Thursday, March 31, 2011

Inspirations for Friday, April 1, 2011

Inspirations for Friday, April 1, 2011


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At first dreams seem impossible, then improbable, then inevitable.

Christopher Reeve (1952-2004)
American Actor

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Whenever encountering a troublesome person, do not identify him as being cruel or stupid or rude or anything else like that. Instead, see him as a frightened person.

Vernon Howard
1918-1992, Author and Philosopher

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Very few things happen at the right time, and the rest do not happen at all. . . .

Herodotus

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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Inspirations for Thursday, March 31, 2011

Inspirations for Thursday, March 31, 2011
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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

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When you know that you're capable of dealing with whatever comes, you have the only security the world has to offer.

Harry Browne
1933-2006, Writer and Politician

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Once I might have wished for that: never to grow old. But now I know that to stay young always is also not to change. And that is what life's all about--changes going on every minute, and you never know when something begins where it's going to take you.

Joan W. Blos
A Gathering Of Days

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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Inspirations for Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Inspirations for Wednesday, March 30, 2011

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Confidence on the outside begins by living with integrity on the inside.

Brian Tracy

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The important thing is not being afraid to take a chance. Remember, the greatest failure is to not try. Once you find something you love to do, be the best at doing it.

Debbi Fields
Founder of Mrs. Fields Cookies

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When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.

Helen Keller (1880-1968)
American Writer

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Monday, March 28, 2011

Inspirations for Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Inspirations for Tuesday, March 29, 2011

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There is a place for everyone, man and woman, old and young, hale and halt; service in a thousand forms is open. There is no room now for the dilettante, the weakling, for the shirker, or the sluggard. From the highest to the humblest tasks, all are of equal honor; all have their part to play.

Winston Churchill

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If I didn't know better, I would think Winston Churchill foresaw these words:

"We each have a calling that if left unanswered will become a challenge unmet, a problem unsolved, an opportunity missed, a dream and a legacy unfulfilled, a link missing in the chain of events that were meant to form the history of the world." - Henry Ford (that's Me!)

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Sunday, March 27, 2011

Inspirations for Monday, March 28, 2011

Inspirations for Monday, March 28, 2011

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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

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Feel the fear, and do it anyway.

Susan Jeffers

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Man does not live by a turkey in every oven or a color TV set in every home.  Man lives by faith and hope and love, by the star on the horizon, by the trumpet that will not call retreat.

E. Merrill Root (1895-1973)
American Writer

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Thursday, March 24, 2011

Inspirations for Friday, March 25, 2011

Inspirations for Friday. March 25, 2011

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What a man is contributes much more to his happiness than what he has, or how he is regarded by others.

Arthur Schopenhauer

You know, it's not more knowledge, it's not more education, it's not more facts that we need. It's a better use of what we already have that we need to have. You have each and every one of you, within your potential power right now to do a wonderful job in your chosen field - if you would only embrace it and use it.

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

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Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Inspirations for Thursday, March 24, 2011

Inspirations for Thursday, March 24, 2011

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Self-respect is the root of discipline: The sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.

Abraham Joshua Heschel 1907-1972

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Make each day useful and cheerful and prove that you know the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will be happy, old age without regret and life a beautiful success.

Louisa May Alcott
1832-1888, Novelist

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More than anything else, I believe it's our decisions, not the conditions of our lives, that determine our destiny.

Anthony Robbins
Author and Speaker

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Inspirations for Mon-Wed, March 21-23, 2011

Inspirations for Wednesday, March 23, 2011

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Instead of always harping on a man's faults, tell him of his virtues.
Try to pull him out of his rut of bad habits. Hold up to him his
better self, his real self that can dare and do and win out.

Eleanor Porter (1868-1920)
American Novelist

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As one goes through life one learns that if you don't paddle your own canoe, you don't move.

Katharine Hepburn

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All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim; have fixed their gaze on a goal which was high, one which sometimes seemed impossible.

Orison Swett Marden
1850-1924, Writer, Physician, Hotel Owner and founder of Success Magazine

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Inspirations for Tuesday, March 22, 2011

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The naked truth is always better than the best dressed lie.

Ann Landers

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You cannot change anything in your life with intention alone, which can become a watered-down, occasional hope that you'll get to tomorrow. Intention without action is useless.

Caroline Myss
Author of Entering The Castle

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If you're never scared or embarrassed or hurt, it means you never take any chances.

Julia Sorel

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Inspirations for Monday, March 21, 2011

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Talent is something rare and beautiful and precious, and it must not be allowed to go to waste.

George Selden
The Cricket In Times Square

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Probably the most honest, "self-made man" ever was the one we heard say: "I got to the top the hard way--fighting my own laziness

and ignorance every step of the way."

James Thom

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It is better to wear out one's shoes than one's sheets.

Genoese Proverb

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Thursday, March 17, 2011

Inspirations for Friday, March 18, 2011

Inspirations for Friday, March 18, 2011

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There is much satisfaction in work well done, but there can be no happiness equal to the joy of finding a heart that understands.

Victor Robinsoll

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It is not genius, nor glory, nor love that reflects the greatness of the human soul; it is kindness.

Jean-Baptiste-Henri Lacordaire

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Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not.

