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Past Thoughts for the Week

1 Jan 18 Today is the first day of a 365 page book. Write a good one. Brad Paisley
25 Dec 17 I will honour Christmas in my heart and try to keep it all year. Charles Dickens
18 Dec 17 Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced. Soren Kierkegaard
11 Dec 17 The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less. Socrates
4 Dec 17 Forget the mistake, remember the lesson. Author Unknown
27 Nov 17 Of all the books in the world, the best stories are found between the pages of a passport. Author Unknown
20 Nov 17 Age and glasses of wine should never be counted. Author Unknown
13 Nov 17 What to do with a mistake: recognise it, admit it, learn from it, forget it. Dean Smith
6 Nov 17 The only time you should ever look back is to see how far you’ve come. Author Unknown
30 Oct 17 Don't raise your voice. Improve your argument. Author Unknown
23 Oct 17 Be stubborn about your goals, and flexible about your methods. Author Unknown
16 Oct 17 Show respect even to people who don't deserve it; not as a reflection of their character, but as a reflection of yours. Dave Willis
9 Oct 17 Good people are like candles; they burn themselves up to give others light. Author Unknown
2 Oct 17 The quickest way to get someone's attention is to no longer want it. Author Unknown
25 Sep 17 No matter how you feel, get up, dress up, show up and never give up. Author Unknown
18 Sep 17 Never be ashamed of a scar. It means that you were stronger than whatever tried to hurt you. Author Unknown
11 Sep 17 Some people are like clouds. When they disappear it is a beautiful day. Author Unknown
4 Sep 17 To see what is right and not do it is the worst cowardice. Confucius
28 Aug 17 Always remember your focus determines your reality. George Lucas
21 Aug 17 I never lose. I either win or learn. Author Unknown
14 Aug 17 You have to be odd to be number one. Dr Seuss
7 Aug 17 The truth is like a lion; you don’t have to defend it. Let it loose; it will defend itself. St Augustine
31 Jul 17 Remove one freedom per generation and soon you will have no freedom - and no one would have noticed. Karl Marx
24 Jul 17 Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection. Mark Twain
17 Jul 17 If you kick me when I'm down, you better make sure I don't get up again. Author Unknown
10 Jul 17 He who laughs at himself never runs out of things to laugh at. Epictetus
3 Jul 17 Knowing when to walk away is wisdom. Being able to is courage. Walking away with your head held high is dignity. Author Unknown
26 Jun 17 If it is important to you, you will find a way.  If not, you’ll find an excuse. Author Unknown
19 Jun 17 The thing about smart people is.. they sound like crazy people to dumb people. Author Unknown
12 Jun 17 5 things to quit right now. 1. Trying to please everyone. 2. Fearing change. 3. Living in the past. 4. Putting yourself down. 5. Overthinking. Author Unknown
5 Jun 17 Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth. John F. Kennedy
29 May 17 Life is a game. Find the games you want to play, learn the rules, and find a way to be successful at the games you select. Author Unknown
22 May 17 Be strong enough to stand alone, smart enough to know when you need help, and brave enough to ask for it. Author Unknown
15 May 17 Be strong, but not rude. Be kind, but not weak. Be humble, but not timid. Be proud, but not arrogant. Author Unknown
8 May 17 Don't just teach your children to read.... Teach them to question what they read. Teach them to question everything. George Carlin
1 May 17 All labour that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence. Martin Luther King Jr.
24 Apr 17 A soldier doesn't fight because he hates what's in front of him. He fights because he loves what he left behind. Author Unknown
17 Apr 17 Two things to remember in life: Take care of your thoughts when you are alone, and take care of your words when you're not alone. Author Unknown
10 Apr 17 New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings. Lao Tzu
3 Apr 17 Commonsense is like deodorant. The people who need it most never use it. Author Unknown
27 Mar 17 A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle. James Keller
20 Mar 17 If you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t understand it yourself. Albert Einstein
13 Mar 17 The world is full of monsters with friendly faces and angels full of scars. Author Unknown
6 Mar 17 Don't take yourself so seriously. No one else does. Author Unknown
27 Feb 17 I am almost never sure about what I want but I am always sure about what I don’t want. Author Unknown
20 Feb 17 If we all threw all our problems in a pile and saw everyone else’s, we’d grab ours back. Author Unknown
13 Feb 17 In order to be old and wise, you first need to be young and stupid. Author Unknown
6 Feb 17 The brain is a wonderful organ, it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get in to the office. Robert Frost
30 Jan 17 Never let success get to your head. Never let failure get to your heart. Author Unknown
23 Jan 17 Don't mistake silence for weakness. Smart people don't plan big moves out loud. Author Unknown
16 Jan 17 Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them. John Maxwell
9 Jan 17 Everyone you ever meet knows something you don’t. Bill Nye
2 Jan 17 Don't tell me what they said about me, tell me why they were so comfortable to say it around you. Author Unknown
26 Dec 16 To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism. To steal from many is research. Author Unknown
19 Dec 16 The greatest gift you can give someone is your time, your love and your attention. Author Unknown
12 Dec 16 Gratitude turns what we have into enough. Author Unknown
5 Dec 16 We repeat what we don't repair. Christine Langley-Obaugh
28 Nov 16 Men do not shape destiny. Destiny produces the man of the hour. Fidel Castro
21 Nov 16 The lion doesn't turn around when the small dog barks. African Proverb
14 Nov 16 Forget your perfect offering. There is a crack, a crack, in everything. That’s how the light gets in. Leonard Cohen
7 Nov 16 Time is free but it is priceless. You can own it but you can't use it. You can't keep it but you can spend it. Once you've lost it you can never get it back. Harvey Mackay
31 Oct 16 We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice that thorn bushes have roses. Abraham Lincoln
24 Oct 16 The strongest people are not those who show strength in front of us but those who win battles we know nothing about. Author Unknown
17 Oct 16 Sometimes the grass is greener on the other side because it's fake. Author Unknown
10 Oct 16 Your customer doesn't care how much you know until they know how much you care. Damon Richards
3 Oct 16 Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity. Martin Luther King
26 Aug 16 Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it is better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring. Marilyn Monroe
19 Aug 16 Go where you are celebrated, not where you are tolerated. Author Unknown
12 Aug 16 People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily. Zig Ziglar
5 Aug 16 The person that you will spend the most time in your life with is yourself, so better try to make yourself as interesting as possible. Author Unknown
