Generosity invites us to put ourselves in another's shoes, see and feel
the existence of a pressing need,
realize that it is within our power to help, and then act in whatever
way we can.
Barbara Bonner, Inspiring Generosity
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist,
or accept the responsibility for changing them."
Denis Waitley Accountability
Don't take the attitude of waiting for people to be nice to you -
be nice to them. Don't sit in front of a cold stove waiting for the heat.
Put in the fuel. Act first
Earl Nightingale Funny Quotes about Life
Marriage, at its core, is all about respect for the other person - and respect goes both ways.
Dr. Kevin Leman
Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul instead of waiting
for someone to bring you flowers.
Veronica A. Shoffstall
Good coaching is good teaching and nothing else.
Pat Conroy, My Losing Season
Being inspired creates the energy, the enthusiasm, the commitment,
and the persistence people need to transform themselves and their
Claudio Feser, When Execution Isn't Enough: Decoding Inspirational Leadership
How can we resent the life we've created for ourselves?
Who's to blame, who's to credit, but us?
Who can change it, any time we wish, but us?
Richard Bach Quotes about Life
Our time here on Earth is a learning experience and no one is exempt!"
Angela Agranoff, Overcoming Guilt and Shame
What I do today is important because I am exchanging a day of my life for it.
Poems about Life
There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth -
not going all the way, and not starting.
Don't just count your years, make your years count.
... don't be the person who passes up an opportunity to take positive action
for their life. Be the kind of person who integrates positive change in their life.
Be the kind of person who inspires others with their positive changes.
Be the kind of person who takes charge of their life now.
Sonia Weyers, Happiness Now! A Guided Journey
Poems about Regret
Every life is a story, make yours a best seller.
Life is just as good as you see it, therefore cultivate the habit of learning
more, surrounding yourself with people who empower you
and make the possibility of your dreams a reality. Go to good places
that inspire you, fascinate your imagination and liberate your spirit.
Seanaphoka Tsapi, The Greatness In You: How unleashing your infinite potential, unlocks infinite possibilities for you
A sunny disposition is worth more than fortune. Young people should
know that it can be cultivated; that the mind like the body can be moved
from the shade into sunshine.
Andrew Carnegie Optimistic
Love doesn't just happen to you. Love is a choice, and it
represents a commitment.
. . . be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry.
One always begins to forgive a place as soon as it's left behind.
Try to do unto others as you would have them do to you,
and do not be discouraged if they fail sometimes.
It is much better that they should fail than you should.
Charles Dickens Discouraged
Notes and words strung together in excellence can raise us to our feet or push us to our knees.
May there be a miracle in YOUR life today and may you have the
EYES to see it.
As your life changes, it takes time to recalibrate, to find your values again. You might also find that retirement is the time when you stretch out and find your potential.
The most important things in life aren't things.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
Top Ten Quotes
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet.
Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul
be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
Helen Keller Character
To be successful as a team or as an individual, you have to be able to
manage through lots of "dog days." Imagine having to be encouraging to
others while fighting through that grind as a backup! To be honest with everyone
around you, humble no matter how good things get, reliable and
consistent so that everyone knows what to expect, to willingly share your experiences
with others - including those who might one day take your job! - to manage
change with a smile on your face and stay engaged with everyone so that you
can know how best to inspire them.
David Ross, Teammate: My Journey in Baseball and a World Series for the Ages
Those who are not looking for happiness are
the most likely to find it, because those who are searching
forget that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others.
Martin Luther King Jr. Happiness
He who has health has hope; and he who has hope has everything.
We can have the wife we've always dreamed of as soon as we become the husband she's always dreamed of.
Robert Mark Alter
Would you sell both your eyes for a million dollars…or your two legs… or
your hands…or your hearing? Add up what you do have, and you'll find
you won't sell them for all the gold in the world.
The best things in life are yours, if you can appreciate them.
Dale Carnegie Appreciation
No matter who we are, no matter how successful, no matter what our situation, compassion is something we all need to receive and give.
Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.
Friendship is not threatened by honest criticism. It is strengthened.
Destiny is the push of our instincts to the pull of our purpose.
T. D. Jakes, Destiny: Step into Your Purpose
You put the grand in Grandfather.
Do what you can, where you are, with what you've got.
A fact of life we all die. But the positive impact you have on others will be a living legacy.
The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting; by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.
Ask not what tomorrow may bring, but count as blessing every day that fate allows you.
God could not be everywhere, so he created mothers.
Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.
Peter F Drucker
If we only dwell in our comfort, the world will probably pass us by, and nothing will change. We may never become who we truly want and are intended to be.
Kristen Moeller, Waiting for Jack
I know God will not give me anything I can't handle.
I just wish He didn't trust me so much.
Mother Teresa Trust
Be kind – for everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about.
The way you think, the way you behave, the way you eat, can influence your life by 30 to 50 years.
It's not because things are difficult that we dare not venture.
It's because we dare not venture that they are difficult.
There is often a much simpler way of doing things - if you make the effort to look for it.
Edward de Bono, Simplicity
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are.
I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this
world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances
they want, and, if they can't find them, make them.
George Bernard Shaw Blame
Diversity is not about how we differ. Diversity is about embracing one another's uniqueness.
Anger originates in resentment and ends in regret.
The remedy lies in patience.
M. K. Soni Anger
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
Mary Kay Ash Enthusiasm
The less you want, the richer you are.
The more you need in order to be happy, the more miserable you'll be.
The life story of Nelson Mandela is worth retelling. His personal triumphs
against adverse conditions are sources of inspiration. His attitude and
actions are worth emphasizing, as they can be lessons that any leader
can learn from.
Richard J. Bowerman, Nelson Mandela: 10 Leadership Lessons from Mandela's Life
There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a
big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference
is whether it is positive or negative.
W. Clement Stone Positive Attitude
Nothing is so contagious as example; and we never do any great good or evil which does not produce its like.
Francois de la Rochefoucauld
When you ask these successful and accomplished individuals about
their turning points and listen carefully, you will often hear truly
enlightening and inspirational stories -stories that can serve as a shining beacon of light to us all.
Bernie Swain, What Made Me Who I Am
There is no cure for grief which time does not lessen and soften.
In fact, stories of people of achievement often show that obstacles and struggles are the stepping stones to success.
Michal Stawicki, Simplify Your Pursuit of Success