David DeNotaris QuotesBe inspired by the words of wisdom in David DeNotaris quotes. David is a nationally known speaker, a best selling author, world champion Athlete, AND, he also happens to be blind. David was born with a rare eye disorder Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP). The doctors insisted that David's life was hopeless, but David's family had other ideas! To quote David, "My family provided me with the proper information and inspiration for me to overcome the challenge of blindness." David's book, "Feeling Your Way Through Life", is a journey through challenges, insights, and possibilities. Truly a motivating book! We have read his book and you can read Catherine Pulsifers review on, Feeling Your Way Through Life . You can also visit David's site for more info on David and on his book. Below find wisdom written by David DeNotaris, from his book, Feeling Your Way Through Life:
"Many times people are so concerned with their image that they are too afraid to help."
"As soon as we stop worrying, a solution pops up. "
"If we put our energy in worrying, that is what we will harvest."
"Harmony is something we must have with others, but it must start inside us first."
"We have the ability to decide what thoughts we are going to dwell on."
"..the H.A.L.T. method. Never make a decision when you are Hungry, Angry, Lonely, or Tired."
"Our motions can change our moods and can even change our minds."
"It's the little things that we remember that let people know we care."
"..I ask people if an elephant has ever bitten them. Most of the time people say no. But everyone has been bitten by a mosquito. It's the little things that get us."
We can sit around and wonder why some things happen, why people say what they say, but we must have a light heart and learn to laugh at ourselves and at crazy situations."
"Whatever the problem we have in our life, someone has faced it and overcome it. "
"Focus your energy on greatness."
"We can choose whether the situation makes us bitter or better."
"Dissatisfaction can be the driving force change."
"Look for opportunities to help someone else, but don't give expecting something in return. Give knowing that if we give we receive."
"One lesson that we must continue to relearn is not to be afraid to ask for help from people who are doing the things we want to do, going the places we want to go, and being the person we want to become."
"Happiness comes from within, not from without."
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"An emotional hug can be a thinking-of-you letter, a thank-you card, or a phone call."
"Dissatisfaction is a great starting point, for it is right there that we have the most power, strength, and energy to push change through."
"I believe the first step in any success-sports, work, a service group, whatever-is showing up."
"Ask advice from the people who are doing what you want to do. I believe that success leaves clues."
"Never be too busy or involved in something to offer someone a helping hand. It may be the same hand that helps you one day."
"I like the acronym H.U.G. The letters stand of Helping Unlock Greatness."
"It is hard to give a hug without receiving one in return."
"As you know, life is an echo; we get what we give."
"There are two ways to build the tallest building in town. You can tear down everyone else's building, or you can build a strong foundation and use great support."
"Don't let people discourage you from living your dreams."
"Share your dreams with people who will help you make them happen."
"When our energy level is up and our minds are open to possibilities, greatness just happens."
"..there are no quick fixes and that we must not just go thorough a problem but grow through a problem."
"Some people lighten a room when they walk in it, and others lighten a room when they leave it."
"I have learned that everyone has something to offer; we just have to figure out what that some is."
"Everyone has strengths and weaknesses, and it is important to show people that they can be involved, regardless of who they are or what physical limitations they have."
"No matter who you are, you have strengths."
"The best nation in the world is our imagination."
"I have found that the imagination does not work to its full potential when we are lying on the couch doing nothing, but when we are with like-minded people."
"An idea gets us interested, but a dream gets us excited."
"I once heard someone say that success is not hocus pocus but focus focus."
"A secret to living a happy life is not just having what you want, but, more important, wanting what you have."
"We must continue to focus our energy on our strengths and not on what we don't have."
"When trying to determine the difference between a negative and positive force, ask yourself, 'How will I feel when my mother and grandmother read about this in the front page of the newspaper?'"
"We must understand what we want because what we want is the motive behind our motivation, the drive behind our dreams, and the power that fuels the possibilities."
"When we have a M.A.P.-a Mission and A Purpose-the flame will not go out when the winds of discouragement start to blow."
"If you spend time getting ready to be perfect and do not start out to accomplish your dreams, you will find out later that you could have accomplished your dream if you had just acted."
"The word hesitate starts with he and contains the word sit. We cannot hesitate. We must act."
"Develop the habit of focusing on the possibilities, not the problems."
"You were born an original; don't die a duplicate."
"You have the most powerful, wonderful, and creative computer on your shoulders."
"Share your dreams with people who are like-minded, who will help you figure out how and not ask you how you are going to do it."
"And let me remind you that you can do it."