Monday, September 7, 2009

J. Arthur Thomson

The most powerful factors in the world are clear ideas in the minds of energetic men of good will.

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Albert Einstein

"Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character."

Wednesday, October 29, 2008


"It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that they are difficult."

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Jane Goodall

"Every individual matters. Every individual has a role to play. Every individual makes a difference."

Monday, October 6, 2008

Doris Lessing

"That is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you've understood all your life, but in a new way."

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Leon J. Suenes

"Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true."

Friday, September 26, 2008

George Eliot

"The strongest principle of growth lies in human choice."

Thursday, September 18, 2008

John Ruskin

"In order that people may be happy in their work, these three things are needed: They must be fit for it. They must not do too much of it. And they must have a sense of success in it."

Muriel Strode

"Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."

Monday, September 1, 2008

Cullen Hightower

"Wisdom is what's left after we've run out of personal opinions."

Thursday, August 28, 2008

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"So divinely is the world organized that every one of us, in our place and time, is in balance with everything else."

Monday, August 25, 2008


"The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out and meet it."

Friday, August 22, 2008

Albert Einstein

"Truth is what stands the test of experience."

Monday, August 11, 2008

Eric Hoffer

"We are told that talent creates its own opportunities. But it sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities, but its own talents."

Thursday, August 7, 2008

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away."

Tuesday, August 5, 2008


"Death is nothing to us, since when we are, death has not come, and when death has come, we are not."

Monday, August 4, 2008

Nicole Kidman

"When you relinquish the desire to control your future, you can have more happiness."

Monday, July 7, 2008

Luisa Sigea

"Blaze with the fire that is never extinguished."

Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Jane Austen

"Everybody likes to go their own way--to choose their own time and manner of devotion."

Tom Peters

"Underpromise; overdeliver."

Monday, June 16, 2008

Sylvia Ashton-Warner

"Truth has beauty, power and necessity."

Paul Tillich

"Man is asked to make of himself what he is supposed to become to fulfill his destiny."

Thursday, June 5, 2008

Jay Leno

"I think high self-esteem is overrated. A little low self-esteem is actually quite good…Maybe you're not the best, so you should work a little harder."

Bonnie Prudden

"You can't turn back the clock. But you can wind it up again."

Soren Kierkegaard

"People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use."

Joseph Murphy

"We go where our vision is."

Frank Tyger

"If you cannot lift the load off another's back, do not walk away. Try to lighten it."

George Carlin

"It's never just a game when you're winning."

Danny Kaye

"Life is a great big canvas; throw all the paint on it you can."

Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Elbert Hubbard

"The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one."

A. Sachs

"Death is more universal than life; everyone dies but not everyone lives."

George Bernard Shaw

"The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man."

Paul Gauguin

"I shut my eyes in order to see."

John Kord Lagemann

"Intuition isn't the enemy, but the ally, of reason."

Monday, May 26, 2008

Immanuel Kant

"Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life."

H. L. Mencken

"It is the dull man who is always sure, and the sure man who is always dull."

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Alfred North Whitehead

"The art of progress is to preserve order amid change and to preserve change amid order."

Pearl Buck

"The secret of joy in work is contained in one word - excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it."

Anwar el-Sadat

"I was brought up to believe that how I saw myself was more important than how others saw me."

Jesse Owens

"We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort"

Joseph Addison

"If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius."


"Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no matter how slow."

Friday, May 16, 2008

Buck Rodgers

"There are countless ways of achieving greatness, but any road to achieving one's maximum potential must be built on a bedrock of respect for the individual, a commitment to excellence, and a rejection of mediocrity."

Andy Rooney

"Don't rule out working with your hands. It does not preclude using your head."


"A mind without instruction can no more bear fruit than can a field, however fertile, without cultivation."

William E. Gladstone

"Be happy with what you have and are, be generous with both, and you won't have to hunt for happiness."

William Ellery Channing

"Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict."

