1177. Edward B. Butler: One man has enthusiasm for 30 minutes, another for 30 days, but it is the man who has it for 30 years who makes a success of his life.
1176. Sophocles: One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is love.
1175. Charles Dickens: Reflect upon your blessings, of which every man has many - not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
1174. Peter Marshall: Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned.
1173. Martin Luther King, Jr.: When you are right, you cannot be too radical; When you are wrong, you cannot be too conservative.
1172. Dr. Robert Schuller: Again and again, the impossible decision is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
1171. M.K. Gandhi: Be the change you want to see in the world.
1170. Ann Marie Sabath on Punctuality: If you're early, you're on time, and if you're on time, in reality, you're late.
1169. Zig Ziglar: You cannot tailor make your situation in life, but you can tailor make your attitudes to fit those situations.
1168. Morrie Schwartz: The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.
1167. David Rockefeller: Success in business requires training and discipline and hard work. But if you're not frightened by these things, the opportunities are just as great today as they ever were.
1166. Stella Terrill Mann: Whatever God's dream about man may be, it seems certain it cannot come true unless man cooperates.
1165. Henry Ford: If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right.
1164. David J. Schwartz: All successful employers are stalking men who will do the unusual, men who think, men who attract attention by performing more than is expected of them.
1163. Pierre Charron: He who receives a benefit should never forget it; he who bestow should never remember it.
1162. Marva Collins: Trust yourself. Think for yourself. Act for yourself. Speak for yourself. Be yourself. Imitation is suicide.
1161. Robert Anton Wilson: It only takes 20 years for a liberal to become a conservative without changing a single idea - (this is the sad truth of a society in freefall).
1160. John Lilly: In the province of the mind, what one believes to be true either is true or becomes true - (sad but true).
1159. Joseph F. Newton: A duty dodged is like a debt unpaid; it is only deferred, and we must come back and settle the account at last.
1158. Mark Twain: Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can read.
1157. Les Brown: Fear does not have any special power unless you empower it by submitting to it.
1156. John F. Kennedy: Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
1155. Thomas Edison: The first requisite for success is the ability to apply your physical and mental energies to one problem incessantly without growing weary.
1154. William Wordsworth: That best portion of a good man's life; his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love.
1153. Fyodor Dostoevsky: The second half of a man's life is made up of nothing but the habits he has acquired during the first half.
1152. Dr. Maxwell Maltz: Our self-image and our habits tend to go together. Change one and you will automatically change the other.
1151. We must be the change we wish to see in the world.
1150. John Morton: The choice that you, as a Soul, have in relation to anything is always to be loving. Do you understand that this is the divine purpose that all of us as humans have been given - to love unconditionally?
1149. You never realize how much you love something till its gone.
1148. Either you decide to stay in the shallow end of the pool or you go out in the ocean.
1147. Dale Carnegie: If only the people who worry about their liabilities would think about the riches they do possess, they would stop worrying. Would you sell both your eyes for a million dollars… or your legs… or your hands… or your hearing? Add up what you do have, and you'll find that you won't sell them for all the gold in the world. The best things in life are yours, if you can appreciate yourself.
1146. William James: The greatest use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.
1145. Nana (age 103): We don't stop playing because we grow older, we grow older because we stop playing.
1144. Mahatma Gandhi: We must be the change we wish to see in the world.
1143. Evelyn Heinz: Prayer is the greatest power in the world.
1142. Norman Vincent Peale: Have great hopes and dare to go all out for them. Have great dreams and dare to live them. Have tremendous expectations and believe in them.
1141. George Washington: It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
1140. George Henry Lewes: The only cure for grief is action.
1139. Edward Vernon Rickenbacker: I believe that if you think about disaster you will get it. Brood about death and you hasten your demise. Think positively and masterfully with confidence and faith, and life becomes more secure, more fraught with action, richer in achievement and experience.
1138. Robert J. Sawyer: General principles should not be based on exceptional cases.
1137. Albert Einstein: Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
1136. Alexandre Dumas the Younger: Friendship consists in forgetting what one gives and remembering what one receives.
1135. John F. Kennedy: We stand for freedom. That is our conviction for ourselves; that is our only commitment to others.
1134. Deepak Chopra: Anything that is of value in life only multiplies when it is given.
1133. William Arthur Ward: Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.
1132. Fred Thompson: After two years in Washington, I often long for the realism and sincerity of Hollywood.
1131. Simone Weil: Evil, when we are in its power, is not felt as evil, but as a necessity, or even a duty.
1130. Joseph Stalin: A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic.
1129. Cherie Carter-Scott: Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were.
1128. English Proverb: A full cup must be carried steadily.
1127. The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
1126. Frank A. Clark: Real generosity is doing something nice for someone who will never find out.
1125. Theodore Roosevelt: Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.
1124. Mary Pettibone Poole: He who laughs, lasts!
1123. W. Somerset Maugham: People ask for criticism, but they only want praise.
1122. George Eliot: Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of the fact.
1121. Amos Bronson Alcott: One must be a wise reader to quote wisely and well.
1120. It's not who you are that holds you back, it's who you think you're not.
1119. O.A. Battista: The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're alive.
1118. Aesop: No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
1117. Trey Parker: I've learned that all a person has in life is family and friends. If you lose those, you have nothing, so friends are to be treasured more than anything else in the world.
1116. Edith Sodergran: The inner fire is the most important thing mankind possesses (once you've had that fire you'll understand).
1115. Joseph Addison: Man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter.
1114. John Wesley: EARN all you can - without hurting someone else in the process; SAVE all you can - without denying God in any way by that saving; and GIVE all you can.
1113. Tom Wilson: Honesty is the best image.
1112. Ludwig Erhard: A compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that everyone believes he has the biggest piece.
1111. Harriet Beecher Stowe: The truth is the kindest thing we can give folks in the end.
1110. Eckhart Tolle: Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
1109. Lord Chesterfield: Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness; no laziness; no procrastination; never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
1108. Johann Georg von Zimmermann: Open your mouth and purse cautiously, and your stock of wealth and reputation shall, at least in repute, be great.
1107. Brian Adams: Learn the art of patience. Apply discipline to your thoughts when they become anxious over the outcome of a goal. Impatience breeds anxiety, fear, discouragement and failure. Patience creates confidence, decisiveness, and a rational outlook, which eventually leads to success.
1106. A human being is happiest and most successful when dedicated to a cause outside his own individual, selfish satisfaction.
1105. Frances Ellen Watkins Harper: Apparent failure may hold in its rough shell the germs of a success that will blossom in time, and bear fruit throughout eternity.
1104. Charles Caleb Colton: Riches may enable us to confer favors, but to confer them with propriety and grace requires a something that riches cannot give.
1103. Chinese proverb: Deal with the faults of others as gently as with your own.
1102. William James: Human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives.
1101. George Herbert: The best mirror is an old friend.
1100. Dan Bennett: How monotonous the sounds of the forest would be if the music came only from the Top Ten birds.
1099. George Washington Carver: 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.
1098. Joni Mitchell: Keep a good heart. That's the most important thing in life. It's not how much money you make or what you can acquire. The art of it is to keep a good heart.
1097. Helen Hayes: My mother drew a distinction between achievement and success. She said that achievement is the knowledge that you have studied and worked hard and done the best that is in you. Success is being praised by others. That is nice but not as important or satisfying. Always aim for achievement and forget about success.
1096. We've removed the ceiling above our dreams. There are no more impossible dreams.
1095. Henry Winkler: Assumptions are the termites of relationships.
1094. Robert Ingersoll: Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself.
1093. Baltasar Gracian: Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
1092. Jean-Luc Picard: Things are only impossible until they're not.
1091. Kossuth: The unspoken word never does harm. 1 Pet 3:10 "Let him who means to love life and see good days Refrain his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking guile." I always speak my mind - well unless it's the mind of Christ, we'd rather that you keep it to yourself.
1090. Pain is inevitable; suffering is optional.
1089. Martina Horner: What is important is to keep learning, to enjoy challenge, and to tolerate ambiguity. In the end there are no certain answers.
1088. Kathleen Norris: Before you begin a thing, remind yourself that difficulties and delays quite impossible to foresee are ahead. If you could see them clearly, naturally you could do a great deal to get rid of them but you can't. You can only see one thing clearly and that is your goal. Form a mental vision of that and cling to it through thick and thin.
1087. Henry Miller: Every moment is a golden one for him who has the vision to recognize it as such.
1086. Walter Bagehot: The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
1085. Heda Bejar: The fragrance always remains in the hand that gives the rose.
1084. Kahlil Gibran: The timeless in you is aware of life's timelessness; and knows that yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
1083. Marion Parker: Be kind - remember every one you meet is fighting a battle - many are lonesome. Don't add to people's troubles - be part of the solution and God will reward you.
1082. Piero Ferrucci: Eliminate something superfluous from your life. Break a negative habit. Do something that makes you feel insecure - that stretches you right out of your comfort zone.
1081. Mark Twain: Let us endeavor to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.