610. Good friends are hard to find, harder to leave and impossible to forget.
609. Norman Cousins: The human body experiences a powerful gravitational pull in the direction of hope.
608. Jean Kerr: Hope is the feeling you have that the feeling you have isn't permanent - it's bound to get better.
607. Thomas Jefferson: When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.
606. Oliver Wendell Holmes: What lies before us and what lies beyond us is tiny compared to what lies within us.
605. Benjamin Franklin: Well done is better than well said.
604. John W. Gardner: If your actions seem to undermine your words, you'll create problems no amount of jawboning can fix. Show yourself to be a true man of God by being a man of your word, no matter what the cost (Psa 15:4).
603. John C. Maxwell: When people lack hope, the leader has to have hope. When the people lack answers, the leader has to have answers. When people lack direction, the leader has to have direction.
602. Flower A. Newhouse: Lack of will power has caused more failure than lack of intelligence or ability.
601. Cruelty is a waste of precious time and energy. Kindness is an investment which pays endless dividends.
600. Martin Luther King, Jr.: If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
599. Theodore Roosevelt: Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
598. Winston Churchill: Without courage, all other virtues lose their meaning.
597. John Maxwell: Discipline is doing what you really do not want to do, so you can do what you really want to do.
596. Oliver Wendell Holmes: What lies before us and what lies beyond us is tiny compared what lies within us.
595. Ralph Waldo Emerson: Every great and commanding movement in the annals of the world is a triumph of enthusiasm. Nothing great was ever achieved without it.
594. Ralph Marston: If you're discouraged, the answer is not to scale back your dreams, but rather to expand them to the point where you cannot help but be pushed forward by them.
593. Balaster Gracien: It's better to sleep on things beforehand than to lie awake about them afterwards.
592. William James: Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does!
591. Chuck Swindoll: Every problem is an opportunity to prove God's power. Every day we encounter countless golden opportunities, brilliantly disguised as insurmountable problems.
590. Don't hold postmortems. Don't spend your life brooding over sorrows and mistakes. Don't be one who never gets over things.
589. Do the things you enjoy doing, but stay out of debt.
588. You can't please everybody. Don't let criticism worry you.
587. Charles Schultz: Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
586. Anne Frank: How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
585. Oscar Wilde: Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
584. Lewis Timberlake: Goals give you power in your life. A person or organization without a goal is powerless.
583. Latin Proverb: It is best to learn wisdom from the follies of others.
582. People are not tired - they're uninspired.
581. Roger W. Babson: A character standard is far more important than a gold standard. The success of all economic systems is still dependent upon both righteous leaders and righteous people. In the last analysis, our national future depends upon our national character.
580. Norman Vincent Peale: Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determins our success or failure.
579. Charles Schwab: The difference between getting somewhere and nowhere is the courage to start. The fellow who sits still and does just what he is told will never be told to do big things.
578. William Becker: The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.
577. Harry Truman: The fundamental basis of this nation's laws was given to Moses on the Mount. The fundamental basis of our Bill of Rights comes from the teaching we get from Exodus and St. Matthew, from Isaiah and St. Paul.
576. John Cage: I can't understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened of the old ones.
575. Thomas Jefferson: He who permits himself to tell a lie once finds it much easier to do it a second and a third time till at length it becomes habitual.
574. God doesn't call the qualified, He qualifies the called.
573. Give satan an inch and he'll become your ruler.
572. Worry is the darkroom in which negatives can develop.
571. He who angers you controls you.
570. Suffering from truth decay? Brush up on your Bible.
569. A Bible based New Testament church is thoroughly prayer-conditioned. What is the temperature in your church?
568. We don't change God's message - His message changes us.
567. In the sentence of life, the devil may be a comma - but never let him be the period.
566. He who kneels before God can stand before anyone.
565. A lot of kneeling will keep you in good standing.
564. Man's way leads to a hopeless end - God's way leads to an endless hope.
563. Give God what's right - not what's left.
562. Think of your kindness toward others as a valuable gift you give mainly to yourself. If anyone else is enlightened enough to accept and appreciate too, it that makes it even better.
561. Somewhere, somehow, there is something that will inspire and engage you fully. Connect yourself with it and suddenly, you'll be willing, willing to do whatever it takes.
560. Barry Kaufman: A loud voice cannot compete with a clear voice, even if it is a whisper.
559. Lazarus Long: A generation which ignores history has no past - and no future.
558. African Proverb: Only a fool tests the depth of the water with both feet.
557. If you're feeling a little down, offer your love, your kindness, your time, your attention to someone else - and you'll lift up at least two people in the process.
556. Anger is only one letter short of danger.
555. To handle yourself, use your head; To handle others, use your heart.
554. Benjamin Franklin: Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time - for that is the stuff life is made of.
553. Benjamin Franklin: Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.
552. Russian Proverb: One who sits between two chairs may easily fall down - (a double-minded man is unstable in all his ways - James 1:8).
551. M. Scott Pec : il you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
550. The shortest distance between a problem and a solution is the distance between your knees and the floor. The one who kneels to the Lord can stand up to anything.
549. Patience is one of the most valuable gifts you can give to others and to yourself.
548. Karl E. Weick: The best way for any company and its people to respond to unpredictable challenges is by building an effective organization that expertly spots the unexpected when it crops up and then quickly adapts to meet the changed environment.
547. Attention workaholics! It's time to get a life! Taking time for family relationships, friendships, volunteer work and personal interests has been shown to enhance on-the-job performance, as well as psychological well-being.
546. John C. Maxwell: A true leader instills visible leadership during a time of crisis. In every age there comes a time when a leader must come forward to meet the needs of the hour.
545. Widrow Wilson: I have always been among those who believed that the greatest freedom of speech was the greatest safety, because if a man is a fool, the best thing to do is to encourage him to advertise the fact by speaking.
544. Five years from now, you can look back on today and be overwhelmed with joy, or overwhelmed with regret. Now is the time you can decide which one it will be.
543. C.S. Lewis: You cannot go on being a good egg forever - you must either hatch or rot.
542. Regret looks back, worry looks around, faith looks ahead.
541. Stop telling God how big your mountains are - start telling your mountains how big your God is.
540. Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.
539. Some people tip toe to reach their death safely.
538. Eventually everyone sits down to life's banquet of consequences.
537. Complacency is our enemy, trials are our friends.
536. The Ark was built by amateurs, the Titanic was built by professionals. (With God all things are possible).
535. Edmond Burke: The timid soul never attains greatness. He is doomed to a life of cautious wading in the shallows of accomplishment.
534. Sir Winston Churchill: A love of tradition has never weakened a nation, indeed it has strengthened nations in their hour of peril; but the new view must come, the world must roll forward.
533. Corrie Ten Boom: Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.
532. John C. Maxwell: If we don't have options or if we don't know our options, we're stuck. We have little choice but to stay in the traffic jam.
531. Ralph Marston: If the challenge seems a bit too overwhelming, that's the one you want. Take it on and let it pull you up.
530. You'll likely get whatever you truly expect. So choose, with your words, your thoughts, and your actions, to expect the very best.
529. Theodore Roosevelt: Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
528. Willian Blake: There is no mistake so great as the mistake of not going on.
527. Brian Tracey: Lots of smarter, but more skeptical people don't try - and they remain unsuccessful.
526. T.S. Elliot: Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
525. Mabel Newcomber: It is more important to know where you are going than to get there quickly. Do not mistake activity for achievement.
524. Chuck Swindoll: Busyness rapes relationships. It substitutes shallow frenzy for deep friendship. It feeds the ego but starves the inner man. It fills a calendar but fractures a family. It cultivates a program that plows under priorities. This is evidenced perhaps in manipulating others with your anger or frustration.
523. Lily Tomlin: Even if you win the rat race, you're still a rat. (Don't be like a hamster, running on satan's created wheel of the world - Jesus never did - He lived by kingdom priorities and principles).
522. Andy Rooney: The less time I have to work with, the more things I get done. So plan and work each day, as if you're going on vacation tomorrow.
521. Andy Rooney: It is best to give advice in only two circumstances; when it is requested and when it is a life threatening situation.
520. Andy Rooney: I can't choose how I feel, but I can choose what I do about it.
519. Andy Rooney: A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.
518. Andy Rooney: One should keep his words both soft and tender, because tomorrow he may have to eat them.
517. Andy Rooney: When you harbor bitterness, happiness will dock elsewhere.
516. Andy Rooney: Opportunities are never lost; someone will take the ones you miss.
514. Andy Rooney: Everyone you meet deserves to be greeted with a smile.
513. Andy Rooney: The easiest way for me to grow as a person is to surround myself with people smarter than I am.
512. Andy Rooney: Love, not time, heals all wounds.
511. Andy Rooney: When you plan to get even with someone, you are only letting that person continue to hurt you.
510. Andy Rooney: Being kind is more important than being right.
509. Andy Rooney: When you're in love, it shows.
508. Andy Rooney: The best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly person.
507. Stephen King: Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
506. Wesly Deuwel: You yourself can influence more people for God by prayer than in any other way. It is not the only thing you must do, but the greatest thing you can do.
505. John Adams: It must be felt that there is no national security but in the nation's humble acknowledged dependence upon God and His overruling providence.
504. Daniel Webster: God grants liberty only to those who love it, and are always ready to guard and defend it.
503. Focus is nothing more than taking all the energy you have and pointing it in the same direction. Without such focus, you end up working against yourself, and the things you desire seem hopelessly out of reach. Yet when you put the power of focus to work, anything is possible.
502. Chinese proverb: A clever person turns great troubles into little ones and little ones into none at all.