29 Aug 16 If the words don't add up, it's usually because the truth wasn't included in the equation. Author Unknown
22 Aug 16 Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy. Isaac Newton
15 Aug 16 The secret to living well and longer is to: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure. Tibetan Proverb
8 Aug 16 You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. Dr Seuss
1 Aug 16 Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step. Lao Tzu
25 Jul 16 Be sure you taste your words before you spit them out. Author Unknown
18 Jul 16 It's not how we make mistakes, but how we correct them that defines us. Author Unknown
11 Jul 16 Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny. C. S. Lewis
4 Jul 16 A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies; someone who never reads lives only one. Author Unknown
27 Jun 16 I have no special talents, I am just passionately curious. Albert Einstein
20 Jun 16 You teach people how to treat you by what you allow, what you stop, and what you reinforce. Tony Gaskins
13 Jun 16 Never stand begging for that which you have the power to earn. Miguel de Cervantes
6 Jun 16 Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee, your hands can't hit, what the eyes can't see. Muhammad Ali
30 May 16 Discipline is just choosing between what you want now and what you want most. Author Unknown
23 May 16 Ours is the age that is proud of machines that think and suspicious of men who try. H. Mumford Jones
16 May 16 Follow your heart but take your brain with you. Author Unknown
9 May 16 Consumers are statistics, customers are people. Author Unknown
2 May 16 People overestimate what they can do in a single day and underestimate what they can do in their whole loves. Author Unknown
25 Apr 16 Older men declare war. But it is the youth that must fight and die. Herbert Hoover
18 Apr 16 Never give give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway. Earl Nightingale
11 Apr 16 Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful. Ann Landers
4 Apr 16 The greatest thing in life is to die young - but to delay it as long as possible. George Bernard Shaw
28 Mar 16 Growth demands a temporary surrender of security. Gail Sheehy
21 Mar 16 The man who views the world at 50 the same way he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life. Muhammad Ali
14 Mar 16 On the whole, human beings want to be good, but not too good and not quite all the time. George Orwell
7 Mar 16 Acting childish seems to come naturally, but acting like an adult, no matter how old we are, just doesn't come easy to us. Lily Tomlin
29 Feb 16 A society grows great when old men plant trees in whose shade they will never sit. Greek Proverb
22 Feb 16 We travel, some of us forever, to seek other places, other lives, other souls. Anais Nin
15 Feb 16 And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years. Abraham Lincoln
8 Feb 16 Certainly, travel is more than seeing the sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living. Mary Ritter Beard
1 Feb 16 Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies. Groucho Marx
25 Jan 16 Adversity doesn't build character, it reveals it. Author Unknown
18 Jan 16 We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encouragers the tormentor, never the tormented. Elie Wiesel
11 Jan 16 The more I know, the more I know I don't know. Author Unknown
4 Jan 16 If you can't be positive, at least be quiet. Joel Osteen
28 Dec 15 Never stop learning because life never stops teaching. Author Unknown
21 Dec 15 The main reason why Santa is so jolly is that he knows where the bad girls live. George Carlin
14 Dec 15 Speak in such a way that others love to listen to you. Listen in such a way that others love to speak to you. Author Unknown
7 Dec 15 I don't stop when I'm tired, I stop when I'm done. Marilyn Monroe
30 Nov 15 A day is lost if one has not laughed. French Proverb
23 Nov 15 The happiness of your life depends on the quality of your thoughts. Marcus Aurelius
16 Nov 15 It takes a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious. Alfred North Whitehead
9 Nov 15 Those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not here the music. Friedrich Nietzche
2 Nov 15 No matter the situation, never let your emotions overpower your intelligence. Author Unknown
26 Oct 15 Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience. Mark Twain
19 Oct 15 Some cause happiness wherever they go, others whenever they go. Oscar Wilde
12 Oct 15 A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he gets to know something. Wilson Mizner
5 Oct 15 The future is already here, it's just not evenly distributed. William Gibson
28 Sep 15 A bad attitude is like a flat tyre. You can't go anywhere until you change it. Author Unknown
21 Sep 15 Honesty is a very expensive gift, don't expect it from cheap people. Warren Buffett
14 Sep 15 Of all the sad words of mouth or pen, the saddest are these: it might have been. John Greenleaf Whittier
7 Sep 15 Live in such a way that if someone spoke badly of you, no one would believe it. Author Unknown
31 Aug 15 Life has many ways of testing a person's will, either by having nothing happen at all or having everything happen at once. Paulo Coelho
24 Aug 15 Most of the problems in life come because of two reasons: we act without thinking or we keep thinking without acting. Author Unknown
17 Aug 15 When people treat you like they don't care, believe them. Author Unknown
10 Aug 15 Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. Nelson Mandela
3 Aug 15 There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn't true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true. Soren Kierkegaard
27 Jul 15 Reading one hour a day in your chosen field will make you an international expert in seven years. Brian Tracy
20 Jul 15 Reading gives us some place to go when we have to stay where we are. Mason Cooley
13 Jul 15 Good people don't need laws to tell them how to act responsibly and bad people will find a way around the laws. Plato
6 Jul 15 To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead. Thomas Paine
29 Jun 15 The bad news is time flies. The good news is you're the pilot. Michael Altshuler
22 Jun 15 I'm suspicious of people who don't like dogs, but I trust a dog when it doesn't like a person. Bill Murray
15 Jun 15 Never interrupt your opponent while he is making a mistake. Napoleon Bonaparte
8 Jun 15 The people experiencing the most pain tend to be the ones who are always trying to make others smile. Author Unknown
1 Jun 15 Don't think you are on the right road, just because it's a well-beaten path. Author Unknown
25 May 15 Why fit in when you were born to stand out? Dr Suess
18 May 15 Just because your past didn't turn out like you wanted it to, doesn't mean your future can't be better than you ever imagined. Author Unknown
11 May 15 My life isn't perfect, but it does have perfect moments. Author Unknown
4 May 15 Pretty words are not always true, and true words are not always pretty. Author Unknown
27 Apr 15 I don't believe you can do today's job with yesterday's methods and be in business tomorrow. Nelson Jackson
20 Apr 15 Life is like a camera. Just focus on what's important, capture the good times, develop from the negatives and if things don't work out... just take another shot. Author Unknown
13 Apr 15 You can't stand around and wait to be asked to dance. Amy Poehler
6 Apr 15 Atheism is a non-prophet organisation. Author Unknown
30 Mar 15 Seek respect, not attention. It lasts longer. Author Unknown
23 Mar 15 When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But if you listen, you may learn something new. Dalai Lama
16 Mar 15 A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions. Author Unknown
9 Mar 15 Rather be someone’s shot of whiskey than everyone’s cup of tea. Author Unknown
2 Mar 15 A good laugh and a long sleep are the two best cures for anything. Author Unknown
23 Feb 15 Patience is the calm acceptance that things can happen in a different order than the one you have in mind. David G. Allen
16 Feb 15 There are people who would love to have your bad days. Author Unkown
9 Feb 15 A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer. Bruce Lee
2 Feb 15 Seek to be worth knowing rather than well known. Author Unknown
26 Jan 15 I love a sunburnt country, a land of sweeping plains, of rugged mountain ranges, of droughts and flooding rains. Dorothea Mackellar
19 Jan 15 The problem with doing nothing is that you never know when you are finished. Groucho Marx
12 Jan 15 Sometimes it is the people no one imagines anything of, who do the things no one can imagine. Alan Turing
5 Jan 15 The same boiling water that softens potatoes hardens eggs. It is all about what you are made of, not your circumstances. Author Unknown
29 Dec 14 God prefers kind atheists over hateful Christians. Church Sign
22 Dec 14 Christmas is a bridge. We need bridges as the river of time flows past. Today's Christmas message should mean creating happy hours for tomorrow and reliving those of yesterday. Gladys Taber
15 Dec 14 A mistake should be your teacher, not your attacker. A mistake is a lesson, not a loss. It is a temporary, necessary detour, not a dead end. Author Unknown
8 Dec 14 Age and glasses of wine should never be counted. Italian Proverb
1 Dec 14 Your beliefs don't make you a better person, your behaviours do. Author Unknown
24 Nov 14 In any given moment we have two options: to step forward into growth or to step back into safety. Abraham Maslow
17 Nov 14 Close some doors. Not because of pride, incapacity or arrogance, but simply because they no longer lead somewhere. Author Unknown
10 Nov 14 Human beings are like tea bags. They never realise their strength until they are put in hot water. Author Unknown
3 Nov 14 Information is giving out. Communication is getting through. Author Unknown
27 Oct 14 A smooth sea never made a skilful mariner. English Proverb
20 Oct 14 Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Henry Ford
13 Oct 14 A word of encouragement during a failure is worth more than an hour of praise after success. Author Unknown
6 Oct 14 Everything that irritates us about others can lead to an understanding of ourselves. Carl Jung
29 Sep 14 Blowing out another's candle will not make yours shine brighter. Author Unknown
22 Sep 14 One of the best things in the world is knowing that your presence and absence both mean something to someone. Author Unknown
15 Sep 14 The meaning of life is to find your gift. The work of life is to develop it. The purpose of life is to give it away. David Viscott
8 Sep 14 Creativity is contagious. Please pass it on. Albert Einstein
1 Sep 14 To the native-born Australian the Wattle stands for home, country, kindred, sunshine and love - every instinct that the heart most deeply enshrines. Wattle Day League (1909)
25 Aug 14 You don't go into something to test the waters; you go into things to make waves. Author Unknown
18 Aug 14 The worst thing in life is not to end up all alone. The worst thing in life is to end up with people who make you feel all alone. Robin Williams
11 Aug 14 Be careful not to say something permanently stupid because you are temporarily angry, stressed, scared, tired or hungry. Author Unknown
4 Aug 14 Respect is earned. Honesty is appreciated. Trust is gained. Loyalty is returned. Author Unknown
28 Jul 14 Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional. Haruki Murakami
21 Jul 14 It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it. Lena Horne
14 Jul 14 A smart person knows what to say, a wise person knows whether or not to say it. Author Unknown
7 Jul 14 The greatest prison people live in is the fear of what other people think. Author Unknown
30 Jun 14 Inspiration does exist, but it must find you working. Pablo Picasso
23 Jun 14 Do not regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many. Author Unknown
16 Jun 14 When you are dead you don't know you are dead. It's painful and difficult for others. The same applies when you are stupid. Ricky Gervais
9 Jun 14 I am strong because I have been weak, I am fearless because I have been afraid, I am wise because I have been foolish. Author Unknown
2 Jun 14 If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be. Maya Angelou
26 May 14 People overestimate what they can do in a single day and underestimate what they can do in their whole lives. Author Unknown
19 May 14 Laugh when you can, apologise when you should and let go of what you can't change. Author Unknown
12 May 14 Being honest may not get you a lot of friends, but it'll always get you the right ones. John Lennon
5 May 14 May you always be courageous, stay upright and be strong. May you stay forever young. Bob Dylan
28 Apr 14 If you are persistent you will get it, if you are consistent you will keep it. Author Unknown
21 Apr 14 The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubt, while the stupid people are full of confidence. Charles Bukowski
14 Apr 14 Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man. Francis Bacon
7 Apr 14 Drive your business. Let not your business drive you. Benjamin Franklin
31 Mar 14 The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed. Henry Ford
24 Mar 14 Friends are not only together when they are side by side, even one who is far away.... is still in our thoughts. Ludwig Van Beethoven
17 Mar 14 Fear cannot be without some hope nor hope without some fear. Spinoza
10 Mar 14 They say that love is blind... but lust has eyes like an eagle. Charlie Robison
3 Mar 14 If your actions inspire others to do more, to learn more, to dream more or become more, you are a leader. John Quincy Adams
24 Feb 14 If you think it is expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur. Red Adair
17 Feb 14 Maybe I'm lucky to be going so slowly, because I may be going in the wrong direction. Ashleigh Brilliant
10 Feb 14 What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal. Albert Pike
3 Feb 14 The problem is not that we aim too high and fail, but that we aim too low and succeed. Author Unknown
27 Jan 14 Nationalism is both a vital medicine and a dangerous drug. Geoffrey Blainey
20 Jan 14 A weed is a plant whose virtue has not yet been discovered. Ralph Waldo Emerson
13 Jan 14 You have three choices in life, give up, give in, or give it your all! Author Unknown
6 Jan 14 To repeat what others have said requires education. To challenge it requires brains. Mary Poole
30 Dec 13 Many people look forward to the New Year for a new start on old habits. Author Unknown
23 Dec 13 Four Stages of Christmas - 1. You believe in Santa Claus; 2. You don't believe in Santa Claus; 3. You are Santa Claus; 4. You look like Santa Claus.

