Thursday, February 28, 2013

Inspirations - Fri., Mar 1, 2013

Nothing will sustain you more potently than the power to recognize in your humdrum routine, as perhaps it may be thought, the true poetry of life.

-- Sir William Osler (1849-1919) Canadian Physician

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Inspirations - Thur., Feb. 28, 2013

You can stand tall without standing on someone. You can be a victor without having victims.

-- Harriett Woods (1927-2007) American Politician

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Inspirations - Wed., Feb. 27, 2013


The world is moved not only by the mighty shoves of the heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker.

-- Helen Keller (1880-1968) American Writer

Monday, February 25, 2013

Inspirations - Tue., Feb. 26, 2013

To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not only of goodness of heart, but of strength of mind.

-- William Hazlitt (1778-1830) English Essayist

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Inspirations - Mon., Feb. 25, 2013

I find that it is not the circumstances in which we are placed, but the spirit in which we face them, that constitutes our comfort.

-- Elizabeth T. King

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Inspirations - Fri., Feb. 22, 2013

Dedication is simply reminding yourself what you want. Then paying the price to get it. Every day.

-- John F. Groom

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Inspirations - Thur., Feb. 21, 2013


To live in the presence of great truths and eternal laws, to be led by permanent ideals - that is what keeps a man patient when the world ignores him, and calm and unspoiled when the world praises him.

-- Honore De Balzac (1799-1850) French Novelist

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Inspirations - Wed., Feb. 20, 2013

If you have not often felt the joy of doing a kind act, you have neglected much, and most of all yourself.

-- A. Neilen

Monday, February 18, 2013

Inspirations - Tue., Feb. 19, 2013

Nothing will ever be attempted, if all possible objections must first be overcome.

-- Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) English Author

Sunday, February 17, 2013

Inspirations - Mon., Feb. 18, 2013

To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.” 

-- e.e. Cummings

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Inspirations - Fri., Feb. 15, 2013


Enthusiasm is the best protection in any situation. Wholeheartedness is contagious. Give yourself, if you wish to get others.

-- David Seabury

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Inspirations - Thur., Feb. 14, 2013


We cheerfully assume that in some mystic way love conquers all, that good outweighs evil in the just balances of the universe and that at the eleventh hour something gloriously triumphant will prevent the worst before it happens.

- Brooks Atkinson
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Gentlemen, If you forget Valentine's Day, there may not be enough Inspiration in the world to save you!!! - Henry Ford

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Inspirations - Wed., Feb. 13, 2013

Live your life each day as you would climb a mountain. An occasional glance towards the summit keeps the goal in mind, but many beautiful scenes are to be observed from each new vantage point.

-- Harold B. Melchart

Monday, February 11, 2013

Inspirations - Tue., Feb. 12, 2013

Use what talents you possess: "The woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best."
- Henry Van Dyke
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Upcoming Northeast Ohio Event - Leon Bibb keynotes Diversity Program at Kent State University's Geauga County (Twinsburg, Ohio) Campus.  Details athttp://www.successisyou.blogspot.com/2013/02/leon-bibb-to-speak-at-kent-state-in.html

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Inspirations - Mon., Feb. 11, 2013

I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.

-- Agatha Christie

Upcoming Northeast Ohio Event - Leon Bibb keynotes Diversity Program at Kent State University's Geauga County (Twinsburg, Ohio) Campus. Details at http://www.successisyou.blogspot.com/2013/02/leon-bibb-to-speak-at-kent-state-in.html.

Thursday, February 07, 2013

Inspirations - Fri., Feb. 8, 2013

Nothing is ever lost by courtesy. It is the cheapest of pleasures, costs nothing, and conveys much.

-- Erastus Wiman

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

Inspirations - Thur., Feb. 7, 2013


Class is an aura of confidence that is being sure without being cocky. Class has nothing to do with money. Class never runs scared.  It is self-discipline and self-knowledge. It's the sure footedness that comes with having proved you can meet life.

-- Ann Landers
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Upcoming Northeast Ohio Event - Leon Bibb keynotes Diversity Program at Kent State University's Geauga County (Twinsburg, Ohio) Campus.  Details at http://www.successisyou.blogspot.com/2013/02/leon-bibb-to-speak-at-kent-state-in.html.

Leon Bibb to Speak at Kent State in Twinsburg, Ohio


Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Inspirations - Wed., Feb. 6, 2013

To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.

-- Donald A. Adams

Monday, February 04, 2013

Inspirations - Tue., Feb. 5, 2013

The sages do not consider that making no mistakes is a blessing. They believe, rather, that the great virtue of man lies in his ability to correct his mistakes and continually make a new man of himself.

-- Wang Yang-Ming (1472-1529) Chinese Philosopher

Inspirations - Mon., Feb. 4, 2013

A life without purpose is a languid, drifting thing; Every day we ought to review our purpose, saying to ourselves: This day let me make a sound beginning, for what we have hitherto done is naught!

-- Thomas A. Kempis