Tuesday, May 02, 2006

Motivational and Inspiring Quotes

There are two kinds of people in the world: those who make excuses and those who get results. An excuse person will find any excuse for why a job was not done, and a results person will find any reason why it can be done. Be a creator, not a reactor. Alan Cohen, A Deep Breath Of Life You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time. Charles F. Kettering Cherish your visions; cherish your ideals; cherish the music that stirs in your heart, the beauty that forms in your mind, the loveliness that drapes your purest thoughts, for out of them will grow delightful conditions, all heavenly environment; of these if you but remain true to them, your world will at last be built.." James Allen, 1864-1912, British-born American Essayist, Author of "As a Man Thinketh" The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn. Alvin Toffler What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. Ralph Waldo Emerson The Pessimist complains about the wind, the Optimist expects it to change and the REALIST adjusts his sails. (Author unknown) A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices. William James In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: It goes on. Robert Frost No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. Eleanor Roosevelt The hardest challenge is to be yourself in a world where everyone is trying to make you be somebody else. E. E. Cummings Many of our fears are tissue-paper-thin, and a single courageous step would carry us clear through them. Brendan Francis It is the first law of friendship that it has to be cultivated. The second is to be indulgent when the first law is neglected. Voltaire A new friend is like new wine; when it has aged you will drink it with pleasure. Ecclesiastes Talk not of wasted affection; affection never was waste. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow There are countless ways to express love. Be creative! by Stephen C. Paul and Gary Max Collins There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. Albert Einstein Your persistence is your measure of faith in yourself. "There are some people, who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other. Douglas Everett, American Hockey Player If you want to be successful, it's just this simple: Know what you're doing. Love what you're doing. And believe in what you're doing. -- Will Rogers When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a hand full of mud, either." -- Leo Burnett The future is simply infinite possibility waiting to happen. What it waits on is human imagination to crystallize its possibility. Leland Kaiser The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself. Mark Caine The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. -- Eleanor Roosevelt The people that get on in this world are the people that get up and look for the circumstances that they want; and if they can't find them, they make them. -- George Bernard Shaw Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though sometimes it is hard to realize this. - Henry Ford The best way to predict the future is to create it! -- Jason Kaufmann Everything you do can be done better from a place of relaxation. -- Inneractions by Stephen C. Paul and Gary Max Collins. Remove the rock from your shoe rather than learn to limp comfortably. Inneractions by Stephen C. Paul and Gary Max Collins The point of life is not to be married or single - it is to be. We are human beings, or humans being. It does not matter so much what lifestyle we choose - it's what we make of the opportunities to grow, that counts. Alan Cohen, Rising in Love

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