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Sunday, August 31, 2014

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Inspirations - Friday, August 29, 2014

Set higher standards for your own performance than anyone around you, and it won't matter whether you have a tough boss or an easy one. It won't matter whether the competition is pushing you hard, because you'll be competing with yourself.

Rick Pitino
Basketball Coach, Author and Speaker

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Inspirations - Thursday, August 28, 2014

Man's greatest actions are performed in minor struggles.  Life, misfortune, isolation, abandonment and poverty are battlefields which have their heroes - obscure heroes who are at times greater than illustrious heroes.

-- Victor Hugo (1802-1885) French Writer

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Inspirations - Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Have the courage and the wisdom and the vision to raise a definite standard that will appeal to the best that is in man, and then strive mightily toward that goal.

-- Harold E. Stassen

Monday, August 25, 2014

Inspirations - Tuesday, August 26, 2014

It is good to dream, but it is better to dream and work.  Faith is mighty, but action with faith is mightier.

-- Thomas Robert Gaines

Inspirations - Monday, August 25, 2014

Your past is a place of reference, not a place of residence.

Ty Howard
Author, Speaker
www.motivationmagazine.com

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Inspirations - Friday, August 22, 2014

Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you will help them become what they are capable of becoming.

-- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Inspirations - Thursday, August 21, 2014

He who smiles rather than rages is always the stronger.

- Japanese proverb

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Inspirations - Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The life of man is like a game with dice; if you don’t get the throw you want, you must show your skill in making the best of the throw you get.

-- Terence

Monday, August 18, 2014

Inspirations - Tuesday, August 19, 2014

There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.    

John Andrew Holmes

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Inspirations - Monday, August 18, 2014

There is nothing noble in being superior to some other man.  The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self.

Hindu proverb

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Inspirations - Friday, August 15, 2014


Be miserable - or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.

Wayne Dyer
Author and Speaker

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Thursday, August 14, 2014

The influence of each human being on others in this life is a kind of immortality.    

John Quincy Adams

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Inspirations - Wednesday, Thursday, August 13, 2014

The genius thing that we did was, we didn’t give up.

Jay-Z

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Monday, August 11, 2014

Inspirations - Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Listening is such a simple act. It requires us to be present, and that takes practice, but we don't have to do anything else. We don't have to advise, or coach, or sound wise. We just have to be willing to sit there and listen.

Margaret J. Wheatley
Writer and Management Consultant

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Inspirations - Monday, August 11, 2014


Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing in a solution paves the way to solution.

David J. Schwartz
1927-1987, Author

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Inspirations - Friday, August 8, 2014


Focus more on your desire than on your doubt, and the dream will take care of itself. You may be surprised at how easily this happens. Your doubts are not as powerful as your desires, unless you make them so.

Marcia Wieder
Speaker and Author

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Inspirations - Thursday, August 7, 2014

Argue for your limitations, and sure enough, they're yours.

Richard Bach
Author of Jonathan Livingston Seagull



Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Inspirations - Wednesday, August 6, 2014

There are only two options regarding commitment. You're either in or out. There's no such thing as a life in-between.

Pat Riley
Professional Basketball Coach

Monday, August 4, 2014

Inspirations - Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them.

Orison Swett Marden
1850-1924, Author
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Sunday, August 3, 2014

Inspirations - Monday, August 4, 2014

Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.

Les Brown
Author and Speaker

Inspiring photos and words from Author D.C. Constant and Filmmaker Carla LynDale Carter were among the works selected to hang in the Photo Gallery at the Twinsburg Public Library during the month of August. For additional information about these inspiring young ladies, please see our blog at http://successisyou.blogspot.com/2014/08/twinsburg-ohio-library-works-by-author.html.