Quote of the Day November 2019



Saturday, November 30, 2019
Watching a young child when they are playing or absorbed in painting is a true lesson in mindfulness - a reminder of the uncomplicated pleasures of living in the moment. Tiddy Rowan. Mindfulness.
Calm the mind and lighten the spirit
Watching a young child when they are playing or absorbed in painting is a true lesson in mindfulness - a reminder of the uncomplicated pleasures of living in the moment.
Tiddy Rowan - Mindfulness.
Balance Quotes


Positive Quotes for the Day:
What you resits persists.
Carl Jung.

There are countless times throughout the day that you can practice mindfulness and anyone can start applying mindfulness to their lives.
Kemal Ravakar - from the book Mindfulness: Ultimate beginners guide to embrace peace, happiness and Zen by emiminating stress and anxiety




Friday, November 29, 2019
If we learn to use our imagination in a guided way, it can propel us to success in all areas of life. James Borg.
Success Quotes
If we learn to use our imagination in a guided way, it can propel us to success in all areas of life.
James Borg
Success Quotes


Positive Quotes for the Day:
As we believe and confess God's Word, we are setting ourselves in agreement with Him for His plan to come to pass in our lives.
Joyce Meyer - The Secret Power of speaking out God's Word.

You need to know how to use a pencil, how to keep the perfect diary, how to carry out small acts of kindness, and how to develop the gratitude of attitude.
Professor Richard Wiseman from his book :59 Seconds




Thursday, November 28, 2019
...the content of my mind is the engineer that constructs the foundation of my success or failure. Hernert O Nobleman
... the content of my mind is the engineer that constructs the foundation of my success or failure.
Hernert O Nobleman, The Filigree of Success
Mindset Quotes


Positive Quotes for the Day:

Understand that the difference between a pedestrian performance and a peak performance begins and ends with your state of mind.
Jim Afremow, The Champion's Mind


The antidote to fear is faith. This concept is akin to the cliché of the glass being half full or half empty. The perspective doesn't change the reality of how much water is in the glass, but our perspective changes our mindset on how we view what's in the glass.
Keith Hill Jr., Fighting Fear and Doing Discipline




Wednesday, November 27, 2019
There's nothing you can do to change the past, but forgiveness can help free you from it's power over you.
Forgiveness Made Easy.	Barbara J Hunt. Forgiveness Quotes
There's nothing you can do to change the past, but forgiveness can help free you from it's power over you.
Barbara J Hunt from her book - Forgiveness Made Easy.
Forgiveness Quotes


Positive Quotes for the Day:
What you think determines what you feel — it’s a basic law of life.
Michael Grant - The Twelve Laws of Life.

A belief is a thought, fuelled by a feeling, that you think over and over until it becomes a habit.
Iyanla Vanzant - Forgiveness




Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Since you can tackle only one personally defining effort at a time, it's important to pursue a goal that is truly worthy of the focus it will require to ensure its success.
Stephen A. Schwarzman from his book What it Takes: Lessons in Pursuit of Excellence. 2019
Since you can tackle only one personally defining effort at a time, it's important to pursue a goal that is truly worthy of the focus it will require to ensure its success.
Stephen A. Schwarzman from his book What it Takes: Lessons in Pursuit of Excellence - 2019.
Positive Quotes


Positive Quotes for the Day:
Asking for help is a sign of strength, not weakness, and often the easiest path to the solution.
Rob Moore - Start Now. Get Perfect Later.

Make hospitality your goal, no matter what business you're in. Hospitality means making the customer feel special.
Shut up and Listen! Tilman Fertitta - a Forbes 400 entrepreneur




Monday, November 25, 2019
People think of negotiating power as being determined by resources...in fact, relative negotiating power  depends upon how attractive to each is the option of NOT reaching agreement. Roger Fisher, William Ury, Bruce Patton. Getting to Yes. 2011.
People think of negotiating power as being determined by resources...in fact, relative negotiating power depends upon how attractive to each is the option of NOT reaching agreement.
Roger Fisher, William Ury, Bruce Patton from their book on negotiation - Getting to Yes.
Preparation Quotes


Positive Quotes for the Day:
The disciples were to learn, as you and I must learn, that God never takes away the good unless He plans to replace it with the better.
Selwyyn Hughes.

