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Sunday, September 30, 2012

Inspirations - Mon., Oct. 1, 2012


Inspirations - Mon., Oct. 1, 2012

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When the archer misses the mark, he turns and looks for the fault within himself. Failure to hit the bull's eye is never the fault of the target. To improve your aim - improve yourself.

Gilbert Arland
Writer

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Nothing can add more power to your life than concentrating all your energies on a limited set of targets.

Nido Qubein
Author and Speaker

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Inspirations - Fri., Sep. 28, 2012


Inspirations - Fri., Sep. 28, 2012

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Happiness belongs to those who are sufficient unto themselves. For all external sources of happiness and pleasure are, by their very nature, highly uncertain, precarious, ephemeral, and subject to chance.

Arthur Schopenhauer

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Humility leads to strength and not weakness. It is the highest form of self-respect to admit mistakes and to make amends for them.

John J. McCloy

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Inspirations - Thur., Sep. 27, 2012

Just as education without humanity is the most dangerous thing in the world, so education in love, human understanding and cooperation is the greatest hope in the world.
Joy Elmer Morgan
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The wealth of a man is the number of things which he loves and blesses, which he is loved and blessed by.
Thomas Carlyle
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What is needed is to learn afresh, to observe, and to discover for ourselves, the meaning of wholeness.
David Bohm

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Inspirations - Wed., Sep. 26, 2012

A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.
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Elbert Hubbard
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Monday, September 24, 2012

Inspirations - Tue., Sep. 25, 2012

Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but rather we have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do.  Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.

- Aristotle

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When you have talked yourself into what you want, right there is the place to stop talking and begin saying it with deeds.

Napoleon Hill
1883-1970, Author

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The aim of an argument or discussion should not be victory, but progress.

- Joseph Joubert (1754-1824) French Philosopher

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Inspirations - Mon., Sep. 24, 2012

In health we should continue to be the men we vowed to become when sickness prompted our words.

Pliny the younger
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Reputation is a bubble which bursts when a man tries to blow it up for himself.

Emma Carleton
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For only as we ourselves, as adults, actually move and have our being in the state of love, can we be appropriate models and guides for our children. What we are teaches the child far more than what we say, so we must be what we want our children to become.

Joseph Chilton Pearce

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Inspirations - Fri., Sep. 21, 2012


We are all here for some special reason. Stop being a prisoner of your past. Become the architect of your future."

Robin Sharma

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"To be a champ, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will."

Sugar Ray Robinson
1921-1989, Professional Boxer

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Inspirations - Thur., Sep. 20, 2012


Sorry for the missed Inspirations since Monday.  We are just back from an out of town trip with NO INTERNET ACCESS:

"Regardless of how you feel inside, always try to look like a winner. Even if you are behind, a sustained look of control and confidence can give you a mental edge that results in victory."
Arthur Ashe
1943-1993, Professional Tennis Player

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Inspirations - Fri., Sep. 14, 2012


"The time is always right to do what is right."
Martin Luther King, Jr.
1929-1968, Civil Rights Leader

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"Don't live down to expectations. Go out there and do something remarkable."
Wendy Wasserstein
1950-2006, Playwright

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"Those who are lifting the world upward and onward are those who encourage more than criticize."
Elizabeth Harrison
1849-1927, Educator

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Inspirations - Thur., Sep. 13, 2012

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