Oprah Winfrey
Talk Show Host, Producer and Philanthropist


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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Inspirations for Thursday, March 17, 2011

Inspirations for Thursday, March 17, 2011


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You can conquer almost any fear if you will make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.

Dale Carnegie
1888-1955, Author and Speaker

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Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses, and disappointments; but let us have patience, and we soon shall see them in their proper figures.

Joseph Addison

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Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.

Paul Boese
Botanist


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Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Inspirations for Wed., March 16, 2011

Inspirations for Wed., March 16, 2011

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It's time to start living the life you've imagined.

Henry James

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Maybe you can't change the whole world, but if you have love in your heart you can make small differences every day, which really does change the world, one life at a time.

Kristina Koncz
Customer Experience Specialist

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

Horace (65-8 BC)
Roman Poet

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Monday, March 14, 2011

Inspirations for Tue., March 15, 2011

Inspirations for Tue., March 15, 2011


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You must have long-range goals to keep you from being frustrated by short-term failures.

Charles C. Noble

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There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.

David J. Mahoney

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There are obviously two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.

James Truslow Adams

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Sunday, March 13, 2011

Inspirations for Mon., March 14, 2011

Inspirations for Mon., March 14, 2011

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I believe in taking a positive attitude toward the world. My hope still is to leave the world a little bit better than when I got here.

Jim Henson
1936-1990, Muppets Creator

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Posterity! You will never know how much it cost the present generation to preserve your freedom! I hope you will make good use of it! - letter to Abigail Adams, April 26, 1777

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

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Fear of failure and fear of the unknown are always defeated by faith. Having faith in yourself, in the process of change, and in the new direction that change sets will reveal your own inner core of steel.

Georgette Mosbacher
Business Executive


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Thursday, March 10, 2011

Inspirations for Fri., March 11, 2011

Inspirations for Fri., March 11, 2011


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When you reach the end of your life, do you want to be one of the people who are glad they did, or one of the people who wish they had?

Author Unknown (to me)

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Leadership is no longer about your position. It's now more about your passion for excellence and making a difference. You can lead without a title.

Robin Sharma

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When you affirm big, believe big and pray big, putting faith into action, big things happen.

Dr. Norman Vincent Peale
1898-1993, Preacher and Author

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Wednesday, March 09, 2011

Inspirations for Thur., March 10, 2011

Inspirations for Thur., Mar. 10, 2011


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Being defeated is often only a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.

Marilyn vos Savant

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You never will be the person you can be if pressure, tension and discipline are taken out of your life.

James G. Bilkey
Author

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Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it's not going to go away.

Elvis Presley

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Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Inspirations for Wed., Mar. 9, 2011

Inspirations for Wed., Mar. 9, 2011


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Nothing lowers the level of conversation more than raising the voice.

Stanley Horowitz

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The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing, not curing, not healing, and face with us the reality of our powerlessness, that is a friend who cares.

Henri Nouwen

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Jump at opportunities to take on responsibilities. People should try new things--that's how to grow.

Kevin Murray

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Monday, March 07, 2011

Inspirations for Tue., Mar. 8, 2011

Inspirations for Tue., Mar. 8, 2011


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The best inheritance you can leave your kids is an example of how to live a full and meaningful life.

Dan Zadra

Editor’s Footnote: I find it more than ironic that the above quote happened to just “show up as the next in order.” It was on this day in 1984 that my mother went to be with the Lord. Nearly every day since that day, Dan Zadra’s words have rung true. One of the lessons is to realize that how you live your life will probably have great impact upon others. The other lesson is to cherish those in your life, for tomorrow is not promised.

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If things are not going well with you, begin your effort at correcting the situation by carefully examining the service you are rendering, and especially the spirit in which you are rendering it.

Roger Babson

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Sunday, March 06, 2011

Inspirations for Mon., March 7, 2011

Inspirations for Mon., Mar. 7, 2011


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You can't base your life on other people's expectations.

Stevie Wonder
Grammy Award Winning Singer/Songwriter

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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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I love strange choices. I'm always interested in people who depart from what is expected of them and go into new territory.

Cate Blanchett
Actress

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Thursday, March 03, 2011

Inspirations for Fri, Mar. 4, 2011

Inspirations for Fri., Mar. 4, 2011


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Don't shout till you are out of the woods.

English proverb

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Real intelligence is a creative use of knowledge, not merely an accumulation of facts. The slow thinker who can finally come up with an idea of his own is more important to the world than a walking encyclopedia who hasn't learned how to use information productively.

D. Kenneth Winebrenner

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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

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Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Inspirations for Thur., Mar. 3, 2011

Inspirations for Thur., Mar. 3, 2011


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Whatever course you have chosen for yourself, it will not be a chore but an adventure if you bring to it a sense of the glory of striving, if your sights are set far above the merely secure and mediocre.

David Sarnoff
1891-1971, Entrepreneur

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Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Inspirations for Wed., Mar. 2, 2011

Inspirations for Wed., Mar. 2, 2011


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The real winners in life are the people who look at every situation with an expectation that they can make it work or make it better.

Barbara Pletcher
Author

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You can be totally rational with a machine. But, if you work with people, sometimes logic has to take a back seat to understanding.

Akio Morita

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Some people say I have attitude - maybe I do. But I think you have to. You have to believe in yourself when no one else does - that makes you a winner right there.

Venus Williams
US tennis champion

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