Corporate Proverb

"What gets measured gets improved."

Katherine Mansfield

Could we change our attitude, we should not only see life differently, but life itself would come to be different. Life would undergo a change of appearance because we ourselves had undergone a change in attitude.

Friday, May 9, 2008


"Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future one."

Anatole France

"To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe."

Oprah Winfrey

"The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams. "

Thursday, May 8, 2008


"There is nothing so easy but that it becomes difficult when you do it reluctantly."

Thomas Alva Edison

"Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up."

Stewart B. Johnson

"Our business in life is not to get ahead of others but to get ahead of ourselves-to break our own records, to outstrip our yesterdays by our todays, to do our work with more force than ever before."

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Ivy Baker Priest

"The world is round and the place which may seem like the end may also be the beginning."

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

"Everyone is a genius at least once a year. The real geniuses simply have their bright ideas closer together."


"To be satisfied with a little, is the greatest wisdom; and he that increases his riches, increases his cares; but a contented mind is a hidden treasure, and trouble finds it not."

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Friedrich Nietzsche

"When one has much to put into them, a day has a hundred pockets."


"The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out and meet it."

William Arthur Ward

"Do more than belong: participate. Do more than care: help. Do more than believe: practice. Do more than be fair: be kind. Do more than forgive: forget. Do more than dream: work.”

Monday, May 5, 2008

English Proverb

"A full cup must be carried steadily."

Frank A. Clark

If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn't lead anywhere.


"Manifest plainness,Embrace simplicity,Reduce selfishness,Have few desires."

Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The reward of a thing well done is to have done it."

Jean-Paul Sartre

"The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it."

Abraham Lincoln

"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."

Albert Einstein

"Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted."

Hyman Rickover

"Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous patience.

Rex Hudler

"Be a fountain, not a drain."

Friday, May 2, 2008

Oprah Winfrey

"I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become."

Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The reward of a thing well done is to have done it."

Robert Frost

"Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor."

Robert Louis Stevenson

"To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive."

John Wesley

"Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can."


"Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work."

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Leo Burnett

"When you reach for the stars you may not quite get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud either."

William E. Gladstone

"Be happy with what you have and are, be generous with both, and you won't have to hunt for happiness."

Zig Ziglar

"You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want."

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Elaine Maxwell

"My will shall shape the future. Whether I fail or succeed shall be no man's doing but my own. I am the force; I can clear any obstacle before me or I can be lost in the maze. My choice; my responsibility; win or lose, only I hold the key to my destiny."

Johann Goether

"Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but they may start a winning game."

Oliver Wendell Holmes

"What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us."

Monday, April 28, 2008

Sir James M. Barrie

"Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others, cannot keep it from themselves"

Kahlil Gibran

"Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need."

Irma Kurtz

"Givers have to set limits because takers rarely do."

Sunday, April 27, 2008

Claude M. Bristol

"Undoubtedly, we become what we envisage."

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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

Eric Hoffer

"The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings."

Saturday, April 26, 2008

Sir Winston Churchill

"We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give."

Martin Luther King Jr.

"Faith is taking the first step, even when you don't see the whole staircase."

Agnes G Bojaxhiu (Mother Teresa)

"There are no great things, only small things with great love. Happy are those."

Friday, April 25, 2008

John F. Kennedy

"Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other."

Leonardo da Vinci

"Iron rusts from disuse; stagnant water loses it purity and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind."


"There is one thing alone that stands the brunt of life throughout its course:a quiet conscience."

Thursday, April 24, 2008

John F. Kennedy

"Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future."

William Blake

"To see a world in a grain of sand,And a heaven in a wild flower,Hold infinity in the palm of your hand,And eternity in an hour."


"With regard to excellence, it is not enough to know, but we must try to have and use it."

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Helen Keller

"The highest result of education is tolerance."

Robin Sharma

"Thoughts are the Ancestors of Actions."

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

"Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes."