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Thursday, May 19, 2011

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up

Careful what you set your HE♥RT upon... for it surely shall be yours. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Transfiguration Cathedral on Kizhi Island, Karelia, Russia
And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years. ~ Abraham Lincoln

Vultures circle overhead
"When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the actions." - Confucius,

Jaguar drinking at a water hole in Belize
We look at the present through a rear-view mirror. We march backwards into the future. - Marshall McLuhan

Miskito Cays, Nicaragua

Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing
-- Thomas Jefferson

"School is where you go between when your parents can take you and industry can take you. " - John Updike

Nature and wisdom never are at strife. Plutarch

"In handling men, there are three feelings that a man must not possess — fear, dislike and contempt..." -Herbert Casson

"No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it." Andrew Carnegie

"The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority." -Kenneth Blanchard

"He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander." -Aristotle

"Not the cry, but the flight of the wild duck, leads the flock to fly and follow." -Chinese Proverb

"My responsibility, our responsibility as lucky Americans, is to try to give back to this country as much as it has given us..." C. Powell

"It's not always easy to do the right thing. But, doing the right thing makes you strong, it builds character..." - Queen Latifah

"If I advance, follow me! If I retreat, kill me! If I die, avenge me!" Francois De La Rochefoucauld

“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” - Guatama Buddha

“Only in quiet waters do things mirror themselves undistorted. Only in a quiet mind is adequate perception of the world.” Hans Marqolius

"Heroes are men who glorify a life which they can't bear any longer. " - Jean Giraudoux

inspiring quotes

"There is one quality that one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants and the burning desire to achieve it." - Napoleon Hill

Don’t let the low times keep you down. Learn from them and reach for the high times. – David Wiemers

“I do not have superior intelligence or faultless looks. I do not captivate a room or run a mile under six minutes.
I only succeeded because I was still working after everyone else went to sleep. ” - Greg Evans

“Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend. ”
— Martin Luther King, Jr

“Profit in business comes from repeat customers, customers that boast about your project or service, and that bring friends with them.”
— W. Edwards Deming
“We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing. ”
— George Bernard Shaw

“If A is success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut. ”
— Albert Einstein

The most important opinion is the one you have of yourself, and the most significant things you say all day are those things you say to yourself.
- Zig Ziglar

“We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.”
— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“The Creator has not given you a longing to do that which you have no ability to do.”
— Orison Swett Marden

“Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do.

Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong.“
- Ella Fitzgerald
“Keep company with those who make you better.”
— English Proverb

“Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit. “ — Norman Vincent Peale

“We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.“
— Martin Luther King, Jr.
Saint Tiruvalluvar's words of wisdom:

“Two thousand years ago he set the benchmark for good governance in the following immortal words:

Generous grants, compassion, righteous rule and succour to the downtrodden are the hallmarks of good governance.”

Thomas Hobbes
"Appetite, with an opinion of attaining, is called hope; the same, without such opinion, despair."

Scott Westerfeld
"Everyone in the world was programmed by the place they were born, hemmed in by their beliefs, but you had to at least try to grow your own brain"

Colleen Wainwright
"Even the great get greater by doing more of it."

Franklin D. Roosevelt
"Be sincere; be brief; be seated."


"The most effective way to manage change is to create it." - Peter Drucker

"The will of men who are put to the test can often supersede the will of destiny." - Tristan Bernard

"Make a decision to be successful right now. Most people never decide to be wealthy; that is why they retire poor."- Brian Tracy

"Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses." - George W. Carver

"Our greatest weakness lies in giving up." - Thomas Alva Edison

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