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Thursday, October 30, 2014

Inspirations - Friday, October 31, 2014

Try to be like the turtle - at ease in your own shell.

Bill Copeland
Poet, Writer and Historian

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Inspirations - Thursday, October 30, 2014

I have found that the greatest help in meeting any problem with decency and self-respect and whatever courage is demanded, is to know where you yourself stand.  That is, to have in words what you believe and are acting from.    

William Faulkner (1897-1962) American Writer

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Inspirations - Wednesday, October 29, 2014

All big things in this world are done by people who are naive and have an idea that is obviously impossible.

Dr. Frank Richards (1875-1961) English Writer

Monday, October 27, 2014

Inspirations - Tuesday, October 28, 2014

I had rather do and not promise than promise and not do.

Arthur Warwick

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Inspirations - Monday, October 27, 2014


Remember, the thoughts that you think and the statements you make regarding yourself determine your mental attitude. If you have a worthwhile objective, find the one reason why you can achieve it rather than hundreds of reasons why you can't.

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

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Inspirations - Friday, October 24, 2014

Personal power is a gift that often goes unopened.

DeLores Pressley
Motivational Speaker
Personal Power & Confidence Coach
http://www.borntobeup.com/

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Inspirations - Thursday, October 23, 2014

Progress in every age results only from the fact that there are some men and women who refuse to believe that what they know to be right cannot be done.

Russell W. Davenport - American Editor, Fortune Magazine

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Inspirations - Wednesday, October 22, 2014

True merit, like a river, the deeper it is, the less noise it makes.

Lord Halifax (Edward Wood) (1881-1959) British Foreign Secretary

Monday, October 20, 2014

Inspirations - Tuesday, October 21, 2014

I believe that one of the characteristics of the human race - possibly the one that is primarily responsible for its course of evolution - is that is has grown by creatively responding to failure. 

Glen Seaborg (1912-1999) American Chemist,
Chairman Atomic Energy Commission

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Inspirations - Monday, October 20, 2014

Each of us is great insofar as we perceive and act on the infinite possibilities which lie undiscovered and unrecognized about us.    

James Harvey Robinson (1863-1936) American Historian

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Inspirations - Friday, October 17, 2014

Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting.    

Elizabeth Asquith Bibesco (1897-1945) English Writer

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Inspirations - Thursday, October 16, 2014

See first that the design is wise and just; that ascertained, pursue it resolutely.      

William Shakespeare (1564-1616) English Playwright

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Inspirations - Wednesday, October 15, 2014

I can give you a six-word formula for success: Think things through - then follow through.    

Eddie Rickenbacker (1890-1973)
American Aviator and Business Executive

Monday, October 13, 2014

Inspirations -Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

Many a friendship -- long, loyal, and self-sacrificing -- rested at first upon no thicker a foundation than a kind word.

Frederick William Faber (1814-1863)
English Priest and Hymn Writer

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Inspirations - Monday, October 13, 2014

The fact is, that to do anything in the world worth doing, we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in and scramble through as well as we can.

Robert Cushing (Robert Cushing Dennison)
(1921-1998) American Colonel

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Inspirations - Friday, October 10, 2014

If you wish success in life,  make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.

-- Joseph Addison (1672–1719) English Writer and Statesman

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Inspirations - Thursday, October 9, 2014

I was told over and over again that I would never be successful, that I was not going to be competitive and the technique was simply not going to work. All I could do was shrug and say "We'll just have to see."

Dick Fosbury, who won an Olympic gold medal at the 1968 Mexico games after he invented a revolutionary high-jump technique.

Note: Those who were here and following the 1968 Olympics will recall that the "Fosbury Flop" was anything but a flop!

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Inspirations - Wednesday, October 8, 2014


Do what you can where you are with what you've got.





Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919)
26th President of the United States

Monday, October 6, 2014

Inspirations - Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Until one is committed, there is always hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness. Concerning all acts of initiative (and creation), there is one element of truth, the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans - that moment one commits oneself, then providence moves all.

Johann von Goethe (1749-1832)
German Poet and Dramatist

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Inspirations - Monday, October 6, 2014

The force is within you. Force yourself.

Harrison Ford, American Actor

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Inspirations - Friday, October 3, 2014

Whether they be old or young, rich or poor, high or low, wise or foolish, ignorant or learned, every individual is seen to be strongly actuated by a desire to be seen, heard, talked of, approved, and respected.

John Adams (1735-1826)  Second U.S. President

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Inspirations - Thursday, October 2, 2014

The grateful mind is constantly fixed upon the best. Therefore it tends to become the best. It takes the form of character of the best, and will receive the best.

Wallace D. Wattles
1860-1911, Author of The Science of Getting Rich