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16 Dec 13 Givers have to set limits because takers rarely do. Irma Kurtz
9 Dec 13 However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act upon them? Buddha
2 Dec 13 It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. Aristotle
25 Nov 13 Be careful with your words. Once they are said, they can only be forgiven, not forgotten. Author Unknown
18 Nov 13 There is a war between the rich and poor, a war between the man and the woman. There is a war between the ones who say there is a war and the ones who say that there isn't. Leonard Cohen
11 Nov 13 Climb mountains not so the world can see you, but so you can see the world. Author Unknown
4 Nov 13 It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation. Herman Melville
28 Oct 13 Most people don't listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply. Stephen Covey
21 Oct 13 A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people. Will Rogers
14 Oct 13 There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so. William Shakespeare
7 Oct 13 Life is not measured by the breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away. Author Unknown
30 Sep 13 There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it. Dale Carnegie
23 Sep 13 Holding a grudge is letting someone live rent-free in your head. Author Unknown
16 Sep 13 Any person capable of angering you becomes your master; he can anger you only when you permit yourself to be disturbed by him. Epictetus
9 Sep 13 Treat people as if they were what they should be, and you help them become what they are capable of becoming. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
2 Sep 13 You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him. Leo Aikman
26 Aug 13 If you lend someone $10 and never see them again, it was probably worth it. Author Unknown
19 Aug 13 Wealth, when used, is depleted. Learning, when used, grows. Chinese Proverb
12 Aug 13 Nobody will ever win the battle of the sexes. There is too much fraternising with the enemy. Henry Kissinger
5 Aug 13 If in the last few years you haven't discarded a major opinion or acquired a new one, check your pulse. You may be dead. Gelett Burgess
29 Jul 13 We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when adults are afraid of the light. Plato
22 Jul 13 Ability is what you are able to do, motivation determines what you do and attitude decides how well you do it. Author Unknown
15 Jul 13 People are persuaded more by the depth of your conviction than the height of your logic, more by your enthusiasm than any proof you can offer. Author Unknown
8 Jul 13 There is nothing training cannot do. Nothing is above its reach. It can turn bad morals into good morals; it can destroy bad principles and re-create good ones. It can lift men to angelship. Mark Twain
1 Jul 13 What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. Ralph Waldo Emerson
24 Jun 13 Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared, but only men of character are trusted. Zig Ziglar
17 Jun 13 Excuses are the easiest things to manufacture, and the hardest things to sell. Author Unknown
10 Jun 13 When choosing between two evils, I always like to take the one I have never tried before. Mae West
3 Jun 13 It is much more comfortable to be mad and know it, than to be sane and have one's doubts. G. B. Burgin
27 May 13 Just because something is easy to measure doesn't mean it's important. Seth Godin
20 May 13 In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is. Yogi Berra
13 May 13 I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. Pablo Picasso
6 May 13 A year from now you may wish you had started today. Karen Lamb
29 Apr 13 A suicide helpline is where they talk to you until you don't feel like killing yourself. Exactly the opposite of telemarketing. Dana Snow
22 Apr 13 Cause change and lead; accept change and survive; resist change and die. Ray Norda
15 Apr 13 Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat. Sun Tzu
8 Apr 13 You need to be aware what others are doing, applaud their efforts, acknowledge their successes, and encourage them in their pursuits. When we all help one another, everybody wins. Jim Stovall
1 Apr 13 You cannot mandate productivity, you must provide the tools to let people become their best. Steve Jobs
25 Mar 13 Maturity begins when we're content to feel we're right about something without feeling the necessity to prove someone else wrong. Sydney J. Harris
18 Mar 13 You must have long-range goals to keep you being frustrated by short-range failures. Charles C. Noble
11 Mar 13 The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it. Theodore Roosevelt
4 Mar 13 The oldest, shortest words - "yes" and "no" - are those which require the most thought. Pythagoras
25 Feb 13 No one can whistle a symphony. It takes a whole orchestra to play it. H.E.Luccock
18 Feb 13 A diamond is a piece of coal that finished what it started. Author Unknown
11 Feb 13 Well my friends are gone and my hair is grey, I ache in the places where I used to play. Leonard Cohen
4 Feb 13 Where is the wisdom that we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge that we have lost in information? T.S. Elliot
28 Jan 13 For those who've come across the seas we've boundless plains to share; with courage let us all combine to Advance Australia Fair. Australian National Anthem
21 Jan 13 If it takes a lot of words to say what you have in mind, give it more thought. Dennis Roch
14 Jan 13 There is only one thing more painful than learning from experience and that is not learning from experience. Archibald McLeish
7 Jan 13 Our eyes are placed in front because it is more important to look ahead than look back. Author Unknown
31 Dec 12 Whether we want them or not the New Year will bring new challenges; whether we seize them or not; the New Year will bring new opportunities. Michael Josephson
24 Dec 12 Christmas is a time when kids tell Santa what they want and adults pay for it. Deficits are when adults tell the government what they want and their kids pay for it. Richard Lamm
17 Dec 12 When you jump for joy beware that no one moves the ground from beneath your feet. Stanislaw Lec
10 Dec 12 Let thy speech be better than silence, or be silent. Dionysius
3 Dec 12 The road to success is always under construction. Arnold Palmer
26 Nov 12 I am not ashamed to confess I am ignorant of what I do not know. Cicero
19 Nov 12 Anger is a wind that blows out the lamp of the mind. Arab Proverb
12 Nov 12 People won't remember what you did. People won't remember what you said. But people will always remember the way you made them feel. Author Unknown
5 Nov 12 Some people dream of success.... others stay awake to achieve it. Author Unknown
29 Oct 12 It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open your mouth and remove all doubt. Author Unknown
22 Oct 12 If you don't stand for something, you will fall for anything. Denis Waitley
15 Oct 12 All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing. Edmund Burke
8 Oct 12 By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is the noblest; Second, imitation, which is the easiest; and Third by experience, which is the bitterest. Confucius
1 Oct 12 If winning isn't everything, why do they keep score? Vince Lombardi
24 Sep 12 Common-sense is not always common practice. Author Unknown
17 Sep 12 Let us not look back in anger or forward in fear, but around in awareness. James Thurber
10 Sep 12 The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary. Author Unknown
3 Sep 12 Pay no attention to what the critics say; no statue has ever been erected to a critic. Jean Sibelius
27 Aug 12 This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind. Neil Armstrong
20 Aug 12 Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die tomorrow. James Dean
13 Aug 12 I have abandoned my search for truth, and am now looking for a good fantasy. Ashleigh Brilliant
6 Aug 12 Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. William Butler Yeats
30 Jul 12 I know a man who gave up smoking, drinking, sex and rich food. He was healthy right up to the time he killed himself. Johnny Carson
23 Jul 12 Take risks: if you win, you will be happy; if you don't, you will be wise. Author Unknown
16 Jul 12 All things come to those who wait . . . but the best things will be taken by those who get there first. Author Unknown
9 Jul 12 Many people have ideas on how others should change; few people have ideas on how they should change. Leo Tolstoy
2 Jul 12 A pessimist is somebody who complains about the noise when opportunity knocks. Oscar Wilde
25 Jun 12 When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains - however improbable - must be the truth. Sherlock Holmes
18 Jun 12 Don't believe all you hear, spend all you have or sleep all you want. Author Unknown
11 Jun 12 Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing. Benjamin Franklin
4 Jun 12 The toughest part in getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom. Author Unknown
28 May 12 The mind can only absorb what the backside can stand. Author Unknown
21 May 12 Don't be afraid to take a big step when one is indicated. You can't cross a chasm in two small steps. David Lloyd George
14 May 12 Education is what you get from reading the fine print. Experience is what you get from not reading it. Author Unknown
