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Monday, December 30, 2013

Inspirations - Tue., Dec. 31, 2013

The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.

Marcus Aurelius
121-180 AD, Roman Emperor and Philosopher

Sunday, December 29, 2013

Inspirations - Mon., Dec. 30, 2013

Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.

1694-1778, Writer and Philosopher

Thursday, December 26, 2013

Inspirations - Fri., Dec. 27, 2013

Fix your eyes forward on what you can do, not back on what you cannot change.

Tom Clancy
1947-2013, Author

Inspirations - Thur., Dec. 26, 2013

Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life; not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens.

John Homer Miller
1910-1944, Teacher

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Inspirations - Wed., Dec. 25, 2013

A BIG THANK YOU to People of Distinction Humanitarian Awards (PDHA) founder Al Cole for his vision and for sharing this.  Thank you also to everyone who made this event possible.  Although prior commitments prevented me from attending, they "did it up" without me!

Monday, December 23, 2013

Inspirations - Tue., Dec. 24, 2013

He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree.

- Roy L. Smith

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Inspirations - Mon., Dec. 23, 2013

...we could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.

-- Helen Keller (1880-1968) American Writer

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Inspirations - Fri., Dec. 20, 2013

We all make mistakes, have struggles, and even regret things in our past. But you are not your mistakes, you are not your struggles, and you are here now with the power to shape your day and your future.

Steve Maraboli
Speaker and Author

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Inspirations - Thur., Dec. 19, 2013

One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.

Napoleon Hill
1883-1970, Author of Think and Grow Rich

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Inspirations - Wed., Dec. 18, 2013

So often we dwell on the things that seem impossible rather than on the things that are possible. So often we are depressed by what remains to be done and forget to be thankful for all that has been done.

Marian Wright Edelman
Activist for the rights of children

Monday, December 16, 2013

Inspirations - Tue., Dec. 17, 2013

Fear is the greatest obstacle to learning. But fear is your best friend. Fear is like fire. If you learn to control it, you let it work for you. If you don’t learn to control it, it’ll destroy you and everything around you.

-- Boxing trainer Cus D'Amato to 13 year old Mike Tyson

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Inspirations - Mon., Dec. 16, 2013

Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A 'you can do it' when things are tough.

Richard M. DeVos
Co-Founder of Amway

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Inspirations - Fri., Dec. 13, 2013

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

Thomas Edison
1847-1931, Inventor

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Inspirations - Thur., Dec. 12, 2013

We all possess more power and greater possibilities than we realize, and visualizing is one of the greatest of these powers.

Genevieve Behrend
1881-1960, Author

Dionardo at Frederick's Wine & Dine

Dionardo performs with the Michael Austin Quartet in Warrensville Hts., Ohio

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Inspirations - Wed., Dec. 11, 2013

The self is not something that one finds. It is something that one creates.

-- Thomas Szasz (1920-2012) American Psychiatrist

Outside Harvey & Toni's Home

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Monday, December 9, 2013

Inspirations - Tue., Dec. 10, 2013

Man has never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.

Bernard Williams
English Philosopher

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Inspirations - Mon., Dec. 9, 2013

I realized early on that success was tied to not giving up. Most people in this business gave up and went on to other things. If you simply didn't give up, you would outlast the people who came in on the bus with you.

Harrison Ford

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Inspirations - Fri., Dec. 6, 2013

People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.

Zig Ziglar
1926-2012, Author and Speaker

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Inspirations - Thur., Dec. 5, 2013

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.

Chinese Proverb

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Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Inspirations - Wed., Dec. 4, 2013

Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them.

Lady Bird Johnson
1912-2007, Former U.S. First Lady

Monday, December 2, 2013

Inspirations - Tue., Dec. 3, 2013

Everything that God creates has light and that includes YOU!  Make certain those you surround yourself with are not trying to turn off the switch.  

Henry Ford - Author, Speaker, Consultant, Publisher of VISIONS Newsletter

Sunday, December 1, 2013

Inspirations - Mon., Dec. 2, 2013

Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.

Brian Tracy
Speaker and Author