What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you
become by achieving your goals. – Zig Ziglar, American Säles Trainer and
If you don't run your own life, someone else will.
Bad habits are like chains that are too light to feel until they are too
heavy to carry. – Warren Buffet, American Investor and Businessman
Bad habits are like a comfortable bed, easy to get into, but hard to get out of.
He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything. –
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
-Martin Luther King, Jr.
Some people carry their heart in their head and some carry their head in
their heart. The trick is to keep them apart yet working together. – David
Hare, British Playwright
The mind has exactly the same power as the hands: not merely to grasp the
world, but to change it. – Colin Wilson, British Novelist and Writer on
Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show
their good qualities in action. – Aristotle, 384-322 B.C., Greek
The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions.
-Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
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.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your
character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what
others think you are. – John Wooden, Hall of Fame American Basketball
First a person should put his house together, then his town, then the world.
-Rabbi Israel Salanter
The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to
grow sharper. – Eden Phillpotts, 1862-1960, Indian-born British Novelist
How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.
I do not understand the mystery of grace--only that it meets us where we are, but does not leave us where it found us.
I know but one freedom, and that is the freedom of the mind. – Antoine de
Saint-Exupéry, 1900-1944, French Aviator and Writer
The more you prepare, the luckier you appear.
I can give you a six-word formula for success: Think things through – then
follow through. – Edward V. Rickenbacker, 1890-1973, American Aviator and
World War I Ace
Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without
which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained. – James
A. Garfield, 1831-1881, 20th President of the United States
The only way to pass any test is to take the test.
When the heart grieves over what it has lost, the spirit rejoices over what it has left.
Career is too pompous a word. It was a job, and I have always felt
privileged to be païd for what I love doing. – Barbara Stanwyck,
1907-1990, American Film and Television Actress
Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all.
Every speaker has a mouth; an arrangement rather neat. Sometimes it's
filled with wisdom. Sometimes it's filled with feet. – Robert Orben,
American Magician and Professional Comedy Writer
Believe those who seek the truth; doubt those who find it.
I have learned through bitter experience the one supreme lesson: to conserve my anger, and as heat conserved is transmitted into energy, even so our anger controlled can be transmitted into a power that can move the world.
Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own
reputation; for 'tis better to be alone than in bad company. – George
Washington, 1732-1799, 1st President of the United States
You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.
-James D. Miles