7 May 12 Not the cry, but the flight of the wild duck, leads the flock to fly and follow. Chinese Proverb
30 Apr 12 With great power, comes great responsibility. Stan Lee
23 Apr 12 The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.

Niccolo Machiavelli

16 Apr 12 Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. Helen Keller
9 Apr 12 The only opinion about your dream that counts is yours. The negative comments of others merely reflect their limitations - not yours. Cynthia Kersey
2 Apr 12 There are two types of people in this world: those who leave a mark, and others who just leave a stain. Author Unknown
26 Mar 12 The man who does not work for the love of work but only for money is not likely to either make money nor find much fun in life. Charles Schwab
19 Mar 12 Bad planning on your part does not necessarily constitute an automatic emergency on my part. Author Unknown
12 Mar 12 I want to die in my sleep like my grandfather.... Not screaming and yelling like the passengers in his car. Author Unknown
5 Mar 12 I've learned from my mistakes and I'm sure I can repeat them exactly. Peter Cook
27 Feb 12 If of thy mortal goods thou art bereft, and from thy slender store two loaves alone to thee are left, sell one, and with the dole buy hyacinths to feed the soul. Gulistan of Moslih Eddin Saadi
20 Feb 12 There are three things to aim at in public speaking: first, to get into your subject, then to get your subject into yourself, and lastly, to get your subject into the heart of the audience. Alexander Gregg
13 Feb 12 If things get better with age, I'm approaching magnificent. Author Unknown
6 Feb 12 If you always do what you always did, you'll always get what you always got. Author Unknown
30 Jan 12 Not even a great leader can get very far without great people to lead. Ashleigh Brilliant
23 Jan 12 The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one. Author Unknown
16 Jan 12 The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that you've got it made. John Giraudoux
9 Jan 12 Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence. Robert Frost
2 Jan 12 My lack of education hasn't hurt at all. I can read the writing on the wall. Paul Simon
26 Dec 11 The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind. William James
19 Dec 11 "Maybe Christmas", he thought, " doesn't come from a store. Maybe Christmas... perhaps.... means a little bit more." Dr Suess
12 Dec 11 Money sometimes makes fools of important persons, but it may also makes important persons of fools. Walter Winchell
5 Dec 11 Lecture: The art of transferring information from the notes of the lecturer to the notes of the students without passing through the minds of either. Author Unknown
28 Nov 11 Some problems are so complex that you have to be highly intelligent and well informed just to be undecided about them. Laurence J. Peter
21 Nov 11 While no single conversation is guaranteed to change the trajectory of a career, a company, a relationship or a life, any single conversation can. Susan Scott
14 Nov 11 Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant. Robert Louis Stevenson
7 Nov 11 The future depends on what we do in the present. Mahatma Gandhi
31 Oct 11 Don't be afraid to go out on a limb - that's where the fruit is. Author Unknown
24 Oct 11 It is not the going out of port, but the coming in, that determines the success of a voyage. Henry Ward Beecher
17 Oct 11 You must either modify your dreams or magnify your skills. Jim Rohn
10 Oct 11 You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong. Warren Buffett
03 Oct 11 Surviving a failure gives you more self-confidence. Failures are great learning tools... but must be kept to a minimum. Jeffrey Immelt
26 Sep 11 Hire character. Train skill. Peter Schutz
19 Sep 11 A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts. Richard Branson
12 Sep 11 To think creatively, we must be able to look afresh at what we normally take for granted. George Kneller
05 Sep 11 This here's the wattle, the emblem of our land. You can stick it in a bottle, you can hold it in your hand. Monty Python
29 Aug 11 The desire of knowledge like the thirst for riches, increases ever with the acquisition of it. Laurence Sterne
22 Aug 11 The competitor to be feared is the one who never bothers about you at all, but goes on making his own business better all the time. Henry Ford
15 Aug 11 To think is easy. To act is difficult. To act as one thinks is the most difficult. Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
08 Aug 11 Leadership is doing what is right when no one is watching. George Van Valkenburg
01 Aug 11 Tell a man there are 400 billion stars and he will believe you. Tell him a bench has wet paint and he has to touch it. Stephen Wright
25 Jul 11 You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great. Zig Ziglar
18 Jul 11 If you put good people in bad systems you get bad results. You have to water the flowers you want to grow. Stephen Covey
11 Jul 11 Sometimes I make a mental note, but then forget where I put it. Ashleigh Brilliant
4 Jul 11 A statistician made a few calculations and discovered that since the birth of our nation (USA) more lives have been lost in celebrating independence than in winning it. Curtis Billings
27 Jun 11 Don't limit your challenges - challenge your limits. Author Unknown
20 Jun 11 Let me give so much time to the improvement of myself that I shall have no time to criticise others. Dean Cresham
13 Jun 11 Love doesn't make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile. Franklin P James
6 Jun 11 Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by incompetence. Author Unknown
30 May 11 We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing. George Bernard Shaw
23 May 11 It is amazing what you can accomplish if you don't care who gets the credit. (Thanks Fred Leonard) Harry S Truman
16 May 11 The art of progress is to preserve order amid change - and to preserve change amid order. Alfred North Whitehead
9 May 11 An eye for an eye will only serve to make the whole world blind. Mahatma Gandhi
2 May 11 People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily. Zig Ziglar
25 Apr 11 ...there is no glory in battle worth the blood it costs. Dwight Eisenhower
18 Apr 11 Why are there 5 syllables in the word "monosyllabic"? Stephen Wright
11 Apr 11 I had no shoes and I complained, until I met a man who had no feet. Indian Proverb
4 Apr 11 Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you represents determinism; the way you play it is free will. Jawaharlal Nehru
28 Mar 11 Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names. John F. Kennedy
21 Mar 11 If you would thoroughly know anything, teach it to others. Tryon Edwards
14 Mar 11 Today is all you have. Tomorrow is a promissory note, and yesterday is a cancelled cheque. Act today! Charles "Tremendous" Jones
7 Mar 11 The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius
28 Feb 11 Doing nothing is better than being busy doing nothing. Lao Tzu
21 Feb 11 The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism. Norman Vincent Peale
14 Feb 11 You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows. Bob Dylan
7 Feb 11 When the facts change, I change my mind. What do you do, sir? John Maynard Keynes
31 Jan 11 We judge others by their actions; we judge ourselves by our intentions. Author Unknown
24 Jan 11 Never read to be smart, read to be real; never read to memorise, read to realise. And never read to learn more, as much as you read to re-evaluate what you already know. Charles "Tremendous" Jones
17 Jan 11 People ask for criticism, but they only want praise. W Somerset Maugham
10 Jan 11 Communication with the dead is only a little more difficult than communication with some of the living. Ashleigh Brilliant
3 Jan 11 Many people look forward to the new year for a new start on old habits. Author Unknown
