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Sunday, June 30, 2013

Inspirations - Mon., July 1, 2013

There is no better opportunity to receive more than to be thankful for what you already have. Thanksgiving opens the windows of opportunity for ideas to flow your way.

Jim Rohn, 1930-2009, Author and Speaker

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Inspirations - Fri., June 28, 2013

As we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

Marianne Williamson , Author and Speaker

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Inspirations - Thur., June 27, 2013

All life is a chance. So take it!  The person who goes furthest is the one who is willing to do and dare.

Dale Carnegie, 1888-1955, Author, Lecturer, and Trainer

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Inspirations - Wed., June 26, 2013

You may never know what results come from your action. But if you do nothing, there will be no result.

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
1869-1948, Led India to Independence

Monday, June 24, 2013

Inspirations - Tue., June 25, 2013

Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.

Norman Vincent Peale, 1898-1993, Minister and Author

Sunday, June 23, 2013

Inspirations - Mon., June 24, 2013

The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.

-- Brian Tracy

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Inspirations - Fri., June 21, 2013

We need a renaissance of wonder. We need to renew, in our hearts and in our souls, the deathless dream, the eternal poetry, the perennial sense that life is miracle and magic.

-- E. Merrill Root (1895-1973) American Writer

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Inspirations - Thur., June 20, 2013

Don't bother about genius. Don't worry about being clever. Trust to hard work, perseverance and determination.

-- Sir Frederick Treves (1853-1923) English Surgeon

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Inspirations - Wed., June 19, 2013

Always laugh when you can.  It is cheap medicine.

-- Lord Byron (1788-1824) English Poet

Monday, June 17, 2013

Inspirations - Tues., June 18,2013

Far away in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see the beauty, believe in them and  try to follow where they lead.

-- Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) American Writer

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Inspirations - Mon., June 17, 2013

I have resolved from this day on, I will do all the business I can honestly, have all the fun I can reasonably, do all the good I can willingly, and save my digestion by thinking pleasantly.

-- Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) Scottish Novelist

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Inspirations - Fri., June 14, 2013

Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which, in prosperous circumstances, would have lain dormant.

-- Horace (65-8 BC) Roman Poet

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Inspirations - Thur., June 13, 2013

Genuine security arises from actual, first-hand knowledge that one is both capable and worthy of achieving happiness (through conscious, responsible action) and, once having attained it, that he deserves it.

-- Michael J. Hurd, American Motivational Speaker

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Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Inspirations - Wed., June 12, 3013

The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.

-- Apple's "Think Different" Commercial, 1997

Monday, June 10, 2013

Inspirations - Tue., June 11, 2013

Let no man turn aside, ever so slightly, from the broad path of honour, on the plausible pretence that he is justified by the goodness of his end. All good ends can be worked out by good means.

-- Charles Dickens (1812-1870) English Novelist

Sunday, June 9, 2013

Inspirations - Mon., June 10, 2013

Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person.

-- Mother Teresa (1910-1997) Albanian Missionary

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Inspirations - Fri., June 7, 2013

From long familiarity, we know what honor is. It is what enables the individual to do right in the face of complacency and cowardice. It is what enables the soldier to die alone, the political prisoner to resist, the singer to sing her song, hardly appreciated, on a side street.

-- Mark Helprin - American Novelist and Writer

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Inspirations - Thur., June 6, 2013

The person who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.

-- Chinese proverb

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Inspirations - Wed., June 5, 2013

Mama exhorted her children at every opportunity to "jump at the Sun."  We might not land on the sun, but at least we would get off the ground.

-- Zora Neale Hurston (1903-1960) American Writer

Monday, June 3, 2013

Inspirations - Tue., June 4, 2013

Normal day, let me be aware of the treasure you are... Let me not pass you by in quest of some rare and perfect tomorrow. One day I shall dig my nails into the earth, or bury my face in my pillow, or stretch myself taut, or raise my hands to the sky and want, more than all the world, your return.

-- Mary Jean Iron

Sunday, June 2, 2013

Inspirations - Mon., June 3, 2013

When we accept tough jobs as a challenge to our ability and wade into them with joy and enthusiasm, miracles can happen.

-- Arland Gilbert