the ability to take advantage of it."Samuel Goldwyn

"Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success."Henry Ford

"All difficult things have their origin in that which is easy, and great things in that which is small."Lao-Tzu, {BC 600-Unknown Chinese Philosopher

I never see failure as failure, but only as a learning experience. Tom Hopkins

"Money will buy me a house, but not a home, a bed, but not a good night's sleep." Zig Zigler

"Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves."Dale Carnegie

"Happiness is the struggle towards a summit and, when it is attained, it is happiness to glimpse new summits on the other side."Fridtjof Nansen Polar Explorer and Nobel Laureate

"Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to makeit burn as brightly as possible before handing it on tofuture generations." "Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood."Ralph Waldo Emerson {1803-1882 American Poet & Essayist}

"Be such a man, and live such a life, that if every man were such as you, and every life a life like yours, this earth would be God's Paradise."Phillips Brooks {1835-1893 American Minister & Poet}

"Helen Keller was once asked if there was anything worse than losing one's sight. She responded, "Yes, losing one's vision."

"If you want to succeed, you must make your own opportunities as you go." John B. Gough

"This nation was built by men who took risks; pioneers who were not afraid of the wilderness, business men who were notafraid of failure, scientists who were not afraid of the truth,thinkers who were not afraid of progress, dreamers who werenot afraid of action." Brooks Atkinson

The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking. Robert H. Schuller

The Level of our success is limited only by our imagination.

"No act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted." Aesop

"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit." Aristotle

"The conquering of fear is the beginning of wisdom." J. M. Cousteau

Can't Died in the Battle of Try author unknown

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

If you don't think everyday is a good one, just try missing one. Cavett Robert

It is almost impossible to watch a sunset and not dream. Bern Williams

If you are lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it. John Irving

Maintaining a complicated life is a great way to avoid changing it. Elaine St. James

There is the risk you cannot afford to take, and there is the risk you cannot afford not to take. Peter F. Drucker

A leader's role is to raise people's aspirations for what they can become and to release their energies so they will try to get there. David Gergen

Everybody thinks of changing humanity and nobody thinks of changing himself. Leo Tolstoy

After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb. Nelson Mandela

This age will die not as a result of some evil, but from a lack of passion.Soren Kierkegaard

The failure of one thing is repaired by the success of another. Thomas Jefferson

"All the flowers of all of the tomorrows are in the seeds of today."Chinese Proverb

"If you want to succeed in your Life, remember this phrase:The Past does not equal The Future.Because you failed yesterday; or all day today;or a moment ago; or for the last six months;the last 16 years; or the last fifty years of Life,doesn't mean anything...All that matters is:What are you going to do, RIGHT NOW!!?"(Anthony Robbins)

Ideas won't keep: something must be done about them. Alfred North Whitehead
Leadership determines the direction of the company. Organization determines the potential of the company. Personell determine the success of the company. John Maxwell

Years ago we discovered the exact point, the dead center of middle age. It occurs when you are too young to take up golf and too old to rush up to the net.Franklin P. Adams, Nods and Becks, 1944.

Middle age is Janus-faced. As we look back on our accomplishments and our failures to achieve the things we wanted, we look ahead to the time we have left to us....Our children are gaining life, and our parents are losing it.Stanley H. Cath, New York Times, April 18, 1983

In all the world there are no people so piteous and forlorn as those who are forced to eat the bitter bread of dependency in their old age, and find how steep are the stairs of another man's house.Dorothy Dix, Dorothy Dix, Her Book, 1926

If you rest, you rust.Helen Hayes, Washington Post, May 7, 1990.

I promise to keep on living as though I expected to live forever. Nobody grows old by merely living a number of years. People grow old only by deserting their ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up interest wrinkles the soul.Douglas MacArthur, New York Times, June 8, 1984.

And so came middle-age, for I have discovered that middle-age is not a question of years. It is that moment in life when one realizes that one has exchanged, by a series of subtle shifts and substitutes, the vague and vaporous dreams of youth for the definite and tangible realization.Kathleen Norris, Noon, 1924

In youth, everything seems possible; but we reach a point in the middle years when we realize that we are never going to reach all the shining goals we had set for ourselves. And in the end, most of us reconcile ourselves, with what grace we can, to living with our ulcers and arthritis, our sense of partial failure, our less-than-ideal families; and even our politicians!Adlai E. Stevenson, Call to Greatness, 1954

The first half of life consists of the capacity to enjoy without the chance; the last half consists of the chance without the capacity.Mark Twain, letter to Edward L. Dimmitt, July 19, 1901.
A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.John Barrymore, in Gene Fowler, Good Night, Sweet Prince, 1943.

We have something special...a culture which we do not think of as something for the elite, but as something which is accessible to practically everybody.Frederick Lewis Allen, in Arthur Goodfriend, What Is America?, 1954

Nothing so challenges the American spirit as tackling the biggest job on earth....Americans are stimulated by the big job; the Panama Canal, Boulder Dam, Grand Coulee, Lower Colorado River developments, the tallest building in the world, the mightiest battleship.Lyndon B. Johnson, speech to Congress, April 30, 1941.

Americans are getting like a Ford car, they all have the same exact parts, the same upholstering and make exactly the same noises.Will Rogers, in Donald Day, ed., Autobiography of Will Rogers, 1949.

Sometimes people call me an idealist. Well, that is the way I know I am an American....America is the only idealist nation in the world.Woodrow Wilson, speech, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, September 8, 1919.

In every child who is born, under no matter what circumstances, and of no matter what parents, the potentiality of the human race is born again.James Agee, with Walker Evans, Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, 1941

Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1970

When you're young, the silliest notions seem the greatest achievements.Pearl Bailey, The Raw Pearl, 1968

I had lost something in youth and made money instead.Stephen Vincent Benet, James Shore's Daughter, 1934

At 19, everything is possible and tomorrow looks friendly.Jim Bishop, New York Journal-American, May 9, 1961

The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible and achieve it, generation after generation.Pearl S. Buck, The Goddess Abides, 1972.

If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement and mystery of the world we live in.Rachel Carson, The Sense of Wonder, 1965

Fortunately for us and our world, youth is not easily discouraged. Youth with its clear vista and boundless faith and optimism is uninhibited by the thousands of considerations that always bedevil man in his progress. The hopes of the world rest on the flexibility, vigor, capacity for new thought, and the fresh outlook of the young.Dwight D. Eisenhower, speech, Gettysburg College, May 27, 1946.

Adults are obsolete children and the hell with them.Theodor Geisel (Dr. Seuss), Time, May 7, 1979

If I can leave a single message with the younger generation, it is to lash yourself to the mast, like Ulysses if you must, to escape the siren calls of complacency and indifference.Edward M. Kennedy, speech, June 4, 1978, in Henry Steele Commager, ed., Our Day and Generation, 1979.

Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary: impossible. Robert Schuller

"You can have everything you want if you help others get what they want" Zig Ziglar.

"You got to do before you can be, you got to be before you can have."Zig Ziglar.

"If people like your treatment, they tell a neighbor. If not, they tell a neighborhood."
"Keep thy heart with all diligence for out of it are the issues of life." Proverbs

"If you don't have a dream, how are you going to make a dream come true?" unknown
"The past does not equal the future" Tony Robbins

Attitude is the mind's paintbrush. It can COLOR any situation!"unknown

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