27 Dec 10 Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people. Eleanor Roosevelt
20 Dec 10 Christmas gift suggestions: To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect. Oren Arnold
13 Dec 10 Be bold in what you stand for; and careful what you fall for. Author Unknown
6 Dec 10 The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain. Dolly Parton
29 Nov 10 Remember people will judge you by your actions, not your intentions. You may have a heart of gold; but so does a hard-boiled egg. Author Unknown
22 Nov 10 Think of what you would like people to say about you after you die, that becomes your legacy and you should spend the rest of your life living so that it becomes true. Author Unknown
15 Nov 10 Always treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your best customers. Stephen Covey
8 Nov 10 If work were good for you, the rich would leave none for the poor. Haitian Proverb
1 Nov 10 I have been advised by the best medical authority, at my age, not to attempt to give up alcohol. (End of OCSOBER) W.C. Fields
25 Oct 10 Something has been said for sobriety, but very little. (OCSOBER) John Berryman
18 Oct 10 Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion. (OCSOBER) Pythagoras
11 Oct 10 Perfect good sense shuns all extremity, content to couple wisdom with sobriety. (OCSOBER) Moliere
4 Oct 10 There is nothing wrong with sobriety in moderation. (OCSOBER) John Ciardi
27 Sep 10 The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page. Saint Augustine
20 Sep 10 You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you don't trust enough. Frank Crane
13 Sep 10 Remember if people talk behind your back, it only means you are two steps ahead. Fannie Flagg
6 Sep 10 You can't wake a person who is pretending to be asleep. Navajo Proverb
30 Aug 10 Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get. Dale Carnegie
23 Aug 10 If your actions inspire others to do more, to learn more, to dream more or become more, you are a leader. John Quincy Adams
16 Aug 10 Life's gift to you is your unique vantage point. Your gift to life is expressing from it. Alan Cohen
9 Aug 10 Intelligence is something we are born with. Thinking is a skill that must be learned. Edward De Bono
2 Aug 10 You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you. Dale Carnegie
26 Jul 10 It is true that you may fool all of the people some of the time; you can even fool some of the people all of the time; but you can't fool all of the people all of the time. Abraham Lincoln
19 Jul 10 Half our mistakes in life arise from feeling where we ought to think, and thinking where we ought to feel. John Churton Collins
12 Jul 10 The waist is a terrible thing to mind. The mind is a terrible thing to waste. Author Unknown
5 Jul 10 The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get to the office. Robert Frost
28 Jun 10 Don't be irreplaceable. If you can't be replaced, you can't be promoted. Author Unknown
21 Jun 10 Experience is that marvellous thing that enables you to recognise a mistake when you make it again. F.P. Jones
14 Jun 10 The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese. Author Unknown
7 Jun 10 Don't let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. Author Unknown
31 May 10 Some men see things as they are and ask why. Others dream things that never were and ask why not. George Bernard Shaw
24 May 10 Knowledge is learning something new every day. Wisdom is letting go of something every day. Zen Proverb
17 May 10 Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. Seneca
10 May 10 It doesn't matter where you go in life, what you do.... it's who you have beside you. Author Unknown
3 May 10 The height of your accomplishments will equal the depth of your convictions. William F Scolavino
26 Apr 10 What passes for common sense is often stupidity hardened into habit. Herman Wouk
19 Apr 10 There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them. Denis Waitley
12 Apr 10 If you can't convince them, confuse them. Harry S. Truman
5 Apr 10 Since light travels faster than sound, people appear bright until you hear them speak. Author Unknown
29 Mar 10 Money can't buy friends, but you get a better class of enemy. Spike Milligan
22 Mar 10 No organisational action has more power for motivating employee behaviour change than feedback from credible work associates. Mark R. Edwards
15 Mar 10 Fools learn from experience. Wise men learn from the experience of others. Otto von Bismark
8 Mar 10 I don't pay good wages because I have a lot of money; I have a lot of money because I pay good wages. Robert Bosch
1 Mar 10 Due to a shortage of devoted followers, the production of great leaders has been discontinued. Ashleigh Brilliant
22 Feb 10 We all get heavier as we get older because there is a lot more information in our heads. Vlade Divac
15 Feb 10 Birthdays are good for you. Statistics show that the people who have the most live the longest. Author Unknown
8 Feb 10 We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public. Bryan White
1 Feb 10 When your work speaks for itself, don't interrupt. Henry J Kaiser
25 Jan 10 Your problem is never really your problem, your reaction to your problem is your problem. Brian Kinsey
18 Jan 10 It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change. Charles Darwin
11 Jan 10 The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping from old ones. John Maynard Keynes
4 Jan 10 Dance as if no one were watching, sing as if no one were listening and live every day as if it were your last. Author Unknown
28 Dec 09 An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves. Bill Vaughan
21 Dec 09 You know you're getting old, when Santa starts looking younger. Robert Paul
14 Dec 09 Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes. Peter Drucker
7 Dec 09 Wearing the same shirts doesn't make you a team. Steve Buchholz
30 Nov 09 A life spent making mistakes is not only more honourable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing. George Bernard Shaw
23 Nov 09 If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad. Denis Waitley
16 Nov 09 One should, each day, try to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and, if it is possible, speak a few reasonable words. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
9 Nov 09 If you reveal your secrets to the wind you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees. Khalil Gibran
2 Nov 09 If you're not living on the edge, you're taking up too much space. Author Unknown
26 Oct 09 One thing you can give and still keep, is your word. Author Unknown
19 Oct 09 If you are not fired with enthusiasm, then you will be fired with enthusiasm. Vince Lombardi
12 Oct 09 What gets measured gets done, what gets rewarded gets repeated. Author Unknown
5 Oct 09 Success is not final, failure is not fatal, it is the courage to continue that counts. Winston Churchill
28 Sep 09 Everything that can be counted doesn't necessarily count; everything that counts can't necessarily be counted. Albert Einstein
21 Sep 09 The only thing worse than training good employees and losing them is NOT training your employees and keeping them. Zig Ziglar
14 Sep 09 The higher we soar, the smaller we appear to those who cannot fly. Friedrich Nietzsche
7 Sep 09 Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself. Chinese Proverb
31 Aug 09 There are three ways to gain wealth: inheritance, luck and hard work. None is guaranteed, but you have no influence over the first two. Author Unknown
24 Aug 09 Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still. Chinese Proverb
17 Aug 09 The secret of teaching is to appear to have known all your life what you learned this afternoon. Author Unknown
10 Aug 09 It is hard enough to remember my opinions, without also remembering my reasons for them! Friedrich Nietzsche
3 Aug 09 Surely it's no coincidence that the word "listen" is an anagram of the word "silent". Author Unknown