I will say of the Lord, He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.
Psalm 91 verse 2 (NIV)




Sunday, November 24, 2019
It's just as hard to achieve big goals as it is small ones.  The only difference is that bigger goals have much more significant consequences. Steve Schwarzman. Stephen A. Schwarzman from his book What it Takes: Lessons in Pursuit of Excellence (2019)
It's just as hard to achieve big goals as it is small ones. The only difference is that bigger goals have much more significant consequences.
Stephen A. Schwarzman from his book What it Takes: Lessons in Pursuit of Excellence (2019)
Achievement of Goals Quotes


Positive Quotes for the Day:
I have a rule of thumb that I say almost every day: it's free to be nice.
Tilman Fertitta from his book Shut up and Listen!

Start now. Get perfect later. Just do it. End of book.
Rob Moore - Start Now. Get Perfect Later.




Saturday, November 23, 2019
Don't look at what they say, look at what they're doing...Margaret Thatcher
Don't look at what they say, look at what they're doing...
Margaret Thatcher - former British Prime Minister
Action Quotes


Positive Quotes for the Day:
...Whether it is better to be loved than to be feared... It is much safer to be feared than to be loved, when one of the two must be lacking.
Niccolo Machiavelli - The Prince.

Credo ut intelligam :translation - I believe in order to understand.
St Augustine




Friday, November 22, 2019
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune. Jim Rohn
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
Jim Rohn
Education Quotes


Positive Quotes for the Day:
As you grow older, you discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself and the other for helping others.
Maya Angelou

Do not lie to yourself. We have to be honest about what we want and take risks rather than lie to ourselves and make excuses to stay in our comfort zone.
Roy T. Bennett




Thursday, November 21, 2019
The secret isn't in the knowing, it's in the doing. Michael Heppell
The secret isn't in the knowing, it's in the doing.
Michael Heppell from his bestselling book - How to save an hour a every day
Integrity Quotes


Positive Quotes for the Day:
Everything you've ever wanted is on the other side of fear
George Addair

As you get older, three things happen. The first is your memory goes...and I cannot remember the other two.
Sir Norman Wisdom OBE




Wednesday November 20, 2019
The successful among us delay gratification.  The successful among us bargain with the future. Jordan B. Peterson
The successful among us delay gratification. The successful among us bargain with the future.
Jordan B. Peterson from his bestselling book - 12 Rules for Life (pg 169)
Success Quotes


Positive Quotes for the Day:
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry - from his classic novella - Le Petit Prince (The Little Prince)

When someone becomes better, the world around them becomes better. The light shining from you when you become better, inspires others. The thoughts of others [are] often changed for the better. If you improve your life, the life of others is improved. If you become better, the world is a better place.
Jared Lichtin



Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Rule: Continuous Learning is the minimum requirement for success in any field. Brian Tracy.  Eat that Frog!
Rule: Continuous Learning is the minimum requirement for success in any field.
Brian Tracy - from his bestselling book on productivity - Eat that Frog!
Motivational Quotes for Work

Positive Quotes for the Day:

Time = Life. Therefore, waste your time and you waste your life, or master your time and you master your life.
Alan Lakein

If there is one skill that stands out, it's the ability to focus and make the best move when there are no good moves. It's the moments when you feel most like hiding or dying that you can make the biggest difference as a CEO
Ben Horowitz from his book - The Hard Thing about Hard Things.



Monday, November 18, 2019
Achieving the extraordinary is not a linear process.  The secret is to show up, do the work and go home.  A blue collar work ethic, married to an indomitable will.  It's literally that simple. Coach Christopher Sommer
Achieving the extraordinary is not a linear process. The secret is to show up, do the work and go home. A blue collar work ethic, married to an indomitable will. It's literally that simple.
Coach Christopher Sommer - Former US National Gymnastics Team Coach
Life Quotes

Positive Quotes for the Day:

When I walk in love, God is present.
1 John 4:12 (AMP)

I hear counsel, receive instruction, and accept correction, that I may be wise in the time to come.
Proverbs 19:20 (AMP)






Sunday, November 17, 2019
When I had the opportunity, did I choose courage over comfort? Brené Brown

When I had the opportunity, did I choose courage over comfort?
Brené Brown
Courage Quotes


Positive Quotes for the Day:

We need no wings to go in search of Him, but have only to look upon Him present within us.
St Teresa of Avila

Loving your children can override a lot of wrongs. Even if you get some of the specifics wrong or make missteps.
Laird Hamilton



