For Your Day
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The one thing worse that a quitter is the person who is
afraid to begin.
Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it
nothing great was ever accomplished.
When life gives you scraps, make quilts
"Some pursue happiness, others create it."
Disappointments are like road bumps, they slow you down a
bit but you
enjoy the smooth road afterwards. Don't stay on the bumps
too long. Move on!
The things that come to those who wait
are what's left behind by those who got there
If we keep doing the right things, the right things will
Contentment is not the accumulation of wealth, but the
decreasing of wants.
A hunch is creativity trying to tell you something.
hear a different drummer, take a chance.
The road you choose to travel means the difference in the
"We cannot solve life's problems except by solving
~~M. Scott Peck
I can give you a six word formula for success:
Think things through then follow through.
"Justice and freedom do not depend so much on our
stand up and fight for ourselves as it does on our
stand up and fight for the rights of others."
We need to learn to set our course by the stars,
not by the lights of every passing ship.
~~Omar Nelson Bradley
"Learn to see in another's calamity the ills which
you should avoid."
Your conscience is a quiet and still small voice. You
cannot let the clamoring of the world drown out the quiet
direction of your life.
The key to happiness is not fixing your problems but
changing your attitude towards your problems.
To forgive calls upon our love-- to forget calls upon our
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird
~~Spiro T. Agnew: (1918-1996) US politician
is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you're
If you think nobody cares if you're alive, try missing a
couple of car payments.
Our arms are the only ones God has to hug His children.
"If you see someone without a smile, stop ... and
give them yours (:-)"
Nothing seems to bring on an emergency as quickly as
putting money aside in case of one.
It is not the difference between people that is the
difficulty; it is the indifference.
Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow; it empties
today of its strength.
~~Corrie Ten Boom
The fellow who has no money is poor; the fellow who has
nothing but money is poorer still.
"The person who says it cannot be done should not
interrupt the person doing it."
"There are only two stimulants to one's best
efforts: the fear of punishment, and the hope of
~~John M. Wilson
stop laughing because you grow old,
you grow old because you stopped laughing.
"Reflect upon your blessings, of which every man has
not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have
Nature disables us, but we allow people to handicap us.
"We learn the rope of life by untying its
Although some marriages are made in heaven,
they ALL have to be maintained on
The best defense is having an offence superior to your
When a train goes through a tunnel and it gets dark, you
don't throw away the ticket and jump off. You sit still
and trust the
~~Corrie Ten Boom
Revenge has no more quenching effect on emotions, than
salt water has on thirst.
"Hold a true friend with both your hands."
"YOU control your emotions, so you do not have to
explode with anger
whenever someone else decides to behave in angry
Trying to squash a rumor is like trying to unring a
The tea kettle sings,
even when it is up to its neck in hot water
Listening, not imitation, may be the sincerest form of
~~Dr. Joyce Brothers
The darkest moments of one's life
may carry the seeds of the brightest tomorrow
Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.
~~F. Scott Fitzgerald
Action is the antidote to despair.
It is better to give a rock out of love than a diamond
out of duty.
As you grow older you will discover that you have two
One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
When you have a great and difficult task, something
impossible, if you only work a little at a time, every
day a little,
suddenly the work will finish itself.
How very little can be done under the spirit of fear.