27 Jul 09 There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as everything is a miracle. Albert Einstein
20 Jul 09 Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you did not do than by the ones you did. Mark Twain
13 Jul 09 Wise men talk because they have something to say. Fools talk because they have to say something. Plato
6 Jul 09 You may not be able to turn back the clock; but you can always wind it up again. Author Unknown
29 Jun 09 Be tender to the young, compassionate to the aged, tolerant with the weak. For in your life you will be all of these. Author Unknown
22 Jun 09 A note left for a pianist from his wife: "Gone Chopin, have Liszt, Bach in a Minuet". Author Unknown
15 Jun 09 Always and never are two words you should always remember never to use. Wendell Johnson
8 Jun 09 A good speech should have a good beginning and a good ending, and they should be as close together as possible. George Burns
1 Jun 09 A child's life is like a piece of paper on which every person leaves a mark. Chinese Proverb
25 May 09 It was character that got us out of bed, commitment that moved us into action, and discipline that enabled us to follow through. Zig Ziglar
18 May 09 Life is the only game in which the object of the game is to learn the rules. Ashleigh Brilliant
11 May 09 Ask the experienced rather than the learned. Arabic Proverb
4 May 09 The young man who has not wept is a savage, the old man who will not laugh is a fool. George Santayana
27 Apr 09 Anger gets us into trouble. Pride keeps us there. Author Unknown
20 Apr 09 If we don't take care of our customers, someone else will. Author Unknown
13 Apr 09 There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all. Peter Drucker
6 Apr 09 To make mistakes is human; to stumble is commonplace; to be able to laugh at yourself is maturity. William Arthur Ward
30 Mar 09 Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me. Chinese Proverb
23 Mar 09 Why should I train my people? They may leave. What if you don't train them? They may stay! Author Unknown
16 Mar 09 The degree of one's emotions varies inversely with one's knowledge of the facts, the less you know the hotter you get. Bertrand Russell
9 Mar 09 Marketing is having what you can get rid of, Selling is getting rid of what you have. Author Unknown
2 Mar 09 Live each day as if it were your last, and one day you will be right. Author Unknown
23 Feb 09 The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions. Ellen Glasgow
16 Feb 09 When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves. Victor Frankl
9 Feb 09 When the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to treat everything as if it were a nail. Abraham Maslow
2 Feb 09 Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it. Horace
26 Jan 09 God bless America, God save the Queen, God defend New Zealand and thank Christ for Australia. Russell Crowe
19 Jan 09 Instead of putting people in their place, try putting yourself in their place. Author Unknown
12 Jan 09 People are like stained glass windows; they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed, only if there is a light within. Elizabeth Kubler-Ross
5 Jan 09 To be truly happy is a question of how we begin and not of how we end, of what we want and not what we have. Robert Louis Stevenson
29 Dec 08 Youth is when you're allowed to stay up late on New Years Eve. Middle age is when you're forced to. Bill Vaughan
22 Dec 08 Christmas is for children. But it is for grownups too. Even if it is a headache, a chore, and nightmare, it is a necessary period of defrosting of chill and hide-bound hearts. Lenora Mattingly Weber
15 Dec 08 Tough times never last, but tough people do! Robert Schuller
8 Dec 08 The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavour. Vince Lombardi
1 Dec 08 Worrying is like a rocking chair, it gives you something to do, but it doesn't get you anywhere. Author Unknown
24 Nov 08 Always do right - this will gratify some and astonish the rest. Mark Twain
17 Nov 08 What I like most about myself is that I'm so understanding when I do something wrong. Ashleigh Brilliant
10 Nov 08 Many people die with their music still in them. Why is this so? Too often it is because they are always getting ready to live. Before they know it, time runs out. Oliver Wendell Holmes
3 Nov 08 Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life. Sandra Carey
27 Oct 08 When it is dark enough, you see the stars. Ralph Waldo Emerson
20 Oct 08 It's not what you know, it's not who you know, it's who knows you. Author Unknown
13 Oct 08 Habits begin as harmless thoughts -- flimsy notions -- then, with practice, become unbreakable cables to shackle or strengthen our lives. Denis Waitley
6 Oct 08 Enthusiasm is a volcano on whose top never grows the grass of hesitation. Kahlil Gibran
29 Sep 08 A simple man with passion is more persuasive than the most eloquent without. Rene Descartes
22 Sep 08 The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which to burn. Laurence J Peter
15 Sep 08 You will be the same person in five years as you are today except for the people you meet and the books you read. Charles "Tremendous" Jones
8 Sep 08 There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things that are beyond the power of our will. Epictetus
1 Sep 08 The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits. Albert Einstein
25 Aug 08 The understanding that underlies the right decision grows out of the clash of opinions and out of the serious consideration of competing alternatives. Peter Drucker
18 Aug 08 A pessimist has no motor, an optimist has no brakes. Author Unknown
11 Aug 08 You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him to find it within himself. Galileo
4 Aug 08 Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. Joseph Addison
28 Jul 08 Experience is the worst teacher; it gives the test before presenting the lesson. Vernon Law
21 Jul 08 Consider the postage stamp, my son. It secures its success through its ability to stick to one thing till it gets there. Josh Billing
14 Jul 08 All progress comes from unreasonable men. George Bernard Shaw
7 Jul 08 Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later the man who wins, is the man who thinks he can. Vince Lombardi
30 Jun 08 Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons. Woody Allen
23 Jun 08 Planning is an unnatural process; it is much more fun to do something. The nicest thing about not planning is that failure comes as a complete surprise, rather than being preceded by a period of worry and depression. Sir John Harvey-Jones
16 Jun 08 Life is pretty simple: Most Fails. Some Works. You do more of what works. If it works big, others quickly copy it. Then you do something else. The trick is, the doing something else. Tom Peters
9 Jun 08 Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss you'll land among the stars. Les Brown
2 Jun 08 It is never too late to be what you might have been. George Eliot
26 May 08 Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadows. Helen Keller
19 May 08 Inside every older person there's a younger person wondering what happened. Ashleigh Brilliant
12 May 08 In the case of good books the point is not how many you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you. Mortimer Adler
5 May 08 Appreciation is a wonderful thing; it makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well. Voltaire
28 Apr 08 Lord grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can and the wisdom to know the difference. St Francis of Assisi
21 Apr 08 I know you believe you understand what you think I said, but I'm not sure that you realise, that what you heard isn't what I meant. Author Unknown
14 Apr 08 You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can't possibly live long enough to make them all yourself. Sam Levenson
7 Apr 08 We should be too big to take offence, and too noble to give it. Abraham Lincoln