Saturday, November 16, 2019
The one thing a person wants most in life is usually something basic that money can’t buy. Marilyn Monroe
The one thing a person wants most in life is usually something basic that money can’t buy.
Marilyn Monroe
Life Quotes


Positive Quotes for the Day:

What I would really like is for those of you who have been told that you're learning disabled, or you're not good at math, or that you're terrible at music... to seek out unconventional ways of proving that wrong. Believe not only in yourselves, but that there are ways, tools, methods powerful enough to make things that look very difficult much easier than you ever imagined.
Eric R. Weinstein PhD Mathematical Physicist

When things are going bad, don't get all bummed out, don't get startled, don't get frustrated. No. Just look at the issue and say: 'Good'. Accept reality, but focus on the solution.
Jocko Willink, retired Navy SEAL Commander




Friday, November 15, 2019
Time, consoler of affliction and softener of anger, could do nothing to help them. Charles Dickens Dombey and Son
Time, consoler of affliction and softener of anger, could do nothing to help them
Charles Dickens - Dombey and Son
Time Quotes


Positive Quotes for the Day:

Let's just completely empty our cup here and really think about what is valueable to me now. What's honest. What's sincere about what we're doing? Let's do that.
Joshua Skenes - 3 Michellin Star Chef

Trust your reader. Understand that he or she can fill the empty spaces. Don't over explain.
Paulo Coelho



Thursday, November 14, 2019
If changes are real, then time is real. If time is unreal, then no change can be real. Immanuel Kant
If changes are real, then time is real. If time is unreal, then no change can be real.
Immanuel Kant
Time Quotes


Positive Quotes for the Day:

After you've written a list of all the things you feel you need to do, take a couple of extra minutes and give them a score out of 10 for how urgent and important they are.
Michael Heppell - How to Save an Hour Every Day

Nihil est ab omni Parte beatum translation: Nothing is an unmixed blessing.
Horace, Odes, Book 2



Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Maintaining perspective is so important... Ask yourself the question; in the context of my whole life - how much does this really matter? Marcus Wyn Robinson
Maintaining perspective is so important... Ask yourself the question; in the context of my whole life - how much does this really matter?
Marcus Wyn Robinson
Balance Quotes


Positive Quotes for the Day:

The best rule of thumb is to be optimistic. Without wasting a lot of resources on hopeless causes, recognize that many things are worth trying for even if you may not succeed. The more you try for, the more you are likely to get. Studies of negotiation consistently show a strong correlation betweeen aspiration and result. Within reason, it pays to think positively.
Roger Fisher, William Ury and Bruce Patton - Getting to Yes.

Never have anything to do with an unlucky man or place.
P.T. Barnum (quoting from the Rothschild family's maxim) - The Art of Getting Money



Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Marriage shows you a realistic, unflattering picture of who you are and then takes you by the scruff of the neck and forces you to pay attention to it. Tim Keller.  The meaning of Marriage.
Marriage shows you a realistic, unflattering picture of who you are and then takes you by the scruff of the neck and forces you to pay attention to it.
Tim Keller - The Meaning of Marriage.
Marriage Quotes


Positive Quotes for the Day:

Think Big: Thinking small is a self-fulfilling prophecy. Leaders create and communicate a bold direction that inspires results. They think differently and look around corners for ways to serve customers.
Brad Stone (quoting from Amazon's Leadership Principals) The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon

The man who dies rich thus dies disgraced.
Andrew Carnegie - The Gospel of Wealth



Monday, November 11, 2019
Great People have a vision of their lives that they practice emulating each and every day.  They go to work on their lives, not just in their lives. Michael E. Gerber
Great People have a vision of their lives that they practice emulating each and every day. They go to work on their lives, not just in their lives.
Michael E. Gerber
Live Life Quotes


Positive Quotes for the Day:

To accomplish big things I am convinced you must first dream big dreams. True, it must be in line with progress, human and divine, or you are wasting your prayer. It has to be backed by work and faith, or it has no hands and feet. Maybe there's even an element of luck mixed in. But I'm sure now that, without this master plan, you have nothing.
Conrad Hilton

God is our refuge and strengh, an ever-present help in trouble.
PSALM 46:1 (NIV)



Sunday, November 10, 2019
People who are acting for their own natural selves, won't do much real permanent good for other people. C.S. Lewis
People who are acting for their own natural selves, won't do much real permanent good for other people.
C.S. Lewis
C.S. Lewis Quotes


Positive Quotes for the Day:

Madam if you think I'm drunk - you wait until O'Toole makes his entrance...
Richard Harris