31 Mar 08 Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured. Author Unknown
24 Mar 08 It is pretty difficult to keep your mind and your mouth open at the same time. Author Unknown
17 Mar 08 May your glass be ever full, may the roof over your head be always strong, and may you be in heaven half an hour before the devil knows you're dead. Irish drinking toast
10 Mar 08 Winners do today what others won't, to enjoy tomorrow what others can't. Author Unknown
3 Mar 08 The secret to selling yourself is to have a product you truly believe in. Ashleigh Brilliant
25 Feb 08 A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week. George S. Patton
18 Feb 08 A behaviourist is someone who pulls habits out of rats. Author Unknown
11 Feb 08 Hard work spotlights the character of people; some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses and some don't turn up at all. Sam Ewing
4 Feb 08 In the long run the pessimist may be proved right, but the optimist has a better time on the trip. Daniel L Reardon
28 Jan 08 There is no scarcity of opportunity to make a living at what you love; there's only a scarcity of resolve to make it happen. Wayne Dyer
21 Jan 08 Never try to teach a pig to sing; it wastes your time and it annoys the pig. Robert Heinlein
14 Jan 08 I'm just moving clouds today - tomorrow I'll try mountains. Ashleigh Brilliant
7 Jan 08 Selling to people who actually want to hear from you is more effective than interrupting strangers who don't. Seth Godin
31 Dec 07 It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow. Robert Goddard
24 Dec 07 Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas. Calvin Coolidge
17 Dec 07 Christmas gift suggestions: To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect Oren Arnold
10 Dec 07 Losers visualise the penalties of failure, winners visualise the rewards of success. Denis Waitley
3 Dec 07 Everything should be as simple as possible, but not simpler. Albert Einstein
26 Nov 07 Don't send your ducks to eagle school. Jim Rohn
19 Nov 07 We pick politicians by how they look on TV and Miss America by where she stands on the issues. Isn't that a little backwards? Jay Leno
12 Nov 07 If the world should blow itself up, the last audible voice would be that of an expert saying it can't be done. Peter Ustinov
5 Nov 07 Too many people spend money they haven't earned, to buy things they don't want, to impress people they don't like. Will Rogers
29 Oct 07 On the plains of hesitation bleach the bones of countless millions, who at the dawn of victory, sat down to wait, and waiting -- died. George W. Cecil
22 Oct 07 The opulence of the office decor varies inversely with the fundamental solvency of the firm. Author Unknown
15 Oct 07 People who love sausage and respect the law should never watch either one being made. Author Unknown
8 Oct 07 Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. Ralph Waldo Emerson
1 Oct 07 Those who say it can't be done should get out of the way of those who are doing it. Joel Arthur Barker
24 Sep 07 I am not judged by the number of times I fail, but by the number of times I succeed; and the number of times I succeed is in direct proportion to the number of times I can fail and keep on trying. Tom Hopkins
17 Sep 07 You can have anything in life you want if you just help enough other people get what they want. Zig Ziglar
10 Sep 07 I try to take one day at a time, but sometimes several days attack me at once. Ashleigh Brilliant
3 Sep 07 When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years. Mark Twain
27 Aug 07 Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure. Earl Wilson
20 Aug 07 People don't want to be "marketed TO"; they want to be "communicated WITH". Author Unknown
15 Aug 07 Better Late than Never Old Proverb
6 Aug 07 One doesn't discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time. Andre Gide
30 Jul 07 Be happy while you are living, for you're a long time dead. Scottish Proverb
23 Jul 07 The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible - and achieve it. Pearl Buck
16 Jul 07 People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing. Dale Carnegie
9 Jul 07 We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act but, a habit. Aristotle
2 Jul 07 Outside show is a poor substitute for inner worth. Aesop
25 Jun 07 A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd. James Crook
18 Jun 07 If you don't like something change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain! Maya Angelou
11 Jun 07 A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer. Ralph Waldo Emerson
4 Jun 07 The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails. John Maxwell
28 May 07 I have little patience with scientists who take a board of wood, look for its thinnest part, and drill a great number of holes where drilling is easy. Albert Einstein
21 May 07 Never be afraid to do something new. Remember amateurs built the ark; professionals built the Titanic. Author Unknown
14 May 07 To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing. Author Unknown
7 May 07 Success is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm. Sir Winston Churchill
30 Apr 07 If you fail to plan, you plan to fail. Author Unknown
23 Apr 07 If you are going to walk on thin ice, you might as well dance. Author Unknown
16 Apr 07 Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday. Dale Carnegie
09 Apr 07 Never argue with a fool. Someone watching may not be able to tell the difference. Author Unknown
02 Apr 07 He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask is a fool forever. Chinese Proverb
26 Mar 07 Many people doubt their ability, but few have any misgivings about their importance. Author Unknown
19 Mar 07 The difference between perseverance and obstinance is that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher
12 Mar 07 If only our great thinkers could learn to talk, and our great talkers could learn to think! Ashleigh Brilliant
05 Mar 07 The future has many names: For the weak, it means the unattainable. For the fearful, it means the unknown. For the courageous, it means opportunity. Victor Hugo
26 Feb 07 You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of. Jim Rohn
19 Feb 07 I keep six honest serving-men (They taught me all I knew): Their names are What and Why and When and How and Where and Who. Rudyard Kipling
12 Feb 07 Insults should be written in the sand, and praises carved in stone. Arab Proverb
05 Feb 07 People create their own success by learning what they need to learn and then by practicing it until they become proficient at it. Brian Tracy
29 Jan 07 Most people would rather look backward than forward because it's easier to remember where you've been than to figure out where you're going . Author Unknown
22 Jan 07 In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing. Theodore Roosevelt
15 Jan 07 Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. Sir Winston Churchill
08 Jan 07 The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands, but in seeing with new eyes.

Marcel Proust

01 Jan 07 For last year's words belong to last year's language and next year's words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning. T S Eliot
25 Dec 06 There's nothing sadder in this world than to awake Christmas morning and not be a child. Erma Bombeck
18 Dec 06 Oh, for the good old days when people would stop Christmas shopping when they ran out of money. Author Unknown
11 Dec 06 He who learns but does not think, is lost. He who thinks but does not learn, is in great danger! Confucius
04 Dec 06 There has been an alarming increase in the number of things I know nothing about. Ashleigh Brilliant
27 Nov 06 The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them. Mark Twain
20 Nov 06 If your outgo exceeds your income, then your upkeep will be your downfall. Anonymous





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