You don't have a soul. You are a Soul. You have a body.
C.S. Lewis



Saturday, November 9, 2019
Separate yourself from your mind by observing your own thoughts - you are not your mind. James Borg
Separate yourself from your mind by observing your own thoughts - you are not your mind.
James Borg
Mind Quotes


Positive Quotes for the Day:

Is that a dream or a goal? If it isn't on the calendar, it isn't real.
Brian Koppelman

When you raise your kids, you're the bow, they're the arrow, and you just try to aim them in the best direction that you can, and hopefully your aim isn't too off. That's what my Grandmother did for me.
Jamie Foxx



Friday, November 8, 2019
When people seem like they are mean, they're almost certainly never mean.  They're anxious.  Alain de Botton
When people seem like they are mean, they're almost certainly never mean. They're anxious.
Alain de Botton
Patience Quotes


Positive Quotes for the Day:

When you're struggling with just about anything, look up. Just ponder the night sky for a minute and realise that we're all on the same planet at the same time.
BJ Miller

Life is a continual process of arrival into who we are.
Maria Popova



Thursday, November 7, 2019
Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well.
robert louis stevenson
Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Encouragement Quotes


Positive Quotes for the Day:

What sets you apart can sometimes feel like a burden and it’s not. And a lot of the time, it’s what makes you great.
Emma Stone

Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.
Margaret Mead



Wednesday, November 6, 2019
The world is changed by your example, not your opinion Paulo Coelho
The world is changed by your example, not your opinion
Paulo Coelho
Paulo Coelho Quotes

Positive Quotes for the Day:

A long-term close relationship requires regular participation in the acts of knowing and caring.
Kira Asatryan, Stop Being Lonely

Be careful to have a soft tongue and not one that lashes out at people. The tongue can be a swift sword that can ruin a relationship in less than five minutes.
Cheryl Whitsett, My Thoughts For Today



Tuesday, November 5, 2019
A trap is only a trap if it takes one by surprise. Otherwise, it is merely an obstacle to be overcome. Gavar Khai. Star Wars.
A trap is only a trap if it takes one by surprise. Otherwise, it is merely an obstacle to be overcome.
Gavar Khai
Star War Quotes


Positive Quotes for the Day:

I usually know when I'm on to something when I'm a little bit afraid of it. I go: Wow, I could mess this up.
Kevin Costner

Action may not bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
Benjamin Disraeli, former British Prime Minister



Monday, November 4, 2019
Look for the good, practice finding the good, and you’ll see it more often. Tim Ferris
Look for the good, practice finding the good, and you’ll see it more often.
Tim Ferris
Good Quotes


Positive Quotes for the Day:

Many people want to do good. Some want to help one person at a time, and others want to change the world.
Robin Low, Good Intentions Are Not Enough


You only live once; one opportunity to offer good effort; one opportunity to provide good to others; and one chance to make a life worth acknowledging.
Freddy J. W. Parkes



Sunday, November 3, 2019
It's not easy to get better, it's tough.  My Grandpa used to say; Work will work when nothing else works Shay Carl
It's not easy to get better, it's tough. My Grandpa used to say; Work will work when nothing else works.
Shay Carl
Work Quotes


Positive Quotes for the Day:

Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, He must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blindfolded fear.
Thomas Jefferson

Desire is suffering
Buddha



Saturday, November 2, 2019
The Purpose of Life, is a Life of Purpose. Robert Byrne
The Purpose of Life, is a Life of Purpose.
Robert Byrne
Purpose Quotes


Positive Quotes for the Day:

We can make the world a better place. We can ask more of ourselves. We can do more for others. I think that our life is a journey...Dig deep on your journey and the world will benefit from it.
Rainn Wilson


A busy mind accelerates the passage of subjective time.
Naval Ravikant



Friday, November 1, 2019
Anything you want to learn, you're going to find awkward at first. New Territory is where we experience our greatest sense of aliveness. Jack Canfield & Mark Victor Hansen, The Aladdin Factor
Anything you want to learn, you're going to find awkward at first. New Territory is where we experience our greatest sense of aliveness.
Jack Canfield &  Mark Victor Hansen, The Aladdin Factor
Comfort Zone Quotes


Positive Quotes for the Day:

When a man has done all he can do, still there is a mighty, mysterious agency over which he needs to influence to secure success. The only way he can reach it is by prayer.
Russell H Conwell

All knowledge is but remembrance
Plato





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